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Statistics bibliography 10 - medical

Attia, J. & Nair, K. (2003). On abandoning ties and avoiding nose rings. Medical humour has implications for evidence based medicine...BMJ 327, 345 (9 August). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7410.345-a http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1126753/pdf/3270345A.pdf [free html]

 

BBC News Online. Patients like "smartly dressed doctors. (Originally accessed 27 July 2003, but still on line 9 November 2012). http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2667851.stm [free html]

 

Barber, J.A. & Thompson SG. (2000). Open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease: Would have been better to use t test than Mann-Whitney U test (Letter). BMJ 320, 1730 (24 June). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7251.1730 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1127494/pdf/1730.pdf [free html]

 

Bland, J.M. & Altman, D.G. (1986). Statistical methods for assessing agreement between two methods of clinical measurement. Lancet 1986 i, 307-310. http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~mb55/meas/ba.pdf [free pdf]

 

Canani, R.B. et al. (2007). Probiotics for treatment of acute diarrhoea in children: randomised clinical trial of five different preparations. BMJ 335, 340- (online 9 August). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39272.581736.55 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1949444/pdf/bmj-335-7615-res-00340-el.pdf [free pdf]

 

Carbajal, R. et al. (2003). Analgesic effect of breast feeding in term neonates: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 326, 13- (4 January). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7379.13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC139493/pdf/13.pdf [free pdf]

 

Carter, K. et al. (2006). Repeated cocaine effects on learning, memory and extinction in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis. The Journal of Experimental Biology 209 (21), 4273-4282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.02520 http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/reprint/209/21/4273.pdf [free pdf]

 

Dobson, R. (2003). Doctors should abandon ties and avoid nose rings. BMJ 326, 1231 (5 June). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7401.1231-a http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1126118/pdf/3261231A.pdf [free pdf]

 

Faeh, D. et al. (2006). Clustering of smoking, alcohol drinking and cannabis use in adolescents in a rapidly developing country. BMC Public Health 6:169 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-169 6-169 http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-6-169.pdf [free pdf]

 

Fridkin, S.K. et al. (2002). Temporal changes in prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in 23 U.S. hospitals. Emerging Infectious Diseases 8 (7), 697-701. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol8no7/pdf/01-0427.pdf [free pdf]

 

Fiorina, J.C. et al. (2000). Occurrence of lectins and hydrophobicity of bacteria obtained from biofilm of hospital catheters and water pipes. Journal of Applied Microbiology 89 (3), 494-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2672.2000.01143.x http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2672.2000.01143.x/pdf [free pdf]

 

Fleming, F.M. et al. (2006). Synergistic associations between hookworm and other helminth species in a rural community in Brazil. Tropical Medicine and International Health 11 (1), 56-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2005.01541.x http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2005.01541.x/pdf [free pdf]

 

Farkas, H. et al (2001). Eradication of Helicobacter pylori and improvement of hereditary angioneurotic oedema. Lancet 358, 1695-1696 (17 November). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(01)06720-4 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673601067204.pdf [free pdf]

 

George, A. (2007). Critical appraisal (Letter). BMJ, 335 (13 August). http://www.bmj.com/content/335/7610/80?tab=responses [free html]

 

Girou, E. et al. (2002). Efficacy of handrubbing with alcohol based solution versus standard handwashing with antiseptic soap: randomised clinical trial. BMJ 325, 362-365 (17 August). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7360.362 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC117885/pdf/362.pdf [free pdf]

 

Grande et al. (1999). Does 'hospital at home' for palliative care facilitate death at home? Randomised controlled trial. BMJ 319, 1472-1475 (4 December). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC28293/pdf/1472.pdf [free pdf]

 

Hart, A. (2001). Mann-Whitney test is not just a test of medians: differences in spread can be important. BMJ 323, 391-393 (18 August). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7309.391 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1120984/pdf/391.pdf [free pdf]

 

Halpern, D.F. & Coren, S. (1988). Do right-handers live longer? Nature 333, 2143 (19 May 1988). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/333213b0

 

Hamilton-Miller, J.M.T. (1999). Probiotics used in trials should be independently checked microbiologically. (Letter) BMJ 319, 189 (17 July). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1116285/pdf/189a.pdf [free html]

 

James, W.H. (2002). Sex ratio of offspring born to men exposed to polyxhlorinated biphenyls. Lancet 360, 187 (Letter) (2 December). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)11753-3 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673602117533.pdf [free pdf]

 

Lawrenson, G. & Ogden, J. (2003). Security duties in Northern Ireland and the mental health of soldiers: prospective study. BMJ 327, 1382 (13 December). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7428.1382 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC292989/pdf/bmj32701382.pdf [free pdf]

 

Lehmann, K.G. et al. (1996). Contributions of frequency distribution analysis to the understanding of coronary restenosis. A reappraisal of the Gaussian curve. Circulation 93 (6), 1123-1132. http://www.circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/93/6/1123 [free html]

 

Mbanya, J.C.N. et al. (1998). The prevalence of hypertension in urban and rural Cameroon. International Journal of Epidemiology 27 (2), 181-185. http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/27/2/181.pdf [free pdf]

 

Mocarelli, P. et al. (2000). Paternal concentrations of dioxin and sex ratio of offspring. Lancet 355, 1858-1863 (27 May). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)02290-X http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS014067360002290X/abstract

 

Ness, A.R. et al. (1999). Plasma vitamin C levels in men and women from different ethnic backgrounds living in England. International Journal of Epidemiology 28 (3), 450-455. http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/28/3/450.pdf [free pdf]

 

Pawitan, J.A. (2007). Microbial cause might interfere with the result (Letter). BMJ, 335 (10 August). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1962853/pdf/bmj-335-7617-ltr-0414a.pdf [free pdf]

 

Porac, C. et al. (1980). Lifespan age trends in laterality. Journals of Gerontology 35 (5), 715-721. http://geronj.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/5/715.short [abstract only]

 

Petrovic, M. & Silverwood, A. (2002). Handrubbing or handwashing? - not yet possible to decide. (Rapid response) BMJ 325 (21 September). http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/325/7360/362#25697 [no longer accessible]

 

Quere, I. et al. (2002). Red blood cell methylfolate and plasma homocysteine as risk factors for venous thromboembolism: a matched case-control study. Lancet 359, 747-752 (2 March). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)07876-5 http://download.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/0140-6736/PIIS0140673602078765.pdf [free pdf]

 

Richards, D. et al. (2005). Response to antibiotics of women with symptoms of urinary tract infection but negative dipstick urine test results: double blind randomised controlled trial. BMJ 331, 143- (online 22 June 2005). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.38496.452581.8F http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC558702/pdf/bmj33100143.pdf [free pdf]

 

Stark, J. et al. (2000). Mortality rates after surgery for congenital heart defects in children and surgeons' performance. Lancet 355, 1004-1007 (18 March). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(00)90001-1 http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673600900011/abstract

 

Stack, W. A. et al. (1997). Randomised controlled trial of CDP571 antibody to tumour necrosis factor-a in Crohn's disease. Lancet 349, 521-524 (22 February). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(97)80083-9 http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673697800839/abstract

 

Williams, J.G. et al. (2002). Clarifications: open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease. (Letter) BMJ 324, 1586 (29 June). http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1136/bmj.324.7353.1586/a http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full//324/7353/1586/a [no longer accesible]

 

Williams, J.G. et al. (2000). Open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease: pragmatic randomized trial and cost effectiveness study. BMJ 320, 544-548 (26 February). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7234.544 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC27297/pdf/544.pdf [free pdf]