Subclinical rejection and allograft survival in kidney transplantation: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Renal transplantation is considered the optimal treatment for end-stage kidney disease. With the use of…

Physicians perspectives on COVID-19 vaccinations for children: a qualitative exploration in Ontario, Canada

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY Physicians played vital roles in the COVID-19 pandemic response; in-depth…

Defensive healthcare practice: systematic review of qualitative evidence

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY This is a comprehensive systematic review of the qualitative evidence…

Examining the impact of age on chemotherapy completion in epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer: a retrospective cohort study in Thailand

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY This retrospective design introduces the potential for information bias because…

Effect of different treatment protocols on in vitro fertilisation/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI) outcomes in adenomyosis women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction As a benign gynaecological disease, adenomyosis is characterised by the presence of endometrial glands and…

Effectiveness of team-based care interventions in improving blood pressure outcomes among adults with hypertension in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Hypertension is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and is attributed to 44%…

Association of sleep duration with Visceral Adiposity Index: a cross-sectional study based on the NHANES 2007-2018

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY The study was conducted with a sizeable, representative sample of…

Impact of free school lunch program on nutritional status and academic outcomes among school children in India: A systematic review

Our study found a significant positive effect of MDMS on education outcomes, including school enrolment, attendance,…

Biomarker of severity in hospitalised patients with COVID-19: a retrospective study

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY The study assessed COVID-19 risk using real-world data comparing non-severe…

Factors associated with the quality of corneas retrieved for transplantation by Eye Banks: a scoping review protocol

Introduction The cornea is a layer of avascular and transparent connective tissue located anteriorly to the…