Venous Disorders

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The most commonly used instrument, the Jenkins Activity Survey, detects three main behavioral syndromes: (1) hard-driving temperament, (2) job involvement, and (3) speed and impatience. (Jenkins 1965) Although the three scores derived correlate with the total evaluation, they are not necessarily related to one another, and the overall accuracy is only about 70% when compared with a structured personal interview. (Jenkins, Rosenman, Zyzanski 1974) It should be emphasized in evaluating any self-administered questionnaire that Type A individuals are often unaware of many of their behavioral patterns or will deny them.

Pages: 204

Publisher: W B Saunders Co (January 1995)

ISBN: 0702020168

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Hemorrhagic strokes occur when weakened blood vessels rupture and bleed into the surrounding brain tissue. The blood then accumulates and starts to compress the brain. Further, brain tissue beyond the rupture is starved of oxygen. In an ischaemic stroke, blood supply to part of the brain is blocked Microvascular Perfusion and Transport in Health and Disease. In some diseases, fluid can buildup in between this outer layer and the actual heart muscle. This is the pericardium from a normal ferret. The fat at the bottom of this heart is normal. This picture shows mostly the inside of the left ventricle of a dog (its the same heart you saw at the beginning of this page) online. When you have CAD, your arteries become hard and narrow. Blood has a hard time getting to the heart, so the heart does not get all the blood it needs Reversing the Curse of Cardiovascular Disease. Our cardiologists each have specialized areas of expertise within the field of cardiology, and they take pride in providing leadership to both the local medical community and the public at large Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Heart (Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China).

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