Jai Jun Byeon

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STUDY OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the magnitude and contributory factors of socioeconomic differentials in mortality in a cohort of Korean male civil servants. DESIGN A prospective observational study of male civil servants followed up for five years after baseline measurement. SETTING All civil service offices in Korea. (More)
BACKGROUND Constipation is a common and distressing condition in patients with cancer, especially those taking opioid analgesics. Many institutions prevent and treat constipation with titrated laxatives, which is known as a bowel protocol. An effective and well-tolerated bowel protocol is a very important component of cancer care, and there is little(More)
PURPOSE In order to assess the short-term safety and tolerability of newly prescribed antihypertensive monotherapies in Korean patients, a prospective study was carried out. METHODS A total of 1181 patients were observed from July 1997 to August 1999. At 2, 4, 8 and 12 weeks after initiation of antihypertensive monotherapy, the patients were evaluated for(More)
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