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Healthcare-associated infections in home healthcare: an extensive assessment, 2019.

were to adapt and standardise existing IPC guidelines to HHC and to perform a national point prevalence study to measure the burden of HAI in HHC.ConclusionsThis study offers an overview of available ...

Mixing mixed-mode designs in a national health interview survey: a pilot study to assess the impact on the self-administered questionnaire non-response.

sensitive topics. In order to alleviate the burden of a supplementary P&P questioning after the interview, a mixed-mode SAQ design including a web and P&P option was tested for the Belgian health ...

Human psittacosis: a review with emphasis on surveillance in Belgium.

positive laboratory result. Therefore, increased awareness among general and occupational physicians, clinicians and the public is needed. Policies aimed at reducing psittacosis disease burden are justified, ...

Global burden of cancer and coronary heart disease resulting from dietary exposure to arsenic, 2015

Arsenic cancer Coronary heart disease Diet Disability-adjusted life year Foodborne burden of disease Abstract: Arsenic is a ubiquitous, naturally occurring metalloid that poses a significant risk for human ...

Combining primary care surveillance and a meta-analysis to estimate the incidence of the clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium, 2015–2017

(LB) is an important tick-borne disease which can cause a broad range of symptoms mainly affecting the skin, the nervous system and the joints. This study aims to estimate the incidence of the different ...

National public health system responses to diabetes and other important noncommunicable diseases: Background, goals, and results of an international workshop at the Robert Koch Institute.

Germany, about 6.7 million adults are affected by diabetes according to national health surveys, including 1.3 million with undiagnosed diabetes. Complications of diabetes result in an increasing burden for ...

Changes in health in Belgium, 1990-2016: a benchmarking analysis based on the global burden of disease 2016 study

Keywords: Belgium Benchmarking burden disease Abstract: BACKGROUND: Despite increasing of the Belgian health expenditures, several indicators related to population health showed poor results. The objectives ...

National public health system responses to diabetes and other important noncommunicable diseasesNationale Public-Health-Maßnahmen für Diabetes und andere wichtige nichtübertragbare Krankheiten

Germany, about 6.7 million adults are affected by diabetes according to national health surveys, including 1.3 million with undiagnosed diabetes. Complications of diabetes result in an increasing burden for ...

Multinomial additive hazard model to assess the disability burden using cross-sectional data.

Population aging is accompanied by the burden of chronic diseases and disability. Chronic diseases are among the main causes of disability, which is associated with poor quality of life and high health care ...

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