Medicine (Northwest Academic Centre) - Research Publications
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The association between poor dental health and depression: findings from a large-scale, population-based study (the NHANES study)
Objective: To examine the relationship of poor dental health and depression, controlling for markers of inflammation (C-reactive protein; CRP) and adiposity (body mass index; BMI).Method: Data from two National Health and ...
Variation in age and physical status prior to total knee and hip replacement surgery: a comparison of centers in Australia and Europe
OBJECTIVE. To investigate whether variation exists in the preoperative age, pain, stiffness, and physical function of people undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) at several centers in ...
Feasibility and impact of a post-discharge geriatric evaluation and management service for patients from residential care: the Residential Care Intervention Program in the Elderly (RECIPE)
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-04-16)
BACKGROUND: Geriatric evaluation and management has become standard care for community dwelling older adults following an acute admission to hospital. It is unclear whether this approach is beneficial for the frailest older ...
Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-05-29)
BACKGROUND: There is increased interest in developing multidisciplinary ambulatory care models of service delivery to manage patients with complex chronic diseases. These programs are expensive and given limited resources ...
A detrimental role for nitric oxide synthase-2 in the pathology resulting from acute cerebral injury
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2004-07-01)
Nitric oxide (NO) synthesized from the inducible isoform of nitric oxide synthase (NOS-2) has been suggested to play both beneficial and deleterious roles in various neuropathologies. To define the role of nitric oxide in ...