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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, ...
A systematic review of older people's perceptions of facilitators and barriers to participation in fall prevention interventions
The prevention of falls is currently high on the health policy agenda in the United Kingdom, which has led to the establishment of many falls-prevention services. If these are to be effective, however, the acceptability ...
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 ...
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 ...
Evidence from the systematic reviews
(Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Press, 2007)
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 ...
Effects of prehospital spinal immobilization : a systematic review of randomized trials on healthy subjects
Objective: To evaluate the effects of spinal immobilization on healthy participants. Methods: A systematic review of randomized, controlled trials of spinal immobilization on healthy participants. Results: Seventeen ...
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, ...