Systematic Reviews

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data

Grijalva CG, Nuorti JP, Griffin MR. Antibiotic prescription rates for acute respiratory tract infections in US ambulatory …

Health Information

Mindfulness Meditation for the Treatment of Tobacco Use: A Systematic Review

RAND researchers conducted a systematic review that synthesized evidence from randomized controlled trials of mindfulness meditation interventions — …

Medicine

Risk of road accident associated with the use of drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence from epidemiological studies.

2013 Nov;60:254-67. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2012.06.017. Epub 2012 Jul 9.<p>1Institute of Transport Economics, Gaustadalléen 21, NO-0349 Oslo, Norway; …

Life Sciences

Prevalence of depression and anxiety in Multiple Sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>Prevalence rates of depression and anxiety in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) vary widely across studies. Aim of this systematic …

Depression

A guiding framework to maximise the power of the arts in medical education: a systematic review and metasynthesis. - PubMed

CONTEXT:<p>A rich literature describes many innovative uses of the arts in professional education. However, arts-based teaching tends to be …

Genderqueer Literature Review #1: Alternating Gender Incongruity

As you know, I’ll be speaking at this year’s American Humanist Association conference about what it means to be genderqueer/nonbinary. I’m currently …

Gender

The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review

<b>Title:</b>The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review<p><b>VOLUME:</b> 10</b> …

Life Sciences

A systematic review of the effectiveness of cutaneous warming systems to prevent hypothermia

CRD summary<p>This review concluded that carbon-fibre blankets and forced-air warming systems were equally effective in preventing hypothermia during …

UK Universities

The role of perioperative warming in surgery: a systematic review

CRD summary<p>The review found that perioperative warming of surgical patients reduced postoperative wound pain, infection, shivering and blood loss. In …

UK Universities

The effectiveness of yoga in modifying risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of ran... - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Yoga, a popular mind-body practice, may produce changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic syndrome risk factors.<p>DESIGN:<p>This …

Health

Perceived barriers and facilitators of mental health service utilization in adult trauma survivors: A systematic review.

2016 Dec 8;52:52-68. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2016.12.001. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, 1010 Vienna, …

Mental Health

A Systematic Review Found Eating Red Meat May Not Negatively Affect Heart Health

A <b>systematic review</b> conducted by Purdue University suggested that eating red meat in excess may have little to no short-term effects on <b>heart health</b> …

Nutrition