J C Sinclair

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint When should an effective treatment be used? Derivation of the threshold number needed to treat and the minimum event rate for treatment
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8N 3Z5, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:253-62. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Weighing risks and benefits in treating the individual patient
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Clin Perinatol 30:251-68. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurements of oxygen consumption in growing infants during the first weeks after birth: old data revisited
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neonatology 103:224-32. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Selecting participants that raise a clinical trial's population attributable fraction can increase the treatment effect within the trial and reduce the required sample size
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:893-902. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based therapy in neonatology: distilling the evidence and applying it in practice
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Paediatr 93:1146-52. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cochrane neonatal systematic reviews: a survey of the evidence for neonatal therapies
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 30:285-304. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks' gestation: is routine practice evidence based?
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1593-602. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The Nils Rosén von Rosenstein Award 2004
    G Sedin
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for Paediatrics, Perinatal Research Laboratory, Uppsala University Children s Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 93:1144-5. 2004
  9. pmc Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomised trial
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, 33 Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    BMJ 329:1004. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of postnatal systemic corticosteroids on mortality and cerebral palsy in preterm infants: effect modification by risk for chronic lung disease
    Lex W Doyle
    Division of Paediatrics, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan St, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Pediatrics 115:655-61. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint When should an effective treatment be used? Derivation of the threshold number needed to treat and the minimum event rate for treatment
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8N 3Z5, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:253-62. 2001
    ..Quantification of the determinants of the threshold NNT and of the minimum event rate to justify treatment can assist clinicians and patients in the explicit use of underlying values when making treatment decisions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Weighing risks and benefits in treating the individual patient
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Clin Perinatol 30:251-68. 2003
    ..Consideration of the determinants of the threshold NNT may assist clinicians and parents in the explicit use of underlying values when making treatment decisions...
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurements of oxygen consumption in growing infants during the first weeks after birth: old data revisited
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Neonatology 103:224-32. 2013
    ..In a study conducted in 1966-1969, longitudinal measurements were made of the metabolic rate in growing infants. Statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal data weren't readily accessible at that time...
  4. doi request reprint Selecting participants that raise a clinical trial's population attributable fraction can increase the treatment effect within the trial and reduce the required sample size
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:893-902. 2011
    ..Detection of modest but worthwhile treatment effects in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) demands trials of large sample size. Approaches to decreasing required size of RCTs while maintaining power are needed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based therapy in neonatology: distilling the evidence and applying it in practice
    J C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Paediatr 93:1146-52. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cochrane neonatal systematic reviews: a survey of the evidence for neonatal therapies
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 30:285-304. 2003
    ..Most CNRG reviews were current. There is a continuing need to prepare systematic review of therapies not yet covered and to keep an increasing number of reviews up-to-date...
  7. ncbi request reprint Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks' gestation: is routine practice evidence based?
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1593-602. 2004
    ..To describe the timing of initial surfactant treatment for high-risk preterm infants in routine practice and compare these findings with evidence from randomized trials and published guidelines...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Nils Rosén von Rosenstein Award 2004
    G Sedin
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Section for Paediatrics, Perinatal Research Laboratory, Uppsala University Children s Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 93:1144-5. 2004
  9. pmc Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomised trial
    Jeffrey D Horbar
    Vermont Oxford Network, 33 Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    BMJ 329:1004. 2004
    ..To test a multifaceted collaborative quality improvement intervention designed to promote evidence based surfactant treatment for preterm infants of 23-29 weeks' gestation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of postnatal systemic corticosteroids on mortality and cerebral palsy in preterm infants: effect modification by risk for chronic lung disease
    Lex W Doyle
    Division of Paediatrics, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan St, Carlton 3053, Australia
    Pediatrics 115:655-61. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of systemic postnatal corticosteroid treatment on death and CP and to assess any modification of effect arising from risk for CLD...