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Otis Brawley—one of the first to question the value of screening

Otis Webb Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society and professor of oncology and epidemiology at Emory University, is a trailblazer. He has faced fierce criticism at times for his seemingly radical views, yet he has also won over many doctors, professional associations, and members of the public, who now embrace those views. It hasn’t always been easy going.  
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over 3 years ago
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Otis Brawley—one of the first to question the value of screening

Otis Webb Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society and professor of oncology and epidemiology at Emory University, is a trailblazer. He has faced fierce criticism at times for his seemingly radical views, yet he has also won over many doctors, professional associations, and members of the public, who now embrace those views. It hasn’t always been easy going.  
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over 3 years ago
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Epidemiology of Hospitalised AKI Not Requiring Dialysis

This study indicates that the incidence of AKI not requiring dialysis has increased in England by more than twelve fold since 1998. What's the possible explanation?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Sensitivity and Specificity

Easily understand the concepts of SENSITIVITY and SPECIFICITY! These two words can be confusing when you are first learning the basics of biostatistics.  
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over 3 years ago
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Human Infection With Influenza A(H7N9) Virus During 3 Major Epidemic Waves, China, 2013–2015: Abstract and Introduction

Abstract and Introduction: The epidemiology of influenza A(H7N9) human infections has been changing across 3 epidemic waves, with increasing severity of human infections and hospitalized cases.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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How to Choose the Appropriate Statistical Test

A step-by-step approach for choosing an appropriate statistical test for data analysis.  
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over 3 years ago
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Childhood poverty is linked to adult cancer risk, says report

More evidence of a link between children’s surroundings and their risk of developing cancer later in life is shown in a new report published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Childhood poverty is linked to adult cancer risk, says report

More evidence of a link between children’s surroundings and their risk of developing cancer later in life is shown in a new report published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Childhood poverty is linked to adult cancer risk, says report

More evidence of a link between children’s surroundings and their risk of developing cancer later in life is shown in a new report published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2016 Conference

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2016 Conference: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SHEA 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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MedEducation - Your Gate for Public Health , Epidemiology and Infection Control

MedEducation - Your Gate for Public Health , Epidemiology and Infection Control  
mededucation.org
over 3 years ago
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Epidemiology and Reporting Characteristics of Systematic Reviews of Biomedical Research: A Cross-Sectional Study

In a cross-sectional manuscript analysis, David Moher and colleagues score the prevalence, quality of conduct and completeness of reporting among systematic reviews published across medical disciplines in 2014.  
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over 3 years ago
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SGEM#157: Nebulized Hypertonic Saline for Acute Bronchiolitis

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chantal Guimont. Chantal is a Family Doctor who works in a in a mixed pediatric and adults tertiary care center in Quebec City. She has a PhD in epidemiology and is on faculty at Laval University.  
thesgem.com
over 3 years ago
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Hypertension

A medical education video on the topic of hypertension. Visit our companion website at www.finalgraft.com. This video includes epidemiology, aetiology, patho...  
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over 2 years ago