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Aug. 2, 2016

The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Treatment Based on Service Delivery Program Setting Question #1: For adults who receive an acute-care admission for new or worsening disability resulting from i ...

Aug. 2, 2016

ACC/AHA would like to suggest updating already existent AHRQ systematic reviews with the questions and evidence gaps addressed therein, published in 2013. Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrilla ...

Aug. 2, 2016

Respiratory tract infections such as viral upper respiratory tract infections, sinusitis or acute bronchitis account for the majority of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions (Shapiro 2014). This nomin ...

Aug. 2, 2016

This nomination encompasses several different aspects of the treatment of acute and chronic pain. As access to buprenorphine and methadone is very limited, this nomination instead focuses alternatives ...

July 26, 2016

ACC/AHA would like to suggest updating already existent AHRQ systematic reviews with the questions and evidence gaps addressed therein, published in 2013. Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation ( ...

July 25, 2016

poisoning

July 16, 2016

For adults patients with a tracheostomy or endotracheal tube in a hospital setting, what are comparative risks and benefits of the old way of suctioning with normal saline.

July 8, 2016

Key Questions: 1. What is the comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatment in improving morbidity and mortality in patients with HCV infection? a. How does the effectiveness of antiviral treat ...

July 5, 2016

RELEVANT PATIENTS, GROUP(S) OR SUBGROUPS OF PEOPLE. THIS MAY INCLUDE DETAILS SUCH AS AGE RANGE, GENDER, COEXISTING DIAGNOSES, AND REASONS FOR THERAPY: The target population is inclusive of both adults ...

July 5, 2016

RELEVANT PATIENT GROUP: adult patients (age 18 years and older) who present with sudden hearing loss (SHL) THE IMPORTANT HEALTH-RELATED BENEFITS AND HARMS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN, FOR EXAMPLE, IMPROVE ...

July 5, 2016

Question #1: P: For adults who receive an acute-care admission for new or worsening disability resulting from injury or medical event I: Does providing rehabilitation services (e.g., physical therap ...

July 5, 2016

Question #1: P: For adults who receive acute (inpatient) rehabilitation for new or worsening disability resulting from injury or medical event I: Does providing case management services as part of a ...

June 29, 2016

Topic: Treatment of low testosterone in men Proposed draft key questions: 1. Are low testosterone levels associated with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, sexual dysfunction (including low libido and ...

June 28, 2016

AWHONN Response: What do nurses and other healthcare providers need to know to promote evidence-based care and optimal outcomes to pregnant women requiring surgery during pregnancy or birth by cesare ...

June 27, 2016

Urinary Incontinence affects 18 million women in the United States with those under the age of 60 accounting for more than half of the cases. (NAFC website). Treatment options for women with SUI enc ...

June 27, 2016

Topic to explore: the solution identified by latest research (methods, data, underlying themes) which now has to be elaborated on to clarify the details in process and flow. You'll see the outcome wi ...

June 24, 2016

Bending of Feet Sideways in Children and Adults as a Sign of Activeness.

June 22, 2016

Key Questions: 1.What is the most appropriate endpoint for evaluating treatment success for recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI): microbiological cure, symptom improvement, reduction of future rec ...

June 22, 2016

Key Questions 1. What are the general health implications (malignancies, overall survival) and conditions commonly associated (syndromes, varicocele, CAVD, testicular dysgenesis) with male inferti ...

June 9, 2016

We would like to nominate the treatment of degenerative meniscus tears with a comparison of non-operative and operative treatment outcomes. Specific subgroups to include age groups. Specific outcomes ...

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June 8, 2016

We would like to nominate the topic Symptomatic Osteoporotic Spinal Compression Fractures as a topic for review. This is a problem which affects millions of Americans, and the appropriate treatment ...

May 17, 2016

Relative effectiveness of integrating MAT in substance abuse specialty programs vs primary care settings; and business models that make integration into primary care more attractive to more providers.

May 15, 2016

Is roflumilast any different than theophylline?

May 11, 2016

Which medications have the best evidence for treatment of neuropathic pain in patients with diabetes? An AAN systematic review was performed in 2011 but requires an update.

May 10, 2016

Evidence gaps for mHealth tools in diabetes

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