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Pediatric Infections

in infants and young children . Am J Hyg 1957 : 66 : 291 - 300 . 2. Glezen WP. Denny FW . Epidemiology of acute lower respiratory disease in children . N Engl J Med 1973 : 288 : 498 - 505 . 3. Kim WH ... . Arrobio JO , Brandt CD . et al. Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Washington. I. Importance of U1e virus in different respii?atory tract disease syndromes and temporal distribution of

Theoretical Accounts of Gulf War Syndrome: From Environmental Toxins to Psychoneuroimmunology and Neurodegeneration

Journal 318 ( 1999 ), 290 - 294 . [17] D. Cowan , G. Gray and R. DeFraites , Responding to inadequate critique of birth defects paper , American Journal of Epidemiology 148 ( 1998 ), 326 - 327 . [18] I ... hospitalizations examined , June 1991 to December 1994, American Journal of Epidemiology 151 ( 2000 ), 63 - 71 . [36] G. Gray , B. Coate , C. Anderson , H. Kanf , S. Berg , F. Wignall , J. Knoke and E. Barrerr

The Validity of Diagnosing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease from a Large Administrative Database

formulated based on the epidemiology of COPD in the province. The extent to which the database satisfied these criteria are described within the present paper. RESULTS: For patients aged 65 years or older ... administrative databases in clinical and health services research. Database; Epidemiology; Obstructive lung disease; Validity - AHealth authorities (often the payers of health care) create dministrative

Isolation Prevalence of Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Ontario in 2007

in Ontario, supporting the belief that pulmonary NTM disease is increasingly common. Atypical; Epidemiology; MAC; Mycobacterium infections; NTM; Ontario - Nenvironmental mycobacteria from the ... ( 2 ). Finally, NTM is not a reportable disease in many jurisdictions; consequently, studies of NTM epidemiology often comprise small or incomplete samples. As identified in a previous systematic

Genotypic Investigation of Clostridium difficile in Prince Edward Island

tcdC gene (?117), while one isolate (ribotype 078, NAP4, toxinotype V) had a truncating mutation (C184T) in the tcdC gene. Clostridium difficile; Microbiology; Molecular epidemiology - lostridium ... epidemiology noted in various countries ( 4,5 ), the need for microbiological surveillance is becoming clear. Recently, large studies of isolates from across Canada (6) and Ontario ( 7 ) were performed, and

Ulcerative Colitis in the Chinese Population of Vancouver, British Columbia

, patients chinois de cette serie etaient originaires de continuer ala page prochalne Chinese; Epidemiology; Inflammatory bowel disease; Ulcerative colitis - U erally assumed to be uncommon LCERATIVE ... ( Suppl 3 ): 43 . (Abst 86) 12. Calkins BM , Mendeloff Al. Epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease . Epidemiol Rev 1986 ; 8 : 60 - 9 1. 13. tatistics Canada. 1986 ;Catalogue no. 93 - 156 . 14. Chaun H

Pregnancy and the Biliary Tract

relatively stable populations that yielded quite uniform results. POPULATION STUDIES The results of several defined population studies are shown in Table 1. The Rome Group for the Epidemiology and Prevention ... very large multicentre study in Italy (Multicenter Italian Study on Epidemiology of Cholelithiasis [MICOL]) ( 6 ) were surprisingly similar. The relative risks were 1.7, 1.6 and 1.7, respectively

Initial Drug Regimen for Active Tuberculosis Cases in Montreal, 1995-1998

la sante? et des services sociaux de Montre?al-Centre 1 Joint Departments of Occupational Health and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University , Montreal, Que?bec Telephone 514-528-2400 ext 3678 ... department and other bodies. In addition, a report on the epidemiology of TB in Montreal has been disseminated, and public health physicians have met with various groups of physicians. It is possible that

Pediatric Burns in the Bedouin Population in Southern Israel

be able to design and implement an effective prevention effort, it is essential to define the epidemiology and causes that should be addressed to achieve the maximum benefit. In this study, we ... Israel illustrated the epidemiology of burn injury in children[8,15-19]. In the current study, we described 282 burned Bedouin children who needed to be hospitalized during the years 2001?2002 in Soroka

Pertussis Immunization for Adolescents: What Are We Waiting for?

?bec (Public Health); Larry Pickering, Centre for Pediatric Research, Norfolk, Virginia (American Academy of Pediatrics); John Waters, Alberta Health, Edmonton, Alberta (Epidemiology) Principal author ... 1994 ; 148 : 153 - 7 . 8. Guris D , Strebel PM , Bardenheier B , et al. Changing epidemiology of pertussis in the United States: Increasing reported incidence among adolescents and adults, 1990 - 1996

Antimicrobial Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: A Conference Report

etiology, epidemiology and pathogene? sis of the disease as well as the availability of numerous types of antimicrobials. For those cases requiring admission to hospital, the overall mortality rate can ... local epidemiology and resistance patterns should be used to modify these guide? lines where appropriate. Based upon the variables mentioned above, the various treatment options are presented in Tables 1

The Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Who Am I?

. Epidemiology of ulcerative colitis anJ Crohn's disease . In: Freeman HJ, ed. Inflammatory Bowel Disease , vol 1 . Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1989 : 9 - 35 . 2. Gilat T , Grossman A , Bujanover Y , et al ... . Epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease. State of the art and etiologic inferences . In: Rachmilewitz D, ed. lnflammatory Bowel Disease . Boston: Martinus Nihjoff, 1982 : 143 . 3. Calkins BM , McnJcloff A l

Helicobacter pylori Twenty Years on...

Helicobacter pylori twenty years on... Richard H Hunt (Edin) FRCPC FACG 0 1 0 REFERENCES 1. Mitchell H, Megraud F. Epidemiology and diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter 2002;7 ... perhaps providing targets for treatment. At the more practical level, we have learned much about the epidemiology and behaviour of this infection in the community; that this is an infection occurring early

Understanding Disparity on the Canadian Prairies: A Step toward Improving Tuburculosis Outcomes

, et al. Marked disparity in the epidemiology of tuberculosis among Aboriginal peoples on the Canadian prairies: The challenges and opportunities. Can Respir J 2013;20:223-30. 2. Health Canada's Strategy ... epidemiology of active tuberculosis n the current issue of the Canadian Respiratory Journal, Long et al (1) (TB) in the prairie provinces of Canada. This retrospective analysis of cases over five years found

Exercise Dose Effects on Body Fat 12 Months after an Exercise Intervention: Follow-up from a Randomized Controlled Trial

1Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of ... physical activity questionnaire,” American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 163, no. 10, pp. 959–970, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at ScopusI. Csizmadi, L. Kahle, R. Ullman et al

Increasing Incidence Rates, Distribution and Histological Characteristics of Primary Gastrointestinal Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in a North American Population

incidence and descriptive epidemiology of extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma in parts of England and Wales . Hematology 2002 ; 3 : 90 - 104 . 5. National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) . Canadian Cancer ... Statistics 2001 . Toronto: NCIC, 2001 : 15 - 47 . 6. Andrews CN , Gill MJ , Urbanski SJ , Stewart D , Perini R , Beck P. Changing epidemiology and risk factors for gastrointestinal nonHodgkin's lymphoma in a

Effect of Allocated Radiotherapy after Breast Surgeries over Death Risk in Early Breast Cancer Patients: A Meta-Analysis

range of application in fields like epidemiology or medicine, in fact there are several terms that come from research in health sciences. 2.1 Description of data Data have been collected from the paper ... . , Sutton , A.J. , Abrams , K.R. and Jone , D.R. , 2002 , A comparison of summary patient-level covariates in meta-regression with individual patient data meta-analysis , Journal of Clinical Epidemiology , 55

Prevalence of Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus in Saudi Blood Donors

only two individuals (a Saudi and an Egyptian) who were co-infected with HCV and HBV. These data confirm the studies by Hyams et al ( 15 ), who showed that the epidemiology of HCV differs significantly ... . Abdelaal M, Rowbottom D, Zawawi T, et al. Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus: a study of male blood donors in Saudi Arabia. Transfusion 1994;34:135-7. MEDIATORS INFLAMMATION The Scientiifc World Journal

A Comparison of Bacteremic Pneumococcal Pneumonia with Nonbacteremic Community-Acquired Pneumonia of Any Etiology — Results from a Canadian Multicenter Study

-acquired pneumonia, there is considerable overlap, and clinical presentation does not allow one to distinguish the bacteremic patients from the nonbacteremic patients. Bacteremia; Epidemiology; Pneumonia ... Streptococcus pneumoniae . J Clin Microbiol 1995 ; 33 : 2759 - 62 . 25. Scott JA , Hall AJ , Dagan R , et al. Serogroup-specific epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae: associations with age, sex, and geography

Introducing the Fifth Edition of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards

edition of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards ( 1 ) of the CLA and Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS), there has been renewed interest in the global resurgence of tuberculosis. In Canada, the epidemiology ... following: ? The grouping of chapters into three categories: Epidemiology of tuberculosis, Medical aspects of tuberculosis, and Public health aspects of tuberculosis. ? The addition of three new chapters to