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    • Antibiotic resistance-the need for global solutions. 

      Bergstrom, R; Bhutta, ZA; Bigdeli, M; Brown, ED; Cars, O; Coates, A; Duse, A; ... (26 authors) (Lancet Infect Dis, 2013-12)
      The causes of antibiotic resistance are complex and include human behaviour at many levels of society; the consequences affect everybody in the world. Similarities with climate change are evident. Many efforts have been ...
    • Economic evaluation of access to musculoskeletal care: the case of waiting for total knee arthroplasty. 

      Bolognesi, Michael Paul; Hug, KT; Koenig, L; Mather, Richard Charles III; Nunley, RM; Orlando, Lori Ann; Watters, TS (BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 2014-01-18)
      BACKGROUND: The projected demand for total knee arthroplasty is staggering. At its root, the solution involves increasing supply or decreasing demand. Other developed nations have used rationing and wait times to distribute ...
    • Future requirements for and supply of ophthalmologists for an aging population in Singapore. 

      Ansah, JP; Bayer, S; De Korne, D; Jayabaskar, T; Koh, V; Lamoureux, E; Lew, N; ... (11 authors) (Hum Resour Health, 2015-11-17)
      BACKGROUND: Singapore's population, as that of many other countries, is aging; this is likely to lead to an increase in eye diseases and the demand for eye care. Since ophthalmologist training is long and expensive, early ...
    • Perceived acceptability of home-based couples voluntary HIV counseling and testing in Northern Tanzania. 

      Manongi, R; Njau, Boniface N; Ostermann, Jan; Sikkema, KJ; Watt, MH (AIDS Care, 2012)
      It is estimated that 5.6% of the Tanzanian population ages 15-49 are infected with HIV, but only 30% of adults have ever had an HIV test. Couples' testing has proven to increase testing coverage and introduce HIV prevention, ...
    • Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care. 

      Boulware, Ebony; Choi, MJ; Crawford, PR; Crews, DC; Doggett, D; Fadrowski, JJ; Fawole, KA; ... (9 authors) (BMC Nephrol, 2012-08-01)
      Systematic reviews comparing the effectiveness of strategies to prevent, detect, and treat chronic kidney disease are needed to inform patient care. We engaged stakeholders in the chronic kidney disease community to prioritize ...
    • The effect of the WIC program on the health of newborns. 

      Foster, E Michael; Gibson, Charles Michael; Jiang, M (Health Serv Res, 2010-08)
      OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on birth outcomes. DATA SOURCE: The Child Development Supplement (CDS) of the Panel Study of Income ...