Practical recommendations for systemic treatment in psoriasis according to age, pregnancy, metabolic syndrome, mental health, psoriasis subtype and treatment history (BETA-PSO: Belgian Evidence-based Treatment Advice in Psoriasis; part 1) Ghent University
The use of continuous treatment versus placebo or intermittent treatment strategies in stabilized patients with schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials with first and second-generation antipsychotics KU Leuven
Effect of reliance on Xpert MTB/RIF on time to treatment and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Tanzania: a retrospective cohort study Institute of Tropical Medicine
BACKGROUND: During 2009-2013, Xpert MTB/RIF testing was decentralized in Tanzania. Standardized treatment of multidrug-resistant/rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (MDR/RR-TB) was centralized at the Kibong'oto Infectious Diseases Hospital. Initially, Xpert MTB/RIF results were confirmed and complemented with phenotypic drug susceptibility testing before MDR-TB treatment was started. Since 2013, the decision to start MDR-TB treatment in ...
How do general end-of-life treatment goals and values relate to specific treatment preferences? A population-based study Vrije Universiteit Brussel Ghent University
There is a lack of research on the relationship between general end-of-life goals and values and preferences for specific life-sustaining treatments.
To examine agreement between Dutch older people's general end-of-life goals and specific life-sustaining treatment preferences.
Participants identified general end-of-life goals in an interview and preferences for ...
Cannabis-related treatment demands in Belgium : a socio-demographic and treatment seeking profile Ghent University
Bridging the HIV treatment gap in Nigeria: examining community antiretroviral treatment models Institute of Tropical Medicine
Introduction: Significant gaps persist in providing HIV treatment to all who are in need. Restricting care delivery to healthcare facilities will continue to perpetuate this gap in limited resource settings. We assessed a large-scale community-based programme for effectiveness in identifying people living with HIV and linking them to antiretroviral treatment.
Methods: A retrospective secular trend study of 14 high burden local ...
Recommendations for pimecrolimus 1% in the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis from medical needs to a new treatment algoritm Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Although the pathogenesis of AD is not completely ...