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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 27
Published: 18 June 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06507-7
... Abstract It has consistently been demonstrated that patients with diabetes have a higher mortality, which is mainly caused by cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. There is a close correlation between micro- and macrovascular disease in diabetes. Given that diabetic retinopathy (DR...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... with a significantly increased risk of death, even when serum [Na + ] is slightly reduced. On the contrary, there is convincing evidence that the mortality risk is reduced when hyponatremia improves. Introduction Clinical features of hypotonic hyponatremia, the most frequent form of hyponatremia, are largely...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract This chapter presents evidence of a relationship between child mortality data and socio-economic factors in relatively wealthy nations. The original study on child mortality that is reported here, which first appeared in a UK medical journal, was undertaken in a school of business...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 81
Published: 19 June 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02769-3
... infants born too soon or too small, and to better target interventions to reduce mortality and morbidity associated with these conditions. Understanding the mortality patterns and burden of preterm or small for gestational age (SGA) is important for designing programs to prevent these outcomes and improve...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 103
Published: 17 September 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02144-8
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 174
Published: 15 September 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9811-8
... and they are frequently present simultaneously. Mortality rates in critically ill patients suffering from renal failure, respiratory failure or severe sepsis are quite similar at about 40%, and all increase substantially when these conditions coexist. Most intensive care unit patients will die from multiple rather than...
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Series: Developments in Biologicals
Volume: 132
Published: 08 August 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9596-4
... of filtering (using information gain), and wrapping (using naive Bayesian classification).This was based on discretization of the continuous phenotypic values. The method was applied to chick early mortality rates (0-14 days of age) on progeny from 201 sires in a commercial broiler line, with the goal...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 36
Published: 16 June 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8523-1
... essentialfor successful lactation. Old females showed no clear signs of social disengagement, further suggestingthat drought-induced stress plays a direct role in increased infant mortality. These data support earlierfindings that prosimian females continue to cycle and give birth until death. The effect...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 158
Published: 16 August 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01494-5
... Abstract Conventional diffusion-based dialysis modalities including high-fl ux hemodialysis(HD) are limited in their capacity to clear uremic toxins. Moreover they are associated with arelatively high incidence of morbidity and mortality. Online hemodiafi ltration (ol-HDF)combining the use...
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Series: Gann Monograph on Cancer Research
Volume: 51
Published: 22 June 2004
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