Joel J Gagnier

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The safety of over-the-counter niacin. A randomized placebo-controlled trial [ISRCTN18054903]
    Edward Mills
    Department of Research, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, North York, Canada
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 3:4. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with herbal, vitamin, mineral, and homeopathic supplements
    Joel J Gagnier
    Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 8:70-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Herbal medicine for low back pain: a Cochrane review
    Joel J Gagnier
    Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:82-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for reporting randomized controlled trials of herbal interventions: Explanation and elaboration
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1134-49. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials evaluating herbal interventions: implementing the CONSORT statement [corrected]
    Joel Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Department of Medicine, Univerity of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Explore (NY) 2:143-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Helping consumers of healthcare knowledge: Improving the quality of reports of randomized controlled trials
    Joel Gagnier
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Explore (NY) 2:141-2. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reporting randomized, controlled trials of herbal interventions: an elaborated CONSORT statement
    Joel J Gagnier
    University of Toronto, Institute for Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 144:364-7. 2006
  8. pmc Harpgophytum procumbens for osteoarthritis and low back pain: a systematic review
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:13. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 119:800.e1-11. 2006
  10. pmc Improving the reporting of pragmatic trials: an extension of the CONSORT statement
    Merrick Zwarenstein
    Health Services Sciences, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 337:a2390. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc The safety of over-the-counter niacin. A randomized placebo-controlled trial [ISRCTN18054903]
    Edward Mills
    Department of Research, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, North York, Canada
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 3:4. 2003
    ..Niacin is widely available over the counter (OTC). We sought to determine the safety of 500 mg immediate release niacin, when healthy individuals use them as directed...
  2. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with herbal, vitamin, mineral, and homeopathic supplements
    Joel J Gagnier
    Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine J 8:70-9. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  3. ncbi request reprint Herbal medicine for low back pain: a Cochrane review
    Joel J Gagnier
    Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:82-92. 2007
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for reporting randomized controlled trials of herbal interventions: Explanation and elaboration
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1134-49. 2006
    ..These recommendations for the reporting of herbal medicinal products presented here are open to revision as more evidence accumulates and critical comments are collected...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials evaluating herbal interventions: implementing the CONSORT statement [corrected]
    Joel Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Department of Medicine, Univerity of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Explore (NY) 2:143-9. 2006
    ..Given that herbal medicinal products are widely used, vary greatly in content and quality, and are actively tested in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), such RCTs must clearly report the specifics of the intervention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Helping consumers of healthcare knowledge: Improving the quality of reports of randomized controlled trials
    Joel Gagnier
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Explore (NY) 2:141-2. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reporting randomized, controlled trials of herbal interventions: an elaborated CONSORT statement
    Joel J Gagnier
    University of Toronto, Institute for Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 144:364-7. 2006
    ..Item 4, concerning the herbal medicine intervention, required the most extensive elaboration. These recommendations have been developed to improve the reporting of RCTs using herbal medicine interventions...
  8. pmc Harpgophytum procumbens for osteoarthritis and low back pain: a systematic review
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:13. 2004
    ..The objective of this review is to determine the effectiveness of Harpagophytum procumbens preparations in the treatment of various forms of musculoskeletal pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 119:800.e1-11. 2006
    ..The objective of this project was to examine the quality of reporting of randomized controlled intervention trials of herbal medicine...
  10. pmc Improving the reporting of pragmatic trials: an extension of the CONSORT statement
    Merrick Zwarenstein
    Health Services Sciences, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 337:a2390. 2008
    ..In the meantime we recommend that those who support, conduct, and report pragmatic trials should use this extension of the CONSORT statement to facilitate the use of trial results in decisions about health care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain
    Maurits W van Tulder
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:639-54. 2005
    ..In summary, the results on CAM therapies for (acute episodes of) chronic LBP are promising but more evidence on the relative cost-effectiveness compared to conventional treatments is needed...
  12. pmc A clarification of critical appraisal, evidence, and education
    Joel J Gagnier
    MedGenMed 6:36. 2004