chronic disease

Summary

Summary: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)

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  1. Ory M, Ahn S, Jiang L, Smith M, Ritter P, Whitelaw N, et al. Successes of a national study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: meeting the triple aim of health care reform. Med Care. 2013;51:992-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Evidence-based self-management strategies are recognized as central to managing a variety of chronic diseases by improving the medical, emotional, and social role management demands of chronic conditions...
  2. Powell K, Christianson C, Hahn S, Dave G, Evans L, Blanton S, et al. Collection of family health history for assessment of chronic disease risk in primary care. N C Med J. 2013;74:279-86 pubmed
    ..This project assessed the completeness of family health history data in medical charts and evaluated the utility of these data for performing risk assessments in primary care...
  3. Buja A, Gini R, Visca M, Damiani G, Federico B, Francesconi P, et al. Prevalence of chronic diseases by immigrant status and disparities in chronic disease management in immigrants: a population-based cohort study, Valore Project. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:504 pubmed publisher
  4. Margolis R. Educational differences in healthy behavior changes and adherence among middle-aged Americans. J Health Soc Behav. 2013;54:353-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Education also shapes behavior change after a new diagnosis, which likely contributes to socioeconomic status differences in chronic disease management and health outcomes.
  5. Hussey P, Schneider E, Rudin R, Fox D, Lai J, Pollack C. Continuity and the costs of care for chronic disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174:742-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Better continuity of care is expected to improve patient outcomes and reduce health care costs, but patterns of use, costs, and clinical complications associated with the current patterns of care continuity have not been quantified...
  6. Fitzgerald N, Morgan K, Slawson D. Practice paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics abstract: the role of nutrition in health promotion and chronic disease prevention. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013;113:983 pubmed publisher
    ..of Nutrition and Dietetics states that primary prevention is the most effective, affordable method to prevent chronic disease, and that dietary intervention positively impacts health outcomes across the life span...
  7. Lawrence D, Hancock K, Kisely S. The gap in life expectancy from preventable physical illness in psychiatric patients in Western Australia: retrospective analysis of population based registers. BMJ. 2013;346:f2539 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the mortality experience of psychiatric patients in Western Australia compared with the general population...
  8. Jani B, Purves D, Barry S, Cavanagh J, McLean G, Mair F. Challenges and implications of routine depression screening for depression in chronic disease and multimorbidity: a cross sectional study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e74610 pubmed publisher
    Depression screening in chronic disease is advocated but its impact on routine practice is uncertain. We examine the effects of a programme of incentivised depression screening in chronic disease within a UK primary care setting.
  9. Lappenschaar M, Hommersom A, Lucas P, Lagro J, Visscher S, Korevaar J, et al. Multilevel temporal Bayesian networks can model longitudinal change in multimorbidity. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013;66:1405-16 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, multilevel temporal Bayesian networks were adopted to study the course of multimorbidity in the expectation that this would yield new clinical insight...

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  1. Ory M, Ahn S, Jiang L, Lorig K, Ritter P, Laurent D, et al. National study of chronic disease self-management: six-month outcome findings. J Aging Health. 2013;25:1258-74 pubmed publisher
    To investigate how the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) changes health outcomes, lifestyle behaviors, and health care service utilization over a 6 month period.
  2. Cheng L, Tan L, Zhang L, Wei S, Liu L, Long L, et al. Chronic disease mortality in rural and urban residents in Hubei Province, China, 2008-2010. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:713 pubmed publisher
    Chronic non-communicable diseases have become the major cause of death in China. This study describes and compares chronic disease mortality between urban and rural residents in Hubei Province, central China.
  3. Fagan P, Cannon F, Crouch A. The Young Person Check: screening for sexually transmitted infections and chronic disease risk in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2013;37:316-21 pubmed publisher
    ..far north Queensland targeting remote youth aged 15-24 years for sexually transmissible infections (STI) and chronic disease risk...
  4. Grembowski D, Schaefer J, Johnson K, Fischer H, Moore S, Tai Seale M, et al. A conceptual model of the role of complexity in the care of patients with multiple chronic conditions. Med Care. 2014;52 Suppl 3:S7-S14 pubmed publisher
    ..As part of AHRQ Multiple Chronic Conditions Research Network (MCCRN) efforts, the Network developed a conceptual model to guide research in this area...
  5. Nolte S, Elsworth G, Osborne R. Absence of social desirability bias in the evaluation of chronic disease self-management interventions. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013;11:114 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the influence of social desirability bias on self-report outcomes was explored in the present study...
  6. Blickem C, Kennedy A, Vassilev I, Morris R, Brooks H, Jariwala P, et al. Linking people with long-term health conditions to healthy community activities: development of Patient-Led Assessment for Network Support (PLANS). Health Expect. 2013;16:e48-59 pubmed publisher
    ..To combine insights from service users with long-term conditions (LTCs) to assist the development of a community referral intervention designed to promote engagement and improve access to health-relevant resources...
  7. Schmitz I, Schneider C, Fröhlich A, Frebel H, Christ D, Leonard W, et al. IL-21 restricts virus-driven Treg cell expansion in chronic LCMV infection. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9:e1003362 pubmed publisher
  8. Murphy A, Mahal A, Richardson E, Moran A. The economic burden of chronic disease care faced by households in Ukraine: a cross-sectional matching study of angina patients. Int J Equity Health. 2013;12:38 pubmed publisher
    ..One such country where out-of-pocket payments are especially high is Ukraine. The financial impact of NCDs on households in this country has not been researched...
  9. Grunfeld E, Manca D, Moineddin R, Thorpe K, Hoch J, Campbell Scherer D, et al. Improving chronic disease prevention and screening in primary care: results of the BETTER pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract. 2013;14:175 pubmed publisher
    Primary care provides most of the evidence-based chronic disease prevention and screening services offered by the healthcare system. However, there remains a gap between recommended preventive services and actual practice...
  10. Bauer U, Briss P, Goodman R, Bowman B. Prevention of chronic disease in the 21st century: elimination of the leading preventable causes of premature death and disability in the USA. Lancet. 2014;384:45-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The chronic disease burden in the USA largely results from a short list of risk factors--including tobacco use, poor diet and ..
  11. Ornstein S, Nietert P, Jenkins R, Litvin C. The prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in primary care practice: a PPRNet report. J Am Board Fam Med. 2013;26:518-24 pubmed publisher
    ..There is a lack of basic epidemiologic data on multimorbidity in the United States. This article addresses the prevalence of 24 chronic illnesses and multimorbidity from primary care practices across the United States...
  12. Merolli M, Gray K, Martin Sanchez F. Health outcomes and related effects of using social media in chronic disease management: a literature review and analysis of affordances. J Biomed Inform. 2013;46:957-69 pubmed publisher
    Whilst the future for social media in chronic disease management appears to be optimistic, there is limited concrete evidence indicating whether and how social media use significantly improves patient outcomes...
  13. Albert D, Fortin R, Lessio A, Herrera C, Riley B, Hanning R, et al. Strengthening chronic disease prevention programming: the Toward Evidence-Informed Practice (TEIP) Program Assessment Tool. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013;10:E88 pubmed publisher
    ..may not be entirely relevant or practical for use in community-based public health and the practice of chronic disease prevention...
  14. Deeks S, Lewin S, Havlir D. The end of AIDS: HIV infection as a chronic disease. Lancet. 2013;382:1525-33 pubmed publisher
    ..longer the primary threat, but a new set of HIV-associated complications have emerged, resulting in a novel chronic disease that for many will span several decades of life...
  15. Tack J, Stanghellini V, Dubois D, Joseph A, Vandeplassche L, Kerstens R. Effect of prucalopride on symptoms of chronic constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014;26:21-7 pubmed publisher
    ..d. on common constipation symptoms in women in whom laxatives had failed to provide adequate relief. The effect of prucalopride on bowel function was outside the scope of the analysis and has been described elsewhere...
  16. Bloomfield G, Mwangi A, Chege P, Simiyu C, Aswa D, Odhiambo D, et al. Multiple cardiovascular risk factors in Kenya: evidence from a health and demographic surveillance system using the WHO STEPwise approach to chronic disease risk factor surveillance. Heart. 2013;99:1323-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe the distribution of cardiovascular risk factors in western Kenya using a Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS)...
  17. Prados Torres A, Calderón Larrañaga A, Hancco Saavedra J, Poblador Plou B, Van den Akker M. Multimorbidity patterns: a systematic review. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014;67:254-66 pubmed publisher
  18. Huber C, Schneeweiss S, Signorell A, Reich O. Improved prediction of medical expenditures and health care utilization using an updated chronic disease score and claims data. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013;66:1118-27 pubmed publisher
    To predict future medical expenditures, health care utilization, and mortality in Switzerland using an updated chronic disease score (CDS), a chronic morbidity measure based on pharmacy data.
  19. Ursum J, Korevaar J, Twisk J, Peters M, Schellevis F, Nurmohamed M, et al. Prevalence of chronic diseases at the onset of inflammatory arthritis: a population-based study. Fam Pract. 2013;30:615-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Totally, 3354 patients with newly diagnosed IA were included. Each patient was matched on age, sex and general practice with two control patients. In total, 121 different chronic diseases were studied...
  20. Iyngkaran P, Majoni V, Nadarajan K, Haste M, Battersby M, Ilton M, et al. AUStralian Indigenous Chronic Disease Optimisation Study (AUSI-CDS) prospective observational cohort study to determine if an established chronic disease health care model can be used to deliver better heart failure care among remote Indigenous Austr. Heart Lung Circ. 2013;22:930-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent focus supported by clinical evidence support the role of chronic disease self-management programs...
  21. Agborsangaya C, Ngwakongnwi E, Lahtinen M, Cooke T, Johnson J. Multimorbidity prevalence in the general population: the role of obesity in chronic disease clustering. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:1161 pubmed publisher
    ..We estimated the prevalence of multimorbidity by obesity status, and the interaction of obesity with other predictors of multimorbidity...
  22. Mollaoğlu M, Aciyurt A. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with chronic diseases. Acta Clin Croat. 2013;52:181-8 pubmed
    ..The present study confirmed the high frequency of CAM use among patients with chronic diseases in a Turkish public hospital...
  23. Ghosh A, Charlton K, Girdo L, Batterham M, McDonald K. Addressing the deficiencies in the evidence-base for primary practice in regional Australia - sentinel practices data sourcing (SPDS) project: a pilot study. BMC Fam Pract. 2013;14:109 pubmed publisher
    b>Chronic disease risk on a population level can be quantified through health surveys, either continuous or periodic...
  24. Wazaify M, Alawwa I, Yasein N, Al Saleh A, Afifi F. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among Jordanian patients with chronic diseases. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2013;19:153-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study explores the prevalence of herbal medicine use in a cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), dyslipidemia and hypertension (HTN) in Jordan...
  25. Al shair K, Atherton G, Harris C, Ratcliffe L, Newton P, Denning D. Long-term antifungal treatment improves health status in patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis: a longitudinal analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;57:828-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is an infectious disease that progressively destroys lung tissue. To date, no longitudinal data on the efficacy of antifungal treatment on health status in CPA patients exist...
  26. Leatherdale S, Rynard V. A cross-sectional examination of modifiable risk factors for chronic disease among a nationally representative sample of youth: are Canadian students graduating high school with a failing grade for health?. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:569 pubmed publisher
    ..As such, the purpose of this study is to examine how many Canadian youth are currently failing to meet substance use and weight gain related public health guidelines...
  27. Edward K. Chronic illness and wellbeing: using nursing practice to foster resillence as resistance. Br J Nurs. 2013;22:741-2, 744, 746 pubmed
    ..Representing over 70% of the global health workforce, nurses are well positioned to enact such practice enhancements to facilitate better outcomes for patients...
  28. Debowski A, Walton S, Chua E, Tay A, Liao T, Lamichhane B, et al. Helicobacter pylori gene silencing in vivo demonstrates urease is essential for chronic infection. PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006464 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, this genetic tool also allows for a new avenue of inquiry into understanding the importance of various virulence determinants in a changing biological environment when the bacterium is put under duress...
  29. Beswick D, Messner A, Hwang P. Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis Management in Rhinologists and Pediatric Otolaryngologists. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017;126:634-639 pubmed publisher
    ..Both groups commonly perform ESS with similar surgical extent if prior surgical treatment fails. Management by both groups is largely in agreement with published consensus statements. ..
  30. Koza K, Grzelązka P, Trofimiuk A, Suppan K, Wasielewski M, Wisniewska J, et al. Clinical risk factors for loss of stent primary patency in patients with chronic legs ischemia. Adv Clin Exp Med. 2017;26:311-318 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowledge about these factors may help in the individualization of therapeutic methods, surveillance intensity, and should, ultimately, improve intervention efficacy...
  31. Couture E, Chouinard M, Fortin M, Hudon C. The relationship between health literacy and quality of life among frequent users of health care services: a cross-sectional study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017;15:137 pubmed publisher
    ..15). This study suggests that there is no relationship between health literacy and the physical and mental components of quality of life among frequent users of health care services. NCT01719991 . Registered October 25, 2012. ..
  32. Sahlstrand Johnson P, Hopkins C, Ohlsson B, Ahlner Elmqvist M. The effect of endoscopic sinus surgery on quality of life and absenteeism in patients with chronic rhinosinuitis - a multi-centre study. Rhinology. 2017;55:251-261 pubmed publisher
    ..Individual symptoms capable of predicting outcome after endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) are poorly defined, and the indirect costs of CRS is rarely reported in Europe...
  33. Hill J, Magaret A, Hall Sedlak R, Mikhaylova A, Huang M, Sandmaier B, et al. Outcomes of hematopoietic cell transplantation using donors or recipients with inherited chromosomally integrated HHV-6. Blood. 2017;130:1062-1069 pubmed publisher
    ..Screening for iciHHV-6 could guide donor selection and post-HCT risk stratification and treatment. Further study is needed to replicate these findings and identify potential mechanisms...
  34. Anderson D, Desrochers A, Van Amstel S. Surgical Procedures of the Distal Limb for Treatment of Sepsis in Cattle. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2017;33:329-350 pubmed publisher
    ..Perioperative analgesia is important to alleviate the pain of those animals. All those procedures should be performed under local or regional anesthesia. ..
  35. Afonso L, Shokr M, Akintoye E, Briasoulis A, Alesh I, Alani A, et al. Usefulness of the Mitral Regurgitation Severity Index to Assess the Severity of Chronic Mitral Regurgitation. Am J Cardiol. 2017;120:304-308 pubmed publisher
    ..8, it exhibited good inter-rater reproducibility with a kappa coefficient of 0.72 (p <0.001). In conclusion, MRSI appears to be a simple, quantitative, practical, color-independent metric to differentiate severe MR from nonsevere MR. ..
  36. Hashimoto R, Joshi S, Jiang H, Capdevila J, McMurtry I, Laniado Schwartzman M, et al. Cyp2c44 gene disruption is associated with increased hematopoietic stem cells: implication in chronic hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017;313:H293-H303 pubmed publisher
    ..These stem cells give rise to increased circulating monocytes and macrophages and contribute to the pathogenesis of chronic hypoxia-induced pulmonary artery remodeling and hypertension. ..
  37. Stephan Y, Sutin A, Bayard S, Terracciano A. Subjective age and sleep in middle-aged and older adults. Psychol Health. 2017;32:1140-1151 pubmed publisher
    ..Chronological age is commonly used to explain change in sleep. The present study examines whether subjective age is associated with change in sleep difficulties across middle adulthood and old age...
  38. Sunada M, Ueno K, Kageyama R, Maeba S, Midorikawa H, Kanno M. [Strategy of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissection in Subacute and Chronic Phase;Interval From Onset and Maximum Diameter]. Kyobu Geka. 2017;70:286-291 pubmed
    ..Simultaneous treatment for re-entry closure or conventional surgical procedures should be considered for such cases...
  39. Hasan S, Kow C, Verma R, Ahmed S, Mittal P, Chong D. An evaluation of medication appropriateness and frailty among residents of aged care homes in Malaysia: A cross-sectional study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7929 pubmed publisher
    ..study was to evaluate medication appropriateness and frailty among Malaysian aged care home residents with chronic disease. The participants were 202 elderly (?65 years) individuals, a cross-sectional sample from 17 aged care homes...
  40. Anuradha R, Munisankar S, Bhootra Y, Dolla C, Kumaran P, Nutman T, et al. Modulation of CD4+ and CD8+ T Cell Function and Cytokine Responses in Strongyloides stercoralis Infection by Interleukin-27 (IL-27) and IL-37. Infect Immun. 2017;85: pubmed publisher
    ..stercoralis infections, which suggest the importance of IL-27 and IL-37 in immune modulation in a chronic helminth infection. ..
  41. Elsinga J, Gerstenbluth I, van der Ploeg S, Halabi Y, Lourents N, Burgerhof J, et al. Long-term Chikungunya Sequelae in Curaçao: Burden, Determinants, and a Novel Classification Tool. J Infect Dis. 2017;216:573-581 pubmed publisher
    Beyond the acute illness phase, chikungunya constitutes a public health problem given its chronic disease phase, which may include long-term arthralgia, arthritis, fatigue, and depression...
  42. Schwartz J, Tajudeen B, Cohen N. Medical management of chronic rhinosinusitis - a review of traditional and novel medical therapies. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2017;26:1123-1130 pubmed publisher
    ..The introduction of immunomodulatory therapies ('Biologics') for the treatment of CRS shows promise but have yet to be employed in a widespread fashion due to the need for additional research to better elucidate their role...
  43. Chao J, Dai Y, Verpoorte R, Lam W, Cheng Y, Pao L, et al. Major achievements of evidence-based traditional Chinese medicine in treating major diseases. Biochem Pharmacol. 2017;139:94-104 pubmed publisher
    ..The totality-of-the-evidence approach used by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for botanical products provides the directions on how to perform quality control from the field throughout the entire production process. ..
  44. Jones R, Taylor A, Rostambeigi N, Spilseth B. Small hepatocellular carcinomas displayed as a ring enhancing mass on arterial phase MRI in the chronically diseased liver. Clin Radiol. 2017;72:995.e1-995.e9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study revealed a high prevalence (41%) of small, AP ring HCC with MRI. The use of other MRI sequences adds support in making the proper diagnosis with this appearance. Early AP timing may help create this pattern. ..
  45. Leiser S, Déruaz Luyet A, N Goran A, Pasquier J, Streit S, Neuner Jehle S, et al. Determinants associated with deprivation in multimorbid patients in primary care-A cross-sectional study in Switzerland. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181534 pubmed publisher
    ..The DipCare questionnaire, an instrument developed and validated in Switzerland for use in primary care, identifies patients subject to potentially higher levels of deprivation...
  46. Pitsch J, Becker A, Schoch S, Müller J, de Curtis M, Gnatkovsky V. Circadian clustering of spontaneous epileptic seizures emerges after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2017;58:1159-1171 pubmed publisher
    ..To study seizure dynamics after an initial transient precipitating insult in a systematic fashion, we utilized continuous video-electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring after the induction of status epilepticus (SE) in a mouse MTLE model...
  47. Dudysová D, Mala I, Mladá K, Saifutdinova E, Koprivova J, Sos P. Structural and construct validity of the Czech version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in chronic insomnia. Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2017;38:67-73 pubmed
    ..The usefulness of the standard and alternative scoring systems was also investigated in relation to symptoms of sleepiness, insomnia, depression, and anxiety...
  48. Udoh E, Rajindrajith S, Devanarayana N, Benninga M. Prevalence and risk factors for functional constipation in adolescent Nigerians. Arch Dis Child. 2017;102:841-844 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for functional constipation (FC) in adolescent Nigerians...
  49. Kong K, Choi H, Kim S. Mental health among single and partnered parents in South Korea. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182943 pubmed publisher
    ..This study compares the mental health of single parents relative to partnered parents and assesses the contribution of the social and demographic factors to this difference, examining the gender difference in it...
  50. Liang H, Zhu J, Kong X, Beydoun M, Wenzel J, Shi L. The Patient-Centered Care and Receipt of Preventive Services Among Older Adults With Chronic Diseases: A Nationwide Cross-sectional Study. Inquiry. 2017;54:46958017724003 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study reveals significant associations between PCC and receipt of preventive services. PCC has demonstrated the potential to improve preventive care for older adults with chronic diseases...
  51. Cheng K, Xu Y, Zhou M, Zhou S, Wang S. Role of local allergic inflammation and Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins in Chinese patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. J Laryngol Otol. 2017;131:707-713 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the role of local allergic inflammation and Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps...
  52. Pati S, Swain S, Metsemakers J, Knottnerus J, Van den Akker M. Pattern and severity of multimorbidity among patients attending primary care settings in Odisha, India. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183966 pubmed publisher
    ..Another task is the potential implications of different multimorbidity clusters for designing care protocols, as currently the protocols are disease specific, hardly taking comorbidity into account...
  53. Price J, Tien P. Editorial: Statins and Liver Disease: Is it Time to Recommend Statins to Prevent Liver Disease Progression?. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017;112:1506-1507 pubmed publisher
    ..More robust studies, including randomized trials and research on safety in patients with advanced liver disease, are needed before statins can be routinely recommended for prevention of liver-related morbidity and mortality...