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Biological interactions between polysaccharides and divalent cations: The egg‐box model
We han, e shown that spedfic binding of divalent cations to a polysaechafide polyelectro]ym, leading firm cohesion between the chains, can cause characteristic effects ~n ~ e c~rcutar diehroism… Expand
Further validation and reliability testing of the Trust in Physician Scale. The Stanford Trust Study Physicians.
OBJECTIVES To further validate and assess the reliability and validity of the Trust in Physician Scale. METHODS Consecutive adult patients (n = 414) from 20 community-based, primary care practices… Expand
Sexual Activity and Function in Middle-Aged and Older Women
- I. Addis, S. K. Van Den Eeden, C. Wassel-Fyr, E. Vittinghoff, J. Brown, D. Thom
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 April 2006
OBJECTIVE: Data on the sexual activity of middle-aged and older women are scant and vary widely. This analysis estimates the prevalence and predictors of sexual activity and function in a diverse… Expand
Variation in Estimates of Urinary Incontinence Prevalence in the Community: Effects of Differences in Definition, Population Characteristics, and Study Type
- D. Thom
- 1 December 1998
Measuring patients' trust in physicians when assessing quality of care.
Trust is a fundamentally important aspect of medical treatment relationships. Studies have established that patient trust predicts instrumental variables such as use of preventive services,… Expand
Patient-physician trust: an exploratory study.
BACKGROUND Patients' trust in their physicians has recently become a focus of concern, largely owing to the rise of managed care, yet the subject remains largely unstudied. We undertook a qualitative… Expand
Prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence: a systematic review
Objective. To investigate the prevalence of urinary incontinence within the first year postpartum. Design. A systematic review of population‐based studies. Population. General female populations up… Expand
Medically recognized urinary incontinence and risks of hospitalization, nursing home admission and mortality.
OBJECTIVES this study examined the association between medically recognized urinary incontinence and risk of several disease conditions, hospitalization, nursing home admission and mortality. … Expand
Hysterectomy and urinary incontinence: a systematic review
BACKGROUND Serious complications after hysterectomy are estimated to occur in around six women per 10,000 hysterectomies in the USA. We did a systematic review of evidence that hysterectomy is… Expand
Cost of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery in the United States
- L. Subak, L. E. Waetjen, S. K. Van Den Eeden, D. Thom, E. Vittinghoff, J. Brown
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 October 2001
OBJECTIVE To estimate the annual direct cost to society of pelvic organ prolapse operations in the United States. METHODS We multiplied the number of pelvic organ prolapse operations identified in… Expand