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Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, and has been reported to cause acute flaccid myelitis. Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) is known to cause cardiopulmonary failure due to brainstem encephalitis, but there have been few reports of these conditions being associated with EV-D68. Outbreaks of EV-D68 infection have occurred... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ CASE REPORTS - recent articles
By Yogo, N., Imamura, T., Muto, Y., Hirai, K.
Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF TELEMEDICINE AND TELECARE - online first articles
By Paula Weigel
Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: JOURNAL OF TELEMEDICINE AND TELECARE - online first articles
By Michelle Duvall
Introduction Malaria continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) without effective interventions. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine possesses protective non-specific effects, which extend beyond protection against tuberculosis. This study explores whether BCG is associated with protection against malaria in children under the age of... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - recent issues
By Berendsen, M. L., van Gijzel, S. W., Smits, J., de Mast, Q., Aaby, P., Benn, C. S., Netea, M. G., van der Ven, A. J.
Introduction Disaster zone medical relief has been criticised for poor quality care, lack of standardisation and accountability. Traditional patient safety practices of emergency medical teams (EMTs) in disaster zones were not well understood. Improving the quality of healthcare in disaster zones has gained importance within global health policy. Ascertaining patient... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - recent issues
By El-khani, U., Ashrafian, H., Rasheed, S., Veen, H., Darwish, A., Nott, D., Darzi, A.
Introduction Disparities in tuberculosis (TB) rates exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in many countries, including Australia. The social determinants of health are central to health inequities including disparities in TB rates. There are limitations in the dominant biomedical and epidemiological approaches to representing, understanding and addressing the unequal burden... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - recent issues
By Devlin, S., MacLaren, D., Massey, P. D., Widders, R., Judd, J. A.
Introduction Malaria continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) without effective interventions. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine possesses protective non-specific effects, which extend beyond protection against tuberculosis. This study explores whether BCG is associated with protection against malaria in children under the age of... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - current issue only
By Berendsen, M. L., van Gijzel, S. W., Smits, J., de Mast, Q., Aaby, P., Benn, C. S., Netea, M. G., van der Ven, A. J.
Introduction Disaster zone medical relief has been criticised for poor quality care, lack of standardisation and accountability. Traditional patient safety practices of emergency medical teams (EMTs) in disaster zones were not well understood. Improving the quality of healthcare in disaster zones has gained importance within global health policy. Ascertaining patient... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - current issue only
By El-khani, U., Ashrafian, H., Rasheed, S., Veen, H., Darwish, A., Nott, D., Darzi, A.
Introduction Disparities in tuberculosis (TB) rates exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in many countries, including Australia. The social determinants of health are central to health inequities including disparities in TB rates. There are limitations in the dominant biomedical and epidemiological approaches to representing, understanding and addressing the unequal burden... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 15-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH - current issue only
By Devlin, S., MacLaren, D., Massey, P. D., Widders, R., Judd, J. A.
The Andrew Herxheimer memorial lecture at the 2019 Paris general assembly of the International Society of Drug Bulletins, delivered by Alan Cassels (Communications Director, Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia) and Dee Mangin (Professor of Family Medicine at McMaster University), focused on the burden of overprescribing. Both speakers provided a... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 14-11-2019
Fonte: DRUG AND THERAPEUTIC BULLETIN - online first
By Cave, J. A.
Objectives Premedication practices for neonatal tracheal intubations have not yet been described for neonatal transport teams. Our objective is to describe the use of sedation/analgesia (SA) for tracheal intubations and to assess its tolerance in neonates transported by medical transport teams in France. Setting This prospective observational study was part... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 14-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ OPEN - current issue only
By Carbajal, R., Lode, N., Ayachi, A., Chouakri, O., Henry-Larzul, V., Kessous, K., Normand, A., Courtois, E., Rousseau, J., Cimerman, P., Chabernaud, J.-L.
Background Septic shock is a life-threatening infection frequently responsible for hospital admissions or may be acquired as nosocomial infection in hospitalized patients with resultant significant morbidity and mortality . There is a dearth of data on a résumé and meta-analysis on the global epidemiology of this potentially deadly condition. Therefore,... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 14-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ OPEN - current issue only
By Tianyi, F. L., Tochie, J. N., Danwang, C., Mbonda, A., Temgoua, M. N., Mapoh, S. Y., Nkemngu, N. J., Tallah, E., Bigna, J. J.
Objective Low neighbourhood socioeconomic status (NSES) has been linked to a higher risk of overweight/obesity, irrespective of the individual’s own socioeconomic status. No meta-analysis study has been done on the association. Thus, this study was done to synthesise the existing evidence on the association of NSES with overweight, obesity and... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 14-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ OPEN - current issue only
By Mohammed, S. H., Habtewold, T. D., Birhanu, M. M., Sissay, T. A., Tegegne, B. S., Abuzerr, S., Esmaillzadeh, A.
Introduction Selective reporting bias, inconsistency in the chosen outcomes between trials and irrelevance of the chosen outcomes for women, limit the efficiency and value of research for prevention and treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). One way to address these challenges is to develop core outcome sets (COSs). Methods and... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 14-11-2019
Fonte: BMJ OPEN - current issue only
By Egan, A. M., Dunne, F. P., Biesty, L. M., Bogdanet, D., Crowther, C., Dempsey, E., Thangaratinam, S., Devane, D., Fhelelboom, N., On behalf of the INSPIRED (INternational collaboration for Studies in PREgnacy and Diabetes) research group.