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Authors: Martin, G., Kocman, D., Stephens, T., Peden, C., Pearse, R.
Care pathways are a prominent feature of efforts to improve healthcare quality, outcomes and accountability, but sociological studies of pathways often find professional resistance to standardisation. This qualitative study examined the adoption and adaptation of a novel pathway...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
The article is dedicated to changes that have occurred in Czech obstetrics over the past decade. Although the text is dedicated especially to topical, social and medical changes in Czech obstetrics, the fact that permanent medical as well as social changes in childbirth...
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Authors: Vobecka, Jana, Butz, William, Reyes, Gerald
Commissioned by UNFPA’s Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia this report aims to supplement the information gathered from governments and civil society with academic research. The report, prepared by the International Institute for Applied ...
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Authors: Klepal, J., T. Stöckelová
Drawing on fieldwork in the postsocialist Czech Republic, we explore the transformative processes of biomedicalization, both within and in relation to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). We argue that it would be simplistic to understand evidence of these processes in C...
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Authors: Clark, Shelley, D. Hamplová
Single motherhood in sub-Saharan Africa has received surprisingly little attention, although it is widespread and has critical implications for children’s wellbeing. Using survival analysis techniques, we estimate the probability of becoming a single mother over women...
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Authors: Kocman, D., Stöckelová, T., Pearse, R. and Martin, G.
Over two decades, the checklist has risen to prominence in healthcare improvement. This paper contributes to the debate between its proponents and critics, making the case for an STS-informed understanding of the checklist that demonstrates the limitations of both the ‘checklist-...
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Authors: Vlachová, Klára (ed.)
In the years 2002 to 2012, Czech society experienced a series of events and changes. Similar events and changes, however, also took place in other European countries. State and development of attitudes, values and behaviour of populations of European countries in connection with...
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Authors: Conroy, S., Martin, G., Kocman, D., Parker, S., Bardsley, M., Kennedy, S., Neuburger, J., Phelps, K., Regen, E., Roberts, H., Sherlaw, Ch., Smith, P.
Frail older people admitted for acute inpatient hospital care are at high risk of adverse events, long stays, readmission and long term care. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) improves outcomes for this group, particularly on specialised wards. However, there is uncertaint...
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Authors: Conroy S P, Bardsley M, Smith P, Neuburger J, Keeble E, Arora S, Kraindler J, Ariti C, Sherlaw-Johnson C, Street A, Roberts H, Kennedy S, Martin G, Phelps K, Regen E, Kocman D, McCue P, Fisher E & Parker S.
AbstractBackgroundThe aim was to provide high quality evidence on delivering hospital-wide Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA).Objective(s)Define CGA, its processes, outcomes and costs in the published literatureIdentify the processes, outcomes and costs of CGA in existing h...
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Authors: Kocman D, Regen E, Phelps K, Martin G, Parker S, Gilbert T, Conroy S.
AbstractIntroductionThe aim of this study was to design an approach to improving care for frail older patients in hospital services where Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) was not part of the clinical tradition.MethodsThe intervention was based on the principles of CGA, us...