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The Problem With Mechanistic Risk of Bias Assessments in Evidence Synthesis of Observational Studies and a Practical Alternative: Assessing the Impact of Specific Sources of Potential Bias.

Am J Epidemiol 2019 Sep;188(9):1581-1585

Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice and Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwz131DOI Listing
September 2019

Adverse Events Associated with Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: a Systematic Review.

J Gen Intern Med 2019 Aug 6;34(8):1615-1625. Epub 2019 May 6.

Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05028-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6667523PMC
August 2019

Real-Time Emergency Department Electronic Notifications Regarding High-Risk Patients: A Systematic Review.

Telemed J E Health 2019 Jul 21;25(7):604-618. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

2 Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2018.0117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6664825PMC
July 2019

Different evidence summaries have implications for contextualizing findings of meta-analysis of diagnostic tests.

J Clin Epidemiol 2019 May 15;109:51-61. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.01.002DOI Listing
May 2019

Machine learning to help researchers evaluate biases in clinical trials: a prospective, randomized user study.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2019 05 8;19(1):96. Epub 2019 May 8.

School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King's College London, 3rd Floor, Addison House, Guy's Campus, London, SE1 1UL, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12911-019-0814-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6505190PMC
May 2019

Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Clinical Outcomes.

Ann Intern Med 2019 Apr 19;170(7):465-479. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico (P.C.J.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M18-3227DOI Listing
April 2019

Psychometric Properties of Functional, Ambulatory, and Quality of Life Instruments in Lower Limb Amputees: a Systematic Review.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2019 Apr 12. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island; Center for Gerontology, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2019.02.015DOI Listing
April 2019

Leveraging Cumulative Network Meta-analysis and Value of Information Analysis to Understand the Evolving Value of Medical Research.

Med Decis Making 2019 02 24;39(2):119-129. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Division of Clinical Decision Making, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X18823008DOI Listing
February 2019

Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Bariatric Procedures in Medicare-Eligible Patients: A Systematic Review.

JAMA Surg 2018 Nov 21;153(11):e183326. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Evidence-based Practice Center, Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3326DOI Listing
November 2018

Treatments of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.

Ann Intern Med 2018 10 18;169(7):456-466. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island (G.P.A., V.R., A.G., B.S., T.A.T.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M18-0678DOI Listing
October 2018

Propensity Score-Based Methods in Comparative Effectiveness Research on Coronary Artery Disease.

Am J Epidemiol 2018 05;187(5):1064-1078

Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwx214DOI Listing
May 2018

Strategies for improving the lives of US women aged 40 and above living with HIV/AIDS: an evidence map.

Syst Rev 2018 02 2;7(1):25. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Brown Evidence-based Practice Center, Brown University School of Public Health, Box G-S121-8, Providence, RI, 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-018-0684-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5796491PMC
February 2018

An exploration of crowdsourcing citation screening for systematic reviews.

Res Synth Methods 2017 Sep 4;8(3):366-386. Epub 2017 Jul 4.

College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1252DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5589498PMC
September 2017

Effectiveness of Tympanostomy Tubes for Otitis Media: A Meta-analysis.

Pediatrics 2017 Jun 16;139(6). Epub 2017 May 16.

Evidence-based Practice Center, Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0125DOI Listing
June 2017

Prevention and Treatment of Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea: A Meta-analysis.

Pediatrics 2017 Jun 5;139(6). Epub 2017 May 5.

Evidence-Based Practice Center, Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0667DOI Listing
June 2017

Univariate and bivariate likelihood-based meta-analysis methods performed comparably when marginal sensitivity and specificity were the targets of inference.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Mar 4;83:8-17. Epub 2017 Jan 4.

Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, School of Public Health, Brown University, 121 South Main St, Box G-S121-8, Providence, RI 02912, USA; Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, 121 South Main St, Box G-S121-8, Providence, RI 02912, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.12.003DOI Listing
March 2017

Validation and calibration of structural models that combine information from multiple sources.

Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 2017 Feb;17(1):27-37

a Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health, School of Public Health , Brown University , Providence , RI , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14737167.2017.1277143DOI Listing
February 2017

Recommendations for the Conduct and Reporting of Modeling and Simulation Studies in Health Technology Assessment.

Ann Intern Med 2016 Oct 20;165(8):575-581. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

From Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M16-0161DOI Listing
October 2016

Commentary: On Effect Measures, Heterogeneity, and the Laws of Nature.

Epidemiology 2015 Sep;26(5):710-3

From the aDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and bCenter for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000359DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4620541PMC
September 2015

Using data sources beyond PubMed has a modest impact on the results of systematic reviews of therapeutic interventions.

J Clin Epidemiol 2015 Sep 7;68(9):1076-84. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Center for Evidence Based Medicine, School of Public Health, Brown University, Box G-S121-8, Providence, RI 02912, USA; Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Box G-S121-8, Providence, RI 02912, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.12.017DOI Listing
September 2015

Oral Mechanical Bowel Preparation for Colorectal Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Jul;58(7):698-707

1 Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2 Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 3 Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 4 Department of Surgery, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000000375DOI Listing
July 2015

A large-scale quantitative analysis of latent factors and sentiment in online doctor reviews.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2014 Nov-Dec;21(6):1098-103. Epub 2014 Jun 10.

Johns Hopkins University, Human Language Technology Center of Excellence, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002711DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4215053PMC
May 2015

Do statins impair cognition? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

J Gen Intern Med 2015 Mar 10;30(3):348-58. Epub 2015 Jan 10.

Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Neurology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-014-3115-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4351273PMC
March 2015

Methods for the joint meta-analysis of multiple tests.

Res Synth Methods 2014 Dec 7;5(4):294-312. Epub 2014 May 7.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, School of Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1115DOI Listing
December 2014

Cranial radiation for pediatric T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Am J Hematol 2014 Oct 22;89(10):992-7. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.23784DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4167220PMC
October 2014

Bayesian network meta-analysis for unordered categorical outcomes with incomplete data.

Res Synth Methods 2014 Jun 13;5(2):162-85. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1103DOI Listing
June 2014

Automatically annotating topics in transcripts of patient-provider interactions via machine learning.

Med Decis Making 2014 05 27;34(4):503-12. Epub 2013 Nov 27.

Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, School of Public Health, Providence, RI (BCW, MBL, IBW, TAT).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X13514777DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3991772PMC
May 2014

An empirical comparison of univariate and multivariate meta-analyses for categorical outcomes.

Stat Med 2014 Apr 28;33(9):1441-59. Epub 2013 Nov 28.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, U.S.A.; Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.6044DOI Listing
April 2014

Addressing multimorbidity in evidence integration and synthesis.

J Gen Intern Med 2014 Apr 18;29(4):661-9. Epub 2014 Jan 18.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice, School of Public Health, Brown University, Box GS-121-8, Providence, RI, 02912, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-013-2661-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3965733PMC
April 2014

Data extraction from machine-translated versus original language randomized trial reports: a comparative study.

Syst Rev 2013 Nov 7;2:97. Epub 2013 Nov 7.

Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, 800 Washington Street, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-4053-2-97DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4226266PMC
November 2013

Empirical evaluation of meta-analytic approaches for nutrient and health outcome dose-response data.

Res Synth Methods 2013 Sep;4(3):256-68

Tufts Evidence-Based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4219760PMC
September 2013

Survey of the methods and reporting practices in published meta-analyses of test performance: 1987 to 2009.

Res Synth Methods 2013 Sep 26;4(3):242-55. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1083DOI Listing
September 2013

Comparative efficacy of first-line therapies for advanced-stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a multiple-treatment meta-analysis.

Cancer Treat Rev 2013 Jun 14;39(4):340-9. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

Department of Internal Medicine, Nanakuri Sanatorium, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctrv.2012.05.007DOI Listing
June 2013

Genotype misclassification in genetic association studies of the rs1042522 TP53 (Arg72Pro) polymorphism: a systematic review of studies of breast, lung, colorectal, ovarian, and endometrial cancer.

Am J Epidemiol 2013 Jun 31;177(12):1317-25. Epub 2013 May 31.

Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kws394DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3676148PMC
June 2013

Modernizing the systematic review process to inform comparative effectiveness: tools and methods.

J Comp Eff Res 2013 May;2(3):273-82

Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/cer.13.17DOI Listing
May 2013

Dose of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and adverse outcomes in CKD: a metaregression analysis.

Am J Kidney Dis 2013 Jan 22;61(1):44-56. Epub 2012 Aug 22.

Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kidney and Dialysis Research Laboratory, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.07.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3525813PMC
January 2013

Meta-analysis of effect sizes reported at multiple time points: a multivariate approach.

Clin Trials 2012 Oct 7;9(5):610-20. Epub 2012 Aug 7.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1740774512453218DOI Listing
October 2012

GOSH - a graphical display of study heterogeneity.

Res Synth Methods 2012 Sep 11;3(3):214-23. Epub 2012 Sep 11.

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1053DOI Listing
September 2012

Do observational studies using propensity score methods agree with randomized trials? A systematic comparison of studies on acute coronary syndromes.

Eur Heart J 2012 Aug 17;33(15):1893-901. Epub 2012 Jun 17.

Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box No 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehs114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3409422PMC
August 2012

Chapter 8: meta-analysis of test performance when there is a "gold standard".

J Gen Intern Med 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 1:S56-66

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11606-012-2029-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-012-2029-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3364353PMC
June 2012

Chapter 9: options for summarizing medical test performance in the absence of a "gold standard".

J Gen Intern Med 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 1:S67-75

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Service, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-012-2031-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3364362PMC
June 2012

Chapter 10: deciding whether to complement a systematic review of medical tests with decision modeling.

J Gen Intern Med 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 1:S76-82

Center for Evidence-based Medicine, and Department of Health Services Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-012-2019-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3364358PMC
June 2012

Parity and risk of lung cancer in women: systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

Lung Cancer 2012 May 9;76(2):150-8. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2011.10.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5558442PMC
May 2012

Concordance of randomized and nonrandomized studies was unrelated to translational patterns of two nutrient-disease associations.

J Clin Epidemiol 2012 Jan 1;65(1):16-29. Epub 2011 Nov 1.

Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Box #63, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.07.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3809069PMC
January 2012

Vitamin D with or without calcium supplementation for prevention of cancer and fractures: an updated meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Ann Intern Med 2011 Dec;155(12):827-38

Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-155-12-201112200-00005DOI Listing
December 2011

Conducting quantitative synthesis when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program.

J Clin Epidemiol 2011 Nov 7;64(11):1187-97. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.08.010DOI Listing
November 2011

Drug and device effects on peak oxygen consumption, 6-minute walk distance, and natriuretic peptides as predictors of therapeutic effects on mortality in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

Circ Heart Fail 2011 Sep 24;4(5):578-88. Epub 2011 Jun 24.

Division of Cardiology, CardioVascular Center, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.111.961573DOI Listing
September 2011