Monica Schwarz

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It is often challenging for the clinician interested in cystic fibrosis (CF) to interpret molecular genetic results, and to integrate them in the diagnostic process. The limitations of genotyping technology, the choice of mutations to be tested, and the clinical context in which the test is administered can all influence how genetic information is(More)
Parkinson's disease is characterized by a continuous spectrum of varying severity. The treatment is driven by new and sometimes highly complex therapeutic procedures. These two aspects are responsible for the blurred dividing line between outpatient and inpatient care. The aim of this article is to define criteria that should help determine the indication(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess implementation of provider-initiated testing and counselling (PITC) for HIV in Malawi. METHODS A review of PITC practices within 118 departments in 12 Ministry of Health (MoH) facilities across Malawi was conducted. Information on PITC practices was collected via a health facility survey. Data describing patient visits and HIV tests(More)
There is still uncertainty when to start medical treatment in Parkinson disease (PD). Lack of availability of an unambiguous neuroprotective treatment and concern of potential short or long term adverse effects of medication often lead to an "wait and see" policy regarding initiation of medical treatment. This can result in insufficient symptom control and(More)
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