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Perspective how many women have osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is widely viewed as a major public health concern, but the exact magnitude of the problem is uncertain and likely to depend on how the condition is defined. Noninvasive bone mineralExpand
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The aftermath of hip fracture: discharge placement, functional status change, and mortality.
The authors prospectively explored the consequences of hip fracture with regard to discharge placement, functional status, and mortality using the Survey on Assets and Health Dynamics Among theExpand
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How Many Women Have Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis is widely viewed as a major public health concern, but the exact magnitude of the problem is uncertain and likely to depend on how the condition is defined. Noninvasive bone mineralExpand
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Inappropriate prescribing predicts adverse drug events in older adults.
BACKGROUND Explicit measures of potentially inappropriate prescribing, such as the Beers criteria, have been associated with risk for adverse drug events (ADEs). However, no such link has beenExpand
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A model of lifetime osteoporosis impact.
The study goal was to use population-based data to model aspects of lifetime osteoporosis impact not previously studied, specifically: (1) to estimate person-years of fracture-related functionalExpand
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Physician and pharmacist collaboration to improve blood pressure control.
BACKGROUND Studies have demonstrated that blood pressure (BP) control can be improved when clinical pharmacists assist with patient management. The objective of this study was to evaluate if aExpand
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Organizational Culture, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Medication Administration Error Reporting
This study explores the relationships among measures of nurses' perceptions of organizational culture, continuous quality improvement (CQI) implementation, and medication administration error (MAE)Expand
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Inappropriate Medication Use as a Risk Factor for Self‐Reported Adverse Drug Effects in Older Adults
OBJECTIVES: To determine the association between inappropriate medication use and self‐reported adverse drug effects (ADEs).
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Understanding cancer treatment and outcomes: the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium.
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Hospital volume-outcome relationships among medical admissions to ICUs.
BACKGROUND Positive relationships between hospital volume and outcomes have been demonstrated for several surgeries and medical conditions. However, little is known about the volume-outcomeExpand
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