Affiliation: McMaster University
- Comparing methods to estimate treatment effects on a continuous outcome in multicentre randomized controlled trials: a simulation studyRong Chu
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C7, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
BMC Med Res Methodol 11:21. 2011..Our objective was to investigate the properties of commonly used statistical models at various levels of clustering in the context of multicentre RCTs...
- Assessment and implication of prognostic imbalance in randomized controlled trials with a binary outcome--a simulation studyRong Chu
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 7:e36677. 2012....
- Water and sewage systems, socio-demographics, and duration of residence associated with endemic intestinal infectious diseases: a cohort studyKay Teschke
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Public Health 10:767. 2010..We conducted a cohort study of physician visits and hospitalizations for endemic intestinal infectious diseases in a mixed rural and urban community near Vancouver, Canada, with varied and well-characterized water and sewage systems...
- Bayesian adjustment for exposure misclassification in case-control studiesRong Chu
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada
Stat Med 29:994-1003. 2010..The method is illustrated via application to several real studies...
- The number of patients and events required to limit the risk of overestimation of intervention effects in meta-analysis--a simulation studyKristian Thorlund
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 6:e25491. 2011..It has been suggested that surpassing the optimal information size (i.e., the required meta-analysis sample size) provides sufficient protection against overestimation due to random error, but this claim has not yet been validated...
- How well are journal and clinical article characteristics associated with the journal impact factor? a retrospective cohort studyCynthia Lokker
Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, CRL 125, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
J Med Libr Assoc 100:28-33. 2012..A retrospective cohort study determined the ability of clinical article and journal characteristics, including appraisal measures collected at the time of publication, to predict subsequent JIFs...
- Early mobilization in critically ill children: a survey of Canadian practiceKaren Choong
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Crit Care Med 41:1745-53. 2013..The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, perceptions, and stated practices of early mobilization among physicians and physiotherapists practicing in Canadian pediatric critical care units...
- A tutorial on pilot studies: the what, why and howLehana Thabane
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada
BMC Med Res Methodol 10:1. 2010....
- A systematic review of the quality of publications reporting coronary artery bypass grafting trialsForough Farrokhyar
Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Can J Surg 50:266-77. 2007..We aimed to assess the quality of reports of RCTs in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery when comparing off- and on-pump techniques...