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Visualization and analytics tools for infectious disease epidemiology: A systematic review

Lauren N. Carroll, Alan P. Au, Landon Todd Detwiler, Tsung-chieh Fu, Ian S. Painter, Neil F. Abernethy
2014 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
To better understand approaches to meet these users' information needs, we conducted a systematic literature review focused on the landscape of infectious disease visualization tools for public health  ...  The objectives of this review are to: (1) identify public health user needs and preferences for infectious disease information visualization tools; (2) identify existing infectious disease information  ...  Bergman, Ph.D, MPH and Kyle M. Jacoby, Ph.D for thoughtful review and comment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2014.04.006 pmid:24747356 pmcid:PMC5734643 fatcat:6yorkgsabnf3tlxgwf7yhwpx2e

Calibration of individual-based models to epidemiological data: A systematic review

C. Marijn Hazelbag, Jonathan Dushoff, Emanuel M. Dominic, Zinhle E. Mthombothi, Wim Delva, Roger Dimitri Kouyos
2020 PLoS Computational Biology  
This review provides an overview of calibration methods used in IBMs modelling infectious disease spread.  ...  There is a need for research comparing the performance of calibration methods to inform decisions about the parameter-search strategies and GOF measures.  ...  Juliet Pulliam and Dr Larisse Bolton. We would also like to acknowledge Mrs Marisa Honey and Mrs Susan Lotz from the Stellenbosch writing lab, who copy-edited a first version of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007893 pmid:32392252 fatcat:aouxio3mwvbcvcrkdl63axdkve

Investigating seasonal patterns in enteric infections: a systematic review of time series methods

Ryan B. Simpson, Alexandra V. Kulinkina, Elena N. Naumova
2022 Epidemiology and Infection  
In this review, we outline the advantages and limitations of common methods for estimating seasonal peak timing.  ...  We provide recommendations improving reporting requirements for disease surveillance systems.  ...  The authors thank Maia Tarnas, Emily Sanchez and Dr. Jose Ordovas for their editorial assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0950268822000243 pmid:35249590 pmcid:PMC8915194 fatcat:xlogblxw6bht5oihzz4segmoam

Assessing the nature of asthma in African epidemiological studies: a scoping review protocol

Vuyelwa Ndlovu, Moses John Chimbari, Elopy Sibanda
2020 Systematic Reviews  
The objective of this study will be to summarise the epidemiological literature on the nature of asthma in African countries. Methods We registered a study protocol for a scoping review.  ...  Discussion This scoping review will capture the state of the current epidemiological literature on asthma in African countries. Results will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the College of Health Sciences at University of KwaZulu-Natal and the OAK foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-020-01491-7 pmid:33028384 fatcat:wwem6wuejnclpl6aba67uojv7y

Methods Used in the Spatial and Spatiotemporal Analysis of COVID-19 Epidemiology: A Systematic Review

Nushrat Nazia, Zahid Ahmad Butt, Melanie Lyn Bedard, Wang-Choi Tang, Hibah Sehar, Jane Law
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
A substantive review of the merits of the methodological approaches used to understand the spatial epidemiology of the disease is hardly undertaken.  ...  This review highlighted the need for more local-level advanced Bayesian spatiotemporal modelling through the multi-level framework for COVID-19 prevention and control strategies.  ...  Acknowledgments : The authors are grateful to the University of Waterloo librarian Jackie Stapleton for her extensive assistance in sourcing articles.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19148267 pmid:35886114 pmcid:PMC9324591 fatcat:5634k77g6vczbjfb4d5ols7bme

Reporting practices for genomic epidemiology of tuberculosis: a systematic review of the literature using STROME-ID guidelines as a benchmark

Brianna Cheng, Marcel A Behr, Benjamin P Howden, Theodore Cohen, Robyn S Lee
2021 The Lancet Microbe  
Pathogen genomics have become increasingly important in infectious disease epidemiology and public health.  ...  The Strengthening the Reporting of Molecular Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (STROME-ID) guidelines were developed to outline a minimum set of criteria that should be reported in genomic epidemiology  ...  Acknowledgments BC was supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Frederick Banting and Charles Best graduate award. MAB holds a CIHR Foundation Grant (FDN-148362) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2666-5247(20)30201-9 pmid:33842904 pmcid:PMC8034592 fatcat:ws6cptzppvhffc6tpzvrp55p44

Prevalence of low back pain among the working Ethiopian population: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Amanuel Godana Arero, Godana Arero, Shimels Hussien Mohammed, Sahar Eftekhari
2021 International Journal of Epidemiology and Health Sciences  
Methods: A comprehensive systematic literature search was conducted through multiple international electronic bibliographic databases such as Web of Science, Pub Med, EMBASE, Scopus, and Google Scholar  ...  Results: Overall, 719 articles were identified and 13 articles with 6513 participants met the inclusion criteria for metaanalyses.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge International Campus management at Tehran University of Medical Sciences for their support.  ... 
doi:10.51757/ijehs.2.1.2021.47841 fatcat:uoeekvcafzeyxdzlt25wecve5u

Epidemiology of HPV Genotypes among HIV Positive Women in Kenya: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sonia Menon, Aibibula Wusiman, Marie Claude Boily, Mbabazi Kariisa, Hillary Mabeya, Stanley Luchters, Frode Forland, Rodolfo Rossi, Steven Callens, Davy vanden Broeck, Michael Hoonbae Chung
2016 PLoS ONE  
Visualization: MK AW RR SM.  ...  The aim of this review is to report on the prevalence of pHR/HR HPV types and multiple pHR/HR HPV genotypes in Kenya among HIV positive women with normal, abnormal cytology and ICC.  ...  Acknowledgments Dr Stacy Harmon for editing the final version and Miroslav Sreckovic for technical preparation of graphs.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163965 pmid:27764092 pmcid:PMC5072621 fatcat:k5nskbavzzc5zcgc7fbd7yquoi

Big data analytics as a tool for fighting pandemics: a systematic review of literature

Alana Corsi, Fabiane Florencio de Souza, Regina Negri Pagani, João Luiz Kovaleski
2020 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
Infectious and contagious diseases represent a major challenge for health systems worldwide, either in private or public sectors.  ...  To achieve this purpose, a systematic review of literature was carried out using the methodology Methodi Ordinatio.  ...  Conclusions Contagious and infectious diseases represent a major challenge for health systems, both public and private, around the world.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-020-02617-4 pmid:33144892 pmcid:PMC7595572 fatcat:d3scrjy7qbe3jfycfzd3ynztj4

Congenital Zika syndrome: A systematic review

Danielle A Freitas, Reinaldo Souza-Santos, Liege M A Carvalho, Wagner B Barros, Luiza M Neves, Patrícia Brasil, Mayumi D Wakimoto
2020 PLoS ONE  
A systematic review was performed with a protocol and described according to the recommendations of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses statement.  ...  , ocular findings in the posterior and anterior segments, abnormal visual function and low birthweight for gestational age.  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful for support from the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES).  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242367 pmid:33320867 pmcid:PMC7737899 fatcat:36xctlpq5jhstckxnidjzcifhq

A Systematic Review of Spatial and Spatio-temporal Analyses in Public Health Research in Korea

Han Geul Byun, Naae Lee, Seung-sik Hwang
2021 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health  
Two reviewers extracted data to review the included studies. A search for relevant keywords yielded 5919 studies.  ...  Further spatio-temporal analysis-related studies with point data are needed to provide insights and evidence to support policy decision-making for the prevention and control of infectious and chronic diseases  ...  From a multidisciplinary perspective, research should more actively conduct spatial and spatio-temporal analyses in epidemiology to prepare for global pandemics and infectious diseases.  ... 
doi:10.3961/jpmph.21.160 pmid:34649392 pmcid:PMC8517372 fatcat:ngdfdhs345ebrpknpqghisyrwa

Infodemics and health misinformation: a systematic review of reviews

Israel Júnior Borges do Nascimento, Ana Beatriz Pizarro, Jussara Almeida, Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, Marcos André Gonçalves, Maria Björklund, David Novillo-Ortiz
2022 Bulletin of the World Health Organization  
We searched MEDLINE®, Embase®, Cochrane Library of Systematic Reviews, Scopus and Epistemonikos on 6 May 2022 for systematic reviews analysing infodemics, misinformation, disinformation and fake news related  ...  Social media could also be a useful tool to combat misinformation during crises. Included reviews highlight the poor quality of published studies during health crises.  ...  Peričić (Medicinski Fakultet Split and Cochrane Croatia, Croatia).  ... 
doi:10.2471/blt.21.287654 pmid:36062247 pmcid:PMC9421549 fatcat:tteku3hpzbblnbva76abhezipu

Mathematical models on COVID-19 in India: A systematic review protocol

Sezal Panchal, Denny John, Geetha R. Menon, Narassima M.S., Tushar Shaw
2022 F1000Research  
Data will be extracted using standardized data extraction tools and will be synthesized for analysis. Disagreements will be resolved through discussion, or with a third reviewer.  ...  Protocol: This systematic review aims to provide a comprehensive review of published mathematical models on COVID-19 in India and the concepts behind the development of mathematical models on COVID-19,  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Ms Vasumathi Sriganesh, Founder & CEO, QMed Foundation, Mumbai, for providing inputs for the development of the search strategy.  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.109518.1 fatcat:pkmbgujedngmrgmkewxbkshara

Epidemiologic characteristics, clinical management and Public Health Implications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and meta-analysis

Brijesh Sathian, Indrajit Banerjee, Ahammed A Mekkodathil, Edwin van Teijlingen, Ana Beatriz Pizarro, Mohammad Asim, Maraeh Angela Mancha, Russell Kabir, Padam Simkhada, Israel Júnior Borges do Nascimento, Hanadi Al Hamad
2021 Nepal Journal of Epidemiology  
Therefore, a systematic data reporting for evidence base clinical assessment, management and pregnancy outcomes is essential for prevention of COVID-19 infection among pregnant women.  ...  Methods: The current systematic review was performed utilizing electronic databases i.e. PubMed, MEDLINE and EMBASE.  ...  Acknowledgements None Authors' contribution All authors have made substantial contributions to all of the following: (1) the conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and  ... 
doi:10.3126/nje.v11i4.41911 pmid:35070470 pmcid:PMC8730342 fatcat:kg4rqktlxzadtniw5wjtp75i3e

Digital public health surveillance: a systematic scoping review

Zahra Shakeri Hossein Abad, Adrienne Kline, Madeena Sultana, Mohammad Noaeen, Elvira Nurmambetova, Filipe Lucini, Majed Al-Jefri, Joon Lee
2021 npj Digital Medicine  
We conducted a systematic scoping review in accordance with the PRISMA extension for scoping reviews to consolidate and characterize the existing research on DPHS and identify areas for further research  ...  We used Natural Language Processing and content analysis to define the search strings and searched Global Health, Web of Science, PubMed, and Google Scholar from 2005 to January 2020 for peer-reviewed  ...  Several narrative reviews of the application of digital media in PHS and epidemiology have been published 20 and 2011 that utilized search queries and social media data for infectious diseases surveillance  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-021-00407-6 pmid:33658681 fatcat:elik5k4qbzb45i4vn3hwuoqbcu
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