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Different types of pain patients used visual analogue scales (VAS) to rate their level of pain sensation intensity (VAS sensory) and degree of unpleasantness (VAS affective) associated with pain experienced at its maximum, usual, and minimum intensity. Women used the same VAS to rate their labor pain during early, active, and transition phases of stage I(More)
BACKGROUND Although several studies have shown a positive association between evidence of anti-adenovirus 36 (Ad-36) antibodies (Ad-36 exposure) and (1) obesity and (2) serum cholesterol in animals, there is limited research demonstrating this association in humans. There is also limited research on transmission, presentation and demographics of Ad-36(More)
BACKGROUND The objectives of the current study were to evaluate the safety and efficacy of gemcitabine plus docetaxel in patients with unresectable (Stage T4 or >/= N1) metastatic or locally advanced transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the urothelial tract. METHODS A total of 27 patients were enrolled in the current multisite study, which was performed(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To test whether use of music as a diversional intervention during high-dose chemotherapy administration would affect perception of nausea and episodes of vomiting. SAMPLE 39 patients undergoing bone marrow transplant. A total of 33 patients were included in the data analysis, with 17 in the control group and 16 in the music intervention(More)
Fifty-six gay and bisexual men were tested for antibody to the human immunodeficiency virus. Twenty-two subjects who tested positive, 22 subjects who tested negative, and 12 subjects who chose not to learn the test results were surveyed by questionnaire after one week and after about six months after testing. Subjects who tested positive and those who(More)
This study examined the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infections of the urethra in asymptomatic teenage males in a juvenile detention setting. Gonorrhea cultures, chlamydia smears using the direct immunofluorescent antibody (DFA) technique, and 15-20 ml of a first-catch urine (FCU) sample were obtained. Of the 227 adolescent males screened, 205 had(More)
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Increased survival rates and disease control dictate that quality of life after treatment for head and neck cancer be evaluated. A disease-specific measure was developed from interviews with 115 patients, and items reflect the terminology used by the patients to describe treatment-related problems and concerns. Validity and reliability of this self-report(More)
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