K A McKibbon

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Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Net improvement of correct answers to therapy questions after pubmed searches: pre/post comparison
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    McMaster University, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Information Research Unit, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e243. 2013
  2. pmc Development of two shortened systematic review formats for clinicians
    Laure Perrier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:68. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Core competencies in the science and practice of knowledge translation: description of a Canadian strategic training initiative
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:127. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Search filters can find some but not all knowledge translation articles in MEDLINE: an analytic survey
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 137 CRL Building, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:651-9. 2012
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Retrieving randomized controlled trials from medline: a comparison of 38 published search filters
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Health Info Libr J 26:187-202. 2009
  9. 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
  10. pmc Effectiveness of clinician-selected electronic information resources for answering primary care physicians' information needs
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:653-9. 2006

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Publications33

  1. pmc Net improvement of correct answers to therapy questions after pubmed searches: pre/post comparison
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    McMaster University, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Information Research Unit, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e243. 2013
    ..Clinicians search PubMed for answers to clinical questions although it is time consuming and not always successful...
  2. pmc Development of two shortened systematic review formats for clinicians
    Laure Perrier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:68. 2013
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the development process of two shortened formats for a systematic review intended for use by primary care physicians as an information tool for clinical decision-making...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Core competencies in the science and practice of knowledge translation: description of a Canadian strategic training initiative
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:127. 2011
    ..This challenge has resulted in the development of implementation science or knowledge translation (KT) and the resulting need to build capacity in both the science and practice of KT...
  6. doi request reprint Search filters can find some but not all knowledge translation articles in MEDLINE: an analytic survey
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 137 CRL Building, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:651-9. 2012
    ..The KT literature is difficult to find because of nonstandardized terminology, rapid evolution of the field, and it is spread across several domains. We created multiple search filters to retrieve KT articles from MEDLINE...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Retrieving randomized controlled trials from medline: a comparison of 38 published search filters
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Health Info Libr J 26:187-202. 2009
    ..Finding all relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with little extraneous material is challenging...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of clinician-selected electronic information resources for answering primary care physicians' information needs
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:653-9. 2006
    ..To determine if clinician-selected electronic information resources improve primary care physicians' abilities to answer simulated clinical questions...
  11. 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
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  12. pmc The effectiveness of integrated health information technologies across the phases of medication management: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    K Ann McKibbon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:22-30. 2012
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  13. 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
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  14. pmc A quantitative analysis of qualitative studies in clinical journals for the 2000 publishing year
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, PA USA 15213 2582
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:11. 2004
    ..The purpose of this descriptive survey was to provide a quantitative evaluation of the qualitative studies published in 170 core clinical journals for 2000...
  15. ncbi request reprint Posing clinical questions: framing the question for scientific inquiry
    K A McKibbon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Information Research Unit, Room 3H7C, Health Science Centre, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    AACN Clin Issues 12:477-81. 2001
    ..The information in this article will assist nurses to develop the skill of framing clinical questions efficiently and effectively...
  16. pmc How primary care physicians' attitudes toward risk and uncertainty affect their use of electronic information resources
    K Ann McKibbon
    Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, VALE M 183, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:138-46, e49-50. 2007
    ..The research sought to determine if primary care physicians' attitudes toward risk taking or uncertainty affected how they sought information and used electronic information resources when answering simulated clinical questions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Online access to MEDLINE in clinical settings. A study of use and usefulness
    R B Haynes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Ann Intern Med 112:78-84. 1990
    ..We introduced self-service access to the medical literature database, MEDLINE, into clinical settings to assess the frequency, patterns, purposes, and success of use...
  18. ncbi request reprint How good are clinical MEDLINE searches? A comparative study of clinical end-user and librarian searches
    K A McKibbon
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Comput Biomed Res 23:583-93. 1990
    ..Further research is needed to determine the "learning curve," evaluate training interventions, and explore the non-overlapping retrieval of relevant citations by different searchers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Searching MEDLINE for randomized clinical trials involving care of the newborn
    H Kirpalani
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 83:543-6. 1989
    ..Consequently, sensitivities were higher, 77% and 68% respectively, when no methodologic terms were used during repeat searches. However, positive predictive values decreased concomitantly to 20% or less.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  20. pmc Performances of 27 MEDLINE systems tested by searches with clinical questions
    R B Haynes
    McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 1:285-95. 1994
    ..To compare the performances of online and compact-disc (CD-ROM) versions of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) MEDLINE database...
  21. ncbi request reprint Enhancing retrieval of best evidence for health care from bibliographic databases: calibration of the hand search of the literature
    N L Wilczynski
    Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:390-3. 2001
    ..To develop and test such filters a hand search of the literature was required to determine directly which articles should be retrieved, and which not retrieved...
  22. pmc Personal health records: a scoping review
    N Archer
    DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:515-22. 2011
    ..Finally, trials of PHR effectiveness and sustainability for patient self-management are needed...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Health information technology to facilitate communication involving health care providers, caregivers, and pediatric patients: a scoping review
    Stephen James Gentles
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 12:e22. 2010
    ..Awareness of the extent and nature of published research involving HIT interventions used in this way is currently lacking...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Canadian physicians' attitudes about and preferences regarding clinical practice guidelines
    R S Hayward
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 156:1715-23. 1997
    ..To assess Canadian physicians' confidence in, attitudes about and preferences regarding clinical practice guidelines...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lost in publication: Half of all renal practice evidence is published in non-renal journals
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1995-2005. 2006
    ..However, relevant studies are also scattered across a large range of journals that may not be routinely scanned by busy physicians, and keeping up with this literature requires other continuing education strategies...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...