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Docetaxel plus prednisone or mitoxantrone plus prednisone for advanced prostate cancer: updated survival in the TAX 327 study.
PURPOSE The TAX 327 study compared docetaxel administered every 3 weeks (D3), weekly docetaxel (D1), and mitoxantrone (M), each with prednisone (P), in 1,006 men with metastatic hormone-resistantExpand
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Frequency of infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis compared with controls: a population-based study.
OBJECTIVE A high frequency of infections complicating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been described in reports of case series. This retrospective longitudinal cohort study was undertaken to compareExpand
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Measured and estimated GFR in healthy potential kidney donors.
BACKGROUND Nonradiolabeled iothalamate clearance is an accurate way to determine glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Objectives of this study are to define the normal range of nonradiolabeledExpand
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Medication Reconciliation at Hospital Discharge: Evaluating Discrepancies
Background: Hospital discharge is an interlace of care when patients are at a high risk of medication discrepancies as they transition from hospital to home. These discrepancies are important, asExpand
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Predictors of infection in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have been shown to have an increased susceptibility to the development of infections. The exact causes of this increased risk are unknown, but mayExpand
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Direct Medical Costs Attributable to Osteoporotic Fractures
Abstract: Osteoporotic fractures are a major cause of morbidity in the elderly, the most rapidly growing segment of our population. We characterized the incremental direct medical costs followingExpand
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A phase II clinical and pharmacodynamic study of temsirolimus in advanced neuroendocrine carcinomas
Standard cytotoxic treatments for neuroendocrine tumours have been associated with limited activity and remarkable toxicity. A phase II study was designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety andExpand
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Trends in incidence and mortality in rheumatoid arthritis in Rochester, Minnesota, over a forty-year period.
OBJECTIVE To determine time trends in the epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a population-based cohort. METHODS An inception cohort of residents of Rochester, Minnesota > or = 18 years ofExpand
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Combining gemcitabine and capecitabine in patients with advanced biliary cancer: a phase II trial.
PURPOSE Biliary cancer has a poor prognosis, and chemotherapy has had little impact. The objectives of this trial were to determine the response rate, time to disease progression, survival, andExpand
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Pharmacist medication assessments in a surgical preadmission clinic.
BACKGROUND In the hospital setting, postoperative admission is a key vulnerable moment when patients are at increased risk of medication discrepancies. This study measures the reduction of medicationExpand
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