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Authors: Dixon-Woods M, Kocman D, Brewster L, Willars J, Laurie G, Tarrant C.
AbstractBACKGROUND:Biomedical research increasingly relies on long-term studies involving use and re-use of biological samples and data stored in large repositories or "biobanks" over lengthy periods, often raising questions about whether and when a re-consenting process should b...
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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: T. J. Stephens, C. J. Peden, R. M. Pearse, S. E. Shaw, T. E. F. Abbott, E. Jones, D. Kocman, G. Martin
AbstractBackground: Improving the quality and safety of perioperative care is a global priority. The Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial was a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial of a quality improvement (QI) programme to improve 90-day survival f...
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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: 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: 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...