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Symposia and Oral Presentations

2012 Clinical Microbiology and Infection  
We examined the roles of the two glutamate racemase genes of A. baumannii, named murl1 and murl2, during abiotic biofilm formation and interaction with HeLa cells.  ...  Objectives: The ability of A. baumannii to form biofilms on abiotic surfaces and adhere to eukaryotic cells is central to its survival success and pathogenicity.  ...  In this model, an interaction between empiric treatment and high risk source was significant.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2012.03801.x fatcat:rwuon454ynfynchhmoma6id2gm

Food risk management quality: Consumer evaluations of past and emerging food safety incidents

Ellen van Kleef, Øydis Ueland, Gregory Theodoridis, Gene Rowe, Uwe Pfenning, Julie Houghton, Heleen van Dijk, George Chryssochoidis, Lynn Frewer
2009 Health, Risk and Society  
This is derived by combining a Bayesian risk assessment model with an evaluation of the uncertainty associated with the model's output.  ...  Furthermore, procedures are needed to decide on model changes including bug fixes and model improvements.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13698570902784265 fatcat:bbv7bw6ljnealcjqybdhstyxyu

45th Annual SER Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota June 27-30, 2012

2012 American Journal of Epidemiology  
These findings provide no strong evidence for an association between NSAIDs use and prostate cancer risk. However, timing of exposure might be relevant.  ...  non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in prostate cancer risk remains unclear.  ...  The important features of neonatal sepsis in Asia are the burden of Klebsiella and high level of antibiotic resistance.  ... 
doi:10.1093/aje/kws258 pmid:22684495 fatcat:oqvpk3zbtfbenmssr5uy2bwymm

D1.10- Summary progress report year 3 [article]

2021 Zenodo  
Quality control and uploading of the MIC distributions on the EUCAST website will be finished in September 2020 followed by the calculation of Epidemiological Cut Off (ECOFFs) values for all drug/bug combinations  ...  The antibiotic resistance profile of the isolates and any relevant clinical data from the corresponding patients will also be collected to evaluate the risks of resistance.  ...  experience in risk assessment and response to a zoonotic disease.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4897071 fatcat:42yvwc74frcqblobwnoisat6ee

Ethical issues in the design and conduct of randomised controlled trials

Edwards, Lilford, Braunholtz, Jackson, Hewison, Thornton
1998 Health Technology Assessment  
Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  Additionally the HTA website allows you either to pay securely by credit card or to print out your order and then post or fax it.  ...  Acknowledgements Health Technology Assessment 1998; Vol. 2: No. 15  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta2150 fatcat:eulpa2af6ncyvnrlzo5fnlbvxu

Abstracts From the 23rd Annual Health Care Systems Research Network Conference, March 21–23, 2017, San Diego, California

2017 Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews  
Multimorbidity profiles in the urologic population may be used to inform future efforts toward surgical prognostication and decision-making.  ...  is a peerreviewed scientific journal whose mission is to communicate clinical and bench research findings, with the goal of improving the quality of human health, the care of the individual patient, and  ...  Multivariable logistic regression models were fitted to assess associations between adherence or persistence (yes/no) and ratings for each experience-of-care domain (dichotomized as 5 vs <5), with statistical  ... 
doi:10.17294/2330-0698.1583 pmid:31413982 pmcid:PMC6664347 fatcat:mupi235mffhrjgvpemph7zcubq

The burden of antimicrobial resistance: the case of escherichia coli

Nichola Rochelle Naylor, Julie Robotham, Gwenan Knight, Rifat Atun, National Institute For Health Research (NIHR)
Cox proportional hazards, multistate and cohort simulation models were utilised to achieve the aim of the thesis.  ...  Aim: The aim of this thesis was to estimate the burden of antibiotic resistant and susceptible E. coli infections in England, from the patient, healthcare system and labour productivity perspectives.  ...  Parameter Uncertainty Probabilistic sensitivity analysis (PSA) was performed in the base-case (Scenario 1) to assess parameter uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.25560/70879 fatcat:cpphzz2bnrhnfhawfvbwermmji

Cognitive Constructivism and the Epistemic Significance of Sharp Statistical Hypotheses in Natural Sciences [article]

J.M. Stern
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The FBST - Full Bayesian Significance Test - is the cornerstone of a set of statistical tolls conceived to assess the epistemic value of such eigen-solutions, according to their four essential attributes  ...  This book presents our case in defense of a constructivist epistemological framework and the use of compatible statistical theory and inference tools.  ...  It is a well known phenomenon that bacteria can develop antibiotic resistance.  ... 
arXiv:1006.5471v8 fatcat:v375ybolz5bkbe6ordmjnnulhi

Stapled haemorrhoidectomy (haemorrhoidopexy) for the treatment of haemorrhoids: a systematic review and economic evaluation

J Burch, D Epstein, A Baba-Akbari, H Weatherly, D Fox, S Golder, D Jayne, M Drummond, N Woolacott
2008 Health Technology Assessment  
Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  Additionally the HTA website allows you either to pay securely by credit card or to print out your order and then post or fax it.  ...  assessment of uncertainty or variation in costs and resource use.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta12080 pmid:18373905 fatcat:ze7q2nv7pjgcdc3o5x57x3wuqe

Physicians Poster Sessions

2008 Bone Marrow Transplantation  
Women, patients above 50 years of age and patients with slightly decreased kidney function pre-transplant have the greatest risk of development of CKD.  ...  The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of CKD and to analyse risk factors for CKD in a large cohort. Moreover, we wanted to study whether CKD influenced survival.  ...  Khalilvand Hematology-Oncology and SCT Research Center (Tehran, IR)  ... 
doi:10.1038/bmt.2008.31 fatcat:biyl6shxzzbyzb7hxqfyhx6ate

Self-Organized Evolutionary Process in Sets of Interdependent Variables near the Midpoint of Phase Transition in K-Satisfiability [chapter]

Michael Korkin
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Ackerman, John T Strategic Studies Quarterly: An Air Force-Sponsored Strategic Forum for Military, Government, and Academic Professionals. Volume 2, Number 1 -7 Acuff, Hugh F  ...  More research is needed to understand the etiology of these conditions and should include multivariate predictive models to assess independent effects of gender, education, rank and age.  ...  In the vernacular, risk has multiple meanings including (a) risk as potential loss, (b) risk as a probability of a negative event occurring, and (c) risk as variability, volatility, or uncertainty regarding  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45443-8_20 fatcat:ght26tu6avh57kkp54kifofaee

Antimicrobial drug use and antimicrobial resistance in companion animal medicine [article]

Daniel Taylor
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a persistent global public health threat. Antimicrobial drug (AMD) use is a major driver of the development of AMR.  ...  The form and content of this abstract are approved. I recommend its publication.  ...  for each scenario's univariate logistic model and multivariable model are included in Table3.4.  ... 
doi:10.25677/jsyc-bj68 fatcat:xdzfdwryqfd5pftseo32g72txm

Enhanced decision models for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in an age of ACTs

Yoel Lubell
An alternative approach in the future would be the use of a multivariate response model where both costs and outcomes are modelled simultaneously and then combined to calculate the ICER (Rice and Jones  ...  They are mostly adequate to assess the broader dynamics of factors such as drug efficacy, emerging resistance, and general coverage levels.  ... 
doi:10.17037/pubs.01343273 fatcat:hzoubecrc5cyhdarzgjv565y4e

Drug-resistant tuberculosis in children

Ja Seddon
The following study investigates the risk factors for infection and prevalent disease in children exposed to a multi drug-resistant tuberculosis source case.  ...  The number of children globally who develop drug-resistant tuberculosis is unclear, in part due to diagnostic challenges and limited resistance testing, and in part because recording and reporting is not  ...  Multivariable models were used to analyse the relationship between risk factors and outcome if either the univariate relationships showed significance (p<0.05) or where variables were thought to be  ... 
doi:10.17037/pubs.04646555 fatcat:xebmhyptejbwnblz2smjgz7zpi

Rapid infection diagnostics in the context of augmented care: Investigating their role in antimicrobial prescribing and bacterial resistance

Luke Stephen Prockter Moore, Alison Holmes, Hugo Donaldson, National Institute For Health Research (Great Britain)
The added value of computerised decision support was then assessed.  ...  Augmented care is a potentially significant reservoir of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  ...  outbreaks of the same bug-drug combination over several years, and limited by only including the first isolate for each bug-drug combination from any given patient.  ... 
doi:10.25560/55116 fatcat:z6bar53njzapbd4xnfzxox7kpa
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