Devices for Cardiac Resynchronization:: Technologic and

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Some forms of cardiovascular disease are more common among certain racial and ethnic groups. In particular, it has been proposed that “hostility” correlates best with coronary disease. (Williams 1984) This conclusion is based on responses to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), a 566-item questionnaire developed in 1937 that rapidly became the gold standard for psychological testing of hundreds of thousands of college students and prospective employees. If you have high blood pressure, your dentist should check your blood pressure at each visit.

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Publisher: Springer; 2008 edition (December 20, 2007)

ISBN: 038771166X

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