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  1. Increasing pressure to publicise research findings and generate impact, alongside an expectation from funding bodies to go beyond publication within academic journals, has generated interest in alternative met...

    Authors: Jo Thompson Coon, Noreen Orr, Liz Shaw, Harriet Hunt, Ruth Garside, Michael Nunns, Alke Gröppel-Wegener and Becky Whear
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:56
  2. This letter responds to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program letter by Radke et al. (2021) that was published in response to the application of the IRIS ri...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Eick, Dana E. Goin, Juleen Lam, Tracey J. Woodruff and Nicholas Chartres
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:53

    The Correction to this article has been published in Systematic Reviews 2022 11:86

  3. Although simulation-based education (SBE) has become increasingly popular as a mode of teaching in undergraduate nursing courses, its effect on associated student learning outcomes remains ambiguous. Education...

    Authors: Matthew Jackson, Lauren McTier, Laura A. Brooks and Rochelle Wynne
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:52
  4. Prevention of obesity is economically and sociologically preferable to treatment, with early intervention key to preventing excess weight gain and obesity. The transition from adolescence to young adulthood is...

    Authors: Taylor Jade Willmott, Alieena Mathew, Eve Luck, Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Julia Carins, Lisa Vincze, Lauren Williams and Lauren Ball
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:51
  5. An increasing number of systematic reviews (SRs) and meta-analyses (MAs) of clinical trials have begun to investigate the effects of virtual reality (VR) in patients with Parkinson disease (PD). The aim of thi...

    Authors: Yaqin Lu, Yonggui Ge, Wanqiang Chen, Wenting Xing, Lushan Wei, Caixia Zhang and Yusheng Yang
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:50
  6. Looked after children (LAC) that are placed in either a foster, kinship, residential care setting or transition to adoption continue to develop debilitating disorders that significantly impact their overall he...

    Authors: Nicola Heady, Alan Watkins, Ann John and Hayley Hutchings
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:49
  7. Workloads are increasing and could cause mental stress, e.g., in the form of subjective effort reward imbalance (ERI) and overcommitment (OC). The heart rate variability (HRV) is a valid method for objective m...

    Authors: Beatrice Thielmann, Jonas Hartung and Irina Böckelmann
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:48
  8. Racism has been identified as a major source of injustice and a health burden in Australia and across the world. Despite the surge in Australian quantitative research on the topic, and the increasing recogniti...

    Authors: Jehonathan Ben, Amanuel Elias, Ayuba Issaka, Mandy Truong, Kevin Dunn, Rachel Sharples, Craig McGarty, Jessica Walton, Fethi Mansouri, Nida Denson and Yin Paradies
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:47
  9. Domestic violence is a public health issue that has a long-term and irreversible effect on the victims. There are vulnerable groups like children, women, and elders. The problem becomes worse for these populat...

    Authors: Gelila Abraham, Beshea Gelana, Kiddus Yitbarek and Sudhakar Morankar
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:46
  10. With increases in the use of technological devices worldwide, parental technoference is a potential threat to the quality of parent-child relationships and children’s health and development. Parental technofer...

    Authors: Lyndsay Jerusha Mackay, Jelena Komanchuk, K. Alix Hayden and Nicole Letourneau
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:45
  11. The hippocampus has for long been known for its ability to form new, declarative memory. However, emerging findings across conditions in the psychosis spectrum also implicate its role in emotional regulation. ...

    Authors: Anurag Nasa, Olivia Mosley, Elena Roman, Allison Kelliher, Caoimhe Gaughan, Kirk J. Levins, David Coppinger, Erik O’Hanlon, Mary Cannon and Darren William Roddy
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:44
  12. Indigenous populations globally experience worse oral health than their non-Indigenous counterpart. Globally, the occurrence of periodontal diseases such as gingivitis and chronic periodontitis is high among I...

    Authors: Sonia Nath, Brianna Poirier, Xiangqun Ju, Kostas Kapellas, Dandara Haag and Lisa Jamieson
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:43
  13. People with severe mental illnesses (SMI) such as schizophrenia die on average 15 to 20 years earlier than everyone else. Two thirds of these deaths are from preventable physical illnesses such as hypertension...

    Authors: Ian D. Maidment, Geoffrey Wong, Claire Duddy, Rachel Upthegrove, Sheri Oduola, Dan Robotham, Suzanne Higgs, Amy Ahern and Gurkiran Birdi
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:42
  14. Only three literature reviews have assessed the impact of interventions on the reduction of racial inequities in general health to date; none has drawn from attempts at promoting racial oral health equity. Thi...

    Authors: João L. Bastos, Helena M. Constante, Helena S. Schuch, Dandara G. Haag, Sonia Nath, Roger K. Celeste, Carol C. Guarnizo-Herreño, Mary J. McCallum and Lisa M. Jamieson
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:41

    The Correction to this article has been published in Systematic Reviews 2022 11:130

  15. There are many described benefits of community-based participatory research (CBPR), such as increased relevance of research for those who must act on its findings. This has prompted researchers to better under...

    Authors: Meghan Gilfoyle, Anne MacFarlane and Jon Salsberg
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:40
  16. Patient and family engagement (PFE) has been defined as a partnership between patients, families, and health care providers to achieve positive health care outcomes. There is evidence that PFE is critical to i...

    Authors: Hanan Aboumatar, Samantha Pitts, Ritu Sharma, Asar Das, Brandon M. Smith, Jeff Day, Katherine Holzhauer, Sejean Yang, Eric B. Bass and Wendy L. Bennett
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:39
  17. Total hip and total knee replacement surgery are in high demand, leading to long wait times for many patients. While on the waiting list, patients may experience worsening pain, reduced mobility, and deteriora...

    Authors: E. Dawson, M. E. Neufeld, E. Schemitsch and A. John-Baptiste
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:38
  18. Disorders of adipose tissue distribution in people living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have been associated with significant metabolic derangements that increase their risk of cardiometabolic an...

    Authors: Jeannine Anyingu Aminde, Neil Harris, Caroline Thng and Ben Desbrow
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:37
  19. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard surgical approach in the treatment of cholelithiasis. Diverse surgical techniques and different imaging modalities have been described to evaluate the bilia...

    Authors: Mihai-Calin Pavel, Mar Achalandabaso Boira, Yasir Bashir, Robert Memba, Erik Llácer, Laia Estalella, Elisabeth Julià, Kevin C. Conlon and Rosa Jorba
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:36
  20. Particulate matter (PM) is an important environmental risk factor for the initiation and exacerbation of respiratory disease. Various herbal medicines have exhibited a reduction in symptoms of respiratory dise...

    Authors: Jungtae Leem, Yohwan Kim and Kwan-Il Kim
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:35
  21. Dementia education is required to address gaps in dementia-specific knowledge among health and social care practitioners amidst increasing dementia prevalence. Harnessing technology for dementia education may ...

    Authors: Kevin Muirhead, Leah Macaden, Keith Smyth, Colin Chandler, Charlotte Clarke, Rob Polson and Chris O’Malley
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:34
  22. The training of optometrists aims to prepare practitioners with critical thinking skills who utilise their education and experience to solve clinical problems in real-life practice. Professional competencies s...

    Authors: Diane van Staden, Verusia Chetty and Alvin Jeffrey Munsamy
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:33
  23. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has shown to confer cognitive benefits in healthy adults, via a mechanism purportedly driven by the exercise metabolite lactate. However, our understanding of the exerci...

    Authors: Nithin Jacob, Isis So, Bhanu Sharma, Susan Marzolini, Maria Carmela Tartaglia and Robin Green
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:31
  24. Birth asphyxia accounted for nearly 50% of neonatal mortality in Sub-Saharan African countries. This scenario has been worst in Ethiopia where every two out of three deaths attributed to birth asphyxia. Moreov...

    Authors: Abay Woday Tadesse, Muluken Dessalegn Muluneh, Setognal Birara Aychiluhm, Kusse Urmale Mare and Gebeyaw Biset Wagaw
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:30
  25. An Italian project aims to review the scientific literature on the possible carcinogenicity of radiofrequency (100 kHz–300 GHz) electromagnetic field (RF-EMF) exposure. The ENEA team has to carry out a systema...

    Authors: Rosanna Pinto, Lucia Ardoino, Paola Giardullo, Paola Villani and Carmela Marino
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:29
  26. Children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairing levels of difficulty paying attention, impulsive behaviour and/or hyperactivity. ADHD causes extensive difficulties ...

    Authors: Abigail E. Russell, Darren Moore, Amy Sanders, Barnaby Dunn, Rachel Hayes, Judi Kidger, Edmund Sonuga-Barke, Linda Pfiffner and Tamsin Ford
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:28
  27. Dysphagia (swallowing difficulty) is one of the most common and debilitating sequelae of head and neck cancer (HNC). Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are a fundamental component of dysphagia outcomes ...

    Authors: Beatrice Manduchi, Zhiyao Che, Margaret I. Fitch, Jolie Ringash, Doris Howell and Rosemary Martino
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:27
  28. Microphthalmos and nanophthalmos are uncommon ocular conditions, whereby affected eyes have smaller dimensions compared to the normal population. Microphthalmos and nanophthalmos present several challenges to ...

    Authors: Naseer Ally, Sarah Ismail and Hassan Dawood Alli
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:25
  29. Authors: Sylvain Boet, Joseph K. Burns, Olivia Cheng-Boivin, Hira Khan, Kendra Derry, Deric Diep, Abdul Hadi Djokhdem, Sung Wook Um, Johnny W. Huang, Danica Paré, Mimi Deng, Liza Begunova, Linda Yi Ning Fei, Maryam Bezzahou, Pium Sonali Andrahennadi, Elysia Grose…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:24

    The original article was published in Systematic Reviews 2021 10:276

  30. The use of thiazide (T) diuretics for the treatment of hypertension may be associated with adverse metabolic effects, which can be minimized by combining thiazides with potassium-sparing (PS) diuretics. The ad...

    Authors: Vítor M. Martins, Patrícia K. Ziegelmann, Lucas Helal, Filipe Ferrari, Marcelo B. Lucca, Sandra C. Fuchs and Flávio D. Fuchs
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:23
  31. While the mental health of immigrants is a growing issue that is attracting increasing interest from researchers, the same cannot be said for the mental health of immigrant students especially for internationa...

    Authors: Christelle Dombou, Olumuyiwa Omonaiye, Sarah Fraser, Jude Mary Cénat and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:22
  32. Depression is one of the commonest mental disorders in primary care but is poorly identified. The objective of this review was to determine the level of detection of depression by primary care clinicians and i...

    Authors: Abebaw Fekadu, Mekdes Demissie, Rahel Birhane, Girmay Medhin, Tesera Bitew, Maji Hailemariam, Abebaw Minaye, Kassahun Habtamu, Barkot Milkias, Inge Petersen, Vikram Patel, Anthony J. Cleare, Rosie Mayston, Graham Thornicroft, Atalay Alem, Charlotte Hanlon…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:21
  33. Income inequality has been linked to health and mortality. While there has been extensive research exploring the relationship, the evidence for whether the relationship is causal remains disputed. We describe ...

    Authors: Michal Shimonovich, Anna Pearce, Hilary Thomson, Gerry McCartney and Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:20
  34. The need to include males who require joint spousal decisions is critical in achieving key reproductive health indicators. Low involvement of males in family planning use is one of the contributing factors for...

    Authors: Etsay Woldu Anbesu, Setognal Birara Aychiluhm and Zinabu Hadush Kahsay
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:19
  35. Lymphedema is a condition that affects up to 130 million subjects worldwide. Since it is related to several complications and a significant reduction in terms of quality of life, it is a heavy burden not only ...

    Authors: Patrick A. Will, Zhenzhen Wan, Svenja E. Seide, Juan Enrique Berner, Ulrich Kneser, Emre Gazyakan and Christoph Hirche
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:18
  36. Patient safety is a fundamental principle of health care but is one of the biggest challenges currently faced and a serious public health problem, since the occurrence of adverse events is probably one of the ...

    Authors: Helga Catarina Santos Alves de Oliveira, Ricardo Rafael Marques, Maria Alice dos Santos Curado, Maria Filomena Mendes Gaspar and Paulo Jorge dos Santos Sousa
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:17
  37. This study developed, calibrated and evaluated a machine learning (ML) classifier designed to reduce study identification workload in maintaining the Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register (CCSR), a continuously upd...

    Authors: Ian Shemilt, Anna Noel-Storr, James Thomas, Robin Featherstone and Chris Mavergames
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:15
  38. There are over 1 million adults with a learning disability in the UK, of whom approximately 20% displaying behaviours that challenge others. Two thirds of people with learning disabilities live in the family h...

    Authors: J. Vseteckova, J. Jordan, E. Tilley, M. Larkin, S. Ryan and L. M. Wallace
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:14
  39. Identifying cancer-specific physical activity programs and post-secondary courses targeting students in academic settings (i.e., “real world” opportunities) may promote physical activity behaviors among cancer...

    Authors: Angela J. Fong, Catherine M. Sabiston, Kaitlyn D. Kauffeldt and Jennifer R. Tomasone
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:13
  40. Stigma is a social process that impedes access to support for mental health conditions and alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, particularly for people from migrant and ethnic minority backgrounds. There is limit...

    Authors: Caitlin H. Douglass, Megan S. C. Lim, Karen Block, Gerald Onsando, Margaret Hellard, Peter Higgs, Charles Livingstone and Danielle Horyniak
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:12
  41. Systematic review is an indispensable tool for optimal evidence collection and evaluation in evidence-based medicine. However, the explosive increase of the original literatures makes it difficult to accomplis...

    Authors: Yuelun Zhang, Siyu Liang, Yunying Feng, Qing Wang, Feng Sun, Shi Chen, Yiying Yang, Xin He, Huijuan Zhu and Hui Pan
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:11
  42. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has gained popularity among the general population, but its acceptance and use among medical specialists have been inconclusive. This systematic review aimed to ide...

    Authors: Phanupong Phutrakool and Krit Pongpirul
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:10
  43. In recent decades, the literature on Social Network Analysis and health has experienced a significant increase. Disease transmission, health behavior, organizational networks, social capital, and social suppor...

    Authors: Rosario Fernández-Peña, María-Antonia Ovalle-Perandones, Pilar Marqués-Sánchez, Carmen Ortego-Maté and Nestor Serrano-Fuentes
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:9
  44. Prospective registration aims to reduce bias in the conduct and reporting of research and to increase transparency. In addition, prospective registration of systematic reviews is argued to help preventing unin...

    Authors: Dawid Pieper and Tanja Rombey
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:8

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