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50 studies every doctor should know : the key studies that form the foundation of evidence based medicine / edited by Michael E. Hochman.

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Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2014.
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Book
xvii, 323 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Rev. ed.
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Other Title:
Fifty studies every doctor should know
Subjects:
Clinical trials.
Clinical medicine -- Research.
Medical subjects:
Biomedical Research -- Abstracts.
Evaluation Studies as Topic -- Abstracts.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- Abstracts.
Contents:
Sect. 1: Preventive medicine
Preventing diabetes: the diabetes prevention program
A comparison of different dieting strategies
Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: the physician's health study and the women's health study
Postmenopausal hormone therapy: the women's health initiative
The European randomized study of screening for prostate cancer (ERSPC)
The cochrane review of screening mammography
The human papillomavirus vaccine: the future II trial
Sect. 2: Internal medicine
Arrhythmia suppression following myocardial infarction: the CASt trial
Choosing first-line therapy for hypertension: the ALLHAT trial
Statins in healthy patients with an elevated c-reactive protein: the JUPITER trial
Rate control versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation: the AFFIRM trial
Lenient versus strict heart rate control for atrial fibrillation: the RACC II trial.
Beta blockers for systolic heart failure: the MERIT-HF trial
Initial treatment of stable coronary artery disease: the COURAGE trial
Treating elevated blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: the United Kingdom prospective diabetes study (UKPDS)
Intensive versus conservative blood sugar for patients with type 2 diabetes: the ACCORD trial
The African American heart failure trial (A-HeFT)
Early versus delayed antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV: the NA-ACCORD study
Early versus late initiation of dialysis: the IDEAL trial
Early goal-directed therapy in sepsis
Red cell transfusion in critically ill patients: the TRICC trial
Pulmonary artery catheters in critically ill patients
Step-up versus step-down therapy for dyspepsia: the DIAMOND trial
Opioids for chronic noncancer pain
Sect. 3: Surgery
Perioperative beta blockers in noncardiac surgery: the POISE trial
Cardiac stents versus coronary artery bypass surgery for severe coronary artery disease: the SYNTAX trial
Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: the ACST trial
A trial of arthroscopic knee surgery
Surgery versus rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilization trial
Mastectomy versus lumpectomy for invasive breast cancer: the B-06 trial
Long-term impact of bariatric surgery: the Swedish obese subjects study
Sect. 4: Obstetrics
The Canadian multicenter post-term pregnancy trial (CMPPT)
Antepartum glucocorticoids in premature labor
Sect. 5: Pediatrics
Treatment of acute otitis media in children
A trial of early ear tube placement in children with persistent otitis media
Inhaled corticosteroids for mild persistent asthma: the START trial
The multimodal treatment study of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (MTA)
Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and autism
Sect. 6: Radiology
Magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain
Screening for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic patients with diabetes: the DIAD study
Diagnosing acute pulmonary embolism: the Christopher study
Identifying children with low-risk head injuries who do not require computed tomography
Sect. 7: Neurology and psychiatry
Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 hours after an acute ischemic stroke: the ECASS III trial
Initial treatment of depression
Behavioral versus pharmacological treatment for insomnia in the elderly
Sect. 8: Systems-based practice
The group health medical home demonstration
A program to improve care coordination at hospital discharge: project RED
Reducing catheter-related blood stream infections in the intensive care unit: the keystone ICU project
Early palliative care in non-small-cell lung cancer
Directly observed therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis in Baltimore.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hochman, Michael E.
ISBN:
9780199343560 (alk. paper)
019934356X (alk. paper)
9780199343577 (alk. paper)
0199343578 (alk. paper)
9780199343584 (alk. paper)
0199343586 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
841556712