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Study investigating the role of skeletal muscle mass estimation in metastatic spinal cord compression
BACKGROUND: Age-related loss of functional muscle mass is associated with reduced functional ability and life expectancy. In disseminated cancer, age-related muscle loss may be exacerbated by cachexia and poor nutritional ...
An evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring in predicting post-operative mortality in a level 1 critical care setting.
BACKGROUND: POSSUM and P-POSSUM are used in the assessment of outcomes in surgical patients. Neither scoring systems' accuracy has been established where a level 1 critical care facility (level 1 care ward) is available ...
The efficacy of 'static' training interventions for improving indices of cardiorespiratory fitness in premenopausal females.
PURPOSE: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Many risk factors for CVD can be modified pharmacologically; however, uptake of medications is low, especially in asymptomatic people. Exercise ...