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Cardiologists' charting varied by risk factor, and was often discordant with patient report
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2008-10)
Objective: To assess the completeness of cardiac risk factor documentation by cardiologists, and agreement with patient report. Study Design and Setting: A total of 68 Ontario cardiologists and 789 of their ambulatory ...
Increasing Access to Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004-03)
The primary objective of the current study was to compare CR participation after automatic electronic referral to a site nearest home with usual referral. The secondary objective was to examine differences in CR participation ...
Probit structural equation regression model: General depressive symptoms predicted post-myocardial infarction mortality after controlling for somatic symptoms of depression
Objective: Reported links between depression and post-acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality may be due to confounding between somatic symptoms of depression and symptoms related to the AMI. The objective of this ...
Physical health status assessed during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome predicts mortality 12 months later
Objective: Self-report measures of health status predict mortality in several groups of patients with cardiovascular disease, although overlap with symptoms of depression may reduce or eliminate this relationship. The ...
Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
Objective: This prospective study examined sex differences in illness intrusiveness and in baseline predictors of illness intrusiveness in cardiac patients' I-year postcardiac event. Methods: Patients diagnosed with a ...
Path analysis of work conditions and work-family spillover as modifiable workplace factors associated with depressive symptomatology
(John Wiley & Sons, 2006-04)
This cross-sectional study involved 218 female health care workers who completed a survey assessing work conditions [Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) scale and Job Content Questionnaire (]CQ)], work-family balance (work-family ...
Patient factors associated with attrition from a patient self-management education programme
(Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
Objective To examine utilization patterns of diabetes self-management training (DSME) and identify patient factors associated with attrition from these services at an ambulatory diabetes education centre (DEC). Methods ...
Patient preferences for home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
Factors Affecting Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral by Physician Specialty
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2008-07)
PURPOSE: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is widely underutilized because of multiple factors including physician referral practices. Previous research has shown CR referral varies by type of provider, with cardiologists more ...
Referral to and discharge from cardiac rehabilitation: Key informant views on continuity of care
(Blackwell Publishing, 2006-04)
Objectives: To assess the system-level barriers and facilitators of continuity of care from acute care to cardiac rehabilitation (CR), and from CR discharge to follow-up with primary health care providers. Method: ...