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Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients.
BACKGROUND The first publication of this review in Issue 3, 2005 included studies up to November 2003. This update adds studies to December 2006 and focuses on application of a new method forExpand
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Objective measurements of sleep for non‐laboratory settings as alternatives to polysomnography – a systematic review
Sleep disturbance influences human health. To examine sleep patterns, it is advisable to utilize valid subjective and objective measures. Laboratory‐based polysomnography (PSG) is deemed the goldExpand
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The emergence of a highly transmissible lineage of cbl+ Pseudomonas (Burkholderia) cepacia causing CF centre epidemics in North America and Britain
The rapid increase in Pseudomonas (Burkholderia) cepacia infection in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients suggests epidemic transmission, but the degree of transmissibility remains controversial asExpand
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Generation Identity and the Reminiscence Bump: Memory for Public and Private Events
Participants ranging in age from 30 to 70 years free-recalled when they had learned public and private items of news. When responses were plotted in terms of age of participant at time of encoding,Expand
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Psychosocial stages and the accessibility of autobiographical memories across the life cycle.
Older adults recalled memories from each decade of life. Memories were classified in terms of the psychosocial stages to which their content corresponded. For the majority of memories it was foundExpand
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What Happens Next? The Predictability of Natural Behaviour Viewed through CCTV Cameras
Can potentially antisocial or criminal behaviour be predicted? Our study aimed to ascertain (a) whether observers can successfully predict the onset of such behaviour when viewing real recordingsExpand
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Behavior change strategies to influence antimicrobial prescribing in acute care: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Antimicrobial use in acute care is widely reported to be suboptimal. Inappropriate use of antimicrobials is a major contributing factor to the emergence of multidrug resistance and healthExpand
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Is health care getting safer?
Despite numerous initiatives to improve patient safety, we have little idea whether they have worked. Charles Vincent and colleagues argue that we need to develop systematic measures
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Treatment of Common Deficits Associated with Chronic Ankle Instability
Lateral ankle sprains are amongst the most common injuries incurred by athletes, with the high rate of reoccurrence after initial injury becoming of great concern. Chronic ankle instability (CAI)Expand
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