Affiliation: University of Liverpool
- Including mixed methods research in systematic reviews: examples from qualitative syntheses in TB and malaria controlSalla 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...
- Drugs and herbs given to prevent hepatotoxicity of tuberculosis therapy: systematic review of ingredients and evaluation studiesQin 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...
- Language and rigour in qualitative research: problems and principles in analyzing data collected in MandarinHelen 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...
- Promoting childbirth companions in South Africa: a randomised pilot studyHeather 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...
- Evidence-informed obstetric practice during normal birth in China: trends and influences in four hospitalsXu 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...
- Promoting contraceptive use among unmarried female migrants in one factory in Shanghai: a pilot workplace interventionXu 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...
- Access to electronic health knowledge in five countries in Africa: a descriptive studyHelen 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...