Debra A Quinn

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This article offers a model for stroke rehabilitation in both community and hospital settings which was developed as a result of observations made by staff working in both areas. It examines the effects of using more traditional models of stroke and neurological rehabilitation, where professional practice is more isolated, together with the effects of(More)
Perioperative cardiac ischemia and infarction are important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. There is now significant evidence that the use of prophylactic beta-adrenergic antagonists among selected patients at risk for perioperative cardiovascular complications is associated with a reduction in myocardial(More)
While cardiovascular complications remain a leading cause of perioperative morbidity and mortality, studies have shown that prophylactic beta-blocker therapy can reduce the incidence of ischemia, myocardial infarction (MI), and cardiac death. Consensus guidelines and the publication of a recent meta-analysis support the use of perioperative beta-blockade in(More)
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