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Factors associated with change in health-related quality of life among individuals treated with long-term mechanical ventilation, a 6-year follow-up study
Aims: To examine changes and explanatory variables for changes in health-related quality of life in patients treated with long-term mechanical ventilation over a 6-year period. Background: Long-term mechanical ventilation ...
Preeclampsia by maternal reasons for immigration: A population-based study
Background: To investigate whether the occurrence of preeclampsia varied by maternal reasons for immigration. Methods: We included 1,287,270 singleton pregnancies (163,508 to immigrant women) in Norway during ...
The effect of antibiotic stewardship interventions with stakeholder involvement in hospital settings: A multicentre, cluster randomized controlled intervention study
(BioMed Central, 2018-09-10)
Background: There is limited evidence from multicenter, randomized controlled studies to inform planning and implementation of antibiotic stewardship interventions in hospitals. Methods: A cluster randomized, controlled, ...
Paternal characteristics associated with maternal periconceptional use of folic acid supplementation
(BioMed Central, 2018-05-30)
Background: Maternal predictors of folic acid (FA) supplementation use to reduce offspring risk of neural tube defects are well known, while paternal determinants for maternal FA use are less known. Such knowledge is ...
A positive association between nutritional risk and the incidence of surgical site infections: A hospital-based register study
Surgical site infections (SSI) are amongst the most common health care-associated infections and have adverse effects for patient health and for hospital resources. Although surgery guidelines recognize poor nutritional ...
Elderly patients’ (≥65 years) experiences associated with discharge; Development, validity and reliability of the Discharge Care Experiences Survey
(Public Library of Science, 2018-11-07)
Background: A review of the literature reveals a lack of validated instruments that particularly measure quality in the hospital discharge process. This study aims to develop and validate a survey instrument feasible for ...