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Association of alcohol consumption with selected cardiovascular disease outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To conduct a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of studies assessing the effect of alcohol consumption on multiple cardiovascular outcomes. Design Systematic review andExpand
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Effect of alcohol consumption on biological markers associated with risk of coronary heart disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of interventional studies
Objective To systematically review interventional studies of the effects of alcohol consumption on 21 biological markers associated with risk of coronary heart disease in adults without knownExpand
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Motivational interviewing to improve weight loss in overweight and/or obese patients: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials
Motivational interviewing, a directive, patient‐centred counselling approach focused on exploring and resolving ambivalence, has emerged as an effective therapeutic approach within the addictionsExpand
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Association between maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy and neonatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Objective To assess the effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) levels on pregnancy outcomes and birth variables. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Data sources Medline (1966 to AugustExpand
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Prevalence of adenomas and colorectal cancer in average risk individuals: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS There is an extensive yet inconsistent body of literature reporting on the prevalence of adenomatous polyps (adenomas) and colorectal cancer among average risk individuals. TheExpand
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Methods for identifying 30 chronic conditions: application to administrative data
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We identified a panel of 30 chronic conditions that can be identified from administrative data using validated algorithms, facilitating the study and surveillance of multimorbidity in Alberta, Canada. Expand
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The incidence of concussion in youth sports: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To conduct a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis of studies assessing the incidence of concussion in youth athletes. Specifically, we estimate the overall risk of concussionExpand
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Patterns of health care use in a high-cost inpatient population in Ottawa, Ontario: a retrospective observational study.
BACKGROUND A small proportion of patients account for the majority of health care spending. We used detailed clinical and administrative data to explore clinical characteristics, patterns of healthExpand
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Restricting the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals and its associations with antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals and human beings: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Summary Background Antibiotic use in human medicine, veterinary medicine, and agriculture has been linked to the rise of antibiotic resistance globally. We did a systematic review and meta-analysisExpand
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Use of Simulation-Based Education to Improve Outcomes of Central Venous Catheterization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Purpose Central venous catheterization (CVC) is increasingly taught by simulation. The authors reviewed the literature on the effects of simulation training in CVC on learner and clinical outcomes.Expand
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