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Stratification for exploring heterogeneity in systematic reviews
A conversation with Per Vandvik about incorporating evidence-based medicine in clinical practice
Dans AL, Dans LF, Silvestre MA, editors. Painless evidence-based medicine. West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Letter: Looking at the bigger picture while treating type 2 diabetes mellitus
Retraction of article from Evidence-Based Medicine
Review: intensive glucose control reduced some CV events but did not change mortality in type 2 diabetes
Review: intensive glucose control reduced some CV events but did not change mortality in type 2 diabetes
Rosiglitazone was non-inferior to metformin plus sulphonylurea for CV events but increased risk of HF and fractures in type 2 diabetes
Rosiglitazone was non-inferior to metformin plus sulphonylurea for CV events but increased risk of HF and fractures in type 2 diabetes
Minimally invasive and conventional glucose monitoring did not differ for long-term glycaemic control in insulin-treated diabetes
Minimally invasive and conventional glucose monitoring did not differ for long-term glycaemic control in insulin-treated diabetes
Minimally invasive and conventional glucose monitoring did not differ for long-term glycaemic control in insulin-treated diabetes
Once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer may not reduce colorectal cancer incidence or mortality
Once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer may not reduce colorectal cancer incidence or mortality
Review: aspirin reduces vascular events but increases bleeding in primary and secondary prevention
Review: aspirin reduces vascular events but increases bleeding in primary and secondary prevention
Review: aspirin does not reduce CV events but may reduce non-fatal stroke in peripheral artery disease
Paracetamol plus ibuprofen reduced fever in young children faster than paracetamol alone but not ibuprofen alone
Paracetamol plus ibuprofen reduced fever in young children faster than paracetamol alone but not ibuprofen alone
Benefits of budesonide or nedocromil for mild to moderate asthma in children were not sustained after discontinuation
Benefits of budesonide or nedocromil for mild to moderate asthma in children were not sustained after discontinuation
Review: exercise interventions reduce falls in elderly people living in the community
Review: exercise interventions reduce falls in elderly people living in the community
In patients with type 2 diabetes, perindopril-indapamide had similar relative reductions in mortality and cardiac events regardless of AF status
In patients with type 2 diabetes, perindopril-indapamide had similar relative reductions in mortality and cardiac events regardless of AF status
Both weight-bearing and non–weight-bearing exercise improved function in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Both weight-bearing and non–weight-bearing exercise improved function in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Simulated acupuncture and real acupuncture both reduced low back pain dysfunction and symptoms
Simulated acupuncture and real acupuncture both reduced low back pain dysfunction and symptoms
Review: evidence for the effectiveness of non-surgical interventions for low back pain and radiculopathy is limited
Review: evidence for the effectiveness of non-surgical interventions for low back pain and radiculopathy is limited
Review: evidence for the effectiveness of surgery for low back pain, radiculopathy, and spinal stenosis is limited
Review: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents increase mortality in patients with cancer
Review: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents increase mortality in patients with cancer
The office-based blood agar plate culture was more sensitive than the rapid antigen detection test for detecting pharyngitis
The office-based blood agar plate culture was more sensitive than the rapid antigen detection test for detecting pharyngitis
Review: the Ottawa Ankle rules are accurate for excluding fractures in acute blunt ankle/midfoot injury in children
Review: the Ottawa Ankle rules are accurate for excluding fractures in acute blunt ankle/midfoot injury in children
Site of psoriasis (scalp or intergluteal/perianal), ≥3 affected sites, and nail dystrophy predicted psoriatic arthritis in incident psoriasis
Site of psoriasis (scalp or intergluteal/perianal), ≥3 affected sites, and nail dystrophy predicted psoriatic arthritis in incident psoriasis
The Intermountain Risk Score, based on common laboratory tests, was highly predictive of short-term mortality
The Intermountain Risk Score, based on common laboratory tests, was highly predictive of short-term mortality
Review: 3 prediction rules, particularly ABCD, identify ED patients who can be discharged with low risk of stroke after TIA
Review: 3 prediction rules, particularly ABCD, identify ED patients who can be discharged with low risk of stroke after TIA
Resource reviews
Resource reviews
Additional articles abstracted in ACP Journal Club
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