BMC Research Notes

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List of Papers (Total 5,913)

Treatment optimization of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and associated factors in Ayder Comprehensive Specialized Hospital: a cross-sectional study

BackgroundAngiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors have morbidity and mortality benefits in heart failure. Failure to optimize treatment using these medications increases hospitalizations, worsens signs and symptoms of heart failure, and reduces the overall treatment outcome. Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to assess the practice of treatment optimization of these...

Problems recruiting and retaining postnatal women to a pilot randomised controlled trial of a web-delivered weight loss intervention

ObjectiveThis paper highlights recruitment and retention problems identified during a pilot randomised controlled trial and process evaluation. The pilot trial aimed to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a web-delivered weight loss intervention for postnatal women and associated trial protocol.ResultsGeneral practice database searches revealed low rates of eligible...

Utilization of institutional delivery service and associated factors among mothers in North West Ethiopian

ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to assess institutional delivery and its associated factors in Benishangul-Gumez region, North-West of Ethiopia. The data were obtained at community level in a single survey within 1 month and there is no continuation of this study or previously published part elsewhere.ResultsAmong the 428 eligible respondents recruited for this study, 427 of...

Electronic cigarettes use and perception amongst medical students: a cross sectional survey from Sindh, Pakistan

ObjectiveThe manufacturers of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are actively marketing their product through electronic and social media. Undergraduate medical students are expected to have better knowledge and awareness as they directly interact with patients in their training, The purpose of this study is therefore, to determine knowledge, use and perception regarding e...