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The acute (immediate) effects of reflexology on arterial compliance in healthy volunteers: A randomised study.
BACKGROUND: Reflexology is a widely used complementary therapy. The effects of reflexology on the cardiovascular system are not well characterised. Arterial stiffness (compliance) is a marker of vascular health. This study ...
Taste preference, food neophobia and nutritional intake in children consuming a cows' milk exclusion diet: a prospective study.
BACKGROUND: Taste exposure in infancy is known to predict food preferences later in childhood. This is particularly relevant in children with cows' milk allergy who consume a substitute formula and/or a cows' milk exclusion ...
The accuracy of dietary recall of infant feeding and food allergen data.
BACKGROUND: Research investigating the association of infant dietary factors with later health outcomes often relies on maternal recall. It is unclear what the effect of recall bias is on the accuracy of the information ...
Characteristics and dying trajectories of adult hospital patients from acute care wards who die following review by the rapid response team.
A third of patients reviewed by rapid response teams (RRT) require end-of-life care. However, little is known about the characteristics and management of these patients following RRT review. This paper presents results of ...
Vigilant attentiveness in families observing deterioration in the dying intensive care patient: A secondary analysis study.
BACKGROUND: Family support in intensive care is often focussed on what information is communicated to families. This is particularly important during treatment withdrawal and end of life care. However, this positions ...
Older patients with traumatic brain injury present with a higher GCS score than younger patients for a given severity of injury.
INTRODUCTION: Recent evidence suggests that presenting GCS may be higher in older rather than younger patients for an equivalent anatomical severity of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The aim of this study was to confirm ...