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The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2014-06-10)
Rates of maternal, newborn and child (MNCH) mortality and morbidity are vastly greater in low– than in high–income countries and represent a major source of global health inequity. A host of systemic, economic, geopolitical ...
Therapeutic exercises for affecting post-treatment swallowing in people treated for advanced-stage head and neck cancers. [Protocol]
(Cochrane Collaboration, 2014-05-16)
The primary objective of this review is to determine the effects of therapeutic exercises on oral swallowing, aspiration and adverse events, in people treated curatively for an advanced-stage (stage III, stage IV) squamous ...
Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol]
(Cochrane Collaboration, 2009-01-21)
The purpose of this review is to investigate the correct positions for patients with MSCC and examine the effects of spinal bracing to relieve pain or vertebral collapse under physiological load, or both, in patients with MSCC.
Incidence, nature and causes of medication errors in hospitalised patients in Middle Eastern countries: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]
The review will consider studies, which focus on errors in hospitalised patients (of any age or speciality) in any of the countries of the Middle East. Studies of hospital practitioners (or other key stakeholders) which ...
The effectiveness of mHealth interventions for maternal, newborn and child health in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]
This review looks into the impact of interventions delivered via mobile information and communications technologies (mHealth) on: maternal health during the antenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods; foetal, neonatal and ...
Family carers' preferences for support when caring for a family member at the end of life at home: protocol for an integrative literature review. [Protocol]
The aim of this integrative review is to explore the evidence base of family carers' preferences for support during end of life care in their own home. To investigate what preferences for support family carers have during ...
Healthcare professional and patient views, behaviours and experiences surrounding novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for the management of non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF): a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]
While there is a wealth of evidence on aspects such as efficacy, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and safety, there is less evidence on the use of NOACs in clinical practice. A scoping search of MEDLINE for the years ...
Theory-based interventions to aid healthcare staff prevent and control healthcare-associated infections: an integrative review protocol. [Protocol]
The objective of this integrative review is to synthesise the best available evidence on (i) what and (ii) how theory has been implemented in the development of interventions aiding healthcare staff to prevent and control ...
Professional body and regulatory organisation guidance on the use of social media for registered healthcare professionals: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]
Registered healthcare professionals are expected to adhere to a code of conduct. Where a concern is raised about an individual's social media behaviour, this has the potential to be tested against professional expectations ...
Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary care. [Protocol]
(Cochrane Collaboration, 2014-07-22)
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the clinical, economic and humanistic health outcomes of non-medical prescribing for managing acute and chronic health ...