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Activity in the Chronically Critically Ill
Although therapeutic activity prevents functional decline and reduces mortality, little is known about typical levels of activity among intensive care unit (ICU) patients. This report of aExpand
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Feasibility study: home telemonitoring for patients with lung cancer in a mountainous rural area.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore the feasibility of rural home telemonitoring for patients with lung cancer. DESIGN Exploratory, descriptive, observational. SETTING Patient homes within a 75-mileExpand
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Factors Related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Readmission in Taiwan
This study examines the relationships among physiological, psychological, and social factors and hospital readmission to develop a model predicting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)Expand
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Predictors of survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine how routine laboratory biomarkers and clinical parameters available within medical records related to overall survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancerExpand
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The development and psychometric analysis of the short-form Pulmonary Functional Status Scale (PFSS-11).
This article describes the development and psychometric evaluation of the short-form Pulmonary Functional Status Scale (PFSS-11©) derived from the previously validated 35-item PFSS, using data fromExpand
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A research approach to practice change: Competency-based orientation for intensive care nurses (CORE-ICU): Supported by BHPr/HRSA)/DHHS under 5 D11HP09553-05-00 grant
Background: Inconsistent, costly ICU orientation with low retention/RN dissatisfaction are problems. A research approach transformed ICU orientation into a 5-level Competency-based Orientation forExpand