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Trends in lung cancer emergency presentation in England, 2006-2013: is there a pattern by general practice?
BACKGROUND: Emergency presentations (EP) represent over a third of all lung cancer admissions in England. Such presentations usually reflect late stage disease and are associated with poor survival. General practitioners ...
Skill set or mind set? Associations between health literacy, patient activation and health.
OBJECTIVE: There is ongoing debate on whether health literacy represents a skill-based construct for health self-management, or if it also more broadly captures personal 'activation' or motivation to manage health. This ...
Attitudes towards severe mental illness and social distance: A survey of volunteer befrienders in Austria.
BACKGROUND: Research suggests there is a propensity for people in the general population to distance themselves from people with severe mental illness (SMI), which reportedly decreases with increased contact with individuals ...