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  1. It is not known whether there are differences in the quality and recommendations between evidence-based (EB) and consensus-based (CB) guidelines. We used breast cancer guidelines as a case study to assess for ...

    Authors: Hugh Cruse, Magdalena Winiarek, Jan Marshburn, Otavio Clark and Benjamin Djulbegovic

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2002 2:1

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The study is designed to assess the organisational and human resource challenges faced by Primary Care Trusts (PCTs). Its objectives are to: specify the organisational and human resources challenges faced by P...

    Authors: Elizabeth V Newbronner, Mike J Pedler, J Tim Scott and Trevor A Sheldon

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Our aim was to compare access to effective care among elderly Medicare patients in a Staff Model and Group Model HMO and in Fee-for-Service (FFS) care.

    Authors: Mary B Barton, Debra A Dayhoff, Stephen B Soumerai, Margo L Rosenbach and Robert H Fletcher

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:11

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The format or frame in which the results of randomized trials are presented has been shown to influence health professional's self-reported practice. We sought to investigate the effect of framing cardiovascul...

    Authors: Tom Fahey, Alan A Montgomery and Tim J Peters

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:10

    Content type: Research article

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  5. We sought to quantify the impact of patient characteristics on complications and health care costs associated with influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) in a nonelderly population.

    Authors: Debra E Irwin, Lisa B Weatherby, Wen-Yi Huang, Daniel M Rosenberg, Suzanne F Cook and Alexander M Walker

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:8

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Asthma is a common yet incompletely understood health problem associated with a high morbidity burden. A wide variety of seasonally variable environmental stimuli such as viruses and air pollution are believed...

    Authors: Eric J Crighton, Muhammad M Mamdani and Ross EG Upshur

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:7

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Albanian immigrants in Greece comprise a highly mobile population with unknown health care profile. We aimed to assess whether these immigrants were more or less likely to undergo laparotomy for suspected appe...

    Authors: Athina Tatsioni, Antonia Charchanti, Evangelia Kitsiou and John PA Ioannidis

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:5

    Content type: Research article

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  8. In South Africa, where health care resources are limited, it is important to ensure that drugs provision and use is rational. The Essential Drug List includes depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and noret...

    Authors: Jennifer Smit, Andrew Gray, Lynn McFadyen and Khangelani Zuma

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:4

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Why waiting lists arise and how to address them remains unclear, and an improved understanding of these waiting list "dynamics" could lead to better management. The purpose of this study is to understand how t...

    Authors: David P D'Souza, Douglas K Martin, Laura Purdy, Andrea Bezjak and Peter A Singer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:3

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Total US population estimates of complications of medical care have relied on extrapolations of state-specific estimates. Generalizability is suspect because findings are limited by geographical location or ti...

    Authors: Elmer V Villanueva and Jeremy N Anderson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:2

    Content type: Survey/Cross sectional study

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  11. Stroke patients' care in hospital tends to be poorly organised, with poor communication and a lack of information being frequent sources of complaint. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a patien...

    Authors: Mulunish Ayana, Pandora Pound, Fiona Lampe and Shah Ebrahim

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2001 1:1

    Content type: Non-randomised controlled trial

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