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  1. Vaccines are an important tool to limit the health and economic damage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Several vaccine candidates already provided promising effectiveness data, but it is crucial for an effective vac...

    Authors: Neele Leithäuser, Johanna Schneider, Sebastian Johann, Sven O. Krumke, Eva Schmidt, Manuel Streicher and Stefan Scholz

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:780

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  2. A Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) is a drug safety program for certain medications with serious safety concerns required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of manufacturers to implem...

    Authors: Linda Huynh, Gita A. Toyserkani and Elaine H. Morrato

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:779

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  3. Policies target networks of providers who treat people with mental illnesses, but little is known about the empirical structures of these networks and related variation in patient care. The goal of this paper ...

    Authors: Joshua Breslau, Beth Dana, Harold Pincus, Marcela Horvitz-Lennon and Luke Matthews

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:777

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  4. Outpatient department visits per individual for each year are one of the core indicators of healthcare delivery to assess accessibility or quality of services. In addition, this study aimed to assess health se...

    Authors: Hiwot Abera Areru, Mesay Hailu Dangisso and Bernt Lindtjørn

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:776

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  5. Preparedness efforts for a COVID-19 outbreak required redesign and implementation of a perioperative workflow for the management of obstetric patients. In this report we describe factors which influenced rapid...

    Authors: Liana Zucco, Nadav Levy, Yunping Li, Toni Golen, Scott A. Shainker, Philip E. Hess and Satya Krishna Ramachandran

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:775

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:833

  6. The rapid increase in the use of home mechanical ventilation (HMV) for people with chronic respiratory failure poses extreme challenges for the healthcare system. People on HMV have complex care needs and requ...

    Authors: Hanna Klingshirn, Laura Gerken, Katharina Hofmann, Peter Ulrich Heuschmann, Kirsten Haas, Martha Schutzmeier, Lilly Brandstetter, Jutta Ahnert, Thomas Wurmb, Maximilian Kippnich and Bernd Reuschenbach

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:774

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  7. Psychological safety is the shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking. Its presence improves innovation and error prevention. This evidence synthesis had 3 objectives: explore the curre...

    Authors: K. E. Grailey, E. Murray, T. Reader and S. J. Brett

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:773

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  8. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is diagnosed during pregnancy, and women with a history of GDM are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Prevention strategies focused on lifestyle...

    Authors: Winifred Ekezie, Helen Dallosso, Ponnusamy Saravanan, Kamlesh Khunti and Michelle Hadjiconstantinou

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:772

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  9. Nursing homes are under strong pressure to provide good care to the residents. In Norway, municipalities have applied the ‘Joy-of-Life-Nursing-Home’ strategy to increase a health-promoting perception that focu...

    Authors: Beate André, Kjersti Grønning, Frode F. Jacobsen and Gørill Haugan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:771

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  10. A large proportion of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are treatable within primary health care (PHC) settings in a cost-effective manner. However, the utilization of PHCs for NCD care is comparatively low in ...

    Authors: Manoj Kumar Pati, Upendra Bhojani, Maya Annie Elias and Prashanth N. Srinivas

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:770

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  11. Despite international guidelines providing evidence-based recommendations on appropriate management of infants with bronchiolitis, wide variation in practice occurs. This results in infants receiving care of n...

    Authors: Libby Haskell, Emma J. Tavender, Catherine L. Wilson, Sharon O’Brien, Franz E. Babl, Meredith L. Borland, Elizabeth Cotterell, Nicolette Sheridan, Ed Oakley and Stuart R. Dalziel

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:769

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  12. Residents’ preference for primary health care (PHC) determined their utilization of PHC. This study aimed to assess the determinants of PHC service preference among the residents and the trend in PHC service p...

    Authors: Guangsheng Wan, Xiaolin Wei, Hui Yin, Zhiwang Qian, Tingting Wang and Lina Wang

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:768

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  13. Hypertension accounts for the greatest burden of disease worldwide, yet hypertension awareness and control rates are suboptimal, especially within low- and middle-income countries. Guidelines can enable consis...

    Authors: Amelia Kataria Golestaneh, Jonathan M Clarke, Nicholas Appelbaum, Carmen Rodriguez Gonzalvez, Arun P Jose, Richu Philip, Neil R Poulter and Thomas Beaney

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:767

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  14. The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overwhelm the capacity of a vulnerable healthcare system in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). We aimed to evaluate the availability of personal protective equipment (...

    Authors: Osaid Alser, Heba Alghoul, Zahra Alkhateeb, Ayah Hamdan, Loai Albarqouni and Kiran Saini

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:766

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  15. Broadband access has been highlighted as a national policy priority to improve access to care in rural communities.

    Authors: Jacob K. Quinton, Michael K. Ong, Sitaram Vangala, Anna Tetleton-Burns, Ashley Webb, Catherine Sarkisian, Alejandra Casillas, Preeti Kakani, Maria Han and Claude J. Pirtle

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:765

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  16. Drug dispensing is a clinical pharmacy service that promotes access to medicines and their rational use. However, there is a lack of evidence for the impact of drug dispensing on patients’ health outcomes. Thu...

    Authors: Bárbara Pizetta, Lívia Gonçalves Raggi, Kérilin Stancine Santos Rocha, Sabrina Cerqueira-Santos, Divaldo Pereira de Lyra-Jr and Genival Araujo dos Santos Júnior

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:764

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  17. The structure of the Iranian health system has raised this hypothesis that a part of the Knee Replacement Surgery (KRS) services are provided due to Physician-Induced Demand (PID).

    Authors: Cyrus Alinia, Amirhossein Takian, Nasser Saravi, Hasan Yusefzadeh, Bakhtiar Piroozi and Alireza Olyaeemanesh

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:763

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  18. Authorities recommend advance care planning and public acceptance of it is a prerequisite for widespread implementation. Therefore, we did the first study of the Norwegian public with an aim of getting knowled...

    Authors: Trygve Johannes L. Sævareid, Reidar Pedersen and Morten Magelssen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:762

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  19. Vision health is an important aspect of health worldwide. Visual impairment (VI) is associated with poor quality of life and is usually more prevalent in rural areas. To help rural populations obtain vision ca...

    Authors: Xiaochang Yan, Baoqun Yao, Xi Chen, Shaoye Bo, Xuezheng Qin and Hua Yan

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:761

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  20. This study is the first part of a register-based research program with the overall aim to increase the knowledge of the health status among geriatric patients and to identify risk factors for readmission in th...

    Authors: E. Rydwik, R. Lindqvist, C. Willers, L. Carlsson, G. H. Nilsson, A. Lager, M. Dreilich, A. Lindh Mazya, T. Karlsson, H. Alinaghizadeh and A-M Boström

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:760

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  21. Adaptation and innovation are both described as instrumental for resilience in healthcare. However, the relatedness between these dimensions of resilience in healthcare has not yet been studied. This study see...

    Authors: Hilda Bø Lyng, Carl Macrae, Veslemøy Guise, Cecilie Haraldseid-Driftland, Birte Fagerdal, Lene Schibevaag, Janne Gro Alsvik and Siri Wiig

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:759

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  22. Cardiovascular death is a common outcome in population-based studies about new healthcare interventions or treatments, such as new prescription medications. Vital statistics registration systems are often the ...

    Authors: Lisa M. Lix, Shamsia Sobhan, Audray St-Jean, Jean-Marc Daigle, Anat Fisher, Oriana H. Y. Yu, Sophie Dell’Aniello, Nianping Hu, Shawn C. Bugden, Baiju R. Shah, Paul E. Ronksley, Silvia Alessi-Severini, Antonios Douros, Pierre Ernst and Kristian B. Filion

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:758

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  23. The monitoring framework for evaluating health system response to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) include indicators to assess availability of affordable basic technologies and essential medicines to treat the...

    Authors: Anand Krishnan, Prashant Mathur, Vaitheeswaran Kulothungan, Harshal Ramesh Salve, Sravya Leburu, Ritvik Amarchand, Baridalyne Nongkynrih, Himanshu Kumar Chaturvedi, P. Ganeshkumar, Vinay Urs K S, Avula Laxmaiah, Manjit Boruah, Sanjeev Kumar, Binod Kumar Patro, Pankaja Ravi Raghav, Prabu Rajkumar…

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:757

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  24. The implementation of a population-based screening programme for diabetic retinopathy involves several challenges, often leading to postponements and setbacks at high human and material costs. Thus, it is of t...

    Authors: Andreia Marisa Penso Pereira, Raul Manuel da Silva Laureano and Fernando Buarque de Lima Neto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:756

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  25. The increasing popularity and availability of tablet computers raises questions regarding clinical scenarios. This pilot study examined the patient’s satisfaction when using a tablet-based digital questionnair...

    Authors: Leander Melms, Juergen R. Schaefer, Andreas Jerrentrup and Tobias Mueller

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:755

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  26. In 2021, the United States Preventive Services Task Force updated their recommendation, stating that individuals ages 45-49 should initiate screening for colorectal cancer. Since several screening strategies a...

    Authors: Travis Hyams, Bruce Golden, John Sammarco, Shahnaz Sultan, Evelyn King-Marshall, Min Qi Wang and Barbara Curbow

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:754

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  27. Meeting the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of adolescents and young people (AYP) requires their meaningful engagement in intervention design. We describe an iterative process of engaging AYP to fin...

    Authors: Melvin Simuyaba, Bernadette Hensen, Mwelwa Phiri, Chisanga Mwansa, Lawrence Mwenge, Mutale Kabumbu, Steve Belemu, Kwame Shanaube, Ab Schaap, Sian Floyd, Sarah Fidler, Richard Hayes, Helen Ayles and Musonda Simwinga

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:753

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  28. Health and social care may affect unpaid (family) carers’ health and wellbeing in addition to patients’ lives. It is recommended that such impacts (carer effects) are considered in decision-making. However, th...

    Authors: Hareth Al-Janabi, Nikolaos Efstathiou, Carol McLoughlin, Melanie Calvert and Jan Oyebode

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:752

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  29. Early physical therapy has been shown to decrease downstream healthcare use, costs and recurrence rates in some musculoskeletal conditions, but it has not been investigated in individuals with patellofemoral p...

    Authors: Jodi L. Young, Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Joshua A. Cleland and Daniel I. Rhon

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:751

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  30. There is a dearth of information about health education clinical file audits in the context of completeness of records and demonstrating program-wide competency achievement. We report on the reliability of an ...

    Authors: H. Stephen Injeyan, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Sean Abdulla, Ngai Chow, Jocelyn Cox, Anthony Ridding and Craig Jacobs

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:750

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  31. Depression and anxiety are highly prevalent, but often unrecognized in adults with vision impairment (VI) or blindness. The purpose of this study was to explore visually impaired and blind adults’ views on fac...

    Authors: Edine P. J. van Munster, Hilde P. A. van der Aa, Peter Verstraten and Ruth M. A. van Nispen

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:749

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  32. Professional oral care in the intensive care unit may reduce the incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia, which increases the patient’s mortality rate. This study aimed to develop a competency for profess...

    Authors: Eun-Sil Choi, Hie-Jin Noh, Won-Gyun Chung and So-Jung Mun

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:748

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  33. Recruiting and retaining staff are standing challenges in eldercare. Low pay, difficult working conditions, and social relations at the workplace impact on turnover intentions. Few studies have used quantitati...

    Authors: Jon Ivar Elstad and Mia Vabø

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:747

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  34. A highly promoted opportunity for optimizing healthcare services is to expand the role of non-physician care providers by care reallocation. Reallocating care from physicians to non-physicians can play an impo...

    Authors: Femke de Vries, Marlies Welbie, Esther Tjin, Rieke Driessen and Peter van de Kerkhof

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:746

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  35. A subset of patients experience psychological distress following insertion of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and ICD support groups are recommended, however access to these groups is limited. ...

    Authors: Kathryn Murray, Kelly Buttigieg, Michelle Todd and Vicky McKechnie

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:745

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  36. The shortage of health care providers (HCPs) and inequity in their distribution along with the lack of sufficient and equal professional development opportunities in low-income countries contribute to the high...

    Authors: Anaclet Ngabonzima, Cynthia Kenyon, Daniel Kpienbaareh, Isaac Luginaah, Gisele Mukunde, Celestin Hategeka and David F. Cechetto

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:744

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  37. As part of a larger study on the identification of undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes (T2D), and prediabetes patients in dental settings, this study explored oral healthcare professionals’ (OHP) attitudes with respec...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño, Andre Priede, Michelle King, Geoffrey G. Adams and Diego Lopez

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:743

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  38. The incidence of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) is increasing and tends to occur at a young age. The patient’s disease experience during treatment is related to their physical and mental health. Eff...

    Authors: Yang Yuan, Hong Wang, Qiuyun Chen, Congyan Xie, Haixia Li, Lu Lin and Li Tian

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:742

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  39. Immigrants from culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse countries face many challenges during the resettlement phase, which influence their access to healthcare services and health outcomes. The “He...

    Authors: Mamata Pandey, R. Geoffrey Maina, Jonathan Amoyaw, Yiyan Li, Rejina Kamrul, C. Rocha Michaels and Razawa Maroof

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:741

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  40. The COVID-19 pandemic and country measures to control it can lead to negative indirect health effects. Understanding these indirect health effects is important in informing strategies to mitigate against them....

    Authors: Edwine Barasa, Jacob Kazungu, Stacey Orangi, Evelyn Kabia, Morris Ogero and Kadondi Kasera

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:740

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  41. Immigrant status, acculturation level, race and ethnicity have been found to contribute to the utilization of mental health services in the perinatal period. This study explored perinatal experiences and perce...

    Authors: Qiao Li, Wenqing Xue, Wenjie Gong, Xin Quan, Quanlei Li, Lina Xiao, Dong (Roman) Xu, Eric D. Caine and Ellen L. Poleshuck

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:739

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  42. Evidence-informed clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are useful tools to inform transparent healthcare decision-making. Consideration of health economic evidence (HEE) during CPG development in a structured m...

    Authors: Maryke Wilkinson, Karen J. Hofman, Taryn Young, Bey-Marrié Schmidt and Tamara Kredo

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:738

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  43. The need for information exchange and integrated care has stimulated the development of interoperability solutions that bring together patient data across the health and care system to enable effective informa...

    Authors: Fiona Watkinson, Kanika I. Dharmayat and Nikolaos Mastellos

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:737

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  44. To prevent ovarian cancer, several international societies have issued guidelines which recommend to discuss opportunistic salpingectomy with women undergoing pelvic surgery after completion of childbearing. T...

    Authors: Malou E. Gelderblom, Laura A. M. Van Lieshout, Jurgen M. J. Piek, Joanne A. De Hullu and Rosella P. M. G. Hermens

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:736

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  45. Continuous professional development (CPD) has been reported to enhance healthcare workers’ knowledge and skills, improve retention and recruitment, improve the quality of patient care, and reduce patient morta...

    Authors: Tumbwene Mwansisya, Columba Mbekenga, Kahabi Isangula, Loveluck Mwasha, Eunice Pallangyo, Grace Edwards, James Orwa, Michaela Mantel, Micheal Mugerwa, Leonard Subi, Secilia Mrema, David Siso, Edna Selestine and Marleen Temmerman

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:735

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  46. Chronic lung diseases (CLDs), responsible for 4 million deaths globally every year, are increasingly important in low- and middle-income countries where most of the global mortality due to CLDs currently occur...

    Authors: Uzochukwu Egere, Elizabeth Shayo, Nyanda Ntinginya, Rashid Osman, Bandar Noory, Stella Mpagama, ElHafiz Hussein, Rachel Tolhurst, Angela Obasi, Kevin Mortimer, Asma El Sony and Miriam Taegtmeyer

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:734

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  47. Population health management (PHM) by hospital groups is not yet defined nor implemented in France. However, in 2019, the French Hospitals Federation launched a pilot program to experiment PHM in five territor...

    Authors: A. Malone, S. Gomez, S. Finkel, D. Chourchoulis, E. Morcos, M. A. Loko, T. Gaches, D. Laplanche and S. Sanchez

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:733

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:782

  48. Following the first report of the COVID-19 case in Ethiopia on March 13, 2020, the country promptly adopted a lockdown policy to contain the virus’s spread. Responding to the healthcare burden imposed by the C...

    Authors: Workeabeba Abebe, Alemayehu Worku, Tamirat Moges, Nuhamin Tekle, Wondowossen Amogne, Tewodros Haile, Desalew Mekonen, Abebe Habtamu and Wakgari Deressa

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21:731

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