Browsing Collection B by Title

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    • 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 ...

    • Board meeting frequency and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting : evidence from Malaysia 

      Ju Ahmad, Nurulyasmin Binti; Rashid, Afzalur; Gow, Jeff (Virtus Interpress, 2017)
      This study aims at determining the effectiveness of board meeting frequency on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting by public listed companies on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. A CSR reporting index consisting ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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, ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • A multi-parameter approach for predicting prostate cancer 

      Serafin, Antonio; Chinhengo, Angela; Fernandez, Pedro; Akudugu, John (Cogent OA, 2017)
      Urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) and its inhibitor (PAI-1) have shown to be of merit as biomarkers for a variety of cancers. The objective of this project was to assay for uPA and PAI-1 in prostate needle biopsy ...

    • 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 ...

    • The role of patient care workers in private hospitals in the Cape Metropole, South Africa 

      Aylward, Louise A.; Crowley, Talitha; Stellenberg, Ethelwynn L. (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      Background: Nursing managers have to meet expectations of patients despite economic pressures, an increasing burden of disease and nursing shortages. Shifting health care-related tasks to lower categories of staff, including ...

    • 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 ...

    • Vitamin A supplements for reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission 

      Wiysonge, Charles S.; Ndze, Valantine N.; Kongnyuy, Eugene J.; Shey, Muki S. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. on behalf of The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017)
      Background: Strategies to reduce the risk of mother‐to‐child transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) include lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV‐positive women, exclusive breastfeeding from birth ...