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Meditation programs for psychological stress and well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
IMPORTANCE Many people meditate to reduce psychological stress and stress-related health problems. To counsel people appropriately, clinicians need to know what the evidence says about the healthExpand
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Cultural Competence: A Systematic Review of Health Care Provider Educational Interventions
Objective:We sought to synthesize the findings of studies evaluating interventions to improve the cultural competence of health professionals. Design:This was a systematic literature review andExpand
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The VF-14. An index of functional impairment in patients with cataract.
OBJECTIVE To describe the development and the performance of a brief questionnaire designed to measure functional impairment caused by cataract (the VF-14). DESIGN Observational cross-sectionalExpand
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The Battering Syndrome: Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Domestic Violence in Primary Care Internal Medicine Practices
It is estimated that 2 to 4 million U.S. women are physically abused each year and that domestic violence may occur in as many as one of every four U.S. families [1]. In one study involving primarilyExpand
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Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes: An Update Including New Drugs and 2-Drug Combinations
BACKGROUND Given the increase in medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness and safety to make informed choices. PURPOSE ToExpand
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AHRQ series paper 5: grading the strength of a body of evidence when comparing medical interventions--agency for healthcare research and quality and the effective health-care program.
OBJECTIVE To establish guidance on grading strength of evidence for the Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) program of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTINGExpand
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Barriers to recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: A systematic review
Racial and ethnic minorities, older adults, rural residents, and individuals of low socioeconomic status are underrepresented among participants in cancer‐related trials. The authors conducted aExpand
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Clinical characteristics of women with a history of childhood abuse: unhealed wounds.
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of childhood physical or sexual abuse in women seen in primary care practices; to identify physical and psychologic problems associated with that abuse; and toExpand
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Systematic Review: Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Oral Medications for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
The prevalence and morbidity associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus continue to increase in the United States and elsewhere (1, 2). Several studies of the treatment of type 2 diabetes suggest thatExpand
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Renal Mass and Localized Renal Cancer: AUA Guideline
Purpose: This AUA Guideline focuses on evaluation/counseling and management of adult patients with clinically localized renal masses suspicious for cancer, including solid‐enhancing tumors andExpand
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