Willingness to pay for community-based health insurance and associated factors among rural households of Bugna District, Northeast Ethiopia
Community based health insurance schemes are becoming recognized as powerful method to achieve universal health coverage and reducing the financial catastrophic shock of the community. Therefore, this study ai... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Amare Minyihun, Measho Gebreslassie Gebregziabher and Yalemzewd Assefa Gelaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Textbooks authors, publishers, formats and costs in higher education
There is little empirical data reported on retail prices of college textbooks beyond self-reported surveys and no published datasets. Textbooks, as an ancillary cost, can contribute to the overall rising cost ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Eamon Costello and Richard Bolger Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Health professionals ’ willingness to pay and associated factors for human papilloma virus vaccination to prevent cervical cancer at College of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia
Preferences of health professionals ’ for human papilloma virus vaccines was measured by monetary value through willingness to pay (WTP) approach that could help policy makers set priorities among alternative c... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abebe Ayinalem Tarekegn and Ayenew Engida Yismaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Myeloid differentiation primary response protein 88 (MyD88)-deficient dendritic cells exhibit a skewed cytokine response to BCG
Macrophages and dendritic cells (DCs) play key role in the recognition of mycobacterial infection and mounting of antimycobacterial immunity. In case of macrophages, recognition of BCG and other mycobacteria h... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Pawan Kumar and Sangeeta Bhaskar Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer 2 sequence analysis and phylogenetic comparison of seven cockroach species in northwestern Iran
The current study was conducted to identify cockroach species (Blattodea) of northwestern Iran in public places using morphological characteristics and ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer 2 (rDNA-ITS2). ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mostafa Farmani, Hamidreza Basseri, Behzad Norouzi and Saber Gholizadeh Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with diabetic foot among type 2 diabetes in Northern area of Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study
Foot complications are considered to be a devastating consequence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), posing a major medical and economic burden. A prospective study was conducted at researchers ’ area “Norther... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Manal S. Fawzy, Mariam A. Alshammari, Ashwaq A. Alruwaili, Rehab T. R. Alanazi, Jewaher A. M. Alharbi, Abdulaziz Mohammed R. Almasoud, Reem A. Alshammari and Eman A. Toraih Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correction to: Transcriptomes of microglia in experimental cerebral malaria in mice in the presence and absence of Type I Interferon signaling
Following publication of the original article [1], an error was reported in Table 1. The data repository links in the 4th column were incorrect. In this Correction, the corrected version of Table 1 is shown. T... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Carlos Talavera-L ópez, Barbara Capuccini, Richard Mitter, Jing-wen Lin and Jean Langhorne Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Glycemic control and correlates in a group of sub Saharan type 1 diabetes adolescents
This study aims to describe the prevalence of glycemic control and related factors in a population of Sub-Saharan African T1D patients. We carried out a cross-sectional study including children and adolescents... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Cathy Djonou, Aurel T. Tankeu, Mesmin Y. Dehayem, Daryl N. Tcheutchoua, Jean Claude Mbanya and Eugene Sobngwi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and distribution of adhesins and the expression of fibronectin-binding protein (FnbA and FnbB) among Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Shahrekord Hospitals
One of the most important causes of nosocomial infections is Staphylococcus aureus. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of these genes and the rate of expression of these genes during nasal colon... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Emad Soltani, Effat Farrokhi, Behnam Zamanzad, Milad Shahini Shams Abadi, Fatemeh Deris, Amin Soltani and Abolfazl Gholipour Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Level and factors associated with preference of institutional delivery among pregnant woman in Debre-tabor town, North West Ethiopia, 2017: a community based cross sectional study
Maternal mortality rates in Ethiopia remain highest in the world. Information with respect to factors that influence preference of institutional delivery among pregnant women are of relevance for designing int... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 21, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Berhan Tsegaye, Muluesh Abuhay, Edenshaw Admasu, Berhanu Wubale, Kiber Temesgen and Zemenu Yohannes Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Analysis of reciprocating system real-time torque variation during root canal preparation
This study monitored real-time torque variation of the WaveOne Gold (WOG) and Reciproc Blue (RB) during root canal preparation of mandibular molars. Thirty-six mandibular molars were prepared with WOG Primary ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 21, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Flares Baratto-Filho, J éssica Vavassori de Freitas, Marilisa Carneiro Leão Gabardo, Flávia Sens Fagundes Tomazinho, Jardel Francisco Mazzi-Chaves and Manoel Damião de Sousa-Neto Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Analysis of a structured intronic region of the LMP2 pre-mRNA from EBV reveals associations with human regulatory proteins and nuclear actin
The pre-mRNA of the Epstein –Barr virus LMP2 (latent membrane protein 2) has a region of unusual RNA structure that partially spans two consecutive exons and the entire intervening intron; suggesting RNA foldin... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Nuwanthika Kumarasinghe and Walter N. Moss Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Yield of CT pulmonary angiography in the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism: short report
To assess computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) positive yield rate for pulmonary embolism (PE) in a Canadian academic tertiary center. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Zhongyi Chen, Simon Deblois, Kevin Toporowicz, Irina Boldeanu, Marie-Odile Francoeur, Manel Sadouni, Luigi Lepanto and Carl Chartrand-Lefebvre Tags: Research note Source Type: research

An efficient prototype method to identify and correct misspellings in clinical text
Misspellings in clinical free text present challenges to natural language processing. With an objective to identify misspellings and their corrections, we developed a prototype spelling analysis method that im... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: T. Elizabeth Workman, Yijun Shao, Guy Divita and Qing Zeng-Treitler Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Evaluating the Published Critical Care Research from the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region
This study aimed to provide a comprehensive assessment of the type of critical care... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mohamad Elaibaid, Lama H. Nazer, Lama Shaikha, Nada Al-Qadheeb, Ruth Kleinpell, Keith M. Olsen and Feras Hawari Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Study of biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance pattern of gram-negative Bacilli among the clinical isolates at BPKIHS, Dharan
Gram-negative bacilli are the common causative agents for community-acquired, nosocomial and opportunistic infections. The recent upsurge of biofilm, as well as beta-lactamases producing strains, have synergis... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rabina Dumaru, Ratna Baral and Lok Bahadur Shrestha Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Willingness to join community based health insurance and its determinants in East Gojjam zone, Northwest Ethiopia
The main purpose of this research was to determine the magnitude of willingness to join to community based health insurance (CBHI) and to identify factors associated with it. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 17, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Getiye Dejenu Kibret, Cheru Tesema Leshargie, Fasil Wagnew and Animut Alebel Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Medical students ’ preferences towards learning resources and their study habits at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The purpose of the present study was to explore why our medical students are avoiding the study of professional textbooks. We conducted this study from 10th March to 15th May 2017 at the King Abdulaziz Univers... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 17, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tahir Jameel, Zohair Jamil Gazzaz, Mukhtiar Baig, Jawad Mansoor Tashkandi, Nasser Saleh Alharenth, Nadeem Shafique Butt, Ansar Shafique and Rahila Iftikhar Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correction to: Escherichia coli bacteriuria in pregnant women in Ghana: antibiotic resistance patterns and virulence factors
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that one of the authors ’ names was spelled incorrectly. In this Correction the incorrect and correct author name are shown. The original ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Akua Obeng Forson, Wilson Bright Tsidi, David Nana-Adjei, Marjorie Ntiwaa Quarchie and Noah Obeng-Nkrumah Tags: Correction Source Type: research

High incidence of type III secretion system associated virulence factors (exoenzymes) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from Iranian burn patients
The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of virulence factors and antimicrobial resistance profile of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from Iranian burn patients. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ramin Khodayary, Iraj Nikokar, Mohammad Reza Mobayen, Farhad Afrasiabi, Afshin Araghian, Ali Elmi and Meisam Moradzadeh Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Distribution of acquired antibiotic resistance genes among Enterococcus spp. isolated from a hospital in Baotou, China
This study investigated the distribution of acquired antibiotic resistance genes in Enterococcus species isolated from clinical patients in Baotou, China. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Yingjie Tian, Hui Yu and Zhanli Wang Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Distribution of out of pocket health expenditures in a sub-Saharan Africa country: evidence from the national survey of household standard of living, C ôte d’Ivoire
The purpose and objective of our research is to identify the determinants of the out of pocket (OOP) health expenditures in the population of Ivory Coast and the ratios across three different area; Abidjan, th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Akissi R égine Attia-Konan, Agbaya Stéphane Serge Oga, Amadou Touré and Kouakou Luc Kouadio Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Crude extracts of Sesamum Indicum roots used as anthraquinone source effect on pulping with sodium hydroxide of Sudanese bagasse
The work was carried out for extraction of natural anthrasesamones from roots of Sesamum Indicum using different organic solvents and utilization of extracts as catalyst in pulping with sodium hydroxide for a by-... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Suhair Kamalaldeen Shomeina, Osman Taha Elzaki, Sakina Yagi, Salaheldin Dafaalla Mohieldin and Tarig Osman Khider Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Pediatric in-hospital emergencies: real life experiences, previous training and the need for training among physicians and nurses
Pediatric emergencies challenge professional teams by demanding substantial cognitive effort, skills and effective teamwork. Educational designs for team trainings must be aligned to the needs of participants ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ronny Lehmann, Anke Seitz, Jochen Meyburg, Bettina Hoppe, Georg Friedrich Hoffmann, Burkhard T önshoff and Sören Huwendiek Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The significant association between maternity waiting homes utilization and perinatal mortality in Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis
A proper uptake of maternity waiting homes (MWHs) is important to improve maternal and child health (MCH). The aim of this review is to generate the best existing evidences concerning the MWHs utilization and ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bayu Begashaw Bekele, Tegene Legese Dadi and Thomas Tesfaye Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Food handling practice and associated factors among food handlers in public food establishments, Northwest Ethiopia
The objective of this study was to assess food handling practice and associated factors among food handlers in public food establishments, Northwest Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Fasikaw Adbarie Chekol, Melkitu Fentie Melak, Aysheshim Kassahun Belew and Ejigu Gebeye Zeleke Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Time to initiate complementary feeding and associated factors among mothers with children aged 6 –24 months in Tahtay Maichew district, northern Ethiopia
In Ethiopia, only 51% of the infants start complementary feeding on time. Therefore this study is aimed to determine the time to initiate complementary feeding and associated factors among mothers with childre... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ermyas Brhane Reda, Alemayehu Shimeka Teferra and Measho Gebreslassie Gebregziabher Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Comparing the EQ-5D-5L utility index based on value sets of different countries: impact on the interpretation of clinical study results
To compare the country-specific value sets of the EQ-5D-5L utility index and to evaluate the impact on the interpretation of clinical study results. Six country value sets from Canada, England, Japan, Korea, N... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Christoph Gerlinger, Luke Bamber, Friedhelm Leverkus, Carsten Schwenke, Claudia Haberland, Gilda Schmidt and Jan Endrikat Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Association of objective sedentary behaviour and self-rated health in English older adults
Reducing sedentary behaviour (SB) might improve the health of older adults. However, we know little about how objectively measured SB impacts on self-rated health in older adults. We aimed to explore the assoc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Jason J. Wilson, Nicole E. Blackburn, Rachel O ’Reilly, Frank Kee, Paolo Caserotti and Mark A. Tully Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium Pseudomonas PS01 induces salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) may contribute to sustainable crop production by improving plant growth and/or plant tolerance to abiotic stresses. Soil salinity, which limits the productivity of c... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Thanh Nguyen Chu, Bao Thi Hoai Tran, Le Van Bui and Minh Thi Thanh Hoang Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: is systematic screening necessary?
The objective of this study was to assess whether the systematic screening for alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency in ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 10, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Cl áudia Henrique da Costa, Arnaldo José Noronha Filho, Rosa Maria Fernambel Marques e Silva, Thaís Ferrari da Cruz, Valeria de Oliveira Monteiro, Margareth Pio and Rogério Lopes Rufino Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prelacteal feeding and associated factors among mothers having children less than 24 months of age, in Mettu district, Southwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study
Despite prelacteal feeding contravenes with exclusive breastfeeding, it is a prevailing problem in Ethiopia. However, its burden and factors were not investigated in Mettu district. Therefore, the objective of... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tarekegn Fekede Wolde, Amare Demsie Ayele and Wubet Worku Takele Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Early Implanon discontinuation rate and its associated factors in health institutions of Mekelle City, Tigray, Ethiopia 2016/17
Contraceptive discontinuation rate is very common in most developing countries, especially removal in the first year of use is common (18 –63%), and the majority of these discontinuations are among women who ar... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tsirity G/Medhin, Kahsu Gebrekirstos Gebrekidan, Mekuria Kassa Nerea, Hagos Gerezgiher and Mebrahtom Haftu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Development of a new method for collecting hemolymph and measuring phenoloxidase activity in Tribolium castaneum
Hemolymph plays many important roles in the physiology of an insect throughout its lifetime; however, for small-bodied insects, studies are lacking because of the difficulties encountered while collecting hemo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Hiroko Tabunoki, Neal T. Dittmer, Maureen J. Gorman and Michael R. Kanost Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with adherence to iron folate supplementation among pregnant women in West Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
In Ethiopia, iron folate tablets are prescribed for all pregnant mothers during their antenatal visits and given for free; however, only limited data are available on their adherence. Therefore, the aim of thi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 6, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tsegaye Molla, Tadesse Guadu, Esmael Ali Muhammad and Melkamu Tamir Hunegnaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Matriptase cleaves the amyloid-beta peptide 1 –42 at Arg-5, Lys-16, and Lys-28
In this study we determined matriptase cle... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Li-Mei Chen and Karl X. Chai Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Proportion of Preterm birth and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in Debretabor town health institutions, northwest, Ethiopia
Each year, about 15 million babies in the world are born too prematurely. Complication of preterm birth is the single largest direct cause of neonatal deaths and the second most common cause of under-5 deaths ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Dawit Gebeyehu Mekonen, Ayenew Engida Yismaw, Tewodros Siyoum Nigussie and Worku Mequanint Ambaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Antioxidant and anticancer activities of chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.)
The present study aimed at determining the antioxidant activity, total phenols and flavonoids and to evaluate the antiproliferative activity of ethanolic extract of Matricaria recutita L. (chamomile). The antioxi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bayan Al-Dabbagh, Ismail A. Elhaty, Mohamed Elhaw, Chandraprabha Murali, Ameera Al Mansoori, Basma Awad and Amr Amin Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Biological control agent Rhizobium (=Agrobacterium) vitis strain ARK-1 suppresses expression of the essential and non-essential vir genes of tumorigenic R. vitis
To gain insights into the virulence suppressive mechanism of a nonpathogenic strain of Rhizobium vitis ARK-1, we co-inoculated ARK-1 with a tumorigenic (Ti) strain of R. vitis to examine the expression of two ess... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Akira Kawaguchi, Mizuho Nita, Tomoya Ishii, Megumi Watanabe and Yoshiteru Noutoshi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with the health status of childcare workers in southern Alberta, Canada
There is growing evidence that the well-being of childcare workers has important implications for the care provided to children attending childcare centers. To add to the growing body of research in this area ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Oluwagbohunmi Awosoga, Afeez Abiola Hazzan, Suzanne McIntosh, Julia Dabravolskaj, Tolulope T. Sajobi and Jon Doan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with utilization of long term family planning methods among women of reproductive age attending Bahir Dar health facilities, Northwest Ethiopia
This health institution based cross section study was designed to determine factors associated with utilization of long term family planning methods among women reproductive age attending Bahir Dar health faci... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Endalamaw Tesfa and Hailyesus Gedamu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Determinants of premature rupture of membrane in Southern Ethiopia, 2017: case control study design
To identify the determinants of term premature rupture of membrane in Southern Ethiopia public hospitals, 2017. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Yinager Workineh, Shiferaw Birhanu, Sitotaw Kerie, Emiru Ayalew and Manaye Yihune Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with uptake of post-abortion family planning in Shire town, Tigray, Ethiopia
Post-abortion contraceptive service is pivotal for the prevention of unwanted pregnancy and alleviation of its complication. Worldwide half of the pregnancy is unplanned, whereas unwanted pregnancy ends up wit... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Yohannes Moges, Tesfay Hailu, Balem Dimtsu, Zemenu Yohannes and Bayew Kelkay Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Affordability of commonly prescribed antibiotics in a large tertiary teaching hospital in Ethiopia: a challenge for the national drug policy objective
In national drug policies of many countries, ensuring availability and affordability of essential medicines is indicated among the major policy objectives. To achieve the objectives, countries with low and mid... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Girma Gutema and Ephrem Engidawork Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Sepsis prediction during outbreaks at neonatal intensive care units through body surface screening for Gram-negative bacteria: systematic review and meta-analysis
This systematic review focusses on the prognostic accuracy of neonatal body surface screening during outbreaks caused by Gram-negative bacteria for prediction of sepsis. In a previous systematic review we repo... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Thomas Harder, Sebastian Haller, Tim Eckmanns and Juliane Seidel Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Detection of lyssavirus antigen and antibody levels among apparently healthy and suspected rabid dogs in South-Eastern Nigeria
Domestic dogs are the main reservoir of rabies virus (RABV) infection in Nigeria, thus surveillance of rabies in dog populations is crucial in order to understand the patterns of spread of infection and ultima... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ukamaka U. Eze, Ernest. C. Ngoepe, Boniface M. Anene, Romanus C. Ezeokonkwo, Chika Nwosuh and Claude T. Sabeta Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Genome of Tenualosa ilisha from the river Padma, Bangladesh
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha), is a popular fish of Bangladesh belonging to the Clupeidae family. An anadromous species, like the salmon and many other migratory fish, it is a unique species that lives in the sea... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Avizit Das, Peter Ianakiev, Abdul Baten, Rifath Nehleen, Tasneem Ehsan, Oly Ahmed, Mohammad Riazul Islam, M. Niamul Naser, Mong Sano Marma and Haseena Khan Tags: Data note Source Type: research

Improving the wellbeing and resilience of health services staff via psychological skills training
Health services staff work in a stressful environment, which can negatively impact their mental health and wellbeing, and as a result can affect psychosocial and professional functioning. The implementation of... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Joep van Agteren, Matthew Iasiello and Laura Lo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Utilization of intra uterine contraceptive device and associated factors among reproductive age group of family planning users in Han Health Center, Bahir Dar, North West Amhara, Ethiopia, 2018
Aim was to assess utilization of IUCD and factors among family planning users in Han health center, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 2018. Two hundred forty-one participants were selected by Systematic sampling technique ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 22, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Simachew Animen, Selamawit Lake and Esubalew Mekuriaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A 5-day intensive curriculum for interns utilizing simulation and active-learning techniques: addressing domains important across internal medicine practice
Simulation-based learning strategies have demonstrated improved procedural competency, teamwork skills, and acute patient management skills in learners. “Boot camp” curricula have shown immediate and delayed p... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - December 21, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Renee K. Dversdal, Jeffrey A. Gold, Matthew H. Richards, Joseph C. Chiovaro, Katherine A. Iossi, Andr é M. Mansoor, Alan J. Hunter and Sima S. Desai Tags: Research note Source Type: research