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Youth mental health interventions: umbrella review presents efficacy and acceptability data

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In his debut blog, Nick Meader tackles a huge umbrella review of youth mental health interventions, which presents the efficacy and acceptability of 72 different approaches to help children and young people.

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Occlusal schemes for complete dentures

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This overview of reviews of the influence of occlusal schemes on the clinical performance of and patient satisfaction with complete dentures included 10 systematic reviews. While the findings suggest that occlusal schemes might interfere with the clinical performance the results should be carefully considered because of the low quality of the systematic reviews included.

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Telemental health is promising as an effective and engaging alternative for in-person therapy #TeleMentalHealth

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Liesbeth Tip summarises a recent umbrella review from the Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which finds that telemental health is a promising alternative for in-person therapy.

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Enamel demineralisation during multi-bracketed fixed orthodontic treatment

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This overview of systematic reviews of evidence for the prevention of enamel demineralization during fixed appliance orthodontic treatment included 29 reviews. Most of the reviews were considered to have methodological issues with the findings suggesting that professional fluorides, sealants, reminders, and lasers might be useful interventions to prevent enamel demineralization.

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What do dementia stakeholders think about Cognitive Stimulation Therapy?

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A group of students from the UCL MSc in Mental Health Studies summarise a review on dementia stakeholders’ perceptions of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy.

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Coercion in psychiatry: do interventions to reduce coercive practice work?

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John Baker reviews a recent umbrella review of randomised controlled trials on the efficacy of interventions to reduce coercion in mental health services.

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Dental trauma, associations and risk factors

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This overview of the associations and risk factors for the occurrence of traumatic dental injury included 19 stustamatic reviews. The reviews considered 22 differing risk factors but only 4 of the reviews were assessed to be of moderate quality the remainder being considered to be of low (11) or critically low (4)quality.

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MRONJ: Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw management strategies

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15 systematic reviews were included in this review of teh treament and management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). The reviews only identified weak evidence to support treatment protocols for MRONJ so high quality well reported RCTs are needed.

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Long-term outcomes of childhood sexual abuse #ISTSS2019

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Raphael Underwood summarises a recent umbrella review (a synthesis of meta-analyses), which aimed to evaluate the current literature regarding childhood sexual abuse and long-term outcomes (psychosocial outcomes, psychiatric diagnoses and physical health outcomes).

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Articaine: Is it the best local anaesthetic for teeth with irreversible pulpitis undergoing root canal treatment?

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5 systematic reviews were included in this umbrella review of whether articaine or lidocaine is the most appropriate local anaesthetic solution for teeth with irreversible pulpitis undergoing root canal treatment.

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