Guillaume Airagnes

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BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) is a problem that is frequently encountered in primary care, and current guidelines encourage care providers to take into account psychosocial risk factors in order to avoid transition from acute to chronic LBP. OBJECTIVE To review the effectiveness of interventions focusing on psychosocial risk factors for patients with(More)
Intraoperative awareness is an unwanted outcome that consists of an explicit recall of events during a surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia. Despite its relatively infrequent occurrence, intraoperative awareness is of significant concern due to frequent adverse psychiatric sequelae. We present three patients who developed posttraumatic(More)
Background : Previous studies that examined the association between daily alcohol consumption and sickness absences (SA) were mostly retrospective and did not take into account the characteristics of SA.  : A total of 9907 daily drinkers (8442 men and 1465 women) of the GAZEL prospective cohort were included. Daily alcohol consumption over the three(More)
Using multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT), Barrier et al. described the disappearance at the posterior auricular surface of a “central line” (CL) and “juxtalinear cells” (JLCs) belonging to a trabecular bundle, and a trabecular density gradient around the CL that decreased with age. The aim of our study was to use micro-CT to test these findings,(More)
L’évaluation du stress professionnel, qui doit reposer uniquement sur des évaluations standardisées, fait partie de la prévention des risques psychosociaux au travail parmi lesquels la dépression et l’hypertension artérielle. Suivant le modèle de Karasek, lorsque l’intensité de la charge de travail est maximale, le risque de syndrome dépressif caractérisé(More)
BACKGROUND Hostility has been found to be positively associated with alcohol intake in cross-sectional studies. Our aim was to examine prospectively the long-lasting association of hostility with alcohol consumption. METHODS We included 10,612 men and 3834 women from the French Gazel cohort with mean ages in 1993 of 48.6 (SD=2.9) and 45.7(SD=4.2),(More)
We report the case of an old man treated with methylprednisolone for chronic lymphoid leukemia. After two months of treatment, he declared an acute steroid psychosis and beat his wife to death. Steroids were stopped and the psychotic symptoms subsided, but his condition declined very quickly. The clinical course was complicated by a major depressive(More)
OBJECTIVE Although empathy is critical in a doctor-patient relationship, empathic abilities seem to decline throughout medical school. This study aimed at examining changes in empathic abilities of fourth-year medical students who participated in an optional certificate based on Balint groups. METHODS Thirty-four students were included in the "Balint(More)
Intentional penetrating wounds, self inflicted or inflicted by others, are increasingly common. As a result, it can be difficult for the forensic examiner to determine whether the cause is self-inflicted or not. This type of trauma has been studied from a psychological perspective and from a surgical perspective but the literature concerning the forensic(More)