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  1. Regular physical activity (PA), healthy habits, and an appropriate diet are recommended guidelines to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle can help to avoid chronic diseases and long-term illnesse...

    Authors: Ayan Chatterjee, Andreas Prinz, Martin Gerdes, Santiago Martinez, Nibedita Pahari and Yogesh Kumar Meena
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1120
  2. Community Pharmacists (CPs) and Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs) are often the first point of care for many Nigerians, and when sufficiently trained, they contribute to the expansion of family p...

    Authors: Funmilola M. OlaOlorun, Aparna Jain, Emily Olalere, Ene Daniel-Ebune, Kayode Afolabi, Emeka Okafor, Sara Chace Dwyer, Osimhen Ubuane, Toyin O. Akomolafe and Sikiru Baruwa
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1119
  3. The recurrence of emerging infectious diseases reminds us that rapid response to related outbreaks require coordinated inter-sectoral/ organizational and trans-disciplinary approaches. This study examined the ...

    Authors: Marjan Mirzania, Elham Shakibazadeh and Mahnaz Ashoorkhani
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1118
  4. Retirement patterns for American physician assistants/associates (PAs) are in flux as the first substantial cadre trained in the 1970s makes their retirement choices. The growing and aging of the US population...

    Authors: Roderick S. Hooker, Andrzej Kozikowski, James F. Cawley and Kasey Puckett
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1117
  5. Patients as active partners in their personal healthcare are key drivers to reducing costs, securing an effective usage of resources, and ensuring patient-provider satisfaction. Even though these benefits are ...

    Authors: Emily Hickmann, Peggy Richter and Hannes Schlieter
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1116
  6. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has placed huge strain on hospital staff around the world. The aim of the current longitudinal study was to investigate the resilience, stress and burnout of hospital staff ...

    Authors: Samantha J. Armstrong, Joanne E. Porter, Jo-Ann Larkins and Christopher Mesagno
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1115
  7. Hill tribe children, an ethnic minority group in Thailand, experience wide-ranging social and health inequalities. Previous reports indicate that hill tribe children, especially age under 5 years, face social ...

    Authors: Katemanee Moonpanane, Khanittha Pitchalard, Jintana Thepsaw, Onnalin Singkhorn and Chomnard Potjanamart
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1114
  8. Despite a publicly funded system, health care in Canada has been shown to be deeply inequitable, particularly toward Indigenous people. Based on research identifying key dimensions of equity-oriented health ca...

    Authors: Colleen Varcoe, Annette J. Browne, Nancy Perrin, Erin Wilson, Vicky Bungay, David Byres, Nadine Wathen, Cheyanne Stones, Catherine Liao and Elder Roberta Price
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1113
  9. The increasing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become a major challenge globally, including in Indonesia. Understanding the readiness of primary health care facilities is necessary to confront the c...

    Authors: Dian Sidik Arsyad, Esliana Fitrida Hamsyah, Nurul Qalby, Andriany Qanitha, Jan Westerink, Maarten J. Cramer, Frank L. J. Visseren, Pieter A. Doevendans and Ansariadi Ansariadi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1112
  10. Rising surgery rates have raised questions about the indications for spinal surgery. The study investigated patient-level and regional factors associated with spinal surgery for patients with spinal diseases.

    Authors: Falko Tesch, Toni Lange, Patrik Dröge, Christian Günster, Johannes Flechtenmacher, Burkhard Lembeck, Bernd Kladny, Dieter Christian Wirtz, Fritz-Uwe Niethard and Jochen Schmitt
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1109
  11. Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) is an obstetric emergency that requires effective teamwork under complex conditions. We explored healthcare team performance for women who suffered a PPH, focusing on relationship...

    Authors: Victoria Brazil, Darren McLean, Belinda Lowe, Lada Kordich, Deborah Cullen, Victoria De Araujo, Talia Eldridge and Eve Purdy
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1108
  12. Understanding the evolution of social network services (SNSs) can provide insights into the functions of interprofessional information-sharing systems. Using social network analysis, we aimed to analyze annual...

    Authors: Junji Haruta, Sho Tsugawa and Kazunari Ogura
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1107
  13. If smoking is common within a pregnant woman’s social circle, she is more likely to smoke and her chances of succeeding in quitting smoking are reduced. It is therefore important to encourage smoking cessation...

    Authors: Eefje Willemse, Bethany Hipple Walters, Linda Springvloet, Jeroen Bommelé and Marc C. Willemsen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1106
  14. Over the years, the prevalence of prostate cancer (PCa) has been on the increase. Poor prognosis has been a reflection of increased advance-staged diagnosis and inadequate financial assistance. The prioritizat...

    Authors: Ebenezer Wiafe, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Kwaku Addai Arhin Appiah, Frasia Oosthuizen and Varsha Bangalee
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1105

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1162

  15. Uganda Ministry of Health (UMOH) embraced the World Health Organization recommendation for people living with human immunodeficiency virus with a detectable viral load (VL) exceeding 1000 copies/mL to receive ...

    Authors: Pius Musinguzi, Josephine Nambi Najjuma, Adellah Arishaba, Eric Ochen, Racheal Ainembabazi, Fred Keizirege, Racheal Lillian Sabano, Edith K. Wakida and Celestino Obua
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1104
  16. Infectious illness is the biggest cause of death in children due to a physical illness, particularly in children under five years. If mortality is to be reduced for this group of children, it is important to u...

    Authors: Sarah Neill, Lucy Bray, Bernie Carter, Damian Roland, Enitan D. Carrol, Natasha Bayes, Lucie Riches, Joanne Hughes, Poornima Pandey, Jennifer O’Donnell and Sue Palmer-Hill
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1103
  17. The demand for quality maternal and child health (MCH) data is critical for tracking progress towards attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal 3. However, MCH cannot be adequately monitored where health ...

    Authors: Obed Uwumbornyi Lasim, Edward Wilson Ansah and Daniel Apaak
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1102
  18. Given the rising incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer (yCRC) among individuals younger than 50 years old, understanding the economic burden of yCRC is required to inform the delivery of healthcare servic...

    Authors: Ria Garg, Vicki Cheng, Ursula Ellis, Vanay Verma, Helen McTaggart-Cowan, Stuart Peacock, Jonathan M. Loree, Mohsen Sadatsafavi and Mary A. De Vera
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1100
  19. Understanding how and why de-implementation of low-value practices is sustained remains unclear. The Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International CollaboraTive (PREDICT) Bronchiolitis Knowledge T...

    Authors: Victoria Ramsden, Franz E. Babl, Stuart R. Dalziel, Sandy Middleton, Ed Oakley, Libby Haskell, Anna Lithgow, Francesca Orsini, Rachel Schembri, Alexandra Wallace, Catherine L. Wilson, Elizabeth McInnes, Peter H. Wilson and Emma Tavender
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1099
  20. This study included Community Health Workers and their supervisors from HIV clinical care teams who participated in the Healthy Choices intervention program. Healthy Choices is a Motivational Interviewing-based i...

    Authors: Karen MacDonell, Veronica Dinaj-Koci, Juline Koken and Sylvie Naar
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1098
  21. Low access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services among people living with HIV (PLWH) is a barrier to the control of the epidemic worldwide. The present study aimed to assess the barriers and facilita...

    Authors: Zahra Jaafari, Willi McFarland, Sana Eybpoosh, Seyed Vahid Ahmadi Tabatabaei, Mehdi Shafiei Bafti, Ebrahim Ranjbar and Hamid Sharifi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1097
  22. Many healthcare systems have been unable to deal with Covid-19 without influencing non-Covid-19 patients with pre-existing conditions, risking a paralysis in the medium term. This study explores the effects of...

    Authors: Roberta Troisi, Stefania De Simone, Maria Vargas and Massimo Franco
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1096
  23. With growing recognition of the importance of research in allied healthcare, the new Health Education England (HEE) research strategy articulates a need to transform Allied Health Professional (AHP) identities...

    Authors: Christine Comer, Richard Collings, Alison McCracken, Carol Payne and Ann Moore
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1094
  24. Economic disparities affect access to assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment in many countries. At the time of this survey, Japan provided partial reimbursement for ART treatment only for those in lo...

    Authors: Eri Maeda, Seung Chik Jwa, Yukiyo Kumazawa, Kazuki Saito, Arisa Iba, Ayako Yanagisawa‑Sugita, Akira Kuwahara, Hidekazu Saito, Yukihiro Terada, Takashi Fukuda, Osamu Ishihara and Yasuki Kobayashi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1093
  25. Correctional settings in South Africa have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection; a large number of inmates living with HIV return to the community each year. The transition community adherence club (...

    Authors: Yangxi An, Nasiphi Ntombela, Christopher J. Hoffmann, Tolulope Fashina, Tonderai Mabuto and Jill Owczarzak
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1092
  26. To provide high quality services in increasingly complex, constantly changing circumstances, healthcare organizations worldwide need a high level of resilience, to adapt and respond to challenges and changes a...

    Authors: Cecilie Haraldseid-Driftland, Stephen Billett, Veslemøy Guise, Lene Schibevaag, Janne Gro Alsvik, Birte Fagerdal, Hilda Bø Lyng and Siri Wiig
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1091
  27. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery suggested six indicators every country should use to measure their surgical systems. One of these indicators, catastrophic expenditure (CE), is defined as money paid for...

    Authors: Abraham Genetu, Demmelash Gezahegn, Hana Getachew, Andualem Deneke and Abebe Bekele
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1090
  28. In Morocco, the national health plan 2025 was developed to promote Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services for all. The principal aim was to achieve the Universal Health Coverage of SRH by 2030. For many...

    Authors: Rachid Bezad, Sanae El Omrani, Amal Benbella and Bouchra Assarag
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1089
  29. The Ethiopian health extension program (HEP) is an innovative community-based strategy aimed at disease prevention and health promotion. While health extension workers (HEWs) are its front-line workers, the in...

    Authors: Merhawi Gebremedhin, Esie Gebrewahd and Lauryn K. Stafford
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1088
  30. An electronic handover system provides a potential way to bridge the interface between psychotherapy and occupational health. This qualitative study therefore aimed assessing (1) content-related and (2) functi...

    Authors: Fiona Kohl, Peter Angerer, Lisa Guthardt and Jeannette Weber
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1087
  31. Teleophthalmology has become the subject of heightened interest and scrutiny in the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic. A streamlined implementation framework becomes increasingly important as demand grows...

    Authors: Molly J. E. Snider, April Y. Maa, Arthur C. Guyton III, Hannah Park, Kelly J. Hunt and Charlene Pope
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1086
  32. Distributed Leadership (DL) has been suggested as being helpful when different health care professionals and patients need to work together across professional and organizational boundaries to provide integrat...

    Authors: Harald Braut, Olaug Øygarden, Marianne Storm and Aslaug Mikkelsen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1085
  33. Schizophrenia is a serious mental health condition characterised by distortions in thought processes, perception, mood, sense of self, and behaviour. Lurasidone, a second-generation atypical antipsychotic, rep...

    Authors: Amy Dymond, Daniela Afonso and Will Green
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1084
  34. We previously developed a Quality Improvement (QI) Return-on-Investment (ROI) conceptual framework for large-scale healthcare QI programmes. We defined ROI as any monetary or non-monetary value or benefit deri...

    Authors: S’thembile Thusini, Maria Milenova, Noushig Nahabedian, Barbara Grey, Tayana Soukup and Claire Henderson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1083
  35. Changes in everyday work with regard to working time models have reached the medical profession. The number of physicians working part-time is steadily increasing. At the same time, however, the population's n...

    Authors: E Bodendieck, FU Jung, M Luppa and SG Riedel-Heller
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1082
  36. Adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET) reduces the risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality. However, up to three-quarters of women with breast cancer do not take AET as prescribed. Existing interventions to s...

    Authors: Sophie M. C. Green, David P. French, Christopher D. Graham, Louise H. Hall, Nikki Rousseau, Robbie Foy, Jane Clark, Catherine Parbutt, Erin Raine, Benjamin Gardner, Galina Velikova, Sally J. L. Moore, Jacqueline Buxton and Samuel G. Smith
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1081
  37. Large-scale detection has great potential to bring benefits for containing the COVID-19 epidemic and supporting the government in reopening economic activities. Evaluating the true regional mobile severe acute...

    Authors: Dong-sheng Di, Jian-li Zhang, Mu-hong Wei, Hao-long Zhou, Yuan Cui, Ru-yi Zhang, Ye-qing Tong, Jun-an Liu and Qi Wang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1080
  38. While involving users in healthcare decision-making has become increasingly common and important, there is a lack of knowledge about how to best design community-based health screening programs. Reviews of met...

    Authors: David Brain, Amarzaya Jadambaa and Sanjeewa Kularatna
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1079
  39. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia that affects 60 million people worldwide. Limited evidence on AF management exists from low- and middle-income countries and none from Sri Lanka. ...

    Authors: Vethanayagam Antony Sheron, Shivany Shanmugathas, Tiffany E. Gooden, Mahesan Guruparan, Balachandran Kumarendran, Gregory Y. H. Lip, Semira Manaseki-Holland, Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar, Kaneshamoorthy Shribavan, Kumaran Subaschandren, Rashan Haniffa, Rajendra Surenthirakumaran, G. Neil Thomas, Powsiga Uruthirakumar, Sheila Greenfield, Deirdre A. Lane…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1078
  40. Fair access to health services is a vital issue in low-and middle-income countries. Therefore, the present study was conducted to evaluate the equity in access to primary health care (PHC) services in southea...

    Authors: Hamed Rahimi, Reza Goudarzi, Somayeh Noorihekmat, AliAkbar Haghdoost and Fatemeh Khodabandeh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1077
  41. Individuals of all ages and with all degrees of severity of the coronavirus disease (COVID) can suffer from persisting or reappearing symptoms called long COVID. Long COVID involves various symptoms, such as s...

    Authors: Sarah Wolf, Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss and Judit Erdös
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1076
  42. Rural veterans experience more challenges than their urban peers in accessing primary care services, which can negatively impact their health and wellbeing. The factors driving this disparity are complex and i...

    Authors: Erin S. Kenzie, Mary Patzel, Erik Nelson, Travis Lovejoy, Sarah Ono and Melinda M. Davis
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1075
  43. Despite national implementation of several high impact interventions and innovations to bolster tuberculosis (TB) detection and improve quality of TB services in Zambia, notifications have been declining since...

    Authors: P. S. Lungu, M. E. Kabaso, R. Mihova, A. Silumesii, T. Chisenga, C. Kasapo, I. Mwaba, A. D. Kerkhoff, M. Muyoyeta, R. Chimzizi and K. Malama
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1074
  44. Antibiotic prophylaxis during implant placement may improve implant short term survival. Nevertheless, use of antibiotics carries risks of adverse effects and antibiotic resistance. The aim of the present stud...

    Authors: Khrystyna Zhurakivska, Lucio Lo Russo, Lorenzo Lo Muzio, Vito Carlo Alberto Caponio, Luigi Laino, Claudia Arena, Nicola Cirillo and Giuseppe Troiano
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1073
  45. Community-based health insurance initiatives in low- and middle-income countries encountered a number of sustainability challenges due to their voluntary nature, small risk pools, and low revenue. In Ethiopia,...

    Authors: Mohammed Hussien, Muluken Azage and Negalign Berhanu Bayou
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1072
  46. The World Health Organization recommends the Maternal and Child Health Handbook (MCH-HB) to promote health service utilization from pregnancy to early childhood. Although many countries have adopted it as a na...

    Authors: Ai Aoki, Keiji Mochida, Michiru Kuramata, Toru Sadamori, Aliza K C Bhandari, Helga Reis Freitas, João Domingos da Cunha, Ketha Rubuz Francisco, Pedro Sapalalo, Lino Tchicondingosse, Olukunmi Omobolanle Balogun, Hirotsugu Aiga and Kenji Takehara
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1071