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Elizabeth G VanDenKerkhof, Linda VanTil, James M Thompson, Jill Sweet, Wilma M Hopman, Meg E Carley, Kerry Sudom
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the prevalence of chronic pain among Veterans outside the United States. OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence of chronic pain and associated sociodemographic, health behaviour, employment⁄income, disability, and physical and mental health factors in Canadian Veterans. METHODS: The 2010 Survey on Transition to Civilian Life included a nationally representative sample of 3154 Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force Veterans released from service between 1998 and 2007...
March 2015: Pain Research & Management: the Journal of the Canadian Pain Society
James M Thompson, Tina Pranger, Jill Sweet, Linda VanTil, Mary Ann McColl, Markus Besemann, Colleen Shubaly, David Pedlar
PURPOSE: This study was undertaken to inform disability mitigation for military veterans by identifying personal, environmental, and health factors associated with activity limitations. METHOD: A sample of 3154 Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force Veterans who were released during 1998-2007 participated in the 2010 Survey on Transition to Civilian Life. Associations between personal and environmental factors, health conditions and activity limitations were explored using ordinal logistic regression...
2015: Disability and Rehabilitation
James M Thompson, Mark A Zamorski, Jill Sweet, Linda VanTil, Jitender Sareen, Robert H Pietrzak, Wilma H Hopman, Mary Beth MacLean, Dave Pedlar
OBJECTIVES: Suicide in recent veterans is an international concern. An association between mental disorders and suicide has been established, but less information is available about an association between physical health problems and suicide among veterans. This study extends this area of inquiry by examining the relationship of both physical and mental health problems with suicidal ideation in a representative national sample of Canadian veterans. METHODS: Subjects were a stratified random sample of 2,658 veterans who had been released from the Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force during 1998-2007 and had participated in the 2010 Survey on Transition to Civilian Life...
March 2014: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Revue Canadienne de Santé Publique
B Lipovy, H Rihová, N Gregorova, M Hanslianova, Z Zaloudikova, Y Kaloudova, P Brychta
Aim. The aim of this work is to determine the incidence of ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and to define the define the most important respiratory pathogens in patients with inhalation injury. Introduction. Infectious complications in severely burned patients present serious problems. Patients with inhalation injuries are exposed to greater risk owing to the possible development of infectious complications in the lower respiratory tract. VAP is the predominant cause of death in these patients...
September 30, 2011: Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters
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