Disentangling personalized treatment effects from “time-of-the-day” confounding in mobile health studies

Disentangling personalized treatment effects from “time-of-the-day” confounding in mobile health studies
PLoS One. 2022 Aug 4;17(8):e0271766. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0271766. eCollection 2022.ABSTRACTIdeally, a patient's response to medication can be monitored by measuring changes in performance of some activity. In observational studies, however, any detected association between treatment ("on-medication" vs "off-medication") and the outcome (performance in the activity) might be due to confounders. In particular, causal inferences at the personalized level are especially vulnerable ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-08-04By Elias Chaibub Neto