AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION
Clinical Evidence Handbook
This collection is a series of chapters excerpted from Clinical Evidence Handbook, published by the BMJ Publishing Group. They offer systematic reviews of evidence supporting key treatment recommendations on important clinical topics.
Dec 1, 2006 Issue
Asthma and Other Wheezing Disorders in Children
What are the effects of treatments for acute asthma in children? What is the effect of single-agent prophylaxis in children taking inhaled beta agonists as needed for asthma?What are the effects of additional prophylactic treatments in patients with childhood asthma that is inadequately controlled by standard doses of inhaled corticosteroids? What are the effects of treatments and prophylactic treatments for wheezing in infants?
Jun 1, 2006 Issue
What are the effects of treatments in mild to moderate or severe depression? Which interventions reduce relapse rates? What are the effects of interventions to improve delivery of treatments?