Monthly Archives: January 2012

Complementary medicine for fatigue and cortisol variability in breast cancer survivors






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Validation of the self-management ability scale (SMAS) and development and validation of a shorter scale (SMAS-S) among older patients shortly after hospitalisation






CONCLUSIONS: The psychometric properties of both the SMAS and SMAS-S are good. The SMAS-S is a promising alternate instrument to evaluate self-management abilities. Continue reading

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Abortion and mental health: guidelines for proper scientific conduct ignored






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A randomized trial of a nursing intervention for HIV disease management among persons with serious mental illness






CONCLUSIONS: This project demonstrated the effectiveness of community-based APNs in delivering a tailored intervention to improve outcomes of individuals with HIV and co-occurring serious mental illnesses. Persons with these co-occurring conditions can be successfully treated; with appropriate supportive services, their viral loads can be reduced. Continue reading

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