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Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 28, 2010 - 16:11

Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts. by J Mikkonen & D Raphael
Foreword by Hon. Monique Bégin (Former Minister of National Health & Welfare of Canada)
Published in May 2010. ISBN 978-0-9683484-1-3 – 62 pp [63p.] http://thecanadianfacts.org/The_Canadian_Facts.pdf

PubMed Central Turns Ten - Dr. David Lipman

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 21, 2010 - 19:46
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Ten Years of PubMed Central, a session hosted by Columbia University Libraries (Mailman School of Public Health) on March 23, 2010, given by David Lipman, NCBI Director:

Got app? Top mobile medicine sites 2010

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 17, 2010 - 13:14

Which top sites are missing from these lists? Something specific to the practice of medicine in Canada? Europe? Australia or Asia. Let me know ~Dean

Some mobile best medical evidence websites

TRIP Database & TRIP Answers

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 6, 2010 - 14:30

Published March 24th @ Open Medicine

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 25, 2010 - 12:29
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CONSORT
CONSORT 2010 Statement: updated guidelines for reporting parallel group randomized trials
March 24, 2010. Vol. 4(1), pp.60-68

CONSORT Statement 2010 - Trials Reporting

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 25, 2010 - 12:26
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The updated CONSORT Statement -- which provides guidance for the reporting of randomized trials -- was simultaneously published yesterday by nine leading medical journals: BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMC Medicine, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, The Lancet, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Open Medicine, PLoS Medicine, and Trials.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 12, 2010 - 16:28
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“….On March 8, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched its report, The Global Fund 2010: Innovation and Impact, presenting results so far and outlining challenges and new strategies. Since its inception in 2002, the Fund has grown into an impressive force in the landscape of global health initiatives. By its own estimation, the Fund has supported programmes that have saved around 4·9 million lives.

Composite outcomes in cardiovascular studies

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 28, 2010 - 02:18
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