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Current issue | No. 5. May 2016
Original articles

Iodine excretion in school children in Copenhagen

Lone B. Rasmussen, Ditte Marie Kirkegaard-Klitbo, Peter Laurberg et al

Familial hypercholesterolaemia reduces the quality of life of patients not reaching treatment targets

Gitte Lee Mortensen, Ivan Bredbjerg Madsen, Charlotte Kruse et al

Tonsillotomy in children with sleep-disordered breathing is safe and results in high parent satisfaction

Eva Kirkegaard Kiær, Troels Bock & Peter K. Tingsgaard

Large discrepancies in otomycosis treatment in private ear, nose, and throat clinics in Denmark

Elisabeth Arndal, Henrik Glad & Preben Homøe

Protocol article

The CYTONOX trial

Christina Gade, Gerd Mikus, Hanne Rolighed Christensen et al

Systematic reviews

Non-physician delivered intravitreal injection service is feasible and safe – a systematic review

Asrin Rasul, Yousif Subhi, Torben Lykke Sørensen et al

DMSc theses (pdf)

Adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer

Bent Ejlertsen

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia reduces the quality of life of patients not reaching treatment targets

Familial hypercholesterolaemia reduces the quality of life of patients not reaching treatment targets

In this study two qualitative focus group interviews were carried out with ten patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia. The data were analysed using a medical anthropological approach. While having familial hypercholesterolaemia did not have much impact on well-treated patients quality of life, patients who had not reached the treatment target had markedly more concerns.

03. may 2016

Non-physician delivered intravitreal injection service is feasible and safe – a systematic review

Non-physician delivered intravitreal injection service is feasible and safe – a systematic review

This systematic review looked at the outcome when non-physicians such as nurses were trained to give injections into the vitreous body of the eye. The rates of endophthalmitis were 0-0.40 per 1000 injections, which is comparable to reported rates when physicians give the intravitreal therapy.

03. may 2016

Iodine excretion in school children in Copenhagen

Iodine excretion in school children in Copenhagen

This study assessed the iodine excretion in children living in Copenhagen to establish whether a moderate increase in iodine fortification would lead to excess iodine intake in this group. They find that the iodine excretion among schoolchildren in Copenhagen was within the recommended range.


03. may 2016