R Brian Haynes

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Tackling the growth of the obesity literature: obesity evidence spreads across many journals
    L A Baier
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1526-30. 2010
  2. pmc How current are leading evidence-based medical textbooks? An analytic survey of four online textbooks
    Rebecca Jeffery
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e175. 2012
  3. pmc WhatisKT wiki: a case study of a platform for knowledge translation terms and definitions--descriptive analysis
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Dept of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL Building, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:13. 2013
  4. pmc The role of organizational context and individual nurse characteristics in explaining variation in use of information technologies in evidence based practice
    Diane Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:122. 2012
  5. pmc Strategies to enhance venous thromboprophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients (SENTRY): a pilot cluster randomized trial
    Menaka Pai
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:1. 2013
  6. pmc Decision boxes for clinicians to support evidence-based practice and shared decision making: the user experience
    Anik Giguere
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL 139 1280 Main Street, West Hamilton, ON L8S 4 K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:72. 2012
  7. pmc "Push" versus "Pull" for mobilizing pain evidence into practice across different health professions: a protocol for a randomized trial
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:115. 2012
  8. pmc Strategies for monitoring and updating clinical practice guidelines: a systematic review
    Laura Martínez García
    Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Implement Sci 7:109. 2012
  9. pmc Barriers and facilitators to implementing Decision Boxes in primary healthcare teams to facilitate shared decisionmaking: a study protocol
    Anik Giguere
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL 139, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4 K1, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:85. 2012
  10. pmc Glomerular disease search filters for Pubmed, Ovid Medline, and Embase: a development and validation study
    Ainslie M Hildebrand
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:49. 2012

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. pmc Tackling the growth of the obesity literature: obesity evidence spreads across many journals
    L A Baier
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:1526-30. 2010
    ..The study exemplifies an approach to establish a journal collection that is likely to contain most new knowledge about a field...
  2. pmc How current are leading evidence-based medical textbooks? An analytic survey of four online textbooks
    Rebecca Jeffery
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e175. 2012
    ..The consistency of treatment recommendations of evidence-based medical textbooks with more recently published evidence has not been investigated to date. Inconsistencies could affect the quality of medical care...
  3. pmc WhatisKT wiki: a case study of a platform for knowledge translation terms and definitions--descriptive analysis
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Dept of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL Building, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:13. 2013
    ..We use case report methods to describe how we sought to build an online tool to present the range of terms and facilitate the dialogue process across groups and disciplines interested in harnessing research evidence for healthcare...
  4. pmc The role of organizational context and individual nurse characteristics in explaining variation in use of information technologies in evidence based practice
    Diane Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:122. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Strategies to enhance venous thromboprophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients (SENTRY): a pilot cluster randomized trial
    Menaka Pai
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:1. 2013
    ..Knowledge-translation strategies are needed to bridge this gap...
  6. pmc Decision boxes for clinicians to support evidence-based practice and shared decision making: the user experience
    Anik Giguere
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL 139 1280 Main Street, West Hamilton, ON L8S 4 K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:72. 2012
    ..Decision Boxes aim to prepare the clinician to communicate the risks and benefits of the available options to the patient so they can make an informed decision together...
  7. pmc "Push" versus "Pull" for mobilizing pain evidence into practice across different health professions: a protocol for a randomized trial
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:115. 2012
    ..A secondary objective is to identify disciplinary variations in response to evidence and differences in the patterns of accessing research evidence...
  8. pmc Strategies for monitoring and updating clinical practice guidelines: a systematic review
    Laura Martínez García
    Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Implement Sci 7:109. 2012
    ..The objective of our review is to systematically identify, describe and assess strategies for monitoring and updating CPGs...
  9. pmc Barriers and facilitators to implementing Decision Boxes in primary healthcare teams to facilitate shared decisionmaking: a study protocol
    Anik Giguere
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, CRL 139, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4 K1, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:85. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Glomerular disease search filters for Pubmed, Ovid Medline, and Embase: a development and validation study
    Ainslie M Hildebrand
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:49. 2012
    ..Our objective was to develop and test search filters for PubMed, Ovid Medline, and Embase that allow physicians to search within a subset of the database to retrieve articles relevant to glomerular disease...
  11. pmc Impact of a computerized system for evidence-based diabetes care on completeness of records: a before-after study
    Pavel S Roshanov
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:63. 2012
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  12. pmc Age-specific search strategies for Medline
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e25. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, no empirically tested age-specific search strategies exist for Medline...
  13. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for drug prescribing and management: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Brian J Hemens
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:89. 2011
    ..We also sought to identify system and study characteristics that predicted benefit...
  14. pmc Can computerized clinical decision support systems improve practitioners' diagnostic test ordering behavior? A decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Pavel S Roshanov
    Health Research Methodology Program, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:88. 2011
    ..The outcome of interest was effect on the diagnostic test-ordering behavior of practitioners...
  15. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for primary preventive care: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review of effects on process of care and patient outcomes
    Nathan M Souza
    Health Research Methodology Program, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:87. 2011
    ..The objective was to review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the effects of CCDSSs for PPC on process of care, patient outcomes, harms, and costs...
  16. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for therapeutic drug monitoring and dosing: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Robby Nieuwlaat
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital Campus, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:90. 2011
    ..The objective of this review was to determine if CCDSSs improve processes of care or patient outcomes for therapeutic drug monitoring and dosing...
  17. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for acute care management: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review of effects on process of care and patient outcomes
    Navdeep Sahota
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:91. 2011
    ..The objective of this review was to systematically review the effects of CCDSSs on process of care and patient outcomes for acute medical care...
  18. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for chronic disease management: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Pavel S Roshanov
    Health Research Methodology Program, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:92. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Effects of an evidence service on health-system policy makers' use of research evidence: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    John N Lavis
    McMaster Health Forum, Hamilton, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:51. 2011
    ....
  20. pmc Effects of an evidence service on community-based AIDS service organizations' use of research evidence: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Michael G Wilson
    McMaster Health Forum, Hamilton, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:52. 2011
    ..Our objective is to evaluate whether this 'full serve' evidence service increases the use of research evidence by CBOs as compared to a 'self-serve' evidence service...
  21. pmc A cross-sectional study of the number and frequency of terms used to refer to knowledge translation in a body of health literature in 2006: a Tower of Babel?
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:16. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Evaluating the impact of MEDLINE filters on evidence retrieval: study protocol
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:58. 2010
    ..The 'content' filters help identify articles in the discipline of renal medicine. We will now test the utility of these filters for physician MEDLINE searching...
  23. pmc Comparison of deferral rates using a computerized versus written blood donor questionnaire: a randomized, cross-over study [ISRCTN84429599]
    John W Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine Room 2V9, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    BMC Public Health 2:14. 2002
    ..Self-administered computer-assisted blood donor screening strategies may elicit more accurate responses and improve the screening process...
  24. pmc Developing and user-testing Decision boxes to facilitate shared decision making in primary care--a study protocol
    Anik Giguere
    Research Center of the CHUQ, Saint Francois d Assise Hospital, and Department de médecine familliale, University Laval, Quebec City, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:17. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study are to provide a framework for developing Decision boxes and testing their value to users...
  25. pmc Sample size determination for bibliographic retrieval studies
    Xiaomei Yao
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:43. 2008
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  26. pmc Optimal search strategies for identifying sound clinical prediction studies in EMBASE
    Jennifer L Holland
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:11. 2005
    ..We undertook the systematic development of search strategies ("hedges") for retrieval of empirically tested clinical prediction guides from EMBASE...
  27. pmc An overview of the design and methods for retrieving high-quality studies for clinical care
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the design and methods of a study that set out to develop optimal search strategies for retrieving sound clinical studies of health disorders in large electronics databases...
  28. pmc What do evidence-based secondary journals tell us about the publication of clinically important articles in primary healthcare journals?
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Room 3H6 Health Sciences Center, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    BMC Med 2:33. 2004
    ....
  29. pmc Systematic reviews: a cross-sectional study of location and citation counts
    Victor M Montori
    Division of Diabetes and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Med 1:2. 2003
    ..Our objective was to determine the extent to which systematic reviews are clustered in a large collection of clinical journals and whether review type (narrative or systematic) affects citation counts...
  30. pmc EMBASE search strategies for identifying methodologically sound diagnostic studies for use by clinicians and researchers
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5 Canada
    BMC Med 3:7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop search strategies that optimize the retrieval of methodologically sound diagnostic studies from EMBASE for use by clinicians...
  31. pmc Developing optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound prognostic studies in MEDLINE: an analytic survey
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med 2:23. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to determine how well various methodologic textwords, Medical Subject Headings, and their Boolean combinations retrieve methodologically sound literature on the prognosis of health disorders in MEDLINE...
  32. pmc Optimal search strategies for detecting cost and economic studies in EMBASE
    R James McKinlay
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 3H7, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:67. 2006
    ..A key source of this type of information is large bibliographic databases such as EMBASE. The objective of this study was to develop search strategies that optimize the retrieval of health costs and economics studies from EMBASE...
  33. ncbi request reprint Second-order peer review of the medical literature for clinical practitioners
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 295:1801-8. 2006
    ..Most articles in clinical journals are not appropriate for direct application by individual clinicians...
  34. pmc What kind of evidence is it that Evidence-Based Medicine advocates want health care providers and consumers to pay attention to?
    R Brian Haynes
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:3. 2002
    ..This paper reviews the origins, aspirations, philosophical limitations, and practical challenges of evidence-based medicine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based endocrinology. Finding the current best research evidence for practice in endocrinology
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 31:527-35. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Forming research questions
    R Brian Haynes
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C10b, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:881-6. 2006
  37. pmc McMaster PLUS: a cluster randomized clinical trial of an intervention to accelerate clinical use of evidence-based information from digital libraries
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster Health Sciences Centre, 1200 Main St West, Rm 2C10b, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:593-600. 2006
    ..Physicians have difficulty keeping up with new evidence from medical research...
  38. pmc Optimal search strategies for retrieving scientifically strong studies of treatment from Medline: analytical survey
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 330:1179. 2005
    ..To develop and test optimal Medline search strategies for retrieving sound clinical studies on prevention or treatment of health disorders...
  39. pmc Optimal search strategies for retrieving scientifically strong studies of diagnosis from Medline: analytical survey
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMJ 328:1040. 2004
    ..To develop optimal search strategies in Medline for retrieving sound clinical studies on the diagnosis of health disorders...
  40. pmc Developing optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound and relevant causation studies in EMBASE
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:8. 2005
    ..Although such filters have previously been developed for studies of relevance to causation in MEDLINE, no empirically tested search strategy exists for EMBASE...
  41. ncbi request reprint Helping patients follow prescribed treatment: clinical applications
    R Brian Haynes
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 288:2880-3. 2002
    ..Successful interventions for long-term regimens are all labor-intensive but ultimately can be cost-effective...
  42. pmc Optimal search strategies for detecting health services research studies in MEDLINE
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 171:1179-85. 2004
    ..We undertook to develop and test search terms to retrieve from the MEDLINE database HSR articles meeting minimum quality standards...
  43. ncbi request reprint Consistency and accuracy of indexing systematic review articles and meta-analyses in medline
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Info Libr J 26:203-10. 2009
    ..Systematic review articles support the advance of science and translation of research evidence into healthcare practice. Inaccurate retrieval from medline could limit access to reviews...
  44. doi request reprint Supporting evidence-based practice for nurses through information technologies
    Diane M Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 7:4-15. 2010
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis for hospitalized medical patients: a multicenter qualitative study
    Deborah Cook
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hosp Med 4:269-75. 2009
    ..Observational studies have documented that medical patients infrequently receive venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention...
  46. doi request reprint Supporting the use of health technology assessments in policy making about health systems
    John N Lavis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:405-14. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature search strategies for identifying methodologically sound causation and prognosis studies
    Cindy Walker-Dilks
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Nurs Res 21:98-103. 2008
    ..3%. For detecting sound prognosis studies, a three-term strategy maximized sensitivity at 92.2% with a specificity of 50.0%. These search filters will enhance the searching efforts of clinicians and researchers...
  48. pmc Prediction of citation counts for clinical articles at two years using data available within three weeks of publication: retrospective cohort study
    Cynthia Lokker
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:655-7. 2008
    ..To determine if citation counts at two years could be predicted for clinical articles that pass basic criteria for critical appraisal using data within three weeks of publication from external sources and an online article rating service...
  49. pmc Which journals do primary care physicians and specialists access from an online service?
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:246-54. 2007
    ..The study sought to determine which online journals primary care physicians and specialists not affiliated with an academic medical center access and how the accesses correlate with measures of journal quality and importance...
  50. ncbi request reprint Finding knowledge translation articles in CINAHL
    Cynthia Lokker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:1179-83. 2010
    ..Researchers and decision makers need to be able to readily access the literature on KT for the field to grow and to evaluate the existing evidence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Moderate renal insufficiency and the risk of cardiovascular mortality: results from the NHANES I
    Amit X Garg
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 61:1486-94. 2002
    ..S. general non-institutionalized population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Albuminuria and renal insufficiency prevalence guides population screening: results from the NHANES III
    Amit X Garg
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 61:2165-75. 2002
    ..S. non-institutionalized population. Such knowledge guides the utility of population screening to prevent ESRD...
  53. ncbi request reprint A quantitative analysis of research publications in physical therapy journals
    Patricia A Miller
    Phys Ther 83:123-31. 2003
    ..Many physical therapists depend on their professional journals for high-quality evidence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rigor of research and review articles in 4 national physical therapy journals...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who are refractory to sulfonylureas--a randomized trial
    Hertzel C Gerstein
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Room 3V38, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 55:209-19. 2002
    ..To assess the glucose-lowering efficacy, responsiveness, duration of action and impact on quality-of-life of hydroxychloroquine (HXCHL), when added as an antihyperglycemic agent to patients with sulfonylurea-refractory type 2 diabetes...
  55. ncbi request reprint EMBASE search strategies achieved high sensitivity and specificity for retrieving methodologically sound systematic reviews
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:29-33. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to develop search strategies that optimize the retrieval of methodologically sound systematic reviews from EMBASE...
  56. doi request reprint Systematic reviews and original articles differ in relevance, novelty, and use in an evidence-based service for physicians: PLUS project
    R James McKinlay
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:449-54. 2008
    ..To describe the ratings from physicians, and use by physicians, of high quality, clinically pertinent original articles and systematic reviews from over 110 clinical journals and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSRs)...
  57. ncbi request reprint How to appraise the effectiveness of treatment
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, McMaster University Health Sciences Center, Room 2C10b, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    World J Surg 29:570-5. 2005
    ..Making this process explicit with guidelines to assess the strength of the available evidence can serve to improve patient care. It also allow us to defend therapeutic interventions based on available evidence and not anecdote...
  58. pmc Optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound prognostic studies in EMBASE: an analytic survey
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Room 2C10b, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:481-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how well various methodologic textwords, index terms, and their Boolean combinations retrieve methodologically sound literature on the prognosis of health disorders in EMBASE...
  59. ncbi request reprint Optimal CINAHL search strategies for identifying therapy studies and review articles
    Sharon S L Wong
    Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:194-9. 2006
    ..To design optimal search strategies for locating sound therapy studies and review articles in CiNAHL in the year 2000...
  60. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance patient adherence to medication prescriptions: scientific review
    Heather P McDonald
    Health Research Methodology Program, McMaster University School of Graduate Studies, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 288:2868-79. 2002
    ..Low adherence with prescribed treatments is ubiquitous and undermines treatment benefits...
  61. ncbi request reprint Preparing reports for publication and responding to reviewers' comments
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:900-6. 2006
  62. pmc Need for quality improvement in renal systematic reviews
    Marko Mrkobrada
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1102-14. 2008
    ..This study assessed the methodologic quality of all systematic reviews relevant to the practice of nephrology published in 2005...
  63. ncbi request reprint Developing optimal search strategies for detecting clinically relevant qualitative studies in MEDLINE
    Sharon S L Wong
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:311-6. 2004
    ..To date, little work has been done on developing optimal search filters for retrieving qualitative studies. The current study extends our earlier work, on developing optimal search strategies, to include qualitative studies...
  64. ncbi request reprint A gradient of acute gastroenteritis was characterized, to assess risk of long-term health sequelae after drinking bacterial-contaminated water
    Amit X Garg
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:421-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to develop a method to grade the accuracy and severity of self-reported acute symptoms...
  65. pmc PsycINFO search strategies identified methodologically sound therapy studies and review articles for use by clinicians and researchers
    Angela May Eady
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:34-40. 2008
    ..This study evaluated search strategies for finding high-quality studies on treatment and systematic reviews in PsycINFO...
  66. pmc Diagnostic test systematic reviews: bibliographic search filters ("Clinical Queries") for diagnostic accuracy studies perform well
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:974-81. 2009
    ..Systematic reviews of health care topics are valuable summaries of all pertinent studies on focused questions. However, finding all relevant primary studies for systematic reviews remains challenging...
  67. ncbi request reprint Search strategies for identifying qualitative studies in CINAHL
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:705-10. 2007
    ..2%. Empirically derived search strategies combining indexing terms and textwords can achieve high sensitivity and high specificity for retrieving qualitative studies from CINAHL...
  68. ncbi request reprint Finding the gold in MEDLINE: clinical queries
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    ACP J Club 142:A8-9. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria three years after recovery from Escherichia coli O157 hemolytic uremic syndrome due to municipal water contamination
    Amit X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, London, Canada
    Kidney Int 67:1476-82. 2005
    ..However, estimates of long-term risk are highly variable, with previous studies not using a healthy control group...
  70. ncbi request reprint Developing optimal search strategies for retrieving qualitative studies in PsycINFO
    K Ann McKibbon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eval Health Prof 29:440-54. 2006
    ..Formal indexing terms performed poorly. Empirically derived search strategies combining textwords can effectively, but not perfectly, retrieve qualitative studies from PsycINFO...
  71. ncbi request reprint Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries, and systems: the "5S" evolution of information services for evidence-based healthcare decisions
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Evid Based Med 11:162-4. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint A win-win proposition: help us to build better evidence-based information systems for you
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    ACP J Club 139:A13. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Of studies, summaries, synopses, and systems: the "4S" evolution of services for finding current best evidence
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Evid Based Nurs 8:4-6. 2005
  74. ncbi request reprint Developing optimal search strategies for retrieving clinically relevant qualitative studies in EMBASE
    Leslie A Walters
    McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 16:162-8. 2006
    ..7%. Combining search terms to optimize the combination of sensitivity and specificity resulted in values over 89% for both. The authors identified search strategies with high performance for retrieving qualitative studies in EMBASE...
  75. ncbi request reprint Acpjc.org adds enhanced searching to many other features
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    ACP J Club 140:A13. 2004
  76. ncbi request reprint Doubling the impact: publication of systematic review articles in orthopaedic journals
    Mohit Bhandari
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1012-6. 2004
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  77. ncbi request reprint Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries, and systems: the "5S" evolution of information services for evidence-based health care decisions
    R Brian Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    ACP J Club 145:A8. 2006
  78. doi request reprint Underuse of evidence-based warfarin dosing methods for atrial fibrillation patients
    Robby Nieuwlaat
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Res 125:e128-31. 2010
    ..We assessed to what extent generalist and specialist physicians use evidence-based methods for warfarin maintenance dosing...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long-term renal prognosis of diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    Amit X Garg
    Division of Adult and Pediatric Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    JAMA 290:1360-70. 2003
    ..The long-term renal prognosis of patients with diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) remains controversial...
  80. ncbi request reprint Interventions to enhance medication adherence in chronic medical conditions: a systematic review
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:540-50. 2007
    ..Approximately 20% to 50% of patients are not adherent to medical therapy. This review was performed to summarize, categorize, and estimate the effect size (ES) of interventions to improve medication adherence in chronic medical conditions...
  81. pmc Author self-citation in the diabetes literature
    Apoor S Gami
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    CMAJ 170:1925-7; discussion 1929-30. 2004
    ..Its extent is unknown. We studied author self-citation, choosing the major clinical field of diabetes mellitus to represent the general medical literature...
  82. pmc Developing optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound treatment studies in EMBASE
    Sharon S L Wong
    School of Nutrition Faculty of Community Services Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3 Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:41-7. 2006
    ..Our study aimed to develop optimal search strategies for detecting sound treatment studies in EMBASE in the year 2000...
  83. pmc Comparison of top-performing search strategies for detecting clinically sound treatment studies and systematic reviews in MEDLINE and EMBASE
    Sharon S L Wong
    School of Nutrition, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3 Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:451-5. 2006
  84. pmc Optimal search strategies for retrieving systematic reviews from Medline: analytical survey
    Victor M Montori
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMJ 330:68. 2005
    ..To develop optimal search strategies in Medline for retrieving systematic reviews...
  85. pmc Physicians' and patients' choices in evidence based practice
    R Brian Haynes
    BMJ 324:1350. 2002
  86. ncbi request reprint Clinical expertise in the era of evidence-based medicine and patient choice
    R Brian Haynes
    ACP J Club 136:A11-4. 2002
  87. pmc Response to Corrao et al.: Improving efficacy of PubMed clinical queries for retrieving scientifically strong studies on treatment
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:247-8. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't. 1996
    David L Sackett
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:3-5. 2007
  89. ncbi request reprint A win-win proposition: help us to build better evidence-based information systems for you
    R Brian Haynes
    ACP J Club 140:A13. 2004
  90. ncbi request reprint Response to Carter et al.: A survey identified publication bias in the secondary literature
    Michal Bohdanowicz
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1228. 2006
  91. pmc Response to Glanville et al.: How to identify randomized controlled trials in MEDLINE: ten years on
    Nancy L Wilczynski
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:117-8; author reply 119-20. 2007
  92. ncbi request reprint bmjupdates+, a new free service for evidence-based clinical practice
    R Brian Haynes
    Evid Based Nurs 8:39. 2005
  93. pmc Risk of hypertension and reduced kidney function after acute gastroenteritis from bacteria-contaminated drinking water
    Amit X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 173:261-8. 2005
    ..We studied the risk of hypertension and reduced kidney function after an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis due to contamination of a regional drinking water supply with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter species...
  94. ncbi request reprint Why internal medicine subspecialists and generalists should register for ACP Journal Club PLUS
    R Brian Haynes
    ACP J Club 149:2. 2008
  95. doi request reprint Reply from the editors
    Paul Glasziou
    Evid Based Med 13:69. 2008
  96. ncbi request reprint ACP Journal Club: the best new evidence for patient care
    R Brian Haynes
    ACP J Club 148:2. 2008
  97. ncbi request reprint ACP Journal Club is dead...long live ACP Journal Club
    R Brian Haynes
    ACP J Club 148:A8. 2008

Research Grants6

  1. Clinical Search Retrieval from 4 Electronic Databases
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Articles are defined as having relevant content and meeting basic methodologic criteria for clinical practice by the hand search. The operating characteristics of these strategies are determined in the 4 electronic databases. ..
  2. CLINICAL SEARCH RETRIEVAL FROM FOUR ELECTRONIC DATABASES
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., sensitivity); and evaluating the usefulness of the clinical hedges in the intended users group, clinicians. ..
  3. CLINICAL SEARCH RETRIEVAL FROM FOUR ELECTRONIC DATABASES
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The sensitivity, specificity, accuracy and precision of the search strategies will be determined in each of the 4 electronic databases. ..
  4. Clinical Search Retrieval from 4 Electronic Databases
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Articles are defined as having relevant content and meeting basic methodologic criteria for clinical practice by the hand search. The operating characteristics of these strategies are determined in the 4 electronic databases. ..
  5. CLINICAL SEARCH RETRIEVAL FROM FOUR ELECTRONIC DATABASES
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., sensitivity); and evaluating the usefulness of the clinical hedges in the intended users group, clinicians. ..
  6. CLINICAL SEARCH RETRIEVAL FROM FOUR ELECTRONIC DATABASES
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., sensitivity); and evaluating the usefulness of the clinical hedges in the intended users group, clinicians. ..