Classifying patients according to longitudinal measures, or trajectory classification, has become frequent in clinical research.
A two-phase approach for the identification of refugees with priority need for mental health care in Lebanon: a validation study.
BACKGROUND: Time and resource efficient mental disorder screening mechanisms are not available to identify the growing number of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons in priority need for mental health care.
Ideal Cardiovascular Health and Carotid Atherosclerosis in a Mixed Cohort of HIV-Infected and Uninfected Ugandans.
Preventable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are responsible for the majority of CVD-related deaths, and are increasingly recognized as a cause of morbidity and mortality for HIV-infected persons taking antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Effect of ready-to-use foods for preventing child undernutrition in Niger: analysis of a prospective intervention study over 15 months of follow-up.
Strategies for preventing undernutrition comprise a range of interventions, including education, provision of complementary food and cash transfer.
Improving Estimates of Numbers of Children With Severe Acute Malnutrition Using Cohort and Survey Data.
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is reported to affect 19 million children worldwide. However, this estimate is based on prevalence data from cross-sectional surveys and can be expected to miss some children affected by an acute condition such as SAM.
Development of a Prediction Model for Ebola Virus Disease: A Retrospective Study in Nzérékoré Ebola Treatment Center, Guinea.
The 2014 Ebola epidemic has shown the importance of accurate and rapid triage tools for patients with suspected Ebola virus disease (EVD). Our objective was to create a predictive score for EVD.
Community-Based Surveillance to Monitor Mortality in a Malaria-Endemic and Ebola-Epidemic Setting in Rural Guinea.
Multiple community-based approaches can aid in quantifying mortality in the absence of reliable health facility data.
Who Needs to Be Targeted for HIV Testing and Treatment in KwaZulu-Natal? Results From a Population-Based Survey.
INTRODUCTION: Identifying gaps in HIV testing and treatment is essential to design specific strategies targeting those not accessing HIV services.