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Epidemiology of hip fractures

(CSSB), Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery (CMSC) , Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin , Germany 1 Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, Ulm University , Ulm , Germany 2 Department of ... trends contribute to the particular epidemiology of hip fractures. This overview gives a comprehensive insight in the complete spectrum of global hip fracture epidemiology. Furthermore, the overview

Canine filariasis in the Amazon: Species diversity and epidemiology of these emergent and neglected zoonoses

. 2003 . 11 .004 PMID: 14700587 6. Labarthe N , Guerrero J . Epidemiology of heartworm: what is happening in South America and Mexico? Vet Parasitol . 2005 ; 133 : 149 ± 156 ... , Srikitjakarn L , Morakote N , Hoerchner F. The epidemiology of Dirofilaria immitis infection in outpatient dogs at Chiang Mai University Small Animal Hospital, Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health

Epidemiology and screening for renal cancer

widespread use of abdominal imaging has affected the epidemiology of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Despite this, over 25% of individuals with RCC have evidence of metastases at presentation. Screening for RCC ... has the potential to downstage the disease. Methods We performed a literature review on the epidemiology of RCC and evidence base regarding screening. Furthermore, contemporary RCC epidemiology data was

The Epidemiology of

of the epidemiology, risks, consequences and resource utilization of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in Japan, a systematic literature review was undertaken of relevant publications from January ... ); Epidemiology; Japan; Outcomes; Ribotype - PLAIN LANGUAGE SUMMARY Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a bacterium that often lives without causing harm in people’s gut. However, when a person has antibiotic

Epidemiology of uveitis in a US population-based study

Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco , 10 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 , USA 2 Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco , 550 16th Street, San ... supports smoking as a risk factor, which has clinical relevance since this is a modifiable habit. Epidemiology; Uveitis; Prevalence; Cigarette smoking; Arthritis; Ankylosing spondylitis; Ulcerative colitis

Choosing the right model for policy decision-making: the case of smallpox epidemiology

strategies. Discussing the example of smallpox epidemiology, this paper distinguishes three types of strategies: Massive Simulation Models (MSMs), Abstract Simulation Models (ASMs) and Macro Equation Models ... policy decisions, my arguments caution against a general preference for MSMs over ASMs for policy decision purposes in general and vaccination problems in particular. Evidence-based policy; Epidemiology

Pain and chronic pain epidemiology

. Epidemiology of chronic pain Epidemiology, as defined by the World Health Organization is: “the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including disease), and the ... applications of this study to the control of diseases and other health problems” [ 1 ]. Thus, epidemiology is not only about collecting numbers, but also takes into account the consequences of quantified

Sleep-disordered breathing in epilepsy: epidemiology, mechanisms, and treatment

life [ 31 ]. In this review, we outline current epilepsy classification and treatments. We examine sleep-disordered breathing in epilepsy, including its epidemiology and pathophysiology. We discuss ... Epidemiology. Standards for epidemiologic studies and surveillance of epilepsy . Epilepsia . 2011 ; 52 ( Suppl 7 ): 2 - 26 . 33. WHO. Epilepsy Fact Sheet. 2017 .

Development of a Comprehensive Dataset of Hepatitis C Patients and Examination of Disease Epidemiology in the United States, 2013–2016

robustness of the data imputation approach.ConclusionThis is the largest, most comprehensive dataset available to describe the current US HCV patient landscape. Our results highlight that the epidemiology of ... sources provide useful information on HCV epidemiology, a current comprehensive source of information that combines patient information and clinical characteristics stratified by year, payer, and state

The epidemiology of personality disorders in the Sao Paulo Megacity general population

Introduction Most studies on the epidemiology of personality disorders (PDs) have been conducted in high-income countries and may not represent what happens in most part of the world. In the last ... / 00204-3, URL: 1 Section of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Institute & Department of Psychiatry (LIM-23), University of Sao Paulo Medical School , Sao Paulo, SP , Brazil , 2 Department of Epidemiology

From John Snow to omics: the long journey of environmental epidemiology

themselves are usually neither necessary nor sufficient. Epidemiology seems to have reached a limit in disentangling the role of single components in causal complexes, particularly at low doses. To overcome ... societal determinants which are suggested to be the root causes of many non-communicable diseases. Non-communicable disease conditions - Among the heroes of modern epidemiology, John Snow is probably the

Epidemiology and ‘big data’

years, epidemiology has gone through a substantial development of both methodology and more sophisticated analyses with determinant- and diseasespecific elements. Despite the discussion earlier in this ... journal as to whether the duality of epidemiology’s embrace of both research methods and content-based topics is a positive development [ 1, 2 ], it shows at least that epidemiology as a discipline is

Herpesviruses: epidemiology, pathogenesis, and interventions

reactivation in certain pathophysiological conditions. In this issue, we collectively present ten articles focusing on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and interventions of HSV-1, VZV, HCMV, EBV and KSHV

Epidemiology and outcomes of anaphylaxis-associated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

-associated out-ofhospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) are needed to establish a preventative strategy and community education program. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology and clinical outcomes ... PMID : 20560905 . 9. Lieberman P , Camargo CA Jr., Bohlke K , Jick H , Miller RL , Sheikh A , et al. Epidemiology of anaphylaxis: findings of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Definitions and Epidemiology of Endodontic Infections

periapical tissues has not majorly improved in the general population. Endodontic infections; Epidemiology; Primary apical periodontitis; Posttreatment apical periodontitis; Prevalence Introduction ... ]. Therefore, most studies on the epidemiology of endodontic infections focus on their prevalence, where the proportion of a population with apical periodontitis is estimated based on examination of a sample of

The epidemiology of headache disorders: a face-to-face interview of participants in HUNT4

J ( 1991 ) Epidemiology of headache in a general population - a prevalence study . J Clin Epideiol 44 : 1147 - 1157 2. Castillo J , Muñoz P , Guitera V , Pascual J ( 1999 ) Epidemiology of chronic ... daily headache in the general population . Headache 39 : 190 - 196 3. Sjaastad O , Pettersen H , Bakketeig LS ( 2001 ) The Vågå study, epidemiology of headache. The prevalence of ultrashort paroxysms

Epidemiology of asphyxiation suicides in the United States, 2005–2014

demographic subgroups can be implemented. Suicide; Epidemiology; Asphyxiation Background In 2014, suicides were the tenth leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.). Among the 42,773 suicides in 2014 ... . described the epidemiology of asphyxiation suicides, and noted that asphyxiation suicide rates increased from 2000 to 2010; the increase varied by age (Baker et al. 2013). Furthermore, in 2010, asphyxiation

Epidemiology of the Zika Virus Outbreak in the Cabo Verde Islands, West Africa

Introduction: The Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in the island nation of Cabo Verde was of unprecedented magnitude in Africa and the first to be associated with microcephaly in the continent. Methods: Using a simple mathematical framework we present a first epidemiological assessment of attack and observation rates from 7,580 ZIKV notified cases and 18 microcephaly reports between...