Journal rackBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjusa.02040003 (Published 19 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:E104
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This section calls attention to new studies and systematic reviews, selected by the Editor from journals published just as this issue went into production (approximately 2 months before publication). The Journals hand-searched for the Journal Rack are: American Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, JAMA, Journal of Family Practice, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, JNCI, Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, and Pediatrics. Studies are noted that might directly influence clinical practice decisions in primary care and have been classified by type of problem addressed.
Cardiovascular—A RCT involving 7705 osteoporotic women reported that raloxifene did not reduce cardiovascular risk (Barrett-Connor et al. JAMA Feb 20 2002;287:847–857).
Cardiovascular—A 14-country study involving 9251 patients reported that 30% of those presenting with ST-segment …