Modified Medical Research Council and COPD Assessment Test Cutoff Points21-10-2021
CONCLUSIONS: mMRC cutoff point of ≥ 2 is recommended to discriminate PADL level and sedentary behavior, whereas CAT cutoff points of ≥ 16 and ≥ 20 discriminated severe physical inactivity and sedentary behavior, respectively. These cutoff points differentiated subjects with COPD regarding all the outcomes assessed in this study.
Diagnosis and management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia21-10-2021
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is the most common chronic lung disease in infants and is associated with increased mortality, respiratory morbidity, neurodevelopmental impairment, and increased healthcare costs. In parallel with advances made in the field of neonatal intensive care, the phenotype of BPD has evolved from a fibrocystic disease affecting late preterm infants to one of impaired parenchymal development and dysregulated vascular growth predominantly affecting infants born before 29...
Illness perception in patients with D.M. type II in Cambodia
This research is a qualitative study of illness perception in patients registered in a clinic in a rural area in Cambodia (Cambodia-Dutch Organization). All patients in the clinic with Diabetes... Read