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Acute care for elders components of acute geriatric unit care: systematic descriptive review
OBJECTIVES: To describe the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) model components implemented as part of acute geriatric unit care and explore the association between each ACE component and outcomes of iatrogenic complications, ...
Pain catastrophizing as a risk factor for chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review
(Dove Medical Press Limited, 05/01/2015)
Background: Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a common and costly surgical procedure. Despite high success rates, many TKA patients develop chronic pain in the months and years following surgery, constituting a public health ...
Defining crisis in families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders
(SAGE Publications, 2014-11)
Parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder often report higher levels of depression, anxiety, and mental health–related issues. The combination of stressors and family adjustment difficulties can cause ...
Factor structure of the Beck Hopelessness Scale in individuals with advanced cancer
(John Wiley & Sons, 2010)
Although the Beck Hopelessness Scale is often used with the seriously ill, its factor structure has been given relatively little consideration in this context. The factor structure of this scale was examined in a sample ...
Child, parent, and service predictors of psychotropic polypharmacy among adolescents and young adults with an autism spectrum disorder
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers, 2014-11)
Objectives: This study examined the child, parent, and service factors associated with polypharmacy in adolescents and young adults with ASD. Methods: As part of an online survey examining health service utilization patterns ...
CBCL Profiles of Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome: A Review and Pilot Study
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2011-11)
There is increasing recognition of psychiatric co-morbidities in individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS) that extend beyond the core features of the disorder. Previous research with individuals with AS and autism are ...
Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: Why do women use MBT?
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2008-12)
Background: Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is ...
The effects of heteroscedasticity on tests of equivalence
(Wayne State University Library System, 2007)
Tests of equivalence, which are designed to assess the similarity of group means, are becoming more popular, yet very little is known about the statistical properties of these tests. Monte Carlo methods are used to compare ...
Factors Affecting Perceived Risk of Contracting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Among Academic Physicians
(University of Chicago Press, 2004-12)
SARS disproportionately affects healthcare providers. A physician survey was administered within three hospitals providing care to SARS patients. Knowing a colleague who contracted SARS and previous occupational exposure ...
Evidence-based Practice in Developmental Disabilities: What is it and Why Does it Matter?
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2007-11)