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Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 215 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Describe the outcomes of dysvascular partial foot amputation and how these compare to transtibial amputation: a systematic review protocol for the development of shared decision making resources

Michael P. Dillon, Stefania Fatone, Matthew Quigley

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cinacalcet versus standard treatment for chronic kidney disease: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nigar Sekercioglu, Jason W. Busse, Reem A. Mustafa, Gordon H. Guyatt, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of adolescent physiological development and its relationship with health-related behaviour: a protocol

Jan Pringle, Kate Mills, John McAteer, Ruth Jepson, Emma Hogg, Neil Anand, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evidence map of studies evaluating methods for conducting, interpreting and reporting overviews of systematic reviews of interventions: rationale and design

Carole Lunny, Sue E. Brennan, Steve McDonald, Joanne E. McKenzie

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Managing diabetes in people with dementia: protocol for a realist review

Frances Bunn, Claire Goodman, Jo Rycroft Malone, Peter Reece Jones, Chris Burton, Greta Rait, Daksha Trivedi, Antony Bayer, Alan Sinclair

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The quality of reporting methods and results of cost-effectiveness analyses in Spain: a methodological systematic review

Ferrán Catalá-López, Manuel Ridao, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Anna García-Altés, Chris Cameron, Diana González-Bermejo, Rafael Aleixandre-Benavent, Enrique Bernal-Delgado, Salvador Peiró, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos, Brian Hutton

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dietary sodium intake and overweight and obesity in children and adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Carley A. Grimes, Dieuwerke P. Bolhuis, Feng J. He, Caryl A. Nowson

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of network meta-analysis in systematic reviews: a survey of authors

Andrew W. Lee

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal medicine Shaofu Zhuyu decoction for primary dysmenorrhea: a systematic review protocol

Hoyoung Lee, Tae-Young Choi, Chang-Seon Myung, Myeong Soo Lee

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prognostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Hourmazd Haghbayan, Amélie Boutin, Mathieu Laflamme, François Lauzier, Michèle Shemilt, Lynne Moore, Ryan Zarychanski, Dean Fergusson, Alexis F. Turgeon

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Core outcome sets and systematic reviews

Mike Clarke, Paula R. Williamson

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interventions in sports settings to reduce risky alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm: a systematic review

Melanie Kingsland, John H. Wiggers, Khanrin P. Vashum, Rebecca K. Hodder, Luke Wolfenden

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: a systematic review protocol

Tanith C. Rose, Natalie Adams, David C. Taylor-Robinson, Benjamin Barr, Jeremy Hawker, Sarah O’Brien, Mara Violato, Margaret Whitehead

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness and safety of treatments used for acute diarrhea and acute gastroenteritis in children: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Ivan D. Florez, Reem Al-Khalifah, Javier M. Sierra, Claudia M. Granados, Juan J. Yepes-Nuñez, Carlos Cuello-Garcia, Giordano Perez-Gaxiola, Adriana M. Zea, Gilma N. Hernandez, Areti-Angeliki Veroniki, Gordon H. Guyatt, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2016 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementing PRISMA-P: recommendations for prospective authors

David Moher, Lesley Stewart, Paul Shekelle

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Local anesthetic injections with or without steroid for chronic non-cancer pain: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Harsha Shanthanna, Jason W. Busse, Lehana Thabane, James Paul, Rachel Couban, Harman Choudhary, Alka Kaushal, Erica Suzumura, Isabel Kim, Prathiba Harsha

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with periodontal disease and the effectiveness of interventions in decreasing this risk: protocol for systematic overview of systematic reviews

Sizzle F. Vanterpool, Kathleen Tomsin, Leticia Reyes, Luc J. Zimmermann, Boris W. Kramer, Jasper V. Been

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Equity impact of interventions to promote physical activity in older adults: protocol for a systematic review

Gesa Lehne, Gabriele Bolte

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The choice between hip prosthetic bearing surfaces in total hip replacement: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Elsa M. R. Marques, Rachel Humphriss, Nicky J. Welton, Julian P. T. Higgins, William Hollingworth, Jose A. Lopez-Lopez, Howard Thom, Linda P. Hunt, Ashley W. Blom, Andrew D. Beswick

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of workplace dietary interventions: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sarah A. Smith, Amelia A. Lake, Carolyn Summerbell, Vera Araujo-Soares, Frances Hillier-Brown

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of prenatal childbirth education for partners of pregnant women on paternal postnatal mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Maiko Suto, Kenji Takehara, Yumina Yamane, Erika Ota

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini-implants in clinical practice: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Reint Meursinge Reynders, Laura Ronchi, Luisa Ladu, Nicola Di Girolamo, Jan de Lange, Nia Roberts, Sharon Mickan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic review of depression in mild traumatic brain injury: study protocol

Chris Lepage, Tina Yuan, Stephanie Leon, Shawn Marshall, Patrick Labelle, Mark Ferland

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of early postnatal discharge from hospital for women and infants: a systematic review protocol

Eleanor Jones, Beck Taylor, Christine MacArthur, Ruth Pritchett, Carole Cummins

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measurement properties of quality of life measurement instruments for infants, children and adolescents with eczema: protocol for a systematic review

Daniel Heinl, Cecilia A. C. Prinsen, Aaron M. Drucker, Robert Ofenloch, Rosemary Humphreys, Tracey Sach, Carsten Flohr, Christian Apfelbacher

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Thoracic dysfunction in whiplash-associated disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Nicola R Heneghan, Richard Smith, Alison Rushton

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of the performance of seven key bibliographic databases in identifying all relevant systematic reviews of interventions for hypertension

John Rathbone, Matt Carter, Tammy Hoffmann, Paul Glasziou

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What is an evidence map? A systematic review of published evidence maps and their definitions, methods, and products

Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Susanne Hempel, Roberta Shanman, Paul G. Shekelle

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of pharmacological agents for the treatment of uveitic macular oedema (UMO): a systematic review protocol

Mohammad O. Tallouzi, David J. Moore, Melanie Calvert, Philip I. Murray, Nicholas Bucknall, Alastair K. Denniston

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of Internet- and mobile-based psychological interventions for the prevention of mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Lasse Sander, Leonie Rausch, Harald Baumeister

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effective communication in eliciting and responding to suicidal thoughts: a systematic review protocol

Rose McCabe, Ruth Garside, Amy Backhouse, Penny Xanthopoulou

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between physical performance and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease: protocol for a meta-analysis

Shuhei Yamamoto, Takayoshi Yamaga, Yasunari Sakai, Takaaki Ishida, Saki Nakasone, Masayoshi Ohira, Erika Ota, Rintaro Mori

01.12.2016 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using built-in functions of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to help the selection process in systematic reviews of randomised trials

Selin Nur, Clive E. Adams, David F. Brailsford

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Memory effects of sedative drugs in children and adolescents—protocol for a systematic review

Karolline A. Viana, Anelise Daher, Lucianne C. Maia, Paulo S. Costa, Carolina C. Martins, Saul M. Paiva, Luciane R. Costa

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and opportunities for return-to-work of cancer survivors: time for action—rapid review and expert consultation

Régine Kiasuwa Mbengi, Renée Otter, Katrien Mortelmans, Marc Arbyn, Herman Van Oyen, Catherine Bouland, Christophe de Brouwer

01.12.2016 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Thanks to all those who reviewed for Systematic Reviews in 2015

David Moher, Paul Shekelle, Lesley A. Stewart

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Educational interventions to improve people’s understanding of key concepts in assessing the effects of health interventions: a systematic review protocol

Leila Cusack, Chris B. Del Mar, Iain Chalmers, Tammy C. Hoffmann

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of perioperative red blood cell transfusions in patients undergoing liver resection: a systematic review protocol

Sean Bennett, Laura Baker, Risa Shorr, Guillaume Martel, Dean Fergusson

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparing the coverage, recall, and precision of searches for 120 systematic reviews in Embase, MEDLINE, and Google Scholar: a prospective study

Wichor M. Bramer, Dean Giustini, Bianca M. R. Kramer

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Do Cochrane summaries help student midwives understand the findings of Cochrane systematic reviews: the BRIEF randomised trial

Fiona Alderdice, Jenny McNeill, Toby Lasserson, Elaine Beller, Margaret Carroll, Vanora Hundley, Judith Sunderland, Declan Devane, Jane Noyes, Susan Key, Sarah Norris, Janine Wyn-Davies, Mike Clarke

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health service provider education and/or training in infant male circumcision to improve short- and long-term morbidity outcomes: protocol for systematic review

Thomas Gyan, Natalie Strobel, Kimberley McAuley, Caitlin Shannon, Sam Newton, Charlotte Tawiah-Agyemang, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Seth Owusu-Agyei, David Forbes, Karen Edmond

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An evaluation of psychometric properties of caregiver burden outcome measures used in caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol

Jermaine M. Dambi, Jennifer Jelsma, Tecla Mlambo, Matthew Chiwaridzo, Nyaradzai Dangarembizi-Munambah, Lieselotte Corten

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Physical activity in advanced cancer patients: a systematic review protocol

Sonya S. Lowe, Maria Tan, Joan Faily, Sharon M. Watanabe, Kerry S. Courneya

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis

Emma F. France, Mary Wells, Heidi Lang, Brian Williams

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is caffeine intake a risk factor leading to infertility? A protocol of an epidemiological systematic review of controlled clinical studies

Huijuan Cao, Jun Ren, Xue Feng, Guoyan Yang, Jianping Liu

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Discharge interventions for older patients leaving hospital: protocol for a systematic meta-review

Elaine O’Connell Francischetto, Sarah Damery, Sarah Davies, Gill Combes

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of eHealth interventions for the promotion of physical activity in older adults: a systematic review protocol

Saskia Muellmann, Sarah Forberger, Tobias Möllers, Hajo Zeeb, Claudia R Pischke

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Blinding in randomized controlled trials in general and abdominal surgery: protocol for a systematic review and empirical study

Pascal Probst, Kathrin Grummich, Patrick Heger, Steffen Zaschke, Phillip Knebel, Alexis Ulrich, Markus W. Büchler, Markus K. Diener

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between central and peripheral oxytocin concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Mathias Valstad, Gail A. Alvares, Ole A. Andreassen, Lars T. Westlye, Daniel S. Quintana

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Insertion torque recordings for the diagnosis of contact between orthodontic mini-implants and dental roots: a systematic review

Reint Meursinge Reynders, Luisa Ladu, Laura Ronchi, Nicola Di Girolamo, Jan de Lange, Nia Roberts, Annette Plüddemann

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction for adults with sleep disturbance: a protocol for an update of a systematic review and meta-analysis

Seong Min Kim, Jeong Min Park, Hyun-Ju Seo

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of HIV self-testing on the uptake of HIV testing and linkage to antiretroviral treatment among adults in Africa: a systematic review protocol

Bernard Njau, Damian J. Damian, Leila Abdullahi, Andrew Boulle, Catherine Mathews

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators in providing oral health care to nursing home residents, from the perspective of care aides—a systematic review protocol

Matthias Hoben, Huimin Hu, Tianyuan Xiong, Angelle Kent, Nadia Kobagi, Minn N. Yoon

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Supporting successful implementation of public health interventions: protocol for a realist synthesis

Marjorie MacDonald, Bernadette Pauly, Geoff Wong, Kara Schick-Makaroff, Thea van Roode, Heather Wilson Strosher, Anita Kothari, Ruta Valaitis, Heather Manson, Warren O’Briain, Simon Carroll, Victoria Lee, Samantha Tong, Karen Dickenson Smith, Megan Ward

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Disparities in a provision of in-hospital post-arrest interventions for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in the elderly population—protocol for a systematic review

Joanna M. Bielecki, Josephine Wong, Nicholas Mitsakakis, Prakesh S. Shah, Murray D. Krahn, Valeria E. Rac

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nonpharmacologic, nonherbal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: an umbrella systematic review (protocol)

Karen M. Goldstein, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Megan Shepherd-Banigan, Deanna Befus, Remy R. Coeytaux, Megan G. Van Noord, Adam P. Goode, Varsha Masilamani, Soheir Adam, Avishek Nagi, John W. Williams Jr

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of public health policies on population health and health inequalities in European welfare states: protocol for an umbrella review

Katie Thomson, Clare Bambra, Courtney McNamara, Tim Huijts, Adam Todd

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Limitations of A Measurement Tool to Assess Systematic Reviews (AMSTAR) and suggestions for improvement

Brittany U. Burda, Haley K. Holmer, Susan L. Norris

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of tailored Web-based interventions on pain in adults: a systematic review protocol

Géraldine Martorella, C. Gélinas, M. Bérubé, M. Boitor, S. Fredericks, S. LeMay

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Monoclonal antibody therapy for Kawasaki disease: a protocol for systematic reviews and meta-analysis

Osamu Nomura, Sayaka Fukuda, Erika Ota, Hiroshi Ono, Akira Ishiguro, Tohru Kobayashi

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What factors affect evidence-informed policymaking in public health? Protocol for a systematic review of qualitative evidence using thematic synthesis

Ben Verboom, Paul Montgomery, Sara Bennett

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anticipatory and compensatory postural adjustments in people with low back pain: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Michael F. Knox, Lucy S. Chipchase, Siobhan M. Schabrun, Paul W. M. Marshall

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Delivery of health care for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases among people living with HIV/AIDS in African countries: a systematic review protocol

David A. Watkins, Nathaniel L. Tulloch, Molly E. Anderson, Scott Barnhart, Krisela Steyn, Naomi S. Levitt

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

International law’s effects on health and its social determinants: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis

Steven J. Hoffman, Matthew Hughsam, Harkanwal Randhawa, Lathika Sritharan, Gordon Guyatt, John N. Lavis, John-Arne Røttingen

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concurrent use of prescription drugs and herbal medicinal products in older adults: a systematic review protocol

Taofikat Agbabiaka, Barbara Wider, Leala Kay Watson, Claire Goodman

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Regional versus general anaesthesia in elderly patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture: protocol for a systematic review

Joyce Yeung, Vanisha Patel, Rita Champaneria, Janine Dretzke

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increasing the uptake of exercise programs in the dialysis unit: a protocol for a realist synthesis

Stephanie Thompson, Alex Clark, Anita Molzahn, Scott Klarenbach, Marcello Tonelli

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of peer mentoring in promoting a positive transition to higher education for first-year undergraduate students: a mixed methods systematic review protocol

Jean Carragher, Jennifer McGaughey

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Nonpharmacologic, nonherbal management of menopause-associated vasomotor symptoms: an umbrella systematic review (protocol)

Karen M. Goldstein, Jennifer R. McDuffie, Megan Shepherd-Banigan, Deanna Befus, Remy R. Coeytaux, Megan G. Van Noord, Adam P. Goode, Varsha Masilamani, Soheir Adam, Avishek Nagi, John W. Williams Jr

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

To what extent do site-based training, mentoring, and operational research improve district health system management and leadership in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Zakaria Belrhiti, Andrew Booth, Bruno Marchal, Roosmarijn Verstraeten

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The range of peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer and optic disc parameters in children aged up to but not including 18 years of age, as measured by optical coherence tomography: protocol for a systematic review

Alexandra L. Creavin, Cathy Williams, Kate Tilling, Nicholas Timpson, Julian P. T. Higgins

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pain and disability following first-time lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative disorders: a systematic review protocol

Niek Koenders, Alison Rushton, Nicola Heneghan, Martin L. Verra, Paul Willems, Thomas Hoogeboom, J Bart Staal

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of pharmacological agents in the treatment of erythema migrans in early Lyme borreliosis—systematic review protocol

Gabriel Torbahn, Heidelore Hofmann, Roman Allert, Michael H. Freitag, Rick Dersch, Volker Fingerle, Harriet Sommer, Edith Motschall, Jörg J. Meerpohl, Christine Schmucker

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Searching for qualitative research for inclusion in systematic reviews: a structured methodological review

Andrew Booth

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of non-pharmacological interventions on prevention and treatment of delirium in critically ill patients: protocol for a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative research

Leona Bannon, Jennifer McGaughey, Mike Clarke, Daniel Francis McAuley, Bronagh Blackwood

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acupuncture for chronic neck pain: a protocol for an updated systematic review

Qinhong Zhang, Jinhuan Yue, Xiangxin Zeng, Zhongren Sun, Brenda Golianu

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying effective behavioural components of Intervention and Comparison group support provided in SMOKing cEssation (IC-SMOKE) interventions: a systematic review protocol

Marijn de Bruin, Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maarten C. Eisma, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Robert West, Eleanor Bull, Susan Michie, Marie Johnston

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sodium restriction in patients with cirrhotic ascites: a protocol for a systematic review

Benjamin Walbaum, María Laura Valda, Gabriel Rada

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality of conduct and reporting in rapid reviews: an exploration of compliance with PRISMA and AMSTAR guidelines

Shannon E Kelly, David Moher, Tammy J Clifford

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the Cochrane tool for assessing risk of bias in randomized clinical trials: overview of published comments and analysis of user practice in Cochrane and non-Cochrane reviews

Lars Jørgensen, Asger S. Paludan-Müller, David R. T. Laursen, Jelena Savović, Isabelle Boutron, Jonathan A. C. Sterne, Julian P. T. Higgins, Asbjørn Hróbjartsson

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Community-onset sepsis and its public health burden: a systematic review

Alexander Tsertsvadze, Pam Royle, Farah Seedat, Jennifer Cooper, Rebecca Crosby, Noel McCarthy

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using qualitative comparative analysis in a systematic review of a complex intervention

Leila Kahwati, Sara Jacobs, Heather Kane, Megan Lewis, Meera Viswanathan, Carol E. Golin

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying configurations of behavior change techniques in effective medication adherence interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis

Leila Kahwati, Meera Viswanathan, Carol E. Golin, Heather Kane, Megan Lewis, Sara Jacobs

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The magnitude and mechanisms of the weekend effect in hospital admissions: A protocol for a mixed methods review incorporating a systematic review and framework synthesis

Yen-Fu Chen, Amunpreet Boyal, Elizabeth Sutton, Xavier Armoiry, Samuel Watson, Julian Bion, Carolyn Tarrant, on behalf of the HiSLAC Collaborative

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clearing the air: protocol for a systematic meta-narrative review on the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and vapour devices

Marjorie MacDonald, Renee O’Leary, Tim Stockwell, Dan Reist, on behalf of the Clearing the Air project team

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Brazilian oral herbal medication for osteoarthritis: a systematic review protocol

Mariana Del Grossi Moura, Luciane Cruz Lopes, Maique Weber Biavatti, Jason W. Busse, Li Wang, Sean Alexander Kennedy, Neera Bhatnaga, Cristiane de Cássia Bergamaschi

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

SWIFT-Review: a text-mining workbench for systematic review

Brian E. Howard, Jason Phillips, Kyle Miller, Arpit Tandon, Deepak Mav, Mihir R. Shah, Stephanie Holmgren, Katherine E. Pelch, Vickie Walker, Andrew A. Rooney, Malcolm Macleod, Ruchir R. Shah, Kristina Thayer

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pre-admission interventions to improve outcome after elective surgery—protocol for a systematic review

Rachel Perry, Lauren J. Scott, Alison Richards, Anne M. Haase, Jelena Savović, Andrew R. Ness, Charlotte Atkinson, Jessica Harris, Lucy Culliford, Sanjoy Shah, Maria Pufulete

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of regenerative cell therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension in animal models: a preclinical systematic review protocol

Colin M. Suen, Alex Zhai, Manoj M. Lalu, Christopher Welsh, Brendan M. Levac, Dean Fergusson, Lauralyn McIntyre, Duncan J. Stewart

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Economic evidence for the prevention and treatment of atopic eczema: a protocol for a systematic review

Tracey Helen Sach, Emma McManus, Christopher Mcmonagle, Nick Levell

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Correlates of mobile screen media use among children aged 0–8: protocol for a systematic review

Susan Paudel, Justine Leavy, Jonine Jancey

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the efficacy of epidermal grafting for wound healing

Muholan Kanapathy, Oliver J Smith, Nadine Hachach-Haram, Nicola Bystrzonowski, Afshin Mosahebi, Toby Richards

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review

Kerryn Husk, Kelly Blockley, Rebecca Lovell, Alison Bethel, Dan Bloomfield, Sara Warber, Mark Pearson, Iain Lang, Richard Byng, Ruth Garside

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors contributing to chronic ankle instability: a protocol for a systematic review of systematic reviews

Cassandra Thompson, Siobhan Schabrun, Rick Romero, Andrea Bialocerkowski, Paul Marshall

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Domains of quality for clinical ethics case consultation: a mixed-method systematic review

Louis Leslie, Rebecca Frances Cherry, Abbas Mulla, Jean Abbott, Kristin Furfari, Jacqueline J. Glover, Benjamin Harnke, Matthew K. Wynia

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Eimear C. Morrissey, Hannah Durand, Robby Nieuwlaat, Tamara Navarro, R. Brian Haynes, Jane C. Walsh, Gerard J. Molloy

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The application of health literacy measurement tools (collective or individual domains) in assessing chronic disease management: a systematic review protocol

Jessica Shum, Iraj Poureslami, Mary M. Doyle-Waters, J. Mark FitzGerald

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adverse effects of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) for acute respiratory failure: a systematic review protocol

Zulian Liu, Rui V. Duarte, Sue Bayliss, George Bramley, Carole Cummins

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality metrics in solid organ transplantation: protocol for a systematic scoping review

Kendra E. Brett, Alexandria Bennett, Nicholas Fergusson, Greg A. Knoll

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical effectiveness of cell therapies in patients with chronic liver disease and acute-on-chronic liver failure: a systematic review protocol

Nwe Ni Than, Claire L. Tomlinson, Debashis Haldar, Andrew L. King, David Moore, Philip N. Newsome

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of interventions to treat obesity in survivors of childhood brain tumors: a systematic review protocol

Kuan-Wen Wang, Marlie Valencia, Laura Banfield, Ruth Chau, Adam Fleming, Sheila K. Singh, Sarah Burrow, Russell J. de Souza, Lehana Thabane, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How lay health workers tailor in effective health behaviour change interventions: a protocol for a systematic review

Faith Hodgins, Wendy Gnich, Alastair J. Ross, Andrea Sherriff, Heather Worlledge-Andrew

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: A protocol for a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of blood markers, synovial fluid, and tissue testing in periprosthetic joint infections (PJI)

Paul E. Beaule, Beverley Shea, Hesham Abdelbary, Nadera Ahmadzai, Becky Skidmore, Ranjeeta Mallick, Brian Hutton, Alexandra C. Bunting, Julian Moran, Roxanne Ward, David Moher

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Publication of reviews synthesizing child health evidence (PORSCHE): a survey of authors to identify factors associated with publication in Cochrane and non-Cochrane sources

Lisa Hartling, Kassi Shave, Denise Thomson, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Aireen Wingert, Katrina Williams

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of CYP2C9, VKORC1, and CYP4F2 polymorphisms on warfarin maintenance dose in children aged less than 18 years: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Masanobu Takeuchi, Tohru Kobayashi, Leonardo R. Brandão, Shinya Ito

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for a systematic review of evidence for lifestyle interventions targeting smoking, sleep, alcohol/other drug use, physical activity, and healthy diet in people with bipolar disorder

Frances J. Kay-Lambkin, Louise Thornton, Julia M. Lappin, Tanya Hanstock, Louisa Sylvia, Felice Jacka, Amanda L. Baker, Michal Berk, Phillip B. Mitchell, Robin Callister, Naomi Rogers, Stephanie Webster, Simon Dennis, Christopher Oldmeadow, Andrew MacKinnon, Christopher Doran, Alyna Turner, Sally Hunt

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical and surgical risk factors in the development of proliferative vitreoretinopathy following retinal detachment surgery: a systematic review protocol

Rishika Chaudhary, Janine Dretzke, Robert Scott, Ann Logan, Richard Blanch

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rethinking the assessment of risk of bias due to selective reporting: a cross-sectional study

Matthew J. Page, Julian P. T. Higgins

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Family experiences of infant and young child feeding in lower-income countries: protocol for a systematic review of qualitative studies

Alessandra N. Bazzano, Aiko Kaji, Erica Felker-Kantor, Lisa Saldanha, John Mason

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The HCV care continuum among people who use drugs: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jennifer R. Reed, Ashly E. Jordan, David C. Perlman, Daniel J. Smith, Holly Hagan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for management of paediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus using the AGREE II instrument: a systematic review protocol

Dena Zeraatkar, Ahmed Nahari, Pei-Wen Wang, Emily Kearsley, Nicole Falzone, Michael Xu, Laura Banfield, Lehana Thabane, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions for improving the well-being of caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol

Jermaine M. Dambi, Jennifer Jelsma, Tecla Mlambo, Matthew Chiwaridzo, Cathrine Tadyanemhandu, Mildred T. Chikwanha, Lieselotte Corten

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drug-based pain management in people with dementia after hip or pelvic fractures: a systematic review protocol

S. Kuske, K. Moschinski, S. Andrich, A. Stephan, I. Gnass, E. Sirsch, A. Icks

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of cash transfers on social determinants of health and health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review protocol

Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Andre M.N. Renzaho, Ajay S. Mahal, Ben J. Smith

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cochrane: the unfinished symphony of research synthesis

Ian Roberts, Katharine Ker

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Previously unidentified duplicate registrations of clinical trials: an exploratory analysis of registry data worldwide

Gert van Valkenhoef, Russell F. Loane, Deborah A. Zarin

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for unplanned and crash dialysis starts: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Amber O. Molnar, Swapnil Hiremath, Pierre A. Brown, Ayub Akbari

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of intervention strategies that target arterial stiffness in end-stage renal disease: a systematic review protocol

Rosendo A. Rodriguez, Beverley Shea, Richard Hae, Kevin D. Burns

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Understanding the theoretical underpinning of the exercise component in a fall prevention programme for older adults with mild dementia: a realist review protocol

Vicky Booth, Rowan Harwood, Victoria Hood, Tahir Masud, Philippa Logan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What change in body mass index is needed to improve metabolic health status in childhood obesity: protocol for a systematic review

Laura Birch, Rachel Perry, Chris Penfold, Rhona Beynon, Julian Hamilton-Shield

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Progesterone vs. synthetic progestins and the risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Noor Asi, Khaled Mohammed, Qusay Haydour, Michael R. Gionfriddo, Oscar L. Morey Vargas, Larry J. Prokop, Stephanie S. Faubion, Mohammad Hassan Murad

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review protocol investigating tests for physical or physiological qualities and game-specific skills commonly used in rugby and related sports and their psychometric properties

Matthew Chiwaridzo, Gillian D. Ferguson, Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of mental health courts in reducing recidivism and police contact: a systematic review protocol

Desmond Loong, Sarah Bonato, Carolyn S. Dewa

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness and safety of proton beam radiation therapy in children with malignant central nervous system (CNS) tumours: protocol for a systematic review

Caroline Main, Madhumita Dandapani, Mark Pritchard, Rachel Dodds, Simon P. Stevens, Nicky Thorp, Roger E. Taylor, Keith Wheatley, Barry Pizer, Matthew Morrall, Robert Phillips, Martin English, Pamela R. Kearns, Sophie Wilne, Jayne S. Wilson

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Food groups and risk of chronic disease: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis of cohort studies

Lukas Schwingshackl, Anna Chaimani, Angela Bechthold, Khalid Iqbal, Marta Stelmach-Mardas, Georg Hoffmann, Carolina Schwedhelm, Sabrina Schlesinger, Heiner Boeing

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An evidence map of the effect of Tai Chi on health outcomes

Michele R. Solloway, Stephanie L. Taylor, Paul G. Shekelle, Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Jessica M. Beroes, Roberta M. Shanman, Susanne Hempel

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of cytomegalovirus reactivation on clinical outcomes in immunocompetent critically ill patients: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Philippe Lachance, Justin Chen, Robin Featherstone, Wendy Sligl

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Musculoskeletal care pathways for adults with hip and knee pain at the interface between primary and secondary care: protocol for a systematic review

Kate Button, Fiona Morgan, Helen Hodgson, Alison L. Weightman, Steve Jones

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Checklist to operationalize measurement characteristics of patient-reported outcome measures

David O. Francis, Melissa L. McPheeters, Meaghan Noud, David F. Penson, Irene D. Feurer

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of door-to-balloon delay in primary percutaneous coronary intervention on clinical outcomes of STEMI: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Chee Yoong Foo, Daniel D. Reidpath, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised evaluations of strategies to improve participant recruitment to randomised controlled trials

Heidi R. Gardner, Cynthia Fraser, Graeme MacLennan, Shaun Treweek

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

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

Kim Peterson, Nicole Floyd, Lauren Ferguson, Vivian Christensen, Mark Helfand

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between mesothelin expression and survival outcomes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer: a protocol for a systematic review

Mei Wang, Aihua Li, Guangwen Sun, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Susan Reid, Peter J. Lovrics, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and enablers to diabetic retinopathy screening attendance: Protocol for a systematic review

Ella Graham-Rowe, Fabiana Lorencatto, John G. Lawrenson, Jennifer Burr, Jeremy M. Grimshaw, Noah M. Ivers, Tunde Peto, Catey Bunce, Jill J. Francis, For the WIDeR-EyeS Project team

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of clinical pathways for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on patient, professional and systems outcomes: protocol for a systematic review

Christopher Plishka, Thomas Rotter, Leigh Kinsman, Mohammed Rashaad Hansia, Adegboyega Lawal, Donna Goodridge, Erika Penz, Darcy D. Marciniuk

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eliciting women’s cervical screening preferences: a mixed methods systematic review protocol

Brianne Wood, Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, Ziad El-Khatib, Susan McFaul, Monica Taljaard, Erica Wright, Ian D. Graham, Julian Little

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effective non-drug interventions for improving outcomes and quality of maternal health care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Frederick M. Wekesah, Chidozie E. Mbada, Adamson S. Muula, Caroline W. Kabiru, Stella K. Muthuri, Chimaraoke O. Izugbara

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Examining the use of process evaluations of randomised controlled trials of complex interventions addressing chronic disease in primary health care—a systematic review protocol

Hueiming Liu, Janini Muhunthan, Adina Hayek, Maree Hackett, Tracey-Lea Laba, David Peiris, Stephen Jan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between cannabis use and treatment outcomes in patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment: a systematic review protocol

Laura Zielinski, Meha Bhatt, Rebecca B. Eisen, Stefan Perera, Neera Bhatnagar, James MacKillop, Meir Steiner, Stephanie McDermid Vaz, Lehana Thabane, Zainab Samaan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of cost-effectiveness analysis to compare the efficiency of study identification methods in systematic reviews

Ian Shemilt, Nada Khan, Sophie Park, James Thomas

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between childcare and adiposity, body mass and obesity-related risk factors: protocol for a systematic review of longitudinal studies

Silvia Costa, Jean Adams, Veronica Phillips, Sara E Benjamin Neelon

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Smokeless tobacco and oral potentially malignant disorders in South Asia: a protocol for a systematic review

Zohaib Khan, Sheraz Khan, Lara Christianson, Sara Rehman, Obinna Ekwunife, Florence Samkange-Zeeb

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of routine surveillance screening with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect tumour recurrence in children with central nervous system (CNS) tumours: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Caroline Main, Simon P. Stevens, Simon Bailey, Robert Phillips, Barry Pizer, Keith Wheatley, Pamela R. Kearns, Martin English, Sophie Wilne, Jayne S. Wilson

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The range of peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer and optic disc parameters, in children aged up to but not including 18 years of age who were born prematurely: protocol for a systematic review

Alexandra L. Creavin, Cathy E. M. Williams, Kate Tilling, Karen Luyt, Nicholas Timpson, Julian P. T. Higgins

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of graded motor imagery and its components on phantom limb pain and disability in upper and lower limb amputees: a systematic review protocol

Katleho Limakatso, Lieselotte Corten, Romy Parker

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health coaching interventions for persons with chronic conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Kasey R. Boehmer, Suzette Barakat, Sangwoo Ahn, Larry J. Prokop, Patricia J. Erwin, M. Hassan Murad

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relative efficacy of different types of exercise for treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis: protocol for network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Siew-Li Goh, Monica S. M. Persson, Archan Bhattacharya, Michelle Hall, Michael Doherty, Weiya Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of St. John’s wort for major depressive disorder

Eric A. Apaydin, Alicia R. Maher, Roberta Shanman, Marika S. Booth, Jeremy N. V. Miles, Melony E. Sorbero, Susanne Hempel

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The timing of complementary feeding in preterm infants and the effect on overweight: study protocol for a systematic review

Karin M. Vissers, Edith J. M. Feskens, Johannes B. van Goudoever, Arieke J. Janse

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-management interventions to improve skin care for pressure ulcer prevention in people with spinal cord injuries: a systematic review protocol

Justine Baron, Jillian Swaine, J. Presseau, Arlene Aspinall, Susan Jaglal, Barry White, Dalton Wolfe, Jeremy Grimshaw

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Viscoelastic testing for hepatic surgery: a systematic review with meta-analysis—a protocol

Kate Elizabeth McCrossin, David Edmund Piers Bramley, Elizabeth Hessian, Evelyn Hutcheon, Georgina Imberger

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and incidence of chronic wounds and related complications: a protocol for a systematic review

Krister Järbrink, Gao Ni, Henrik Sönnergren, Artur Schmidtchen, Caroline Pang, Ram Bajpai, Josip Car

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to prevent delirium in critically ill patients: a protocol for a systematic review incorporating network meta-analyses

L.D. Burry, B. Hutton, M. Guenette, D. Williamson, S. Mehta, I. Egerod, S. Kanji, N.K. Adhikari, D. Moher, C.M. Martin, L. Rose

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alpha-2 agonists for sedation in mechanically ventilated neurocritical care patients: a systematic review protocol

Alexandre Tran, Henrietta Blinder, Brian Hutton, Shane English

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of immunosuppressive drugs and corticosteroids for lupus nephritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Jasvinder A. Singh, Alomgir Hossain, Ahmed Kotb, George A. Wells

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Effectiveness of Internet- and mobile-based psychological interventions for the prevention of mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Lasse Sander, Leonie Rausch, Harald Baumeister

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of sedation strategies for critically ill patients: a protocol for a systematic review incorporating network meta-analyses

Brian Hutton, Lisa D. Burry, Salmaan Kanji, Sangeeta Mehta, Melanie Guenette, Claudio M. Martin, Dean A. Fergusson, Neill K. Adhikari, Ingrid Egerod, David Williamson, Sharon Straus, David Moher, E. Wesley Ely, Louise Rose

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in primary care: a systematic review protocol

Benhildah N. Rumbwere Dube, Tom P. Marshall, Ronan P. Ryan

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical research data sharing: what an open science world means for researchers involved in evidence synthesis

Joseph S. Ross

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of oncologist payment method on health care outcomes, costs, quality: a rapid review

Emily McPherson, Lindsay Hedden, Dean A Regier

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acupuncture for osteoporosis: a systematic review protocol

Taipin Guo, Xiao Chen, Xiangnong Wu, Exian Shan, Yaju Jin, Xiantao Tai, Zili Liu, Bowen Zhu, Kai Yuan, Zukun Chen

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for the systematic review of the prevention, treatment and public health management of impetigo, scabies and fungal skin infections in resource-limited settings

Philippa May, Asha Bowen, Steven Tong, Andrew Steer, Sam Prince, Ross Andrews, Bart Currie, Jonathan Carapetis

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini implants in clinical practice: a systematic review

Reint Meursinge Reynders, Laura Ronchi, Luisa Ladu, Nicola Di Girolamo, Jan de Lange, Nia Roberts, Sharon Mickan

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Searching and synthesising ‘grey literature’ and ‘grey information’ in public health: critical reflections on three case studies

Jean Adams, Frances C. Hillier-Brown, Helen J. Moore, Amelia A. Lake, Vera Araujo-Soares, Martin White, Carolyn Summerbell

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relative efficacy of topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and topical capsaicin in osteoarthritis: protocol for an individual patient data meta-analysis

Monica S. M. Persson, Yu Fu, Archan Bhattacharya, Siew-Li Goh, Marienke van Middelkoop, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, David Walsh, Michael Doherty, Weiya Zhang, OA Trial Bank Consortium

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the level of evidence on transfer and transition in young people with chronic conditions: protocol of a scoping review

Mariela Acuña Mora, Philip Moons, Carina Sparud-Lundin, Ewa-Lena Bratt, Eva Goossens

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An evidence synthesis of the international knowledge base for new care models to inform and mobilise knowledge for multispecialty community providers (MCPs)

Alison Turner, Abeda Mulla, Andrew Booth, Shiona Aldridge, Sharon Stevens, Fraser Battye, Peter Spilsbury

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization of screening mammography in older women according to comorbidity and age: protocol for a systematic review

Joshua Demb, Isabel Allen, Dejana Braithwaite

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Accuracy of p57KIP2 compared with genotyping for the diagnosis of complete hydatidiform mole: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jose Mauro Madi, Antonio Rodrigues Braga, Machline Paim Paganella, Isnard Elman Litvin, Eliana Márcia Da Ros Wendland

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

How best to structure interdisciplinary primary care teams: the study protocol for a systematic review with narrative framework synthesis

W. Dominika Wranik, Jill A. Hayden, Sheri Price, Robin M.N. Parker, Susan M. Haydt, Jeanette M. Edwards, Esther Suter, Alan Katz, Liesl L. Gambold, Adrian R. Levy

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of existing systematic reviews for evidence assessments in infectious disease prevention: a comparative case study

Thomas Harder, Cornelius Remschmidt, Sebastian Haller, Tim Eckmanns, Ole Wichmann

01.12.2016 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reviewing the research methods literature: principles and strategies illustrated by a systematic overview of sampling in qualitative research

Stephen J. Gentles, Cathy Charles, David B. Nicholas, Jenny Ploeg, K. Ann McKibbon

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews

Stephan U. Dombrowski, Pauline Campbell, Helen Frost, Alex Pollock, Julie McLellan, Steve MacGillivray, Anna Gavine, Margaret Maxwell, Ronan O’Carroll, Helen Cheyne, Justin Presseau, Brian Williams

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A comparison of quality of abstracts of systematic reviews including meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in high-impact general medicine journals before and after the publication of PRISMA extension for abstracts: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jean Joel R. Bigna, Lewis N. Um, Jobert Richie N. Nansseu

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effectiveness of information and communication technology-based psychological interventions for paediatric chronic pain: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis and intervention content analysis

Angeline Traynor, Eimear Morrissey, Jonathan Egan, Brian E. McGuire

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Telemedicine with clinical decision support for critical care: a systematic review

Nicola Mackintosh, Marius Terblanche, Ritesh Maharaj, Andreas Xyrichis, Karen Franklin, Jamie Keddie, Emily Larkins, Anna Maslen, James Skinner, Samuel Newman, Joana Hiew De Sousa Magalhaes, Jane Sandall

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of registered and published intervention fidelity assessment in cluster randomised trials of public health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review protocol

Myriam Cielo Pérez, Nanor Minoyan, Valéry Ridde, Marie-Pierre Sylvestre, Mira Johri

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing the implementation, adoption, use, sustainability and scalability of mLearning for medical and nursing education: a systematic review protocol

Charmaine Krishnasamy, Sik Yin Ong, Yvonne Yock, Issac Lim, Rebecca Rees, Josip Car

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing the implementation, adoption, use, sustainability and scalability of eLearning for family medicine specialty training: a systematic review protocol

Živa Cotič, Rebecca Rees, Petra A. Wark, Josip Car

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of primary hypertension: a methodology overview of systematic reviews

Zhao Xinke, Li Yingdong, Feng Mingxia, Liu Kai, Chen Kaibing, Lu Yuqing, Sun Shaobo, Song Peng, Liu Bin

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of orthodontic mini implants in clinical practice: a systematic review

Reint Meursinge Reynders, Laura Ronchi, Luisa Ladu, Nicola Di Girolamo, Jan de Lange, Nia Roberts, Sharon Mickan

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of the 2-week wait referral system on the detection of and mortality from colorectal cancer: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ella Mozdiak, Alexander Tsertsvadze, Michael McFarlane, Monika Widlak, Maria Tabuso, Amber Dunlop, Ramesh Arasaradnam

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying placebo responders and predictors of response in osteoarthritis: a protocol for individual patient data meta-analysis

Yu Fu, Monica S. M. Persson, Archan Bhattacharya, Siew-Li Goh, Joanne Stocks, Marienke van Middelkoop, Sita M. A. Bierma-Zeinstra, David Walsh, Michael Doherty, Weiya Zhang

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group to play a leading role in guiding the production of informed high-quality, timely research evidence syntheses

Chantelle Garritty, Adrienne Stevens, Gerald Gartlehner, Valerie King, Chris Kamel, on behalf of the Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time to consider sharing data extracted from trials included in systematic reviews

Luke Wolfenden, Jeremy Grimshaw, Christopher M. Williams, Sze Lin Yoong

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hyaluronic acid injection therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: concordant efficacy and conflicting serious adverse events in two systematic reviews

Claire E. O’Hanlon, Sydne J. Newberry, Marika Booth, Sean Grant, Aneesa Motala, Margaret A. Maglione, John D. FitzGerald, Paul G. Shekelle

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methods for estimating the burden of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic literature review protocol

Nichola R. Naylor, Sachin Silva, Kavian Kulasabanathan, Rifat Atun, Nina Zhu, Gwenan M. Knight, Julie Robotham

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence, prevalence and genetic determinants of neonatal diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jobert Richie N. Nansseu, Suzanne S. Ngo-Um, Eric V. Balti

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of psychostimulants for amphetamine and methamphetamine use disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Meha Bhatt, Laura Zielinski, Lola Baker-Beal, Neera Bhatnagar, Natalia Mouravska, Phillip Laplante, Andrew Worster, Lehana Thabane, Zainab Samaan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What guidance is available for researchers conducting overviews of reviews of healthcare interventions? A scoping review and qualitative metasummary

Michelle Pollock, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Lorne A. Becker, Robin Featherstone, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2016 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring issues in the conduct of website searching and other online sources for systematic reviews: how can we be systematic?

Claire Stansfield, Kelly Dickson, Mukdarut Bangpan

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Meta-analysis, complexity, and heterogeneity: a qualitative interview study of researchers’ methodological values and practices

Theo Lorenc, Lambert Felix, Mark Petticrew, G J Melendez-Torres, James Thomas, Sian Thomas, Alison O’Mara-Eves, Michelle Richardson

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacological interventions for agitation in patients with traumatic brain injury: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

David R. Williamson, Anne Julie Frenette, Lisa Burry, Marc M. Perreault, Emmanuel Charbonney, François Lamontagne, Marie-Julie Potvin, Jean-François Giguère, Sangeeta Mehta, Francis Bernard

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mixed-methods systematic review protocol to examine the use of physical restraint with critically ill adults and strategies for minimizing their use

Louise Rose, Craig Dale, Orla M. Smith, Lisa Burry, Glenn Enright, Dean Fergusson, Samir Sinha, Lesley Wiesenfeld, Tasnim Sinuff, Sangeeta Mehta

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of novel psychoactive substances (NPS) use in non-clinical populations: a systematic review protocol

Salma M. Khaled, Elizabeth Hughes, Dan Bressington, Monica Zolezzi, Ahmed Radwan, Ashish Badnapurkar, Richard Gray

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating Data Abstraction Assistant, a novel software application for data abstraction during systematic reviews: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Ian J. Saldanha, Christopher H. Schmid, Joseph Lau, Kay Dickersin, Jesse A. Berlin, Jens Jap, Bryant T. Smith, Simona Carini, Wiley Chan, Berry De Bruijn, Byron C. Wallace, Susan M. Hutfless, Ida Sim, M. Hassan Murad, Sandra A. Walsh, Elizabeth J. Whamond, Tianjing Li

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing the validity of abbreviated literature searches for rapid reviews: protocol of a non-inferiority and meta-epidemiologic study

Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Irma Klerings, Gernot Wagner, Viktoria Titscher, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Network meta-analyses performed by contracting companies and commissioned by industry

Ewoud Schuit, John PA Ioannidis

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Melatonin and melatonin agonists to prevent and treat delirium in critical illness: a systematic review protocol

Jennifer Foster, Lisa D. Burry, Lehana Thabane, Karen Choong, Kusum Menon, Mark Duffett, Alexandra Cheung, Melanie Guenette, Timothy Chimunda, Louise Rose

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of mHealth interventions on health systems: a systematic review protocol

Jill Fortuin, Faatiema Salie, Leila H. Abdullahi, Tania S. Douglas

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mental contrasting as a behaviour change technique: a systematic review protocol paper of effects, mediators and moderators on health

Ainslea Cross, David Sheffield

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Consideration of health inequalities in systematic reviews: a mapping review of guidance

Michelle Maden

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of patient safety in mental health: a protocol based on the inpatient setting

Danielle D’Lima, Stephanie Archer, Bethan Ines Thibaut, Sonny Christian Ramtale, Lindsay H. Dewa, Ara Darzi

01.12.2016 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between surgeon volume and outcomes: a systematic review of systematic reviews

Johannes Morche, Tim Mathes, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of oxytocin administration on brain activity: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Daniel S. Quintana, Tim Outhred, Lars T. Westlye, Gin S. Malhi, Ole A. Andreassen

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prognostic biomarkers to identify patients destined to develop severe Crohn’s disease who may benefit from early biological therapy: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis and external validation

Steve Halligan, Darren Boone, Gauraang Bhatnagar, Tariq Ahmad, Stuart Bloom, Manuel Rodriguez-Justo, Stuart A. Taylor, Susan Mallett

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are digital interventions for smoking cessation in pregnancy effective? A systematic review protocol

Sarah Ellen Griffiths, Katherine E. Brown, Emily Anne Fulton, Ildiko Tombor, Felix Naughton

01.12.2016 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Carotid artery stenting versus no stenting assisting thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke: protocol for a systematic review of randomised clinical trials with meta-analyses and trial sequential analyses

Henrik Steglich-Arnholm, Markus Holtmannspötter, Christian Gluud, Derk Wolfgang Krieger

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