Essex Wellbeing Service expands health and social care support with Priority Digital Health

Digital healthcare software solutions provider Priority Digital Health has been selected to join a five-strong alliance…

SARS-CoV-2 humoral immune response in patients with cardiovascular risk factors: the COmmunity Cohort Study protocol

Introduction Recovery from many viral infectious diseases is followed by a period of infection-induced immune protection…

Effects of exercise/physical activity on fear of movement in people with spine-related pain: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability and adjusted life-years lived with…

Examining the psychological and financial impact of travel restrictions on citizens and permanent residents stranded abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic: international cross-sectional study

Background In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries worldwide have implemented some level of international…

One-sample quantitative and two-sample qualitative faecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer screening: a cross-sectional study in China

Introduction Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of…

Pandemic impact on patients with advanced non-COVID-19 illness and their family carers receiving specialised palliative home care: a qualitative study

Strengths and limitations of this study A strength of this study is the empirical anchorage through…

Medical negligence claims and the health and life satisfaction of Australian doctors: a prospective cohort analysis of the MABEL survey

Strengths and limitations of this study The key strength of this study is that we employed…

Inpatient hospitalisation and mortality rate trends from 2004 to 2014 in the USA: a propensity score-matched case-control study of hyperkalaemia

Results Unmatched analysis To achieve our objective regarding prevalence, we required the use of an unmatched…

Improving patient and clinician safety during COVID-19 through rapidly adaptive simulation and a randomised controlled trial: a study protocol

Strengths and limitations of this study Continued adaptation of virtual simulation scenarios will facilitate translation of…

Adolescents media usage and self-reported exposure to advertising across six countries: implications for less healthy food and beverage marketing

Summary of main findings This study found that adolescents across Australia, Canada, Chile, Mexico, UK and…