Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders Among Adults With Cerebral Palsy: A Cross-sectional Analysis.

Conclusion: Compared with adults without CP, those with CP have an elevated prevalence of mental health disorders, some of which may be more pronounced in patients with comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders. Primary Funding Source: National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. PMID: 31382276 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: Journal of Alloys and CompoundsAuthor(s): Pei Yang, Ziqi Zhu, Xinghui Li, Tao Zhang, Wei Zhang, Minzhi Chen, Xiaoyan ZhouAbstractSynthesizing carbon dots (CDs) with efficient long-wavelength emissions (i.e., yellow-to red light) generally suffer from sophisticated approaches, time-consuming process, harsh conditions, and requirement of organic solvent; also, a further limitation of the resulting CDs is relatively low quantum yield (QY) in aqueous solution. Herein, novel yellow emitting CDs (Y-CDs) with a considerable QY of 62.8% were synthesized from a precursor co...
Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsTAPQOL is markedly responsive to detect change in children with CP. The caregivers perceived the minimally important change in HRQOL of their children at a relatively low treatment efficacy. Researchers and clinicians can utilize TAPQOL data to determine whether changes in TAPQOL scores indicate clinically meaningful effects post-treatment and at the follow-up.
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeImpaired health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is associated with poor health outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to determine health utilities in patients with COPD and to identify the variables with the greatest impact.MethodsThis is a pooled analysis of data from 4 observational studies performed in stable COPD patients. Evaluation of patient HRQoL utilities was performed using the Spanish version of the self-administered EuroQoL 5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) questionnaire. EQ-5D utilities were described and compared according to several markers of disease severity....
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INTRODUCTION: Modafinil is a wakefulness-promoting stimulant that has been approved by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) as a fatigue countermeasure medication since 2011. Each RSAF aircrew member must undergo a ground test to exclude opera...
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In 2010, special rehabilitation measures for multiple traffic offenders were abolished. Instead a new rehabilitation measure, a voluntary "driving fitness seminar" was introduced; in comparison fewer multiple traffic offenders can benefit from rehabilitati...
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If the blood alcohol concentration has already dropped back to zero per mille after drunkenness, however, the mental and physical limitations can persist for up to 20 hours after usually high alcohol consumption. In such cases, it is called the hangover (c...
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In court, the degree of alcoholization of a defendant or witness is an important aspect in many cases. However, there is often a lack of time-related breath alcohol and blood alcohol concentration measurements. The absence of this important data leads to a...
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Whiplash injuries account for approximately 70% of all injuries leading to disability, induced by modern vehicle crashes. Females are at greater risk for sustaining whiplash injuries than males, which may be attributable to differences in the physiology of...
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Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: The Egyptian RheumatologistAuthor(s): Rehab A. Sallam, Amany S. ElbahnasawyAbstractAim of the workTo assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and associated variables in Egyptian ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients.Patients and methods50 male patients with AS and 50 age-matched controls were enrolled. Clinical and laboratory data were examined including history for peripheral arthritis. Visual analog scale (VAS), Bath AS disease activity index (BASDAI), AS disease activity score (ASDAS)-C-reactive protein (CRP) and ASDAS-erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), ...
Source: The Egyptian Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Questions about alcohol use, particularly in young adults, who might not realize they are at risk for alcohol-related liver disease, are needed in clinical care, warn researchers.Medscape Medical News
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