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Physical Activity, Central Adiposity, and Functional Limitations in Community-Dwelling Older Adults.
(J Geriatr Phys Ther, 2016-04)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Obesity and physical inactivity are independently associated with physical and functional limitations in older adults. The current study examines the impact of physical activity on odds of physical ...
Practice-Level Variation in Outpatient Cardiac Care and Association With Outcomes.
(J Am Heart Assoc, 2016-02-23)
BACKGROUND: Utilization of cardiac services varies across regions and hospitals, yet little is known regarding variation in the intensity of outpatient cardiac care across cardiology physician practices or the association ...
A Randomized Phase II Crossover Study of Imatinib or Rituximab for Cutaneous Sclerosis after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
(Clin Cancer Res, 2016-01-15)
PURPOSE: Cutaneous sclerosis occurs in 20% of patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and can compromise mobility and quality of life. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: We conducted a prospective, multicenter, randomized, ...
Participant, rater, and computer measures of coherence in posttraumatic stress disorder.
(J Abnorm Psychol, 2016-01)
We examined the coherence of trauma memories in a trauma-exposed community sample of 30 adults with and 30 without posttraumatic stress disorder. The groups had similar categories of traumas and were matched on multiple ...
Clinician judgment vs formal scales for predicting intracerebral hemorrhage outcomes.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the performance of formal prognostic instruments vs subjective clinical judgment with regards to predicting functional outcome in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). METHODS: This ...
Utilization of Healthcare in the Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program.
(Clin Infect Dis, 2016-03-15)
BACKGROUND: Assessing healthcare utilization is important to identify weaknesses of healthcare systems, to outline action points for preventive measures and interventions, and to more accurately estimate the disease burden ...
The accuracy and completeness for receipt of colorectal cancer care using Veterans Health Administration administrative data.
(BMC Health Serv Res, 2016-02-11)
BACKGROUND: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have established guidelines for the treatment and surveillance of colorectal cancer (CRC), respectively. Considering these ...
Assessment of Coronary Blood Flow by Transesophageal Echocardiography.
(J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2016-01)
Clinical and echocardiographic predictors of mortality in acute pulmonary embolism.
(Cardiovasc Ultrasound, 2016-10-28)
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of adding quantitative assessments of cardiac function from echocardiography to clinical factors in predicting the outcome of patients with acute pulmonary embolism ...
Safety and efficacy of ledipasvir-sofosbuvir in black patients with hepatitis C virus infection: A retrospective analysis of phase 3 data.
UNLABELLED: Black patients chronically infected with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) have historically had lower rates of response to interferon-based treatment than patients of other races. In the phase 3 ION program, ...