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Esophageal Cancer: New Insights into a Heterogenous Disease.

Related Articles Esophageal Cancer: New Insights into a Heterogenous Disease. Digestion. 2017;95(4):253-261 Authors: Krug S, Michl P Abstract BACKGROUND: Esophageal cancer represents a heterogeneous malignancy mostly diagnosed in advanced stages. Worldwide, squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) continue to be the most prevalent subtype; however, in the Western countries, the incidence of adenocarcinomas is increasing and will exceed that of SCC in the near future. During the last decade, several landmark trials contributed to a better understanding of the disease and emphasized the importance of multimodal treatment protocols. SUMMARY: With the introduction of perioperative or neoadjuvant approaches, the survival of both subtypes…
Origen: Esophageal Cancer: New Insights into a Heterogenous Disease. – PubMed

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Understanding institutional stakeholders' perspectives on multidrug-resistant bacterial organism at the end of life: a qualitative study.

Related Articles Understanding institutional stakeholders’ perspectives on multidrug-resistant bacterial organism at the end of life: a qualitative study. Clin Interv Aging. 2017;12:1605-1613 Authors: Heckel M, Herbst FA, Adelhardt T, Tiedtke JM, Sturm A, Stiel S, Ostgathe C Abstract BACKGROUND: Information lacks about institutional stakeholders’ perspectives on management approaches of multidrug-resistant bacterial organism in end-of-life situations. The term «institutional stakeholder» includes persons in leading positions with responsibility in hospitals’ multidrug-resistant bacterial organism management. They have great influence on how strategies on multidrug-resistant bacterial organism management approaches in institutions of the public health system are designed. This study targeted institutional stakeholders’ individual…
Origen: Understanding institutional stakeholders' perspectives on multidrug-resistant bacterial organism at the end of life: a qualitative study. – PubMed

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[Management of pneumonia in advanced stage dementia].

Related Articles [Management of pneumonia in advanced stage dementia]. Rev Med Suisse. 2016 Nov 09;12(538):1907-1911 Authors: Glampedakis E, Jean M, Amateis C, Büla C Abstract Alzheimer’s dementia is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality with devastating consequences for the affected individuals and their family. Pneumonia is a common complication in patients with advanced dementia that is frequently the direct cause of death. Despite the relatively well-established progressive and non-reversible trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease, these patients still frequently receive curative treatments during the last months of their lives and access to palliative care is often delayed. The approach and therapeutic…
Origen: [Management of pneumonia in advanced stage dementia]. – PubMed

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Culture, role conflict and caregiver stress: The lived experiences of family cancer caregivers in Nairobi.

Related Articles Culture, role conflict and caregiver stress: The lived experiences of family cancer caregivers in Nairobi. J Health Psychol. 2017 Oct;22(12):1591-1602 Authors: Githaiga JN Abstract This article explores the experiences of a small group of Nairobi women caring for a family cancer patient at home. On the basis of literature on women as caregivers in Africa, and on other literature more broadly, it was anticipated that issues around generational roles, gender and women’s cultural role would be relevant. Seven women participated in semi-structured in-depth interviews, while thirteen women participated in four mini focus groups. Data were analysed using interpretative…
Origen: Culture, role conflict and caregiver stress: The lived experiences of family cancer caregivers in Nairobi. – PubMed

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