ALiEM Journal Club Question 1: Bias

Nov 19, 13
ALiEM Journal Club Question 1: Bias

Screen Shot 2013-11-17 at 3.36.12 PMExpertPeerReviewStamp2x200For the ALiEM – Annals of EM global journal club on the article “Emergency Department Computed Tomography Utilization in the United States and Canada”, discuss question number 1 on the topic of bias:

The authors use distinct methods for tallying computed tomography (CT) use in the 2 countries. List the biases that could occur in counting CTs by each method.


PDF of article
PDF of entire list of Annals journal club questions

Links to the other ALiEMJC questions

  • Q2. Estimation of CT Count
  • Q3. Malpractice and CT Use
  • Q4. Reimbursement Tied to Diagnosis
  • Q5. Home page of ALiEM JC and all other discussion of this article

Author information

Michelle Lin, MD

ALiEM Founder and CEO
Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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