3N03 - Opinion Piece example - 2) Controls: Gender not...

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Paper 1: Basic Science Strengths 1) Controlled for difference in osteoblastic activity by sex and age 2) Not controlling for age is also a strength: demonstrates that younger ppl can also benefit from vit. D supplement Weaknesses 1) Osteoporotic: Small sample size (six subjects; difficult to draw generalizations)
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Unformatted text preview: 2) Controls: Gender not controlled: Two men and not all women 3) Controls: Age not controlled: 37-63 range are compared to 70 Should have used 3 subject groups: younger w/o osteoporosis, normal old ppl, osteoporotic old ppl Conclusion: Vitamin K, genetic component (intrinsic abnormality)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course BIOCHEMIST BIOCHEM 3N taught by Professor Drmacdonald during the Fall '10 term at McMaster University.

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