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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). [free html]


BBC News Online. Patients like "smartly dressed doctors. (Originally accessed 27 July 2003, but still on line 9 November 2012). [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). [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. [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). [free pdf]


Carbajal, R. et al. (2003). Analgesic effect of breast feeding in term neonates: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 326, 13- (4 January). [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. [free pdf]


Dobson, R. (2003). Doctors should abandon ties and avoid nose rings. BMJ 326, 1231 (5 June). [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 6-169 [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. [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. [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. [free pdf]


Farkas, H. et al (2001). Eradication of Helicobacter pylori and improvement of hereditary angioneurotic oedema. Lancet 358, 1695-1696 (17 November). [free pdf]


George, A. (2007). Critical appraisal (Letter). BMJ, 335 (13 August). [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). [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). [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). [free pdf]


Halpern, D.F. & Coren, S. (1988). Do right-handers live longer? Nature 333, 2143 (19 May 1988).


Hamilton-Miller, J.M.T. (1999). Probiotics used in trials should be independently checked microbiologically. (Letter) BMJ 319, 189 (17 July). [free html]


James, W.H. (2002). Sex ratio of offspring born to men exposed to polyxhlorinated biphenyls. Lancet 360, 187 (Letter) (2 December). [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). [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. [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. [free pdf]


Mocarelli, P. et al. (2000). Paternal concentrations of dioxin and sex ratio of offspring. Lancet 355, 1858-1863 (27 May).


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. [free pdf]


Pawitan, J.A. (2007). Microbial cause might interfere with the result (Letter). BMJ, 335 (10 August). [free pdf]


Porac, C. et al. (1980). Lifespan age trends in laterality. Journals of Gerontology 35 (5), 715-721. [abstract only]


Petrovic, M. & Silverwood, A. (2002). Handrubbing or handwashing? - not yet possible to decide. (Rapid response) BMJ 325 (21 September). [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). [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). [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).


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).


Williams, J.G. et al. (2002). Clarifications: open access follow up for inflammatory bowel disease. (Letter) BMJ 324, 1586 (29 June). 10.1136/bmj.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). [free pdf]