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The treatment and prevention of obesity: a systematic review of the literature.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent and treat obesity, and maintain weight loss. DESIGN A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. SUBJECTSExpand
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
This paper reviews the evidence of effectiveness of treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia, taken to mean the clinical problem of "men with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive ofExpand
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Effective management of obesity.
Accepted for publication 17June 1997 Introduction This paper is based on Effective Health Care Vol 3, No 2. People who are obese or overweight have a higher risk of disease including coronary heartExpand
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Understanding deliberate self-harm.
This article is derived from a summary of the available research evidence published in the December issue of Effective Health Care (NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, 1998). It aims to helpExpand
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A wider role in managing patients with lung cancer.
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Management of colorectal cancer.
Introduction This paper summarises a series of interlinked systematic reviews of research evidence carried out to inform guidance on commissioning cancer services published by the English NationalExpand
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Complications of diabetes: renal disease and promotion of self-management
This paper is an edited version of Effective Health Care volume 6 number 1,1 which summarises information originally derived from systematic reviews undertaken to inform national clinical practiceExpand
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Management of cataract.
Cataract is an opacity in the lens which can block or scatter light. Vision may become blurred or cloudy, colours may be seen differently, and people may experience problems with glare from the sunExpand
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Management of gynaecological cancers.
This paper is based on EVective Health Care 5(3), June 1999, which deals with cancers of the ovary, endometrium, and cervix. The bulletin summarises systematic reviews of research evidence used toExpand
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Management of primary breast cancer.
This paper describes research evidence on the management of primary breast cancer, defined as tumours of less than 5 cm diameter with no evidence of distant spread or metastases. It is based onExpand
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