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OBJECTIVES To identify independent risk factors of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in geriatric inpatients and to define high-risk patients likely to benefit from preventive treatment. DESIGN Hospital-based case-control multicenter study with prospective data collection. SETTINGS Geriatric university hospitals with long-, intermediate-, and(More)
  • D Knafo
  • 1998
This paper illustrates how the dimension of space is an apt arena for immigrant patients to play out their separation problems. A continuum is proposed in which the extreme ends represent pathological attitudes toward space. Two cases are presented to demonstrate how these differential approaches to space result in unique ways of dealing with separation and(More)
THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS Appropriate management of urinary incontinence in the elderly basically depends on the patient's medical status and degree of dependence and the type of incontinence. For outpatients, secondary effects of drugs limit their use, in favor of behavioral intervention and pelvic floor training, with good success. Recently proposed surgical(More)
  • D Knafo
  • 1999
Despite the salient presence of Jews in the history of psychoanalysis, literature on the subject of anti-Semitism in the clinical setting is surprisingly sparse. This paper attempts to comprehend the reasons for the dearth of literature on this important topic. A clinical section then breaks the silence surrounding expressions of anti-Semitism in the(More)
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