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Influence of anxiety on health outcomes in COPD
Background Psychological functioning is an important determinant of health outcomes in chronic lung disease. To better define the role of anxiety in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), aExpand
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Socioeconomic status, race and COPD health outcomes
Background Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common cause of death and disability, little is known about the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) and race–ethnicity onExpand
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Development of disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: beyond lung function
Background COPD is a major cause of disability, but little is known about how disability develops in this condition. Methods The authors analysed data from the Function, Living, Outcomes and WorkExpand
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Timing and duration of omalizumab response in patients with chronic idiopathic/spontaneous urticaria.
BACKGROUND Few data are available that describe response patterns in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU)/chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) treated with omalizumab. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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Disturbed sleep among COPD patients is longitudinally associated with mortality and adverse COPD outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the cross-sectional association between COPD severity and disturbed sleep and the longitudinal association between disturbed sleep and poor health outcomes. METHODS NinetyExpand
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Depression and health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
BACKGROUND Prior research on the risk of depression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has yielded conflicting results. Furthermore, we have an incomplete understanding of how muchExpand
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Efficacy and safety of lebrikizumab (an anti‐IL‐13 monoclonal antibody) in adults with moderate‐to‐severe atopic dermatitis inadequately controlled by topical corticosteroids: A randomized,
Background: Interleukin (IL)‐13 plays a key role in type 2 inflammation and is an emerging pathogenic mediator in atopic dermatitis (AD). Objective: We investigated the efficacy and safety ofExpand
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COPD as a systemic disease: impact on physical functional limitations.
PURPOSE Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has a major impact on physical health, the specific impact of COPD on physical functional limitations has not been characterized clearly.Expand
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Lower Health Literacy is Associated with Poorer Health Status and Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
ABSTRACTBACKGROUNDLimited health literacy is associated with poor outcomes in many chronic diseases, but little is known about health literacy in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseExpand
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SynopSIS: integrating physician sign-out with the electronic medical record.
BACKGROUND Safe delivery of care depends on effective communication among all health care providers, especially during transfers of care. The traditional medical chart does not adequately supportExpand
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