Frontiers in Internal Medicine

F. Lopez-Jimenez, M. A. Luna-Jimenez, C. A. Polanczyk, L. E.P. Rohde, R. Rivera-Moscoso, A. A. Reza-Albarran, A. E. Macias-Hernandez, G. T. Obrador, A. S. Levey, R. Mora

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Clinical research in Internal Medicine has provided many scientific advances during the past few years. However, the newly generated information overrides the time available to read all of the medical literature regarding advances in Internal Medicine. The goal of this review is to summarize some of the most relevant improvements in clinical practice published over the last few years. From Cardiology to Pulmonology, the authors of this review expose in a succinct way what they and many of their peers consider to be the most transcendental information gathered from thousands of publications. The authors of this review article have attempted to avoid sensationalism by including facts instead of just simply optimistic preliminary findings that can mislead clinicians' decision making. The review is focused on information obtained through well designed, prospective clinical trials and cohorts where the effectiveness of medical interventions and diagnostic procedures were tested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-488
Number of pages16
JournalArchives of Medical Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997


  • Clinical decision making
  • Clinical trials
  • Medical education
  • Meta-analysis
  • Review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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