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Update on AUA guideline on the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
PURPOSE To revise the 2003 version of the American Urological Association's (AUA) Guideline on the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS From MEDLINE® searches of… Expand
Case-finding instruments for depression. Two questions are as good as many.
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity of a two-question case-finding instrument for depression as compared with six previously validated instruments. DESIGN The test characteristics of a two-question… Expand
Screening for depression
Systematic Literature Review of Imaging Features of Spinal Degeneration in Asymptomatic Populations
- W. Brinjikji, P. Luetmer, +10 authors J. Jarvik
- American Journal of Neuroradiology
- 1 April 2015
This meta-analysis of the literature reveals that imaging findings of spine degeneration are present in high proportions of asymptomatic individuals, increasing with age. Many imaging-based… Expand
A randomized trial comparing acupuncture, simulated acupuncture, and usual care for chronic low back pain.
BACKGROUND Acupuncture is a popular complementary and alternative treatment for chronic back pain. Recent European trials suggest similar short-term benefits from real and sham acupuncture needling.… Expand
Case-finding instruments for depression
ObjectiveTo determine the validity of a two-question case-finding instrument for depression as compared with six previously validated instruments.DesignThe test characteristics of a two-question… Expand
A randomized trial of epidural glucocorticoid injections for spinal stenosis.
- J. Friedly, B. Comstock, +27 authors J. Jarvik
- The New England journal of medicine
- 2 July 2014
BACKGROUND Epidural glucocorticoid injections are widely used to treat symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of pain and disability in older adults. However, rigorous data are lacking… Expand
Feasibility of conducting a clinical trial on Hatha yoga for chronic low back pain: methodological lessons.
Effect of increasing doses of saw palmetto extract on lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Saw palmetto fruit extracts are widely used for treating lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); however, recent clinical trials have questioned their… Expand
HIV infection and risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcohol treatment programs.
OBJECTIVE To measure the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and high-risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcohol treatment. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Five… Expand