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Maximizing Questionnaire Response Rates

Posted by on April 1st, 2014 0 comments

The American Medical Association has specific recommendations for its authors about questionnaire response rates included in the JAMA Instructions for Authors. One of the guidelines is that survey studies should have sufficient response rates (generally at least 60%) and appropriate characterization of nonresponders to ensure that nonresponse bias does not threaten the validity of the findings. However, response… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources

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MedlinePlus Connect now Supports ICD-10-CM!

Posted by on April 1st, 2014 0 comments

MedlinePlus Connect now supports queries using ICD-10-CM codes. Upon receiving a problem code request with an ICD-10-CM code, MedlinePlus Connect returns relevant, patient-friendly health information from MedlinePlus, Genetics Home Reference, and other reliable health resources. MedlinePlus Connect will continue to support ICD-9-CM and SNOMED CT codes for problem code requests. Learn more on the MedlinePlus… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Electronic Health Records, MedlinePlus Connect, NLM Resources

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April 2014 Issue of NIH News in Health is Now Available!

Posted by on April 1st, 2014 0 comments

Check out the April issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Stamp Out Smoking: Tobacco-Free Living Most of us know that smoking is unhealthy. So why do so many people still do it? The answers are complex…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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