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Name: The primary care companion for CNS disorders
Depression is common in elderly hip-fracture patients and together with cognitive impairment is associated with increased risk of mortality.
The risks of thromboembolic and hemorrhagic events in patients with atrial fibrillation both increase with age; therefore, net clinical benefit analyses of anticoagulant treatments in the elderly popu...
Research has found that social network, social support and religiosity are associated with depression in elderly people. However, these predictors of depression have not been fully explored among the ...
How depression affects the medication cost burden for elderly cancer survivors has not been well studied. This study aims to investigate whether depression is associated with higher rates of cost-rela...
Large registries and epidemiologic studies have demonstrated that elderly patients (≥ 75 years old) represent a growing proportion of the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) population and are exposed to...
The purpose of this study is to design a program to prevent suicide in elderly patients by educating patients, their families, and physicians on depression and suicidal thoughts. A progra...
The hypothesis of this study was that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) focused on hyperfunctional cerebral areas should be more effective in treating depressive symptoms than stimul...
The purpose of this study is: 1. to find out the structural or functional effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) in major depressive disorder (MDD); 2. ...
the prevalence of depression in elderly is from 4 to 30% and is associated with a lower quality of life mayor medical comorbidity, and increased mortality. Although there are various treat...
The study is designed to establish the efficacy and tolerability of escitalopram in the treatment of depressive episodes of mild to moderate severity in the elderly. The study is designed...
The services rendered by members of the health profession and non-professionals under their supervision for the benefit of the patient. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p269)
A statistically significant minimum set of clinical outcomes that demonstrates a clinical benefit of an intervention or treatment.
Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.
Depression in POSTPARTUM WOMEN, usually within four weeks after giving birth (PARTURITION). The degree of depression ranges from mild transient depression to neurotic or psychotic depressive disorders. (From DSM-IV, p386)
An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)
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...