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Patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) are at risk for multiple physical and psychological symptoms. Identification of specific symptom profiles associated with poor outcomes may elucidate novel strategies to enhance symptom management.
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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
Late-life depression is a highly prevalent mental health condition with devastating consequences even from its earliest stages. Alterations in physiological functions, such as inflammatory and metabol...
There is growing recognition of the degree to which symptoms negatively impact on children receiving cancer treatments. A recent study described that almost all inpatient pediatric oncology patients a...
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death globally, commonly through sudden cardiac death. Cardiac arrest of cardiac origin (CA) is associated with a poor prognosis and there is a great...
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and anxiety are three of the most common childhood psychiatric disorders. Early trajectories of social avoidance have b...
Early prognostication in post-cardiac arrest (CA) patients remains challenging and biomarkers have evolved as helpful tools in risk assessment. The stress-response cytokine growth differentiation fact...
Most treatment-seeking smokers will fail in their attempts to quit smoking in the early days and weeks of quitting. Poor sleep (e.g., short duration) is an overlooked, but important nicoti...
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is leading cause of death worldwide. Most of them underwent coronary angiography and they have to use dual anti-platelet therapy. As mentioned novel guideline...
The goals of this research are: 1) To test the efficacy of a self-care symptom management manual by examining whether people who use the manual find it to be useful; 2) To examine symptom ...
The objective of this observational study is to develop new tools to assess primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) symptoms and to measure the severity of eye involvement in these patients.
The objective of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a telehealth intervention intended to augment several factors related to brain health and cognition in Veterans with chronic ...
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. It also includes cardiac conditioning and SECONDARY PREVENTION in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk profile.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.
A short-acting hypnotic-sedative drug with anxiolytic and amnestic properties. It is used in dentistry, cardiac surgery, endoscopic procedures, as preanesthetic medication, and as an adjunct to local anesthesia. The short duration and cardiorespiratory stability makes it useful in poor-risk, elderly, and cardiac patients. It is water-soluble at pH less than 4 and lipid-soluble at physiological pH.
Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following retrograde cholangiography (CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE). Endoscopic treatment by sphincterotomy is the preferred method of treatment for patients with retained or recurrent bile duct stones post-cholecystectomy, and for poor-surgical-risk patients that have the gallbladder still present.
Chronically depressed mood that occurs for most of the day more days than not for at least 2 years. The required minimum duration in children to make this diagnosis is 1 year. During periods of depressed mood, at least 2 of the following additional symptoms are present: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue, low self esteem, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, and feelings of hopelessness. (DSM-IV)