- Irene Pala, BioMed Central
Clinical guidelines are often based on the findings of systematic reviews, but overreliance on this method can lead to significant gaps in clinical care.
Conceptual modelling of pharmaceutical innovations presents a method to standardize information about new drugs, which is potentially beneficial to the pharmaceutical industry, editors of drug databases, and publishers of medical journals.
A patient- and family-centred decision aid assists the decision process for patients with varying levels of health literacy and cognitive function progressing toward end stage renal disease.
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