July 19, 2014

Latest Article Alert from BMC Health Services Research

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Research article
Characteristics affecting oral anticoagulant therapy choice among patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a retrospective claims analysis
AbuDagga A, Stephenson JJ, Fu A, Kwong WJ, Tan H, Weintraub WS
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:310 (17 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/310/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-310.pdf

Research article
Wheelchair interventions, services and provision for disabled children: a mixed-method systematic review and conceptual framework
Bray N, Noyes J, Edwards RT, Harris N
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:309 (17 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/309/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-309.pdf

Research article
A cross-sectional study describing factors associated with utilisation of GP services by a cohort of people who inject drugs
Nambiar D, Stoov&eacute; M, Dietze P
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:308 (16 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/308/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-308.pdf

Research article
Nationwide survey to evaluate the decision-making process in euthanasia requests in Belgium: do specifically trained 2nd physicians improve quality of consultation?
Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Smets T, Bilsen J, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, Distelmans W, Deliens L
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:307 (16 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/307/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-307.pdf

Research article
Clinically relevant quality measures for risk factor control in primary care: a retrospective cohort study
Weiler S, Gemperli A, Collet T, Bauer DC, Zimmerli L, Cornuz J, Battegay E, Gaspoz J, Kerr EA, Aujesky D, Rodondi N
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:306 (15 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/306/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-306.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25027581

Research article
Financial protection effects of modification of China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme on rural households with chronic diseases
Wang J, Chen L, Ye T, Zhang Z, Ma J
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:305 (15 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/305/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-305.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25023600

Research article
Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients' and staff behaviour and attitudes
Cookson C, Strang J, Ratschen E, Sutherland G, Finch E, McNeill A
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:304 (14 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/304/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-304.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25017205

Research article
Trade-offs between voice and silence: a qualitative exploration of oncology staff's decisions to speak up about safety concerns
Schwappach DL, Gehring K
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:303 (14 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/303/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-303.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25017121

Research article
Association between hospital case volume and mortality in non-elderly pneumonia patients stratified by severity: a retrospective cohort study
Kumamaru H, Tsugawa Y, Horiguchi H, Kumamaru KK, Hashimoto H, Yasunaga H
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:302 (12 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/302/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-302.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25016477

Research article
Did the new French pay-for-performance system modify benzodiazepine prescribing practices?
Rat C, Penhouet G, Gaultier A, Chaslerie A, Pivette J, Nguyen JM, Victorri-Vigneau C
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:301 (11 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/301/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-301.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25011548

Research article
Health-seeking behaviour of male foreign migrant workers living in a dormitory in Singapore
Lee W, Neo A, Tan S, Cook AR, Wong M, Tan J, Sayampanathan A, Lim D, Tang S, Goh W, Chen M, Ho C
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:300 (10 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/300/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/300
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-300.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25011488

Research article
Physicians' engagement in dual practices and the effects on labor supply in public hospitals: results from a register-based study
Johannessen K, Hagen TP
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:299 (10 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/299/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-299.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25011448

Research article
Survival, healthcare resource use and costs among stage IV ER&#8201;+&#8201;breast cancer patients not receiving HER2 targeted therapy: a retrospective analysis of linked SEER-Medicare data
Lang K, Huang H, Sasane M, Federico Paly V, Hao Y, Menzin J
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:298 (9 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/298/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/298
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-298.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25008431

Research article
Networking between community health programs: a team-work approach to improving health service provision
Grills NJ, Kumar R, Philip M, Porter G
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:297 (9 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/297/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/297
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-297.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25015212

Research article
The patient safety culture as perceived by staff at two different emergency departments before and after introducing a flow-oriented working model with team triage and lean principles: a repeated cross-sectional study
Burstr&ouml;m L, Letterst&aring;l A, Engstr&ouml;m M, Berglund A, Enlund M
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:296 (9 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/296/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-296.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25005231

Research article
Practicalities and challenges in re-orienting the health system in Zambia for treating chronic conditions
Aantjes CJ, Quinlan TK, Bunders JF
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:295 (8 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/295/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/295
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-295.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25005125

Research article
Adaptation of health care for migrants: whose responsibility?
Dauvrin M, Lorant V
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:294 (8 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/294/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-294.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25005021

Research article
Implementing facility-based kangaroo mother care services: lessons from a multi-country study in Africa
Bergh A, Kerber K, Abwao S, de-Graft Johnson J, Aliganyira P, Davy K, Gamache N, Kante M, Ligowe R, Luhanga R, Mukarugwiro B, Ngabo F, Rawlins B, Sayinzoga F, Sengendo NH, Sylla M, Taylor R, van Rooyen E, Zoungrana J
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:293 (8 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/293/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-293.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25001366

Research article
Emerging communities of child-healthcare practice in the management of long-term conditions such as chronic kidney disease: qualitative study of parents' accounts
Carolan I, Smith T, Hall A, Swallow VM
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:292 (7 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/292/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-292.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25001236

Research article
Using U.S. medicare records to evaluate the indirect health effects on spouses: a case study in Alzheimer's disease patients
Gilden DM, Kubisiak JM, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Ball DE, Bowman L
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:291 (7 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/291/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-291.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/25001114

Research article
Implementing medication reconciliation from the planner's perspective: a qualitative study
Sanchez SH, Sethi SS, Santos SL, Boockvar K
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:290 (4 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/290/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-290.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24996538

Research article
Avoidable hospitalizations in Switzerland: a small area analysis on regional variation, density of physicians, hospital supply and rurality
Berlin C, Busato A, Rosemann T, Djalali S, Maessen M
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:289 (3 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/289/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/289
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-289.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24992827

Research article
Dose&#8211;response effects for depression and Schizophrenia management on hospital utilization in Illinois Medicaid: a multivariate regression analysis
Berg GD, Donnelly S, Warnick K, Medina W, Miller M
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:288 (3 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/288/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/288
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-288.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24989717

Research article
Willingness to pay for a quality-adjusted life year: an evaluation of attitudes towards risk and preferences
Mart&iacute;n-Fern&aacute;ndez J, Polentinos-Castro E, del Cura-Gonz&aacute;lez M, Ariza-Cardiel G, Abraira V, Gil-LaCruz A, Garc&iacute;a-P&eacute;rez S
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:287 (3 July 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/287/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/14/287
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6963-14-287.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24989615

The following new supplement has just been published in BMC Health Services Research

Volume 14 Suppl 2(7 July 2014)
Health Services Research: Evidence-based practice
Meeting abstracts
London, UK. 1-3 July 2014

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