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Reproductive and family planning history, knowledge, and needs: A community survey of low-income women in Beijing, China
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-10)
Background: The reproductive health status of China's low-income urban women is believed to be poor. Therefore, understanding their reproductive history and needs and improving services provision is very important. ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...
The ideal of equal health revisited: definitions and measures of inequity in health should be better integrated with theories of distributive justice
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-18)
The past decade witnessed great progress in research on health inequities. The most widely cited definition of health inequity is, arguably, the one proposed by Whitehead and Dahlgren: "Health inequalities that are avoidable, ...
Å komme til seg selv – i bevegelse, sansning og forståelse
(Dansk Psykologisk Forlag, 2009)
I dette essayet fortolkes Trygve Braatøys tanker om nervøse og psykosomatiske lidelser i lys av Løgstrups sansefilosofi. Braatøy beskrev muskulære belastninger som vevd sammen med følelsesmessige belastninger, og ...
Increased incidence of postoperative infections during prophylaxis with cephalothin compared to doxycycline in intestinal surgery
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-07)
Background: The antibiotics used for prophylaxis during surgery may influence the rate of surgical site infections. Tetracyclines are attractive having a long half-life and few side effects when used in a single dose ...
A critical assessment of the WHO responsiveness tool: lessons from voluntary HIV testing and counselling services in Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-22)
Background: Health, fair financing and responsiveness to the user's needs and expectations are seen as the essential objectives of health systems. Efforts have been made to conceptualise and measure responsiveness as a ...
Associations between general self-efficacy and health-related quality of life among 12-13-year-old school children: a cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-23)
Background: While research on school children's health has mainly focused on risk factors and illness, few studies have examined aspects of health promotion. Thus, this study focuses on health promotional factors including ...
Evaluation of the Medical Student Research Programme in Norwegian medical schools. A survey of students and supervisors
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-14)
Background: The Medical Student Research Programme is a national education and grant scheme for medical students who wish to carry out research in parallel with their studies. The purpose of the programme is to increase ...
Incidence of unexpected out-of-hospital death in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
Accountable priority setting for trust in health systems - the need for research into a new approach for strengthening sustainable health action in developing countries
(BioMed Central, 2009-10-24)
Abstract Despite multiple efforts to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries, intended sustainable improvements in health outcomes have not been shown. To date most priority ...