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Surveillance of COVID-19 mortality in Belgium, epidemiology and methodology during 1st and 2nd wave (March 2020- 14 February 2021)

implemented at the start of the epidemic to acquire real-time COVID-19 mortality data on a daily basis. The surveillance combined information on COVID-19 related deaths from three surveillances (the hospital ...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the presentation rate and severity of diabetic foot ulcers in Belgium

A national lockdown for COVID-19 (March 14th – May 3rd 2020) placed restrictions on the free movement of persons and allowed only urgent medical consultations and interventions in hospitals. On the other hand, ...

The COVID-19 pandemic strongly reduced the presentation rate of diabetic foot ulcers in Belgium, but the impact on severity was limited to slightly larger lesions

reluctant to visit the hospital. This study investigates the impact of the lockdown on presentation rate and diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) severity at presentation. Method: Within the ongoing national care ...

Use of health care services by people with substance use disorders in Belgium: a register-based cohort study

general practitioners (GP), psychiatrists, emergency departments (ED) and hospital admissions and to compare this frequency to the general population. Health Topics:  Illegale drugs Ziekten en gezondheid in ...

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

A national benchmarking trial ensued, and 10 networks of hospitals and laboratories adopted a reimbursement convention with the Belgian Health Insurance Agency. The Healthdata.be platform centralizes the ...

Seasonal variation of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections: A national cohort study.

BACKGROUND: Hospital-acquired bloodstream infections (HABSI s) cause increased morbidity, mortality, and hospital costs that are partially preventable. HABSI seasonality has been described for gram-negative ...

NATIONAL SURVEILLANCE OF SARS-COV-2 IN WASTEWATER- Last developments and results- May 2021

hospitalizations, changes in testing policy, etc.) in the light of the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern. Although further developments are still ongoing to better define the predictive performance of the ...

Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 in people with cystic fibrosis in Europe between February and June 2020.

lung transplant. Compared to the general population, pwCF (regardless of transplantation status) had significantly higher rates of admission to hospital for all age groups with available data, and higher ...

Antimicrobial Consumption in Belgium: 10-year evolution (2010-2019) in the community, nursing homes and hospitals

Publication Type: Sci. report, recommendat°, guidance doc., directive, monograph Authors: Eline Vandael; Katrien Latour; Boudewijn Catry Source: Sciensano, Brussels, p.89 (2021) Accession Number: D/2021/14.440/10 Keywords: antimicrobial consumption Belgiu ...

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