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What Are the Effects of Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care (EBHC)? Overview of Systematic Reviews
Background An evidence-based approach to health care is recognized internationally as a key competency for healthcare practitioners. This overview systematically evaluated and organized evidence from… Expand
Low Carbohydrate versus Isoenergetic Balanced Diets for Reducing Weight and Cardiovascular Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Some popular weight loss diets restricting carbohydrates (CHO) claim to be more effective, and have additional health benefits in preventing cardiovascular disease compared to balanced… Expand
Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2013/2014 survey.
Synbiotics, probiotics or prebiotics in infant formula for full term infants: a systematic review
BackgroundSynbiotics, probiotics or prebiotics are being added to infant formula to promote growth and development in infants. Previous reviews (2007 to 2011) on term infants given probiotics or… Expand
Evidence summaries tailored to health policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries.
- Sarah E. Rosenbaum, C. Glenton, +14 authors A. Oxman
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
OBJECTIVE To describe how the SUPPORT collaboration developed a short summary format for presenting the results of systematic reviews to policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). … Expand
Strategies for partner notification for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
- A. Ferreira, T. Young, C. Mathews, M. Zunza, N. Low
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 3 October 2013
BACKGROUND Partner notification (PN) is the process whereby sexual partners of an index patient are informed of their exposure to a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and the need to obtain… Expand
Prevalence of Arthritis in Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Objective In this systematic review, we estimate the prevalence of six types of arthritis in Africa; namely rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, juvenile arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and… Expand
Enhancing evidence informed policymaking in complex health systems: lessons from multi-site collaborative approaches
- E. Langlois, Víctor Becerril Montekio, T. Young, Kayla Song, J. Alcalde-Rabanal, N. Tran
- Business, Medicine
- Health Research Policy and Systems
- 17 March 2016
BackgroundThere is an increasing interest worldwide to ensure evidence-informed health policymaking as a means to improve health systems performance. There is a need to engage policymakers in… Expand
Authorship, plagiarism and conflict of interest: views and practices from low/middle-income country health researchers
Objectives To document low/middle-income country (LMIC) health researchers’ views about authorship, redundant publication, plagiarism and conflicts of interest and how common poor practice was in… Expand
Antispasmodics for labour.
BACKGROUND Prolonged labour can lead to increased maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity due to increased risks of maternal exhaustion, postpartum haemorrhage and sepsis, fetal distress and… Expand