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Title 50 studies every doctor should know : the key studies that form the foundation of evidence based medicine / edited by Michael E. Hochman.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, [2014]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Edition Revised edition.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 323 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Clinical trials.
Clinical medicine -- Research.
Biomedical Research.
Evaluation Studies as Topic.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Genre Abstracts.
Contents Section 1: Preventive medicine -- Preventing diabetes: The diabetes prevention program -- A comparison of different dieting strategies -- Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: The Physicians' Health Study and the Women's Health Study -- Postmenopausal hormone therapy: The women's health initiative -- The European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) -- The Cochrane Review of Screening Mammography -- The human papillomavirus vaccine: The Future II Trial -- Section 2: Internal medicine -- Arrhythmia suppression following myocardial infarction: The CAST Trial -- Choosing first-line therapy for hypertension: The ALLHAT Trial -- Statins in healthy patients with an elevated C-reactive protein: The Jupiter Trial -- Rate control versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation: The AFFIRM Trial -- Lenient versus strict heart rate control for atrial fibrillation: The Race II Trial -- Beta blockers for systolic heart failure: The MERIT-HF Trial -- Initial treatment of stable coronary artery disease: The COURAGE Trial -- Treating elevated blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: The United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) -- Intensive versus conservative blood sugar control for patients with type 2 diabetes: The ACCORD Trial -- The African American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT) -- Early versus delayed antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV: The NA-ACCORD Study -- Early versus late initiation of dialysis: The IDEAL Trial -- Early goal-directed therapy in sepsis -- Red cell transfusion in critically ill patients: The TRICC Trial -- Pulmonary artery catheters in critically ill patients -- Step-up versus step-down therapy for dyspepsia: The DIAMOND Trial -- Opioids for chronic noncancer pain -- Section 3: Surgery -- Perioperative beta blockers in noncardiac surgery: The POISE Trial -- Cardiac stents versus coronary artery bypass surgery for severe coronary artery disease: The SYNTAX Trial -- Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: The ACST Trial -- A trial of arthroscopic knee surgery -- Surgery versus rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: The MRC Spine Stabilization Trial -- Mastectomy versus lumpectomy for invasive breast cancer: The B-06 Trial -- Long-term impact of bariatric surgery: The Swedish Obese Subjects Study -- Section 4: Obstetrics -- The Canadian Multicenter Post-Term Pregnancy Trial (CMPPT) -- Antepartum glucocorticoids in premature labor -- Section 5: Pediatrics -- Treatment of acute otitis media in children -- A trial of early ear tube placement in children with persistent otitis media -- Inhaled corticosteroids for mild persistent asthma: The START Trial -- The Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA) -- Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination and autism -- Section 6: Radiology -- Magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain -- Screening for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic patients with diabetes: The DIAD Study -- Diagnosing acute pulmonary embolism: The Christopher Study -- Identifying children with low-risk head injuries who do not require computed tomography -- Section 7: Neurology and psychiatry -- Thrombolysis 3 to 4.5 hours after an acute ischemic stroke: The ECASS III Trial -- Initial treatment of depression -- Behavioral versus pharmacological treatment for insomnia in the elderly -- Section 8: Systems-based practice -- The group health medical home demonstration -- A program to improve care coordination at hospital discharge: Project RED -- Reducing catheter-related blood stream infections in the intensive care unit: The Keystone ICU Project -- Early palliative care in non-small-cell lung cancer -- Directly observed therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis in Baltimore.
Summary "50 Studies Every Doctor Should Know presents key studies that have shaped the practice of medicine. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics ranging from dieting to cardiovascular disease, insomnia to obstetrics. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. Brief information on other relevant studies is provided, and an illustrative clinical case concludes each review"--Publisher's description.
Other Author Hochman, Michael E., editor.
Other Title Print version: 50 studies every doctor should know. Revised edition. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014] 9780199343560
Other Title Fifty studies every doctor should know