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The impact of sample type and procedural attributes on relative acceptability of different colorectal cancer screening regimens
(Dove Medical Press, 2018-09-18)
Objective: In Australia and other countries, participation in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening using fecal occult blood testing is low. Previous research suggests that fecal sampling induces disgust, so approaches not ...
Protocol for a systematic review of instruments for the assessment of quality of life and well-being in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017-08-15)
Abstract Introduction Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children and adolescents and is associated with impairments that may reduce the quality of life (QOL) of this population. ...
Novel application of a discrete choice experiment to identify preferences for a national healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme: a cross-sectional study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
Objective: To identify key stakeholder preferences and priorities when considering a national healthcareassociated infection (HAI) surveillance programme through the use of a discrete choice experiment (DCE). Setting: ...
Improving cardiovascular health and quality of life in people with severe mental illness: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-07-11)
Background The estimated 300,000 adults in Australia with severe mental illness (SMI) have markedly reduced life expectancy compared to the general population, mainly due to physical health comorbidities. ...
Practice change in chronic conditions care: an appraisal of theories
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-28)
Background Management of chronic conditions can be complex and burdensome for patients and complex and costly for health systems. Outcomes could be improved and costs reduced if proven clinical interventions were better ...