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Parents' decision-making regarding vaccinating their children against influenza: A web-based survey.
BACKGROUND Despite the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that children between the ages of 6 months and 18 years be vaccinated against influenza annually, vaccinationExpand
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Medical costs of treating venous stasis ulcers: evidence from a retrospective cohort study
Venous stasis ulcers (VSU) account for approximately 80-90% of lower extremity ulcerations. Given their prevalence and chronic nature, VSU are thought to impose a significant economic burden onExpand
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Patient preference for once-monthly ibandronate versus once-weekly alendronate in a randomized, open-label, cross-over trial: the Boniva Alendronate Trial in Osteoporosis (BALTO)
ABSTRACT Objective: Ibandronate, a potent nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate, can be administered with extended interval dosing. Patient preferences were assessed for once-monthly versus once-weeklyExpand
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Population preference values for treatment outcomes in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: a cross-sectional utility study
BackgroundGiven that treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) are palliative rather than curative, evaluating the patient-perceived impacts of therapy is critical. To date, no utilityExpand
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The impact of tacrolimus ointment on health-related quality of life of adult and pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis.
BACKGROUND Atopic dermatitis can have detrimental effects on health-related quality of life (QOL). OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to examine the QOL impact of tacrolimus ointment in patients with atopicExpand
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Caregiver preference for rivastigmine patch relative to capsules for treatment of probable Alzheimer's disease
Family caregivers comprise a critical component in the care of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. Among their many tasks, caregivers are responsible for administering and managing medications.Expand
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Under Diagnosis of Adult ADHD
Objective: To explore the literature focusing on cultural influences in the diagnosis of adult ADHD and respective societal burden. Method: A review of the literature over the past 10 years wasExpand
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Societal preference values for advanced melanoma health states in the United Kingdom and Australia
Background:No studies measure preference-based utilities in advanced melanoma that capture both intended clinical response and unintended toxicities associated with treatment.Methods:Using standardExpand
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Psychometric evaluation of the Osteoporosis Patient Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (OPSAT-Q™), a novel measure to assess satisfaction with bisphosphonate treatment in postmenopausal women
BackgroundThe Osteoporosis Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (OPSAT-Q) is a new measure of patient satisfaction with bisphosphonate treatment for osteoporosis. The objective of this study was toExpand
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Health-related quality of life effects of modafinil for treatment of narcolepsy.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the burden of illness of narcolepsy and assess the health-related quality-of-life (HQL) effects of oral modafinil, a wake-promoting therapy for excessive daytime sleepinessExpand
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