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    • Lumiracoxib for acute postoperative dental pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials 

      Silva, Ricardo Carvalho Lopes; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP]; Saconato, Humberto (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2011-01-01)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Lumiracoxib is an anti-inflammatory drug that has been used to treat acute dental pain, mainly in postsurgical settings, in which the greatest levels of pain and discomfort are experienced during the ...

    • Mapping of the evidence from systematic reviews of the Cochrane Collaboration for decision-making within physiotherapy 

      Versiani, Ane Helena Valle [UNIFESP]; Martimbianco, Ana Luiza Cabrera [UNIFESP]; Peccin, Maria Stella [UNIFESP] (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2013-03-01)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Evidence-based clinical practice emerged with the aim of guiding clinical issues in order to reduce the degree of uncertainty in decision-making. The Cochrane Collaboration has been developing systematic ...

    • Overview of systematic reviews - a new type of study: part I: why and for whom? 

      Silva, Valter [UNIFESP]; Grande, Antonio José [UNIFESP]; Martimbianco, Ana Luiza Cabrera [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Alan Pedrosa Viegas de [UNIFESP] (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2012-01-01)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Healthcare decision-making is complex and should involve healthcare professionals, patients and the best level of evidence. The speed of information production creates barriers against keeping up to ...

    • Statins for progression of aortic valve stenosis and the best evidence for making decisions in health care 

      Thiago, Luciana; Tsuji, Selma Rumiko [UNIFESP]; Atallah, Alvaro Nagib [UNIFESP]; Puga, Maria Eduarda dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Gois, Aecio Flavio Teixeira de [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2011-01-06)
      In the Western world, calcified aortic valve stenosis is the most common form of valvular heart disease, affecting up to 3% of adults over the age of 75 years. It is a gradually progressive disease, characterized by a long ...

    • What do Cochrane systematic reviews say about cardiac arrest management? 

      Pacheco, Rafael Leite; Trevizo, Juliana [UNIFESP]; Souza, Caio Augusto de [UNIFESP]; Alves, Gabriel [UNIFESP]; Sakaya, Bruno [UNIFESP]; Thiago, Luciana [UNIFESP]; Góis, Aécio Flávio Teixeira de [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2018)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Cardiac arrest is associated with high morbidity and mortality and imposes a significant burden on the healthcare system. Management of cardiac arrest patients is complex and involves approaches with ...

    • What do Cochrane systematic reviews say about diabetic retinopathy? 

      Mozetic, Vania [UNIFESP]; Daou, Julia Pozzetti [UNIFESP]; Martimbianco, Ana Luiza Cabrera [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2017)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Diabetic retinopathy is a disease caused by increased permeability of retinal vessels. Its incidence and prevalence have been increasing due to urbanization, greater life expectancy and the habits ...

    • What do Cochrane systematic reviews say about probiotics as preventive interventions? 

      Braga, Vinicius Lopes [UNIFESP]; dos Santos Rocha, Luana Pompeu [UNIFESP]; Bernardo, Daniel Damasceno [UNIFESP]; Cruz, Carolina de Oliveira [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2017)
      BACKGROUND: Probiotics have been used for a range of clinical situations and their use is strongly encouraged by the media worldwide. This study identified and summarized all Cochrane systematic reviews about the preventive ...

    • What do Cochrane systematic reviews say about the clinical effectiveness of screening and diagnostic tests for cancer? 

      Pereira Bueno, Andre Tito [UNIFESP]; Capelasso, Vladimir Lisboa [UNIFESP]; Pacheco, Rafael Leite [UNIFESP]; Cruz Latorraca, Carolina de Oliveira [UNIFESP]; de Castria, Tiago Biachi; Pachito, Daniela Vianna [UNIFESP]; Riera, Rachel [UNIFESP] (Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2017)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: The purpose of screening tests for cancer is to detect it at an early stage in order to increase the chances of treatment. However, their unrestrained use may lead to unnecessary examinations, ...