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  1. Natural language processing could assist multiple tasks in systematic reviews to reduce workflow, including the extraction of PICO elements such as study populations, interventions, comparators and outcomes. T...

    Authors: Qianying Wang, Jing Liao, Mirella Lapata and Malcolm Macleod
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:209
  2. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a three-dimensional rotational change in the normal shape of the spine which affects children aged 10 to 18 years. Both the condition and its management can have signif...

    Authors: Laura Hartley, Mattia Zappalà, Uzo Ehiogu, Nicola R. Heneghan and Adrian Gardner
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:208
  3. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, with significantly worse mortality-related outcomes in ethnic minorities in developed countries. A systematic literature review and meta-analysis...

    Authors: Mubarak Patel, Salim Abatcha and Olalekan Uthman
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:207
  4. A systematic review (SR) helps us make sense of a body of research while minimizing bias and is routinely conducted to evaluate intervention effects in a health technology assessment (HTA). In addition to the ...

    Authors: Joanne S. M. Kim, Michelle Pollock, David Kaunelis and Laura Weeks
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:206
  5. Improving eHealth literacy (eHL) is one of the biggest challenges currently facing the global healthcare community. Indeed the use of digital services has the potential to engage patients in care as well as im...

    Authors: Carole Délétroz, Marina Canepa Allen, Maxime Sasseville, Alexandra Rouquette, Patrick Bodenmann and Marie-Pierre Gagnon
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:205
  6. Isokinetic dynamometry (IKD) is considered as the gold standard method of eccentric hamstring strength measurement, but other devices are more portable, cost-effective, provide real-time data and are thus bett...

    Authors: Daniel Torpey, Eoghan Murray, Tom Hughes, Jamie Sergeant and Michael Callaghan
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:204
  7. Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with serious consequences for the residents. Some LTCFs performed better than others, experiencing lower case and death ra...

    Authors: Josiane Létourneau, Emilie Bélanger, Drissa Sia, Idrissa Beogo, Stephanie Robins, Katya Kruglova, Maripier Jubinville and Eric Nguemeleu Tchouaket
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:203
  8. To provide a systematic overview of preclinical research regarding bone defect formation around different implant surfaces after ligature-induced peri-implantitis models in dogs. Two focused questions were for...

    Authors: A. Solderer, M. de Boer, D. B. Wiedemeier, M. Solderer, C. C. Liu and P. R. Schmidlin
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:202
  9. Community engagement (CE) has been increasingly implemented across health interventions, including for maternal and newborn health (MNH). This may take various forms, from participatory women’s groups and comm...

    Authors: Sara Dada, Aoife De Brún, Esther Namwaba Banda, Sanghita Bhattacharya, Zaccheous Mutunga and Brynne Gilmore
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:201
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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

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