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Correction to Walter SD, Turner RM, Macaskill P. Optimising the two-stage randomised trial design when some participants are indifferent in their treatment preferences (2019). Statistics in Medicine 38, 2317-2331.

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Stephen D Walter

Stat Med 2020 May 28;39(10):1591. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.8487DOI Listing
May 2020

Corrigendum to "Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to lack of physical activity in Canada" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 65-72].

Prev Med 2020 Mar 3:106045. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106045DOI Listing
March 2020

Corrigendum to "Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 40-48].

Prev Med 2019 Dec 25;129:105726. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.014DOI Listing
December 2019

Corrigendum to "The current and future burden of cancer attributable to modifiable risk factors in Canada: Summary of results" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 140-147].

Prev Med 2019 Dec 25;129:105732. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology, and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.020DOI Listing
December 2019

The crossover design for studies of infertility employing in-vitro fertilization: A methodological survey.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2019 Dec 21;16:100426. Epub 2019 Aug 21.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100426DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6734149PMC
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

Age-standardized cancer-incidence trends in Canada, 1971-2015.

CMAJ 2019 Nov;191(46):E1262-E1273

Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences (Brenner, Friedenreich), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary; Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research (Brenner, Ruan, Shaw, Poirier, Heer, Friedenreich), CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alta.; Department of Public Health Sciences (O'Sullivan), Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.; Department of Health Sciences (Villeneuve), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ont.; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Walter), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.; Canadian Cancer Society (Smith); Surveillance and Cancer Registry (De), Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.190355DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6861145PMC
November 2019

Corrigendum to "Estimates of the current and future burden of melanoma attributable to ultraviolet radiation in Canada" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 81-90].

Prev Med 2019 Sep 18;126:105728. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.016DOI Listing
September 2019

Corrigendum to "Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to low fruit and vegetable consumption in Canada" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 20-30].

Prev Med 2019 Aug 25;125:79. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.013DOI Listing
August 2019

Corrigendum to "Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to lack of physical activity in Canada" [Prev. Med. 122 (2019) 65-72].

Prev Med 2019 Aug 25;125:78. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.015DOI Listing
August 2019

Mobility and self-care trajectories for individuals with cerebral palsy (aged 1-21 years): a joint longitudinal analysis of cohort data from the Netherlands and Canada.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 Aug 6;3(8):548-557. Epub 2019 Jun 6.

Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine, UMC Utrecht Brain Centre, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University and De Hoogstraat Rehabilitation, Utrecht, Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30122-1DOI Listing
August 2019

Optimising the two-stage randomised trial design when some participants are indifferent in their treatment preferences.

Stat Med 2019 06 22;38(13):2317-2331. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.8119DOI Listing
June 2019

The current and future burden of cancer attributable to modifiable risk factors in Canada: Summary of results.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:140-147

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology, and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to low fruit and vegetable consumption in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:20-30

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.03.013DOI Listing
May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:40-48

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to excess body weight and abdominal adiposity in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:49-64

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to lack of physical activity in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:65-72

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.03.008DOI Listing
May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to sedentary behavior in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:73-80

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of melanoma attributable to ultraviolet radiation in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:81-90

Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.03.012DOI Listing
May 2019

Estimates of the current and future burden of cancer attributable to active and passive tobacco smoking in Canada.

Prev Med 2019 05;122:9-19

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.03.015DOI Listing
May 2019

Accounting for health literacy and intervention preferences when reducing unhealthy snacking: protocol for an online randomised controlled trial.

BMJ Open 2019 05 28;9(5):e028544. Epub 2019 May 28.

Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Health Literacy Lab, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028544DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6549624PMC
May 2019

The future burden of cancer in Canada: Long-term cancer incidence projections 2013-2042.

Cancer Epidemiol 2019 04 1;59:199-207. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Holy Cross Centre, Room 513, Box ACB, 2210-2nd St. SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 3C3, Canada; Departments of Oncology and Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Holy Cross Centre, Room 513, Box ACB, 2210-2nd St. SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 3C3, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2019.02.011DOI Listing
April 2019

Estimation of the benefit and harms of including clinical breast examination in an organized breast screening program.

Breast 2019 Feb 28;43:105-112. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada; Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2018.11.012DOI Listing
February 2019

Predicting Survival in Patients With Heart Failure With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: The Heart Failure Meta-Score.

J Card Fail 2018 Nov 22;24(11):735-745. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.11.002DOI Listing
November 2018

Explaining odds ratios as conditional risk ratios.

J Clin Epidemiol 2018 05 1;97:123-124. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8N3Z5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.10.009DOI Listing
May 2018

Factors Associated With Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Open Fractures.

J Orthop Trauma 2018 Jan;32(1):e5-e11

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000000993DOI Listing
January 2018

A retrospective cohort study to predict severe dengue in Honduran patients.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 10 11;17(1):676. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2800-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5637075PMC
October 2017

Dupuytren's contracture and handwork: A case-control study.

Am J Ind Med 2017 Aug;60(8):724-733

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22736DOI Listing
August 2017

GRADE guidelines 17: assessing the risk of bias associated with missing participant outcome data in a body of evidence.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Jul 18;87:14-22. Epub 2017 May 18.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton L8S 4K1, Canada; Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Riad-El-Solh Beirut, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon. Electronic address:

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July 2017

Prevalence and predictors of low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in rural Canadian children.

Paediatr Child Health 2017 Jun 15;22(3):125-129. Epub 2017 May 15.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxx007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5804950PMC
June 2017

Predictors of influenza a molecular viral shedding in Hutterite communities.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 05 16;11(3):254-262. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12448DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5410723PMC
May 2017

Response to letter to the editor by A. Huitfeldt Re: Odds ratios deconstructed: a new way to understand and explain odds ratios as conditional risk ratios.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 04 18;84:191-192. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

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.2016.12.017DOI Listing
April 2017

Odds ratios deconstructed: A new way to understand and explain odds ratios as conditional risk ratios.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Feb 24;82:87-93. Epub 2016 Aug 24.

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

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February 2017

Randomized trials addressing a similar question are commonly published after a trial stopped early for benefit.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Feb 8;82:12-19. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland; Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8, Canada.

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February 2017

Estimation of treatment preference effects in clinical trials when some participants are indifferent to treatment choice.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2017 02 20;17(1):29. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0304-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319089PMC
February 2017

T-Cell Phenotypes Predictive of Frailty and Mortality in Elderly Nursing Home Residents.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 01 24;65(1):153-159. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14507DOI Listing
January 2017

Live Attenuated Versus Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Hutterite Children: A Cluster Randomized Blinded Trial.

Ann Intern Med 2016 Nov 16;165(9):617-624. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

From McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, Regina, Saskatchewan; Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Five Hills Health Region, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M16-0513DOI Listing
November 2016

A predictive model to differentiate dengue from other febrile illness.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Nov 22;16(1):694. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-2024-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5120437PMC
November 2016

Re: "Invited Commentary: How Big Is That Interaction (In My Community)-And in Which Direction?".

Authors:
Stephen D Walter

Am J Epidemiol 2016 05 13;183(10):958. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww035DOI Listing
May 2016

Reaming Does Not Affect Functional Outcomes After Open and Closed Tibial Shaft Fractures: The Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Orthop Trauma 2016 Mar;30(3):142-8

*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Orthopedic Center, Los Angeles, CA; †Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota, MN; ‡SPRINT Methods Center, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; §Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada; ‖Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada; ¶Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada; and **Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4761270PMC
March 2016

Competing Risk Analysis for Evaluation of Dalteparin Versus Unfractionated Heparin for Venous Thromboembolism in Medical-Surgical Critically Ill Patients.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Sep;94(36):e1479

From the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (GL, DC, MAHL, GG, MC, DHA, AH, SDW, LT); Department of Medicine (DC, MAHL, GG, AH); St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (DC, MAHL, MC, AH, LT); Centre de recherche du CHU de Sherbrooke et Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC (FL); Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Physiology, and Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto (NDF); Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital (NDF); Toronto General Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada (NDF); Critical Care and Trauma Division, The George Institute, Sydney, Australia (SF); King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (YMA); Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (RB, DC); School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (DC).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4616653PMC
September 2015

Immune biomarkers predictive of respiratory viral infection in elderly nursing home residents.

PLoS One 2014 2;9(9):e108481. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183538PMC
June 2015

Failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis: risk factors in medical-surgical critically ill patients*.

Crit Care Med 2015 Feb;43(2):401-10

1Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 3Research Center of the CHU de Québec, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Québec, QC, Canada. 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Québec, QC, Canada. 5Section of Critical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 6Section of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 7Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 8Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étiene-Le Bel, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada. 9Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St. Paul's Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 10Department of Critical Care, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. 11Department of Anesthesia, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, 12Department of Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada. 13Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 14Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. 15Department of Anesthesiology, Québec, QC, Canada. 16Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 17Malcolm Fisher Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia. 18The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. 19Department of Critical Care, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 20Department of Anesthesia, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. 21Department of Medicine, Research Institute-HCor, Hospital do Coracao, Sao Paolo, Brazil. 22Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Guys

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February 2015

Critical-sized defect in the tibia: is it critical? Results from the SPRINT trial.

J Orthop Trauma 2014 Nov;28(11):632-5

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2014

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d level and influenza vaccine immunogenicity in children and adolescents.

PLoS One 2014 10;9(1):e83553. Epub 2014 Jan 10.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Michael G DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3888395PMC
October 2014

Sample Size and Power When Designing a Randomized Trial for the Estimation of Treatment, Selection, and Preference Effects.

Med Decis Making 2014 08 2;34(6):711-9. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia (RMT, PM, KJM, LI)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X14525264DOI Listing
August 2014

The statistical significance of randomized controlled trial results is frequently fragile: a case for a Fragility Index.

J Clin Epidemiol 2014 Jun 5;67(6):622-8. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S4L8; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S4L8; Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, 237 Barton St East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8L2X2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.10.019DOI Listing
June 2014

Addressing continuous data measured with different instruments for participants excluded from trial analysis: a guide for systematic reviewers.

J Clin Epidemiol 2014 May 5;67(5):560-70. Epub 2014 Mar 5.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton, Canada, L8S 4K1.

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May 2014

Presence of other allergic disease modifies the effect of early childhood traffic-related air pollution exposure on asthma prevalence.

Environ Int 2014 Apr 25;65:83-92. Epub 2014 Jan 25.

Health Canada, Population Studies Division, 445-757 West Hastings Street, Federal Tower, Vancouver, BC V6C 1A1, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.01.002DOI Listing
April 2014

Immunosenescence in the nursing home elderly.

BMC Geriatr 2014 Apr 17;14:50. Epub 2014 Apr 17.

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

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April 2014

How to report and interpret screening test properties: guidelines for driving researchers.

Traffic Inj Prev 2014 ;15(3):252-61

a Human Sciences Division , Northern Ontario School of Medicine , Thunder Bay , Ontario , Canada.

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March 2014

Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery: a large, international, prospective cohort study establishing diagnostic criteria, characteristics, predictors, and 30-day outcomes.

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Fernando Botto Pablo Alonso-Coello Matthew T V Chan Juan Carlos Villar Denis Xavier Sadeesh Srinathan Gordon Guyatt Patricia Cruz Michelle Graham C Y Wang Otavio Berwanger Rupert M Pearse Bruce M Biccard Valsa Abraham German Malaga Graham S Hillis Reitze N Rodseth Deborah Cook Carisi A Polanczyk Wojciech Szczeklik Daniel I Sessler Tej Sheth Gareth L Ackland Martin Leuwer Amit X Garg Yannick Lemanach Shirley Pettit Diane Heels-Ansdell Giovanna Luratibuse Michael Walsh Robert Sapsford Holger J Schünemann Andrea Kurz Sabu Thomas Marko Mrkobrada Lehana Thabane Hertzel Gerstein Pilar Paniagua Peter Nagele Parminder Raina Salim Yusuf P J Devereaux P J Devereaux Daniel I Sessler Michael Walsh Gordon Guyatt Matthew J McQueen Mohit Bhandari Deborah Cook Jackie Bosch Norman Buckley Salim Yusuf Clara K Chow Graham S Hillis Richard Halliwell Stephen Li Vincent W Lee John Mooney Carisi A Polanczyk Mariana V Furtado Otavio Berwanger Erica Suzumura Eliana Santucci Katia Leite Jose Amalth do Espirirto Santo Cesar A P Jardim Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti Helio Penna Guimaraes Michael J Jacka Michelle Graham Finlay McAlister Sean McMurtry Derek Townsend Neesh Pannu Sean Bagshaw Amal Bessissow Mohit Bhandari Emmanuelle Duceppe John Eikelboom Javier Ganame James Hankinson Stephen Hill Sanjit Jolly Andre Lamy Elizabeth Ling Patrick Magloire Guillaume Pare Deven Reddy David Szalay Jacques Tittley Jeff Weitz Richard Whitlock Saeed Darvish-Kazim Justin Debeer Peter Kavsak Clive Kearon Richard Mizera Martin O'Donnell Matthew McQueen Jehonathan Pinthus Sebastian Ribas Marko Simunovic Vikas Tandon Tomas Vanhelder Mitchell Winemaker Hertzel Gerstein Sarah McDonald Paul O'Bryne Ameen Patel James Paul Zubin Punthakee Karen Raymer Omid Salehian Fred Spencer Stephen Walter Andrew Worster Anthony Adili Catherine Clase Deborah Cook Mark Crowther James Douketis Azim Gangji Paul Jackson Wendy Lim Peter Lovrics Sergio Mazzadi William Orovan Jill Rudkowski Mark Soth Maria Tiboni Rey Acedillo Amit Garg Ainslie Hildebrand Ngan Lam Danielle Macneil Marko Mrkobrada Pavel S Roshanov Sadeesh K Srinathan Clare Ramsey Philip St John Laurel Thorlacius Faisal S Siddiqui Hilary P Grocott Andrew McKay Trevor W R Lee Ryan Amadeo Duane Funk Heather McDonald James Zacharias Juan Carlos Villar Olga Lucía Cortés Maria Stella Chaparro Skarlett Vásquez Alvaro Castañeda Silvia Ferreira Pierre Coriat Denis Monneret Jean Pierre Goarin Cristina Ibanez Esteve Catherine Royer Georges Daas Matthew T V Chan Gordon Y S Choi Tony Gin Lydia C W Lit Denis Xavier Alben Sigamani Atiya Faruqui Radhika Dhanpal Smitha Almeida Joseph Cherian Sultana Furruqh Valsa Abraham Lalita Afzal Preetha George Shaveta Mala Holger Schünemann Paola Muti Enrico Vizza C Y Wang G S Y Ong Marzida Mansor Alvin S B Tan Ina I Shariffuddin V Vasanthan N H M Hashim A Wahab Undok Ushananthini Ki Hou Yee Lai Wan Azman Ahmad Azad H A Razack German Malaga Vanessa Valderrama-Victoria Javier D Loza-Herrera Maria De Los Angeles Lazo Aida Rotta-Rotta Wojciech Szczeklik Barbara Sokolowska Jacek Musial Jacek Gorka Pawel Iwaszczuk Mateusz Kozka Maciej Chwala Marcin Raczek Tomasz Mrowiecki Bogusz Kaczmarek Bruce Biccard Hussein Cassimjee Dean Gopalan Theroshnie Kisten Aine Mugabi Prebashini Naidoo Rubeshan Naidoo Reitze Rodseth David Skinner Alex Torborg Pilar Paniagua Gerard Urrutia Mari Luz Maestre Miquel Santaló Raúl Gonzalez Adrià Font Cecilia Martínez Xavier Pelaez Marta De Antonio Jose Marcial Villamor Jesús Alvarez García Maria José Ferré Ekaterina Popova Pablo Alonso-Coello Ignacio Garutti Patricia Cruz Carmen Fernández Maria Palencia Susana Díaz Teresa Del Castillo Alberto Varela Angeles de Miguel Manuel Muñoz Patricia Piñeiro Gabriel Cusati Maria Del Barrio Maria José Membrillo David Orozco Fidel Reyes Robert J Sapsford Julian Barth Julian Scott Alistair Hall Simon Howell Michaela Lobley Janet Woods Susannah Howard Joanne Fletcher Nikki Dewhirst C Williams A Rushton I Welters M Leuwer Rupert Pearse Gareth Ackland Ahsun Khan Edyta Niebrzegowska Sally Benton Andrew Wragg Andrew Archbold Amanda Smith Eleanor McAlees Cheryl Ramballi Neil Macdonald Marta Januszewska Robert Stephens Anna Reyes Laura Gallego Paredes Pervez Sultan David Cain John Whittle Ana Gutierrez Del Arroyo Daniel I Sessler Andrea Kurz Zhuo Sun Patrick S Finnegan Cameron Egan Hooman Honar Aram Shahinyan Krit Panjasawatwong Alexander Y Fu Sihe Wang Edmunds Reineks Peter Nagele Jane Blood Megan Kalin David Gibson Troy Wildes

Anesthesiology 2014 Mar;120(3):564-78

From the Hamilton General Hospital, David Braley Cardiac, Vascular, and Stroke Research Institute, Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (P.J.D.); and Members of The VISION Writing Group and VISION Investigators, who are listed in appendix 1 and appendix 2, respectively. Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Clinical Research, Estudios Clinicos Latino America (ECLA), Rosario, Argentina Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga and Fundación Cardioinfantil, Colombia St. John's Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada University of Malaya, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia Research Institute Hcor (Hospital do Coracao), Sao Paulo, Brazil Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India Universidad PeruanaCayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilto

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March 2014

Changes in circulating progenitor cells are associated with outcome in heart failure patients: a longitudinal study.

Can J Cardiol 2013 Dec 20;29(12):1657-64. Epub 2013 Sep 20.

Heart Failure/Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Predictors of mortality in patients with an implantable cardiac defibrillator: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Can J Cardiol 2013 Dec 1;29(12):1729-40. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Heart Failure/Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Jejunostomy tube feeding in patients undergoing esophagectomy.

Can J Surg 2013 Dec;56(6):409-14

Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man.

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December 2013

Uncertainty and the decision maker: assessing and managing the risk of undesirable outcomes.

Health Econ 2013 Nov 26;22(11):1287-94. Epub 2012 Dec 26.

McMaster University, Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Hamilton, ON, Canada; McMaster University, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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November 2013

Addressing continuous data for participants excluded from trial analysis: a guide for systematic reviewers.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Sep 15;66(9):1014-1021.e1. Epub 2013 Jun 15.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. West, Hamilton, Canada, L8S 4K1.

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September 2013

Risk prediction models for mortality in ambulatory patients with heart failure: a systematic review.

Circ Heart Fail 2013 Sep 25;6(5):881-9. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

Heart Failure and Transplantation Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada.

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September 2013

MEDLINE clinical queries are robust when searching in recent publishing years.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2013 Mar-Apr;20(2):363-8. Epub 2012 Sep 27.

Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2013

Epidemiologic approaches to evaluating the potential for human papillomavirus type replacement postvaccination.

Am J Epidemiol 2013 Aug 9;178(4):625-34. Epub 2013 May 9.

Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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August 2013

Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and risk of upper respiratory tract infection in children and adolescents.

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Aug 15;57(3):392-7. Epub 2013 May 15.

Division of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

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August 2013

Clinical experience may affect clinician compliance with assigned treatment in randomized trials.

J Clin Epidemiol 2013 Jul 6;66(7):768-74. Epub 2013 Apr 6.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL233 Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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July 2013

Circulating proangiogenic progenitor cells independently predict functional capacity in heart failure patients.

Can J Cardiol 2013 Jun 9;29(6):664-71. Epub 2012 Nov 9.

Heart Failure/Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2013

Adjudication of bleeding outcomes in an international thromboprophylaxis trial in critical illness.

Thromb Res 2013 Mar 12;131(3):204-9. Epub 2013 Jan 12.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2013

Which nomogram is best for predicting non-sentinel lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients? A meta-analysis.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2013 Feb 5;137(3):783-95. Epub 2013 Jan 5.

Department of Breast Surgery, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

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February 2013

High-frequency oscillation in early acute respiratory distress syndrome.

N Engl J Med 2013 Feb 22;368(9):795-805. Epub 2013 Jan 22.

Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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February 2013

Vitamin D deficiency and depression in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Br J Psychiatry 2013 Feb;202:100-7

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, St Joseph's Hospital, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2013

Biofeedback dialysis for hypotension and hypervolemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2013 Jan 29;28(1):182-91. Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Department of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

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January 2013

Assessment and implication of prognostic imbalance in randomized controlled trials with a binary outcome--a simulation study.

PLoS One 2012 22;7(5):e36677. Epub 2012 May 22.

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

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December 2012

Prognostic factors for predicting outcomes after intramedullary nailing of the tibia.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012 Oct;94(19):1786-93

Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital, Suite 800, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada.

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October 2012

Treatment effects on patient-important outcomes can be small, even with large effects on surrogate markers.

J Clin Epidemiol 2012 Sep 18;65(9):940-5. Epub 2012 May 18.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC-2C16, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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September 2012