Lege Artis Medicinae - 2022;32(06-07)

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[Dual incretin therapy – a novel approach in the antidiabetic therapy of type 2 diabetes ]

WINKLER Gábor, KIS János Tibor

[The introduction of incretin-based blood glucose lowering drugs, the dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors, and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) have opened up new perspectives in the antidiabetic treatment of type 2 diabetes. Beneficial properties of these drugs have directed the attention to study further enterohormones with potentially favourable effects on carbohydrate metabolism. Since the point of attack of these hormones is partly different partly identical, based on... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[Modern approach and advanced treatment of obesity ]

SIMONYI Gábor, BEDROS J. Róbert, WITTMANN István

[Obesity is a recurrent, progressive chronic disease associated with body fat accumula­tion the body. Due to the nature of the dis­ease, its treatment and care is a life-long program. Elements of therapy: lifestyle modification (diet and exercise), psychological treatment, medication and if necessary, surgery. The Hungarian Society of Obesity and Exercise, recommends a low-carbohydrate and high-protein diet in the first half year of the weight loss program. During physical activity, dynamic,... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[Clinical protocol of the early childhood eating and sleep disorders outpatient clinic ]

SCHEURING Noémi, GULÁCSI Ágnes, ÁGOSTON Olga, SIBA Mónika, STADLER Judit, BALÁZS Krisztina, EGYED Katalin, KECSKEMÉTI Judit, HOLLÓSI Lilla Eszter, DANIS Ildikó, GERVAI Judit, SZABÓ László

[In a three-part article series, we present (1) the clinical protocol used by the Early Childhood Eating and Sleep Disorders Outpatient Clinic of the Heim Pál National Pediatric Institute; (2) the follow-up monitoring methodology of treatment efficacy; and (3) the first results obtained by this moni­toring program in a three-part ar­ticle. The Clinic with in-patient background was the first in the Hungarian health care system to provide organized care by interdisciplinary methods for families... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[Herbs and natural substances used in Covid-19 caused by Wuhan and Delta variants of SARS-Cov-2 in the light of clinical trials]

CSUPOR Dezsô

[The use of medicinal plants in the preven­tion and treatment of Covid-19 started soon after the pandemic began. In some countries (e.g. China), the use of medicinal plants for this purpose was an officially declared goal. The plants used in therapy were selected on the basis of in silico studies, preclinical data or extrapolation of folk medicinal experience. In other parts of the world, the majority of medicinal plants are used by Covid patients outside of formal medicine, typically as food... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[Attitudes towards end-of-life decisions among neonatology intensive care workers – Legal aspects behind decisions ]

FEITH Helga Judit, SALLAI Eszter Zsófia, SOÓSNÉ Kiss Zsuzsanna, GÉZSI András, GRADVOHL Edina, KOVÁCS Aranka, BERBIK István, SZABÓ Miklós

[Minors’ end-of-life dilemmas are among the most difficult decisions. Premature infants’ chance of survival has greatly improved thanks to the development of technology. Under-age children’s quality of life, as an aspect, does not appear in the effective Hungarian legislation. The aim of our study is to survey the change in NICU (neonatology intensive care unit) workers’ opinions/attitudes after a 20-year-period about restrictions in severely impaired new-borns’ intensive cares. Quantitative,... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

JULY 18, 2022

[To be a “good enough” physician – The identification and acceptance of shame]

KELEMEN Gábor

[For two and a half millennia, the subject of shame, either in a toxic form that results in the masking of errors or in an adaptive form that may promote patient safety, has been almost missing from the narrative of medicine. The author traces the path of medical problematization of shame, mainly in the light of the work of those Hungarian psychoanalytic doctors who have played a role in this process. In the light of the concept of a “good enough” doctor, he examines the negative consequences... tovább »