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SUMMARY The prognostic significance of extrasystoles was evaluated in 712 insured persons with this finding who were followed for an average period of 18 years. At the end of the study 356 persons were alive and 125 were dead. Two hundred and thirty-one persons had terminated their policies at a prior date by maturity or discontinuance and were not followed(More)
In order to pursue the question of excess mortality due to chronic brain syndrome (CBS), 330 residents of a home for the aged were independently evaluated prior to admission by psychiatrists and by general physicians. Five years later, their medical records were searched to determine: 1) age on admission, 2) diagnosis of CBS on admission, 3) physical status(More)
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