Understanding the cost of care of type 2 diabetes mellitus – a value measurement perspective

Strengths and limitations of this study First study to apply time-driven activity-based costing to type 2…

Corticocortical paired associative stimulation for treating motor dysfunction after stroke: study protocol for a randomised sham-controlled double-blind clinical trial

Strengths and limitations of this study This study provides a novel direction for the future clinical…

Quantifying within-city inequalities in child mortality across neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana: a Bayesian spatial analysis

Strengths and limitations of this study We accessed the full microdata of the latest census (2010)…

User interface approaches implemented with automated patient deterioration surveillance tools: protocol for a scoping review

Introduction If recognised and treated early, patients who experience deterioration conditions have a lower risk of…

Emergency department use for mental and substance use disorders: descriptive analysis of population-based, linked administrative data in British Columbia, Canada

Strengths and limitations of this study Mental and substance use disorder-related emergency department (ED) visits for…

Ten years of NIHR research training: who got an award? A retrospective cohort study

Principal findings The key predictors of application success were: the award level and type of programme…

Ten years of NIHR research training: perceptions of the programmes: a qualitative interview study

Introduction The necessity of developing and sustaining a strong, global clinical academic workforce has been evidenced…

HIV testing behaviour and associated factors in men who have sex with men by level of urbanisation: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands

Strengths and limitations of this study This study, with data from many men who have sex…

Immediate acupuncture with GB34 for biliary colic: protocol for a randomised controlled neuroimaging trial

Strengths and limitations of this study This randomised controlled trial will first use functional near-infrared spectroscopy…

Effects of diet on obesity-related anthropometric characteristics in adults: a protocol for an umbrella review of meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials

Introduction The problem of obesity and overweight has become extremely serious either in adults or in…