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Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 267 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prosodic processing post traumatic brain injury - a systematic review

Gabriela Ilie, Michael D. Cusimano, Wenshan Li

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characteristics and use of urban health indicator tools by municipal built environment policy and decision-makers: a systematic review protocol

Helen Pineo, Ketevan Glonti, Harry Rutter, Nicole Zimmermann, Paul Wilkinson, Michael Davies

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biofeedback interventions for people with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol

Alexander MacIntosh, Nicolas Vignais, Elaine Biddiss

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapies for bruxism: a systematic review and network meta-analysis (protocol)

Mauro Elias Mesko, Brian Hutton, Jovito Adiel Skupien, Rafael Sarkis-Onofre, David Moher, Tatiana Pereira-Cenci

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determinants and materno-fetal outcomes related to cesarean section delivery in private and public hospitals in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Idrissa Beogo, Bomar Mendez Rojas, Marie-Pierre Gagnon

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between diabetes mellitus and multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Balewgizie Sileshi Tegegne, Tesfa Dejenie Habtewold, Melkamu Merid Mengesha, Johannes G.M. Burgerhof

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What is the relationship between type 2 diabetes mellitus status and the neuroradiological correlates of cerebral small vessel disease in adults? Protocol for a systematic review

Clark Funnell, Mary M. Doyle-Waters, Samuel Yip, Thalia Field

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk assessment tools to predict location of discharge and need for supportive services for medical patients after discharge from hospital: a systematic review protocol

Daniel M. Kobewka, Daniel McIsaac, Michaël Chassé, Kednapa Thavorn, Sunita Mulpuru, Luke T. Lavallée, Shane English, Justin Presseau, Alan J. Forster

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The dynamics of HIV transmission in out of school young heterosexual men in South Africa: a systematic scoping review protocol

Nonzwakazi Ntombela, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson, Andile Mtshali, Anna Voce, Ayesha B. M. Kharsany

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a realist review of workplace learning in postgraduate medical education and training

Anel Wiese, Caroline Kilty, Colm Bergin, Patrick Flood, Na Fu, Mary Horgan, Agnes Higgins, Bridget Maher, Grainne O’Kane, Lucia Prihodova, Dubhfeasa Slattery, Deirdre Bennett

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of asking a fertility intention question in primary care settings: a systematic review protocol

Paul A. Henning, Carolyne K. Burgess, Heidi E. Jones, Wendy V. Norman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of trauma system structure on injury outcomes: a systematic review protocol

Lynne Moore, Howard Champion, Gerard O’Reilly, Ari Leppaniemi, Peter Cameron, Cameron Palmer, Fikri M. Abu-Zidan, Belinda Gabbe, Christine Gaarder, Natalie Yanchar, Henry Thomas Stelfox, Raul Coimbra, John Kortbeek, Vanessa Noonan, Amy Gunning, Luke Leenan, Malcolm Gordon, Monty Khajanchi, Michèle Shemilt, Valérie Porgo, Alexis F. Turgeon, on behalf of the International Injury Care Improvement Initiative

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Celebrities’ impact on health-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and status outcomes: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression analysis

Steven J. Hoffman, Yasmeen Mansoor, Navneet Natt, Lathika Sritharan, Julia Belluz, Timothy Caulfield, Yoni Freedhoff, John N. Lavis, Arya M. Sharma

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How can pharmacists develop patient-pharmacist communication skills? A realist review protocol

Aisling Kerr, Judith Strawbridge, Caroline Kelleher, Fien Mertens, Peter Pype, Myriam Deveugele, Teresa Pawlikowska

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The humanistic and economic burden of chronic wounds: a protocol for a systematic review

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

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Are we failing young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs)? A systematic review and meta-analysis of re-engagement interventions

Lauren Mawn, Emily J. Oliver, Nasima Akhter, Clare L. Bambra, Carole Torgerson, Chris Bridle, Helen J. Stain

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ecological validity of cost-effectiveness models of universal HPV vaccination: a protocol for a systematic review

Giampiero Favato, Emmanouil Noikokyris, Riccardo Vecchiato

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Opportunities, challenges and concerns for the implementation and uptake of pelvic floor muscle assessment and exercises during the childbearing years: protocol for a critical interpretive synthesis

Victoria E. Salmon, E. Jean C. Hay-Smith, Rachel Jarvie, Sarah Dean, Eivor Oborn, Susan E. Bayliss, Debra Bick, Clare Davenport, Khaled M. Ismail, Christine MacArthur, Mark Pearson, on behalf of the APPEAL study

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A protocol for a systematic literature review: comparing the impact of seasonal and meteorological parameters on acute respiratory infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

Katherine E. Bishop-Williams, Jan M. Sargeant, Lea Berrang-Ford, Victoria L. Edge, Ashlee Cunsolo, Sherilee L. Harper

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methods for objectively assessing clinical masticatory performance: protocol for a systematic review

Per Elgestad Stjernfeldt, Inger Wårdh, Mats Trulsson, Gerd Faxén Irving, Anne-Marie Boström

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rational and design of an individual participant data meta-analysis of spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain—a protocol

A. de Zoete, M. R. de Boer, M. W. van Tulder, S. M. Rubinstein, M. Underwood, J. A. Hayden, J. Kalter, R. Ostelo

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurement tools of resource use and quality of life in clinical trials for dementia or cognitive impairment interventions: protocol for a scoping review

Fan Yang, Piers Dawes, Iracema Leroi, Brenda Gannon

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does knowledge brokering improve the quality of rapid review proposals? A before and after study

Gabriel Moore, Sally Redman, Catherine D’Este, Steve Makkar, Tari Turner

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethical challenges related to assistive product access for older adults and adults living with a disability: a scoping review protocol

Winnie Sun, Michael G. Wilson, Daphne Schreiber, Rosalie H. Wang

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of imams and mosques in health promotion in Western societies—a systematic review protocol

Yassar Mustafa, Diya Baker, Preeti Puligari, Teresa Melody, Joyce Yeung, Fang Gao-Smith

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of mobile application interventions on influencing healthy maternal behaviour and improving perinatal health outcomes: a systematic review protocol

Lisa M. Daly, Dell Horey, Philippa F. Middleton, Frances M. Boyle, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2017 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

RevManHAL: towards automatic text generation in systematic reviews

Mercedes Torres Torres, Clive E. Adams

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of two independent systematic reviews of trials of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2): the Yale Open Data Access Medtronic Project

Jeffrey Low, Joseph S. Ross, Jessica D. Ritchie, Cary P. Gross, Richard Lehman, Haiqun Lin, Rongwei Fu, Lesley A. Stewart, Harlan M. Krumholz

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transitional care for formerly incarcerated persons with HIV: protocol for a realist review

Jenkin Tsang, Sharmistha Mishra, Janet Rowe, Patricia O’Campo, Carolyn Ziegler, Fiona G. Kouyoumdjian, Flora I. Matheson, Ahmed M. Bayoumi, Shatabdy Zahid, Tony Antoniou

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: 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

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Are child-centric aspects in newborn and child health systematic review and meta-analysis protocols and reports adequately reported?—two systematic reviews

Mufiza Farid-Kapadia, Kariym C. Joachim, Chrinna Balasingham, April Clyburne-Sherin, Martin Offringa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fit for purpose: perspectives on rapid reviews from end-user interviews

Lisa Hartling, Jeanne-Marie Guise, Susanne Hempel, Robin Featherstone, Matthew D. Mitchell, Makalapua L. Motu’apuaka, Karen A. Robinson, Karen Schoelles, Annette Totten, Evelyn Whitlock, Timothy J. Wilt, Johanna Anderson, Elise Berliner, Aysegul Gozu, Elisabeth Kato, Robin Paynter, Craig A. Umscheid

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The efficacy of fall-risk-increasing drug (FRID) withdrawal for the prevention of falls and fall-related complications: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Justin Yusen Lee, Anne Holbrook

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effective knowledge translation approaches and practices in Indigenous health research: a systematic review protocol

Melody E. Morton Ninomiya, Donna Atkinson, Simon Brascoupé, Michelle Firestone, Nicole Robinson, Jeff Reading, Carolyn P. Ziegler, Raglan Maddox, Janet K. Smylie

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Documenting research with transgender and gender diverse people: protocol for an evidence map and thematic analysis

Zack Marshall, Vivian Welch, James Thomas, Fern Brunger, Michelle Swab, Ian Shemilt, Chris Kaposy

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors for post-investigation colorectal cancer (“interval cancer”) after computed tomographic colonography: protocol for a systematic review

Andrew A. Plumb, Anu Obaro, Thomas Fanshawe, Ulysses S. Torres, Rachel Baldwin-Cleland, Steve Halligan, David Burling

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fracture risk in dialysis and kidney transplanted patients: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Aboubacar Sidibé, Lynne Moore, Sonia Jean, Fabrice Mac-Way

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification of validated case definitions for chronic disease using electronic medical records: a systematic review protocol

Sepideh Souri, Nicola E. Symonds, Azin Rouhi, Brendan C. Lethebe, Stephanie Garies, Paul E. Ronksley, Tyler S. Williamson, Gabriel E. Fabreau, Richard Birtwhistle, Hude Quan, Kerry A. McBrien

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adherence to self-care behaviours and associated barriers in type 2 diabetes patients of low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Victor Mogre, Natalie A. Johnson, Flora Tzelepis, Jonathan Shaw, Christine Paul

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of upper limb functional electrical stimulation after stroke for the improvement of activities of daily living and motor function: a systematic review and meta-analysis

John Eraifej, William Clark, Benjamin France, Sebastian Desando, David Moore

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An approach to addressing subpopulation considerations in systematic reviews: the experience of reviewers supporting the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Evelyn P. Whitlock, Michelle Eder, Jamie H. Thompson, Daniel E. Jonas, Corinne V. Evans, Janelle M. Guirguis-Blake, Jennifer S. Lin

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-pharmacological interventions designed to reduce health risks due to unhealthy eating behaviour and linked risky or excessive drinking in adults aged 18–25 years: a systematic review protocol

Stephanie Scott, Kathryn Parkinson, Eileen Kaner, Shannon Robalino, Martine Stead, Christine Power, Niamh Fitzgerald, Wendy Wrieden, Ashley Adamson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating overweight and obesity prevalence in survivors of childhood brain tumors: a systematic review protocol

Kuan-Wen Wang, Adam Fleming, Sheila K. Singh, Laura Banfield, Russell J. de Souza, Lehana Thabane, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of standardized training on the reliability of the Cochrane risk of bias assessment tool: a prospective study

Bruno R. da Costa, Brooke Beckett, Alison Diaz, Nina M. Resta, Bradley C. Johnston, Matthias Egger, Peter Jüni, Susan Armijo-Olivo

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review with network meta-analysis of the modalities used to deliver eHealth interventions for chronic pain

Brian W. Slattery, Stephanie Haugh, Kady Francis, Laura O’Connor, Katie Barrett, Christopher P. Dwyer, Siobhan O’Higgins, Jonathan Egan, Brian E. McGuire

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Findings, phenotypes, and outcomes in Freeman-Sheldon and Sheldon-Hall syndromes and distal arthrogryposis types 1 and 3: protocol for systematic review and patient-level data meta-analysis

Mikaela I. Poling, José Andrés Morales Corado, Robert L. Chamberlain

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of rhythm control strategies versus rate control strategies for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis

Naqash J. Sethi, Sanam Safi, Emil E. Nielsen, Joshua Feinberg, Christian Gluud, Janus C. Jakobsen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The number of stimuli required to reliably assess corticomotor excitability and primary motor cortical representations using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rocco Cavaleri, Siobhan M. Schabrun, Lucy S. Chipchase

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for the development of autism spectrum disorder in children with tuberous sclerosis complex: protocol for a systematic review

Rebecca Mitchell, Sarah Barton, A. Simon Harvey, Katrina Williams

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Linking families with pre-school children from healthcare services to community resources: a systematic review protocol

Jacky Burns, David I. Conway, Wendy Gnich, Lorna M. D. Macpherson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of dietary and lifestyle interventions among pregnant women who are overweight or obese on longer-term maternal and early childhood outcomes: protocol for an individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis

Jodie M. Dodd, Rosalie M. Grivell, Jennie Louise, Andrea R. Deussen, Lynne Giles, Ben W. Mol, Christina Vinter, Mette Tanvig, Dorte Moller Jensen, Annick Bogaerts, Roland Devlieger, Riitta Luoto, Fionnuala McAuliffe, Kristina Renault, Emma Carlsen, Nina Geiker, Lucilla Poston, Annette Briley, Shakila Thangaratinam, Ewelina Rogozinska, Julie A. Owens

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Post-operative outcomes after cleft palate repair in syndromic and non-syndromic children: a systematic review protocol

Zach Zhang, Michael Stein, Nigel Mercer, Claudia Malic

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between adverse pregnancy outcomes and maternal human papillomavirus infection: a systematic review protocol

Joseph Niyibizi, Nadège Zanré, Marie-Hélène Mayrand, Helen Trottier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Outcomes of dysvascular partial foot amputation and how these compare to transtibial amputation: a systematic review for the development of shared decision-making resources

Michael P. Dillon, Matthew Quigley, Stefania Fatone

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between family caregiver burden and physical frailty in older adults without dementia: a systematic review

Thom Ringer, Afeez Abiola Hazzan, Arnav Agarwal, Adam Mutsaers, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Five shared decision-making tools in 5 months: use of rapid reviews to develop decision boxes for seniors living with dementia and their caregivers

Moulikatou Adouni Lawani, Béatriz Valéra, Émilie Fortier-Brochu, France Légaré, Pierre-Hugues Carmichael, Luc Côté, Philippe Voyer, Edeltraut Kröger, Holly Witteman, Charo Rodriguez, Anik M. C. Giguere

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of different dietary approaches on glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Lukas Schwingshackl, Anna Chaimani, Georg Hoffmann, Carolina Schwedhelm, Heiner Boeing

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for pressure injury development in critically ill patients in the intensive care unit: a systematic review protocol

Fiona Coyer, Nahla Tayyib

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Economic evaluation of interventions delivered by primary care providers to improve neurodevelopment in children aged under 5 years: protocol for a scoping review

Karen M. Edmond, Natalie A. Strobel, Kimberley McAuley, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Lisa Hurt

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical, behavioural and pharmacogenomic factors influencing the response to levothyroxine therapy in patients with primary hypothyroidism—protocol for a systematic review

Rosie Dew, Onyebuchi Okosieme, Colin Dayan, Vinay Eligar, Ishrat Khan, Salman Razvi, Simon Pearce, Scott Wilkes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Convergent and sequential synthesis designs: implications for conducting and reporting systematic reviews of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Quan Nha Hong, Pierre Pluye, Mathieu Bujold, Maggy Wassef

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of early interventions for parental sensitivity following preterm birth: a systematic review protocol

Andréane Lavallée, Marilyn Aita, Anne Bourbonnais, Gwenaëlle De Clifford-Faugère

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of non-individualised homeopathic treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis

Robert T. Mathie, Nitish Ramparsad, Lynn A. Legg, Jürgen Clausen, Sian Moss, Jonathan R. T. Davidson, Claudia-Martina Messow, Alex McConnachie

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The risk associated with spinal manipulation: an overview of reviews

Sabrina Mai Nielsen, Simon Tarp, Robin Christensen, Henning Bliddal, Louise Klokker, Marius Henriksen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An evaluation of the comparative effectiveness of geriatrician-led comprehensive geriatric assessment for improving patient and healthcare system outcomes for older adults: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Charlene Soobiah, Caitlin Daly, Erik Blondal, Joycelyne Ewusie, Joanne Ho, Meghan J. Elliott, Rossini Yue, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Barbara Liu, Sharon Marr, Jenny Basran, Andrea C. Tricco, Jemila Hamid, Sharon E. Straus

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of health care provider physical activity recommendations in cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jennifer Brunet, Amanda Wurz, Connor O’Rielly, Doris Howell, Mathieu Bélanger, Jonathan Sussman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variables associated with unplanned general adult ICU admission in hospitalised patients: protocol for a systematic review

James Malycha, Tim Bonnici, Katarina Sebekova, Tatjana Petrinic, Duncan Young, Peter Watkinson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the global HIV-infected population: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jean Joel R. Bigna, Angeladine Malaha Kenne, Serra Lem Asangbeh

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cancer and central nervous system disorders: protocol for an umbrella review of systematic reviews and updated meta-analyses of observational studies

Ferrán Catalá-López, Brian Hutton, Jane A. Driver, Matthew J. Page, Manuel Ridao, José M. Valderas, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Jaume Forés-Martos, Salvador Martínez, Ricard Gènova-Maleras, Diego Macías-Saint-Gerons, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Eduard Vieta, Alfonso Valencia, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Receptive and expressive English language assessments used for young children: a scoping review protocol

Laureen J. McIntyre, Laurie-ann M. Hellsten, Julia Bidonde, Catherine Boden, Carolyn Doi

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Digoxin versus placebo, no intervention, or other medical interventions for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis

Naqash J. Sethi, Sanam Safi, Joshua Feinberg, Emil E. Nielsen, Christian Gluud, Janus C. Jakobsen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Consolidating emerging evidence surrounding HIVST and HIVSS: a rapid systematic mapping protocol

T. Charles Witzel, Peter Weatherburn, Fiona M. Burns, Cheryl C. Johnson, Carmen Figueroa, Alison J. Rodger

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology and reporting characteristics of overviews of reviews of healthcare interventions published 2012–2016: protocol for a systematic review

Dawid Pieper, Michelle Pollock, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Roland Brian Büchter, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Management of scorpion envenoming: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials

Chaturaka Rodrigo, Ariaranee Gnanathasan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inter-pregnancy interval and pregnancy outcomes among women with delayed childbearing: protocol for a systematic review

Mani Asgharpour, Sofia Villarreal, Laura Schummers, Jennifer Hutcheon, Dorothy Shaw, Wendy V. Norman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the factors associated with binge drinking among adolescents and young adults

Jennifer Hasselgård-Rowe, Barbara Broers, Dagmar M. Haller

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapeutic interventions for alcohol dependence in non-inpatient settings: a systematic review and network meta-analysis (protocol)

Hung-Yuan Cheng, Roy G. Elbers, Julian P. T. Higgins, Abigail Taylor, Georgina J. MacArthur, Luke McGuinness, Sarah Dawson, José A. López-López, Sean Cowlishaw, Matthew Hickman, David Kessler

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What do register-based studies tell us about migrant mental health? A scoping review

Kishan Patel, Anne Kouvonen, Ciara Close, Ari Väänänen, Dermot O’Reilly, Michael Donnelly

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Approaches to interpreting and choosing the best treatments in network meta-analyses

L. Mbuagbaw, B. Rochwerg, R. Jaeschke, D. Heels-Andsell, W. Alhazzani, L. Thabane, Gordon H. Guyatt

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Early identification of patients requiring massive transfusion, embolization, or hemostatic surgery for traumatic hemorrhage: a systematic review protocol

Alexandre Tran, Maher Matar, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Jacinthe Lampron, Monica Taljaard, Christian Vaillancourt

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The diagnosis and management of the Spitz nevus in the pediatric population: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jean Abboud, Michael Stein, Michele Ramien, Claudia Malic

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determining the gaps between Cochrane reviews and trials of effectiveness of interventions for acute respiratory infections: an audit

Jasmin Alloo, Sanya Vallath, Chris Del Mar, Matt Carter, Sarah Thorning, Justin Clark

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Which learning activities enhance physiotherapy practice? A systematic review protocol of quantitative and qualitative studies

Edmund Leahy, Lucy Chipchase, Felicity Blackstock

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review

Louise Rose, Laura Istanboulian, Laura Allum, Lisa Burry, Craig Dale, Nicholas Hart, Claire Kydonaki, Pam Ramsay, Natalie Pattison, Bronwen Connolly, On behalf of the PERFORM study investigators

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of current policing-related mental health interventions in England and Wales and Crisis Intervention Teams as a future potential model: a systematic review

Eddie Kane, Emily Evans, Farhad Shokraneh

01.12.2017 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Updated systematic review: associations between proximity to animal feeding operations and health of individuals in nearby communities

Annette M. O’Connor, Brent W. Auvermann, Rungano S. Dzikamunhenga, Julie M. Glanville, Julian P. T. Higgins, Shelley P. Kirychuk, Jan M. Sargeant, Sarah C. Totton, Hannah Wood, Susanna G. Von Essen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasma chitotriosidase activity versus CCL18 level for assessing type I Gaucher disease severity: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual participant data

Tatiana Raskovalova, Patrick B. Deegan, Ruby Yang, Elena Pavlova, Jérome Stirnemann, José Labarère, Ari Zimran, Pramod K. Mistry, Marc Berger

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol: a systematic review of studies developing and/or evaluating search strategies to identify prognosis studies

Nadia Corp, Joanne L. Jordan, Jill A. Hayden, Emma Irvin, Robin Parker, Andrea Smith, Danielle A. van der Windt

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

MOrtality and infectious complications of therapeutic EndoVAscular interventional radiology: a systematic and meta-analysis protocol

Kaoutar Mellouk Aid, Hervé Tchala Vignon Zomahoun, Abdelmajid Soulaymani, Karin Lebascle, Stephane Silvera, Pascal Astagneau, Benoit Misset

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

N of 1 trials and the optimal individualisation of drug treatments: a systematic review protocol

Weyinmi A. Demeyin, Julia Frost, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Simon Briscoe, Nicky Britten

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevention of cervical cancer in HIV-seropositive women from developing countries: a systematic review protocol

Witness Mapanga, Ahmed Elhakeem, Shingairai A. Feresu, Fresier Maseko, Tsungai Chipato

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perioperative adjuvant corticosteroids for post-operative analgesia in elective knee surgery – A systematic review

Hasan Raza Mohammad, Marialena Trivella, Thomas W. Hamilton, Louise Strickland, David Murray, Hemant Pandit

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol of a scoping review on knowledge translation competencies

Anastasia A. Mallidou, Pat Atherton, Liza Chan, Noreen Frisch, Stephanie Glegg, Gayle Scarrow

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of clinical supervision on supervisees and patients in cognitive-behavioral therapy: a study protocol for a systematic review

Sven Alfonsson, Åsa Spännargård, Thomas Parling, Gerhard Andersson, Tobias Lundgren

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Behavioral interventions to promote adequate sleep among women: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lydi-Anne Vézina-Im, Jennette Palcic Moreno, Theresa A. Nicklas, Tom Baranowski

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cardioprotective potential of N-acetyl cysteine against hyperglycaemia-induced oxidative damage: a protocol for a systematic review

Phiwayinkosi V. Dludla, Bongani B. Nkambule, Stephanie C. Dias, Rabia Johnson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An overview of systematic reviews of complementary and alternative therapies for fibromyalgia using both AMSTAR and ROBIS as quality assessment tools

Rachel Perry, Verity Leach, Philippa Davies, Chris Penfold, Andy Ness, Rachel Churchill

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Paraquat and Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review protocol according to the OHAT approach for hazard identification

Carolina Vaccari, Regina El Dib, João Lauro V. de Camargo

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators of access to maternal services for women with disabilities: scoping review protocol

Doreen Mheta, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying models of delivery, care domains and quality indicators relevant to palliative day services: a scoping review protocol

Seán R. O’Connor, Martin Dempster, Noleen K. McCorry

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiology of diabetic foot disease and diabetes-related lower-extremity amputation in Australia: a systematic review protocol

Jaap J. van Netten, Mendel Baba, Peter A. Lazzarini

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Why are some people more fit than others? Correlates and determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness in adults: protocol for a systematic review

Nita Perumal, Gert B.M. Mensink, Thomas Keil, Jonas David Finger

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the effect of oral care with four different antiseptics to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: protocol for a network meta-analysis

Zhigang Zhang, Yuying Hou, Jun Zhang, Bo Wang, Juxia Zhang, Ailing Yang, Ge Li, Jinhui Tian

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polypharmacy in multimorbid older adults: protocol for a systematic review

Caroline Sirois, Marie-Laure Laroche, Line Guénette, Edeltraut Kröger, Dan Cooper, Valérie Émond

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Conclusions in systematic reviews of mammography for breast cancer screening and associations with review design and author characteristics

Smriti Raichand, Adam G. Dunn, Mei-Sing Ong, Florence T. Bourgeois, Enrico Coiera, Kenneth D. Mandl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do outcomes reported in randomised controlled trials of joint replacement surgery fulfil the OMERACT 2.0 Filter? A review of the 2008 and 2013 literature

Peter D. H. Wall, Bethan L. Richards, Andrew Sprowson, Rachelle Buchbinder, Jasvinder A. Singh

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perioperative antibiotics in pediatric cardiac surgery: protocol for a systematic review

Vijay Anand, Angela Bates, Robin Featherstone, Srinivas Murthy

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ultrasound characteristics of the mid-portion of the Achilles tendon in runners: a systematic review protocol

Prue Molyneux, Matthew Carroll, Sarah Stewart, Angela Brenton-Rule, Keith Rome

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Parent experiences and information needs relating to procedural pain in children: a systematic review protocol

Allison Gates, Kassi Shave, Robin Featherstone, Kelli Buckreus, Samina Ali, Shannon Scott, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Access barriers to obstetric care at health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa—a systematic review

Minerva Kyei-Nimakoh, Mary Carolan-Olah, Terence V. McCann

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the efficacy of fat grafting and platelet-rich plasma for wound healing

Oliver J. Smith, Muholan Kanapathy, Ankur Khajuria, Max Prokopenko, Nadine Hachach-Haram, Haroon Mann, Ash Mosahebi

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological interventions for the treatment of depression, anxiety, alcohol misuse or anger in armed forces veterans and their families: systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Luke O’Shea, Ed Watkins, Paul Farrand

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions to prevent hemodynamic instability during renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury: a systematic review protocol

Adrianna Douvris, Swapnil Hiremath, Lauralyn McIntyre, Lindsey Sikora, Catherine Weber, Edward G. Clark

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a program theory for shared decision-making: a realist review protocol

Gary Groot, Tamara Waldron, Tracey Carr, Linda McMullen, Lori-Ann Bandura, Shelley-May Neufeld, Vicky Duncan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does metabolic syndrome predict surgical complications? A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Philip Norris, Nicholas Ralph, Clint Moloney

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of perioperative statin use on cardiovascular complications in patients submitted to non-cardiac surgery: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis

Erica Aranha Suzumura, Rodrigo Antonini Ribeiro, Leticia Kawano-Dourado, Pedro Gabriel de Barros e Silva, Claudia Oliveira, Mabel Fernandes Figueiró, Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, Renato D. Lopes, Otavio Berwanger

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying approaches for assessing methodological and reporting quality of systematic reviews: a descriptive study

Kusala Pussegoda, Lucy Turner, Chantelle Garritty, Alain Mayhew, Becky Skidmore, Adrienne Stevens, Isabelle Boutron, Rafael Sarkis-Onofre, Lise M. Bjerre, Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, Douglas G. Altman, David Moher

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stress ulcer prophylaxis versus placebo or no prophylaxis in adult hospitalised acutely ill patients—protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Søren Marker, Anders Perner, Jørn Wetterslev, Marija Barbateskovic, Janus Christian Jakobsen, Mette Krag, Anders Granholm, Carl Thomas Anthon, Morten Hylander Møller

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An investigation of the impact of using different methods for network meta-analysis: a protocol for an empirical evaluation

Amalia (Emily) Karahalios, Georgia Salanti, Simon L. Turner, G. Peter Herbison, Ian R. White, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Adriani Nikolakopoulou, Joanne E. Mckenzie

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An assessment of the factors affecting the commercialization of cell-based therapeutics: a systematic review protocol

David Pettitt, Zeeshaan Arshad, Benjamin Davies, James Smith, Anna French, Doug Cole, Kim Bure, Sue Dopson, David DiGiusto, Jeff Karp, Brock Reeve, Richard Barker, Georg Holländer, David Brindley

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between child and adolescent emotional disorder and poor attendance at school: a systematic review protocol

Katie Finning, Darren Moore, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Emilia Danielsson-Waters, Tamsin Ford

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What determines the effects and costs of breast cancer screening? A protocol of a systematic review of reviews

O. Mandrik, O. I. Ekwunife, N. Zielonke, F. Meheus, J. L. Severens, S. K. Lhachimi, R. Murillo

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of the processes used to link clinical trial registrations to their published results

Rabia Bashir, Florence T. Bourgeois, Adam G. Dunn

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of chronic and acute physical activity on working memory performance in healthy participants: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Azeem Rathore, Barbara Lom

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a framework for a novel multi-disciplinary, multi-agency intervention(s), to improve medication management in community-dwelling older people on complex medication regimens (MEMORABLE)––a realist synthesis

Ian Maidment, Andrew Booth, Judy Mullan, Jane McKeown, Sylvia Bailey, Geoffrey Wong

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality indicators for care of depression in primary care settings: a systematic review

Yelena Petrosyan, Yeva Sahakyan, Jan M. Barnsley, Kerry Kuluski, Barbara Liu, Walter P. Wodchis

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is health coaching effective in changing the health status and behaviour of prisoners?—a systematic review protocol

Nadja Almondes, Denise Downie, Ayse B. Cinar, Derek Richards, Ruth Freeman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Telephone consultations for general practice: a systematic review

Martin J Downes, Merehau C Mervin, Joshua M Byrnes, Paul A Scuffham

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of body size, nutrition and socioeconomic position in early life on the epigenome: a systematic review protocol

Jane Maddock, Wahyu Wulaningsih, Rebecca Hardy

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Management of frailty: a protocol of a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Ahmed M. Negm, Courtney C. Kennedy, Lehana Thabane, Areti-Angeliki Veroniki, Jonathan D. Adachi, Julie Richardson, Ian D. Cameron, Aidan Giangregorio, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review adherence to methodological or reporting quality

Kusala Pussegoda, Lucy Turner, Chantelle Garritty, Alain Mayhew, Becky Skidmore, Adrienne Stevens, Isabelle Boutron, Rafael Sarkis-Onofre, Lise M. Bjerre, Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, Douglas G. Altman, David Moher

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of N-of-1 trial protocol guidelines and protocol reporting guidelines

Antony J. Porcino, Salima Punja, An-Wen Chan, Richard Kravitz, Aaron Orkin, Philippe Ravaud, Christopher H. Schmid, Sunita Vohra

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical frailty and functional status in patients with advanced kidney disease: a protocol for a systematic review

Kendra E. Brett, Alexandria Bennett, Lindsay J. Ritchie, Greg A. Knoll

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect and safety of postmenopausal hormone therapy and selective estrogen receptor modulators on kidney outcomes in women: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Sandra M. Dumanski, Sharanya Ramesh, Matthew T. James, Amy Metcalfe, Kara Nerenberg, Ellen W. Seely, Helen Lee Robertson, Sofia B. Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evidence for a comprehensive approach to Aboriginal tobacco control to maintain the decline in smoking: an overview of reviews among Indigenous peoples

Catherine Chamberlain, Susan Perlen, Sue Brennan, Lucie Rychetnik, David Thomas, Raglan Maddox, Noore Alam, Emily Banks, Andrew Wilson, Sandra Eades

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical manifestations and diagnostic methods in pulmonary angiosarcoma: protocol for a scoping review

Rachel Lim, Lea Harper, John Swiston

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anorexia nervosa and cancer: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Ferrán Catalá-López, Brian Hutton, Jane A. Driver, Manuel Ridao, José M. Valderas, Ricard Gènova-Maleras, Jaume Forés-Martos, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Diego Macías Saint-Gerons, Eduard Vieta, Alfonso Valencia, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Delay discounting differences in brain activation, connectivity, and structure in individuals with addiction: a systematic review protocol

Max M. Owens, Michael T. Amlung, Steven R. H. Beach, Lawrence H. Sweet, James MacKillop

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on proinflammatory cytokines: protocol for systematic review

Tábata Cristina do Carmo Almeida, Francisco Winter dos Santos Figueiredo, Valter Cordeiro Barbosa Filho, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca, Fernando Adami

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethical, social, and cultural issues related to clinical genetic testing and counseling in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review

Adrina Zhong, Benedict Darren, Helen Dimaras

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Criteria and models for the distribution of casualties in trauma-related mass casualty incidents: a systematic literature review protocol

Mohammad Reza Khajehaminian, Ali Ardalan, Sayed Mohsen Hosseini Boroujeni, Amir Nejati, Abbasali Keshtkar, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani, Omid Mahdi Ebadati E.

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of genetic variants on toxicity to anti-tubercular agents: a systematic review and meta-analysis (protocol)

Marty Richardson, Jamie Kirkham, Kerry Dwan, Derek Sloan, Geraint Davies, Andrea Jorgensen

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Continuous surveillance of a pregnancy clinical guideline: an early experience

Laura Martínez García, Hector Pardo-Hernández, Andrea Juliana Sanabria, Pablo Alonso-Coello, on behalf of the Pregnancy Clinical Guideline Updating Working Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychosocial interventions for managing occupational stress and burnout among medical doctors: a systematic review

Bonnie A. Clough, Sonja March, Raymond J. Chan, Leanne M. Casey, Rachel Phillips, Michael J. Ireland

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Selecting and implementing overview methods: implications from five exemplar overviews

Alex Pollock, Pauline Campbell, Ginny Brunton, Harriet Hunt, Lise Estcourt

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The utility of mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (mini-CEX) in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education: protocol for a systematic review

Sara Mortaz Hejri, Mohammad Jalili, Mandana Shirazi, Rasoul Masoomi, Saharnaz Nedjat, John Norcini

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Producing Cochrane systematic reviews—a qualitative study of current approaches and opportunities for innovation and improvement

Tari Turner, Sally Green, David Tovey, Steve McDonald, Karla Soares-Weiser, Charlotte Pestridge, Julian Elliott, on behalf of the Project Transform Team, IKMD developers

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Usability evaluation methods employed to assess information visualisations of electronically stored patient data for clinical use: a protocol for a systematic review

Antonia Burt, Lauren Morgan, Tatjana Petrinic, Duncan Young, Peter Watkinson

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of the team in conducting a systematic review

Lesley Uttley, Paul Montgomery

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Complications and health-related quality of life after robot-assisted versus open radical cystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of four RCTs

Susanne Vahr Lauridsen, Hanne Tønnesen, Bente Thoft Jensen, Bruno Neuner, Peter Thind, Thordis Thomsen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol: systematic review of the association between socio-economic status and survival in adult head and neck cancer

Bilal G. Taib, Joseph Rylands, Sue Povall, Terry M. Jones, David Taylor-Robinson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Abuse and disrespect in childbirth process and abortion situation in Latin America and the Caribbean—systematic review protocol

Sofia Madeira, Vicky Pileggi, João Paulo Souza

01.12.2017 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increasing value and reducing waste in data extraction for systematic reviews: tracking data in data extraction forms

Farhad Shokraneh, Clive E. Adams

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Structural barriers in access to medical marijuana in the USA—a systematic review protocol

Celina I. Valencia, Ibitola O. Asaolu, John E. Ehiri, Cecilia Rosales

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of decision aids that facilitate elements of shared decision-making in chronic illnesses: a review protocol

Thomas H. Wieringa, Marleen Kunneman, Rene Rodriguez-Gutierrez, Victor M. Montori, Maartje de Wit, Ellen M. A. Smets, Linda J. Schoonmade, Gabriela Spencer-Bonilla, Frank J. Snoek

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Information sources for obesity prevention policy research: a review of systematic reviews

Rosie Hanneke, Sabrina K. Young

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Continuing education for the prevention of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s-type dementia: a systematic review protocol

Nina Matyas, Stefanie Auer, Christoph Gisinger, Monika Kil, Filiz Keser Aschenberger, Irma Klerings, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of person- and family-centered care transition interventions: a systematic review protocol

Chantal Backman, Julie Chartrand, Orvie Dingwall, Beverley Shea

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges and opportunities in country-specific research synthesis: a case study from Cameroon

Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Lynn Cockburn

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hepatitis C infection epidemiology in Mongolia: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis

Karima Chaabna, Laith J. Abu-Raddad

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tobacco and alcohol cessation or reduction interventions in people with oral dysplasia and head and neck cancer: systematic review protocol

Ellie Shingler, Luke A. Robles, Rachel Perry, Chris Penfold, Andy Ness, Steve Thomas, J. Athene Lane, Richard M. Martin

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adverse mental health outcomes in breast cancer survivors compared to women who did not have cancer: systematic review protocol

Helena Carreira, Rachael Williams, Martin Müller, Rhea Harewood, Krishnan Bhaskaran

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adverse outcomes associated with opioid prescription for acute low back pain: a systematic review protocol

Natalia Mouravska, Laura Zielinski, Meha Bhatt, Nitika Sanger, Monica Bawor, Brittany Dennis, Laura Banfield, James MacKillop, James Paul, Andrew Worster, Philip Laplante, Lehana Thabane, Zainab Samaan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immediate versus delayed surgery for hip fractures in the elderly patients: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Thomas Klestil, Christoph Röder, Christoph Stotter, Birgit Winkler, Stefan Nehrer, Martin Lutz, Irma Klerings, Gernot Wagner, Gerald Gartlehner, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trends in maternal and neonatal mortality in South Africa: a systematic review protocol

Damian J. Damian, Bernard Njau, Ester Lisasi, Sia E. Msuya, Andrew Boulle

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a scoping review to map evidence from randomised controlled trials on paediatric eye disease to disease burden

Lucinda J Teoh, Ameenat L Solebo, Jugnoo S Rahi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying additional studies for a systematic review of retention strategies in randomised controlled trials: making contact with trials units and trial methodologists

Valerie Brueton, Jayne F. Tierney, Sally Stenning, Greta Rait

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of contextual factors on healthcare quality improvement initiatives: what works, for whom and in what setting? Protocol for a realist review

Emma Coles, Mary Wells, Margaret Maxwell, Fiona M. Harris, Julie Anderson, Nicola M. Gray, Gill Milner, Stephen MacGillivray

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibiotic exposure and risk of weight gain and obesity: protocol for a systematic review

Heidi Dutton, Mary-Anne Doyle, C. Arianne Buchan, Shuhiba Mohammad, Kristi B. Adamo, Risa Shorr, Dean A. Fergusson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does Value Stream Mapping affect the structure, process, and outcome quality in care facilities? A systematic review

Marina Nowak, Holger Pfaff, Ute Karbach

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to the integration of mental health services into primary health care: a systematic review protocol

Edith K. Wakida, Dickens Akena, Elialilia S. Okello, Alison Kinengyere, Ronald Kamoga, Arnold Mindra, Celestino Obua, Zohray M. Talib

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The HIV Care Cascade from HIV diagnosis to viral suppression in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis protocol

Aysel Gueler, Fiona Vanobberghen, Brian Rice, Matthias Egger, Catrina Mugglin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Choice of initial antiretroviral drugs and treatment outcomes among HIV-infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Alemayehu Worku, Yigzaw Kebede, Kassahun Alemu, Adetayo Kasim, Ziv Shkedy

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient satisfaction with E-Oral Health care in rural and remote settings: a systematic review protocol

Elham Emami, Naomi Kadoch, Sara Homayounfar, Hermina Harnagea, Patrice Dupont, Nicolas Giraudeau, Rodrigo Mariño

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review of effectiveness of universal self-regulation-based interventions and their effects on distal health and social outcomes in children and adolescents: review protocol

Anuja Pandey, Daniel Hale, Anne-Lise Goddings, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Russell Viner

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of community pharmacy public health interventions on population health and health inequalities: a systematic review of reviews protocol

Frances Hillier-Brown, Clare Bambra, Katie Thomson, Mirza Balaj, Nick Walton, Adam Todd

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of interventions to increase awareness of mental health and well-being in athletes, coaches and officials

Gavin Breslin, Stephen Shannon, Tandy Haughey, Paul Donnelly, Gerard Leavey

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychosocial and career outcomes of peer mentorship in medical resident education: a systematic review protocol

Helen Pethrick, Lorelli Nowell, Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci, Liza Lorenzetti, Michele Jacobsen, Tracey Clancy, Diane L. Lorenzetti

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

O’Connor et al. systematic review regarding animal feeding operations and public health: critical flaws may compromise conclusions

Keeve E. Nachman, Juleen Lam, Leah H. Schinasi, Tara C. Smith, Beth J. Feingold, Joan A. Casey

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Socio-ecological influences on adolescent (aged 10–17) alcohol use and linked unhealthy eating behaviours: protocol for a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies

Stephanie Scott, Jessica Reilly, Emma L. Giles, Frances Hillier-Brown, Louisa Ells, Eileen Kaner, Ashley Adamson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluative reports on medical malpractice policies in obstetrics: a rapid scoping review

Roberta Cardoso, Wasifa Zarin, Vera Nincic, Sarah Louise Barber, Ahmet Metin Gulmezoglu, Charlotte Wilson, Katherine Wilson, Heather McDonald, Meghan Kenny, Rachel Warren, Sharon E. Straus, Andrea C. Tricco

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative safety and efficacy of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Jennifer Watt, Zahra Goodarzi, Andrea C. Tricco, Areti-Angeliki Veroniki, Sharon E. Straus

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social determinants of common metabolic risk factors (high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high body mass index and high waist-hip ratio) of major non-communicable diseases in South Asia region: a systematic review protocol

Sudesh Raj Sharma, Shiva Raj Mishra, Kusum Wagle, Rachel Page, Anna Matheson, Danielle Lambrick, James Faulkner, David Lounsbury, Abhinav Vaidya

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Strategies to improve the quality of life of persons post-stroke: protocol of a systematic review

Sarah E.P. Munce, Laure Perrier, Saeha Shin, Chamila Adhihetty, Kristen Pitzul, Michelle L.A. Nelson, Mark T. Bayley

01.12.2017 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Overviews of systematic reviews: great promise, greater challenge

Joanne E. McKenzie, Sue E. Brennan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sex and gender considerations in transplantation research: protocol for a scoping review

Claudie Laprise, Vikas Srinivasan Sridhar, Lori West, Bethany Foster, Louise Pilote, Ruth Sapir-Pichhadze

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The validity and reliability of the four square step test in different adult populations: a systematic review

Martha Moore, Karen Barker

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions to control myopia progression in children: protocol for an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Efthymia Prousali, Asimina Mataftsi, Nikolaos Ziakas, Andreas Fontalis, Periklis Brazitikos, Anna-Bettina Haidich

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk of mortality among children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and their first-degree relatives: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Ferrán Catalá-López, Brian Hutton, Matthew J. Page, Manuel Ridao, Jane A. Driver, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Jaume Forés-Martos, Diego Macías Saint-Gerons, Eduard Vieta, Alfonso Valencia, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of psychological interventions on the prevention of chronic pain in adults: a systematic review protocol

Mélanie Bérubé, Céline Gélinas, Manon Choinière, Nancy Feeley, Géraldine Martorella, Stefan Parent, David L. Streiner

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Role of bispectral index monitoring and burst suppression in prognostication following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review protocol

Leanne Eveson, Marcela Vizcaychipi, Shashank Patil

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, awareness, and associated risk factors of hypertension in older adults in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

William K. Bosu, Justice M. K. Aheto, Eugenio Zucchelli, Siobhan Reilly

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identifying effective components for mobile health behaviour change interventions for smoking cessation and service uptake: protocol of a systematic review and planned meta-analysis

Pritaporn Kingkaew, Liz Glidewell, Rebecca Walwyn, Hamish Fraser, Jeremy C. Wyatt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Recommendations for reporting of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy: a systematic review

Trevor A. McGrath, Mostafa Alabousi, Becky Skidmore, Daniël A. Korevaar, Patrick M. M. Bossuyt, David Moher, Brett Thombs, Matthew D. F. McInnes

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Syphilis in the Americas: a protocol for a systematic review of syphilis prevalence and incidence in four high-risk groups, 1980–2016

Ken Kitayama, Eddy R. Segura, Jordan E. Lake, Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Catherine E. Oldenburg, Bethany A. Myers, Paria Pourjavaheri, Chinomnso N. Okorie, Robinson L. Cabello, Jesse L. Clark

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Herceptin® (trastuzumab) in HER2-positive early breast cancer: protocol for a systematic review and cumulative network meta-analysis

Florence R. Wilson, Megan E. Coombes, Quinlan Wylie, Mariya Yurchenko, Christine Brezden-Masley, Brian Hutton, Becky Skidmore, Chris Cameron

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of intra-pregnancy nonsurgical periodontal therapy on inflammatory biomarkers and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Helbert Eustáquio Cardoso da Silva, Cristine Miron Stefani, Nilce de Santos Melo, Adriano de Almeida de Lima, Cassiano Kuchenbecker Rösing, André Luís Porporatti, Graziela De Luca Canto

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions to reduce dependency in bathing in community dwelling older adults: a systematic review

Miriam Golding-Day, Phillip Whitehead, Kathryn Radford, Marion Walker

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of multidisciplinary rehabilitation outcomes in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Elena Tseli, Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten, Britt-Marie Stålnacke, Katja Boersma, Paul Enthoven, Björn Gerdle, Björn Olov Äng

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Renal manifestations of HIV during the antiretroviral era in South Africa: a systematic scoping review

Shirelle Assaram, Nombulelo P. Magula, Suman Mewa Kinoo, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion for hydrocephalus in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

James J. M. Loan, Ncedile Mankahla, Graeme Meintjes, A. Graham Fieggen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High-flow oxygen via nasal cannulae in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Murdoch Leeies, Eric Flynn, Alexis F. Turgeon, Bojan Paunovic, Hal Loewen, Rasheda Rabbani, Ahmed M. Abou-Setta, Niall D. Ferguson, Ryan Zarychanski

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Olfactive stimulation interventions for managing procedural pain in preterm and full-term neonates: a systematic review protocol

Gwenaëlle De Clifford-Faugère, Andréane Lavallée, Marilyn Aita

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A proposed framework for developing quality assessment tools

Penny Whiting, Robert Wolff, Susan Mallett, Iveta Simera, Jelena Savović

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Costs related to cardiac arrest management: a systematic review protocol

Guillaume Geri, Joshua Gilgan, Carolyn Ziegler, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Laurie J. Morrison

01.12.2017 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

SEED: a tool for disseminating systematic review data into Wikipedia

Lena Schmidt, Johannes Friedel, Clive E. Adams

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review protocol on the effectiveness of therapeutic exercises utilised by physiotherapists to improve function in patients with burns

Tapfuma Mudawarima, Matthew Chiwaridzo, Jennifer Jelsma, Karen Grimmer, Faith Chengetayi Muchemwa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of social network analysis methods to study professional advice and performance among healthcare providers: a systematic review

Kate Sabot, Deepthi Wickremasinghe, Karl Blanchet, Bilal Avan, Joanna Schellenberg

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the clinically orientated roles of the general practice receptionist: a systematic review protocol

Michael Burrows, Nicola Gale, Sheila Greenfield, Ian Litchfield

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Authors’ response to comments from Nachman KE et al.

Annette M. O’Connor, Brent W. Auvermann, Rungano S. Dzikamunhenga, Julie M. Glanville, Julian P. T. Higgins, Shelley P. Kirychuk, Jan M. Sargeant, Sarah C. Totton, Hannah Wood, Susanna G. Von Essen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of behavioral change techniques employed in eHealth interventions designed to improve glycemic control in persons with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Mihiretu Kebede, Lara Christianson, Zohaib Khan, Thomas L. Heise, Claudia R. Pischke

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diabetes-related information-seeking behaviour: a systematic review

Silke Kuske, Tim Schiereck, Sandra Grobosch, Andrea Paduch, Sigrid Droste, Sarah Halbach, Andrea Icks

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions for acute stroke management in Africa: a systematic review of the evidence

Leonard Baatiema, Carina K. Y. Chan, Adem Sav, Shawn Somerset

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding the experience of initiating community-based physical activity and social support by people with serious mental illness: a systematic review using a meta-ethnographic approach

Helen Quirk, Helen Crank, Deborah Harrop, Emma Hock, Robert Copeland

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pathological samples: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Emmanuel O. Babafemi, Benny P. Cherian, Lee Banting, Graham A. Mills, Kandala Ngianga II

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between childhood body weight and dental caries experience: an umbrella systematic review protocol

Susan J. Carson, Lamis Abuhaloob, Derek Richards, Mark P. Hector, Ruth Freeman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Availability and performance of image/video-based vital signs monitoring methods: a systematic review protocol

Mirae Harford, Jacqueline Catherall, Stephen Gerry, Duncan Young, Peter Watkinson

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Putting research in place: an innovative approach to providing contextualized evidence synthesis for decision makers

Stephen Bornstein, Rochelle Baker, Pablo Navarro, Sarah Mackey, David Speed, Melissa Sullivan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mobile tablet-based therapies following stroke: a systematic scoping review protocol of attempted interventions and the challenges encountered

Michael Pugliese, Dylan Johnson, Dar Dowlatshahi, Tim Ramsay

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methodological quality and transparency of clinical practice guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of non-communicable diseases using the AGREE II instrument: a systematic review protocol

Caroline de Godoi Rezende Costa Molino, Eliane Ribeiro, Nicolina Silvana Romano-Lieber, Airton Tetelbom Stein, Daniela Oliveira de Melo

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Family resilience and adaptive coping in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: protocol for a systematic review

Sophia Saetes, Lisa Hynes, Brian E. McGuire, Line Caes

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The macro-economic determinants of health and health inequalities—umbrella review protocol

Yannish Naik, Peter Baker, Ian Walker, Taavi Tillmann, Kristin Bash, Darryl Quantz, Frances Hillier-Brown, Clare Bambra

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability of measurements of the fractured clavicle: a systematic review

Paul Hoogervorst, Gerjon Hannink, Arnoud R. van Geene, Albert van Kampen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of psychosocial stress in the development of chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Valentina Buscemi, Wei-Ju Chang, Matthew B. Liston, James H. McAuley, Siobhan Schabrun

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions during NICU hospitalization on the neurodevelopment of preterm infants: a systematic review protocol

Marilyn Aita, Robyn Stremler, Nancy Feeley, Andréane Lavallée, Gwenaëlle De Clifford-Faugère

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of safety and efficacy of mesenchymal stromal cell therapy in preclinical models of acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review protocol

Carly C. Barron, Manoj M. Lalu, Duncan J. Stewart, Dean Fergusson, Homer Yang, David Moher, Peter Liu, David Mazer, P. J. Devereaux, Lauralyn McIntyre, On Behalf of the Canadian Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and prognosis of acutely ill patients with organ failure at arrival to hospital: protocol for a systematic review

Peter Bank Pedersen, Asbjorn Hrobjartsson, Daniel Lykke Nielsen, Daniel Pilsgaard Henriksen, Mikkel Brabrand, Annmarie Touborg Lassen

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exosomal microRNAs as potential circulating biomarkers in gastrointestinal tract cancers: a systematic review protocol

Elmira Gheytanchi, Zahra Madjd, Leila Janani, Arezoo Rasti, Roya Ghods, Fatemeh Atyabi, Mohammad Hossein Asadi-Lari, Sadegh Babashah

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mapping evidence on the distribution of human papillomavirus-related cancers in sub-Saharan Africa: scoping review protocol

Bridget K. M. Lekoane, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson, Themba G. Ginindza

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review describing incidence rate and prevalence of dysvascular partial foot amputation; how both have changed over time and compare to transtibial amputation

Michael P Dillon, Matthew Quigley, Stefania Fatone

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Toward a comprehensive evidence map of overview of systematic review methods: paper 1—purpose, eligibility, search and data extraction

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

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the clinical outcomes and cost of deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap versus implants for breast reconstruction

Ankur Khajuria, Oliver J. Smith, Maxim Prokopenko, Maximillian Greenfield, Afshin Mosahebi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expediting citation screening using PICo-based title-only screening for identifying studies in scoping searches and rapid reviews

John Rathbone, Loai Albarqouni, Mina Bakhit, Elaine Beller, Oyungerel Byambasuren, Tammy Hoffmann, Anna Mae Scott, Paul Glasziou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparison of results of empirical studies of supplementary search techniques and recommendations in review methodology handbooks: a methodological review

Chris Cooper, Andrew Booth, Nicky Britten, Ruth Garside

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating progestogens for prevention of preterm birth international collaborative (EPPPIC) individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis: protocol

Lesley A. Stewart, Mark Simmonds, Lelia Duley, Kristina Charlotte Dietz, Melissa Harden, Alex Hodkinson, Alexis Llewellyn, Sahar Sharif, Ruth Walker, Kath Wright, the EPPPIC group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions to increase adherence in patients taking immunosuppressive drugs after kidney transplantation: a systematic review of controlled trials

Tim Mathes, Kirsten Großpietsch, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The sleep and circadian modulation of neural reward pathways: a protocol for a pair of systematic reviews

Jamie E. M. Byrne, Greg Murray

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic reviews of health economic evaluations: a protocol for a systematic review of characteristics and methods applied

Miriam Luhnen, Barbara Prediger, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Tim Mathes

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tracheostomy decannulation methods and procedures in adults: a systematic scoping review protocol

John Kutsukutsa, Tivani Phosa Mashamba-Thompson, Yougan Saman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Global incidence and case fatality rate of pulmonary embolism following major surgery: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

Mazou N. Temgoua, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Celestin Danwang, Francky Teddy A. Endomba, Njinkeng J. Nkemngu

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Diabetes-related information-seeking behaviour: a systematic review

Silke Kuske, Tim Schiereck, Sandra Grobosch, Andrea Paduch, Sigrid Droste, Sarah Halbach, Andrea Icks

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Abnormal placental cord insertion and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Khadijah Irfah Ismail, Ailish Hannigan, Keelin O’Donoghue, Amanda Cotter

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quantifying heterogeneity in individual participant data meta-analysis with binary outcomes

Bo Chen, Andrea Benedetti

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-conventional dosing of oral anticancer agents in oncology and malignant haematology: a systematic review protocol

Faouzi Djebbari, Nicola Stoner, Verna Lavender

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Optimal database combinations for literature searches in systematic reviews: a prospective exploratory study

Wichor M. Bramer, Melissa L. Rethlefsen, Jos Kleijnen, Oscar H. Franco

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of school-based eHealth interventions targeting alcohol use, smoking, physical inactivity, diet, sedentary behaviour and sleep among adolescents: a review protocol

Katrina E. Champion, Nicola C. Newton, Bonnie Spring, Q. Eileen Wafford, Belinda J. Parmenter, Maree Teesson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, predictors and adverse outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: a protocol of a systematic review

Carlson-Babila Sama, Stewart Ndutard Ngasa, Bonaventure Suiru Dzekem, Simeon-Pierre Choukem

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of neonatal treatment intensity scores and their potential application in low-resource setting hospitals for predicting mortality, morbidity and estimating resource use

Jalemba Aluvaala, Gary S. Collins, Michuki Maina, James A. Berkley, Mike English

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Contacting of authors by systematic reviewers: protocol for a cross-sectional study and a survey

Reint Meursinge Reynders, Luisa Ladu, Nicola Di Girolamo

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Technology for fostering intergenerational connectivity: scoping review protocol

Jennifer Boger, Kathryn Mercer

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Investigating the burden of antibiotic resistance in ethnic minority groups in high-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hannah Lishman, Paul Aylin, Vivian Alividza, Enrique Castro-Sanchez, Anuja Chatterjee, Victor Mariano, Alan P. Johnson, Samir Jeraj, Céire Costelloe

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A protocol for a systematic review of economic evaluation studies conducted on neonatal systemic infections in South Asia

Shruti Murthy, Denny John, Isadora Perpetual Godinho, Myron Anthony Godinho, Vasudeva Guddattu, N. Sreekumaran Nair

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acceptance of a systematic review as a thesis: survey of biomedical doctoral programs in Europe

Livia Puljak, Damir Sapunar

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Interventions for domestic violence among pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Diksha Sapkota, Kathleen Baird, Amornrat Saito, Debra Anderson

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical reminder alert fatigue in healthcare: a systematic literature review protocol using qualitative evidence

Ruth Backman, Susan Bayliss, David Moore, Ian Litchfield

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, Jeremy M. Grimshaw, Marc Mendelson, Monica Taljaard, Steven J. Hoffman

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disclosure of domestic violence and sexual assault within the context of abortion: meta-ethnographic synthesis of qualitative studies protocol

Lydia Mainey, Annabel Taylor, Kathleen Baird, Catherine O’Mullan

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and pattern of co-occurring musculoskeletal pain and its association with back-related disability among people with persistent low back pain: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Cecilie K. Overaas, Melker S. Johansson, Tarcisio F. de Campos, Manuela L. Ferreira, Bard Natvig, Paul J. Mork, Jan Hartvigsen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of social activities, social networks, social support and social relationships on the cognitive functioning of healthy older adults: a systematic review

Michelle E. Kelly, Hollie Duff, Sara Kelly, Joanna E. McHugh Power, Sabina Brennan, Brian A. Lawlor, David G. Loughrey

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transition in care from paramedics to emergency department nurses: a systematic review protocol

Gudrun Reay, Jill M. Norris, K. Alix Hayden, Joanna Abraham, Katherine Yokom, Lorelli Nowell, Gerald C. Lazarenko, Eddy S. Lang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What methods do reviews of normative ethics literature use for search, selection, analysis, and synthesis? In-depth results from a systematic review of reviews

Marcel Mertz, Daniel Strech, Hannes Kahrass

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Circulating cancer stem cell markers in breast carcinomas: a systematic review protocol

Maryam Mansoori, Zahra Madjd, Leila Janani, Arezoo Rasti

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluations of the uptake and impact of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) Statement and extensions: a scoping review

Matthew J. Page, David Moher

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exercise and reproductive function in polycystic ovary syndrome: protocol of a systematic review

Isis Kelly dos Santos, Romilson de Lima Nunes, Gustavo Mafaldo Soares, Tecia Maria de Oliveira Maranhão, Paulo Moreira Silva Dantas

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors for addiction among patients receiving prescribed opioids: a systematic review protocol

Amber Cragg, Jeffrey P. Hau, Stephanie A. Woo, Christine Liu, Mary M. Doyle-Waters, Corinne M. Hohl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of programme theory to understand the differential effects of interventions across socio-economic groups in systematic reviews—a systematic methodology review

Michelle Maden, Alex Cunliffe, Naoimh McMahon, Andrew Booth, Gina Michelle Carey, Suzy Paisley, Rumona Dickson, Mark Gabbay

01.12.2017 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

External validation of type 2 diabetes computer simulation models: definitions, approaches, implications and room for improvement—a protocol for a systematic review

Katherine Ogurtsova, Thomas L. Heise, Ute Linnenkamp, Charalabos-Markos Dintsios, Stefan K. Lhachimi, Andrea Icks

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