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  • Therapy
  • Providers felt that most patients had a good understanding of the rationale for ULD therapy and that patients responded well. (umassmed.edu)
  • In this paper, we argue that the current state of affairs is morally unacceptable and that all stakeholders (pharmaceutical industry, competent authorities, lawmakers, regulators, and politicians) have the moral duty and the shared responsibility towards making bacteriophage therapy urgently available for all patients in need. (hindawi.com)
  • Treatment
  • Three reviewers independently selected randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and controlled clinical trials (CCTs), comparing conventional treatment alone with conventional treatment combined with supervised exercises for treating patients with an acute lateral ankle sprain. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Additional focuses include research related to the interface between pain and overweight/obesity, patient preferences for pain treatment, racial/ethnic and gender differences in the experience of pain and disparities in pain treatment, pain and prescription substance abuse, and medical and psychiatric comorbidities of pain. (yale.edu)
  • OBJECTIVES: We sought to examine patients' and providers' views on the treatment of gout to better understand why management is suboptimal. (umassmed.edu)
  • METHODS: In-depth telephone interviews were conducted with gout patients (n = 26) who initiated treatment with a urate-lowering drug (ULD) in the previous 6 months and with providers who care for gout patients (n = 15). (umassmed.edu)
  • Based on these results and research literature, we developed a model illustrating the patients' disease experience and treatment continuum. (springer.com)
  • Patients need continuous support from health professionals and their families in order to find and consider effective treatment strategies. (springer.com)
  • Patients' with hip OA experience their condition as painful, chronic, and incurable but susceptible to control through one or more of the aspects of treatment recommended by their health care provider. (springer.com)
  • chronic
  • The published literature addressing the nature of patient- and family-centred care (PFCC) among young adults (16-25 years old) living with chronic disease and their family members is diverse. (ijic.org)
  • There is agreement among young adult patients and families about what constitutes PFCC in a chronic disease setting, independent of the aetiology of the pathological process. (ijic.org)
  • explores
  • BACKGROUND: This paper explores the concept of 'spirituality' with reference to the Patients' Charter that stipulates that a person's religious, spiritual and cultural needs should be respected at all times. (bu.edu)
  • emotional
  • As a part of a larger research project that aims to develop and test a web-based support tool for patients with hip OA, this paper is a qualitative in-depth study to investigate patients' need for information and their personal emotional needs. (springer.com)
  • The thematic analysis revealed a pattern of patients' information and emotional needs, captured in several key questions relevant to the different stages of the disease experience. (springer.com)
  • Six phases with accompanying key questions were identified, displaying how patients information and emotional needs arise and change in line with the progression of the disease experience, the clinical encounters and the decision-making process. (springer.com)
  • gender
  • Further, it will examine how gender inequality is built into the structure of social institutions such as family, media, and education, and how we actively construct the system of gender relations in our daily lives. (willamette.edu)
  • Multiple regression analysis identified a model that included quality of care, dentist-patient relations, gender, and personal time, which accounted for 39.3% of the variation in overall job satisfaction. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • support
  • A Web 2.0 system was developed to support a community of practice and social learning structures were created to support building of relations between members on several levels in the community. (springer.com)
  • Analysis
  • AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim is to offer a critical analysis of what the word 'spirituality' may mean when used in the Patients' Charter and to explore the implications of this for clinical practice. (bu.edu)
  • experience
  • Thus, this study aimed to explore the experience and views of primary care clinic attendees in Kuching Division, Sarawak, in relation to their decision to disclose the use of T&CM to the medical doctor. (hindawi.com)
  • time
  • Latina/o Sociology analyzes the ways in which hierarchical power relations and Latina/o resistance to domination have shaped their life chances across time and space in the U.S. and along the U.S.-Mexico border region. (willamette.edu)
  • Doctor's interpersonal and communication skills of being involved, treating patients respectfully, listening attentively, respecting privacy, and taking time for the patient were a critical component for disclosure. (hindawi.com)
  • Providers
  • RESULTS: Providers viewed the majority of patients as having excellent relief with non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, colchicine and glucocorticoids, while some patients felt these medications were ineffective. (umassmed.edu)
  • CONCLUSIONS: Providers view gout as easily managed, while patients report challenges and purposeful non-adherence. (umassmed.edu)
  • impact
  • Dentistry as a career is one of the most stressful health professions, and has been shown to have negative impact on the dentists' general health.2,3 It is therefore important to understand the satisfaction of dentists with their job to encourage healthier work environment that enables them for better dental care of their patients. (thefreelibrary.com)