Monthly Archives: December 2021

Patients’ perspectives on quality of care for chronic hand eczema: A qualitative study

CONCLUSIONS: To better meet the needs of patients, more explanation should be given about the causes of HE and the final diagnosis. Besides focusing on the treatment, it is also important to focus on its impact on the patient and options for psychosocial and peer support should be discussed. Furthermore, the beneficial role of the specialized nurse as part of integrated care was emphasized. Continue reading






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Chronic subdural hematoma: A variable clinical picture that asks for tailored treatment

A chronic subdural hematoma is a common neurological disorder that occurs mainly in the elderly. The inciting event is often a minor head trauma and subsequent inflammation may play a role in the pathogenesis. The clinical spectrum can present heterogeneously, and symptom onset and progression can vary from days to weeks. To date surgical evacuation of the subdural collection remains the main treatment approach for symptomatic patients. Evidence is still scarce for dexamethasone as an effective… Continue reading






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Chronic subdural hematoma: A variable clinical picture that asks for tailored treatment

A chronic subdural hematoma is a common neurological disorder that occurs mainly in the elderly. The inciting event is often a minor head trauma and subsequent inflammation may play a role in the pathogenesis. The clinical spectrum can present heterogeneously, and symptom onset and progression can vary from days to weeks. To date surgical evacuation of the subdural collection remains the main treatment approach for symptomatic patients. Evidence is still scarce for dexamethasone as an effective… Continue reading






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