Patient Selection

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Online Recruitment Methods for Web-Based and Mobile Health Studies: A Review of the Literature.

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Jul 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Internet and mobile health (mHealth) apps hold promise for expanding the reach of evidence-based health interventions. Research in this area is rapidly expanding. However, these studies may experience problems with recruitment and retention.

Implementing Real-Time Video Consultation in Plastic Surgery.

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Sep 09, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Dutch government, hospitals, and health insurance companies have agreed on concentrating all specialist care in a few expert centers.

A novel approach for developing and interpreting treatment moderator profiles in randomized clinical trials.

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Nov 07, 2013

IMPORTANCE: Identifying treatment moderators may help mental health practitioners arrive at more precise treatment selection for individual patients and can focus clinical research on subpopulations that differ in treatment response.

Use of the location-based social networking application GRINDR as a recruitment tool in rectal microbicide development research.

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Sep 26, 2012

Mobile phone social networking applications such as GRINDR are potential tools for recruitment of men who have sex with men (MSM) for HIV prevention research. Demographics and sexual risk behaviors of men recruited through GRINDR and through traditional media were compared.

[Case-control study: the importance of selecting the right controls].

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Mar 14, 2013

Important non-experimental study designs to assess the relation between a possible determinant (e.g. a treatment, a risk factor, a diagnostic or prognostic marker) and a clinical outcome are the follow-up and the case-control study design.

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