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Comparison of strategies for sustaining weight loss: the weight loss maintenance randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Behavioral weight loss interventions achieve short-term success, but re-gain is common. OBJECTIVE To compare 2 weight loss maintenance interventions with a self-directed control group. Expand
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Effect of metoprolol CR/XL in chronic heart failure: Metoprolol CR/XL Randomised Intervention Trial in Congestive Heart Failure (MERIT-HF)
BACKGROUND: Metoprolol can improve haemodynamics in chronic heart failure, but survival benefit has not been proven. We investigated whether metoprolol controlled release/extended release (CR/XL)Expand
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Combined analysis of mortality in three United Kingdom nuclear industry workforces, 1946-1988.
Mortality during 1946-1988 has been analyzed in 75,006 employees of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, the Atomic Weapons Establishment and the Sellafield plant of British Nuclear Fuels.Expand
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Integration of public health and primary care: A systematic review of the current literature in primary care physician mediated childhood obesity interventions.
INTRODUCTION Childhood obesity, with its growing prevalence, detrimental effects on population health and economic burden, is an important public health issue in the United States and worldwide.Expand
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Melanocytic naevi and melanoma in survivors of childhood cancer.
There is evidence from previous studies of small numbers of children who received cytotoxic therapy for cancer, that they may develop increased numbers of melanocytic naevi (moles), the strongestExpand
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Antibiotic Prescription Pattern for Viral Respiratory Illness in Emergency Room and Ambulatory Care Settings
Objective: To evaluate the current practice pattern of antibiotic prescription rate in viral respiratory tract infection diagnosed children among different specialty health care providers. Methods:Expand
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Short-term natural history of the standard approaches for gastrostomy tube placement in the pediatric patient.
INTRODUCTION Gastrostomy placement is a common procedure in the pediatric population. Standard approaches of tube placement include open, laparoscopic, and percutaneous endoscopic methods. PlacementExpand
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Crisis into Opportunity: Setting up Community Mental Health Services in Post-Tsunami Aceh
The Asian Tsunami killed more than 130,000 people and made 400,000 homeless in Aceh, an area in Indonesia already affected by over thirty years of conflict. This paper examines an approach taken byExpand
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Does initial length of stay impact 30-day readmission risk in pediatric asthma patients?
Abstract Objectives: Accountable care puts pressure on hospitals to manage care episodes. Initial length of stay (ILOS) and readmission risk are important elements of a care episode and measures ofExpand
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Association between administration of hepatitis B vaccine at birth and completion of the hepatitis B and 4:3:1:3 vaccine series.
CONTEXT The association between infant age at initiation of hepatitis B vaccination and completion of the 3-dose hepatitis B vaccination series is unclear. OBJECTIVE To assess the associationExpand
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