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Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes of the Fortalezas Familiares intervention for Latino families facing maternal depression
(Wiley Periodicals Inc., 2013-09)
This pilot study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary outcomes of a linguistically- and culturally-adapted intervention for immigrant Latina mothers with depression and their families. Fortalezas ...
Effects of Aging and Tai Chi on a Finger-Pointing Task with a Choice Paradigm
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
Abstract: Background. This cross-sectional study examined the effect of aging on performing finger-pointing tasks involving choices and whether experienced older Tai Chi practitioners perform better than healthy older ...
Life Expectancy With and Without Cognitive Impairment among Brazilian Older Adults
(Elsevier Inc., 2013-11-20)
Estimating the life expectancy with and without cognitive impairment in an older adult population is critical for understanding the burden of illness on individuals and their families, the health care system, and society ...
Arterial Stiffness and Walk Time in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
BACKGROUND: End-stage renal disease patients experience increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease. Heart-artery interaction may be shifted, impacting blood pressure lability, and exercise tolerance. The coupling ratio ...
Evidence for cognitive–behavioral strategies improving dyspnea and related distress in COPD
(Dove Medical Press, 2013-09)
BACKGROUND: Dyspnea is a complex, prevalent, and distressing symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with decreased quality of life, significant disability, and increased mortality. It is a major ...
Comparative Evaluation of the Content and Structure of Communication using Two Handoff Tools: Implications for Patient Safety
(WB Saunders, 2013-12-24)
Purpose: Handoffs vary in their structure and content, raising concerns regarding standardization. We conducted a comparative evaluation of the nature and patterns of communication on two functionally similar, but ...