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Validation of a Sampling Method to Collect Exposure Data for Central-Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections.

and 2012. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: CLD data were reported by 56 ICU s in 39 hospitals during 364 trimesters. METHODS: We compared estimated CLD data obtained from weekly and monthly sampling schemes with the ...

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

article downloads and citations. METHODS: We randomized all International Journal of Public Health (IJPH) original articles published between December 2012 and December 2014 to SM exposure (blog post, ...

Educational differentials in disability vary across and within welfare regimes: a comparison of 26 European countries in 2009.

advantages/disadvantages are discussed regarding the possible influence of welfare regimes. METHODS: Cross-sectional disability prevalence is measured by longstanding health-related activity limitation (AL) in the 2009 ...

Barriers and opportunities for return-to-work of cancer survivors: time for action--rapid review and expert consultation.

results with input from health, social security and academic Belgian experts and to provide evidence-based recommendations that facilitate RTW of cancer survivors. METHODS: A rapid review was conducted, ...

Overview and evaluation of 15 years of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Belgium, 1998-2012.

system met its objectives and to assess its acceptability. METHODS: For 1999-2010, we linked surveillance data with hospital discharge data. We calculated the proportion of CJD suspected patients who died ...

Comparison of socio-economic indicators explaining inequalities in Healthy Life Years at age 50 in Europe: 2005 and 2010.

variation in healthy ageing. We investigate whether factors contributing to HLY50 inequalities have changed between 2005 and 2010. METHODS: HLY50 for each country and year were calculated using Sullivan’s ...

Invasive Salmonella Infections at Multiple Surveillance Sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2011-2014.

BACKGROUND: This study reports the microbiological landscape of Salmonella Typhi and invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella (iNTS) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). METHODS: Blood cultures obtained from ...

Care trajectories are associated with quality improvement in the treatment of patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes: A registry based cohort study.

analogues), statin therapy or RAAS-inhibition. Introduced in 2009 in Belgium, CT s target patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), in need for or with PHT. METHODS: Retrospective study based on a registry ...

The epidemiology of subclinical malaria infections in South-East Asia: findings from cross-sectional surveys in Thailand-Myanmar border areas, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

small in low transmission settings. The precise estimation of this reservoir requires more sensitive parasite detection methods. The prevalence of asymptomatic, sub-microscopic malaria was assessed by ...

Relationship between self-reported weight change, educational status, and health-related quality of life in patients with diabetes in Luxembourg.

patients with diabetes, 5 years after they underwent coronary angiography. METHODS: Between 2013 and 2014, 1873 of 4391 patients (319 with diabetes) who underwent coronary angiography between 2008 and 2009 ...

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