Karen Ea Burns

Summary

Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Attitudes and views of the general public towards research participation
    K E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Intern Med J 43:531-40. 2013
  2. pmc Stopping randomized trials early for benefit: a protocol of the Study Of Trial Policy Of Interim Truncation-2 (STOPIT-2)
    Matthias Briel
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Trials 10:49. 2009
  3. pmc A Canadian Critical Care Trials Group project in collaboration with the international forum for acute care trialists - Collaborative H1N1 Adjuvant Treatment pilot trial (CHAT): study protocol and design of a randomized controlled trial
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine and Departments of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 12:70. 2011
  4. pmc Catheter-related right atrial thrombus and pulmonary embolism: a case report and systematic review of the literature
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:163-5. 2009
  5. pmc Wean Earlier and Automatically with New technology (the WEAN study): a protocol of a multicentre, pilot randomized controlled trial
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 10:81. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Weaning critically ill adults from invasive mechanical ventilation: a national survey
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 56:567-76. 2009
  7. pmc Use of non-invasive ventilation to wean critically ill adults off invasive ventilation: meta-analysis and systematic review
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8
    BMJ 338:b1574. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A critical review of thromboembolic complications associated with central venous catheters
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:532-41. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Automating the weaning process with advanced closed-loop systems
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 34:1757-65. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of noninvasive weaning to facilitate liberation from mechanical ventilation
    Karen E A Burns
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Hospital
    Can J Anaesth 53:305-15. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Attitudes and views of the general public towards research participation
    K E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Intern Med J 43:531-40. 2013
    ..While the challenges of recruitment into clinical trials are well described, little is known about the public's perceptions towards research...
  2. pmc Stopping randomized trials early for benefit: a protocol of the Study Of Trial Policy Of Interim Truncation-2 (STOPIT-2)
    Matthias Briel
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Trials 10:49. 2009
    ..The aim of STOPIT-2 is to determine the magnitude and determinants of possible bias introduced by stopping RCTs early for benefit...
  3. pmc A Canadian Critical Care Trials Group project in collaboration with the international forum for acute care trialists - Collaborative H1N1 Adjuvant Treatment pilot trial (CHAT): study protocol and design of a randomized controlled trial
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine and Departments of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 12:70. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Catheter-related right atrial thrombus and pulmonary embolism: a case report and systematic review of the literature
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:163-5. 2009
    ..It also underscores the important role of transesophageal echocardiography and thrombolysis in the diagnosis and management, respectively, of right heart thromboemboli with associated pulmonary embolism...
  5. pmc Wean Earlier and Automatically with New technology (the WEAN study): a protocol of a multicentre, pilot randomized controlled trial
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 10:81. 2009
    ..Automated Weaning holds promise as a strategy to reduce the time spent on the ventilator, decrease ICU length of stay, and improve clinically important outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Weaning critically ill adults from invasive mechanical ventilation: a national survey
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 56:567-76. 2009
    ..To determine the stated practices of clinicians in weaning critically ill adults from invasive ventilation...
  7. pmc Use of non-invasive ventilation to wean critically ill adults off invasive ventilation: meta-analysis and systematic review
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8
    BMJ 338:b1574. 2009
    ..To summarise the evidence for early extubation with immediate application of non-invasive ventilation compared with continued invasive weaning on important outcomes in intubated adults with respiratory failure...
  8. doi request reprint A critical review of thromboembolic complications associated with central venous catheters
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:532-41. 2008
    ..Little information exists to guide clinicians in the diagnosis and management of CVC-related thromboembolic complications...
  9. doi request reprint Automating the weaning process with advanced closed-loop systems
    Karen E A Burns
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 34:1757-65. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of noninvasive weaning to facilitate liberation from mechanical ventilation
    Karen E A Burns
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre Victoria Hospital
    Can J Anaesth 53:305-15. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Bilevel noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for acute respiratory failure: survey of Ontario practice
    Karen E A Burns
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 33:1477-83. 2005
    ..To determine physicians' stated practices regarding the use of bilevel noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for acute respiratory failure and the predictors of practice variation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic treatments for acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Neill Adhikari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Treat Respir Med 3:307-28. 2004
    ..Our objective was to systematically evaluate this literature to determine the effects of these interventions on important clinical outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure near the end of life
    Tasnim Sinuff
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 36:789-94. 2008
    ....
  14. doi request reprint The design and interpretation of pilot trials in clinical research in critical care
    Donald M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 37:S69-74. 2009
    ..The objective of this review is to highlight the importance of randomized pilot trials and to describe key features of their design and interpretation using examples from critical care...
  15. pmc Effect of nitric oxide on oxygenation and mortality in acute lung injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Neill K J Adhikari
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMJ 334:779. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials stopped early for benefit: a systematic review
    Victor M Montori
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 294:2203-9. 2005
    ..Their prevalence, the magnitude and plausibility of their treatment effects, and the extent to which they report information about how investigators decided to stop early are, however, unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abstract reporting in randomized clinical trials of acute lung injury: an audit and assessment of a quality of reporting score
    Karen E A Burns
    Graduate Program in Health Research Methodology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 33:1937-45. 2005
    ..To evaluate the quality of reporting among abstracts of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in acute lung injury and to highlight important trial information for abstract inclusion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism on postmortem examination: an under-recognized complication in lung-transplant recipients?
    Karen E A Burns
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, London Health Sciences Center Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 77:692-8. 2004
    ..Postmortem reports highlight the importance of factors that individually or collectively limit survival. The prevalence of pulmonary embolism (PE) at autopsy in lung-transplant recipients has not been characterized previously...