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KDD, SEMMA and CRISP-DM: a parallel overview
In the last years there has been a huge growth and consolidation of the Data Mining field. Some efforts are being done that seek the establishment of standards in the area. Included on these effortsExpand
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Differences in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension between developing and developed countries
Objective To systematically review quantitative differences in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension between developed and developing countries over the past 6 years.Expand
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N-Terminal–Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide Predicts Outcome After Hospital Discharge in Heart Failure Patients
Background—Heart failure (HF) is responsible for a huge burden in hospital care. Our goal was to evaluate the value of N-terminal–pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in predicting death orExpand
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Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Prevalence of Nine Established Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Southern European Population
The evaluation of the gender-specific prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors across socioeconomic position (SEP) categories may unravel mechanisms involved in the development of coronary heartExpand
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Intake and adipose tissue composition of fatty acids and risk of myocardial infarction in a male Portuguese community sample.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relation between intake and adipose tissue composition of fatty acids and acute myocardial infarction in Portuguese men. DESIGN Case-control study. Diet was assessed usingExpand
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Determinants of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in a Portuguese population.
INTRODUCTION Hypertension is quantitatively the largest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and it is highly prevalent in Portugal. It is important to understand which factors explain awareness,Expand
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Preliminary data on the potential usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in predicting outcome after hospital discharge in patients with heart failure.
PURPOSE Among patients admitted for treatment of heart failure, we aimed to evaluate the value of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in predicting subsequent death or hospital readmission. SUBJECTSExpand
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Health-related quality of life and stages of heart failure.
BACKGROUND To estimate the impact on quality of life of evolving stages of heart failure in a community sample of Portuguese adults. METHODS Cross-sectional evaluation of 424 adults aged >/=45Expand
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Profile-based dynamic voltage scheduling using program checkpoints
Dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) is a known effective mechanism for reducing CPU energy consumption without significant performance degradation. While a lot of work has been done on inter-taskExpand
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Coexisting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure: implications for treatment, course and mortality
Purpose of review Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure are prevalent comorbidities affecting a huge proportion of the world population, responsible for significant morbidityExpand
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