Zipora Strauss

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Psychiatric morbidity among foreign tourists is usually connected to external factors such as unfamiliar surroundings, language problems, and special religious experiences, as well as biological factors such as dyschronism of circadian rhythms. Long-range flights through several time zones are typically followed by symptoms of jet lag such as fatigue,(More)
BACKGROUND Jerusalem's psychiatrists expect to encounter, as the millennium approaches, an ever-increasing number of tourists who, upon arriving in Jerusalem, may suffer psychotic decompensation. AIMS To describe the Jerusalem syndrome as a unique acute psychotic state. METHOD This analysis is based on accumulated clinical experience and(More)
A 91-year-old man had been treated for iron-deficiency anemia for four years before admission to the Geriatric Unit of the Hasharon Hospital because of cardiac insufficiency and epigastric pain. In the Unit, laboratory studies revealed, in addition to hypochromic anemia, a high level of plasma iron and a reduced iron-binding capacity. The low reticulocyte(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinicians who provide acute care are required to quickly identify and judge the illness severity of patients who experience deterioration in their clinical state. Accuracy of judgments can only be tested with respect to a valid reference, but in most health care areas, there is no such score. Judgment analysis theory and methods are presented(More)
Lymphocyte reactivity in cultures toward the nonspecific T and B cell mitogens, phytohemagglutinin (PHA) and pokeweed (PWM), was studied in 46 subjects in three groups: a) young healthy persons, b) elderly healthy persons, and c) hospitalized elderly patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. No statistically significant differences in the(More)
Emperipolesis, i.e. engulfment of blood cells by megakaryocytes, was observed in one patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and in one patient with megaloblastic anemia. In the first patient, the engulfed cells were lymphocytes, whereas in the second one they were granulocytes. Transmission (TEM) and scanning electron microscopic (SEM) examinations showed that(More)
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