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A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Evaluation of a New Zealand program to improve transition of care for older high risk adults.

Publication Date: 
Dec 08, 2015

Transition interventions aim to improve care and reduce hospital readmissions but evaluations of these interventions have reported inconsistent results. We report on the evaluation of an intervention implemented in Auckland, New Zealand.

A comparison of in-person home care, home care with telephone contact and home care with telemonitoring for disease management.

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Oct 09, 2009

We compared the effects of evidence-based disease management guidelines delivered to patients with heart failure and diabetes using three different modalities: in-person visits alone (Control), in-person visits and a telephone intervention (Telephone), and in-person visits and telemonitoring (Tel

Schizophrenia prediction with the adaboost algorithm.

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Sep 06, 2011

This paper presents an adaBoost approach for schizophrenia relapse prediction. The data for the adaBoost are extracted from patients answers to Early Warning Signs questionnaires sent regularly via mobile phone messages.