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Cost-effectiveness analysis in melanoma detection: A transition model applied to dermoscopy.

Effectiveness was expressed in quality-adjusted life years (QALY s), a composite measure depending on melanoma-related morbidity and mortality. Costs included costs of treatment and follow-up as well as costs of ...

Harmonising summary measures of population health using global survey instruments.

Issue 10, p.1039-44 (2016) Abstract: measures of population health-health expectancies in particular-have become a standard for quantifying and monitoring population health. To date, cross-national ...

Impact of Question Wording on the Measurement of Activity Limitation: Evidence From a Randomized Test in France.

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: The Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), a single question measuring disability, had been introduced in various European surveys since 2004. The complexity of its wording has been ...

Pesticide Residues on Three Cut Flower Species and Potential Exposure of Florists in Belgium.

substance with the highest maximum concentration (41.9 mg/kg) measured in the rose samples. It appears from the survey that, despite being exposed to high deposits of residues, florists usually do not protect ...

A case of acute intoxication due to combined use of fentanyl and 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700).

examination and submitted to the laboratory for a comprehensive systematic toxicological analysis. A toxic fentanyl level of 10.9μg/L was measured in the subclavian blood. Police investigation revealed that the ...

Inter-laboratory study of human in vitro toxicogenomics-based tests as alternative methods for evaluating chemical carcinogenicity: a bioinformatics perspective.

were initially challenged with thirty compounds, genome-wide gene expression was measured with microarrays, and hazard classifiers were built from this training set. Subsequently, each system was ...

Clinical action measures improve the reliability of feedback on quality of care in diabetes centres: a retrospective cohort study.

Care Reproducibility of Results Retrospective Studies Abstract: BACKGROUND: Assessment of quality of care using classical threshold measures (TM) is open to debate. Measures that take into account the ...

Regional differences in the validity of self-reported use of health care in Belgium: selection versus reporting bias.

differences were explored through measures of agreement and logistic regression analyses. RESULTS: Validity of self-reported health care use varies by type of health service and is more affected by reporting ...

AURORA: bariatric surgery registration in women of reproductive age- a multicenter prospective cohort study.

and during the first, second and third trimester of pregnancy (T6- T8), at delivery (T9) and 6 weeks and 6 months after delivery (T10- T11). Online questionnaires are send on the different measuring ...

Adverse obstetric outcomes after local treatment for cervical preinvasive and early invasive disease according to cone depth: systematic review and meta-analysis.

model and inverse variance. Heterogeneity between studies was assessed with I(2) statistics. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:  Obstetric outcomes comprised preterm birth (including spontaneous and threatened), ...

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