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Juliana Andrici

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Name: Juliana Andrici
Date registered: 9 February 2011

Biography

Juliana Andrici was a medical student at the University of Sydney. She also holds undergraduate degrees in Commerce and Business Administration and worked for a number of years in the Finance sector prior to commencing studies in Medicine.

Latest posts

  1. Inhaled corticosteroids as rescue treatment — 4 May 2011
  2. Statins in primary prevention and all-cause mortality — 20 April 2011
  3. Proton pump inhibitors with clopidogrel — 13 April 2011
  4. Omega-3 fatty acids for prevention of atrial fibrillation — 18 February 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids for prevention of atrial fibrillation — 3 comments
  2. Inhaled corticosteroids as rescue treatment — 2 comments

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May 04

Inhaled corticosteroids as rescue treatment

Martinez FD, et al. Use of beclomethasone dipropionate as rescue treatment for mild persistent asthma…. Lancet 2011; 377: 650–57
Inhaled beclomethasone (Qvar) used as rescue therapy with salbutamol is likely better than salbutamol alone, for children with mild persistent asthma who do not take regular inhaled corticosteroids.

Apr 20

Statins in primary prevention and all-cause mortality

Ray KK, et al. Statins and all-cause mortality in high-risk primary prevention: a meta-analysis of 11 RCTs… Archives of Internal Medicine, 2010; 170(12): 1024-31 Statins were not associated with a benefit to all-cause mortality in a primary prevention setting.

Apr 13

Proton pump inhibitors with clopidogrel

van Boxel OS, et al. Cardiovascular and gastrointestinal outcomes in clopidogrel users on proton pump inhibitors: results of a large Dutch cohort study. Am J Gastroenterol 2010; 105: 2430–6
Concurrent proton pump inhibitors may increase the risk of cardiovascular outcomes in patients taking clopidogrel.

Feb 18

Omega-3 fatty acids for prevention of atrial fibrillation

Kowey PR, et al. Efficacy and safety of prescription omega-3 fatty acids for the prevention of recurrent symptomatic atrial fibrillation. JAMA 2010; 304(21): 2363-72
High dose omega-3 fatty acids were not associated with a benefit in prevention of recurrent symptomatic AF.