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Establishing Precompetitive Collaborations to Stimulate Genomics-d...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: The Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health held a workshop on July 22, 2010, entitled “Establishing Precompetitive Collaborations to Stimulate Genomics-Driven Drug Development” (see Appendix A for the full agenda). Repres

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Induction of Labour

By: National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health Uk

Description: The purpose of this guideline is to review all aspects of the methodology of induction of labour and the appropriateness of different approaches in the various clinical circumstances that may call for such an intervention.

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Multidisciplinary Postacute Rehabilitation for Moderate to Severe ...

By: Brasure M

Description: To determine the effectiveness and comparative effectiveness of multidisciplinary postacute rehabilitation for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults.

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Improving Medical Education : Enhancing the Behavioral and Social ...

By: Patricia Cuff

Description: The committee finds that existing databases provide inadequate information on behavioral and social science curriculum content, teaching techniques, and assessment methodologies in U.S. medical schools and recommends development of a new nati

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Systematic Review of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Tools

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: Objectives: To summarize the current state of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk modeling literature with a focus on the U.S. patient population, and to describe evidence on which models best predict cardiovascular risk among patients with dia

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Future Research Needs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder...

By: Gaynes B

Description: The purpose of this Future Research Needs project is to work with a diverse group of stakeholders to: (1) identify the persisting evidence gaps that impede decisionmaking for clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and consumers, and (2) prior

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Rare Diseases and Orphan Products : Accelerating Research and Deve...

By: Marilyn

Description: This Institute of Medicine (IOM) study grew out of discussions with the NIH Office of Rare Diseases Research and the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development about opportunities to accelerate rare diseases research and orphan product develop

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Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk : Understanding Possible Causa...

By: British Psychological Society

Description: The purpose of this report is to systematically examine the possible causal mechanism(s) that may explain the association between alcohol (ethanol) consumption and the risk of developing breast and colorectal cancers.

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Adjunctive Devices for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Under...

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: This is a Comparative Effectiveness Review examining the benefits to harms of adjunctive devices to remove thrombi or protect against embolization in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (P

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Enabling Health Care Decisionmaking Through Clinical Decision Supp...

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality US

Description: To catalogue study designs used to assess the clinical effectiveness of clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) and knowledge management systems (KMSs), to identify features that impact the success of CDSSs/KMSs, to document the impact of C

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Diabetes in Pregnancy : Management of Diabetes and Its Complicatio...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: This clinical guideline contains recommendations for the management of diabetes and its complications in women who wish to conceive and those who are already pregnant. The guideline builds on existing clinical guidelines for routine care duri

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Aging in Asia

By: James P Smith

Description: The 17 chapters in this volume have their origins in two “sister” conferences on the challenges and opportunities of population aging in Asia, one of which was hosted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing and the other by the I

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Facing the Reality of Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in India : Chall...

By: National Academies Press US

Description: Presentations at the workshop addressed the following topics: TB (tuberculosis) and MDR (multi-drug resistant) TB in India, including local and national responses to the epidemic (Chapter 2): the global burden of TB and drug-resistant TB, inc

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Drug Class Review Newer Diabetes Medications, Tzds, and Combinatio...

By: Dan Jonas

Description: To compare the effectiveness and adverse event profiles of amylin agonists, DPP-4 inhibitors, incretin mimetics, TZDs, and certain combination products for people with type 2 diabetes and for people with type 1 diabetes for pramlintide only.

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Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals

By: National Academies Press US

Description: Over the last 10 years, the biomedical research enterprise has undergone tremendous growth. The amount of federal funding for biomedical research has more than doubled since 1995, and the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and contract research s

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Technology for Adaptive Aging

By: National Academies Press US

Description: The Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging was designed to identify high-payoff areas in the development of technological devices that assist people who are aging normally, as well as those with disabilities and impairments. From the many

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Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions

By: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Description: Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of the evidence on characteristics of community health workers (CHWs) and CHW interventions, outcomes of such interventions, costs and cost-effectiveness of CHW interventions, and characteristics of

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Comparative Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Treatments for Pati...

By: Liz Wing

Description: Smoking is disproportionately higher among persons with depression (45% versus 22%). Furthermore, smokers with depression may experience more challenges when trying to make and maintain a quit attempt, such as greater negative mood symptoms f

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When to Suspect Child Maltreatment

By: National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health

Description: This guidance provides a summary of the clinical features associated with maltreatment (alerting features) that may be observed when a child presents to healthcare professionals. Its purpose is to raise awareness and help healthcare professio

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Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice

By: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Description: This TIP, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, revises and expands on TIP 28, Naltrexone and Alcoholism Treatment, and includes discussion of the other medications currently approved for treating alcohol use disorder

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