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Normal ranges of heart rate and respiratory rate in children from birth to 18 years of age: a systematic review of observational studies
BACKGROUND Although heart rate and respiratory rate in children are measured routinely in acute settings, current reference ranges are not based on evidence. We aimed to derive new centile charts forExpand
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Anticoagulation Control and Prediction of Adverse Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review
Background—To date, there has been no systematic examination of the relationship between international normalized ratio (INR) control measurements and the prediction of adverse events in patientsExpand
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Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and children.
BACKGROUND Planning for outbreaks of influenza is a high priority public health issue for national governments. Neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs) are thought to help reduce the symptoms of influenzaExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis: probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
BackgroundIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic gastrointestinal disorder and the evidence for efficacy of most drug therapies in the treatment of IBS is weak. A popular alternative isExpand
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Home measurement of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
Objective: Examine the relationship between home blood pressure (BP) and risk for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular events. Methods: We conducted a systematic reviewExpand
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Taking healthcare interventions from trial to practice
The results of thousands of trials are never acted on because their published reports do not describe the interventions in enough detail. How can we improve the reporting?
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The effect of wind turbine noise on sleep and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
Noise generated by wind turbines has been reported to affect sleep and quality of life (QOL), but the relationship is unclear. Our objective was to explore the association between wind turbine noise,Expand
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Relative effectiveness of clinic and home blood pressure monitoring compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in diagnosis of hypertension: systematic review
Objective To determine the relative accuracy of clinic measurements and home blood pressure monitoring compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as a reference standard for the diagnosis ofExpand
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Oseltamivir for influenza in adults and children: systematic review of clinical study reports and summary of regulatory comments
Objective To describe the potential benefits and harms of oseltamivir by reviewing all clinical study reports (or similar document when no clinical study report exists) of randomised placeboExpand
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Post-marketing withdrawal of 462 medicinal products because of adverse drug reactions: a systematic review of the world literature
BackgroundThere have been no studies of the patterns of post-marketing withdrawals of medicinal products to which adverse reactions have been attributed. We identified medicinal products that wereExpand
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