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Survival Analysis With Generalized Additive Models : Part IV (the survival function)

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

Evidence Based Medicine

Survival Analysis With Generalized Additive Models : Part III (the baseline hazard)

In the third part of the series on survival analysis with GAMs we will review the use of the baseline hazard estimates provided by this regression model. 378 more words

Evidence Based Medicine

The Evolution of Care Bundles for Sepsis

 

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

Health Economics

Population Health Research and Disease Management – The Frontier (Part 2)

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

Clinical Informatics