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Hospital readmissions in the Medicare population may be related to a number of factors, including reoccurrence of illness, failure to understand or follow physician direction, or lack of follow-up care, among others. These readmissions significantly increase cost and utilization in this population, and are expected to increase with the projected growth in(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this review was to assess the quality of evidence on inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in patients with heart failure and to provide an overview on subject selection, training protocols, and outcome achieved with IMT. METHODS Literature search was first performed via the PubMed database, and additional references were identified(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the consequences of a high-speed boat transit on physical performance. Twenty-four Royal Marines were randomly assigned to a control (CON) or transit (TRAN) group. The CON group sat onshore for 3 h whilst the TRAN group completed a 3-h transit in open-boats running side-by-side, at 40 knots in moderate-to-rough(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate whether suspension seats (SS) fitted to rigid inflatable boats (RIB) could help maritime boarding teams maintain running performance during the high-risk posttransit phase. BACKGROUND High-speed RIB transits have been reported to cause reductions in the running performance of boarding teams posttransit.(More)
In addition to the deposition of β-amyloid plaques, neurofibrillary tangles composed of aggregated hyperphosphorylated tau are one of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Until now, our understanding about the natural history and topography of tau deposition has only been based on post-mortem and(More)
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