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Psychometric qualities of a brief self-rated fatigue measure: The Fatigue Assessment Scale.
OBJECTIVE The main aim of this study was to examine the dimensionality and psychometric qualities of a new 10-item fatigue measure, the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS). METHODS As part of aExpand
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Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS).
Fatigue is a major problem in a wide range of diseases including sarcoidosis. However, there is no standard measure for assessing fatigue. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate theExpand
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Subjective cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients: a systematic review
Objective: Results from studies examining subjective cognitive dysfunctioning (SCD) in breast cancer (BC) patients are unclear. Therefore, this review examined (i) the prevalence of SCD, (ii) theExpand
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Expression of interleukin-10 activity by Epstein-Barr virus protein BCRF1.
Cytokine synthesis inhibitory factor (CSIF; interleukin-10), a product of mouse TH2 T cell clones that inhibits synthesis of cytokines by mouse TH1 T cell clones, exhibits extensive sequenceExpand
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Assessment of fatigue among working people: a comparison of six questionnaires
Aims: To compare the psychometric qualities of six fatigue questionnaires in a sample of working persons. Methods: Internal consistency and test-retest reliability, content validity, convergentExpand
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Dyadic coping and relationship functioning in couples coping with cancer: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES Cancer not only affects the patient but also the partner. In fact, couples may react as a unit rather than as individuals while coping with cancer (i.e., dyadic coping). We assessed (1)Expand
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Jeune syndrome: description of 13 cases and a proposal for follow-up protocol
Jeune syndrome (asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, ATD) is a rare autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia characterized by a small, narrow chest and variable limb shortness with a considerable neonatalExpand
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IL-4 is an essential factor for the IgE synthesis induced in vitro by human T cell clones and their supernatants.
The property of 109 CD4+ T cell clones (TCC) to induce IgE synthesis in vitro in human B cells was compared with their ability to produce IL-2, IL-4, and IFN-gamma in their supernatants (SUP) afterExpand
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The Patient Reported Outcomes Following Initial treatment and Long term Evaluation of Survivorship registry: scope, rationale and design of an infrastructure for the study of physical and
'Patient Reported Outcomes Following Initial treatment and Long term Evaluation of Survivorship (PROFILES)' is a registry for the study of the physical and psychosocial impact of cancer and itsExpand
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Quality of life and depressive symptoms in patients suffering from sarcoidosis.
BACKGROUND Apart from the disease status, chronically ill patients are confronted with stressors like dependence, limitations in mobility and physical complaints. Data on patients with sarcoidosis,Expand
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