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Name: JAMA dermatology
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common chronic inflammatory dermatosis of childhood that typically improves during adolescence but can be lifelong. Black children are at 6-times greater risk for severe AD...
Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory cutaneous disorder that may be underreported and underrecognized in skin of color (SOC) patients. There are several skin disorders that can present with the classic f...
Chronic pruritus is a bothersome symptom in psoriasis vulgaris and can profoundly reduce quality of life (QoL). In this exploratory analysis of the PSORITUS study the impact of pruritus on QoL in 130 ...
To explore improvement in motor ability, function, health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and symptom severity in patients with sclerotic chronic graft-versus-host disease (ScGVHD) in response to tre...
Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS) have a large impact on patient's quality of life. Most studies have been limited to chronic MUPS and thus, little is known about moderate MUPS. Improved ...
This will be a single-center, randomized, double-blinded, vehicle-controlled clinical study to determine the efficacy of Enstilar® foam, a combination of calcipotriene and betamethasone d...
Skin graft fixation is essential for the success of its survival. There are several common methods for skin graft fixation including sutures, skin staples and glue. The study objective is ...
This pilot phase II trial studies how well carfilzomib works in treating patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease. Chronic graft-versus-host disease is a complication of a donor bon...
This pilot clinical trial studies how well vismodegib works in treating patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease that did not respond to previous steroid treatment. Chronic graft-ve...
Atrophic acne scars are a common and important sequelae of acne that affect up to 43-55% of patients with acne. Scarring impacts quality of life with reports of diminished self-esteem and ...
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span, from the management of patients during illness and recovery to the reduction of risks for disease and disability; the promotion of healthy lifestyles; the promotion of quality of life in those with chronic illness; and the care for individuals at the end of life. It was established in 1986.
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...