Potentially inappropriate medication as a predictor of poor prognosis of COVID-19 in older adults: a South Korean nationwide cohort study

Introduction Since COVID-19 first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019, it has caused a global…

Effects of patient-based self-assessed fatigue intervention on early postoperative ambulation following gynaecological oncology surgery: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Strengths and limitations of this study This randomised controlled non-inferiority trial is bolstered by a pragmatic…

How do different navigation systems affect emergency response time? A prospective simulation study

Introduction When an emergency call is made, the so-called emergency response time (ERT) begins; this being…

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,…

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of patients with cardiovascular disease in Australia: mixed-methods study

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY A community survey from a large cohort of people living…

Robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with overweight or obesity: a meta-analysis protocol

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY This study will compare the surgical outcomes of robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy…

Assessing environmental injustice in Kansas City by linking paediatric asthma to local sources of pollution: a cross-sectional study

Introduction It is known that mostly low-income, minority populations live in the areas surrounding the transportation…

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%…

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…

Comparing COVID-19 vaccination coverage, adverse reactions and impact of social determinants of health on vaccine hesitancy in ADRD/MCI and non-ADRD/MCI population: protocol for a retrospective cross-sectional study

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY A comprehensive study of COVID-19 vaccination rates and hesitancy based…