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Infektionssygdomme med betydning for folkesundheden i Grønland

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  1. Epidemiologi for alkoholrelateret leversygdom

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  2. Skadelige konsekvenser af alkoholindtag blandt unge mennesker

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  3. Rygning kan have skadelige effekter selv ved ophør før 30-årsalderen

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  4. Behandling af indlæggelseskrævende COVID-19

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  5. Udredning og opfølgning af indlæggelseskrævende COVID-19

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  1. Self-Collected versus Healthcare Worker-Collected Swabs in the Diagnosis of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

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  2. First case of cystic fibrosis in Greenland - diagnosed by neonatal screening

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Infectious diseases cause significant morbidity in Greenland. In the first part of the 20th century, the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in Greenland was extremely high. While focused efforts led to marked reduction in incidence, TB is still a challenge. Likewise, the prevalence of chronic otitis media is very high in Greenland with significant developmental and social consequences from hearing loss and chronic ear discharge. Finally, while focused efforts have been made against sexually transmitted infections, the incidence of such diseases is still very high. This paper reviews these infections in Greenland.

Translated title of the contributionInfectious diseases with public health impact in Greenland
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume182
Issue number24
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2020

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