Annals of Life Insurance Medicine: 1964 Volume II by H. Jecklin (auth.)

By H. Jecklin (auth.)

One thousand unselected sufferers with asthma were up for a regular interval of eleven years, with extremes of 33 years and 3 years. the typical interval from the 1st signs to the date of follow-up used to be 20.6 years within the 562 men and 22.3 years within the 438 adult females, with extremes of seventy two years and 3 years. due to the fact that through the research no transformations have been discovered among the sexes, they've been grouped jointly. phrases used, equivalent to bronchial asthma, persistent bronchitis, formative years bronchitis, age of onset, etc., were conscientiously outlined, as have the descriptions of intermittent and non-stop bronchial asthma. the current nation of the sufferers has been categorised as A (good), B (fair), C (poor), and D (dead). Early age of onset (before sixteen) and intermittent bronchial asthma have been linked and had a extra beneficial analysis, whereas the formative years bronchitic had a greater outlook than the grownup bronchitic. Intermittent and non-stop bronchial asthma were in comparison. The prevalence of bronchitis at the beginning used to be larger within the non-stop staff, and the tendency to increase bronchitis through the years (present in all asthmatics) was once additionally better within the non-stop crew. people with bronchitis have been in a lot poorer overall healthiness on follow-up than these without.

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Family history. g. apoplexy, hypertension or coronary artery disease), renal disease or diabetes. If two or more such cases have occurred in the applicant's family, the rating that would have been assessed without such family history should be increased by an addition of + 50 to + 20. In the context of this paragraph ages over 65 are disregarded. Members of the applicant's family are taken to include parents and siblings. 4. Personal medical history. g. diabetes mellitus or gout) A history of cerebral angiospasm or any other type of cerebrovascular accident.

G. apoplexy, hypertension or coronary artery disease), renal disease or diabetes. If two or more such cases have occurred in the applicant's family, the rating that would have been assessed without such family history should be increased by an addition of + 50 to + 20. In the context of this paragraph ages over 65 are disregarded. Members of the applicant's family are taken to include parents and siblings. 4. Personal medical history. g. diabetes mellitus or gout) A history of cerebral angiospasm or any other type of cerebrovascular accident.

2). In a similar way to DUTZ, we found at first a somewhat poorer development in the vascular forms and later some improvement, but the differences are not significant. The survivance curve of Fig. (J(J NER some years ago (SARRE and fJ(J LINDNER 1948). , found that there was stil a 70% '....... ~ '" group with diastolic pressure ~ ' ....... below 90 mm Hg. and the group ~' " " '- , which showed very slight changes in the oculi fundi (THIEL I). 5 aforementioned survivance curve Fig. 2. Same cases as fig.

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