PURPOSE To determine the psychometric validity of the National Eye Institute-Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) and its subscale structure for use in people with low vision. METHODS Two hundred thirty-two participants completed the NEI VFQ-25. Rasch analysis was used to test the psychometric performance of the questionnaire and each subscale.… (More)
Introduction: Platelet activation has a role in the pathogenesis of acute lung injury (ALI). Observational data suggests aspirin treatment may prevent the development of ALI in critically ill patients. However, it is unknown if aspirin usage alters outcomes in patients with established ALI.
PURPOSE Patient and family involvement in the education and training of medical practitioners increases the likelihood that the care delivered will meet the needs of service users and carers. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a consumer informed educational program on knowledge and attitude to patient-centered care among hospital… (More)