Joline L T Chen
Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
- Association of physical activity with mortality in chronic kidney diseaseJoline L T Chen
Renal Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Nephrol 21:243-52. 2008..In the general population, physical activity is associated with reduced mortality. We examined the association of level of physical activity with mortality in patients with predominantly nondiabetic CKD stage 3-4...
- Impact of do-not-resuscitation orders on quality of care performance measures in patients hospitalized with acute heart failureJoline L T Chen
Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am Heart J 156:78-84. 2008..The goals of this observational study were to describe the use of DNR orders and their impact on treatment approaches in residents of a large New England metropolitan area hospitalized with acute heart failure...
- Use of do-not-resuscitate orders in patients with kidney disease hospitalized with acute myocardial infarctionJoline L T Chen
Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 49:83-90. 2007..We examined the association between advanced kidney disease and use of DNR orders in patients admitted with an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to all greater Worcester, MA, hospitals as part of an epidemiological study...
- Effect of intra-dialytic, low-intensity strength training on functional capacity in adult haemodialysis patients: a randomized pilot trialJoline L T Chen
The Renal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1936-43. 2010..However, the effect of low-intensity strength training has not been well documented, thus representing the objective of this pilot study...