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Global burden of intellectual disability resulting from prenatal exposure to methylmercury, 2015

data on the distribution of maternal hair Hg concentrations. The country-specific incidence of MeHg-associated ID was calculated, and a random effects model was used to impute the incidence for countries ...

Global burden of late-stage chronic kidney disease resulting from dietary exposure to cadmium, 2015

Cadmium-related incidence rate, calculated as the change in the prevalence during a one-year period, were used to compute the mortality and DALY in all WHO regions. It is estimated that dietary cadmium would result ...

Longitudinal pharmacoepidemiological and health services research for substance users in treatment: protocol of the Belgian TDI-IMA linkage.

measuring incidence of people with substance use disorders entering drug treatment. The IMA-database covers data, collected in the framework of the compulsory Belgian health care and benefits insurance ...

Welfare-Adjusted Life Years (WALY): A novel metric of animal welfare that combines the impacts of impaired welfare and abbreviated lifespan.

animal welfare, the probability of an incident case developing and impaired welfare weights, representing the degree of impaired welfare. The years of life lost are calculated using the standard expected ...

Surveillance of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in Belgian hospitals: Report 2016

(among S. aureus isolates) was 15.7% in acute care hospitals and 29.1% in chronic care hospitals. The mean incidence of nosocomial MRSA in acute care hospitals was 0.93 cases per 1 000 admissions. The ...

Surveillance épidémiologique des infections invasives à méningocoques- 2017

C en 2002. Depuis 2008, le nombre de cas confirmés par le CNR s’est stabilisé autour d’une centaine de cas/an, soit 96 cas en 2017 et une incidence estimée à 0,85 cas confirmés/100.000 habitants. En 2017, le ...

Haemolytic uremic syndrome surveillance in children less than 15 years in Belgium, 2009-2015.

a sentinel surveillance network of paediatricians called Pedisurv. In this article, we present the main findings of this surveillance from 2009 to 2015 and we describe an annual incidence of HUS. Methods: For ...

Indicateurs de qualité en hygiène hospitalière dans les hôpitaux aigus: Rapport annuel- Données 2016

(4) sondes urinaires (53 % en 2015, 66 % en 2016) et (5) prévention des infections du site opératoire (43 % en 2015, 44 % en 2016). Baisse de l’incidence des CLABSI (central line associated bloodstream ...

Monitoring of Laboratory-Acquired Infections

or not genetically modified. Alternatively, a low incidence of LAI s may indicate that current biosafety regulations and practices are actually effective. In this context, COGEM commissioned a research ...

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