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Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 250 Artikel )

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review: efficacy of botulinum toxin in walking and quality of life in post-stroke lower limb spasticity

Anupam Datta Gupta, Wing Hong Chu, Stuart Howell, Subhojit Chakraborty, Simon Koblar, Renuka Visvanathan, Ian Cameron, David Wilson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between mental health nursing and hospital admissions for people with serious mental illness: a protocol for a systematic review

Matthew J. Leach, Martin Jones, Dan Bressington, Fiona Nolan, Adrian Jones, Kuda Muyambi, Marianne Gillam, Richard Gray

01.12.2018 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Moving toward the automation of the systematic review process: a summary of discussions at the second meeting of International Collaboration for the Automation of Systematic Reviews (ICASR)

Annette M. O’Connor, Guy Tsafnat, Stephen B. Gilbert, Kristina A. Thayer, Mary S. Wolfe

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perioperative management of antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery following coronary stent placement: a systematic review

Christopher P. Childers, Melinda Maggard-Gibbons, Jesus G. Ulloa, Ian T. MacQueen, Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Roberta Shanman, Selene Mak, Jessica M. Beroes, Paul G. Shekelle

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Guideline-based quality indicators—a systematic comparison of German and international clinical practice guidelines: protocol for a systematic review

Monika Becker, Jessica Breuing, Monika Nothacker, Stefanie Deckert, Mirco Steudtner, Jochen Schmitt, Edmund Neugebauer, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and incidence of major depressive disorders among people living with HIV residing in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jean Joel Bigna, Lewis N. Um, Serra Lem Asangbeh, Aurelie T. Sibetcheu, Arnaud D. Kazé, Jobert Richie Nansseu

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Data quality and feasibility of the Experience Sampling Method across the spectrum of severe psychiatric disorders: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hugo Vachon, Aki Rintala, Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Inez Myin-Germeys

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Index of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine industry clinical study programmes and non-industry funded studies: a necessary basis to address reporting bias in a systematic review

Lars Jørgensen, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Tom Jefferson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity and the prevention, reduction, and treatment of alcohol and/or substance use across the lifespan (The PHASE review): protocol for a systematic review

Tom P. Thompson, Adrian H. Taylor, Amanda Wanner, Kerryn Husk, Yinghui Wei, Siobhan Creanor, Rebecca Kandiyali, Jo Neale, Julia Sinclair, Mona Nasser, Gary Wallace

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Psychotropic medication non-adherence and associated factors among adult patients with major psychiatric disorders: a protocol for a systematic review

Agumasie Semahegn, Kwasi Torpey, Abubakar Manu, Nega Assefa, Gezahegn Tesfaye, Augustine Ankomah

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Addition of platinum derivatives to neoadjuvant single-agent fluoropyrimidine chemoradiotherapy in patients with stage II/III rectal cancer: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis (PROSPERO CRD42017073064)

Felix J. Hüttner, Pascal Probst, Eva Kalkum, Matthes Hackbusch, Katrin Jensen, Alexis Ulrich, Markus W. Büchler, Markus K. Diener

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Intra-amniotic inflammation and child neurodevelopment: a systematic review protocol

Laurence Soucy-Giguère, Cédric Gasse, Yves Giguère, Suzanne Demers, Emmanuel Bujold, Amélie Boutin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What are the barriers and facilitators for third sector organisations (non-profits) to evaluate their services? A systematic review

Anders Malthe Bach-Mortensen, Paul Montgomery

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anxiety and the development and maintenance of anorexia nervosa: protocol for a systematic review

E. Caitlin Lloyd, Anne M. Haase, Bas Verplanken

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Applying the ROBINS-I tool to natural experiments: an example from public health

Hilary Thomson, Peter Craig, Michele Hilton-Boon, Mhairi Campbell, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Treatment outcomes in patients with opioid use disorder initiated by prescription: a systematic review protocol

Nitika Sanger, Meha Bhatt, Laura Zielinski, Stephanie Sanger, Hamnah Shahid, Bianca Bantoto, M.Constantine Samaan, Russell de Souza, Zainab Samaan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Global avian influenza outbreaks 2010–2016: a systematic review of their distribution, avian species and virus subtype

Ioanna P. Chatziprodromidou, Malamatenia Arvanitidou, Javier Guitian, Thomas Apostolou, George Vantarakis, Apostolos Vantarakis

01.12.2018 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Response to ‘Increasing value and reducing waste in data extraction for systematic reviews: tracking data in data extraction forms’

Jens Jap, Ian J. Saldanha, Bryant T. Smith, Joseph Lau, Tianjing Li

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comparison of meta-analytic methods for synthesizing evidence from explanatory and pragmatic trials

Tolulope T. Sajobi, Guowei Li, Oluwagbohunmi Awosoga, Meng Wang, Bijoy K. Menon, Michael D. Hill, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Children’s, parents’ and other stakeholders’ perspectives on early dietary self-management to delay disease progression of chronic disease in children: a protocol for a mixed studies systematic review with a narrative synthesis

Pearl Pugh, Pippa Hemingway, Martin Christian, Gina Higginbottom

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of financial incentives on physical activity in adults: a systematic review protocol

My-Linh Nguyen Luong, Kim L. Bennell, Michelle Hall, Anthony Harris, Rana S. Hinman

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Witness Mapanga, Tsungai Chipato, Shingairai A. Feresu

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of hematopoietic and mesanchymal stem cell therapy for treatment of T1DM: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Sedigheh Madani, Bagher Larijani, Abbas Ali Keshtkar, Ali Tootee

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of dance on cognitive function among older adults: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

ASM Borhan, Patricia Hewston, Dafna Merom, Courtney Kennedy, George Ioannidis, Nancy Santesso, Pasqualina Santaguida, Lehana Thabane, Alexandra Papaioannou

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Gaelen P. Adam, Mengyang Di, Susan Cu-Uvin, Christopher Halladay, Bryant T. Smith, Suchitra Iyer, Thomas A. Trikalinos

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is the impact on health and wellbeing of interventions that foster respect and social inclusion in community-residing older adults? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies

S. Ronzi, L. Orton, D. Pope, N. K. Valtorta, N. G. Bruce

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Information needs in people with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review

Lisa Biernatzki, Silke Kuske, Jutta Genz, Michaela Ritschel, Astrid Stephan, Christina Bächle, Sigrid Droste, Sandra Grobosch, Nicole Ernstmann, Nadja Chernyak, Andrea Icks

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pharmacotherapies for fatigue in chronic liver disease (CLD): a systematic review and meta-analysis (protocol)

Andem Effiong, Prerna Kumari

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cholera diagnosis in human stool and detection in water: protocol for a systematic review of available technologies

Karin Diaconu, Jennifer Falconer, Fiona O’May, Miguel Jimenez, Joe Matragrano, Betty Njanpop-Lafourcade, Alastair Ager

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Adel El Feky, Katie Gillies, Heidi Gardner, Cynthia Fraser, Shaun Treweek

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving physical and psychological outcomes of fall-related injuries in people with dementia: a narrative systematic review

Shannon Robalino, Sarange B. Nyakang’o, Fiona R. Beyer, Chris Fox, Louise M. Allan

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Registration of systematic reviews in PROSPERO: 30,000 records and counting

Matthew J. Page, Larissa Shamseer, Andrea C. Tricco

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Strategies for successful trauma registry implementation in low- and middle-income countries—protocol for a systematic review

Tiffany Paradis, Etienne St-Louis, Tara Landry, Dan Poenaru

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Drug discontinuation before contrast procedures and the effect on acute kidney injury and other clinical outcomes: a systematic review protocol

Swapnil Hiremath, Jeanne Françoise Kayibanda, Benjamin J. W. Chow, Dean Fergusson, Greg A. Knoll, Wael Shabana, Brianna Lahey, Olivia McBride, Alexandra Davis, Ayub Akbari

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Structured approaches to promote patient and family engagement in treatment in acute care hospital settings: protocol for a systematic scoping review

Donna Goodridge, Chrysanthus Henry, Erin Watson, Meghan McDonald, Lucia New, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Murray Scharf, Erika Penz, Steve Campbell, Thomas Rotter

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity for people with young-onset dementia and carers: protocol for a scoping review

Chloe Rodgers, David Rogerson, Judy Stevenson, Davina Porock

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mobility and increased risk of HIV acquisition in South Africa: a mixed-method systematic review protocol

Armstrong Dzomba, Kaymarlin Govender, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson, Frank Tanser

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of interventions targeting multiple health behaviors on smoking cessation outcomes: a rapid realist review protocol

Nadia Minian, Wayne K. deRuiter, Mathangee Lingam, Tricia Corrin, Rosa Dragonetti, Heather Manson, Valerie H. Taylor, Laurie Zawertailo, Arezoo Ebnahmady, Osnat C. Melamed, Terri Rodak, Margaret Hahn, Peter Selby

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An introduction to overviews of reviews: planning a relevant research question and objective for an overview

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers, supports, and effective interventions for uptake of human papillomavirus- and other vaccines within global and Canadian Indigenous peoples: a systematic review protocol

Kelly J. Mrklas, Shannon MacDonald, Melissa A. Shea-Budgell, Nancy Bedingfield, Heather Ganshorn, Sarah Glaze, Lea Bill, Bonnie Healy, Chyloe Healy, Juliet Guichon, Amy Colquhoun, Christopher Bell, Ruth Richardson, Rita Henderson, James Kellner, Cheryl Barnabe, Robert A. Bednarczyk, Angeline Letendre, Gregg S. Nelson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Digital storytelling as a method in health research: a systematic review protocol

Kendra L. Rieger, Christina H. West, Amanda Kenny, Rishma Chooniedass, Lisa Demczuk, Kim M. Mitchell, Joanne Chateau, Shannon D. Scott

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the effect of delayed activation of rapid response teams on patient outcomes: a systematic review protocol

Michael K. Xu, Kathleen G. Dobson, Lehana Thabane, Alison E. Fox-Robichaud

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating characteristics of PROSPERO records as predictors of eventual publication of non-Cochrane systematic reviews: a meta-epidemiological study protocol

Juan Ruano, Francisco Gómez-García, Jesús Gay-Mimbrera, Macarena Aguilar-Luque, José Luis Fernández-Rueda, Jesús Fernández-Chaichio, Patricia Alcalde-Mellado, Pedro J. Carmona-Fernandez, Juan Luis Sanz-Cabanillas, Isabel Viguera-Guerra, Francisco Franco-García, Manuel Cárdenas-Aranzana, José Luis Hernández Romero, Marcelino Gonzalez-Padilla, Beatriz Isla-Tejera, Antonio Velez Garcia-Nieto

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating optimal utilisation of technology in type 1 diabetes mellitus from a clinical and health economic perspective: protocol for a systematic review

Anthony Pease, Clement Lo, Arul Earnest, Danny Liew, Sophia Zoungas

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Technology-assisted title and abstract screening for systematic reviews: a retrospective evaluation of the Abstrackr machine learning tool

Allison Gates, Cydney Johnson, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Global and gene-specific DNA methylation in adult type 2 diabetic individuals: a protocol for a systematic review

Tinashe Mutize, Zibusiso Mkandla, Bongani B. Nkambule

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Economic evaluation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis strategies: protocol for a methodological systematic review and quantitative synthesis

Kednapa Thavorn, Howsikan Kugathasan, Darrell H. S. Tan, Nasheed Moqueet, Stefan D. Baral, Becky Skidmore, Derek MacFadden, Anna Simkin, Sharmistha Mishra

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Integrating multiple data sources (MUDS) for meta-analysis to improve patient-centered outcomes research: a protocol

Evan Mayo-Wilson, Susan Hutfless, Tianjing Li, Gillian Gresham, Nicole Fusco, Jeffrey Ehmsen, James Heyward, Swaroop Vedula, Diana Lock, Jennifer Haythornthwaite, Jennifer L. Payne, Theresa Cowley, Elizabeth Tolbert, Lori Rosman, Claire Twose, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Hwanhee Hong, Peter Doshi, Catalina Suarez-Cuervo, Sonal Singh, Kay Dickersin

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of oncological care pathways in primary and secondary care on patient, professional, and health systems outcomes: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jolanda C. van Hoeve, Robin W. M. Vernooij, Adegboyega K. Lawal, Michelle Fiander, Peter Nieboer, Sabine Siesling, Thomas Rotter

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Life course factors associated with metabolically healthy obesity: a protocol for the systematic review of longitudinal studies

E. M. Robson, S. Costa, M. Hamer, W. Johnson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do we define and measure sarcopenia? Protocol for a systematic review

Paulo Roberto Carvalho do Nascimento, Stéphane Poitras, Martin Bilodeau

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology of heart failure in pediatric populations in low- and middle-income countries: a protocol for a systematic review

Aurélie T. Sibetcheu, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Ulrich Flore Nyaga, Jean Joël Bigna, Jean Jacques Noubiap

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of standardized management protocols for critically ill patients with non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: a protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shaurya Taran, Vatsal Trivedi, Jeffrey M. Singh, Shane W. English, Victoria A. McCredie

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of methods and cost-effectiveness findings of economic evaluations of obesity prevention and/or treatment interventions in children and adolescents

Mandana Zanganeh, Peymane Adab, Bai Li, Emma Frew

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence of the factors that influence the utilisation of Kangaroo Mother Care by parents with low-birth-weight infants in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): a scoping review protocol

Christina T. Mathias, Solange Mianda, Themba G. Ginindza

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Facilitators and barriers to the delivery of school-based smoking prevention interventions for children and young people: a protocol for a systematic review of qualitative studies

Fiona Dobbie, Kathryn Angus, Hannah Littlecott, Karen Allum, Valerie Wells, Amanda Amos, Sally Haw, Linda Bauld

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of depression and anxiety among undergraduate university students in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

James January, Munyaradzi Madhombiro, Shalote Chipamaunga, Sunanda Ray, Alfred Chingono, Melanie Abas

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is heavy eccentric calf training superior to wait-and-see, sham rehabilitation, traditional physiotherapy and other exercise interventions for pain and function in mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy?

Myles Murphy, Mervyn Travers, William Gibson

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does information from ClinicalTrials.gov increase transparency and reduce bias? Results from a five-report case series

Gaelen P. Adam, Stacey Springs, Thomas Trikalinos, John W. Williams Jr, Jennifer L. Eaton, Megan Von Isenburg, Jennifer M. Gierisch, Lisa M. Wilson, Karen A. Robinson, Meera Viswanathan, Jennifer Cook Middleton, Valerie L. Forman-Hoffman, Elise Berliner, Robert M. Kaplan

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to access and utilization of emergency obstetric care at health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa—a systematic review protocol

Ayele Geleto, Catherine Chojenta, Abdulbasit Mussa, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review and thematic synthesis of patient experiences of central venous access devices in anti-cancer treatment

Caoimhe Ryan, Hannah Hesselgreaves, Olivia Wu, Jim Paul, Judith Dixon-Hughes, Jonathan G. Moss

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

General practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences of managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol of a mixed methods systematic review and meta-ethnography

Aisling A. Jennings, Tony Foley, Kieran A. Walsh, Alice Coffey, John P. Browne, Colin P. Bradley

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality ratings of reviews in overviews: a comparison of reviews with and without dual (co-)authorship

Dawid Pieper, Andreas Waltering, Jakob Holstiege, Roland Brian Büchter

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Automated screening of research studies for systematic reviews using study characteristics

Guy Tsafnat, Paul Glasziou, George Karystianis, Enrico Coiera

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Emergency transportation interventions for reducing adverse pregnancy outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

John Ehiri, Halimatou Alaofè, Ibitola Asaolu, Joy Chebet, Ekpereonne Esu, Martin Meremikwu

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An updated protocol for a systematic review of implementation-related measures

Cara C. Lewis, Kayne D. Mettert, Caitlin N. Dorsey, Ruben G. Martinez, Bryan J. Weiner, Elspeth Nolen, Cameo Stanick, Heather Halko, Byron J. Powell

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Systematic review of interventions to increase the provision of care for chronic disease risk behaviours in mental health settings: review protocol

Caitlin Fehily, Kate Bartlem, John Wiggers, Luke Wolfenden, Timothy Regan, Julia Dray, Jacqueline Bailey, Jenny Bowman

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity monitors to enhance the daily amount of physical activity in elderly—a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Jan Christensen, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Henning Boje Andersen, Henning Langberg

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exposures associated with infection with Cryptosporidium in industrialised countries: a systematic review protocol

Caoimhe McKerr, Sarah J. O’Brien, Rachel M. Chalmers, Roberto Vivancos, Robert M. Christley

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions for improving pharmacist-led patient counselling in the community setting: a systematic review

Sinaa Al Aqeel, Norah Abanmy, Hiba AlShaya, Albatoul Almeshari

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Organizational contextual features that influence the implementation of evidence-based practices across healthcare settings: a systematic integrative review

Shelly-Anne Li, Lianne Jeffs, Melanie Barwick, Bonnie Stevens

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevention of exertional lower body musculoskeletal injury in tactical populations: protocol for a systematic review and planned meta-analysis of prospective studies from 1955 to 2018

Shawn D. Flanagan, Aaron M. Sinnott, Kellen T. Krajewski, Caleb D. Johnson, Shawn R. Eagle, Alice D. LaGoy, Meaghan E. Beckner, Anne Z. Beethe, Rose Turner, Mita Lovalekar, Courtenay Dunn-Lewis, Chris Connaboy, Bradley C. Nindl

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A protocol for a network meta-analysis of interventions to treat patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Nadera Ahmadzai, Shaun Kilty, Dianna Wolfe, Jamie Bonaparte, David Schramm, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Vincent Lin, Wei Cheng, Becky Skidmore, David Moher, Brian Hutton

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Choice of outcomes and measurement instruments in randomised trials on eLearning in medical education: a systematic mapping review protocol

Gloria C. Law, Christian Apfelbacher, Pawel P. Posadzki, Sandra Kemp, Lorainne Tudor Car

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Magnetic resonance imaging for detecting root avulsions in traumatic adult brachial plexus injuries: protocol for a systematic review of diagnostic accuracy

Ryckie G. Wade, Yemisi Takwoingi, Justin C. R. Wormald, John P. Ridgway, Steven Tanner, James J. Rankine, Grainne Bourke

01.12.2018 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Making progress with the automation of systematic reviews: principles of the International Collaboration for the Automation of Systematic Reviews (ICASR)

Elaine Beller, Justin Clark, Guy Tsafnat, Clive Adams, Heinz Diehl, Hans Lund, Mourad Ouzzani, Kristina Thayer, James Thomas, Tari Turner, Jun Xia, Karen Robinson, Paul Glasziou, On behalf of the founding members of the ICASR group

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of the Buzzy® device for pain management of children during needle-related procedures: a systematic review protocol

Ariane Ballard, Christelle Khadra, Samara Adler, Evelyne Doyon-Trottier, Sylvie Le May

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health technology assessment of public health interventions: an analysis of characteristics and comparison of methods—study protocol

Tim Mathes, Gerald Willms, Stephanie Polus, Constance Stegbauer, Melanie Messer, Corinna Klingler, Heidi Ehrenreich, Dea Niebuhr, Georg Marckmann, Ansgar Gerhardus, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of anemia among school-age children in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Robel Tezera, Zekariyas Sahile, Delelegn Yilma, Equilnet Misganaw, Ermiyas Mulu

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Older adult’s experience of chronic low back pain and its implications on their daily life: Study protocol of a systematic review of qualitative research

Arnold Y. L. Wong, Katarina Sjögren Forss, Jenny Jakobsson, Veronika Schoeb, Christine Kumlien, Gunilla Borglin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in primary care among adults living in developed countries: a systematic review

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

mTOR-inhibiting pharmacotherapy for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis: a systematic review protocol

Joshua Blair, Robert Barry, Philip I. Murray, David J. Moore, Alastair K. Denniston

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of self-management support interventions for people with comorbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Edward Zimbudzi, Clement Lo, Marie L. Misso, Sanjeeva Ranasinha, Peter G. Kerr, Helena J. Teede, Sophia Zoungas

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the reliability, usability, and applicability of AMSTAR, AMSTAR 2, and ROBIS: protocol for a descriptive analytic study

Allison Gates, Michelle Gates, Gonçalo Duarte, Maria Cary, Monika Becker, Barbara Prediger, Ben Vandermeer, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Dawid Pieper, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A protocol for a systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of Loop-mediated-isothermal AMPlification (LAMP) in diagnosis of invasive meningococcal disease in children

Thomas Waterfield, Derek Fairley, Fiona Lynn, Bronagh Blackwood, Michael D. Shields

01.12.2018 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reflections and aspirations: the journal after 5 years

David Moher, Lesley A. Stewart, Paul Shekelle

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: a mixed methods systematic review protocol

Claire Kerins, Jennifer McSharry, Catherine Hayes, Ivan J. Perry, Fiona Geaney, Colette Kelly

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens in treatment of breast cancer: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol

Mona Pathak, Sada Nand Dwivedi, S. V. S. Deo, Bhaskar Thakur, Vishnubhatla Sreenivas, G. K. Rath

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of neuromodulation on cognitive performance in individuals exhibiting addictive behaviour: a systematic review protocol

Katherine R. Naish, Lana Vedelago, James MacKillop, Michael Amlung

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What happens for informal caregivers during transition to increased levels of care for the person with dementia? A systematic review protocol

Marianne Cranwell, Anna Gavine, Linda McSwiggan, Timothy B. Kelly

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality of life of women who practice dance: a systematic review protocol

Janete Capel Hernandes, Viviane Cruvinel Di Castro, Mauro Elias Mendonça, Celmo Celeno Porto

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pain rewarded: hyperalgesic and allodynic effect of operant conditioning in healthy humans—protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wacław M. Adamczyk, Kerstin Luedtke, Ewa Buglewicz, Przemysław Bąbel

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gray literature in systematic reviews on population health in the Middle East and North Africa: protocol of an overview of systematic reviews and evidence mapping

Karima Chaabna, Sohaila Cheema, Amit Abraham, Hekmat Alrouh, Ravinder Mamtani, Javaid I. Sheikh

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cannabis for pediatric epilepsy: protocol for a living systematic review

Jesse Elliott, Deirdre DeJean, Tammy Clifford, Doug Coyle, Beth Potter, Becky Skidmore, Christine Alexander, Alexander E. Repetski, Bláthnaid McCoy, George A. Wells

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes mellitus in women of childbearing age in Middle East and North Africa, 2000–2017: protocol for two systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Rami H. Al-Rifai, Faisal Aziz

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relative frequency and risk factors for long-term opioid therapy following surgery and trauma among adults: a systematic review protocol

M. Gabrielle Pagé, Irina Kudrina, Hervé Tchala Vignon Zomahoun, Daniela Ziegler, Pierre Beaulieu, Céline Charbonneau, Jennifer Cogan, Raoul Daoust, Marc O. Martel, Andrée Néron, Philippe Richebé, Hance Clarke

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary interventions for managing glucose abnormalities in cystic fibrosis: a systematic review protocol

Laura Birch, Fiona E. Lithander, Simon Langton Hewer, Katie Harriman, Julian Hamilton-Shield, Rachel Perry

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of autologous fat grafting for wound healing

Joshua Luck, Oliver J. Smith, Dean Malik, Afshin Mosahebi

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary intakes of flavan-3-ols and cardiovascular health: a field synopsis using evidence mapping of randomized trials and prospective cohort studies

Gowri Raman, Marissa Shams-White, Esther E. Avendano, Fan Chen, Janet A. Novotny, Aedin Cassidy

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient-Oriented Research Competencies in Health (PORCH) for patients, healthcare providers, decision-makers and researchers: protocol of a scoping review

Anastasia A. Mallidou, Noreen Frisch, Mary M. Doyle-Waters, Martha L. P. MacLeod, John Ward, Pat Atherton

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence of factors influencing self-medication with antibiotics in LMICs: a systematic scoping review protocol

Neusa Fernanda Torres, Buyisile Chibi, Lyn E. Middleton, Vernon P. Solomon, Tivani Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Preoperative exercise therapy for gastrointestinal cancer patients: a systematic review

Sarah A. Vermillion, Alston James, Robert D. Dorrell, Peter Brubaker, Shannon L. Mihalko, Adrienne R. Hill, Clancy J. Clark

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Challenges of pain management in neurologically injured patients: systematic review protocol of analgesia and sedation strategies for early recovery from neurointensive care

David Wyler, Michael Esterlis, Brittany Burns Dennis, Andrew Ng, Abhijit Lele

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genetic polymorphisms of organic cation transporters 1 (OCT1) and responses to metformin therapy in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review protocol

Edith Pascale Mofo Mato, Magellan Guewo-Fokeng, M. Faadiel Essop, Peter Mark Oroma Owira

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Brief interventions for cannabis use in emerging adults: protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and evidence map

Jillian Halladay, Tashia Petker, Allan Fein, Catharine Munn, James MacKillop

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adherence to prenatal iron-folic acid supplementation in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC): a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Mohammed Akibu, Tesfalidet Tekelab, Abdella Amano, Merga Besho, Stephanie Grutzmacher, Mesfin Tadese, Tesfa Dejenie Habtewold

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of chloroquine resistance alleles among Plasmodium falciparum parasites in countries affected by malaria disease since change of treatment policy: a systematic review protocol

Moses Ocan, Dickens Akena, Sam Nsobya, Moses R. Kamya, Richard Senono, Alison Annet Kinengyere, Ekwaro A. Obuku

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Realist-informed review of motivational interviewing for adolescent health behaviors

Christina Mutschler, Erica Naccarato, Jen Rouse, Caitlin Davey, Kelly McShane

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessing imprecision in Cochrane systematic reviews: a comparison of GRADE and Trial Sequential Analysis

Greta Castellini, Matteo Bruschettini, Silvia Gianola, Christian Gluud, Lorenzo Moja

01.12.2018 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Single screen of citations with excluded terms: an approach to citation screening in systematic reviews

Brittany U. Carter

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

B-type natriuretic peptide-guided therapy for heart failure (HF): a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (IPD) and aggregate data

Maria Pufulete, Rachel Maishman, Lucy Dabner, Julian P. T. Higgins, Chris A. Rogers, Mark Dayer, John MacLeod, Sarah Purdy, William Hollingworth, Morten Schou, Manuel Anguita-Sanchez, Patric Karlström, Michael Kleiner Shochat, Theresa McDonagh, Angus K. Nightingale, Barnaby C. Reeves

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sex/gender reporting and analysis in Campbell and Cochrane systematic reviews: a cross-sectional methods study

Jennifer Petkovic, Jessica Trawin, Omar Dewidar, Manosila Yoganathan, Peter Tugwell, Vivian Welch

01.12.2018 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Behavioral and cognitive interventions to improve treatment adherence and access to HIV care among older adults in sub-Saharan Africa: an updated systematic review

Lucia Knight, Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Enid Schatz

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What is the impact of sensory practices on the quality of life of long-term care residents? A mixed-methods systematic review protocol

Chantal Backman, Michelle Crick, Danielle Cho-Young, Megan Scharf, Beverley Shea

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality and acceptability of patient-reported outcome measures used to assess fatigue in axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA): a systematic review (protocol)

Nathan A. Pearson, Jonathan C. Packham, Helen Parsons, Kirstie L. Haywood

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of clinical study reports to enhance the quality of systematic reviews: a survey of systematic review authors

Alex Hodkinson, Kristina Charlotte Dietz, Carol Lefebvre, Su Golder, Mark Jones, Peter Doshi, Carl Heneghan, Tom Jefferson, Isabelle Boutron, Lesley Stewart

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence-based guidelines for physiotherapy management of patients with multiple myeloma: study protocol

Deepa Jeevanantham, Venkadesan Rajendran, Line Tremblay, Céline Larivière, Andrew Knight

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

(Update of a) systematic review on the impact of elective early term (< 39th gestational week) caesarean sections on maternal and neonatal health - a protocol

Barbara Prediger, Stephanie Polus, Tim Mathes, Stefanie Bühn, Frank Louwen, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

How do the experiences and beliefs of adults and children with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia influence their adherence to treatment? A systematic review of qualitative evidence protocol

Fiona J. Kinnear, Rachel Perry, Aidan Searle, Julian P. Hamilton-Shield, Fiona E. Lithander

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence of Lynch syndrome in women with endometrial cancer: a systematic review protocol

Neil A. J. Ryan, Dominic Blake, Marcus Cabrera-Dandy, Mark A. Glaire, D. Gareth Evans, Emma J. Crosbie

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A methodological approach to identify the most reliable human milk collection method for compositional analysis: a systematic review protocol

Gabriela E. Leghi, Philippa F. Middleton, Beverly S. Muhlhausler

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Indicators of deterioration in young adults with serious mental illness: a systematic review protocol

Lindsay H. Dewa, Elizabeth Cecil, Lynne Eastwood, Ara Darzi, Paul Aylin

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The potential of computerised analysis of bowel sounds for diagnosis of gastrointestinal conditions: a systematic review

Andrisha-Jade Inderjeeth, K. Mary Webberley, Josephine Muir, Barry J. Marshall

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of crystalloid resuscitation fluids for treatment of acute brain injury: a clinical and pre-clinical systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol

Mary Thompson, Lauralyn McIntyre, Brian Hutton, Alexandre Tran, Dianna Wolfe, Jamie Hutchison, Dean Fergusson, Alexis F. Turgeon, Shane W. English

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interprofessional collaboration and patient-reported outcomes in inpatient care: protocol for a systematic review

Laura Kaiser, Sina Bartz, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Barbara Pietsch, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resilience to climate-induced disasters and its overall impact on well-being in Southern Africa: a mixed-methods systematic review protocol

Joseph K. Kamara, Nidhi Wali, Kingsley Agho, Andre M. N. Renzaho

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of physical activity interventions and anti-hypertensive pharmacological interventions in reducing blood pressure in people with hypertension: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

C. Noone, C. P. Dwyer, J. Murphy, J. Newell, G. J. Molloy

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence of and factors associated with inclusion of non-English language studies in Campbell systematic reviews: a survey and meta-epidemiological study

Lauge Neimann Rasmussen, Paul Montgomery

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unsafe abortion and associated factors among reproductive aged women in Sub-Saharan Africa: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Merhawi Gebremedhin, Agumasie Semahegn, Tofik Usmael, Gezahegn Tesfaye

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Blood pressure reduction and clinical outcomes with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers: protocol for a systematic review and meta-regression analysis

Jonathan A. Batty, Mengyao Tang, Marlous Hall, Roberto Ferrari, Martin H. Strauss, Alistair S. Hall

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Personal goal-setting among women living with breast cancer: protocol for a scoping review

Andrea Chow, Justin Presseau, Iris Perelman, Lindsey Sikora, Dean Fergusson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of maternal mental health improvement programs on obesity in pediatric populations: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abdul Wajid, Muhammad Kashif Mughal, Deborah McNeil, Helen Lee Robertson, Dawn Kingston

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A protocol for an updated and expanded systematic mixed studies review of fear of cancer recurrence in families and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer

Stuart Leske, Allan Ben Smith, Sylvie D. Lambert, Afaf Girgis

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adverse effects of psychotherapy: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rahel Klatte, Bernhard Strauss, Christoph Flückiger, Jenny Rosendahl

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Understanding variations in catastrophic health expenditure, its underlying determinants and impoverishment in Sub-Saharan African countries: a scoping review

Purity Njagi, Jelena Arsenijevic, Wim Groot

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The sustainability of Lean in pediatric healthcare: a realist review

Rachel Flynn, Amanda S. Newton, Thomas Rotter, Dawn Hartfield, Sarah Walton, Michelle Fiander, Shannon D. Scott

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Jessica J. Bartoszko, Dominik Mertz, Lehana Thabane, Mark Loeb

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Modifiable and emerging risk factors for type 2 diabetes in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Ayuba Issaka, Yin Paradies, Christopher Stevenson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sustaining knowledge translation interventions for chronic disease management in older adults: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Andrea C. Tricco, Julia E. Moore, Nicole Beben, Ross C. Brownson, David A. Chambers, Lisa R. Dolovich, Annemarie Edwards, Lee Fairclough, Paul P. Glasziou, Ian D. Graham, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, Bev Holmes, Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Chantelle C. Lachance, France Legare, Jessie McGowan, Sumit R. Majumdar, Justin Presseau, Janet E. Squires, Henry T. Stelfox, Lisa Strifler, Kristine Thompson, Trudy Van der Weijden, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Sharon E. Straus

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sensitivity and specificity of using trial-of-antibiotics versus sputum mycobacteriology for diagnosis of tuberculosis: protocol for a systematic literature review

Titus H. Divala, Katherine L. Fielding, Marriott Nliwasa, Derek J. Sloan, Ankur Gupta-Wright, Elizabeth L. Corbett

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Survival estimates stratified by the Nottingham Prognostic Index for early breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Ewan Gray, Anna Donten, Katherine Payne, Peter S. Hall

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review to identify the barriers and facilitators to deliver bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in disadvantaged communities

Fiona Dobbie, Kathryn Angus, Isabelle Uny, Edward Duncan, Lisa MacInnes, Liz Hasseld, Gareth Clegg

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review and network meta-analysis comparing azacitidine and decitabine for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome

Jehad Almasri, Hassan B. Alkhateeb, Belal Firwana, Mohamad Bassam Sonbol, Moussab Damlaj, Zhen Wang, M. Hassan Murad, Aref Al-Kali

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluating the current state of Mendelian randomization studies: a protocol for a systematic review on methodological and clinical aspects using neurodegenerative disorders as outcome

Sandeep Grover, Fabiola Del Greco M., Inke R. König

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Global, regional, and national prevalence of hepatitis B infection in the general and key populations living with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Steve Leumi, Jean Joel Bigna, Marie A. Amougou, Leopold N. Aminde, Ulrich Flore Nyaga, Jean Jacques Noubiap

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A review of recent publication trends from top publishing countries

Paul Fontelo, Fang Liu

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The HEART score in predicting major adverse cardiac events in patients presenting to the emergency department with possible acute coronary syndrome: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Christopher Byrne, Cristian Toarta, Barbra Backus, Tim Holt

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prediction of clinical outcomes in individuals with chronic low back pain: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis

Liliane Mendonça, Matilde Monteiro-Soares, Luís Filipe Azevedo

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prognostic value of microRNAs in head and neck cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Chellan Kumarasamy, Arikketh Devi, Rama Jayaraj

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Survival of patients with chronic heart failure in the community: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Nicholas R. Jones, Andrea K. Roalfe, Ibiye Adoki, F. D. Richard Hobbs, Clare J. Taylor

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The role of saline irrigation prior to wound closure in the reduction of surgical site infection: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dawid Pieper, Tanja Rombey, Johannes Doerner, Julian-Dario Rembe, Hubert Zirngibl, Konstantinos Zarras, Peter C. Ambe

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Just how plain are plain tobacco packs: re-analysis of a systematic review using multilevel meta-analysis suggests lessons about the comparative benefits of synthesis methods

G J Melendez-Torres, James Thomas, Theo Lorenc, Alison O’Mara-Eves, Mark Petticrew

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nanomedicine for drug delivery in South Africa: a protocol for systematic review

Trust Saidi, Jill Fortuin, Tania S Douglas

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Experiences of aging in place in the United States: protocol for a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies

Amy Rosenwohl-Mack, Karen Schumacher, Min-Lin Fang, Yoshimi Fukuoka

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prophylactic management of postpartum haemorrhage in the third stage of labour: an overview of systematic reviews

Yuko Masuzawa, Yaeko Kataoka, Kana Fujii, Satomi Inoue

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence of patients’ challenges and barriers related to usage of Implanon®: scoping review protocol

Shimona Prosad, Tivani P Mashamba-Thompson, Elizabeth Ojewole

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comprehensive regional neurochemical theory in depression: a protocol for the systematic review and meta-analysis of 1H-MRS studies in major depressive disorder

Thomas Drago, Patrick W O’Regan, Ivan Welaratne, Shane Rooney, Aoife O’Callaghan, Marissa Malkit, Elena Roman, Kirk J Levins, Lauren Alexander, Denis Barry, Erik O’Hanlon, Veronica O’Keane, Darren William Roddy

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Toward a comprehensive evidence map of overview of systematic review methods: paper 2—risk of bias assessment; synthesis, presentation and summary of the findings; and assessment of the certainty of the evidence

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

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of attentional bias modification for substance use disorder symptoms in adults: a systematic review

Janika Heitmann, Elise C. Bennik, Madelon E. van Hemel-Ruiter, Peter J. de Jong

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Balewgizie Sileshi Tegegne, Melkamu Merid Mengesha, Andreas A. Teferra, Mamaru Ayenew Awoke, Tesfa Dejenie Habtewold

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Joint distraction for knee osteoarthritis: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

En Lin Goh, Winston Choong Ngan Lou, Swathikan Chidambaram, Shaocheng Ma

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between blood pressure variability (BPV) with dementia and cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

VARIABLE BRAIN consortium

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of health literacy on diagnosis and outcomes of symptomatic cancer by ethnicity: a systematic review protocol

Bogdan Chiva Giurca, William Hamilton, Tanimola Martins

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of probiotics for improving lipid profiles in dyslipidemic individuals: an overview protocol

Patricia M. Fortes, Solomar M. Marques, Karolline A. Viana, Luciane R. Costa, Alessandra V. Naghettini, Paulo Sucasas Costa

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effective study selection using text mining or a single-screening approach: a study protocol

Siw Waffenschmidt, Elke Hausner, Wiebke Sieben, Thomas Jaschinski, Marco Knelangen, Inga Overesch

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

T cell activation and cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tawanda M. Nyambuya, Phiwayinkosi V. Dludla, Bongani B. Nkambule

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rapid methods including network meta-analysis to produce evidence in clinical decision support: a decision analysis

Øystein Eiring, Kjetil Gundro Brurberg, Kari Nytrøen, Magne Nylenna

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prothrombin complex concentrate versus placebo, no intervention, or other interventions in critically bleeding patients associated with oral anticoagulant administration: a protocol for a systematic review of randomised clinical trials with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Christian Ovesen, Jan Purrucker, Christian Gluud, Janus Christian Jakobsen, Hanne Christensen, Thorsten Steiner

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of carbetocin compared to misoprostol in management of the third stage of labor and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: a systematic review

Mohamed A. Abd El Aziz, Ahmed Iraqi, Parvin Abedi, Shayesteh Jahanfar

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of hypercapnia in sepsis: protocol for a systematic review of clinical and preclinical data

Thomas P. Clyde, Michael Coletta, Christopher Jones, Hope Kilgannon, Brian M. Fuller, Stephen Trzeciak, Brian W. Roberts

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A study of the value of requesting information from drug manufacturers for systematic reviews; 9 years of experience from the drug effectiveness review project

Marian S. McDonagh, Sujata Thakurta, Kim Peterson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of body mass index on mortality in patients with acute kidney injury: a systematic review protocol

Maria P Barrett, David Moore, Fang Gao Smith, Indranil Dasgupta

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol of a systematic review on the application of wearable inertial sensors to quantify everyday life motor activity in people with mobility impairments

Fabian Marcel Rast, Rob Labruyère

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Functional, motor, and sensory assessment instruments upon nerve repair in adult hands: systematic review of psychometric properties

Marisa de Cássia Registro Fonseca, Valéria Meireles Carril Elui, Emily Lalone, Natália Claro da Silva, Rafael Inácio Barbosa, Alexandre Márcio Marcolino, Flávia Pessoni Faleiros Macedo Ricci, Joy C. MacDermid

01.12.2018 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Partially systematic thoughts on the history of systematic reviews

Mike Clarke

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity participation and the risk of chronic diseases among South Asian adults: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Susan Paudel, Alice J. Owen, Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Ben J. Smith

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does motivational interviewing improve the weight management process in adolescents? Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Parisa Amiri, Elham Kazemian, Mohammad Masih Mansouri-Tehrani, Ahmad Khalili, Atieh Amouzegar

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Parent-to-parent support interventions for parents of babies cared for in a neonatal unit—protocol of a systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Harriet Hunt, Rebecca Whear, Kate Boddy, Leanna Wakely, Alison Bethel, Christopher Morris, Rebecca Abbott, Susan Prosser, Andrew Collinson, Jennifer Kurinczuk, Jo Thompson-Coon

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of perioperative fluid management on postoperative outcomes in liver transplantation: a systematic review protocol

François Martin Carrier, Michaël Chassé, Han Ting Wang, Pierre Aslanian, Marc Bilodeau, Alexis F. Turgeon

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Measures assessing attributes of evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) competence among nurses: a systematic review protocol

Emily Belita, Jennifer Yost, Janet E. Squires, Rebecca Ganann, Trish Burnett, Maureen Dobbins

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy of detection of any level of diabetic retinopathy using digital retinal imaging

Mapa Mudiyanselage Prabhath Nishantha Piyasena, Gudlavalleti Venkata S. Murthy, Jennifer L. Y. Yip, Clare Gilbert, Tunde Peto, Iris Gordon, Suwin Hewage, Sureshkumar Kamalakannan

01.12.2018 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to access and utilization of emergency obstetric care at health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of literature

Ayele Geleto, Catherine Chojenta, Abdulbasit Musa, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Body image dissatisfaction in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review protocol

Sophie Elizabeth Beese, Isobel Marion Harris, David Moore, Janine Dretzke

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between volume and outcome for congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a systematic review protocol

Johannes Morche, Tim Mathes, Anja Jacobs, Barbara Pietsch, Lucas Wessel, Sabine Gruber, Edmund A. M. Neugebauer, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of venous coupler devices versus hand-sewn anastomosis for microsurgical free flap reconstruction

Timo Rodi, Alexander Geierlehner, Afshin Mosahebi, Grigorios Tanos, Justin Conrad Rosen Wormald

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Systematic review of the surgical management of rotator cuff repair with an augmentative patch: a feasibility study protocol

Gemma Greenall, Andrew Carr, David Beard, Jonathan Rees, Amar Rangan, Naomi Merritt, Melina Dritsaki, Navraj S. Nagra, Mathew Baldwin, Sally Hopewell, Jonathan A. Cook

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

What influences women’s movement and the use of different positions during labour and birth: a systematic review protocol

Helen L. Watson, Alison Cooke

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Healthcare provider knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices surrounding the prescription of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain in North America: protocol for a mixed-method systematic review

Joshua A. Rash, Norman Buckley, Jason W. Busse, Tavis S. Campbell, Kim Corace, Lynn Cooper, David Flusk, Alfonso Iorio, Kim L. Lavoie, Patricia A. Poulin, B. Skidmore

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review and synthesis of theories of change of school-based interventions integrating health and academic education as a novel means of preventing violence and substance use among students

Tara Tancred, Sara Paparini, G. J. Melendez-Torres, James Thomas, Adam Fletcher, Rona Campbell, Chris Bonell

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of Momordica charantia Linnaeus in pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Emanuel L. Peter, Serawit Deyno, Andrew Mtewa, Félicien Mushagalusa Kasali, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Duncan Sesaazi, Casim Umba Tolo, Patrick Engeu Ogwang

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The quality of clinical practice guidelines for management of pediatric type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review using the AGREE II instrument

Meha Bhatt, Ahmed Nahari, Pei-Wen Wang, Emily Kearsley, Nicole Falzone, Sondra Chen, Erin Fu, Yaanu Jeyakumar, Justyna Zukowski, Laura Banfield, Lehana Thabane, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Can automated content analysis be used to assess and improve the use of evidence in mental health policy? A systematic review

Kristel Alla, Florin Oprescu, Wayne D. Hall, Harvey A. Whiteford, Brian W. Head, Carla S. Meurk

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Time-to-update of systematic reviews relative to the availability of new evidence

Rabia Bashir, Didi Surian, Adam G. Dunn

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of indices to measure socio-economic status (SES) in South-Asian urban health studies: a scoping review

K. M. Saif-Ur-Rahman, Iqbal Anwar, Md. Hasan, Shahed Hossain, Sohana Shafique, Fariha Haseen, Md. Khalequzzaman, Aminur Rahman, Shariful Islam

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of rehabilitation interventions on physical function and immobility-related complications in severe stroke—protocol for a systematic review

Mark P. McGlinchey, Jimmy James, Christopher McKevitt, Abdel Douiri, Sarah McLachlan, Catherine M. Sackley

01.12.2018 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

Witness Mapanga, Brendan Girdler-Brown, Shingairai A. Feresu, Tsungai Chipato, Elvira Singh

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

K13-propeller gene polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum parasite population: a systematic review protocol of burden and associated factors

Moses Ocan, Dickens Akena, Sam Nsobya, Moses R. Kamya, Richard Senono, Alison Annet Kinengyere, Ekwaro Obuku

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Searching Embase and MEDLINE by using only major descriptors or title and abstract fields: a prospective exploratory study

Wichor M. Bramer, Dean Giustini, Jos Kleijnen, Oscar H. Franco

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mapping evidence on decision-making on contraceptive use among adolescents: a scoping review protocol

Mumbi Chola, Khumbulani Hlongwana, Themba G. Ginindza

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The impact of musculoskeletal injuries sustained in road traffic crashes on work-related outcomes: a protocol for a systematic review

Elise M. Gane, Charlotte L. Brakenridge, Esther J. Smits, Venerina Johnston

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integrated models of care for diabetes and hypertension in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) : Protocol for a systematic review

Jeannine Uwimana Nicol, Anke Rohwer, Taryn Young, Charlotte M Bavuma, Joerg J Meerpohl

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

CYP genetic variants and toxicity related to anti-tubercular agents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Internet-based interventions for adults with hearing loss, tinnitus and vestibular disorders: a protocol for a systematic review

Eldré W. Beukes, Vinaya Manchaiah, David M. Baguley, Peter M. Allen, Gerhard Andersson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The safety and efficacy of on-site paramedic and allied health treatment interventions targeting the reduction of emergency department visits by long-term care patients: systematic review protocol

Shannon Leduc, Peter Kelly, Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy, George Wells, Christian Vaillancourt

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relationship between a trusted adult and adolescent outcomes: a protocol of a scoping review

Jan Pringle, Ross Whitehead, Dona Milne, Eileen Scott, John McAteer

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stakeholder involvement in systematic reviews: a scoping review

Alex Pollock, Pauline Campbell, Caroline Struthers, Anneliese Synnot, Jack Nunn, Sophie Hill, Heather Goodare, Jacqui Morris, Chris Watts, Richard Morley

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is increased carer knowledge of the health care system associated with decreased preventable hospitalizations for people in the community diagnosed with dementia? A systematic review protocol

Jane V. Tehan, Anita Panayiotou, Helen Baxter, Paul Yates, Joanne Tropea, Frances Batchelor, Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation: protocol for umbrella review and quality assessment of systematic reviews

Alemu S. Melka, Catherine L. Chojenta, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Deborah J. Loxton

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with preoperative attrition in bariatric surgery: a protocol for a systematic review

Tamasin Taylor, Ofa Dewes, Nalei Taufa, Wendy Wrapson, Richard Siegert

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Short-acting bronchodilators for the management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the hospital setting: systematic review

Zoe A. Kopsaftis, Nur S. Sulaiman, Oliver D. Mountain, Kristin V. Carson-Chahhoud, Paddy A. Phillips, Brian J. Smith

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quantified patient preferences for lifestyle intervention programs for diabetes prevention—a protocol for a systematic review

Charalabos-Markos Dintsios, Nadja Chernyak, Benjamin Grehl, Andrea Icks

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of patient-centred medical home model versus standard primary care in chronic disease management: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials

James Rufus John, Shima Ghassempour, Federico Girosi, Evan Atlantis

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effectiveness of interventions to reduce peripheral blood culture contamination in acute care: a systematic review protocol

J. A. Hughes, C. J. Cabilan, Julian Williams, Mercedes Ray, Fiona Coyer

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A review protocol on research partnerships: a Coordinated Multicenter Team approach

Femke Hoekstra, Kelly J. Mrklas, Kathryn M. Sibley, Tram Nguyen, Mathew Vis-Dunbar, Christine J. Neilson, Leah K. Crockett, Heather L. Gainforth, Ian D. Graham

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anesthesia interventions that alter perioperative mortality: a scoping review

Sylvain Boet, Nicole Etherington, David Nicola, Andrew Beck, Susan Bragg, Ian D. Carrigan, Sarah Larrigan, Cassandra T. Mendonca, Isaac Miao, Tatyana Postonogova, Benjamin Walker, José De Wit, Karim Mohamed, Nadia Balaa, Manoj Mathew Lalu, Daniel I McIsaac, David Moher, Adrienne Stevens, Donald Miller, On behalf of the Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group (PACT)

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening for small for gestational age using third-trimester ultrasound markers: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of screening test accuracy

Cédric Gasse, Kim Paquette, Suzanne Demers, Stéphanie Roberge, Emmanuel Bujold, Amélie Boutin

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HIV-related data among key populations to inform evidence-based responses: protocol of a systematic review

Amrita Rao, Sheree Schwartz, Keith Sabin, Tisha Wheeler, Jinkou Zhao, James Hargreaves, Stefan Baral, on behalf of the Global.HIV Research Group

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of molecular methods for detecting markers of antimalarial drug resistance in clinical samples of Plasmodium falciparum: protocol for an update to a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rebekah Burrow, Thomas R. Fanshawe, Georgina S. Humphreys

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Altered pain processing in people with type I and II diabetes: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of pain threshold and pain modulation mechanisms

Eva Sierra-Silvestre, Leanne Bisset, Michel W. Coppieters

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of depression management on diabetes and hypertension outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Michael Udedi, Brian Pence, Felix Kauye, Adamson S. Muula

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Professional learning and development of postdoctoral scholars: a scoping review protocol

Lorelli Nowell, K. Alix Hayden, Carol Berenson, Natasha Kenny, Nancy Chick, Carolyn Emery

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bioactive scaffolds in stem-cell-based therapies for cardiac repair: protocol for a meta-analysis of randomized controlled preclinical trials in animal myocardial infarction models

Kashif Khan, Karina Gasbarrino, Ibtisam Mahmoud, Georges Makhoul, Bin Yu, Line Dufresne, Stella S. Daskalopoulou, Adel Schwertani, Renzo Cecere

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Defining and conceptualising data harmonisation: a scoping review protocol

Bey-Marrié Schmidt, Christopher J. Colvin, Ameer Hohlfeld, Natalie Leon

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions integrating health and academic interventions to prevent substance use and violence: a systematic review and synthesis of process evaluations

Tara Tancred, Sara Paparini, G. J. Melendez-Torres, Adam Fletcher, James Thomas, Rona Campbell, Chris Bonell

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Angioplasty and stenting for below the knee ulcers in diabetic patients: protocol for a systematic review

Carolina Dutra Queiroz Flumignan, Fábio Cabral Freitas Amaral, Ronald Luiz Gomes Flumignan, Vladimir Tonello Vasconcelos, Gabriela Araújo Attie, Raul Muffato Daolio, Henrique Jorge Guedes-Neto, Jorge Eduardo de Amorim, José Carlos Costa Baptista-Silva, Luis Carlos Uta Nakano

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resting blood pressure reductions following handgrip exercise training and the impact of age and sex: a systematic review and narrative synthesis

Danielle C. Bentley, Cindy H. Nguyen, Scott G. Thomas

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of the risk factors for suicidal ideation, suicidal attempt and completed suicide among children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa between 1986 and 2018: protocol for a systematic review of observational studies

Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Elizabeth Kemigisha, Moses Ocan, Wilson Adriko, Dickens Howard Akena

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventions for behaviour change and self-management in stroke secondary prevention: protocol for an overview of reviews.

Olive Lennon, Catherine Blake, Jo Booth, Alex Pollock, Maggie Lawrence

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of research on the associations between workplace bullying and sleep

Morten Birkeland Nielsen, Ståle Pallesen, Anette Harris, Ståle Valvatne Einarsen

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Current state and future directions of technology-based ecological momentary assessments and interventions for major depressive disorder: protocol for a systematic review

Desirée Colombo, Azucena Garcia Palacios, Javier Fernandez Alvarez, Andrea Patané, Michelle Semonella, Pietro Cipresso, Marta Kwiatkowska, Giuseppe Riva, Cristina Botella

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence of promoting prevention and the early detection of breast cancer among women, a hospital-based education and screening interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Adwoa Bemah Bonsu, Busisiwe Purity Ncama

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Health outcomes of maternal smoking during pregnancy and postpartum period for the mother and infant: protocol for an umbrella review

Tuba Saygın Avşar, Hugh McLeod, Louise Jackson

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Teaching improvement science to paramedicine students: protocol for a systematic scoping review

Robin Pap, Louis Shabella, Alan J. Morrison, Paul M. Simpson, David M. Williams

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

CSF and blood biomarkers in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Elmira Agah, Fatemeh Saleh, Hossein Sanjari Moghaddam, Amene Saghazadeh, Abbas Tafakhori, Nima Rezaei

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness and components of self-management interventions in adult cancer survivors: a protocol for a systematic review and planned meta-analysis

Colleen Ann Cuthbert, Haider H. Samawi, Brenda R. Hemmelgarn, Winson Y. Cheung

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Deworming in non-pregnant adolescent girls and adult women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Elizabeth Tanjong Ghogomu, Shalini Suresh, Pura Rayco-Solon, Alomgir Hossain, Jessie McGowan, Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Vivian Welch

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Quality appraisal of workers’ wellbeing measures: a systematic review protocol

Rebecca J. Jarden, Margaret Sandham, Richard J. Siegert, Jane Koziol-McLain

01.12.2018 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of enteric dysbiosis in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis

S. Du Preez, M. Corbitt, H. Cabanas, N. Eaton, D. Staines, S. Marshall-Gradisnik

01.12.2018 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The risk of bias in observational studies of exposures (ROBINS-E) tool: concerns arising from application to observational studies of exposures

Lisa Bero, Nicholas Chartres, Joanna Diong, Alice Fabbri, Davina Ghersi, Juleen Lam, Agnes Lau, Sally McDonald, Barbara Mintzes, Patrice Sutton, Jessica Louise Turton, Tracey J. Woodruff

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Life satisfaction and positive and negative feelings of workers: a systematic review protocol

Viviane Cruvinel Di Castro, Janete Capel Hernandes, Mauro Elias Mendonça, Celmo Celeno Porto

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prediction of exertional lower extremity musculoskeletal injury in tactical populations: protocol for a systematic review and planned meta-analysis of prospective studies from 1955 to 2018

Shawn D. Flanagan, Kellen T. Krajewski, Aaron M. Sinnott, Caleb D. Johnson, Shawn R. Eagle, Alice D. LaGoy, Meaghan E. Beckner, Anne Z. Beethe, Rose Turner, Mita T. Lovalekar, Courtenay Dunn-Lewis, Chris Connaboy, Bradley C. Nindl

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers and facilitating factors in the prevention of diabetes type II and gestational diabetes in vulnerable groups: protocol for a scoping review

Jessica Breuing, Dawid Pieper, Annika Lena Neuhaus, Simone Heß, Lena Lütkemeier, Fabiola Haas, Mark Spiller, Christine Graf

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of the duration of antimicrobial exposure on the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) for macrolide antibiotics: protocol for a systematic review with a network meta-analysis

Titus H. Divala, Elizabeth L. Corbett, Helen R. Stagg, Marriott Nliwasa, Derek J. Sloan, Neil French, Katherine L. Fielding

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protocol for treatment of Achilles tendon ruptures; a systematic review with network meta-analysis

Brad Meulenkamp, Dawn Stacey, Dean Fergusson, Brian Hutton, Risa Shorr MLIS, Ian D. Graham

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening for chlamydia and/or gonorrhea in primary health care: protocol for systematic review

Jennifer Pillay, Ainsley Moore, Prinon Rahman, Gabriel Lewin, Donna Reynolds, John Riva, Guyléne Thériault, Brett Thombs, Brenda Wilson, Joan Robinson, Amanda Ramdyal, Geneviéve Cadieux, Robin Featherstone, Anne N. Burchell, Jo-Anne Dillon, Ameeta Singh, Tom Wong, Marion Doull, Greg Traversy, Susan Courage, Tara MacGregor, Cydney Johnson, Ben Vandermeer, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2018 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using tocolysis in pregnant women with symptomatic placenta praevia does not significantly improve prenatal, perinatal, neonatal and maternal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Frederick Morfaw, Mercy Fundoh, Jessica Bartoszko, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2018 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Outcomes after toxic alcohol poisoning: a systematic review protocol

Carol Wang, Daniel Samaha, Swapnil Hiremath, Lindsey Sikora, Manish M. Sood, Salmaan Kanji, Edward G. Clark

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