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Stress Experienced by Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers During the First Year After Discharge from Inpatient Rehabilitation
Abstract Purpose: This study describes levels of stress in stroke survivors and spousal caregivers and identifies predictors of stress in couples during their first year at home. Method: TheExpand
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Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life of Stroke Survivors and Their Spousal Caregivers
ABSTRACTBecause treatment for stroke has improved, individuals are living longer with the effects of a stroke. The resulting long-term impairment can affect both stroke survivors’ and theirExpand
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Immunopathogenesis of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis.
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to elucidate the relation between respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and cytokine/chemokine concentrations, as well as the impact that theseExpand
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Home-based psychoeducational and mailed information programs for stroke-caregiving dyads post-discharge: a randomized trial
Abstract Purpose: This randomized trial compared 6- and 12-month outcomes of a home-based psychoeducational program to mailed information provided to 159 survivors of stroke (SS) and their spousalExpand
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Immunogenicity of a new purified fusion protein vaccine to respiratory syncytial virus: a multi-center trial in children with cystic fibrosis.
A third generation, purified fusion protein (PFP-3) vaccine was developed to prevent severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in high-risk groups. A phase II, multi-center,Expand
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Correlates of immunity to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) associated-hospitalization: establishment of minimum protective threshold levels of serum neutralizing antibodies.
OBJECTIVE To determine if respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) specific, serum antibody titers correlate with protection against RSV associated-hospitalization at all ages. DESIGN Participants whoExpand
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Characterization of the rat oral microbiome and the effects of dietary nitrate.
The nitrate-nitrite-NO pathway to nitric oxide (NO) production is a symbiotic pathway in mammals that is dependent on nitrate reducing oral commensal bacteria. Studies suggest that by contributing NOExpand
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Predictors of Life Satisfaction in Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers After Inpatient Rehabilitation
&NA; A global measure of life satisfaction has become increasingly important as an adjunctive outcome of healthcare interventions for people with disabilities, including those caused by stroke. LifeExpand
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Dental caries in HIV-infected children: a longitudinal study.
PURPOSE The purpose of this descriptive longitudinal clinical study was to determine primary and permanent dentition caries status in HIV-infected children, and to compare caries status with the CD4Expand
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Risk factors for fatigue severity in primary brain tumor patients
In addition to neurologic symptoms, fatigue is commonly reported in patients with primary brain tumors during radiation therapy and in long–term survivors of low–grade brain tumors. Other factorsExpand
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