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Assessing the effect of estimation error on risk-adjusted CUSUM chart performance.
TLDR
The results suggest that it is the uncertainty in the overall adverse event rate that is the main component of estimation error that can have a substantial effect on risk-adjusted CUSUM chart performance in terms of variation of true ARLs.
Statin therapy is associated with fewer deaths in patients with bacteraemia
TLDR
A retrospective study demonstrates a significant survival benefit associated with continuing statin therapy in bacteraemic patients, and the potential for statins as an adjuvant therapy in sepsis warrants further investigation.
A systematic review of physicians' survival predictions in terminally ill cancer patients
Abstract Objective To systematically review the accuracy of physicians' clinical predictions of survival in terminally ill cancer patients. Data sources Cochrane Library, Medline (1996-2000), Embase,
Randomised controlled trial of the Lidcombe programme of early stuttering intervention
TLDR
Evidence is provided from a randomised controlled trial to support early intervention for stuttering in children of preschool age and the Lidcombe programme is an efficacious treatment for stuttered.
Prediction of hospital outcome in septic shock: a prospective comparison of tissue Doppler and cardiac biomarkers
TLDR
E/e' is an independent predictor of hospital survival in septic shock and offers better discrimination between survivors and non-survivors than cardiac biomarkers.
Oseltamivir for influenza in adults and children: systematic review of clinical study reports and summary of regulatory comments
TLDR
The effect on unverified pneumonia in children and for prophylaxis was not significant and there was no significant reduction in risk of unverified bronchitis, otitis media, sinusitis, or any complication classified as serious or that led to study withdrawal.
Randomized controlled non-inferiority trial of a telehealth treatment for chronic stuttering: the Camperdown Program.
TLDR
Evidence is provided to support the use of the Camperdown Program delivered by telehealth as an alternate to the face-to-face treatment delivery of this programme for adults who stutter.
Outcome of Group Treatment for Sexually Abused Adolescent Females Living in a Group Home Setting
The present study examined pre- to posttreatment changes on several outcome variables following a group treatment for sexually abused adolescent females living in a group home setting. The treatment,
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