Randomized controlled trial

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  • Tongue-Tie Case Study

    Introduction Monica Hogan, Carolyn Westcott, and Mervyn Griffiths (2005) published an article called “Randomized, controlled trial of division of tongue tie in infants with feeding problems” where they tried to discover technique would best help mothers and babies who are affected by tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia). This research study compared the effect of immediate division against the use of lactation support (a conventional approach) in infants with tongue-tie and feeding problems. Authors’ assumption was that immediate division would improve or facilitate proper feeding when compared to referral a lactation consultant. Despite evident benefits of division (frenotomy), studies show that there is still lack of consensus regarding tongue…

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  • Scaphoid Fracture Case Study

    analyzed various treatments for the most commonly fractured carpal bone, the scaphoid. The management of acute, minimally or nondisplaced fractures differ by location and practice; however, there is a new trend towards treating acute scaphoid fractures surgically instead of the conservative practise of cast immobilization. Method: This research discusses various random controlled trials and meta-analysis articles that have compared the outcome of operative versus conservative management of…

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  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)

    very small, such that orthodromic action potentials are generated to cause coordinated muscle contraction (Popovic, Masani, and Micera, 2015). The impulses are typically delivered in trains, usually as biphasic balanced pulses to reduce the discomfort associated with sensory nerve stimulation (ibid). In developing a protocol, trial and error is required to maximize benefit to the patient and reduce adverse effect. Devices are either current- or voltage-regulated, with voltage-regulated systems…

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  • Thermodynamic Approach In Ambulatory Care

    flexibility in the pain management approach. Most treatment modalities are based largely on expert panel recommendation rather than data from randomized…

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  • Pressure Ulcer Evaluation Summary

    would improve the quality of care and patient outcomes. In Morente, Morales-Asensio & Veredas (2014), the authors clearly indicate the research question "Is there a better understanding of pressure ulcer evaluation for undergraduate nursing students that learn using an e-learning tool or for undergraduate students who use traditional lecture class room learning." In this quantitative study, a randomized control trial was developed using an interventional group of students taught by…

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  • Arthroplasty Case Study Summary

    Summary of the Evidence: 1. Purpose: To determine if pre-operative interventions for hip and knee osteoarthritis provide benefit before and after joint replacement. Even though, this research article was about both hip and knee arthroplasty, and the PICO question was more pertaining to hip arthroplasty, this article was chosen due to the quality of study and higher level of evidence demonstrated by the study. 2. Study Design and Level of Evidence: The study design was based on the…

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Exercise

    purpose of this study was to systematically analyze the effectiveness and safety of yoga on patients with multiple sclerosis. This study reviewed articles from various sources including but are not limited to those studies who have conducted randomized controlled trials (RCT). The trials the have been included on this study were screen based on its relevance to health related topics such as quality of life, fatigue and mobility. The study also reviewed a secondary outcome measure that…

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  • Casein-Free Diet

    The children were provided meals and snacks from the General Clinical Research Center for a 12-week gluten- and casein-free diet. Each diet was made specifically for the child based on their food preferences. The results of this clinical trial showed no significant difference with Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS), Ecological Communication Orientation (ECO), and behavioral frequencies. There were also no significant differences in grouped data for urinary peptide levels of gluten and casein…

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  • Tongue-Tie Management Case Study

    Introduction Monica Hogan, Carolyn Westcott, and Mervyn Griffiths (2005) published an article titled “Randomized, controlled trial of division of tongue tie in infants with feeding problems”, where they explored a technique would best help babies affected by tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia). This research study compared the effect of the immediate division against the use of lactation support (a conventional approach) in infants with tongue-tie and feeding problems. Authors’ assumption was…

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  • Research Report : Quantitative Randomized Controlled Trial ( Rct )

    Research Design The research design which was chosen for this research was the quantitative randomized controlled trial (RCT), which is used to reduce any bias in the research being conducted. Randomly selecting participants and reducing any bias allows the researchers to see how a treatment plan affects the group who is being treated and compare the results to the comparison group who is not receiving any treatment (Kampf, Löffler, & Gastmeier, 2009). The intervention and comparison group will…

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