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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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Nutritional support for head-injured patients
Background: Head injury increases the body's metabolic responses, and therefore nutritional demands. Provision of an adequate supply of nutrients is associated with improved outcome. The best route for administering nutrition ...
Post-licence driver education for the prevention of road traffic crashes
Background: Worldwide, each year over a million people are killed and some ten million people are permanently disabled in road traffic crashes. Post-licence driver education is used by many as a strategy to reduce traffic ...
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 ...
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
Background: Colloid solutions are widely used in fluid resuscitation of critically ill patients. There are several choices of colloid and there is ongoing debate about the relative effectiveness of colloids compared to ...