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Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI): Opportunities for Observational Researchers
The vision of creating accessible, reliable clinical evidence by accessing the clincial experience of hundreds of millions of patients across the globe is a reality. Expand
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Treatment of acrophobia in virtual reality: the role of immersion and presence.
In this study the effects of virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) were investigated in patients with acrophobia. Feelings of presence in VRET were systematically varied by using either aExpand
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Research on Presence in Virtual Reality: A Survey
This paper deals primarily with presence in VR, even though this concept is also applied to nonimmersive and noninteractive media. Expand
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Overview of BioCreative II gene normalization
Background:The goal of the gene normalization task is to link genes or gene products mentioned in the literature to biological databases. This is a key step in an accurate search of the biologicalExpand
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Virtual reality treatment versus exposure in vivo: a comparative evaluation in acrophobia.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of low-budget virtual reality (VR) exposure versus exposure in vivo in a between-group design in 33 patients suffering from acrophobia.Expand
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Anni 2.0: a multipurpose text-mining tool for the life sciences
Anni 2.0 is an online tool (http://biosemantics.org/anni/) to aid the biomedical researcher with a broad range of information needs. Anni provides an ontology-based interface to MEDLINE and retrievesExpand
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Defining a Reference Set to Support Methodological Research in Drug Safety
BackgroundMethodological research to evaluate the performance of methods requires a benchmark to serve as a referent comparison. In drug safety, the performance of analyses of spontaneous adverseExpand
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Human-computer interaction and presence in virtual reality exposure therapy
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Characterizing treatment pathways at scale using the OHDSI network
Observational research promises to complement experimental research by providing large, diverse populations that would be infeasible for an experiment. Observational research can test its ownExpand
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Methods for drug safety signal detection in longitudinal observational databases: LGPS and LEOPARD
  • M. Schuemie
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
  • 1 March 2011
There is a growing interest in using longitudinal observational databases for drug safety signal detection, but most of the existing statistical methods are tailored towards spontaneous reporting.Expand
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