Preoperative intervention to prevent delirium in patients with hip fracture - a systematic review
CONCLUSIONS: Robust conclusions are precluded by study heterogeneity and high risk of bias in the included studies. However, this systematic review provides an indication of treatments that should be investigated further to establish any effect on delirium in the preoperative setting in hip fracture patients.PMID:35781125 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cathrine D Virs øe-Frandsen Christina Skjold Kim Wildgaard Ann M M øller Source Type: research

Spinal cord stimulation in complex regional pain syndrome type 2
CONCLUSION: SCS may offer clinically relevant pain reduction in CRPS-2. However, in our cohort only half of the patients experienced a clinically significant response, and the costs and complications associated with SCS were considerable. Thus, further knowledge on patient selection and the SCS treatment mechanisms are warranted.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781126 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mikkel Kunwald Helga Angela Gulisan Carsten Reidies Bjarkam Source Type: research

Low prevalence of trochanteric bursitis in patients with refractory lateral hip pain
CONCLUSION: Isolated trochanteric bursitis as the cause of refractory LHP appears to be rare. We believe that the presence of HATP in LHP has been severely underestimated and a shift in focus towards treatment of these structures is necessary.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: According to current national legislation, no formal ethical approval was required for this study. The National Data Protection Agency approved the study (1-16-02-124-19).PMID:35781127 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jeppe Lange Claus Tvedes øe Bent Lund Marie Bagger Bohn Source Type: research

Patient costs and patient flow after implementation of S100B in Scandinavian head trauma guidelines
CONCLUSION: The use of S100B in the SNC 2013 Head Injury Guidelines did not reduce patient costs, nor did it cause substantial additional patient costs or delayed patient flow.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The Danish Data Protection Agency (journal number 2012-58-0004 and I-suite number RH-2017-164).PMID:35781128 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jens-Kristian Bomholt-Riis Thorbj ørn Søren Rønn Jensen Line Pedersen Louise Fournais Vagn Eskesen Ramona Åstrand Source Type: research

Post-operative iron in cardiac surgery trial - a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSION: The results of the PICS trial may fundamentally alter future management of anaemia following cardiac surgery.FUNDING: The study is supported by Aarhus University Hospital, an unrestricted research grant by Pharmacosmos A/S (Holbæk, Denmark) and an independent grant from the Health Research Foundation of the Central Denmark Region (ISM).TRIAL REGISTRATION: EudraCT number: 2020-001389-12; Clinical Trials ID: NCT04608539.PMID:35781129 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ivy Susanne Modrau Michael Kremke Source Type: research

Hospitalisation and use of medication of Danish nursing home residents at the end of life
CONCLUSIONS: The residents received many drugs, including "often inadequate" medication, in the three months leading up to their death. No significant differences were found between the two groups. A stronger focus should be placed on optimising end-of-life care for nursing home residents.FUNDING: Honoraria received from the Danish Medical Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781130 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kristine H øgsberg Mette Kj ærgaard Nielsen Thomas Gorl én Line Due Christensen Source Type: research

Patient safety culture in an orthopaedic surgery centre in Denmark
CONCLUSIONS: This is the first Danish study of PSC in an elective orthopaedic surgical setting. Across dimensions, % positive were more favourable than reported in the international literature.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781131 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Line Borreskov Dahl Hanne S øndergaard Peder Hau Lyng Karen Schm økel Dorte Brandt Svendstrup Brian Elmengaard Solvejg Kristensen Source Type: research

Limited value of a patient-reported triage algorithm in an outpatient epilepsy clinic
CONCLUSIONS: The neurologist assessment reduced the number of patients in the yellow triage group and increased patient numbers in the green and the red triage groups compared with the PRO triage algorithm. Major differences between the expert assessment and the PRO results were found. Improvement of PRO triage is needed before it may be used as a clinical management tool for patients with epilepsy.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781124 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eva Myrdal Tanja Viktoria Danielsen Tobias Sejbaek Source Type: research

Preoperative intervention to prevent delirium in patients with hip fracture - a systematic review
CONCLUSIONS: Robust conclusions are precluded by study heterogeneity and high risk of bias in the included studies. However, this systematic review provides an indication of treatments that should be investigated further to establish any effect on delirium in the preoperative setting in hip fracture patients.PMID:35781125 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cathrine D Virs øe-Frandsen Christina Skjold Kim Wildgaard Ann M M øller Source Type: research

Spinal cord stimulation in complex regional pain syndrome type 2
CONCLUSION: SCS may offer clinically relevant pain reduction in CRPS-2. However, in our cohort only half of the patients experienced a clinically significant response, and the costs and complications associated with SCS were considerable. Thus, further knowledge on patient selection and the SCS treatment mechanisms are warranted.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781126 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mikkel Kunwald Helga Angela Gulisan Carsten Reidies Bjarkam Source Type: research

Low prevalence of trochanteric bursitis in patients with refractory lateral hip pain
CONCLUSION: Isolated trochanteric bursitis as the cause of refractory LHP appears to be rare. We believe that the presence of HATP in LHP has been severely underestimated and a shift in focus towards treatment of these structures is necessary.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: According to current national legislation, no formal ethical approval was required for this study. The National Data Protection Agency approved the study (1-16-02-124-19).PMID:35781127 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jeppe Lange Claus Tvedes øe Bent Lund Marie Bagger Bohn Source Type: research

Patient costs and patient flow after implementation of S100B in Scandinavian head trauma guidelines
CONCLUSION: The use of S100B in the SNC 2013 Head Injury Guidelines did not reduce patient costs, nor did it cause substantial additional patient costs or delayed patient flow.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The Danish Data Protection Agency (journal number 2012-58-0004 and I-suite number RH-2017-164).PMID:35781128 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jens-Kristian Bomholt-Riis Thorbj ørn Søren Rønn Jensen Line Pedersen Louise Fournais Vagn Eskesen Ramona Åstrand Source Type: research

Post-operative iron in cardiac surgery trial - a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSION: The results of the PICS trial may fundamentally alter future management of anaemia following cardiac surgery.FUNDING: The study is supported by Aarhus University Hospital, an unrestricted research grant by Pharmacosmos A/S (Holbæk, Denmark) and an independent grant from the Health Research Foundation of the Central Denmark Region (ISM).TRIAL REGISTRATION: EudraCT number: 2020-001389-12; Clinical Trials ID: NCT04608539.PMID:35781129 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ivy Susanne Modrau Michael Kremke Source Type: research

Hospitalisation and use of medication of Danish nursing home residents at the end of life
CONCLUSIONS: The residents received many drugs, including "often inadequate" medication, in the three months leading up to their death. No significant differences were found between the two groups. A stronger focus should be placed on optimising end-of-life care for nursing home residents.FUNDING: Honoraria received from the Danish Medical Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781130 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kristine H øgsberg Mette Kj ærgaard Nielsen Thomas Gorl én Line Due Christensen Source Type: research

Patient safety culture in an orthopaedic surgery centre in Denmark
CONCLUSIONS: This is the first Danish study of PSC in an elective orthopaedic surgical setting. Across dimensions, % positive were more favourable than reported in the international literature.FUNDING: none.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781131 (Source: Danish Medical Journal)
Source: Danish Medical Journal - July 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Line Borreskov Dahl Hanne S øndergaard Peder Hau Lyng Karen Schm økel Dorte Brandt Svendstrup Brian Elmengaard Solvejg Kristensen Source Type: research