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1. End-of-life use of antibiotics: a survey on how doctors decide.

OBJECTIVES: Infections are the main complications in terminal diseases. Many patients die using antibiotics, which raises questions about their real usefulness and role in unnecessary prolongation of suffering. This survey evaluated how doctors use antibiotics in palliative care. METHODS: From June ...

Author(s) : Crispim, D. H.; Silva, I. O. da; Carvalho, R. T. de; Levin, A. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2022 Vol.114 pp.219-225 ref.33

2. Elimination of healthcare-associated Acinetobacter baumannii infection in a highly endemic region.

This paper describes the elimination of healthcare-associated Acinetobacter baumannii infections in a highly endemic region. A prospective, observational study was performed between October 2012 and October 2017. Acinetobacter baumannii were isolated from 59 patients, and >95% similarity was...

Author(s) : Ergonul, O.; Tokca, G.; Keske, S.; Donmez, E.; Madran, B.; Kömür, A.; Gönen, M.; Can, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2022 Vol.114 pp.11-14 ref.11

3. The careful assessment tool for managing patients with medically unexplained symptoms - the experience of Slovenian family medicine trainees: a qualitative study.

Introduction: Primary care physicians use various tools and methods to identify medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). The main purpose of our study is to determine the views of Slovenian family medicine trainees (FMT) about using the "Careful Assessment" tool for managing patients with MUS....

Author(s) : Ivetić, V.; Martinjak, Š.; Maksuti, A.

Publisher : Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland

Journal article : Slovenian Journal of Public Health 2022 Vol.61 No.1 pp.48-54 ref.29

4. Lactation telehealth in primary care: a systematic review.

Background: Despite recommendations to exclusively breastfeed for the first 6 months of an infant's life with subsequent introduction of complementary foods through the infant's first year, breastfeeding rates decrease significantly over the first 6 months of life. Access to skilled lactation care...

Author(s) : Hubschman-Shahar, L. E.

Publisher : Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA

Journal article : Breastfeeding Medicine 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.6-21 ref.28

5. A new measure of hygiene inequality applied to urban-rural comparison.

Access to hygiene services remains one of the most urgent challenges facing countries, especially low-income ones. This has become much more critical in the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program globally monitors access to hygiene service levels. As data...

Author(s) : Quispe-Coica, A.; Pérez-Foguet, A.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 2022 Vol.239 ref.many

6. Dietary advice in chronic care: comparing traditional Chinese and western medicine practiced in mainland China.

The study examines dietary advice-giving in regular consultations for patients with chronic conditions in two types of clinical practices: Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine practiced in mainland China. Dietary habits are unanimously considered relevant to the patient's health,...

Author(s) : Jin Ying; Kim YounHee

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2022 Vol.292

7. Forty-year Tunisian bibliometrics of general surgery theses in the four national faculties of medicine (1980-2019).

The objective of this work was to establish the bibliometric profile of Tunisian theses in 'general surgery' and to describe their themes, their study designs, and their writing quality. This is a retrospective descriptive bibliometric study, covering all the theses in medicine in the specialty of...

Author(s) : Azzaza, M.; Ben Mabrouk, G.; Chebil, D.; Nouira, S.; Melki, S.; El-Haddad, N.; Ben Abdelaziz, A.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Libyan Journal of Medicine 2022 Vol.17 No.2009100 ref.30

8. Finding flow: exploring the potential for sustainable fulfilment.

Materialistic values and lifestyles have been associated with detrimental effects on both personal and planetary health. Therefore, there is a pressing need to identify activities and lifestyles that both promote human wellbeing and protect ecological wellbeing. In this Personal View, we explore...

Author(s) : Isham, A.; Jackson, T.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Lancet Planetary Health 2022 Vol.6 No.1 pp.e66-e74 ref.73

9. Dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation in the emergency department: a systematic review.

Context: Procedural sedation (PS) plays an important role in facilitating emergency procedures. Dexmedetomidine is an alpha-adrenergic agonist which can play a role in this issue. This study aimed to systematically review the literature about the role of dexmedetomidine in PS in the emergency...

Author(s) : Ghojazadeh, M.; Paknezhad, S. P.; Mohammadzadeh, S.; Vahed, N.; Rajabpour, Z. V.; Rezaee, M.; Soleimanpour, H.

Publisher : Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Journal article : Shiraz E Medical Journal 2022 Vol.23 No.1 ref.13

10. Cesarean rate and indications at a tertiary center.

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the change in the frequency of cesarean delivery and indications for a cesarean section procedure over a 2-year time period at a tertiary center.Materials and Methods: A retrospective examination of all births that occurred at the Kayseri Training and...

Author(s) : Bulut, A. N.; Ceyhan, V.

Publisher : Erciyes Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Kayseri, Turkey

Journal article : Erciyes Medical Journal 2022 Vol.44 No.1 pp.39-43 ref.15

11. The emergence of the national medical assistance scheme for the poorest in Mali.

Universal health coverage is high up the international agenda. The majority of the West Africa's countries are seeking to define the content of their compulsory, contribution-based medical insurance system. However, very few countries apart from Mali have decided to develop a national policy for...

Author(s) : Touré, L.; Ridde, V.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.55-67 ref.53

12. Hidden healthcare populations: using intersectionality to theorise the experiences of LGBT+ people in Nigeria, Africa.

Minority population groups are often excluded or marginalised within health systems and in health research and policy. This article argues that theories of intersectionality can help us to understand these issues and develops the concept of 'hidden healthcare populations' - using the case of people ...

Author(s) : Sekoni, A. O.; Jolly, K.; Gale, N. K.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Global Public Health 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.134-149 ref.61

13. Can patients improve the quality of care they receive? Experimental evidence from senegal.

Providers in many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) often fail to correctly diagnose and treat their patients, even though they have the clinical knowledge to do so. Against the backdrop of many failed attempts to increase provider effort, this study examines whether quality of care can be...

Author(s) : Kovacs, R. J.; Lagarde, M.; Cairns, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : World Development (Oxford) 2022 Vol.150 ref.67

14. Periodic comparability verification and within-laboratory harmonization of clinical chemistry laboratory results at a large healthcare center with multiple instruments.

Background: Results from laboratories using multiple instruments should be standardized or harmonized and comparability-verified for consistent quality control. We developed a simple frequent comparability verification methodology applicable to large healthcare centers using multiple clinical...

Author(s) : Nam Youngwon; Lee JoonHee; Kim SungMin; Jun SunHee; Song SangHoon; Lee Kyunghoon; Song Junghan

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.2 pp.150-159 ref.24

15. Health shocks and unbalanced growth of medical resources: evidence from the SARS epidemic in China.

Since the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in 2003, the Chinese government has increased inputs to bolster the health care system. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the geographic maldistribution of health resources in China. We examine the spatial and temporal variation of the SARS epidemic...

Author(s) : Wang JuAn; Wu HanTao

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.47-60 ref.32

16. The health of indigenous populations in South Asia: a critical review in a critical time.

Despite South Asia's promising social inclusion processes, staggering social and health inequalities leave indigenous populations largely excluded. Marginalization in the South Asian polity, unequal power relations, and poor policy responses deter Adivasi populations' rights and opportunities for...

Author(s) : Thresia, C. U.; Srinivas, P. N.; Mohindra, K. S.; Jagadeesan, C. K.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.61-72 ref.88

17. Accountable government spending: a cross-national analysis of child mortality in developing nations.

What can national governments do to improve their capacity for well-being? While increasing public medical care expenditures can facilitate increased well-being in developing nations, cross-national research often finds that public medical care expenditures have no effect on indicators of...

Author(s) : Sommer, J. M.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Health Services 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.73-88 ref.54

18. Survival analysis of all critically ill patients with COVID-19 admitted to the main hospital in mogadishu, Somalia, 30 March-12 June 2020: which interventions are proving effective in fragile states?

Objectives: To determine risk factors for death in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) admitted to the main hospital in Somalia, and identify interventions contributing to improved clinical outcome in a low-resource and fragile setting. Methods: A survival analysis was conducted of...

Author(s) : Ali, M. M.; Malik, M. R.; Ahmed, A. Y.; Bashir, A. M.; Mohamed, A.; Abdi, A.; Obtel, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2022 Vol.114 pp.202-209 ref.29

19. Standardization of quality of diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes (Q-DIO) measurement instrument for use in Slovenia.

Purpose: To describe the cross-cultural adaptation of the Quality of Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes (Q-DIO) Instrument into the Slovene language. Methods: Based on general international guidelines, a six-step process of localization to translate and adjust the instrument from English into...

Author(s) : Gruden, M. K.; Müller-Staub, M.; Pajnkihar, M.; Štiglic, G.

Publisher : Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland

Journal article : Slovenian Journal of Public Health 2022 Vol.61 No.1 pp.14-23 ref.31

20. Primary care system factors and clinical decision-making in patients that could have lung cancer: a vignette study in five Balkan region countries.

Introduction: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, with wide variations in national survival rates. This study compares primary care system factors and primary care practitioners' (PCPs') clinical decision-making for a vignette of a patient that could have lung cancer in five Balkan...

Author(s) : Petek, D.; Assenova, R.; Foreva, G.; Babić, S. G.; Šter, M. P.; Prebil, N.; Puia, A.; Smyrnakis, E.; Harris, M.

Publisher : Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland

Journal article : Slovenian Journal of Public Health 2022 Vol.61 No.1 pp.40-47 ref.42

21. Unmasking a health care system: the Dutch policy response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Covid-19 pandemic has put policy systems to the test. In this paper, we unmask the institutionalized resilience of the Dutch health care system to pandemic crisis. Building on logics of crisis decision-making and on the notion of 'tact', we reveal how the Dutch government initially succeeded in ...

Author(s) : Wallenburg, I.; Helderman, J. K.; Jeurissen, P.; Bal, R.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Health Economics, Policy and Law 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.27-36 ref.24

22. Soft law and individual responsibility: a review of the Swedish policy response to COVID-19.

Sweden's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response, initially based largely on voluntary measures, has evoked strong reactions nationally and internationally. In this study, we describe Sweden's national policy response with regard to the general public, the community and the health care system, ...

Author(s) : Winblad, U.; Swenning, A. K.; Spangler, D.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Health Economics, Policy and Law 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.48-61 ref.64

23. United States response to the COVID-19 pandemic, January-November 2020.

As of November 2020, the United States leads the world in confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) cases and deaths. Over the past 10 months, the United States has experienced three peaks in new cases, with the most recent spike in November setting new records. Inaction and the lack of a...

Author(s) : Alexander, M.; Unruh, L.; Koval, A.; Belanger, W.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Health Economics, Policy and Law 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.62-75 ref.31

24. Going hard and early: Aotearoa New Zealand's response to COVID-19.

Aotearoa New Zealand went 'hard' and 'early' in its response to COVID-19 and has been highly successful in limiting the spread and impact of the virus. The response has ramped up over time, and has included various levels of: border control; advice on hygiene, physical distancing and mask wearing;...

Author(s) : Cumming, J.

Publisher : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Health Economics, Policy and Law 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.107-119 ref.41

25. Antibody response to second dose of the BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine in the first 12 weeks in South Korea: a prospective longitudinal study.

Objectives: To characterise the antibody response for 12 weeks following second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine in hospital workers of a Korean general hospital. Methods: We measured the level of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) anti-receptor binding...

Author(s) : Kim HyunJin; Yun HeonJeong; Kim JungOk; Kym SungMin; Choi QuTe

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Vaccine 2022 Vol.40 No.3 pp.437-443 ref.23