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Comparing mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation who are receiving a direct-acting oral anticoagulant or warfarin: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
BackgroundIn patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are at least non-inferior to warfarin for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism. The main objective of ...
General practitioner contribution to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcome: a national registry study
(Informa UK Limited, 2014-11-11)
Background: There is a wide variation in reported survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). One factor in this variation may be the contribution of general practitioners to pre-hospital resuscitation. Studies ...
Assessing the state of pelagic fish communities within an ecosystem approach and the european marine strategy framework directive
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-20)
Pelagic fish are key elements in marine foodwebs and thus comprise an important part of overall ecosystem health. We develop a suite of ecological indicators that track pelagic fish community state and evaluate state of ...
Aliskiren alone or with other antihypertensives in the elderly with borderline and stage 1 hypertension: the apollo trial
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-03-09)
Aims We studied the unclear question whether blood pressure (BP) lowering reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) in elderly individuals with systolic BP &lt;160 mm Hg. Methods and results We initiated a randomized ...
The physical, economic and policy drivers of land conversion to forestry in ireland
(Elsevier BV, 2014-01-01)
Estimating biomass, fishing mortality, and &quot;total allowable discards&quot; for surveyed non-target fish
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-08-27)
Demersal fisheries targeting a few high-value species often catch and discard other &quot;non-target&quot; species. It is difficult to quantify the impact of this incidental mortality when population biomass of a ...
Screening uptake rates and the clinical and cost effectiveness of screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in primary versus secondary care: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
(Springer Nature, 2014-01-01)
Background: The risks associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are well recognized, and there is increasing evidence to support treatment of the condition. However, clear guidance on the ideal approach to screening ...
Challenges in assessing ecological impacts of construction and demolition waste on wetlands: a case study
(Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 2014-08-12)
Although wetlands are of ecological and economic importance, they continue to be lost to anthropogenic activities such as infilling. The impacts of wetland infilling with construction and demolition (C&D) waste on ...
Interactive water services: the waternomics approach
(Elsevier BV, 2014-01-01)