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The Seattle Heart Failure Model: Prediction of Survival in Heart Failure
Background— Heart failure has an annual mortality rate ranging from 5% to 75%. The purpose of the study was to develop and validate a multivariate risk model to predict 1-, 2-, and 3-year survival inExpand
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Opioid Prescriptions for Chronic Pain and Overdose
BACKGROUND Long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain is becoming increasingly common in community practice. Concomitant with this change in practice, rates of fatal opioid overdose haveExpand
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Depressive symptoms and severity of illness in multiple sclerosis: epidemiologic study of a large community sample.
OBJECTIVE Previous research has shown high prevalence rates of depression in multiple sclerosis patients seen in specialty clinics. The relationships among depressive symptoms and severity, duration,Expand
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Trends in long‐term opioid therapy for chronic non‐cancer pain
To report trends and characteristics of long‐term opioid use for non‐cancer pain.
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Cardiovascular Health: The Importance of Measuring Patient-Reported Health Status A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
The principal goals of health care are to help people “live longer and live better,” that is, to optimize both survival and health. In the American Heart Association’s (AHA) special report, “DefiningExpand
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Evidence that the Human Foamy Virus Genome Is DNA
ABSTRACT The genomes of the spumaviruses, of which human foamy virus (HFV) is the prototype, are very similar to those of other complex retroviruses. However, in some aspects of the viral replicativeExpand
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Temporal and reciprocal relationship between IADL/ADL disability and depressive symptoms in late life.
A strong association between functional disability and depressive symptoms in older people has frequently been reported. Some studies attribute this association to the disabling effects ofExpand
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Self-Efficacy and Self-Reported Functional Status in Coronary Heart Disease: A Six-Month Prospective Study
Objective We examine prospectively the role of specific forms of self-efficacy in the physical and role function for patients with coronary heart disease after controlling for the effects of anxietyExpand
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Depression and chronic medical illness.
Major depression is the most common clinical problem primary care physicians are called upon to diagnose and treat. Depression is associated with high medical care utilization, amplification ofExpand
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The new subjective medicine: taking the patient's point of view on health care and health.
  • M. Sullivan
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 April 2003
Calls to respect patient autonomy and produce patient-centered outcomes have recently brought the patient's point of view back into the center of clinical medicine. Bioethics has argued that patientExpand
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