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  1. Content type: Protocol

    Antibiotic resistance (ABR) is an urgent problem globally, with overuse and misuse of antibiotics being one of the main drivers of antibiotic-resistant infections. There is increasing evidence that the burden ...

    Authors: Hannah Lishman, Paul Aylin, Vivian Alividza, Enrique Castro-Sanchez, Anuja Chatterjee, Victor Mariano, Alan P. Johnson, Samir Jeraj and Céire Costelloe

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:251

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  2. Content type: Research

    Treatment intensity scores can predict mortality and estimate resource use. They may therefore be of interest for essential neonatal care in low resource settings where neonatal mortality remains high. We soug...

    Authors: Jalemba Aluvaala, Gary S. Collins, Michuki Maina, James A. Berkley and Mike English

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:248

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  3. Content type: Research

    Abnormal placental cord insertion (PCI) includes marginal cord insertion (MCI) and velamentous cord insertion (VCI). VCI has been shown to be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. This systematic review ...

    Authors: Khadijah Irfah Ismail, Ailish Hannigan, Keelin O’Donoghue and Amanda Cotter

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:242

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  4. Content type: Research

    Within systematic reviews, when searching for relevant references, it is advisable to use multiple databases. However, searching databases is laborious and time-consuming, as syntax of search strategies are da...

    Authors: Wichor M. Bramer, Melissa L. Rethlefsen, Jos Kleijnen and Oscar H. Franco

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:245

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  5. Content type: Protocol

    Recent advances in cancer therapeutics have resulted in significantly improved overall survival and progression-free survival for patients. Targeted oral systemic anticancer therapies (SACT) offer a range of t...

    Authors: Faouzi Djebbari, Nicola Stoner and Verna Lavender

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:244

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  6. Content type: Protocol

    Several studies have reported on factors influencing adolescent pregnancies and the associated outcomes, but evidence from a systematic review is limited, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where the greater bur...

    Authors: Carlson-Babila Sama, Stewart Ndutard Ngasa, Bonaventure Suiru Dzekem and Simeon-Pierre Choukem

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:247

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  7. Content type: Protocol

    Six key behavioural risk factors (risky alcohol use, smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity, sedentary behaviour and unhealthy sleep patterns) have been identified as strong determinants of chronic disease, s...

    Authors: Katrina E. Champion, Nicola C. Newton, Bonnie Spring, Q. Eileen Wafford, Belinda J. Parmenter and Maree Teesson

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:246

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  8. Content type: Protocol

    Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition common after major surgery. Although the high incidence (0.3–30%) and mortality rate (16.9–31%) of PE in patients undergoing major surgical procedures is...

    Authors: Mazou N. Temgoua, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Celestin Danwang, Francky Teddy A. Endomba and Njinkeng J. Nkemngu

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:240

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  9. Content type: Protocol

    The indications for and the number of tracheostomy procedures has increased with advances in critical care. Studies are indicating likely continued increase in number of tracheostomies. Despite the important b...

    Authors: John Kutsukutsa, Tivani Phosa Mashamba-Thompson and Yougan Saman

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:239

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  10. Content type: Correction

    During the production process for this article [1] some errors were introduced into Table 2. The correct version of Table 2 can be found below; the original article [1] has also been updated with the correct v...

    Authors: Silke Kuske, Tim Schiereck, Sandra Grobosch, Andrea Paduch, Sigrid Droste, Sarah Halbach and Andrea Icks

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:241

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    The original article was published in Systematic Reviews 2017 6:212

  11. Content type: Protocol

    The number of systematic reviews of economic evaluations is steadily increasing. This is probably related to the continuing pressure on health budgets worldwide which makes an efficient resource allocation inc...

    Authors: Miriam Luhnen, Barbara Prediger, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer and Tim Mathes

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:238

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  12. Content type: Research

    Immunosuppressive drugs have to be taken through the whole duration of kidney transplant survival to avoid rejection. Low adherence can increase the risk of allograft rejection.

    Authors: Tim Mathes, Kirsten Großpietsch, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer and Dawid Pieper

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:236

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  13. Content type: Research

    The purpose and contribution of supplementary search methods in systematic reviews is increasingly acknowledged. Numerous studies have demonstrated their potential in identifying studies or study data that wou...

    Authors: Chris Cooper, Andrew Booth, Nicky Britten and Ruth Garside

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:234

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  14. Content type: Protocol

    Preterm birth is the most common cause of death and harm to newborn babies. Babies that are born early may have difficulties at birth and experience health problems during early childhood. Despite extensive st...

    Authors: Lesley A. Stewart, Mark Simmonds, Lelia Duley, Kristina Charlotte Dietz, Melissa Harden, Alex Hodkinson, Alexis Llewellyn, Sahar Sharif, Ruth Walker and Kath Wright

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:235

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  15. Content type: Research

    Citation screening for scoping searches and rapid review is time-consuming and inefficient, often requiring days or sometimes months to complete. We examined the reliability of PICo-based title-only screening ...

    Authors: John Rathbone, Loai Albarqouni, Mina Bakhit, Elaine Beller, Oyungerel Byambasuren, Tammy Hoffmann, Anna Mae Scott and Paul Glasziou

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:233

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  16. Content type: Protocol

    Mastectomy in the context of breast malignancy can have a profoundly negative impact on a woman’s self-image, impairing personal, sexual and social relationships. The deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP)...

    Authors: Ankur Khajuria, Oliver J. Smith, Maxim Prokopenko, Maximillian Greenfield and Afshin Mosahebi

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:232

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  17. Content type: Methodology

    Overviews of systematic reviews attempt to systematically retrieve and summarise the results of multiple systematic reviews. Methods for conducting, interpreting and reporting overviews are in their infancy. T...

    Authors: Carole Lunny, Sue E. Brennan, Steve McDonald and Joanne E. McKenzie

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:231

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  18. Content type: Research

    Partial foot amputation (PFA) is a common consequence of advanced peripheral vascular disease. Given the different ways incidence rate and prevalence data have been measured and reported, it is difficult to sy...

    Authors: Michael P Dillon, Matthew Quigley and Stefania Fatone

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:230

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  19. Content type: Protocol

    Metastasis is the most frequent type of recurrence in gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, and there is an emerging potential for new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, especially in the cases of metastatic GI c...

    Authors: Elmira Gheytanchi, Zahra Madjd, Leila Janani, Arezoo Rasti, Roya Ghods, Fatemeh Atyabi, Mohammad Hossein Asadi-Lari and Sadegh Babashah

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:228

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  20. Content type: Protocol

    Despite the introduction of HPV vaccines, the incidence of HPV-related cancers (cervical, penile, anal, vulvar, vagina, head, and neck) in sub-Saharan Africa has been rising. The increasing incidence of these ...

    Authors: Bridget K. M. Lekoane, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson and Themba G. Ginindza

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:229

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  21. Content type: Protocol

    Acutely ill patients are a heterogeneous group, and some of these suffer from organ failure. As the prognosis of organ failure improves with early treatment, it is important to identify these patients as early...

    Authors: Peter Bank Pedersen, Asbjorn Hrobjartsson, Daniel Lykke Nielsen, Daniel Pilsgaard Henriksen, Mikkel Brabrand and Annmarie Touborg Lassen

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2017 6:227

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