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Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACA Affordable Care Act

ACCP American College of Chest Physicians

AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIM African Index Medicus

ASD autism spectrum disorder

C2-SPECTR Campbell Collaboration Social, Psychological, Educational, & Criminological Trials Register

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CENTRAL Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

CER comparative effectiveness research

CI confidence interval

CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CMSG Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

COI conflict of interest

CONSORT Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials

CPCG Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

CPG clinical practice guideline

CPP chronic pelvic pain

CRD Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

DARE Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness

DERP Drug Effectiveness Review Project



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A Abbreviations and Acronyms ACA Affordable Care Act ACCP American College of Chest Physicians AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AIM African Index Medicus ASD autism spectrum disorder C2-SPECTR Campbell Collaboration Social, Psychological, Educational, & Criminological Trials Register CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CENTRAL Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials CER comparative effectiveness research CI confidence interval CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature CMSG Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group COI conflict of interest CONSORT Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials CPCG Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group CPG clinical practice guideline CPP chronic pelvic pain CRD Centre for Reviews and Dissemination DARE Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness DERP Drug Effectiveness Review Project 235

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236 FINDING WHAT WORKS IN HEALTH CARE EHC Effective Health Care Program EPC Evidence-based Practice Center EPICOT Evidence, Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcomes, and Time EQUATOR Enhancing Quality and Transparency of Health Research FDA Food and Drug Administration GRADE Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation HHS Department of Health and Human Services ICMJE International Committee of Medical Journal Editors IOM Institute of Medicine KDIGO National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes LILACS Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature LOE languages other than English MOOSE Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology NDA New Drug Application NHS National Health Service (UK) NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (UK) NIH National Institutes of Health (U.S.) NKF National Kidney Foundation NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs OpenSIGLE System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe PCORI Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute PICO(TS) population, intervention, comparator, and outcome (timing, and study design or setting) PQDT ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database

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237 APPENDIX A PRISMA Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses QUOROM Quality of Reporting of Meta-analyses RCT randomized controlled trial RR risk ratio SR systematic review TBI traumatic brain injury USPSTF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force WHO World Health Organization

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