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BACKGROUND Authors of systematic reviews have difficulty obtaining unpublished data for their reviews. This project aimed to provide an in-depth description of the experiences of authors in searching for and gaining access to unpublished data for their systematic reviews, and to give guidance on best practices for identifying, obtaining and using(More)
Patient safety is a persistent problem in telephone triage research; however, studies have not differentiated between clinicians' and non-clinicians' respective safety. Currently, four groups of decision makers perform aspects of telephone triage: clinicians (physicians, nurses), and non-clinicians (emergency medical dispatchers (EMD) and clerical staff).(More)
OBJECTIVES We documented barriers to workers' compensation and injury-related medical care faced by homecare or Personal Assistance Services (PAS) workers. We explored differences between independent providers and agency-employed workers. METHODS We conducted in-depth, semi-structured interviews with a diverse sample of 38 injured workers. Participants(More)
The Emission Model of Industrial Sources (EMIS) program is a tool for estimation, analysis, and reporting of facility emissions. Using basic process data, EMIS provides emission estimations for stack, fugitive, and storage tank sources. This process data can be obtained from measurements, or directly imported from thermodynamic simulations such as ChemCAD(More)
BACKGROUND Exposure to pollution is a significant risk to human health. However few studies have attempted to identify the types of policy interventions that can reduce the health risks of pollution exposure in the United States. The study objective was to conduct a realist review of policy interventions conducted or aimed at reducing chemical exposures in(More)
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