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Antimicrobial agents for treating uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women.
BACKGROUND Acute uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common problems for which young women seek medical attention. OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy, resistanceExpand
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Intranasal steroids for acute sinusitis.
BACKGROUND Acute sinusitis is a common reason for primary care visits. It causes significant symptoms and often results in time off work and school. OBJECTIVES We examined whether intranasalExpand
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The association between funding by commercial interests and study outcome in randomized controlled drug trials.
BACKGROUND Previous studies limited to specific drugs or journal types have shown an association between the source of funding of research and the published results. OBJECTIVE The aim of theExpand
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Steroids for acute sinusitis.
BACKGROUND Acute sinusitis is a common reason for primary care visits. It causes significant symptoms and often results in time off work and school. OBJECTIVES We examined whether intranasalExpand
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The effect of the Internet on the patient-doctor relationship from the patient's perspective: a survey from primary care.
BACKGROUND Internet use by patients as a source of information on health and disease is expanding rapidly with obvious effects on the doctor-patient relationship. Many of these effects remainExpand
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Asthma control, quality of life, and the role of patient enablement: a cross-sectional observational study
Background: Self-assessment of asthma and a stronger doctor-patient relationship can improve asthma outcomes. Evidence for the influence of patient enablement on quality of life and the control ofExpand
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The e-patient: a survey of israeli primary care physicians' responses to patients' use of online information during the consultation.
BACKGROUND The Internet has transformed the patient-physician relationship by empowering patients with information. Because physicians are no longer the primary gatekeepers of medical information,Expand
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How do examiners decide?: a qualitative study of theprocess of decision making in the oral examination component of the MRCGP examination
Objective  To determine how examiners make decisions about candidates in the oral examination for membership in the Royal College of General Practitioners.
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Dietary calcium supplementation for preventing colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps.
BACKGROUND Several dietary factors have been considered to be involved in the increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in industrialised countries. Experimental and epidemiological evidence has beenExpand
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Dietary calcium supplementation for preventing colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps.
BACKGROUND Several dietary factors have been considered to be involved in the increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in industrialised countries. Experimental and epidemiological evidence has beenExpand
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