Mitzi L. Dean

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BACKGROUND Existing risk adjustment models for intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes rely on manual abstraction of patient-level predictors from medical charts. Developing an automated method for abstracting these data from free text might reduce cost and data collection times. OBJECTIVE To develop a support vector machine (SVM) classifier capable of(More)
We examined how traditional (income, education) and nontraditional (public assistance, material deprivation, subjective social standing) socioeconomic status (SES) indicators were associated with self-rated health, physical functioning, and depression in ethnically diverse pregnant women. Using multiple regression, we estimated the association of(More)
The authors received 228 response to a questionnaire on psychic phenomena mailed to professors and residents in psychiatry, other medical faculty, and deans of medical schools. Fifty-eight percent of the respondents believed that an understanding of psychic phenomena is important to future graduates of psychiatry, and 44% believed that psychic factors are(More)
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