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Towards standardisation of automatic pollen and fungal spore monitoring: best practises and guidelines

algorithm development to site selection criteria. Despite no official standard yet existing, it is essential that all aspects of the measurement chain are carried out in a manner that is as standardised as ...

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv): A Cross-Sectional Study on ELISA Seronegative, Multivaccinated Sows

(prevalence–origin–consequences) was not yet investigated. In this study, the prevalence of ELISA non-responders was assessed by measuring PRRS v-specific antibodies in 1400 sows, originating from 70 PRRS v-vaccinating sow herds, ...

Polypharmacy and health-related quality of life/psychological distress among patients with chronic disease

measures. This study aimed to explore the association between polypharmacy and HRQOL /psychological distress by using data from a cross-sectional study in Flanders (Belgium). METHODS: We analyzed ...

Validity of self-reported data to assess the prevalence of overweight, hypertension and cholesterol

evidence-based prevention programs. In Belgium, this is assessed through self-reported (SR) data from the Belgian health interview surveys (BHIS) in a wide population sample or through objective measures from ...

Benchmarking public policies to create healthy food environments compared to best practice: the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index in Guatemala.

practices. The level of agreement among evaluators was measured using the Gwet second order agreement coefficient (AC2). The expert panel recommended actions for each indicator during on-site workshops and ...

Evaluation of the types, efficient use and health risks of application of silver-based biocides to provide antimicrobial properties to face masks applied during the Covid-19 crisis

silver based biocides in face masks using electron microscopy and EDX, combined with total silver measurement using ICP- MS or ICP- OES demonstrated the presence of varying amounts and different types of ...

Measuring mental health burden in humanitarian settings: a critical review of assessment tools

attention to disasters’ impacts on mental health is growing, mental health effects are not well understood due to inconsistencies in measurement. Objective: The purpose of this study is to review mental ...

Assessment of the Feasibility of a Future Integrated Larger-Scale Epidemiological Study to Evaluate Health Risks of Air Pollution Episodes in Children.

of a small-scale field study involving 42 children. This included the preparation, collection and storage of non-invasive samples (urine, saliva), the measurement of general and respiratory health ...

Acid digestion of nonwoven textiles for measuring their trace element content by ICP techniques

Publication Type: Non-peer reviewed scientific publication Authors: Mercier, Gabriel; Cheyns, Karlien; Nkanda, Regis; Machiels, Ronny; Dewinne, Ann; Waegeneers, Nadia; Mast, Jan; Montalvo, Daniela Source: Protocol exchange (2022) Keywords: Acid digestion ...

Effectiveness of protective measures on dental care utilization: analysis from linked database

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Finaba Berete; Johan Van der Heyden; Stefaan Demarest; Rana Charafeddine; Herman Van Oyen; Bruyère, O Source: European Journal of Public Health, Volume 30, Issue Supplement_5 (2020) ...

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