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May 3, 2011

Benefits and harms associated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with advanced cancers

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Apr. 22, 2011

1. What is the etiology of acute and chronic urinary retention in adults? 2. How do we define urinary retention (base case) including those with known neurologic problems? (aka What is considered a ...

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Apr. 19, 2011

for people with post surgical (total thyroidectomy) hypothyroidism what is the comparative effectiveness of medications used for TSH (T4) control when there are problems keeping the TSH level within r ...

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Apr. 12, 2011

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a devastating problem that often ends in suicide. The best treatment at this time is the drug Felbamate which can cause Kidney failure in as little as two weeks in most patient ...

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Apr. 5, 2011

• Does the availability of telemedicine services improve access to subspecialty care and address disparities in care for children who live in rural or underserved areas? • How can telemedicine servic ...

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Apr. 4, 2011

For pediatric patients with community acquired pneumonia admitted to the hospital what is the best antibiotic regiment?

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Mar. 31, 2011

Effectiveness of pain management in arachnoiditis. TENS, Ultram, Neurontin, etc

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Mar. 31, 2011

For pregnant woman and women with infants, how accurate is information on the subject of (benefits, ease of initiating, continuing) breastfeeding ? information than others?

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Mar. 31, 2011

What are the comparative side effects of antidepressant medication side effects on low socio-economic ethnic/racial minority adolescents versus white low socio-economic adolescents?

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Mar. 26, 2011

teen pregnancy

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Mar. 2, 2011

For children ages 10-17, what is being done nationally to develop a diabetes prevention program (DPP) curriculum?

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Feb. 18, 2011

Cost effective long term care of the frail elderly

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Feb. 15, 2011

In patients with ostoarthrisis, what is the effectiveness of alkaline ionized water from a Chanson Water ionizer in improving health outcomes and pain and stiffness relief vs. current drug treatments. ...

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Feb. 12, 2011

To test whether CKD patients who are referred to renal nutritionists and receive counseling on how to change their diet to conform to their kidney condition are less likely to require dialysis and/or ...

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Feb. 10, 2011

Key Questions 1. Does routine preoperative testing compared to no testing or alternative testing strategies improve outcomes (such as surgical complications, other morbidity, and mortality) among pat ...

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Jan. 30, 2011

For adult patients with bipolar disorder, what courses of treatment are available? Concurrently, which treatments provide statistically better treatment results?

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Jan. 20, 2011

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) - defined as peripheral artery disease of the lower extremities 1) Does aspirin reduce the risk of adverse cardiovascular events (MI, stroke, cardiovascul ...

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Jan. 20, 2011

Unstable Angina (UA)/Non–ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI) 1) Is there an overall positive benefit to risk ratio for triple antithrombotic therapy (aspirin, clopidogrel, warfarin) in post ...

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Jan. 16, 2011

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) proposes to update the following 4 guideline topics from the 2006 publication on the Diagnosis and Management of Cough: ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical Pra ...

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Jan. 16, 2011

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) proposes to update the following guideline topics from the 2007 publication on the Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer: ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical ...

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Jan. 14, 2011

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) proposes to update the medical therapies section of 2007 updated publication on Medical Therapies for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: ACCP Evidence-Bas ...

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Jan. 12, 2011

For women presenting with an acute coronary syndrome, what is the comparative effectiveness of the newer and more potent anti-platelet agents vs. older and less potent anti-platelet agents.

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Jan. 9, 2011

For patients with HIV/AIDS what is the comparative effectiveness of antiviral therapy and antibacterial therapy in combination with antifungal therapy and suna therapy/Infarred therapy? Or how can the ...

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Jan. 8, 2011

NICHE PROGRAM AND GERAITRICS RE: HOME CARE MANAGEMENT IN A FAILING ECONOMY; DYSFUNCTIONAL NUCLEAR FAMILIES

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Jan. 7, 2011

What is the comparative effectiveness of various local treatments for (1) unresectable liver metastases and (2) unresectable, localized hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)? Does the comparative effectiven ...

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