Association of perioperative glucose profiles assessed by continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with prognosis in Chinese patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: a cohort study protocol

Introduction In recent years, while the incidence of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has seen a…

Health consequences of the Urmia Lake crisis: the baseline study protocol

Strengths and limitations of this study To the best of our knowledge, this is the only…

Epidemiology of adverse events related to sports among community people: a scoping review

Introduction The WHO defines physical activity as any bodily movement that is produced using skeletal muscles…

Incidence, management and outcomes in hepatic artery complications after paediatric liver transplantation: protocol of the retrospective, international, multicentre HEPATIC Registry

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY The HEPatic Artery stenosis and Thrombosis after liver transplantation In…

Is household food insecurity associated with social attitudes accepting of physical intimate partner violence against women in Nigeria? A population-level cross-sectional study

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY Our estimates are based on validated measures of household food…

TWINGEN: protocol for an observational clinical biobank recall and biomarker cohort study to identify Finnish individuals with high risk of Alzheimers disease

Study participant selection The target group of the TWINGEN study are individuals who have participated in…

Assessing the risks for stillbirth in Sao Paulo, Brazil: protocol for a multidisciplinary case-control study – FetRisks

Introduction Despite a growing body of evidence on the impacts of stillbirth and its associated risk…

Graves-PCD: protocol for a randomised, dose-finding, adaptive trial of the plasma cell-depleting agent daratumumab in severe Graves disease

Introduction Graves’ disease (autoimmune hyperthyroidism) affects around 3% of women and 0.5% of men, and most…

Efficacy and safety of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation for the management of primary dysmenorrhoea: protocol for a randomised controlled trial in China

Introduction Primary dysmenorrhoea (PD) is a painful period without pelvic pathology, with recurrent lower abdominal crampy…

Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY Our randomised controlled trial (RCT) responds to the growing demand…