One report showed that diagnostic studies with specific design features are associated with biased, optimistic estimates of diagnostic accuracy compared with studies without such features.10At the 1999 Cochrane colloquium meeting in Rome, the Cochrane diagnostic and screening test methods working group discussed the low methodological quality and substandard reporting of diagnostic test evaluations. The working group felt that the first step towards correcting these problems was to improve the quality of reporting of diagnostic studies. Following the successful CONSORT initiative,11 13 the working group aimed to develop a checklist of items that should be included in the report of a study on diagnostic accuracy.The objective of the Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy (STARD) initiative is to improve the quality of reporting of studies of diagnostic accuracy.
But in the words of the great Nora Ephron, “Of course you can have it allIt will be a little messy, but embrace the mess.” Liz, we know all about you and messes. We just watched Hazel peel your sweatshirt off the back of your chair! Embrace the crusty hoodie. You can have it all..
And Pettorino, V. And Piacentini, F. And Piat, M. And Hanson, D. And Henrot Versill, S. And Herranz, D. Student Chair of the Purchasing Committee Sarah Bishop, OC wrote a detailed letter to Dye outlining three levels of responsibility attributed to Coca Cola: that the management of the Coca Cola bottling plants in Columbia aided and abetted paramilitaries in targeting and murdering trade unionists. Second, that corporate Coca Cola based in the United States turned a blind eye to these activities and did nothing to investigate its subsidiaries and punish its management. Third, that Coca Cola has done little to protect its workers in Colombia from violence at the hands of paramilitaries.
Do you ever have those days (or weeks) where nothing seems to go right? Where the world is conspiring against you and you feel like a tower of cards just waiting to collapse? Well, tonight I collapsed. I cried way harder and uglier than any girl should but am feeling much better now. I am now down in bed with Nashvilleand some Merlot.
Police and military leadership and personnel, academics, business persons and even hundreds of Ukraine’s diplomats have broken with the ruling regime and voiced their support for Mr. Yushchenko. In solidarity with the Ukrainian people’s struggle to establish, at long last, an independent and democratic Ukrainian state, Ukrainians in the Diaspora on six continents, including such countries as Argentina, Australia, Canada, Mozambique, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, United States of America and many others, have initiated public rallies, protests and political activism: manifesting outrage with the announced results; urging Ukrainian diplomats to join the ranks of the Ukrainian people; protesting Russia’s interference; and calling upon their governments to convey to the current leadership of Ukraine disapproval of the severely tainted electoral process, suggesting a just and peaceful resolution of the crisis in accordance with Ukraine’s Constitution and under international objective supervision, rebuking the President of Russia for Russia’s interference in Ukraine, and issuing an unequivocal warning that any further interference will not be tolerated by the international community..