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Patient awareness of chronic kidney disease: trends and predictors.
BACKGROUND The impact of recent guidelines for early detection and prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on patient awareness of disease and factors that might be associated with awareness haveExpand
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Prevention of urinary incontinence by behavioral modification program: a randomized, controlled trial among older women in the community.
PURPOSE We determined whether a behavioral modification program (BMP) taught to groups of continent older women would decrease the incidence of urinary incontinence, increase pelvic muscle strengthExpand
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Self-Efficacy as a Predictor to PFMT Adherence in a Prevention of Urinary Incontinence Clinical Trial
Past research suggests a positive correlation between self-efficacy (SE) and adherence to behavioral interventions. Less is known about SE and adherence in behavioral programs that are preventive inExpand
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Blood Pressure Control Among Persons Without and With Chronic Kidney Disease: US Trends and Risk Factors 1999–2006
Recent guidelines recommending more aggressive blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease have unknown impact. We assessed trends in and predictors of blood pressure control inExpand
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Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study
Background and objectivesNephrotic syndrome (NS) represents a common disease in pediatric nephrology typified by a relapsing and remitting course and characterized by the presence of edema that canExpand
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Inpatient health care utilization in the United States among children, adolescents, and young adults with nephrotic syndrome.
BACKGROUND Data describing inpatient health care utilization in children with nephrotic syndrome and related severe complications are limited. Our goals were to describe the charges, length of stayExpand
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Evaluation of a mass mailing recruitment strategy to obtain a community sample of women for a clinical trial of an incontinence prevention intervention
Objectives: Questions exist about using mass mailings to recruit representative samples to participate in clinical trials. The MESA Prevention Study (Medical, Epidemiologic and Social Aspects ofExpand
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Learning outcomes of a group behavioral modification program to prevent urinary incontinence
This study describes acquisition of knowledge and motor skill in bladder training (BT) and pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and adherence following a behavioral modification program (BMP).Expand
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Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity
BackgroundChildhood obesity is a growing health concern known to adversely affect quality of life in children and adolescents. The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)Expand
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Recent Trends in Healthcare Utilization Among Children and Adolescents With Hypertension in the United States
The objective of this study was to evaluate the healthcare utilization of hospitalized children with hypertension. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Kids' Inpatient Database, years 1997,Expand
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