Systematic Evidence Review on Methadone Harms and
... Key Question 5: In populations prescribed methadone, what is the accuracy of baseline or
follow-up ECGs for predicting adverse cardiac events?........................................................... 44
Key Question 6: In populations prescribed methadone, what are the benefits and harms of
... report contains a comprehensive review of the existing public literature, studies, materials, and other
information and documentation (collectively the “source documentation”) available to CADTH at the time
of report preparation.
The information in this report is intended to help Canadian health car ...
Acupuncture for Quality of Life in Patients Having
... 2.2 How is PAWS viewed by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)? ................................19
2.3 Acupuncture treatment for PAWS..................................................................................30
2.4 Evidence-Based Medicine and SRs................................................. ...
Final Report of the New York State Assisted
... AOT is discontinued. Thus, it appears that
improvements are more likely to be
sustained if AOT continues for longer than 6
Impact of AOT on New York’s Public
Mental Health System
It is unclear whether resources have been
diverted away from other adults with severe
mental illness as a consequ ...
Second-Generation Antidepressants in the Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult
... This report is based on research conducted by the RTI–UNC Evidence-based Practice Center
under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD
(Contract No. 290-2007-10056-I). The findings and conclusions in this document are those of the
author(s), who are responsi ...
Osteoarthritis — Care and management in adults
... Healthcare professionals are expected to take NICE clinical guidelines fully into account when
exercising their clinical judgement. However, the guidance does not override the responsibility of
healthcare professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of each patient, in
... generator, tubing, mask and headgear. Sometimes referred to as nCPAP (nasal Continuous
Positive Airway Pressure.)
Confusional Arousals - Also called sleep drunkenness or excessive sleep inertia, this disorder
is an extreme example of the slowness most people feel upon awakening. People with
ASSISTANCE WITH SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION
... guardian, or attorney in fact to contract with a third party, provided residents meet the criteria
for appropriate placement as defined in s. 429.26. Nursing assistants certified pursuant to part
II of chapter 464 may take residents’ vital signs as directed by a licensed nurse or physician.
... professional nurse's delegation. It remains the registered professional nurse's duty to assess
residents' capabilities, encourage self-administration of medications whenever possible, and
determine which individuals require direct administration of medications.
When residents require direct administ ...
Characteristics of sleep
... Rest and sleep are fundamental components of well-being. One-third of human life
is spent sleeping. Sleep, a BASIC human need, has long been assumed to have a
restorative function, and is now known to be an active physiologic process. Sleep and
Rest are important in health and illness. The need for ...
new nurse - october 2000 - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
... nearest library or visit the library website for further details.
Please note inter-library requests will only be done for South Glasgow NHS staff.
Please note, the articles you are accessing may be protected by copyright legislation, please
contact your libr ...
Table 3: Brain imaging studies of patients with hypertension, without
... with age.
3. WMHs were very common in both
hypertensive and normotensive subjects.
4. The severity of total periventricular
WMHs was greater in subjects with HTN
compared with subjects without HTN.
5. The severity of WMHs was greater in
subjects with HTN in frontal and temporal
areas, but not in occ ...
National clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of buprenorphine
... Two buprenorphine products are currently registered in Australia for the treatment of opiate
dependence within a framework of medical, social and psychological treatment: the mono product
(Subutex®) is a sublingual tablet containing buprenorphine hydrochloride in 0.4, 2, and 8mg strengths;
the combi ...
Reporter`s Guide to Multiple Myeloma
... While some patients with MM have no symptoms at all, most patients are diagnosed due to symptoms which can include
bone problems, low blood counts, calcium elevation, kidney problems or infections,3 and almost 29 percent of patients with
MM will die within one year of diagnosis.5 Most of the medical ...
... of the UK, and noted that there was a non-statistically significant difference in
the Western Europe subgroup for the primary composite outcome, as well both
cardiovascular- and all-cause mortality.
The ERG considered patients in the trial had a higher tolerability to valsartan
than would be expec ...
Pressure Ulcer Treatment Strategies: Comparative Effectiveness
... Objectives. Pressure ulcers affect up to 3 million Americans and are a major source of
morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. This review summarizes evidence comparing the
effectiveness and safety of pressure ulcer treatment strategies.
Data sources. Articles published between January 1, 1985, ...
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for
... o Few studies have reported on the effectiveness of rTMS compared to ECT (n=3). The pooled
estimates for response and remission provide conflicting results indicating rTMS may be more
effective at achieving response but less effective at achieving remission. The effectiveness of
rTMS compared to ECT ...
Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of foam sclerotherapy
... The research reported in this issue of the journal was funded by the HTA programme as project number 06/45/02. The contractual start date
was in June 2008. The draft report began editorial review in September 2013 and was accepted for publication in June 2014. The authors
have been wholly responsibl ...
Tobacco Cessation Provider Toolkit
... diseases cost $4.3 billion dollars each year, and the current smoking prevalence is 14%. Smoking
during pregnancy is associated with premature birth, low infant birth weight, miscarriage and
complications of pregnancy. Additionally, smokers expose others to secondhand smoke which
causes other health ...
... MeSH : Orthodontics ;Child ; Adolescent ; Developed Countries ; Health Services Research
NLM classification : WU 400
Langage : français, anglais
Format : Adobe® PDF™ (A4)
Dépôt légal : D/2008/10.273/21
La reproduction partielle de ce document est autorisée à condition que la source soit mentionnée. ...
medication, environmental, and patient factors that influence
... 2011). For unknown reasons, the ISMP Canada has not yet adopted these guidelines, nor
have they developed their own set of guidelines on scheduled medication times in
relation to time-critical medications. The CNO practice standards do not currently
outline specific requirements for timely medicati ...
Salmeterol + Fluticasone propionate
... At Treatment Week 4, the mean maximal percent fall in FEV1 observed after exercise
challenges conducted approximately 8.5 hours post-dose, was significantly less in the
combination therapy group when compared to the FP group in the ITT population. No new safety
signal was detected.
Assessor’s commen ...
The transtheoretical model of behavior change assesses an individual's readiness to act on a new healthier behavior, and provides strategies, or processes of change to guide the individual through the stages of change to Action and Maintenance.The transtheoretical model is also known by the abbreviation ""TTM"" and by the term ""stages of change."" A popular book, Changing for Good, and articles in the news media have discussed the model. It is ""arguably the dominant model of health behaviour change, having received unprecedented research attention, yet it has simultaneously attracted criticism.""