Helen Smith

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Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Including mixed methods research in systematic reviews: examples from qualitative syntheses in TB and malaria control
    Salla Atkins
    Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:62. 2012
  2. pmc Drugs and herbs given to prevent hepatotoxicity of tuberculosis therapy: systematic review of ingredients and evaluation studies
    Qin Liu
    School of Public Health, Chongqing Medical University, NO, 1 Yixueyuan Road, Chongqing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:365. 2008
  3. pmc Language and rigour in qualitative research: problems and principles in analyzing data collected in Mandarin
    Helen J Smith
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:44. 2008
  4. pmc Promoting childbirth companions in South Africa: a randomised pilot study
    Heather Brown
    Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, W Sussex, UK
    BMC Med 5:7. 2007
  5. pmc Evidence-informed obstetric practice during normal birth in China: trends and influences in four hospitals
    Xu Qian
    Effective Health Care Research Programme, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Fudan University School of Public Health, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Road, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:29. 2006
  6. pmc Promoting contraceptive use among unmarried female migrants in one factory in Shanghai: a pilot workplace intervention
    Xu Qian
    Effective Health Care Research Programme, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Fudan University School of Public Health, Shanghai, PR China
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:77. 2007
  7. pmc Access to electronic health knowledge in five countries in Africa: a descriptive study
    Helen Smith
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:72. 2007

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Publications7

  1. pmc Including mixed methods research in systematic reviews: examples from qualitative syntheses in TB and malaria control
    Salla Atkins
    Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:62. 2012
    ..This article examines the quality of the reporting of mixed methods and qualitative-only studies...
  2. pmc Drugs and herbs given to prevent hepatotoxicity of tuberculosis therapy: systematic review of ingredients and evaluation studies
    Qin Liu
    School of Public Health, Chongqing Medical University, NO, 1 Yixueyuan Road, Chongqing, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:365. 2008
    ..We conducted a systematic review to a) describe the ingredients of "liver protection drugs"; and b) compare the evidence base for the policy against international standards...
  3. pmc Language and rigour in qualitative research: problems and principles in analyzing data collected in Mandarin
    Helen J Smith
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:44. 2008
    ..We developed these methods specifically in research conducted in Mandarin in mainland China; but they need further testing in other countries with data collected in other languages. Examples from other researchers are needed...
  4. pmc Promoting childbirth companions in South Africa: a randomised pilot study
    Heather Brown
    Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, W Sussex, UK
    BMC Med 5:7. 2007
    ..We piloted a multi-faceted intervention to encourage uptake of childbirth companions in state hospitals, and hypothesised that lay carers would improve the behaviour of health professionals...
  5. pmc Evidence-informed obstetric practice during normal birth in China: trends and influences in four hospitals
    Xu Qian
    Effective Health Care Research Programme, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Fudan University School of Public Health, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Road, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:29. 2006
    ..We measured change in obstetric practice during vaginal delivery that could be attributed to the diffusion of evidence-based messages, and explored influences on practice change...
  6. pmc Promoting contraceptive use among unmarried female migrants in one factory in Shanghai: a pilot workplace intervention
    Xu Qian
    Effective Health Care Research Programme, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Fudan University School of Public Health, Shanghai, PR China
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:77. 2007
    ..We developed and piloted a workplace-based intervention to promote contraceptive use in unmarried female migrants working in privately owned factories...
  7. pmc Access to electronic health knowledge in five countries in Africa: a descriptive study
    Helen Smith
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:72. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these initiatives in Africa has not been assessed. This study describes awareness, reported use and factors influencing use of on-line medical literature via free access initiatives...