of the History of Geriatric Medicine in Ontario and Canada
Priddle and the History of Geriatrics in Canada
In 1953 William W. Priddle was appointed Consultant in Geriatrics to the provincial Department of Welfare...Priddle began attempting to stimulate interest in the reactivation of elderly people and focused attention upon the frequent transfer of residents to nearby hospitals...[More]
Anti-Potassium Bias in Medicine
In the early 1930s, a Canadian researcher, W.W. Priddle, lowered the high blood pressure of 100 percent of his forty-five subjects with a therapy that combined a low-sodium diet with potassium citrate supplements...[More]
on the Impact of a Sodium (Salt) Diet
Controlling salt intake is much more than just refusing to pour table salt on your food, says Dr. Priddle. Convenience foods, canned foods, meats, bacon and sausages contain tremendous amounts of salt when placed on the table. Tests have shown that even babies can consume enormous amounts of salt without any being added to their food. [More]
W.W. Priddle. "Chronic
Naso-Pharyngitis and Chronic Bronchial Infection", Can Med
Assoc J. 1931 October; 25(4): 441443.
Priddle WW. Hypercholesteremia: an analysis of 529 cases and treatment of 297 by a low animal fat diet, and desiccated thyroid substance. Ann Intern Med. 1951 Oct;35(4):836-47.
William W. Priddle. Recent Developments in Geriatrics in the Province of Ontario. Ontario Medical Review [OMR], 25 (1958): 901-5.
Priddle WW. Hypertension--sodium and potassium studies. Can Med Assoc J. 1962 Jan 6;86:1-9.
Priddle WW. Chronic cardiac decompensation. Appl Ther. 1963 Jan;5:47-9.
William W. Priddle. The Role of Research in Geriatrics. OMR, 33 (1966): 443-46.
Priddle WW, Rose M. Curtailing therapy in a home for the aged, with special reference to digitalis, diuretics and low-sodium diet. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1966 Jul;14(7):731-4.
Swartz FC, Watson W, Clow HE, Hamill CM, Henderson E, Priddle WW, Smith E, Taves M. Health care needs of the aging--seminar discussion groups. I. Organization of medical services to meet the health needs of the aging. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1968 Feb;16(2):166-87.
Priddle WW, Liu SF, Breithaupt DJ, Grant PG. Amelioration of high blood pressure in the elderly. Am Geriatr Soc. 1968 Aug;16(8):887-92.
Priddle WW, Liu SF, Breithaupt DJ. Management of hypertension--further sodium and potassium studies. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1970 Nov;18(11):861-92.
Vavrik M, Priddle WW, Liu SF. Serum cholesterol concentration and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the aged. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1974 Feb;22(2):56-61.
W. W. Priddle, "Bronchial
infection, chronic, and chronic nasopharyngitis", Canadian
Medical Association Journal, 1931, 441.
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