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Measuring Patients’ Trust in their Primary Care Providers
Existing scales to measure trust in physicians have differing content and limited testing. To improve on these measures, a large item pool (n = 78) was generated following a detailed conceptual modelExpand
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US Renal Data System 2014 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Li, Yi; Robinson, Bruce; Ayanian, John; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Chen, Joline TL; Cope, Elizabeth; Gipson, Debbie; He, Kevin; Herman, William; Heung,Expand
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Trust in the medical profession: conceptual and measurement issues.
OBJECTIVE To develop and test a multi-item measure for general trust in physicians, in contrast with trust in a specific physician. DATA SOURCES Random national telephone survey of 502 adultExpand
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US Renal Data System 2015 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Li, Yi; Robinson, Bruce; Abbott, Kevin C; Agodoa, Lawrence YC; Ayanian, John; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Chen, Joline LT; Cope, Elizabeth; Eggers, Paul W;Expand
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US Renal Data System 2017 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Robinson, Bruce; Abbott, Kevin C; Agodoa, Lawrence YC; Bhave, Nicole; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Dietrich, Xue; Eckard, Ashley; Eggers, Paul W; Gaipov,Expand
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Development and validation of a health‐related quality of life instrument for women with melasma
Background  Melasma can have significant emotional and psychological effects on those affected with the condition. In the past, the impact of melasma on health‐related quality of life (HRQoL) hasExpand
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Willing to wait?: The influence of patient wait time on satisfaction with primary care
BackgroundThis study examined the relationship between patient waiting time and willingness to return for care and patient satisfaction ratings with primary care physicians.MethodsCross-sectionalExpand
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Predictors of medication adherence in the elderly.
As average life expectancy increases, so do the incidence of chronic diseases and the number of persons receiving long-term drug therapy. Thus elderly patients' noncompliance with medication regimensExpand
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Quality of life in patients with psoriasis
Psoriasis is one of the prevalent skin conditions in the United States. This chronic condition has a significant negative impact on patients' quality of life. Psoriasis has been linked to theExpand
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Adjuvant hormonal therapy use among insured, low-income women with breast cancer.
PURPOSE Use of adjuvant hormonal therapy, which significantly decreases breast cancer mortality, has not been well described among poor women, who are at higher risk of cancer-related death. Here weExpand
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