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Botulinum Toxin A in the Treatment of Upper and Lower Limb Spasticity: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Published on: February 24, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology Name

Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) Implications for Decision Making BTX-A has a demonstrated effect on muscle tone. BTX-A reduced muscle tone in patients with stroke, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.
With regard to the effect of BTX-A on range of motion, many studies report increased range of motion, im...

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Review Literature, Botulinum Toxin Type A, Muscle Spasticity, Treatment Outcome, Muscle Spasticity, Botulinum Toxin Type A, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Musculoskeletal, Revue de la littérature, systematic review, Toxine botulinique type a, Botulinum toxin a, botox, Spasticité musculaire, spasticity, upper limb spasticity, lower limb spasticity, Évaluation resultants traitement, clinical outcome

Bisphosphonates and Teriparatide for the Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

Published on: November 2, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology and Condition Bisphosphonates (etidronate, alendronate, risedronate) and teriparatide for the prevention of fracture in postmenopausal women. Issue Osteoporosis is associated with significant disease burden. Effective therapies for osteoporosis are attractive because their acquisition costs may be offset by future savings associated ...

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Parathar, Parathormone, Fosamax, MK-217, Bone Mineral Density, Bisphosphonates, Ethanehydroxydiphosphonate, Etidronate, Didronel, Xidifon, Xidiphon, Hormone, Osteoporosis, Perimenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis, Post-menopausal Period, Postmenopausal Period, Treatment Effectiveness, Treatment Efficacy, Cost Analysis, Diphosphonates, Bisphosphonates, Parathormone, Etidronic Acid, Didronel, Etidronate, Ethanehydroxydiphosphonate, EHDP, Xidifon, Xidiphon, Bone Density, Bone Mineral Density, Bone Mineral Content, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal, Perimenopausal Bone Loss, Osteoporosis, Post-Menopausal, Postmenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Bone Loss, Perimenopausal, Bone Loss, Postmenopausal, Postmenopause, Post-Menopause, Teriparatide, Parathar, Forteo, Alendronate, Aminohydroxybutane Bisphosphonate, MK-217, Fosamax, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Therapy, Hormone Replacement, Replacement Therapy, Hormone, Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal, Teriparatide Tériparatide Forteo, parathyroid hormones, Parathyroid hormone analogue, 1-34, Alendronate Alendronate aminohydroxybutane bisphosphonate, 66376-36-1, Bone Density Densité osseuse bone mineral content, BMD, Diphosphonates Diphosphonates bisphosphonate, bisphosphonate agents, Risedronate, Actonel, Etidronic Acid Acide étidronique EHDP, 2809-21-4, Hormone Replacement Therapy Traitement hormonal substitutif replacement therapy, therapy, hormone replacement, Fractures Fracture non-vertebral fractures, vertebral fractures, Postmenopausal Ostéoporose postménopause bone loss, perimenopausal, bone loss, postmenopausal, post-menopausal, Postmenopause Postménopause post-menopause, postmenopausal women, Treatment Outcome Évaluation résultats traitement effectiveness, Costs and Cost Analysis Coût et analyse Coût, budget impact analysis, costs, Cost-Benefit Analysis Analyse coût bénéfice

Overview of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Adult Patients with Acute Renal Failure

Published on: June 28, 2007
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology and Condition
Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) or intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) in critically ill adult patients with acute renal failure (ARF). There are 2,445 cases of ARF requiring dialysis among critically ill Canadian patients per year. Issues
CRRT is a more costly therapy that has theoretical advantages ov...

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Renal Replacement Therapy, Renal Dialysis, Review Literature, Economics, Kidney Replacement Therapy, Hemofiltration, Hemodiafiltration, Renal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Acute Kidney Failure, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Renal Insufficiency, Acute Kidney Insufficiency, Review, Renal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Hemofiltration, Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney Replacement Therapy, Hemodiafiltration, Kidney Failure, Acute, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Kidney Failure, Acute Renal Insufficiency, Acute Kidney Insufficiency, Kidney/urologic, Acute, RRT, Continuous renal replacement, CRRT, Renal Dialyses, Hemodialyses, ARF, systematic review

Telehealth for Acute Stroke Management (Telestroke): Systematic Review and Environmental Scan

Published on: January 21, 2008
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology
Any modality of telehealth (synchronous or asynchronous) that enables communication between a patient and health care providers, or among health care providers, for the purposes of assessing, treating, or rehabilitating stroke patients. Issue
There is uncertainty about how telestroke programs can be optimally delivered....

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Stroke, Telehealth, Telehealth, Stroke, Stroke, Telehealth, Telehealth for Acute Stroke Management (Telestroke), Systematic Review and Environmental Scan

Overview of Assessments of Real-Time (Synchronous) and Asynchronous Telehealth

Published on: January 30, 2008
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Asynchronous Telehealth: Systematic Review of Analytic Studies and Environmental Scan of Relevant Initiatives Technology
Asynchronous telehealth refers to the storage of clinically important digital samples and relevant data (e.g., pictures of moles or surgical wounds and radiological images) from any location and fo...

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Telehealth, Telehealth, Telehealth, Overview Assessments of Real-Time Synchronous Asynchronous Telehealth

Patient Care Following Spinal Electrode Implantation for Pain Management: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: August 3, 2010
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Electrodes, Electric Stimulation Therapy, Spine, Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, Pain, Postoperative Period, Patient Discharge, Anode, Cathode, Lead, Back, Neck, Sacrum, Coccyx, Vertebrae, Aftercare, After Care, Electrodes, Implanted, Pain Management, Anesthesia, Surgery, Implanted, spinal cord stimulation, spinal cord stimulate, leads, backbone, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal, vertebral, intervertebral, epidural, SCS, neuromodulation, neurostimulation, follow-up, followup, revisit, return, postop, post-op, post surgical, post procedural

Antibacterial Sutures for Wound Closure After Surgery: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines for Use

Published on: August 11, 2010
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Sutures, Suture Techniques, Anti-Bacterial Agents, Anti-Infective Agents, Bacterial Infections, Triclosan, Vicryl, Polyglactin, Antibiotic, Anti-Infective Agents, Local, Antibacterial Agents, Bacterial Infection, Surgical Wound Infection, Wound Closure Techniques, Surgery, Local, stitch, mesh, MONOCRYL, surgical site infection, PDS Plus, PDS II Plus, Bacteriocid, biocid, anti-mycobacterial agent, Irgacare

Prevention and Treatment of Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Guidelines

Published on: August 19, 2010
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin Resistance, Staphylococcal Infections, Infection Control, Community-Acquired Infections, Communicable Disease Control, MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, Infection control, MRSA, community associated, controlling, controlled, manage, management, managing, prevent, preventing, prevented, treat, treated, treating, meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

Turnaround Times for Breast Cancer Pathology Reports: Clinical Outcomes and Guidelines

Published on: August 24, 2010
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Breast, Biopsy, Breast Diseases, Pathology, Specimen Handling, Benchmarking, Time Factors, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Report, Breast Cancer, Diagnostic Tests, Breast Neoplasms, Pathology, Surgical, Breast cancer, Diagnostic tests, Surgical, mammary, biopsies, result, timeliness, timeframe, turnaround