October 16, 2010

Latest Article Alert from BMC Public Health (18 articles)

The latest articles from BMC Public Health, published between 09-Oct-2010 and 15-Oct-2010

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Study protocol
A study protocol to evaluate the relationship between outdoor air pollution and pregnancy outcomes
Ribeiro MC, Pereira MJ, Soares A, Branquinho C, Augusto S, Llop E, Fonseca S, Nave JG, Tavares AB, Dias CM, Silva A, Selemane I, de Toro J, Santos MJ, Santos F
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:613 (15 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/613/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-613.pdf

Study protocol
Study Protocol. The reduction of intoxication and disorder in premises licensed to serve alcohol: An exploratory randomised controlled trial
Moore SC, Brennan IR, Murphy S, Byrne E, Moore SN, Shepherd JP, Moore L
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:607 (14 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/607/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-607.pdf

Study protocol
Randomised controlled trial of an automated, interactive telephone intervention to improve type 2 diabetes self-management (Telephone-Linked Care Diabetes Project): study protocol
Bird D, Oldenburg B, Cassimatis M, Russell A, Ash S, Courtney MD, Scuffham PA, Stewart I, Wootton R, Friedman RH
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:599 (12 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/599/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-599.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20937148

Research article
Increasing reports of non-tuberculous mycobacteria in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, 1995-2006
Moore JE, Kruijshaar ME, Ormerod L, Drobniewski F, Abubakar I
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:612 (15 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/612/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-612.pdf

Research article
What do first-time mothers worry about? A study of usage patterns and content of calls made to a postpartum support telephone hotline.
Osman H, Chaaya M, El Zein L, Naassan G, Wick L
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:611 (15 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/611/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-611.pdf

Research article
Self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of menstrual symptoms in southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
Sapkota AR, Coker ME, Rosenberg Goldstein RE, Atkinson NL, Sweet SJ, Sopeju PO, Ojo MT, Otivhia E, Ayepola OO, Olajuyigbe OO, Shireman L, Pottinger PS, Ojo KK
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:610 (15 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/610/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-610.pdf

Research article
Short sleep duration and obesity among Australian children
Shi Z, Taylor AW, Gill TK, Tuckerman J, Adams R, Martin J
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:609 (15 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/609/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-609.pdf

Research article
Maternal health care professionals' perspectives on the provision and use of antenatal and delivery care: a qualitative descriptive study in rural Vietnam
Graner S, Mogren I, Duong LQ, Krantz G, Klingberg-Allvin M
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:608 (14 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/608/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-608.pdf

Research article
Second-hand smoke exposure and the factors associated with avoidance behavior among the mothers of pre-school children: a school-based cross-sectional study
Lin P, Huang H, Lu K, Chen T, Lin W, Lee C, Hsu H
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:606 (14 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/606/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-606.pdf

Research article
Characteristics of adolescents who expressed indifference or no interest towards body art
Cegolon L, Xodo C, Mastrangelo G, Working Group V
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:605 (13 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/605/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-605.pdf

Research article
Obesity and mortality among older Thais: a four year follow up study
Vapattanawong P, Aekplakorn W, Rakchanyaban U, Prasartkul P, Porapakkham Y
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:604 (13 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/604/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-604.pdf

Research article
Absence of influenza vaccination among high-risk older adults in Taiwan
Li Y
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:603 (13 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/603/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-603.pdf

Research article
Response rates and selection problems, with emphasis on mental health variables and DNA sampling, in large population-based, cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of adolescents in Norway
Bjertness E, Sagatun A, Green K, Lien L, Sogaard A, Selmer R
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:602 (12 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/602/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-602.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20939903

Research article
What happens to ART-eligible patients who do not start ART? Dropout between screening and ART initiation: a cohort study in Karonga, Malawi
McGrath N, Glynn JR, Saul J, Kranzer K, Jahn A, Mwaungulu F, Ngwira MH, Mvula H, Munthali F, Mwinuka V, Mwaungulu L, Fine PE, Crampin AC
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:601 (12 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/601/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-601.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20939872

Research article
Trust and ambivalence in midwives' views towards women developing pelvic pain during pregnancy: a qualitative study
Mogren I, Winkvist A, Dahlgren L
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:600 (12 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/600/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-600.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20937158

Research article
Exposure-in-vivo containing interventions to improve work functioning of workers with anxiety disorder: a systematic review
Noordik E, van der Klink JJ, Klingen EF, Nieuwenhuijsen K, van Dijk FJ
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:598 (11 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/598/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-598.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20937125

Research article
Trends in dermatomyositis- and polymyositis-related mortality in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1985-2007: multiple cause-of-death analysis
Santo AH, Souza JP, Pinheiro CE, Souza DC, Sato EI
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:597 (11 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/597/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-597.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20937106

Research article
Healthcare workers as parents: attitudes toward vaccinating their children against pandemic influenza A/H1N1
Torun SD, Torun F, Catak B
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:596 (10 October 2010)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/10/596/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-596.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/20932342

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