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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-04-17T17:16:20-0400
Randomised trials are considered the gold standard in medical research. The CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) Statement aims to improve the quality of reporting of rando...
For the purposes of this study, as a core lab coordinating center, the investigators will be performing P31 MRS core lab analyses; hormone core lab analyses; lipid core lab analyses; gluco...
This randomized controlled trial will evaluate a yoga intervention for individuals who experience persistent pain following oncology surgery. The integrated yoga program will involve postu...
This is a clinical study to examine rates hypoglycemia (self-report, EHR review, and review of values from a FDA approved continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS)). Subjects will wear e...
Study has been completed and is in the data analysis and manuscript writing phase of the project.
I began work as an editor on NIMH's quarterly publication Schizophrenia Bulletin. Later I became the Managing Editor of Elsevier's Psychiatry Research. Over 50 years, I saw changes in scientific revie...
In the original version of this manuscript, the incorrect names for two proteins were given. S1P and S2P should have been defined as site-1 protease and site-2 protease. This has been corrected in the...
In the circumstances of overflowing numbers of medical journals, progress of their own medical journal is one of the primary concerns of many medical societies. Among the 46-year-history of Journal of...
Peer review of a proposed treatment plan is increasingly recognized as an important quality activity in radiation medicine. Although peer review has been emphasized in the curative setting, applying p...
Compositions written by hand, as one written before the invention or adoption of printing. A manuscript may also refer to a handwritten copy of an ancient author. A manuscript may be handwritten or typewritten as distinguished from a printed copy, especially the copy of a writer's work from which printed copies are made. (Webster, 3d ed)
An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.
The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.