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New paper!

We introduce #GAMs as a tool for analysing medical monitoring data. We also present the idea that GAMs can be used to decompose a medical waveform into individual, physiologically relevant, components.

w/ @ucfagls and @SimonTVistisen

link.springer.com/article/10.100…
Example 1: Pulse pressure ("the strength of a heart beat") varies with ventilation (mechanical). We can use a cyclic spline to represent the repeating effect of ventilation on pulse pressure. The smooth effect of respir...
This is especially useful when we only have a few beats per ventilation (high respiratory rate, low heart rate), where the pulse pressure variation in any individual ventilation does not represent the "true" pulse pressure variation. The smooth effect of respir...
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It’s #Monday, I’m boozing it up at a 4 seat bar, the #barkeep is a long pourer, and I’m all fucking set if I get something stuck between my teeth.👇🙃 #RandomThoughts #drinking #OutAndAbout
Shooting the shit with a friend, she’s proud to be doing well with her plants - unusual for her.

The key was a #video explaining the benefits of pruning.

She needs REASONS. She got them.

Apparently, pruning in a particular manner stimulates growth hormones.
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Of course, this led to me initiating a discussion about the #movie I just watched on Hulu, called “The German Doctor.”

The main character was Josef Mengele. #ThisHappened

People, this is why I’m known in my circles as “The Black Hole Of Conversation.” SMTH
#RandomThoughts
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