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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29222060/cochrane-qualitative-and-implementation-methods-group-guidance-paper-5-reporting-guidelines-for-qualitative-implementation-and-process-evaluation-evidence-syntheses
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Kate Flemming, Andrew Booth, Karin Hannes, Margaret Cargo, Jane Noyes
OBJECTIVE: To outline contemporary and novel developments for presentation and reporting of syntheses of qualitative, implementation and process evaluation evidence, and provide recommendations for use of reporting guidelines. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: An overview of reporting guidelines for qualitative, implementation and process evaluation evidence syntheses drawing on current international literature and the collective expert knowledge of the Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group...
December 5, 2017: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207961/when-and-how-should-multiple-imputation-be-used-for-handling-missing-data-in-randomised-clinical-trials-a-practical-guide-with-flowcharts
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Janus Christian Jakobsen, Christian Gluud, Jørn Wetterslev, Per Winkel
BACKGROUND: Missing data may seriously compromise inferences from randomised clinical trials, especially if missing data are not handled appropriately. The potential bias due to missing data depends on the mechanism causing the data to be missing, and the analytical methods applied to amend the missingness. Therefore, the analysis of trial data with missing values requires careful planning and attention. METHODS: The authors had several meetings and discussions considering optimal ways of handling missing data to minimise the bias potential...
December 6, 2017: BMC Medical Research Methodology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29199505/development-of-a-flowchart-for-risk-assessment-and-allocation-of-preparation-of-monoclonal-antibodies
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Tiene Bauters, Johan Vandenbroucke
Monoclonal antibodies have expanded as a novel class of therapeutic agents. In contrast to appropriate guidelines for safe handling of cytotoxics, there are no real standards for the safe handling of monoclonal antibodies. Many questions have arisen whether monoclonal antibodies have to be prepared under controlled circumstances or can be prepared on the ward. We developed a flowchart which provides recommendations for the classification of monoclonal antibodies according to their toxicity profile and takes practical and financial issues into account...
January 1, 2017: Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182595/identifying-patients-who-will-most-benefit-from-single-photon-emission-computerized-tomography-and-computerized-tomography-after-femoral-neck-fracture
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Wenshuai Fan, Liang Zhu, Jifei Chen, Changan Guo, Zuoqin Yan
BACKGROUND Single photon emission computerized tomography and computerized tomography (SPECT/CT) is useful for assessing blood supply within the femoral head after femoral neck fracture, but its use in all femoral neck fracture patients is not feasible. Therefore, the present study aimed to identify the patients for whom SPECT/CT examination will be most beneficial. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-five patients with a unilateral femoral neck fracture who underwent SPECT/CT examination of the hip and were treated via closed reduction and internal fixation with three screws were enrolled between January 2009 and March 2011...
November 28, 2017: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29181694/infection-prevention-and-control-in-ultrasound-best-practice-recommendations-from-the-european-society-of-radiology-ultrasound-working-group
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Christiane M Nyhsen, Hilary Humphreys, Roland J Koerner, Nicolas Grenier, Adrian Brady, Paul Sidhu, Carlos Nicolau, Gerhard Mostbeck, Mirko D'Onofrio, Afshin Gangi, Michel Claudon
OBJECTIVES: The objective of these recommendations is to highlight the importance of infection prevention and control in ultrasound (US), including diagnostic and interventional settings. METHODS: Review of available publications and discussion within a multidisciplinary group consistent of radiologists and microbiologists, in consultation with European patient and industry representatives. RECOMMENDATIONS: Good basic hygiene standards are essential...
November 27, 2017: Insights Into Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29152516/how-do-i-write-a-scientific-article-a-personal-perspective
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Giuseppe Lippi
Scientific writing is not an easy task. Although there is no single and universally agreed strategy for assembling a successful scientific article, it is undeniable that some basic notions, gathered after decades of experience, may help increasing the chance of acceptance of a scientific manuscript. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to present a personal and arbitrary perspective on how to write a scientific article, entailing a tentative flowchart and a checklist describing the most important aspects characterizing each section of the manuscript...
October 2017: Annals of Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135618/pathway-for-the-management-of-hyperglycemia-in-the-cardiac-care-unit
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Seyed Hamed Hosseini Dehkordi, Jeanine Albu, Emad F Aziz, Eyal Herzog
Inpatient hyperglycemia has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. Optimal control of blood glucose (BG) levels using insulin infusion protocols has been shown to improve clinical outcomes. Protocols have been developed to prescribe a safe and effective rate of insulin infusion for optimal control of BG levels; however, a major obstacle in their implementation is their complexity. We have revised and updated our previously published pathway for the management of hyperglycemia, which introduces the "wheel" concept for insulin dosing...
December 2017: Critical Pathways in Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29134235/correction-to-the-p-n-positive-to-negative-links-ratio-in-complex-networks-a-promising-in-silico-biomarker-for-detecting-changes-occurring-in-the-human-microbiome
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Zhanshan Sam Ma
The original version of this article unfortunately contained a missing image. The flowchart was not captured in PDF version. The original article was corrected.
November 13, 2017: Microbial Ecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29129000/health-literacy-in-type-2-diabetes-patients-a-systematic-review-of-systematic-reviews
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Rosario Caruso, Arianna Magon, Irene Baroni, Federica Dellafiore, Cristina Arrigoni, Francesco Pittella, Davide Ausili
Aim To summarize, critically review, and interpret the evidence related to the systematic reviews on health literacy (HL) amongst type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Methods The methodology for this study consisted of a systematic review of systematic reviews, using the PRISMA statement and flowchart to select studies, and searching on PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, and Cochrane. The search covered the period between January 2006 and June 2016. Results From the 115 identified record by the queries, only six systematic reviews were included, following a quality evaluation using AMSTAR...
November 11, 2017: Acta Diabetologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29123012/prostate-cancer-molecular-imaging-standardized-evaluation-promise-proposed-mitnm-classification-for-the-interpretation-of-psma-ligand-pet-ct
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Matthias Eiber, Ken Herrmann, Jeremie Calais, Boris Hadaschihk, Frederik L Giesel, Markus Hartenbach, Thomas Hope, Robert Reiter, Tobias Maurer, Wolfgang A Weber, Wolfgang P Fendler
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-ligand positron emission tomography (PET)-imaging provides unprecedented accuracy for whole body staging of prostate cancer. As PSMA-ligand PET/computed tomography (CT) is increasingly adopted in clinical trials and routine practice worldwide, a unified language for image reporting is urgently needed. We propose a molecular imaging tumor, node and metastasis system (miTNM Version 1.0) as standardized reporting framework for PSMA-ligand PET/CT or PET/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
November 9, 2017: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29110638/application-of-the-2016-diagnostic-approach-for-autoimmune-encephalitis-from-lancet-neurology-to-chinese-patients
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Lin Li, Lin Sun, Rong Du, Yuanchu Zheng, Feifei Dai, Qiuying Ma, Jiawei Wang
BACKGROUND: A unified clinical approach to diagnose autoimmune encephalitis was published in Lancet Neurology in 2016. Purpose of our study is to examine the feasibility and reasonability of the 2016 "A clinical approach to diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis" in China with a retrospective study. METHODS: We retrospectively collected 95 cases of autoimmune encephalitis and non autoimmune encephalitis cases with detailed clinical data from Beijing Tongren Hospital and the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)...
November 6, 2017: BMC Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106452/acute-aortic-syndromes-diagnosis-and-management-an-update
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Eduardo Bossone, Troy M LaBounty, Kim A Eagle
Acute aortic syndromes (AAS) encompass a constellation of life-threatening medical conditions including classic acute aortic dissection (AAD), intramural haematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic aortic ulcer. Given the non-specific symptoms and physical signs, a high clinical index of suspicion is necessary to detect the disease before irreversible lethal complications occur. In order to reduce the diagnostic time delay, a comprehensive flowchart for decision-making based on pre-test sensitivity of AAS has been designed by the European Society of Cardiology guidelines on aortic diseases and should be thus applied in the emergency scenario...
June 30, 2017: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29093622/adalimumab-efficacy-in-enteropathic-spondyloarthritis-a-12-mo-observational-multidisciplinary-study
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Michele Maria Luchetti, Devis Benfaremo, Francesco Ciccia, Laura Bolognini, Monia Ciferri, Alessia Farinelli, Matteo Rossini, Piergiorgio Mosca, Giovanni Triolo, Armando Gabrielli
AIM: To report adalimumab (Ada) efficacy on articular-gastrointestinal disease and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with enteropathic spondyloarthritis (ES). METHODS: A cohort of 52 patients with ES was evaluated in the departments of gastroenterology and internal medicine. At baseline, all patients underwent assessment by an integrated gastro-rheumatologic evaluation of articular and gastrointestinal activity, as well patient reported outcomes (PROs) of the HRQoL questionnaires...
October 21, 2017: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080740/optical-projection-tomography-via-phase-retrieval-algorithms
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Daniele Ancora, Diego Di Battista, Georgia Giasafaki, Stylianos E Psycharakis, Evangelos Liapis, Jorge Ripoll, Giannis Zacharakis
We describe a computational method for accurate, quantitative tomographic reconstructions in Optical Projection Tomography, based on phase retrieval algorithms. Our method overcomes limitations imposed by light scattering in opaque tissue samples under the memory effect regime, as well as reduces artifacts due to mechanical movements, misalignments or vibrations. We make use of Gerchberg-Saxton algorithms, calculating first the autocorrelation of the object and then retrieving the associated phase under four numerically simulated measurement conditions...
October 25, 2017: Methods: a Companion to Methods in Enzymology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071856/-a-study-on-exploring-consensus-developing-standards-in-clinical-practice-guideline-for-traditional-chinese-medicine
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Xing Liao, Jing Hu, Yan-Ming Xie, Yong-Yan Wang
It is a compulsory step from expert consensus to recommendation in developing clinical practice guideline. Therefore, it is necessary to establish standards for structuring expert consensus developing process by integrating traditional Chinese medicine theories into evidence. We summarized our experience to put forward to forming a flowchart and transparency process for making recommendation considering both evidence and traditional theories from traditional Chinese medicine in making clinical guideline. It is hoped that this could be useful for future researchers in this area...
April 2017: Zhongguo Zhong Yao za Zhi, Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi, China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29058579/breach-management-flowchart
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January 2017: Journal of the California Dental Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29057573/practical-guidance-for-using-multiple-data-sources-in-systematic-reviews-and-meta-analyses-with-examples-from-the-muds-study
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Evan Mayo-Wilson, Tianjing Li, Nicole Fusco, Kay Dickersin
Data for individual trials included in systematic reviews may be available in multiple sources. For example, a single trial might be reported in two journal articles and three conference abstracts. Because of differences across sources, source selection can influence the results of systematic reviews. We used our experience in the Multiple Data Sources in Systematic Reviews (MUDS) study, and evidence from previous studies, to develop practical guidance for using multiple data sources in systematic reviews. We recommend: (1) Specify which sources you will use...
October 23, 2017: Research Synthesis Methods
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29057360/surgery-or-not-a-case-of-ventriculus-terminalis-in-an-adult-patient
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Rocco Severino, Paolo Severino
The ventriculus terminalis (VT) is an intramedullary cavity containing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), usually located at the conus, and represents an unsuccessful regression of a normal embryological phase of the development of the neural tube. Symptoms are not univocal and may vary from aspecific signs to sphincter dysfunctions and focal neurological deficits. The correct management of this condition is still an object of debate due to its rarity and its unpredictable behaviour in adult patients. Two different studies have proposed a distinction for patients with cystic dilatation of VT based on their symptoms, suggesting that only those patients with neurological deficits clearly related to the terminal ventricle could benefit from surgery...
September 2017: Journal of Spine Surgery (Hong Kong)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29052529/evaluating-a-multi-component-community-based-program-to-improve-adherence-and-retention-in-care-among-adolescents-living-with-hiv-in-zimbabwe-study-protocol-for-a-cluster-randomized-controlled-trial
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Webster Mavhu, Nicola Willis, Juliet Mufuka, Collin Mangenah, Kudzanayi Mvududu, Sarah Bernays, Walter Mangezi, Tsitsi Apollo, Ricardo Araya, Helen A Weiss, Frances M Cowan
BACKGROUND: World Health Organization (WHO) adolescent HIV-testing and treatment guidelines recommend community-based interventions to support antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and retention in care, while acknowledging that the evidence to support this recommendation is weak. This cluster randomized controlled trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a psychosocial, community-based intervention on HIV-related and psychosocial outcomes. METHODS/DESIGN: We are conducting the trial in two districts...
October 20, 2017: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046599/we-know-the-yin-but-where-is-the-yang-toward-a-balanced-approach-on-common-source-bias-in-public-administration-scholarship
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Bert George, Sanjay K Pandey
Surveys have long been a dominant instrument for data collection in public administration. However, it has become widely accepted in the last decade that the usage of a self-reported instrument to measure both the independent and dependent variables results in common source bias (CSB). In turn, CSB is argued to inflate correlations between variables, resulting in biased findings. Subsequently, a narrow blinkered approach on the usage of surveys as single data source has emerged. In this article, we argue that this approach has resulted in an unbalanced perspective on CSB...
June 2017: Review of Public Personnel Administration
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