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by Sumeet R. Patil, Benjamin F. Arnold, Alicia L. Salvatore, Bertha Briceno, Sandipan Ganguly, John M.
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by Thomas Callender, Mark Woodward, Gregory Roth, Farshad Farzadfar, Jean-Christophe Lemarie, Stéphanie Gicquel, John Atherton, Shadi Rahimzadeh, Mehdi Ghaziani, Maaz Shaikh, Derrick Bennett, Anushka Patel, Carolyn S. P. Lam, Karen Sliwa, Antonio Barretto, Bambang Budi Siswanto, Alejandro Diaz, Daniel Herpin, Henry Krum, Thomas Eliasz, Anna Forbes, Alastair Kiszely, Rajit Khosla, Tatjana Petrinic, Devarsetty Praveen, Roohi Shrivastava, Du Xin, Stephen MacMahon, John McMurray, Kazem Rahimi Background Heart failure places a significant burden on patients and health systems in high-income countries. However, information about its burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is scant. We thus set out to review both published and unpublished information on the presentation, causes, management, and outcomes of heart failure in LMICs
by Paul P. Glasziou, Iain Chalmers, Sally Green, Susan Michie
by Patricia Priest, Joanne E. McKenzie, Rick Audas, Marion Poore, Cheryl Brunton, Lesley Reeves Background The potential for transmission of infectious diseases offered by the school environment are likely to be an important contributor to the rates of infectious disease experienced by children. This study aimed to test whether the addition of hand sanitiser in primary school classrooms compared with usual hand hygiene would reduce illness absences in primary school children in New Zealand. Methods and Findings This parallel-group cluster randomised trial took place in 68 primary schools, where schools were allocated using restricted randomisation (1∶1 ratio) to the intervention or control group. All children (aged 5 to 11 y) in attendance at participating schools received an in-class hand hygiene education session
by Sani-Gwarzo Nasir, Gambo Aliyu, Inuwa Ya’u, Muktar Gadanya, Muktar Mohammad, Mahmud Zubair, Samer S. El-Kamary
by Victor Bigira, James Kapisi, Tamara D. Clark, Stephen Kinara, Florence Mwangwa, Mary K. Muhindo, Beth Osterbauer, Francesca T. Aweeka, Liusheng Huang, Jane Achan, Diane V. Havlir, Philip J.