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Age Differences in Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use in U.S. Individuals

December 2011

Abstract OBJECTIVES: To estimate the potentially inappropriate use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator ICDs in older U.S. adults. DESIGN: Retrospective study.

Multi-Country Analysis of Palm Oil Consumption and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality for Countries at Different Stages of Economic Development: 1980-1997

December 2011

Background Cardiovascular diseases represent an increasing share of the global disease burden.

Interventional Therapies, Surgery, and Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation for Low Back Pain: An Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society

April 2009

STUDY DESIGN: Clinical practice guideline.

Health-related Quality of Life in a Randomized Trial of Antiretroviral Therapy for Advanced HIV Disease

January 2009

OBJECTIVE: To assess and compare alternative approaches of measuring preference-based health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in treatment-experienced HIV patients and evaluate their association...

Using Second-Generation Antidepressants to Treat Depressive Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

November 2008

The American College of Physicians developed this guideline to present the available evidence on the pharmacologic management of the acute, continuation, and maintenance phases of major depressive...

Inevitable Tradeoffs in Cervical Cancer Prevention: Consideration of Benefits and Risks to U.S. Women

September 2008

Prevalence and Health Correlates of Prostitution Among Patients Entering Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

March 2008

Context: Studies of prostitution have focused largely on individuals involved in the commercial sex trade, with an emphasis on understanding the public health effect of this behavior.

Does Cancer Risk Affect Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Barrett's Esophagus?

January 2007

Background: Health-related quality of life is decreased in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus (BE).Objective: To determine whether time-tradeoff (TTO) values would differ in patients with...

Catalog of dermatology utilities: a measure of the burden of skin diseases, A

March 2004

Utilities are measures of quality of life that reflect the strength of individuals' preferences or values for a particular health outcome.

Quality of life and time trade-off utility measures in patients with coronary artery disease

January 2003

Contemporary clinical trials commonly measure quality of life and medical costs to establish whether therapies are both effective and cost effective.

U.S. Experience with Managed Care and Managed Competition, The

June 2000

To understand "managed care," one needs to understand the traditional model of health care organization and finance that managed care was intended to replace.

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Vincenzo Atella Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR