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Fibromyalgia patients face particular challenges in building relationships with health care providers. In this study, we examine, from patients' perspectives, factors that influence the formation of effective patient-provider relationships.
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Name: Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
There is very little scientific literature on the potential relationships between modifiable factors, including body composition, dietary pattern and physical activity (PA), and bone status in patient...
To identify factors precipitating antibiotic misuse and discuss how to promote safe antibiotics use and curb antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic misuse is a significant problem globally, leading to incr...
Comorbid psychiatric and pain-related conditions are common in patients with fibromyalgia. Most studies in this area have used data from patients in specialty care and may not represent the characteri...
The Press Ganey survey is the most widely used instrument for measuring patient satisfaction. Understanding the factors that influence these surveys may permit better use of survey results and may dir...
Poor patient-provider interactions due to provider bias are associated with worse physiological and behavioural health outcomes for patients. Prior research has shown that patients with obesity percei...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate Me & You: Building Healthy Relationships, a classroom- and computer-based healthy relationships and dating violence prevention curriculum for 6th g...
Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread pain that can lead to significant patient dysfunction and economic burden to society. The management of patients with fibromyalgia is difficult ...
This study is designed to collect data on precipitating factors, diagnosis, morbidity, therapy, quality of life, and symptom severity, etc. informations in patients with fibromyalgia.
The purpose of this study is to determine if DVS-233 is safe and effective in the treatment of pain and other symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome.
The prevalence of the fibromyalgia is about 10-15% in the European countries. It is unclear the etiology and pathogenesis of the syndrome. Several factors such as dysfunction of the centra...
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Research concerned with establishing costs of nursing care, examining the relationships between nursing services and quality patient care, and viewing problems of nursing service delivery within the broader context of policy analysis and delivery of health services (from a national study, presented at the 1985 Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing (CGEAN) meeting).
Laws requiring patients under managed care programs to receive services from the physician or other provider of their choice. Any willing provider laws take many different forms, but they typically prohibit managed-care organizations from having a closed panel of physicians, hospitals, or other providers.
A common nonarticular rheumatic syndrome characterized by myalgia and multiple points of focal muscle tenderness to palpation (trigger points). Muscle pain is typically aggravated by inactivity or exposure to cold. This condition is often associated with general symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, fatigue, stiffness, HEADACHES, and occasionally DEPRESSION. There is significant overlap between fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome (FATIGUE SYNDROME, CHRONIC). Fibromyalgia may arise as a primary or secondary disease process. It is most frequent in females aged 20 to 50 years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1494-95)
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
FMS (fibromyalgia syndrome) is a widespread idiopathic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder, which is chronic. The pain comes from connective tissues, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments, but not joints and patients describe it as an ache all ov...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...