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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-12-11T02:28:16-0500
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a mailed educational brochure on adherence to referral for screening colonoscopy. The comparison (or control) group receives no mail...
This pilot clinical trial studies an educational brochure in preparing patients with gastric cancer and their caregivers for recovery after surgery. Giving an educational brochure may help...
It is essential that individuals living with stroke engage in physical activity to improve cardiovascular risk factors and reduce the risk of stroke (Billinger et al, 2014). This objective...
Palliative and hospice care in advanced dementia: experiences of care givers and benefit of a brochure serving as a decision-making aid Aims: 1. Designing a brochure serving as a...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the knowledge about randomised clinical trials and the attitude towards clinical research among Danish outpatients. The INFO Trial was designed ...
Scleroderma is a rare disease that has two main forms: localized scleroderma (LS) and systemic sclerosis (SSc). Both are chronic diseases, can present in different patterns (subtypes), and are associa...
The purpose of this study was to explore challenges faced by patients with systemic sclerosis, also called scleroderma, in coping with their disease and the strategies they used to face those challeng...
Systemic sclerosis is a multi-systemic disease with widespread small-vessel vasculopathy and fibrosis. Involvement of the middle and inner ear and hearing loss has been reported as an uncommon manifes...
Community Based Health Insurance Schemes are often confronted to very low uptake. We analyze the impact of a randomized information package on the understanding and adoption of Community Based Health ...
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) refers to the presence of gas within the wall of the small or large intestine. The pathophysiology is incompletely understood and is probably multifactorial in...
The least progressive form of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA with skin thickening restricted to the face, neck and areas distal to the elbows and/or knees, sparing the trunk. The CREST SYNDROME is a form of limited scleroderma.
A rapid onset form of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA with progressive widespread SKIN thickening over the arms, the legs and the trunk, resulting in stiffness and disability.
A chronic multi-system disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. It is characterized by SCLEROSIS in the SKIN, the LUNGS, the HEART, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, the KIDNEYS, and the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM. Other important features include diseased small BLOOD VESSELS and AUTOANTIBODIES. The disorder is named for its most prominent feature (hard skin), and classified into subsets by the extent of skin thickening: LIMITED SCLERODERMA and DIFFUSE SCLERODERMA.
A term used to describe a variety of localized asymmetrical SKIN thickening that is similar to those of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA but without the disease features in the multiple internal organs and BLOOD VESSELS. Lesions may be characterized as patches or plaques (morphea), bands (linear), or nodules.
A branch of nursing requiring generalist training with specialty knowledge in crisis assessment and management in all subdisciplines of nursing. Rural nursing practices often include geographical and social distance concepts in delivery of health care.