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Reliable change and practice effects: Outcomes of various indices compared
In this article the outcomes of three indices for the assessment of reliable change (RCIs) are compared: the null hypothesis method of Chelune, Naugle, Lüders, Sedlak, and Awad (1993), theExpand
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The prospective association between psychological distress and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis: a multilevel regression analysis
Background Cross-sectional associations suggest a mutual impact of disease activity and psychological distress in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but a prospective association has not been established.Expand
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Patients' preferences for low rectal cancer surgery.
AIM To elicit surgery preferences of patients who have experience with either low anterior resection (LAR) or abdominoperineal resection (APR) and its outcomes, to support decision-making in futureExpand
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Characteristics of suitable work from the perspective of patients with fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVES The evaluation of work ability of patients with FM is difficult. Our aim was to investigate the characteristics of suitable work from the perspective of patients with FM. METHODSExpand
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Cognitive Functions in Carotid Artery Disease before Endarterectomy
Restorative effects of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) on cognitive functioning in patients with severe atherosclerotic disease presuppose the existence of cognitive deficits prior to the intervention.Expand
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Physical activity and physical activity cognitions are potential factors maintaining fatigue in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
Background Fatigue is a prevalent and debilitating problem in Sjögren's syndrome. It has been suggested that physical activity and cognitions about physical activity can influence fatigue. ObjectiveExpand
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Risk factors for faecal incontinence after rectal cancer treatment
Low anterior resection (LAR) may result in faecal incontinence. This study aimed to identify risk factors for long‐term faecal incontinence after total mesorectal excision (TME) with or withoutExpand
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Left or right carotid endarterectomy in patients with atherosclerotic disease: Ipsilateral effects on cognition?
We evaluated hemispheric functions ipsilateral to the side of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients with a severe stenosis in the left or right carotid artery. Assessments took place 1 day beforeExpand
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Does carotid endarterectomy improve cognitive functioning?
BACKGROUND Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) might improve cognitive functioning, but studies thus far have produced mixed results. The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of CEA onExpand
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The relation between illness cognitions and quality of life in people with and without a stoma following rectal cancer treatment
Objectives: To compare health‐related quality of life, emotional functioning and illness cognitions between people with and without a stoma after rectal cancer treatment about 8 years ago and toExpand
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