Michael A Toschke

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In a population-based study, regional differences in incidence, serotype distribution and resistance rates in invasive pneumococcal disease in 1-2-year-old children were related to different day care attendance rates. Day-care attendance appears to be a relevant risk factor in some German states and should be considered for inclusion in the recommendations(More)
OBJECTIVE The standard method of analysing structural valve degeneration (SVD) of biological prostheses is the Kaplan-Meier method. In order to assess SVD with regard to competing risks (e.g. death particularly in elderly patients) cumulative incidence (actual analysis) was compared to Kaplan-Meier (actuarial analysis). METHODS We retrospectively analysed(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to inform the design of a pragmatic trial of stroke prevention in primary care by evaluating data recorded in electronic patient records (EPRs) as potential outcome measures. The study also evaluated achievement of recommended standards of care; variation between family practices; and changes in risk factor values from before to(More)
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