Among patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), oxandrolone is no more effective than placebo for healing target pressure ulcers (TPUs).
Short-term therapy with vitamin C at modest doses did not have a clinically significant effect on lowering urate levels in patients with gout.
Few randomized clinical trials have been done to assess clinical prediction rules for patients with lower back pain, and the trials that have been done are of low quality and do not provide sufficient evidence to support their use.
The presence of retrolisthesis in patients undergoing decompressive surgery for a lumbar disc herniation may result in significantly worse lower back pain and physical function over four years.
Long-term use of painkillers for back pain is tied to an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.