Training and retaining mental health professionals: The Romanian experience in the European Union

ConclusionAlthough in a trend toward improvement of health services, "brain drain" has been and continues to be a massive phenomenon among Romanian psychiatrists, mainly driven to Western-European countries due to financial reasons, various shortcomings in overall infrastructure, and because of the lack of continuous professional and personal development opportunities. As the world is currently facing an unprecedented mental health crisis, steps must be taken to improve psychiatric training, retain psychiatrists in Romania, and provide better national mental health services.
Source: Asia-Pacific Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: SPECIAL ISSUE ARTICLE Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Both PRP and triamcinolone 40mg/mL injections provided cost-effective treatments from healthcare and societal perspectives. Overall, PRP injections were the dominant treatment with the greatest NMB for recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis over the time horizon of five years.PMID:35031496 | DOI:10.1016/j.jse.2021.12.010
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Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) – daily pain in the muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves that lasts for six months or longer – contributes to approximately 21% of worker disability issues in this country and costs $500 billion annually from lost wages, treatment and medications, according to a study published by Johns Hopkins University. In an effort to develop a more effective strategy against this debilitating condition, a team of doctors and researchers at Wake Forest School…
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ConclusionsHerein, we identified a novel homozygous missense variant in theWDR62 in two patients with MCPH2. Vertical nystagmus and sensorineural hearing loss were detected as novel neurological findings. The present study expands the phenotype and genotype spectrum of MCPH2.
Source: Irish Journal of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractA recent article entitled “Full‑endoscopic (bi‑portal or uni‑portal) versus microscopic lumbar decompression laminectomy in patients with spinal stenosis: systematic review and meta‑analysis” written by Pairuchvej et al. (Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 30(4):595–611, 2019) published in “European Journal of Ortho paedic Surgery&Traumatology ” has aroused our great interest. The authors concluded that compared with minimally invasive decompression surgery, full endoscopic spinal surgery had better pain relief (back pain and leg pain) in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis an...
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
In this study we aimed to investigate the expression of one of these genes – cell-adhesion molecule contactin-3.MethodsReverse transcription quantitative polymerase chain reaction for the contactin-3 gene (CNTN3) was performed in resected cortical tubers from TSC patients with drug-resistant epilepsy (n = 35, age range: 1–48 years) and compared to autopsy-derived cortical control tissue (n = 27, age range: 0–44 years), as well as by western blot analysis of contactin-3 (n = 7 vs n = 7, age range: 0–3 years for both TSC and contro...
Source: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionGiven the high initial burden of the participants, the sustainability of the prevention-oriented intervention is considerable. Nevertheless low-threshold interventions such as telephone or online counselling could be useful after approximately 25  weeks. The intervention is unique for the social insurance system in Germany. The design allows a causal interpretation of the treatment effects despite the small number of cases. Further studies should particularly address effect heterogeneity.
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AbstractAge-related muscle mass and strength decline (sarcopenia) impairs the performance of daily living activities and can lead to mobility disability/limitation in older adults. Biological pathways in muscle that lead to mobility problems have not been fully elucidated. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) infiltration in muscle is a known marker of increased fiber membrane permeability and damage vulnerability, but whether this translates to impaired function is unknown. Here, we report that IgG1 and IgG4 are abundantly present in the skeletal muscle (vastus lateralis) of  ~ 50% (11 out of 23) of older adults (> &th...
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Investigate and compare perceptions about the efficacy and acceptability of allied healthcare delivered via telephone and video call for adults with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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After two years during which disabled members have faced unprecedented challenges, UNISON has made 2022 the year of disabled workers. As part of the year, new resources have been created to help branches and regions organise events and initiatives locally and an extended programme of national campaigning, organising and training events will also be organised. Angela Hamilton and Katrina Murray, who represent disabled members on UNISON’s NEC, welcomed the initiative. Angela said: “This is an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to s...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - Category: Food Science Authors: Tags: Article disabled members equalities year of the disabled worker Source Type: news
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