Collection B

 

Recent Submissions

  • Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and presepsin for the diagnosis of sepsis in adults and children 

    Onyenekwu, Chinelo P.; Okwundu, Charles I.; Ochodo, Eleanor A. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
    This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: The objectives of this review are: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of PCT, CRP and presepsin for sepsis in ...

  • Transcutaneous bilirubinometry versus total serum bilirubin measurement for newborns 

    Okwundu, Charles I.; Uthman, Olalekan A.; Suresh, Gautham; Smith, Johan; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Bhutani, Vinod K. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
    This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of TcB as: a diagnostic test for hyperbilirubinaemia in newborns ...

  • Delivery arrangements for health systems in low-income countries : an overview of systematic reviews 

    Ciapponi, Agustin; Lewin, Simon; Herrera, Cristian A.; Opiyo, Newton; Pantoja, Tomas; Paulsen, Elizabeth; Rada, Gabriel; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Bastias, Gabriel; Dudley, Lilian; Flottorp, Signe; Gagnon, Marie-Pierre; Marti, Sebastian Garcia; Glenton, Claire; Okwundu, Charles I.; Penaloza, Blanca; Suleman, Fatima; Oxman, Andrew D. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
    Background: Delivery arrangements include changes in who receives care and when, who provides care, the working conditions of those who provide care, coordination of care amongst different providers, where care is provided, ...

  • Caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children’s dietary intake and physical activity behaviors 

    Morgan, Emily H.; Schoonees, Anel; Faure, Marlyn; Seguin, Rebecca A. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
    This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children's dietary intake and physical activity ...

  • Beta‐blockers for hypertension 

    Wiysonge, Charles S.; Bradley, Hazel A.; Volmink, Jimmy; Mayosi, Bongani M.; Opie, Lionel H. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
    Background: Beta-blockers refer to a mixed group of drugs with diverse pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties. They have shown longterm beneficial effects on mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) when used ...

  • Food and nutrition labelling : the past, present and the way forward 

    Koen, Nelene; Blaauw, Renee; Wentzel-Viljoen, Edelweiss (MedPharm Publications, 2016)
    Current global mortality from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) remains unacceptably high and is increasing. A major reduction in the burden of NCDs should come from population-wide interventions, including the promotion of ...

  • The Epistemology of Statistical Science 

    van Aarde, Mauritz (SUN PReSS, 2009)
    BOOK BLURB: In this book four different schools of inference, namely, frequentist, Bayesian, likelihood and fiducial are introduced and then with appropriate examples and discussions, the gaps and holes in the traditional ...