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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 ...
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 ...