Maximilien Gourdin

Maximilien Gourdin
Université Catholique de Louvain - UCLouvain | UCLouvain

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The interest of this article aims at a possible reading on how to approach the subject of sexuality and eating disorders without necessarily talking about the body. We have tried to bring an analysis on the relation between eating disorders and sexual functioning. Indeed, we observe that the various eating disorders present an altered and/or pathol...
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More than a third of the world's population is currently living under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdown measures have been in place in many countries for several weeks. The health authorities are waging war against COVID-19 and have to provide information to the public on it while facing many unknowns about the virus. What impact d...
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More than a third of the world's population is currently living under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdown measures have been in place in many countries for several weeks. The health authorities are waging war against COVID-19 and have to provide information to the public on it while facing many unknowns about the virus. What impact d...
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Human relationships and bonding reconfigure and reinvent themselves over time. For several decades, it has been interesting to note that both the digital dimension and the development of artificial intelligence have played a great evolutionary role in our relational society. There is an accessibility and intensification of social exchanges between...
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More than a third of humanity is currently under containment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Containment has been in place in many countries for several weeks. Health authorities are on the warpath against a still mysterious virus and for which they are brought to inform the population while being confronted with many unknowns concerning the Covid...
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Purpose In this study, we evaluated the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of radiofrequency ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) with the use of an ablation catheter only (non-CMC group) by retrospectively comparing its procedural success and recurrence rates at 1 year to ablation performed with the help of a circular mapping catheter (C...
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Résumé But de l’étude Évaluer les facteurs de stress en période périopératoire chez les infirmier(es) instrumentistes. Patients et méthodes L’étude a été réalisée de façon transversale, au moyen d’un questionnaire spécifique construit à partir des données disponibles dans la littérature. Le stress était évalué par Échelle Visuelle Analogique/100....
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Purpose of the study To assess the stress factors affecting operating theater nurses during the perioperative period. Patients and methods The study was conducted as a cross-sectional survey by means of a specifically drawn-up questionnaire based on the data available in the literature. Stress was measured on a 0/100 visual analogue scale (VAS)....
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Though many studies have been made - sometimes even blaming - to optimize the communication between doctor-patient-caregiver in oncology, very little work is focused on the intra-familial aspects of the communication [1-5]. Clinical experience shows us how much communication between cancer patients and their loved ones can also be impacted by cance...
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Starting in December 2019 in Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has crossed the borders forming a pandemic in 2020. The absence of pharmacological interventions has pushed governments to apply different sets of old, non-pharmacological interventions, which are, though temporary, helpful to prevent further pan...
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Background: Coronary disease has long been associated with different behavioral patterns (Pattern A,D) and denial mechanisms. Denial mechanisms can take various and unexpected forms that put the coronary patient at risk during the whole course of his illness [1,2]. Objective: This case shows to what extent denial mechanisms can interfere in the rel...
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Coronary disease has long been associated with different behavioral patterns (Pattern A, D) and denial mechanisms. Denial can take various forms that put the coronary patient at risk during the whole course of his illness [1,2]. Objective This case shows to what extent denial mechanisms can interfere in the relationship between some coronary patien...
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Background: Infanticide is not a new concept. It is often confused with child murder, neonaticide, filicide or even genderside. Each of these concepts has to be defined clearly in order to be understood. Through time reasons for infanticide have evolved depending on multiple factors such as culture, religion, beliefs system, or attempts to control...
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Quantity does not equal quality. This is no more the time for rushed science, attempting to publish “anything” on COVID-19, providing loose suggestions on treatment, battling to be the first to report new data or competing over citation indexes. We, therefore, call on the global scientific community - scientists, their supervisors, and institutions...
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Background In view of the expected increase in expenditure on hip replacement treatment in Belgium [10], the complication rate [3] and the possible reduction in waste estimated by the OECD [1], we are not yet in a position to objectify the effectiveness of hip replacement treatment in Belgian hospitals. This objective study aims to propose a hospit...
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Background: Infanticide is not a new concept. It is often confused with child murder, neonaticide, filicide or even genderside. Each of these concepts has to be defined clearly in order to be understood. Through time reasons for infanticide have evolved depending on multiple factors such as culture, religion, beliefs system, or attempts to control...
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Background: Elderly patients are at high risk for postoperative complications and increased mortality after hip fracture (HF) surgery due to frailty and co-morbidities. The prediction of postoperative outcome could be used for clinical decision making. A reliable score to predict postoperative mortality after HF surgery in this sub-population remai...
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Résumé Cet article, qui ne prétend pas constituer une revue exhaustive de la littérature, a pour but de (re)sensibiliser le lecteur aux bienfaits de l’animal de compagnie sur la santé médico-psychologique et sociale. Alors que les bienfaits physiques et locomoteurs d’avoir un animal de compagnie sont évidents, les autres relais, sociaux, cardiovasc...
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The aging of the population and the increasing of the neurodegenerative pathologies encourage the current policies in health to further promote the home maintenance for dependent elderly people. Therefore, informal caregivers provide a substantial assistance to the medical team by monitoring home care. These volunteer caregivers who play an essenti...

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