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Open Medicine is indexed in PubMed

Submitted by Dean Giustini on December 2, 2009 - 11:55

1. Intention to treat analysis from a clinician's viewpoint.

Bhaskar E. Open Med. 2009 Jul 14;3(3):e120. No abstract available. PMID: 19946399 [PubMed - in process]

Cochrane time delays & (re)publication

Submitted by Dean Giustini on November 20, 2009 - 02:23

Factors predicting completion and time to publication of Cochrane reviews, November 17, 2009. Vol. 3(4) 210-214, Andrea C Tricco, David Moher, Maggie H Chen, Raymond Daniel

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Women and health: today's evidence tomorrow's agenda

Submitted by Dean Giustini on November 9, 2009 - 12:27

Despite progress, societies continue to fail women at key times of their lives. World Health Organization – 2009 ISBN: 9789241563857

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Ian Tannock on cancer clinical trials

Submitted by Dean Giustini on October 7, 2009 - 18:14

Professor Tannock talks about the need for better clinical trials of new cancer treatments.

Co-infection "scoping review" - published today

Submitted by Dean Giustini on October 6, 2009 - 19:23

Treatment, care and support for people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis: a scoping review

Michael G Wilson, Melisa Dickie, Curtis L Cooper, Adriana Carvalhal, Jean Bacon, Sean B Rourke

Patients with drug insurance, and unmet needs for care

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 22, 2009 - 12:55

NEW @ Open Medicine:

Are Ontarians without prescription drug insurance more likely to report an unmet need for health care? Prescription drug insurance and unmet need for health care: a cross-sectional analysis.
Gillian E. Hanley, School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia

Improving working conditions for human health

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 15, 2009 - 13:34
Assuming our global responsibility: improving working conditions for health care workers globally
Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth Bryce, Jerry Spiegel