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Epidemiology of suicide and suicide attempts in Belgium: results from the sentinel network of general practitioners.

To estimate the evolution of incidence of (attempted) suicide between 1993 and 2001 in Belgium and to examine trends in methods, first caretaker and aspects of seasonality. METHODS: In 1993-1995 and ...

Tetracycline-resistance in lactose-positive enteric coliforms originating from Belgian fattening pigs: degree of resistance, multiple resistance and risk factors.

determined by means of an agar dilution method. Tetracycline-resistant LPEC were found in every herd. The overall degree of tetracycline-resistance in LPEC was 56.8% (S.D. 22.4%). Only a very weak relation was ...

Differential inequity in health expectancy by region in Belgium.

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the size of social inequities in health between regions in Belgium using a composite health measure, the disability free life expectancy (DFLE). METHODS: Mortality data (5-years ...

Collecting information on the quality of prescribing in primary care using semi-automatic data extraction from GPs' electronic medical records.

and 233 GP s collected data with paper registration sheets. METHODS: The proportion of patients with respectively a drug prescription, paracetamol, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and ...

Detection of HCV antibodies in oral fluid.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: De Cock, L; Veronik Hutse; Verhaegen, E; Sophie Quoilin; Vandenberghe, H; Vranckx, R Source: J Virol Methods, Volume 122, Issue 2, ...

Integrating adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy into children's daily lives: a qualitative study.

a pediatric population. METHODS: We performed a qualitative study of adherence in children who receive HAART in a Belgian pediatric acquired immune deficiency syndrome referral center. Eleven primary caregivers were ...

Validation of the CALUX bioassay for PCDD/F analyses in human blood plasma and comparison with GC-HRMS.

bioassay for biological sample analysis and to compare toxic equivalency (TEQ) values obtained by the reference GC- HRMS technique and by the screening method. This article focuses on the validation results ...

An 8 year nationwide prospective registration of non-consented HIV testing in Belgium.

to find out about the number of HIV tests for which the specific consent of the patient was not obtained and to describe the circumstances in which these tests were carried out. METHODS: Since 1993 ...

Socio-economic inequalities in health expectancy in Belgium.

in Belgium using the composite indicator ‘health expectancy’. The Sullivan method was used to calculate health expectancy on the basis of current probability of death and prevalence of perceived ...

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