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OBJECTIVE To test the efficacy of individualized stress management for primary hypertension in a randomized clinical trial with the use of ambulatory blood pressure (BP) measures. METHODS Men and women aged 28 to 75 years with mean ambulatory BP greater than 140/90 mm Hg received 10 hours of individualized stress management by means of semistandardized(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the differences between men's and women's cardiac rehabilitation processes. What helps men during recovery may not necessarily aid women's recovery. Psychosocial variables are known to impact recovery in positive and negative ways. Unfortunately, it is not clear what variables are the most effective predictors of recovery(More)
Although laboratory stress research is a popular and vibrant area of research activity, there is surprisingly little evidence that laboratory stress models are clinically useful (i.e. that they can explain and predict the development of disease). This article summarizes evidence that the usefulness of lab stress research can be improved with the use of(More)
We attempted to validate the usefulness of the laboratory reactivity paradigm by examining responses to three distinct lab tasks and an overall lab average as predictors for ambulatory blood pressure. Subjects were 126 university students. We assessed ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate and perceived distress during an 8-hr working day. In the lab, all(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the patterns of care in patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome or congestive heart failure. DESIGN A pilot study - retrospective chart review. SETTING Two British Columbia tertiary referral teaching hospitals. PATIENTS One hundred patients admitted with stable angina, acute ischemic syndrome or congestive heart(More)
  • Figueroa Kp, Zu L Dura, +14 authors Varón Diestro
  • 2009
vement of cranial nerves in patients and pre-symptomatic relatives in SCA2: a neurophys-iologic follow-up study in 232 subjects. Ab-Involvement of the cranial nerves and their nuclei in spino-cerebellar ataxia type 2 SCA2). pocos casos en la literatura neurológica [1-9]. En ocasiones, la pérdida es sólo parcial [10]; en tales casos, los defectos en la(More)
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