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141. Is there evidence for recommending needleless closed catheter access systems in guidelines: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Is there evidence for recommending needleless closed catheter access systems in guidelines: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2006 DARE.

142. A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems

A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcome of severely injured patients treated in trauma centers following the establishment of trauma systems Celso B, Tepas J, Langland (...) -Orban B, Pracht E, Papa L, Lottenberg L, Flint L CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of trauma systems for the treatment of severely injured patients. A 15% reduction in mortality was found in favour of the establishment of trauma systems. However, concerns about the robustness of the analyses used in both the review and the original studies suggest that the findings should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To assess if the establishment of a trauma system improves

2006 DARE.

143. Review: topical quinolones are better than systemic antibiotics for chronic suppurative otitis media at up to 2 weeks

Review: topical quinolones are better than systemic antibiotics for chronic suppurative otitis media at up to 2 weeks Review: topical quinolones are better than systemic antibiotics for chronic suppurative otitis media at up to 2 weeks | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your (...) username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: topical quinolones are better than systemic antibiotics for chronic suppurative otitis media at up to 2 weeks Article Text Therapeutics Review

2006 Evidence-Based Medicine

144. Institutional medical incident reporting systems: a review

Institutional medical incident reporting systems: a review Institutional medical incident reporting systems: a review Institutional medical incident reporting systems: a review Simon A, Lee R C, Cooke, D L, Lorenzetti D Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Simon A, Lee R C, Cooke, D L, Lorenzetti D. Institutional medical (...) incident reporting systems: a review. Edmonton: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). AHFMR - HTA Initiative #17. 2005 Authors' objectives This review aims to assess the effectiveness of hospital incident reporting systems in improving hospital and clinic performance in terms of patient safety, clinical outcomes, costs, and operations. Authors' conclusions The following conclusions and recommendations result from this analysis: 1. Incident reporting can provide valuable qualitative

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

145. Improving clinical practice using clinical decision support systems: a systematic review of trials to identify features critical to success

Improving clinical practice using clinical decision support systems: a systematic review of trials to identify features critical to success Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2005 DARE.

146. Effects of computerized clinical decision support systems on practitioner performance and patient outcomes: a systematic review

Effects of computerized clinical decision support systems on practitioner performance and patient outcomes: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2005 DARE.

147. The use of virtual reality and audiovisual eyeglass systems as adjunct analgesic techniques: a review of the literature Full Text available with Trip Pro

The use of virtual reality and audiovisual eyeglass systems as adjunct analgesic techniques: a review of the literature The use of virtual reality and audiovisual eyeglass systems as adjunct analgesic techniques: a review of the literature The use of virtual reality and audiovisual eyeglass systems as adjunct analgesic techniques: a review of the literature Wismeijer A A, Vingerhoets A J CRD summary This review assessed virtual reality (VR) and audiovisual eyeglass systems (AV distraction (...) ) as adjunctive analgesic techniques. The authors concluded that most studies had methodological limitations, but their results demonstrate the potential effectiveness and safety of both VR and AV. Although there were some limitations with the review and its reporting, the authors' advice on further research appears appropriate. Authors' objectives To assess virtual reality (VR) and audiovisual eyeglass systems (AV distraction) as adjunctive analgesic techniques. Searching MEDLINE, PsycINFO and the Web

2005 DARE.

148. Systemic therapy for advanced uterine sarcoma: a systematic review of the literature

Systemic therapy for advanced uterine sarcoma: a systematic review of the literature Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2005 DARE.

149. Review: patient reminder or recall systems improve immunisation rates Full Text available with Trip Pro

Review: patient reminder or recall systems improve immunisation rates Review: patient reminder or recall systems improve immunisation rates | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username (...) * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: patient reminder or recall systems improve immunisation rates Article Text Quality improvement Review: patient reminder or recall systems improve immunisation rates Free Paul V Targonski , MD, PhD , Gregory A Poland , MD Statistics from

2004 Evidence-Based Medicine

150. Computer-assisted hip and knee arthroplasty: navigation and active robotic systems: an evidence-based review

Computer-assisted hip and knee arthroplasty: navigation and active robotic systems: an evidence-based review Computer-assisted hip and knee arthroplasty: navigation and active robotic systems: an evidence-based review Computer-assisted hip and knee arthroplasty: navigation and active robotic systems: an evidence-based review Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been (...) made for the HTA database. Citation Computer-assisted hip and knee arthroplasty: navigation and active robotic systems: an evidence-based review. Medical Advisory Secretariat (MAS). Volume 4(2). 2004 Authors' objectives This study aims to review the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of computer assisted hip and knee arthroplasty using navigation and robotic systems. Authors' conclusions Computer-assisted arthroplasty using navigation systems is considered to be in the investigational stage

2004 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

151. A systematic review of the adjunctive use of systemic corticosteroids for pulmonary tuberculosis

A systematic review of the adjunctive use of systemic corticosteroids for pulmonary tuberculosis A systematic review of the adjunctive use of systemic corticosteroids for pulmonary tuberculosis A systematic review of the adjunctive use of systemic corticosteroids for pulmonary tuberculosis Smego R A, Ahmed N CRD summary This review assessed adjunctive systemic corticosteroids in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). The authors concluded that adjunctive systemic corticosteroids can (...) provided. Bibliographies of articles and major textbooks of pulmonary disease were also searched. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) were eligible for inclusion if they presented adequate and complete statistical information (no details were reported). Specific interventions included in the review Studies of adjunctive systemic corticosteroids were eligible for inclusion. The studies had to report sufficient information

2003 DARE.

152. Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: a systematic review

Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2003 DARE.

153. A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome Costello M F, Eden J A CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of metformin in restoring regular menstrual cycles and ovulation, and in achieving pregnancy (...) implications for practice. Research: The authors stated that well-designed RCTs with an end point of live birth are required to investigate the role of metformin, with or without CC, in restoring fertility in anovulatory women with PCOS. Bibliographic details Costello M F, Eden J A. A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertility and Sterility 2003; 79(1): 1-13 PubMedID Other publications of related interest Guyatt GH, Sacket DL

2003 DARE.

154. A systematic review on the effect of systemic antimicrobials as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in periodontitis patients

A systematic review on the effect of systemic antimicrobials as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in periodontitis patients A systematic review on the effect of systemic antimicrobials as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in periodontitis patients A systematic review on the effect of systemic antimicrobials as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in periodontitis patients Herrera D, Sanz M, Jepsen S, Needleman I, Roldan S Authors' objectives To compare scaling and root planning (SRP (...) ) plus systemic antibiotics with SRP alone in patients with periodontitis. Searching MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE and the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Specialised Trials Register were searched to April 2001 for reports in the English language; the search terms were stated. The Journal of Periodontology, Journal of Clinical Periodontology and the Journal of Periodontal Research were searched to April 2001. In addition, reference lists in reviews, identified reports, the European Workshops (1994, 1997, 1999

2002 DARE.

155. The effectiveness of quality systems in nursing homes: a review

The effectiveness of quality systems in nursing homes: a review The effectiveness of quality systems in nursing homes: a review The effectiveness of quality systems in nursing homes: a review Wagner C, van der Wal G, Groenewegen P P, de Bakker D H Authors' objectives To examine evidence in the literature on whether quality systems in nursing homes have an impact on the care process and the satisfaction and health outcomes of long term-care residents. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, the Cochrane (...) of evaluations included in the review Randomised controlled trials, pre-test, time series and post-test only studies were eligible for inclusion. Specific interventions included in the review The studies included in the review concerned quality system activities; for example, the provision of feedback on outcomes, the implementation of guidelines, the assessment of resident needs using care plans, internal audit, tuition and an ombudsman for the residents. Participants included in the review Long-term care

2001 DARE.

156. Should health-care systems pay for replacement therapy in patients with alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency? A critical review and cost-effectiveness analysis

Should health-care systems pay for replacement therapy in patients with alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency? A critical review and cost-effectiveness analysis Should health-care systems pay for replacement therapy in patients with alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency? A critical review and cost-effectiveness analysis Should health-care systems pay for replacement therapy in patients with alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency? A critical review and cost-effectiveness analysis Alkins S A, O'Malley P Record (...) in 1998 values. Source of effectiveness data The effectiveness data were derived from a review/synthesis of the literature. Outcomes assessed in the review The outcomes assessed were mortality rates, namely absolute risk reductions in mortality between treated and untreated groups. Study designs and other criteria for inclusion in the review Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies were included in the review. Sources searched to identify primary studies The electronic databases

2000 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

157. Implantable contraceptives (subdermal implants and hormonally impregnated intrauterine systems) versus other forms of reversible contraceptives: two systematic reviews to assess relative effectiveness, acceptability, tolerability and cost-effectiveness

Implantable contraceptives (subdermal implants and hormonally impregnated intrauterine systems) versus other forms of reversible contraceptives: two systematic reviews to assess relative effectiveness, acceptability, tolerability and cost-effectiveness Implantable contraceptives (subdermal implants and hormonally impregnated intrauterine systems) versus other forms of reversible contraceptives: two systematic reviews to assess relative effectiveness, acceptability, tolerability and cost (...) -effectiveness Implantable contraceptives (subdermal implants and hormonally impregnated intrauterine systems) versus other forms of reversible contraceptives: two systematic reviews to assess relative effectiveness, acceptability, tolerability and cost-effectiveness French R S, Procter T, Cowan F M, Hughes D, Mansour D J A, Robinson A, Morris S, Guillebaud J Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality

2000 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

158. Do social support interventions ("buddy systems") aid smoking cessation: a review

Do social support interventions ("buddy systems") aid smoking cessation: a review Do social support interventions ("buddy systems") aid smoking cessation: a review Do social support interventions ("buddy systems") aid smoking cessation: a review May S, West R Authors' objectives To provide an overview of the role of social support in smoking cessation, and to critically review evidence regarding the use of 'buddy systems' (where smokers are specifically provided with someone to support them (...) populations. The influence of the smoking behaviour of the buddy also requires examination, as does the role of different aspects of buddy support. Finally, the time course of any influence of social support needs further examination. Bibliographic details May S, West R. Do social support interventions ("buddy systems") aid smoking cessation: a review. Tobacco Control 2000; 9(4): 415-422 PubMedID Original Paper URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Humans; Smoking /prevention & Smoking

2000 DARE.

159. Using and understanding sedation scoring systems: a systematic review

Using and understanding sedation scoring systems: a systematic review Using and understanding sedation scoring systems: a systematic review Using and understanding sedation scoring systems: a systematic review De Jonghe B, Cook D, Appere-De-Vecchi C, Guyatt G, Meade M, Outin H Authors' objectives To review instruments for measuring the effectiveness of sedation in adult and paediatric intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Searching MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched from 1966 to 1999 using (...) and understanding sedation scoring systems: a systematic review. Intensive Care Medicine 2000; 26(3): 275-285 PubMedID Other publications of related interest 1. Ramsay M, Savage T, Simpson B, Goodwin R. Controlled sedation with Alphaxalone-Alphadolone. BMJ 1974;2:656-9. 2. Amnuel B, Hamlett KW, Marx CM, Blumer JL. Assessing distress in paediatric intensive care environments: the Comfort Scale. J Paediatr Psychol 1992;17:95-109. 3. Riker RR, Picard JT, Fraser GL. Prospective evaluation of the Sedation-Agitation

2000 DARE.

160. Systemic adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroid therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Systemic adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroid therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis Systemic adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroid therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis Systemic adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroid therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis Lipworth B J Authors' objectives To appraise the systemic adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroids. Searching The authors searched the MEDLINE, EMBASE and BIDS electronic databases (January 1, 1966 (...) with a comparable dose of oral corticosteroids. Meta-analysis showed that fluticosone propionate exhibits greater dose-related bioactivity compared with other available inhaled corticosteroids, particularly at doses above 0.8 mg/d. The authors state that the long-term systemic burden will be minimised by always trying to achieve the lowest possible maintenance dose that is associated with optimal asthmatic control and quality of life. CRD commentary This systematic review is not well reported. Although

1999 DARE.