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Result Type Years Topics Authors Celecoxib for the Treatment of Pain in Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid ArthritisDownload
The objective of this paper is to present the current evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness and safety of celeoxib (Celebrex®) for the treatment of pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Information Paper #24. ISBN 1-894927-13-3 (online).
This exploratory report provides a summary of some of the published information on the current status of research in and potential future sphere of activity of nanomedicine (Part I) and an inventory of resources on nanotechnology and nanomedicine (Part II). Over the next 5 to 10 years it is...
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for clinically severe (morbid) obesity in Adults - An UpdateDownload
The aim of this study was to determine whether laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is a safe and effective procedure compared with open and/or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty (LVBG), especially in the longer term (> or = five...
This Information Paper is an inventory and broad summary of factors affecting the adoption and diffusion of health technologies and of available models, strategies, tools, and processes for optimizing health technology diffusion. ISBN 978-1-926929-59-0 (online)
The objective of this report was to conduct a systematic review of the published research on the use of sclerotherapy to manage varicose veins of the legs. The intent of this paper was to answer the following questions: Is sclerotherapy effective for varicose veins of the legs and if so, is one...
Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Over the Internet: A Rapid Review of the Scientific LiteratureDownload
The Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Over the Internet: A Rapid Review of the Scientific Literature report examines the research evidence on the frequency, effects, risk factors of sexual exploitation of children and youth over the Internet. The report also provides information on...
This report aims to identify strategies that have been evaluated and reported in the literature and to assess their effectiveness in reducing emergency department overcrowding. ISBN 1-894927-35-4 (online)
THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY/ EFFECTIVENESS OF USING AUTOMATED TESTING DEVICES FOR UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING: AN UPDATEDownload
This report is an update of a 2007 report. Permanent congenital hearing impairment/loss (PCHI/PCHL) is one of the most common congenital anomalies found at birth which can lead to delays and deficits in the development of speech, language, cognition, and learning, as well as secondary effects on...
This paper provides a concise outline of health technologies used in the management of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) which might be expected to have a significant economic impact on the health care system in Alberta. These include druge, devices, procedures and equipment which may be used...
Health technology assessments (HTAs) routinely identify questions or research ‘gaps’ that are not adequately addressed by the primary research. The unique situation of having an HTA unit housed within a provincial research funding organization provided an ideal setting for linking research gaps...