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The efficacy of tacrine and the measurement of outcomes in Alzheimer’s disease

Published on: January 1, 1997
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Cite as:
Glennie JL. The
efficacy of tacrine and the measurement of outcomes in Alzheimer's disease.
Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating
Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA); 1997.



Background

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a disorder associated with prog...

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Alzheimer Disease, Tacrine, Neuropsychological Tests, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Drug Therapy, Costs and Cost Analysis, Aphasia Tests, Alzheimer Disease, Neuropsychological Tests, Tacrine, Alzheimer, Alzheimer, Alzheimers, Alzheimer’s, Mini Mental State Examination, maladie, Test neuropsychologique, Inpatient multidimensional psychiatric scale Lorr, Chimiothérapie, Coût et analyse coût, MA, Test de dépistage de l’aphasie, Mini-examen de l’état mental

Pulmozyme: Clinical and Economic Impacts

Published on: January 1, 1996
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Cite as:
Perras C, Otten N. Pulmozyme:
clinical and economic impacts. Ottawa:
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA);
1996.



Summary Remarks


This overview is based on data obtained in a study
commissioned by C...

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Cystic Fibrosis, Deoxyribonuclease I, Drug Therapy, Cost-Benefit Analysis, DNase, Streptodornase, Fibrocystic Disease of Pancreas, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Cystic Fibrosis, Fibrocystic Disease of Pancreas, Deoxyribonuclease I, Streptodornase, DNase, Cystic Fibrosis, CF, Pulmozyme, Economic

An assessment of oseltamivir for the treatment of suspected influenza.

Published on: April 2, 2002
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Cite
as:
Husereau DR, Brady B, McGeer A.
An assessment of oseltamivir for the treatment of suspected
influenza.
Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating
Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA);
2002. Technology
overview
no
7.


The Iss...

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Oseltamivir, Tamiflu, Influenza, Grippe, Drug Therapy, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Grippe, Influenza, Influenza, Oseltamivir, Tamiflu, Influenza, Influenza, Neuraminidase inhibitors, flu, Chimiothérapie, Analyse coût bénéfice, Cost-effectiveness analysis, Economic evaluation, oseltamivir Tamiflu, inhibiteurs de la neuraminidase, analyse coût-efficacité, évaluation économique

A Clinical and Economic Evaluation of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Major Depression

Published on: December 1, 1997
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Background

This overview is based primarily on the technical reports
"Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Major Depression -
Part 1: Evaluation of the Clinical Literature and Part II": The Cost-effectiveness
of SSRIs in Treatment of Depression".



D...

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Depression, Depression, Depression, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Depression, Depression, Major Depression, Reuptake Inhibitors, ssri

Gastroduodenal ulcers associated with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a systematic review of preventive pharmacological interventions

Published on: March 10, 2004
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Report in Brief
Drugs to Prevent Gastro-duodenal Ulcers Associated with the Use of
NSAIDs Technology Name Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs (NSAIDs) Gastroprotective agents:
misoprostol, histamine type-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs), proton pump
...

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Gastritis, Peptic Ulcer Perforation, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Anti-Ulcer Agents, Prostaglandin Antagonists, Proton Pumps, Histamine H2 Antagonists, Misoprostol, Etodolac, Esomeprazole, Gastrointestinal Tract, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal, Anti-Ulcer Agents, Gastritis, Histamine H2 Antagonists, Esomeprazole, Gastroduodenal Ulcer, Peptic Ulcer Perforation, Prostaglandin Antagonists, Misoprostol, Etodolac, Proton Pumps, Gastrointestinal tract, Gastrite Gastroduodenal ulcers Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, Hémorragie gastrointestinale Gi bleeds, Perforation ulcère gastroduodénal Gi hemorrhage, Peptic ulcer Ulcère gastroduodénal Gastrointestinal bleeding, non-steroidal, Antiinflammatoires nonsteroidiens Ulcer hemorrhage, Antiulcereux Gastrointestinal performation, Antagonistes prostaglandine Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, Pompe à protons Cyclo oxygenase inhibitors, Antihistaminiques récepteurs H2 Cyclooxygenase inhibitors, Misoprostol celecoxib, celebrex, rofecoxib, vioxx, meloxicam, pantoprazole, lansoprazole, timoprazole, rabeprazole

Botulinum Toxin A in the Treatment of Upper and Lower Limb Spasticity: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Published on: February 24, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology Name

Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) Implications for Decision Making BTX-A has a demonstrated effect on muscle tone. BTX-A reduced muscle tone in patients with stroke, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.
With regard to the effect of BTX-A on range of motion, many studies report increased range of motion, im...

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Review Literature, Botulinum Toxin Type A, Muscle Spasticity, Treatment Outcome, Muscle Spasticity, Botulinum Toxin Type A, Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Musculoskeletal, Revue de la littérature, systematic review, Toxine botulinique type a, Botulinum toxin a, botox, Spasticité musculaire, spasticity, upper limb spasticity, lower limb spasticity, Évaluation resultants traitement, clinical outcome

Bisphosphonates and Teriparatide for the Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

Published on: November 2, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology and Condition Bisphosphonates (etidronate, alendronate, risedronate) and teriparatide for the prevention of fracture in postmenopausal women. Issue Osteoporosis is associated with significant disease burden. Effective therapies for osteoporosis are attractive because their acquisition costs may be offset by future savings associated ...

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Parathar, Parathormone, Fosamax, MK-217, Bone Mineral Density, Bisphosphonates, Ethanehydroxydiphosphonate, Etidronate, Didronel, Xidifon, Xidiphon, Hormone, Osteoporosis, Perimenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis, Post-menopausal Period, Postmenopausal Period, Treatment Effectiveness, Treatment Efficacy, Cost Analysis, Diphosphonates, Bisphosphonates, Parathormone, Etidronic Acid, Didronel, Etidronate, Ethanehydroxydiphosphonate, EHDP, Xidifon, Xidiphon, Bone Density, Bone Mineral Density, Bone Mineral Content, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal, Perimenopausal Bone Loss, Osteoporosis, Post-Menopausal, Postmenopausal Bone Loss, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Bone Loss, Perimenopausal, Bone Loss, Postmenopausal, Postmenopause, Post-Menopause, Teriparatide, Parathar, Forteo, Alendronate, Aminohydroxybutane Bisphosphonate, MK-217, Fosamax, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Therapy, Hormone Replacement, Replacement Therapy, Hormone, Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal, Teriparatide Tériparatide Forteo, parathyroid hormones, Parathyroid hormone analogue, 1-34, Alendronate Alendronate aminohydroxybutane bisphosphonate, 66376-36-1, Bone Density Densité osseuse bone mineral content, BMD, Diphosphonates Diphosphonates bisphosphonate, bisphosphonate agents, Risedronate, Actonel, Etidronic Acid Acide étidronique EHDP, 2809-21-4, Hormone Replacement Therapy Traitement hormonal substitutif replacement therapy, therapy, hormone replacement, Fractures Fracture non-vertebral fractures, vertebral fractures, Postmenopausal Ostéoporose postménopause bone loss, perimenopausal, bone loss, postmenopausal, post-menopausal, Postmenopause Postménopause post-menopause, postmenopausal women, Treatment Outcome Évaluation résultats traitement effectiveness, Costs and Cost Analysis Coût et analyse Coût, budget impact analysis, costs, Cost-Benefit Analysis Analyse coût bénéfice

Overview of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Adult Patients with Acute Renal Failure

Published on: June 28, 2007
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology and Condition
Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) or intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) in critically ill adult patients with acute renal failure (ARF). There are 2,445 cases of ARF requiring dialysis among critically ill Canadian patients per year. Issues
CRRT is a more costly therapy that has theoretical advantages ov...

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Renal Replacement Therapy, Renal Dialysis, Review Literature, Economics, Kidney Replacement Therapy, Hemofiltration, Hemodiafiltration, Renal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Acute Kidney Failure, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Renal Insufficiency, Acute Kidney Insufficiency, Review, Renal Dialysis, Hemodialysis, Hemofiltration, Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney Replacement Therapy, Hemodiafiltration, Kidney Failure, Acute, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Kidney Failure, Acute Renal Insufficiency, Acute Kidney Insufficiency, Kidney/urologic, Acute, RRT, Continuous renal replacement, CRRT, Renal Dialyses, Hemodialyses, ARF, systematic review

Telehealth for Acute Stroke Management (Telestroke): Systematic Review and Environmental Scan

Published on: January 21, 2008
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Technology
Any modality of telehealth (synchronous or asynchronous) that enables communication between a patient and health care providers, or among health care providers, for the purposes of assessing, treating, or rehabilitating stroke patients. Issue
There is uncertainty about how telestroke programs can be optimally delivered....

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Stroke, Telehealth, Telehealth, Stroke, Stroke, Telehealth, Telehealth for Acute Stroke Management (Telestroke), Systematic Review and Environmental Scan

Overview of Assessments of Real-Time (Synchronous) and Asynchronous Telehealth

Published on: January 30, 2008
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Technology Overviews

Asynchronous Telehealth: Systematic Review of Analytic Studies and Environmental Scan of Relevant Initiatives Technology
Asynchronous telehealth refers to the storage of clinically important digital samples and relevant data (e.g., pictures of moles or surgical wounds and radiological images) from any location and fo...

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Telehealth, Telehealth, Telehealth, Overview Assessments of Real-Time Synchronous Asynchronous Telehealth