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- 3Schopflocher, D. P.
- 3Svenson, L. W.
- 2Yiannakoulias, N.
- 1Armijo-Olivo, Susan
- 1Cummings, Greta G.
- 1Dryden, D. M.
Background Geographic public health surveillance is concerned with describing and disseminating geographic information about disease and other measures of health to policy makers and the public. While methodological developments in the geographical analysis of disease are numerous, few have been...
Objective: There is debate on how the methodological quality of clinical trials should be assessed. We compared trials of physical therapy (PT) judged to be of adequate quality based on summary scores from the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) scale with trials judged to be of adequate...
BACKGROUND: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is reported to be uncommon among North American aboriginals despite frequent intermarriage with people of European ancestry, but few population-based studies have been conducted. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of MS among First...
Varicella vaccine was licensed in Canada in 1998, and a publicly funded vaccination programme introduced in the province of Alberta in 2001. In theory the vaccination programme might increase the burden of disease from shingles, making it important to develop baseline data against which future...
Objectives: To describe the incidence and pattern of traumatic spinal cord injury and cauda equina injury (SCI) in a geographically defined region of Canada. Methods: The study period was April 1, 1997 to March 31, 2000. Data were gathered from three provincial sources: administrative data from...
The relationship between body mass index, treatment, and mortality in patients with established coronary artery disease:a report from APPROACH.Download
Our objective was to examine the association between body mass index (BMI) and survival according to the type of treatment in individuals with established coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods and results: Patients with CAD were identified in the Alberta Provincial Project for Outcome Assessment...