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Increased Dose of Inhaled Corticosteroid versus Add-On Long-acting β-Agonist for Step-Up Therapy in Asthma.
RATIONALE: Guidelines advocate adding long-acting β-agonist (LABA) to inhaled corticosteroid as the preferred step-up therapy to increasing inhaled corticosteroid dose for patients with uncontrolled asthma on inhaled ...
Data linkage errors in hospital administrative data when applying a pseudonymisation algorithm to paediatric intensive care records.
OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to estimate the rate of data linkage error in Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) by testing the HESID pseudoanonymisation algorithm against a reference standard, in a national registry of paediatric ...
Acute corneal hydrops in keratoconus: a national prospective study of incidence and management.
PurposeTo determine incidence and management of acute corneal hydrops in the UK.MethodsWe used the BOSU report card system to survey cases of acute corneal hydrops in patients with keratoconus that occurred in the UK between ...
Images of psychiatry and psychiatrists.
OBJECTIVE: This study surveyed medical teaching faculty to determine their attitudes toward psychiatry and psychiatrists. METHOD: We conducted a multisite survey of a probability sample of 1057 teaching medical faculty ...
Improving recruitment to a study of telehealth management for long-term conditions in primary care: two embedded, randomised controlled trials of optimised patient information materials.
BACKGROUND: Patient understanding of study information is fundamental to gaining informed consent to take part in a randomised controlled trial. In order to meet the requirements of research ethics committees, patient ...