Alexandre Leszek

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a frequent arrhythmia and is associated with important morbidity and mortality. It is particularly frequent in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), occurring in 3 to 5% of these patients. Numerous studies show an association of these two pathologies, independently of classical cardiovascular risk factors and(More)
Following the guidelines of the Swiss Academy of Medical Science, most Swiss hospitals have implemented advanced directives that define what should be undertaken in case of cardiorespiratory arrest for every patient. This remains difficult to apply for physicians and difficult to understand for patients. From a medical perspective, some confusion occurs(More)
WHAT IS KNOWN Potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) is an important issue for inpatient management; it has been associated with safety problems, such as increases in adverse drugs events, and with longer hospital stays and higher healthcare costs. OBJECTIVE To compare two PIM-screening tools-STOPP/START and PIM-Check-applied to internal medicine(More)
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