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May 19, 2009

For patients with allergic disease, what is the comparative effectiveness of improving health outcomes and lowering healthcare utilization by treating their disease with sublingual immunotherapy (alle ...

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May 14, 2009

For newly diagnosed patients with open-angle glaucoma, what is the comparative effectiveness of medication versus laser surgery in controlling 24-hour intraocular pressure?

May 7, 2009

For children with newly diagnosed epilepsy, ketogenic diet treatment should be evaluated against traditional anti-seizure medication.

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May 4, 2009

Why are there no discussion on comparing the effectiveness of medical foods to phamaceuticals in the treatment of diseases in children? For example the effectiveness of the Ketogenic diet in children ...

Apr. 28, 2009

Does the implementation of a free standing personal health record for children with special health care needs improve: 1) clinical outcomes, 2)care coordination, 3) communication with providers and de ...

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Apr. 22, 2009

All therapy Effectiveness tests need to include compliance verification in order to ensure the validity of the test. For example a test comparing two drugs (in pill form) need to confirm that partici ...

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Apr. 22, 2009

1)DVT prophylaxis in special populations. 2)Comparative effectiveness between heparin and LWMH (low molecular weight heparins).

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Apr. 22, 2009

Multimodal Pain Management Programs vs. Single Therapies

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Apr. 21, 2009

Title: Prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in orthopedic surgery. Set of related questions for considerationPICO-Question #1: In patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery (total hip and kn ...

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Apr. 20, 2009

compliance verification for medical devices and medications

Apr. 16, 2009

For patients with moderate to severe psoriasis, what is the comparative effectiveness of using etanercept (enbrel) versus methotrexate?

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Apr. 14, 2009

What is the comparative effectiveness of interventions for neovascular, age-related macular degeneration(AMD)?

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Apr. 10, 2009

For women, when comparing noninvasive testing,which testing method (echocardiography, MIBI-SPECT, pharmacological testing, etc.) is more accurate in diagnosing coronary artery disease. There has bee ...

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Apr. 9, 2009

In the area of autism research, the vast majority of clinical trials conducted to date have addressed only the questions of how an individual treatment compares to a placebo. Extremely few studies hav ...

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Apr. 8, 2009

For the estimated 70 million Americans with hypertension and the tens of millions more at risk, how would government regulations lowering sodium content in restaurant and processed foods compare to us ...

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Apr. 8, 2009

Comparative Effectiveness of Hydroxymethyl-glutaryl-coenzyme A-reductase (HMG CoA) Inhibitors in the Prevention of Neurodegenerative Disease, Septicemia, and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

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Apr. 3, 2009

The comparative effectiveness of vasopressors, inotropes, and volume in the management of septicemia with hypotension. Population: patients with septicemia and hypotension Intervention/Comparators: ...

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Apr. 1, 2009

Compare the effectiveness of using predictive modeling data vs. traditional care management systems to empower patients that need care after hospital discharge with information.

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Apr. 1, 2009

For the elderly taking cardiovasculare medications, what are the comparative risks and benefits of commonly used herbal supplements.

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Mar. 27, 2009

What is the effectivenis of alternative therapy vs regular medications in reducing cholesterol?

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Mar. 26, 2009

Why are there no comparison contrast studies for MHSAS Consumer Run Programs (such as PACT) against a MHSAS system run (PACT team) for outcomes and cost effectiveness? The expense of using only medica ...

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Mar. 26, 2009

for patients with diabetes mellitus,What is the effect of taking the opinion of psychatrist

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Mar. 26, 2009

For children with speech disorder, what is the comparative effectiveness of speech therapy delievered through school based speech pathologist vs outpatient.

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Mar. 22, 2009

What is the comparative effectiveness of primary care provided by independent family nurse practitioners when compared to family practice physicians when the two provider types have similar authority ...

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Mar. 15, 2009

Do patients with small (<1.0 cm) invasive breast cancers need to undergo radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy?

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