Lege Artis Medicinae - 2021;31(10)

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Cardiovascular prevention 2021 – Guidelines of European Society of Cardiology 2021. General principles]

VÁLYI Péter, KÉKES Ede

[On 31 August 2021, the European Society of Cardiology published its guideline “Prevention of cardiovascular disease in clinical practice”. This guideline provides a comprehensive review about risk factors of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, their assessment, potential modifiers, treatment and prevention of the cardiovascular disease itself at societal and individual levels respectively. The previous guideline issued 2016, had to be updated due to the recent significant advances in risk... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Hyperinflammation and its modulation in critically ill Covid-19 patients]

ZÁDORI Noémi, MOLNÁR Zsolt

[The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the life of millions worldwide in 2020. The most common cause of fatal outcome is the severe respiratory syndrome or multiple organ failure. The dysregulated immune response of the body plays probably an important role in the pathomechanism of this process like in the generalised sepsis. In particular, serum concentrations of pro-inflammatory cytokines are elevated during the progressing disease, which may suggest if the treatment with pharmaceuticals like... tovább »

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OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Telephone hotline crisis intervention during the Covid-19 pandemic]

TÓTH Mónika Ditta

[The COVID-19 pandemic and the successive restrictive measures are placing a huge psychological burden on the population worldwide. Isolation, narrowing of social relationships, constant fear, and the illness itself contributed to the development of various mental disorders. The mental strain on healthcare workers, in addition to their heavy physical workload is also a particular problem. In this situation, easily accessible, telephone counselling services, which does not require physical... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Ways of treatment in traditional, complementary and integrative medicine of COVID-19]

SZÔKE Henrik, DARÓCZI Zoltán, VERZÁR Zsófia

[This study presents the results and expert opinions about the most important, amply evidence based, most widespread and af­fordable therapeutic procedures and supp­lementary preparations, which may support or and possibly replace conventional treatments. Traditional, complementary, and integrative medicine offers a number of options to enhance physical, psychic and mental resilience that may also be useful in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 patients. It will be worthwhile to analyse... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Mental and physical health in light of health behaviours among sexual and gender minorities]

GUBÁN Zsuzsanna, CSEKÔ Csilla, SZÉL Zsuzsanna

[In a large proportion the reason behind enlisting both primary and secondary care are psychophysiologic disorders or symp­toms. In this current study we reviewed the literature regarding the physical and mental health of a subpopulation (sexual and gender minorities) and their patterns of health behavior. The literature examined in our study contains publications from January of 2009 to March of 2019. Based on the minority stress theory and the biopsychosocial model, the people from sexual... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021

[Commemorating the Lipótmező. Part 2.]

RIHMER Zoltán

[In the previous part of these recollections I summarised my experience of three-and-a-half decades gained in the National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology as a medical student, later on as a junior physician and finally as a head of department. What follows below is an attempt to define the role Lipótmező played in my life and why it was a fundamentally flawed deci­sion to close down the institute in 2007.]

Lege Artis Medicinae

OCTOBER 28, 2021