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Healthcare in Low-resource Settings is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which aims to publish high quality, outcome-based research conducted in or applicable to low-resource settings. Potential topics of interest are also: comparison of different medical procedures in terms of their effects on the healthcare resources; education of health professionals in rural areas; strategies to formulate effective health policies in those areas, and guidelines targeted specifically to them; advances in healthcare resource management. Healthcare in Low-resource Settings publishes editorials, research articles, reviews (narrative, systematic and meta-analysis), case reports, debate articles, short reports, letters to the Editor, and study protocols. The Journal also publishes thematic issues focusing on a single topic within the scope of the journal. Contextually relevant announcements, book reviews and abstracts from scientific meetings may also be hosted. Every article published in the Journal will be peer-reviewed by experts in the field and decided on by members of the editorial board.

Vol 6 No 1 (2018)

Published: 2018-05-17

Increased waist circumference as an independent predictor of hypercholesterolemia in community-dwelling older people

Claudineia Matos de Araujo, Marcos Henrique Fernandes, José Ailton Oliveira Carneiro, Raildo da Silva Coqueiro, Rafael Pereira
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