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Reappraisng the WHI's study's evidence that hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of a heart attack

Can small RCTs produce results that are clinically significant and scientifically conclusive (adobe pdf version)

Quantifying the potential magnitude of chance event noise in randomised controlled trials (adobe PDF version)

Questioning the scientific validity of the randomised trials of COX-2 inhibitors showing an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events (adobe PDF version)

An analysis of the WHS trial of aspirin therapy for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events in women (adobe PDF version)

A response to the NINDS Study Group's "Imbalances in Baseline Stroke Severity and Outcome" Paper (adobe pdf version)

A Critique of the Reanalysis of the NINDS trial (adobe PDF version)

Determining the efficacy of thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke: An analysis of the recent stroke literature

Possible limitations in a randomized clinicial trial's capacity to determine the scientific truth: An analysis of the HERS and WHI trials

A personal analysis of the NINDS study using patient-level data (adobe PDF version)

A critical review of PRETestConsult.com's ACS risk module

The rational use of a CT scan in the diagnosis of appendicitis

A rational approach to the diagnostic workup of acute pulmonary embolism

The Xigris affair: Searching for a new paradigm in the world of evidence-based medicine

The Xigris affair: "Mystery"

 

Medical guidemaps

 

Asthma

Atrial fibrillation

Blood exposure protocols

Cardiac markers and risk stratification

Diabetic ketoacidosis

Diarrhea

Fever and rigidity and altered LOC

Fever in the returned traveller

GI bleed - lower

GI bleed - upper

Hemophilia

Hypercalcemia

Hyperkalemia

Hypernatremia

Hypertensive emergencies

Hypoglycemia

Hypokalemia

Hyponatremia

Rabies - post-exposure protocol

Syncope

Thyroid storm

Transfusion medicine

 

Neuro-ophthalmology guidemaps

 

Akathisia and restless leg syndrome

Anisocoria

Ataxia, incoordination and dysequilibrium

Coma

Delirium in the elderly

Diploplia

Drug-induced dystonia

Gait disorders, drop attacks and frequent falls

Headache

Loss of vision

Low back pain

Neuromuscular weakness

Nystagmus

Red eye

Seizures in adults

Spinal cord syndromes

Status epilepticus

Tremor

Vertigo

 

Medical guidemaps for the intelligent layperson

 

Acute bronchitis

Acute cough illness

Acute sinusitis

Acute sore throat

 

Contact: jmannemg@earthlink.net