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  1. Preface.Thomas Kenner & Jochen Schaefer - 1986 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 7 (3).
  2. Risk, Cost-Effectiveness and Profit: Problems in Cardiovascular Research and Practice.Thomas Kenner, Christa Einspieler & Andrea Holzer - 1986 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 7 (3).
    Risk is the probability that within a certain time some expected negative event will take place. In medicine risk can be related to a decision or to some intrinsic factors which are associated with the probability of the occurrence of a disease. Decisions can be necessary in the individual life with respect to the question of visiting a physician or performing a certain diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. The introduction of new pharmaceutical or technical products into medical use are another set (...)
     
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  3. The Risk Concept in Medicine — Statistical and Epidemiological Aspects: A Case Report for Applied Mathematics in Cardiology.Thomas Kenner & Karl P. Pfeiffer - 1986 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 7 (3).
    In this study the theory of risk factors is discussed. The risk-concept is essential in cardiology and is, furthermore, important not only in medicine in general, but also and particularly in ecology. Since environmental risk factors endanger our health, ecological risks have to be taken as medical problems. If a factor or a set of factors is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for a disease we speak of a risk factor or of risk factors. Statistical analysis of risk (...)
     
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  4. Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Joseph W. Lella, Michael Kottow & Thomas Kenner - 1984 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 5 (1).
     
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  5. Philosophy of Medicine in Austria.Thomas Kenner - 1985 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 6 (1).
    It seems impossible to completely cover the field indicated by the title of this report because of the many contributions of individual physicians and non-physicians to problems of the philosophy of medicine in Austria, and to their solution. The main trends are rooted in historic developments and in the current problems of medicine and health care, which are similar world-wide. In Austria famous names like empress Maria Theresia or the physician Ignaz Semmelweis have to be mentioned in connection with the (...)
     
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