TITLE

Clinical shorts

AUTHOR(S)
Kelsall, Diane
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p346
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on studies and a review on medical topics. A randomized controlled trials of nearly 116.000 patients confirmed the cardiovascular safety nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A review from Health Canada showed that undeclared ingredients in natural dietary supplements could enhance weight loss. Moreover, a trial observed that children with acute otitis who received amoxicillin-clavulanate had evidence of clinical failure after 10 days of administration.
ACCESSION #
58668237

 

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