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generalisability

The extent to which the findings of a clinical trial can be reliably extrapolated from the subjects who participated in the trial to a broader patient population and a broader range of clinical settings.
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The useful catalyst role of foundations in signaling other funders to enter the area was clear in the data--the affinity group formally and informally created collaborations, learning exchanges and promulgation of good grantmaking tips and information on Indigenous matters, while recognizing the lack of generalisability of many programs.
Imaging-compatible Cost Inexpensive acquisition, maintenance and disposables Familiarity Similarity to established monitoring devices and parameters Generalisability Utility to a broad range of specialties and wide spectrum of clinical conditions, and haemodynamic states and patient groups Efficacy Proven benefit in clinical trials with patient- centred outcomes Table 2 Comparison of PiCCO with other cardiac output monitoring devices Monitor type Advantages Disadvantages PiCCO Validated intermittent Requires intra- cardiac output arterial and central measurement by trans- venous access cardiopulmonary thermodilution.
This research was also conducted in populations where a large proportion of HIV-positive individuals are men who have sex with men (MSM), and the generalisability of the findings to heterosexual populations may be questioned.
As such we do not claim generalisability but the findings do offer theoretical generalisations and some insight into the study-to-work transition experiences of Chinese-born international students in New Zealand.
Studies spanning a broad age range encompass a variety of cognitive and emotional developmental stages, limiting generalisability.
Furthermore, the participants were not representative of the acute and sub-acute hospital patients for whom this questionnaire is designed, affecting the generalisability of the results.
The first, acknowledged by the authors, is that a response rate of 42% limits generalisability.
In interpreting the generalisability of these results to wider populations, however, it should be noted that the participants were students and that partner violence is more common among dating couples and among women about to be married than in married couples.
The studies attempting factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome differ in terms of clinical, anthropometric and biochemical variables and the ethnic group included in the analysis, limiting generalisability of the results.
The generalisability of the study is limited due to the use of a convenient sample.
selection of study population and the generalisability of this population's results to other relevant populations.
The five components that are considered in judging the body of evidence are the volume of evidence, consistency of the results, potential clinical impact of the proposed recommendation, the generalisability of the body of evidence to the target population of the guideline and the applicability of the body of evidence to the Australian healthcare context.