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Evaluating the nursing, midwifery and health visiting contribution to chronic disease management : An integration of three reviews
This report integrates the evidence from three related, but independent, reviews commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Service Delivery Organisation (SDO) to evaluate the nursing, midwifery and ...
Human albumin solution for resuscitation and volume expansion in critically ill patients
Background: Human albumin solutions are used in a range of medical and surgical problems. Licensed indications are the emergency treatment of shock and other conditions where restoration of blood volume is urgent, burns, ...
Update on review of reviews on teenage pregnancy and parenthood : Submitted as an Addendum to the first evidence briefing 2003
(National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 2008)
This report presents the findings from reviews identified since December 2001 to update the first evidence briefing relating to teenage pregnancy and parenthood published in 2003 (Swann et al 2003). Following on from the ...
Evidence from the systematic reviews
(Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Press, 2007)
Parenting Programmes for preventing tobacco, alcohol or drugs misuse in children under 18 : a systematic review
We conducted a systematic review of controlled studies of parenting programmes to prevent tobacco, alcohol or drug abuse in children under 18. We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, specialised Register ...
Preventing teenage pregnancy : Evidence from systematic reviews
We have recently undertaken an update of the review of reviews (Evidence briefing 2003) on behalf of NICE and in this chapter we briefly summarise the findings of the first review, report in more detail on the results of ...
Contraception advice and provision for the prevention of under 18 conceptions and STIs : A rapid review
(National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 2006)
Prophylactic antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection after breast cancer surgey
Background: Surgery has been used as part of breast cancer treatment for centuries; however any surgical procedure has the potential risk of infection. Infection rates for surgical treatment of breast cancer are documented ...
Post-licence driver education for the prevention of road traffic crashes : a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
The effectiveness of post-licence driver education for preventing road traffic crashes was quantified using a systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials. Searches of appropriate electronic databases, ...
Hypertonic versus near isotonic crystalloid for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
Background: Hypertonic solutions are considered to have a greater ability to expand blood volume and thus elevate blood pressure and can be administered as a small volume infusion over a short time period. On the other ...