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Remote blood pressure monitoring and behavioral intensification for stroke: A randomized controlled feasibility trial.

PLoS One 2020 11;15(3):e0229483. Epub 2020 Mar 11.

Department of Neurology and Cerebrovascular Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Republic of Korea.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7065804PMC
July 2020

Exclusion of studies with no events in both arms in meta-analysis impacted the conclusions.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jul 1;123:91-99. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Center & Cochrane China, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.03.020DOI Listing
July 2020

Erratum to "A systematic survey identified 36 criteria for assessing effect modification claims in randomized trials or meta-analyses" [J Clin Epidemiol. 2019;113:159-67].

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jul 4;123:189. Epub 2020 May 4.

Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.04.003DOI Listing
July 2020

Integrated Management Program Advancing Community Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (IMPACT-AF): A cluster randomized trial of a computerized clinical decision support tool.

Am Heart J 2020 06 13;224:35-46. Epub 2020 Mar 13.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Departments of Anesthesia/Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Biostatistics Unit, Centre for Evaluation of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.02.019DOI Listing
June 2020

Evaluation of intervention reporting in published emergency medicine clinical trials.

Am J Emerg Med 2020 Jun 13;38(6):1171-1177. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tulsa, OK, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.12.030DOI Listing
June 2020

The number needed to treat for net effect (NNTnet) as a metric for measuring combined benefits and harms.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jun 6;125:100-107. Epub 2020 Jun 6.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH), Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.05.031DOI Listing
June 2020

MultiCenter Interrupted Time Series Analysis: Incorporating Within and Between-Center Heterogeneity.

Clin Epidemiol 2020 17;12:625-636. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S231843DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7306466PMC
June 2020

Comparative Effects Between Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Acute Venous Thromboembolism: Indirect Comparison From Randomized Controlled Trials.

Front Med (Lausanne) 2020 19;7:280. Epub 2020 Jun 19.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00280DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7316891PMC
June 2020

A call for consensus guidelines on classification and reporting of methodological studies.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 May 28;121:110-112. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

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, Canada; Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.01.015DOI Listing
May 2020

Reply to letter to the editor "Forrest plots or caterpillar plots?"

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 May 4;121:110. Epub 2020 Feb 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.01.016DOI Listing
May 2020

Interventions for treatment of COVID-19: a protocol for a living systematic review with network meta-analysis including individual patient data (The LIVING Project).

Syst Rev 2020 05 9;9(1):108. Epub 2020 May 9.

Copenhagen Trial Unit - Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01371-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7210799PMC
May 2020

Effectiveness of a community program for older adults with type 2 diabetes and multimorbidity: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial.

BMC Geriatr 2020 May 13;20(1):174. Epub 2020 May 13.

Division of Clinical Public Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Room 678 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 3M7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01557-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7218835PMC
May 2020

Thrombolysis with alteplase 3-4.5 hours after acute ischaemic stroke: trial reanalysis adjusted for baseline imbalances.

BMJ Evid Based Med 2020 May 19. Epub 2020 May 19.

Innovations and Evidence-Based Medicine Development, EBSCO Health, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2020-111386DOI Listing
May 2020

Endoscopic ultrasound versus computed tomography in determining the resectability of pancreatic cancer: A diagnostic test accuracy meta-analysis.

Saudi J Gastroenterol 2020 May-Jun;26(3):113-119

Division of Gastroenterology; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact; GI Health Technology Assessment Group, The Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/sjg.SJG_39_20DOI Listing
May 2020

Methods, Applications and Challenges in the Analysis of Interrupted Time Series Data: A Scoping Review.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2020 13;13:411-423. Epub 2020 May 13.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S241085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7231782PMC
May 2020

The Effects of Home Exercise in Older Women With Vertebral Fractures: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Phys Ther 2020 04;100(4):662-676

Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo; and Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; and KITE, Toronto Rehab-University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzz188DOI Listing
April 2020

Active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroid cancer: A meta-analysis-Methodologic critiques and tips for addressing them.

Surgery 2020 Apr 9. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2020.02.021DOI Listing
April 2020

Bayesian methods for pilot studies.

Clin Trials 2020 Apr 16:1740774520914306. Epub 2020 Apr 16.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774520914306DOI Listing
April 2020

Association of Patient Age With Progression of Low-Risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Under Active Surveillance: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 Apr 16. Epub 2020 Apr 16.

Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0368DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7163784PMC
April 2020

The fragility of trial results involves more than statistical significance alone.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Apr 13;124:34-41. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Department of Health Research Methodology, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Research, Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel and University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.02.011DOI Listing
April 2020

Social functioning outcomes in men and women receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.

Biol Sex Differ 2020 Apr 23;11(1):20. Epub 2020 Apr 23.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13293-020-00298-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7181574PMC
April 2020

The Gluten Free Diet: Assessing Adherence in a Pediatric Celiac Disease Population.

J Can Assoc Gastroenterol 2020 Apr 12;3(2):67-73. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jcag/gwy067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7165265PMC
April 2020

Pilot and feasibility trials in traditional Chinese medicine: a literature review of current practice.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2020 22;6:48. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

2Department of Health research methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4 L8 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-020-00602-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7175575PMC
April 2020

Interventional pain management for chronic pain: a survey of physicians in Canada.

Can J Anaesth 2020 Mar 4;67(3):343-352. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

The Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-019-01547-wDOI Listing
March 2020

An empirical comparison of methods for analyzing over-dispersed zero-inflated count data from stratified cluster randomized trials.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2020 Mar 1;17:100539. Epub 2020 Feb 1.

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.2020.100539DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7015989PMC
March 2020

Bridging the gap: incorporating exercise evidence into clinical practice in breast cancer care.

Support Care Cancer 2020 Feb 5;28(2):897-905. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Department of Health, Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Ave. E, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-04897-9DOI Listing
February 2020

Influences on mental health and health services accessibility in immigrant women with post-partum depression: An interpretive descriptive study.

J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 2020 Feb 18;27(1):87-96. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Toronto Public Health, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12557DOI Listing
February 2020

Variations in stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial design: Insights from the Patient-Centered Care Transitions in Heart Failure trial.

Am Heart J 2020 02 1;220:116-126. Epub 2019 Sep 1.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.08.017DOI Listing
February 2020

Barriers and facilitators to optimal oral anticoagulant management: a scoping review.

J Thromb Thrombolysis 2020 Feb 10. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11239-020-02056-0DOI Listing
February 2020

The colon cancer screening behaviours survey for South Asians: a pilot study of feasibility and psychometric evaluation.

J Patient Rep Outcomes 2020 Feb 13;4(1):12. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41687-019-0160-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7064674PMC
February 2020

Study protocol to investigate biomolecular muscle profile as predictors of long-term urinary incontinence in women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2020 Feb 19;20(1):117. Epub 2020 Feb 19.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Botucatu Medical School (FMB), São Paulo State University (UNESP), CEP18618-687, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-2749-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7031907PMC
February 2020

Calculation of absolute risk for important outcomes in patients with and without a prognostic factor of interest.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jan 4;117:46-51. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.08.012DOI Listing
January 2020

Multiple uses of forest plots in presenting analysis results in health research: A Tutorial.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Jan 4;117:89-98. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

Department of Health research methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.09.021DOI Listing
January 2020

Exploring psychological symptoms and associated factors in patients receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder.

BJPsych Open 2020 Jan 8;6(1):e8. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University; and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2019.99DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7001483PMC
January 2020

Assessment of assumptions of statistical analysis methods in randomised clinical trials: the what and how.

BMJ Evid Based Med 2020 Jan 27. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2019-111268DOI Listing
January 2020

Advice for Junior Faculty Regarding Academic Promotion: What Not to Worry About, and What to Worry About.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2020 31;13:117-122. Epub 2020 Jan 31.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S240056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7002385PMC
January 2020

A Randomized Phase II Trial of Prostate Boost Irradiation With Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) or Conventional Fractionation (CF) External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT) in Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: The PBS Trial (NCT03380806).

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2020 Jan 8. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Departments of Oncology, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clgc.2019.12.020DOI Listing
January 2020

Paraspinal muscle ladybird homeobox 1 (LBX1) in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a cross-sectional study.

Spine J 2019 12 14;19(12):1911-1916. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2019.06.014DOI Listing
December 2019

Total Hip Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture.

N Engl J Med 2019 12 26;381(23):2199-2208. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

The affiliations of the members of the writing committee are as follows: the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery (M.B., S.S., S.B.), the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (M.B., G.G., S.S., D.H.-A., L.T., S.D.W., P.J.D.), the Department of Medicine (G.G., P.J.D.), and the Population Health Research Institute (P.J.D.), McMaster University, Hamilton, and the Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London (E.H.S.) - all in Ontario, Canada; the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York (T.A.E.); the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans (R.D.Z.); the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo (F.F.); the Department of Traumatology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Emergency, Hospital Vall d'Hebrón, Barcelona (E.G.-F.); the Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Deventer Ziekenhuis, Deventer (Y.V.K.), and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, OLVG, Amsterdam (R.W.P.) - both in the Netherlands; and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, and the Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York - all in the United Kingdom (A.R.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1906190DOI Listing
December 2019

Intravenous Fluid Prescription Practices in Critically Ill Children: A Shift in Focus from Natremia to Chloremia?

J Pediatr Intensive Care 2019 Dec 19;8(4):218-225. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Department of Pediatrics (Critical Care), McMaster University, London, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1692413DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6821529PMC
December 2019

Evaluating Adherence to Return to School and Activity Protocols in Children After Concussion.

Clin J Sport Med 2019 Dec 24. Epub 2019 Dec 24.

ARiEAL, Centre for Advanced Research in Experimental and Applied Linguistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000800DOI Listing
December 2019

Efficacy and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Risk of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism.

Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2019 Jan-Dec;25:1076029619853629

1 Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Methodology (CCEM), Guangdong Second Provincial General Hospital, Guangzhou, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076029619853629DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6714916PMC
November 2019

Effects of piezocision in orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review of comparative studies.

J Clin Exp Dent 2019 Nov 1;11(11):e1078-e1092. Epub 2019 Nov 1.

Associate Professor and Program Director of Orthodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4317/jced.56328DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6825740PMC
November 2019

Cannabis use during methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

CMAJ Open 2019 Oct-Dec;7(4):E665-E673. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

Statistical Sciences Program (McBrien), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine (Luo), Medical Sciences Graduate Program (Sanger), Neuroscience Graduate Program (Zielinski) and Health Research Methodology Graduate Program (Bhatt), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; St. George's Hospital Medical School (Zhu), University of London, London, UK; Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Marsh), Sudbury, Ont.; Biostatistics Unit (Thabane), Research Institute at St. Joes, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton; Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact (Thabane, Samaan) and Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences (Samaan), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20190026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7010349PMC
November 2019

Study protocol: design and rationale for an exploratory phase II randomized controlled trial to determine optimal vitamin D supplementation strategies for acute fracture healing.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2019 22;5:135. Epub 2019 Nov 22.

3R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0524-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6873563PMC
November 2019

Maternal and child factors associated with bone length traits in children at 3 years of age.

Bone 2019 10 25;127:1-8. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2019.05.025DOI Listing
October 2019

Frailty and risk of osteoporotic fractures in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Data from the Ontario Best Practices Research Initiative.

Bone 2019 10 8;127:129-134. Epub 2019 Jun 8.

Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2019.06.006DOI Listing
October 2019

A community-based comprehensive intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk in hypertension (HOPE 4): a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Lancet 2019 10 2;394(10205):1231-1242. Epub 2019 Sep 2.

Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31949-XDOI Listing
October 2019

Management of Frailty: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 10;20(10):1190-1198

Geriatric Education and Research for the Aging Sciences (GERAS), St Peter's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.08.009DOI Listing
October 2019

Guidelines for reporting non-randomised pilot and feasibility studies.

Pilot Feasibility Stud 2019 6;5:114. Epub 2019 Oct 6.

School of Primary, Social and Community Care, Keele University, Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0499-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6778655PMC
October 2019

The association between health conditions and cannabis use in patients with opioid use disorder receiving methadone maintenance treatment.

BJPsych Open 2019 Oct 18;5(6):e91. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University; Psychiatrist, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University; and Researcher, Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2019.78DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6854359PMC
October 2019

Experiences regarding nutrition and exercise among women during early postpartum: a qualitative grounded theory study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2019 Oct 21;19(1):368. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

McMaster Midwifery Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2508-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6805669PMC
October 2019

A systematic survey identified 36 criteria for assessing effect modification claims in randomized trials or meta-analyses.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 09 24;113:159-167. Epub 2019 May 24.

Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.05.014DOI Listing
September 2019

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Diagnostic Performance of BRAF V600E Immunohistochemistry in Thyroid Histopathology.

Endocr Pathol 2019 Sep;30(3):201-218

Division of Endocrinology, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

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Adolesc Health Med Ther 2019 26;10:91-101. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Patient Preferences for Combination Thyroid Hormone Treatment for Hypothyroidism.

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What Influences Educators' Design Preferences for Bullying Prevention Programs? Multi-level Latent Class Analysis of a Discrete Choice Experiment.

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