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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 ...
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 ...
Experiences regarding maternal age-specific risks and prenatal testing of women of advanced maternal age in Japan.
The number of pregnant women of advanced maternal age has increased worldwide. Women in this group have an increased chance of fetal abnormality. To explore Japanese women's experiences regarding maternal age-specific risks ...
Genetic counsellors in Sweden: their role and added value in the clinical setting.
Genetic testing is becoming more commonplace in general and specialist health care and should always be accompanied by genetic counselling, according to Swedish law. Genetic counsellors are members of the multi-disciplinary ...