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Patients with schizophrenia are vulnerable to pneumonia. Clozapine is associated with the greatest risk of pneumonia. We investigated the risk factors of pneumonia in patients with schizophrenia who use clozapine.
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Name: Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is one of the most common opportunistic infections. In systemic autoimmune disease patients receiving immunosuppressive treatments, low lymphocyte count, old age and coexi...
- Under-management of diabetes can lead to a hyperglycaemic episode (HCE), which could be further strengthened in the presence of schizophrenia and the use of antipsychotics. This study aims to invest...
With the advancement of diagnostic methods, a viral infection is increasingly recognized in adult patients with pneumonia and the outcomes can be fatal especially in high-risk patients. We aimed to ex...
Pneumonia is life-threatening in patients with liver cirrhosis. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may increase the risk of these patients developing pneumonia. However, whether PPIs increase mortality in ...
Previous studies revealed that polymorphisms in several DNA repair genes are associated with the risk of schizophrenia. The relationship between three polymorphisms (Ala499Val, PAT, and Lys939Gln) of ...
The primary goal of this study is to examine the triglyceride/HDL ratio and the ischemic EKG changes in patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder.
The primary objective of this study is to explore hospitalization (number, length and reasons for psychiatric hospitalizations) in young, adult, newly diagnosed schizophrenia participants ...
This preliminary study aims to investigate the mechanism of higher rates of type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with schizophrenia. As part of the study, we collect neuroendocrine-immune...
This study, driven on schizophrenic patients, is aimed at : 1. Measuring the efficiency of the cognitive remediation program RECOS (COgnitive REmediation in Schizophrenia) on the c...
Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness with a lifetime morbidity risk close to 1 %, involving both genetic and environmental risk factors. Prospective studies have shown that heavy use o...
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
Infections with species in the genus PNEUMOCYSTIS, a fungus causing interstitial plasma cell pneumonia (PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS) and other infections in humans and other MAMMALS. Immunocompromised patients, especially those with AIDS, are particularly susceptible to these infections. Extrapulmonary sites are rare but seen occasionally.
A pulmonary disease in humans occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by DYSPNEA, tachypnea, and HYPOXEMIA. Pneumocystis pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII. The disease is also found in other MAMMALS where it is caused by related species of Pneumocystis.
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Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...