convalescence

Summary

Summary: The period of recovery following an illness.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The use of patient diaries in an intensive care unit
    Denise Combe
    Diploma Critical Care, Critical Care, West Suffolk Hospital, Suffolk
    Nurs Crit Care 10:31-4. 2005
  2. pmc 16S rRNA gene-targeted TTGE in determining diversity of gut microbiota during acute diarrhoea and convalescence
    Shirajum Monira
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:250-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Convalescence after colonic surgery with fast-track vs conventional care
    D H Jakobsen
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Colorectal Dis 8:683-7. 2006
  4. ncbi Multidisciplinary convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery: a modified Delphi method among experts
    A Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AMC UMCG UWV VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 118:1557-67. 2011
  5. pmc Shelter-based convalescence for homeless adults in Amsterdam: a descriptive study
    Igor van Laere
    Dr Valckenier Outreach Practice for Homeless People, GGD Municipal Public Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:208. 2009
  6. ncbi Convalescence advice following gynaecological surgery
    M Naidu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Croydon Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:556-9. 2012
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular and respiratory changes and convalescence in laparoscopic colonic surgery: comparison between carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum and gasless laparoscopy
    S Schulze
    Department of Surgery, Sundby Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Surg 134:1112-8. 1999
  8. ncbi [Convalescence recommendations after hysterectomy. A study of opinions among Danish physicians]
    C Møller
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, gynaekologisk obstetrisk afdeling, laparoskopisk enhed, klinisk forskningsenhed og kirurgisk gastroenterologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:7043-7. 2001
  9. ncbi Struggling for independence: a grounded theory study on convalescence of ICU survivors 12 months post ICU discharge
    A S Ågård
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 28:105-13. 2012
  10. pmc Persistent ICT malaria P.f/P.v panmalarial and HRP2 antigen reactivity after treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria is associated with gametocytemia and results in false-positive diagnoses of Plasmodium vivax in convalescence
    E Tjitra
    Communicable Diseases Research Centre, National Institute of Health Research and Development, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1025-31. 2001

Detail Information

Publications259 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The use of patient diaries in an intensive care unit
    Denise Combe
    Diploma Critical Care, Critical Care, West Suffolk Hospital, Suffolk
    Nurs Crit Care 10:31-4. 2005
    ..More formal audit of these diaries is required and is currently being undertaken...
  2. pmc 16S rRNA gene-targeted TTGE in determining diversity of gut microbiota during acute diarrhoea and convalescence
    Shirajum Monira
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:250-6. 2012
    ..9, p<0.01). These results suggest that appropriate therapeutic and post-diarrhoeal nutritional intervention might be beneficial for the early microbial restoration and recovery...
  3. ncbi Convalescence after colonic surgery with fast-track vs conventional care
    D H Jakobsen
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Colorectal Dis 8:683-7. 2006
    To compare convalescence after colonic surgery with a fast-track rehabilitation programme vs conventional care.
  4. ncbi Multidisciplinary convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery: a modified Delphi method among experts
    A Vonk Noordegraaf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AMC UMCG UWV VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 118:1557-67. 2011
    To generate structured detailed uniform convalescence recommendations after gynaecological surgery by a modified Delphi method amongst experts and a representative group of physicians.
  5. pmc Shelter-based convalescence for homeless adults in Amsterdam: a descriptive study
    Igor van Laere
    Dr Valckenier Outreach Practice for Homeless People, GGD Municipal Public Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:208. 2009
    Adequate support for homeless populations includes shelter and care to recuperate from illness and/or injury. This is a descriptive analysis of diagnoses and use of shelter-based convalescence in a cohort of homeless adults in Amsterdam.
  6. ncbi Convalescence advice following gynaecological surgery
    M Naidu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Croydon Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 32:556-9. 2012
    ..The aim was to establish the current advice given for activities during convalescence after commonly performed benign gynaecological surgery...
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular and respiratory changes and convalescence in laparoscopic colonic surgery: comparison between carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum and gasless laparoscopy
    S Schulze
    Department of Surgery, Sundby Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Surg 134:1112-8. 1999
    ..Gasless laparoscopy produces smaller cardiopulmonary and systemic changes than carbon dioxide (CO2) laparoscopy during colonic surgery...
  8. ncbi [Convalescence recommendations after hysterectomy. A study of opinions among Danish physicians]
    C Møller
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, gynaekologisk obstetrisk afdeling, laparoskopisk enhed, klinisk forskningsenhed og kirurgisk gastroenterologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:7043-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to describe advice and restrictions given by Danish general practitioners (GPs) and gynaecologists to patients after uncomplicated hysterectomy...
  9. ncbi Struggling for independence: a grounded theory study on convalescence of ICU survivors 12 months post ICU discharge
    A S Ågård
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 28:105-13. 2012
    ..To explore and explain the challenges, concerns, and coping modalities in ICU-survivors living with a partner or spouse during the first 12 months post ICU discharge...
  10. pmc Persistent ICT malaria P.f/P.v panmalarial and HRP2 antigen reactivity after treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria is associated with gametocytemia and results in false-positive diagnoses of Plasmodium vivax in convalescence
    E Tjitra
    Communicable Diseases Research Centre, National Institute of Health Research and Development, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1025-31. 2001
    ..Gametocytes appear to be an important cause of persistent posttreatment panmalarial antigenemia in areas of endemicity and may also contribute in part to persistent HRP2 antigenemia following treatment...
  11. ncbi Substantial variability in postoperative treatment, and convalescence recommendations following vaginal repair. A nationwide questionnaire study
    M Ottesen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hvidovre University Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:1062-8. 2001
    Postoperative care and convalescence recommendations following vaginal surgery are generally not evidence based...
  12. ncbi Pain and convalescence after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    T Bisgaard
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Eur J Surg 167:84-96. 2001
    Pain and speed of convalescence are the two main problems after uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We therefore identified interventional and descriptive studies in electronic databases and supplemented them with manual searches...
  13. ncbi Leptin in acute myocardial infarction and period of convalescence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Przemysław Krasnodebski
    Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolic Diseases, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    Kardiol Pol 68:648-53. 2010
    ..Leptin is a protein produced in adipose tissue and takes part in angiogenesis and atherogenesis. Leptin is associated with development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  14. ncbi Postoperative pain and convalescence in living kidney donors-laparoscopic versus open donor nephrectomy: a randomized study
    M H Andersen
    Department of Surgery, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet University, Norway
    Am J Transplant 6:1438-43. 2006
    The aim of the present study was to compare postoperative pain and convalescence in patients randomized to laparoscopic or open donor surgery in a prospective, controlled trial...
  15. ncbi Increased height gain of children fed a high-protein diet during convalescence from shigellosis: a six-month follow-Up study
    I Kabir
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 128:1688-91. 1998
    ..9 vs. 2.3, P = 0.41). These results demonstrate that feeding an HP diet to the malnourished children during recovery from shigellosis enhanced linear growth with a modest reduction in diarrheal morbidity during the 6-mo follow-up period...
  16. ncbi Prospective comparison of short-term convalescence: laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 61:612-6. 2003
    To evaluate and compare prospectively the convalescence of patients after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) and open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) in a standardized clinical care pathway at a single institution by two ..
  17. ncbi Inguinal hernia repair: anaesthesia, pain and convalescence
    Torben Callesen
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Department of Anaesthesiology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
    Dan Med Bull 50:203-18. 2003
    ..presents several challenges regarding anaesthesia for the procedure, the postoperative analgesic therapy and convalescence, as well as planning of the procedure...
  18. ncbi Shelter-based convalescence for homeless adults
    Tiina Podymow
    Ottawa Inner City Health Project, University of Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:379-83. 2006
    ..b>Convalescence care to provide timely treatment has not been analyzed...
  19. ncbi Prospective analysis of convalescence and early pain after uncomplicated laparoscopic fundoplication
    T Bisgaard
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark
    Br J Surg 91:1473-8. 2004
    The aim of this study was to define factors that limit a short period of convalescence and to characterize the pain experienced after laparoscopic fundoplication.
  20. ncbi Convalescence after inguinal herniorrhaphy
    M Bay-Nielsen
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Br J Surg 91:362-7. 2004
    b>Convalescence after inguinal herniorrhaphy is usually 3-4 weeks and is an important outcome parameter of hernia surgery...
  21. ncbi Short convalescence after vaginal prolapse surgery
    Marianne Ottesen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Laparoscopic Unit, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:359-66. 2003
    Retrospectively to describe the recommended convalescence according to patients who had undergone vaginal prolapse surgery in 1996-98, and prospectively to describe the need for and limiting factors for convalescence after vaginal ..
  22. ncbi Convalescence after colonic resection with fast-track versus conventional care
    D Hjort Jakobsen
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Scand J Surg 93:24-8. 2004
    Multi-modal rehabilitation programmes may improve early postoperative body composition, pulmonary function, exercise capacity, and reduce hospital stay. So far, no data are available on convalescence after discharge.
  23. ncbi [Factors of avascular necrosis of femoral head and osteoporosis in SARS patients' convalescence]
    Yu Ming Li
    The Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Chinese People s Armed Police Forces, Tianjin 300162, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 84:1348-53. 2004
    ..To explore the factors affecting the pathogenesis of avascular necrosis of femoral head and osteoporosis of SARS patients during convalescent stage...
  24. ncbi Zinc during and in convalescence from diarrhea has no demonstrable effect on subsequent morbidity and anthropometric status among infants <6 mo of age
    Christa L Fischer Walker
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:887-94. 2007
    ..Zinc given for 14 d at the start of diarrhea has been shown to decrease the incidence and prevalence of diarrhea and pneumonia and improve growth in the 2-3 mo after, but no trial has been done in infants <6 mo of age...
  25. ncbi Factors determining convalescence after uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    T Bisgaard
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology 435, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arch Surg 136:917-21. 2001
    Detailed information on duration and limiting factors for convalescence after uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy is lacking...
  26. ncbi [Convalescence and sick leave after influenza]
    Court Pedersen
    Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling Q, Odense Universitetshospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 171:2913-5. 2009
    ..Transmission mainly takes place during the initial four days of the illness. Convalescence from disease should be expected to comprise seven days from symptom onset...
  27. ncbi Framing medical tourism: an examination of appeal, risk, convalescence, accreditation, and interactivity in medical tourism web sites
    Alicia Mason
    Department of Communication, Pittsburgh State University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 73019, USA
    J Health Commun 16:163-77. 2011
    ..The authors discuss the implications of these findings concerning the framing of medical tourism Web site content, future directions for research, and limitations...
  28. ncbi Faecal excretion of Vibrio cholerae during convalescence of cholera patients in Calabar, Nigeria
    S J Utsalo
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:379-81. 1999
    ..However, it could not be established with certainty if vibrios excreted during convalescence were from enteric colonization by the causative strains, or re-infections with the common strains in ..
  29. pmc Maturation and trafficking markers on rotavirus-specific B cells during acute infection and convalescence in children
    Maria C Jaimes
    V A Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, MC154C, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Virol 78:10967-76. 2004
    ..This phenotype likely corresponds to gut-targeted plasma cells and plasmablasts. During convalescence the phenotype switches to small and large lymphocytes, CD38(int/-), CD27(int/-), CCR6(+), alpha4beta7(+/-), ..
  30. ncbi Evaluation of Th1/Th2 ratio and cytokine production profile during acute exacerbation and convalescence in asthmatic children
    M L Kuo
    Health Research Division, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:272-6. 2001
    ..In contrast, Th1-type cytokine, especially interferon (IFN)-gamma, is thought to have a downregulatory effect on Th2 immune response cells. Thus, the imbalance of Th1 and Th2 cells may be a key factor in relation to disease severity...
  31. ncbi Adolescents with anorexia nervosa: multiple perspectives of discharge readiness
    Sheri L Turrell
    Eating Disorders Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:116-26. 2005
    ..Little is known about the conditions that must be in place to help adolescent patients and their families gain the confidence needed to continue recovery at home, following the adolescents' hospitalization for anorexia nervosa...
  32. ncbi Psychological impact of stroke: a recovering nurse's story
    Marilyn Lanza
    Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:765-74. 2006
    ..The author, both a nurse and patient, suffered a massive stroke. Included are the internal and external struggles and how to cope. Derived are lessons learned for nurses, to more fully understand a person with a stroke...
  33. ncbi Emotional distress and coping in the early stage of recovery following acute traumatic hand injury: a questionnaire survey
    Margareta Gustafsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:557-65. 2006
    ..Emotional distress is frequent in patients with acute traumatic hand injury during the first weeks after the accident. Knowledge of coping in relation to emotional distress could help to identify those who need support...
  34. ncbi Effectiveness of a collaborative recovery training program in Australia in promoting positive views about recovery
    Trevor P Crowe
    School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, New South Wales, 2522, Australia
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1497-500. 2006
    ..This study examined the impact of a two-day, recovery-based training program for mental health workers on knowledge, attitudes, and hopefulness related to the recovery prospects of people with enduring mental illness...
  35. ncbi Sense of coherence and social support in relation to recovery in first-episode patients with major depression: a one-year prospective study
    Ingela Skärsäter
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:258-64. 2005
    ..Mental health nurses are in a key position to identify patients' strengths and weaknesses so that the support and interventions provided can be tailored to meet the needs of each patient...
  36. ncbi Nursing interventions within the Mauk Model of Poststroke Recovery
    Kristen L Mauk
    Valparaiso Univeristy, Valparaiso, IN 46363, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:257-63; discussion 264. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to use the Mauk Model for Poststroke Recovery to present nursing interventions that are appropriate to each of the previously identified six phases of stroke recovery...
  37. ncbi The experiences and needs of Gujarati Hindu patients and partners in the first month after a myocardial infarction
    Rosemary A Webster
    Coronary Care Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:69-76. 2002
    ..There is, however, little information about the experiences and needs of this group after discharge from hospital...
  38. ncbi The illness experiences of patients after a first time myocardial infarction
    Birte Ostergaard Jensen
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Patient Educ Couns 51:123-31. 2003
    ..The findings are fundamental for the health care when education and counselling are planned and challenge health care personnel to listen to MI-patients' own experiences...
  39. ncbi The experiences and adjustments of women following their first acute myocardial infarction
    Linda Worrall-Carter
    School of Nursing, Deakin University Box Hill Hospital, Burwood, Victoria
    Contemp Nurse 19:211-21. 2005
    ..The findings highlight the need for an increase in community awareness and education surrounding the risk factors of heart disease and its signs and symptoms, to minimize delayed hospital presentations...
  40. ncbi Analysis of integration in nursing science and practice
    Robin Whittemore
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:261-7. 2005
    ..To clarify the definition of integration and to identify universal aspects of the experience of integration related to healing, health, and nursing care...
  41. ncbi Daughters of cardiac patients: the process of caregiving
    Donna Michelle Gage-Rancoeur
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:90-105. 2003
    ..Nurses should also be sensitive to families' opinions and traditions regarding caregiving...
  42. ncbi The long-term experience of living with peripheral arterial disease and the recovery following revascularisation: a qualitative study
    Christine Wann-Hansson
    School of Health and Society, Malmo University, SE 205 06 Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:552-61. 2008
    ..Which can limit mobility and functional status even in the absence of ischaemic claudication, rest pain, or ulceration after a successful revascularisation...
  43. ncbi Gender of the care environment: influence on recovery in women with heart disease
    A Kirsten Woodend
    University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:21-31. 2005
    ..This study explored the possibility that the predominantly male treatment environment for heart disease accounted for some of the sex differences in distress...
  44. ncbi Recovery issues for African Americans following treatment of oral cavity/pharynx cancer
    Mary Jo Dropkin
    School of Nursing, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    ORL Head Neck Nurs 24:10-6. 2006
    ..This paper provides an overview of the current literature pertaining to recovery from treatment of OCPC in the African American population...
  45. ncbi [Recovery from persons living with schizophrenia]
    Sylvie Noiseux
    l Université de Montréal
    Perspect Infirm 3:10-2, 14-6, 18-20 passim. 2005
    ..Their theory may guide researchers and clinicians interested in understanding this phenomenon from a nursing point of view based on human responses to a disease...
  46. ncbi A qualitative study of the information needs of acute myocardial infarction patients, and their preferences for follow-up contact after discharge
    Tove Aminda Hanssen
    Centre for Clinical Research, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:37-44. 2005
    ..Our overall goal is to develop a post-discharge nursing intervention program to provide patients with appropriate information and support in contexts where existing follow-up services are poorly developed...
  47. ncbi Ulcerative colitis: factors affecting difficulties of life and psychological well being of patients in remission
    Makoto Tanaka
    Department of Adult Nursing Terminal and Long Term Care Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Nurs 14:65-73. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to elucidate factors that influence perception of difficulties of life and psychological well being of patients with ulcerative colitis in remission...
  48. ncbi Influence of stroke survivor characteristics and family conflict surrounding recovery on caregivers' mental and physical health
    Patricia C Clark
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Nurs Res 53:406-13. 2004
    ..The physical and mental sequelae after stroke and the family's response to this catastrophic event may have deleterious effects on caregivers...
  49. ncbi Readiness to recover in adolescent anorexia nervosa: prediction of hospital admission
    L Ametller
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Spain
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:394-400. 2005
    ..To determine if motivation to change in anorexia nervosa during treatment is a predictor of hospitalisation in adolescent patients...
  50. ncbi The process of recovery: a tale of two men
    Marian W Roman
    College of Nursing, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4190, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:537-57. 2006
    ..Suggestions for integrating this concept into current adult clinical practice are congruent with current models of disease management of several chronic conditions...
  51. ncbi Coping strategies of relatives when an adult next-of-kin is recovering at home following critical illness
    Ingrid Johansson
    Intensive Care Clinic, Helsingborg Hospital Co, SE 251 87, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:281-91. 2004
    ..The theoretical model described in this article can contribute to expanding healthcare professionals' understanding of the coping strategies of relatives during recovery, but also provide inspiration for social action to be taken...
  52. ncbi Gender differences in recovery after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Paula Schulz
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 20:58-64. 2005
    ..Gender-specific symptom management strategies should be developed and tested to address the differences in the reporting of symptoms by men and women...
  53. ncbi Getting back to the future: a grounded theory study of the patient perspective of total knee joint arthroplasty
    Kaaren Marcinkowski
    Orthopaedic Ward, North Shore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Orthop Nurs 24:202-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the experience of adults with osteoarthritis who had undergone a total knee joint arthroplasty...
  54. ncbi Measuring confrontation during recovery from addiction
    Douglas L Polcin
    Haight Ashbury Free Clinics Inc, Research, Education and Training, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:369-92. 2006
    ..Additional studies are necessary to establish validity, generalize results to more diverse populations, and assess confrontation at different time points during recovery...
  55. ncbi No difference in length of hospital stay between laparoscopic and abdominal supravaginal hysterectomy--a preliminary study
    Ulf Oscarsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Skelleftea lasarett, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:682-7. 2006
    ..applying multimodal intervention program for the postoperative care of patients, the primary aim of the current study was to compare length of hospital stay, time to convalescence, and long-term patient satisfaction between LSH and ASH.
  56. ncbi An alternative view of psychological well-being in cardiac rehabilitation: Considering temperament and character
    David Carless
    Carnegie Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, Beckett s Park Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS, England, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:237-43. 2006
    ..Psychobiological theory of personality has potential in this regard, but, to date, no research has investigated temperament and character in cardiac settings...
  57. ncbi Peer support. An under-recognized resource in cardiac recovery
    Tracey J F Colella
    University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:211-7. 2004
    ..With subsequent cutbacks in nursing support and community-based care, patients are leaving hospital less prepared and supported to deal with the changes that occur during the first weeks of recovery...
  58. ncbi Entangled identities and psychotropic substance use
    Barry Gibson
    Unit of Oral Health Services Research and Dental Public Health, Guy s Kings and St Thomas Dental Institute
    Sociol Health Illn 26:597-616. 2004
    ..It suggests that further work should be conducted in these areas...
  59. ncbi Responses and experiences after radical prostatectomy: perceptions of married couples in Switzerland
    Heidi Petry
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Bernoullistrasse 28, Basel 4056, Switzerland
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:507-13. 2004
    ..The results revealed that current clinical practice of follow up at 3 months may not address the serious deficits in the patient's ability to "get a grip" on incontinence and other complications of surgery...
  60. ncbi Domains of concern of intimate partners of sudden cardiac arrest survivors after ICD implantation
    Cynthia M Dougherty
    University of Washington School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Seattle, Wash 98195, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:21-31. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi The journey from injury through rehab and beyond
    Scott Shields
    Trauma Survivor Network, American Trauma Society, 8903 Presidential Parkway, Suite 512, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 13:133-5. 2006
  62. ncbi Recovery as perceived by people with schizophrenia, family members and health professionals: a grounded theory
    Sylvie Noiseux
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1148-62. 2008
    ..In the majority of cases, schizophrenia sufferers have the potential to recover...
  63. ncbi Women's journey of recovery from sexual assault trauma: a grounded theory--part 2
    S E Duma
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Town
    Curationis 30:12-20. 2007
    ..The developed theory highlights the process and the interconnectedness of the different stages of what the women experience in their journey of recovery from sexual assault trauma...
  64. ncbi Women's journey of recovery from sexual assault trauma: a grounded theory--part 1
    S E Duma
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Town
    Curationis 30:4-11. 2007
    ..Recommendations for future research and clinical management of sexual assault are made based on the researcher's interpretation of the findings...
  65. ncbi Determining the effectiveness of mental health services from a consumer perspective: part 1: enhancing recovery
    Brenda Happell
    Department of Health Innovation, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 17:116-22. 2008
    ..Various treatment strategies, including medication and spiritual involvement, were considered helpful. However, support from both staff and peers emerged as a more important and influential factor...
  66. ncbi Helping partnerships that facilitate recovery from severe mental illness
    Kathleen Hope Anthony
    Ohio Department of Mental Health, Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare Toledo Campus, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:24-8, 29-33. 2008
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  67. ncbi Post discharge problems in women recovering from coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 17:160-5. 2004
    ....
  68. ncbi Women in recovery discuss parenting while addicted to cocaine
    Sharon M Coyer
    Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, 60115, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 28:45-9. 2003
    ..To identify what women recovering from cocaine addiction think is needed of them to be good parents...
  69. ncbi Mother-daughter relationships expressed in the food context of postpartum convalescence --- findings from a preliminary study
    Sheng Fang Tien
    Advanced Professional Nurse, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 11:31-8. 2003
    ..mother-daughter interaction as represented by provision of food during the traditional month-long postpartum convalescence. The clinical field research method was employed...
  70. ncbi Metaphors of a shifting sense of self in men recovering from substance abuse and suicidal behavior
    Stian Biong
    Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:35-41. 2008
    ..As part of the' treatment alliance and therapeutic communication, we suggest that metaphors may aid the assessment of suicidal ideation, promote a sense of a more active self, and signal acceptance and recognition of subjectivity...
  71. ncbi The petals of recovery in a mental health context
    Agnes Higgins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin
    Br J Nurs 16:852-6. 2007
    ..The focus of this article is on exploring the concept of recovery as both a process and an approach to care...
  72. ncbi Recovery of Finnish short-stay surgery patients
    Helena Susilahti
    District Hospital of Rauma, Rauma, Finland
    Medsurg Nurs 13:326-35. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine short-stay surgery patients' experiences of pain, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and problems with elimination and wound healing during a 1-week recovery phase at home...
  73. ncbi Patients' perceptions of recovery after exposure of impacted teeth with a closed-eruption technique
    Gavriel Chaushu
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 6 Weitzman Street, Tel Aviv, Israel 64239
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:690-6. 2004
    ..01). This study provides information to patients and clinicians on postoperative recovery after surgical exposure of impacted teeth by the closed-eruption surgical-orthodontic technique...
  74. ncbi Adjustment outcomes in Chinese patients following one-month recovery from severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong
    Sammy K W Cheng
    Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Team, Kwai Chung Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:868-71. 2004
    ..Early psychiatric screening and intervention may be beneficial for the adjustment of SARS survivors after short-term recovery. Future research on the long-term impact of SARS is recommended...
  75. ncbi Patients' perceptions of recovery after surgical exposure of impacted maxillary teeth treated with an open-eruption surgical-orthodontic technique
    S Chaushu
    Department of Orthodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Orthod 26:591-6. 2004
    ..The present data may serve as basic guidelines against which future studies which assess post-operative management of patients after surgical exposure of impacted teeth by an open-eruption technique may be compared...
  76. ncbi Mothers recovering from cocaine addiction: factors affecting parenting skills
    S M Coyer
    School of Nursing, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb 60115-2894, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 30:71-9. 2001
    ....
  77. ncbi Natural course of symptoms in Cambodia veterans: a follow-up study
    M de Vries
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 31:331-8. 2001
    ..Predictors of improvement in Cambodia veterans and patients with chronic fatigue syndrome show similarities and also seem to bear importance for Gulf War veterans...
  78. ncbi Development of and recovery from short- and long-term low back pain in occupational settings: a prospective cohort study
    Els L M Gheldof
    Department of Health Psychology, Hasselt University, Agoralaan, Gebouw D, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
    Eur J Pain 11:841-54. 2007
    ..18, 95% CI 1.04-1.34) increased the risk for failure to recovery from long-term LBP. Results are compared to the baseline study (Gheldof et al., 2005) and discussed in relation with prospective studies...
  79. ncbi [Integral management of the process of laparoscopic cholecystectomy]
    Estrella Olga Turienzo-Santos
    Servicio de Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo Hospital de Jarrio Coaña Asturias España
    Cir Esp 80:385-94. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the process of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in our hospital in order to determine its strong and weak points...
  80. ncbi Is laparoscopic colorectal surgery less invasive than classical open surgery? Quantitation of physical activity using an accelerometer to assess postoperative convalescence
    Y Inoue
    Department of Surgery, Nissay Hospital, 6 3 8 Itachibori, Nishi ku, Osaka City, Osaka 550 0012, Japan
    Surg Endosc 17:1269-73. 2003
    ..The question has been raised whether laparoscopic colorectal surgery with lymphadenectomy improves the recovery compared to open surgery...
  81. ncbi The Behavioural Responses to Illness Questionnaire (BRIQ): a new predictive measure of medically unexplained symptoms following acute infection
    Meagan Spence
    Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychol Med 35:583-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to design a self-report measure of behavioural responses during the acute phase of an illness, in order to assess the importance of these behaviours in the development of ongoing medically unexplained syndromes...
  82. ncbi Nurse-led intermediate care: patients' perceptions
    Rose Wiles
    Health and Rehabilitation Research Unit, School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:61-71. 2003
    ..Some possible reasons for this are explored. Implications for the development of good quality nurse-led intermediate care are outlined...
  83. ncbi The importance of expectations on the recovery period after cancer treatment
    Jeanette Winterling
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section of Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Psychooncology 17:190-8. 2008
    ..It is concluded that optimism influenced the participants' quality of life and psychological distress to a higher degree than did their recovery-related expectations...
  84. ncbi "Becoming the real me": recovering from anorexia nervosa
    Mary M H Lamoureux
    Kelowna Mental Health Centre, Eating Disorders Program, 1340 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 9N1
    Health Care Women Int 26:170-88. 2005
    ..The findings also support therapies that foster therapeutic alliance, acknowledge readiness for change, and promote a senses of autonomy...
  85. ncbi Changing illness perceptions after myocardial infarction: an early intervention randomized controlled trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Psychosom Med 64:580-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to examine whether a brief hospital intervention designed to alter patients' perceptions about their myocardial infarction (MI) would result in a better recovery and reduced disability...
  86. ncbi Criteria for recovery from eating disorders according to patients and therapists
    Greta Noordenbos
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Eat Disord 14:41-54. 2006
    ..To realize full recovery and to prevent relapse, it is important to consider not only eating behavior and weight, but also psychological, emotional, and social criteria...
  87. pmc Geographic, clinical, serologic, and molecular evidence of granulocytic ehrlichiosis, a likely zoonotic disease, in Minnesota and Wisconsin dogs
    B Greig
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul 55108, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 34:44-8. 1996
    ..Seventy-five percent of the dogs tested during the acute phase of disease and 100% of the dogs tested during convalescence were seropositive for E. equi antigens...
  88. ncbi Risk factors for higher cost in congenital heart operations
    R M Ungerleider
    Department of Nursing Services, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27712, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 64:44-8; discussion 49. 1997
    ..require expensive and extensive hospital-based services during the perioperative period to enable their convalescence. These services can substantially increase the cost of care delivery...
  89. ncbi In vivo evaluation of the effects of gravitational force (+Gz) on over-the-wire stainless steel Greenfield inferior vena cava filter in swine
    P M Sherman
    Department of Radiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Ste 1, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5300, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:386-94. 2003
    ..A 4-week observation period simulated realistic convalescence and allowed sufficient time for epithelialization...
  90. ncbi [Relation between insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin resistance in patients with acute stroke]
    Xuefeng Fu
    Department of Neurology, The 473rd Hospital of People s Liberation Army, Lanzhou 730070, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 82:410-2. 2002
    ....
  91. pmc Evaluation of a western blot test in an outbreak of acute pulmonary histoplasmosis
    C V Pizzini
    Laboratorio de Micologia Medica, Hospital Evandro Chagas, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:20-3. 1999
    ..for CF antibodies and precipitins early in the acute stage of histoplasmosis but who all seroconverted during convalescence 6 weeks later were tested with the WB test...
  92. ncbi Septic shock and sepsis: a comparison of total and free plasma cortisol levels
    J T Ho
    Hanson Institute, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:105-14. 2006
    ....
  93. ncbi Evaluation of laboratory tests for SAT serotypes of foot-and-mouth disease virus with specimens collected from convalescent cattle in Zimbabwe
    D J Sammin
    eufmd Secretariat, Animal Health Service, FAO Headquarters, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy
    Vet Rec 160:647-54. 2007
    ..In addition, the hooves of sampled animals were examined for growth arrest lines as clinical evidence of FMD convalescence. Laboratory tests provided evidence of FMD virus infection in all six herds; SAT2 viruses were isolated from ..
  94. ncbi Activation of CB2 cannabinoid receptors: a novel therapeutic strategy to accelerate osseointegration of dental implants
    Hong Qian
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, No 145 West ChangLe Road, Xi an 710032, China
    Med Hypotheses 72:311-3. 2009
    ..In the meantime, the bone healing phase and convalescence time after dental implantation should be curtailed to reduce the inconvenience for patients...
  95. ncbi [Study of neutrophil dysfunctions in the elderly using a chemiluminescence method]
    M Aoki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 68:1367-75. 1994
    ..When bacterial infection occurred in the elderly, the levels of CL were elevated and decreased in the convalescence. This response is proper for host-defense mechanism against infection...
  96. ncbi [Descriptive analysis of patients admitted to hospital for acute cerebrovascular disease]
    F J Barrero
    , Granada, 18012,
    Rev Neurol 32:511-9. 2001
    ..34%. A proportion, 37.2%, of the patients were referred to Hospital San Rafael for convalescence and treatment. The average time before evaluation by a neurologist was 30.23 hours...
  97. pmc What is the effect of age on pancreatic resection?
    Taylor S Riall
    Department of Surgery The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0542, USA
    Adv Surg 43:233-49. 2009
    ..rates are increased, morbidity rates are increased, and the effect of complications often leads to a prolonged convalescence. They will have a longer length of stay and up to a 30% to 40% chance that they will not be able to go home ..
  98. pmc Optimized surgical techniques and postoperative care improve survival rates and permit accurate telemetric recording in exercising mice
    Beat Schuler
    University of Zurich, Vetsuisse Faculty, Institute of Veterinary Physiology, and Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Vet Res 5:28. 2009
    ..we aimed to optimize transmitter implantation to improve telemetric signal recording in exercising mice as well as to establish a postoperative care regimen that promotes convalescence and survival of mice after major surgery in general.
  99. ncbi [The influence of obesity on early results and quality of life of patients after chosen operations performed by laparoscopic or open methods]
    Anna Kuligowska
    Samodzielna Pracownia Pielegniarstwa Chirurgicznego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie, Szczecin
    Ann Acad Med Stetin 53:119-27. 2007
    ..Aim of the study is to compare early results and quality of life after most common abdominal operations (cholecystectomy and appendectomy) performed on obese and non-obese patients...
  100. ncbi [Changes of serum and cerebrospinal fluid insulin-like growth factor-II levels in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy]
    Bo Bai
    Department of Neonatology, Huadu District People s Hosptial, Guangzhou 510800, China
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 8:187-90. 2006
    ..This study was designed to observe the changes of serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) IGF-II levels in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and to investigate its effects on HIE...
  101. ncbi Evaluation and comparative analysis of a technique for laparoscopic ovariectomy in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    C Andrew Matchett
    Veterinary Department, The Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 45:74-8. 2006
    ..We developed a laparoscopic approach to reduce surgical pain, decrease convalescence times, and reduce the total number of animals necessary to obtain valuable scientific data in studies ..

Research Grants63

  1. Laser-Activated Collagen Adhesives for Herniorrhaphy
    Barbara Soltz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Yet this procedure usually results in prolonged and painful convalescence with recurrent complications such as inflammation and adhesion formation...
  2. Wearable muscle fiber excitation system for preventing blood clot
    BERTRAM NWORAH EZENWA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a wearable Muscle Fiber Excitation System (MFES) for preventing blood clot in immobilized patients during convalescence following lower limb orthopedic surgery...
  3. Information and Financial Interventions for Kidney Donation in African Americans
    LEIGH E BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..African Americans may also have financial concerns regarding convalescence and out of pocket expenses related to LD/LRT, another barrier impeding LD/LRT...
  4. Abdominal Colpopexy: Comparison of Endoscopic Surgical Strategies (ACCESS)
    ELIZABETH ROSE MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this study is to compare short-term outcomes of robotic versus open sacrocolpopexy with respect to patient convalescence. Secondary aims will include a direct comparison of patient safety, costs through a cost-effectiveness ..
  5. Counterpulsation Device with Integrated EKG System for Chronic Partial Circulator
    Paul A Spence; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..has also been limited due to the need for a major operation, restriction to Class IV patients, prolonged convalescence, and cost (over $100,000 US for the device itself)...
  6. Restoration of Muscle Following Hip Surgery
    Arny A Ferrando; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..premise of this project is that this initial loss of muscle protein during surgery and the accompanying convalescence predispose a generally compromised patient to poor functional or morbidity outcomes...
  7. New Paradigms in Gene Regulation During Influenza Virus Infections
    Curt M Horvath; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Transcriptomes of airway mucosal samples will be analyzed during acute phase and convalescence of human influenza infections to identify novel gene expression patterns and pathways related to severe ..
  8. FORMS AND RESPONSES OF VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS
    Robert Myerburg; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..forms; (2) patients with acute myocardial infarction with VEA studied longitudinally - acutely, during convalescence, about 3 weeks after the acute event; (3) patients who have recurrent sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) ..
  9. HYPEROXIA, DRUG ANTIOXIDANTS & LUNG MACROPHAGE INTEGRITY
    Michael Sherman; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Determination of polyamine metabolism by the PAM 7. Evaluation of lung morphometrics during acute injury, convalescence, and recovery The PAM has a secretory repertoire that includes over 50 mediators of pulmonary host defense, ..
  10. Laser Assisted Cartilage Repair Using Collagen Adhesives
    Barbara Soltz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This technology may provide orthopaedic surgeons with new techniques which can reduce operating time, convalescence and hospital stays.
  11. BONE INGROWTH STIMULATION USING ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS
    ALLAN WEINSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..earlier return to weightbearing d be allowed leading to shorter hospital stays and an overall shorter convalescence. Additionally, more extensive and predictable bone ingrowth could insure fixation and ultimate long term ..
  12. Ecology and Evolution of Disease Interference
    Pejman Rohani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..individuals are temporarily unavailable to contract other diseases (primarily because quarantining during convalescence)...
  13. Enriched IVIG for the treatment of West Nile Virus
    Israel Nur; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Specific Aim #3: Improve the screening method for the selection of convalescence (or vaccinated) plasma donors that have high titers of neutralization antibodies: Preliminary research ..
  14. PROTEIN & ENERGY REQUIREMENTS IN THE GERIATRIC PATIENT
    CALVIN LONG; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..intake to sustain or maintain these pools for organ function, a definition of these needs is paramount for convalescence. To this end, these requirements have been addressed in various age populations including the elderly using ..
  15. A Patient's Doctoring: Scientific Authority/Consumers
    Christopher Crenner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..an important transitional site in the public's encounter with scientific medical authority: halfway between convalescence in the nineteenth-century home and technical scrutiny in the twentieth-century hospital...
  16. CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM IN THE TRAUMA PATIENT
    CALVIN LONG; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These studies will continue in an effort to understand these metabolic changes and how to cope with them to favor appropriate patient convalescence.
  17. Culturally Responsive Person-Centered Care for Psychosis
    Larry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful in the state of Connecticut, the project will offer a model that then can be replicated throughout the country to enhance care for this historically underserved population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. INCREASING TREATMENT ADHERENCE THROUGH SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
    Larry Davidson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  19. Mucosal immune response to oral cholera vaccine Peru 15
    Firdausi Qadri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..cholerae. ..
  20. Acculturation and Alcohol among U.S. Latinas
    Sarah Zemore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  21. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  22. NALTREXONE AND CBT FOR PATIENTS WITH ALCOHOLISM AND PTSD
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Therefore the findings from this study will be highly credible and should impact significantly on treatment recommendations for this impaired population. ..
  23. Sixth International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium
    ANN FALSEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Effectiveness of Extended Telephone Monitoring
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Economic analyses will determine the cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost of TMC and TMF relative to TAU, andto ach other. ..
  25. Stigma & Behavioral Health in Urban Employers from China & US
    Patrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be especially important for the development of future stigma-change programs. ..
  26. PTSD and Severe Mental Disorders: A Group Model for Men
    Roger Fallot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Virulence and Immunity of Granulocytic Ehrlichiae
    JOHN DUMLER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will provide a framework for rational design of therapies aimed at modulating immune injury and could foster design of preventative measures aimed at immunization. ..
  28. Neurobiology of Dopamine in Schizophrenia
    Jeffrey Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. A Long-term Follow-up Study of Drug-Dependent Mothers and Children
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will also lay the foundation for future in-depth investigation of the children of these mothers with histories of substance abuse. ..
  30. Effectiveness of extended treatments for drug dependence
    James R McKay; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Other analyses will test mediation hypotheses, examine potential moderator effects, and test the impact of disease management on HIV risk behaviors. ..
  31. Psychosis and Autoimmune Diseases in Denmark
    William W Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  32. Stabilize Addiction/Affect, Begin Inmates' Interferon for HCV of Liver (STAABIHL)
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such increased access to therapy would benefit public health and public safety. ..
  33. Reducing HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Linking Compulsory Rehabilitation to Methadone
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If proven effective, the program can be widely applied in China and in other parts of the world to reduce heroin use and related HIV risk behaviors. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Marijuana and Mood: Frontal Predictors of Behavior
    Staci Gruber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Measuring Confrontation During Recovery
    Douglas Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., criminal justice and mental health). Findings will help clarify the types of confrontations that facilitate recovery from addiction and those that are counterproductive. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. ACUTE ALPHAVIRAL ENCEPHALITIS
    Diane Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. An Evaluation of Sober Living Houses
    Douglas Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, it will demonstrate whether sober living residents have better outcomes than a comparison group of similar individuals. ..
  38. Custom Computer Support: Home Care of CABG Patients
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Key outcome variables include patient and nurse satisfaction with care, patient self-management, 30-day readmission rate and nurse workload. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Cognitive Psychology of Traumatic Memory
    Richard McNally; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., fantasy proneness, imagery ability) that predict performance in these memory tasks is proposed. ..
  40. Readiness for Implementation of Research to Practice
    Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. EFFICACY OF PSYCHOSOCIAL THERAPIES FOR DRUG ABUSE
    LISA NAJAVITS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The award would also enhance the applicant's potential to expand into related areas of research and to mentor new researchers. ..
  42. POPULATION BASED PSYCHIATRIC INTERVENTION--PRIMARY CARE
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  43. NETWORK THERAPY DEVELOPMENT, STAGE II WITH BUPRENORPHINE
    Marc Galanter; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, social support for abstinence will be evaluated to determine its predictive effect on treatment outcome. ..
  44. ENHANCING LONG TERM SURVIVAL AFTER BMT
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The BMT setting provides a well standardized environment in which to examine these aims, all of which are applicable both to the ever-increasing numbers of transplantation survivors and to other populations of cancer survivors. ..
  45. HIV 1 Gene Polymorphisms Associated with Non Progression
    Thomas Greenough; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. TEN YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT
    Robert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., gastritis). The results will be of interest to policy makers in many states that are replicating the model of integrated dual-diagnosis services that has been used in New Hampshire since 1988. ..
  47. NURSING INTERVENTIONS FOLLOWING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST
    CYNTHIA DOUGHERTY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The findings are expected to be generalizable to other populations of high risk patients who leave the hospital after a very short stay, and to whom close follow-up cre by advanced practice nurses would be advantageous. ..
  48. AFTERCARE FOR COCAINE PATIENTS--EFFECTIVENESS AND COSTS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost-effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  49. Trazodone for Sleep Disturbance - Early Alcohol Recovery
    Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our extensive contacts with community agencies and substance abuse treatment facilities should enhance follow-up rates. ..
  50. Determinants of Recovery Following Hip Fracture
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Information of this type will be useful developing interventions to improve bone health and maximize recovery. ..
  51. LIFE COURSE, MENTAL HEALTH AND LATER DEVELOPMENT
    George Vaillant; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Parallel data (including daily diary data) will be collected on husbands and wives. ..
  52. A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    Robin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
  53. EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN THE POPULATION
    William Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposal includes plans to make anonymous data available for public use. ..
  54. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN AGED NURSING HOME ADMISSIONS
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  55. ECONOMIC OUTCOMES OF TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN BAR1-2
    Mark Hlatky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The investigators further expect that this collaborative effort will translate into a new practical clinical paradigm that will be used for treatment of Type II diabetic patients. ..
  56. The Bare Bones: A Symposium on Bone Health and Osteoporosis
    Jay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The target audience is scientists, clinicians and health care professionals, students and fellows, policy makers and local health department and area agency on aging staff from the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. ..
  57. Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents with Asthma
    Wayne Katon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of this grant will be used to develop future treatment programs for adolescent patients with comorbid asthma and anxiety. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. CBT for Insomnia in Patients with Alcohol Dependence
    J Todd Arnedt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Virulence and Immunity of Granulocytic Ehrlichiae
    JOHN DUMLER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will provide the framework for rational design of new therapies aimed at modulating immune mechanisms and design of preventative measures aimed at immunization. ..
  60. FLUOXETINE & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SOCIAL PHOBIA
    Edna Foa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  61. Molecular Epidemiology of Fatal Prostate Cancer
    Sheila Weinmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The case-control study design will provide maximum statistical power for analysis of these relationships, particularly in the important African-American subgroup. ..
  62. A Healthy Transition for Newly Released HIV-Infected Prisoners
    Michael Copenhaver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..