The ability of PGAMs to estimate the log-baseline hazard rate, endows them with the capability to be used as smooth alternatives to the Kaplan Meier curve. 1,408 more words
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Survival Analysis With Generalized Models: Part II (time discretization, hazard rate integration and calculation of hazard ratios)
Latest complimentary resource reviews the rationale for bundled interventions
Sepsis is a deadly condition with a high mortality rate.
In an effort to improve survival in patients with sepsis, clinicians have adopted care bundles—sets of clear evidence-based practices that, when reliably performed together, result in better patient outcomes than when they are implemented individually. 499 more words
As a clinician or a student of medicine , one is often confronted with a serious question mark about the authenticity of medical / pharmacological treatments when the same dose of a drug fails to produce the same kind of response in two individuals of a homogenous population.( same ethnicity, sex , caste, region etc etc ) . 516 more words
Dr. Oz promises to come out swinging on Thursday, both against the 10 physicians who wrote a letter to the Dean of Medicine at Columbia and to defend himself against the charges of quakery. 157 more words