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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.


Are Prognostic Scores Better than Clinician Judgment? A Prospective Study using Three Models

Hiratsuka Y, Sang-Yeon Suh, David Hui, Morita T, Mori M, Oyamada S, Amano K, Imai K, Baba M, Kohara H, Hisanaga T, Maeda I, Hamano J, Inoue A.

ournal of Pain and Symptom Managemen 2022.06

COVID-19 Vaccination Willingness and Associated Factors in Japanese Primary Care Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Kajikawa N, Yokoya S, Maeno T.

Journal of Primary Care & Community Health.13;1-10.2022.05.


中山 元, 舛本 祥一, 春田 淳志, 前野 哲博.


Association of a home-based nursing service during chemotherapy with the transfer to home care immediately after the last chemotherapy treatment in patients with advanced cancer

Higashibata T, Iwata N, Kazama I, Irie Y, Yokosuka K, Okita J, Hamano J, Nagaoka H.

Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, hyac085.2022.06.

Exploration of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of home health care workers in Japan: a multicenter cross-sectional web-based survey

Hamano J, Tachikawa H, Takahashi S, Ekoyama S, Nagaoka H, Ozone S, Masumoto S, Hosoi T, Arai T.

BMC Primary Care (2022) 23:129,2022.5

How do medical students learn about SDH in the community? A qualitative study with a realist approach

Haruta J, Takayashiki A, Ozone S, Maeno T, Maeno T.

Medical Teacher.2022.5

Crisis-management, Anti-stigma, and Mental Health Literacy Program for University Students (CAMPUS): A preliminary evaluation of suicide prevention [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]

Takahashi A, Tachikawa H,Takayashiki A, Maeno T, Shiratori Y, Matsuizaki A, Arai T.

F1ooo Research 11:498 2022.05.


Title: Effects of Antibiotics on Respiratory Symptoms in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients With Pneumonia: A Multicenter Cohort Study

Odagiri T, Maeda I, Mori M, Morita T, Kaneishi K, Nozato J, Kosugi K, Higashibata T, Hamano J, Shimoinaba J, Nishi T, Kawashima N.

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2022.3.

Frailty and social participation in older citizens in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ozone S,Goto R,Kawada S,Yokoya S.

J Gen Fam Med 2022;00:1–6.2022.03.

DOI: 10.1002/jgf2.539

Diagnostic accuracy of the Single-item Measure of Burnout (Japanese version) for identifying medical resident burnout

Nagasaki K, Seo E, Maeno T, Kobayashi H.

Journal of General and Family Medicine 2022.3.

Measuring Factor XIII Inhibitors in Patients with Factor XIII Deficiency: A Case Report and Systematic Review of Current Practices in Japan

Amano S, Oka K, Sato Y, Sano C,  Ohta R.

J. Clin. Med.2022. 11(6), 1699,2022.3.

Acute Cholecystitis in an Elderly Patient With Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis: A Case Report

Ohta R, Ikeda H, Kubota S, Sano C.

Cureus CASE REPORT 2022.03.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.21877

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Bacteremia Complicated by Rhabdomyolysis

Kusunoki M, Ohta R, Nishikura N, Sano C.

Cureus CASE REPORT 2022.03.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.23192

Older People’s Help-Seeking Behaviors in Rural Contexts: A Systematic Review

Ohta R, , Ryu Y , Sano C.

Environmental Research and Public 2022, 19(6), 3233.

Acute Cholecystitis in an Elderly Patient With Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis: A Case Report

Ohta R , Ikeda H , Kubota S , Sano C.

Cureus Case report 2022.02.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.21877


A Case of Complicated Pneumonia Caused by Klebsiella ozaenae

Tachibana T , Mouri N , Sano C , Ohta R.

Cureus case report 2022.02.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.23001

Nurses’ Contributions in Rural Family Medicine Education: A Mixed-Method Approach

Ohta R, Maejma S,  Sano C.

Environmental Research and Public Health 2022, 19(5), 3090.

Severe Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Influenza Vaccination: A Case Report

Ohta R,  Sano C.

Cureus CASE PEPORT 2022.01.

DOI: 10.7759/cureus.21250

What Affected Primary Care Patients’ Decisions to Receive the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine in the 2020 to 2021 Season?

Kajikawa N, Goto R, Yokoya S.

Journal of Primary Care & Community Health 13: 1–6,2022.01.

DOI: 10.1177/21501319221076930

Surgical Interventions in Cases of Esophageal Hiatal Hernias among Older Japanese Adults: A Systematic Review

Horinishi Y, Shimizu K, Sano C,  Ohta R.

Medicina 58(2),279,2022.02.


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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