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The following articles are abstracted in the November/December 2002 issue of ACP Journal Club. The declarative title of each abstract as published in ACP Journal Club precedes the article citation.
A prophylactically implanted cardioverter defibrillator reduced all-cause mortality in myocardial infarction
Epidural anesthesia and analgesia did not reduce most comorbid outcomes in high-risk patients having major abdominal surgery
Review: oral glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors increase mortality and myocardial infarction
A split regimen of regular insulin at dinner and NPH insulin at bedtime reduced nocturnal hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes
Maintenance infliximab increased time to loss of response in active Crohn disease
Review: somatostatin analogues reduce blood products used in acute bleeding esophageal varices but do not reduce mortality
Review: antibiotic prophylaxis reduces mortality and bacterial infection in cirrhosis and gastrointestinal bleeding
Review: antifungal agents do not reduce mortality in neutropenia caused by chemotherapy or bone-marrow transplantation
Review: magnetic resonance angiography is accurate for detecting high-grade carotid artery stenosis that is suitable for surgery
Magnetic resonance angiography had high specificity but moderate sensitivity for detecting pulmonary emboli
Review: oral antifungal drugs promote cure of fungal foot infections
Predictors of poor outcome in acute stroke included dependency before stroke, severe hemiparesis, and recurrent stroke
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