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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, ...

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 ...

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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