Evaluation of Buflomedil in Geriatric Patients Suffering from Vascular Cerebral Insufficiency
- Double Blind Comparative Study of Cinnarizine and Buflomedil in Patients Suffering from Cerebrovascular Insufficiency. e Silva, Alvara Pacheco; de Almeida, Sonia Maria Landi // Angiology;Oct1981, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p728
In this paper a comparison was established from the clinical, neurological, psychological, and laboratory viewpoints, between the effects on the central nervous system of a vasodilating medication, cinnarizine, currently accepted as effective, and buflomedil, a medicine recently introduced,...
- Aspirin: Different patients, different stroke risks. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;4/30/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p15
Presents a meta-analysis of the relationship between aspirin use and the risk of stroke and other vascular diseases conducted by University of Texas Professor of Medicine Robert Hart and colleagues from Canada and the United States. Effectiveness aspiring in reducing stroke risk in high-risk...
- Aspirin may benefit more patients at risk for vascular disease. // Geriatrics;Mar94, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p17
Reports on the efficacy of routine antiplatelet therapy with low-dose aspirin for patients at risk for occlusive vascular disease. Benefits of antiplatelet therapy in primary prevention; Reduction of nonfatal myocardial infarct.
- Vasculitis. // Current Medical Literature: Rheumatology;2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
This article research being done on the treatment of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis. It references a study by X. Bosch et al., published in a 2007 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." The authors performed a systematic literature review...
- Easing the burden of Alzheimer's. Barnett, Peggy // RN;Sep88, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p91
Offers information on a program wherein geriatric nurses and home health aides can help ease the burden of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Assessment of the patient; Way of adapting the home with the safety of the patient; Tips for guiding the patient.
- Intracerebral Aneurysms: A Review With Special Attention to Geriatric Aspects. Vogel, Thomas; Verreault, Rene; Turcotte, Jean-Francois; Kiesmann, Michele; Berthel, Marc // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun2003, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p520
Examines the geriatric features of ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysm (ICA). Percentage of prevalence of ICA; Potential acquired risk factors of ICA; Diagnosis of unruptured ICA.
- Drug related problems and pharmacist interventions in a geriatric unit employing electronic prescribing. Raimbault-Chupin, Mélina; Spiesser-Robelet, Laurence; Guir, Véronique; Annweiler, Cédric; Beauchet, Olivier; Clerc, Marie-Anne; Moal, Frédéric // International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy;Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p847
Background Computerised physician order entry (CPOE) and the integration of a pharmacist in clinical wards have been shown to prevent drug related problems (DRPs). Objectives The primary objective was to make an inventory of the DRPs and resident pharmacist on-ward interventions (PIs) identified...
- How the new criteria for diagnosing vascular dementia compare with the hachinski ischaemic scale. // Age & Ageing;Jan96 Supplement 1, Vol. 25, p36
Presents an abstract of the report `How the new criteria for diagnosing vascular dementia compare with the hachinski ischaemic scale,' by K. Amar et al, presented during the Autumn Meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 13 and 14, 1995 in London, England.
- In geriatric patients: That 'minor' skin problem could be trouble. Wells, Thelma J. // RN;Jul78, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p41
Focuses on the skin problems encountered in geriatric care. Questions to consider during inspection of a patient's skin; Description of itching as a common dermatological complaint among geriatric patients; Hygienic needs of patients.