July 30, 2012

Latest Article Alert from BMC Medical Research Methodology

The latest articles from BMC Medical Research Methodology, published between 29-Jun-2012 and 29-Jul-2012

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Artificial neural networks versus proportional hazards Cox models to predict 45-year all-cause mortality in the Italian Rural areas of the Seven Countries Study
Puddu P, Menotti A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:100 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/100/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-100.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824187

Analyzing repeated data collected by mobile phones and frequent text messages. An example of Low back pain measured weekly for 18 weeks
Axén I, Bodin L, Kongsted A, Wedderkopp N, Jensen I, Bergström G
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:105 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/105/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-105.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824413

Brokered dialogue: A new research method for controversial health and social issues
Parsons JA, Lavery JV
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:92 (2 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/92/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-92.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22747922

Research article
Using two on-going HIV studies to obtain clinical data from before, during and after pregnancy for HIV-positive women
Huntington SE, Bansi LK, Thorne C, Anderson J, Newell M, Taylor GP, Pillay D, Hill T, Tookey PA, Sabin CA
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:110 (28 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/110/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-110.pdf

Research article
Evaluating current automatic de-identification methods with Veteran's health administration clinical documents
Ferrandez O, South BR, Shen S, Friedlin F, Samore MH, Meystre SM
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:109 (27 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/109/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-109.pdf

Research article
Reliability of self-reported health risk factors and chronic conditions questions collected using the telephone in South Australia, Australia
Dal Grande E, Fullerton SP, Taylor AW
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:108 (26 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/108/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-108.pdf

Research article
Refining developmental coordination disorder subtyping with multivariate statistical methods
Lalanne C, Falissard B, Golse B, Vaivre-Douret L
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:107 (26 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/107/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-107.pdf

Research article
Designing cost-efficient randomized trials by using flexible recruitment strategies
Yu M, Wu J, Burns DS, Carpenter JS
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:106 (24 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/106/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-106.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22828123

Research article
Who does not participate in a follow-up postal study? a survey of infertile couples treated by in vitro fertilization
Troude P, Bailly E, Guibert J, Bouyer J, de La Rochebrochard E
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:104 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/104/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-104.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824369

Research article
What does a modified-Fibonacci dose-escalation actually correspond to?
Penel N, Kramar A
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:103 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/103/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-103.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824322

Research article
Assessment of performance of survival prediction models for cancer prognosis
Chen H, Kodell RL, Cheng K, Chen JJ
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:102 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/102/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-102.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824262

Research article
How pragmatic or explanatory is the randomized, controlled trial? The application and enhancement of the PRECIS tool to the evaluation of a smoking cessation trial
Selby P, Brosky G, Oh PI, Raymond V, Ranger S
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:101 (23 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/101/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-101.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22824225

Research article
Validating and updating a risk model for pneumonia - a case study
Held U, Sabanes Bove D, Steurer J, Held L
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:99 (20 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/99/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-99.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22817850

Research article
The probability of being identified as an outlier with commonly used funnel plot control limits for the standardised mortality ratio
Seaton SE, Manktelow BN
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:98 (16 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/98/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-98.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22800471

Research article
Validation of colorectal cancer surgery data from administrative data sources
Li X, King C, deGara C, White J, Winget M
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:97 (11 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/97/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/97
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-97.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22784239

Research article
A review of the reporting and handling of missing data in cohort studies with repeated assessment of exposure measures
Karahalios A, Baglietto L, Carlin JB, English DR, Simpson JA
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:96 (11 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/96/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-96.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22784200

Research article
Simultaneous evaluation of abstinence and relapse using a Markov chain model in smokers enrolled in a two-year randomized trial
Yeh H, Ellerbeck EF, Mahnken JD
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:95 (7 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/95/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-95.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22770436

Research article
Development and psychometric properties of the Health-Risk Behavior Inventory for Chinese Adolescents
Wang M, Yi J, Cai L, Hu M, Zhu X, Yao S, Auerbach RP
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:94 (7 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/94/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-94.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22770389

Research article
Benefits of extensive recruitment effort persist during follow-ups and are consistent across age group and survey method. The TRAILS study
Nederhof E, Jorg F, Raven D, Veenstra R, Verhulst FC, Ormel J, Oldehinkel AJ
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:93 (2 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/93/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-93.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22747967

Research article
Enhanced reporting of deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples using linked administrative health datasets
Taylor LK, Bentley J, Hunt J, Madden R, McKeown S, Brandt P, Baker D
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:91 (2 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/91/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-91.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22747900

Research article
Adjusting for under-identification of aboriginal and/or Torres strait islander births in time series produced from birth records: Using record linkage of survey data and administrative data sources
Lawrence D, Christensen D, Mitrou F, Draper G, Davis G, McKeown S, McAullay D, Pearson G, Zubrick SR
BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:90 (2 July 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/12/90/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-12-90.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22747850

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