A D Furlan

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Work and Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Limited search strategies were effective in finding relevant nonrandomized studies
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Av, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1303-11. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Systematic review of intervention practices for depression in the workplace
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Av Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:312-21. 2012
  3. pmc Total knee arthroplasty after high tibial osteotomy. A systematic review
    Tom M van Raaij
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:88. 2009
  4. pmc The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:19. 2008
  5. pmc A comparison between enriched and nonenriched enrollment randomized withdrawal trials of opioids for chronic noncancer pain
    Andrea Furlan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 16:337-51. 2011
  6. doi request reprint 2009 updated method guidelines for systematic reviews in the Cochrane Back Review Group
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1929-41. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Examining heterogeneity in meta-analysis: comparing results of randomized trials and nonrandomized studies of interventions for low back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:339-48. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Methodological quality and homogeneity influenced agreement between randomized trials and nonrandomized studies of the same intervention for back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2E9
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:209-31. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A critical review of reviews on the treatment of chronic low back pain
    A D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E155-62. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain: an updated systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:944-63. 2005

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Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Limited search strategies were effective in finding relevant nonrandomized studies
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Av, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1303-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a method to limit search strategies according to study design of comparative nonrandomized studies (cNRSs)...
  2. doi request reprint Systematic review of intervention practices for depression in the workplace
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Av Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:312-21. 2012
    ..Systematic Review...
  3. pmc Total knee arthroplasty after high tibial osteotomy. A systematic review
    Tom M van Raaij
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:88. 2009
    ..We describe a systematic review of non-randomized studies to analyze the effect of high tibial osteotomy on total knee arthroplasty...
  4. pmc The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:19. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the discordance in interpretations when meta-analysts are presented with identical data...
  5. pmc A comparison between enriched and nonenriched enrollment randomized withdrawal trials of opioids for chronic noncancer pain
    Andrea Furlan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 16:337-51. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether EERW design has an influence on the efficacy and safety of opioids for chronic noncancer pain (CNCP)...
  6. doi request reprint 2009 updated method guidelines for systematic reviews in the Cochrane Back Review Group
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1929-41. 2009
    ..Method guidelines for systematic reviews of trials of treatments for neck and back pain...
  7. doi request reprint Examining heterogeneity in meta-analysis: comparing results of randomized trials and nonrandomized studies of interventions for low back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:339-48. 2008
    ..Literature review...
  8. doi request reprint Methodological quality and homogeneity influenced agreement between randomized trials and nonrandomized studies of the same intervention for back pain
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2E9
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:209-31. 2008
    ..Homogeneity was assessed regarding settings, population, interventions, and outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint A critical review of reviews on the treatment of chronic low back pain
    A D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E155-62. 2001
    ..Systematic literature review...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain: an updated systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:944-63. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of acupuncture and dry-needling for the treatment of nonspecific low back pain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Massage for low-back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
    Andrea D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1896-910. 2002
    ..Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common and costly musculoskeletal problems in modern society. Proponents of massage therapy claim it can minimize pain and disability and speed return-to-normal function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Key factors in back disability prevention: a consensus panel on their impact and modifiability
    Jaime Guzman
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:807-15. 2007
    ..Modified Delphi panel using Q-methodology...
  13. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with needle acupuncture
    Carlo Ammendolia
    University Health Network, Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto Western Hospital, Fell Pavillion 4 132, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MST 258
    Spine J 8:160-72. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chemical sympathectomy for neuropathic pain: does it work? Case report and systematic literature review
    A D Furlan
    Comprehensive Pain Program, The Toronto Western Hospital, and Institute for Work and Health, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:327-36. 2001
    ..To determine if chemical sympathectomy successfully reduces limb neuropathic pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral methadone for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic literature review of reasons for administration, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects
    Juan Alberto Sandoval
    Comprehensive Pain Program, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 21:503-12. 2005
    ..To assess the indications, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects of oral methadone for the treatment of chronic noncancer pain...
  16. doi request reprint Influence of lumbar epidural injection volume on pain relief for radicular leg pain and/or low back pain
    Deborah L Rabinovitch
    Division of Physiatry, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine J 9:509-17. 2009
    ..Despite this, there are no controlled trials investigating the effect of volume injected with pain as an independent outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Key factors in back disability prevention: what influences the choice of priorities?
    Jaime Guzman
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E281-9. 2007
    ..Survey, subgroup analysis, Q-analysis, and analysis of e-mail exchanges...
  18. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with massage
    Marta Imamura
    Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Spine J 8:121-33. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  19. ncbi request reprint Muscle relaxants for nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1978-92. 2003
    ..A systematic review of randomized and/or double-blinded controlled trials...
  20. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:639-54. 2005
    ..In summary, the results on CAM therapies for (acute episodes of) chronic LBP are promising but more evidence on the relative cost-effectiveness compared to conventional treatments is needed...
  21. pmc Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects
    Andrea D Furlan
    Comprehensive Pain Program, Toronto Western Hospital, Ont
    CMAJ 174:1589-94. 2006
    ..Chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) is a major health problem, for which opioids provide one treatment option. However, evidence is needed about side effects, efficacy, and risk of misuse or addiction...