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maandag 9 april 2018

The Lancet: [Department of Error] Department of Error

[Department of Error] Department of Error
Bertram MY, Sweeny K, Lauer JA, et al. Investing in non-communicable diseases: an estimation of the return on investment for prevention and treatment services. Lancet 2018; published online April 4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30665-2—A copyright line has been added to this Taskforce paper (published online April 4). This correction has been made to the online version as of April 5, 2018, and will be made to the printed version.
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[Department of Error] Department of Error
The Lancet. Dementia in the UK: preparing the NHS for new treatments. Lancet 2018; 391: 1237— In the second sentence of this Editorial, the cost of dementia to the National Health Service in the UK should have been £26 billion. This correction has been made to the online version as of April 5, 2018.
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[Seminar] Malaria
Following unsuccessful eradication attempts there was a resurgence of malaria towards the end of the 20th century. Renewed control efforts using a range of improved tools, such as long-lasting insecticide-treated bednets and artemisinin-based combination therapies, have more than halved the global burden of disease, but it remains high with 445 000 deaths and more than 200 million cases in 2016. Pitfalls in individual patient management are delayed diagnosis and overzealous fluid resuscitation in severe malaria.
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[Comment] The emerging Chinese COPD epidemic
Few people today question the global burden of chronic respiratory diseases, of which chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the most prominent cause of disability-adjusted life-years.1 Tobacco smoking, poverty, and exposure to biomass fuel are the most important risk factors for COPD globally, and which are unevenly spread.2
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[Comment] Public Health Science Conference: a call for abstracts
We are delighted to invite abstract submissions for Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, to be held in Belfast, UK, on Nov 23, 2018. This is our seventh annual conference to showcase the creativity of the public health research community in the UK and Ireland. The conference provides a forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers to discuss important public health issues, and learn about the latest public health science and its role in advancing and supporting public health practice, policy, and health services.
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