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Promising peak flow diary compliance with an electronic peak flow meter and linked mobile smartphone app
(Nature Research (part of Springer Nature), 2020-05-08)
Peak expiratory flow (PEF) monitoring is recommended in the management of asthma. However, compliance is poor, and this is often attributed to the burden of measurement and recording. The Smart Peak Flow (SPF) device and ...
Improving the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse in UK primary care: interrupted time series evaluation of a system-level training and support programme.
(Springer Nature, 2020-03-05)
BACKGROUND: It is unknown whether interventions known to improve the healthcare response to domestic violence and abuse (DVA)-a global health concern-are effective outside of a trial. METHODS: An observational interrupted ...
Evidence informing the UK's COVID-19 public health response must be transparent
Integrated screening of migrants for multiple infectious diseases: Qualitative study of a city-wide programme.
Background: Migrants from certain regions are at increased risk of key infectious diseases (including HIV, tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis B and hepatitis C). Although guidelines increasingly recommend integrated screening ...
Rapid, early and accurate SARS-CoV-2 detection using RT-qPCR in primary care: a prospective cohort study (REAP-1).
OBJECTIVES: We explore the importance of SARS-CoV-2 sentinel surveillance testing in primary care during a regional COVID-19 outbreak in Austria. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: A single sentinel practice serving ...