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Effects of exercise on breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: Physical exercise has been identified as a potential intervention to improve quality of life in women with breast cancer. We sought to summarize the available evidence concerning theExpand
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Meditation practices for health: state of the research.
OBJECTIVES To review and synthesize the state of research on a variety of meditation practices, including: the specific meditation practices examined; the research designs employed and the conditionsExpand
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CATCH: a clinical decision rule for the use of computed tomography in children with minor head injury
Background: There is controversy about which children with minor head injury need to undergo computed tomography (CT). We aimed to develop a highly sensitive clinical decision rule for the use of CTExpand
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Systematic review of knowledge translation strategies in the allied health professions
BackgroundKnowledge translation (KT) aims to close the research-practice gap in order to realize and maximize the benefits of research within the practice setting. Previous studies have investigatedExpand
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Who comes back? Characteristics and predictors of return to emergency department services for pediatric mental health care.
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to investigate predictors of emergency department (ED) return visits for pediatric mental health care. The authors hypothesized that through theExpand
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Assessing the quality of reports of randomised trials: implications for the conduct of meta-analyses.
1 Thomas C Chalmers Centre for Systematic Reviews, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Canada 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Canada 3 Department of ClinicalExpand
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Oral versus intravenous rehydration for treating dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children.
BACKGROUND Dehydration associated with gastroenteritis is a serious complication. Oral rehydration is an effective and inexpensive treatment, but some physicians prefer intravenous methods. Expand
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Risk factors for methamphetamine use in youth: a systematic review
BackgroundMethamphetamine (MA) is a potent stimulant that is readily available. Its effects are similar to cocaine, but the drug has a profile associated with increased acute and chronic toxicities.Expand
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Efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin for secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction: meta-analysis
Abstract Objective To conduct a systematic review of the efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin in managing secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction, such asExpand
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Effectiveness of a home-based balance-training program in reducing sports-related injuries among healthy adolescents: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Background: Sport is the leading cause of injury requiring medical attention among adolescents. We studied the effectiveness of a home-based balance-training program using a wobble board in improvingExpand
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