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Essential Ingredients and Innovations in the Design and Analysis of Group-Randomized Trials.

Annu Rev Public Health 2020 Apr 23;41:1-19. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Office of Disease Prevention, National Institutes of Health, North Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA; email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040119-094027DOI Listing
April 2020

Impact of Timing of Preprocedural Opioids on Adverse Events in Procedural Sedation.

Acad Emerg Med 2020 Mar 30;27(3):217-227. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.13913DOI Listing
March 2020

Accuracy of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and Clinical Index of Stable Febrile Neutropenia (CISNE) scores for predicting serious complications in adult patients with febrile neutropenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2020 Mar 3;149:102922. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada; School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2020.102922DOI Listing
March 2020

A tutorial on sample size calculation for multiple-period cluster randomized parallel, cross-over and stepped-wedge trials using the Shiny CRT Calculator.

Int J Epidemiol 2020 Feb 22. Epub 2020 Feb 22.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyz237DOI Listing
February 2020

Design characteristics and statistical methods used in interrupted time series studies evaluating public health interventions: a review.

J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Feb 25;122:1-11. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 533 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.02.006DOI Listing
February 2020

Ottawa Statement does not impede randomised evaluation of government health programmes.

J Med Ethics 2020 Jan 26;46(1):31-33. Epub 2019 Nov 26.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2019-105938DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6984060PMC
January 2020

The Importance of Describing as Well as Defining Usual Care.

Am J Bioeth 2020 01;20(1):56-58

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2019.1687781DOI Listing
January 2020

A Parent-Targeted and Mediated Video Intervention to Improve Uptake of Pain Treatment for Infants During Newborn Screening: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 2019 Jan/Mar;33(1):74-81

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Ms Lavin Venegas and Dr Harrison); Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Drs Taljaard, Graham, Nicholls, and Squires); Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute (RI), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Mss Reszel and Larocque); Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Dr Dunn); CHEO, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Drs Harrold and Harrison); Ottawa, Ontario (Ms Nicholls); Champlain Maternal Newborn Regional Program (CMNRP), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Mss O'Flaherty and Trépanier); and The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Dr Stevens).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JPN.0000000000000386DOI Listing
December 2019

Development and field testing of a tool to elicit women's preferences among cervical cancer screening modalities.

J Eval Clin Pract 2019 Dec 18;25(6):1169-1181. Epub 2019 Aug 18.

School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.13258DOI Listing
December 2019

The ethics of cluster randomized trials: response to a proposal for revision of the Ottawa Statement.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 Dec 23;116:140-145. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.08.006DOI Listing
December 2019

Stepped-wedge trials should be classified as research for the purpose of ethical review.

Clin Trials 2019 12;16(6):580-588

Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774519873322DOI Listing
December 2019

Decision fatigue in the Emergency Department: How does emergency physician decision making change over an eight-hour shift?

Am J Emerg Med 2019 Dec 16. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada; School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.12.020DOI Listing
December 2019

Ethical Issues in Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trials in Dialysis Facilities.

Am J Kidney Dis 2019 11 19;74(5):659-666. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton; Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.04.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6815240PMC
November 2019

SURE Test Accuracy for Decisional Conflict Screening among Parents Making Decisions for Their Child.

Med Decis Making 2019 11 15;39(8):1010-1018. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X19884541DOI Listing
November 2019

Information content of stepped-wedge designs when treatment effect heterogeneity and/or implementation periods are present.

Stat Med 2019 10 18;38(23):4686-4701. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.8327DOI Listing
October 2019

The Effect of Transplant Volume and Patient Case Mix on Center Variation in Kidney Transplantation Outcomes.

Can J Kidney Health Dis 2019 20;6:2054358119875462. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2054358119875462DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6755637PMC
September 2019

Cost Benefit of High-Dose vs Standard-Dose Influenza Vaccine in a Long-Term Care Population During an A/H1N1-Predominant Influenza Season.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019 Jul 15;20(7):874-878. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Brown School of Public Health, Health Service Policy & Practice, Providence, RI; Center for Gerontology & Healthcare Research, Providence, RI; Providence Veterans Administration Hospital, Providence, RI; Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.12.003DOI Listing
July 2019

Effect of CYP4F2, VKORC1, and CYP2C9 in Influencing Coumarin Dose: A Single-Patient Data Meta-Analysis in More Than 15,000 Individuals.

Clin Pharmacol Ther 2019 06 17;105(6):1477-1491. Epub 2019 Feb 17.

General Medicine and Hypertension Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/cpt.1323
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpt.1323DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6542461PMC
June 2019

In Reply.

Acad Emerg Med 2019 06 12;26(6):704-706. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.13716DOI Listing
June 2019

Sample size calculation for stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trials with more than two levels of clustering.

Clin Trials 2019 06 24;16(3):225-236. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

5 Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774519829053DOI Listing
June 2019

Government policy interventions to reduce human antimicrobial use: A systematic review and evidence map.

PLoS Med 2019 06 11;16(6):e1002819. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Global Strategy Lab, Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002819DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6559631PMC
June 2019

Diagnostic Accuracy and Financial Implications of Age-Adjusted D-Dimer Strategies for the Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis in the Emergency Department.

J Emerg Med 2019 May 16;56(5):469-477. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S07364679193003
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.01.027DOI Listing
May 2019

The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: what it is and when it should be used.

Med J Aust 2019 04 13;210(6):253-254.e1. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50018DOI Listing
April 2019

Quality of stepped-wedge trial reporting can be reliably assessed using an updated CONSORT: crowd-sourcing systematic review.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 03 28;107:77-88. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.11.017DOI Listing
March 2019

In reply: When and how should we cluster and cross over: methodological and ethical issues (letters 1 and 2).

Can J Anaesth 2019 02 19;66(2):239-240. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-018-1239-3DOI Listing
February 2019

Accuracy of massive transfusion as a surrogate for significant traumatic bleeding in health administrative datasets.

Injury 2019 Feb 10;50(2):318-323. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada; School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.11.014DOI Listing
February 2019

Stress reactivity in healthy child offspring of parents with anxiety disorders.

Psychiatry Res 2019 02 3;272:756-764. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Institut du savoir Montfort, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01651781183134
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.12.171DOI Listing
February 2019

Introducing the new CONSORT extension for stepped-wedge cluster randomised trials.

Trials 2019 Jan 18;20(1):68. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y4E9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-3116-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6339370PMC
January 2019

The Impact of a Maternal Education Program Through Text Messaging in Rural China: Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2018 Dec 19;6(12):e11213. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/11213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6315224PMC
December 2018

Stakeholder views regarding ethical issues in the design and conduct of pragmatic trials: study protocol.

BMC Med Ethics 2018 11 20;19(1):90. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Civic Box 693, Admin Services Building, ASB 2-013, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12910-018-0332-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6247737PMC
November 2018

A Patient Decision Aid for Men With Localized Prostate Cancer: A Comparative Case Study of Natural Implementation Approaches.

Cancer Nurs 2020 Jan/Feb;43(1):E10-E21

Author Affiliations: School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Dr Stacey); Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada (Drs Stacey, Taljaard, and Breau and Ms Carley); Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Dr Breau); St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Ms Baba); Quality and Continuous Improvement, Acute and Emergency Services Branch, Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, Regina, Canada (Ms Blackmore); Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Ms Boland); Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Wu); Ages Cancer Assessment Clinic, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada (Ms Smylie); and Research Center CHU de Québec-Université Laval, Hospital Saint-François D'Assise, Canada (Dr Légaré).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000651DOI Listing
October 2018

Thinking clearly about the FIRST trial: addressing ethical challenges in cluster randomised trials of policy interventions involving health providers.

J Med Ethics 2018 09 27;44(9):593-598. Epub 2018 Apr 27.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2017-104282DOI Listing
September 2018

Ethical implications of excessive cluster sizes in cluster randomised trials.

BMJ Qual Saf 2018 08 20;27(8):664-670. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6204928PMC
August 2018

Application of outpatient cardiac testing among emergency department patients with syncope.

Emerg Med J 2018 Aug 24;35(8):486-491. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2017-207081DOI Listing
August 2018

Prognostic Accuracy of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment for Mortality in Patients With Suspected Infection.

Ann Intern Med 2018 08;169(4):264-265

University of Ottawa and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (M.T., J.J.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L18-0291DOI Listing
August 2018

Cancer screening inequities in a time of primary care reform: a population-based longitudinal study in Ontario, Canada.

BMC Fam Pract 2018 08 29;19(1):147. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G1 06, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N3M5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12875-018-0827-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6116433PMC
August 2018

When and how should we cluster and cross over: methodological and ethical issues.

Can J Anaesth 2018 07 4;65(7):760-765. Epub 2018 May 4.

Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-018-1131-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5995989PMC
July 2018

Case Mix, Patterns of Care, and Inpatient Outcomes Among Ontario Kidney Transplant Centers: A Population-Based Study.

Can J Kidney Health Dis 2018 17;5:2054358117730053. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2054358117730053DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6050611PMC
July 2018

Development and validation of a cardiovascular disease risk-prediction model using population health surveys: the Cardiovascular Disease Population Risk Tool (CVDPoRT).

CMAJ 2018 07;190(29):E871-E882

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (Manuel, Tuna, Bennett, Perez, Fisher, Taljaard); Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (Manuel, Tuna, Bennett), Ottawa, Ont.; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (Tu), Toronto, Ont.; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (Perez), Hamilton, Ont.; Statistics Canada (Hennessy, Sanmartin); Department of Family Medicine (Manuel) and School of Epidemiology and Public Health (Fisher, Taljaard), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.; Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Rosella), University of Toronto, Ont.; Sunnybrook Schulich Heart Centre (Tu); Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (Tu), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.170914DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6056289PMC
July 2018

Predictors of etiological beliefs about panic disorder and impact of beliefs on treatment outcomes.

Psychiatry Res 2018 06 3;264:155-161. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Institut du Savoir, l'Hopital Montfort, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.04.003DOI Listing
June 2018

The evolving epidemiology of infection in Canadian hospitals during a postepidemic period (2009-2015).

CMAJ 2018 06;190(25):E758-E765

North York General Hospital (Katz), Toronto, Ont.; National Microbiology Laboratory (Golding, Du, Mulvey), Winnipeg, Man.; Public Health Agency Canada (Choi, Pelude, Amaratunga, Alexandre, Gravel), Ottawa, Ont.; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (Taljaard), Ottawa, Ont.; BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital (Collet), Vancouver, BC; Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Davis), Halifax, NS; Kingston General Hospital (Evans), Kingston, Ont.; McGill University Health Centre (Frenette), Montréal, Que.; University Health Network (Hota, Lemieux), Toronto, Ont.; Royal Jubilee Hospital (Kibsey), Victoria, BC; IWK Health Centre (Langley), Halifax, NS; Stollery Children's Hospital (Lee), Edmonton, Alta.; Jewish General Hospital (Longtin), Montréal, Que.; Hamilton Health Sciences (Mertz), Hamilton, Ont.; Mount Sinai Hospital (Maze Dit Mieusement), Toronto, Ont.; Regina General Hospital (Minion), Regina, Sask.; Montreal Children's Hospital (Moore), Montréal, Que.; The Hospital for Sick Children (Richardson, Science), Toronto, Ont.; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Simor), Toronto, Ont.; Western Memorial Regional Hospital (Stagg), Corner Brook, NL; The Ottawa Hospital (Suh, Amaratunga), Ottawa, Ont.; University of Alberta Hospital (Taylor), Edmonton, Alta., Royal University Hospital (Wong), Saskatoon, Sask.; Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Thampi), Ottawa, Ont.

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http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.180013
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.180013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6019340PMC
June 2018

Engaging emergency clinicians in emergency department clinical research.

CJEM 2018 05 30;20(3):443-447. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

†Clinical Epidemiology Program,Ottawa Hospital Research Institute,Ottawa,ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cem.2017.434DOI Listing
May 2018

How to conduct implementation trials and multicentre studies in the emergency department.

CJEM 2018 05 30;20(3):448-452. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

†Clinical Epidemiology Program,Ottawa Hospital Research Institute,Ottawa,ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cem.2017.433DOI Listing
May 2018

Early identification of patients requiring massive transfusion, embolization or hemostatic surgery for traumatic hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2018 03;84(3):505-516

From the School of Epidemiology, Public Health, and Preventive Medicine (A.T., M.T.), University of Ottawa; Division of General Surgery (A.T., M.M., J.L.), the Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics (E.W.S.), Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands; Clinical Epidemiology Program (M.T., C.V.), Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; Department of Emergency Medicine (C.V.), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000001760DOI Listing
March 2018

Factors associated with human West Nile virus infection in Ontario: a generalized linear mixed modelling approach.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 03 27;18(1):141. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

School of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Ottawa, 600 Peter Morand Cres, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3052-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5872497PMC
March 2018

TwiC or treat? Are trials within cohorts ethically defensible?

Clin Trials 2018 02 17;15(1):21-24. Epub 2017 Dec 17.

2 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774517746622DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5802521PMC
February 2018

Effect of patient decision aid was influenced by presurgical evaluation among patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Can J Surg 2018 02;61(1):28-33

From the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Boland, Tugwell, Stacey); the Patient Decision Aid Research Group, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ont. (Boland, Dervin, Trenaman, Stacey); the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ont. (Taljaard); the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont. (Taljaard); the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ont. (Dervin, Tugwell); the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Trenaman); and the School of Public Health, University of Montréal, Montréal, Que. (Pomey).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5785286PMC
February 2018

Prognostic Accuracy of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment for Mortality in Patients With Suspected Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ann Intern Med 2018 02 6;168(4):266-275. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

University of Ottawa and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (M.T., A.J.S., J.J.P.).

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http://annals.org/article.aspx?doi=10.7326/M17-2820
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M17-2820DOI Listing
February 2018

Research ethics for emerging trial designs: does equipoise need to adapt?

BMJ 2018 01 25;360:k226. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k226DOI Listing
January 2018

Government policy interventions to reduce human antimicrobial use: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Syst Rev 2017 Dec 13;6(1):256. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Global Strategy Lab, Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, Faculty of Health and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0640-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5729233PMC
December 2017