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Evidence-based Synthesis Program Reports

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The Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) was established to provide timely and accurate syntheses of targeted health care topics of particular importance to VA managers and policy makers and to disseminate these reports broadly throughout VA. Available reports are listed and linked below.



NOTE: Many of our reports are available only on the VA Intranet. To access the intranet only reports listed here, copy and paste http://vaww.hsrd.research.va.gov/publications/esp/reports.cfm into your browser if you have intranet access.

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 Date   Title   Location 
2016-07
Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Menopause-associated Vasomotor Symptoms
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2016-06
Life Expectancy Calculators
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2016-05
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2016-05
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2016-05
Benefits and Harms of Treating Blood Pressure in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
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2016-04
Evidence Brief: The Comparative Effectiveness of Selected Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) Interventions for Preventing or Reducing Opioid Use in Adults with Chronic Neck, Low Back, and Large Joint Pain
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2016-03
Prevalence and Epidemiology of Combat Blast Injuries from the Military Cohort 2001-2014
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2016-01
Rural Healthcare Workforce: A Systematic Review
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2016-01
Modifiable Risk Factors in the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review of the Epidemiology and Treatment
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2015-12
Effectiveness and Harms of Spinal Manipulative Therapy for the Treatment of Acute Neck and Lower Back Pain
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2015-11
Internet
2015-11
Interventions to Improve Pharmacological Adherence among Adults with Psychotic Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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2015-11
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2015-10
Evidence Brief: The Comparative Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery in Super Obesity
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2015-10
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2015-09
White Paper: The Impact of Pedometers on Chronic Conditions - A Review of Reviews
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2015-09
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Budget Impact Analysis: Warfarin and Newer Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Stroke Among Veterans With Atrial Fibrillation
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2013-08
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