Raphael Diener

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The differential diagnosis of chronic gait difficulties with falls in the elderly, due to neurological diseases, is discussed. The spectrum is quite wide and encompasses central and peripheral pathologies of the nervous system. For centrally induced gait difficulties auxiliary examinations correspond to those used in the evaluation of dementia.
Despite extensive research carried out over many years, a completely satisfactory method of testing drugs and chemicals for carcinogenicity continues to elude toxicologists. In the past, numerous scientific groups, regulatory agencies, and regional bodies have discussed and published specific recommendations and guidelines regarding the testing requirements(More)
PURPOSE To assess the clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction after bilateral cataract surgery with implantation of a bifocal refractive enhanced depth of focus intraocular lens (IOL) with a low near addition (add). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany. DESIGN Prospective longitudinal case series.(More)
The administration of intravenous drugs is a significant source of medical errors. Protocol based care are have been demonstrated to be an efficient way to favor best practices and to avoid simple errors such as those related to expiration date, hygiene regulation among other. The recent availability of the Google Glass, a hands free wearable device offers(More)
Early recognition and management of patients at risk and more aggressive implementation of evidence-based resuscitation guidelines play a role to the reduction of patients' mortality. If, in paediatric emergency department, the proper adherence to the paediatric cardiac arrest guidelines is critical to increase the chance of survival, this adherence is(More)