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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of functional electrical stimulation (FES) in the rehabilitation of hemiparesis in stroke. DESIGN A meta-analysis combined the reported randomized controlled trials of FES in stroke, using the effect size method of Glass, and the DerSimonian-Laird Random Effects Method for pooling studies. SETTING The included studies(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of biofeedback therapy in poststroke rehabilitation. DESIGN A meta-analysis of the reported randomized control trials of biofeedback therapy in poststroke rehabilitation was performed. Data were analyzed using the effect size method and pooled using the Der Simonian-Laird Random Effects Model. Study quality was assessed(More)
OBJECTIVE We quantified the risk of myositis associated with statin and fibrate drug use with other covariates within a managed care organization (MCO) population. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING The study spanned the years 1999-2003. Myositis cases had creatine kinase (CK) >or=10x upper limit of normal and a myopathy diagnosis. Exposures of statins, fibrates,(More)
PURPOSE Our objective was to determine the association of clinically relevant adverse events from a systematic review and meta-analysis of statin randomized controlled trials (RCT). METHODS We performed the meta-analysis in the manner of a Cochrane Collaboration systematic review. Outcomes were discontinuances of therapy or muscle-related symptoms due to(More)
The authors conducted a meta-analysis of the reported randomized, controlled trials comparing methadone to L-alpha-acetylmethadol (LAAM) to assess the efficacy of LAAM relative to methadone in the treatment of opiate addiction. All studies were conducted in standard outpatient opiate addiction treatment clinics. Most patients were men from lower(More)
This meta-analysis of published studies evaluated the effect of selective alpha1-blockers on lipid and carbohydrate profiles and blood pressure (BP) as well as tolerability in patients with hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Publications identified via MEDLINE were used. Text and bibliographies of retrieved articles were examined for additional references.(More)
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