Sharon E Straus

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized trial to assess the impact of an antithrombotic decision aid in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: the DAAFI trial protocol [ISRCTN14429643]
    Finlay A McAlister
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Users' guides to the medical literature: XX. Integrating research evidence with the care of the individual patient. Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group
    F A McAlister
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Suite 431, 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
    JAMA 283:2829-36. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: scientific review
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1388-95. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: clinical applications
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1396-8. 2002
  5. pmc Interventions to decrease the risk of adverse cardiac events for post-surgery or chemotherapy patients taking serotonin (5-HT3) receptor antagonists: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:45. 2013
  6. pmc Designing and evaluating a web-based self-management site for patients with type 2 diabetes--systematic website development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:57. 2012
  7. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors versus intermediate acting insulin for type 2 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:47. 2013
  8. doi request reprint An asthma action plan created by physician, educator and patient online collaboration with usability and visual design optimization
    Samir Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Respiration 84:406-15. 2012
  9. pmc Development of a prototype clinical decision support tool for osteoporosis disease management: a qualitative study of focus groups
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:40. 2010
  10. pmc Use of cognitive enhancers for mild cognitive impairment: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON, M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:25. 2012

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. pmc A randomized trial to assess the impact of an antithrombotic decision aid in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: the DAAFI trial protocol [ISRCTN14429643]
    Finlay A McAlister
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:5. 2004
    ..This study will evaluate whether an evidence-based patient decision aid for patients with NVAF can improve the appropriateness of antithrombotic therapy use by patients and their family physicians...
  2. ncbi request reprint Users' guides to the medical literature: XX. Integrating research evidence with the care of the individual patient. Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group
    F A McAlister
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Suite 431, 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
    JAMA 283:2829-36. 2000
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  3. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: scientific review
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1388-95. 2002
    ..Stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, and the application of evidence for stroke prevention varies considerably...
  4. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: clinical applications
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1396-8. 2002
    ....
  5. pmc Interventions to decrease the risk of adverse cardiac events for post-surgery or chemotherapy patients taking serotonin (5-HT3) receptor antagonists: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:45. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Designing and evaluating a web-based self-management site for patients with type 2 diabetes--systematic website development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:57. 2012
    ..Web-based interventions have the potential to bridge the gaps in diabetes care and self-management...
  7. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors versus intermediate acting insulin for type 2 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:47. 2013
    ..As such, our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of DPP-4 inhibitors versus intermediate acting insulin for T2DM patients who have failed both first- and second-line diabetes treatments...
  8. doi request reprint An asthma action plan created by physician, educator and patient online collaboration with usability and visual design optimization
    Samir Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Respiration 84:406-15. 2012
    ..Existing AAPs have been developed by experts, without the inclusion of all stakeholders (such as patients with asthma) and without specifically addressing usability and visual design...
  9. pmc Development of a prototype clinical decision support tool for osteoporosis disease management: a qualitative study of focus groups
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, ON M5T 3M6, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:40. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Use of cognitive enhancers for mild cognitive impairment: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON, M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:25. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of cognitive enhancers for MCI through a systematic review and network (that is, indirect comparisons) meta-analysis...
  11. pmc Evaluation of a clinical decision support tool for osteoporosis disease management: protocol for an interrupted time series design
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:77. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Efficacy of falls prevention interventions: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:38. 2013
    ..Our objective is to identify the most effective interventions and combinations of interventions that prevent falls though a systematic review and meta-analysis, including a network meta-analysis...
  13. pmc Understanding the relationship between the perceived characteristics of clinical practice guidelines and their uptake: protocol for a realist review
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:69. 2011
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of long-acting versus intermediate-acting insulin for type 1 diabetes: Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Room 716, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:73. 2013
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of long-acting insulin versus intermediate-acting insulin through a systematic review and network meta-analysis...
  16. doi request reprint Application of the Knowledge-to-Action and Medical Research Council frameworks in the development of an osteoporosis clinical decision support tool
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1X2, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1163-70. 2012
    ....
  17. pmc Safety of serotonin (5-HT3) receptor antagonists in patients undergoing surgery and chemotherapy: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Room 716, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:46. 2013
    ..To examine this further, we are proposing to conduct a systematic review and network meta-analysis on the comparative safety of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists among patients undergoing chemotherapy or surgery...
  18. pmc Efficacy of cognitive enhancers for Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON, M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:31. 2012
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of cognitive enhancers for Alzheimer's disease through a systematic review...
  19. pmc Impact of quality improvement strategies on the quality of life and well-being of individuals with spinal cord injury: a systematic review protocol
    Sarah E P Munce
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1V7, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:14. 2013
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Characteristics of successful and failed mentoring relationships: a qualitative study across two academic health centers
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:82-9. 2013
    ..To explore the mentor-mentee relationship with a focus on determining the characteristics of effective mentors and mentees and understanding the factors influencing successful and failed mentoring relationships...
  22. pmc What is the most appropriate knowledge synthesis method to conduct a review? Protocol for a scoping review
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:114. 2012
    ....
  23. pmc Evaluation of a toolkit to improve cardiovascular disease screening and treatment for people with type 2 diabetes: protocol for a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial
    Baiju R Shah
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 11:44. 2010
    ..This study will evaluate the impact of the strategy to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening, prevention and treatment for people with diabetes...
  24. pmc Comparing administration of questionnaires via the internet to pen-and-paper in patients with heart failure: randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Wu
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 11:e3. 2009
    ..To date, information is lacking on the validity of questionnaires administered over the Internet in patients with chronic diseases such as heart failure...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of H1N1 on socially disadvantaged populations: summary of a systematic review
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:54-8. 2013
    ..This is a summary of a previously published systematic review commissioned by the World Health Organization on the burden of H1N1 pandemic (influenza A/Mexico/2009 (H1N1)) among socially disadvantaged populations...
  26. pmc Risk of heart failure and edema associated with the use of pregabalin: a systematic review
    Joanne M Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Suite RFE 3 805, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:25. 2013
    ..To examine this further, we will conduct a systematic review of the risk of heart failure and edema associated with use of pregabalin...
  27. pmc Clinical balance assessment: perceptions of commonly-used standardized measures and current practices among physiotherapists in Ontario, Canada
    Kathryn M Sibley
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:33. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The impact of leadership training programs on physicians in academic medical centers: a systematic review
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:710-23. 2013
    ..To identify the impact of leadership training programs at academic medical centers (AMCs) on physicians' knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and outcomes...
  29. pmc WikiBuild: a new online collaboration process for multistakeholder tool development and consensus building
    Samir Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e108. 2011
    ..Existing consensus techniques are poorly suited to design of visual media, can be expensive and logistically demanding, and are subject to caveats arising from group dynamics such as participant hierarchies...
  30. pmc Systematic review and evaluation of web-accessible tools for management of diabetes and related cardiovascular risk factors by patients and healthcare providers
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:514-22. 2012
    ..To identify and evaluate the effectiveness, clinical usefulness, sustainability, and usability of web-compatible diabetes-related tools...
  31. pmc Understanding the attitudes of the elderly towards enrolment into cancer clinical trials
    Carol A Townsley
    Princess Margaret Hospital PMH and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Cancer 6:34. 2006
    ..This project focuses on the attitudes of the elderly about participation in clinical trials to determine if this is one of the barriers to the involvement of this population in clinical trials...
  32. pmc Usability evaluation of a clinical decision support tool for osteoporosis disease management
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:96. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to assess how well the prototype met functional goals and usability needs...
  33. pmc Interventions encouraging the use of systematic reviews in clinical decision-making: a systematic review
    Laure Perrier
    Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:419-26. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews have the potential to inform clinical decisions, yet little is known about the impact of interventions on increasing the use of systematic reviews in clinical decision-making...
  34. doi request reprint Does this patient have delirium?: value of bedside instruments
    Camilla L Wong
    Division of Geriatrics, and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 304:779-86. 2010
    ..Despite its importance, health care clinicians often fail to recognize delirium. Simple bedside instruments may lead to improved identification...
  35. pmc Group differences in physician responses to handheld presentation of clinical evidence: a verbal protocol analysis
    Danielle M Lottridge
    Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:22. 2007
    ..To identify individual differences in physicians' needs for the presentation of evidence resources and preferences for mobile devices...
  36. pmc What do letters to the editor publish about randomized controlled trials? A cross-sectional study
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute LKSKI of St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 6:414. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Histamine H2 receptor antagonists for decreasing gastrointestinal harms in adults using acetylsalicylic acid: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Open Med 6:e109-17. 2012
    ..It is unclear if histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2 blockers) prevent a variety of gastrointestinal harms among patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) over long periods...
  38. pmc Less than ideal: how oncologists practice with limited drug access
    Kelvin K Chan
    Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital and RS McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Oshawa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:190-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate Canadian medical oncologists' perspectives on how barriers to accessing new expensive cancer drugs have affected their practice and their opinions on the drug approval and funding processes...
  39. pmc Interventions encouraging the use of systematic reviews by health policymakers and managers: a systematic review
    Laure Perrier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:43. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews have the potential to inform decisions made by health policymakers and managers, yet little is known about the impact of interventions to increase the use of systematic reviews by these groups in decision making...
  40. pmc The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on medical house staff: a qualitative study
    Gloria Rambaldini
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:381-5. 2005
    ..To explore the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on a medical training program and to develop principles for professional training programs to consider in dealing with future, similar crises...
  41. pmc Clinical decision support tools for osteoporosis disease management: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2095-105. 2008
    ..Studies indicate a gap between evidence and clinical practice in osteoporosis management. Tools that facilitate clinical decision making at the point of care are promising strategies for closing these practice gaps...
  42. pmc Teaching evidence-based medicine skills can change practice in a community hospital
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:340-3. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate whether a multifaceted EBM intervention consisting of teaching EBM skills and provision of electronic evidence resources changed clinical practice...
  43. pmc Determinants of implementation of maternal health guidelines in Kosovo: mixed methods study
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:108. 2013
    ..Several models of framework are available to consider for use in guideline adaptation...
  44. doi request reprint An evaluation of a proactive geriatric trauma consultation service
    Magda Lenartowicz
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:1098-101. 2012
    ..To describe and evaluate an inpatient geriatric trauma consultation service (GTCS)...
  45. pmc Impact of H1N1 on socially disadvantaged populations: systematic review
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e39437. 2012
    ..The burden of H1N1 among socially disadvantaged populations is unclear. We aimed to synthesize hospitalization, severe illness, and mortality data associated with pandemic A/H1N1/2009 among socially disadvantaged populations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Analysis and reporting of factorial trials: a systematic review
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    JAMA 289:2545-53. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the preoperative assessment in predicting pulmonary risk after nonthoracic surgery
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:741-4. 2003
    ..0; p = 0.007). Thus, preoperative factors can identify those patients referred to pulmonologists or internists who are at increased risk for pulmonary complications after nonthoracic surgery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Validation of electronic urinary incontinence questionnaires
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 17:5195-9. 2010
    ..To investigate whether there is any significant difference between the electronic and the paper-based version of Urogenital Distress Inventory-6 questionnaire (UDI-6) and the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 questionnaire (IIQ-7)...
  49. pmc Evaluating the teaching of evidence based medicine: conceptual framework
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 9ES 407, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    BMJ 329:1029-32. 2004
  50. pmc Evidence for handheld electronic medical records in improving care: a systematic review
    Robert C Wu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:26. 2006
    ..To confirm this, we performed a systematic review of the evidence assessing the effects of handheld electronic medical records on clinical care...
  51. doi request reprint Issues in the mentor-mentee relationship in academic medicine: a qualitative study
    Sharon E Straus
    Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Acad Med 84:135-9. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Charting a professional course: a review of mentorship in medicine
    Ann Marie McKenna
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:109-12. 2011
    ..The authors review the current literature for mentorship in medicine, including characteristics of successful mentors and their mentees, and the emerging role of formal institution-wide mentorship programs...
  53. doi request reprint The capture-mark-recapture technique can be used as a stopping rule when searching in systematic reviews
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 3M6
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:149-57. 2009
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Does this patient have a pleural effusion?
    Camilla L Wong
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Toronto, and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 301:309-17. 2009
    ..Pleural effusion is a common finding among patients presenting with respiratory symptoms. The value of the bedside examination to detect pleural effusion is unclear...
  55. doi request reprint Knowledge translation is the use of knowledge in health care decision making
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Shutter Wing 2 026, Toronto, Ontario M5B1W8, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:6-10. 2011
    ..To provide an overview of the science and practice of knowledge translation...
  56. pmc Effects of self-management intervention on health outcomes of patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Aleksandra Jovicic
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 5 King s College Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G8, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:43. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of self-management interventions on hospital readmission rates, mortality, and health-related quality of life in patients diagnosed with heart failure...
  57. pmc The impact of the electronic medical record on structure, process, and outcomes within primary care: a systematic review of the evidence
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:732-7. 2011
    ..Before implementing an EMR/EHR system, primary-care practices should have an understanding of the potential benefits and limitations...
  58. pmc Impact of a patient decision aid on care among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a cluster randomized trial
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 173:496-501. 2005
    ..We tested the short-term (primary outcome) and long-term (secondary outcome) effect of a patient decision aid on the appropriateness of antithrombotic therapy among patients with NVAF...
  59. ncbi request reprint Individualizing treatment decisions. The likelihood of being helped or harmed
    Sharon E Straus
    University of Toronto
    Eval Health Prof 25:210-24. 2002
    ....
  60. pmc Diagnosis: highlighting the gaps
    Sharon E Straus
    J Gen Intern Med 18:228-9. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine in practice
    Sharon E Straus
    ACP J Club 136:A11-2. 2002
  62. pmc What's the E for EBM?
    Sharon E Straus
    BMJ 328:535-6. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Knowledge translation: resolving the confusion
    Sharon E Straus
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:3-4. 2006
  64. pmc What has evidence based medicine done for us?
    Sharon E Straus
    BMJ 329:987-8. 2004
  65. doi request reprint Knowledge-to-action cycle
    Sharon E Straus
    University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Evid Based Med 13:98-100. 2008
  66. ncbi request reprint Evidence based medicine: increasing, not dictating, choice
    Kay Dickersin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 334:s10. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint Stroke: strategies for primary prevention
    Justin A Ezekowitz
    University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Edmonton, Alberta
    Am Fam Physician 68:2379-86. 2003
    ..Controversy exists about the roles of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and aspirin in the primary prevention of stroke...
  68. pmc Bridging the gaps in evidence based diagnosis
    Sharon E Straus
    BMJ 333:405-6. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Canada urgently needs a national network of libraries to access evidence
    Jessie McGowan
    Institute of Population Health, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Healthc Q 9:72-4, 4. 2006
    ....