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Table 2 Clinical application of applications

From: The use of systematic reviews in the planning, design and conduct of randomised trials: a retrospective cohort of NIHR HTA funded trials

Clinical area Number of applications
  N=48
Alcohol consumption 1
Antibiotic associated diarrhoea 1
Bowel problems 1
Cancer 6
Diabetes/Hyperglycaemia 2
Falls in the elderly 1
Haemorrhage/blood and vessel/vein disorders 5
Heart/respiratory 5
Infections 3
Mental health 10
Musculoskeletal 4
Pregnancy/Labour 1
Skin conditions 2
Sleep disorders/sedation/anaesthesia 2
Stroke 2
Urinary problems/kidneys 2