Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Herbal medications for surgical patients: A systematic review protocol
(BMJ Open, 2017-07-01) [Resenha]
Introduction Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) affect approximately 80% of surgical patients and is associated with increased length of hospital stay and systemic costs. Preoperative and postoperative pain, anxiety ...
Commonly-used versus less commonly-used methods in the loss of resistance technique for identification of the epidural space: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
(Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2017-05-01) [Resenha]
Study objective To summarize the efficacy of less-commonly used modern methods (e.g. epidrum, lidocaine, acoustic device, Macintosh balloon) compared to more commonly-used methods (i.e. air, saline, both) in the loss of ...
Cannabinoids for spasticity due to multiple sclerosis or paraplegia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
(Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2017-10-01) [Resenha]
Objectives Spasticity remains highly prevalent in patients with spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. To summarize the effects of cannabinoids compared with usual care, placebo for spasticity due to multiple sclerosis ...
Addition of Ezetimibe to statins for patients at high cardiovascular risk: Systematic review of patient-important outcomes
(Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2018-02-01) [Resenha]
Ezetimibe is widely used in combination with statins to reduce low-density lipoprotein. We sought to examine the impact of ezetimibe when added to statins on patient-important outcomes. Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, and CENTRAL ...
Electronic nicotine delivery systems and/or electronic non-nicotine delivery systems for tobacco smoking cessation or reduction: A systematic review and meta-analysis
(BMJ Open, 2017-02-01) [Resenha]
Objective: A systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the impact of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and/or electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) versus no smoking cessation aid, or alternative ...
Inhalation versus intravenous anaesthesia for adults undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
(Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2017-08-01) [Resenha]
Study objective To compare the use of inhalation versus intravenous anaesthesia for adults undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Design A systematic review. Setting A hospital-affiliated university. ...