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    Guinn_ENVM510_M4GradedAssign – Sunday 1. Prophylactic antibiotic study: The variable of timing considered. Background: Preventing infection in surgical patients with prophylactic antibiotics uses overall less antibiotics than treating a patient post-surgery who have developed an infection (Burke, 2001). These results indicate an overall reduction in infections, which reduce the overall use of antibiotics. The variable that is critical in the effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotic use is the element of timing (Burke, 2011). Study objective: The research question being considered for this study is how to reduce both infections and mortalities associated with open chest cavity surgery using prophylactic antibiotic treatments. Study design: Based on…

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    Cohort groups were comprised of the total of 121,956 COPD patients with the age range from 45 to 80-years old who were also receiving the BB treatment. Of the 15 studies, 5 studies included only COPD patients with concomitant coronary heart disease (CHD) including angina pectoris and MI and the other 3 studies evaluated only COPD patients with the heart failure (HF). The duration of the treatment among studied participants ranged from 1 year to 7.2 years.1 The researchers observed that the BB…

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    Context for Longitudinal Study Using Competing Risk Approaches Despite the fact that the effectiveness of RAAS inhibitors in the primary prevention of AF has been evaluated by several population-based observational studies [23-25], it is not clear whether the RAAS inhibitors remain effective in the reduction of new-onset AF in the older adult hypertensive population when competing risks (e.g. all-cause death) exist. All of these studies simply ignored the existence of the competing risks in…

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    Protein Study Intervention: Methods and Investigation Process Steps The following are the study process steps including study enrollment procedures, study methods and evaluation plan. Study Enrollment Procedures for participants and staff: 1. Selection of Staff Members and Recruitment: Staff Members will be recruited from a local Hospital System. A Geriatricians and Therapist will be recruited for the baseline and follow-up measurements. The therapist must be familiar with geriatric patients.…

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    Swedish women? Does the background section summarize all the relevant research about this topic? Yes, the background section did in fact summarize the relevant research about this topic. Does it make a clear case for why the research is important? The research does clearly state why the research was important. The study could be compared to other studies about the relationship between coffee consumption and incidence of diabetes in women. 2. Methods Was the study a primary, secondary or…

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    research and support her proposal before bringing it to the attention of administration. Effects of Fast Track in a University Emergency Department Through the National Emergency Department Overcrowding Study This article…

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    Cohort Study

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    Question 1: What makes the first study a case-control study? The first study is a case control study. According Leon Gordis in a case control study, to examine the possible relation of an exposure to a certain disease (cases) and, for purposes of comparison, a group of people without that disease (controls). In the first study the individuals with the disease who were smokers (cases) and individuals who were smokers with a different disease diagnosis (controls). Question 2: What makes the…

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    One of many strengths of a cohort study include the ability to examine multiple outcomes from a given exposure or multiple exposures from a defined population (Gordis, 2013). One can also gather data regarding the sequence of events, known as the temporal relationship, and therefore, assess the strength of association and other parameters through absolute, relative, and attributable risk (Gordis, 2013). Moreover, cohort studies are best known for investigating rare exposures and rates of disease…

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    Millennium Cohort Study

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    The study used only quantitative methods to collect data, that came from the fourth sweep of the Millennium Cohort Study (MSC). The article describes the Millennium Cohort Study as a longitudinal birth cohort study, which offers a large-scale information about the ‘New Century Children’ and their family in the UK. The sample for the surveys was a clustered and disproportionately stratified. The sample selection is adequate and has a clear rationale, as it include children born in UK in 2000/01…

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    Heart failure is often referred to as an epidemic because of the challenges it poses clinically and financially on public health. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Olmsted County Minnesota conducted a cohort study to evaluate recent trends in heart failure incidence and outcomes. The study was a two-stage design. The first part was community surveillance to estimate the incidence rate of Heart failure between 2000 and 2010 in Olmstead County. Patients that were enrolled in the first stage…

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