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  • A Portnoy
  • The Journal of the Royal College of General…
  • 1984
The response of the oral contraceptive (OC) clients of a general practice in Leicester, England to the publication of 2 1983 articles reporting on the adverse effects of OCs was assessed for the 6-week period following publication. During this period, 223 women representing 24% of the practice's OC patients, inquired about the risks associated with OCs. (More)
Two shortened versions of the Cornell Medical Index (CMI) were tested for concurrent validity using two reference groups. Sensitivity, specificity and relative liability were computed and found to be of relatively low value. The usefulness of the questionnaires for screening the emotionally disturbed was found to be affected by respondents' sociodemographic(More)
We describe a series of demonstrations and experiments that are used in our differential equations course. These experiments are designed to be low-tech, low-cost alternatives to illustrate and motivate the modeling/prediction aspect of the course. A series of lecture notes are also being prepared to relieve students from the task of taking notes, and(More)
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