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Antimalarial activity of Ajuga remota Benth (Labiatae) and Caesalpinia volkensii Harms (Caesalpiniaceae): in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use.
- K. Kuria, S. De Coster, +4 authors G. Laekeman
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of ethnopharmacology
- 1 February 2001
Field trips to herbalists' practices in an area about 200 miles around Nairobi (Kenya) enabled us to make a list of medicinal plant species preferentially used to treat malaria. Ajuga remota and… Expand
Hypoglycaemic activity of selected European plants
Nine European plants were selected to be screened for hypoglycaemic activity. Selection criteria were based on traditional use and literature references. Total extracts of the plants were prepared by… Expand
Incidence and drug treatment of emotional distress after cancer diagnosis: a matched primary care case–control study
Background:Emotional distress is common in cancer patients. This study aimed to describe, in the year after a cancer diagnosis: the incidence of anxiety, depression and excessive alcohol use; the… Expand
Discharge management for patients in Flemish psychiatric hospitals.
- F. Desplenter, G. Laekeman, P. Moons, S. Simoens
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
- 1 October 2009
RATIONALE AND AIMS At the end of the 1990 s, a case management service called 'discharge management' was implemented in Belgian psychiatric hospitals. This study aimed to describe the profile of… Expand
The impact of informing psychiatric patients about their medication: a systematic review
AimThis literature study explores the impact of educational interventions about medicines for psychiatric patients on adherence, knowledge and economic, clinical and humanistic outcomes.MethodA… Expand
Continuous versus on-demand pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis: evidence and practice.
This review aims to compare continuous with on-demand pharmacotherapy of allergic rhinitis by focusing on pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic, safety, effectiveness, cost and cost-effectiveness… Expand
Evaluation of real‐life dosing of oral medicines with respect to fluid and food intake in a Dutch‐speaking population
- B. Hens, J. Van Den Abeele, +7 authors P. Augustijns
- Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics
- 27 April 2017
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE Oral drug administration is the most preferred route of drug administration. For some specific classes of drugs, recommendations regarding the intake of the drug product… Expand
Following up patients with depression after hospital discharge: a mixed methods approach
- F. Desplenter, G. Laekeman, S. Simoens
- International journal of mental health systems
- 10 November 2011
BackgroundA medication information intervention was delivered to patients with a major depressive episode prior to psychiatric hospital discharge.MethodsThe objective of this study was to explore how… Expand
Applying health technology assessment to pharmaceutical care: pitfalls and future directions
It has been argued in previous issues of this journal that health technology assessment can be used as a tool to assess the efficiency of pharmaceutical care by linking its impact on clinical and… Expand
Pharmacological influence of nutmeg and nutmeg constituents on rabbit platelet function.
Pharmacological properties of nutmeg components in relation to prostaglandin biosynthesis were investigated. Only the volatile oil contained the active principles. Several batches of oils showed the… Expand