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Fostering implementation of health services research findings into practice: a consolidated framework for advancing implementation science
BackgroundMany interventions found to be effective in health services research studies fail to translate into meaningful patient care outcomes across multiple contexts. Health services researchersExpand
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Evaluation of a large-scale weight management program using the consolidated framework for implementation research (CFIR)
BackgroundIn the United States, as in many other parts of the world, the prevalence of overweight/obesity is at epidemic proportions in the adult population and even higher among Veterans. To addressExpand
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Prospective Analysis of Psychosocial Outcomes in Breast Reconstruction: One-Year Postoperative Results from the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcome Study
In the past decade, changing attitudes toward breast reconstruction among both patients and providers have led a growing number of women to seek breast reconstruction after mastectomy. AlthoughExpand
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Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision.
PURPOSE This study explored patient preferences for involvement in the breast cancer treatment decision and concordance between patients' and physicians' views on decisional role. The impact ofExpand
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The Effectiveness of Surgical and Nonsurgical Interventions in Relieving the Symptoms of Macromastia
&NA; In this report, the authors evaluate the effectiveness of breast reduction in alleviating the symptoms of macromastia by comparing baseline and postoperative health status using a series ofExpand
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Complications in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Two‐Year Results of the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcome Study
&NA; In this study, the effects of procedure type, timing, and other clinical variables on complication rates in mastectomy reconstruction were prospectively evaluated. Using a prospective cohortExpand
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Impact of institutional review board practice variation on observational health services research.
OBJECTIVE To describe, qualitatively and quantitatively, the impact of a review by multiple institutional review boards (IRBs) on the conduct of a multisite observational health services researchExpand
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Assessing Persistent Pain and Its Relation to Affective Distress, Depressive Symptoms, and Pain Catastrophizing in Patients with Chronic Wounds: A Pilot Study
Roth RS, Lowery JC, Hamill JB: Assessing persistent pain and its relation to affective distress, depressive symptoms, and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic wounds: A pilot study. Am JExpand
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Determinants of Patient Satisfaction in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction
In today’s increasingly competitive health care marketplace, consumer satisfaction has become an important measure of quality. Furthermore, measures of satisfaction with treatment interventions areExpand
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The Health Burden of Breast Hypertrophy
&NA; Women seeking consultation for the surgical relief of symptoms associated with breast hypertrophy have been the focus of many studies. In contrast, little is known about those women with breastExpand
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