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Comparison of C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in the prediction of first cardiovascular events*
The following abstracts of articles from leading journals and from the ABOG recertification examination have been selected on the basis of their importance to the practice of obstetrics andExpand
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A COMPARISON OF FOUR METHODS OF WEANING PATIENTS FROM MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Background. Weaning patients from mechanical ventilation is an important problem in intensive care units. Weaning is usually conducted in an empirical manner, and a standardized approach has not beenExpand
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INNOVATION COMPLEMENTARITY AND SCALE OF PRODUCTION ?
We present an econometrically feasible model that uses the information contained in the innovation profile of each firm to test for the existence of complementarity among production and innovationExpand
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THE EFFECT OF RACE AND SEX ON PHYSICIANS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
A BSTRACT Background Epidemiologic studies have reported differences in the use of cardiovascular procedures according to the race and sex of the patient. Whether the differences stem fromExpand
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EVALUATION OF COMMERCIAL PHEROMONE LURES AND TRAPS FOR MONITORING MALE FALL ARMYWORM ( LEPIDOPTERA : NOCTUIDAE ) IN THE COASTAL REGION OF CHIAPAS , MEXICO
Commercially available sex pheromone lures and traps were evaluated for monitoring male fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda , in maize fields in the coastal region of Chiapas, Mexico duringExpand
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Estimating Labor Market Power∗
How much power do employers have to suppress wages below marginal productivity? It depends on the firm-level labor supply elasticity. Leveraging data on job applications from the large job boardExpand
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USE OF CHEMOTHERAPY PLUS A MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY AGAINST HER 2 FOR METASTATIC BREAST CANCER THAT OVEREXPRESSES HER 2
A BSTRACT Background The HER2 gene, which encodes the growth factor receptor HER2, is amplified and HER2 is overexpressed in 25 to 30 percent of breast cancers, increasing the aggressiveness of theExpand
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Carotid intima–media thickness and plaque in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia mutations and control subjects
In individuals with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), ultrasonographic measurement of carotid intima–media thickness (IMT) and plaque may provide a non‐invasive assessment of cardiovascular risk.
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Self-rated health : Importance of use in elderly adults
Introduction: The concept of self-rated health (SRH) was conceived during the first half of the twentieth century. Since then, numerous studies have documented the validity of its measurement and itExpand
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