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clinical epidemiology

the field concerned with applying epidemiologic principles in a clinical setting.
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Theoretically, advanced analysis of big data differs significantly from conventional tools of clinical epidemiology. In epidemiology, priority is given to defining causal mechanisms that can explain known events in the wider population.
[a] Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Medical School, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
CMED associate professor of Clinical Epidemiology Dr Suhail Doi, the principle investigator in the study, said diagnoses of differentiated thyroid cancer globally had increased three-fold internationally during the past 25 years-- up to 15-fold in countries with widespread thyroid screening programmes -- despite no change to the disease's low death rate.
[2] Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran;
"The findings may explain why clinical trials aimed at increasing HDL cholesterol levels failed to show improved outcomes," said Al-Aly, who also is the VA's associate chief of staff for research and education and co-director of the VA's Clinical Epidemiology Center in St.
Clinical Epidemiology of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2nd Editon
Shin of the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology at Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, both in Montreal, and colleagues in Australia and Korea.
Gelfand is from the department of dermatology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania.
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Division of Urology and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Julia Verne, head of clinical epidemiology at PHE, said: "The latest Routes to Diagnosis data shows a positive trend in how cancer is diagnosed in England.
Martin McKee, professor of European public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Simon Capewell, professor of clinical epidemiology at the University of Liverpool, said the evidence was of "low or very low quality".

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