Teun van Egmond

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The driving performance is easily impaired as a consequence of the use of alcohol and/or licit and illicit drugs. However, the role of drugs other than alcohol in motor vehicle accidents has not been well established. The objective of this study was to estimate the association between psychoactive drug use and motor vehicle accidents requiring(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Infection of the gastrostomy opening after placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) catheter has been reported to occur quite often, especially when the pull method is used. We therefore compared complications occurring with the pull and push methods, and evaluated the role of antibiotic prophylaxis. PATIENTS AND(More)
Timing of urgent surgery, with full schedules and the businesslike attitude of operating room management, can lead to animated discussions, affecting quality of care and job satisfaction. No publication appears to address the timing of definitive care for a stable, spontaneous, pneumothorax (SP) by unscheduled, or urgent, video assisted thoracoscopic(More)
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