Posts Tagged ‘JAMA’

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Arnon SS, Schecter R, Inglesby TV, et al: Botulinum toxin as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management.  JAMA  2001; 285:1059-1070.Overview of botulism as a bioterrorism event Blank S, Moskin LC, Zucker JR: An ounce of prevention is a ton of work: Mass antibiotic prophylaxis for anthrax, New […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Jackson RD, LaCroix AZ, et al: Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation and the risk of fractures.  N Engl J Med  2006; 354:669-683. 2. Chapuy MC, Arlot ME, Duboeuf F, et al: Vitamin D3 and calcium to prevent hip fractures in the elderly woman.  N Engl J Med  1992; 327:1637-1642. 3. […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Black D, Greenspan S, Ensrud K, et al: The effects of PTH and alendronate alone or in combination in post-menopausal osteoporosis.  N Engl J Med  2003; 349:1207-1215.The combination of PTH and alendronate is not better than PTH alone Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Dawson-Hughes B, Willett WC, et al: Effect of vitamin D […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Eghbali-Fatourechi GZ, Lamsam J, Fraser D, et al: Circulating osteoblast-lineage cells in humans.  N Engl J Med  2005; 352:1959-1966.Characterization of a previously unrecognized circulatory component of bone formation Hadjidakis DJ, Androulakis II: Bone remodeling.  Ann NY Acad Sci  2006 Dec; 1092:385-396.A scientific overview Heller HJ, Zerwekh JE, Gottschalk FA, et al: Reduced bone formation […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS Menopause is a very positive occurrence in the life of many women. It marks the end of cyclic bleeding and the need for birth control. It occurs at an age when children generally have become independent adults, thereby reducing family […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Nelson HD, Haney E, Humphrey L, et al: Management of Menopause-Related Symptoms,  Rockville, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2005. AHRQ Publication No. 05-E016-2 2. MacLennan A, Lester S, Moore V: Oral estrogen replacement therapy versus placebo for hot flushes: A systematic review.  Climacteric  2001; 4:58-74. 3. Notelovitz M, Lenihan […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Duley L, Henderson-Smart DJ, Meher S: Drugs for the treatment of very high blood pressure during pregnancy.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev  2006;3.CD001449. Patients given calcium channel blockers rather than hydralazine were less likely to have persistent high blood pressure Kaaja RJ, Greer IA: Manifestations of chronic […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Raine TR, Harper CC, Rocca CH, et al: Direct access to emergency contraception through pharmacies and effect on unintended pregnancy and STIs: A randomized controlled trial.  JAMA  2005; 293:54-62. 2. Cauley JA, Robbins J, Chen Z, et al: Effects of estrogen plus progestin on risk of fracture and bone […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Pi-Sunyer FX, Aronne LJ, Heshmati HM, et al: Effect of rimonabant, a cannabinoid-1 receptor blocker, on weight and cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight or obese patients: RIO-North America: A randomized controlled trial.  JAMA  2006; 295:761-775. 2. Wadden TA, Berkowitz RI, Womble LG, et al: Randomized trial of lifestyle modi […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Lonn E, Yusuf S, Arnold MJ, et al: Homocysteine lowering with folic acid and B vitamins in vascular disease.  N Engl J Med  2006; 354:1567-1577. 2. Balk EM, Raman G, Tatsioni A, et al: Vitamin B6, B12, and folic acid supplementation and cognitive function: A systematic review of randomized […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier SUGGESTED READINGS Berkely J, Mwangi I, Griffiths K, et al: Assessment of severe malnutrition among hospitalized children in rural Kenya.  JAMA  2005; 294:591-597.This study demonstrates the usefulness of using mid-upper arm circumference as a practical tool for identifying severe malnutrition in children in sub-Saharan Africa Collins S, Dent N, Binns […]

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed. Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier    REFERENCES 1. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine: Dietary Reference Intakes.  Available at http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/etext/000105.html 2. Executive Summary of the Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults […]

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