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The migration of physicians from sub-Saharan Africa to the United States of America: measures of the African brain drain
BackgroundThe objective of this paper is to describe the numbers, characteristics, and trends in the migration to the United States of physicians trained in sub-Saharan Africa.MethodsWe used theExpand
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Normal ranges of heart rate and respiratory rate in children from birth to 18 years of age: a systematic review of observational studies
BACKGROUND Although heart rate and respiratory rate in children are measured routinely in acute settings, current reference ranges are not based on evidence. We aimed to derive new centile charts forExpand
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Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and children.
BACKGROUND Planning for outbreaks of influenza is a high priority public health issue for national governments. Neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs) are thought to help reduce the symptoms of influenzaExpand
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Health services for children in western Europe
Western European health systems are not keeping pace with changes in child health needs. Non-communicable diseases are increasingly common causes of childhood illness and death. Countries areExpand
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Diagnostic value of laboratory tests in identifying serious infections in febrile children: systematic review
Objective To collate all available evidence on the diagnostic value of laboratory tests for the diagnosis of serious infections in febrile children in ambulatory settings. Design Systematic review.Expand
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Clinical recognition of meningococcal disease in children and adolescents
BACKGROUND Meningococcal disease is a rapidly progressive childhood infection of global importance. To our knowledge, no systematic quantitative research exists into the occurrence of symptoms beforeExpand
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Factors associated with the presence of diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of diabetes in children and young adults: a systematic review
Objective To identify the factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and young adults. Design Systematic review. Data sources PubMed, EMBASE, Web ofExpand
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Bicycle-related injuries.
Bicycle riding is a popular form of recreation among persons of all ages, and related injuries cause significant morbidity and mortality. Most injuries occur in males and are associated with ridingExpand
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The effect of wind turbine noise on sleep and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
Noise generated by wind turbines has been reported to affect sleep and quality of life (QOL), but the relationship is unclear. Our objective was to explore the association between wind turbine noise,Expand
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Screening for Hypertension in Children and Adolescents to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of hypertension is increasing in children, and may persist into adulthood. This systematic review was conducted for the US Preventive Services Task ForceExpand
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