Clinical Neuroscience

JANUARY 30, 2022

Comparison of pramipexole versus ropinirole in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

GENCLER Onur Serdar , OZTEKIN Nese , OZTEKIN Fevzi Mehmet

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by motor and non-motor symptoms. Levodopa is the most effective drug in the symptomatic treatment of the disease. Dopamine receptor agonists provide sustained dopamin-ergic stimulation and have been found to delay the initiation of levodopa treatment and reduce the frequency of various motor complications due to the long-term use of levodopa. The primary aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of potent... tovább »

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

APRIL 30, 2021

[The role of APN in the Prevention and Care of Osteoporosis ]

GELENCSÉR Edina, ÚJVÁRINÉ Dr. Siket Adrienn, FERENCZY Mónika, SZABÓ László, PAKAI Annamária

[With age, the number of patients with osteoporosis advances. Internationally, Advanced Practice Nurses initiate screening tests and interventions as part of primary care to reduce complications. Due to the large number of acute illnesses, the search and care for patients with chronic illness is constantly decreasing. The MSc degree APN training was launched in 2017 in Hungary. Upon completing their studies, MSc nurses, in accordance with their qualifications, will work independently in the... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

DECEMBER 17, 2021

[100 years of insulin]


[Insulin is 100 years old. Concerning this anniversary, this study reviews the main events before and after the insulin era, the wider range of insulin products and the chronology of main clinical innovations related to the insulin administration. It also presents the history of related devices as delivery pens, insulin pumps and automated treatment systems. It points out that, al­though insulin dosing is an external replacement for missing or insufficient endogenous hormone production as... tovább »

Lege Artis Medicinae

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

[The history of acute stroke care in Hungary ]


[Stroke is one of the most frequent causes of death and the most important cause of permanent disability worldwide and also in Hungary. The Hungarian medical literature has mentioned this disease and has been giving recommendations for its treatment since 1690. Initially folk medicines, herbal preparations and phlebotomy were used as standard therapy. Later, cooling the head joined these methods. Pharmacy preparations emerged at the middle of the 19th century. From the middle of the 20th... tovább »

Clinical Neuroscience

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

Rare complication of West Nile viral encephalitis


In our case report, we are presenting a 72 years old male patient. The patient’s symptoms were fever, dizziness, general weakness at the time of admission. The laboratory and CSF tests revealed central nervous system inflammation. West Nile virus was identified from the cerebrospinal fluid. After the symptoms of infection and during supporting treatment, severe, progressing hyponatremia evolved with unknown pathology. According to previous investigations and our diagnostic and therapeutic... tovább »