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Caring for a loved one with advanced cancer: determinants of psychological distress in family caregivers.
BACKGROUND Family caregivers caring for a patient with terminal cancer may experience significant psychological distress. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to whichExpand
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History of family dysfunction and perpetration of dating violence by adolescent boys: a longitudinal study.
PURPOSE To examine whether there is a direct or a mediated association between dysfunctional parental behavior in later childhood and involvement in dating violence in a sample of lowExpand
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Evaluation of a Prevention Program for Violence in Teen Dating Relationships
Dating violence prevention programs have been implemented since the 1980s but there is still a shortage of studies evaluating these programs. There are even fewer studies for programs targetingExpand
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Impact of an educational program on pain management in patients with cancer living at home.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of an educational homecare program on pain relief in patients with advanced cancer. DESIGN Quasi-experimental (pretest post-test, nonequivalent group). Expand
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Patient, Primary Care Physician and Specialist Expectations of Primary Care Physician Involvement in Cancer Care
BackgroundIn Canada, many health authorities recommend that primary care physicians (PCP) stay involved throughout their patients’ cancer journey to increase continuity of care. Few studies haveExpand
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Family Physician Involvement in Cancer Care Follow-up: The Experience of a Cohort of Patients With Lung Cancer
PURPOSE There has been little research describing the involvement of family physicians in the follow-up of patients with cancer, especially during the primary treatment phase. We undertook aExpand
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Effectiveness of a program to improve hypertension screening in primary care.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a program to improve hypertension screening practices in primary care. DESIGN Retrospective quasi-experimental study. SETTING Two hospital-based familyExpand
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Does a Brochure About Pathological Gambling Provide New Information?
The purpose of the present study is to evaluate whether a brochure on pathological gambling provides new information and knowledge to the general population. A total of 115 randomly chosen peopleExpand
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Which physicians make home visits and why? A survey.
BACKGROUND Recent changes in the North American health care system and certain demographic factors have led to increases in home care services. Little information is available to identify theExpand
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