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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 fromExpand
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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 balancedExpand
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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 orExpand
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Evidence summaries tailored to health policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries.
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
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Strategies for partner notification for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
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 obtainExpand
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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, andExpand
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Enhancing evidence informed policymaking in complex health systems: lessons from multi-site collaborative approaches
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 inExpand
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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 inExpand
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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 andExpand
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