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Influence of dietary factors on the clinical course of ulcerative colitis: a prospective cohort study
Background and aims: The causes of relapses of ulcerative colitis (UC) are unknown. Dietary factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of UC. The aim of this study was to determine whichExpand
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Polymorphisms in GSTP1, GSTM1, and GSTT1 and susceptibility to colorectal cancer.
Polymorphisms in glutathione S-transferase (GSTs) may predispose to colorectal cancer through deficient detoxification of environmental carcinogens, although previous results are conflicting. A studyExpand
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The short inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire is reliable and responsive to clinically important change in ulcerative colitis
OBJECTIVE:The Short Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (SIBDQ) is a health-related quality of life (HRQoL) tool measuring physical, social, and emotional status (score 10–70, poor to goodExpand
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Does bacterial gastroenteritis predispose people to functional gastrointestinal disorders? A prospective, community-based, case–control study
OBJECTIVES:Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might develop after gastroenteritis. Most previous studies of this relationship have been uncontrolled, and little is known regarding other functionalExpand
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Predictors of Quality of Life in Ulcerative Colitis.: The Importance of Symptoms and Illness Representations
Background: Establishing predictors of quality of life (QoL) in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease could help to identify those patients who are most likely to experience poor QoL and toExpand
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Dietary beliefs of people with ulcerative colitis and their effect on relapse and nutrient intake.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Ulcerative colitis usually follows a relapsing and remitting course. Patients believe that dietary factors are important. We wished to determine the nature of and reasons forExpand
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Co-morbidities as predictors of mortality in Clostridium difficile infection and derivation of the ARC predictive score.
Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD) has increased significantly in the last 15 years, but predictors of outcome are inadequately understood. This was a cohort study of 2761 patients inExpand
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Impact of deprivation on short‐ and long‐term outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery
The aim of the study was to determine the association between short‐ and long‐term outcomes and deprivation for patients undergoing operative treatment for colorectal cancer in the Northern Region ofExpand
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Reconceptualizing models of delirium education: findings of a Grounded Theory study.
BACKGROUND Effectiveness of educational interventions targeted at improving delirium care is limited by implementation barriers. Studying factors which shape learning needs can overcome theseExpand
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The SIBDQ: further validation in ulcerative colitis patients
OBJECTIVE:The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ) is an instrument that assesses quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. It has 32 items in four domains. The shortExpand
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