Friday, May 30, 2008

J Card Fail - Recent Insights into the Role of Autoimmunity in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Review

J Card Fail - Heart Failure and Diabetes Mellitus: Epidemiology and Management of an Alarming Association

Review

Am Coll Crit Care Med-Recommendations for the diagnosis & management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients

Consensus Statement

Am J Med - Supplement on Optimizing Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Supplement Table of Contents

Am J Kidney Dis - Recovery of Kidney Function After Acute Kidney Injury in the Elderly: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

AHRQ - Effectiveness of Assisted Reproductive Technology

Evidence Report (Publication No. 08-E012) - Large PDF file

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

JAMA - Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer: The Role of Polymorphisms in Candidate Genes

Review

NICE - Type 2 diabetes: the management of type 2 diabetes (update)

Guideline

NICE - Cardiovascular risk assessment and the modification of blood lipids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Guideline

Stroke - Stroke in Rural Areas and Small Communities

Review

Stroke-New Brain Lesions After Carotid Stenting Versus Carotid Endarterectomy: Systematic Review of the Literature

Systematic Review

Stroke - Polymorphisms in Platelet Glycoprotein 1b and Factor VII and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: Meta-Analysis

Meta-Analysis

New Engl J Med - Hepatopulmonary Syndrome — A Liver-Induced Lung Vascular Disorder

Review

Am Acad Neurol - Practice Parameter: Therapies for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (an evidence-based review)

Practice Parameter

J Clin Oncol - Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric and Adult Tumor Lysis Syndrome: An Evidence-Based Review

Review

Circulation - Medical Management of Marfan Syndrome

Review

Circulation-Methods & Limitations of Assessing New Noninvasive Tests:Part II:Outcomes-Based Validation & Reliability Assessment of Noninvasive

Review

Ann Oncol - Breast conservation therapy for stage I or stage II breast cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Meta-Analysis

Monday, May 26, 2008

Am Inst Ultrasound Med - Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

Executive Summary

Supplemental Documents

Forward

The Risk of Exposure to Diagnostic Ultrasound in Postnatal Subjects: Thermal Effects
Fetal Thermal Effects of Diagnostic Ultrasound
The Risk of Exposure to Diagnostic Ultrasound in Postnatal Subjects: Nonthermal Mechanisms
Fetal Ultrasound: Mechanical Effects
Bioeffects Considerations for Diagnostic Ultrasound Contrast Agents

Arch Intern Med - Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Insertion/Deletion Gene Polymorphic Variant as a Marker of Coronary Artery Disease:Meta-analysis

Meta-Analysis

Arch Intern Med - Use of Corticosteroids in Treating Infectious Diseases

Review

Br J Urol - An evidence-based definition of lifelong premature ejaculation: report of the International Society for Sexual Medicine

Evidence-Based Definition

Neurology - Changing concepts in Parkinson disease

Review

AHA/ASH - Call to Action on Use and Reimbursement for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

Scientific Statement
Executive Summary

Hypertension - Relation of Blood Pressure and All-Cause Mortality in 180000 Japanese Participants

Meta-analysis

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Clin Infect Dis-Antimicrobial Lock Solutions for Prev of Infections Associated w/ Intravascular Catheters in Patients Undergoing Hemodialys

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Circulation - Methods and Limitations of Assessing New Noninvasive Tests: Part 1 Anatomy-Based Validation of Non-invasive Testing

Review

BMJ - Hormone replacement therapy and risk of venous thromboembolism in postmenopausal women: systematic review and meta-analysis

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

BMJ - Nephrotic syndrome in adults

Review

BMJ - Different strategies for screening and prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults: cost effectiveness analysis

Cost Effectiveness Analysis

BMJ - Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations

Article

Am Head and Neck Soc - Consensus Statement on the Classification and Terminology of Neck Dissection

Consensus Statement

Ann Intern Med - Using Existing Systematic Reviews in Complex Systematic Reviews

Article

USPSTF - Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Recommendations

Ann Intern Med - Systematic Review: The Effects of Growth Hormone on Athletic Performance

Systematic Review

Anesthesiology - Acceleromyography for Use in Scientific and Clinical Practice: A Systematic Review of the Evidence

Systematic Review

Anesth Analg - Does Supplemental Oxygen Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting? A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

Am J Ther - Outpatient Management of Chronic Kidney Disease: Proteinuria, Anemia & Bone Disease as Therapeutic Targets: Therapeutic Review

Review

Am J Ther - The Cardiovascular Implications of Alcohol and Red Wine: Therapeutic Review

Review

Am J Ther - Dilemmas in Chronic/Persistent Pain Management: Therapeutic Review

Review

Am J Ther - Chronic Pain of Osteoarthritis: Considerations for Selecting an Extended-Release Opioid Analgesic: Therapeutic Review

Review

Am J Obstet Gynecol - Clinical factors to predict the outcome of external cephalic version: a metaanalysis

Meta-Analysis

Am J Med - Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Endometrial Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

Meta-Analysis

Am J Med - Factors Associated with Osteonecrosis of the Jaw among Bisphosphonate Users

Systematic Review

Am J Med - Gastrointestinal and Cardiovascular Risks of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

Review

Am J Kidney Dis - Urinalysis

Review

Friday, May 16, 2008

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry - White matter hyperintensities in late life depression: a systematic review

Systematic Review

J Clin Oncol - Basal-Like Breast Cancer: A Critical Review

Review

Am Soc Clin Oncol - Statement on Minimum Standards and Exemplary Attributes of Clinical Trial Sites

Statement

ACC/AHA/HRS - 2008 Guidelines for Device-Based Therapy of Cardiac Rhythm Abnormalities

Guideline

CDC - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices-Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, & Diphtheria Among Pregnant & Postpartum Women & Their Infants

HTML
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CDC - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - Prevention of Herpes Zoster

HTML
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BMJ - Assessment and management of medically unexplained symptoms

Review

BMJ - Effects of different regimens to lower blood pressure on major cardiovascular events in older & younger adults: meta-analysis of RT

Meta-Analysis

BMJ - Accuracy of mean arterial pressure and blood pressure measurements in predicting pre-eclampsia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

AHRQ - Evidence Report - Outcomes of Maternal Weight Gain

Evidence Report (Publication No. 08-E09)

Lancet - Stroke

Review

Lancet - Carotid bruits as a prognostic indicator of cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis

Meta-Analysis

J Am Coll Cardiol - The Role of Aspirin in Cardiovascular Prevention Implications of Aspirin Resistance

Review

Gastroenterology - Control of Gastric Acid Secretion in Health and Disease

Review

Dis Colon Rectum - Efficacy of Probiotics in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

Circulation - Independent Prognostic Importance of a Restrictive Left Ventricular Filling Pattern After Myocardial Infarction

Meta-Analysis

Cancer - Bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors

Review

Arch Intern Med - The Quality of Dying and Death

Review

Am J Kidney Dis - Antiproteinuric Response to Dual Blockade of Renin-Angiotensin System in Primary Glomerulonephritis: Meta-analysis & Metaregression

Meta-analysis & Metaregression

Am J Gastroenterol - Cochrane Systematic Review of Colorectal Cancer Screening Using the Fecal Occult Blood Test (Hemoccult): An Update

Systematic Review

Am J Gastroenterol - Diverticular Disease and Diverticulitis

Review

Friday, May 9, 2008

Australian Medical Association - Position Statements on Obesity

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Dept Health & Human Services - Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update—Clinical Practice Guideline

Guideline

BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma

Guideline

J Clin Oncol - Interventions for Alleviating Cancer-Related Dyspnea: Systematic Review

Systematic Review

Gastroenterology - Systemic Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Review

Gastroenterology - Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Review

Gastroenterology - Portal Hypertension and Its Complications

Review

Gastroenterology - Diagnosis and Therapy of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Review

Gastroenterology - Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Liver Injury

Review

CDC - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice - Human Rabies Prevention Recommendations

HTML
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BMJ - Medical management of Crohn’s disease

Review

Am J Surgery - Current diagnosis and management of unusual pancreatic tumors

Review

Am J Gastroenterol - Acute Hepatitis C: A Systematic Review

Systematic Review

Int J Med Inform - The Impact of computerized physician medication order entry in hospitalized patients—Systematic review

Systematic Review

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

J Clin Endocrinol Metab - Accuracy of Diagnostic Tests for Cushing’s Syndrome: Systematic Review & Metaanalyses

Systematic Review & Metaanalyses

Endocrine Soc & European Soc of Endocrinology - Clinical Practice Guideline - The Diagnosis of Cushing's Syndrome

Clinical Guideline

British Assoc Psychopharmacology - Evidence-based guidelines for treating depressive disorders with antidepressants

Guideline

JAMA - Cell-Free Hemoglobin-Based Blood Substitutes and Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death - Meta-analysis

Meta-analysis

IDSA GUIDELINES - 2008 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Blastomycosis

Guideline

Clin Infect Dis - Revised Definitions of Invasive Fungal Disease from (EORTC/MSG) Consensus Group

Consensus Definitions

CHEST - Safety of Long-Acting β-Agonists in Stable COPD: A Systematic Review

Systematic Review

Friday, May 2, 2008

Critical Care Med - Impact of Impedance Threshold Devices on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Systematic Review & Meta-analysis RCTs

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Critical Care Med - Treatment of new-onset atrial fibrillation in noncardiac intensive care unit patients: A systematic review of RCTs

Systematic Review

Critical Care Med - Clinical concise review: Mechanical ventilation of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Review

Eur Soc Med Oncol - ESMO Clinical Recommendations - Special Supplement Covering Recommendations on a Large Variety of Cancers

Supplement

BMJ - Corticosteroids in the prevention and treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in adults: meta-analysis

Meta-analysis

BMJ - Diagnostic accuracy of urinary spot protein:creatinine ratio for proteinuria in hypertensive pregnant women: systematic review

Systematic Review

Assoc Professors Med - APM Perspective - Strategies for Residency Programs that Improve Medicine Departments and Teaching Hospitals

APM Perspective

Am J Med - Effectiveness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Management Programs: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Am J Med - Psoriasis and Vascular Disease: An Unsolved Mystery

Review