Search for dissertations about: "Bodil Weidung"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Bodil Weidung.

  1. 1. Blood pressure in very old age determinants, adverse outcomes, and heterogeneity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Bodil Weidung; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood pressure; aged 80 and over; hypertension; hypotension; mortality; stroke; gait speed; cognition disorders; dementia; cohort study;

    Abstract : Background: High blood pressure (BP) is the leading risk factor for disease and mortality worldwide. However, risks associated with high BP in very old age (≥ 80 or ≥ 85 years) are not entirely understood, as the majority of scientific studies have been performed with younger populations and existing scientific knowledge about very old individuals is sometimes contradictory. READ MORE