Statistics on health decision making: state of the art

10 MAY 2019, University of Aveiro



Invited speakers 

Round table panel | Painel da mesa redonda 
Moderation | Moderação: Mónica Vidal


  • Edifício Central da Reitoria da Universidade de Aveiro (8:30-17:00)

Campus Universitário de Santiago

3810-193 Aveiro



  • Museu de Aveiro / Santa Joana (17:30-21:00, Aveiro Honor and Closing Session)

Av. Santa Joana s/n, 

3810-164 Aveiro


Best communication prize - Nascimento Leitão – Bayer prize.


February 28, 2019 March 18, 2019 - Submission Deadline
March 31, 2019 April 5 - Accept/Reject Notification
April 15, 2019 - Early Registration




Best communication prize - Nascimento Leitão – Bayer prize
The Best Poster Communication  presented at the Statistics on Health Decision Making: state of the art meeting, held in University of Aveiro (Portugal), on 10th May 2019, was attributed to
"The role of gender in survival after bilateral internal mammary artery in coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity score analysis"

Saraiva, F.A.; Girerd, N.; Cerqueira, R.J.; Ferreira, J.P.; Vilas-Boas, N.; Pinho, P.; Barros, A.; Amorim, M.J.; Lourenço, A.P.; Leite-Moreira, A.F. 

(Luís Miguel Capão FilipeMargarida FrançaVera Afreixo; Francisca Saraiva; Paula LeitãoIsabel PereiraMaria Eduarda Silva)

Invited talks (pdf)

Statistics as a methodology for calculating clinical uncertainty. What kind of studies are relevant to practice? António Vaz Carneiro

Prescription: Cost-Effectiveness – Does it make sense? José Aranda da Silva

Epidemiology and the causal enquire: the role of statistics. Milton Severo

Meeting book




Modified classification trees applied to pediatric familial hypercholesterolemia: a         comparative study including Simon Broome Criteria

Albuquerque, J.; Alves, A.C.; Medeiros, A.M.; Bourbon, M.; Antunes, M.


Optimal fluid volume administration in acute pancreatitis: Some developments for an open question.

Henriques, C.; Matos, A.C.; Pereira, J.; Afonso, C.


Risk communication: bias in decision making?

Ferreira, C.; Abreu, T.; Basto, M. 


Obstetric and neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes: the influence of maternal body mass index and gestational weight gain.

Rosinha, P. ; Dantas, R.; Alves, M.; Azevedo, T.; Inácio, I.; Ferreira, S.E.; Pedrosa, C.; Albuquerque, I.; Garrett, A.; Gomes, F.; Guimarães, J.


Analysis of knowledge, perceptions and self-confidence regarding tobacco control among graduating nursing students in Portugal.

Afreixo, V; Rua, M; Ravara, S.B.; Condinho M; Albuquerque C.; Aguiar, P.; Bonito, J. 


Gestational diabetes in early pregnancy – what does fasting glucose tell us?

Ferreira, S.E.; Inácio, I.; Rosinha, P.; Alves, M.; Azevedo, T.; Dantas, R.; Pedrosa, C.; Ferreira, M.; Albuquerque I.; Fonseca, C.; Jesus, A.; Guimarães, J.


Pain, anxiety and patient satisfaction in office hysteroscopy, is there a link? Are patient satisfaction questionnaires reliable?

Santos-Paulo, A.; Afreixo, V. M.


Impact of Patient Global Assessment in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients medicated with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.

Cunha, R.; Santos, B.; Aguiar, R.; Barcelos, A.


Impact of infant pneumococcal vaccination on pneumococcal pneumonia hospitalizations in older adults.

Kislaya, I.; Rodrigues, A.P.; Gómez, V.; Sousa-Uva, M.; Gonçalves, P.; Froes, F.; Nunes, B.


Psychosocial variables and sleep in adolescents with neck pain? A systematic review with meta-analysis.

Andias, R.; Silva, A.G.


Statistics on medical devices performance assessment – a case study.

Leitão, C.; Afreixo, V.; Mesquita-Bastos, J.


When Statistics takes over.

Meireles, R.; Ferreira, B.; Brandão, C.; Cabral, L.; Afreixo, V.


Myocardial infarction detection using a compression-based approach.

Carvalho, J.M.; Brás, S.; Pinho, A.J.


Generalized estimating equations vs. repeated-measures ANOVA on the time-course of clinical variables during acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Oliveira, A.; Afreixo, V.; Marques, A.


The role of the human development and the safety index in European countries

Cardoso, C.; Costa, M.; Rodrigues; J.


Evaluation of procalcitonin accuracy for the distinction between Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial sepsis in burn patients.

Ferreira, J.B.; Brandão, C.; Brito, I.; Cabral, L.; Afreixo, V.


Checking procalcitonin suitability for prognosis and antimicrobial therapy monitoring in burn patients.

Brito, I.M.; Tomé, G.; Meireles, R.; Cabral, L.; Afreixo, V.


Identification of clinical phenotypes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Tavares, A.H.; Enes, V.; Afreixo, V.; Machado, F.; Marques, A.


Comparison of different treatments during acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: results of classical vs. network meta-analysis.

Machado, A.; Afreixo, V.; Marques, A.


HIV temporal patterns in clinical practice: a case report with real data.

Rocha, D.; Scotto, M.; Tavares, J.N.; Gouveia, S.


Nonparametric longitudinal methods on clinical assessment of a single intra-articular administration of IFNg-primed allogeneic adipose stem cells (ASCs-g) in an equine groove model of osteoarthritis.

Monteiro, S.; Maninchedda, U.; Lavado, N.; Ségard, E.; Roussignol, G.; Hilairet, S.; Pénarier, G.; Steinberg, R.; Jorgensen, C.; Lepage, O.M.


Statistical analysis of the aerodynamics of voiced stop closures.

Jesus, L.M.T.; Costa, M.C.


Multinomial logistic regression for analysis of older people´s treatment priorities if faced with serious illness with limited time to live: a study in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Jorge, R.; Freitas, A. A.; Sousa, L.


Family caregivers and structured nursing intervention.

Melo, R.; Rua, M.; Santos, C.


Construction of an epidemiological bulletin at Gaia primary health care trust.

Martins-Coelho,G.; Figueiredo, L.R.; Pratas Valente, C.


Meta-analysis: a cornerstone of clinical research?

Brandão, C.; Brito, I.M.; Tomé, G.; Cabral, L.; Afreixo, V.


Procalcitonin kinetics after burn injury and burn surgery in septic and non-septic patients – a retrospective observational study.

Tomé, G.; Baltazar, J.; Meireles, R.; Cabral, L.; Afreixo, V.


Dynamic prediction in breast cancer: a way to provide information on how prognosis evolves over time.

Azevedo, S.; Sousa, L.; Esteves, S.


What if we change something? … a Cardiovascular risk analysis of a population.

Silva, P.; Vieira, A.; Damião, P.


The role of gender in survival after bilateral internal mammary artery in coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity score analysis.

Saraiva, F.A.; Girerd, N.; Cerqueira, R.J.; Ferreira, J.P.; Vilas-Boas, N.; Pinho, P.; Barros, A.; Amorim, M.J.; Lourenço, A.P.; Leite-Moreira, A.F.


Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a Nepalese post-seismic population: a comparative study using propensity score matching.

Adrega, T.; Rocha, A.; Miranda, M. C. 


Identification of gait patterns among patients with parkinsonism based on normalized gait obtained using multiple regression models.

Ferreira, F.; Fernandes, C.; Gago, M.; Sousa, N.; Erlhagen, W.; Bicho, E.


Clinical governance in primary health care units – An opinion article about statistics on health.

Fonseca Silva, M.; Quina, C.; Rua, I.; Garcia, J.; Clemêncio, T.; Amaral, T.


Predicting Alzheimer disease using machine learning approaches.

Pinheiro, M.; Neto, S.; Enes, V.; Moura, G.; Santos, M.


Nonattendance in health services: can it be an opportunity for improvement?

Cabrita, L.; Cabral, E.; Damião, P.


Daily delays - Statistics on health quality planning.

Roque, A.G.; Taveira, A.J.; Damião, P.


Association between sleep quality, pain and functioning in a Portuguese community activities program for persons aged 60 or more years: A cross-sectional study.

Cerqueira, M.; Silva, A.; Faria, S.; Fecha, J.; Alvarelhão, J.


A new score for assessment of lupus disease activity: presentation, validation and application.

Matos, A.C.; Henriques, C.; Jesus, D.; Inês, L.S.; Tomé, P.; Alves, V.; Costa, N.


Hypertonic is the solution? – a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Corda, P.O ; Resende, D.; Coelho, M.C. M.; Bastos, J.M.; Afreixo, V.


Planning epidemiologic and molecular studies for a Portuguese cohort of multiple myeloma.

Ferreira, G.; Afreixo, V.; Silva, R.M. 


Measuring the impact of basic life support training on students’ perception of their ability to use it: an exploratory study.

Alvelos, H.; Santos, J.A.N.; Cavadas, S.; Xambre, A.R.


Health indicators – Model B Health Care Units.

Correia, C.; Matos, V.; Rocha, C.


Meta-analysis to evaluate the vancomycin MIC Creep in Staphylococcus aureus infections.

Diaz, R.; Afreixo, V.; Rodrigues, C.; Ramalheira, E.; Gago, B.

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