Andrew C Weber

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OBJECTIVE To quantify the trends in imaging use for the diagnosis of appendicitis. METHODS A retrospective study covering a 22-year period was conducted at an academic medical center. Patients were identified by International Classification of Diseases-9 diagnosis code for appendicitis. Medical record data extraction of these patients included imaging(More)
A historical analysis of the syndrome concept shows that this term has been used in many different ways, ranging from clinical experience to records of coinciding symptoms. However, there seems to be broad agreement on the use of the word 'syndrome' in daily practice. If empirical-mathematical methods are applied in syndrome detection, however, a precise(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare demographic characteristics, sexual practices, unprotected receptive and insertive anal intercourse, substance use and rates of HIV-1 seroconversion between two prospective cohorts of HIV-negative men who have sex with men. DESIGN Comparative analysis of two independent cohorts. METHODS Between May 1995 and April 1996, 235(More)
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