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Impact of Question Wording on the Measurement of Activity Limitation: Evidence From a Randomized Test in France.

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: The Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), a single question measuring disability, had been introduced in various European surveys since 2004. The complexity of its wording has been ...

A case of acute intoxication due to combined use of fentanyl and 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700).

examination and submitted to the laboratory for a comprehensive systematic toxicological analysis. A toxic fentanyl level of 10.9μg/L was measured in the subclavian blood. Police investigation revealed that the ...

Clinical action measures improve the reliability of feedback on quality of care in diabetes centres: a retrospective cohort study.

Care Reproducibility of Results Retrospective Studies Abstract: BACKGROUND: Assessment of quality of care using classical threshold measures (TM) is open to debate. Measures that take into account the ...

Regional differences in the validity of self-reported use of health care in Belgium: selection versus reporting bias.

differences were explored through measures of agreement and logistic regression analyses. RESULTS: Validity of self-reported health care use varies by type of health service and is more affected by reporting ...

AURORA: bariatric surgery registration in women of reproductive age- a multicenter prospective cohort study.

and during the first, second and third trimester of pregnancy (T6- T8), at delivery (T9) and 6 weeks and 6 months after delivery (T10- T11). Online questionnaires are send on the different measuring ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Smoking and Smoking Cessation Due to a Smoking Ban: General Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Luxembourg.

Abstract: This study aimed to measure changes in socioeconomic inequalities in smoking and smoking cessation due to the 2006 smoking ban in Luxembourg. Data were derived from the PSELL3 / EU- SILC (Panel ...

Core Standards of the EUBIROD Project. Defining a European Diabetes Data Dictionary for Clinical Audit and Healthcare Delivery.

terms of recording, data definition and units of measurement. Where necessary, data mappings and algorithms were specified in order to allow partners to meet the standard definitions. A series of ...

Belgian hand hygiene campaigns in ICU, 2005-2015.

trained infection control teams measured adherence to HH guidelines by direct observation. HH opportunities were counted and the actual episodes of HH were scored as no HH, HH with water and soap, or HH ...

Poor adherence to guidelines for preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI): results of a worldwide survey.

questionnaire was made available to medical doctors and nurses working in ICU s worldwide. We investigated practices related to central line (CL) insertion, maintenance and measurement of CLABSI-related data ...

If I tweet will you cite? The effect of social media exposure of articles on downloads and citations.

correlated in both groups. CONCLUSIONS: SM exposure did not have a significant effect on traditional impact metrics, such as downloads and citations. However, other metrics may measure the added value that ...

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