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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lifestyle interventions on physical activity and eating habits in persons with severe mental disorders: A systematic review
BackgroundThere is a high prevalence of overweight and obesity in persons with severe mental disorders and this has serious implications on the short and long term health outcomes of these patients.Expand
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Determinants of nonurgent use of the emergency department for pediatric patients in 12 hospitals in Belgium
IntroductionThe nonurgent use of the emergency department (ED) for pediatric patients is an increasing problem facing healthcare systems worldwide. To evaluate the magnitude of the phenomenon and toExpand
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Perceptions of mental health nurses and patients about health promotion in mental health care: a literature review.
The aim of this review was to examine the perceptions of patients with mental disorders and mental health nurses of health promotion targeting physical activity and eating habits in mental healthExpand
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Economic Impact of Integrated Care Models for Patients with Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review.
OBJECTIVES To assess the costs and potential financial benefits of integrated care models for patients with chronic diseases, that is, type 2 diabetes mellitus, schizophrenia, and multiple sclerosis,Expand
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Health promotion in mental health care: perceptions from patients and mental health nurses.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To gain insight into the factors influencing the integration of physical activity and healthy eating into the daily care of individuals with mental disorders (MD) living inExpand
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Health promotion in individuals with mental disorders: a cluster preference randomized controlled trial
BackgroundThe existing literature on weight management interventions targeting physical activity and healthy eating in mental health care appears to provide only limited evidence. The aim of theExpand
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Cost Effectiveness of a Pharmacist-Led Information Technology Intervention for Reducing Rates of Clinically Important Errors in Medicines Management in General Practices (PINCER)
Background and ObjectiveWe recently showed that a pharmacist-led information technology-based intervention (PINCER) was significantly more effective in reducing medication errors in general practicesExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of health promotion targeting physical activity and healthy eating in mental health care
BackgroundThere is a higher prevalence of obesity in individuals with mental disorders compared to the general population. The results of several studies suggested that weight reduction in thisExpand
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The social cost of legal and illegal drugs in Belgium
Alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs and psychoactive medication (mis)use are associated with a higher likelihood of developing several diseases, (traffic) injuries and crimes. These substances reduceExpand
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Health promotion intervention in mental health care: design and baseline findings of a cluster preference randomized controlled trial
BackgroundGrowing attention is given to the effects of health promotion programs targeting physical activity and healthy eating in individuals with mental disorders. The design of evaluation studiesExpand
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