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RATIONALE Profound muscle weakness during and after critical illness is termed intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW). OBJECTIVES To develop diagnostic recommendations for ICUAW. METHODS A multidisciplinary expert committee generated diagnostic questions. A systematic review was performed, and recommendations were developed using the Grading,(More)
BACKGROUND Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) describes acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise. EIB occurs in a substantial proportion of patients with asthma, but may also occur in individuals without known asthma. METHODS To provide clinicians with practical guidance, a multidisciplinary panel of stakeholders was convened to(More)
Some epidemiological evidence suggests that diets high in omega 3 fatty acids (n-3 FAs) may be beneficial for skeletal health. The aim of this systematic review was to determine if randomized controlled trials (RCTs) support a positive effect of n-3 FAs on osteoporosis. A systematic search was performed in PubMed and EMBASE databases. We included RCTs with(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Deficits in motor-cognitive dual tasks (eg, walking while talking) are common in individuals with neurologic conditions. This review was conducted to determine the effectiveness of motor-cognitive dual-task training (DTT) compared with usual care on mobility and cognition in individuals with neurologic disorders. METHODS Databases(More)
Learning more about when and why medical students , faculty, and clinical staff use e-books, as opposed to print books, is an expanding area of research for health sciences librarians. Several studies have highlighted the heavy use of health sciences titles in campus e-book collections [1–5] and the book format preferences of medical and other health(More)
BACKGROUND Best practices in the teaching of performance and interpretation of echocardiography to cardiology fellows are unknown, and thus, it has traditionally been performed through an apprenticeship model. This review summarizes the existing literature describing evidence-based teaching of echocardiography. METHODS A comprehensive search of multiple(More)
In 2003, the Prior Health Sciences Library (Prior Library) at The Ohio State University (OSU) explored the possibility of providing specialized support to biomedical, nursing, and allied health researchers by adding a research librarian position. The decision came about after the Medical Library Association (MLA) investigated how libraries could provide(More)
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