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  1. The DIALOG scale has been implemented as a routine patient outcome and experience measure (PROM/PREM) in a mental health trust in East London since 2017. The resulting healthcare dataset was used to estimate s...

    Authors: Franziska Mosler, Stefan Priebe and Victoria Bird

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1020

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Knowledge about the relationship between the residents’ Quality of Life (QOL) and the nursing home price is currently lacking. Therefore, this study investigates the relationship between 11 dimensions of QOL a...

    Authors: Sarah Raes, Sophie Vandepitte, Delphine De Smedt, Herlinde Wynendaele, Yannai DeJonghe and Jeroen Trybou

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:987

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Risk assessment is a precision medicine technique that can be used to enhance population health when applied to prevention. Several barriers limit the uptake of risk assessment in health care systems; and litt...

    Authors: Lori A. Orlando, R. Ryanne Wu, Rachel A. Myers, Joan Neuner, Catherine McCarty, Irina V. Haller, Melissa Harry, Kimberly G. Fulda, David Dimmock, Teji Rakhra-Burris, Adam Buchanan and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1015

    Content type: Research article

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  4. HIV continuum of care has been used as a strategy to reduce HIV transmission rates, with timely engagement in HIV testing being the first and most critical step. This study examines interprofessional-collabora...

    Authors: Liliane Cambraia Windsor, Rogério Meireles Pinto and Carol Ann Lee

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1014

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Immunization has been an important public health intervention for preventing and reducing child morbidity and mortality over the years and coverage has increased in the past decades. However, the validity of t...

    Authors: Sorengmen Amos Ziema and Livingstone Asem

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1013

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The World Health Organization has advocated for the integration of dental care into the primary healthcare (PHC) setting, including oral urgent treatment (OUT). However, the knowledge necessary for OUT impleme...

    Authors: Danielle Viana Ribeiro Ramos, João Luiz Miraglia, Camila Nascimento Monteiro, Danielle Borchardt, Leonardo Tribis, Thais Paragis Sanchez, Daiana Bonfim, Danielle da Costa Palacio, Maria da Luz Rosário de Souza and Marília Jesus Batista de Brito Mota

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1012

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Medical tests provide important information to guide clinical management. Overtesting, however, may cause harm to patients and the healthcare system, including through misdiagnosis, false positives, false nega...

    Authors: Justin H. Lam, Kristen Pickles, Fiona F. Stanaway and Katy J. L. Bell

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1011

    Content type: Research article

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  8. ‘Older People’s Shoes’ is a training intervention designed for healthcare assistants (HCAs) to improve the relational care of older people in hospital. The intervention formed part of a broader evaluation, in ...

    Authors: Heather Wharrad, Sophie Sarre, Justine Schneider, Jill Maben, Clare Aldus, Elaine Argyle and Anthony Arthur

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1010

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Although leadership is considered as a key factor in health care, leadership styles and outcomes in nursing homes often remain a black box. Therefore, this study explored leadership styles and leadership outco...

    Authors: Joris Poels, Marc Verschueren, Koen Milisen and Ellen Vlaeyen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1009

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The proportion of people aged 60 years or over is growing faster than other age groups. Traditionally, retirement has been considered as both a loss to the labour market and an additional economic burden on th...

    Authors: Shanquan Chen, Xi Chen, Stephen Law, Henry Lucas, Shenlan Tang, Qian Long, Lei Xue and Zheng Wang

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1008

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The COVID-19 has been a pandemic around the world, which affirmatively brought mental health problems to medical staff. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of anxiety in Chinese medical staff and examine th...

    Authors: Wei Zhu, Yi Wei, Xiandong Meng and Jiping Li

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1007

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Few studies have examined public opinion about the health care system in the former Soviet region. The objective of our study was to evaluate the population’s satisfaction with the health care system and ident...

    Authors: Tsovinar Harutyunyan and Varduhi Hayrumyan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1005

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Acute 24-h detoxification services (detox) are necessary but insufficient for many individuals working towards long-term recovery from opiate, alcohol or other drug addiction. Longer engagement in substance us...

    Authors: Maria E. Torres, Mary Brolin, Lee Panas, Grant Ritter, Dominic Hodgkin, Margaret Lee, Elizabeth Merrick, Constance Horgan, Jonna C. Hopwood, Andrea Gewirtz, Natasha De Marco and Nancy Lane

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1004

    Content type: Research article

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  14. During discharge from hospital, older patients and physicians discuss the plan for managing patients’ health at home. If not followed at home, it can result in poor medication management, readmissions, or othe...

    Authors: Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui, Socheat Cheng, Marte Mellingsæter, Ramune Grambaite, Pål Gulbrandsen, Christofer Lundqvist and Jennifer Gerwing

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1002

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Many of the strategies designed to reduce “low-value care” have been implemented without a consensus on the definition of the term “value”. Most “low value care” lists are based on the comparative effectivenes...

    Authors: José Antonio Sacristán

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:1000

    Content type: Commentary

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  16. Whilst treatment for mental health issues has traditionally been conducted in-person, advances in technology has seen a recent growth in the use of online video therapy services to help overcome access-to-care...

    Authors: Samuel D. Muir, Kathleen de Boer, Maja Nedeljkovic and Denny Meyer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:999

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Between-center variation in outcome may offer opportunities to identify variation in quality of care. By intervening on these quality differences, patient outcomes may be improved. However, whether observed di...

    Authors: Marzyeh Amini, Nikki van Leeuwen, Frank Eijkenaar, Maxim J. H. L. Mulder, Wouter Schonewille, Geert Lycklama à Nijeholt, Wouter H. Hinsenveld, Robert-Jan B. Goldhoorn, Pieter Jan van Doormaal, Sjoerd Jenniskens, Jan Hazelzet, Diederik W. J. Dippel, Bob Roozenbeek and Hester F. Lingsma

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:998

    Content type: Research article

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  18. A minority of individuals use a large portion of health system resources, incurring considerable costs, especially in acute-care hospitals where a significant proportion of deaths occur. We sought to describe ...

    Authors: Danial Qureshi, Sarina Isenberg, Peter Tanuseputro, Rahim Moineddin, Kieran Quinn, Christopher Meaney, Kimberlyn McGrail, Hsien Seow, Colleen Webber, Robert Fowler and Amy Hsu

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:997

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is highly prevalent in the United States and impacts the physical and mental health and social well-being of those who experience it. Healthcare settings are important intervent...

    Authors: Emma C. Jackson, Lynette M. Renner, Nyla I. Flowers, Mary E. Logeais and Cari Jo Clark

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:996

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Healthy Homes and Neighbourhoods (HHAN) Integrated Care Initiative was established to improve the care of families with complex health and social needs who reside in Sydney Local Health District. HHAN seeks to...

    Authors: E. Tennant, E. Miller, K. Costantino, D. De Souza, H. Coupland, P. Fotheringham and J. Eastwood

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:995

    Content type: Research article

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  21. This online cross-sectional survey assesses the signs/symptoms, the protective measures taken and the awareness and risk perception regarding COVID-19 among Italian dental hygienists. All Italian dental hygien...

    Authors: Giuliana Bontà, Guglielmo Campus and Maria Grazia Cagetti

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:994

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Migration to India is a common livelihood strategy for poor people in remote Western Nepal. To date, little research has explored the degree and nature of healthcare access among Nepali migrant workers in Indi...

    Authors: Pratik Adhikary, Nirmal Aryal, Raja Ram Dhungana, Radheshyam Krishna KC, Pramod R. Regmi, Kolitha Prabhash Wickramage, Patrick Duigan, Montira Inkochasan, Guna Nidhi Sharma, Bikash Devkota, Edwin van Teijlingen and Padam Simkhada

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:992

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Trauma and injury contribute to 11% of the all-cause mortality in Afghanistan. The study aimed to explore the perceptions of the healthcare providers (pre and in-hospital), hospital managers and policy makers ...

    Authors: Umerdad Khudadad, Wafa Aftab, Asrar Ali, Nadeem Ullah Khan, Junaid Razzak and Sameen Siddiqi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:991

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Millions of older adults in the United States experience hearing, vision, and dual sensory impairment (concurring hearing and vision impairment) yet little research exists on their needs in interactions with t...

    Authors: Nicholas S. Reed, Lama Assi, Emily Pedersen, Yasmeen Alshabasy, Ashley Deemer, Jennifer A. Deal, Amber Willink and Bonnielin K. Swenor

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:990

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Severe mental disorders, a leading cause of disability has become a major public health problem. In order to promote mental health, a series of programs have been promulgated by the Chinese government. However...

    Authors: Rubee Dev, Jinghua Li, Donglan Zhang, Yiyuan Cai, Chun Hao, Fengsu Hou, Ruixin Wang, Meijuan Lin and Dong (Roman) Xu

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:989

    Content type: Study protocol

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  26. This study compares and analyzes the differences of residents’ medical economic burden in different economic levels, explores the factors for improving the equity of health services in Guangdong, China.

    Authors: Jialong Chen, Liuna Yang, Zhenzhu Qian, Mingwei Sun, Honglin Yu, Xiaolei Ma, Chonghua Wan and Yunbin Yang

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:988

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Retinal diseases are very difficult to treat. So, early diagnoses and preventions are very important. But, few eye doctors can treat patients with retinal diseases in Nepal. Retina Eye Care of Nepal (RECON) pr...

    Authors: Arjun Shrestha, Chunu Shrestha, Pratap Karki, Hara Maya Gurung and Takeshi Naito

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:986

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Falls and fall-related injuries are a major public health problem and an international priority for health services. Despite research showing that evidence-based fall prevention is effective, its translation i...

    Authors: Hilde Worum, Daniela Lillekroken, Birgitte Ahlsen, Kirsti Skavberg Roaldsen and Astrid Bergland

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:985

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Providing equal treatment for those who have the same need for healthcare, regardless of their socioeconomic and cultural background, has become a shared goal among policymakers who strive to improve healthcar...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Zhengyue Jing, Lulu Ding, Xue Tang, Yuejing Feng, Jie Li, Zhuo Chen and Chengchao Zhou

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:984

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Patient satisfaction is a fundamental aspect of perceived health care quality. The original English version of the Patient Satisfaction with Cancer-related Care (PSCC) is a psychometrically validated, one-dime...

    Authors: Frederike Bokemeyer, Lukas Lange-Drenth, Pascal Jean-Pierre, Holger Schulz and Christiane Bleich

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:983

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Over the past decade, an increasing number of low- and middle-income countries have reduced or removed user fees for pregnant women and/or children under five as a strategy to achieve universal health coverage...

    Authors: Veronique Plouffe, Frank Bicaba, Abel Bicaba and Thomas Druetz

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:982

    Content type: Research article

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  32. There has been a significant increase in computed tomography (CT) utilization over the past two decades with the major challenges being a high exposure to ionizing radiation and rising cost. In this study we a...

    Authors: Joshua Tambe, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Pierre Ongolo-Zogo, Georges Nguefack-Tsague, Andrew Edjua, Victor Mbome-Njie and Jacqueline Ze Minkande

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:981

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) adoption is an important strategy to help improve primary care quality within Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) community health centers (CHC), but evidenc...

    Authors: Nathaniel Bell, Rebecca Wilkerson, Kathy Mayfield-Smith and Ana Lòpez-De Fede

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:980

    Content type: Research article

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  34. This study examines the effects of a shift in medical coverage, from National Health Insurance (NHI) to Medical Aid (MA), on health care utilization (measured by the number of outpatient visits and length of s...

    Authors: Doo Woong Lee, Jieun Jang, Dong-Woo Choi, Sung-In Jang and Eun-Cheol Park

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:979

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Misguided prescription of antibiotics is an important contributor towards the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. The absence of effective interventions to control antibiotic use leads to increased ...

    Authors: Michael Mireku Opoku, Harriet Affran Bonful and Kwadwo Ansah Koram

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:978

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Canada legalized cannabis use for medical purposes in 1999. Legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes in October 2018 offered the opportunity to assess the impact of recreational legalization on cance...

    Authors: Philippa Hawley, Monica Gobbo and Narsis Afghari

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:977

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The complexity of caring for patients with chronic conditions necessitates new models of integrated care to accommodate an increasing demand. To inform the development of integrated care models, it is essentia...

    Authors: Anders Damgaard Møller Schlünsen, David Høyrup Christiansen, Ulrich Fredberg and Peter Vedsted

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:976

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends oxytocin as the drug of choice for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) prevention. However, the WHO has also recently considered carbetocin for PPH prevention, but only i...

    Authors: Jamaica Roanne Briones, Pattarawalai Talungchit, Montarat Thavorncharoensap and Usa Chaikledkaew

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:975

    Content type: Research article

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  39. While there is a growing body of literature supporting clinical decision-making for rehabilitation professionals, suboptimal use of evidence-based practices in that field persists. A strategic initiative that ...

    Authors: Katherine Montpetit-Tourangeau, Dahlia Kairy, Sara Ahmed, Dana Anaby, André Bussières, Marie-Ève Lamontagne, Annie Rochette, Keiko Shikako-Thomas and Aliki Thomas

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:973

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health professionals often juggle the challenges of working and living in the same community in ways that are positive for both themselves and their clients. Th...

    Authors: Michelle Dickson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:972

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Despite many studies evaluating the effectiveness of integrated care, evidence remains inconsistent. There is increasing commentary pointing out the mismatch between the ability to capture the somewhat ‘illusi...

    Authors: Jenny Billings, Simone R. de Bruin, Caroline Baan and Giel Nijpels

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:971

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) provide recommendations for practice, but the proliferation of CPGs issued by multiple organisations in recent years has raised concern about their quality. The aim of this ...

    Authors: G. Castellini, V. Iannicelli, M. Briguglio, D. Corbetta, L. M. Sconfienza, G. Banfi and S. Gianola

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:970

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  43. Early diagnosis is crucial for the treatment of childhood cancer as it in some cases can prevent progression of disease and improve prognoses. However, childhood cancer can be difficult to diagnose and barrier...

    Authors: Line Hjøllund Pedersen, Ayo Wahlberg, Marie Cordt, Kjeld Schmiegelow, Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton and Hanne Bækgaard Larsen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:969

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  44. Timely access is a challenge for providers of outpatient and community-based health services, as seen by the often lengthy waiting lists to manage demand. The Specific Timely Appointments for Triage (STAT) mod...

    Authors: Katherine E. Harding, David A. Snowdon, Luke Prendergast, Annie K. Lewis, Bridie Kent, Sandy F. Leggat and Nicholas F. Taylor

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:968

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  45. High burnout has been reported in physician populations. Although the standardized residency training (SRT) in China includes components that might put residents at a higher risk for burnout, the burnout of Ch...

    Authors: Lei Huang, Jennifer Harsh Caspari, Xiaoting Sun, Jessica Thai, Yaxi Li, Fa-zhan Chen and Xu-dong Zhao

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2020 20:965

    Content type: Research article

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