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Comparison of weight loss among named diet programs in overweight and obese adults: a meta-analysis.
IMPORTANCE Many claims have been made regarding the superiority of one diet or another for inducing weight loss. Which diet is best remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To determine weight loss outcomes forExpand
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Prolonged glucocorticoid treatment is associated with improved ARDS outcomes: analysis of individual patients’ data from four randomized trials and trial-level meta-analysis of the updated literature
PurposeTo investigate the effect of prolonged glucocorticoid treatment for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).MethodsWe conducted two sets of intention-to-treat analyses: (1) aExpand
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Corticosteroid Therapy for Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Lower respiratory infections are the second most common cause of life-years lost globally (1). In developed countries, hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is common, is oftenExpand
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Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: 2019 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Received 29 November 2018; editorial decision 20 December 2018; accepted 27 December 2018; published online March 21, 2019. The guidelines represent the proprietary and copyrighted property of theExpand
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Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis at low and intermediate risk: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To examine the effect of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) versus surgical replacement of an aortic valve (SAVR) in patients with severe aortic stenosis at low and intermediateExpand
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Prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: a clinical practice guideline
### What you need to know What is the role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in prostate cancer? An expert panel produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review.1 TheExpand
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Transfusion of fresher vs older red blood cells in hospitalized patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
The impact of transfusing fresher vs older red blood cells (RBCs) on patient-important outcomes remains controversial. Two recently published large trials have provided new evidence. We summarizedExpand
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Corticosteroids in Sepsis: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis addresses the efficacy and safety of corticosteroids in critically ill patients with sepsis. Data Sources: We updated a comprehensive search ofExpand
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A living WHO guideline on drugs for covid-19
Abstract Clinical question What is the role of drug interventions in the treatment and prevention of covid-19? Recommendations The first version on this living guidance focuses on corticosteroids. ItExpand
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Procedure-specific Risks of Thrombosis and Bleeding in Urological Cancer Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Pharmacological thromboprophylaxis involves balancing a lower risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) against a higher risk of bleeding, a trade-off that critically depends on the risks of VTEExpand
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