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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Integrative Nursing Management of Cognitive Impairment

Rebecca L. Ross and Iris R. Bell.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 5293 words.

Cognitively impaired individuals are often sensitive to the side effects of pharmacological agents, a mainstay of biomedical treatment in this condition. An integrative approach to...

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Left ventricle: cardiac mechanics and left ventricular performance

Erwan Donal, Seisyou Kou and Partho Senguptadd.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 1952 words.

The complexity of left ventricular (LV) function(s) assessment in heart failure patients is related to the complexity of heart anatomy, but also to the complexity of electromechanical...

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Left ventricle: systolic function

Bernard Cosyns, Thor Edvardsen, Krasimira Hristova and Hyung-Kwan Kim.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 9954 words.

The assessment of left ventricular (LV) systolic function is one of the most important parts of correct diagnosis, selection of treatment strategy or medications, and prediction of...

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