Effects of exercise on breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
- M. McNeely, K. Campbell, B. Rowe, T. Klassen, J. Mackey, K. Courneya
- Medicine, PsychologyCanadian Medical Association Journal
- 4 July 2006
Exercise is an effective intervention to improve quality of life, cardiorespiratory fitness, physical functioning and fatigue in breast cancer patients and survivors and larger trials that examine the long-term benefits of exercise are needed for this patient group.
Does quality of reports of randomised trials affect estimates of intervention efficacy reported in meta-analyses?
Meditation practices for health: state of the research.
Scientific research on meditation practices does not appear to have a common theoretical perspective and is characterized by poor methodological quality, and firm conclusions on the effects of meditation practices in healthcare cannot be drawn based on the available evidence.
CATCH: a clinical decision rule for the use of computed tomography in children with minor head injury
A decision rule based on recursive partitioning that identifies children at two levels of risk for CT of the head and has the potential to standardize and improve the use of CT for children with minor head injury is developed.
Systematic review of knowledge translation strategies in the allied health professions
This is the first systematic review of the effectiveness of a variety of KT interventions in five allied health disciplines: dietetics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology.
Clinical Risk Score for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms Among Children With Acute Concussion in the ED.
A clinical risk score developed among children presenting to the emergency department with concussion and head injury within the previous 48 hours had modest discrimination to stratify PPCS risk at 28 days.
Who comes back? Characteristics and predictors of return to emergency department services for pediatric mental health care.
Among children and adolescents who accessed the ED for mental health concerns, being female, older in age, in receipt of social assistance, and having an initial visit for a mood disorder or psychotic-related illness were associated with return for further care.
Assessing the quality of reports of randomised trials: implications for the conduct of meta-analyses.
This work aims to provide a database of systematic reviews of systematic Reviews of Pediatrics and Biostatistics for use in clinical practice and aims to rank the reviews according to their quality and adequacy.
Systematic Review: Cardiac Resynchronization in Patients with Symptomatic Heart Failure
While the earlier meta-analysis focused on efficacy data, this systematic review systematically examined the success rate and safety of biventricular pacemaker implantation as well as the efficacy data.
Oral versus intravenous rehydration for treating dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children.
- L. Hartling, S. Bellemare, N. Wiebe, K. Russell, T. Klassen, W. Craig
- MedicineCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- 19 July 2006
The ORT group did have a higher risk of paralytic ileus, and the IVT group was exposed to risks of intravenous therapy, but there was no significant difference between ORT using the low osmolarity solutions recommended by the World Health Organization and IVT.