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An overview of the mental health system in Gaza: An assessment using the World Health Organization's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS)
BACKGROUND: Mental health system reform is urgently needed in Gaza to respond to increasing mental health consequences of conflict. Evidence from mental health systems research is needed to inform decision-making. We aimed ...
Mobile phone text message reminders: Measuring preferences of people with antipsychotic medication
UNLABELLED: Mobile technology use, including Short Messaging Service (SMS) text messaging, has increased in health care services. Preferences regarding the type or timing of text messages sent by healthcare providers to ...
Study-based registers of randomized controlled trials: Starting a systematic review with data extraction or meta-analysis
Introduction: Despite years of use of study-based registers for storing reports of randomized controlled trials, the methodology used in developing such registers/databases has not been documented. Such registers are ...
Can the SENSIMED Triggerfish lens data be used as an accurate measure of intraocular pressure?
Purpose: The SENSIMED Triggerfish<sup></sup> contact lens sensor (CLS) has an embedded micro-sensor that captures spontaneous circumferential changes at the corneoscleral junction and transmits them via an antenna to a ...
Performance of methods for meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy with few studies or sparse data
Hierarchical models such as the bivariate and hierarchical summary receiver operating characteristic (HSROC) models are recommended for meta-analysis of test accuracy studies. These models are challenging to fit when there ...
Feedback on SMS reminders to encourage adherence among patients taking antipsychotic medication: A cross-sectional survey nested within a randomised trial
OBJECTIVES: To explore feedback on tailored SMS reminders to encourage medication adherence and outpatient treatment among patients taking antipsychotic medication, and associations related to the feedback.
Sequential effects in essay ratings: Evidence of assimilation effects using cross-classified models
Writing assessments are an indispensable part of most language competency tests. In our research, we used cross-classified models to study rater effects in the real essay rating process of a large-scale, high-stakes ...
The role of national policies and mental health care systems in the development of community care and community support: An international analysis
BACKGROUND: The development of adequate community support of persons with severe mental health problems is an ongoing effort. National policies and national health and social care systems play an important role in the ...