Shared Decision-making in Orthopaedic Surgery.
This article is intended to give the practicing orthopaedic surgeon an understanding of the concept of SDM and how it can improve physician-patient communication. We will explore the key elements of SDM, attendant benefits, indications, and barriers to implementation and propose steps to begin the incorporation of SDM into practice. PMID: 32925380 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
From February to April 2020, drop>20 percent observed for all primary admission diagnoses
CONCLUSIONS: LCA is an efficient method to find groups of people sharing common HIV risk profiles, identify particularly vulnerable sub-populations, and plan targeted interventions focusing on these groups. Tailored support, prevention and HIV testing programmes should focus particularly on female household heads, adolescent girls living in rural areas, older married men and young men who have never been married. PMID: 32985772 [PubMed - in process]
[The Conversation Africa] There are more than 85,000 children living with HIV in Zambia. The primary source of infection is from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is an effective strategy to eliminate these new infections. But it only works if women take their medications consistently.
[Nation] More young Kenyans could end up being infected with HIV due to the prolonged closure of schools over Covid-19 pandemic fears.
[UNFPA] Olupandu, Namibia -- While the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Secilia Jacob*, 18, is fighting her own battle with a different virus. She is learning to come to terms with her HIV status.
CONCLUSION: Preoperative ultrasonographic examination of the cutaneous nerve facilitated the intraoperative prevention of cutaneous nerve injury in VA-related aneurysmectomy. Nerve-sparing VA surgery assisted by preoperative nerve ultrasonography based on the understanding of topological anatomy might contribute to the reduction in postoperative neuropathy and enhance comfort in the daily life of hemodialysis patients. PMID: 32985325 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Older adults who use hearing aids may be using them less, because they think there's no one to interact with. This can reduce sound input to the brain and lead to auditory deprivation.
[263Chat] Church leaders have been identified as crucial figures in ending the spread of HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe, according to a newly launched project aimed at targeting community and faith responses in attaining the 95-95-95 target.