Exploring subjective quality-of-life indicators in long-term care facilities: a mixed-methods research protocol

Background Quality of life can be defined as how an individual perceives their life in relation…

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…

Short-term and long-term stroke risk following SARS-CoV-2 infection in relation to disease severity: a Danish national cohort study

Introduction Increasing evidence suggest that SARS-CoV-2 is associated with cardiovascular events such as ischaemic stroke.1–3 It…

Development and psychometric evaluation of a questionnaire for the assessment of depression in primary care: a cross-sectional study

STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF THIS STUDY The participation of 32 experts in the construction of the…

Cohort profile: migraine exposures and cardiovascular health in Hong Kong Chinese women (MECH-HK)

Introduction Migraine is a debilitating neurological disorder characterised by recurrent headache attacks, affecting approximately 14–15% of…

Serplulimab combined with gemcitabine, nab-paclitaxel and stereotactic body radiotherapy as the first-line treatment for patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma in China: a multicentre, single-arm, phase II trial (ICSBR) protocol

Background Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a lethal condition with a rising incidence and is projected…

Protect peripheral intravenous catheters: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a novel antimicrobial dressing for peripheral intravenous catheters (ProP trial)

Trial design and setting The ProP trial is an international multicentre, two-arm, parallel-group RCT conducted in…

Access to and utilisation of antimicrobials among forcibly displaced persons in Uganda, Yemen and Colombia: a pilot cross-sectional survey

Introduction Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most significant global health challenges of our time.…

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a prospective randomised trial protocol comparing clinical and radiological outcomes in minimally invasive surgery versus standard posterior spinal fusion in a single-centre, the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy

Introduction Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common spinal deformity, it is a structural multiplanar…

Digital textbooks for undergraduate nursing education: a scoping review protocol

Introduction Digital natives have grown up with information technology and the internet and are familiar with…