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The impact of instructional practices in Grades 1 and 2 on reading and spelling achievement in high poverty schools
Abstract The objective of this investigation was to examine how instructional practices in 107 first- and second-grade classrooms in 17 high poverty schools moderate the impact on literacy outcomesExpand
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Perceptions of barriers and facilitators: self-management decisions by older adolescents and adults with CF.
BACKGROUND Adherence to CF treatments is poor, which can lead to negative health outcomes. The objective of our study was to qualitatively investigate the barriers and facilitators of self-managementExpand
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Longitudinal association between medication adherence and lung health in people with cystic fibrosis.
BACKGROUND This study examined the relationship of medication adherence to frequency of pulmonary exacerbation and rate of decline in FEV(1)% predicted (FEV(1)). METHODS 95 CF patients aged 6 yearsExpand
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Participant retention practices in longitudinal clinical research studies with high retention rates
BackgroundThere is a need for improving cohort retention in longitudinal studies. Our objective was to identify cohort retention strategies and implementation approaches used in studies with highExpand
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What We Mean When We Talk About Adherence in Respiratory Medicine.
Adequate medication adherence is key for optimal benefit of pharmacological treatments. A wealth of research has been conducted to understand and identify opportunities to intervene to improveExpand
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User Preferences and Design Recommendations for an mHealth App to Promote Cystic Fibrosis Self-Management
Background mHealth apps hold potential to provide automated, tailored support for treatment adherence among individuals with chronic medical conditions. Yet relatively little empirical research hasExpand
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Impact of Children’s Feeding/Swallowing Problems: Validation of a New Caregiver Instrument
The impact of caring for children with deglutition disorders is poorly understood and tools to measure the unique concerns of these caregivers are lacking. The aims of this investigation were toExpand
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Adherence Feedback to Improve Asthma Outcomes Among Inner-City Children: A Randomized Trial
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the longitudinal effects of home-based asthma education combined with medication adherence feedback (adherence monitoring with feedback [AMF]) and asthma education aloneExpand
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Adherence monitoring and e-health: how clinicians and researchers can use technology to promote inhaler adherence for asthma.
In the past decade, rapid technological developments have advanced electronic monitoring devices (EMD) for asthma inhalers beyond simple recording of actuations to providing adherence promotionExpand
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Improving patient adherence with asthma self-management practices: what works?
  • M. Eakin, C. Rand
  • Medicine
  • Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
  • 1 August 2012
Effective asthma control is as dependent on patient behavior as it is on guideline-based asthma therapies. More than for many chronic illnesses, asthma management requires patients to be activelyExpand
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