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  1. The support provided by people with the same condition, including inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), has the potential to improve a range of psychosocial outcomes by allowing people with the disease to receive...

    Authors: Ada Adriano, Dean M. Thompson, Christel McMullan, Malcolm Price, David Moore, Lesley Booth and Jonathan Mathers
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:200
  2. The Calcaneus is the largest bone of the foot and the most frequent tarsal bone to be fractured. Overall, it causes round about 10 cases per 100,000 residents per year mainly in men. Especially displaced intra...

    Authors: Leah Wilmsen, Anne Neubert, Joachim Windolf, Andrea Icks, Bernd Richter and Simon Thelen
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:199
  3. People with a mental health condition experience an elevated risk of chronic disease and greater prevalence of health and behaviours. Lifestyle interventions aim to reduce this risk by modifying health behavio...

    Authors: Tegan Bradley, Elizabeth Campbell, Julia Dray, Kate Bartlem, Paula Wye, Grace Hanly, Lauren Gibson, Caitlin Fehily, Jacqueline Bailey, Olivia Wynne, Kim Colyvas and Jenny Bowman
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:198
  4. Acute kidney injury (AKI) induced by ischemia/reperfusion injury significantly contribute to the burden of end-stage renal disease. Extracellular vesicles (EVs), especially for stem/progenitor cell-derived EVs...

    Authors: Xia-Qing Li, Jin-Feng Liu, Han Liu and Yu Meng
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:197
  5. Despite evidence that loneliness increases during times of transition, and that the incidence of loneliness is highest in young adults, loneliness during pregnancy and new parenthood has not been developed as ...

    Authors: Jacqueline Kent-Marvick, Sara Simonsen, Ryoko Pentecost, Eliza Taylor and Mary M. McFarland
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:196
  6. Workplace environment, especially psychosocial factors at work such as job strain, workplace social support, and shift work, may affect the menstrual abnormalities and fertility of female workers. However, the...

    Authors: Natsu Sasaki, Kotaro Imamura, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Yui Hidaka, Emiko Ando, Hisashi Eguchi, Akiomi Inoue, Kanami Tsuno, Yu Komase, Mako Iida, Yasumasa Otsuka, Asuka Sakuraya, Yumi Asai, Mai Iwanaga, Yuka Kobayashi, Reiko Inoue…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:195
  7. Postoperative pain after a cesarean section has negative consequences for the mother during the postoperative period. Over the years, various postoperative pain management strategies have been used following c...

    Authors: Semagn Mekonnen Abate, Getachew Mergia, Solomon Nega, Bivash Basu and Moges Tadesse
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:194
  8. An increasing number of individuals are living with multiple chronic conditions, often combined with psychosocial complexities. For these patients with complex conditions, an integrated primary care model that...

    Authors: Farah Tahsin, Alana Armas, Apery Kirakalaprathapan, Heather Cunningham, Mudathira Kadu, Jasvinei Sritharan and Carolyn Steele Gray
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:193
  9. Long-term sick leave is a serious concern in developed countries and the cost of sickness absence and disability benefits cause major challenges for both the individual and society as a whole. Despite an incre...

    Authors: Alexander Tingulstad, Jose Meneses-Echavez, Line Holtet Evensen, Maria Bjerk and Rigmor C. Berg
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:192
  10. With the exponential growth of published systematic reviews (SR), there is a high potential for overlapping and redundant duplication of work. Prospective protocol registration gives the opportunity to assess ...

    Authors: Kim van der Braak, Mona Ghannad, Claudia Orelio, Pauline Heus, Johanna A. A. Damen, René Spijker, Karen Robinson, Hans Lund and Lotty Hooft
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:191
  11. Parental depression is associated with a range of mental health conditions and other difficulties in the offspring. Nevertheless, some offspring exposed to parental depression do not develop mental health prob...

    Authors: Eglė Padaigaitė, Jessica Mayumi Maruyama, Gemma Hammerton, Frances Rice and Stephan Collishaw
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:190
  12. Results of new studies should be interpreted in the context of what is already known to compare results and build the state of the science. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to identify and synthe...

    Authors: Eva Draborg, Jane Andreasen, Birgitte Nørgaard, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Jennifer Yost, Klara Brunnhuber, Karen A. Robinson and Hans Lund
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:189
  13. With the increasing prevalence of obesity in youth, behavioural interventions to alter its modifiable risk factors such as physical activity can support the management of this epidemic. Digital behaviour chang...

    Authors: Puteri Shanaz Jahn Kassim, Noor Azimah Muhammad, Nur Faraheen Abdul Rahman, Sherina Mohd Sidik, Cecilia A. Essau and Shamsul Azhar Shah
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:188
  14. Current guidelines for healthcare of community-dwelling older people advocate screening for frailty to predict adverse health outcomes, but there is no consensus on the optimum instrument to use in such settin...

    Authors: Dani J. Kim, M. Sofia Massa, Caroline M. Potter, Robert Clarke and Derrick A. Bennett
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:187
  15. Heterogeneity amongst palliative care interventions in the intensive care unit (ICU) and their outcomes has meant that, even when found to be effective, translation of evidence into practice is hindered. Previ...

    Authors: S. A. Meddick-Dyson, J. W. Boland, M. Pearson, S. Greenley, R. Gambe, J. R. Budding and F. E. M. Murtagh
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:186
  16. The mutant allele (*2) of aldehyde dehydrogenase type 2 (ALDH2) caused by a single nucleotide variant (rs671) inhibits enzymatic activity and is associated with multiple diseases. In recent years, an explosive...

    Authors: Zhengting He, Qi Guo, Yikai Ling, Chuan Hong, Yuqing Liu, Xurui Jin, Porama Thanaporn, Duan Zhao, Leiting Wang, Liang Liu and Lijing L. Yan
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:185
  17. Total knee replacement (TKR) is a common operation typically performed for end-stage knee osteoarthritis. Patients awaiting TKR often have poor health-related quality of life. Approximately 20% of patients exp...

    Authors: Anna M. Anderson, Benjamin T. Drew, Deborah Antcliff, Anthony C. Redmond, Christine Comer, Toby O. Smith and Gretl A. McHugh
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:184
  18. Clinical practice guidelines are statements which are based on the best available evidence, and their goal is to improve the quality of patient care. Integrating clinical practice guidelines into computer syst...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sadeghi-Ghyassi, Shahla Damanabi, Leila R. Kalankesh, Stijn Van de Velde, Mohammad-Reza Feizi-Derakhshi and Sakineh Hajebrahimi
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:183
  19. Approximately 45% of all under-five child deaths are among newborn infants, babies in their first 28 days of life, or the neonatal period every year in the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Region. To fac...

    Authors: Michael K. Mensah, Franky K. Tano Kofi, Monica Ansu-Mensah, Vitalis Bawontuo and Desmond Kuupiel
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:182
  20. Microbiome-targeted therapies (MTTs), including probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, and fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), have been proposed as a potential treatment for cirrhosis via modulation of gut m...

    Authors: Honglin Jiang, Yan Peng, Wei Zhang, Yue Chen, Qingwu Jiang and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:181
  21. Understanding the barriers and facilitators to behaviour change by primary care practitioners (PCPs) is vital to inform the design and implementation of successful Behaviour Change Interventions (BCIs), embed ...

    Authors: Melissa Mather, Luisa M. Pettigrew and Stefan Navaratnam
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:180
  22. Despite all the excitement and hype generated regarding the expected transformative impact of digital technology on the healthcare industry, traditional healthcare systems around the world have largely remaine...

    Authors: Barimwotubiri Ruyobeza, Sara S. Grobbelaar and Adele Botha
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:179
  23. Systematic reviews attempt to gather all available evidence. Controversy exists regarding effort and benefit of including study results presented at conferences only. We recently published a Cochrane network m...

    Authors: Samantha Hackenbroich, Peter Kranke, Patrick Meybohm and Stephanie Weibel
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:178
  24. Care quality varies between organizations and even units within an organization. Inadequate care can have harmful financial and social consequences, e.g. nosocomial infection, lengthened hospital stays or deat...

    Authors: Joachim Rapin, Joanie Pellet, Cédric Mabire, Sylvie Gendron and Carl-Ardy Dubois
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:177
  25. Depression affects an individual’s physical health and mental well-being and, in pregnant and postpartum women, has specific adverse short- and long-term effects on maternal, child, and family health. The aim ...

    Authors: Andrew Beck, Candyce Hamel, Micere Thuku, Leila Esmaeilisaraji, Alexandria Bennett, Nicole Shaver, Becky Skidmore, Ian Colman, Sophie Grigoriadis, Stuart Gordon Nicholls, Beth K. Potter, Kerri Ritchie, Priya Vasa, Beverley J. Shea, David Moher, Julian Little…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:176
  26. The clinical pharmacist is an essential member of the healthcare team and plays an important role in health care in the primary care and the hospital setting. Knowledge regarding the instruments that evaluate ...

    Authors: Marina Oliveira Chagas, Tácio de Mendonça Lima, Flávio Rebustini, Matias Noll, Débora Penélope de Carvalho Queiroz, Janete Capel Hernandes, Neuma Chaveiro, Maria Alves Barbosa and Celmo Celeno Porto
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:175
  27. Systematic reviews (SRs) provide the highest level of evidence and inform evidence-based decision making in health care. Earlier studies found association with industry to be negatively associated with methodo...

    Authors: Dawid Pieper, Irma Hellbrecht, Linlu Zhao, Clemens Baur, Georgia Pick, Sarah Schneider, Thomas Harder, Kelsey Young, Andrea C. Tricco, Ella Westhaver and Matthew Tunis
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:174
  28. Early and accurate clinical diagnosis of the extent of obstetric brachial plexus injury (OBPI) is challenging. The current gold standard for delineating the nerve injury is surgical exploration, and synchronou...

    Authors: Claire Hardie, James Brooks, Ryckie Wade, Irvin Teh and Grainne Bourke
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:173
  29. Identifying and removing reference duplicates when conducting systematic reviews (SRs) remain a major, time-consuming issue for authors who manually check for duplicates using built-in features in citation man...

    Authors: Nikolay Borissov, Quentin Haas, Beatrice Minder, Doris Kopp-Heim, Marc von Gernler, Heidrun Janka, Douglas Teodoro and Poorya Amini
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:172
  30. Aging is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events. It promotes vascular dysfunction which is associated with risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Exercise can modulate vascular function...

    Authors: Raphael S. N. da Silva, Diego S. da Silva, Gustavo Waclawovsky and Maximiliano I. Schaun
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:171
  31. Microneedles are defined as micron-sized projections with an insertion length ranging from 20 to 1500 μm and an external diameter up to 300 μm. Medications administered through microneedles diffuse through the...

    Authors: Ishumeet Kaur Bajwa, Navneet Kaur, Jeanne M. Dsouza and Joseph L. Mathew
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:170
  32. Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is seen as the “gold standard” of comprehensive care, but credible evidence concerning the effects on patient-reported outcomes (PRO) is lacking. The aim of this systemati...

    Authors: Laura Kaiser, Susann Conrad, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Barbara Pietsch and Dawid Pieper
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:169
  33. Childhood overweight and obesity is a global public health issue. Although there is evidence of a reduced prevalence in some countries, there is still much controversy about the efficacy of health intervention...

    Authors: Edgar Denova-Gutiérrez, Lucía Méndez-Sánchez, Berenice Araiza-Nava, Alejandra González-Rocha, Teresa Shamah, Anabelle Bonvechio, Simón Barquera and Juan Rivera
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:168
  34. An estimated 400,000 children develop cancer worldwide. Of those, 90% occur in low- and middle-income countries, where survival rates can be as low as 30%. To reduce the childhood cancer survival gap between h...

    Authors: Julie Cayrol, André Ilbawi, Michael Sullivan and Amy Gray
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:167
  35. Prediction models for poor patient-reported surgical outcomes after total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) may provide a method for improving appropriate surgical care for hip and knee os...

    Authors: Wei-Ju Chang, Justine Naylor, Pragadesh Natarajan, Victor Liu and Sam Adie
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:165
  36. The judicialization of health care can be understood as a societal response to pressing healthcare needs, which probably are not being adequately addressed by the current healthcare system. This phenomenon inc...

    Authors: Sueli Miyuki Yamauti, Jorge Otávio Maia Barreto, Silvio Barberato-Filho, Fernanda Lacerda da Silva Machado and Luciane Cruz Lopes
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:164
  37. The present study examines the association between psychological violence and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety, while comparing the specific subtypes of psychological violence and ...

    Authors: S. B. Dokkedahl, R. Kirubakaran, D. Bech-Hansen, T. R. Kristensen and A. Elklit
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:163
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic could worsen adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). We sought evidence on the indirect impacts of previous infectious disease epidemics and the current COVID-19 pandemic on the...

    Authors: Mwila Ng’andu, Aldina Mesic, Jake Pry, Chanda Mwamba, Florence Roff, Jenala Chipungu, Yael Azgad and Anjali Sharma
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:161
  39. Despite evidence-based efficacy, mental health services are underutilized due to low rates of help-seeking, leaving unmet mental health needs a global concern. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) has been app...

    Authors: Claire Adams, Eyal Gringart and Natalie Strobel
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:160
  40. Bacterial skin infections and scabies disproportionately affect children in resource-poor countries as well as underprivileged children in high-income countries. Atopic dermatitis is a common childhood dermato...

    Authors: Bernadette M. Ricciardo, Heather-Lynn Kessaris, Sujith Prasad Kumarasinghe, Jonathan R. Carapetis and Asha C. Bowen
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:159
  41. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. Individuals with PD commonly experience difficulty initiating movements, slowness of movements, decreased b...

    Authors: Tabitha Singer, Paul Fahey and Karen P. Y. Liu
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:158
  42. Tuberculosis (TB) is considered one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent. Multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB can affect people of all age groups, incl...

    Authors: Sheetal Harichander, Ebenezer Wiafe, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Varsha Bangalee and Frasia Oosthuizen
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:157

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  43. Instrumental activities of daily living are essential for ageing well and independent living. Little is known about the effectiveness of cognitive remediation on instrumental activities of daily living perform...

    Authors: Nikki Tulliani, Michelle Bissett, Paul Fahey, Rosalind Bye and Karen P. Y. Liu
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:156
  44. During the COVID-19 pandemic, some studies describing different aspects of the infection included very similar participants, rising suspicion about double reporting. We aimed to evaluate the Gantt chart as a t...

    Authors: Vânia N. Hirakata, Maria Lúcia R. Oppermann, Vanessa K. Genro and Angela J. Reichelt
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:155
  45. Rapid reviews have emerged as an approach to provide contextualized evidence in a timely and efficient manner. Three rapid review centers were established in Ethiopia, Lebanon, and South Africa through the All...

    Authors: Rhona M. Mijumbi-Deve, Ismael Kawooya, Edward Kayongo, Rose Izizinga, Hadis Mamuye, Krystle Amog and Etienne V. Langlois
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:154
  46. Due to the explosion in rapid reviews in the literature during COVID-19, their utility in universal health coverage and in other routine situations, there is now a need to document and further advance the appl...

    Authors: Andrea C. Tricco, Sharon E. Straus, Abdul Ghaffar and Etienne V. Langlois
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:153
  47. Transparent reporting of rapid reviews enables appropriate use of research findings and dissemination strategies can strengthen uptake and impact for the targeted knowledge users, including policy-makers and h...

    Authors: Shannon E. Kelly, Jessie McGowan, Kim Barnhardt and Sharon E. Straus
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:152
  48. Health policy-makers must often make decisions in compressed time frames and with limited resources. Hence, rapid reviews have become a pragmatic alternative to comprehensive systematic reviews. However, it is...

    Authors: Valerie J. King, Adrienne Stevens, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Chris Kamel and Chantelle Garritty
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:151

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