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Our books and research papers

Here are some of the research papers and books written by our members, our DVDs, and our reviews / commentaries posted on commercial magazines. For more information on research topics and grants, please see “List of Achievements” in Primary Care and Medical Education.


餅による食餌性小腸閉塞 9 例の検討

木村 紀志, 五十野 博基.

日本プライマリ・ケア連合学会誌 2021, 44(4)141-146,2021.12.

Left Lower Abdominal Pain as an Initial Symptom of Multiple Myeloma

Yamane F, Ohta R, Sano C.

Cureus,case Report,2021.11.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.20652

Iliopectineal Bursa: A Rare Cause of Inguinal Mass

Masumoto S, Yamamoto Y.

Intern Med Advance Publication Article ID: 7411-21.2021.11.

What Types of Networks Do Professionals Build, and How Are They Affected by the Results of Network Evaluation?

Haruta J, Tsugawa S.

Front. Public Health, 23 November 2021

Exploring the Competencies of Japanese Expert Nurse Practitioners: A Thematic Analysis

Igarashi M, Ohta R, Kurita Y, Nakata A, Yamazaki T, Gomi H.

Healthcare 2021, 9(12), 1674,2021.11.

A Case of Cast Nephropathy Found as the Cause of Severe Renal Failure

Adachi G, Mouri N, Ohta R, Sano C.

Cureus 13(10): e19135.2021.10.


Effect of Residents-as-Teachers in Rural Community-Based Medical Education on the Learning of Medical Students and Residents: A Thematic Analysis

Nishikura N, Ohta R, Sano C.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(23), 12410,2021.11.

Consideration of Intestinal Failure in Cases of De-Adaptation of Short Bowel Syndrome: A Case Report and Descriptive Review

Kato T, Nakano Y, Yamane F, Ohta R, Sano C.

Journals  Healthcare 9(12),1660.2021.11.

Challenges in the Management of Home-Based CareExperienced by a Caregiver with AutismSpectrum Disorder

Ohsawa S, Yoshimoto H, Ohsawa R, Takahashi S, Yokoya S.

Palliative Medicine Reports 2(1),324-327.2021.09.

The Relationship between the Presence of White Nails and Mortality among Rural, Older, Admitted Patients: A Prospective Cohort Study

Ohta R, Ryu Y, Sano C.

Healthcare 2021, 9(12), 1611.2021.11

The prevalence of artificially administered nutrition and hydration in different age groups among patients with advanced cancer admitted to palliative care units

mano K, Satomi E , Oyamada S , Ishiki H , Sakashita A , Miura T , Maeda I , Hatano Y , Yamauchi T , Oya K , Nakagawa J , Hiratsuka Y , Hirohashi T, Morita T , Mori M , on behalf of the East-Asian collaborative cross-cultural Study to Elucidate the Dying process (EASED) investigators

clinical nutrition open science VOLUME 40, P69-78, DECEMBER 01, 2021.11

What role conceptions do multi-healthcare professionals have of physicians and what role expectation do they have of physicians in a community?

Haruta J , Goto R, Ozone S ,Maeno T.

Haruta et al. BMC Fam Pract (2021) 22:217

Solving Social Problems in Aging Rural Japanese Communities: The Development and Sustainability of the Osekkai Conference as a Social Prescribing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Naito Y,  Ohta R,  Sano C.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(22), 11849.2021.11

Evaluation of changes in prescription among Japanese elderly patients before and after transition to home care

Masumoto S, Sato M, Yamakawa T, Hamada S, Inaba T, Kataoka Y, Ozone S,  Yokoya S, Hamano J.

Journal of General and Family Medicine,08 November 2021

Prediction Models for Impending Death Using Physical Signs and Vital Signs in Noncancer Patients: A Prospective Longitudinal Observational Study

Hosoi T, Ozone S, Hamano J, Maruo K, Maeno T.

Palliative Medicine Reports 2(1), Published Online,2021.10

Recognition of Anemia in Elderly People in a Rural Community Hospital

Amano S1, Ohta R, Sano C.

nt. J. Environ. Res. Public Healt  2021, 18(21), 11179,2021.10

Association between Immunoglobulin G Levels and Adverse Effects Following Vaccination with the BNT162b2 Vaccine among Japanese Healthcare Workers

Otani J, Ohta R, Sano C.

Vaccines 2021, 9(10), 1149,2021.10.

Changes in the Comprehensiveness of Rural Medical Care for Older Japanese Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ohta R, Ueno A, Sano C.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(20), 10772, 2021.10.

Effectiveness of Screening and Brief Alcohol Intervention at the Workplace: A Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial at Five Japan-Based Companies

Kuwabara Y, Kinjo A, Fujii M, Minobe R, Maesato H, Higuchi S,  Yoshimoto H, Jike M, Otsuka Y, Itani O, Kaneita Y, Kanda H, Osaki Y.

Yonago Acta Medica 2021.

The Perception of Rural Medical Students Regarding the Future of General Medicine: A Thematic Analysis

Nishikawa K, Ohta R, Sano C.

Healthcare 2021, 9(10), 1256.2021.9

The materials introduced here are only some of the main ones. Please see "List of Achievements" in Primary Care and Medical Education.
For papers, etc., please see "Research Performance" in Primary Care and Medical Education.

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