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1 Effectiveness of the population-based Check Your Health preventive programme conducted in primary care with 4 years follow-up [the CORE trial]: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, September 12, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Prospective analysis of the accuracy of diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome using a web-based questionnaire BMJ Open, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Omega-3 fatty acids for postoperative atrial fibrillation: alone or in combination with antioxidant vitamins Heart, Lung, and Circulation, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

4 Using real world data to evaluate the association of incretin–based therapies with risk of acute pancreatitis Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 International standards for newborn weight, length, and head circumference by gestational age and sex: the Newborn Cross-Sectional Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project The Lancet, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Oral glucocorticoid-sparing effect of mepolizumab in eosinophilic asthma New England Journal of Medicine, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Response to GEMOX plus erlotinib in pancreatic cancer is associated with ERCC1 overexpression European Journal of Clinical Investigation, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

8 Lean principles to optimize instrument utilization for spine surgery in an academic medical center: an opportunity to standardize, cut costs, and build a culture of improvement Spine, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

9 Pregnancy outcomes of induced labor in women with previous cesarean section: A systematic review and meta-analysis Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

10 Outcomes of robotic sacrocolpopexy: A systematic review and meta-analysis Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Decision aids for randomised controlled trials: a qualitative exploration of stakeholders views BMJ Open, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 A study protocol for a randomised open-label clinical trial of artesunate-mefloquine versus chloroquine in patients with non-severe Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in Sabah, Malaysia (ACT KNOW trial) BMJ Open, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Biceps femoris long-head architecture: a reliability and retrospective injury study Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Estimating physical activity in youth using a wrist accelerometer Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

15 Associations of objectively measured physical activity and abdominal fat distribution Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Mepolizumab treatment in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma New England Journal of Medicine, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

17 Viral expression and molecular profiling in liver tissue versus microdissected hepatocytes in hepatitis B virus - associated hepatocellular carcinoma Journal of Translational Medicine, September 12, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Withdrawal of inhaled glucocorticoids and exacerbations of COPD New England Journal of Medicine, September 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 The clinical effectiveness of stepped care systems for depression in working age adults: A systematic review Journal of Affective Disorders, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

20 The insertion/deletion polymorphism in the angiotensin-converting enzyme and susceptibility to schizophrenia or Parkinson’s disease: A meta-analysis Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

21 Prevalence of depression in coronary heart disease in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis Chinese Medical Journal, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 Preferences regarding disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia: A systematic review International Psychogeriatrics, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

23 The strengths based approach as a service delivery model for severe mental illness: A meta-analysis of clinical trials BMC Psychiatry, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

24 A systematic review of physical activity interventions among African American adults: evidence from 2009 to 2013 Obesity Reviews, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Systematic review of behavioural interventions with culturally adapted strategies to improve diet and weight outcomes in African American women Obesity Reviews, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 A systematic review of weight loss, physical activity and dietary interventions involving African American men Obesity Reviews, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 What works for obesity prevention and treatment in black Americans? Research directions Obesity Reviews, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Tobacco smoking and intestinal metaplasia: Systematic review and meta-analysis Digestive and Liver Diseases, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

29 Obesity interventions in African American faith-based organizations: a systematic review Obesity Reviews, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Meta-analysis of the prognostic and diagnostic significance of serum/plasma osteopontin in hepatocellular carcinoma Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

31 True Reproducibility of UltraSound Techniques (TRUST): Systematic review of reliability studies in obstetrics and gynecology Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Increasing hospital charges for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in the United States Spine, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

33 National trends and in-hospital outcomes in HIV-positive patients undergoing spinal fusion Spine, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

34 The impact of bleeding complications in patients receiving target-specific oral anticoagulant: A systematic review and meta-analysis Blood, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Association of functional movement screen™ with injuries in division I athletes Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

36 Influence of tube voltage on digitized image quality of patients exposed to occupational dust: Phantoms and clinical studies Chinese Medical Journal, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

37 Acute pancreatitis BMJ, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Acupuncture for patients with Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review protocol BMJ Open, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

39 MAXimising Involvement in MUltiMorbidity (MAXIMUM) in primary care: protocol for an observation and interview study of patients, GPs and other care providers to identify ways of reducing patient safety failures BMJ Open, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

40 Are pushing and pulling work-related risk factors for upper extremity symptoms? A systematic review of observational studies Occupational and Environmental Medicine, September 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

41 Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health in The Gambia, Burkina Faso and Benin: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

42 Effect and mechanism of tacrolimus on melanogenesis on A375 human melanoma cells Chinese Medical Journal, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

43 Reinnervation of hair cells by neural stem cell-derived neurons Chinese Medical Journal, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

44 The pattern of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Saudi Arabia: A descriptive epidemiological analysis of data from the Saudi Ministry of Health International Journal of General Medicine, September 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

45 Collaborative care for depression in European countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Psychosomatic Research, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

46 Differential reporting of depressive symptoms across distinct clinical subpopulations: What Difference does it make? Journal of Psychosomatic Research, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

47 Fixed dose-combination products in psychiatry: Systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Psychopharmacology, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine
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48 The recording of adverse events from psychological treatments in clinical trials: evidence from a review of NIHR-funded trials Trials, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

49 Phototherapy 660 nm for the prevention of radiodermatitis in breast cancer patients receiving radiation therapy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

50 Cognitive dysfunctions and cerebral microbleeds in adult patients with haemophilia A: A clinical and MRI pilot-study Thrombosis Research, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

51 Relationship between aspirin use after diagnosis of colorectal cancer and patient survival: A meta-analysis of observational studies British Journal of Cancer, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

52 Burden of disease from atrial fibrillation in adults from seven countries in Latin America International Journal of General Medicine, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 Improving physical activity in arthritis clinical trial (IMPAACT): Study design, rationale, recruitment, and baseline data Contemporary Clinical Trials , September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

54 Design considerations for point-of-care clinical trials comparing methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence in pregnancy and for neonatal abstinence syndrome Contemporary Clinical Trials , September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

55 Lixisenatide treatment for older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus uncontrolled on oral antidiabetics: Meta-analysis of five randomized controlled trials Advances in Therapy, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

56 Simvastatin to modify neutrophil function in older patients with septic pneumonia (SNOOPI): study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial Trials, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

57 Negative pressure wound therapy versus standard wound care in chronic diabetic foot wounds: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

58 Understanding of chest pain in microvascular disease proved by cardiac magnetic resonance image (UMPIRE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, September 10, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

59 Severity of cognitive impairment as a prognostic factor for mortality and functional recovery of geriatric patients with hip fracture Geriatrics and Gerontology International, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

60 Sexual minorities in England have poorer health and worse health care experiences: a national survey Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

61 Faculty development to enhance humanistic teaching and role modeling: a collaborative study at eight institutions Journal of General Internal Medicine, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

62 Clinimetric properties of illness perception questionnaire revised (IPQ-R) and brief illness perception questionnaire (Brief IPQ) in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review Manual Therapy , September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 Perceived barriers to hearing protection use by employees in amplified music venues, a focus group study Health Education Journal, September 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

64 The psychiatric ward as a therapeutic space: Systematic review The British Journal of Psychiatry, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

65 Physical therapies for improving balance and reducing falls risk in osteoarthritis of the knee: A systematic review Age and Aging, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

66 Study design and protocol for a theory-based behavioral intervention focusing on maintenance of weight loss: The Maintenance After Initiation of Nutrition TrAINing (MAINTAIN) study Contemporary Clinical Trials , September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

67 Use of antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy and risk of spontaneous abortion and stillbirth: population based cohort study BMJ, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

68 Predictive factors of postpartum fatigue: A prospective cohort study among working women Journal of Psychosomatic Research, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

69 Relating therapy for voices (the R2V study): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial Trials, September 9, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

70 Effect of implementation of Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness programme on treatment seeking practices for morbidities in infants: cluster randomised trial BMJ, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

71 A multicenter, randomized, open-labeled study to steer immunosuppressive and antiviral therapy by measurement of virus (CMV, ADV, HSV)-specific T cells in addition to determination of trough levels of immunosuppressants in pediatric kidney allograft recipients (IVIST01-trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, September 9, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 A protocol to evaluate the efficacy, perceptions, and cost of a cholesterol packaging approach to improve medication adherence Contemporary Clinical Trials , September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

73 Post-partum management of women with gestational diabetes: An audit in a District General Hospital in the UK Medicine On-Line, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

74 Use of clarithromycin and roxithromycin and risk of cardiac death: cohort study BMJ, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

75 Genetic contribution to postpartum haemorrhage in Swedish population: cohort study of 466 686 births BMJ, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

76 Global and disease-associated genetic variation in the human Fanconi anemia gene family Human Molecular Genetics, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

77 Ability of a meta-analysis to prevent redundant research: systematic review of studies on pain from propofol injection BMJ, September 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

78 Sedentary behaviour and the risk of depression: a meta-analysis British Journal of Sports Medicine, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

79 Prediction of cardiovascular events with aortic stiffness in patients with erectile dysfunction Hypertension, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 The influence of vitamin C on the outcome of distal radial fractures: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

81 Association of nutritional risk index with metabolic biomarkers, appetite-regulatory hormones and inflammatory biomarkers and outcome in patients with chronic heart failure International Journal of Clinical Practice, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

82 Effect of preventive and curative interventions on hepatitis C virus transmission in Egypt (ANRS 1211): a modelling study The Lancet Global Health, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

83 Dietary exposures and allergy prevention in high-risk infants: A joint position statement of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the Canadian Paediatric Society Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

84 The impact of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction on athletic performance: a systematic review Sports Medicine, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

85 Strategies addressing barriers to clinical trial enrollment of underrepresented populations: A systematic review Contemporary Clinical Trials , September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

86 Cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention for high-risk groups at scale: an economic evaluation of the Avahan programme in south India The Lancet Global Health, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

87 Identification of microRNAs as novel biomarkers for detecting esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Asians: A meta-analysis Tumor Biology, September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

88 Prevalence of cannabis lifetime use in Iranian high school and college students: a systematic review, meta-analyses, and meta-regression American Journal of Men's Health , September 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

89 Partial greater trochanter osteotomy for hip reduction in total hip arthroplasty for high dislocated hip: a preliminary report BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

90 Prediction of trapezius muscle activity and shoulder, head, neck, and torso postures during computer use: results of a field study BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

91 National, regional, and global sex ratios of infant, child, and under-5 mortality and identification of countries with outlying ratios: a systematic assessment The Lancet Global Health, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

92 Skin prick/puncture testing in North America: a call for standards and consistency Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, September 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

93 Efficacy of acupuncture in reducing preoperative anxiety: a meta-analysis Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine , September 5, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

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