Timothy J Toomey

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether smoking status is associated with the efficacy of antiplatelet treatment in the prevention of cardiovascular events. DESIGN Systematic review, meta-analysis, and indirect comparisons. DATA SOURCES Medline (1966 to present) and Embase (1974 to present), with supplementary searches in databases of abstracts from major(More)
OBJECTIVE In 2004, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released treatment guidelines recommending metabolic screening for children and adolescents before and after initiation of second-generation antipsychotics. Prior studies showed that the guidelines coincided with a small increase in glucose testing of children and adults but had limited follow-up.(More)
BACKGROUND When the US FDA approves a new prescription drug there is still a great deal remaining to be learned about the safe and proper use of that product. When new information addressing these topics emerges post-approval, the FDA may issue a Drug Safety Communication (DSC) to alert patients and physicians. The effectiveness of the communication-how(More)
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