Impact and predictors of quality of life in adults diagnosed with a genetic muscle disorder: a nationwide population-based study
27-11-2021CONCLUSIONS: A range of factors influence the quality of life in adults diagnosed with a genetic muscle disorder and some may serve as targets for multi-faceted intervention.

Asking About Childhood Adversity in the Prenatal Care Setting: Cross-Sectional Associations with Maternal Health and Mental Health Outcomes
27-11-2021CONCLUSIONS FOR PRACTICE: Prevalence rates of maternal ACEs obtained in the prenatal care setting were low compared to the general population. While ACEs were positively associated with maternal mental health and substance use in pregnancy, they were not associated with pregnancy complications.

Social and sexual health of thyroid cancer survivors 2 and 5 years after diagnosis: the VICAN survey
27-11-2021CONCLUSION: This study highlights that TC is associated with an alteration of SSH which remains even at 5 years post-diagnosis. SSH should be discussed during diagnosis and considered during follow-up.

Cognition, motor symptoms, and glycolipid metabolism in Parkinson's disease with depressive symptoms
27-11-2021Depressive symptoms and abnormal glycolipid metabolisms are common in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), but their relationship has not been fully reported. It is not clear whether glycolipid impairments lead to poor cognitive and motor function, and aggravate depressive symptoms. Therefore, we aimed to explore the relationships between glycolipid variables, cognition, motor and depressive symptoms in PD patients cross-sectionally. Two hundred ten PD patients were recruited. Glycolipid...

The effect of structured virtual patient visits (sVPVs) on COVID-19 patients and relatives' anxiety levels in intensive care unit
27-11-2021CONCLUSION: Regardless of whether the patients were intubated, sVPVs reduced the anxiety levels of all patients and relatives. The sVPV programme offered emotional support to patients and family members, with high levels of satisfaction, as well as provided regular informative updates and the opportunity for daily visits or final goodbyes.




Illness perception in patients with D.M. type II in Cambodia
This research is a qualitative study of illness perception in patients registered in a clinic in a rural area in Cambodia (Cambodia-Dutch Organization). All patients in the clinic with Diabetes...