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  1. The goal is to investigate prognostic factors for change in memory test performance in healthy older adults and to report and discuss the different statistical procedures used for investigating this topic in t...

    Authors: Mandy Roheger, Ann-Kristin Folkerts, Fabian Krohm, Nicole Skoetz and Elke Kalbe

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:7

    Content type: Review

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  2. The need for life-saving interventions such as mechanical ventilation may threaten to outstrip resources during the Covid-19 pandemic. Allocation of these resources to those most likely to benefit can be suppo...

    Authors: David M. Kent, Jessica K. Paulus, Richard R. Sharp and Negin Hajizadeh

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:11

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. CS constitutes a rare but potentially underdiagnosed and fatal disease. Its diagnosis remains difficult owing to the infrequent and indistinguishable symptoms and the lack of formal diagnostic criteria depende...

    Authors: Dominik Roth, Nikolaos Kadoglou, Mariska Leeflang, Rene Spijker, Harald Herkner and Marialena Trivella

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:5

    Content type: Protocol

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  4. To test the hypothesis that treatment decisions (treatment with a PCSK9-mAb versus no treatment) are both more effective and more cost-effective when based on estimated lifetime benefit than when based on esti...

    Authors: Gijs F. N. Berkelmans, Jacoba P. Greving, Yolanda van der Graaf, Frank L. J. Visseren and Jannick A. N. Dorresteijn

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. How to select variables and identify functional forms for continuous variables is a key concern when creating a multivariable model. Ad hoc ‘traditional’ approaches to variable selection have been in use for a...

    Authors: Willi Sauerbrei, Aris Perperoglou, Matthias Schmid, Michal Abrahamowicz, Heiko Becher, Harald Binder, Daniela Dunkler, Frank E. Harrell Jr, Patrick Royston and Georg Heinze

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. Early identification and treatment of stroke improve outcome. Ischaemic stroke due to large vessel occlusion (LVO) benefits from time-critical thrombectomy but this is only available in highly specialised heal...

    Authors: Christopher I. Price, Lisa Shaw, Anand Dixit, Sara Graziadio, Clare Lendrem, Dipayan Mitra, Helen Rodgers, Lou Sutcliffe and Phil White

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:2

    Content type: Protocol

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  7. Prognostic models for repeated events of the same type are highly useful in predicting when a patient may have a recurrence of a chronic disease or illness. Whilst methods are currently available for analysing...

    Authors: Victoria Watson, Catrin Tudur Smith and Laura Bonnett

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2020 4:1

    Content type: Protocol

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  8. Most randomized controlled trials evaluating medical interventions have a pre-specified hypothesis, which is statistically tested against the null hypothesis of no effect. In diagnostic accuracy studies, study...

    Authors: Daniël A. Korevaar, Gowri Gopalakrishna, Jérémie F. Cohen and Patrick M. Bossuyt

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. Diagnosis of lung cancer frequently occurs in its later stages. Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) could detect lung cancer early.

    Authors: Huiqin Yang, Jo Varley-Campbell, Helen Coelho, Linda Long, Sophie Robinson, Tristan Snowsill, Ed Griffin, Jaime Peters and Chris Hyde

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:23

    Content type: Research

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  10. Psychotic disorders affect about 3% of the population worldwide and are associated with high personal, social and economic costs. They tend to have their first onset in adolescence. Increasing emphasis has bee...

    Authors: Laura J. Bonnett, Filippo Varese, Catrin Tudur Smith, Allan Flores and Alison R. Yung

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:21

    Content type: Protocol

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  11. The effect of extended adjuvant aromatase inhibition in hormone-positive breast cancer after sequential tamoxifen, aromatase inhibitor treatment of 5 years was recently investigated by the DATA study. This stu...

    Authors: Tim C. de Ruijter, Kim M. Smits, Maureen J. Aarts, Irene E. G. van Hellemond, Leander Van Neste, Bart de Vries, Petronella G. M. Peer, Jürgen Veeck, Manon van Engeland and Vivianne C. G. Tjan-Heijnen

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:20

    Content type: Protocol

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  12. Decision curve analysis is a method to evaluate prediction models and diagnostic tests that was introduced in a 2006 publication. Decision curves are now commonly reported in the literature, but there remains ...

    Authors: Andrew J. Vickers, Ben van Calster and Ewout W. Steyerberg

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  13. Indirect muscle injuries (IMIs) are a considerable burden to elite football (soccer) teams, and prevention of these injuries offers many benefits. Preseason medical, musculoskeletal and performance screening (...

    Authors: Tom Hughes, Richard Riley, Jamie C. Sergeant and Michael J. Callaghan

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:19

    Content type: Protocol

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  14. A variety of study designs are available to evaluate the accuracy of tests, but the terms used to describe these designs seem to lack clarity and standardization. We investigated if this was the case in the di...

    Authors: M. Olsen, Z. Zhelev, H. Hunt, J. L. Peters, P. Bossuyt and C. Hyde

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  15. Clinical prediction rules (CPRs) that predict the absolute risk of a clinical condition or future outcome for individual patients are abundant in the medical literature; however, systematic reviews have demons...

    Authors: Laura E. Cowley, Daniel M. Farewell, Sabine Maguire and Alison M. Kemp

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:16

    Content type: Review

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  16. Shoulder pain is one of the most common presentations of musculoskeletal pain with a 1-month population prevalence of between 7 and 26%. The overall prognosis of shoulder pain is highly variable with 40% of pa...

    Authors: Danielle A. van der Windt, Danielle L. Burke, Opeyemi Babatunde, Miriam Hattle, Cliona McRobert, Chris Littlewood, Gwenllian Wynne-Jones, Linda Chesterton, Geert J. M. G. van der Heijden, Jan C. Winters, Daniel I. Rhon, Kim Bennell, Edward Roddy, Carl Heneghan, David Beard, Jonathan L. Rees…

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:15

    Content type: Protocol

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  17. Prognostic markers use an individual’s characteristics at a given time to predict future disease events, with the ultimate goal of guiding medical decision-making. If an accurate prediction can be made, then a...

    Authors: Aasthaa Bansal and Patrick J. Heagerty

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:14

    Content type: Methodology

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  18. Over the past few years, evidence synthesis has become essential to investigate and improve the generalizability of medical research findings. This strategy often involves a meta-analysis to formally summarize...

    Authors: Thomas P.A. Debray, Valentijn M.T. de Jong, Karel G.M. Moons and Richard D. Riley

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:13

    Content type: Methodology

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  19. Adequate field triage of trauma patients is crucial to transport patients to the right hospital. Mistriage and subsequent interhospital transfers should be minimized to reduce avoidable mortality, life-long di...

    Authors: Rogier van der Sluijs, Thomas P. A. Debray, Martijn Poeze, Loek P. H. Leenen and Mark van Heijl

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:12

    Content type: Protocol

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  20. Discriminative ability is an important aspect of prediction model performance, but challenging to assess in clustered (e.g., multicenter) data. Concordance (c)-indexes may be too extreme within small clusters....

    Authors: David van Klaveren, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Mithat Gönen and Yvonne Vergouwe

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:11

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. Driven by alcohol consumption and obesity, the prevalence of non-viral liver disease in the UK is increasing. Due to its silent and slow nature, the progression of liver disease is currently unpredictable and ...

    Authors: Suvi Härmälä, Alastair O’Brien, Constantinos A. Parisinos, Kenan Direk, Laura Shallcross and Andrew Hayward

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:10

    Content type: Protocol

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  22. Monochorionic twin pregnancies are at high risk of adverse outcomes, but it is not possible to predict which pregnancies will develop complications. The aim of the study was to evaluate, in monochorionic twin ...

    Authors: Fiona L. Mackie, Rebecca Whittle, R. Katie Morris, Jon Hyett, Richard D. Riley and Mark D. Kilby

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:9

    Content type: Research

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  23. Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE), bacteria which are resistant to the carbapenem class of antibiotics, present an urgent public health risk. The objective of this study was to assess the potent...

    Authors: Eoin Moloney, Kai Wai Lee, Dawn Craig, A. Joy Allen, Sara Graziadio, Michael Power and Carolyn Steeds

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  24. Assessment of diagnostic tests, broadly defined as any element that aids in the collection of additional information for further clarification of a patient’s health status, has increasingly become a critical i...

    Authors: Ingrid Arevalo-Rodriguez, Andrea C. Tricco, Karen R. Steingart, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, David Kaunelis, Pablo Alonso-Coello, Susan Baxter, Patrick M. Bossuyt and Javier Zamora

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:7

    Content type: Protocol

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  25. In addition to direct slide microscopy, traditional culture method (TCM) has long been considered as a gold standard method for the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). However, TCM is relatively expensi...

    Authors: Lensa Aberra, Adugna Abera, Tariku Belay, Amha Kebede, Endalamaw Gadisa and Geremew Tasew

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:4

    Content type: Methodology

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  26. Many studies have been performed to identify important prognostic factors for outcomes after rehabilitation of patients with chronic pain, and there is a need to synthesize them through systematic review. In t...

    Authors: Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten, Elena Tseli, Björn Olov Äng, Katja Boersma, Britt-Marie Stålnacke, Björn Gerdle and Paul Enthoven

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  27. Clinical prediction models are often constructed using multicenter databases. Such a data structure poses additional challenges for statistical analysis (clustered data) but offers opportunities for model gene...

    Authors: L. Wynants, D. M. Kent, D. Timmerman, C. M. Lundquist and B. Van Calster

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:6

    Content type: Review

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  28. Current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines provide a class I recommendation for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) ...

    Authors: Andrew Perry, Matthew J. Chung, Eric Novak, Ronald Krone and David L. Brown

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  29. Personalized, precision, and risk-based medicine are becoming increasingly important in medicine. These involve the use of information about the prognosis of a patient, to make individualized treatment decisio...

    Authors: Johanna A. A. G. Damen and Lotty Hooft

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. Low back pain is one of the most common and disabling health problems in Canada and internationally. In most cases, low back pain is a benign, self-limiting condition that can be managed with little diagnostic...

    Authors: Jill A. Hayden, Rachel Ogilvie, Samuel Alan Stewart, Simon French, Samuel Campbell, Kirk Magee, Patrick Slipp, George Wells and Ian Stiell

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2019 3:1

    Content type: Protocol

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  31. Disease populations, clinical practice, and healthcare systems are constantly evolving. This can result in clinical prediction models quickly becoming outdated and less accurate over time. A potential solution...

    Authors: David A. Jenkins, Matthew Sperrin, Glen P. Martin and Niels Peek

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:23

    Content type: Review

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  32. Lung cancer is a common cancer, with over 1.3 million cases worldwide each year. Early diagnosis using computed tomography (CT) screening has been shown to reduce mortality but also detect non-malignant nodule...

    Authors: Jason L. Oke, Lyndsey C. Pickup, Jérôme Declerck, Matthew E. Callister, David Baldwin, Jennifer Gustafson, Heiko Peschl, Sarim Ather, Maria Tsakok, Alan Exell and Fergus Gleeson

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:22

    Content type: Protocol

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  33. Population-based risk prediction tools exist for individual chronic diseases. From a population health perspective, studying chronic diseases together provides a comprehensive view of the burden of disease in ...

    Authors: Ryan Ng, Rinku Sutradhar, Walter P. Wodchis and Laura C. Rosella

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:19

    Content type: Protocol

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  34. Building prognostic models of clinical outcomes is an increasingly important research task and will remain a vital area in genomic medicine. Prognostic models of clinical outcomes are usually built and validat...

    Authors: Lira Pi and Susan Halabi

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:21

    Content type: Methodology

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  35. In recent years, there has been increasing focus on the earlier detection of deterioration in the clinical condition of hospital patients with the aim of instigating earlier treatment to reverse this deteriora...

    Authors: Matthew J. Reed, Megan McGrath, Polly L. Black, Steff Lewis, Christopher McCann, Stewart Whiting, Rachel O’Brien, Alison Grant, Beth Harrison, Laura Skyrme and Miranda Odam

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:18

    Content type: Protocol

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  36. Chest X-ray has been the standard imaging method for patients suspected of non-traumatic pulmonary disease at the emergency department (ED) for years. Recently, ultra-low-dose chest computed tomography (ULD ch...

    Authors: Inge A. H. van den Berk, Maadrika M. N. P. Kanglie, Tjitske S. R. van Engelen, Shandra Bipat, Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf, Patrick M. M. Bossuyt, Wouter de Monyé, Jan M. Prins and Jaap Stoker

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:20

    Content type: Protocol

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  37. Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract. A rapid confirmatory diagnosis of influenza is important, since it is highly transmissible and outbreaks of influenza within the hospital setting...

    Authors: A. J. Allen, R. A. O’Leary, S. Davis, S. Graziadio, W. S. Jones, A. J. Simpson, D. A. Price, L. Vale and M. Power

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:15

    Content type: Research

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  38. The risk reclassification table assesses clinical performance of a biomarker in terms of movements across relevant risk categories. The Reclassification- Calibration (RC) statistic has been developed for binar...

    Authors: Olga V. Demler, Nina P. Paynter and Nancy R. Cook

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:16

    Content type: Methodology

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  39. Competing risks occur when populations may experience outcomes that either preclude or alter the probability of experiencing the main study outcome(s). Many standard survival analysis methods do not account fo...

    Authors: Benjamin G. Feakins, Emily C. McFadden, Andrew J. Farmer and Richard J. Stevens

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  40. Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in suspected patients is notoriously difficult as signs and symptoms are non-specific. Different diagnostic strategies have been developed, usually combining clinical probability ...

    Authors: G.-J. Geersing, N. Kraaijpoel, H. R. Büller, S. van Doorn, N. van Es, G. Le Gal, M. V. Huisman, C. Kearon, J. A. Kline, K. G. M. Moons, M. Miniati, M. Righini, P.-M. Roy, S. J. van der Wall, P. S. Wells and F. A. Klok

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:10

    Content type: Protocol

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  41. An important aim of clinical prediction models is to positively impact clinical decision making and subsequent patient outcomes. The impact on clinical decision making and patient outcome can be quantified in ...

    Authors: Teus H. Kappen, Wilton A. van Klei, Leo van Wolfswinkel, Cor J. Kalkman, Yvonne Vergouwe and Karel G. M. Moons

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:11

    Content type: Methodology

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  42. Head injury is an extremely common clinical presentation to hospital emergency departments (EDs). Ninety-five percent of patients present with an initial Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score of 13–15, indicating a n...

    Authors: Carl Marincowitz, Fiona E. Lecky, William Townend, Victoria Allgar, Andrea Fabbri and Trevor A. Sheldon

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:6

    Content type: Protocol

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  43. In literature, not much emphasis has been placed on methods for analyzing repeatedly measured independent variables, even less so for the use in prediction modeling specifically. However, repeated measurements...

    Authors: Marieke Welten, Marlou L. A. de Kroon, Carry M. Renders, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Hein Raat, Jos W. R. Twisk and Martijn W. Heymans

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:5

    Content type: Methodology

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  44. Prognostic models incorporating survival analysis predict the risk (i.e., probability) of experiencing a future event over a specific time period. In 2002, Royston and Parmar described a type of flexible param...

    Authors: Ryan Ng, Kathy Kornas, Rinku Sutradhar, Walter P. Wodchis and Laura C. Rosella

    Citation: Diagnostic and Prognostic Research 2018 2:4

    Content type: Review

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