Systolic pulmonary artery pressure, a measure of pressure in the lungs, dropped in the volunteer-dog team group 5 % during and 5 % after therapy. It rose during and after therapy in the additional two groupings. The volunteer-dog group group showed even more improvement compared to the volunteer-just group in right atrial pressure, norepinephrine level and heartrate. ‘This research demonstrates that a good short-term exposure to dogs has helpful physiological and psychosocial results on patients who would like it,’ Cole stated. ‘This therapy warrants serious account as an adjunct to medical therapy in hospitalized heart failure patients. Dogs are a great convenience. They make people happier, calmer and feel more loved.You will see the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Record, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates. The Kaiser Daily Wellness Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free assistance of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2007 Advisory Board Business and Kaiser Family Base. All rights reserved.
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