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  1. Research article

    Randomized trial of telephone versus in-person delivery of a brief psychosocial intervention in post-stroke depression

    A psychosocial behavioral intervention delivered in-person by advanced practice nurses has been shown effective in substantially reducing post-stroke depression (PSD). This follow-up trial compared the effecti...

    Catherine J. Kirkness, Kevin C. Cain, Kyra J. Becker, David L. Tirschwell, Ann M. Buzaitis, Pamela L. Weisman, Sylvia McKenzie, Linda Teri, Ruth Kohen, Richard C. Veith and Pamela H. Mitchell

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:500

    Published on: 10 October 2017

  2. Research note

    Improving family planning services delivery and uptake: experiences from the “Reversing the Stall in Fertility Decline in Western Kenya Project”

    In this paper, we reflect on our experiences of implementing a multipronged intervention to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes. The project used family planning as its entry point and was implemen...

    Joshua Amo-Adjei, Michael Mutua, Sherine Athero, Chimaraoke Izugbara and Alex Ezeh

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:498

    Published on: 10 October 2017

  3. Research article

    Only half of the mothers practiced early initiation of breastfeeding in Northwest Ethiopia, 2015

    Early initiation of breastfeeding has been well-recognized in reducing neonatal mortality; however, it remains sub-optimal in Ethiopia. This study therefore assessed the prevalence of early initiation of breas...

    Amare Tariku, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Molla Mesele Wassie, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku and Melaku Kindie Yenit

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:501

    Published on: 10 October 2017

  4. Research article

    Sero-prevalence and intrinsic factors associated with Brucella infection in food animals slaughtered at abattoirs in Abuja, Nigeria

    Brucellosis, a neglected tropical food-borne zoonotic disease, has a negative impact on both animal and human health as well as tremendous socio-economic impact in developing countries where rural income relie...

    Mabel Kamweli Aworh, Emmanuel Chukuwdi Okolocha, Emmanuel Jolaoluwa Awosanya and Folorunso Oludayo Fasina

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:499

    Published on: 10 October 2017

  5. Case Report

    Immune thrombocytopenia with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome as a rare presentation of scrub typhus: a case report

    Scrub typhus is an acute infectious illness caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi. It is endemic to a part of the world known as the “tsutsugamushi triangle”. Humans are accidental hosts in this zoonotic disease. Abou...

    Abraham M. Ittyachen, Saramma P. Abraham, Smitha Krishnamoorthy, Anuroopa Vijayan and Jayamohan Kokkat

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:496

    Published on: 6 October 2017

  6. Case Report

    Acute suppurative appendicitis associated with Enterobius vermicularis: an incidental finding or a causative agent? A case report

    Histological acute appendicitis patterns associated with Enterobius vermicularis is an extremely rare finding. The exact role of this parasite in acute appendicitis is controversial as usually resected specimens ...

    Boubacar Efared, Gabrielle Atsame-Ebang, Boubacar Marou Soumana, Layla Tahiri, Nawal Hammas, Hinde El Fatemi and Laila Chbani

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:494

    Published on: 6 October 2017

  7. Research note

    Low toxicity and favorable clinical and quality of life impact after non-myeloablative autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant in Crohn’s disease

    The incidence of adverse events in myeloablative transplant protocols is high in refractory Crohn’s disease; this study used low doses of cyclophosphamide. Fourteen patients were submitted to non-myeloablative...

    Milton Artur Ruiz, Roberto Luiz Kaiser Jr., Luiz Gustavo de Quadros, Lilian Piron-Ruiz, Tatiana Peña-Arciniegas, Mikaell Alexandre Gouvea Faria, Rubens Camargo Siqueira, Flavio Fontes Pirozzi, Fernanda Soubhia Liedtke Kaiser and Richard K. Burt

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:495

    Published on: 6 October 2017

  8. Correction

    Correction to: Dubin–Johnson syndrome and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in a Sri Lankan family: a case report

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors requested the following corrections:

    1.
    Author 2—given name should ...
     

    Grace Angeline Malarnangai Kularatnam, Hewa Dilanthi Warawitage, Dinesha Maduri Vidanapathirana, Subashini Jayasena, Eresha Jasinge, Ginige Nalika Nirmalene de Silva, Kirinda Liyana Arachchige Manoj Sanjeeva Liyanarachchi, Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Manjit Singh Devgun, Veronique Barbu and Olivier Lascols

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:492

    Published on: 5 October 2017

    The original article was published in BMC Research Notes 2017 10:487

  9. Research article

    Development of the pediatric daily ulcerative colitis signs and symptoms scale (DUCS): qualitative research findings

    The purpose of this study is to develop patient-reported (PRO) and observer-reported (ObsRO) outcome measures of ulcerative colitis (UC) signs/symptoms in children aged 5–17 with mild/moderate UC. The daily ul...

    Emuella Flood, Debra G. Silberg, Beverly Romero, Kathleen Beusterien, M. Haim Erder and Carmen Cuffari

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:491

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  10. Case Report

    Sentinel lymph node biopsy in periocular merkel cell carcinoma: a case report

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for Merkel cell carcinoma recommend performance of the sentinel lymph node biopsy in all patients with clinically negative nodal disease for staging and tre...

    Dan C. Filitis, Gyorgy Paragh, Faramarz H. Samie and Nathalie C. Zeitouni

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:490

    Published on: 20 September 2017

  11. Research article

    Magnitude of the Cytomegalovirus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania

    Despite, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection being associated with a potential risk to the fetus, there is limited data from Tanzania and many other developing countries regarding the epidemiology and the impact o...

    Elieza Chibwe, Mariam M. Mirambo, Albert Kihunrwa and Stephen E. Mshana

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:489

    Published on: 20 September 2017

  12. Erratum

    Erratum to: Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage on admission among patients attending regional hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Following publication of the original article [1], author Elia Mmbaga pointed out that her name had been misspelt as Elia Mbaga.

    Agricola Joachim, Sabrina J. Moyo, Lillian Nkinda, Mtebe Majigo, Elia Mmbaga, Naboth Mbembati, Said Aboud and Eligius F. Lyamuya

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:488

    Published on: 19 September 2017

    The original article was published in BMC Research Notes 2017 10:417

  13. Research article

    “I think it is right”: a qualitative exploration of the acceptability and desired future use of oral swab and finger-prick HIV self-tests by lay users in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The uptake of HIV testing has increased in sub-Saharan Africa over the past three decades. However, the proportion of people aware of their HIV status remains lower than required to change the pandemic. HIV se...

    Lucia Knight, Tawanda Makusha, Jeanette Lim, Roger Peck, Miriam Taegtmeyer and Heidi van Rooyen

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:486

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  14. Research note

    Intestinal parasitic infections and risk factors: a cross-sectional survey of some school children in a suburb in Accra, Ghana

    This study aimed to determine the prevalence and establish some risk factors associated with the acquisition of gastrointestinal parasitic infections in school children in Accra, Ghana.

    Akua Obeng Forson, Isaac Arthur, Michael Olu-Taiwo, Kathrine Korkor Glover, Prince Jonathan Pappoe-Ashong and Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:485

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  15. Case Report

    Dubin–Johnson syndrome and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in a Sri Lankan family: a case report

    Dubin–Johnson syndrome and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy are rare chronic liver disorders. Dubin–Johnson syndrome may manifest as conjugated hyperbilirubinemia, darkly pigmented liver, presence of abno...

    Grace Angeline Malarnangai Kularatnam, Dilanthi Warawitage, Dinesha Maduri Vidanapathirana, Subashini Jayasena, Eresha Jasinge, Nalika de Silva, Kirinda Liyana Arachchige Manoj Sanjeeva Liyanarachchi, Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Manjit Singh Devgun, Veronique Barbu and Olivier Lascols

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:487

    Published on: 18 September 2017

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Research Notes 2017 10:492

  16. Research article

    Impact of perioperative nutritional status on the outcome of abdominal surgery in a sub-Saharan Africa setting

    Malnutrition is a clinical condition of multifactorial etiologies and it is associated with several adverse outcomes. In high-income countries, malnutrition has been described as a determinant of delayed wound...

    Christian Gael Mambou Tebou, Mazou N. Temgoua, Agnès Esiene, Blondel Oumarou Nana, Jean Jacques Noubiap and Eugène Sobngwi

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:484

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  17. Research article

    Patients with acute poisoning presenting to an urban emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

    Poisoning is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa, affecting patients of all age groups. Poisoned patients often present to the emergency department (ED) and prompt evaluation and appropriate ma...

    Ghaniya S. Mbarouk, Hendry R. Sawe, Juma A. Mfinanga, John Stein, Shankar Levin, Victor Mwafongo, Michael S. Runyon, Teri A. Reynolds and Kent R. Olson

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:482

    Published on: 16 September 2017

  18. Research note

    Timing rather than user traits mediates mood sampling on smartphones

    Recent years have seen an increasing number of studies using smartphones to sample participants’ mood states. Moods are usually collected by asking participants for their current mood or for a recollection of ...

    Beryl Noë, Liam D. Turner, David E. J. Linden, Stuart M. Allen, Gregory R. Maio and Roger M. Whitaker

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:481

    Published on: 16 September 2017

  19. Research article

    Changes in DNA methylation in naïve T helper cells regulate the pathophysiological state in minimal-change nephrotic syndrome

    DNA methylation plays a crucial role in regulating transcription, and changes in DNA methylation affect gene expression and disease development. Minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS) has been reported to in...

    Yasuko Kobayashi, Akira Aizawa, Takumi Takizawa, Katsuhide Igarashi, Izuho Hatada and Hirokazu Arakawa

    BMC Research Notes 2017 10:480

    Published on: 15 September 2017

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