Adri De Sousa

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This article aims to bring to the fore, issues regarding the interface of psychiatry and renal failure. Depression, anxiety, suicide and delirium are common complications observed in patients with renal failure. Pharmacological management of these problems need stringent monitoring on part of the psychiatrist. This article examines the various complications(More)
A patient previously diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) and gastrostomy-fed was under surveillance for ventilatory decline via our respiratory centre. At a planned review she was found to be hypercapnic, which would usually prompt an offer of non-invasive ventilation for home use. However, she was alkalotic and not acidotic as we might expect. Her(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) in children represents one of the best examples of what we have termed an "adultosis"--a disease inflicted by adults on children and not by children on adults--and which can be acquired by direct contact or by the indirect result of various types of abuses, such as social ones. The same socioeconomic and political failures that have(More)
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