Postpartum Hemorrhage and its Associated Factors Among Women who Gave Birth at Yirgalem General Hospital, Sidama Regional State, Ethiopia
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology
by Tedla Amanuel, Azmach Dache, Aregahegn Dona
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. BackgroundGlobally, postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. In developing countries, it accounts for more than 30% of all maternal deaths. So, understanding its burden in the health care setting is significant. Thus, this study aimed to assess the magnitude of PPH and its associated factors among women who gave birth at Yirgalem General Hospital, Sidama Region, Ethiopia.MethodsA cross-sectional study was conducted from March 12 to 26, 2020 among randomly select ..read more
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Job Satisfaction Level and Associated Factors Among Rural Health Extension Workers of Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia
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by Assefa Philipos Kare, Amelo Bolka Gujo, Nigussie Yohanes Yote
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. BackgroundRural health extension workers (HEWs) are essential for the implementation of the promotion and prevention-based health care policy of Ethiopia. Job satisfaction is believed to be one of the key factors that influence their performance. Information regarding job satisfaction and associated factors are limited in the study area. Therefore, this study was aimed at assessing job satisfaction level and associated factors among rural Health Extension Workers of Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia.M ..read more
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Social Stability and Unmet Health Care Needs in a Community-Based Sample of Women Who Use Drugs
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by Ellesse-Roselee L. Akré, Daniel J. Marthey, Chisom Ojukwu, Casey Ottenwaelder, Megan Comfort, Jennifer Lorvick
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. ObjectiveTo examine the relationship between social stability and access to healthcare services among a community-based sample of adult female drug users.MethodsWe developed a measure of social stability and examined its relationship to health care access. Data came from a cross-sectional sample of female drug users (N = 538) in Oakland, CA who were interviewed between September 2014 and August 2015. We categorized women as having low (1-5), medium (6-10), or high (11-16) social stability based on th ..read more
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Health Professionals Job Satisfaction and Associated Factors in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
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by Zelalem Tenaw, Melese Siyoum, Berhan Tsegaye, Tehsale Biku Werba, Zebenay Workneh Bitew
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. BackgroundHealth professionals’ job satisfaction is crucial for health professionals' life which determines health care service quality. This study aimed to estimate pooled prevalence of job satisfaction of health professionals and associated factors in Ethiopia.MethodsPreferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) was followed to prepare this study. Studies were searched from PubMed (EBSCOhost), Directory of open access journals (DOAJ), Global health, African Index Medicu ..read more
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Efficacy of Generalized Face Masking Mandates
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by Alberto Boretti
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. This commentary discusses if targeted uses of face masks may provide better results than generalized face masks mandates to limit the spread of Covid-19. The study is based on a literature review, as well as the analysis of cases and fatalities of different countries adopting different mask mandates. Before the Covid-19 emergency, the literature was consistently against generalized masking for cold and flu viruses. The latest literature for Covid-19 infection is opposite mostly supportive for general ..read more
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A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Emergency Room Utilization Following Mifepristone Chemical and Surgical Abortions, 1999–2015
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by James Studnicki, Donna J. Harrison, Tessa Longbons, Ingrid Skop, David C. Reardon, John W. Fisher, Maka Tsulukidze, Christopher Craver
2y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. IntroductionExisting research on postabortion emergency room visits is sparse and limited by methods which underestimate the incidence of adverse events following abortion. Postabortion emergency room (ER) use since Food and Drug Administration approval of chemical abortion in 2000 can identify trends in the relative morbidity burden of chemical versus surgical procedures.ObjectiveTo complete the first longitudinal cohort study of postabortion emergency room use following chemical and surgical aborti ..read more
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Trajectories of Follow-up Compliance in a Fracture Liaison Service and Their Predictors: A Longitudinal Group-Based Trajectory Analysis
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by Andréa Senay, Julio C Fernandes, Josée Delisle, Suzanne N Morin, Daniel Nagin, Sylvie Perreault
3y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. Introduction/ObjectivesIdentification of groups of patients following similar trajectories of time-varying patient characteristics are often of considerable clinical value. This study provides an example of how the identification of trajectory groups of patients can be useful.MethodsUsing clinical and administrative data of a prospective cohort study aiming to improve the secondary prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures with a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS), trajectory groups for visit complian ..read more
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Association Between Racial Disparities in Hospital Length of Stay and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
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by Arnab K. Ghosh, Orysya Soroka, Martin Shapiro, Mark A. Unruh
3y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. Background:On average Black patients have longer LOS than comparable White patients. Longer hospital length of stay (LOS) may be associated with higher readmission risk. However, evidence suggests that the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) reduced overall racial differences in 30-day adjusted readmission risk. Yet, it is unclear whether the HRRP narrowed these LOS racial differences.Objective:We examined the relationship between Medicare-insured Black-White differences in average, adjuste ..read more
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The Decline of Scientific Objectivity During the Pandemic
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by James E. Rohrer
3y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021 ..read more
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Trends in Medical and Surgical Admission Length of Stay by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status: A Time Series Analysis
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by Arnab K. Ghosh, Mark A. Unruh, Orysya Soroka, Martin Shapiro
3y ago
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology, Volume 8, Issue , January-December 2021. Background:Length of stay (LOS), a metric of hospital efficiency, differs by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) and longer LOS is associated with adverse health outcomes. Historically, projects to improve LOS efficiency have yielded LOS reductions by 0.3 to 0.7 days per admission.Objective:To assess differences in average adjusted length of stay (aALOS) over time by race/ethnicity, and SES stratified by discharge destination (home or non-home).Method:Data were obtained from 2009-2014 Healt ..read more
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