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Facilitators and barriers to linkage to HIV care and treatment among female sex workers in a community-based HIV prevention intervention in Tanzania: A qualitative study.
BACKGROUND: HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) have poor linkage to HIV care in sub-Sahara Africa. METHODS: We conducted 21 participatory group discussions (PGDs) to explore factors influencing linkage to HIV care among ...
Cholera is a bacterial infection that is transmitted in water or food contaminated with a carrier’s excreta. It enters the body through the mouth and the digestive system....
The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: What makes it work?
(Sage Publications, 2019-08-22)
Lay health workers (LHWs) can improve access to services and adherence to treatment, as well as promoting self-care and prevention. Their effect in promoting uptake and adherence in pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for chronic ...
MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUNG PEOPLE WITH HEARING LOSS: LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF THE MILLENNIUM COHORT STUDY
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2019-09-03)
Background Children and young people with hearing loss (HL) may be at high risk of peer victimisation and negative mental health, which have lasting consequences for health, relationships, and employment. We estimated the ...
Emotional adjustment post-stroke: A qualitative study of an online stroke community
(Taylor& Francis Online, 2019-12-19)
Implementation of a Computerized Decision Support System for Computed Tomography Scan Requests for Nontraumatic Headache in the Emergency Department.
BACKGROUND: Nontraumatic headache is a frequent complaint in the emergency department (ED). Cranial computed tomography (CT) is a widely available test for the diagnostic work-up, despite the risk of exposure to ionizing ...
Immersive bilingualism reshapes the core of the brain
Bilingualism has been shown to affect the structure of the brain, including cortical regions related to language. Less is known about subcortical structures, such as the basal ganglia, which underlie speech monitoring ...
Record linkage to enhance consented cohort and routinely collected health data from a UK birth cohort
© 2019 The Authors. Background: In longitudinal health research, combining the richness of cohort data to the extensiveness of routine data opens up new possibilities, providing information not available from one data ...