Lege Artis Medicinae - 2016;26(04)

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[Treatment and care of patients with hypertension based on the new professional guidelines]

KISS István

[The 10th professional guideline for treating patients with hypertension written by the Hungarian Society of Hypertension has been released now after thirty years of the first treatment proposition. This summary presents the changing which came to being since then in the risk assessment, the activity in diagnostics and the therapeutic principles, also explaining their significance. Highlighted between the topics are the therapy based on risk assessment, the changing of the target blood... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[What does the „whole”-ness of patients with diabetes mellitus mean?]

VÁLYI Péter

[Diabetes mellitus is a chronic, progressive disease, characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose, can lead to many complications and can increase the overall risk of early disability and dying prematurely. The newest guidelines on management of patients with diabetes mellitus give a full description of diagnostic criteria, prevention, lifestyle and pharmacological treatment, complications, age-related characteristics. However, in everyday care of patients with diabetes mellitus little... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[Possibilites for the prevention of heart failure - an internist’s take]

KIS János Tibor

[Because of the high prevalence of heart failure in the general population, its prevention and treatment should be part of every clinicians’ knowledge base. The author summarizes lifestyle and dietary advices, as well as general medication considerations that might have a preventive effect on the development or progression of heart failure. ]

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[MC world - a board game of medical communication]

KOLLÁR János

[In 2015 in the Institute of Behavioral Sciences of Semmelweis University a board game named MC World (Medical Communi­ca­tion World) was designed to further student learning in the field of medical communication by gamifying the learning material. 29 Hungarian and 28 foreign students were participating in a study where the acceptance of the game and its attitude change effect regarding medical communication were tested. The participants evaluated statements in connection with the game on a 5... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[Extensive retroperitoneal extramedullary hematopoiesis mimicking disseminated abdominal cancer]

KŐVÁRI Bence, DONKÓ Veronika, PIUKOVICS Klára

[INTRODUCTION - Myelofibrosis is a type of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasia frequently associated with extramedullary hematopoiesis. This latter process usually affects the spleen and the liver, and should be designated as nonhepatosplenic extramedullary hematopoiesis if it involves other organs. Nonhepatosplenic extramedullary hematopoiesis is reported to be more common in patients who had splenectomy. CASE REPORT - A 66-year-old woman with 5-year history of myelofibrosis was hospitalized... tovább »

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APRIL 20, 2016

[The medical application of Bayesian T-tests and traditional parametric T-tests]

MOLNÁR D. László

[Bayesian statistical learning is a mixture of the hypothetico-deductive (“top down”) and inductive (“bottom up”) perspective of data analysis with a combination of prior distributions and the data using the Bayes theorem. The resulting posterior distributions are, in a figurative sense, similar to the middle part of a sand-clock. By analogy the upper part of this clock represents the hypothetico-deductive part in terms of prior distributions, while the lower part of that represents the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016

[Medicus imperitus. The inception of physician liability in classical Roman law]

PÉTER Orsolya Márta

[In an era where the number of medical liability suits is permanently increasing, it might be interesting - in Hungary as well -, and also useful to detect and analyse the roots of such liability in Continental/Euro­pean law. In classical Roman law - that also gives the basis for European ius commune - , we cannot encounter uniform and general norms governing medical liability. The reasons of such hiatus are inherent in the peculiar casuistic method of Roman law, as jurists focused on providing... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

APRIL 20, 2016