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Unformatted text preview: 1- Guidelines for interpreting literature abstracts (example)Critical Review of Epidemiologic Studies-Guidelines for evaluating articles (general critique).Dr. Sanchez-AnguianoEpidemiology & Biostatistics COPH/USFBarringer TA, Kirk JK, Santaniel o AC, Foley KL, Michielutte R. Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection andquality of life. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-control ed trial. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(5):365-71Guidelines for interpreting literature abstractsBarringer TA, Kirk JK, Santaniel o AC, Foley KL, Michielutte R. Effect of a multivitamin and mineral supplement on infection andquality of life. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-control ed trial. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(5):365-711. What is the EXPOSURE variable? Multivitamin and vitamin supplement2. What is the OUTCOME variable? Guidelines for interpreting literature abstractsIncidence of infection and quality of life 3. Is the RESEARCH QUESTION clearly stated? To assess the effect of a standard multivitamin and mineral supplement on the development of infection and on quality of life. 4. Is the STUDY DESIGN specified? Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial.5. Do the authors describe the STUDY SAMPLE?...
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