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  1. The annual incidence of new cancer cases has been increasing worldwide for many years, and is likely to continue to rise. In Germany, the number of new cancer cases is expected to increase by 20% until 2030. H...

    Authors: Michael Kusch, Hildegard Labouvie, Vera Schiewer, Natalie Talalaev, Jan C. Cwik, Sonja Bussmann, Lusine Vaganian, Alexander L. Gerlach, Antje Dresen, Natalia Cecon, Sandra Salm, Theresia Krieger, Holger Pfaff, Clarissa Lemmen, Lisa Derendorf, Stephanie Stock…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:543
  2. Mental health disorders among children and youth are causing significant burden on health care systems. Hence, identifying cost-effective interventions is important for effective mental health care allocation....

    Authors: Sanjeewa Kularatna, Ruvini Hettiarachchi, Sameera Senanayake, Ciara Murphy, Caroline Donovan and Sonja March
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:542
  3. Little prior research focused on person-centred care and support (PCCS) for dementia in home, community or outpatient care. We aimed to describe what constitutes PCCS, how to implement it, and considerations f...

    Authors: Nidhi Marulappa, Natalie N. Anderson, Jennifer Bethell, Anne Bourbonnais, Fiona Kelly, Josephine McMurray, Heather L. Rogers, Isabelle Vedel and Anna R. Gagliardi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:541
  4. Stroke affects many aspects of life in stroke survivors and their family, and returning home after hospital discharge is a key step for the patient and his or her relatives. Patients and caregivers report a si...

    Authors: Anne Termoz, Marion Delvallée, Eléonore Damiolini, Mathilde Marchal, Marie Preau, Laure Huchon, Stéphanie Mazza, Ouazna Habchi, Estelle Bravant, Laurent Derex, Norbert Nighoghossian, Serkan Cakmak, Muriel Rabilloud, Angélique Denis, Anne-Marie Schott and Julie Haesebaert
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:537
  5. In many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, access to abortion is legally restricted, which partly contributes to high incidence of unsafe abortion. This may result in unsafe abortion-related complications that deman...

    Authors: Kenneth Juma, Ramatou Ouedraogo, Joshua Amo-Adjei, Ali Sie, Mamadou Ouattara, Nkechi Emma-Echiegu, Joseph Eton, Michael Mutua and Martin Bangha
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:536
  6. Torture, abuse and dental anxiety (TADA) are often precursors to developing a pathological relationship with dental care due to elevated anxiety. Consequently, patients who suffer from one or more of these ten...

    Authors: Emilie Bryne, Sarah Catherine Patricia Duff Hean, Kjersti Berge Evensen and Vibeke Hervik Bull
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:533
  7. Evaluating the development phase of a complex intervention programme can be challenging. A prospective evaluation approach is presented based on the example of the new complex psycho-oncological care programme...

    Authors: Sandra Salm, Natalia Cecon, Imke Jenniches, Holger Pfaff, Nadine Scholten, Antje Dresen and Theresia Krieger
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:531
  8. Signs of disorder in neighbourhoods (e.g., litter, graffiti) are thought to influence the behaviour of residents, potentially leading to violations of rules and petty criminal behaviour. Recently, these premis...

    Authors: Kate Churruca, Louise A. Ellis, Janet C. Long, Chiara Pomare, Winston Liauw, Caroline M. O’Donnell and Jeffrey Braithwaite
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:530
  9. Despite the increased deployment and added value of Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapy (APP) in musculoskeletal care internationally, APP is not yet widely accepted within Dutch primary care. This may be due ...

    Authors: Sylvia Pellekooren, Marianne Donker, Eddy Reijnders, Lamyae Boutalab, Raymond Ostelo, Maurits van Tulder and Annelies Pool-Goudzwaard
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:529
  10. Depression and anxiety are common in visually impaired and blind adults, but often remain untreated in those who receive support from low vision service (LVS) organizations. This study aims to determine factor...

    Authors: Edine P. J. van Munster, Hilde P. A. van der Aa, Peter Verstraten, Martijn W. Heymans and Ruth M. A. van Nispen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:528
  11. Among esophagogastric cancer patients, the probability of having undergone treatment with curative intent has been shown to vary, depending on the hospital of diagnosis. However, little is known about the fact...

    Authors: J. C. H. B. M. Luijten, P. A. J. Vissers, L. Brom, M. de Bièvre, J. Buijsen, T. Rozema, N. Haj Mohammad, P. van Duijvendijk, E. A. Kouwenhoven, W. J. Eshuis, C. Rosman, P. D. Siersema, H. W. M. van Laarhoven, R. H. A. Verhoeven, G. A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen and M. J. Westerman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:527
  12. Female breast cancer is currently the most commonly diagnosed cancer globally with an estimated 2.3 million new cases in 2020. Due to its rising frequency and high mortality rate in both high- and low-income c...

    Authors: Agani Afaya, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Somin Sang, Vida Nyagre Yakong, Richard Adongo Afaya, Jinhee Shin and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:526
  13. Access to life-saving medicines for maternal health remains a major challenge in numerous developing nations. Periodic and continuous assessment of access to lifesaving commodities is of enormous importance to...

    Authors: Fantaye Teka Dinkashe, Kinfe Haile and Fatimetu Mohammed Adem
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:524
  14. The application of virtual reality (VR) and robotic devices in neuromotor rehabilitation has provided promising evidence in terms of efficacy, so far. Usability evaluations of these technologies have been cond...

    Authors: Francesco Zanatta, Anna Giardini, Antonia Pierobon, Marco D’Addario and Patrizia Steca
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:523
  15. Limited health literacy is a public health challenge contributing to the rising health care costs. We assess the economic costs of limited health literacy in China using data from the National Health Literacy ...

    Authors: Lefan Liu, Jing Huang, Guoxing Li, Zhuo Chen and Tianfeng He
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:521
  16. The recent COVID-19 pandemic and the shortage of general practitioners has determined a strong pressure on the Italian health system. This critical issue highlighted the fundamental support of e-health service...

    Authors: Letizia Lo Presti, Mario Testa, Giulio Maggiore and Vittoria Marino
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:520
  17. Given the importance of the continuous follow-up of chronic patients, we evaluated the performance of French private practice general practitioners (GPs) practicing in multi-professional group practices (MGP) ...

    Authors: Anna Zaytseva, Pierre Verger and Bruno Ventelou
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:519
  18. Paediatric patients being treated for long-term physical health conditions (LTCs) have elevated mental health needs. However, mental health services in the community are difficult to access in the usual course...

    Authors: Harrison Clarke, Walter Morris, Matteo Catanzano, Sophie Bennett, Anna E. Coughtrey, Isobel Heyman, Holan Liang, Roz Shafran and Neha Batura
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:518
  19. Mass drug administration (MDA) is one of the key interventions recommended by WHO for prevention and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTD). In Malawi, MDA is widely carried out annually since 2009 for p...

    Authors: Peter Makaula, Sekeleghe Amos Kayuni, Kondwani Chidzammbuyo Mamba, Grace Bongololo, Mathias Funsanani, Janelisa Musaya, Lazarus Tito Juziwelo and Peter Furu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:517
  20. Hepatitis B virus birth dose (HepB-BD) vaccination is recommended to reduce mother to infant transmission. We evaluated the HepB-BD status of women who gave birth between 2011 and 2016 (N = 3,583) using the 2015–...

    Authors: August C. T. Anderson, Adam Richards, Kevin Delucchi and Mandana Khalili
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:516
  21. Obesity is a worldwide problem with different treatment options. Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for severe obesity; however, it leads to drastic changes (e.g., changes in everyday life and eating ...

    Authors: Jessica Breuing, Nadja Könsgen, Katharina Doni, Annika Lena Neuhaus and Dawid Pieper
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:515
  22. Few studies have explored the factors influencing user uptake of interventions designed to enhance therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM). This study aimed to identify barriers and facilitators to acceptance of a p...

    Authors: Rachel Constance Yager, Natalie Taylor, Sophie Lena Stocker, Richard Osborne Day, Melissa Therese Baysari and Jane Ellen Carland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:514
  23. Severity of illness (SOI) is an All Patients Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR DRG) modifier based on comorbidity capture. Tracking SOI helps hospitals improve performance and resource distribution. Furthe...

    Authors: Jie Xiang, Paul W. Durance, Louisa C. Griffes, Yalei Chen and Rishi R. Bakshi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:513
  24. Recent cost studies related to infertility treatment have focused on assisted reproductive technologies. None has examined lower-intensity infertility treatments or analyzed the distribution of infertility tre...

    Authors: B. Bourrion, H. Panjo, P.-L. Bithorel, E. de La Rochebrochard, M. François and N. Pelletier-Fleury
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:512
  25. Research exploring telehealth expansion during the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that groups disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 also experience worse access to telehealth. However, this research has ...

    Authors: Diana J. Govier, Hannah Cohen-Cline, Katherine Marsi and Sarah E. Roth
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:511
  26. Cognitive remediation (CR) therapy for psychosis significantly improves recovery but is yet to be widely implemented in NHS services. It is likely to be of value at the earliest stages of psychosis development...

    Authors: Francis Lammas, Alexandria Phillips, Sue Dopson, Eileen Joyce, Emese Csipke and Til Wykes
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:509
  27. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, despite easy detection and effective treatment. Annual screening rates in the USA remain low, especially for the disadvantaged, which teleme...

    Authors: S. Lee Ware, Christina R. Studts, Feitong Lei, Heather Bush, Eric B. Higgins, Jamie L. Studts and Ana Bastos de Carvalho
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:507
  28. Family planning knowledge is poor and use is low in Ugandan fishing communities. We compared the effectiveness of enhanced family planning (FP) education with routine counselling on FP knowledge and use.

    Authors: Annet Nanvubya, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Andrew Abaasa, Teddy Nakaweesa, Juliet Mpendo, Barbarah Kawoozo, Francis Matovu, Sarah Nabukalu, Geoffrey Omoding, Jed Kaweesi, John Ndugga, Bernard Bagaya, Kundai Chinyenze, Matt A. Price and Jean Pierre Van Geertruyden
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:506
  29. Women’s support can improve uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). We assessed the level of women’s support for VMMC and associated factors in fishing settlements on the shores of Lake Victoria ...

    Authors: Aggrey Byaruhanga, Nazarius Tumwesigye Mbona, Suzan Babirye, Fred Nalugoda, Edward Nelson Kankaka, Lucas Ampaire, Richard Migisha and Joseph Kagaayi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:505
  30. Hospital infection prevention and control (IPC) depends on consistent practice to achieve its purpose. Standard precautions are embedded in modern healthcare policies, but not uniformly observed by all clinici...

    Authors: Gwendolyn L. Gilbert and Ian Kerridge
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:504
  31. Across Sub-Saharan Africa, adolescents and young people (AYP) aged 15-24 have limited access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, including HIV testing services (HTS). In response, the Yathu Yathu...

    Authors: Mwelwa Muleba Phiri, Bernadette Hensen, Ab Schaap, Lucheka Sigande, Melvin Simuyaba, Musonda Simwinga, Sian Floyd, Sarah Fidler, Richard Hayes and Helen Ayles
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:503
  32. The mission of medical schools is a sustainable commitment to orient education, research, and services based on the priorities and expectations of society. The most common complaints of patients from comprehen...

    Authors: Farnaz Khatami, Mohammad Shariati, Zahra Abbasi, Taulant Muka, Leila Khedmat and Narges Saleh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:502
  33. Influenced by governmental measures, collaboration in oral health care practices in the Netherlands has increased in recent decades. Previous studies on this subject have mainly concerned the composition of th...

    Authors: Joost C. L. den Boer, Brigitte A. F. M. van Dam, Wil J. M. van der Sanden and Josef J. M. Bruers
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:501
  34. Childhood tuberculosis (TB) is a major global public health concern contributing to significant child morbidity and mortality. A records review of the TB notification for Chegutu District Health Information Sy...

    Authors: Memory Chimsimbe, Pride Mucheto, Tsitsi Patience Juru, Addmore Chadambuka, Emmanuel Govha, Notion Tafara Gombe and Mufuta Tshimanga
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:500
  35. A successful family meeting is key to family-centered care and may foster communication and improve the level of satisfaction of the family in terms of communication. In this study, we evaluated whether a proa...

    Authors: Wen-Chun Yu, Chun-Ta Huang and Wang-Huei Sheng
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:499
  36. Namibia is a large sparsely populated country with a high prevalence of HIV. People living with HIV who reside in remote areas often travel long distances through tough desert terrain to access HIV care and tr...

    Authors: Leila Katirayi, Naemi Shoopala, Kiren Mitruka, Assegid Mengistu, Godfrey Woelk, Andrew L. Baughman, Gram Mutandi, Steven Y. Hong and Ndapewa Hamunime
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:498
  37. Zambia adopted the Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) of childhood illness strategy in May 2010, targeting populations in rural communities and hard-to-reach areas. However, evidence suggests that ICC...

    Authors: Johnson Vonje Riri, Adam Silumbwe, Chris Mweemba and Joseph Mumba Zulu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:497
  38. Due to the global digitalization, implementation of digital elements into daily work can support physiotherapists’ work but may also pose some challenges. Only little is known about physiotherapists’ attitude ...

    Authors: Katharina Estel, Julian Scherer, Heiko Dahl, Eva Wolber, Noah D. Forsat and David A. Back
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:496
  39. Evidences shows that socioeconomic status is reversely associated with the risk of morbidity and mortality for people with cardiovascular disease via pro-inflammation mechanism, but the population profile is n...

    Authors: Qin Jiang, Tao Yu, Keli Huang, Xiaobo Huang, Qingfeng Zhang and Shengshou Hu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:494
  40. The relationship between nurse staffing levels and patient safety is well recognised. Inadequate provision of nursing staff is associated with increased medical error, as well as higher morbidity and mortality...

    Authors: Hannah Hegarty, Thomas Knight, Catherine Atkin, Tash Kelly, Chris Subbe, Daniel Lasserson and Mark Holland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:493
  41. To investigate the current situation of work stress in nurses returning to work in Chinese tertiary A general hospitals after giving birth to their second child and to analyze influencing factors.

    Authors: Kai Chen, Lili Wei, Yan Zhang, Wenbin Jiang, Jingyuan Wang and Yueshuai Pan
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:492
  42. The government must ensure equality in health services access, minimizing existing disparities between urban and rural areas. The referral system in Indonesia is conceptually sound. However, there are still pr...

    Authors: Ratna Dwi Wulandari, Agung Dwi Laksono, Zainul Khaqiqi Nantabah, Nikmatur Rohmah and Zuardin Zuardin
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:491
  43. The cascade of care framework is an effective way to measure attrition at various stages of engagement in Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT). The primary objective of the study was to describe the cascade of care ...

    Authors: Farah Tahsin, Kristen A. Morin, Frank Vojtesek and David C. Marsh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:490
  44. Smoking among cancer survivors can increase the risk of cancer reoccurrence, reduce treatment effectiveness and decrease quality of life. Cancer survivors without health insurance have higher rates of smoking ...

    Authors: Steffani R. Bailey, Robert Voss, Heather Angier, Nathalie Huguet, Miguel Marino, Steele H. Valenzuela, Katherine Chung-Bridges and Jennifer E. DeVoe
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:488