Effect of Physical Activity Coaching on Acute Care and Survival Among Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical TrialEffect of Physical Activity Coaching in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseEffect of Physical Activity Coaching in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Abstract Importance: While observational studies show that physical inactivity is associated with worse outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are no population-based trials to date testing the effectiveness of...Full Article
Quality of life in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A compared with normative and disease populations
Abstract Background: Patient-reported outcomes are measured in chronic disease states to inform intervention and management decisions while minimizing negative outcomes. We hypothesized that health-related quality of life in patients with multiple...Full Article
Perceived Social Isolation and Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure
Abstract Background: Perceived social isolation has been shown to have a negative impact on health outcomes, particularly among older adults. However, these relationships have not been fully examined among patients with...Full Article
The effects of grounding (earthing) on bodyworkers’ pain and overall quality of life: A randomized controlled trial.
Background It is well known that massage therapists routinely develop a number of health problems related to their profession. Purpose To determine the effects of grounding on massage therapists’ quality...Full Article
PROMIS Fatigue Item Bank had Clinical Validity across Diverse Chronic Conditions.
Abstract Objective To evaluate the comparability and responsiveness of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) fatigue item bank across six chronic conditions. Study Design and Setting Individuals (n = 1,430) with chronic...Full Article
Improving neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of working memory training.
Abstract Introduction Executive function (EF) impairments are among the most prevalent neurodevelopmental morbidities in youth with congenital heart disease (CHD). To date, no studies have investigated the efficacy of cognitive...Full Article