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Reporting of patient-centred outcomes in heart failure trials: are patient preferences being ignored?
(Springer Nature, 2015-02-18)
Older people often suffer from multiple diseases. Therefore, universal cross-disease outcomes (e.g. functional status, quality of life, overall survival) are more relevant than disease-specific outcomes, and a range of ...
Optimism and recovery after acute coronary syndrome
(Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2015-04-01)
Objective Optimism is associated with reduced cardiovascular mortality, but its impact on recovery after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is poorly understood. We hypothesized that greater optimism would lead to more effective ...
Establishing a population-based patient-reported outcomes study (proms) using national cancer registries across two jurisdictions: the prostate cancer treatment, your experience (picture) study
Objective: To establish an international patient-reported outcomes (PROMs) study among prostate cancer survivors, up to 18 years postdiagnosis, in two countries with different healthcare systems and ethical frameworks. Design: ...
Psychological coping and recurrent major adverse cardiac events following acute coronary syndrome
(Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2015-05-07)
Background Depressed mood and stress are associated with recurrent adverse outcomes following acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but the impact of psychological coping style has not been evaluated in detail. Aims We tested the ...
Exploring parental perspectives of participation in children with down syndrome
(SAGE Publications, 2015-02-08)
The everyday lives of children with disabilities are not well understood, with few studies exploring how participation in everyday life is conceptualized and given meaning. The overall aims of this study were, first, to ...
Dense genotyping of immune-related susceptibility loci reveals new insights into the genetics of psoriatic arthritis
(Springer Nature, 2015-02-05)
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis and, despite the larger estimated heritability for PsA, the majority of genetic susceptibility loci identified to date are shared with ...
Defining a standard set of patient-centered outcomes for men with localized prostate cancer
(Elsevier BV, 2015-03-01)
Hiatal hernias are correlated with increased severity of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
Background and objectiveHiatal hernias (HH) are associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux and may contribute to lung disease severity. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of HH among stable non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis ...
A mixed methods study to assess the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of invasive urodynamic testing versus clinical assessment and non-invasive tests prior to surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women: the investigate-i study
(Springer Nature, 2015-09-08)
Background: The position of invasive urodynamic testing (IUT) in diagnostic pathways for urinary incontinence is unclear, and systematic reviews have called for further trials evaluating clinical utility. The objective of ...