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Diagnostic reasoning strategies and diagnostic success.
PURPOSE Cognitive psychology research supports the notion that experts use mental frameworks or "schemes", both to organize knowledge in memory and to solve clinical problems. The central purpose ofExpand
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Canadian Hemodialysis Morbidity Study.
The objective of this study was to determine the probabilities of specific morbid events or death among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) treated by hemodialysis. A prospective cohortExpand
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Reliability and validity of interviewers' judgments of medical school candidates
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Prediction of early death in end-stage renal disease patients starting dialysis.
Demand for dialysis for patients with end-stage renal disease is growing, as is the comorbidity of dialysis patients. Accurate prediction of those destined to die quickly despite dialysis could beExpand
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Illness intrusiveness and quality of life in end-stage renal disease: comparison and stability across treatment modalities.
Investigated the degree to which chronic, life-threatening illness and its treatment interfere with continued involvements in valued activities and interests--that is, illness intrusiveness--and itsExpand
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Psychosocial Predictors of Survival in End‐Stage Renal Disease
Several psychosocial variables were investigated as predictors of 4-year survival in a sample of 97 end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing treatment by hemodialysis, continuous ambulatoryExpand
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Differences in Illness Intrusiveness Across Rheumatoid Arthritis, End-Stage Renal Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis
Illness intrusiveness derives from illness-induced lifestyle disruptions that, interfere with continued involvements in valued activities and interests and is hypothesized to represent a fundamentalExpand
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Restless sleep, illness intrusiveness, and depressive symptoms in three chronic illness conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, end-stage renal disease, and multiple sclerosis.
Restless sleep was compared across 110 out-patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 101 with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), 94 with multiple sclerosis (MS), and an unselected control group of 176Expand
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Helping students learn to think like experts when solving clinical problems
Analysis of problem-solving strategies reveals that although there is no universal, generic problem-solving process, there is a clinical reasoning process that is specific and highly tailored to theExpand
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Live and Learn: Patient Education Delays the Need to Initiate Renal Replacement Therapy in End-Stage Renal Disease
During a longitudinal study of the quality of life of end-stage renal disease, 204 patients with deteriorating renal function were identified before dialysis or transplantation was required toExpand
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