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The Impact of a Strategy-Based Intervention on the Comprehension and Strategy Use of Struggling Adolescent Readers.
This study examines the impact of the Learning Strategies Curriculum (LSC), an adolescent reading intervention program, on 6th- and 9th-grade students' reading comprehension and strategy use. Using aExpand
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Derivation and validation of a new global method for assessing nutritional status in patients with cirrhosis
Accurate assessments of nutritional status are difficult to obtain in patients with cirrhosis. The aim of this study was to devise and validate a global nutritional assessment scheme for use in thisExpand
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'If you listen to me properly, I feel good': a qualitative examination of patient experiences of dietetic consultations.
BACKGROUND There is considerable interest in healthcare research regarding communication skills and some debate surrounding the effectiveness of a patient-centred approach to care. UnderstandingExpand
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Estimation of energy expenditure using prediction equations in overweight and obese adults: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Estimates of energy requirements are needed in weight management and are usually determined using prediction equations. The objective of these two systematic reviews was to identify whichExpand
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Body composition and morphological assessment of nutritional status in adults: a review of anthropometric variables.
  • A. Madden, S. Smith
  • Medicine
  • Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the…
  • 1 February 2016
Evaluation of body composition is an important part of assessing nutritional status and provides prognostically useful data and an opportunity to monitor the effects of nutrition-related diseaseExpand
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Evaluation of a phosphate management protocol to achieve optimum serum phosphate levels in hemodialysis patients.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a protocol designed to optimize serum phosphate levels in patients undergoing regular hemodialysis (HD). DESIGN Randomized, controlled trial. SETTINGExpand
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Two-component models are of limited value for the assessment of body composition in patients with cirrhosis 1 3
Background: Most techniques for measuring body composition are based on 2-component models (2-CMs) and depend on assumptions relating to the constancy of the density (DFFM) and hydration fractionExpand
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Marketing foods to children: a comparison of nutrient content between children's and non-children's products.
OBJECTIVE The predominance of marketing of products high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children has been well documented and implicated in the incidence of obesity. The present study aimed toExpand
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Resting energy expenditure should be measured in patients with cirrhosis, not predicted
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We used indirect calorimetry to measure resting energy expenditure in 100 cirrhotic patients and 41 comparable healthy volunteers, and the results compared with estimates predicted using the Harris‐Benedict, Schofield, Mifflin, Cunningham, and Owen formulae, and disease‐specific Müller formula. Expand
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