Structured Counselling and Regular Telephonic follow up to improve Referral flow and compliance in Nepal for Diabetic Retinopathy(SCREEN-D Study): a randomised controlled trial
Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is an emerging public health issue, leading to severe visual impairment or blindness. Early identification and prompt treatment play a key role in achieving good visual outcomes. The ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 10, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Binita Bhattarai, Hari Bahadur Thapa, Sandip Bashyal, Sarasawati Khadka Thapa, Sirshendu Chaudhuri, Varun Agiwal, Hira Pant, Samiksha Singh and Hemant Mahajan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identifying key items to be addressed by non-clinical operators to manage out-of-hours telephone triage services for older adults seeking non-urgent unplanned care in Belgium: an e-Delphi study
This study aimed to achieve expert consensus regarding key items to be addressed by non-clinical operators using computer-software integrated medical dispatch protocols to manage out-of-hours telephone triage ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 10, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Farah Islam, Pieter Heeren, Kelu Yang, Koen Milisen and Marc Sabbe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Motivational drivers for health professionals in a large quality improvement collaborative project in Brazil: a qualitative study
The success of collaborative quality improvement (QI) projects in healthcare depends on the context and engagement of health teams; however, the factors that modulate teams ’ motivation to participate in these ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eliane Pereira da Silva, Pedro Jesus Saturno-Hern ández, Marise Reis de Freitas and Zenewton André da Silva Gama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Building climate resilience: awareness of climate change adaptation in German outpatient medical practices
Climate change is seen as the biggest health threat of the twenty-first century. Making outpatient medical practices resilient is therefore crucial to protect vulnerable groups and maintain quality of care. Aw... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nicola Alexandra Litke, Regina Po ß-Doering, Valeska Fehrer, Martina Köppen, Stephanie Kümmel, Joachim Szecsenyi and Michel Wensing Tags: Research Source Type: research

Individual and community-level factors associated with women ’s utilization of postnatal care services in Uganda, 2016: a multilevel and spatial analysis
Over time, Uganda has experienced high levels of maternal mortality (435 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2006 to 336 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2016). The persistence of high levels of maternal mortal... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Moses Festo Towongo, Enock Ngome, Kannan Navaneetham and Gobopamang Letamo Tags: Research Source Type: research

“I only seek treatment when I am ill”: experiences of hypertension and diabetes care among adults living with HIV in urban Tanzania
This study aims to describe lived experiences, challenges, and... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Theresia A. Ottaru, Christine V. Wood, Zeeshan Butt, Claudia Hawkins, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Peter Karoli, Elizabeth H. Shayo, Emmy Metta, Pilly Chillo, Hellen Siril and Gideon P. Kwesigabo Tags: Research Source Type: research

The value of experts by experience in social domain supervision in the Netherlands: results from a ‘mystery guests’ project
User involvement and participation in the supervision of the quality of care is an important topic for many healthcare inspectorates. It offers regulators an additional view on quality, increases the legitimac... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 9, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sophia M. Kleefstra, Brenda J.M. Frederiks, Adri ënne Tingen and Petra G.J. Reulings Tags: Research Source Type: research

A cost-effectiveness analysis of a universal, preventative-focused, parent and infant programme
This study assessed whether a relatively newly developed Parent and Infant (PIN) parenting support programme was cost-effective when compared to services as usual (SAU). (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gr áinne E. Crealey, Gráinne Hickey and Sinead McGilloway Tags: Research Source Type: research

Electronic Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (eIMCI): a randomized controlled trial to evaluate an electronic clinical decision-making support system for management of sick children in primary health care facilities in South Africa
Electronic clinical decision-making support systems (eCDSS) aim to assist clinicians making complex patient management decisions and improve adherence to evidence-based guidelines. Integrated management of Chi... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: C. Horwood, L. Haskins, S. Mapumulo, C. Connolly, S. Luthuli, C. Jensen, D. Pansegrouw and N. McKerrow Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strategies to improve care for older adults who present to the emergency department: a systematic review
The aim of this systematic review was to examine the relationship between strategies to improve care delivery for older adults in ED and evaluation measures of patient outcomes, patient experience, staff exper... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luke Testa, Lieke Richardson, Colleen Cheek, Theresa Hensel, Elizabeth Austin, Mariam Safi, Nat ália Ransolin, Ann Carrigan, Janet Long, Karen Hutchinson, Magali Goirand, Mia Bierbaum, Felicity Bleckley, Peter Hibbert, Kate Churruca and Robyn Clay-Willia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Triage practices for emergency care delivery: a qualitative study among febrile patients and healthcare workers in a tertiary care hospital in Nepal
Improving screening and triage practices is essential for early severity assessments at the first point of contact and ensuring timely attention by healthcare workers (HCWs). The main objective of this study w... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bipin Adhikari, Lava Shrestha, Manjita Bajracharya, Nishika Aryal, Anuja Rajbhandari, Ramesh K. Maharjan, Santa K. Das, Jyotshna Sapkota, Kevin K. A. Tetteh and Debashish Das Tags: Research Source Type: research

‘A system that is struggling’: understanding health protection resilience in England during the COVID-19 pandemic through the experiences of local health protection responders
Local health protection systems play a crucial role in infectious disease prevention and control and were critical to COVID-19 pandemic responses. Despite this vital function, few studies have explored the liv... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 8, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Suzanne Rotheram, Stephen Clayton, Ian Buchan, Sam Ghebrehewet and Ben Barr Tags: Research Source Type: research

Examining rehabilitation access disparities: an integrated analysis of electronic health record data and population characteristics through bivariate choropleth mapping
Despite efforts to view electronic health records (EHR) data through an equity lens, crucial contextual information regarding patients ’ social environments remains limited. Integrating EHR data and Geographic ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 7, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sang S. Pak, Madeline Ratoza and Victor Cheuy Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of severe perinatal events on maternity care providers: a scoping review
Severe events during the perinatal period can be experienced as traumatic by pregnant women, their partners or others who are closely involved. This includes maternity care providers who can be affected by bei... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 7, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Marianne Nieuwenhuijze, Patricia Leahy-Warren, Maria Healy, Song ül Aktaş, Ruveyde Aydin, Jean Calleja-Agius, Josefina Goberna-Tricas, Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Katharina Hartmann, Lena Henriksen, Antje Horsch, Ute Lange, Margaret Murphy, Annabelle Pierron, Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is qualitative social research in global health fulfilling its potential?: a systematic evidence mapping of research on point-of-care testing in low- and middle-income contexts
Qualitative social research has made valuable contributions to understanding technology-based interventions in global health. However, we have little evidence of who is carrying out this research, where, how, ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - February 7, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janet Perkins, Sarah Nelson, Emma Birley, Emilie Mcswiggan, Marshall Dozier, Anna McCarthy, Nadege Atkins, Eldad Agyei-Manu, Jasmin Rostron, Koichi Kameda, Ann Kelly, Clare Chandler and Alice Street Tags: Research Source Type: research