Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2012

Department of Healthcare Epidemiology

  • Association between living alone and perceived burden of dietary restriction in hemodialysis

Department of Health Informatics

  • Development of healthcare quality indicators of low risk labor provided mainly by midwives in Japan: based on reviewing guidelines and the RAND/UCLA appropriateness method
  • Healthcare information-seeking behavior of refugees who moved to Kyoto pref. after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Qualitative research
  • Issues regarding the utilization and protection of personal information in the event of natural disaster: a collaborative case study with a support group and officials of four towns in Futaba-district of Fukushima prefecture after the Great East Japan Earthquake
  • Population-based study of spectral analysis of heart rate variability
  • Development of prehospital prediction system for been hospitalized or not of patients carried by ambulance: Quantitative text analysis of documents in a hospital
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Japan: Epidemiological research using receipt database

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • Factor associated with high-dose prescription of antipsychotics in outpatients
  • Outcome, process quality and spending in acute myocardial infarction

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Prescription patterns and trend of anti-rheumatic drugs in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  • Factors causing thrombocytopenia and anemia as adverse reactions of linesolid in Japan: A retrospective cohort study

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • A mixed method research on premenstrual syndrome among female university students
  • Psychological Consequences of the Great East Japan Earthquake among health care providers: 3/11 complex disaster from Fukushima
  • A mixed methods comparative study of healthcare workers and mothers on experiences of treatment-seeking behavior in children under five years old in urban East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
  • Qualitative research on elementary school teachers for better support to truant students in Japan
  • A cross-sectional study on infection control practice, knowledge and attitude among Yemeni dental care providers in 5 regions,Yemen
  • HIV risk perceptions and correlates of risky sexual behavior among Facebook users in Swaziland: Mixed methods research design

Department of Medical Communication

  • Hospital structure and proposal for discharge planning from elderly patients – Dyadic approach –

Department of Biostatistics

  • Learning objectives and user satisfaction for biostatistics in e-learning for clinical trials
  • Survival analysis to estimate anti-cancer treatment effect excluding the impact of post-study therapies and an application to clinical trial data

Ecology with Emphasis on the Environment

  • Research on and development od the method for detection of cholera toxin-producing Vibrio cholerae in seafood with and ultimate goal of establishing the global safety standard

Genetic counselor course

  • A semi-structured interview-based study on the views and feelings of patients with hereditary, intractable, and rare diseases about heredity
  • Inductive analysis of hospice ‘philosophies’ from websites: Children’s hospices in the UK
  • Information and support for parents of children with chromosomal abnormalities – Content analysis of a parents’ association questionnaire –

Master of Clinical Research

  • Efficacy estimation of antidepressants under blinder conditions: Meta-analysis of two-armed vs. three-armed randomized controlled trials
  • “Cost-effectiveness of screening for Helicobacter pylori in voluntary health check to prevent gastric cancer in Japan
  • Development of clinical prediction rule for post-ERCP pancreatitis (Protocol)
  • Practice patterns and clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients with insulin therapy: Tenri Cohort Study
  • Evidence-practice gap in adjuvant chemotherapy in resected non-small-cell lung cancer: An observational study using the U.S. cancer registry database