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  1. Content type: Research article

    People in residential aged care facilities (RACF) are at very high risk of developing complex oral diseases and dental problems. A multidisciplinary approach incorporating oral health professionals and RACF st...

    Authors: Anna Tynan, Lisa Deeth and Debra McKenzie

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:515

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    Maternal mortality in Nigeria is one of the highest in the world. Access to antenatal care is limited and the quality of services is poor in much of the country. Previous research in Bauchi State found associa...

    Authors: Anne Cockcroft, Khalid Omer, Yagana Gidado, Adamu Ibrahim Gamawa and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:510

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    In accordance the WHO framework of health system functions and by using the indicators collected within the EURO-HEALTHY project, this work aims to contribute to the discussion on the classification of EU heal...

    Authors: Pedro Lopes Ferreira, Aida Isabel Tavares, Carlota Quintal and Paula Santana

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:511

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Inadequate non-technical skills (NTSs) among employees in the Norwegian prehospital emergency medical services (EMSs) are a risk for patient and operational safety. Simulation-based training and assessment is ...

    Authors: Henrik Langdalen, Eirik B. Abrahamsen, Stephen J. M. Sollid, Leif Inge K. Sørskår and Håkon B. Abrahamsen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:509

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  5. Content type: Study protocol

    In 2013 vocational rehabilitation programmes (VRP) were given official and legal approval under Danish law to assist occupationally marginalized citizens in gaining general life skills, building their work abi...

    Authors: Lotte Nygaard Andersen, Mette Jensen Stochkendahl and Kirsten Kaya Roessler

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:517

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Several bone-targeted agents (BTAs) are available for preventing skeletal-related events (SREs), but they vary in terms of efficacy, safety and mode of administration. This study assessed data on European phys...

    Authors: Yi Qian, Jorge Arellano, Francesca Gatta, Guy Hechmati, A. Brett Hauber, Ateesha F. Mohamed, Amit Bahl, Roger von Moos and Jean-Jacques Body

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:518

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) in Canada continue to experience high rates of incident HIV. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP, the regular use of anti-HIV medication) reduces HIV acquis...

    Authors: Malika Sharma, Allison Chris, Arlene Chan, David C. Knox, James Wilton, Owen McEwen, Sharmistha Mishra, Daniel Grace, Tim Rogers, Ahmed M. Bayoumi, John Maxwell, Rita Shahin, Isaac Bogoch, Mark Gilbert and Darrell H. S. Tan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:513

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Psychiatric re-hospitalisation is considered costly and disruptive to individuals. The perspective of the mental health service user is largely unexplored in literature.

    Authors: M. Ådnanes, L. Melby, J. Cresswell-Smith, H. Westerlund, L. Rabbi, M. Z. Dernovšek, L. Šprah, R. Sfetcu, C. Straßmayr and V. Donisi

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:516

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLS-EU-Q47) is widely used in assessing health literacy (HL). There has been some controversy whether the comprehensive HLS-EU-Q47 data, reflecting a conceptu...

    Authors: Hanne Søberg Finbråten, Bodil Wilde-Larsson, Gun Nordström, Kjell Sverre Pettersen, Anne Trollvik and Øystein Guttersrud

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:506

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  10. Content type: Study protocol

    After hospitalization for cardiac disease, older patients are at high risk of readmission and death. Although geriatric conditions increase this risk, treatment of older cardiac patients is limited to the mana...

    Authors: L. Verweij, P. Jepma, B. M. Buurman, C. H. M. Latour, R. H. H. Engelbert, G. ter Riet, F. Karapinar-Çarkit, S. Daliri, R. J. G. Peters and W. J. M. Scholte op Reimer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:508

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Greater interest is being shown in participatory approaches, especially in research on interventions that concern children and young people’s health and well-being. Although participatory approaches have user ...

    Authors: Ingrid Larsson, Carin Staland-Nyman, Petra Svedberg, Jens M. Nygren and Ing-Marie Carlsson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:507

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    There are an increasing number of patients of working age undergoing hip and knee replacements. Currently there is variation in the advice and support given about sickness absence, recovery to usual activities...

    Authors: Paul Baker, Carol Coole, Avril Drummond, Catriona McDaid, Sayeed Khan, Louise Thomson, Catherine Hewitt, Iain McNamara, David McDonald, Judith Fitch and Amar Rangan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:504

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  13. Content type: Study protocol

    A large proportion of patients encounter barriers to access and navigation in complex healthcare systems. They are unable to obtain information and services and to take appropriate action to improve their heal...

    Authors: Christine Loignon, Sophie Dupéré, Martin Fortin, Vivian R. Ramsden and Karoline Truchon

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:505

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Individuals with severe disability often require personal assistance and help from informal caregivers, in addition to conventional health care. The utilization of assistance dogs may decrease the need for hea...

    Authors: Martina Lundqvist, Lars-Åke Levin, Kerstin Roback and Jenny Alwin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:497

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Rational and transparent Health Technology Assessment and reimbursement decision-making are crucial for healthcare system sustainability. A part of the reimbursement process are decision-making criteria which ...

    Authors: Andreja Detiček, Andrej Janzic, Igor Locatelli and Mitja Kos

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:496

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge translation (KT) is the broad range of activities aimed at supporting the use of research findings leading to evidence-based practice (EBP) and policy. Recommendations have been made that capacity bu...

    Authors: Anastasia A. Mallidou, Pat Atherton, Liza Chan, Noreen Frisch, Stephanie Glegg and Gayle Scarrow

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:502

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Understanding how policies lead to changes in health systems and in practice helps policymakers and researchers to intervene more successfully. Yet identifying all the possible changes that occur as a result o...

    Authors: Kathryn Oliver and Zachary Parolin

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:499

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  18. Content type: Research article

    With the increasing burden of mental illness globally, it is becoming common for hospitalised patients with chronic medical conditions to have a comorbidity of mental illness. This combination could prolong le...

    Authors: Nazlee Siddiqui, Mitchell Dwyer, Jim Stankovich, Gregory Peterson, David Greenfield, Lei Si and Leigh Kinsman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:498

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Depression constitutes a significant part of the global burden of diseases. General practice plays a central role in diagnosing and monitoring depression. A telemedicine solution comprising a web-based psychom...

    Authors: Mette Daugbjerg Krog, Marie Germund Nielsen, Jette Videbæk Le, Flemming Bro, Kaj Sparle Christensen and Anna Mygind

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:503

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  20. Content type: Study protocol

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that results in a lifetime of anemia, severe pain, and end-organ damage that can lead to premature mortality. While the SCD field has made major medical...

    Authors: Ana A. Baumann, Steven H. Belle, Aimee James and Allison A. King

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:500

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    School health services provide an excellent opportunity for the detection and treatment of children at risk of later health problems. However, the optimal use of school doctors’ skills and expertise remains un...

    Authors: Kirsi Nikander, Silja Kosola, Minna Kaila and Elina Hermanson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:501

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  22. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing body of evidence to support the use of telehealth in monitoring HbA1c levels in people living with type 2 diabetes. However, the overall magnitude of effect is yet unclear due to variable re...

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

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:495

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The literature suggests that although adult hospitals are establishing population health programs around the country, there is considerable definitional ambiguity regarding whether interventions are aimed at t...

    Authors: Daniel Skinner, Berkeley Franz, Matthew Taylor, Chantelle Shaw and Kelly J. Kelleher

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:494

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The length of time between symptom onset and reperfusion therapy in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) is a key determinant of mortality. Information on this delay is scarce...

    Authors: Cézar E. Mesas, Ricardo J. Rodrigues, Arthur E. Mesas, Vivian B. R. Feijó, Lucas M. C. Paraiso, Gabriela F. G. A. Bragatto, Viviane Moron, Marcos H. Bergonso, Laercio Uemura and Cintia Magalhães Carvalho Grion

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2018 18:490

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