Abstraction template with instructions for e-Journal Club.
[Title of HuGENet™e-Journal Club Review]
Key variables and description Article
Complete the bibliographic reference for the article according to AJE format.
[First Author Last Name] [First Name Initial], et al. [Title of Journal Article]. [Journal Title]. [Year] Month;volume(issue):pages.
Category of HuGE information
Specify the types of information (from the list below) available in the article:
1. Prevalence of gene variant
2. Gene-disease association
3. Gene-environment interaction
4. Gene-gene interaction
5. Genetic test evaluation/monitoring
Study hypotheses or purpose
State the authors study hypotheses or main purpose for conducting the study.
Identify the following:
• Gene name
• Chromosome location
• Gene product/function
• OMIM # Gene name:
Gene name: [Repeat for second gene, if applicable]
Identify the major environmental factors studied (infectious, chemical, physical, nutritional, and behavioral).
Identify the major health outcome(s) studied.
Specify the types of study designs (from the list below) in the article:
4. Descriptive or case-series
5. Clinical trial
6. Population screening [Insert all that apply]