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Review: a home-like birth environment has beneficial effects on labour and delivery
Review: antibiotics improve maternal and fetal outcomes and are safe in preterm, prelabour rupture of membranes
Review: interventions that lower cholesterol concentrations or blood pressure in diabetic patients prevent cardiovascular disease
Review: glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors reduced death or myocardial infarction in acute coronary syndromes not routinely scheduled for revascularisation
Treating isolated systolic hypertension prevented major cardiovascular events across strata of risk in older patients
Review: antiplatelet treatment prevents occlusive vascular events in high risk patients
Review: aspirin reduces CAD events in people with no history of cardiovascular disease, but it increases gastrointestinal bleeding
A preoperative smoking intervention decreased postoperative complications in elective knee or hip replacement
Oral dexamethasone led to fewer treatment failures than did nebulised dexamethasone or placebo in children with mild croup
Growth rate was greater with fluticasone propionate than with beclomethasone dipropionate in children with chronic asthma
Cardiac pacing reduced non-accidental falls in older adults with cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity
Review: intrinsic and environmental risk factor modification reduces falls in elderly people
Adding intranasal fluticasone to cefuroxime resolved acute rhinosinusitis
Review: oral and intravaginal agents are equally effective for treatment of uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis
Verbal advice plus an information leaflet reduced antibiotic use in acute bronchitis
Low dose budesonide improved asthma control in mild asthma; adding formoterol improved control in corticosteroid treated patients
Sildenafil improved erectile dysfunction and quality of life in men with comorbid mild to moderate depression
A multidisciplinary community based rehabilitation programme improved social functioning in severe traumatic brain injury
Rofecoxib, 25 mg/day, was more effective than rofecoxib, 12.5 mg/day, celecoxib, or acetaminophen in osteoarthritis of the knee
Review: behavioural interventions plus laxatives are effective for defaecation disorders, but biofeedback does not add benefit
Naltrexone for 3 or 12 months did not reduce drinking in alcohol dependence
Magnetic resonance direct thrombus imaging was accurate in suspected deep venous thrombosis
A comprehensive annotated reminder tool increased appropriate screening in primary care
A simple scoring system predicted clinical progression in HIV patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
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