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Meta-Analysis: Diagnostic Accuracy of Serological Tests for Covid-19

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:54h | UTC

Diagnostic accuracy of serological tests for covid-19: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

 

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Meta-Analysis: The Prevalence of Symptoms in 24,410 Adults Infected by the Novel Coronavirus

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:51h | UTC

The prevalence of symptoms in 24,410 adults infected by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19): A systematic review and meta-analysis of 148 studies from 9 countries – PLOS One

 


Meta-Analysis: Electronically Delivered vs. Face to Face Cognitive Behavioral Therapies in Depressive Disorders

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:35h | UTC

A comparison of electronically-delivered and face to face cognitive behavioural therapies in depressive disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis – EClinicalMedicine

 


Systematic Review: Systemic Defenses to Prevent Intravenous Medication Errors in Hospitals

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:32h | UTC

Systemic Defenses to Prevent Intravenous Medication Errors in Hospitals: A Systematic Review – Journal of Patient Safety

Commentary: Systemic defenses to prevent intravenous medication errors in hospitals: a systematic review – PSNet

 


Meta-Analysis: Outcomes from Intensive Care in Patients with COVID‐19

1 Jul, 2020 | 07:46h | UTC

Outcomes from intensive care in patients with COVID‐19: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of observational studies – Anaesthesia

 


Meta-Analysis: No Survival Benefit with Routine Revascularization in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

1 Jul, 2020 | 07:38h | UTC

Routine Revascularization versus Initial Medical Therapy for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials – Circulation

Commentary: No Survival Benefit With Revascularization in Stable CAD, Meta-analysis Confirms – TCTMD

 

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[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: The Prognostic Value of Syncope on Mortality in Patients with Pulmonary Embolism

1 Jul, 2020 | 07:31h | UTC

The Prognostic Value of Syncope on Mortality in Patients With Pulmonary Embolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine

Commentary: Does Syncope in PE Mean Increased Mortality? – Journal Feed

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Comparative Effectiveness of Glucose-Lowering Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

1 Jul, 2020 | 07:28h | UTC

Comparative Effectiveness of Glucose-Lowering Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Meta-Analysis Aims to Compare Antidiabetic Medications in T2D Population – AJMC AND Metformin-based therapy should be first-line treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes at low cardiovascular risk – American College of Physicians

 


Systematic Review: COVID-19 in 7780 Pediatric Patients

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:12h | UTC

COVID-19 in 7780 pediatric patients: A systematic review – EClinicalMedicine

Commentary: Children more resilient against coronavirus, study reveals – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

 


Systematic Review: Ketogenic Diets for Drug‐resistant Epilepsy

29 Jun, 2020 | 08:57h | UTC

Ketogenic diets for drug‐resistant epilepsy – Cochrane Library

Summary: Ketogenic diets for drug-resistant epilepsy – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review: Antibody Tests for Identification of Current and Past Infection with SARS‐CoV‐2

26 Jun, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

Antibody tests for identification of current and past infection with SARS‐CoV‐2 – Cochrane Library

News Release: New Cochrane review assesses how accurate antibody tests are for detecting COVID-19 – Cochrane Library

Commentaries: New Cochrane review assesses how accurate antibody tests are for detecting COVID-19 – Wiley AND Expert reaction to Cochrane Review of antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 – Science Media Centre AND Covid-19: Timing is critical for antibody tests, finds Cochrane review – The BMJ

 


Review: Masks for Prevention of Respiratory Virus Infections, Including SARS-CoV-2, in Health Care and Community Settings

25 Jun, 2020 | 08:30h | UTC

Masks for Prevention of Respiratory Virus Infections, Including SARS-CoV-2, in Health Care and Community Settings: A Living Rapid Review – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


What is the Evidence to Support the 2-meter Social Distancing Rule to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission?

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:37h | UTC

What is the evidence to support the 2-metre social distancing rule to reduce COVID-19 transmission? – CEBM Oxford

 

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Evidence Review: Extended Use or Re-use of Single-use Surgical Masks and Filtering Facepiece Respirators

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:33h | UTC

Extended use or re-use of single-use surgical masks and filtering facepiece respirators: A rapid evidence review – CEBM Oxford

 


Meta-Analysis: Smell and Taste Dysfunction in Patients With COVID-19

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:27h | UTC

Smell and Taste Dysfunction in Patients With COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Meta-Analysis: Efficacy and Safety of Antiviral Treatment for COVID-19 from Evidence in Studies of SARSCoV-2 and Other Acute Viral Infections

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:56h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of antiviral treatment for COVID-19 from evidence in studies of SARSCoV-2 and other acute viral infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Meta-Analysis: Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies Reduces All-Cause Mortality in Adults with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

5 Jun, 2020 | 04:37h | UTC

Association of Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies with All-Cause Mortality in Adults With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Alternatives to Invasive Ventilation in the COVID-19 Pandemic (free for a limited period)

 

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Meta-Analysis: Effect of Low‐dose Aspirin on Health Outcomes

5 Jun, 2020 | 04:35h | UTC

Effect of low‐dose aspirin on health outcomes: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta‐analyses – British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Commentary: Healthy people shouldn’t take daily aspirin to prevent heart disease, review finds – CNN

 


Systematic Review: Radical Prostatectomy vs. Deferred Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer

5 Jun, 2020 | 04:34h | UTC

Radical prostatectomy versus deferred treatment for localised prostate cancer – Cochrane Library

Summary: Radical prostatectomy versus deferred treatment for the treatment of localised prostate cancer – Cochrane Library

 


Meta-Analysis: Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression

4 Jun, 2020 | 04:48h | UTC

Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression: A Review of the Quality of ECT versus Sham ECT Trials and Meta-Analyses – Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry

Commentaries: No evidence that ECT works for depression – new research – The Conversation AND ECT depression therapy should be suspended, study suggests – BBC

 


Systematic Review: Effects of Total Fat Intake on Body Fatness in Adults

3 Jun, 2020 | 03:36h | UTC

Effects of total fat intake on body fatness in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Effect of cutting down the fat we eat on body weight – Cochrane Library

 


CT in Covid-19: A Systematic Review of Chest CT Findings

2 Jun, 2020 | 04:56h | UTC

CT in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a systematic review of chest CT findings in 4410 adult patients – European Radiology

 


Systematic Review: The Effects from Screening for Type 2 Diabetes are Uncertain

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:47h | UTC

Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus – Cochrane Library

Summary: Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus – Cochrane Library

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Reappraisal of the Treatment Duration of Antibiotic Regimens for Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in Adult Women

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

Reappraisal of the treatment duration of antibiotic regimens for acute uncomplicated cystitis in adult women: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of 61 randomised clinical trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Postoperative Continuation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections

29 May, 2020 | 03:09h | UTC

Effect of postoperative continuation of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence of surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


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