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This systematic review focuses on 5 key elements that may improve the decision-making process in spondylodiscitis: the infective agent, segmental instability, abscess development, neurological compromise and focus of infection.
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Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
It is usually difficult to diagnose clavicular osteomyelitis (OM), and treatment is delayed because of its rarity. This study aimed to summarize clinical characteristics and treatment of this disease.
OBJECTIVESpontaneous spondylodiscitis remains uncommon but is a serious complication of the vertebral column. Risk factors include diabetes, hemodialysis, intravenous drug abuse, and chronic steroid u...
Pyogenic spondylodiscitis (PS) is a non-specific infection affecting intervertebral disks and adjacent vertebral bodies. Once considered a rare condition in developed countries, the incidence of PS ha...
The aim of this study was to review the characteristics of patients with septic arthritis after ACL reconstruction comparing our results with those deriving from the literature review.
Identify the characteristics of the clinical audiological evaluation of individuals with Williams syndrome by means of a systematic literature review.
The purpose of this pilot study is to determine the feasibility of running a full-scale trial that compares two formats of a shortened systematic review to a full-length systematic review ...
Spondylodiscitis is an infectious disease of the intervertebral discs and adjacent vertebral bodies, which often has a protracted progression. Diagnosis is frequently delayed because of th...
Duration of antimicrobial therapy for spondylodiscitis is not standardized; it could vary from 6 weeks to several months depending on the medical habits. The study hypothesis is that a 6 w...
This project aims to produce a systematic review on present knowledge on effects of using safety checklists in medicine. Implementation of a checklist system throughout surgical care may r...
This Study Was a Prospective, One-arm Open Phase II Clinical Trial. A Systematic Review of the pCR of Apatinib in Combination With the Albumin Paclitaxel and Carboplatin Regimens for the Neoadjuvant Therapy of Triple-negative Breast Cancer, as Well as the
This study was a prospective, one-arm open phase II clinical trial. A systematic review of the pCR of apatinib in combination with the albumin paclitaxel and carboplatin regimens for the n...
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Multi-step systematic review process used for improving safety by investigation of incidents to find what happened, why it happened, and to determine what can be done to prevent it from happening again.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
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