EBM for UW Medicine Interns
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Evidence-Based Medicine for UW Medicine Interns

Sponsored by the UW Department of Medicine and the UW Health Sciences Libraries.


Example Case-Control Studies

Links are current as of October 30th, 2008.

1. Heckbert SR, Li G et al. Use of alendronate and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in women. Archives of Internal Medicine 2008; 168: 826-31. [Article link].

2. Muscat JE et al. Handheld cellular telephone use and risk of brain cancer. JAMA 2000; 284: 3001-7. [Article link].

3. Chen C, Weiss NS, et al. Hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer. JAMA 2002; 287: 734-41. [Article link].

4. Lemaitre RN et al. Hormone replacement therapy and associated risk of stroke in postmenopausal women. Archives of Internal Medicine 2002; 162: 1954-60. [Article link].

5. Buskin SE, Gale JL, Weiss NS, Nolan CM. Tuberculosis risk factors in adults in King County, Washington, 1988 through 1990. American Journal of Public Health 1994; 84: 1750-6. [Article link].

6. Psaty BM et al. The risk of myocardial infarction associated with antihypertensive drug therapies. JAMA 1995; 274: 620-5. (Not available online, but a “classic” article showing increased MI risk from short-acting CCBs done by researchers at UW GIM). [Article link].

7. Kerr MS et al. Biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors for low back pain at work. American Journal of Public Health 2001; 91: 1069-75 [Article link].

8. Sequist TD et al. Missed opportunities in the primary care management of early acute ischemic heart disease. Archives of Internal Medicine 2006; 166: 2237-43. [Article link].

9. Ylitalo N, Sørensen P, Josefsson AM, et al. Consistent high viral load of human papillomavirus 16 and risk of cervical carcinoma in situ: a nested case-control study. Lancet. 2000 Jun 24;355:2194-8. [PubMed ID: 10881892] [Article link].

10. Lagergren J, Bergström R, Lindgren A, Nyrén O. Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux as a risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma. N Engl J Med. 1999 Mar 18;340:825-31. [Article link].