Lege Artis Medicinae - 2017;27(10-12)

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[Feeding and eating in infancy and early childhood part I. - data on breastfeeding in the large-sample “For Healthy Offspring” project]

SZABÓ László, SCHEURING Noémi, DANIS Ildikó, NÉMETH Tünde, VÁRADY Erzsébet

[INTRODUCTION - Breastfeeding is the ideal and natural source of nutrition for infants, is associated with a reduced risk of many diseases in infants and mothers. It has a positive impact on the mother-infant relationship and also has considerable economic and environmental benefits. Subjects and methods - In the “For Healthy Offspring” Project parents of 1164, 0-3-year-old children completed a ques-tionnaire about breastfeeding and their feeding routine. The sample is not representative of... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[Considerations for the design and evaluation of qualitative research]

ZÖRGŐ Szilvia

[Communication, opinions, and experiences signify a vital part of medical knowledge and researching these realms necessitates qualitative methods. Scientific rigor is an equally valid expectation for qualitative research, and many facets have been proposed in related discourse. Aside from demonstrating the relevance and clinical application of a qualitative initiative, paying heed to its level of transferability is also crucial. The credibility and dependability of the project are pivotal,... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[Factors influencing anisocytosis among inpatients with chronic kidney disease]

KISS István, AMBRUS Csaba, MOLNÁR D. László, SZAKONY Szilvia

[The coefficient of variation of RDW (RDW-CV) is a predictor of mortality in several patient cohorts. RDW and other factors were analyzed in an earlier report as potential predictors of inpatient mortality. In this paper, determinants of RDW were examined in a sample of hospitalized patients with chronic kidney disease not yet on dialysis using both frequentist and bayesian ANCOVA models. For the non-informative Bayesian model no prior knowledge about the model parameters was assumed. For the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[What turns labour pain into suffering? The individual ways of coping]

MÉSZÁROS Judit, RADOS Melinda

[INTRODUCTION - Pain is not only a sensory experience, but includes emotional, motivational and cognitive dimensions, thus women’s perceptions of labour pain are largely influenced by individual attitudes. The distinction between pain and suffering sheds light on valuable information. Our aim was to study the relationship between women’s labour pain and their sense of suffering, and the effects of epidural analgesia on their judgements of pain, stress and satisfaction. SAMPLE AND METHOD - 342... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[Long survival with multimodal therapy]

LANDHERR László, MÉSZÁROS Edina

[Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and leading cause of cancer death in women worldwide. Approxi­mately two-thirds of cases are potencially sensitive to endocrine therapy. Fulvestrant is a selective estrogen receptor downregulator indicated for the treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer for disease relapse on or after adjuvant antiestrogen therapy, or disease progression on therapy with antiestrogen. We... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017

[Differential diagnosis of anemia and abdominal pain - case report of a lead poisoned family]

KIS János Tibor, SCHANDL László, NÉMETH Aliz, LISKA Zsófia, TÖRÖK Eszter, NÁDAI Mária

[The authors describe a patient’s case, who was hospitalized with stomach pain. During the study of the patient, a microscopic examination of the blood vessel helped the diagnosis. Basophil eruptions of red blood cells raised the suspicion of lead poisoning, which was confirmed by a high lead level in the serum. The source of the lead poisoning was a lead covered jug, in which the family stored a homemade syrups that is popular among Hungarians. At several members of the family, who had been... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 15, 2017