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Michigan State University : East Lansing-Michigan
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Timing of total joint replacement affects clinical outcomes among patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.
OBJECTIVE To determine the predictors of outcome in patients with osteoarthritis 2 years after receiving total hip or knee replacement. METHODS A prospective cohort study of 222 osteoarthritisExpand
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Gestational diabetes mellitus screening and diagnosis: a prospective randomised controlled trial comparing costs of one‐step and two‐step methods
Please cite this paper as: Meltzer S, Snyder J, Penrod J, Nudi M, Morin L. Gestational diabetes mellitus screening and diagnosis: a prospective randomised controlled trial comparing costs of one‐stepExpand
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Effects of Home-Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Context Pulmonary rehabilitation programs improve outcomes, but access to outpatient, hospital-based programs is very limited. Contribution In a 10-center, randomized, noninferiority trial in Canada,Expand
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Health services costs and their determinants in women with fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVE Patients with fibromyalgia (FM) use health services extensively. Knowledge about costs of FM is limited because of non-inclusiveness in assessing direct costs, because attempts to assessExpand
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Use of complementary and alternative therapies by patients with self-reported chronic back pain: a nationwide survey in Canada.
OBJECTIVE Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is gaining popularity among patients with chronic back pain. We looked for factors associated with CAM use. METHODS The data came from theExpand
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Universal health insurance coverage does not eliminate inequities in access to cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND It remains unclear whether socioeconomic status (SES) influences access to invasive cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a universal health care system. TheExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of Mandibular Two-implant Overdentures and Conventional Dentures in the Edentulous Elderly
Implementation of new therapies is usually governed by financial considerations, so efficacy studies should also include cost comparisons. The cost and effectiveness of mandibular conventionalExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa
Background Little information exists on the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on health-care provision in South Africa despite increasing scale-up of access to HAART and gradualExpand
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A cost comparison of mandibular two-implant overdenture and conventional denture treatment.
PURPOSE This article compares the cost of mandibular two-implant overdenture treatment to that of conventional denture treatment in an academic teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS SixtyExpand
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