Clinical shorts

Kelsall, Diane
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, p1623
Academic Journal
The article offers information on medical research. A modelling study found that ambulatory blood pressure monitoring following a raised reading in primary care would reduce costs and misdiagnosis. Another study found that there was no difference in survival benefit between those who received long and short periods of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). One study compared gastric bypass and duodenal switch surgery for obesity.


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