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Expert Experience Interpreting Evidenced-Based Medicine.

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Heard at the Roundtable

  • "Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is increasingly recognized as a significant public health problem. Recent research has shown that it is related to a number of common medical illnesses such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes."

    Stuart F. Quan

  • "Practitioners will certainly want to keep in mind that to make optimal decisions, you need systematic summaries of the best evidence."

    Gordon Guyatt

  • “The NIH State-of-the-Science Conference concluded that [antipsychotics and barbituates] have significant risks and cannot be recommended for the treatment of insomnia. So I think that’s important for clinicians to remember.”
    ~ Sonia Ancoli-Israel

  • "The [recently published new] guidelines incorporate other risk factors that can further identify those at intermediate risk—patients who would benefit from oral anticoagulation instead of aspirin."
    ~ Annabelle Volgman, MD

  • "There are a lot of… small studies that have evaluated whether or not the addition of a thiazide such as metolazone to a loop diuretic augments sodium excretion and urine output."
    ~ Tien Ng, PharmD