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Publisher: CARDI
Carotid sinus hypersensitivity is the most commonly reported cause of falls and syncope in older persons. Recent guidelines recommend 5 to 10 seconds of carotid sinus massage in supine and upright positions with beat-to-beat monitoring. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of...
Publisher: CARDI
Impaired autonomic function is common in the acute poststroke phase but little is known about the longer term effects, particularly in older people. This study sought to determine if autonomic function is impaired after stroke recovery in older patients. This is a cross-sectional case-control study...
Publisher: CARDI
Subject: Adiposity, Death
Previous studies have relied predominantly on the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) to assess the association of adiposity with the risk of death, but few have examined whether the distribution of body fat contributes to the prediction of...
Publisher: CARDI
Despite a dramatic reduction since the late 1960s, cardiovascular disease remains the largest cause of death in Australia.Cardiovascular disease mortality: trends at different ages examines recent data to determine if the observed decrease in cardiovascular disease deaths since the 1960s is shared...