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Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 331 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How do midwives facilitate women to give birth during physiological second stage of labour? A protocol for a systematic review

Corine J. Verhoeven, Dale Spence, Viola Nyman, René H. J. Otten, Maria Healy

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sonographic reference values of median nerve cross-sectional area: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sandy C. Takata, Lynn Kysh, Wendy J. Mack, Shawn C. Roll

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Evidence Project risk of bias tool: assessing study rigor for both randomized and non-randomized intervention studies

Caitlin E. Kennedy, Virginia A. Fonner, Kevin A. Armstrong, Julie A. Denison, Ping Teresa Yeh, Kevin R. O’Reilly, Michael D. Sweat

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among HIV-positive and HIV-negative populations in sub-Saharan Africa—a systematic review and meta-analysis

Olamide O. Todowede, Solange Z. Mianda, Benn Sartorius

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between socioeconomic status and pandemic influenza: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Svenn-Erik Mamelund, Clare Shelley-Egan, Ole Rogeberg

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence on point-of-care diagnostics for assessment of nutritional biochemical markers as an integral part of maternal services in low- and middle-income countries: systematic scoping review protocol

T. S. Dhlamini, D. Kuupiel, T. P. Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cortisol levels in different tissue samples in posttraumatic stress disorder patients versus controls: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Leigh Luella van den Heuvel, Simonne Wright, Sharain Suliman, Tobias Stalder, Clemens Kirschbaum, Soraya Seedat

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping variation in intervention design: a systematic review to develop a program theory for patient navigator programs

Laura Desveaux, Kerry McBrien, Lianne Barnieh, Noah M. Ivers

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical applications of palmitoylethanolamide in pain management: protocol for a scoping review

Maria Beatrice Passavanti, Aniello Alfieri, Maria Caterina Pace, Vincenzo Pota, Pasquale Sansone, Giacomo Piccinno, Manlio Barbarisi, Caterina Aurilio, Marco Fiore

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence on charitable food assistance system’s compliance with safety and general hygiene requirements in Africa and the rest of the world: a systematic scoping review protocol

Sizwe Makhunga, Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, Khumbulani Hlongwana

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health solutions to improve post-intensive care outcomes: a realist review protocol

A. Fuchsia Howard, Leanne Currie, Vicky Bungay, Margaret Meloche, Robert McDermid, Sarah Crowe, Andrea Ryce, William Harding, Gregory Haljan

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of text messaging interventions on prevention, detection, treatment, and knowledge outcomes for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Darlene Taylor, Carole Lunny, Petra Lolić, Orion Warje, Jasmina Geldman, Tom Wong, Mark Gilbert, Richard Lester, Gina Ogilvie

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of bias assessment of sequence generation: a study of 100 systematic reviews of trials

Francesca Wuytack, Maria Regan, Linda Biesty, Pauline Meskell, Jennifer E. Lutomski, Martin O’Donnell, Shaun Treweek, Declan Devane

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the effects of interventions for vaccine stock management

Chinwe Juliana Iwu, Anelisa Jaca, Leila H. Abdullahi, Ntombenhle Judith Ngcobo, Charles Shey Wiysonge

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Value of gait analysis for measuring disease severity using inertial sensors in patients with multiple sclerosis: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

A. Vienne-Jumeau, F. Quijoux, P. P. Vidal, D. Ricard

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of architectural separation of septic and aseptic operating theatres for improving process quality and patient outcomes: a systematic review

Romy Scholz, Alexander Hönning, Julia Seifert, Nikolai Spranger, Dirk Stengel

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence of phantom limb pain and associated risk factors in people with amputations: a systematic review protocol

Katleho Limakatso, Gillian J. Bedwell, Victoria J. Madden, Romy Parker

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of different inclusion decisions on the comprehensiveness and complexity of overviews of reviews of healthcare interventions

Michelle Pollock, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Amanda S. Newton, Shannon D. Scott, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of testosterone therapy for women: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Rakibul M. Islam, Robin J. Bell, Sally Green, Susan R. Davis

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strategies for incorporating patient-reported outcomes in the care of people with chronic kidney disease (PRO kidney): a protocol for a realist synthesis

Kara Schick-Makaroff, Onouma Thummapol, Stephanie Thompson, Rachel Flynn, Mehri Karimi-Dehkordi, Scott Klarenbach, Richard Sawatzky, Joanne Greenhalgh

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review protocol of stigma among children and adolescents with epilepsy

Joseph Kirabira, Jimmy Ben Forry, Alison Annet Kinengyere, Wilson Adriko, Abdallah Amir, Godfrey Z. Rukundo, Dickens Akena

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic mapping of checklists for assessing transferability

Heather Munthe-Kaas, Heid Nøkleby, Lien Nguyen

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Machine learning algorithms for systematic review: reducing workload in a preclinical review of animal studies and reducing human screening error

Alexandra Bannach-Brown, Piotr Przybyła, James Thomas, Andrew S. C. Rice, Sophia Ananiadou, Jing Liao, Malcolm Robert Macleod

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perioperative use of gabapentinoids for the management of postoperative acute pain: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis

Michael Verret, François Lauzier, Ryan Zarychanski, Xavier Savard, Marie-Joëlle Cossi, Anne-Marie Pinard, Guillaume Leblanc, Alexis F. Turgeon

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review of the perceptions of adolescents on graphic health warnings and plain packaging of cigarettes

Aaron Drovandi, Peta-Ann Teague, Beverley Glass, Bunmi Malau-Aduli

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Defining loneliness in older adults: protocol for a systematic review

Razieh Bandari, Hamid Reza Khankeh, Farahnaz Mohammadi Shahboulaghi, Abbas Ebadi, Abbas Ali Keshtkar, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening for depression in women during pregnancy or the first year postpartum and in the general adult population: a protocol for two systematic reviews to update a guideline of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Candyce Hamel, Eddy Lang, Kate Morissette, Andrew Beck, Adrienne Stevens, Becky Skidmore, Heather Colquhoun, John LeBlanc, Ainsley Moore, John J. Riva, Brett D. Thombs, Ian Colman, Sophie Grigoriadis, Stuart Gordon Nicholls, Beth K. Potter, Kerri Ritchie, Julie Robert, Priya Vasa, Bianca Lauria-Horner, Scott Patten, Simone N. Vigod, Brian Hutton, Beverley J. Shea, Shamila Shanmugasegaram, Julian Little, David Moher

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of stop smoking interventions among adults: protocol for an overview of systematic reviews and an updated systematic review

Mona Hersi, Gregory Traversy, Brett D. Thombs, Andrew Beck, Becky Skidmore, Stéphane Groulx, Eddy Lang, Donna L. Reynolds, Brenda Wilson, Steven L. Bernstein, Peter Selby, Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki, Douglas Manuel, Smita Pakhale, Justin Presseau, Susan Courage, Brian Hutton, Beverley J. Shea, Vivian Welch, Matt Morrow, Julian Little, Adrienne Stevens

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A decision tool to help researchers make decisions about including systematic reviews in overviews of reviews of healthcare interventions

Michelle Pollock, Ricardo M. Fernandes, Amanda S. Newton, Shannon D. Scott, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Instrument-based tests for measuring anterior chamber cells in uveitis: a systematic review protocol

Xiaoxuan Liu, Ameenat L. Solebo, Pearse A. Keane, David J. Moore, Alastair K. Denniston

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pharmacological methods for reducing coughing on emergence from elective surgery after general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation: protocol for a systematic review of common medications and network meta-analysis

Alan Tung, Nicholas A. Fergusson, Nicole Ng, Vivien Hu, Colin Dormuth, Donald G. E. Griesdale

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measurement properties of instruments to assess pain in children and adolescents with cancer: a systematic review protocol

Erik A. H. Loeffen, Jennifer N. Stinson, Kathryn A. Birnie, Monique van Dijk, Ketan Kulkarni, Mienke Rijsdijk, Anna Font-Gonzalez, L. Lee Dupuis, Elvira C. van Dalen, Renée L. Mulder, Fiona Campbell, Wim J. E. Tissing, Marianne D. van de Wetering, Faith Gibson

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measurement instruments for quantifying physical resilience in aging: a scoping review protocol

Sue Peters, Theodore D. Cosco, Dawn C. Mackey, Gurkaran S. Sarohia, Jeffrey Leong, Andrew Wister

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of icodextrin in peritoneal dialysis: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Monika Becker, Stefanie Bühn, Jessica Breuing, Catherine A. Firanek, Simone Hess, Hisanori Nariai, Mark R. Marshall, James A. Sloand, Qiang Yao, Käthe Goossen, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementation of self-management support in cancer care and normalization into routine practice: a systematic scoping literature review protocol

Doris Howell, Alison Richardson, Carl May, Lynn Calman, Rouhi Fazelzad, Saeed Moradian, Claire Foster

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measured and perceived effects of audit and feedback on nursing performance: a mixed methods systematic review protocol

Émilie Dufour, Arnaud Duhoux, Jolianne Bolduc

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ivabradine for coronary artery disease and/or heart failure—a protocol for a systematic review of randomised clinical trials with meta-analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis

M. Maagaard, E. E. Nielsen, C. Gluud, J. C. Jakobsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness of the different components of care provided in heart failure clinics—protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Morgan Slater, Joanna Bielecki, Ana Carolina Alba, Lusine Abrahamyan, George Tomlinson, Susanna Mak, Jane MacIver, Shelley Zieroth, Douglas Lee, William Wong, Murray Krahn, Heather Ross, Valeria E. Rac

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What should be the preferred exercise modality for overweight and obese individuals? Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Lene Aasdahl, Vegard Moe Iversen, Eva Skovlund, Dagfinn Aune, Marius Steiro Fimland

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Scoping review of the morphology and anthropometry of Tessier craniofacial clefts numbers 3 and 4

Abiola Omodan, Pamela Pillay, Lelika Lazarus, Anil Madaree, Kapil Satyapal

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence of past dental visits and incidence of head and neck cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Bhawna Gupta, Narinder Kumar, Newell W. Johnson

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of transcatheter aortic valve implantation with other approaches to treat aortic valve stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gernot Wagner, Sabine Steiner, Gerald Gartlehner, Henrike Arfsten, Brigitte Wildner, Harald Mayr, Deddo Moertl

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prolonged versus brief balloon inflation during arterial angioplasty for de novo atherosclerotic disease: protocol for a systematic review

Mark Rockley, Prasad Jetty, George Wells, Kathleen Rockley, Dean Fergusson

01.12.2019 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maintaining relevance in HIV systematic reviews: an evaluation of Cochrane reviews

Ingrid Eshun-Wilson, Shahista Jaffer, Rhodine Smith, Samuel Johnson, Paul Hine, Alberto Mateo, Anne-Marie Stephani, Paul Garner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of mental distress among university students in Ethiopia: a systematic review protocol

Berihun Assefa Dachew, Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay, Meseret Adugna Wassie, Kim Betts

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Loneliness and social isolation causal association with health-related lifestyle risk in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Martin Malcolm, Helen Frost, Julie Cowie

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and comorbidity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Spain: study protocol for extending a systematic review with updated meta-analysis of observational studies

Ferrán Catalá-López, Manuel Ridao, Amparo Núñez-Beltrán, Ricard Gènova-Maleras, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Rafael Aleixandre-Benavent, Miguel A. Catalá, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inappropriateness of health care in Canada: a systematic review protocol

Janet E. Squires, Ian D. Graham, Doris Grinspun, John Lavis, France Légaré, Robert Bell, Stephen Bornstein, Susan E. Brien, Mark Dobrow, Megan Greenough, Carole A. Estabrooks, Michael Hillmer, Tanya Horsley, Alan Katz, Christina Krause, Wendy Levinson, Adrian Levy, Michelina Mancuso, Alies Maybee, Steve Morgan, Letitia Nadalin Penno, Andrew Neuner, Tamara Rader, Janet Roberts, Gary Teare, Joshua Tepper, Amanda Vandyk, Denise Widmeyer, Michael Wilson, Jeremy M. Grimshaw

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exercise, or exercise and diet for the management of polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Chris Kite, Ian M. Lahart, Islam Afzal, David R. Broom, Harpal Randeva, Ioannis Kyrou, James E. Brown

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does testosterone mediate the relationship between vitamin D and prostate cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Luke A. Robles, Karen Dawe, Richard M. Martin, Julian P. T. Higgins, Sarah J. Lewis

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feedback from physical activity monitors to enhance amount of physical activity in adults—a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rasmus Tolstrup Larsen, Vibeke Wagner, Camilla Keller, Carsten Bogh Juhl, Henning Langberg, Jan Christensen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of interventions to improve electronic health record documentation within the inpatient setting: a protocol for a systematic review

Lucia Otero Varela, Natalie Wiebe, Daniel J. Niven, Paul E. Ronksley, Nicolas Iragorri, Helen Lee Robertson, Hude Quan

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of incident dialysis modality with mortality: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and cohort studies

Mark R. Marshall, Chun-Yuan Hsiao, Philip K. Li, Masaaki Nakayama, S. Rabindranath, Rachael C. Walker, Xueqing Yu, Suetonia C. Palmer

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with length of stay in care homes: a systematic review of international literature

Danni Collingridge Moore, Thomas J. Keegan, Lesley Dunleavy, Katherine Froggatt

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

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

Annette M. O’Connor, Guy Tsafnat, Stephen B. Gilbert, Kristina A. Thayer, Ian Shemilt, James Thomas, Paul Glasziou, Mary S. Wolfe

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of post mastectomy radiation therapy on breast reconstruction with and without acellular dermal matrix: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Amy M. Chung, Michael J. Stein, Ammara Ghumman, Jing Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender-based violence among female youths in educational institutions of Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Addisu Shunu Beyene, Catherine Chojenta, Hirbo Shore Roba, Alemu Sufa Melka, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among hepatitis C virus-infected patients: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Sintayehu Ambachew, Setegn Eshetie, Demeke Geremew, Aklilu Endalamaw, Mulugeta Melku

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening for periodontal diseases by non-dental health professionals: a protocol for a systematic review and overview of reviews

Birgit Teufer, Isolde Sommer, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Viktoria Titscher, Corinna Bruckmann, Irma Klerings, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the effect of insulin sensitivity-enhancing lifestyle- and dietary-related adjuncts on antidepressant treatment response: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Olaitan J. Jeremiah, Gráinne Cousins, Finbarr P. Leacy, Brian P. Kirby, Benedict K. Ryan

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

WOMEN's Knowledge of Obstetric Danger signs in Ethiopia (WOMEN's KODE):a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ayele Geleto, Catherine Chojenta, Abdulbasit Musa, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Challenges and support for quality of life of youths living with HIV/AIDS in schools and larger community in East Africa: a systematic review

Emmanuel Kimera, Sofie Vindevogel, Jessica De Maeyer, Didier Reynaert, Anne-Mie Engelen, Fred Nuwaha, John Rubaihayo, Johan Bilsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions on children’s and adolescents’ physical activity and sedentary behaviour: protocol for a systematic review from a sex/gender perspective

Yolanda Demetriou, Catherina Vondung, Jens Bucksch, Annegret Schlund, Carolin Schulze, Guido Knapp, Stephanie E. Coen, Lorri Puil, Susan P. Phillips, Anne K. Reimers

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social marketing including financial incentive programs at worksite cafeterias for preventing obesity: a systematic review

Kimi Sawada, Koji Wada, Sadequa Shahrook, Erika Ota, Yukari Takemi, Rintaro Mori

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of training and support programs for leaders of illness-based support groups: commentary and updated evidence

Kimberly A. Turner, Danielle B. Rice, Andrea Carboni-Jiménez, Jill Boruff, Brett D. Thombs

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive adults on new HIV infections among young women: a systematic review protocol

Trust Chibawara, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Marcel Kitenge, Peter Nyasulu

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Traditional knowledge-based lifestyle interventions in the prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes in Indigenous children in Canada: a systematic review protocol

Rebecca Crawford, E. Danielle Sims, Kuan-Wen Wang, Michael Youssef, Ajantha Nadarajah, Angelica Rivas, Laura Banfield, Lehana Thabane, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2019 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Editorial: Systematic review automation thematic series

Joseph Lau

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Network meta-analysis of randomised trials of pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, exercise and collaborative care interventions for depressive symptoms in patients with coronary artery disease: hybrid systematic review of systematic reviews protocol

Frank Doyle, Kenneth Freedland, Robert Carney, Peter de Jonge, Chris Dickens, Susanne Pedersen, Jan Sorensen, Martin Dempster

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of suicidal ideation, suicidal attempt and completed suicide in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Berhanu Boru Bifftu, Berihun Assefa Dachew, Bewket Tadesse Tiruneh, Yonas Deressa Guracho

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and mortality risk in patients with liver cirrhosis: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Désirée Völker, Frank Grünhage, Stefan Wagenpfeil, Frank Lammert, Caroline S. Stokes

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparing options for women seeking permanent contraception in high-resource countries: a protocol for a systematic review

Rebecca Gormley, Brian Vickers, Wendy V. Norman

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of cannabinoids for pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy: protocol for a systematic review of economic evaluations

Jesse Elliott, Bláthnaid McCoy, Tammy Clifford, Beth K. Potter, Becky Skidmore, George A. Wells, Doug Coyle

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of young people-specific, integrated out-of-hospital services: a protocol for a systematic review

Anuja Pandey, Aswathikutty Gireesh, Russell Viner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient prioritization tools and their effectiveness in non-emergency healthcare services: a systematic review protocol

Julien Déry, Angel Ruiz, François Routhier, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, André Côté, Daoud Ait-Kadi, Valérie Bélanger, Simon Deslauriers, Marie-Eve Lamontagne

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions for reducing and/or controlling domestic violence among pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

Diksha Sapkota, Kathleen Baird, Amornrat Saito, Debra Anderson

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between diabetes and age at the onset of menopause: a systematic review protocol

Mansoureh Yazdkhasti, Zahra Mehdizadeh Tourzani, Nasibeh Roozbeh, Vajiheh Hasanpour, Sara Esmaelzadeh Saeieh, Fatemeh Abdi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Well siblings’ experiences of living with a child following a traumatic brain injury: a systematic review protocol

Katie Hill, Maria Brenner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of time to antibiotics (TTA) in patients with fever and neutropenia during chemotherapy for cancer (FN) and interventions aiming to reduce TTA

Christa Koenig, Jess Morgan, Roland A. Ammann, Lillian Sung, Bob Phillips

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Discharge communication practices in pediatric emergency care: a systematic review and narrative synthesis

Janet A. Curran, Allyson J. Gallant, Roger Zemek, Amanda S. Newton, Mona Jabbour, Jill Chorney, Andrea Murphy, Lisa Hartling, Kate MacWilliams, Amy Plint, Shannon MacPhee, Andrea Bishop, Samuel G. Campbell

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions to improve emergency department use for mental health reasons: protocol for a mixed-methods systematic review

Amanda Digel Vandyk, Mark Kaluzienski, Catherine Goldie, Yehudis Stokes, Amanda Ross-White, Jeremy Kronick, Matthew Gilmour, Colleen MacPhee, Ian D. Graham

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis of clinical outcomes following accelerated versus conventional corneal collagen cross-linking for corneal ectasia

Siddharth Nath, Carl Shen, Alex Koziarz, Laura Banfield

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Addressing preconception behaviour change through mobile phone apps: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Loretta M. Musgrave, Caroline S. E. Homer, Nathalie V. Kizirian, Adrienne Gordon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting repeated self-harm or suicide in adolescents and young adults using risk assessment scales/tools: a systematic review protocol

Isobel Marion Harris, Sophie Beese, David Moore

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between harm reduction strategies and healthcare utilization in patients on long-term prescribed opioid therapy presenting to acute healthcare settings: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jean Deschamps, James Gilbertson, Sebastian Straube, Kathryn Dong, Frank P. MacMaster, Christina Korownyk, Lori Montgomery, Ryan Mahaffey, James Downar, Hance Clarke, John Muscedere, Katherine Rittenbach, Robin Featherstone, Meghan Sebastianski, Ben Vandermeer, Deborah Lynam, Ryan Magnussen, Sean M. Bagshaw, Oleksa G. Rewa

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Seeking adverse effects in systematic reviews of orthodontic interventions: protocol for a cross-sectional study

Pauline A. J. Steegmans, Shandra Bipat, Reint A. Meursinge Reynders

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of bias judgements and strength of conclusions in meta-evidence from the Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

John Delaney, Rebecca Cui, Alexander Engel

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient and family-initiated escalation of care: a qualitative systematic review protocol

Aidín McKinney, Donna Fitzsimons, Bronagh Blackwood, Jennifer McGaughey

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of income support systems on healthcare quality and functional capacity in workers with low back pain: a realist review protocol

Michael Di Donato, Ross Iles, Tyler Lane, Alex Collie

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differential methylation in rare ophthalmic disorders: a systematic review protocol

Katie Kerr, Helen McAneney, Amy Jayne McKnight

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Searching for health equity: validation of a search filter for ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in transport

Jamie Hosking, Alexandra Macmillan, Rhys Jones, Shanthi Ameratunga, Alistair Woodward

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of adjuvant antibiotics on fistula formation following incision and drainage of anorectal abscesses: a systematic review protocol

Laura Baker, Lara Williams, Remington Winter, Caitlin Cahill, Alexandra Davis, Dean Fergusson

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Individual patient data network meta-analysis using either restricted mean survival time difference or hazard ratios: is there a difference? A case study on locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinomas

C. Petit, P. Blanchard, JP. Pignon, B. Lueza

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding patient engagement in health system decision-making: a co-designed scoping review

Tamara L. McCarron, Karen Moffat, Gloria Wilkinson, Sandra Zelinsky, Jamie M. Boyd, Deborah White, Derek Hassay, Diane L. Lorenzetti, Nancy J. Marlett, Thomas Noseworthy

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Communication strategies in the prevention of type 2 and gestational diabetes in vulnerable groups: protocol for a scoping review

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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Direct oral anticoagulants in treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis: a systematic review protocol

Gauruv Bose, Justin Graveline, Vignan Yogendrakumar, Dean Fergusson, Dar Dowlatshahi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions for improved diabetes control and self-management among those experiencing homelessness: protocol for a mixed methods scoping review

David J. T. Campbell, Rachel B. Campbell, Carolyn Ziegler, Kerry A. McBrien, Stephen W. Hwang, Gillian L. Booth

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of aerobic exercise on pain and disability in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review protocol

Irlei dos Santos, Adriana Claudia Lunardi, Naiane Teixeira Bastos de Oliveira, Matheus Oliveira de Almeida, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Communication strategies for rare cancers: a systematic review protocol

Catherine Bell, Katie Kerr, Kerry Moore, Charlene McShane, Lesley Anderson, Amy Jayne McKnight, Helen McAneney

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Neonatal mortality in Ethiopia: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Tesfalidet Tekelab, Mohammed Akibu, Negash Tagesse, Temesgen Tilhaun, Yosef Yohanes, Smriti Nepal

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining the mental health outcomes of peer-led school-based interventions on young people aged between 4 and 18 years old: a systematic review protocol

Thomas King, Mina Fazel

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of aerobic, resistance, and meditative movement exercise on sleep in individuals with depression: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Gavin Brupbacher, Heike Gerger, Monika Wechsler, Thea Zander-Schellenberg, Doris Straus, Hildburg Porschke, Markus Gerber, Roland von Känel, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

School factors related to the emotional wellbeing and resettlement outcomes of students from refugee backgrounds: protocol for a systematic review

Deserae Horswood, Jess Baker, Mina Fazel, Susan Rees, Linda Heslop, Derrick Silove

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of acute stress on salivary markers of inflammation: a systematic review protocol

Danica C. Slavish, Yvette Z. Szabo

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of single-nucleotide polymorphisms on treatment response, survival and toxicity with cytarabine and anthracyclines in patients with acute myeloid leukaemia: a systematic review protocol

Taynah Cascaes Puty, Jonathan Souza Sarraf, Tabata Cristina Do Carmo Almeida, Valter Cordeiro Barbosa Filho, Luis Eduardo Werneck de Carvalho, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca, Fernando Adami

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Demographic and risk group heterogeneity across the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Dylan Green, Brenda Kharono, Diana M. Tordoff, Adam Akullian, Anna Bershteyn, Michelle Morrison, Geoff Garnett, Ann Duerr, Paul Drain

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing perceptions of private water quality in North America: a systematic review

Abraham Munene, David C. Hall

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Medication adherence influencing factors—an (updated) overview of systematic reviews

Alina Gast, Tim Mathes

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of school-based interventions on motivation towards physical activity in children and adolescents: protocol for a systematic review

Yolanda Demetriou, Anne K. Reimers, Marianna Alesi, Lidia Scifo, Carla Chicau Borrego, Diogo Monteiro, Anne Kelso

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is a fusobacterium nucleatum infection in the colon a risk factor for colorectal cancer?: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Amal Idrissi Janati, Igor Karp, Hisham Sabri, Elham Emami

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predisposing and protective factors influencing suicide ideation, attempt, and death in patients accessing substance use treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

S. Espinet, T. Corrin, D. Baliunas, L. Quilty, L. Zawertailo, S. J. Rizvi, W. deRuiter, S. Bonato, V. De Luca, S. Kennedy, P. Selby

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of exercise on cardiometabolic outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome not taking the oral contraceptive pill: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Amie Woodward, Markos Klonizakis, Ian Lahart, Anouska Carter, Caroline Dalton, Mostafa Metwally, David Broom

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using mobile phones to improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol to identify barriers, facilitators and reported interventions

Anam Feroz, Farina Abrejo, Sumera Aziz Ali, Rozina Nuruddin, Sarah Saleem

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anticonvulsants for behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia: protocol for a systematic review

Sophiya Benjamin, John W. Williams Jr, Cecilia Cotton, Jennifer Tung, Howard An, Stephanie Sanger, Joanne Man-Wai Ho

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiential peer support and its effects on desistance from delinquent behavior: protocol paper for a systematic realist literature review

Margriet Lenkens, Frank J. van Lenthe, Loïs Schenk, Tessa Magnée, Miranda Sentse, Sabine Severiens, Godfried Engbersen, Gera E. Nagelhout

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of hepatitis E virus infection in animals in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Abdou Fatawou Modiyinji, Jean Joel Bigna, Fredy Brice N. Simo, Moise Nola, Marie S. Ndangang, Sebastien Kenmoe, Richard Njouom

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Decision aids that facilitate elements of shared decision making in chronic illnesses: a systematic review

Thomas H. Wieringa, Rene Rodriguez-Gutierrez, Gabriela Spencer-Bonilla, Maartje de Wit, Oscar J. Ponce, Manuel F. Sanchez-Herrera, Nataly R. Espinoza, Yaara Zisman-Ilani, Marleen Kunneman, Linda J. Schoonmade, Victor M. Montori, Frank J. Snoek

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of respiratory viral infections in people with acute respiratory tract infections in Africa: the VARIAFRICA systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Sebastien Kenmoe, Jean Joel Bigna, Abdou Fatawou Modiyinji, Fredy Brice N. Simo, Richard Njouom

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiential learning for primary healthcare workers in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review protocol

Nkosinothando Chamane, Desmond Kuupiel, Tivani Phosa Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychological interventions for people with psychotic experiences: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Emma Soneson, Debra Russo, Clare Knight, Louise Lafortune, Margaret Heslin, Jan Stochl, Alex Georgiadis, Julieta Galante, Robbie Duschinsky, Nick Grey, Leticia Gonzalez-Blanco, Juliet Couche, Michelle Griffiths, Hannah Murray, Nesta Reeve, Joanne Hodgekins, Paul French, David Fowler, Sarah Byford, Mary Dixon-Woods, Peter B. Jones, Jesus Perez

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does stage of illness influence recovery-focused outcomes after psychological treatment in bipolar disorder? A systematic review protocol

Hailey Tremain, Kathryn Fletcher, Jan Scott, Carla McEnery, Michael Berk, Greg Murray

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mesenchymal stem cells for sensorineural hearing loss: protocol for a systematic review of preclinical studies

Kevin T. Chorath, Matthew J. Willis, Nicolas Morton-Gonzaba, Walter J. Humann, Alvaro Moreira

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes for psychosocial problems in patients and families affected by non-intellectually impairing craniofacial malformation conditions: a systematic review protocol of qualitative data

Mikaela I. Poling, Craig R. Dufresne

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Individual participant data (IPD)-level meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials among dark-skinned populations to estimate the dietary requirement for vitamin D

Kevin D. Cashman, Christian Ritz

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing: discussion and case report

Farhad Shokraneh, Clive E. Adams

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of whey protein supplements on the serum levels of amino acid, creatinine kinase and myoglobin of athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fui-Ching Lam, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Hani Faidah, Abdul Haseeb, Amer Hayat Khan

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of 1-year mortality in adult lung transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Farid Foroutan, Gordon Guyatt, Erik Friesen, Luis Enrique Colunga Lozano, Aman Sidhu, Maureen Meade

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy of commercially available biological agents for the topical treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: a systematic review

Alex Baleka Mutombo, Cindy Simoens, Rahma Tozin, Johannes Bogers, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Yves Jacquemyn

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a scoping review of age-related health conditions among geriatric populations in sub-Saharan Africa

Keshena Naidoo, Jacqueline van Wyk

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Living alone and positive mental health: a systematic review

Nina Tamminen, Tarja Kettunen, Tuija Martelin, Jaakko Reinikainen, Pia Solin

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Telemedicine infectious diseases consultations and clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jason P. Burnham, Stephanie A. Fritz, Lauren H. Yaeger, Graham A. Colditz

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of a program theory for clinical pathways in hospitals: protocol for a realist review

Adegboyega K. Lawal, Gary Groot, Donna Goodridge, Shannon Scott, Leigh Kinsman

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of randomized trials of knee arthroplasty decision aids and shared decision-making approaches

Daniel L. Riddle, Trisha Sando, Talicia Tarver, James Slover, Robert A. Perera, Rafael Sierra, Juan P. Brito, Victor M. Montori

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Naloxone interventions in opioid overdoses: a systematic review protocol

Lindsay Victoria Shaw, Jessica Moe, Roy Purssell, Jane A. Buxton, Jesse Godwin, Mary M. Doyle-Waters, Penelope M. A. Brasher, Jeffrey P. Hau, Jason Curran, Corinne M. Hohl

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Immunotherapy with check-point inhibitors (CPI) in adult malignancies: a protocol for the systematic review of the quality of economic analyses

Ying Wang, Pierre Camateros, Denise Smith, David Dawe, Peter Ellis

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptance and commitment therapy for chronic pain: protocol of a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis

Jiaxi Lin, Whitney Scott, Lewis Carpenter, Sam Norton, Matthias Domhardt, Harald Baumeister, Lance M. McCracken

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and comorbidity of autism spectrum disorder in Spain: study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Ferrán Catalá-López, Manuel Ridao, Isabel Hurtado, Amparo Núñez-Beltrán, Ricard Gènova-Maleras, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo, Aurelio Tobías, Rafael Aleixandre-Benavent, Miguel A. Catalá, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exercise therapy in the treatment of tendinopathies of the lower limbs: a protocol of a systematic review

Yuri Rafael dos Santos Franco, Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto, Katherinne Ferro Moura Franco, Rodrigo Ribeiro de Oliveira, Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A question of trust: can we build an evidence base to gain trust in systematic review automation technologies?

Annette M. O’Connor, Guy Tsafnat, James Thomas, Paul Glasziou, Stephen B. Gilbert, Brian Hutton

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Control group changes in objectively measured physical activity in primary care: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nicole Freene, Rachel Davey, Steven M. McPhail

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Usability and acceptability of four systematic review automation software packages: a mixed method design

Gina Cleo, Anna Mae Scott, Farhana Islam, Blair Julien, Elaine Beller

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antibiotic treatment for ocular toxoplasmosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis: study protocol

John E. Feliciano-Alfonso, Andrés Vargas-Villanueva, María Alejandra Marín, Laura Triviño, Natalia Carvajal, Manuela Moreno, Tatiana Luna, Clara Lopez de Mesa, Juliana Muñoz-Ortiz, Alejandra de-la-Torre

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Accurate GFR in obesity—protocol for a systematic review

Sriram Sriperumbuduri, Robert Dent, Janine Malcolm, Swapnil Hiremath, Ran Klein, Christine A. White, Pierre Antoine Brown, Ayub Akbari

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care interventions in intensive care unit patients – a systematic review protocol

Victoria Metaxa, Despina Anagnostou, Savvas Vlachos, Nishkantha Arulkumaran, Ingeborg van Dusseldorp, Sherihane Bensemmane, Rebecca Aslakson, Judy E. Davidson, Rik Gerritsen, Christiane Hartog, Randall Curtis

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol on a systematic review of qualitative studies on asthma treatment challenges experienced in Sub-Saharan Africa

Pisirai Ndarukwa, Moses John Chimbari, Elopy N. Sibanda

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness and acceptability of methods of communicating the results of clinical research to lay and professional audiences: protocol for a systematic review

Annabelle South, Julia Bailey, Mahesh K. B. Parmar, Claire L. Vale

01.12.2019 | Letter | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Introducing RAPTOR: RevMan Parsing Tool for Reviewers

Lena Schmidt, Farhad Shokraneh, Kirsten Steinhausen, Clive E. Adams

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health economic evaluation in orthotics and prosthetics: a systematic review protocol

Leigh Clarke, Michael Dillon, Alan Shiell

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of walking speed on gait biomechanics in healthy participants: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Claudiane Arakaki Fukuchi, Reginaldo Kisho Fukuchi, Marcos Duarte

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of mobile text message reminders on routine childhood vaccination: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zeleke Abebaw Mekonnen, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Martin C. Were, Kassahun Dessie Gashu, Binyam Chakilu Tilahun

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Educational outcomes of children in contact with social care in England: a systematic review

Matthew A. Jay, Louise Mc Grath-Lone

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing trauma care health systems in low- and middle-income countries, a protocol for a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis

John Whitaker, Max Denning, Nollaig O’Donohoe, Dan Poenaru, Elena Guadagno, Andy Leather, Justine Davies

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Informal carers’ experience and outcomes of assistive technology use in dementia care in the community: a systematic review protocol

Vimal Sriram, Crispin Jenkinson, Michele Peters

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence of perpetration of intimate partner violence among HIV-positive couples: a systematic scoping review protocol

Felix Apiribu, Busisiwe Purity Ncama, Elizabeth Joseph-Shehu

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring awareness in people with dementia: protocol for a scoping review

Catherine M. Alexander, Anthony Martyr, Sharon A. Savage, Linda Clare

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sexual dysfunction and related factors in pregnancy and postpartum: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Mojdeh Banaei, Maryam Azizi, Azam Moridi, Sareh Dashti, Asiyeh Pormehr Yabandeh, Nasibeh Roozbeh

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence on tuberculosis active case finding policies, strategies, and interventions for tuberculosis key populations: a systematic scoping review protocol

Desmond Kuupiel, Vitalis Bawontuo, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Toward systematic review automation: a practical guide to using machine learning tools in research synthesis

Iain J. Marshall, Byron C. Wallace

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physically aggressive behaviors in older people living with cognitive disorders: a systematic scoping review protocol

Anne Bourbonnais, Marie-Hélène Goulet, Philippe Landreville, Edith Ellefsen, Caroline Larue, Marie-Hélène Lalonde, Paul L. Gendreau

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of health interventions on quality of life in seriously ill children at the end of life: a systematic review protocol

Veerle E. Piette, Joachim Cohen, Luc Deliens, Nele Pauwels, Jutte van der Werff ten Bosch, Kim Beernaert

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Steps toward more complete reporting of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy: Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Diagnostic Test Accuracy (PRISMA-DTA)

Trevor A. McGrath, David Moher, Matthew D. F. McInnes

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between subthreshold depression and self-care behaviour in people with type 2 diabetes: a protocol for systematic review of observational studies

Monika Shrestha, Amal Al-Ghareeb, Fatimah Alenazi, Richard Gray

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does routine surveillance imaging after completing treatment for childhood solid tumours cause more harm than good? A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Jessica E. Morgan, Melissa Harden, Robert S. Phillips

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Short-term versus long-term psychotherapy for adult psychiatric disorders: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Sophie Juul, Stig Poulsen, Susanne Lunn, Per Sørensen, Janus Christian Jakobsen, Sebastian Simonsen

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clarifying differences between reviews within evidence ecosystems

David Gough, James Thomas, Sandy Oliver

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pragmatic methods for reviewing exceptionally large bodies of evidence: systematic mapping review and overview of systematic reviews using lung cancer survival as an exemplar

Ruth Lewis, Maggie Hendry, Nafees Din, Marian A. Stanciu, Sadia Nafees, Annie Hendry, Zhi Hao Teoh, Thomas Lloyd, Rachel Parsonage, Richard D. Neal, Gareth Collier, Dyfed W. Huws

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for hearing loss in children: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis protocol

Bénédicte Vos, Dorie Noll, Marie Pigeon, Marlene Bagatto, Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s experiences of severe postnatal psychiatric illness: a systematic review protocol

Harpreet Kaur Sihre, Anne-Marie Simons, Paramjit Gill, Antje Lindenmeyer, Qulsom Fazil

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The strong focus on positive results in abstracts may cause bias in systematic reviews: a case study on abstract reporting bias

Bram Duyx, Gerard M. H. Swaen, Miriam J. E. Urlings, Lex M. Bouter, Maurice P. Zeegers

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence of the concomitant management of schistosomiasis by traditional health practitioners and health care professionals in communities with high prevalent infections: a systematic scoping review protocol

Gloire-Aimé Aganze Mushebenge, Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, Manimbulu Nlooto

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of social norms interventions on clinical behaviour change among health workers: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sarah Cotterill, Rachael Powell, Sarah Rhodes, Benjamin Brown, Jane Roberts, Mei Yee Tang, Jack Wilkinson

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding school staff members’ enforcement of school tobacco policies to achieve tobacco-free school: a realist review

Anu Linnansaari, Michael Schreuders, Anton E. Kunst, Arja Rimpelä, Pirjo Lindfors

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clowning in children undergoing potentially anxiety-provoking procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nadja Könsgen, Stephanie Polus, Tanja Rombey, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the development of depression among adolescents and young adults: psychological, biological, and contextual perspectives around the world

Gloria A. Pedersen, Zuzanna Zajkowska, Christian Kieling, Kamal Gautam, Valeria Mondelli, Helen L. Fisher, Johnna R. Swartz, Abiodun Adewuya, Rakesh Karmacharya, Brandon A. Kohrt

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical epidemiology and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill adult patients: protocol for a large-scale systematic review and planned meta-analysis

John Mark M. Gutiérrez, Annabelle R. Borromeo, Allan L. Dueño, Emmanuel D. Paragas Jr, Rosanta O. Ellasus, Russel S. Abalos-Fabia, Jerry A. Abriam, Arnel E. Sonido, Monina A. Hernandez, Alain Jason A. Generale, Roberto C. Sombillo, Mary Grace C. Lacanaria, Mae M. Centeno, Jose Reinhard C. Laoingco, John Anthony A. Domantay

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Occipital nerve stimulation for non-migrainous chronic headaches: a systematic review protocol

Sylvine Carrondo Cottin, Nevair Gallani, Léo Cantin, Michel Prud’Homme

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How does feedback shared with interprofessional health care teams shape nursing performance improvement systems? A rapid realist review protocol

Joachim Rapin, Joanie Pellet, Cedric Mabire, Sylvie Gendron, Carl-Ardy Dubois

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A scoping review of mental health prevention and intervention initiatives for infants and preschoolers at risk for socio-emotional difficulties

Alan McLuckie, Ashley L. Landers, Janet A. Curran, Robin Cann, Domenica H. Carrese, Alicia Nolan, Kim Corrigan, Normand J. Carrey

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acculturation and mental health among adult forced migrants: a meta-narrative systematic review protocol

Brittney S. Mengistu, Gergana Manolova

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions to promote patients and families’ involvement in adult intensive care settings: a protocol for a mixed-method systematic review

Andreas Xyrichis, Simon Fletcher, Sally Brearley, Julia Philippou, Ed Purssell, Marius Terblanche, Anne Marie Rafferty, Scott Reeves

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers and facilitators to office-based opioid agonist therapy prescribing and effective interventions to increase provider prescribing: protocol for a systematic review

Lara L. Nixon, Jazmin C. Marlinga, K. Alix Hayden, Kelly J. Mrklas

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review protocol of timing, efficacy and cost effectiveness of upper limb therapy for motor recovery post-stroke

Kathryn S. Hayward, Sharon F. Kramer, Vincent Thijs, Julie Ratcliffe, Nick S. Ward, Leonid Churilov, Laura Jolliffe, Dale Corbett, Geoffrey Cloud, Tina Kaffenberger, Amy Brodtmann, Julie Bernhardt, Natasha A. Lannin

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The evaluation of dual-task conditions on static postural control in the older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Luca Petrigna, Ewan Thomas, Ambra Gentile, Antonio Paoli, Simona Pajaujiene, Antonio Palma, Antonino Bianco

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Past drivers of and priorities for child undernutrition in South Asia: a mixed methods systematic review protocol

Nidhi Wali, Kingsley Agho, Andre M. N. Renzaho

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Communication around HPV vaccination for adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic scoping overview of systematic reviews

Hakan Safaralilo Foss, Ann Oldervoll, Atle Fretheim, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Time-related changes in quality of life in persons with lower limb amputation or spinal cord injury: protocol for a systematic review

Matthew Young, Carly McKay, Sean Williams, Peter Rouse, James L. J. Bilzon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measurement properties of self-report pedestrians’ road crossing behavior questionnaires constructed based on the theory of planned behavior: protocol for a systematic review

Mahdi Moshki, Abdoljavad Khajavi, Fatemeh Sadeghi-Ghyassi, Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Saeid Pour-Doulati

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The roles, responsibilities and perceptions of community health workers and ward-based primary health care outreach teams (WBPHCOTs) in South Africa: a scoping review protocol

Euphemia Mbali Mhlongo, Elizabeth Lutge

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding how and why de-implementation works in health and care: research protocol for a realist synthesis of evidence

Christopher Burton, Lynne Williams, Tracey Bucknall, Stephen Edwards, Denise Fisher, Beth Hall, Gill Harris, Peter Jones, Matthew Makin, Anne McBride, Rachel Meacock, John Parkinson, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Justin Waring

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of balanced versus unbalanced fluid resuscitation on clinical outcomes in critically ill children: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Anab Rebecca Lehr, Soha Rached-d’Astous, Melissa Parker, Lauralyn McIntyre, Margaret Sampson, Jemila Hamid, Kusum Menon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of treatments for acute and sub-acute mechanical non-specific low back pain: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Silvia Gianola, Greta Castellini, Anita Andreano, Davide Corbetta, Pamela Frigerio, Valentina Pecoraro, Valentina Redaelli, Andrea Tettamanti, Andrea Turolla, Lorenzo Moja, Maria Grazia Valsecchi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping the evidence of hepatoprotective properties of Moringa oleifera from sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review protocol

Willy Tambwe Muzumbukilwa, Mukanda Gedeon Kadima, Manimbulu Nlooto, Peter Mark Oroma Owira

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The psychological subtype of intimate partner violence and its effect on mental health: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sarah Dokkedahl, Robin Niels Kok, Siobhan Murphy, Trine Rønde Kristensen, Ditte Bech-Hansen, Ask Elklit

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Performance properties of health-related measurement instruments in whiplash: systematic review protocol

Aidin Abedi, C. A. C. Prinsen, Ishan Shah, Zorica Buser, Jeffrey C. Wang

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health, not weight loss, focused programmes versus conventional weight loss programmes for cardiovascular risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nazanin Khasteganan, Deborah Lycett, Gill Furze, Andy P. Turner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Memory of pain in adults: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Wacław M. Adamczyk, Dominika Farley, Karolina Wiercioch-Kuzianik, Elżbieta A. Bajcar, Ewa Buglewicz, Jakub Nastaj, Aleksandra Gruszka, Przemysław Bąbel

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Population segmentation based on healthcare needs: a systematic review

Jia Loon Chong, Ka Keat Lim, David Bruce Matchar

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender differences in the provision of key post-arrest interventions for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients—protocol for a systematic review

Morgan Slater, Victoria M. Sparrow-Downes, Precilla Veigas, Joanna M. Bielecki, Valeria E. Rac

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of cataract surgery and intra-ocular lens implantation on visual function and quality of life in age-related cataract patients: a systematic review protocol

Shalu Jain, Kavitha Rajshekar, Anjana Aggarwal, Akshay Chauhan, Vijay Kumar Gauba

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: Impact of quality improvement interventions on perinatal outcomes in health facilities—a systematic review

Rejina Gurung, Nabila Zaka, Shyam Sundar Budhathoki, Avinash K. Sunny, Jeevan Thapa, Hong Zhou, Ashish KC

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Auriculotherapy to control chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with cancer: protocol of a systematic review

Ruan Nilton Rodrigues Melo, Stephanie Carolina Francisco, Caroline de Castro Moura, Kirsty Loudon, Namie Okino Sawada, Érika de Cássia Lopes Chaves, Tânia Couto Machado Chianca, Denismar Alves Nogueira, Si Jia Zhu, Ana Cláudia Mesquita Garcia

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antiviral treatment for treatment-naïve chronic hepatitis B: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

William W. L. Wong, Petros Pechivanoglou, Josephine Wong, Joanna M. Bielecki, Alex Haines, Aysegul Erman, Yasmin Saeed, Arcturus Phoon, Mina Tadrous, Mona Younis, Noha Z. Rayad, Valeria Rac, Harry L. A. Janssen, Murray D. Krahn

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review of experimental methods to manipulate secondary hyperalgesia in humans: protocol

Victoria J. Madden, Gillian J. Bedwell, Prince C. Chikezie, Andrew S. C. Rice, Peter R. Kamerman

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prevalence of insufficient iodine intake in pregnancy in Africa: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Charles Bitamazire Businge, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Andre Pascal Kengne

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The epidemiology of syphilis in Ethiopia: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis covering the last three decades

Kindie Mitiku Kebede, Dejene Derseh Abateneh, Alemayehu Sayih Belay, Gizachew Ayele Manaye

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: Worldwide comparison of vitamin D status of immigrants from different ethnic origins and native-born populations—a systematic review and meta-analysis

Said Yousef, Jesse Elliott, Douglas Manuel, Ian Colman, Manny Papadimitropoulos, Alomgir Hossain, Nathalie Leclair, George A. Wells

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Snakebite associated thrombotic microangiopathy: a protocol for the systematic review of clinical features, outcomes, and role of interventions

Tina Noutsos, Bart J. Currie, Geoffrey K. Isbister

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Doctors’ attitudes to, beliefs about, and experiences of the regulation of professional competence: a scoping review protocol

Anél Wiese, Emer Galvin, Charlotte Merrett, Irina Korotchikova, Dubhfeasa Slattery, Lucia Prihodova, Hilary Hoey, Ann O’Shaughnessy, Jantze Cotter, Janet O’Farrell, Mary Horgan, Deirdre Bennett

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Outpatient kidney recovery after acute kidney injury requiring dialysis: a systematic review protocol

Carol Wang, Swapnil Hiremath, Lindsey Sikora, Manish M. Sood, Jennifer Kong, Edward Clark

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient-related risk factors for unplanned 30-day readmission following total knee arthroplasty: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Daniel Gould, Michelle Dowsey, Tim Spelman, Imkyeong Jo, Wassif Kabir, Jason Trieu, Peter Choong

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening to prevent fragility fractures among adults 40 years and older in primary care: protocol for a systematic review

Michelle Gates, Jennifer Pillay, Guylène Thériault, Heather Limburg, Roland Grad, Scott Klarenbach, Christina Korownyk, Donna Reynolds, John J. Riva, Brett D. Thombs, Gregory A. Kline, William D. Leslie, Susan Courage, Ben Vandermeer, Robin Featherstone, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping the evidence on interventions to raise awareness on lung cancer in resource poor settings: a scoping review protocol

Siyabonga B. Dlamini, Benn Sartorius, Themba Ginindza

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Metabolomics for predicting hyperglycemia in pregnancy: a protocol for a systematic review and potential meta-analysis

Bianca Fioravanti Nicolosi, Debora F. Leite, Jussara Mayrink, Renato T. Souza, José Guilherme Cecatti, Iracema de Mattos Paranhos Calderon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of workplace interventions in rehabilitating musculoskeletal disorders and preventing its consequences among workers with physical and sedentary employment: systematic review protocol

Karina Glies Vincents Seeberg, Lars Louis Andersen, Elizabeth Bengtsen, Emil Sundstrup

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Electronic measures of movement impairment, repositioning, and posture in people with and without neck pain—a systematic review

Bue Bonderup Hesby, Jan Hartvigsen, Hanne Rasmussen, Per Kjaer

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic models for predicting incident or recurrent atrial fibrillation: protocol for a systematic review

Janine Dretzke, Naomi Chuchu, Winnie Chua, Larissa Fabritz, Susan Bayliss, Dipak Kotecha, Jonathan J. Deeks, Paulus Kirchhof, Yemisi Takwoingi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The efficacy of cognitive interventions on the performance of instrumental activities of daily living in individuals with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nikki Tulliani, Michelle Bissett, Rosalind Bye, Katrina Chaudhary, Paul Fahey, Karen P. Y. Liu

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Human health effects of traffic-related air pollution (TRAP): a scoping review protocol

Carlyn J. Matz, Marika Egyed, Robyn Hocking, Shayesta Seenundun, Nick Charman, Nigel Edmonds

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of early childhood development interventions implemented by primary care providers commencing in the neonatal period to improve cognitive outcomes in children aged 0–23 months: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Karen M. Edmond, Natalie A. Strobel, Claire Adams, Dan McAullay

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Paediatric tuberculosis diagnosis using Mycobacterium tuberculosis real-time polymerase chain reaction assay: protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Emmanuel O. Babafemi, Benny P. Cherian, Betty Ouma, Gilbert Mogoko

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An algorithm for the classification of study designs to assess diagnostic, prognostic and predictive test accuracy in systematic reviews

Tim Mathes, Dawid Pieper

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Probiotics for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: protocol for a systematic review

Thanitsara Rittiphairoj, Krit Pongpirul, Noel T. Mueller, Tianjing Li

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Choice of crystalloid fluid in the treatment of hyperglycemic emergencies: a systematic review protocol

Benjamin Gershkovich, Shane W. English, Mary-Anne Doyle, Kusum Menon, Lauralyn McIntyre

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of innate lymphoid cells and T helper cell activation in type 2 diabetic patients: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of aging out of heavy episodic drinking in emerging adults: a systematic review protocol

Tashia D. Petker, Jillian Halladay, Lana Vedelago, Mark A. Ferro, Jalie Tucker, Mark S. Goldman, James G. Murphy, James MacKillop

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Computer-based cognitive interventions for mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older adults: protocol for a systematic review of published studies and meta-analysis

Abdullah Al Mahmud, Reneta Slikboer, Jennifer Stargatt, Sunil Bhar

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Center of pressure characteristics from quiet standing measures to predict the risk of falling in older adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Flavien Quijoux, Aliénor Vienne-Jumeau, François Bertin-Hugault, Marie Lefèvre, Philippe Zawieja, Pierre-Paul Vidal, Damien Ricard

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The epidemiology of intransient TB-induced hyperglycaemia in previously undiagnosed diabetes mellitus 2 individuals: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sonia Menon, Joel Francis, Natasha Zdraveska, Alfred Dusabimana, Samit Bhattacharyya

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The therapeutic effects of microRNAs in preclinical studies of acute kidney injury: a systematic review protocol

Sarah Zankar, Rosendo A. Rodriguez, Jose Luis Vinas, Kevin D. Burns

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Neurocognitive outcome of school-aged children with congenital heart disease who underwent cardiopulmonary bypass surgery: a systematic review protocol

Maria Feldmann, Cinzia Ullrich, Célina Bataillard, Walter Knirsch, Martina A. Gosteli-Peter, Beatrice Latal, Ulrike Held

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term efficacy of interventions for actinic keratosis: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Theresa Steeb, Markus V. Heppt, Lars Becker, Christoph Kohl, Lars E. French, Carola Berking

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A comparison between two recommendations to conduct and report systematic reviews on drug’s safety

Ana Penedones, Carlos Alves, Francisco Batel Marques

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of physical exercise on outcomes of cardiac (dys)function in women with breast cancer undergoing anthracycline or trastuzumab treatment: study protocol for a systematic review

Pedro Antunes, Dulce Esteves, Célia Nunes, Anabela Amarelo, José Fonseca-Moutinho, Vera Afreixo, Henrique Costa, Alberto Alves, Ana Joaquim

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence on food control in charitable food assistance programs: a systematic scoping review

Sizwe Makhunga, Tivani Mashamba-Thompson, Mbuzeleni Hlongwa, Khumbulani Hlongwana

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A meta-epidemiological study of subgroup analyses in cochrane systematic reviews of atrial fibrillation

Miney Paquette, Ahlam Mohammed Alotaibi, Robby Nieuwlaat, Nancy Santesso, Lawrence Mbuagbaw

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis of the management of new onset atrial fibrillation in critically unwell adult patients

Brian W. Johnston, Ruaraidh Hill, Rui Duarte, Chung Shen Chean, Danny F. McAuley, Bronagh Blackwood, Nathan Pace, Ingeborg D. Welters

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring the impact of screening automation on meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy

Christopher R. Norman, Mariska M. G. Leeflang, Raphaël Porcher, Aurélie Névéol

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychological interventions for alcohol use disorders in people living with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review

Munyaradzi Madhombiro, Alfred Musekiwa, James January, Alfred Chingono, Melanie Abas, Soraya Seedat

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of major bleeding during extended oral anticoagulation in patients with first unprovoked venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Faizan Khan, Miriam Kimpton, Tobias Tritschler, Grégoire Le Gal, Brian Hutton, Dean A. Fergusson, Marc A. Rodger

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Coronary artery bypass surgery plus medical therapy versus medical therapy alone for ischaemic heart disease: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Ulver Spangsberg Lorenzen, Katrine Bredahl Buggeskov, Emil Eik Nielsen, Naqash Javaid Sethi, Christian Lildal Carranza, Christian Gluud, Janus Christian Jakobsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of interventions on work-related outcomes for individuals with musculoskeletal injuries after road traffic crash: a systematic review protocol

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

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interpersonal psychotherapy for perinatal women: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Katherine S. Bright, Elyse M. Charrois, Muhammad Kashif Mughal, Abdul Wajid, Deborah McNeil, Scott Stuart, K. Alix Hayden, Dawn Kingston

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of inpatient versus extended venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis with heparin following major pelvic surgery for malignancy: protocol for a systematic review

Bridget Heijkoop, Natalie Parker, George Kiroff, Daniel Spernat

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of aerobic exercise in the treatment of older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a protocol of a systematic review

Naiane Teixeira Bastos de Oliveira, Irlei dos Santos, Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto, Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of adding angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors to usual care in patients with heart failure: a protocol for a systematic review of randomised clinical trials with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Emil Eik Nielsen, Joshua Feinberg, Ilan Raymond, Michael Hecht Olsen, Frank Victor Steensgaard-Hansen, Janus Christian Jakobsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for a systematic review of the use of qualitative comparative analysis for evaluative questions in public health research

Benjamin Hanckel, Mark Petticrew, James Thomas, Judith Green

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health outcomes of iron supplementation and/or food fortification in iron-replete children aged 4–24 months: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dominic J. Hare, Sabine Braat, Bárbara R. Cardoso, Christopher Morgan, Ewa A. Szymlek-Gay, Beverley-Ann Biggs

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical significance of premature ventricular contraction among adult patients: protocol for a scoping review

Sukardi Suba, Michele M. Pelter

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of cell therapy on seizures in animal models of epilepsy: protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical studies

Naomi Dvir, Muhammad S. Javaid, Nigel C. Jones, Kim L. Powell, Patrick Kwan, Terence J. O’Brien, Ana Antonic-Baker

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Satisfaction of Nigerian patients with health services: a protocol for a systematic review

Maureen O. Akunne, Mathew J. Okonta, Chinwe V. Ukwe, Thomas L. Heise, Obinna I. Ekwunife

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strategies for increasing participation in mail-out colorectal cancer screening programs: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Belinda C. Goodwin, Michael J. Ireland, Sonja March, Larry Myers, Fiona Crawford-Williams, Suzanne K. Chambers, Joanne F. Aitken, Jeff Dunn

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of external contextual factors on the implementation of health and social care interventions into practice within or across countries—a protocol for a ‘best fit’ framework synthesis

Alexandra Ziemann, Louise Brown, Euan Sadler, Josephine Ocloo, Annette Boaz, Jane Sandall

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

New insulin delivery devices and glycemic outcomes in young patients with type 1 diabetes: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tiago Jeronimo Dos Santos, Juan de Mata Donado Campos, Cristina Alexandra Fraga Medin, Jesús Argente, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening for thyroid dysfunction and treatment of screen-detected thyroid dysfunction in asymptomatic, community-dwelling adults: a systematic review

Francesca Reyes Domingo, Marc T. Avey, Marion Doull

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-Interventional Factors Influencing Velopharyngeal Function For Speech In Initial Cleft Palate Repair: A Systematic Review Protocol

David Sainsbury, Caroline Williams, Catherine de Blacam, Joanne Mullen, Ambika Chadha, Yvonne Wren, Peter Hodgkinson, Cleft Multidisciplinary Collaborative

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence on the distribution of paediatric cancers in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review protocol

Sehlisiwe R. Ndlovu, Desmond Kuupiel, Themba G. Ginindza

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Socioeconomic position and body composition across the life course: a systematic review protocol

Charis Bridger Staatz, Yvonne Kelly, Rebecca Lacey, Rebecca Hardy

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How should systematic reviewers handle conference abstracts? A view from the trenches

Roberta W. Scherer, Ian J. Saldanha

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intervention components, mediators, and mechanisms of change of Internet- and mobile-based interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lena Steubl, Cedric Sachser, Harald Baumeister, Matthias Domhardt

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review of the use of process evaluations in knowledge translation research

Shannon D. Scott, Thomas Rotter, Rachel Flynn, Hannah M. Brooks, Tabatha Plesuk, Katherine H. Bannar-Martin, Thane Chambers, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between depressive symptoms or depression and health outcomes in adults with low back pain with or without radiculopathy: protocol of a systematic review

Jessica J. Wong, Andrea C. Tricco, Pierre Côté, Laura C. Rosella

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence studies in women of childbearing age in the Middle East and North Africa, 2000–2018

Rami H. Al-Rifai, Maria Majeed, Maryam A. Qambar, Ayesha Ibrahim, Khawla M. AlYammahi, Faisal Aziz

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The best treatment option(s) for adult and elderly patients with chronic primary musculoskeletal pain: a protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Helen Koechlin, Ben Whalley, Nicky J. Welton, Cosima Locher

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic prediction models for pregnancy complications in women with gestational diabetes: a protocol for systematic review, critical appraisal and meta-analysis

Shamil D. Cooray, Jacqueline A. Boyle, Georgia Soldatos, Lihini A. Wijeyaratne, Helena J. Teede

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An overview of systematic reviews of complementary and alternative therapies for infantile colic

Rachel Perry, Verity Leach, Chris Penfold, Philippa Davies

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An overview of systematic reviews of economic evaluations of pharmacy-based public health interventions: addressing methodological challenges

Suzete Costa, Maria Cary, Dennis K. Helling, João Pereira, Céu Mateus

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Functional recovery with peripheral nerve block versus general anesthesia for upper limb surgery: a systematic review protocol

Jennifer Héroux, Emilie Belley-Côté, Pablo Echavé, Marie-Josée Loignon, Pierre-Olivier Bessette, Nicolas Patenaude, Jean-Patrice Baillargeon, Frédérick D’Aragon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence on the burden and distribution of childhood obesity in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review protocol

Frederick I. Danquah, Matilda Yeboah, Vitalis Bawontuo, Desmond Kuupiel

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence-based models of care for the treatment of alcohol use disorder in primary health care settings: protocol for systematic review

Susan A. Rombouts, James Conigrave, Eva Louie, Paul Haber, Kirsten C. Morley

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of gastric cancer in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Celestin Danwang, Jean Joel Bigna

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the accuracy of machine-assisted abstract screening with DistillerAI: a user study

Gerald Gartlehner, Gernot Wagner, Linda Lux, Lisa Affengruber, Andreea Dobrescu, Angela Kaminski-Hartenthaler, Meera Viswanathan

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Performance and usability of machine learning for screening in systematic reviews: a comparative evaluation of three tools

Allison Gates, Samantha Guitard, Jennifer Pillay, Sarah A. Elliott, Michele P. Dyson, Amanda S. Newton, Lisa Hartling

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review of natural killer cells profile and cytotoxic function in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Natalie Eaton-Fitch, Stanley du Preez, Hélène Cabanas, Donald Staines, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of bias tools in systematic reviews of health interventions: an analysis of PROSPERO-registered protocols

Kelly Farrah, Kelsey Young, Matthew C. Tunis, Linlu Zhao

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparative effectiveness and safety of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for insomnia: an overview of reviews

Patricia Rios, Roberta Cardoso, Deanna Morra, Vera Nincic, Zahra Goodarzi, Bechara Farah, Sharada Harricharan, Charles M. Morin, Judith Leech, Sharon E. Straus, Andrea C. Tricco

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Many continuous variables should be analyzed using the relative scale: a case study of β2-agonists for preventing exercise-induced bronchoconstriction

Harri Hemilä, Jan O. Friedrich

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventions for oropharyngeal dysphagia in acute and critical care: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sallyanne Duncan, Jennifer Mc Gaughey, Richard Fallis, Daniel F. McAuley, Margaret Walshe, Bronagh Blackwood

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy of Internet cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review

Lucía Babiano-Espinosa, Lidewij H. Wolters, Bernhard Weidle, Vivian op de Beek, Sindre A. Pedersen, Scott Compton, Norbert Skokauskas

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementation strategies to improve preconception and antenatal care for tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption and weight management: a systematic review protocol

Emma Doherty, Melanie Kingsland, Luke Wolfenden, John Wiggers, Julia Dray, Jenna Hollis, Elizabeth J. Elliott, Justine B. Daly, Kylie A. Bailey, John Attia, Mandy Hunter, Ian Symonds, Belinda Tully, Danika Tremain, Rebecca K. Hodder

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Infrared pupillometry to help predict neurological outcome for patients achieving return of spontaneous circulation following cardiac arrest: a systematic review protocol

Alex Monk, Shashank Patil

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Instrument-based tests for quantifying aqueous humour protein levels in uveitis: a systematic review protocol

Thomas W. McNally, Xiaoxuan Liu, Sophie Beese, Pearse A. Keane, David J. Moore, Alastair K. Denniston

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of mushrooms on obesity in animal models: study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Denise Grotto, Isabella Ferreira Camargo, Katia Kodaira, Lauren Giustti Mazzei, Juliana Castro, Raquel Andrade Leite Vieira, Cristiane de Cásia Bergamaschi, Luciane Cruz Lopes

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Defining the concept of family caregiver burden in patients with schizophrenia: a systematic review protocol

Zahra Tamizi, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, Asghar Dalvandi, Farahnaz Mohammadi-Shahboulaghi, Eesa Mohammadi, Enayatollah Bakhshi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of later eating rhythm on childhood adiposity: protocol for a systematic review

Mengxuan Zou, Kate Northstone, Rachel Perry, Laura Johnson, Sam Leary

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence on nutritional therapy practice guidelines and implementation in adult critically ill patients: a scoping review protocol

Nomaxabiso M. Mooi, Busisiwe P. Ncama

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of trauma centers verification: Protocol for a systematic review

Brice Batomen, Lynne Moore, Mabel Carabali, Pier-Alexandre Tardif, Howard Champion, Arijit Nandi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the association between exosomal levels and female reproductive system and fertility outcome during aging: a systematic review protocol

Halimeh Mobarak, Reza Rahbarghazi, Francesca Lolicato, Mohammad Heidarpour, Fariba Pashazadeh, Mohammad Nouri, Mahdi Mahdipour

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with poor mental health among healthcare professionals in low- and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

Julia Lohmann, Denny John, Aso Dzay

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diabetes drugs for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review

Ian Blazina, Shelley Selph

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strategies and effects of promising school-based interventions to promote active school transportation by bicycle among children and adolescents: protocol for a systematic review

Dorothea M. I. Schönbach, Teatske M. Altenburg, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Adilson Marques, Yolanda Demetriou

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychological intervention for universal prevention of antenatal and postnatal depression among pregnant women: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Naonori Yasuma, Zui Narita, Natsu Sasaki, Erika Obikane, Junpei Sekiya, Takuma Inagawa, Aiichiro Nakajima, Yuji Yamada, Ryuichi Yamazaki, Asami Matsunaga, Tomomi Saito, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Kotaro Imamura, Norito Kawakami, Daisuke Nishi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of telomere length with substance use disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Fernando Navarro-Mateu, María Rubio-Aparicio, Pedro Cayuela, Francisco-Javier Álvarez, Agustín Roca-Vega, María Dolores Chirlaque, María Luisa Cayuela, Mathilde Husky, Salvador Martínez, Julio Sánchez-Meca

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of life and well-being from the perspective of patients on opioid agonist maintenance treatment: study protocol for a systematic review of qualitative research and a scoping review of measures

Ivan Solà, Joan Trujols, Elisa Ribalta, Saul Alcaraz, Gemma Robleda, Clara Selva Olid, José Pérez de los Cobos

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Recruitment and retention of fathers with young children in early childhood health intervention research: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Elizabeth M. Keys, Jill M. Norris, Emily E. Cameron, Katherine S. Bright, Lianne M. Tomfohr-Madsen, Karen M. Benzies

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Weight loss interventions for Hispanic women in the USA: a protocol for a systematic review

Kristin E. Morrill, Melissa Lopez-Pentecost, Guadalupe Ballesteros, Jeanne L. Pfander, Melanie D. Hingle, Yann C. Klimentidis, Cynthia A. Thomson, David O. Garcia

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reporting quality of Cochrane systematic reviews with Chinese herbal medicines

Xuan Zhang, Qi-Ying Aixinjueluo, Si-Yao Li, Lisa-L Song, Chung-Tai Lau, Ran Tan, Zhao-Xiang Bian

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of physical activity promotion and exercise referral in primary care: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Jean-Pierre Laake, Joanna Fleming

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do wastewater treatment plants increase antibiotic resistant bacteria or genes in the environment? Protocol for a systematic review

Daloha Rodríguez-Molina, Petra Mang, Heike Schmitt, Mariana Carmen Chifiriuc, Katja Radon, Laura Wengenroth

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of implementation interventions on nurses’ behaviour in clinical practice: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression protocol

Guillaume Fontaine, Sylvie Cossette, Marc-André Maheu-Cadotte, Marie-France Deschênes, Geneviève Rouleau, Andréane Lavallée, Catherine Pépin, Ariane Ballard, Gabrielle Chicoine, Alexandra Lapierre, Patrick Lavoie, Jérémie Blondin, Tanya Mailhot

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis - a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis

Steven Kwasi Korang, Sanam Safi, Christian Gluud, Ulrik Lausten-Thomsen, Janus C. Jakobsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Networked information technologies and patient safety: a protocol for a realist synthesis

Justin Keen, Joanne Greenhalgh, Rebecca Randell, Peter Gardner, Justin Waring, Roberta Longo, Jon Fistein, Maysam Abdulwahid, Natalie King, Judy Wright

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of postoperative pulmonary complications in adult surgical patients with metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

Philip Norris, Bianca Viljoen, Nicholas Ralph, Jeff Gow, Natalie Silvey

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of environmental cadmium exposure on type 2 diabetes risk: a protocol for an overview of systematic reviews

Julia Hildebrand, Swarni Thakar, Tonya-Leah Watts, Laura Banfield, Lehana Thabane, Joseph Macri, Stephen Hill, M. Constantine Samaan

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Garden-based interventions and early childhood health: a protocol for an umbrella review

Kara Skelton, Ann Herbert, Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers to and facilitators for use of augmentative and alternative communication and voice restorative devices in the adult intensive care unit: a scoping review protocol

Laura Istanboulian, Louise Rose, Yana Yunusova, Franklin Gorospe, Craig Dale

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping evidence of socio-cultural factors in intimate partner violence among young women: a scoping review protocol

Maria Suzana B. Maguele, Nelisiwe Khuzwayo

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between school-based peer networks and smoking according to socioeconomic status and tobacco control context: protocol for a mixed method systematic review

H. J. Littlecott, J. Hawkins, M. Mann, G. J. Melendez-Torres, F. Dobbie, G. Moore

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differentiated models of service delivery for antiretroviral treatment of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a rapid review protocol

Lawrence Long, Salome Kuchukhidze, Sophie Pascoe, Brooke Nichols, Refiloe Cele, Caroline Govathson, Amy Huber, David Flynn, Sydney Rosen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early warning system models and components in emergency and disaster: a systematic literature review protocol

Hamid Reza Khankeh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mehrdad Farrokhi, Mohammad Ali Hosseini, Nasir Amanat

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The characteristics of effective technology-enabled dementia education for health and social care practitioners: protocol for a mixed studies systematic review

Kevin Muirhead, Leah Macaden, Charlotte Clarke, Keith Smyth, Rob Polson, Chris O’Malley

01.12.2019 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Screening PubMed abstracts: is class imbalance always a challenge to machine learning?

Corrado Lanera, Paola Berchialla, Abhinav Sharma, Clara Minto, Dario Gregori, Ileana Baldi

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nurses’ perspectives on human rights when coercion is used in psychiatry: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence

Pierre Pariseau-Legault, Sandrine Vallée-Ouimet, Marie-Hélène Goulet, Jean-Daniel Jacob

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy: a COSMIN systematic review protocol

Brett Williams, Bronwyn Beovich

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Benefits and harms of medical cannabis: a scoping review of systematic reviews

Misty Pratt, Adrienne Stevens, Micere Thuku, Claire Butler, Becky Skidmore, L. Susan Wieland, Mark Clemons, Salmaan Kanji, Brian Hutton

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The comparative efficacy and risk of harms of the intravenous and subcutaneous formulations of trastuzumab in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer: a rapid review

Miriam Van den Nest, Anna Glechner, Maria Gold, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Methods and efficacy of extracellular vesicles derived from mesenchymal stromal cells in animal models of disease: a preclinical systematic review protocol

Alvin Tieu, Mitchell Slobodian, Dean A. Fergusson, Joshua Montroy, Dylan Burger, Duncan J. Stewart, Risa Shorr, David S. Allan, Manoj M. Lalu

01.12.2019 | Systematic review update | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Recovery rate and determinants of severe acute malnutrition children treatment in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Kassahun Gebeyehu Yazew, Chanyalew Worku Kassahun, Amare Wondim Ewnetie, Habtamu Kerebih Mekonen, Endalamaw Salilew Abagez

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of living systematic reviews: results from a mixed-methods evaluation

Tanya Millard, Anneliese Synnot, Julian Elliott, Sally Green, Steve McDonald, Tari Turner

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of lifetime substances use among students in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hirbo Shore Roba, Addisu Shunu Beyene, Asnake Ararsa Irenso, Berhe Gebremichael

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adding exercise to usual care in patients with hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus and/or cardiovascular disease: a protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Anupa Rijal, Emil Eik Nielsen, Bianca Hemmingsen, Dinesh Neupane, Peter Haulund Gæde, Michael Hecht Olsen, Janus Christian Jakobsen

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis for prevention of recurrent childhood wheeze and asthma: a protocol for a systematic review

Lauren Alexandra Quinn, Michael D. Shields, Helen E. Groves

01.12.2019 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR): descriptive characteristics of publicly available data and opportunities for research

Ian J. Saldanha, Bryant T. Smith, Evangelia Ntzani, Jens Jap, Ethan M. Balk, Joseph Lau

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rehabilitation approaches for children living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a protocol for scoping review

Stacy Maddocks, Saul Cobbing, Jill Hanass-Hancock, Verusia Chetty

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of remineralising agents in prevention and treatment of orthodontically induced white spot lesions: a protocol for a systematic review incorporating network meta-analysis

Huimin Hu, Chong Feng, Zhaowei Jiang, Lufei Wang, Sonu Shrestha, Xiaoming Su, Yu Shu, Long Ge, Wenli Lai, Fang Hua, Hu Long

01.12.2019 | Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pharmacologic and surgical therapies for patients with Meniere’s disease: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

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

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