Loneliness and subjective physical health among war veterans: Long term reciprocal effects

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2XpuWzF on June 25, 2019 at 02:30PM Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Noga Tsur, Jacob Y. Stein, Yafit Levin, Alana Siegel, Zahava Solomon Abstract Rationale Poor subjective physical health and loneliness are among the most detrimental ramifications of trauma. Indeed, substantial […]

Earlier detection of public health risks – health policy lessons for better compliance with the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005). Insights from low-, mid- and high-income countries

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2ZJBciZ on June 25, 2019 at 02:22PM Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Bruria Adini, Shepherd Roee Singer, Ronit Ringel, Petra Dickmann Abstract The International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) require all Member States to build and maintain the capacities to prevent, detect and respond to public […]

Using Time Trade-Off Methods to Elicit Short-Term Utilities Associated with Treatments for Bulbar Urethral Stricture

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at http://bit.ly/2xg30za on June 25, 2019 at 01:12PM Abstract Background Recurrent urethral stricture is usually treated with either open urethroplasty or endoscopic urethrotomy. Both of the procedures cause short-term utility loss, which may not be captured by standard utility questionnaires due to the challenges of completing a standard instrument at the […]

Cenegermin for Treating Neurotrophic Keratitis: An Evidence Review Group Perspective of a NICE Single Technology Appraisal

from PharmacoEconomics – Open at http://bit.ly/2RvvbDC on June 25, 2019 at 01:12PM Abstract As part of the Single Technology Appraisal (STA) process, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) invited the manufacturer of cenegermin (OXERVATE®, Dompé) to submit evidence for the clinical and cost effectiveness of cenegermin for neurotrophic keratitis (NK). The Liverpool […]

Motivation structures of blood donation: a means-end chain approach

from International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics at http://bit.ly/2KB7Yzf on June 24, 2019 at 07:30PM Abstract Understanding blood donation behaviours is pivotal to recruiting and retaining blood donors. Despite rich literature, this is the first study investigating the content and structure of motivations that underlie blood donation using a means-end chain approach. Based […]

Motivation structures of blood donation: a means-end chain approach

from International Journal of Health Economics and Management at http://bit.ly/2KB7Yzf on June 24, 2019 at 06:42PM Abstract Understanding blood donation behaviours is pivotal to recruiting and retaining blood donors. Despite rich literature, this is the first study investigating the content and structure of motivations that underlie blood donation using a means-end chain approach. Based on […]

The implications of high bed occupancy rates on readmission rates in England: A longitudinal study

from Health Policy at http://bit.ly/2WVRhVQ on June 23, 2019 at 12:52PM Publication date: Available online 22 June 2019 Source: Health Policy Author(s): Rocco Friebel, Rebecca Fisher, Sarah R. Deeny, Tim Gardner, Aoife Molloy, Adam Steventon Abstract Hospital bed occupancy rates in the English National Health Service have risen to levels considered clinically unsafe. This study […]