New EHC Inside Track: AHRQ Report on Preventing Childhood Obesity, Nurses Go Online to Discuss CERs, and More New, Free Effective Health Care Program Resources!

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AHRQ Report: For Preventing Childhood Obesity, Combining Strategies Works Best

A new report from AHRQ’s Effective Health Care (EHC) ProgramChildhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Comparative Effectiveness Review and Meta-Analysishas broadened understanding of obesity prevention in children, underscoring the need for a combination of school- and community-based programs to help kids maintain a healthy weight.

Nurses Go Online to Discuss Comparative Effectiveness Research

A new online discussion forum on the Web site provides an overview of the EHC Program while offering a chance for nurse practitioners, nurses, and others to highlight topics and share views on issues related to nursing and clinical care.


More New, Free Effective Health Care Program Resources 

  • Oral Contraceptives for the Prevention of Ovarian Cancer; Future Research is Needed
  • MRSA: Screening Strategies in Health Care Settings
  • Nonsurgical Therapies for Lung Cancer
  • Heart Conditions: Rate-Control and Rhythm-Control Treatment Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Migraine in Children: Beta Blocker Propranolol May Help, But More Research is Still Needed
  • Radiation Treatments Show Similar Results in Prostate Cancer Patients After Surgery



July 2013


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