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Prevalence and predictors of bedrail use in an acute hospital
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-07-10)
Objective: to determine the prevalence and predictors of bedrail use in an acute hospital. Design and setting: overnight survey in a University teaching hospital. Subjects: Three-hundred and twenty-seven beds and patients ...
Sodium intake and renal outcomes: a systematic review
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-07)
BACKGROUND Sodium intake is an important determinant of blood pressure; therefore, reduction of intake may be an attractive population-based target for chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevention. Most guidelines recommend ...
Genome-wide association analysis of more than 120,000 individuals identifies 15 new susceptibility loci for breast cancer
(Springer Nature, 2015-03-09)
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and large-scale replication studies have identified common variants in 79 loci associated with breast cancer, explaining similar to 14% of the familial risk of the disease. To identify ...
Atlantic dip: simplifying the follow-up of women with previous gestational diabetes
Objective: Previous gestational diabetes (GDM) is associated with a significant lifetime risk of type 2 diabetes. In this study, we assessed the performance of HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) measurements against ...
Abnormal glucose tolerance post-gestational diabetes mellitus as defined by the international association of diabetes and pregnancy study groups criteria
Objective: An increase in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevalence has been demonstrated across many countries with adoption of the International Association of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) ...
The risk instrument for screening in the community (risc): a new instrument for predicting risk of adverse outcomes in community dwelling older adults
(Springer Nature, 2015-07-30)
Background: Predicting risk of adverse healthcare outcomes, among community dwelling older adults, is difficult. The Risk Instrument for Screening in the Community (RISC) is a short (2-5 min), global subjective assessment ...
Effects of znf804a on auditory p300 response in schizophrenia
(Springer Nature, 2014-01-14)
The common variant rs1344706 within the zinc-finger protein gene ZNF804A has been strongly implicated in schizophrenia (SZ) susceptibility by a series of recent genetic association studies. Although associated with a pattern ...
Transcarotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement
(Elsevier BV, 2016-03-01)
Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions
(Springer Nature, 2011-02-03)
Background: Hundreds of studies of maternity care interventions have been published, too many for most people involved in providing maternity care to identify and consider when making decisions. It became apparent that ...
Common non-synonymous snps associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the breast cancer association consortium
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-06-18)
Candidate variant association studies have been largely unsuccessful in identifying common breast cancer susceptibility variants, although most studies have been underpowered to detect associations of a realistic magnitude. ...