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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23982370/does-this-patient-with-shoulder-pain-have-rotator-cuff-disease-the-rational-clinical-examination-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Job Hermans, Jolanda J Luime, Duncan E Meuffels, Max Reijman, David L Simel, Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
IMPORTANCE: Rotator cuff disease (RCD) is the most common cause of shoulder pain seen by physicians. OBJECTIVE: To perform a meta-analysis to identify the most accurate clinical examination findings for RCD. DATA SOURCES: Structured search in MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CINAHL from their inception through May 2013. STUDY SELECTION: For inclusion, a study must have met the following criteria: (1) description of history taking, physical examination, or clinical tests concerning RCD; (2) detailing of sensitivity and specificity; (3) use of a reference standard with diagnostic criteria prespecified; (4) presentation of original data, or original data could be obtained from the authors; and (5) publication in a language mastered by one of the authors (Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish)...
August 28, 2013: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15313991/effect-of-a-topical-diclofenac-solution-for-relieving-symptoms-of-primary-osteoarthritis-of-the-knee-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Arthur A M Bookman, Kate S A Williams, J Zev Shainhouse
BACKGROUND: Treatment of osteoarthritis with oral NSAID therapy provides pain relief but carries a substantial risk of adverse effects. Topical NSAID therapy offers an alternative to oral treatment, with the potential for a reduced risk of side effects. The objective of this trial was to assess the safety and efficacy of a topical diclofenac solution in relieving the symptoms of primary osteoarthritis of the knee. METHODS: We identified 248 men and women from southern Ontario with primary osteoarthritis of the knee and at least moderate pain...
August 17, 2004: CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal de L'Association Medicale Canadienne
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