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Coronary artery calcium score combined with Framingham score for risk prediction in asymptomatic individuals.
CONTEXT Guidelines advise that all adults undergo coronary heart disease (CHD) risk assessment to guide preventive treatment intensity. Although the Framingham Risk Score (FRS) is often recommended… Expand
Normal range of motion of joints in male subjects.
With a clinical goniometer, we measured the arcs of active motion of the shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, and foot in 109 normal male subjects ranging in age from eighteen months to… Expand
Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (CSDA)
Preservation of pancreatic beta-cell function and prevention of type 2 diabetes by pharmacological treatment of insulin resistance in high-risk hispanic women.
Type 2 diabetes frequently results from progressive failure of pancreatic beta-cell function in the presence of chronic insulin resistance. We tested whether chronic amelioration of insulin… Expand
Effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in promoting the well-being of independently living older people: results of the Well Elderly 2 Randomised Controlled Trial
- F. Clark, J. Jackson, +14 authors S. Azen
- Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 2 June 2011
Background Older people are at risk for health decline and loss of independence. Lifestyle interventions offer potential for reducing such negative outcomes. The aim of this study was to determine… Expand
The Role of Carotid Arterial Intima-Media Thickness in Predicting Clinical Coronary Events
Carotid arterial intima-media thickness measured with B-mode ultrasonography is used as a noninvasive end point (that is, an outcome) in epidemiologic studies and clinical trials to gauge progression… Expand
Occupational therapy for independent-living older adults. A randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Preventive health programs may mitigate against the health risks of older adulthood. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of preventive occupational therapy (OT) services specifically… Expand
Ethnicity and attitudes toward patient autonomy.
OBJECTIVE To study differences in the attitudes of elderly subjects from different ethnic groups toward disclosure of the diagnosis and prognosis of a terminal illness and toward end-of-life decision… Expand
Ethnicity and attitudes towards life sustaining technology.
- L. Blackhall, G. Frank, S. T. Murphy, V. Michel, J. Palmer, S. Azen
- Sociology, Medicine
- Social science & medicine
- 1 June 1999
The ethical and legal implications of decisions to withhold and withdraw life support have been widely debated. Making end-of-life decisions is never easy, and when the cultural background of doctor… Expand
Meaningful Gait Speed Improvement During the First 60 Days Poststroke: Minimal Clinically Important Difference
Background When people with stroke recover gait speed, they report improved function and reduced disability. However, the minimal amount of change in gait speed that is clinically meaningful and… Expand