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Article: Automated blood-cell analyzers. Can you count on them to count well?

M. Jagesh Kamath, M.D. wrote:

January 25, 2011 10:07 AM

Dear Dr.Aroon, We can count on you to give a clear picture, in all blogs of yours! Well done and looking forward to more such.It was very informative and useful in understanding the aspects of automated blood-cell analysers.

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Article: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D. wrote:

October 17, 2010 12:55 AM

Dear Sir,
You would agree that the vast majority of published work on WPW invariably tends to have a profusion of statistics(percentages)- perhaps underlying the fact that there are still lots of uncertainties. There seems to be no way to discuss…

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Article: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

John Kenyon, CNA wrote:

October 16, 2010 05:10 PM

Dear Doctors Tamer and Aroon,
Thank you both for your fascinating and extensive discussion of statistically-driven medicine. This is what I had hoped might happen and it opens up the topic and new thoughts and facts are added. I appreciate in…

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Article: Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Debbie Miller, RN wrote:

October 14, 2010 12:14 PM

Thank you, Aroon.  Your additions are timely and accurate.  I appreciate the clarifications because, as you say, there are other special needs that should be considered.  Also, BMI is not a perfect measurement of fat percentage and when…

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Article: Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D. wrote:

October 14, 2010 03:08 AM

Thank you Debbie for your prompt response and for answering my queries. As an almost lay person in these matters, I do come across concerns raised in media about the decreasing age of menarche, rising prevalence of obesity in children and persisting…

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Article: Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Debbie Miller, RN wrote:

October 13, 2010 04:33 PM

Hello Aroon,
Thank you for your kind comments.  In my study I have found nothing to suggest that adolescent recommendations should vary from adult women.  BMI appears to be the most important factor and pregnant adolescents more often…

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Article: Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D. wrote:

October 12, 2010 01:55 PM

Hello Debbie,
It was a pleasure reading through your blog, written in such simplistic, easily readable and understandable fashion. You would agree that adolescent pregnancies and their outcomes still remain a concern despite the various programs…

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Article: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. wrote:

October 12, 2010 10:44 AM

Dear Dr. Aroon. Thank you very much for your effort in obtaining this data. It certainly makes things clearer. I think they will be a valuable addition to the original article.

Today I noticed that Dr. Stephen Jay Gould’s article “The…

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Article: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D. wrote:

October 11, 2010 01:01 PM

Dear Dr.Tamer,
Thank you for your very interesting and valid comments. I take this opportunity to quote some of the very crucial figures (percentages) which seem to be responsible for causing all the controversy and hesitation on the part of…

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Article: Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. wrote:

October 11, 2010 11:01 AM

Thank you John for your inspiring article and thank you Dr. Kamath for your input. The real controversy behind this article and countless others is what inferential statistics tell us about the individual at risk. So we know that, as in this example,…

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