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EUS versus magnetic resonance imaging in staging rectal adenocarcinoma: a diagnostic test accuracy meta-analysis.

Gastrointest Endosc 2019 08 17;90(2):196-203.e1. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Division of Gastroenterology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Gastrointestinal Health Technology Assessment Group, The Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2019.04.217DOI Listing
August 2019

Unplanned index hospital admissions among new older high-cost health care users in Ontario: a population-based matched cohort study.

CMAJ Open 2019 Jul-Sep;7(3):E537-E545. Epub 2019 Aug 25.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (Muratov, Lee, Holbrook, Mbuagbaw, Tarride) and Divisions of Geriatric Medicine (Lee) and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (Holbrook), Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; ICES (Paterson, Gomes, Khuu, Pequeno), Toronto, Ont.; Département de médecine sociale et préventive (Guertin), Faculté de médecine, and Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (Guertin), Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Université Laval, Québec, Que.; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (Gomes), St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ont.; Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (Tarride) and Department of Family Medicine (Paterson), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20180185DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6710084PMC
August 2019

Priority setting for new systematic reviews: processes and lessons learned in three regions in Africa.

BMJ Glob Health 2019 26;4(4):e001615. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Division Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Global Health, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001615DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6666801PMC
July 2019

Development of the summary of findings table for network meta-analysis.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 May 2;115:1-13. Epub 2019 May 2.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.04.018DOI Listing
May 2019

Effects of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive adults on new HIV infections among young women: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2019 Mar 5;8(1):68. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-019-0982-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6402083PMC
March 2019

Efficacy and Safety of EMLA Cream for Pain Control Due to Venipuncture in Infants: A Meta-analysis.

Pediatrics 2019 01;143(1)

Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-1173DOI Listing
January 2019

Subgroup analyses are seldom possible and subgroup effects are rare in Cochrane HIV systematic reviews.

J Clin Epidemiol 2018 12 20;104:143-144. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada; Departments of Paediatrics and Anaesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.08.007DOI Listing
December 2018

Networking in eHealth research: results of the IDRC SEARCH program evaluation.

J Public Health (Oxf) 2018 12;40(suppl_2):ii12-ii15

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6294035PMC
December 2018

A cross-sectional study of the reporting quality of pilot or feasibility trials in high-impact anesthesia journals.

Can J Anaesth 2018 11 9;65(11):1180-1195. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Department of Anesthesia, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-018-1194-zDOI Listing
November 2018

Antiretroviral resistance testing in HIV-positive people.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 11 9;11:CD006495. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4L8.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6517236PMC
November 2018

Treatment correlates of successful outcomes in pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis.

Authors:
Nafees Ahmad Shama D Ahuja Onno W Akkerman Jan-Willem C Alffenaar Laura F Anderson Parvaneh Baghaei Didi Bang Pennan M Barry Mayara L Bastos Digamber Behera Andrea Benedetti Gregory P Bisson Martin J Boeree Maryline Bonnet Sarah K Brode James C M Brust Ying Cai Eric Caumes J Peter Cegielski Rosella Centis Pei-Chun Chan Edward D Chan Kwok-Chiu Chang Macarthur Charles Andra Cirule Margareth Pretti Dalcolmo Lia D'Ambrosio Gerard de Vries Keertan Dheda Aliasgar Esmail Jennifer Flood Gregory J Fox Mathilde Fréchet-Jachym Geisa Fregona Regina Gayoso Medea Gegia Maria Tarcela Gler Sue Gu Lorenzo Guglielmetti Timothy H Holtz Jennifer Hughes Petros Isaakidis Leah Jarlsberg Russell R Kempker Salmaan Keshavjee Faiz Ahmad Khan Maia Kipiani Serena P Koenig Won-Jung Koh Afranio Kritski Liga Kuksa Charlotte L Kvasnovsky Nakwon Kwak Zhiyi Lan Christoph Lange Rafael Laniado-Laborín Myungsun Lee Vaira Leimane Chi-Chiu Leung Eric Chung-Ching Leung Pei Zhi Li Phil Lowenthal Ethel L Maciel Suzanne M Marks Sundari Mase Lawrence Mbuagbaw Giovanni B Migliori Vladimir Milanov Ann C Miller Carole D Mitnick Chawangwa Modongo Erika Mohr Ignacio Monedero Payam Nahid Norbert Ndjeka Max R O'Donnell Nesri Padayatchi Domingo Palmero Jean William Pape Laura J Podewils Ian Reynolds Vija Riekstina Jérôme Robert Maria Rodriguez Barbara Seaworth Kwonjune J Seung Kathryn Schnippel Tae Sun Shim Rupak Singla Sarah E Smith Giovanni Sotgiu Ganzaya Sukhbaatar Payam Tabarsi Simon Tiberi Anete Trajman Lisa Trieu Zarir F Udwadia Tjip S van der Werf Nicolas Veziris Piret Viiklepp Stalz Charles Vilbrun Kathleen Walsh Janice Westenhouse Wing-Wai Yew Jae-Joon Yim Nicola M Zetola Matteo Zignol Dick Menzies

Lancet 2018 09;392(10150):821-834

Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Center Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31644-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6463280PMC
September 2018

Adolescent deliveries in urban Cameroon: a retrospective analysis of the prevalence, 6-year trend and adverse outcomes.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Jul 13;11(1):469. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Department of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6044024PMC
July 2018

Iron Status in Pediatric Celiac Disease: A Retrospective Chart Review.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2018 04;66(4):651-653

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000001761DOI Listing
April 2018

Misclassification of Case-Control Studies in Neurosurgery and Proposed Solutions.

World Neurosurg 2018 Apr 3;112:233-242. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.01.171DOI Listing
April 2018

Assessment of self-management in patients with diabetes using the novel LMC Skills, Confidence and Preparedness Index (SCPI).

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2018 Mar 31;137:128-136. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, 100 West 5th Street, Hamilton, ON L9C 0E3, Canada; Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2017.10.028DOI Listing
March 2018

Enhancing primary reports of randomized controlled trials: Three most common challenges and suggested solutions.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 03 12;115(11):2595-2599. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1708286114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5856506PMC
March 2018

Setting priorities for knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews for health equity: Evidence for Equity.

Int J Equity Health 2017 12 2;16(1):208. Epub 2017 Dec 2.

Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Centro Medico San Joaquin, Santiago, Chile.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-017-0697-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5712153PMC
December 2017

Functioning and disability in recent research from Cameroon: a narrative synthesis.

Pan Afr Med J 2017 1;27:73. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

University of Toronto, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2017.27.73.12167DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5554653PMC
September 2017

The role of pragmatism in explaining heterogeneity in meta-analyses of randomised trials: a protocol for a cross-sectional methodological review.

BMJ Open 2017 Sep 3;7(9):e017887. Epub 2017 Sep 3.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017887DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5588964PMC
September 2017

The framing of research questions using the PICOT format in randomized controlled trials of venous ulcer disease is suboptimal: A systematic survey.

Wound Repair Regen 2017 09 12;25(5):892-900. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12592DOI Listing
September 2017

Quality of abstracts of randomized control trials in five top pain journals: A systematic survey.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2017 Sep 9;7:64-68. Epub 2017 Jun 9.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2017.06.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898559PMC
September 2017

Sharing some interim data in trial monitoring can mislead or unmask trial investigators: A scenario-based survey of trial experts.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2017 Sep 19;7:81-85. Epub 2017 May 19.

Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Health Science Centre-2C, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2017.05.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898486PMC
September 2017

Challenges and opportunities in country-specific research synthesis: a case study from Cameroon.

Syst Rev 2017 08 8;6(1):159. Epub 2017 Aug 8.

Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0552-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5549358PMC
August 2017

Considerations and guidance in designing equity-relevant clinical trials.

Int J Equity Health 2017 06 5;16(1):93. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-017-0591-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5460332PMC
June 2017

Sharing interim trial results by the Data Safety Monitoring Board with those responsible for the trial's conduct and progress: a narrative review.

Trials 2017 03 9;18(1):120. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1858-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5345177PMC
March 2017

State of reporting of primary biomedical research: a scoping review protocol.

BMJ Open 2017 03 29;7(3):e014749. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014749DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5372137PMC
March 2017

Challenges to complete and useful data sharing.

Trials 2017 02 14;18(1):71. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-1816-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5309980PMC
February 2017

Equity issues were not fully addressed in Cochrane human immunodeficiency virus systematic reviews.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 01 29;81:96-100. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.09.008DOI Listing
January 2017

Framing of research question using the PICOT format in randomised controlled trials of venous ulcer disease: a protocol for a systematic survey of the literature.

BMJ Open 2016 11 11;6(11):e013175. Epub 2016 Nov 11.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5129008PMC
November 2016

Reporting quality of abstracts of trials published in top five pain journals: a protocol for a systematic survey.

BMJ Open 2016 Nov 21;6(11):e012319. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012319DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5128905PMC
November 2016

Characterizing plasma albumin concentration changes in TB/HIV patients on anti retroviral and anti -tuberculosis therapy.

In Silico Pharmacol 2014 16;2(1). Epub 2014 Sep 16.

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda ; Centre for Operational Research in Africa, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda ; CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network, Vancouver, BC Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40203-014-0003-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4173069PMC
August 2016

Association between mesothelin expression and survival outcomes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer: a protocol for a systematic review.

Syst Rev 2016 08 11;5(1):133. Epub 2016 Aug 11.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4K1, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0313-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4982336PMC
August 2016

Effectiveness and safety of treatments used for the management of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm infants: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2016 07 25;6(7):e011271. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Pediatrics and Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4964163PMC
July 2016

Critical EPICOT items were absent in Cochrane human immunodeficiency virus systematic reviews: a bibliometric analysis.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 06 12;74:66-72. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Bruyère Continuing Care, Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 43 Bruyère Street, K1N 5C8, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2016

Improving GRADE evidence tables part 1: a randomized trial shows improved understanding of content in summary of findings tables with a new format.

J Clin Epidemiol 2016 06 11;74:7-18. Epub 2016 Jan 11.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; Cochrane GRADEing (Applicability and Recommendations) Methods Group, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; McMaster GRADE Center, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Comments on One-way Versus Two-way Text Messaging on Improving Medication Adherence.

Am J Med 2016 Feb;129(2):e31-2

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health (CDBPH), Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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February 2016

Erratum to: Characterizing plasma albumin concentration changes in TB/HIV patients on anti retroviral and anti -tuberculosis therapy.

In Silico Pharmacol 2015 11;3. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda ; Centre for Operational Research in Africa, Kampala, Uganda ; CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network, Vancouver, BC Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40203-014-0005-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4323386PMC
January 2016

Health system and community level interventions for improving antenatal care coverage and health outcomes.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Dec 1(12):CD010994. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health (CDBPH), Yaoundé Central Hospital, Henri Dunant Avenue, PO Box 87, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4676908PMC
December 2015

Factors associated with development of gastrointestinal problems in patients with scleroderma: a systematic review.

Syst Rev 2015 Dec 30;4:188. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4697318PMC
December 2015

CIHR canadian HIV trials network HIV workshop: ethical research through community participation and strengthening scientific validity.

Pan Afr Med J 2014 19;19:44. Epub 2014 Sep 19.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Departments of Paediatrics and Anaesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada ; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2014.19.44.4766DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4315477PMC
September 2015

Interventions for Enhancing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART): A Systematic Review of High Quality Studies.

AIDS Patient Care STDS 2015 May 31;29(5):248-66. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University , Hamilton, Ontario, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2014.0308DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4410452PMC
May 2015

Outcomes in the offspring of mothers with pre-diabetes during pregnancy: a protocol for a systematic review.

Syst Rev 2015 May 10;4:67. Epub 2015 May 10.

Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, HSC 3A59, 1280 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429909PMC
May 2015

Effect of green tea supplementation on blood pressure among overweight and obese adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Hypertens 2015 Feb;33(2):243-54

aDepartment of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics bSt Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada cDepartment of Social Medicine and Health Education, Health Science Center, Peking University, Beijing, China.

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February 2015

Mobile phone text messaging interventions for HIV and other chronic diseases: an overview of systematic reviews and framework for evidence transfer.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Jan 22;15:33. Epub 2015 Jan 22.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0654-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4308847PMC
January 2015

The health competence measurement tool (HCMT): developing a new scale to measure self-rated "health competence".

Patient Educ Couns 2014 Dec 2;97(3):396-402. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon; Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2014.09.013DOI Listing
December 2014

Hepatitis B vaccination for reducing morbidity and mortality in persons with HIV infection.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Oct 9(10):CD009886. Epub 2014 Oct 9.

Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health (CDBPH), Yaoundé Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009886.pub2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4830339PMC
October 2014

Factors associated with development of gastrointestinal problems in patients with scleroderma: a protocol for a systematic review.

Syst Rev 2014 Oct 13;3:115. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-3-115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4201836PMC
October 2014

Evaluating the test re-test reliability and inter-subject variability of Health Care Provider manual fluid resuscitation performance.

BMC Res Notes 2014 Oct 15;7:724. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Department of Pediatrics, McMaster Children's Hospital and McMaster University, 1280 Main St W, Room 3A, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-724DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4210565PMC
October 2014

Improvement in the quality of abstracts in major clinical journals since CONSORT extension for abstracts: a systematic review.

Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Jul 23;38(2):245-50. Epub 2014 May 23.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada; Departments of Paediatrics and Anaesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, St Joseph's Healthcare-Hamilton, ON, Canada; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Mobile phone reminders for paediatric HIV follow-up care.

Lancet Infect Dis 2014 Jul 2;14(7):540-1. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Performance of the high-sensitivity troponin assay in diagnosing acute myocardial infarction: systematic review and meta-analysis.

CMAJ Open 2014 Jul 22;2(3):E199-207. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

Department of Cardiology, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont. ; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183183PMC
July 2014

Effect of green tea supplementation on blood pressure among overweight and obese adults: a protocol for a systematic review.

BMJ Open 2014 Apr 17;4(4):e004971. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3996813PMC
April 2014

Risk factors for birth asphyxia in an urban health facility in cameroon.

Iran J Child Neurol 2013 ;7(3):46-54

Yaounde Gynaeco-Obstetric and Pediatric Hospital,Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.

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March 2014