Evidence Based Articles in Internal Medicine

1 Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children New England Journal of Medicine, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Ceftolozane-tazobactam compared with levofloxacin in the treatment of complicated urinary-tract infections, including pyelonephritis: a randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trial (ASPECT-cUTI) The Lancet, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

3 Efficacy and safety of RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine with or without a booster dose in infants and children in Africa: final results of a phase 3, individually randomised, controlled trial The Lancet, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 The relation between past exposure to fine particulate air pollution and prevalent anxiety: Observational cohort study BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

5 Diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis: recent developments and ongoing challenges European Journal of Clinical Investigation, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Pacemaker outcomes by funding Using quality indicators to compare outcomes of permanent cardiac pacemaker implantation among publicly- and privately-funded patients Internal Medicine Journal, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 A noninvasive method for coronary artery diseases diagnosis using a clinically-interpretable fuzzy rule-based system Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

8 The impact of acid-suppressing drugs to the patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A nationwide, population-based, cohort study Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 Avoidable waste of research related to inadequate methods in clinical trials BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

10 Psychotropic drug use in adolescents born with an orofacial cleft: A population-based study BMJ Open, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

11 Statin use and mortality in cancer patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies Cancer Treatment Reviews, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

12 Uptake of systematic reviews and meta-analyses based on individual participant data in clinical practice guidelines: descriptive study BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors versus combination intensive therapy with conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in established rheumatoid arthritis: TACIT non-inferiority randomised controlled trial BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

14 Accessibility of trial reports for drugs stalling in development: a systematic assessment of registered trials BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

15 School based education programme to reduce salt intake in children and their families (School-EduSalt): cluster randomised controlled trial BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

16 Drug-disease and drug-drug interactions: systematic examination of recommendations in 12 UK national clinical guidelines BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

17 Management of severe acute dental infections BMJ, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Saccharomyces boulardii supplementation and eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Societal preferences for the return of incidental findings from clinical genomic sequencing: a discrete-choice experiment Canadian Medical Association Journal, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

20 Construction and validation of the My Medicines and Me Questionnaire for assessment of the self-reported side effects of psychotropic medication International Clinical Psychopharmacology, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

21 A novel antidoping and medical care delivery model at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (2014), Nanjing China British Journal of Sports Medicine, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

22 Exercise-associated DNA methylation change in skeletal muscle and the importance of imprinted genes: a bioinformatics meta-analysis British Journal of Sports Medicine, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

23 Systematic review of EASY-care needs assessment for community-dwelling older people Age and Aging, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Integrin antagonists are effective and safe for Crohn’s disease: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 28, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

25 Accelerometer-measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic biomarkers: a systematic review Preventive Medicine, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Comparison of efficacy and toxicity profiles between paclitaxel/lobapoatin- and cisplatin/5-fluorouracil-based concurrent chemoradiotherapy in advanced inoperable esophageal cancer Internal Medicine Journal, April 28, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

27 Breast cancer therapy and cardiovascular risk: focus on trastuzumab Vascular Health and Risk Management, April 28, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Statins and congenital malformations: cohort study BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

29 Use of perioperative hydroxyethyl starch 6% and albumin 5% in elective joint arthroplasty and association with adverse outcomes: a retrospective population based analysis BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

30 Short term exposure to air pollution and stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

31 Outpatient versus inpatient uterine polyp treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding: randomised controlled non-inferiority study BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Methotrexate use and risk of lung disease in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease: systematic literature review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 Randomized placebo controlled blinded study to assess valsartan efficacy in preventing left ventricle remodeling in patients with dual-chamber pacemaker - Rationale and design of the trial Contemporary Clinical Trials , April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

34 Telephone-adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction (tMBSR) for patients awaiting kidney transplantation: Trial design, rationale, and feasibility Contemporary Clinical Trials , April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

35 Educator talk ratio as a quality indicator in group-based patient education Health Education Journal, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

36 Socio-demographic differences in energy drink consumption and reasons for consumption among US college students Health Education Journal, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

37 Active surveillance for prostate cancer: A systematic review of clinicopathologic variables and biomarkers for risk stratification European Urology, April 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

38 Weight change and risk of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis American Journal of Epidemiology, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

39 Is diabetes a risk factor for a severe clinical presentation of dengue? - review and meta-analysis PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, April 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Helicobacter pylori infection and inflammatory bowel disease in Asians: A meta-analysis World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

41 Optimal health literacy measurement instrument for the assessing health literacy in a clinical setting:-A systematic review Patient Education and Counselling, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 Small studies are more heterogeneous than large ones: a meta-meta-analysis Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

43 Many multicentre trials had few events per centre, requiring analysis via random-effects models or GEEs Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

44 Surgery and survival outcomes of 30 patients with neurological deficit due to clear cell renal cell carcinoma spinal metastases European Spine Journal, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

45 De novo cancer avoidance after renal transplantation: A case–control study on low-dose sirolimus combined with a calcineurin inhibitor Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

46 Electrical impedance tomography monitoring in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients with mechanical ventilation during prolonged positive end-expiratory pressure adjustments Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

47 Do cognitive interventions improve general cognition in dementia? A meta-analysis and meta-regression BMJ Open, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 Risk factors for emergency presentation with lung and colorectal cancers: a systematic review BMJ Open, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

49 Associations between the functional CD40 rs4810485 G/T polymorphism and susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: A meta-analysis Lupus, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 Prednisolone or pentoxifylline for alcoholic hepatitis New England Journal of Medicine, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

51 Results of a trial of PET-directed therapy for early-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma New England Journal of Medicine, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

52 Fibromyalgia, milnacipran and experimental pain modulation: study protocol for a double blind randomized controlled trial Trials, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

53 Mycoplasma genitalium infection and female reproductive tract disease: A meta-analysis Clinical Infectious Diseases, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

54 Zusanli (ST36) acupoint injection for preventing postoperative ileus: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Complementary Therapies in Medicine, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

55 Effectiveness of low-level laser therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis Osteoarthritis and Cartilage , April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

56 A meta-analytic assessment of the risk of chronic kidney disease in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection Journal of Viral Hepatitis, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

57 Nafamostat mesilate for prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis: A meta-analysis of prospective, randomized, controlled trials Pancreas, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 The association of smoking and acute pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis Pancreas, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

59 Auricular acupuncture with seed or pellet attachments for primary insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

60 Herbal traditional Chinese medicine and its evidence base in gastrointestinal disorders World Journal of Gastroenterology, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

61 Cigarette smoking and risk of hip fracture in women: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies Injury, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

62 Role of combined indacaterol and glycopyrronium bromide (QVA149) for the treatment of COPD in Japan International Journal of COPD, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

63 Optimizing early child development for young children with non-anemic iron deficiency in the primary care practice setting (OptEC): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

64 Electroacupuncture inhibits chronification of the acute pain of knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

65 Effects of uremic solutes on reactive oxygen species in vitro model systems as a possibility of support the renal function management BMC Nephrology, April 24, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

66 Antiepileptic drug use for treatment of epilepsy and dyslipidemia: Systematic review Epilepsy Research, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

67 Associations between homocysteine, folic acid, vitamin B12 and Alzheimer's disease Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

68 Long-term systemic metal distribution in patients with stainless steel spinal instrumentation: a case-control study Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

69 Occurrence of distal colorectal neoplasia among whites and blacks following negative flexible sigmoidoscopy: an analysis of PLCO trial Journal of General Internal Medicine, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

70 Is serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) allele status a predictor for obsessive-compulsive disorder?: A meta-analysis Archives of Women's Mental Health, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

71 Oral insulin and immune responses in children at risk for diabetes JAMA, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 Outcomes of gene therapy for severe Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome JAMA, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

73 Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs an updated systematic review Annals of Internal Medicine, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

74 Metformin prescription for insured adults with prediabetes from 2010 to 2012 a retrospective cohort study Annals of Internal Medicine, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

75 Precision medicine to improve use of bleeding avoidance strategies and reduce bleeding in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: prospective cohort study before and after implementation of personalized bleeding risks BMJ, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

76 Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on cardiovascular events and mortality among older adults: meta-analysis of individual participant data from prospective cohort studies of the CHANCES consortium BMJ, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

77 Insulin resistance in patients with type 1 diabetes assessed by glucose clamp studies: systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Endocrinology, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

78 Impact of specific epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations and clinical characteristics on outcomes after treatment with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors versus chemotherapy in EGFR-mutant lung cancer: a meta-analysis Journal of Clinical Oncology, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

79 A systematic review: Identifying the prevalence rates of psychiatric disorder in Australia’s Indigenous populations Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

80 Prognostic value of epidermal growth factor receptor amplification and EGFRvIII in glioblastoma: meta-analysis Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

81 An overview of the families improving together (FIT) for weight loss randomized controlled trial in African American families Contemporary Clinical Trials , April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

82 The association between diet quality and mental health during the perinatal period. A systematic review Appetite, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

83 Lack of genetic association between TREM2 and Alzheimer's disease in East Asian population: A systematic review and meta-analysis American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

 

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