Journal of Public Health

http://link.springer.com/journal/10389

List of Papers (Total 97)

Catch them young: grooming a new generation of physicians in India

Aim Physicians are often accused of (un)intended medical malpractice, which is linked with their economic stimulus in one way or another. To disentangle the motivation behind this claim, this article digs into India’s existing medical training and the motivation of young graduates to practice medicine. Subjects and methods A narrative review was conducted by retrieving the existing ...

Procedures in child deaths in The Netherlands: a comparison with child death review

Aim Child Death Review (CDR) is a method in which every child death is systematically and multidisciplinary examined to (1) improve death statistics, (2) identify factors that give direction for prevention, (3) translate the results into possible interventions, and (4) support families. The aim of this study was to determine to what extent procedures of organizations involved in ...

Health literacy of patients admitted for elective surgery

Aim Patients with limited health literacy have poorer surgical outcomes. However, current studies assessing the prevalence of limited health literacy in patients expecting surgery are small scale. We aimed to provide insight into the health literacy level of patients undergoing planned surgery. Subject and Methods Patients aged ≥18 years visiting the preoperative screening ...