Lauren S Blum

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In-depth assessment of an outbreak of Nipah encephalitis with person-to-person transmission in Bangladesh: implications for prevention and control strategies
    Lauren S Blum
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:96-102. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Childhood drowning in Matlab, Bangladesh: an in-depth exploration of community perceptions and practices
    Lauren S Blum
    Public Health Science Division, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 68:1720-7. 2009
  3. pmc An examination of women experiencing obstetric complications requiring emergency care: perceptions and sociocultural consequences of caesarean sections in Bangladesh
    Rasheda Khan
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:159-71. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Attending home vs. clinic-based deliveries: perspectives of skilled birth attendants in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Lauren S Blum
    Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Reprod Health Matters 14:51-60. 2006
  5. pmc Examining the use of oral rehydration salts and other oral rehydration therapy for childhood diarrhea in Kenya
    Lauren S Blum
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1126-33. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trial
    Shams E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 374:393-403. 2009
  7. pmc Foodborne transmission of Nipah virus, Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1888-94. 2006
  8. pmc Violence against women with chronic maternal disabilities in rural Bangladesh
    Ruchira T Naved
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:181-92. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Equity in use of home-based or facility-based skilled obstetric care in rural Bangladesh: an observational study
    Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Lancet 367:327-32. 2006
  10. pmc Postpartum haemorrhage and eclampsia: differences in knowledge and care-seeking behaviour in two districts of Bangladesh
    Nahid Kalim
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:156-69. 2009

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint In-depth assessment of an outbreak of Nipah encephalitis with person-to-person transmission in Bangladesh: implications for prevention and control strategies
    Lauren S Blum
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:96-102. 2009
    ..Differing popular and medical views of illness caused conflict and rejection of biomedical recommendations. Future investigators should consider local perceptions of disease and treatment when developing outbreak strategies...
  2. doi request reprint Childhood drowning in Matlab, Bangladesh: an in-depth exploration of community perceptions and practices
    Lauren S Blum
    Public Health Science Division, International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 68:1720-7. 2009
    ..Future efforts are required to address these beliefs and assess the feasibility, cultural acceptability and effectiveness of strategies designed to prevent drowning...
  3. pmc An examination of women experiencing obstetric complications requiring emergency care: perceptions and sociocultural consequences of caesarean sections in Bangladesh
    Rasheda Khan
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:159-71. 2012
    ..While greater access to surgical interventions may be lifesaving, policy-makers need to institute mechanisms to discourage the over-medicalization of childbirth in a context where the use of caesarean section is rapidly rising...
  4. ncbi request reprint Attending home vs. clinic-based deliveries: perspectives of skilled birth attendants in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Lauren S Blum
    Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Reprod Health Matters 14:51-60. 2006
    ..The study illuminates practical, cultural and medical issues that need to be taken into consideration when choosing between home- and facility-based strategies and designing safe motherhood interventions...
  5. pmc Examining the use of oral rehydration salts and other oral rehydration therapy for childhood diarrhea in Kenya
    Lauren S Blum
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1126-33. 2011
    ..Health communication is needed to clarify the function of ORT in preventing dehydration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness strategy on childhood mortality and nutrition in a rural area in Bangladesh: a cluster randomised trial
    Shams E Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 374:393-403. 2009
    ..We assessed the effect of IMCI on health and nutrition of children younger than 5 years in Bangladesh...
  7. pmc Foodborne transmission of Nipah virus, Bangladesh
    Stephen P Luby
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1888-94. 2006
    ..This investigation suggests that Nipah virus was transmitted from P. giganteus to persons through drinking fresh date palm sap...
  8. pmc Violence against women with chronic maternal disabilities in rural Bangladesh
    Ruchira T Naved
    ICDDR, B, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:181-92. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Equity in use of home-based or facility-based skilled obstetric care in rural Bangladesh: an observational study
    Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Lancet 367:327-32. 2006
    ..We analysed whether socioeconomic status results in differences in the use of professional midwives at home and in a basic obstetric facility in a rural area of Bangladesh, where obstetric care was free of charge...
  10. pmc Postpartum haemorrhage and eclampsia: differences in knowledge and care-seeking behaviour in two districts of Bangladesh
    Nahid Kalim
    Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, G P O Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:156-69. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Bangladesh: early findings from a cluster-randomised study
    Shams El Arifeen
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 364:1595-602. 2004
    ..We report the preliminary findings from a continuing cluster randomised evaluation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) strategy in Bangladesh...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cultural and social context of dysentery: implications for the introduction of a new vaccine
    Lauren S Blum
    Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 22:159-69. 2004
    ..The results illuminate relevant information for the implementation of a new vaccine...
  13. ncbi request reprint Coping with a nutrient deficiency: cultural models of vitamin A deficiency in northern Niger
    Lauren S Blum
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Med Anthropol 23:195-227. 2004
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  14. pmc Household costs of healthcare during pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period: a case study from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:446-55. 2006
    ..The study highlights the regressive nature of the financing of CEOC services and the need for a financing strategy that covers both the costs of referral and BEOC care for those in need...
  15. ncbi request reprint Women's descriptions of postpartum health problems: preliminary findings from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Lynn M Sibley
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:351-60. 2007
    ..The overall approach may be used to develop or improve birth preparedness and complication readiness, a core global safe motherhood intervention...
  16. ncbi request reprint Why Bangladeshi nurses avoid 'nursing': social and structural factors on hospital wards in Bangladesh
    Mary B Hadley
    Ministry of Health DFID, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
    Soc Sci Med 64:1166-77. 2007
    ..Fundamental decisions on how to care for the sick in Bangladesh are required. If the present nursing curriculum is followed, adequate supplies, supervision and accountability are prerequisites for its implementation...