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A longitudinal assessment of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy on health status, productivity, and health care utilization and cost.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current study was to examine the health outcomes of patients suffering from painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pDPN) over a 3-year period, relative to patients withExpand
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Patient preferences and treatment adherence among women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.
BACKGROUND Given the various profiles (eg, oral vs intravenous administration, risk of hot flashes vs fatigue) of treatment options (eg, endocrine therapy, chemotherapy) for metastatic breast cancerExpand
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Quantifying the burden of informal caregiving for patients with cancer in Europe
PurposeInformal caregivers for patients with cancer provide critical emotional and instrumental support, but this role can cause substantial burden. This study expands our understanding ofExpand
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The Impact of COPD on Quality of Life, Productivity Loss, and Resource Use among the Elderly United States Workforce
Abstract To address the gap in knowledge about the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on older working adults, this study examined quality of life, worker productivity, andExpand
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Burden of comorbidities among patients with atrial fibrillation
Objective: This study examined comorbidity prevalence and general medication use among individuals with atrial fibrillation in the United States to convey a more comprehensive picture of their totalExpand
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The burden of viral hepatitis C in Europe: a propensity analysis of patient outcomes
Objective Hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects 170 million patients worldwide and is the leading cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The aim of the current study is to examine theExpand
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Prevalence of pain reporting and associated health outcomes across emerging markets and developed countries.
OBJECTIVE The current study represents the first broad, multi-country, population-based survey of pain, assessing the association between pain and health outcomes, plus comparing the burden of painExpand
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Use of the SF-36v2 Health Survey as a Screen for Risk of Major Depressive Disorder in a US Population-based Sample and Subgroup With Chronic Pain
Study Objectives: To assess the feasibility of using the SF-36v2 mental health (MH) and mental component summary (MCS) scores for classification of risk for major depressive disorder (MDD), and toExpand
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The Patient-Related Burden of Pegylated-Interferon-α Therapy and Adverse Events among Patients with Viral Hepatitis C in Japan.
OBJECTIVES Pegylated-interferon-α (IFN-α)-based therapies for viral hepatitis C (HCV) are effective, but they are associated with several adverse events (AEs). The primary objectives of this studyExpand
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The association between disease activity and patient-reported outcomes in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in the United States and Europe
Background Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) experience periods of recurring and episodic clinical signs and symptoms. This study sought to establish the association between disease activity andExpand
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