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  • Influence
Bias and prevalence effects on kappa viewed in terms of sensitivity and specificity.
  • F. Hoehler
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical epidemiology
  • 1 May 2000
Paradoxical effects of bias and prevalence on the kappa coefficient are examined using the concepts of sensitivity and specificity. Results that appear paradoxical when viewed as a 2 x 2 table ofExpand
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Spinal manipulation for low back pain.
A randomized clinical trial of rotational manipulation was conducted on 95 patients with low back pain selected for (1) the absence of any contraindications for vertebral manipulation, (2) theExpand
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Naloxone attenuates self-abusive behavior in developmentally disabled clients.
The opiate antagonist naloxone was effective in reducing self-abusive behavior in two mentally retarded clients with an extensive history of such behavior. Three doses of naloxone (0.1, 0.2, 0.4 mg)Expand
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Interexaminer reliability of the palpation of trigger points in the trunk and lower limb muscles.
OBJECTIVES To determine the interexaminer reliability of palpation of three characteristics of trigger points (taut band, local twitch response, and referred pain) in patients with subacute low backExpand
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The Effect of Stress on Colon Motor and Electrical Activity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
&NA; The present investigation was designed to study the role of stress on the physiologic mechanisms of the colon in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Patients with IBS were compared with normalExpand
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Reduction of serum lactate by sodium dichloroacetate, and human pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships.
Sodium dichloroacetate (DCA) or placebo, two infusions 30 min in duration and 8 h apart, was administered to healthy subjects under double-blind conditions. The objectives were to characterizeExpand
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Hippocampal substrate of classical conditioning
Results of a series of studies from our laboratory are reviewed which demonstrate that in simple associative conditioning paradigms there is a very early and marked increase in hippocampal neuronExpand
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Effect of the interstimulus (CS-UCS) interval on hippocampal unit activity during classical conditioning of the nictitating membrane response of the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
Neuronal activity (multiple unit) was recorded from the dorsal hippocampus during classical conditioning of the nictitating membrane response in the rabbit. Groups of subjects were trained withExpand
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Cimetidine in the treatment of acute alcoholic pancreatitis. A randomized, double-blind study.
A double-blind study was made of the comparative effectiveness of cimetidine in the treatment of acute alcoholic pancreatitis. The study group was composed of 27 patients with acute episodes ofExpand
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Double responding in classical nictitating membrane conditioning with single-CS dual-ISI training
Rabbits were classically conditioned under a single-CS dual-ISI paradigm. Contrary to a previous experiment by Frey (1970), a separate CR was conditioned at each interstimulus interval (ISI),Expand
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