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Comparing Three Ways to Treat Children with Inactive Spondyloarthritis -- The BACK-OFF JSpA Study

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Pamela Weiss, MD, AB
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

A Comparison of Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Pharmacotherapy, and Their Combination for PTSD: What Works Best and For Whom

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
| Pennsylvania
Keith Bredemeier, PhD, BA
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Three Surgical Treatments for Kidney Stones in Children and Youth

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Gregory E. Tasian, MD, MSc
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Two Ways to Help Patients with Sickle Cell Disease Manage Pain -- CaRISMA

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results

Assessing the Effects of Intensive Behavioral Therapy on Weight Loss among Patients with or at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts Posted
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results

Comparing Chemotherapy Recovery at Home versus in the Hospital for Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping People with Opioid Use Disorders Avoid Relapses after Leaving Jail

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
George Woody, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Treatments for Improving Physical Function in Patients Who Had Knee Replacement Surgery

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Sara R. Piva, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Early Rehab Therapy with Usual Care for Children with Acute Brain Injuries

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Ericka Linn Fink, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Broad- and Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics for Children with Ear, Sinus, and Throat Infections

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Anti-TNF Drugs versus Long-Term Steroid Use for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
James Lewis, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Helping Men with Prostate Cancer Determine Their Preferences for Treatment

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Two Types of Group Exercise Classes to Help Older Adults Improve Walking Ability

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Jennifer S. Brach, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
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