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Maternal Mortality Ratio without healthcare

I believe the answer is somewhere between 0.5% and 1% (about 500-1000 deaths per 100000 births). Below is the list of the sources I reviewed. Some sources provide higher estimates, but those should be ...
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Machine learning for medical image scanning

Commonly used diagnostic imaging methods are: Ultrasonography X-ray Computed tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Scintigraphy or radionuclide scan (injecting a radioactive tracer into a ...
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Is Kiwi low or high fructose?

According to NutritionData (data from US Department of Agriculture - USDA.gov), 100 g of kiwi fruit contains 4.4 g fructose and 4.1 g glucose. The wch.sa.gov.au site in the question lists kiwi as high ...
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Medical Images and workflow

Take a look at the IHE Radiology Scheduled Workflow integration profile in IHE Radiology (RAD) Technical Framework. This explains a common workflow model.
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Is the day-of-week variance in COVID-19 case numbers a well-established phenomenon?

I haven't seen a lot of research on these intra-weekly (reporting) trends on anything health-related, but there is one paper on such trend on ILI reporting, alas just in the military: In this report, ...
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Is the day-of-week variance in COVID-19 case numbers a well-established phenomenon?

Seasonal and cyclical effects have been studied prior to COVID-19, including day-of-week influences on Emergency Department visit volume. For example, in a study of emergency departments in Western ...
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What diseases can be identified by some defined algorithm?

Some diseases have laboratory result-based definitions. For example, diabetes is defined by some organizations as a fasting blood sugar value over a certain level, or other similar laboratory test ...
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ECDC/PHE covid data clash

PHE 12-4-2020 84279 - 78891 = 5388 11-4-2020 78891 - 70272 = 8619 10-4-2020 70272 - 65077 = 5195 ECDC 12-4-2020 8719 11-4-2020 5195 10-4-2020 4344 It looks like the PHE data is a day ahead of ...
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Technology prospects for genome sequencing at home and data protection

I am working in the information security industry and personally following medical technology closely. Your first question kind of asks to predict the future, which nobody can. Yet, I will give you my ...
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Find full article from PubMed page without any indication?

The article you linked has the following citation in APA format when clicking "cite". Goldman, A. S., Chheda, S., Keeney, S. E., Schmalstieg, F. C., & Schanler, R. J. (1994). ...
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What fraction health care workers contract COVID-19?

This is evolving. Originally there was a high percentage of medical staff (30%) being infected by sars-cov-2 in Wuhan but as the mode of transmission became clearer and ppe better, this has now ...
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How extensive is the US Govt machine readable dataset on covid-19

[I am answering this by copying Graham Chiu's words verbatim from his original, unedited question.] Original link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/call-action-tech-community-new-...
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Technology prospects for genome sequencing at home and data protection

The first question relates to the retail price floor of genome sequencing hardware. As with any commercial product, price depends on demand. I don't envision much demand for home genome sequencing, ...
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Machine learning for medical image scanning

I would like to make a recommendation, as a researcher also working in medical imaging. You state that you are interested in predicting lesion diameter, patient gender, and patient age from the scans. ...
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