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To determine reliability and validity of McMaster PLUS measures of scientific merit and clinical importance of articles in medical journals.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of clinical epidemiology
Dermoscopy is increasingly used by clinicians (dermatologists, family physicians, podiatrists, doctors of osteopathic medicine, etc.) to inform clinical management decisions. Dermoscopic findings and/...
Randomized controlled trials are the gold standard in medical research, providing evidence of the efficacy of a treatment in well-defined patient populations. By contrast, real-world studies explore t...
There is a gap between clinical practice guidelines for social anxiety disorder and clinical practice that needs to be addressed to ensure the delivery of evidence-based treatments. The objectives of ...
Suicide and self-harm in young people is a global public health issue, although epidemiological evidence remains scant in many parts of the world. The aims of the present study are to describe the pre...
The availability of an effective and appropriately implemented malaria vaccine would form a crucial cornerstone of public health efforts to fight this disease. Despite many decades of research, howeve...
The objective of this prospective study is to document the impact of social service interventions (including meals, telephone reassurance, and friendly visiting)provided by the Burden Cent...
Primary: The rating by the primary caregivers on the use and relevance of data provided by the Language ENvironment Analysis (LENA) recorder and their level of engagement due to the conten...
Can we improve our community partners satisfaction with a change in how psychiatric consultations are delivered to their clients by our psychiatrist? This survey of users of the service ...
In the postanesthetic care unit(PACU), patients who are recovering from anesthesia are not easy to communicate with. Accordingly, accurate evaluation of acute surgical pain is difficult fo...
The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) at Vanderbilt is a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic treating patients with chronic pain and complex health issues via integrative servic...
A special service provided by volunteers to accompany patients who need help in moving about the health facility.
An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)
Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.
The commitment in writing, as authentic evidence, of something having legal importance. The concept includes certificates of birth, death, etc., as well as hospital, medical, and other institutional records.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes. The clinical audit was formally introduced in 1993 into the United Kingdom's National Health Service.