STUDY TOPIC SUMMARIES

Diagnosis and prognosis of breast cancer using genetic tests:
HER2 and others

Drug treatment of depression in primary care

Drug treatment of epilepsy in children

Gamma knife surgery for multiple types of intracranial lesions:
comparison with surgery and/or whole brain radiation

Inguinal hernia repair: open vs. minimally invasive

Outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions in hospitals with and without onsite surgical backup

Over-the-counter drug treatment of upper respiratory tract infections in children

Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers

Screening hospital inpatients for methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus infection

Tobacco cessation:
nicotine replacement agents, oral medications, combinations

Treatment of acute thrombotic/embolic stroke:
clot removal, reperfusion drugs

Treatment of ADHD in children:
drugs, behavioral interventions, no Rx

Treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation:
drugs, catheter ablation, surgery

Treatment of chronic low back pain

Treatment of localized prostate cancer:
watchful waiting, surgery, radiation, or cryotherapy

Use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in the treatment of hematologic cancers



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