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  1. Content type: Research article

    Childbirth is a momentous event for women and their partners, yet women continue to die in childbirth worldwide, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. To reduce maternal mortality and increase the number of wome...

    Authors: Thecla W. Kohi, Lilian T. Mselle, Justine Dol and Megan Aston

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:564

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    Leadership has been identified as an influential factor in implementation processes in healthcare organizations. However, the processes through which leaders affect implementation outcomes are largely unknown....

    Authors: Håkan Uvhagen, Henna Hasson, Johan Hansson and Mia von Knorring

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:562

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    Severe anaemia (SA) is a common reason for hospitalisation of children in sub-Saharan Africa but the extent to which blood transfusion is used appropriately in the management of severe anemia has hitherto rema...

    Authors: Robert O. Opoka, Andrew S. Ssemata, William Oyang, Harriet Nambuya, Chandy C. John, James K. Tumwine and Charles Karamagi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:566

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    Investments in settings-based health interventions can include workplaces, however, engaging with businesses and convincing them to take a role can be difficult. Our research investigated the potential for tra...

    Authors: Geraldine Marsh, Virginia Lewis, Jenny Macmillan and Su Gruszin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:565

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  5. Content type: Study protocol

    In 2012, approximately 14 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed. As a result of advances in treatment, screening and prevention programmes the number of people surviving cancer globally is also increasing.

    Authors: Lucy Johnston and Karen Campbell

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:563

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    Arua district, in Uganda, hosts some of the largest refugee camps in the country. The estimated prevalence of moderate and severe acute malnutrition in children is higher than the national estimates (10.4 and ...

    Authors: Humphrey Wanzira, Richard Muyinda, Peter Lochoro, Giovanni Putoto, Giulia Segafredo, Henry Wamani and Marzia Lazzerini

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:561

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Chronic diseases are generating a major health and societal burden worldwide. Healthy lifestyles, including physical activity (PA), have proven efficacy in the prevention and treatment of many chronic conditio...

    Authors: Anael Barberan-Garcia, Elena Gimeno-Santos, Isabel Blanco, Isaac Cano, Graciela Martínez-Pallí, Felip Burgos, Felip Miralles, Miquel Coca, Serafín Murillo, María Sanz, Alexander Steblin, Marta Ubré, Jaume Benavent, Josep Vidal, Marta Sitges and Josep Roca

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:560

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Africa’s health systems rely on services provided by mid-level health workers (MLWs). Investment in their training is worthwhile since they are more likely to be retained in underserved areas, require shorter ...

    Authors: Ian Couper, Sunanda Ray, Duane Blaauw, Gideon Ng’wena, Lucy Muchiri, Eren Oyungu, Akinyinka Omigbodun, Imran Morhason-Bello, Charles Ibingira, James Tumwine, Daphney Conco and Sharon Fonn

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:553

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Person-centred health care has widespread recognition, but there are few instruments aimed at measuring the provision of person-centred practice among health care professionals across a range of settings. The ...

    Authors: Pia Cecilie Bing-Jonsson, Paul Slater, Brendan McCormack and Lisbeth Fagerström

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:555

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    Anxiety disorders are common, yet treatment options in general practice are often limited to medication or CBT. There is a lack of evidence for the effectiveness of exercise in the treatment of anxiety in pati...

    Authors: Elizabeth Aylett, Nicola Small and Peter Bower

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:559

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    Pain is a common and distressing symptom in people with cancer, but is under-recognised and under-treated. Australian guidelines for ‘Cancer Pain Management in Adults’ are available on the Cancer Council Austr...

    Authors: Tim Luckett, Jane Phillips, Meera Agar, Lawrence Lam, Patricia M. Davidson, Nicola McCaffrey, Frances Boyle, Tim Shaw, David C. Currow, Alison Read, Annmarie Hosie and Melanie Lovell

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:558

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The effective adoption and use of digital and computerized systems and records in hospitals are crucial for increasing the overall quality, safety and outcomes of any national health community. Prior research ...

    Authors: Luigi Lepore, Concetta Metallo, Francesco Schiavone and Loris Landriani

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:554

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic imaging has been a part of medicine for the last century. It has been difficult to implement guidelines in this field, and unwarranted imaging has been a frequent problem. Some work has been done to...

    Authors: Ann Mari Gransjøen, Siri Wiig, Kristin Bakke Lysdahl and Bjørn Morten Hofmann

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:556

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  14. Content type: Study protocol

    Rapidly increasing healthcare costs and the growing burden of non-communicable diseases have increased the out-of-pocket (OOP) spending (63.3% of total health expenditure) in Bangladesh. This increasing OOP sp...

    Authors: Sayem Ahmed, Md. Zahid Hasan, Mohammad Wahid Ahmed, Farzana Dorin, Marufa Sultana, Ziaul Islam, Andrew J. Mirelman, Clas Rehnberg, Jahangir A. M. Khan and Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:552

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    Emergency departments handle a large proportion of acute patients. In 2007, it was recommended centralizing the Danish healthcare system and establishing emergency departments as the main common entrance for e...

    Authors: Morten Breinholt Søvsø, Sabina Bay Hermansen, Emil Færk, Tim Alex Lindskou, Marc Ludwig, Jørn Munkhof Møller, Jelena Jonciauskiene and Erika Frischknecht Christensen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:548

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    There is a growing body of evidence that supports the uses of telehealth to monitor and manage people with diabetes at a distance. Despite this, the uptake of telehealth has been low. The objective of this stu...

    Authors: Puikwan A. Lee, Geva Greenfield and Yannis Pappas

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:549

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Patient-reported outcome (PRO)-based follow-up is a new model of service delivery, where PRO measures are used as the very basis for demand-driven outpatient follow-up in patients with chronic diseases. Adopti...

    Authors: Caroline Trillingsgaard Mejdahl, Liv Marit Valen Schougaard, Niels Henrik Hjollund, Erik Riiskjær and Kirsten Lomborg

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:546

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Delirium is a well-known complication in cardiac surgery and intensive care unit (ICU) patients. However, in many other settings its prevalence and clinical consequences are understudied. The aims of this stud...

    Authors: Maria Schubert, Roger Schürch, Soenke Boettger, David Garcia Nuñez, Urs Schwarz, Dominique Bettex, Josef Jenewein, Jasmina Bogdanovic, Marina Lynne Staehli, Rebecca Spirig and Alain Rudiger

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:550

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    The standard 11-days IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) training course (standard IMCI) has faced barriers such as high cost to scale up. Distance learning IMCI training program was developed as...

    Authors: Lulu M. Muhe, Nemes Iriya, Felixambrose Bundala, Mary Azayo, Maryam Juma Bakari, Asia Hussein and Theopista John

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:547

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    Global strategies recommend a continuum of care for maternal health to improve outcomes and access to care in low and middle income countries (LMICs). South Africa has already set priority interventions along ...

    Authors: Mamothena Carol Mothupi, Lucia Knight and Hanani Tabana

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:539

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  21. Content type: Research article

    There are dearth of literature on the capacity of the health system to diagnose and treat HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. In this study we evaluated the capacity of health facilities for HIV/AIDS care, its spatial distr...

    Authors: Amare Deribew, Sibhatu Biadgilign, Della Berhanu, Atkure Defar, Kebede Deribe, Ephrem Tekle, Kassahun Asheber and Tariku Dejene

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:535

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