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Rethinking collaboration: developing a learning platform to address under-five mortality in Mpumalanga province, South Africa

2019 Health Policy and Planning  
This article reports on the process and insights brought by health systems stakeholders.  ...  The process was viewed as acceptable and relevant for an overburdened system operating 'in the dark' in the absence of local data.  ...  The research presented in this article was funded by the Health Systems Research Initiative from Department for International Development (DFID)/Medical Research Council (MRC)/Wellcome Trust/Economic and  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czz047 pmid:31243457 pmcid:PMC6736195 fatcat:6jm3yy3ay5ggvdh2fwhxw5evm4

Radio Frequency Identification and Internet of Things: A Fruitful Synergy

O Arulogun, A Falohun, N Akande
2016 British Journal of Applied Science and Technology  
indicators that could further provide needed information are deduced.  ...  Besides a brief introduction to the operating principles behind the technology, a detail review of the application of Arulogun et al.; BJAST, 18(5): 1-16, 2016; Article no.BJAST.30737 2 RFID technology  ...  classes of ambulatory patients in overcrowded emergency departments and at disaster scenes, both on-site and during transportation.  ... 
doi:10.9734/bjast/2016/30737 fatcat:ogqhhypoavbvfhih42e7khmoea

CAEP/ACMU 2014 Scientific Abstracts, May 31 to June 4, 2014, Ottawa, Ontario

2014 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
Research in emergency medicine addresses issues that affect all aspects of patient care, including clinical decision rules, wait times, overcrowding, improved practice guidelines based on best evidence  ...  Research-based abstracts are the core of the annual research competition, and this year, there was a record number of submissions for the CAEP 2014 Conference in Ottawa.  ...  characteristics in the fast-paced, mobile environment of a hospital emergency department.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1481803500003171 fatcat:snnpebeztzfwfhfhpecvwz6pea

Cultural adaptation of self-management of type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia (qualitative study)

Thamer Al Slamah, Barbara I. Nicholl, Fatima Y. Alslail, Leanne Harris, Craig A. Melville, Deborah Kinnear, Wen-Jun Tu
2020 PLoS ONE  
Habits: post diagnosis changes in patients' attitudes and behaviours towards diet and physical activity; 2.  ...  The findings from this study highlight a gap in type 2 diabetes care system that can be breached through the development of a Saudi specific self-management programme for type 2 diabetes.  ...  MOH has accepted the publication of this work in its current format and wording.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0232904 pmid:32722666 fatcat:7oxupbswojfavlf6syvz2nl7e4

Assessing Urban Accessibility in Monterrey, Mexico: A Transferable Approach to Evaluate Access to Main Destinations at the Metropolitan and Local Levels

Ana Luisa Gaxiola-Beltrán, Jorge Narezo-Balzaretti, Mauricio Adolfo Ramírez-Moreno, Blas Luis Pérez-Henríquez, Ricardo Ambrocio Ramírez-Mendoza, Daniel Krajzewicz, Jorge de-Jesús Lozoya-Santos
2021 Applied Sciences  
Hence, important changes have to be made in the way cities are understood, diagnosed and planned.  ...  The current paper puts urban accessibility into the centre of the public policy and planning agenda, as a transferable approach to transform cities into better living environments.  ...  : The authors declare no conflict of interest.The founders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript; nor in the decision  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11167519 fatcat:uzfco4ndjbbedndpsetmeghdsq

Extracting Data from Disparate Sources for Agent-Based Disease Spread Models

M. Laskowski, B. C. P. Demianyk, J. Benavides, M. R. Friesen, R. D. McLeod, S. N. Mukhi, M. Crowley
2012 Epidemiology Research International  
This paper presents a review and evaluation of real data sources relative to their role and applicability in an agent-based model (ABM) simulating respiratory infection spread a large geographic area.  ...  The work demonstrates opportunities in data mining and fusion and the role of data in calibrating and validating ABMs.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors thank Tony Florio, at Research in Motion for an equipment donation of five BlackBerry Storm devices. Financial support from Manitoba Hydro is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/716072 fatcat:elzchhpc7rf55miaioifspnnhe

The WPA- Lancet Psychiatry Commission on the Future of Psychiatry

Dinesh Bhugra, Allan Tasman, Soumitra Pathare, Stefan Priebe, Shubulade Smith, John Torous, Melissa R Arbuckle, Alex Langford, Renato D Alarcón, Helen Fung Kum Chiu, Michael B First, Jerald Kay (+29 others)
2017 Lancet psychiatry  
The profession has changed so much since so-called alienists treated their "alienated" patients up to the 19th century when psychiatry as a term emerged.  ...  These are illustrated by four such changes, already occurring in Asia and major population centres elsewhere.  ...  It could be argued that a change in these factors is mainly a political task.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2215-0366(17)30333-4 pmid:28946952 fatcat:zqo7y6uu7rdfdchls2uze5gq3u

Wireless Technologies for Social Distancing in the Time of COVID-19: Literature Review, Open Issues, and Limitations

Sallar Salam Murad, Salman Yussof, Rozin Badeel
2022 Sensors  
This study main goal is to identify and discuss the issues, challenges, weaknesses and limitations found in the existing models and/or systems to provide a clear understanding of the area.  ...  This research aims to provide a comprehensive background on social distancing as well as effective technologies that can be used to facilitate the social distancing practice.  ...  Funding: The publication of this research is supported by the UNITEN BOLD Refresh publication fund. Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22062313 pmid:35336484 pmcid:PMC8953680 fatcat:7jm5kf24vzaavnglhdbrnuigey

Poster Presentations at the 8th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD), Ottawa, October 2015

Various Authors
2015 Canadian Geriatrics Journal  
We need to harness the momentum for change and impact found in the energy and innovation from younger generations. Objectives: 1.  ...  We are at a pivotal moment, the entire global population is aging and the incidences of dementia are estimated to skyrocket. Currently, the numbers are estimated at 36 million in 2010.  ...  The number of ALC patients in hospitals can contribute to overcrowding in the emergency department and increased wait times for surgery. Dementia is common in these patients.  ... 
doi:10.5770/cgj.18.218 fatcat:nvcz53y57rcqbgs33vwxhnn4r4

16th European Burns Association Congress

2015 Burns  
changes in the App design relating to patient data input and output capabilities.  ...  Patients treated with this dressing have lower number of wound dressing change (2.25) and nursing time in comparison with the conventional dressings used in the department.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0305-4179(15)00226-0 fatcat:ncxx7qpz4nbdrabpksziywkhe4

18th European Burns Association Congress

2019 European Journal of Burn Care  
Dear Friends,The first time the European Burn Association Congress was held in the Nordic countries, was 16years ago in 2003 in Bergen, Norway [...]  ...  changes in the App design relating to patient data input and output capabilities.  ...  Patients treated with this dressing have lower number of wound dressing change (2.25) and nursing time in comparison with the conventional dressings used in the department.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ejbc1010002 fatcat:33eoi2ptrjenbhdo74tnri5v3a

Civic Technologies: Research, Practice and Open Challenges [article]

Pablo Aragon, Adriana Alvarado Garcia, Christopher A. Le Dantec, Claudia Flores-Saviaga, Jorge Saldivar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Over the last years, civic technology projects have emerged around the world to advance open government and community action.  ...  Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) communities have shown a growing interest in researching issues around civic technologies, yet most research still  ...  Acknowledgment This research was sponsored by CONACYT, Paraguay through the program PROCIENCIA and resources of the Fund for the Excellence in Education and Research (FEEI by its Spanish acronym), through  ... 
arXiv:2012.00515v1 fatcat:r7sszjpyifgnvhnmiddojwjglm

Acknowledgements & Preface

1994 Lumen  
centres to A&E, and one in 100 emergency admissions of patients presenting to A&E; b.  ...  . 25 An increasing proportion of patients with primary care problems are being seen in A&E departments. 26 Unscheduled care encounters also occur with NHS call centres, nurse-led walk-in centres,  ...  nurse advised patient to attend walk-in centre, A&E or out-of-hours GP) 34 1 Ambulance/paramedic (999 call, patient brought to A&E) 7 0 Other hospital department (e.g. patient became unwell while attending  ... 
doi:10.7202/1012517ar fatcat:xmwmralnwvbc7iqtwt6cnpbvsm

Foucauldian Biopolitics, Irregular Immigrants and COVID-19 in Malaysia

Omer Faruk Cingir, Thirunaukarasu Subramaniam
2022 Institutions and Economies  
This paper addresses issues related to irregular immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim of providing a better understanding of the migration process in Malaysia.  ...  This paper then adopts a post-structuralist perspective within an interpretative paradigm to comprehend the main problems, social arrangements and rationality of institutional dynamics of the management  ...  Doctors Without Borders stated that the centres have become hotspots of cases due to overcrowding (Nortajuddin, 2020) .  ... 
doi:10.22452/ijie.vol14no1.3 fatcat:czcxivx5hnhifkki3bchfo4w4y

EHMA 2021 Annual Conference: Abstracts Health Management: Managing the Present and Shaping the Future

2021 Portuguese Journal of Public Health  
the latest developments in governance and leadership, digital transformation, integrated care, and creating sustainable person-centred services.  ...  With a rich and diverse programme, the conference offered a unique opportunity to share experiences and find answers to some of the most difficult problems in leading and managing the health services of  ...  As a result, the pressure on this type of service and the overcrowding of hospital emergency departments increased.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000520543 fatcat:cibq3w5xsneepbblo5b265hhwi
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