Journal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology





January 2014

Previous Issue

Original Article

Modification of Heart Rate Variability: Meditation versus Controlled Breathing Alone

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Prabhjot Singh Nijjar, MD, Venkata Krishna Puppala, MD, Oana Dickinson, MD, Sue Duval, PhD, Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD, Mary J Kreitzer, RN, PhD, David G Benditt, MD, Minneapolis, USA

Background: Heart rate variability (HRV) is an established method to evaluate sympatho-vagal balance. Reduced HRV is a prognostic marker for fatal arrhythmias...

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Review Article

Biomarker Use for Cardiovascular Disorders in the Emergency Department

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Punam Chowdhury, MD, Alan Maisel, MD, San Diego, USA

Background: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Emergency department physicians make time-sensitive decisions of urgent...

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Review Article

Prevention and Impact of Childhood Obesity in India

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Anoop Misra, MD, Swati Bhardwaj, PhD, New Delhi, India

 Background: Childhood obesity has become a prominent health issue in developed countries and has now gained access in the developing world as well....

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Basic Research for Clinicians

Choosing an Appropriate Test of Significance

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Padam Singh, PhD, Gurgaon, India

Inferences are drawn about the population parameters based on random samples drawn from the population. While applying statistical test of significance,...

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Student's Page

Approach to a Patient with Hyponatremia in ICU

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Mukesh Kumar Gupta, MD, FNB, Jeetendra Sharma, MD, IFCC

 Hyponatremia, defined as a serum sodium concentration <135 mmol/L, is the most common disorder of body fluid and electrolyte balance encountered...

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Books and Trials

Recent Trials in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension

Volume 3, Jan 2014

Gagandeep Singh Wander, MD, Rahul Mehrotra, MD, DNB, Manish Bansal, MD, DNB, Gurgaon, India

 Pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) is a serious disorder where chronically elevated pulmonary vascular resistance may lead to right heart failure...

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