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High Rate of Persistent Hypothyroidism in a Large-Scale Prospective Study of Postpartum Thyroiditis in Southern Italy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-03)
Context: The incidence of postpartum thyroiditis (PPT) varies widely in the literature. Limited data exist concerning the hormonal status of women with PPT at the end of the first postpartum year. Objective: Our aim was ...
Cost-Effectiveness of Universal and Risk-Based Screening for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Pregnant Women
(Endocrine Society, 2012-05)
Objective: The objective of the study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of universal screening of pregnant women for autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) with screening only high-risk women and with no screening. Design, ...
A medical risk attitude subscale for DOSPERT
(Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2012)
Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) is a widely used instrument that measures perceived risk and benefit and attitude toward risk for activities in several domains, but does not include medical ...
Risk perception and risk attitudes in Tokyo: A report of the first administration of DOSPERT+M in Japan
(Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2013-11)
Background: The Domain-Specific Risk Taking scale (DOSPERT) has been used to measure risk perceptions and attitudes in several nations and cultures. Takahashi translated DOSPERT to Japanese but DOSPERT responses from Japan ...
An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients
(American Medical Association, 2010-09)
Context: A contextual error occurs when a physician fails to identify elements of a patient’s environment or behavior, such as access to care, that must be addressed in order to appropriately plan care. Research has ...
Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2012-11)
Background: Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is an important competency for the healthcare professional. Experimental evidence of EBM educational interventions from rigorous research studies is limited. The main objective of ...
Deceiving and Informing: The risky business of risk perception
(SAGE Publications, 2011-06)
Increased Pregnancy Loss Rate in Thyroid Antibody Negative Women with TSH Levels between 2.5 and 5.0 in the First Trimester of Pregnancy
(Endocrine Society, 2010-09)
Context: The definition of what constitutes a normal TSH during pregnancy is in flux. Recent studies suggested that the first trimester upper limit of normal for TSH should be 2.5 mIU/liter. Objective: The objective of ...
Thyroid Antibody Positivity in the First Trimester of Pregnancy Is Associated with Negative Pregnancy Outcomes
(Endocrine Society, 2011-06)
Context: Thyroid antibody positivity during pregnancy has been associated with adverse outcomes including spontaneous miscarriage, recurrent miscarriage, and preterm delivery. Objective: The objective of the study was ...
Differences in patient-reported experiences of care by race and acculturation status
(Springer Verlag, 2013-06)
Patient-reported experiences of care are an important focus in health disparities research. This study explored the association of patient-reported experiences of care with race and acculturation status in a primary care ...