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  1. Following the COVID-19 directive to cease non-essential services, a rapid shift was made in the delivery of Speech Language Pathology (SLP) dysphagia management in the 3-arm, randomized PRO-ACTIVE trial. To in...

    Authors: M. M. Khan, B. Manduchi, V. Rodriguez, M. I. Fitch, C. E. A. Barbon, H. McMillan, K. A. Hutcheson and R. Martino
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1218
  2. Tuberculosis (TB) often concentrates in groups of people with complex health and social issues, including alcohol use disorders (AUD). Risk of TB, and poor TB treatment outcomes, are substantially elevated in ...

    Authors: Rebecca Elizabeth Harrison, Volha Shyleika, Christian Falkenstein, Ekaterine Garsevanidze, Olga Vishnevskaya, Knut Lonnroth, Öznur Sayakci, Animesh Sinha, Norman Sitali, Alena Skrahina, Beverley Stringer, Cecilio Tan, Htay Thet Mar, Sarah Venis, Dmitri Vetushko, Kerri Viney…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1217
  3. A longstanding debate exists about including a ‘reason for use’ on prescriptions for medication. Little is known, however, about patients’ opinions on this subject.

    Authors: Marijke Peeters, Elias Iturrospe, Dominique Jans, Alexander L. N. van Nuijs and Hans De Loof
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1216
  4. Cognitive Aids (checklists) are a common tool to improve patient safety. But the factors for their successful implementation and continuous use are not yet fully understood. Recent publications suggest safety ...

    Authors: Justus Wegener, Michael St.Pierre, Oliver Keil and Hendrik Eismann
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1215
  5. Maternal and neonatal health are regarded as important indicators of health in most countries. Death auditing through, for example, the Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) is viewed ...

    Authors: Kaya Cetin, Dawit Worku, Asrat Demtse, Andrea Melberg and Ingrid Miljeteig
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1214
  6. There is a paucity of evidence about effective implementation strategies to increase treatment response and prevent drop-out among children receiving evidence-based treatment. This study examines patient, ther...

    Authors: Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar, Nora Braathu, Tine K. Jensen and Silje Mørup Ormhaug
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1212
  7. A competitive market for off-patent biologicals leads to more affordable and high-quality healthcare. In recent years, Belgium has been characterized by its low use of biosimilars and by its shifts from off-pa...

    Authors: Yannick Vandenplas, Steven Simoens, Philippe Van Wilder, Arnold G. Vulto, Florian Turk and Isabelle Huys
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1211
  8. Care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is provided by both family physicians (FP) and specialists. Ideally, patients receive comprehensive and coordinated care from this provider t...

    Authors: J. Tranmer, T. Rotter, D. O’Donnell, D. Marciniuk, M. Green, L. Kinsman and W. Li
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1210
  9. Seasonal influenza poses a substantial clinical and economic burden in the United States and vulnerable populations, including the elderly and those with comorbidities, are at elevated risk for influenza-relat...

    Authors: Aimee M. Near, Jenny Tse, Yinong Young-Xu, David K. Hong and Carolina M. Reyes
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1209
  10. Timely and increased frequency of quality antenatal care (ANC) contacts is one of the key strategies aimed at decreasing maternal and neonatal deaths. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) revised the A...

    Authors: Quraish Sserwanja, Milton W. Musaba, Kassim Kamara, Linet M. Mutisya and David Mukunya
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1208
  11. Corrosive ingestion is still a major health problem, and its outcomes are often unpredicted. The implementation of a registry system for poisoning with corrosive substances may improve the quality of patient c...

    Authors: Zahra Mahmoudvand, Mostafa Shanbehzadeh, Mohsen Shafiee and Hadi Kazemi-Arpanahi
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1207
  12. Referral and uptake rates of structured self-management education (SSME) for Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in the UK are variable and relatively low. Research has documented contributing factors at patient, practitio...

    Authors: Jessica Turner, Graham Martin, Nicky Hudson, Liz Shaw, Lisa Huddlestone, Christina Weis, Alison Northern, Sally Schreder, Melanie Davies and Helen Eborall
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1206
  13. The One Health (OH) approach integrates multiple competencies in the prevention and control of disease outbreaks. Through a range of OH competence-based activities, the Africa One Health University Network (AF...

    Authors: Tonny Ssekamatte, Richard K. Mugambe, Aisha Nalugya, John Bosco Isunju, Patrick Kalibala, Angella Musewa, Winnie Bikaako, Milly Nattimba, Arnold Tigaiza, Doreen Nakalembe, Jimmy Osuret, Solomon T. Wafula, Samuel Okech, Esther Buregyeya, Fatima Tsiouris, Susan Michaels-Strasser…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1205
  14. Continuity of care has been shown to improve health outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. Goal-oriented care, a person-centered approach to care, has the potential to positively impact continuity of care...

    Authors: Madeline King, Carolyn Steele Gray, Daniel Kobewka and Agnes Grudniewicz
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1204
  15. Midwifery group practice (MGP) has consistently demonstrated optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for childbearing women and their babies. In this model, women can form a relationship with a known midwife, im...

    Authors: Leonie Hewitt, Ann Dadich, Donna L. Hartz and Hannah G. Dahlen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1203
  16. Medical spending rises sharply with age. Even with universal health insurance, older adults may be at risk of catastrophic out-of-pocket medical spending. We aimed to compare catastrophic out-of-pocket medical...

    Authors: Narae Kim and Mireille Jacobson
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1202
  17. There is growing evidence of variation in treatment for patients with depression, not only across patient characteristics, but also with respect to the organizational and structural framework of general practi...

    Authors: Sharline Riiser, Valborg Baste, Inger Haukenes, Tone Smith-Sivertsen, Øystein Hetlevik and Sabine Ruths
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1201
  18. Community-based health insurance (CBHI) is a part of the health system in Bangladesh, and overcoming the obstacles of CBHI is a significant policy concern that has received little attention. The purpose of thi...

    Authors: Nurnabi Sheikh, Eunice Twumwaa Tagoe, Raisul Akram, Nausad Ali, Susan Howick and Alec Morton
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1200
  19. Management of unscheduled urgent care is a complex concern for many healthcare providers. Facing the challenge of appropriately dispatching unscheduled care, primary and emergency physicians have collaborative...

    Authors: Allison Gilbert, Anh Nguyet Diep, Maryame Boufraioua, Benoit Pétré, Anne-Françoise Donneau and Alexandre Ghuysen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1199
  20. Early sexual debut, low educational attainment, history of rape and transactional and intergenerational sex have been associated with HIV infection among Nigerian adolescents, especially females. We sought to ...

    Authors: Morenike O. Folayan, Nadia A. Sam-Agudu and Abigail Harrison
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1198
  21. To evaluate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy, social freezing, donor and autologous assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment strategies for women ag...

    Authors: Evelyn Lee and Jinhui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1197
  22. Community health workers (CHWs) are essential field-based personnel and increasingly used to deliver priority interventions to achieve universal health coverage. Existing literature allude to the potential for...

    Authors: Jobiba Chinkhumba, Dorothy Low, Evelyn Ziphondo, Lizzie Msowoya, Darcy Rao, Jennifer S. Smith, Erik Schouten, Victor Mwapasa, Luis Gadama, Ruanne Barnabas, Lameck Chinula and Jennifer H. Tang
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1196
  23. One of the important indices for the efficacy of pre-hospital emergency services is telephone triage. The dispatching team members are faced with many challenges in telephone triage which can adversely affect ...

    Authors: Fateme Mohammadi, Ali Khani Jeihooni, Parisa Sabetsarvestani, Fozieh Abadi and Mostafa Bijani
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1195
  24. Innovation is needed to produce sustained improvements in bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STI) testing given suboptimal access and uptake among sexually active gay, bisexual or other men who have se...

    Authors: Jayoti Rana, Ann N. Burchell, Susan Wang, Carmen H. Logie, Ryan Lisk and Dionne Gesink
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1194
  25. A crucial component of value-based health care concerns the redesign of organizational structures. In theory, hospital structures should follow value creation: addressing medical conditions for specific groups...

    Authors: Gijs Steinmann, K. Daniels, Fabio Mieris, Diana Delnoij, Hester van de Bovenkamp and Paul van der Nat
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1193
  26. In the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, strong measures were taken to avoid anticipated pressure on health care, and this involved new priorities between patient groups and changing working conditions for...

    Authors: Berit H. Bringedal, Karin Isaksson Rø, Fredrik Bååthe, Ingrid Miljeteig and Morten Magelssen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1192
  27. Over one million babies are stillborn or die within the first 28 days of life each year due to preventable causes and poor-quality care in resource-constrained countries. Death audit may be a valuable tool for...

    Authors: Mtisunge Joshua Gondwe, Emily Joshua, Hendrina Kaliati, Mamuda Aminu, Stephen Allen and Nicola Desmond
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1191
  28. Mass community testing for SARS-CoV-2 by lateral flow devices (LFDs) aims to reduce prevalence in the community. However its effectiveness as a public heath intervention is disputed.

    Authors: Mark Drakesmith, Brendan Collins, Angela Jones, Kelechi Nnoaham and Daniel Rhys Thomas
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1190
  29. China’s social medical insurance system faces challenges in financing, product coverage, patient health responsibility sharing and data security, which commercial health insurance companies can help address. C...

    Authors: Jun Wu, Jiajun Qiao, Stephen Nicholas, Yunqiao Liu and Elizabeth Maitland
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1189
  30. We proposed that the behaviors that demonstrate compassionate care in the intensive care unit (ICU) can be self-assessed and improved among ICU clinicians. Literature showing views of intensivists about their ...

    Authors: Shahla Siddiqui, Enas Mohamed, Balachundhar Subramaniam, Hibiki Orui, Michael Nurok, Miguel Angel Cobas, Mark E. Nunnally, Christiane Hartog, Raanan Gillon and Beth A. Lown
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1188
  31. Consultation length, the time a health provider spend with the patient during a consultation, is a crucial aspect of patient-physician interaction. Prior studies that assessed the relationship between consulta...

    Authors: Xue Gong, Mengchi Hou, Rui Guo and Xing Lin Feng
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1187
  32. Advance care planning (ACP) involves discussions about patient and families’ wishes and preferences for future healthcare respecting autonomy, improving quality of care, and reducing overtreatment. The Medical...

    Authors: Anastasia A. Mallidou, Coby Tschanz, Elisabeth Antifeau, Kyoung Young Lee, Jenipher Kayuni Mtambo and Holly Heckl
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1186
  33. Neonatal survival is a public health concern globally. However, the regional disparity in neonatal mortality between rural counties of western China and urban areas of eastern provinces remains high. Early ess...

    Authors: Chenran Wang, Yun Lin, Hanxiyue Zhang, Ge Yang, Kun Tang, Xiaobo Tian, Xiaona Huang and Tao Xu
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1185
  34. Prevalence of cancer patients is dramatically increasing. We aimed at quantifying the oncology workload generated by each new cancer patient in the two years following first consultation.

    Authors: SK. Garattini, F. Valent, AM. Minisini, C. Riosa, C. Favaretti, L. Regattin and G. Fasola
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1184
  35. Serious measures, including mass vaccination, have been taken to ensure sufficient hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to high hospitalization risk in the oldest age groups, most countries prio...

    Authors: Mari Grøsland, Vilde Bergstad Larsen, Kjetil Telle and Hege Marie Gjefsen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1183
  36. Evidence-based decision-making is the sine qua non for safe and effective patient care and the long-term functioning of health systems. Since 2020 Digital Health Applications (DiHA) in Germany have been underg...

    Authors: Hendrikje Lantzsch, Helene Eckhardt, Alessandro Campione, Reinhard Busse and Cornelia Henschke
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1182
  37. General practitioners are the main providers of primary care services. To better strengthen the important role of general practitioners in primary healthcare services, China is promoting the general practition...

    Authors: Wenjie Ruan, Changming Liu, Xiaoyang Liao, Zhaoxia Guo, Yalin Zhang, Yi Lei and Huadong Chen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1181
  38. Increasing access to long-acting modern contraceptives (LMAC) is one of the key factors in preventing unintended pregnancy and protecting women’s health rights. However, the availability and accessibility of h...

    Authors: Md Nuruzzaman Khan, Shahinoor Akter and M. Mofizul Islam
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1180
  39. Complex manifestation of stigma across personal, community, and structural levels and their effect on HIV outcomes are less understood than effects in isolation. Yet, multilevel approaches that jointly assesse...

    Authors: Kate E. Dibble, Sarah M. Murray, John Mark Wiginton, Jessica L. Maksut, Carrie E. Lyons, Rohin Aggarwal, Jura L. Augustinavicius, Alia Al-Tayyib, Ekow Kwa Sey, Yingbo Ma, Colin Flynn, Danielle German, Emily Higgins, Bridget J. Anderson, Timothy W. Menza, E. Roberto Orellana…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1179
  40. Several strategies and policies are being implemented in Bangladesh to address the healthcare needs of people with disabilities, who comprise about 10% of the country’s total population. However, these measur...

    Authors: Nawshin Torsha, Farah Naz Rahman, Md Shafkat Hossain, Hasina Akhter Chowdhury, Minjoon Kim, S. M. Mustafizur Rahman, A. K. M. Fazlur Rahman and Aminur Rahman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1178
  41. Each year, millions of Americans receive evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of mental and behavioral health problems. Yet, at present, there is no s...

    Authors: Torrey A. Creed, Leah Salama, Roisin Slevin, Michael Tanana, Zac Imel, Shrikanth Narayanan and David C. Atkins
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1177
  42. It has been shown previously that a relevant proportion of childhood cancer survivors suffers from late effects, which are often directly related to the cancer itself or its therapy, resulting in particular fo...

    Authors: E. Aleshchenko, E. Swart, C. Spix, M. Voigt, P. Trocchi, T. Langer, G. Calaminus, K. Baust, J. Glogner, P. Ihle, J. Küpper-Nybelen, C. Lüpkes, T. Kloppe, D. Horenkamp-Sonntag, I. Meier, U. Marschall…
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1176
  43. Digital health interventions (DHI) have the potential to improve the management and utilization of health information to optimize health care worker performance and provision of care. Despite the proliferation...

    Authors: Samantha B. Dolan, Roy Burstein, Jessica C. Shearer, Ngwegwe Bulula, Hil Lyons, Emily Carnahan, Emily Beylerian, Jenny Thompson, Nancy Puttkammer, William B. Lober, Shan Liu, Skye S. Gilbert, Laurie Werner and Tove K. Ryman
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1175
  44. The conceptualization of the home as a care environment and maintaining a high standard of care requires different professionals to collaborate. This study will explore collaborative practice in home care, nee...

    Authors: Chloé Schorderet, Caroline H. G. Bastiaenen, Henk Verloo, Robert A. de Bie and Lara Allet
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1174
  45. Research on health systems resilience has focused primarily on the theoretical development of the concept and its dimensions. There is an identified knowledge gap in the research on how to build resilience in ...

    Authors: Lena Forsgren, Fabrizio Tediosi, Karl Blanchet and Dell D Saulnier
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1173
  46. In 2010 the Norwegian Parliament introduced amendments to the Health Personnel Act requiring all health personnel to inform and offer help to their patients’ children and families. We evaluated whether health ...

    Authors: Kristin Stavnes, Torleif Ruud, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Ketil Hanssen-Bauer, Bente M. Weimand, Tytti Solantaus, Marit Hilsen, Bjørg Eva Skogøy, Ellen Katrine Kallander, Elin Kufås, Gro Christensen Peck, Bente Birkeland and Kristine Amlund Hagen
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2022 22:1171