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Childhood cancer epidemiology in low‐income countries
Global studies of childhood cancer provide clues to cancer etiology, facilitate prevention and early diagnosis, identify biologic differences, improve survival rates in low‐income countries (LIC) byExpand
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Availability of palliative care services for children with cancer in economically diverse regions of the world.
PURPOSE We assessed the availability and quality of palliative care for children with cancer according to national income per capita. METHODS We surveyed physicians who care for children withExpand
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Improving the histopathologic diagnosis of pediatric malignancies in a low‐resource setting by combining focused training and telepathology strategies
Accurate diagnosis is critical for optimal management of pediatric cancer. Pathologists with experience in pediatric oncology are in short supply in the developing world. Telepathology isExpand
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Web-based survey of resources for treatment and long-term follow-up for children with brain tumors in developing countries
IntroductionInformation about pediatric survivors of brain tumors in developing countries is scant.PurposeIn this study, we aimed to investigate the availability of resources for treatment andExpand
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Implementation of a data management program in a pediatric cancer unit in a low income country
Pediatric cancer units in low‐income countries lack data on which to base quality improvement initiatives. We implemented a data management program in the oncology unit of the children's hospital ofExpand
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Intelligent medical information filtering
  • Y. Quintana
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Int. J. Medical Informatics
  • 1 August 1998
TLDR
This paper describes an intelligent information filtering system to assist users to be notified of updates to new and relevant medical information. Expand
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Effective hand hygiene education with the use of flipcharts in a hospital in El Salvador.
In developing countries, continuing education for healthcare staff may be limited by staff shortages and lack of sophisticated means of delivery. These limitations have implications for complianceExpand
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POND4Kids: A Web-based Pediatric Cancer Database for Hospital-based Cancer Registration and Clinical Collaboration
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The Pediatric Oncology Network Database, POND4Kids, is an online, multilingual clinical database created for use by pediatric oncology units in countries with limited resources to meet various clinical data management needs including cancer registration, data collection and changes in treatment outcome. Expand
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POND4Kids: A Global Web-based Database for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Outcome Evaluation and Collaboration
TLDR
The Pediatric Oncology Network Database, (www.pond4kids.org, POND), is a secure, web-based, multilingual pediatrichematology/oncology database created for use in countries with limited resources to meet various clinical data management needs including cancer registration, delivery of protocol-based care, outcome evaluation, and assessment of psychosocial support programs. Expand
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