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Osteoarthritis or Osteoarthrosis: Commentary on Misuse of Terms

Panayot Tanchev
2017 Reconstructive Review  
The precise use of terms ensures a successful orientation in the field of medical practice contributing to the adequate treatment of patients.The subject of this commentary is the misuse of the terms "  ...  Contemporary literature, journals, media, etc., especially those in English language, are dominated by the use of the term "osteoarthritis" for the most common pathological condition, namely the degenerative  ...  With these examples the misuse of terms is unwarranted and unbelievable. They are clearly and correctly defined in the medical literature and practice.  ... 
doi:10.15438/rr.7.1.178 fatcat:vjfh4o6zrja5jaytia3rxlthxy

Heavy Metal: a misused term

Olivier Pourret, Jean-Claude Bollinger, Andrew Hursthouse
2021 Zenodo  
The use of the term "heavy metal" is questioned by the scientific community and it has been proposed that it should be replaced in the scientific literature.  ...  [7] , solutions may exist to deal with the long-standing problem of the imprecise usage of the term "heavy metals" in the scientific literature.  ...  to have declined in the scientific literature ( Figure 2) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4459356 fatcat:w4qj2husqvcuxb34tthic4ja7i

Heavy Metal: a misused term

Olivier Pourret, Jean-Claude Bollinger, Andrew Hursthouse
2021 Zenodo  
The use of the term "heavy metal" is questioned by the scientific community and it has been proposed that it should be replaced in the scientific literature.  ...  [7] , solutions exist to deal with the long-standing problem of the imprecise usage of the term "heavy metals" in the scientific literature.  ...  to have declined in the scientific literature ( Figure 2a) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4560162 fatcat:4vdfylywdjdcrm7neagdcd542e

Misuse of Medicines in the European Union: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Alicia Casati, Roumen Sedefov, Tim Pfeiffer-Gerschel
2012 European Addiction Research  
Methods: In order to assess the magnitude and severity of the problem, a systematic review of the literature on the misuse of analgesics, opioid substitution medicines and sedatives/hypnotics (with the  ...  Although awareness of the misuse of medicines is increasing, data on the extent of the problem in the European Union (EU) are lacking.  ...  Acknowledgements The present study was carried out under the project 'Conceptualisation of a Methodology for Monitoring the Misuse of Medicines in Europe', which was funded by the European Monitoring Centre  ... 
doi:10.1159/000337028 pmid:22572594 fatcat:qn6f7cegsjel7ieae6vh52llxe

Benzodiazepines: it's time to return to the evidence

Edward Silberman, Richard Balon, Vladan Starcevic, Richard Shader, Fiammetta Cosci, Giovanni A Fava, Antonio E Nardi, Carl Salzman, Nicoletta Sonino
2020 British Journal of Psychiatry  
We propose that discussions of benzodiazepines in the current psychiatric literature have become negatively biased and have strayed from the scientific evidence base.  ...  We advocate returning to the evidence in discussing benzodiazepines and adhering to clear definitions and conceptual rigour in commentary about them.  ...  Acknowledgement This manuscript arose out of discussions among the members of the International Taskforce on Benzodiazepines, an informal collaborative group of academic clinicians (including the authors  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjp.2020.164 pmid:33040746 fatcat:m7wb3332dra3verdibvhqveh4q

Heavy Metal: a misused term?

Olivier Pourret, Jean-Claude Bollinger, Andrew Hursthouse
2021 Zenodo  
Article accepted for publication in Acta Geochimica  ...  [7] , solutions exist to deal with the long-standing problem of the imprecise usage of the term "heavy metals" in the scientific literature.  ...  not to have declined in the scientific literature (Figure 2a) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4592931 fatcat:aao6rn4yfrh4dn3jgustpoptey

Negligent killing of scientific concepts: the stationarity case

Demetris Koutsoyiannis, Alberto Montanari
2015 Hydrological Sciences Journal  
In the scientific vocabulary, the term "process" is used to denote change in time.  ...  However, this is often missed, which has led to misusing the term "nonstationarity" as a synonym of "change".  ...  We thank two anonymous reviewers, the eponymous reviewer Tim Cohn and the Guest Editor Guillaume Thirel for their comments which resulted in expansion and improvement of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02626667.2014.959959 fatcat:rvhz5ubvdvaqdkdhd5ihz2y3lm

Data, Information, Results, Discussion, Hypothesis, and Theory

Marvin L. Birnbaum
2001 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Perhaps, the most common misuse of terms that I encounter in my role as Editor is the confusion between the words, "data" and "information".  ...  Further, the misuse of important terms is not confined to the English language, but pervades no matter what the language or even the discipline.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00025450 fatcat:njs7sjmnerfg5gp2qxzwzjsxsu

WHEN IS NORMAL NORMAL?

O. L. Tinklepaugh
1929 Science  
I deplore such misuse as is evidenced in the Scientific Monthly, September, 1928, page 209 (the same article uses the term "microorganism7') ; in SCIENCE, advertisements in various 1928 numbers; in Industrid  ...  Obviously to me,"'photomicrographs~~ is the correct term to use for the numerous reproductions appearing i n current scientific literature and advertisements, of all manner of photographs taken through  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.69.1790.428 pmid:17755631 fatcat:a5f5r64xxjcobdx74ywo2wbnri

Reply

N.M. Gibbs, S.V. Gibbs
2016 British Journal of Anaesthesia  
Also, we cannot see how drawing attention to this relatively rare error clouds the 'greater issue in the reporting of statistics in the scientific literature'.  ...  In other words, it is not the use of P-values that results in 'widely different and erroneous conclusions'; it is the misuse.  ...  Also, we cannot see how drawing attention to this relatively rare error clouds the 'greater issue in the reporting of statistics in the scientific literature'.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bja/aew143 pmid:27199333 fatcat:ggaclr66vndazj6q6grstchdwe

Authorship in Medical Literature

Ramesh Parajuli
2017 Nepalese Journal of ENT Head and Neck Surgery  
<p>Scientific paper publication has an important role in the academic filed.  ...  One shouldn't be given credit for authorship who can't defend the published work. Authorship misuse in the form of gift authorship, guest authorship or ghost authorship is not uncommon these days.  ...  Parajuli R: Authorship in Medical Literature  ... 
doi:10.3126/njenthns.v5i1.16875 fatcat:rpfpfvgapjbh5kc5dqozqurmsm

Classifying Problematic Sexual Behaviors—It's All in the Name

Charles P. Samenow
2010 Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity  
Terms such as nymphomania (Erickson, 1945) , satyriasis (Allen, 1969) , and Don Juanism (Stoller, 1975) have been prevalent in literature, scientific writings and pop culture.  ...  The current scientific literature has favored Hypersexual Disorder for several reasons.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10720161003697073 fatcat:2454a3ksxvgufdljbfuhr3y6ma

Is seroquel developing an illicit reputation for misuse/abuse?

Randy A Sansone, Lori A Sansone
2010 Psychiatry  
Quetiapine, an atypical antipsychotic, has been the subject of a series of case reports that suggest a potential for misuse/abuse.  ...  The available cases indicate a male predominance; oral, intranasal, or intravenous routes of administration; misuse/abuse in jail or inpatient psychiatric settings; and subjects with extensive histories  ...  Through a cursory search on the PsycINFO database, we entered the term illicit use with each atypical antipsychotic; only quetiapine yielded results in this literature.  ... 
pmid:20386631 pmcid:PMC2848462 fatcat:d3gx6pradzemtbwxk6ilducngi

The vocabulary of microbiome research: a proposal

Julian R. Marchesi, Jacques Ravel
2015 Microbiome  
The misuse of terms such as microbiome, microbiota, metabolomic, and metagenome and metagenomics among others has contributed to misunderstanding of many study results by the scientific community and the  ...  In this editorial, we aim to propose clear definitions of each of these terms, which we would implore scientists in the field to adopt and perfect. Microbiota  ...  Our knowledge of microbial communities is such that the scientific community should not continue to use the word in the scientific literature.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40168-015-0094-5 pmid:26229597 pmcid:PMC4520061 fatcat:e25ezpnsafhtpnrrdl4ccisirq

Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995–2009

Priscilla K. Coleman
2011 British Journal of Psychiatry  
Conclusions This review offers the largest quantitative estimate of mental health risks associated with abortion available in the world literature.  ...  The strongest subgroup estimates of increased risk occurred when abortion was compared with term pregnancy and when the outcomes pertained to substance use and suicidal behaviour.  ...  These are summarised below and are based on an analysis of risks and benefits as established in the scientific literature. .  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.110.077230 pmid:21881096 fatcat:skaayn7psvcb5c77ehsfy2553m
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