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‘‘If you cannot tolerate that risk, you should never become a physician’’: a qualitative study about existential experiences among physicians
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008)
Background and objectives: Physicians are exposed to matters of existential character at work, but little is known about the personal impact of such issues. Methods: To explore how physicians experience and cope with ...
Adenosine Deaminase Activity Is a Sensitive Marker for the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleuritis in Patients with Very Low CD4 Counts
(Public Library of Science, 2008-07-30)
Background: Adenosine Deaminase Activity (ADA) is a commonly used marker for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion. There has been concern about its usefulness in immunocompromised patients, especially HIV positive ...
Stimulated monocyte IL-6 secretion predicts survival of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-30)
Background This study was performed in order to determine whether monocyte in vitro function is associated with presence, stage and prognosis of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) disease. Methods Prospective ...