George J. Knafl

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OBJECTIVE This paper reports development of the Family Management Measure (FaMM) of parental perceptions of family management of chronic conditions. METHOD By telephone interview, 579 parents of children age 3 to 19 with a chronic condition (349 partnered mothers, 165 partners, 65 single mothers) completed the FaMM and measures of child functional status(More)
Regression methods are used to model fault detection effectiveness in terms of several product and testing process measures. The relative importance of these product/process measures for predicting fault detection effectiveness is assessed for a specific data set. A substantial family of models is considered, specifically, the family of quadratic response(More)
BACKGROUND Hospitalization contributes enormously to health care costs associated with heart failure. Many investigators have attempted to predict hospitalization in these patients. None of these models has been highly effective in prediction, suggesting that important risk factors remain unidentified. PURPOSE To assess prospectively collected medication(More)
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BACKGROUND Medication nonadherence is a major cause of hospitalization in patients with heart failure (HF), which contributes enormously to health care costs. We previously found, using the World Health Organization adherence dimensions, that condition and patient level factors predicted nonadherence in HF. In this study, we assessed a wider variety of(More)