Evidence Based Articles in Family Medicine

1 Effects comparison between low glycemic index diets and high glycemic index diets on HbA1c and fructosamine for patients with diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis Primary Care Diabetes, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Breast cancer screening in women with mental illness: Comparative meta-analysis of mammography uptake The British Journal of Psychiatry, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Liberal versus restrictive blood transfusion strategy: 3-year survival and cause of death results from the FOCUS randomised controlled trial The Lancet, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 Farnesoid X nuclear receptor ligand obeticholic acid for non-cirrhotic, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (FLINT): a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on mortality in infants in Tanzania (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Efficacy and safety of 8 weeks versus 12 weeks of treatment with grazoprevir (MK-5172) and elbasvir (MK-8742) with or without ribavirin in patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 mono-infection and HIV/hepatitis C virus co-infection (C-WORTHY): a randomised, open-label phase 2 trial The Lancet, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Low-dose aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events in japanese patients 60 years or older with atherosclerotic risk factors: a randomized clinical trial JAMA, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

8 Diagnostic accuracy of saline infusion sonography in the evaluation of uterine cavity abnormalities prior to assisted reproductive techniques: A systematic review and meta-analyses Human Reproduction Update, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

9 Effects of Spirulina platensis supplementation on lipid profile in HIV-infected antiretroviral naive patients in Yaounde - Cameroon: a randomized trial study Lipids in Health and Disease, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for irritable bowel syndrome Journal of Gastroenterology, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

11 Clinical exercise interventions in alcohol use disorders: A systematic review Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Surgical site infections after posterior spinal fusion for neuromuscular scoliosis: a thirty-year experience at a single institution The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Preliminary results of a new test for rapid diagnosis of septic arthritis with use of leukocyte esterase and glucose reagent strips The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Metal-carbon fiber composite femoral stems in hip replacements: a randomized controlled parallel-group study with mean ten-year follow-up The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

15 Reverse shoulder arthroplasty for the treatment of nonunions of the surgical neck of the proximal part of the humerus (type-3 fracture sequelae) The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Arthroscopic repair of anterosuperior rotator cuff tears: in-continuity technique vs. disruption of subscapularis-supraspinatus tear margin: comparison of clinical outcomes and structural integrity between the two techniques The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

17 Elevated VEGF levels contribute to the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

18 Comparison of two-stage open versus percutaneous pedicle screw fixation in treating pyogenic spondylodiscitis BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 Does surgery followed by physiotherapy improve short and long term outcome for patients with atraumatic shoulder instability compared with physiotherapy alone? - protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Effect of individually tailored biopsychosocial workplace interventions on chronic musculoskeletal pain, stress and work ability among laboratory technicians: randomized controlled trial protocol BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

21 The validity of self-reported body mass index in a population-based osteoarthritis study BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 19, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Current drug withdrawal strategy in prolactinoma patients treated with cabergoline: A systematic review and meta-analysis Pituitary, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Traditional and religious healers in the pathway to care for people with mental disorders in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

24 Antimicrobial activity of Chlorhexidine, Peracetic acid and Sodium hypochlorite/etidronate irrigant solutions against Enterococcus faecalis biofilms International Endodontic Journal, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

25 The effect of capitellar impaction fractures on radiocapitellar stability The Journal of Hand Surgery, December 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

26 Target risk factors for dementia prevention: A systematic review and Delphi consensus study on the evidence from observational studies International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Association of vitiligo and alopecia areata with atopic dermatitis-a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA Dermatology, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Combining biologic therapies with other systemic treatments in psoriasis - Evidence-based, best-practice recommendations from The Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation JAMA Dermatology, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

29 Risk of subsequent cutaneous malignancy in patients with prior melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Postoperative myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest following primary total knee and hip arthroplasty: rates, risk factors, and time of occurrence The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

31 The prevalence of meniscal tears in young athletes undergoing revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Arthroscopy, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

32 Comparison of topical dorzolamide and ketorolac treatment for cystoid macular edema in retinitis pigmentosa and Usher's syndrome Ophthalmologica, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 Cytisine versus nicotine for smoking cessation New England Journal of Medicine, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

34 Short-course oral co-trimoxazole versus intramuscular benzathine benzylpenicillin for impetigo in a highly endemic region: an open-label, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial The Lancet, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Entecavir vs lamivudine for prevention of hepatitis B virus reactivation among patients with untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma receiving R-CHOP chemotherapy: a randomized clinical trial JAMA, December 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

36 Season of birth and subclinical psychosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis of new and existing data Psychiatry Research, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

37 Is nutrition important to postpone frailty? Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

38 Acceptability of a guidebook for the management of Osteoarthritis: a qualitative study of patient and clinicians' perspectives BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

39 Does preoperative T1 slope affect radiological and functional outcomes after cervical laminoplasty? Spine, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

40 A predictive model for alternative admission to dental education European Journal of Dental Education, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

41 Performance of undergraduate dental students on ICDAS clinical caries detection after different learning strategies European Journal of Dental Education, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

42 Fracture risk in long term care: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies BMC Geriatrics, December 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

43 Social networks and female reproductive choices in the developing world: A systematized review Reproductive Health, December 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Relation between door-to-balloon times and mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention over time: a retrospective study The Lancet, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

45 Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2) The Lancet, December 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

46 Psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer: A Cochrane systematic review BJU International, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

47 Facial affect processing deficits in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis of antipsychotic treatment effects Journal of Psychopharmacology, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

48 The role of diffusion-weighted MRI and 18F-FDG PET/CT in the prediction of pathologic complete response after radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer: A systematic review Radiotherapy & Oncology, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

49 Reirradiation of locally recurrent rectal cancer: A systematic review Radiotherapy & Oncology, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 Meta-analysis of estradiol for luteal phase support in in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection Fertility and Sterility, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

51 Complications associated with the periacetabular osteotomy: a prospective multicenter study The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Is neck pain associated with worse health related quality of life six months later? A population-based cohort study The Spine Journal, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

53 Diagnostic glenohumeral arthroscopy fails to fully evaluate the biceps-labral complex Arthroscopy, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

54 Medial versus anterior open reduction for developmental hip dislocation in age-matched patients Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics , December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

55 The “ischial limb”: a landmark on anterior ultrasound scanning used to assess reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics , December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

56 Improved accuracy of diagnosis of lumbar intra and/or extra-foraminal stenosis by use of three-dimensional MR imaging: comparison with conventional MR imaging Journal of Orthopaedic Science, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

57 Meta-analysis for the association between overall survival and progression-free survival in gastrointestinal stromal tumor Clinical Cancer Research, December 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

58 Design modifications of high-flexion TKA do not improve short term clinical and radiographic outcomes BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 16, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

59 Joint motion quality in vibroacoustic signal analysis for patients with patellofemoral joint disorders BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 16, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

60 Effects of BRCA1- and BRCA2-related mutations on ovarian and breast cancer survival: a meta-analysis Clinical Cancer Research, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

61 Evaluations of home care interventions for frail older persons using the interrai home care instrument: A systematic review of the literature Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

62 Increasing fluid intake and reducing dehydration risk in older people living in long-term care: a systematic review Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 Execution of activities of daily living in persons with Parkinson's disease Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

64 The association between vasomotor symptoms and metabolic health in peri- and post-menopausal women: A systematic review Maturitas, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

65 Effect of Pilates exercise for improving balance in older adults: A systematic review with meta-analysis Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

66 Musculoskeletal education in medical school: deficits in knowledge and strategies for improvement The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

67 Factors contributing to the effectiveness of physical activity counselling in primary care: A realist systematic review Patient Education and Counselling, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

68 Characterization of symptomatic hip impingement in butterfly ice hockey goalies Arthroscopy, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

69 Increased proteasome activator 28 gamma (PA28gamma) levels are unspecific but correlate with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

70 Effectiveness of the addition of Lidocaine to a hemostatic, bioresorbable putty in the treatment of iliac crest donor site pain BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

71 Connexin43 enhances the expression of osteoarthritis-associated genes in synovial fibroblasts in culture BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

72 Mechanistic experimental pain assessment in computer users with and without chronic musculoskeletal pain BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

73 Patient satisfaction surveys: an evaluation of POSNA members’ knowledge and experience Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics , December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

74 Effects of diet and exercise interventions on diabetes risk factors in adults without diabetes: meta-analyses of controlled trials Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

75 Quality and equity of care in U.S. hospitals New England Journal of Medicine, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

76 Racial and ethnic disparities among enrollees in medicare advantage plans New England Journal of Medicine, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

77 Association between imposition of a maintenance of certification requirement and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations and health care costs JAMA, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

78 Effect of early neonatal vitamin A supplementation on mortality during infancy in Ghana (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

79 Efficacy of indoor residual spraying with dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane against malaria in Gambian communities with high usage of long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets: a cluster-randomised controlled trial The Lancet, December 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 Integration of oncology and palliative care: a systematic review The Oncologist, December 15, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

81 Symptom screening scales for detecting major depressive disorder in children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis of reliability, validity and diagnostic utility Journal of Affective Disorders, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

82 Predictors of maternal and paternal depressive symptoms at postpartum Journal of Psychosomatic Research, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

83 Alcohol consumption and site-specific cancer risk: A comprehensive dose–response meta-analysis British Journal of Cancer, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

84 Trauma and recent life events in individuals at Ultra High Risk for psychosis: Review and meta-analysis Schizophrenia Research, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

85 Mental fatigue impairs intermittent running performance Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

86 Rigour of development of clinical practice guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder: Systematic review Journal of Affective Disorders, December 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article