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Hyposexuality is a common problem in stroke patients. Some stroke patients, however, may present with hypersexuality. We report three stroke patients who demonstrated hypersexuality and deviant sexual behavior after stroke. Abnormal sexual behavior was noted by members of the stroke rehabilitation team while the patients were in hospital. Details of pre-(More)
In primary care, financial incentives have usually been directed to physicians because they are thought to make the key decisions in order to change the functions of a medical organization. There are no studies regarding the impact that directing these incentives to all disciplines of the care team (e.g. group bonuses for both nurses and doctors) may have,(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize dropouts from type-2 diabetes (T2D) care in communal primary health care. DESIGN An observational study. SETTING In a Finnish city, patients with T2D who had not contacted the public primary health care system during the past 12 months were identified with a computer based search and contacted by a trained diabetes nurse. (More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an individual intervention given by health care professionals to dropouts with type 2 diabetes (T2D) on their metabolic profile. MATERIALS/METHODS In 2010, we identified 356 T2D dropouts in Vantaa Health Centre, Finland. At the baseline visit the participants' status was assessed including(More)
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