Zeng, C. et. al.
Jan 27th, 2019 - Objective A recent randomized clinical trial reported that repeated intra-articular corticosteroids (IACs) were associated with a greater cartilage loss. This study aimed to examine the relation of IACs to knee radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA) progression in a real-world setting. Design A cohort that initiated IACs and a comparison cohort without IACs from participants with mild to moderate kn...
Pain and Therapy; Vitoula, K. et. al.
May 15th, 2018 - Low back pain is one of the most common causes for seeking medical treatment and it is estimated that one in two people will experience low back pain at some point during their lifetimes. Management of low back pain includes pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. Non-pharmaceutical treatments include interventions such as acupuncture, spinal manipulation, and psychotherapy. The lat...
American Association of Anatomists
May 26th, 2015 - letter describing position of American Association of Anatomists on embryo manipulation.
Dec 31st, 2012 - This guideline presents recommendations for the evaluation and management of patients with gastroparesis. Gastroparesis is identified in clinical practice through the recognition of the clinical symptoms and documentation of delayed gastric emptying.
European Journal of Neurology; Fehlings D, Novak I et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - The primary objective of this paper was to evaluate the published evidence of efficacy and safety of botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) injections in paediatric upper limb hypertonia (PULH). Secondary objectives included the provision of clinical context, based on evidence and expert opinion, in the areas of assessment, child and muscle selection, dosing, and adjunctive treatment. A multidisciplinary ...
European Journal of Neurology; Love SC, Novak I et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Botulinum neurotoxin type-A (BoNT-A) has been used in association with other interventions in the management of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy (CP) for almost two decades. This consensus statement is based on an extensive review of the literature by an invited international committee. The use of BoNT-A in the lower limbs of children with spasticity caused by CP is reported using the...
Neurology Zesiewicz TA, Sullivan KL et. al.
Mar 16th, 2010 - Nonmotor symptoms (sleep dysfunction, sensory symptoms, autonomic dysfunction, mood disorders, and cognitive abnormalities) in Parkinson disease (PD) are a major cause of morbidity, yet are often underrecognized. This evidence-based practice parameter evaluates treatment options for the nonmotor symptoms of PD. Articles pertaining to cognitive and mood dysfunction in PD, as well as treatment of...
Neurology , Delgado MR et. al.
Jan 26th, 2010 - To evaluate published evidence of efficacy and safety of pharmacologic treatments for childhood spasticity due to cerebral palsy. A multidisciplinary panel systematically reviewed relevant literature from 1966 to July 2008. For localized/segmental spasticity, botulinum toxin type A is established as an effective treatment to reduce spasticity in the upper and lower extremities. There is conflic...
European Urology; Apostolidis A, Dasgupta P et. al.
Sep 30th, 2008 - The increasing body of evidence and number of potential indications for the use of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) in the lower urinary tract (LUT) underlines the pressing need for evidence-based guidelines. A European expert panel consensus conference was convened with the main aim of evaluating the evidence and clinical considerations for the use of BoNTs in the treatment of urologic and pelvic...
Clinical Rehabilitation; Brosseau L, Thevenot O et. al.
Jun 18th, 2018 - To identify programmes involving therapeutic exercise that are effective for the management of hand osteoarthritis and to provide stakeholders with updated, moderate to high-quality recommendations supporting exercises for hand osteoarthritis. A systematic search and adapted selection criteria included comparable trials with exercise programmes for managing hand osteoarthritis. Based on the eva...
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics; Bussières AE, Stewart G et. al.
Apr 2nd, 2018 - The objective of this study was to develop a clinical practice guideline on the management of acute and chronic low back pain (LBP) in adults. The aim was to develop a guideline to provide best practice recommendations on the initial assessment and monitoring of people with low back pain and address the use of spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) compared with other commonly used conservative trea...
Obstetrics and Gynecology;
Jul 27th, 2016 - For an adolescent with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, or both, and for her caregivers, menstruation can present significant challenges. If, after an evaluation, the adolescent, her family, and the obstetrician-gynecologist have decided that menstrual intervention is warranted, advantages and disadvantages of hormonal methods should be reviewed and individualized to each patie...
Journal of Nephrology; Bellizzi V, Bianchi S et. al.
Jun 21st, 2016 - The conservative management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) includes nutritional therapy (NT) with the aim to reduce the intake of proteins, phosphorus, organic acids, sodium, and potassium, while ensuring adequate caloric intake. While there is evidence that NT may help to prevent and control metabolic alterations in CKD, the criteria for implementing a low-protein regimen in CKD are still deb...
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Sundaram H, Liew S et. al.
Apr 27th, 2016 - Combination of fillers and botulinum toxin for aesthetic applications is increasingly popular. Patient demographics continue to diversify, and include an expanding population receiving maintenance treatments over decades. A multinational panel of plastic surgeons and dermatologists convened the Global Aesthetics Consensus Group to develop updated guidelines with a worldwide perspective for hyal...
Clinical Rehabilitation; Brosseau L, Wells GA et. al.
Sep 24th, 2015 - The primary objective is to identify effective land-based therapeutic exercise interventions and provide evidence-based recommendations for managing hip osteoarthritis. A secondary objective is to develop an Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guideline for hip osteoarthritis. The search strategy and modified selection criteria from a Cochrane review were used. Studies included hip os...
Critical Reviews in Oncology/hematology; Climent MA, Piulats JM et. al.
Jan 30th, 2012 - Prostate cancer is the most prevalent urogenital malignancy. However, despite initial disease control using androgen deprivation, most of patients eventually develop progressive disease that is resistant to further hormone manipulation. For these patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), and particularly patients with metastatic disease, options have been limited, and prognosis...
European Journal of Neurology; Olver J, Esquenazi A et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Lower limb disorders of movement and muscle tone in adults significantly impact quality of life. The management of the patient with hypertonia is complex and requires a multidisciplinary team working with the patient and family/carers. Botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT-A) has been used as a component of this management to reduce lower limb hypertonia, increase passive range of motion and reduce...
European Journal of Neurology; Sheean G, Lannin NA et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Upper limb spasticity affecting elbow, wrist, and finger flexors can be safely and effectively reduced with injections of botulinum toxin type-A (BoNT-A). It has been best studied in adults in the context of post-stroke spasticity. The clinical benefits include reduction in pain and deformity, improvement in washing and dressing the upper limb, and a reduction in caregiver burden (Class I evide...
European Journal of Neurology; Novak I, Campbell L et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Dystonia in the neck region can be safely and effectively reduced with injections of Botulinum neurotoxin-A and B. People with idiopathic cervical dystonia have been studied the most. Benefits following injection include increased range of movement at the neck for head turning, decreased pain, and increased functional capacity (Class I evidence, level A recommendation). The evidence for efficac...
European Journal of Neurology; Reddihough D, Erasmus CE et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Many individuals with neurological problems or anatomical abnormalities of the jaw, lips or oral cavity may drool, which can impact on health and quality of life. A thorough evaluation of the patient's history, examination of the oral region by a speech pathologist and, in individuals over 3 years, a dental examination is warranted. Questionnaires with established validity such as the Drooling ...
European Journal of Neurology; Rawicki B, Sheean G et. al.
Jul 16th, 2010 - Evidence is emerging for the use of botulinum neurotoxin type-A (BoNT-A) for niche indications including pain independent of spasticity. Pain indications such as chronic nociceptive back pain, piriformis syndrome, chronic myofascial pain, pelvic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, facial pain and neuropathic pain are outlined in this paper. Of these, class I evidence is available for the trea...
Gastroenterology Nursing : the Official Journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates;
Apr 14th, 2010 - Manipulation of endoscopes during endoscopic procedures.|2010| ,|nursing,standards,education,standards,