Document Detail


In search of the true inception cohort.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3597689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prognostic studies hinge on the assembly of a proper inception cohort. The stepwise assembly of a "true" inception cohort of hypertension complicating pregnancy is reported. Standard assembly procedures would have resulted in the preferential reporting of the severest cases of the prognostically worst categories of disease. The less severe cases would have been missed. Prognostic studies should utilize and report a method for assessing potential missed cases, such as a random selection of records for independent review.
Authors:
K L Ales; M E Charlson
Related Documents :
22173579 - The first record of a sauropod dinosaur from antarctica.
10416259 - The duration of non-rodent toxicity studies for pharmaceuticals. international conferen...
15564169 - Radiological findings in two patients with cow's milk allergic enterocolitis.
6864819 - Computerization of procedural requests and reports of clinical laboratory data: a case ...
2746639 - Neuroticism, symptom reports, and type a behavior: interpretive cautions for the framin...
22439129 - Fibrochondrogenesis, an antenatal and postnatal correlation.
22337849 - Hip abductors pyomyositis: a case report and review of the literature.
20177559 - Congenital syphilis: a guide to diagnosis and management.
8804939 - Malignant pleural mesothelioma from nonoccupational asbestos exposure in metsovo (north...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of chronic diseases     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0021-9681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Chronic Dis     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-08-19     Completed Date:  1987-08-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985123R     Medline TA:  J Chronic Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  881-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Data Collection / methods
Female
Humans
Hypertension / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
New York City
Obstetric Labor Complications / diagnosis,  epidemiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Prognosis
Random Allocation

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Most chronic diseases are reported more frequently by individuals with fewer than 12 years of formal...
Next Document:  Guidelines for reading case-control studies.