StATS: Case studies for differences in research in children (October 16, 2006).
I want to include several case studies about issues relating to the
differences in research in children. Here are some articles with full free
text on the web which I think might generate a lot of interesting discussion.
- Safety and efficacy of the nicotine patch and gum for the treatment
of adolescent tobacco addiction. E. T. Moolchan, M. L. Robinson, M.
Ernst, J. L. Cadet, W. B. Pickworth, S. J. Heishman, J. R. Schroeder.
Pediatrics 2005: 115(4); e407-14.
- A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acupuncture
for the treatment of childhood persistent allergic rhinitis. D. K. Ng,
P. Y. Chow, S. P. Ming, S. H. Hong, S. Lau, D. Tse, W. K. Kwong, M. F. Wong,
W. H. Wong, Y. M. Fu, K. L. Kwok, H. Li, J. C. Ho. Pediatrics 2004: 114(5);
- The safety and efficacy of inhaled dry powder mannitol as a bronchial
provocation test for airway hyperresponsiveness: a phase 3 comparison study
with hypertonic (4.5%) saline. J. D. Brannan, S. D. Anderson, C. P.
Perry, R. Freed-Martens, A. R. Lassig, B. Charlton. Respir Res 2005: 6; 144.
- Vagal nerve stimulation in refractory epilepsy: the first 100
patients receiving vagal nerve stimulation at a pediatric epilepsy center.
J. V. Murphy, R. Torkelson, I. Dowler, S. Simon, S. Hudson. Arch Pediatr
Adolesc Med 2003: 157(6); 560-4.
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