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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is to replace nicotine from cigarettes. This reduces withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation thus helping resist the urge toExpand
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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is to replace nicotine from cigarettes. This reduces withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation thus helping resist the urge toExpand
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Garlic as a Lipid Lowering Agent—A Meta-Analysis
Garlic supplements may have an important role to play in the treatment of hypercholesterolaemia. To determine the effect of garlic on serum lipids and lipoproteins relative to placebo and other lipidExpand
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A Meta-Analysis on the Efficacy of Epidural Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Sciatica
The efficacy of epidural corticosteroids in the treatment of sciatica was investigated by meta-analysis of all randomized controlled trials. Eleven suitable trials of good quality were identifiedExpand
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Systematic review of dietary intervention trials to lower blood total cholesterol in free-living subjects.
Abstract Objectives: To estimate the efficacy of dietary advice to lower blood total cholesterol concentration in free-living subjects and to investigate the efficacy of different dietaryExpand
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A systematic review of the effectiveness of promoting lifestyle change in general practice.
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence that particular lifestyle behaviours increase the risk of disease and it is widely argued that GPs are ideally placed to encourage patients to modify theirExpand
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A framework for effective management of change in clinical practice: dissemination and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
Theories from social and behavioural science can make an important contribution to the process of developing a conceptual framework for improving use of clinical practice guidelines and clinicianExpand
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The Parallel Rural Community Curriculum: an integrated clinical curriculum based in rural general practice
In an attempt to address the rural medical workforce maldistribution and the concurrent inappropriate caseload at the urban tertiary teaching hospitals, Flinders University and the Riverland DivisionExpand
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Garlic Powder in the Treatment of Moderate Hyperlipidaemia: A Controlled Trial and Meta-Analysis
Objective to determine the effect of 900 mg/day of dried garlic powder (standardised to 1.3% allicin) in reducing total cholesterol. Design: double-blind, randomised six-month parallel trial.Expand
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Do Internet interventions for consumers cause more harm than good? A systematic review
Objective To systematically review the effect of consumer use of online health information on decision‐making, attitudes, knowledge, satisfaction and health outcomes and utilization.
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