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Economic evaluation of a rehabilitation program integrating exercise, self-management, and active coping strategies for chronic knee pain.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct an economic evaluation of the Enabling Self-Management and Coping with Arthritic Knee Pain through Exercise (ESCAPE-knee pain) program. METHODS: Alongside a clinical trial, we estimated the costs of ...
Skeletal muscle repair by adult human mesenchymal stem cells from synovial membrane.
We have demonstrated previously that adult human synovial membrane-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hSM-MSCs) have myogenic potential in vitro (De Bari, C., F. Dell'Accio, P. Tylzanowski, and F.P. Luyten. 2001. Arthritis ...
Identification of plasma protein biomarkers associated with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
We have employed SELDI-TOF MS to screen for differentially expressed proteins in plasma samples from 27 patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) and 26 healthy controls. One ion (m/z approximately ...
Clinical effectiveness of a rehabilitation program integrating exercise, self-management, and active coping strategies for chronic knee pain: a cluster randomized trial.
OBJECTIVE: Chronic knee pain is a major cause of disability and health care expenditure, but there are concerns about efficacy, cost, and side effects associated with usual primary care. Conservative rehabilitation may ...
Involving older people in health research.
BACKGROUND: It is a UK policy requirement to involve patients and the public in health research as active partners. OBJECTIVE: We reviewed published reports of studies which involved older people in commissioning, prioritizng, ...
Morale of mental health professionals in Community Mental Health Services of a Northern Italian Province.
AIMS: To explore morale of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses working in Community Mental Health Centres (CMHC) in an Italian Province, and identify influential factors. METHODS: Thirty psychiatrists and 30 nurses working ...