The American journal of medicine (Am J Med)

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1 The latex fixation test. I. Application to the serologic diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. 1956 19.55
2 Nonspecific vaginitis. Diagnostic criteria and microbial and epidemiologic associations. 1983 16.63
3 High density lipoprotein as a protective factor against coronary heart disease. The Framingham Study. 1977 15.39
4 Weight and type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis. 2009 13.91
5 New criteria for diagnosis of infective endocarditis: utilization of specific echocardiographic findings. Duke Endocarditis Service. 1994 11.61
6 Mixed connective tissue disease--an apparently distinct rheumatic disease syndrome associated with a specific antibody to an extractable nuclear antigen (ENA). 1972 11.51
7 The Veterans Administration-Army cooperative study of pulmonary function. I. Clinical spirometry in normal men. 1961 10.82
8 Chronic graft-versus-host syndrome in man. A long-term clinicopathologic study of 20 Seattle patients. 1980 9.64
9 Secular trends in nosocomial primary bloodstream infections in the United States, 1980-1989. National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System. 1991 9.11
10 Major trends in the microbial etiology of nosocomial infection. 1991 8.56
11 Long-term impact of initial surgical and medical therapy on papillary and follicular thyroid cancer. 1994 8.39
12 The syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone. 1967 8.08
13 Exercise-based rehabilitation for patients with coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 2004 8.07
14 Angina pectoris. I. A variant form of angina pectoris; preliminary report. 1959 8.04
15 A FAMILIAL DISORDER OF URIC ACID METABOLISM AND CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTION. 1964 7.97
16 Epidemiology of urinary tract infections: incidence, morbidity, and economic costs. 2002 7.85
17 Chemotherapeutic and antibiotic drugs in the management of infections of the urinary tract. 1955 7.59
18 Randomized versus historical controls for clinical trials. 1982 7.53
19 Overconfidence as a cause of diagnostic error in medicine. 2008 7.46
20 Assessment and management of severe asthma. 1971 7.43
21 Scientific versus commercial sources of influence on the prescribing behavior of physicians. 1982 7.14
22 Hypertension--a community problem. 1972 7.12
23 A cost-benefit analysis of electronic medical records in primary care. 2003 7.00
24 Associations of elevated interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein levels with mortality in the elderly. 1999 6.92
25 Relationship between acidification of the urine and potassium metabolism; effect of carbonic anhydrase inhibition on potassium excretion. 1951 6.90
26 Biologic and clinical significance of cryoglobulins. A report of 86 cases. 1974 6.77
27 Absolutely relative: how research results are summarized can affect treatment decisions. 1992 6.68
28 The mechanics of pulmonary ventilation in normal subjects and in patients with emphysema. 1954 6.61
29 The changing face of candidemia: emergence of non-Candida albicans species and antifungal resistance. 1996 6.49
30 The natural history of atrial fibrillation: incidence, risk factors, and prognosis in the Manitoba Follow-Up Study. 1995 6.49
31 Malignancy in adult coeliac disease and idiopathic steatorrhoea. 1967 6.36
32 Independent association between acute renal failure and mortality following cardiac surgery. 1998 6.34
33 Complications and consequences of endotracheal intubation and tracheotomy. A prospective study of 150 critically ill adult patients. 1981 6.23
34 Prognostic effect of weight loss prior to chemotherapy in cancer patients. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. 1980 6.12
35 A syndrome of renal sodium loss and hyponatremia probably resulting from inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone. 1957 6.11
36 Consensus development conference: diagnosis, prophylaxis, and treatment of osteoporosis. 1993 6.08
37 Hemoglobin A1c predicts diabetes but not cardiovascular disease in nondiabetic women. 2007 5.95
38 Familial Mediterranean fever. A survey of 470 cases and review of the literature. 1967 5.88
39 Current concepts in validity and reliability for psychometric instruments: theory and application. 2006 5.80
40 Dilution and concentration of the urine and the action of antidiuretic hormone. 1958 5.73
41 Use of hyperimmune anti-rabies serum concentrates in experimental rabies. 1950 5.68
42 Self-monitoring of blood glucose levels and glycemic control: the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Diabetes registry. 2001 5.68
43 Association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with insulin resistance. 1999 5.65
44 Obesity paradox in patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease. 2007 5.61
45 Medical bankruptcy in the United States, 2007: results of a national study. 2009 5.61
46 A population-based study of the long-term risks associated with atrial fibrillation: 20-year follow-up of the Renfrew/Paisley study. 2002 5.55
47 Epidemiology of severe hypoglycemia in the diabetes control and complications trial. The DCCT Research Group. 1991 5.46
48 Elevation of serum angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) level in sarcoidosis. 1975 5.41
49 MANIFESTATIONS OF SARCOIDOSIS. ANALYSIS OF 145 PATIENTS, WITH A REVIEW OF NINE SERIES SELECTED FROM THE LITERATURE. 1963 5.41
50 The Veterans Administration cooperative study of pulmonary function. 3. Mortality in relation to respiratory function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 1966 5.40
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