*  Low intensity pulsed ultrasound for bone healing: systematic review of randomized controlled trials | The BMJ
What is already known on this topic. *. Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) devices are marketed worldwide to accelerate ... only trials with high risk of bias showed benefit. Based on randomized controlled trials at low risk of bias, we found high ... We included randomized controlled trials that compared LIPUS with a sham device or no device in patients with any type of ... Study selection Randomized controlled trials of LIPUS compared with sham device or no device in patients with any kind of ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.j656
*  Families First Edmonton (FFE) - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Randomized-controlled trials are rare in community-based intervention research.. This Families First Edmonton randomized- ... See Studies by Topic. *See Studies on Map. *How to Search. *How to Use Search Results ... The protocol for the Families First Edmonton trial (FFE): a randomized community-based trial to compare four service ... Service-integration approaches for families with low income: a Families First Edmonton, community-based, randomized, controlled ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00705328
*  Indirect comparisons of competing interventions. - Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit
... was searched for systematic reviews involving meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that reported both direct ... Four times as many similarly sized trials are needed for the indirect approach to have the same power as directly randomised ... Study designs were created using data from the International Stroke Trial. Random samples of patients receiving aspirin, ... heparin or placebo in 16 centres were used to create meta-analyses, with half of the trials comparing aspirin and placebo and ...
  https://www.octru.ox.ac.uk/publications/317925
*  No Benefit To Kidney Transplant Recipients Found In Large, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Of Angiotensin II Blockade
Topics by Date. March 2018. M. T. W. T. F. S. S. ... Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Of Angiotensin II Blockade ... "To our knowledge this is the first randomized placebo-controlled trial of angiotensin II blockade in these patients," said Dr. ... He noted that a similar trial is ongoing in Canada.. The findings provide valuable information for future studies of non- ... Previous Topics. *Brain Surgeons May Soon Be Using New Tool That Analyzes Cancer During Surgery ...
  http://www.todaytopics.com/no-benefit-to-kidney-transplant-recipients-found-in-large-randomized-placebo-controlled-trial-of-angiotensin-ii-blockade/6687/
*  Alpe d'HuZes cancer rehabilitation (A-CaRe) research: four randomized controlled exercise trials and economic evaluations in...
However, many previous studies had methodological weaknesses related to trial design, sample size, compariso ... Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic / methods*. Research Design*. Comments/Corrections. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of ... Most studies were not randomized controlled trials (RCTs), did not include appropriate control groups and/or were based on ... Design of the Quality of Life in Motion (QLIM) study: a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost- ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Alpe-dHuZes-Cancer-Rehabilitation-CaRe/21556821.html
*  A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in the treatment of depression
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic; Treatment Outcome ... A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of ... A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in the treatment of depression. Journal of Affective ... Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) were eligible for inclusion in the review.. Specific interventions included in the review. ... placebo control (1 study), non-specific acupuncture control (2 studies, one of which was 'good quality') and antidepressant ...
  http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/crdweb/ShowRecord.asp?LinkFrom=OAI&ID=12007007011
*  Speech and language therapy versu... preview & related info | Mendeley
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. *Speech Intelligibility. *Watchful Waiting. Get free article suggestions today. Mendeley ... MAIN RESULTS: Three randomised controlled trials with a total of 63 participants were found comparing SLT with placebo for ... A large well designed placebo-controlled RCT is needed to demonstrate SLT's effectiveness in Parkinson's disease. The trial ... SELECTION CRITERIA: Only randomised controlled trials (RCT) of speech and language therapy versus placebo or no intervention ...
  https://www.mendeley.com/research-papers/speech-language-therapy-versus-placebo-intervention-speech-problems-parkinsons-disease-8/
*  HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)--a quantitative ethics appraisal.
This concept is called HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Premature closures of some previous PrEP clinical trials, secondar ... Clinical Trials as Topic. HIV Infections / prevention & control*. Humans. Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. ... Preventing Prevention Trial Failures - A Case Study and Lessons for Future Trials from the 2004 Tenofovir Trial in Cambodia. ... Trials without USA site (n = 3) versus trials with USA site(s) (n = 8) Most median proportions of ethics items reported for ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/HIV-Pre-Exposure-Prophylaxis-PrEP/21850229.html
*  Efficacy of I(f) inhibition with ivabradine in different subpopulations with stable angina pectoris.
Pooling trial data allowed for subpopulation analyses of ivabradine's antianginal efficacy. METHODS: Data on the frequency of ... The antianginal and anti-ischemic efficacy of ivabradine has been demonstrated in large-scale trials. ... Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Recurrence / prevention & control. Risk Assessment. Severity of Illness Index. Sex ... 4054135 - Long-term follow-up after a controlled randomized post-myocardial infarction rehabilita.... 7829785 - Development and ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Efficacy-If-inhibition-with-ivabradine/19468225.html
*  Effect of zinc supplementation on pregnancy and infant outcomes: a systematic review.
Pregnancy Complications / prevention & control*. Pregnancy Outcome. Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Zinc / ... Electronic searches were carried out to identify peer-reviewed, randomised controlled trials where daily zinc supplementation ... A total of 20 independent intervention trials involving more than 11,000 births were identified. The 20 trials took place ... but five were placebo-controlled trials of zinc alone. The provided dose of supplemental zinc ranged from 5 to 50 mg/day. Only ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Effect-zinc-supplementation-pregnancy-infant/22742606.html
*  Pharmacological interventions for hypertensive emergencies.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Chemical. Reg. No./Substance: 0/Antihypertensive Agents ... MAIN RESULTS: Fifteen randomized controlled trials (representing 869 patients) met the inclusion criteria. Two trials included ... OBJECTIVES: To answer the following two questions using randomized controlled trials (RCTs): 1) does anti-hypertensive drug ... All studies (except one) were open-label trials. Seven drug classes were evaluated in those trials: nitrates (9 trials), ACE- ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Pharmacological-interventions-hypertensive-emergencies/18254026.html
*  Prophylactic oral betamimetics for reducing preterm birth in women with a twin pregnancy.
Premature Birth / prevention & control*. Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Ritodrine / administration & dosage. ... Quasi-randomised controlled trials, cluster-randomised trials and cross-over trials were not included.. DATA COLLECTION AND ... SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised controlled trials in twin pregnancies comparing oral betamimetics with placebo or any ... All trials compared oral betamimetics with placebo.Betamimetics reduced the incidence of preterm labour (one trial, 50 twin ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Prophylactic-oral-betamimetics-reducing-preterm/22972074.html
*  Interventions for addressing low balance confidence in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Tai Ji*. Grant Support. ID/Acronym/Agency: 76731//Canadian Institutes of Health Research ... DESIGN: systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials including at least one continuous end point of ... Interventions were pooled into exercise (n = 9 trials, 453 subjects), Tai Chi (n = 5 trials, 468 subjects), multifactorial ... Accidental Falls / prevention & control. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Exercise*. Female. Humans. Male. Postural Balance*. ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Interventions-addressing-low-balance-confidence/21508204.html
*  A meta-analysis of hemodialysis catheter locking solutions in the prevention of catheter-related infection.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Renal Dialysis / mortality. Research Design. Thrombosis / etiology, prevention & control ... of studies identified from a search conducted in February 2007 of the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, ... SELECTION CRITERIA FOR STUDIES: We included all prospective randomized studies that compared ALS with heparin. INTERVENTION: ... Bacterial Infections / etiology*, mortality, prevention & control*. Catheterization, Peripheral / instrumentation*. Catheters, ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/meta-analysis-hemodialysis-catheter-locking/18215701.html
*  Enteral iron supplementation in preterm and low birth weight infants.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Chemical. Reg. No./Substance: 7439-89-6/Iron; 9034-51-9/Hemoglobin A ... SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-randomised trials that compared enteral iron supplementation ... We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2011, Issue 8), MEDLINE (1951 to ... Both review authors separately evaluated trial quality and data extraction. We synthesised data using risk ratios (RRs), risk ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Enteral-iron-supplementation-in-preterm/22419305.html
*  Circulating vitamin D metabolites and kidney disease in type 1 diabetes.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Vitamin D / analysis, blood*, metabolism. Grant Support. ... DESIGN: We performed a cohort study of 1193 participants in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT), a randomized ... clinical trial of intensive diabetes therapy, and its observational follow-up, the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Circulating-Vitamin-D-Metabolites-Kidney/22990096.html
*  'Case reporting of rare adverse events in otolaryngology': can we defend the case...
Meta-Analysis as Topic. Otolaryngology*. Quality Assurance, Health Care. Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. ... Meta-analysis and randomized controlled trials provide a large data base of evidence towards improvement and opportunities, but ... Medical Errors* / prevention & control. Medical Records, Problem-Oriented*. ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Case-reporting-rare-adverse-events/20532794.html
*  Positioning for acute respiratory distress in hospitalised infants and children.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Respiration, Artificial. Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / therapy*. Respiratory ... SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) or pseudo-RCTs comparing two or more positions in the management of ... SEARCH METHODS: We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL 2012, Issue 3), which contains the Acute ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Positioning-acute-respiratory-distress-in/22786486.html
*  HMG-CoA reductase inhibition: anti-inflammatory effects beyond lipid lowering?
Meta-Analysis as Topic. Middle Aged. Prospective Studies. Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Risk Factors. Smoking / ... Clinical Trials as Topic. Coronary Disease / drug therapy*, prevention & control. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. ... Five prospective clinical trials have convincingly demonstrated that HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors can effectively lower the ... Post hoc analyses of these trials suggest that the clinical benefit brought about by HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors may not ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/HMG-CoA-reductase-inhibition-anti/10829251.html
*  Acupuncture for nausea and vomiting: an update of clinical and experimental studies.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Vomiting / prevention & control*, psychology. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U ... 22157229 - A randomized trial of computer-delivered brief intervention and low-intensity contingen.... 21133969 - Prenatal ... There is good clinical evidence from more than 40 randomised controlled trials that acupuncture has some effect in preventing ... 11027909 - Manual acupuncture reduces hyperemesis gravidarum: a placebo-controlled, randomized, si.... 2857319 - Detection of ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Acupuncture-nausea-vomiting-update-clinical/16950659.html
*  Schizophrenia past clozapine: what works?
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Retrospective Studies. Schizophrenia / diagnosis, drug therapy*. Schizophrenic ... We concluded that in patients who discontinue clozapine, considering a trial of olanzapine would be worthwhile.. ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Schizophrenia-Past-Clozapine-What-Works/23277242.html
*  Exercise for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries in combination with collateral ligament and meniscal damage of the...
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Comments/Corrections. Update In: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;(5):CD005961 [PMID: ... SELECTION CRITERIA: We included randomised controlled trials and quasi-randomised trials testing exercise programmes designed ... 25490525 - Randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of home-based walking exercise on anxi.... 16412595 - Study of ... Further research should be considered in the form of large scale well-designed and well-reported randomised controlled trials ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Exercise-treating-anterior-cruciate-ligament/17636815.html
*  The point on the ongoing B-cell depleting trials currently in progress over the world in primary Sjögren's syndrome.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Sjogren's Syndrome / drug therapy*, immunology. Chemical. Reg. No./Substance: 0/ ... Two small double blind randomized studies have been conducted and now published, demonstrating its efficacy on fatigue and ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/point-ongoing-B-cell-depleting/20452466.html
*  The role of exercise in fall prevention for older adults.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine ... Accidental Falls / prevention & control*. Accidents, Home / prevention & control*. Aged. Exercise*. Homes for the Aged. Humans ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/role-exercise-in-fall-prevention/20934613.html
*  Exercise is brain food: the effects of physical activity on cognitive function.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic. Sensitivity and Specificity. Chemical. Reg. No./Substance: 0/Nerve Growth Factors ... Nerve Degeneration / prevention & control*. Nerve Growth Factors / metabolism. Nervous System Diseases / pathology, prevention ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Exercise-brain-food-effects-physical/18781504.html