A Section of the DynaMed EBM Journal
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What is the DynaMed EBM Journal?

The DynaMed EBM Journal is an outlet for the DynaMed community to share clinical evidence and insights. Sections of the DynaMed EBM Journal include:
  • DynaMed EBM Focus - A weekly report focused on DynaMed articles that are categorized as most likely to change clinical practice. The articles are selected by the DynaMed Editorial Team.
  • DynaMed Resident Focus - A periodic report authored by residents in the DynaMed community focused on sharing information and EBM best practices.

For the full DynaMed EBM Journal archive, click here. To view the DynaMed EBM Focus section archive, click here. To become a DynaMed Resident Focus reviewer, click here.

DynaMed Resident Focus Archive

  • Resident Focus 15  (5/22/2015)
  • Topical Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Have Similar Efficacy and Improved Safety Compared to Systemic NSAIDs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Resident Focus 14  (5/7/2015)
  • Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System May Improve Quality of Life Compared to Usual Medical Treatments for Women with Menorrhagia
  • Resident Focus 13  (1/23/2015)
  • Group Based Dietary Interventions May Be Effective in Limiting Large-for-Gestational-Age Newborns and Gestational Weight Gain Among Obese Women
  • Resident Focus 12  (12/8/2014)
  • Acupuncture: Superior in Improving Sleep Quality and Daytime Functioning Compared to Estazolam and Sham Acupuncture in Primary Insomnia
  • Resident Focus 11  (7/24/2014)
  • External Cooling in Severe Sepsis May Improve Early Mortality
  • Resident Focus 10  (6/12/2014)
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors or Angiotensin-Receptor Blockers May Decrease Mortality in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Resident Focus 9  (6/4/2014)
  • Addition of Renal Artery Stenting May Not Improve Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes Compared to Medical Therapy Alone in Patients with Severe Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Resident Focus 8   (5/29/2014)
  • Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin Therapy for 3 Months Associated With Similar Mortality Rate Compared to 12 Month Therapy After Receiving Zotarolimus-eluting Stent
  • Resident Focus 7   (4/9/2014)
  • PFO closure with percutaneous device plus antiplatelet therapy may not be superior to medical therapy alone for secondary prevention of stroke/TIA in patients with cryptogenic stroke or TIA who have a PFO
  • Resident Focus 6  (4/2/2014)
  • Weight Loss and Improved Fitness Slow Decline in Mobility in Overweight Adults with Type II Diabetes
  • Resident Focus 5   (1/15/2014)
  • Oral Appliance Treatment Demonstrates Similar Improvements in Clinical Outcomes and Better Patient Adherence Compared to CPAP in Patients with Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Resident Focus 4  (8/21/2013)
  • Insufficient Evidence that Bed Bugs are a Vector for Disease Transmission to Humans by Dr. Jennifer Kozak
  • Resident Focus 3  (6/5/2013)
  • Superficial Venous Surgery plus Compression Therapy May Decrease Recurrence Rates Compared to Compression Therapy Alone in Patients with Chronic Venous Ulcers and Superficial Venous Reflux, by Dr. Madiha Dar
  • Resident Focus 2  (5/8/2013)
  • Ibuprofen Appears At Least as Effective as Acetaminophen Plus Codeine for Pain Relief in Children with Arm Fracture, and May Be Associated with Better Functional Outcomes, Fewer Adverse Events, and Better Satisfaction, by Dr. Brian Scheeringa
  • Resident Focus 1  (4/24/2013)
  • Performing Manual Work and Vibration Exposure Associated with Increased Risk of Developing Dupuytren Disease by Dr. Christian Vanderkaay

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