VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA DUE TO MULTIDRUGRESISTANT ACINETOBACTER BAUMANNII: INCIDENCE OF RISK FACTORS WITH IMPACT ON EARLY AND LATE MORTALITY

Aušra Čiginskienė, Asta Dambrauskienė, Indrė Zubavičiūtė, Greta Kasputytė, Vidas Pilvinis, Tomas Vanagas, Dalia Adukauskienė Abstract Background. This analysis is aimed to determine the incidence of risk factors for VAP, drug resistance of A.baumannii strains, 7-day (early) and 28-day (late) mortality, and association of risk factors for VAP with early and late mortality in multidrug-resistant (MDR)…

PROBLEM OF ‘DRUG ABUSE’ IN AGING PEOPLE

Sergey Igumnov, Anna Nenastyeva, Ekaterina Grinevich Abstract The article provides the review of the current approaches to the problem of drug abuse in people of advanced age (65 and more). Method of research. Content analysis of PubMed, Medline and PsycINFO resources, using search terms: “neuroleptics”, “antidepressants”, “anticonvulsive drugs”; “abuse”, “non-medical use”, “addiction”, individual drug classes,…

Risk Factors For Wound Dehiscence After Laparotomy: A Case-Control Study

Tomas Poškus, Vilius Mačiūnas, Marius Kryžauskas, Saulius Mikalauskas, Donatas Danys, Valdemaras Jotautas, Eligijus Poškus, Kęstutis Strupas Abstract Background. Wound dehiscence is a life-threatening complication with the mortality rate up to 25 %. The objective of this study is to identify the risk factors for wound dehiscence after midline laparotomy in adult population. Methods. The case…

Skin Cancer In Solid Organtransplant Recipients

Lina Kievišienė, Mantas Kievišas, Egidijus Vaitiekūnas, Rūta Vaičiūnienė, Silvija Kontautienė, Skaidra Valiukevičienė Abstract A long-term immunosuppression for solid organ transplant recipients (SOTRs) is associated with the increased risk for development of malignancies, especially skin cancer. The incidence of cutaneous malignancies in SOTRs is significantly higher compared to the general population. Non-melanoma skin cancer, primarily squamous…

Delay In Seeking Treatment In Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction

Tomas Tamošiūnas, Renata Ruseckaitė, Monika Laukytė, Ignė Bunevičiūtė Abstract Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is one of the main causes of death in Lithuania. Treatment success depends on time from symptoms onset to reperfusion. The main aim of our study was to investigate prehospital delay time and the influencing factors for prehospital delay in patients with…

The Prevalence Of Acute Neuropathic Pain After Surgery In Hospital Of Lithuanian University Of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics

Liuda Brogienė, Dovilė Bendinskaitė, Miglė Siderkevičiutė, Aida Kinderytė, Gintarė Žemgulytė, Andrius Macas Abstract Background. Acute neuropathic pain can be one of the post-surgical pain components, which is often under-recognized and complicated to treat. The prevalence of pain with neuropathic characteristics in general population is about 6 – 8%. Moreover, it might to progress and become…

Falls In Elderly: Risk Factors And Prevention Possibilities

Vaiva Strukčinskaitė, Sigutė Norkienė, Birutė Strukčinskienė Abstract Population aging is one of the twenty-first-century problems. Injuries are especially dangerous for elderly people since they contribute to the elderly mortality, disability and worsen the quality of life in older age. The aim of the study was to analyze the risk factors of falls, and prevention possibilities…

Advanced Modelling Strategies In Preterm Labour Risk

Rosita Aniulienė, Birutė Žilaitienė, Rasa Grigolienė, Gintaras Pridotkas Abstract We performed a case control study to evaluate risk factors for preterm labour in 1200 women. 600 women who delivered prematurely and randomly selected group of 600 women who gave birth at term were questioned using a standardised questionnaire. Simple data analysis, multiple regression analysis, including…

Urinary Tract Infection In Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Dalia Adukauskienė, Tadas Kaučikas, Agnė Adukauskaitė, Romualdas Mačiulaitis, Inga Skarupskienė, Daiva Pentiokinienė, Giedrė Stanaitienė Abstract Aim of study. Estimation of urinary tract infection (UTI) risk factors, antimicrobial treatment, length of UTI-treatment and stay in Cardiac intensive care unit (CICU), mortality and its risk factors in CICU patients. Methods. Retrospective analysis of data of 57 patients…

The Connection Between The Repeated Crimes And Conditions For Empowerment Of The Irresponsible Persons

Jolanta Navickienė, Algimantas Liausėdas, Edmundas Vaitiekus Abstract In the recent decades, many studies were conducted, which examined the causes of the offences and risk factors causing the repeated crime. The repeated crime is a constant tendency to commit repeated crimes and antisocial behaviour. Factors that influence on the re-criminal behaviour are a low level of…

Risk Factors For Violent Behaviour Among Forensic Psychiatric Patients

Aldona Šileikaitė, Ilona Čėsnienė, Arūnas Germanavičius Abstract Forensic psychiatry is specific area where legal, clinical and social aspects are involved. Moreover it is important to evaluate and protect both sides the public and persons who are not guilty by reason of insanity. The most prevalent mental disorders among forensic psychiatry patients are psychotic disorders (especially…

Clinical Symptoms of Myocardial Infarction and Its Outcomes for Women

Žaneta Petrulionienė, Pranas Šerpytis, Dovilė Jančauskaitė, Urtė Gargalskaitė, Brigita Brazauskaitė, Antanas Strazdas Abstract Objective. The aim of the present study was to compare differencesof symptoms, comorbidities, risk factors and outcomes inyounger (up to 55 years-old) and older (over 55 years-old) womenwith acute myocardial infarction.Materials and methods. In this retrospective study we analised473 cases of women…