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New (and Not so New) Directions in Evidence Synthesis Methods and Application in a Learning Health Care System.

Med Care 2019 Oct;57 Suppl 10 Suppl 3:S203-S205

US Department of Veterans Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000001197DOI Listing
October 2019

Objective cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive problems in veterans initiating psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: An exploratory study.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2019 May-Jun;26(3):247-254. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

m Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research , Minneapolis VA Healthcare System , Minneapolis , Minnesota , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23279095.2017.1395334DOI Listing
September 2019

GRADE guidelines: 22. The GRADE approach for tests and strategies-from test accuracy to patient-important outcomes and recommendations.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 Jul 7;111:69-82. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.02.003DOI Listing
July 2019

Advancing Guideline Development in the United States: A Call to Action by the US GRADE Network.

Am J Med Qual 2018 Mar/Apr;33(2):117-118. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

8 American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1062860617726855DOI Listing
May 2019

Engagement in PCORnet Research Networks.

Med Care 2018 10;56 Suppl 10 Suppl 1:S1-S3

Portland VA Healthcare System, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000958DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6143212PMC
October 2018

Regarding "Effectiveness of Intensive Primary Care Interventions: A Systematic Review".

J Gen Intern Med 2018 07;33(7):994

Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Portland Health Care System, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd. (R&D199), Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4446-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6025661PMC
July 2018

Rapid Evidence Review of Mobile Applications for Self-management of Diabetes.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 07 8;33(7):1167-1176. Epub 2018 May 8.

Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4410-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6025680PMC
July 2018

Effectiveness of Models Used to Deliver Multimodal Care for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: a Rapid Evidence Review.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 05;33(Suppl 1):71-81

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Portland Health Care System, Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-018-4328-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902347PMC
May 2018

Effectiveness of Intensive Primary Care Interventions: A Systematic Review.

J Gen Intern Med 2017 Dec 18;32(12):1377-1386. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Section of General Internal Medicine, VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-017-4174-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5698228PMC
December 2017

CARE guidelines for case reports: explanation and elaboration document.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Sep 18;89:218-235. Epub 2017 May 18.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Lobby A, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA; Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.04.026DOI Listing
September 2017

Rapid evidence review of the comparative effectiveness, harms, and cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenomics-guided antidepressant treatment versus usual care for major depressive disorder.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2017 Jun 29;234(11):1649-1661. Epub 2017 Apr 29.

Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Coordinating Center, VA Portland Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, Mail Code: R&D 71, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4622-9DOI Listing
June 2017

Patient narratives representing patient voices to inform research: a pilot qualitative study.

Stud Health Technol Inform 2015 ;208:55-60

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4390498PMC
April 2017

User survey finds rapid evidence reviews increased uptake of evidence by Veterans Health Administration leadership to inform fast-paced health-system decision-making.

Syst Rev 2016 08 5;5(1):132. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

VA Portland Health Care System, Veterans Affairs Evidence-Based Synthesis Program, 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0306-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4974754PMC
August 2016

US Food and Drug Administration documents can provide unpublished evidence relevant to systematic reviews.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Oct 12;66(10):1071-81. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, and Oregon Evidence-Based Practice Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.05.006DOI Listing
October 2013

Effectiveness and harms of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in spine fusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Intern Med 2013 Jun;158(12):890-902

Oregon Health & Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-158-12-201306180-00006DOI Listing
June 2013

GRADE guidelines: 12. Preparing summary of findings tables-binary outcomes.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Feb 18;66(2):158-72. Epub 2012 May 18.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, West Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.01.012DOI Listing
February 2013

Note from the editors.

Med Decis Making 2012 Sep-Oct;32(5):653-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X12458665DOI Listing
January 2013

Methods for the drug effectiveness review project.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2012 Sep 12;12:140. Epub 2012 Sep 12.

Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-based Practice Center, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-12-140DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3532217PMC
September 2012

GRADE guidelines: 8. Rating the quality of evidence--indirectness.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Dec 30;64(12):1303-10. Epub 2011 Jul 30.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street, West Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.04.014DOI Listing
December 2011

GRADE guidelines: 7. Rating the quality of evidence--inconsistency.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Dec 31;64(12):1294-302. Epub 2011 Jul 31.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street, West Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.03.017DOI Listing
December 2011

Improving the follow-up of positive hemoccult screening tests: an electronic intervention.

J Gen Intern Med 2011 Jul 15;26(7):691-7. Epub 2011 Feb 15.

The Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1639-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3138585PMC
July 2011

A CTSA agenda to advance methods for comparative effectiveness research.

Clin Transl Sci 2011 Jun;4(3):188-98

Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Center, Oregon Health & Sciences University, and Department of Hospital and Specialty Medicine, The Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00282.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4567896PMC
June 2011

GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Apr 5;64(4):401-6. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd., Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.07.015DOI Listing
April 2011

Intensive insulin therapy in hospitalized patients: a systematic review.

Ann Intern Med 2011 Feb;154(4):268-82

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-154-4-201102150-00008DOI Listing
February 2011

Comparative effectiveness research: challenges for medical journals.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Aug 10;63(8):862-4. Epub 2010 May 10.

Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.03.001DOI Listing
August 2010

Web exclusive white paper series on diagnostic test evaluation.

Authors:
Mark Helfand

Med Decis Making 2009 Sep-Oct;29(5):634-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X09347099DOI Listing
June 2010

AHRQ series paper 2: principles for developing guidance: AHRQ and the effective health-care program.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 May 27;63(5):484-90. Epub 2009 Aug 27.

Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.05.005DOI Listing
May 2010

Comparative effectiveness research: challenges for medical journals.

Am J Manag Care 2010 May 1;16(5):e131-3. Epub 2010 May 1.

Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH.

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May 2010

Comparative effectiveness research: Challenges for medical journals.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2010 Apr 27;2011:ED000003. Epub 2010 Apr 27.

Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/14651858.ED000003
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.ED000003DOI Listing
April 2010

Comparative effectiveness research: challenges for medical journals.

Trials 2010 Apr 28;11:45. Epub 2010 Apr 28.

Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-11-45DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2868846PMC
April 2010

Comparative effectiveness research.

Authors:
Mark Helfand

Med Decis Making 2009 Nov-Dec;29(6):641

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X09354035DOI Listing
March 2010

Comparative effectiveness research: an approach to avoiding "overgeneralized medicine".

Clin Transl Sci 2009 Dec;2(6):444-5

Oregon Health and Science University, Staff Physician, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-8062.2009.00158.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5350721PMC
December 2009

C-reactive protein as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analyses for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Ann Intern Med 2009 Oct;151(7):483-95

Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-151-7-200910060-00009DOI Listing
October 2009

Emerging risk factors for coronary heart disease: a summary of systematic reviews conducted for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Ann Intern Med 2009 Oct;151(7):496-507

Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, andOregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-151-7-200910060-00010DOI Listing
October 2009

Assessment and management of acute pain in adult medical inpatients: a systematic review.

Pain Med 2009 Oct;10(7):1183-99

Evidence-Based Synthesis Program, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4637.2009.00718.xDOI Listing
October 2009

Systematic review of the literature on pain in patients with polytrauma including traumatic brain injury.

Pain Med 2009 Oct;10(7):1200-17

Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Physical and Mental Disorders, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4637.2009.00721.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2995299PMC
October 2009

Comparing the USPSTF and GRADE approaches to recommendations.

Ann Intern Med 2009 Sep;151(5):363; author reply 363-4

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-151-5-200909010-00016DOI Listing
September 2009

Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Gen Intern Med 2008 Dec 20;23(12):2079-86. Epub 2008 Sep 20.

Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11606-008-0787-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-008-0787-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2596495PMC
December 2008

Homocysteine level and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mayo Clin Proc 2008 Nov;83(11):1203-12

Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239-3098, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4065/83.11.1203DOI Listing
November 2008

Policy rounds: a new series and a call for papers.

Med Decis Making 2008 Mar-Apr;28(2):169-71

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X08316520DOI Listing
June 2008

Shared decision making, decision aids, and risk communication.

Authors:
Mark Helfand

Med Decis Making 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):516-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X070270050101DOI Listing
January 2008