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The PRISMA Extension Statement for Reporting of Systematic Reviews Incorporating Network Meta-analyses of Health Care Interventions: Checklist and Explanations
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are fundamental tools for the generation of reliable summaries of health care information for clinicians, decision makers, and patients. Systematic reviewsExpand
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A Microsoft-Excel-based tool for running and critically appraising network meta-analyses—an overview and application of NetMetaXL
BackgroundThe use of network meta-analysis has increased dramatically in recent years. WinBUGS, a freely available Bayesian software package, has been the most widely used software package to conductExpand
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Home telemonitoring for congestive heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
We conducted a systematic review of the literature about home telemonitoring compared with usual care. An electronic literature search was conducted to identify studies of home telemonitoring use inExpand
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Reliability of point-of-care testing for glucose measurement in critically ill adults*
Background:Glycemic control is increasingly being recognized as a priority in the treatment of critically ill patients. Titration and monitoring of insulin infusions involve frequent blood glucoseExpand
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Home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
We conducted a systematic review of the literature about home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) compared with usual care. An electronic literature search identified 6241Expand
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A scoping review of rapid review methods
BackgroundRapid reviews are a form of knowledge synthesis in which components of the systematic review process are simplified or omitted to produce information in a timely manner. Although numerousExpand
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Effects of Home-Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Context Pulmonary rehabilitation programs improve outcomes, but access to outpatient, hospital-based programs is very limited. Contribution In a 10-center, randomized, noninferiority trial in Canada,Expand
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Effect of fresh red blood cell transfusions on clinical outcomes in premature, very low-birth-weight infants: the ARIPI randomized trial.
CONTEXT Even though red blood cells (RBCs) are lifesaving in neonatal intensive care, transfusing older RBCs may result in higher rates of organ dysfunction, nosocomial infection, and length ofExpand
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Association between suicide attempts and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.
OBJECTIVE To establish whether an association exists between use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and suicide attempts. DESIGN Systematic review of randomised controlled trials.Expand
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