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Correction to: A cross-sectional study examining convergent validity of a frailty index based on electronic medical records in a Canadian primary care program.

BMC Geriatr 2019 May 13;19(1):133. Epub 2019 May 13.

NIHR CLAHRC Older People's Theme Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Temple Bank House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, University of Leeds, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, BD9 6RJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1144-9DOI Listing
May 2019

Opioid use disorder in primary care: PEER umbrella systematic review of systematic reviews.

Can Fam Physician 2019 May;65(5):e194-e206

Pharmacist and Knowledge Translation and Evidence Coordinator at the Alberta College of Family Physicians and Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta.

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May 2019

A cross-sectional study examining convergent validity of a frailty index based on electronic medical records in a Canadian primary care program.

BMC Geriatr 2019 Apr 16;19(1):109. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

NIHR CLAHRC Older People's Theme Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Temple Bank House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, BD9 6RJ, UK.

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https://bmcgeriatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12877
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1119-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6469123PMC
April 2019

Performance of commercial tests for molecular detection of Shiga toxin-producing (STEC): a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol.

BMJ Open 2019 Mar 7;9(3):e025950. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Sections of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital and Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025950DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6430022PMC
March 2019

Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy: systematic reviews of screening and treatment effectiveness and patient preferences.

BMJ Open 2019 Mar 13;9(3):e021347. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE), Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021347DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6429717PMC
March 2019

What are the most common conditions in primary care? Systematic review.

Can Fam Physician 2018 Nov;64(11):832-840

Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine, at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6234945PMC
November 2018

Harms of Antipsychotics in Children and Young Adults: A Systematic Review Update.

Can J Psychiatry 2018 Oct 4;63(10):661-678. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

4 Douglas Research Institute and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0706743718779950DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6187435PMC
October 2018

Monitoring of Osteonecrosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis.

J Rheumatol 2018 Oct 1;45(10):1462-1476. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

From the Department of Medicine, University of Montréal, Montréal, Quebec; Alberta Research Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton; Department of Medicine, Western University of Canada, London, Ontario; Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://www.jrheum.org/lookup/doi/10.3899/jrheum.170837
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.170837DOI Listing
October 2018

Practice Variations in the Diagnosis, Monitoring, and Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Canada.

J Rheumatol 2018 Oct 1;45(10):1440-1447. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

From the Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; Division of Rheumatology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec; Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; Division of Rheumatology, CHU de Québec, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec; Division of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario; Division of Rheumatology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.171307DOI Listing
October 2018

Measuring Disease Activity and Damage with Validated Metrics: A Systematic Review on Mortality and Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

J Rheumatol 2018 Oct 15;45(10):1448-1461. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

From the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, and the Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, and the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto; Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario; Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.171310DOI Listing
October 2018

Does a maternal history of abuse before pregnancy affect pregnancy outcomes? A systematic review with meta-analysis.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Oct 16;18(1):404. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Physiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2S2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2030-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6192330PMC
October 2018

Glucocorticoids for croup in children.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 08 22;8:CD001955. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Department of Pediatrics and the Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 1C9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001955.pub4DOI Listing
August 2018

Response to Dr. Livia Puljak's letter about our published article.

J Clin Epidemiol 2018 Jul 12;99:169-170. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1C9, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.03.001DOI Listing
July 2018

Evaluation of the reliability, usability, and applicability of AMSTAR, AMSTAR 2, and ROBIS: protocol for a descriptive analytic study.

Syst Rev 2018 06 13;7(1):85. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 11405-87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1C9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0746-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6000957PMC
June 2018

Technology-assisted risk of bias assessment in systematic reviews: a prospective cross-sectional evaluation of the RobotReviewer machine learning tool.

J Clin Epidemiol 2018 Apr 28;96:54-62. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE), Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 4-472, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405-87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.12.015DOI Listing
April 2018

The Conduct and Reporting of Child Health Research: An Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Published in 2012 and Evaluation of Change over 5 Years.

J Pediatr 2018 02 21;193:237-244.e37. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Department of Pediatrics and the Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.09.014DOI Listing
February 2018

Effectiveness of Multifaceted Care Approach on Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Nondiabetic CKD: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Kidney Int Rep 2017 Jul 16;2(4):617-625. Epub 2017 Feb 16.

Division of Nephrology and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2017.02.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5678655PMC
July 2017

Effectiveness of Interventions to Decrease Emergency Department Visits by Adult Frequent Users: A Systematic Review.

Acad Emerg Med 2017 01;24(1):40-52

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.13060DOI Listing
January 2017

Effect of Phototherapy on the Reliability of Transcutaneous Bilirubin Devices in Term and Near-Term Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Neonatology 2016 21;109(3):203-12. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000442195DOI Listing
November 2016

Bisphosphonates for steroid-induced osteoporosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Oct 5;10:CD001347. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Department of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, 562 Heritage Medical Research Centre, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2S2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD001347.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6461188PMC
October 2016

Helicobacter pylori status among patients undergoing gastroscopy in rural northern Alberta.

Can Fam Physician 2016 Sep;62(9):e547-54

Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta and a family physician in Peace River.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5023365PMC
September 2016

The contribution of databases to the results of systematic reviews: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2016 Sep 26;16(1):127. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

Alberta Research Center for Health Evidence (ARCHE), University of Alberta, 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1C9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-016-0232-1DOI Listing
September 2016

Nutritional support for critically ill children.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 May 27(5):CD005144. Epub 2016 May 27.

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Intensive Care, University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital, Office 3A3.07, 8440- 112 St, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2B7.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005144.pub3DOI Listing
May 2016

Drugs for the acute treatment of migraine in children and adolescents.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Apr 19;4:CD005220. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, 4-478 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 - 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 1C9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005220.pub2DOI Listing
April 2016

Amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Feb 4;2:CD009996. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 8B16B- 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5K 0L4.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009996.pub2DOI Listing
February 2016

Variation among cardiovascular risk calculators in relative risk increases with identical risk factor increases.

BMC Res Notes 2015 Sep 7;8:417. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-015-1401-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4561470PMC
September 2015

Methotrexate for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Aug 11(8):CD007560. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Institute, P.O. Box 5015, 100 Perth Drive, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007560.pub3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6486092PMC
August 2015

Ultrasound or near-infrared vascular imaging to guide peripheral intravenous catheterization in children: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial.

CMAJ 2015 May 20;187(8):563-570. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

Department of Pediatrics (Curtis, Craig, Logue), University of Alberta; Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (Vandermeer); Department of Emergency Medicine (Hanson), University of Alberta; Women and Children's Health Research Institute (Curtis, Craig), Edmonton, Alta.; Manitoba Institute of Child Health and College of Medicine (Klassen), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.141012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4435867PMC
May 2015

Intravenous immunoglobulin for presumed viral myocarditis in children and adults.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 May 20(5):CD004370. Epub 2015 May 20.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 3-588D, 11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 1C9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD004370.pub3DOI Listing
May 2015

Diagnosing clinically significant dehydration in children with acute gastroenteritis using noninvasive methods: a meta-analysis.

J Pediatr 2015 Apr 29;166(4):908-16.e1-6. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.029DOI Listing
April 2015

Test ordering for preventive health care among family medicine residents.

Can Fam Physician 2015 Mar;61(3):256-62

Professor and Director of Evidence-Based Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4369624PMC
March 2015

Mortality risk among sulfonylureas: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015 Jan 22;3(1):43-51. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/landia/PIIS2213858714
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(14)70213-XDOI Listing
January 2015

Contributors to primary care guidelines: What are their professions and how many of them have conflicts of interest?

Can Fam Physician 2015 Jan;61(1):52-8

Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4301766PMC
January 2015

Acute pediatric musculoskeletal pain management in North America: a practice variation survey.

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014 Dec;53(14):1326-35

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Women and Children's Health Research Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0009922814555972
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December 2014

A meta-epidemiological study to examine the association between bias and treatment effects in neonatal trials.

Evid Based Child Health 2014 Dec;9(4):1052-9

Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ebch.1985DOI Listing
December 2014

Quantifying bias in randomized controlled trials in child health: a meta-epidemiological study.

PLoS One 2014 4;9(2):e88008. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0088008PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3913714PMC
September 2014

Funding may influence trial results examining probiotics and Clostridium difficile diarrhea rates.

Am J Gastroenterol 2014 Jul;109(7):1081-2

Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2014.109DOI Listing
July 2014

Systematic reviews, overviews of reviews and comparative effectiveness reviews: a discussion of approaches to knowledge synthesis.

Evid Based Child Health 2014 Jun;9(2):486-94

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Cochrane Child Health Field, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ebch.1968DOI Listing
June 2014

Paediatric pain management practice and policies across Alberta emergency departments.

Paediatr Child Health 2014 Apr;19(4):190-4

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton; ; Women and Children's Health Research Institute, Edmonton;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pch/19.4.190DOI Listing
April 2014

Social media interventions for diet and exercise behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

BMJ Open 2014 Feb 12;4(2):e003926. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003926DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3927930PMC
February 2014

Reliability of transcutaneous bilirubin devices in preterm infants: a systematic review.

Pediatrics 2013 Nov 14;132(5):871-81. Epub 2013 Oct 14.

MSc (Clinical Epidemiology), Department of Pediatrics, Edmonton Clinical Health Academy, Room 3-528, 11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 1C9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-1713DOI Listing
November 2013

Response to letters regarding "agreement among cardiovascular disease risk calculators".

Circulation 2013 Nov;128(21):e430

Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.005511DOI Listing
November 2013

Effect of calcium-based versus non-calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lancet 2013 Oct 19;382(9900):1268-77. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60897-1DOI Listing
October 2013

Parenteral and oral antibiotic duration for treatment of pediatric osteomyelitis: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2013 Oct 7;2:92. Epub 2013 Oct 7.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6T 1C9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-92DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3852824PMC
October 2013

Nebulized epinephrine for croup in children.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Oct 10(10):CD006619. Epub 2013 Oct 10.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3B 6A8.

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October 2013

How confidence intervals become confusion intervals.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2013 Oct 31;13:134. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Room 1706 College Plaza, 8215 - 112 Street NW, Edmonton AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-13-134DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3818447PMC
October 2013

Testing the risk of bias tool showed low reliability between individual reviewers and across consensus assessments of reviewer pairs.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Sep 13;66(9):973-81. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4-472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.07.005DOI Listing
September 2013

Testing the Newcastle Ottawa Scale showed low reliability between individual reviewers.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Sep 16;66(9):982-93. Epub 2013 May 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4-472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405-87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 1C9.

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September 2013

Glucocorticoids for acute viral bronchiolitis in infants and young children.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Jun 4(6):CD004878. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Instituto de Medicina Molecular,Lisboa, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD004878.pub4DOI Listing
June 2013

Agreement among cardiovascular disease risk calculators.

Circulation 2013 May 10;127(19):1948-56. Epub 2013 Apr 10.

Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Room 1706 College Plaza, 8215-112 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2C8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000412DOI Listing
May 2013

Ultrasonographically guided peripheral intravenous cannulation of children and adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Emerg Med 2013 Apr 15;61(4):444-454.e1. Epub 2013 Feb 15.

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.11.014DOI Listing
April 2013

Efficacy of supplemental peripheral nerve blockade for hip fracture surgery: multiple treatment comparison.

Can J Anaesth 2013 Mar 19;60(3):230-43. Epub 2013 Jan 19.

Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-012-9880-8DOI Listing
March 2013

Low-dose heparin use and the patency of peripheral IV catheters in children: a systematic review.

Pediatrics 2013 Mar 25;131(3):e864-72. Epub 2013 Feb 25.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2012-2403DOI Listing
March 2013

Parenteral ω-3 fatty acid lipid emulsions for children with intestinal failure and other conditions: a systematic review.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2013 Jan 8;37(1):44-55. Epub 2012 Jun 8.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0148607112450300DOI Listing
January 2013

Beliefs and expectations of Canadian parents who bring febrile children for medical care.

Pediatrics 2012 Oct 10;130(4):e905-12. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-2140DOI Listing
October 2012

From the trenches: a cross-sectional study applying the GRADE tool in systematic reviews of healthcare interventions.

PLoS One 2012 5;7(4):e34697. Epub 2012 Apr 5.

Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0034697PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3320617PMC
August 2012

Chapter 8: meta-analysis of test performance when there is a "gold standard".

J Gen Intern Med 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 1:S56-66

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11606-012-2029-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-012-2029-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3364353PMC
June 2012

Residents' clinical questions: how are they answered and are the answers helpful?

Can Fam Physician 2012 Jun;58(6):e344-51

University of Alberta, Family Medicine, 12230-106 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 3Z1.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3374707PMC
June 2012

Standard 3: data monitoring committees.

Pediatrics 2012 Jun;129 Suppl 3:S132-7

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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June 2012

Standard 4: determining adequate sample sizes.

Pediatrics 2012 Jun;129 Suppl 3:S138-45

Biostatistics, Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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June 2012

Effect of warm-up exercise on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2012 Mar;44(3):383-91

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta and Centre for Lung Health (Covenant Health), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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March 2012

Antipsychotics for children and young adults: a comparative effectiveness review.

Pediatrics 2012 Mar 20;129(3):e771-84. Epub 2012 Feb 20.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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March 2012

Graduated driver licensing for reducing motor vehicle crashes among young drivers.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Oct 5(10):CD003300. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Room 9424, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2J3.

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October 2011

Accuracy of eucapnic hyperpnea or mannitol to diagnose exercise-induced bronchoconstriction: a systematic review.

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2011 Sep 2;107(3):229-34.e8. Epub 2011 Aug 2.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta & Centre for Lung Health, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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September 2011

Instruments to detect alcohol and other drug misuse in the emergency department: a systematic review.

Pediatrics 2011 Jul 6;128(1):e180-92. Epub 2011 Jun 6.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 8213 Aberhart Centre One, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3.

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July 2011

Epinephrine for bronchiolitis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Jun 15(6):CD003123. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Room 9424, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2J3.

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June 2011

Steroids and bronchodilators for acute bronchiolitis in the first two years of life: systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ 2011 Apr 6;342:d1714. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3.

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April 2011

Nebulized epinephrine for croup in children.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Feb 16(2):CD006619. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3B 6A8.

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February 2011

Applying the risk of bias tool in a systematic review of combination long-acting beta-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids for persistent asthma.

PLoS One 2011 Feb 24;6(2):e17242. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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February 2011

A descriptive analysis of a representative sample of pediatric randomized controlled trials published in 2007.

BMC Pediatr 2010 Dec 22;10:96. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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December 2010

Is lead a concern in Canadian autistic children?

Paediatr Child Health 2010 Jan;15(1):17-22

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta;

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January 2010