H P Rhomberg

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In 1987 the population of a rural community in Tyrol aged 20 to 74 years was screened for plasma lipids (cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglycerides). The mean cholesterol value was 205.8 mg/dl (5.31 mml/l) in men and 207.9 mg/dl (5.37 mmol/l) in women. These values seem to be the lowest so far recorded for population-based cholesterol values in Austria.(More)
This paper shows a model of team-work between an internal specialist and a psychiatrist or psychotherapist, which aims at fighting against addiction to nicotine. Such team-work helps to increase the rate of success. The study described in this paper was carried out in a village in the Tyrol. An instructive campaign was organized, which lasted for several(More)
Information on drug consumption was collected in May 1987 within the framework of the 10 year follow-up survey of a coronary risk factor detection programme in the Tyrolean village of Oberperfuss. Data were obtained from the entire cohort born between 1913 and 1927. On average, men took 1.7 and women 2.8 different types of drugs. Blood pressure lowering(More)
Within the scope of a field survey carried out in the Tyrolean village of Oberperfuss in April 1977, a questionnaire was filled out by 296 men and 315 women aged between 20 and 64 years and the HBs Antigen (HBs Ag) was determined. 16,9% of the men and 15,9% of the woman, indicated that they suffered once from a liver disease of jaundice. The prevalence of(More)
In 1971 a population-based Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD) Register was established in the Innsbruck area as part of the WHO international collaborative study. Demographic and geographic data covering the area, as well as the locally-applied methods are described. One hundred and seventy four cases (133 males and 41 females) of acute myocardial infarction(More)
In 1977 a field survey of coronary risk factors was undertaken in a Tyrolean village. All inhabitants aged between 20 and 64 years were investigated for hyper-cholesterolaemia, hypertension and smoking. In subsequent years a community intervention programme was developed and implemented in a joint endeavour between the general practitioners of the village(More)