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Former EBM I Literature Review Requirements: Cardiovascular Topics

This guide has information about the literature review assignment for the Evidence Based Medicine I course at NEOMED.

Hypercholesterolemia

  • Comparing simvastatin & atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Rosuvastatin versus simvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing simvastatin to ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing atorvastatin to ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/simvastatin combination therapy vs. simvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/simvastatin combination therapy vs. atorvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Fenofibrate versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Extended-release niacin vs ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Extended-release niacin/simvastatin vs simvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Pitavastatin versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/ atorvastatin combination therapy vs. atorvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing alirocumab plus atorvastatin versus atorvastatin plus ezetimibe for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)
  • Comparing alirocumab plus atorvastatin versus a double dose of atorvastatin for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)

Hypertension

  • Comparing the treatment of hypertension with atenolol and aetoprolol
  • Comparing the treatment of hypertension with benazepril and amlodipine
  • Comparing candesartan to amlodipine for the treatment of hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. losartan/hydrochloriazide for treating hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. valsartan/hydrochloriazide for treating hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. atenolol for treating hypertension
  • Comparing olmesartan to ramipril in the treatment of hypertension
  • Indapamide SR vs. candesartan and amlodipine for the treatment of hypertension
  • Amlodipine with benazepril vs. benazepril with hydrochlorothiazide for treating hypertension
  • Comparing the effect atenolol vs metoprolol succinate on the vascular outcomes of patients with hypertension

Heart disease & other cardiovascular topics

  • Telmisartan, ramipril, or both for treating patients at risk for vascular events
  • Comparing prasugrel versus clopidogrel to treat Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Comparing clopidogrel and aspirin to aspirin for the prevention of future atherothrombotic events
  • Everolimus-eluting stents vs. paclitaxel-eluting stents for treating coronary artery disease
  • Comparing ticagrelor to clopidogrel for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Comparing fondaparinux to enoxaparin in patients in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
  • Valsartan vs. captopril for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Valsartan, vs. captopril & valsartan for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Captopril vs. captopril & valsartan for treatment after a myocardial infarction
  • Dabigatran vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Apixaban vs. warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Aspirin vs. warfarin for preventing strokes
  • Dabigatran vs. warfarin in the treatment of venous thromboembolism
  • Edoxaban vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Rivaroxaban vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Pantoprazole vs. esomeprazole on the anti-platelet effects of clopidogrel
  • Comparing amiodarone to sotalol for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Comparing apixaban to warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Amiodarone vs. sotalol in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Comparing fondaparinux to enoxaparin for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Nesiritide vs. nitroglycerin for treating heart failure
  • Clopidogrel & omeprazole vs. clopidogrel alone for treating coronary artery disease
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to sirolimus-eluting stents for treating coronary artery disease
  • Aspirin + warfarin versus aspirin alone for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to sirolimus-eluting stents in patients with diabetes
  • Everolimus-eluting stents compared to paclitaxel-eluting stents in patients with diabetes
  • Comparing aspirin to warfarin with Bleeding Complications in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
  • Comparing vorapaxar versus vorapaxar with clopidogrel for treating patients after non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
  • Plant compared with marine n-3 fatty acid effects on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes
  • Bivalirudin versus heparin for treating myocardial infarction