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Determinants of the risk of burnout among nurses during the first wave of the COVID‐19 pandemic in Belgium: A cross‐sectional study

Results: A high risk of burnout was found in 70% of respondents. The main risk factors of burnout were the lack of personal protective equipment, changes in perceived workload, and working with ...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Belgian nursing homes: results of a surveillance conducted between April and December 2020.

Although, in contrast to the first wave, personal protective equipment was available in the second wave, again a high number of cases were reported. Full text language:  English Category:  Peer-reviewed ...

Nursing home residents with suspected urinary tract infections: a diagnostic accuracy study

diagnosis based solely on clinical criteria is to be expected in older persons as they often present infections in an atypical way. A study was set up to assess the diagnostic value of signs/symptoms and ...

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to the direct health impact of COVID-19 in India, 2020

100,000 persons were estimated for the 71–80 years old age group (5481; 95% UI 5464–5500 years). There were 4,815,908 (95% UI 4,760,908–4,924,307) DALY s after considering reported COVID-19 deaths only. The ...

The association between area deprivation and COVID-19 incidence: a municipality-level spatio-temporal study in Belgium, 2020–2021

to each Belgian municipality using data of three socio-economic variables: the share of unemployed persons in the active population, the share of households without a car and the share of low-educated ...

Validity of self-reported air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollutants in Belgium

this kind of personal data is protected by privacy regulations. This paper aims to assess whether information collected in health interview surveys, including air pollution annoyance, could be used to ...

Human health and economic impact of neurocysticercosis in Uganda

of headache, eventually leading to nearly 3000 deaths. Overall, it was estimated that NCC led to more than 170,000 DALY s (5.2 per 1000 person years; 16 per incident case) and an economic loss of more ...

Precision cancer medicine: What has translated into clinical use in Belgium?

health policy makers, insurance providers, pathologists, geneticists, and oncologists. MAIN FINDINGS: The Roadbook ensured the establishment of a Commission on Personalized Medicine and NGS testing ...

Citizens' conceptions of the genome: Related values and practical implications in a citizen forum on the use of genomic information.

including genomic data, coupled with rapid advances in personalized medicine where citizens increasingly face complex choices about the use of their genomic information implies that citizens are essential ...

Monitoring of human coronaviruses in Belgian primary care and hospitals, 2015-20: a surveillance study.

per 100 000 person-months) and adults older than 65 years (2·6 [2·1-3·2] per 100 000 person-months). Among 262 patients admitted to hospital with seasonal hCoV infection and with complete information on ...

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