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As healthcare enters the age of technology and Internet access, new challenges emerge, particularly with respect to the protection of patient privacy and the protection of highly sensitive and life-critical information. By bringing state-of-the-art security technology to the healthcare domain, PCASSO is setting a new standard in healthcare protection and(More)
Pain is one of the most frequent and most distressing symptoms in the course of cancer. The management of pain in cancer patients is based on the concept of the World Health Organization (WHO) analgesic ladder and was recently updated with the EAPC (European Association for Palliative Care) recommendations. Cancer pain may be relieved effectively with(More)
The term necrotizing fasciitis /NF/ was probably first described by Jones in 1871 as "hospital gangrene". NF, with its fast spreading from the local infection to massive necrosis of the underlying tissues, ie. superficial fascia and subcutaneous layers, is a potentially fatal disease, unless diagnosed early and properly treated. NF is more frequent in frail(More)
The spinal cord was transected in adult New Zealand White rabbits anaesthetized with urethane plus chloralose. The level of transection was in the mid-cervical region. The animals were than ventilated mechanically and the arterial blood pressure was maintained with an intravenous infusion of noradrenaline solution. Stimulation of the hypothalamus 1-2 mm(More)
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