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  1. Since minor surgical and musculoskeletal problems are commonly seen in primary care, primary care physicians are expected to possess the skills required to perform minor surgical procedures (MSP) and musculosk...

    Authors: Sasson Menahem, Andrey Nazarenko and Pesach Shvartzman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:12

    Content type: Original research article

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  2. Aseptic technique and handwashing have been shown to be important factors in perioperative bacterial transmission, however compliance often remains low despite guidelines and educational programs. Infectious c...

    Authors: Alex Ioscovich, Elyad M Davidson, Sharon Orbach-Zinger, Zvia Rudich, Simon Ivry, Laura J Rosen, Alexander Avidan and Yehuda Ginosar

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:9

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  3. External cephalic version (ECV) is infrequently performed and 98% of breech presenting fetuses are delivered surgically. Neuraxial analgesia can increase the success rate of ECV significantly, potentially redu...

    Authors: Carolyn F Weiniger, Paul S Spencer, Yuval Weiss, Gary Ginsberg and Yossef Ezra

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:5

    Content type: Original research article

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  4. The Editors of Israel Journal of Health Policy Research would like to thank all reviewers, both external and Editorial Board Members, who have contributed to the journal in 2013, and whose valuable support contin...

    Authors: Bruce Rosen and Avi Israeli

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:4

    Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

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  5. Referring patients from nursing homes to general hospitals exposes them to nosocomial diseases, and may result in the development of a broad spectrum of physical, mental and social damages. Therefore, minimizi...

    Authors: Shir Wagman, Shmuel Rishpon, Genady Kagan, Jonathan Dubnov and Sonia Habib

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014 3:2

    Content type: Original research article

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  6. This paper examines whether individuals facing the threat of poverty are curtailing their consumption of various goods and services in a given order and, if among the expenditures that are cut back, there are ...

    Authors: Joseph Deutsch, Adi Lazar and Jacques Silber

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:49

    Content type: Original research article

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  7. Previous studies suggest that cancer-related interventions are valued by policy makers more favorably than interventions for other medical conditions, but the views of practicing physicians have not yet been a...

    Authors: Dan Greenberg, Ariel Hammerman, Shlomo Vinker, Adi Shani, Yuval Yermiahu and Peter J Neumann

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:44

    Content type: Original research article

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  8. Orthopaedic surgery is a long established surgical specialty. Practitioners complete training which focuses on those musculo-skeletal conditions for which surgery is the preferred treatment option. Diagnosis a...

    Authors: Gillian Schiller

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:43

    Content type: Commentary

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  9. Musculoskeletal complaints are probably the most frequent reasons for visiting a doctor. They comprise more than a quarter of the complaints to primary practitioners and are also the most common reason for ref...

    Authors: Aharon S Finestone, Simon Vulfsons, Charles Milgrom, Amnon Lahad, Shlomo Moshe, Gabriel Agar and Dan Greenberg

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:42

    Content type: Integrative article

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  10. Despite highly systematic methods for identifying priority problems and assessing intervention effects, the recent study by Tourgeman-Bashkin and colleagues would not be considered rigorous by conventional sta...

    Authors: Sara J Singer

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:41

    Content type: Commentary

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  11. Action research is a participatory research method based on active cooperation between researchers and subjects. In clinical practice, action research enables active involvement of workers in developing and im...

    Authors: Osnat Tourgeman-Bashkin, David Shinar, Yoel Donchin, Ehud Zmora, Nitsa Velleman and Eugeine Libson

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:40

    Content type: Original research article

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  12. The rapid and global growth of urgent care centers has had a revolutionary, though poorly understood, impact on the health care delivery system. The consumer-driven care model inherent in urgent care and other...

    Authors: Lee A Resnick

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:39

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Intermittent treatment of acute lower acuity situations has come to be defined as urgent rather than emergent care. The location of urgent care delivery has been shifting from exclusively hospital or office se...

    Authors: Deena R Zimmerman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:38

    Content type: Integrative article

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  14. Female physicians have become an increasing proportion of the medical workforce in Israel. This study investigates this trend and discusses its likely impact on the quantity and quality of medical care available.

    Authors: Ziona Haklai, Yael Applbaum, Orna Tal, Myriam Aburbeh and Nehama F Goldberger

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:37

    Content type: Original research article

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  15. Patient-centered care has become an increasing priority in the United States and plays a prominent role in recent healthcare reforms. One way the country has managed to advance patient-centered care is through...

    Authors: Eyal Zimlichman, Ronen Rozenblum and Michael L Millenson

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:35

    Content type: Integrative article

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  16. Drawing upon the literature on physicians’ strikes from other OECD countries, the experience with physician strikes in Israel is put into comparative perspective. There are both structural and ideological fact...

    Authors: Gregory P Marchildon

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:34

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. In 2011, a series of physician strikes in Israel followed eight months of unsuccessful negotiations with the government (Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance). Strikes by physicians may be a warning ...

    Authors: Leonora G Weil, Gabi Bin Nun and Martin McKee

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:33

    Content type: Integrative article

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  18. Compassion fatigue among health care professionals has gained interest over the past decade. Compassion fatigue, as well as burnout, has been associated with depersonalization and suboptimal patient care. Prof...

    Authors: Nurit El-bar, Amalia Levy, Hedy S Wald and Aya Biderman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:31

    Content type: Original research article

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  19. In the last decade (2001–2010) the Ministry of Health implemented two major inter-related reforms: a ’structural reform’ to reduce the number of psychiatric beds and the ’Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disable...

    Authors: Daphna Levinson and Yaacov Lerner

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:29

    Content type: Original research article

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  20. Medical events, such as stroke, limb fractures, joint replacements and spinal injuries, can lead to acute functional disability at all ages and to chronic disability, especially among the elderly. Rehabilitati...

    Authors: Inbar Zucker, Irit Laxer, Iris Rasooli, Shulamit Han, Aaron Cohen and Tamar Shohat

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:27

    Content type: Original research article

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  21. Climatic changes have increased the world-wide frequency of extreme weather events such as heat waves, cold spells, floods, storms and droughts. These extreme events potentially affect the health status of mil...

    Authors: Manfred S Green, Noemie Groag Pri-or, Guedi Capeluto, Yoram Epstein and Shlomit Paz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:23

    Content type: Integrative article

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  22. Across the world, climate change is now responsible for substantial mortality and morbidity, through direct effects on health and also by threatening the determinants of health. This commentary argues that ada...

    Authors: Jenny Griffiths

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:22

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. The transfer of patient information between the domains of community and hospital influences the quality, continuity and cost of health care. To supply the need for information flow between community and hospi...

    Authors: Meir Frankel, David Chinitz, Claudia A Salzberg and Katriel Reichman

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:21

    Content type: Integrative article

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  24. Health policy-making, a complex, multi-factorial process, requires balancing conflicting values. A salient issue is public support for policies; however, one reason for limited impact of public opinion may be ...

    Authors: Laura J Rosen, David A Rier, Greg Connolly, Anat Oren, Carla Landau and Robert Schwartz

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:20

    Content type: Original research article

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  25. Choosing a medical specialty requires medical students to match their interests and social-cultural situations with their perceptions of the various specialties.

    Authors: Charles Weissman, Howard Tandeter, Rachel Yaffa Zisk-Rony, Yoram G Weiss, Uriel Elchalal, Alex Avidan and Josh E Schroeder

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:19

    Content type: Original research article

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  26. In Europe, successful health policies have contributed to a continued decline in mortality. However, not all parts of Europe have benefited equally and the sustainability of achievements cannot be taken for gr...

    Authors: Matthias Wismar, David McQueen, Vivian Lin, Catherine M Jones and Maggie Davies

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:17

    Content type: Commentary

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  27. In December 2011, Israel launched the National Program to Promote Active, Healthy Lifestyle, an inter-ministerial, intersectoral effort to address obesity and its contribution to the country’s burden of chroni...

    Authors: Yannai Kranzler, Nadav Davidovich, Yonina Fleischman, Itamar Grotto, Daniel S Moran and Ruth Weinstein

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:16

    Content type: Integrative article

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  28. Findings published in this issue suggest that a substantial subset of the Israeli public generally trusts government, yet is determined to make their own judgments about the need for precautionary action in ce...

    Authors: Lori Uscher-Pines and Arthur L Kellermann

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:12

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. The Editors of Israel Journal of Health Policy Research would like to thank all reviewers, both external and Editorial Board Members, who have contributed to the journal since its inception, and whose valuable su...

    Authors: Bruce Rosen and Avi Israeli

    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:9

    Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

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