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Measurement of children's asthma medication adherence by self report, mother report, canister weight, and Doser CT.
BACKGROUND Accurate assessment of medication adherence has been difficult to achieve but is essential to drug evaluation in clinical trials and improved outcomes in clinical care. OBJECTIVE ThisExpand
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Sex chromosome tetrasomy and pentasomy.
Sex chromosome abnormalities occur in at least 1 in 400 births and include the well-described 47,XXX, 47,XXY, 47,XYY, and 45,X karyotypes. The addition of more than one extra X or Y chromosome occursExpand
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Family influences on pediatric asthma.
OBJECTIVE To describe pathways by which families may influence the onset and course of a child's asthma. METHODS We critically reviewed published articles and book chapters to identify researchExpand
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Noncompliance and treatment failure in children with asthma.
BACKGROUND Accurate and reliable information about children's use of inhaled medications is needed because of the growing reliance on these drugs in the treatment of asthma and the excessiveExpand
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A randomized trial to test the effectiveness of art therapy for children with asthma.
BACKGROUND Art therapy has been used to help children cope with chronic illness but has not been specifically tested with children who have asthma. OBJECTIVE To test an art therapy intervention inExpand
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Patient-identified barriers to asthma treatment adherence: responses to interviews, focus groups, and questionnaires.
  • B. Bender, S. Bender
  • Medicine
  • Immunology and allergy clinics of North America
  • 1 February 2005
This article reviews 32 patient-interview studies that revealed that the most common barriers to adherence revealed by patients included concerns about drug safety and cost and a belief that theExpand
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Neuropsychological impairment in 42 adolescents with sex chromosome abnormalities.
Sixty-seven adolescents participated in this protocol, including 42 with sex chromosome abnormalities and 25 controls. Results from a battery of neuropsychological tests indicated karyotype specificExpand
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Medication non-adherence and asthma treatment cost
Purpose of reviewThe purpose of this review is to describe the impact of asthma treatment non-adherence on patients and the healthcare system, and to outline areas of responsibility towards improvedExpand
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Pituitary-Gonadal Function in Klinefelter Syndrome before and during Puberty
ABSTRACT: Serum concentrations of follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, testosterone, and estradiol were determined at intervals before and during puberty in 40 individuals withExpand
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Psychological factors associated with medication nonadherence in asthmatic children.
Adherence with inhaled beta-agonists and corticosteroids in 24 asthmatic children was tracked over 3 months utilizing the metered-dose inhaler chronolog (MDIC). Patients seldom took all of theirExpand
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