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Critical appraisal of international guidelines for the management of fecal incontinence in adults: is it possible to define what to do in different clinical scenarios?
Fecal incontinence (FI) is a complex often multifactorial functional disorder which is associated with a significant impact on patients’ quality of life. There is a broad spectrum of symptoms, and degrees of severity and ...
Impact of measurement timing on reproducibility of testing among haemodialysis patients
Accurate evaluation of physical function in patients undergoing haemodialysis is crucial in the analysis of the impact of exercise programs in this population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility of ...
Impact of house dust mite-driven asthma on children's school performance and activity
Evidence regarding asthma's impact on children's daily lives is limited. This prospective and cross-sectional, observational, multicenter study assessed school/work and activity impairment in children and adolescents with ...
Are continued policies of prioritizing native vascular access in patients on hemodialysis programs useful?
The guidelines recommend establishing native vascular access as opposed to prosthetic or catheter-based access despite information relating to its effectiveness being scarce from a patient-orientated perspective. We analyzed ...
Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes in Nephrology: Focus on Hemodialysis
The success of hemodialysis (HD) treatments has been evaluated using objective measures of analytical parameters, or machine-measured parameters, despite having available validated instruments that assess patient perspective. ...