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  1. Attributable Risk
  2. Approximately how many people live in the US?
  3. Phases of Drug Development
  4. Case Fatality Rate
  5. bias
  1. a Proportion of patients who die of a disease
  2. b Phase 1: first stage of testing in humans (about 20-100 pple); small group of healthy volunteers; test for safety, tolerability, pharmokinetics, and pharmacodynamics
    Phase 2: larger groups (about 20-300 ppl), assess how well the drug works, dosing requirments, efficacy
    Phase 3: large groups (300-3,000 ppl), test to see how effective the drug is compared to other drugs
    Phase 4: safety survellience, ongoing technical support
  3. c ...300,000,000
  4. d a process at any stage of inference tending to produce results that depart systematically from true values.
  5. e The absolute difference in the rate of events between the control and the intervention group. ( same as ARR)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Def: Reducing the impact of the disease
    Ex. Rehabilitation for stroke
  2. The more sensitive a test is, the better will be its NPV. The more specific a test it, the better will be its PPV.
  3. A general term for measures of association calculated from data in a 2x2 table. = Risk of disease in exposed (a/(a+b)) / Risk of disease in unexposed (c/(c+d))
  4. 7,000
  5. Def: Early detection of existing disease to reduce severity and complications
    Ex. Screening for cancer

5 True/False Questions

  1. SensitivityProportion of people with a disease who have a positive test for the disease = true positives/(true positives + false negatives) p. 39

          

  2. CohortProbability of disease in a patient with a positive test result PV+=true positive/(true positive + false positive) p. 39

          

  3. ConfoundersPatient characteristics that may affect the results a study it is trying to measure. They can decrease the validity of a study.

          

  4. SpecificityProportion of people with a disease who have a positive test for the disease = true positives/(true positives + false negatives) p. 39

          

  5. PPVa process at any stage of inference tending to produce results that depart systematically from true values.

          

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