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Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Various nonpharmacologic treatments are available for pediatric abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders (AP–FGIDs). Data on efficacy and safety are scarce. The goal of this study was to summarize the evidence regarding nonpharmacologic interventions for pediatric AP-FGIDs: lifestyle … Continue reading

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Antigeno Prostatico Especifico: inutil para el cribado de cancer de prostata


Todavia desconozco en que idioma hay que escribir esto, pero por enesima  vez sale otro articulo que dice que la PSA,  no tiene ninguna utilidad en el cribado de cáncer de próstata y que sólo sirve para el seguimiento de … Continue reading

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Reading Journals and monitoring the published work


No se esfuercen, ni critiquen, no tenia la menor idea de como llamar a este topico. Alguna vez lo llame “Gerenciamiento de la Informacion”, pero deja varios temas afuera, “Como leer articulos medicos” ya es el titulo de uno de … Continue reading

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BMJ: How to read a paper


Education and debate Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research) Trisha Greenhalgh, Rod Taylor Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) Trisha Greenhalgh Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses) Trisha Greenhalgh Papers that report diagnostic or … Continue reading

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Oseltamivir ( Tamiflu ) : Más daños que beneficios.


Esto se desprende un artículo del BMJ, luego de mucho tiempo de espera de que el fabricante expusiera finalmente los articulos no publicados. Los beneficios se reducen a una reducción de 1,5 a 0,5 dias aproximadamente de disminución de los … Continue reading

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Influencia de las migraciones en Reino Unido sobre conducta materna


Influence of moving to the UK on maternal health behaviours: prospective cohort study Summer Sherburne Hawkins, research fellow, Kate Lamb, MSc student, Tim J Cole, professor, Catherine Law, professor, the Millennium Cohort Study Child Health Group 1 Centre for Paediatric … Continue reading

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Sesgos en metanalisis*


Empirical evidence of bias in treatment effect estimates in controlled trials with different interventions and outcomes: meta-epidemiological study Publicdo y actualizado en http://medicinafamiliar.info el 12/01/2010.

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British Medical Journal. Vol. 336. Núm. 7644


British Medical Journal. Vol. 336. Núm. 7644 Originales Ellis JM, Tan HK, Gilbert RE, Muller DPR, Henley W, Moy R et al. Supplementation with antioxidants and folinic acid for children with Down’s syndrome: randomised controlled trial. Págs. 594-597 R TC … Continue reading

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UK experts call for national system to evaluate diagnostic tests


UK experts call for national system to evaluate diagnostic tests Susan Mayor 1 London the first 150 words of the full text of this article appear below. A national system should be introduced to evaluate diagnostic tests for use by … Continue reading

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La lactancia materna no es protectora contra asma y alergia


Para evaluar si la lactancia materna exclusiva y prolongada disminuye el riesgo de asma y alergia en la niñez hasta la edad de 6.5 años, investigadores en Montreal y Belarus llevaron a cabo un estudio anidado randomizado en 31 hospitales … Continue reading

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Impact of functional status at six months on long term survival in patients with ischaemic stroke: prospective cohort studies


Texto Completo Karsten Bruins Slot, clinical research fellow1, Eivind Berge, senior consultant1, Paul Dorman, consultant neurologist2, Steff Lewis, medical statistician3, Martin Dennis, professor3, Peter Sandercock, professor3, on behalf of the Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project, the International Stroke Trial (UK), and … Continue reading

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How to read a paper: BMJ


HOW TO READ A PAPER The basics of evidence based medicine Second edition TRISHA GREENHALGH Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences Royal Free and University College Medical School London, UK © BMJ Books 2001 Bajar texto completo First published … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal. Vol. 336. Núm. 7636


Originales Gates S, Fisher JD, Cooke MW, Carter YH, Lamb SE. Multifactorial assessment and targeted intervention for preventing falls and injuries among older people in community and emergency care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis. Págs. 130-133 R TC PDF Graff MJL, Adang EMM, Vernooij-Dassen MJM, … Continue reading

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Exceso de fármacos para mujeres sanas


Cuando el médico receta un fármaco, es difícil negarse a tomarlo. La mayoría de las veces tendría que tener razón, por lo que la prescripción de un fármaco debería ir acompañada de una serie de mejoras en el estado de … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal: 08/12/2007 – Vol.335 Num.7631


[RESEARCH] New point of care Chlamydia Rapid Test bridging the gap between diagnosis and treatment: performance evaluation study Objective To evaluate the performance of a new Chlamydia Rapid Test with vaginal swab specimens as a potential tool for chlamydia diagnosis … Continue reading

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Radiaciones y gestion del riesgo


Hace unos dias leia en la prolifica lista MEDFAM un dato (que he usado en la presentación de la sesión sobre gestión del riesgo y que suscitó bastante controversia) sobre la cantidad de radiación recibida tras la realización de 5 … Continue reading

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Comparative accuracy: assessing new tests against existing diagnostic pathways


Development and introduction of new diagnostic techniques have greatly accelerated over the past decades. The evaluation of diagnostic techniques, however, is less advanced than that of treatments. Unlike with drugs, there are generally no formal requirements for adoption of diagnostic … Continue reading

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