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Research & Reviews  97 results

Mortality trends and access to care for cardiovascular diseases in Agincourt, rural Sou...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8237742
BMJ Open; Newberry Le Vay J, Fraser A et. al.

Jun 27th, 2021 - Cardiovascular diseases are the second leading cause of mortality behind HIV/AIDS in South Africa. This study investigates cardiovascular disease mortality trends in rural South Africa over 20+ years and the associated barriers to accessing care, ...

How advanced is the epidemiological transition in Papua New Guinea? New evidence from v...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab088
International Journal of Epidemiology; Hart JD, Kwa V et. al.

May 20th, 2021 - Reliable cause of death (COD) data are not available for the majority of deaths in Papua New Guinea (PNG), despite their critical policy value. Automated verbal autopsy (VA) methods, involving an interview and automated analysis to diagnose causes...

Application of verbal autopsy in routine civil registration in Lusaka District of Zambia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8088624
BMC Health Services Research; Mapoma CC, Munkombwe B et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Ascertaining the causes for deaths occurring outside health facilities is a significant problem in many developing countries where civil registration systems are not well developed or non-functional. Standardized and rigorous verbal autopsy method...

Improving cause of death certification in the Philippines: implementation of an electro...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7986549
BMC Public Health; Joshi R, Hazard RH et. al.

Mar 24th, 2021 - The majority of deaths in the Philippines occur out-of-facility and require a medical certificate of cause of death by Municipal Health Officers (MHOs) for burial. MHOs lack a standardised certification process for out-of-facility deaths and when ...

Routine mortality surveillance to identify the cause of death pattern for out-of-hospit...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7952220
BMC Public Health; Shawon MTH, Ashrafi SAA et. al.

Mar 13th, 2021 - In Bangladesh, a poorly functioning national system of registering deaths and determining their causes leaves the country without important information on which to inform health programming, particularly for the 85% of deaths that occur in the com...

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News  7 results

Presumed Sudden Cardiac Death Among HIV-Infected Often Not Due to Coronary Artery Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/953250

Jun 17th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with HIV have a rate of sudden cardiac death that is more than double that in the non-infected population, according to a new study of cases in San Francisco County in California. But a closer look at those death...

Three steps identify causes of most stillbirths
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/76543/obstetrics/three-steps-identify-causes-most-stillbirths/page/0/1

Jul 24th, 2013 - Parents who decline an autopsy still are likely to consent to a "fetal virtuopsy" – a physical exam and MRI or CT imaging of the stillborn infant, a separate study of 96 mothers suggests. Although 62% consented to autopsy, 99% consented to a virtu.

MRI scans could make baby autopsies more acceptable
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autopsies/mri-scans-could-make-baby-autopsies-more-acceptable-idUSBRE94E1E320130515

May 15th, 2013 - LONDON (Reuters) - Bereaved parents who do not want to see their dead babies go through a conventional autopsy could in future be offered a less invasive option which uses magnetic resonance imaging and blood tests to establish the cause of death....

The atrial septal pouch—a new source of thrombus?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/790537

Jan 29th, 2010 - Orange,CA- A pouchlike structure, commonly found in the left atrium of the heart, has the potential to be a potent generator of thrombus and might be the cause of many ischemic events, particularly strokes in younger individuals, a new paper repor...

Attitudes Toward the Autopsy -- An 8-State Survey
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/543024_3

Sep 21st, 2006 - Methods Participants We surveyed all medical institutions within 8 states (Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin [N = 1017]) that were identified as hospitals by the American Hospital Association...

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