Tag Archives: Cologne

Possible Weekend Effect in Palliative Care (BMJ)

Summary The mortality rates of patients in a German palliative care unit on working days were compared with those for weekends and public holidays. The mortality rates on weekends and public holidays were 18% higher than on working days. Patients … Continue reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Improving Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia (Frontiers in Psychiatry)

Summary Deep brain stimulation (DBS) may be able to improve cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). This systematic review examines research into DBS and cognitive function in animal and human studies, and reviews the feasibility and efficacy of this type … Continue reading

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