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  • effectiveness
  • To determine whether or not there is any evidence to support the efficacy and/or effectiveness of the use of a weighted blanket as treatment for patients diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). (worksafebc.com)
  • To determine whether there is any evidence to support the efficacy and/or effectiveness of using restricted environmental stimulus therapy (REST) as treatment for patients diagnosed with Post-Traumatic. (worksafebc.com)
  • Grading evidence from test accuracy studies: what makes it challenging compared with the grading of effectiveness studies? (bmj.com)
  • Many cancer treatments are of such limited effectiveness that they do not deserve to be protected from the competition of other approaches which are well grounded in peer review science, but which have not yet met the most demanding standards of "evidence based medicine. (bmj.com)
  • clinicians
  • 1. Information Use Behavior of Clinicians in Evidence-Based Medicine Process in Thailand Somrux Sahapong MA*, Lampang Manmart PhD*, Dusadee Ayuvat PhD*, Somkiat Potisat MD** Part of a thesis entitle: Role and competencies of medical information professionals in evidence-based medicine. (slideshare.net)
  • Material and Method: Based on the survey research, 198 questionnaires were sent to EBM clinicians working in public hospitals in Thailand. (slideshare.net)
  • The editorial "Misunderstandings, misperceptions, and mistakes" 1 points out that evidence-based medicine (EBM) can be very useful to clinicians, researchers, and policy makers. (bmj.com)
  • This variety of attitudes, approaches to life and decision making, and values makes the use of evidence based medicine at the individual level difficult for patients and for the clinicians working with them. (bmj.com)
  • diagnosis
  • Evidence-based review that documents the lack of uniformity in clinical diagnosis of MCI, considered by some an intermediate state between normal ageing and dementia, as well for Alzheimer's disease and predementia, and argues for a uniform approach to MCI classification, and for any classification concept within the field of dementia. (dmoztools.net)
  • Reviews the diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and the current evidence-based treatments of bipolar disorders. (dmoztools.net)
  • Review of the evidence for the diagnosis and preventive management of actute delirium in the hospitalized elderly. (dmoztools.net)
  • Searchable
  • A searchable database of evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, with details of courses and teaching material. (dmoztools.net)
  • Searchable best evidence database, plus tailored email alert service, from the British Medical Journal and McMaster University. (dmoztools.net)
  • Bi-monthly publication for primary care and internal medicine practitioners, with contents of current issue, and searchable archives. (dmoztools.net)
  • breast cancer
  • No Surrender Breast Cancer Support , designed and run by two-time breast cancer survivor and author Gina Maisano, brings a professionally sophisticated, and uniquely evidence-based resource of exceptional value to all women with breast cancer. (earthlink.net)
  • treatments
  • Review the evidence for the range of treatments for acute herpes zoster (shingles) and Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), and for preventive strategies for herpes zoster. (dmoztools.net)
  • Sackett
  • Sackett, Rosenberg, Gray, Haynes, and Richardson (1996) helped to conceptualize the three-legged stool of evidence based practice. (acrlog.org)
  • Evidence-based introduction to the prevention of perioperative complications in anaesthesiology, with brief summaries of historical contributions to EBM by Archie Cochrane, Thomas Chalmers, Alvin Feinstein, David Sackett and Gordon Guyatt. (dmoztools.net)
  • patients
  • Because of the paucity of evidence of patients' views of patient values, my article is mainly based on "patient expertise. (bmj.com)
  • As well as the basic evidence about their illness, patients want information based on values that they can understand and relate to: "Personal experiences I found much more useful than just bland brochures. (bmj.com)
  • How important is evidence based information in patients' decision making? (bmj.com)
  • 1 Tradition, anecdote, and theoretical reasoning from basic sciences would be replaced by evidence from high quality randomised controlled trials and observational studies, in combination with clinical expertise and the needs and wishes of patients. (bmj.com)
  • Organization promoting evidence-based decision making in perioperative medicine in order to improve the outcome of patients undergoing surgery. (dmoztools.net)
  • Examination
  • A plea for and examination of the scientific evidence on the danger of man-made exposure to radiation, especially in the wake of nuclear reactor accidents. (dmoztools.net)
  • Psychiatry
  • Sam went through four years of MIT in two years, and continued through various colleges to eventually obtain seven doctoral degrees in music, medicine, quantum physics, archaeology, ancient languages, chemistry, and astronomy, but not psychiatry or law. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Two teeth coming from fossil human skeletons were examined in the Molecular Technology Institute of Forensic Medicine Department, Wroclaw Medical University. (blogspot.com)
  • Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress. (wikipedia.org)
  • To begin the disability claim process, veterans submit a claim to the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), an organizational element of the VA. In order for a veteran to receive disability benefits for PTSD, the VBA, based on their review of medical and psychological evidence, must conclude that the veteran indeed suffers from service-connected PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical professionals may obtain professional liability insurances to offset the costs of lawsuits based on medical malpractice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, when a patient claims injury as the result of a medical professional's care, a malpractice case will most often be based upon one of three theories: Failure to diagnose: a medical professional is alleged to have failed to diagnose an existing medical condition, or to have provided an incorrect diagnoses for the patient's medical condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • The conundrum of the last decade or so, Wahlestedt said, is the fact that out of the three billion base pairs of DNA in the human genome, only slightly more than one percent of them actually produce proteins. (scripps.edu)
  • The El Paso region has had human settlement for thousands of years, as evidenced by Folsom points from hunter-gatherers found at Hueco Tanks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The evidence suggests 10,000 to 12,000 years of human habitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • For example, there is evidence among populations where lifespan is truncated by disease that factors associated with a midlife crisis may occur much earlier in life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • When we examined the tissue under the microscope, we were somewhat surprised to find evidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. (blogspot.com)
  • The new study's findings show that when BACE1-AS (pronounced base) is exposed to stress, it stabilizes BACE1 messenger RNA, increasing expression of BACE1 and leading to higher levels of amyloid-β 1-42, the peptide believed to be the primary cause of Alzheimer's disease. (scripps.edu)
  • current
  • Our working model is based on current thinking that functional mitochondria suppress tumorigenesis ( Figure 3 ). (pvlsi.org)
  • Hank Campbell and microbiologist Alex Berezow have described "feel-good fallacies" used in politics, where politicians frame their positions in a way that makes people feel good about supporting certain policies even when scientific evidence shows there is no need to worry or there is no need for dramatic change on current programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • Cigarette lobbyists combating laws that would control smoking via trivializing evidence as uncertain, is offered as an example of a SCAM (Scientific Certainty Argumentation Method). (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • The therapeutic use of oxygen entails the risk of adverse reactions and its use should be based on an assessment of the potential toxicity versus therapeutic benefit. (anosiahuman.com)
  • potential
  • Scholarships will be awarded to students attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution and shall be based on need, academic achievement and leadership potential. (mainecf.org)