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Subcutaneous injection: learning from experience in other specialties

intravenous bortezomib: efficiency practice variables and patient preferences. Ann Pharmacother 2013; 47: 1136-42.

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Adherence to treatment in adolescents with haemophilia: a qualitative study

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Executive functions and memory in patients at risk of vascular brain pathology


Hypertension is a common problem in the elderly population. It is one of the factors determining the pattern of cognitive functioning of the patients, however the nature and severity of neuropsychological deficits are unclear. The main aim of the study was to assess effectiveness of cognitive task performance and the strategies of verbal material organization in patients with varying levels of productivity and control. The outpatients treated for hypertension (n = 46) were tested with the following neuropsychological tests and the experimental task: Ruff Figural Fluency Test (RFFT), California Verbal Learning Test (CVLT), Semantic Verbal Fluency Task (VF). The level of productivity and control in older hypertensive patients appeared to be important variables differentiating the effectiveness of structured task performance involving the memory and learning of verbal material. Patients with weaker productivity and control show less efficiency in formulating and sustaining a learning plan expressed by the compatibility of responses in subsequent attempts. Weaker productivity and control are associated with high risk of memory problems, especially in situations characterized by a high degree of structure. It is advisable to include an evaluation of certain aspects of executive functions at the initial stage of assessment of patients at risk of brain dysfunction.

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Affective disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period – from statistics to treatment. A synchronic approach.

References 1. Langan R, Goodbred A. Identification and Management of Peripartum Depression. Am Fam Physician 2016; 93(10):852-858. 2. Cox J. Postnatal mental disorder: towards ICD-11. World Psychiatry 2004; 3(2):96-97. 3. Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG). Pregnancy and birth: Depression after childbirth – What can help? PubMed Health 2006. 4. Chandran M, Tharyan P, Muliyil J, Abraham S. Post-partum depression in a cohort of women from a rural area of Tamil Nadu, India. Br J Psychiatry 2002; 181

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Silent angels the genetic and clinical aspects of Rett syndrome

. (2013) Systemic delivery of MeCP2 rescues behavioral and cellular deficits in female mouse models of Rett syndrome. J. Neurosci. 33, 13612–13620 42. Savic, N. and Schwank, G. (2015) Advances in therapeutic CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing. Transl. Res. Published online September 26, 2015. 43. Deffit, S.N. and Hundley, H.A. (2015) To edit or not to edit: regulation of ADAR editing specificity and efficiency. RNA Pub-lished online November 26, 2015. 44. Ricceri, L. et al

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