D L Weed

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

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    Weed D. Weight of evidence: a review of concept and methods. Risk Anal. 2005;25:1545-57 pubmed
    ..g., epidemiology's causal criteria with toxicology's quality criteria). ..
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    Weed D. Interpreting epidemiological evidence: how meta-analysis and causal inference methods are related. Int J Epidemiol. 2000;29:387-90 pubmed
    ..Meta-analysis has a real but limited role in causal inference, adding to an understanding of some causal criteria. Meta-analysis may also point to sources of confounding or bias in its assessment of heterogeneity. ..
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    Weed D. Theory and practice in epidemiology. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2001;954:52-62 pubmed
    ..Identifying the responsibilities of the discipline to be public health intervention and rigorous science is a first step toward developing and applying theory in epidemiology. ..
  4. Weed D, McKeown R. Science and social responsibility in public health. Environ Health Perspect. 2003;111:1804-8 pubmed
    ..Responsibility is an ethical concept particularly well suited to frame many key aspects of the ethics of our profession. ..
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    Weed D. Epidemiologic evidence and causal inference. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2000;14:797-807, viii pubmed
    ..Judging cause is a central concern of physicians, epidemiologists, and other public health professionals committed to cancer prevention...