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Table 1 Pathophysiological conditions that demonstrate diurnal variation

From: Diurnal variation in the performance of rapid response systems: the role of critical care services—a review article

Anomalous blood pressure [84]  
Aortic dissection [84]  
Irregular pulse rate [85]  
Aberrant endothelial function [86]  
Increased platelet aggregation [86]  
Myocardial infarction [86]  
Stroke [86]  
Sleep-disordered breathing [87]  
Sympathetic overactivity [84]  
Impaired glucose tolerance [88]  
Adrenal insufficiency [89]  
Heart failure [86]  
Cognitive impairment [90]