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Go low or say No to aggressive systolic BP goals?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2016-05)
"Go low" or say "No" to aggressive systolic BP goals? The SPRINT trial demonstrated the benefits -- and risks -- of reaching a systolic target <120 mm Hg in non-diabetic patients at high risk for CV events. Here's who might benefit. Practice...
Light therapy for nonseasonal major depressive disorder?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2016-07)
Light therapy for nonseasonal major depressive disorder? While bright light therapy already has a place in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder, a recent trial spotlights its utility beyond the winter months. Practice changer: Consider...
SSRIs for depression/heart failure patients? Not so fast
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-09)
This study should put to rest the practice of starting SSRIs in depressed patients with heart failure in an attempt to affect CVD outcomes. PRACTICE CHANGER: Do not prescribe selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors to improve depression and reduce...
Tamsulosin for patients with ureteral stones?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-01)
Tamsulosin for patients with ureteral stones? Yes, but only for some. Find out which of your patients can benefit. PRACTICE CHANGER: Prescribe tamsulosin for stone expulsion in patients with distal ureteral stones 5 to 10 mm in size....
Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-01)
Q: Do pedometers increase activity and improve health outcomes? Evidence-based answer: yes. In overweight and obese patients, exercise interventions using a pedometer increase steps by about a mile per day over the same ...
When to "CAP" off treatment for pneumonia
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-10)
Is 5 days of antibiotic therapy really sufficient for adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia? PRACTICE CHANGER: Prescribe 5 days of antibiotic treatment for inpatients with community-acquired pneumonia because it produces the same...
Extent, type, and pattern of use of medical services in a rural Ozark area
(University of Missouri--Columbia, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1970)
Steroids during late preterm labor: better later than never
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-02)
Steroids during late preterm labor: Better later than never. Steroids—even when administered in the last leg of the late preterm period—still reduce the likelihood of respiratory complications in newborns. Practice changer: Use steroids in women...
Which combined OC to prescribe with CV safety in mind?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-07)
When prescribing combined oral contraceptives, choose one containing levonorgestrel and low-dose estrogen (20 mcg) to minimize the risks of pulmonary embolism, ischemic stroke, and myocardial infarction.
Families are for thriving, not just surviving : aged out foster youths' experiences of family, home, and estrangement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
heightened. Moreover, findings contribute to social identity and intergroup theorizing through revealing how the family ingroup is being reimagined and complicating our understandings of intergroup distinctions. A host of practical implications...
Consider melatonin for migraine prevention
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-05)
An effective migraine prevention alternative with minimal adverse effects Melatonin is an accessible and affordable option for preventing migraine headaches in chronic sufferers.
Official serial publications of the University of Missouri : a checklist (4th edition)
(University of Missouri, 1945)
First-time, mild diverticulitis: Antibiotics or watchful waiting?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-07)
First-time, mild diverticulitis: antibiotics or watchful waiting? Dn't jump to antibiotic Tx for mild, uncomplicated diverticulitis, a recent RCT says. Observation may be just as effective. Practice changer: For mild, computed tomography...
"Cold turkey" works best for smoking cessation
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2017-03)
"Cold turkey" works best for smoking cessation. PRACTICE CHANGER: Counsel patients who want to quit smoking that abrupt smoking cessation is more effective for long-term abstinence than taking a gradual approach. STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION: B...
The newspaper and crime
(University of Missouri, 1927)
Wellness Promotion in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
health-promotion program enhance the adoption of health promoting lifestyle habits during three months at a senior center? The sample was five independent-living adults, 65 years and older, attending a community-based senior center. An advanced practice...
Can unintended pregnancies be reduced by dispensing a year’s worth of hormonal contraception?
Q Can unintended pregnancies be reduced by dispensing a year’s worth of hormonal contraception? Evidence-based answer: probably, although studies that looked directly at this outcome are limited. A systematic review showed ...
The Last Patron of Tintern Abbey: The Family and Piety of Roger Bigod
(University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2016)
The purpose of this study is to assess the life of Roger Bigod with particular attention given to his piety, demonstrated through patronage and family connection. His political life is first examined with regards to his ...
Official serial publications of the University of Missouri. Supplement 1945-1948 : a checklist
(University of Missouri, 1949)
The economic status of 436 families of Missouri clerical workers and wage earners
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, 1940)