• Publications
  • Influence
Bias and prevalence effects on kappa viewed in terms of sensitivity and specificity.
  • F. Hoehler
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of clinical epidemiology
  • 1 May 2000
Spinal manipulation for low back pain.
TLDR
Comparison of the two groups indicated that patients who received manipulative treatment were much more likely to report immediate relief after the first treatment, and at discharge, there was no significant difference between theTwo groups because both showed substantial improvement.
Use of complementary and alternative medicine among the ethnic elderly.
TLDR
Findings indicated a high use of CAM among the elderly and emphasize the likelihood that elderly immigrants use those therapies with which they are familiar.
A randomized, controlled trial comparing the efficacy and safety of aqueous subcutaneous progesterone with vaginal progesterone for luteal phase support of in vitro fertilization
TLDR
In the per-protocol (PP) population, the ongoing pregnancy rates per oocyte retrieval at 12 weeks of gestation were comparable between Prolutex and Endometrin (41.6 versus 44.4%), with a difference between groups of −2.8% (95% confidence interval (CI) −9.8%) consistent with the non-inferiority of subcutaneous progesterone for luteal phase support.
Interexaminer reliability of the palpation of trigger points in the trunk and lower limb muscles.
The Effect of Stress on Colon Motor and Electrical Activity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
TLDR
The results indicated that IBS patients had significantly higher motor activity than normals in the resting state but did not differ from them in the mean dominant frequency of the basal electrical rhythm (BER) or the proportion of the time they had 2‐4 cycles per minute (cpm) slow‐wave activity.
Effectiveness of Four Conservative Treatments for Subacute Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial
TLDR
For subacute low back pain, combined joint manipulation and myofAscial therapy was as effective as joint manipulation or myofascial therapy alone, and back school was aseffective as three manual treatments.
Clinical evaluation of 0.5% ferric hyaluronate adhesion prevention gel for the reduction of adhesions following peritoneal cavity surgery: open-label pilot study.
TLDR
0.5% ferric hyaluronate adhesion prevention gel was safe and highly efficacious in the reduction of the number, severity and extent of adhesions throughout the entire abdomen following peritoneal cavity surgery.
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