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  1. Public safety personnel (PSP) are exposed to potentially psychologically traumatic events (PPTE) far more often than the general public, which increases the risk for various post-traumatic stress injuries (PTS...

    Authors: Anees Bahji, Paula M. Di Nota, Dianne Groll, R. Nicholas Carleton and Gregory S. Anderson
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:255
  2. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, debilitating disease affecting children worldwide. Several studies have shown the disease to be a significant problem which leads to a diminished quality of life (QoL) for ...

    Authors: Abraham Getachew Kelbore, Wendemagegn Enbiale, Anisa Mosam and Jacqueline M. van Wyk
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:254
  3. Despite the commendable progress made globally in tobacco control, the world is falling short of achieving a 30% relative reduction in current tobacco use by 2025. The African region remains the least in the e...

    Authors: Divine Darlington Logo, Yeetey Enuameh, George Adjei, Arti Singh, Emmanuel Nakua, Edward Dassah, Felix Boakye Oppong and Ellis Owusu-Dabo
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:253
  4. Symptom burden and adverse treatment effects can negatively impact physical function, health-related outcomes, and quality of life in cancer survivors. Resistive exercise that improves skeletal muscle function...

    Authors: Jacqueline K. Dawson, Dong-Woo Kang, Oscar Barnes, Rebekah L. Wilson, Mary K. Norris and Christina M. Dieli-Conwright
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:252
  5. Anticipatory postural adjustments (APAs) are a feedforward mechanism triggered in advance to a predictable perturbation, to help the individual counteract mechanical effects that the disturbance may cause. Whe...

    Authors: Manuela Brito Duarte, Gizele Cristina da Silva Almeida, Kelly Helorany Alves Costa, Daniela Rosa Garcez, Anselmo de Athayde Costa e Silva, Givago da Silva Souza, João Simão de Melo-Neto and Bianca Callegari
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:251
  6. The patient-centred medical home (PCMH) was conceived to address problems that primary care practices around the world are facing, particularly in managing the increasing numbers of patients with multiple chro...

    Authors: Deniza Mazevska, Jim Pearse and Stephanie Tierney
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:249
  7. Core outcome sets (COSs) aim to reduce outcome heterogeneity in clinical practice and research by suggesting a minimum number of agreed-upon outcomes in clinical trials. Most COSs in the musculoskeletal field ...

    Authors: Tamer S. Sabet, David B. Anderson, Peter W. Stubbs, Rachelle Buchbinder, Caroline B. Terwee, Alessandro Chiarotto, Joel Gagnier and Arianne P. Verhagen
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:248
  8. Previous studies have investigated the prognostic value of the systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). However, the results have been inconsistent. Therefore, this study aim...

    Authors: Zesheng Zeng, Shengen Xu, Dingting Wang and Gang Qin
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:247
  9. A good control of intraoperative bleeding is key for adequate anatomical visualization during endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). The objective of this review was to assess the practice of hot intranasal saline ir...

    Authors: Darshini Nagarajah, Yee Cheng Kueh, Norhafiza Mat Lazim and Baharudin Abdullah
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:246
  10. Worldwide, more immigrants experience vitamin D (vitD) deficiency than non-immigrants, which is attributed to ethnic variations, place or region of birth, skin pigmentation, clothing style, and resettlement-re...

    Authors: Said Yousef, Lamia Hayawi, Douglas Manuel, Ian Colman, Manny Papadimitropoulos, Alomgir Hossain, Moez AlIslam Faris and George A. Wells
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:245
  11. Clinicians usually conduct diagnostic assessments in order to establish a diagnosis or to evaluate the effect of treatment. Two meta-analyses suggest that diagnostic assessment administered in collaboration wi...

    Authors: Oliver Rumle Hovmand, Ole Jakob Storebø, Nina Reinholt, Jasmin Rejaye Gryesten and Sidse M. Arnfred
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:244
  12. The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified the need for evidence on third-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) for adults living with HIV/AIDS, given that some controversy remains as to the best combinati...

    Authors: Lucas Pitrez Mocellin, Patricia Klarmann Ziegelmann and Ricardo Kuchenbecker
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:243
  13. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, preliminary research has shown that some risk-associated conditions increase death and severe complications of the disease, hypertension being one of them. Thus, numerous meta-anal...

    Authors: Yousof Khairy, Deniz Naghibi, Ahmad Moosavi, Mehran Sardareh and Saber Azami-Aghdash
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:242
  14. Several studies have documented the production of wasteful research, defined as research of no scientific importance and/or not meeting societal needs. We argue that this redundancy in research may to a large ...

    Authors: Hans Lund, Karen A. Robinson, Ane Gjerland, Hanna Nykvist, Thea Marie Drachen, Robin Christensen, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Gro Jamtvedt, Monica Nortvedt, Merete Bjerrum, Matt Westmore, Jennifer Yost and Klara Brunnhuber
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:241
  15. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a gram-negative rod belonging to the order Enterobacterales and having a wide distribution in the environment, including the human colon. Recently, the bacterium is one of the known prob...

    Authors: Tewodros Tesfa, Habtamu Mitiku, Mekuria Edae and Nega Assefa
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:240
  16. Depression is common among patients with cancer and is associated with lower treatment participation, lower satisfaction with care, poorer quality of life, greater symptom burden and higher healthcare costs. V...

    Authors: Maria M. Pertl, Sergio Perez, Sonya Collier, Emer Guinan, Garret Monahan, Katie Verling, Emma Wallace, Aisling Walsh and Frank Doyle
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:239
  17. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) require a personalised strategy for cardiovascular risk management (CVRM) to reduce their high risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Despite their high risk...

    Authors: Julia M. T. Colombijn, Demy L. Idema, Kim van der Braak, Rene Spijker, Sabine C. A. Meijvis, Michiel L. Bots, Lotty Hooft, Marianne C. Verhaar and Robin W. M. Vernooij
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:238
  18. Empirical evidence suggests data and insights from the clinical practice guidelines and clinical quality registries are not being fully utilised, leaving health service managers, clinicians and providers witho...

    Authors: Kathy Dempsey, Caleb Ferguson, Adam Walczak, Sandy Middleton, Christopher Levi and Rachael L. Morton
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:237
  19. Due to the growing need to provide evidence syntheses under time constraints, researchers have begun focusing on the exploration of rapid review methods, which often employ single-reviewer literature screening...

    Authors: Lisa Affengruber, Andreea Dobrescu, Emma Persad, Irma Klerings, Gernot Wagner, Isolde Sommer and Gerald Gartlehner
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:236
  20. Rare liver lesions and diseases have seldomly aroused major interest of researchers. For most guidelines, presumably similar clinical conditions are pooled without detailed investigations of singularities that...

    Authors: Juri Fuchs, Anastasia Murtha-Lemekhova, Jan Pfeiffenberger, Alexander Fichtner, Patrick Günther, Niels Halama, Philipp Mayer, Daniel Hornuss, Rosa Klotz, Pascal Probst and Katrin Hoffmann
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:235
  21. During the past decade e-oral health technology has been used to address the oral health care challenges in rural and remote settings. This review systematically evaluated the literature on patient satisfactio...

    Authors: Elham Emami, Hermina Harnagea, Richa Shrivastava, Motahareh Ahmadi and Nicolas Giraudeau
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:234
  22. Indigenous women in North America experience multiple inequities in terms of health and well-being when compared to non-Indigenous women and Indigenous men. In an effort to understand these health disparities,...

    Authors: Keira A. Loukes, Celeste Ferreira, Janice Cindy Gaudet and Tricia McGuire-Adams
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:233
  23. This systematic overview was commissioned by England’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to assess the evidence on direct (previously ‘novel’) oral anticoagulants (OACs), compared with usual care, in...

    Authors: Claire Khouja, Ginny Brunton, Michelle Richardson, Gillian Stokes, Laurence Blanchard, Helen Burchett, Meena Khatwa, Ruth Walker, Kath Wright, Amanda Sowden and James Thomas
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:232
  24. Fortification of foodstuffs with iodine, mainly through iodization of salt, which commenced in several African countries after 1995 is the main method for mitigating iodine deficiency in Africa. We assessed th...

    Authors: Charles Bitamazire Businge, Hannibal Tafadzwa Musarurwa, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza and Andre Pascal Kengne
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:231
  25. To inform updated recommendations by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on screening for prostate cancer in adults aged 18 years and older in primary care. This protocol outlines the planned sco...

    Authors: Alexandria Bennett, Andrew Beck, Nicole Shaver, Roland Grad, Allana LeBlanc, Heather Limburg, Casey Gray, Ahmed Abou-Setta, Scott Klarenbach, Navindra Persaud, Guylène Thériault, Brett D. Thombs, Keith J. Todd, Neil Bell, Philipp Dahm, Andrew Loblaw…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:230
  26. Cluster randomized trials (CRTs) are becoming an increasingly important design. However, authors of CRTs do not always adhere to requirements to explicitly identify the design as cluster randomized in titles a...

    Authors: Ahmed A. Al-Jaishi, Monica Taljaard, Melissa D. Al-Jaishi, Sheikh S. Abdullah, Lehana Thabane, P. J. Devereaux, Stephanie N. Dixon and Amit X. Garg
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:229
  27. The early childhood development of millions of children in some low- and medium-income countries may be compromised by schistosomiasis infections contracted at the age of 5 years and below. Currently, there ar...

    Authors: Mhlengi Vella Ncube, Muhubiri Kabuyaya and Moses John Chimbari
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:227
  28. Recently, several systematic reviews (SRs) and meta-analyses (MAs) of Tripterygium wilfordii polyglycoside (TWP) have reported significant benefits on diabetic kidney disease (DKD). However, the adoption of TWP f...

    Authors: Ying Wang, Mei Han, Yao-Tan Li, Zhen Wang and Jian-Ping Liu
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:226
  29. To inform recommendations by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on potentially inappropriate prescribing and over-the-counter (OTC) medication use among adults aged 65 years and older in primary...

    Authors: Andrew Beck, Navindra Persaud, Laure A. Tessier, Roland Grad, Michael R. Kidd, Scott Klarenbach, Christina Korownyk, Ainsley Moore, Brett D. Thombs, Dee Mangin, Rita K. McCracken, Emily G. McDonald, Caroline Sirois, Salmaan Kanji, Frank Molnar, Stuart G. Nicholls…
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:225
  30. Iron supplementation and erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) administration represent the hallmark therapies in preoperative anemia treatment, as reflected in a set of evidence-based treatment recommendatio...

    Authors: Jorien Laermans, Hans Van Remoortel, Bert Avau, Geertruida Bekkering, Jørgen Georgsen, Paola Maria Manzini, Patrick Meybohm, Yves Ozier, Emmy De Buck, Veerle Compernolle and Philippe Vandekerckhove
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:224
  31. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted homeless populations and service workers, especially within homeless shelter/hostel settings. To date, there have been few evidence syntheses examining out...

    Authors: Justine Levesque, Jordan Babando, Nathaniel Loranger, Shantel Johnson and David Pugh
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:223
  32. As the life expectancy of people living with HIV increases with the advancements in antiretroviral treatment, the continuity of long-term therapy and health care for people living with HIV has gained more impo...

    Authors: Gwang Suk Kim, Youngin Kim, Min Kyung Park, Sang A Lee, Youngjin Lee and Mi-So Shim
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:222
  33. There is limited evidence to evaluate the sustainability of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) for healthcare improvement. Through an integrative review, we aimed to identify approaches to evaluate the sustai...

    Authors: Rachel Flynn, Bonnie Stevens, Arjun Bains, Megan Kennedy and Shannon D. Scott
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:221
  34. Suboptimal blood pressure control among people living with diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the primary causes of cardiovascular complications and death in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, there is a paucity...

    Authors: Yonas Akalu, Yigizie Yeshaw, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Sofonyas Abebaw Tiruneh, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Dessie Abebaw Angaw, Misganew Gebrie and Baye Dagnew
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:220
  35. This scoping review aims to provide a broad overview of the research on the unassisted virtual physical exam performed over synchronous audio-video telemedicine to identify gaps in knowledge and guide future r...

    Authors: Peter Yao, Mahad Adam, Sunday Clark, Hanson Hsu, Michael Stern, Rahul Sharma, Keith Mages, Peter Greenwald and Neel Naik
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:219
  36. Deep brain stimulation has been used since the 1980s for neurological disorders and the USA and Europe have now approved it for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and epilepsy. Previous reviews h...

    Authors: Johanne Juul Petersen, Sophie Juul, Caroline Kamp Jørgensen, Christian Gluud and Janus Christian Jakobsen
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:218
  37. The development of risk prediction models for breast cancer lymphedema is increasing, but few studies focus on the quality of the model and its application. Therefore, this study aimed to systematically review...

    Authors: Qiu Lin, Tong Yang, Jin Yongmei and Ye Mao Die
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:217
  38. Over the last decade, computational sciences have contributed immensely to characterization of phenotypes of airway diseases, but it is difficult to compare derived phenotypes across studies, perhaps as a resu...

    Authors: Muwada Bashir Awad Bashir, Rani Basna, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Helena Backman, Anne Lindberg, Linda Ekerljung, Malin Axelsson, Linnea Hedman, Lowie Vanfleteren, Bo Lundbäck, Eva Rönmark and Bright I. Nwaru
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:216
  39. The increasing incidence of breast cancer necessitates the need to explore alternate screening strategies that circumvent the setbacks of conventional techniques especially among population that report earlier...

    Authors: Thejas Kathrikolly, Sreekumaran N. Nair, Aju Mathew, Prakash P. U. Saxena and Suma Nair
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:215
  40. The provision of low-value care services in low back pain management is a problem of global scope. Inappropriate imaging, overmedication, and overused invasive therapies are prevalent in physician services. Ye...

    Authors: Lukas Kühn, Lara Lindert and Kyung-Eun Choi
    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2022 11:212
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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