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Posttraumatic Stress and Complicated Grief in Family Members of Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
BackgroundFamily members of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are at risk for mental health morbidity both during and after a patient’s ICU stay.ObjectivesTo determine prevalences of andExpand
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Survival after liver transplantation in the United States: A disease‐specific analysis of the UNOS database
Our goal was to describe disease‐specific survival and the clinical variables that predict survival in a large national cohort of adult liver transplant recipients. Data on 17,044 adult patients whoExpand
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Interest in the Use of Computerized Patient Portals: Role of the Provider–Patient Relationship
BackgroundBioinformatics experts are developing interactive patient portals to help those living with diabetes and other chronic diseases to better manage their conditions. However, little is knownExpand
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A Clinically Based Discrete-Event Simulation of End-Stage Liver Disease and the Organ Allocation Process
Background . The optimal allocation of scarce donor livers is a contentious health care issue requiring careful analysis. The objective of this article was to design a biologically basedExpand
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Using the internet to translate an evidence-based lifestyle intervention into practice.
Despite evidence-based recommendations for addressing obesity in the clinical setting, lifestyle interventions are lacking in practice. The objective of this study was to translate an evidence-basedExpand
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Living with Diabetes
Purpose The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore perceptions of people with diabetes about their experience of living with and managing their diabetes. Methods This study was part of aExpand
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Water-Pipe Tobacco Smoking Among Middle and High School Students in Arizona
BACKGROUND. Using a water pipe to smoke tobacco is increasing in prevalence among US college students, and it may also be common among younger adolescents. The purpose of this study of Arizona middleExpand
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Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has implemented a personal health record grounded in the Chronic Care Model, UPMC HealthTrak, to assist patients with diabetes self-management. UPMCExpand
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The impact of menopause on health-related quality of life: results from the STRIDE longitudinal study
PurposeWe examine the impact of menopausal status, beyond menopausal symptoms, on health-related quality of life (HRQoL).MethodsSeven hundred thirty-two women aged 40–65, regardless of healthExpand
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Do Incentives Matter? Providing Benefits to Families of Organ Donors
Whether the number of organs available for transplant would be positively or negatively affected by providing benefits to families of organ donors has been debated by policymakers, ethicists and theExpand
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