AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION
Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews
This department provides concise summaries of the AHRQ’s comparative effectiveness reviews, produced by their Effective Health Care Program, including key evidence-based conclusions and practice pointers to put the evidence into clinical perspective.
May 1, 2020 Issue
Therapies for COPD Exacerbations in Adults
What are the benefits and harms of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults?
Feb 1, 2020 Issue
Adverse Events of Pharmacologic Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults
What are the adverse events of antidepressants prescribed to treat major depressive disorder in adults 65 years and older?
Nov 1, 2019 Issue
The Effectiveness of Outpatient Telehealth Consultations
Telehealth consultations improve clinical outcomes in the areas of wound care, psychiatry, and certain chronic conditions.
May 1, 2019 Issue
Psychological and Pharmacologic Treatments for Adults with PTSD
What are the benefits and harms of psychotherapies and pharmacologic agents for the treatment of adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
Mar 1, 2019 Issue
Management of Uterine Fibroids
What are the comparative effectiveness and harms of treatments for uterine fibroids, and what is the risk of finding unexpected leiomyosarcoma in women with fibroids?
Nov 1, 2018 Issue
Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis
What are the clinical effectiveness and harms of cell-based therapies, oral glucosamine and/or chondroitin, physical treatment interventions, weight loss, and home-based and self-management therapies for knee osteoarthritis?
Feb 1, 2018 Issue
Clostridium difficile Infection: Prevention and Treatment
How effective are interventions to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection?