Tag: validation

Validating A Cardiovascular Risk Tool For Use In A Contemporary Diabetes Population

Cambridge, UK – Originally derived from a group of diabetes patients recruited from the 1970s to the 1990s, the UKPDS outcomes model is a widely-used risk tool for predicting cardiovascular outcomes, such as heart attack and stroke, in patients with diabetes.

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Further Evidence For The CHU9D In Adolescents

Sheffield, UK – The Child Health Utility 9D (CHU9D) is a generic preference-based measure of health related quality of life originally developed with children age 7-11 years. Recently, there has been interest in its potential application with adolescents, with some evidence

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Models Exposed

Princeton, NJ, USA – As consumers, we are becoming experts at scrutinizing the reviews our peers write about products we are thinking of buying. We ask ourselves if the comments written in the review truly fit the product, are the comments

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