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Subclinical thyroid disease: scientific review and guidelines for diagnosis and management.
CONTEXT Patients with serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels outside the reference range and levels of free thyroxine (FT4) and triiodothyronine (T3) within the reference range are common inExpand
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Validity of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality clinical practice guidelines: how quickly do guidelines become outdated?
CONTEXT Practice guidelines need to be up-to-date to be useful to clinicians. No published methods are available for assessing whether existing practice guidelines are still valid, nor does anyExpand
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National Surveillance Definitions for Hypertension Prevalence and Control Among Adults
Background— Clear and consistent definitions of hypertension and hypertension control are crucial to guide diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance. A variety of surveillance definitions are inExpand
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The Effect of Automated Alerts on Provider Ordering Behavior in an Outpatient Setting
Background Computerized order entry systems have the potential to prevent medication errors and decrease adverse drug events with the use of clinical-decision support systems presenting alerts toExpand
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Using computerized clinical decision support for latent tuberculosis infection screening.
BACKGROUND The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published guidelines recommending screening high-risk groups for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). The goal of this study wasExpand
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Sixteen years follow-up results of a randomized phase II trial of neoadjuvant fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide (FAC) compared with cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and 5-fluorouracil
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) allows direct evaluation of the tumor’s sensitivity to therapy, eradication of micrometastatic disease and the possibility of performing breast conserving surgery. TheExpand
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Abstract P379: Leg Length, Marker of Environmental Exposition During Early Lifetime, and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease
Introduction: Intrauterine and early life factors such as low birth weight, not being breastfed, smoking parents, and other socioeconomic conditions have been associated with later predisposition t...