Thorax 2021 04 11;76(4):322-323. Epub 2021 Feb 11.
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, Research Group for Rehabilitation in Internal Disorders, Leuven, Belgium.
Clin Biochem 2021 Sep 14. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore. Electronic address:
Introduction: Internal quality control (IQC) is traditionally interpreted against predefined control limits using multi-rules or 'Westgard rules'. These include the commonly used 1:3s and 2:2s rules. Either individually or in combination, these rules have limited sensitivity for detection of systematic errors. Read More
J Healthc Eng 2021 27;2021:6393560. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
College of Sports Science, Dali University, Dali 671003, Yunnan, China.
With the rapid development, different information relating to sports may now be recorded forms of useful big data through wearable and sensing technology. Big data technology has become a pressing challenge to tackle in the present basketball training, which improves the effect of baseball analysis. In this study, we propose the Spark framework based on in-memory computing for big data processing. Read More
BMC Med Educ 2021 Sep 16;21(1):495. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Office of Academic Affairs, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, University of the Pacific, CA, San Francisco, USA.
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic forced dental schools to close their campuses and move didactic instruction online. The abrupt transition to online learning, however, has raised several issues that have not been resolved. While several studies have investigated dental students' attitude towards online learning during the pandemic, mixed results have been reported. Read More
J Immigr Minor Health 2021 Sep 16. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Department of Sociology, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A2T7, Canada.
A large body of research has documented an immigrant mortality advantage. However, we still do not know enough about how interactions between the characteristics of origin and destinations countries shape variabilities in immigrants' experiences and health. In this paper, we examine the effects of ethno-cultural similarities and differences between the country of origin and the country of destination on immigrants' longevity. Read More
Global Health 2021 Sep 14;17(1):105. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Institute for Health & Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, 490 Illinois St, CA, 94158, San Francisco, USA.
Background: Health workforce planning is critical for health systems to safeguard the ability to afford, train, recruit, and retain the appropriate number and mix of health workers. This balance is especially important when macroeconomic structures are also reforming. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is moving toward greater diversification, privatization, and resiliency; health sectorreform is a key pillar of this transition. Read More