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A “Fundamental Theorem” of Biomedical Informatics

Charles P. Friedman.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 1079 words.

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This paper proposes, in words and pictures, a “fundamental theorem” to help clarify what informatics is and what it is not. In words, the theorem...

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A “One-Two Punch” Leading to Hepatitis C Seroconversion

Ellen H. Nagami, Arthur Y. Kim, Christopher E. Birch, Melinda J. Bowen and Barbara H. McGovern.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 1692 words.

We report a case of acute hepatitis C virus infection that occurred after a traumatic altercation among prison inmates. This report has significant implications for infection control...

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A “PRECISION MEDICINE” STRATEGY FOR RECURRENT GLIOBLASTOMA

Michael Prados.

in Neuro-Oncology

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Neurology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: Despite years of intense clinical research and clinical trials, there are essentially no effective therapies proven to increase survival at the time of tumor progression in...

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A “Query” Pancreatitis in a Young Shepherdess: An Uncommon Manifestation of Acute Q Fever

Andreas Stein, Bruno Berthet and Didier Raoult.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

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A “Recipe” for Culture Change? Findings From the THRIVE Survey of Culture Change Adopters

Amy Elliot, Lauren W. Cohen, David Reed, Kimberly Nolet and Sheryl Zimmerman.

in The Gerontologist

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3388 words.

Purpose of the Study: Descriptions of culture change adoption are often complex and varied, creating a challenge for those seeking guidance about...

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A “Roziah” by Any Other Name: A Simple Bayesian Method for Determining Ethnicity From Names

Kridaraan Komahan and Daniel D. Reidpath.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3156 words.

Correct identification of ethnicity is central to many epidemiologic analyses. Unfortunately, ethnicity data are often missing. Successful classification typically relies on large databases...

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A ‘Bloody’ hot stew

M.E. Kelly, V. Martlew and J. Thachil.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

January 2013; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 658 words.

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A ‘health broker’ role as a catalyst of change to promote health: an experiment in deprived Dutch neighbourhoods

Janneke Harting, Anton E. Kunst, Albert Kwan and Karien Stronks.

in Health Promotion International

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7762 words.

Urban social entrepreneurs have been suggested to play an essential part in the success of local health promotion initiatives. Up to now, roles like these have only been identified in...

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A ‘healthy’ lifestyle in old age and its relation to health and disease

Bertil Steen.

in Age and Ageing

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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