This report is the product of the staff and consultants of the World Bank. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions do not necessarily reflect the views of the Executive Directors of the World Bank or the governments they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. 1.1 What is mobile health? 11 1.2… (More)
Little is known about the factors that can affect informal health payments in Turkey, which is pertinent given that Turkey has been undergoing and considering a series of reforms in the health sector. This paper aims to examine the predictors of informal payments in Turkey. The study surveyed a random sample of 3,727 people in a medium-sized city, of whom… (More)
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INTRODUCTION Lactating adenoma is a benign condition, representing the most prevalent breast lesion in pregnant women and during puerperium; in this paper, a case of a woman with lactating adenoma occurring during the first trimester of pregnancy is reported. There have been no reports in the literature, according to our search, focusing on magnetic… (More)
— The last 15 years have been very tough for the Industrial Process community. The continuous process industry has had to cope with the need to recover any possible production edge maximizing production rates, quality yields, utilities consumption savings and overall equipment service factor. Consequently any piece of the production process has been revised… (More)
Women who were previously treated for breast cancer (BC) are an important particular subgroup of women at intermediate BC risk. Their breast follow-up should be planned taking in consideration a 1.0-1.5 % annual rate of loco-regional recurrences and new ipsilateral or contralateral BCs during 15-20 years, and be based on a regional/district invitation… (More)
Acute respiratory failure (ARF) occurred in two patients who had normal preoperative findings and intraoperative courses, early after posterior cranial fossa (PCF) surgery. In both instances, the postoperative pulmonary failure appeared to be due to an unknown pulmonary cancer, revealed by autopsy. The diagnosis of an asymptomatic pulmonary malignancy might… (More)
We describe the case of a woman in whom a Ki-1 lymphoma confined to the meninges developed nearly 4 years after complete remission of a Hodgkin lymphoma. The neurological symptoms appeared in two stages. The first, marked by multi-radicular impairment, cleared almost completely within a few months. The second, a year after the beginning of the first,… (More)