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Impact of Pain on Depression Treatment Response in Primary Care
Objective Pain commonly coexists with depression, but its impact on treatment outcomes has not been well studied. Therefore, we prospectively evaluated the impact of comorbid pain on depressionExpand
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Failure of Computerized Treatment Suggestions to Improve Health Outcomes of Outpatients with Uncomplicated Hypertension: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Objective. To assess the effects of evidence‐based treatment suggestions for hypertension made to physicians and pharmacists using a comprehensive electronic medical record system.
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Discriminant properties of commonly used quality of life measures in heart failure
Health-related quality of life (HRQL) instruments have been used to measure HRQL in heart failure patients, but how different instruments compare in the same groups of patients is not known. TheExpand
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Risk factors for delirium tremens development
OBJECTIVE: To identify clinical characteristics associated with inpatient development of delirium tremens so that future treatment efforts can focus on patients most likely to benefit from aggressiveExpand
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Effectiveness of Computer-Generated Reminders for Increasing Discussions about Advance Directives and Completion of Advance Directive Forms
Advance directives name a surrogate decision maker or provide written instructions with the intent of extending patient autonomy with respect to end-of-life decisions [1-3]. Supported on variousExpand
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Effects of computerized guidelines for managing heart disease in primary care
BACKGROUND: Electronic information systems have been proposed as one means to reduce medical errors of commission (doing the wrong thing) and omission (not providing indicated care).OBJECTIVE: ToExpand
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Fluoride intake from foods, beverages and dentifrice by young children in communities with negligibly and optimally fluoridated water: a pilot study.
UNLABELLED While the level of fluoride intake that affords optimal cariostatic efficacy without causing dental fluorosis is not precisely known, it has been suggested that the threshold of fluorideExpand
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Can computer-generated evidence-based care suggestions enhance evidence-based management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE Translation of evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice has been inconsistent. We performed a randomized, controlled trial of guideline-based care suggestions delivered toExpand
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Clinical evaluation of in-office and at-home bleaching treatments.
This three-month, single-blind clinical study compared two whitening treatments, at-home with 10% carbamide peroxide and in-office with 35% hydrogen peroxide, for the degree of color change of teeth,Expand
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Influence of Fluoride Availability of Dentifrices on Eroded Enamel Remineralization in situ
Remineralization of eroded enamel by dentifrices containing similar sources/concentrations of fluoride was investigated in situ. Fifty-three subjects completed a double-blind crossover study with 3Expand
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