The fabulous people at BestBets have a giant body of work on evidence review.
Here are summaries of the questions they’ve looked at and links to their posts.
BestBets Neurology reviews
|Question||No. of papers considered||Bottom Line||Year||Link|
|In a child in status epilepticus, is lorazepam better than diazepam at safely terminating the seizure?||2||Lorzaepam and diazepam are equally effective for controlling seizures in children.||2006||BestBets Link|
|In a child who is stilling fitting after 2 doses of benzodiazepines, is phenytoin or paraldehyde more effective in controlling seizure activity?||0||No research in this area.||2003||BestBets Link|
|In children with a minor head injury, does absence of a skull fracture predict absence of intracranial injury (ICI)?||7||Absence of skull fracture does not predict absence of ICI seen on CT. CT is the preferred imaging to exclude ICI.||2001||BestBets Link|
|In a child with head injury, does vomiting predict intracranial injury?||12||Vomiting is not an independent risk factor for skull fracture or IC haematoma in the paediatric population.||2002||BestBets Link|