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  1. There is a complicated and exploitative history of research with Indigenous peoples and accompanying calls to meaningfully and respectfully include Indigenous knowledge in healthcare. Storytelling approaches t...

    Authors: Kendra L. Rieger, Sarah Gazan, Marlyn Bennett, Mandy Buss, Anna M. Chudyk, Lillian Cook, Sherry Copenace, Cindy Garson, Thomas F. Hack, Bobbie Hornan, Tara Horrill, Mabel Horton, Sandra Howard, Janice Linton, Donna Martin, Kim McPherson…

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:257

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  2. There is limited evidence for the comparative effectiveness of analgesic medicines for adults with low back pain. This systematic review and network meta-analysis aims to determine the analgesic effect, safety...

    Authors: Michael A. Wewege, Matthew K. Bagg, Matthew D. Jones and James H. McAuley

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:255

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  3. Overviews of reviews (overviews) provide an invaluable resource for healthcare decision-making by combining large volumes of systematic review (SR) data into a single synthesis. The production of high-quality ...

    Authors: Michelle Gates, Allison Gates, Samantha Guitard, Michelle Pollock and Lisa Hartling

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:254

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  4. Prostate cancer accounts for about 10% of cancers affecting and claiming the lives of men. Studies have reported that women are better than men in recognition of the early manifestations of various cancers. Be...

    Authors: Ebenezer Wiafe, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Varsha Bangalee and Frasia Oosthuizen

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:253

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  5. Globally, a total of 13.6 million women have died due to maternal causes from 1990 to 2015. Majority of these deaths occurred in resource-limited countries. Among the causes of these deaths, obstructed and pro...

    Authors: Asteray Assmie Ayenew and Biruk Ferede Zewdu

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:251

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  6. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder caused by the replacement of normal haemoglobin (HbA) by mutant Hb (sickle Hb, HbS). The sickle-shaped red blood cells lead to haemolysis ...

    Authors: Britta Runkel, Birgit Klüppelholz, Anne Rummer, Wiebke Sieben, Ulrike Lampert, Claudia Bollig, Martina Markes, Ulrike Paschen and Konstanze Angelescu

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:250

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  7. Systematic reviews are increasingly prevalent in environmental health due to their ability to synthesize evidence while reducing bias. Different systematic review methods have been developed by the US National...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Eick, Dana E. Goin, Nicholas Chartres, Juleen Lam and Tracey J. Woodruff

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:249

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  8. Micronutrient deficiency affects the health and development of vulnerable population such as children and pregnant women. Measures such as fortification of food and supplementation have been implemented to pre...

    Authors: Eti Rajwar, Shradha S. Parsekar, Bhumika Tumkur Venkatesh and Zinnia Sharma

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:248

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  9. Moxibustion is a common intervention of Chinese medicine (CM). Systematic reviews (SRs) on moxibustion are increasing. Although the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) s...

    Authors: Xuan Zhang, Ran Tan, Wai Ching Lam, Chung Wah Cheng, Liang Yao, Xiao-Qin Wang, Si-Yao Li, Qi-Ying Aixinjueluo, Ke-Hu Yang, Hong-Cai Shang, Tai-Xiang Wu, Ai-Ping Lyu and Zhao-Xiang Bian

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:247

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  10. Pathways are frequently used to improve care for cancer patients. However, there is little evidence about the effects of pathways used in oncological care. Therefore, we performed a systematic review and meta-...

    Authors: Jolanda C. van Hoeve, Robin W. M. Vernooij, Michelle Fiander, Peter Nieboer, Sabine Siesling and Thomas Rotter

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:246

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  11. Methamphetamine use and harms are rising rapidly. Management of patients with methamphetamine use disorder (MUD) and problematic methamphetamine use (PMU) is challenging, with no clearly established best appro...

    Authors: C. Hamel, K. Corace, M. Hersi, D. Rice, M. Willows, P. Macpherson, B. Sproule, J. Flores-Aranda, G. Garber, L. Esmaeilisaraji, B. Skidmore, A. Porath, R. Ortiz Nunez and B. Hutton

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:245

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  12. Internalising problems, such as depression and anxiety, are common and represent an important economical and societal burden. The effectiveness of parenting interventions in reducing the risk of internalising ...

    Authors: Ilaria Costantini, Elise Paul, Deborah M. Caldwell, José A. López-López and Rebecca M. Pearson

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:244

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  13. The exponential growth of the biomedical literature necessitates investigating strategies to reduce systematic reviewer burden while maintaining the high standards of systematic review validity and comprehensi...

    Authors: Shivani M. Reddy, Sheila Patel, Meghan Weyrich, Joshua Fenton and Meera Viswanathan

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:243

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  14. Occupational exposure to cytotoxic drugs is associated with various unfavorable health outcomes. This protocol reports a methodology for a systematic review and meta-analysis that aims to systematically review...

    Authors: Laila Al Alawi, Elpidoforos S. Soteriades, Marilia Silva Paulo, Linda Östlundh, Michal Grivna, Fatima Al Maskari and Rami H. Al-Rifai

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:242

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  15. Given a persistent nursing shortage in Canada and a decline in new nurses entering the profession, new graduate nurses (NGNs) are being hired into positions historically reserved for more experienced staff. Cr...

    Authors: Brandi Vanderspank-Wright, Michelle Lalonde, Janet Squires, Ian D. Graham, Nikolaos Efstathiou, Robin Devey Burry, Emily Marcogliese, Becky Skidmore and Amanda Vandyk

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:241

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  16. A systematic literature review of researchers and healthcare professionals’ attitudes towards the secondary use and sharing of health administrative and clinical trial data was conducted using electronic data ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Hutchings, Max Loomes, Phyllis Butow and Frances M. Boyle

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:240

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  17. Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been significantly increased by the rise of conflict and insecurity in the territories under controlling so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This revie...

    Authors: Shadab Shahali, Shahrooz Shariati and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:239

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  18. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a widely used method of wound treatment. We performed a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the patient-relevant benefits and harms of N...

    Authors: Yvonne Zens, Michael Barth, Heiner C. Bucher, Katrin Dreck, Moritz Felsch, Wolfram Groß, Thomas Jaschinski, Heike Kölsch, Mandy Kromp, Inga Overesch, Stefan Sauerland and Sven Gregor

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:238

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  19. Within our inquiry into the implementation of breastfeeding policy in Malawi, Care Groups have been mentioned as a means to improve maternal and child health and nutrition outcomes. The ‘Care Group model’ is a...

    Authors: Pieternella Pieterse, Anne Matthews, Aisling Walsh and Ellen Chirwa

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:237

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  20. Surgical specialities use extensive amounts of antimicrobials, and misuse has been widely reported, making them a key target for antimicrobial stewardship initiatives. Interventions informed by, and tailored t...

    Authors: Hazel Parker, Julia Frost, Nicky Britten, Sophie Robinson and Karen Mattick

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:236

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  21. We aimed to synthesise data on issues related to stakeholder perceptions of privacy, trust, and transparency in use of secondary data. A systematic literature review of healthcare consumer attitudes towards th...

    Authors: Elizabeth Hutchings, Max Loomes, Phyllis Butow and Frances M. Boyle

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:235

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  22. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in women, responsible for approximately a third of all female deaths. Pregnancy complications are known to be associated with a greater risk of incide...

    Authors: Charlotte Muehlschlegel, Harry Kyriacou, Abdulrahman Al-Mohammad, Lowri A. Foster-Davies, Fiona Simmons-Jones and Clare Oliver-Williams

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:234

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  23. Mental health (MH) problems are among the most important causes of morbidity and mortality for children and youth. Problems of lack of equity in child and youth MH services (CYMHS)—including, but not limited t...

    Authors: William Gardner, Stuart G. Nicholls, Graham J. Reid, Brian Hutton, Candyce Hamel, Lindsey Sikora, Mina Salamatmanesh, Laura Duncan, Katholiki Georgiades and Jason Gilliland

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:233

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  24. Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) are prevalent conditions in the aging population and published literature suggests they share many symptoms and often are present at the same t...

    Authors: James J. Young, Jan Hartvigsen, Rikke K. Jensen, Ewa M. Roos, Carlo Ammendolia and Carsten Bogh Juhl

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:232

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  25. Dextro-transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA) is the most frequent cyanotic congenital heart pathology in neonates. Surgical correction of this condition is possible using the arterial switch operation (ASO)...

    Authors: Frederick Morfaw, Alvin Leenus, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Laura N. Anderson, Rejane Dillenburg and Lehana Thabane

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:231

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  26. International guidelines recommend education, exercise, and dietary weight management as core treatments to manage osteoarthritis (OA) regardless of disease severity or co-morbidity. Evidence supports the clin...

    Authors: Darren R. Mazzei, Ayoola Ademola, J. Haxby Abbott, Tolulpe Sajobi, Kevin Hildebrand and Deborah A. Marshall

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:229

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  27. Programs that integrate tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) treatment aim to provide efficient treatment services and maximize successful treatment outcomes through the delivery of both TB...

    Authors: Benjamin Momo Kadia, Desmond Aroke, Kevin Pene Njefi, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Frank-Leonel Tianyi, Reine Suzanne Kadia and Christian Akem Dimala

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:228

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  28. Patient prioritization is a strategy used to manage access to healthcare services. Patient prioritization tools (PPT) contribute to supporting the prioritization decision process, and to its transparency and f...

    Authors: Julien Déry, Angel Ruiz, François Routhier, Valérie Bélanger, André Côté, Daoud Ait-Kadi, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Simon Deslauriers, Ana Tereza Lopes Pecora, Eduardo Redondo, Anne-Sophie Allaire and Marie-Eve Lamontagne

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:227

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  29. Several systematic reviews have reviewed the evidence relating to nature on aspects of children and adolescent’s health and wellbeing; however, none have looked at the associations or effectiveness of attendin...

    Authors: Avril Johnstone, Paul McCrorie, Rita Cordovil, Ingunn Fjørtoft, Susanna Iivonen, Boris Jidovtseff, Frederico Lopes, John J. Reilly, Hilary Thomson, Valerie Wells and Anne Martin

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:226

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  30. Osteosynthesis is the internal fixation of fractures or osteotomy by mechanical devices (also called hardware). After bone healing, there are two options: one is to remove the hardware, the other is to leave i...

    Authors: Barbara Prediger, Tim Mathes, Christian Probst and Dawid Pieper

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:225

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  31. Retention of participants is essential to ensure the statistical power and internal validity of clinical trials. Poor participant retention reduces power and can bias the estimates of intervention effect. Ther...

    Authors: Adel Elfeky, Katie Gillies, Heidi Gardner, Cynthia Fraser, Timothy Ishaku and Shaun Treweek

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:224

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  32. Racism is increasingly recognised internationally as a key factor contributing to health disparities. A comprehensive body of strong research from international authors has reported negative associations betwe...

    Authors: Camila A. Kairuz, Lisa M. Casanelia, Keziah Bennett-Brook, Julieann Coombes and Uday Narayan Yadav

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:223

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  33. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory chronic condition that affects the skin of children and adults and has an important impact on the quality of life. Treatments for AD are based on environmental control...

    Authors: Luis Guillermo Gómez-Escobar, Hansel Mora-Ochoa, Andrea Vargas Villanueva, Loukia Spineli, Gloria Sanclemente, Rachel Couban, Elizabeth García, Edgardo Chapman and Juan José Yepes-Nuñez

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:222

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  34. With the dynamic advancement of digitalization, working environments are changing and risk for employee stress may be increasing. Work stress has been associated with a dysregulation of inflammatory processes ...

    Authors: Helena C. Kaltenegger, Linda Becker, Nicolas Rohleder, Dennis Nowak and Matthias Weigl

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:221

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  35. Expenditure on driver-related behavioral interventions and road use policy is often justified by their impact on the frequency of fatal and serious injury crashes. Given the rarity of fatal and serious injury ...

    Authors: Reneta Slikboer, Samuel D. Muir, S. S. M. Silva and Denny Meyer

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:220

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  36. Careers in healthcare involve an extensive interview process as transitions are made from one level of training to the next. For physicians, interviews mark the gateway from entrance into medical school, accep...

    Authors: Rajajee Selvam, Richard Hu, Reilly Musselman, Isabelle Raiche and Husein Moloo

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:219

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  37. The objective of this review was to examine the current guidelines for infection prevention and control (IPAC) of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) or other coronaviruses in adults 60 years or older living in ...

    Authors: Patricia Rios, Amruta Radhakrishnan, Chantal Williams, Naveeta Ramkissoon, Ba’ Pham, Gordon V. Cormack, Maura R. Grossman, Matthew P. Muller, Sharon E. Straus and Andrea C. Tricco

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:218

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  38. COVID-19 has resulted in an increased demand for eHealth services globally. There is emerging evidence for the efficacy for group eHealth interventions that support population-based mental health and wellbeing...

    Authors: Cheryl L. Currie, Richard Larouche, M. Lauren Voss, Erin K. Higa, Rae Spiwak, David Scott and Treena Tallow

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:217

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  39. Biological changes underlying the sexual and reproductive maturation of school-age children are linked with various sexual and reproductive health and rights risks. SRHR risks are predictors of poor SRHR outco...

    Authors: Arone Wondwossen Fantaye, Amos Wung Buh, Dina Idriss-Wheeler, Karine Fournier and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:216

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  40. A growing body of research highlights the pervasive harms of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on health throughout the life-course. However, findings from prior reviews and recent longitudinal studies inve...

    Authors: André Bussières, Jan Hartvigsen, Manuela L. Ferreira, Paulo H. Ferreira, Mark J. Hancock, Laura S. Stone, Timothy H. Wideman, Jill Boruff and Ask Elklit

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:215

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  41. Interventions to treat early prostate cancer (PCa) can leave men with debilitating sexual side effects. The cluster of side effects referred to as the neglected sexual side effects (NSSE) may remain permanent,...

    Authors: Pierre Röscher and Jacqueline M. van Wyk

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:214

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  42. The experience of loneliness during pregnancy and in new parenthood has not been targeted and developed as a program of research, despite evidence indicating that the incidence of loneliness is highest in thos...

    Authors: Jacqueline Kent-Marvick, Sara Simonsen, Ryoko Pentecost and Mary M. McFarland

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:213

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  43. The relationship between motor performance and back pain in children and adolescents remains unclear. This article describes the protocol for a systematic review to summarize the knowledge about the associatio...

    Authors: Matias Noll, Niels Wedderkopp, Carolina Rodrigues Mendonça and Per Kjaer

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:212

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  44. Homelessness is a global issue and HIV, hepatitis C and tuberculosis are known to be prevalent in this group. Homeless populations face significant barriers to care. We aim to summarise evidence of treatment i...

    Authors: Luke Johnson, Dan Lewer, Robert W. Aldridge, Andrew C. Hayward and Alistair Story

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:211

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  45. Weight loss maintenance is a challenge for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which attenuates the long-term benefits of weight loss for diabetes management. Medication, specific dietary requirements...

    Authors: Sarah Sauchelli, Julia Bradley, Jennifer Cox, Clare England and Rachel Perry

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:210

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  46. A significant cause of morbidity and mortality during pregnancy is maternal anaemia. The causes of anaemia and the sequelae are varied, and the prevention and management are public health challenges, especiall...

    Authors: Vinogrin Dorsamy, Chauntelle Bagwandeen and Jagadesa Moodley

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:209

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  47. Clinical aggression episodes, that is aggression and externalising behaviours that create risk, in acute care hospitals are increasing. Acute care staff are often not confident or trained in the management of ...

    Authors: Marijke Mitchell, Charmaine Bernie, Fiona Newall and Katrina Williams

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:208

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  48. Integrated community case management (iCCM) is a community-based child health strategy designed to reduce deaths due to pneumonia, malaria, and diarrhea in low-income countries. Due to the integrated nature of...

    Authors: Aliya Karim, Daniel Cobos Muñoz, Daniel Mäusezahl and Don de Savigny

    Citation: Systematic Reviews 2020 9:205

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