Lisa Hartling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abstracts of randomized controlled trials presented at the society for pediatric research meeting: an example of publication bias
    Terry P Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 2C3 67 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:474-9. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Benefits and harms of treating gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the National Institutes of Health Office of Medical Applications of Research
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 159:123-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Testing the risk of bias tool showed low reliability between individual reviewers and across consensus assessments of reviewer pairs
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4 472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:973-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Testing the Newcastle Ottawa Scale showed low reliability between individual reviewers
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4 472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 1C9
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:982-93. 2013
  5. pmc A descriptive analysis of overviews of reviews published between 2000 and 2011
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e49667. 2012
  6. pmc From the trenches: a cross-sectional study applying the GRADE tool in systematic reviews of healthcare interventions
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e34697. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotics in adults with schizophrenia: comparative effectiveness of first-generation versus second-generation medications: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Hartling
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 157:498-511. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuries
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Room 9424, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6J 2G3
    Pediatrics 114:e483-96. 2004
  9. pmc Risk of bias versus quality assessment of randomised controlled trials: cross sectional study
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3
    BMJ 339:b4012. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Testing a tool for the classification of study designs in systematic reviews of interventions and exposures showed moderate reliability and low accuracy
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Center for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:861-71. 2011

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Abstracts of randomized controlled trials presented at the society for pediatric research meeting: an example of publication bias
    Terry P Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 2C3 67 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:474-9. 2002
    ..The increased interest in meta-analyses has highlighted the need to identify the totality of evidence when addressing treatment questions...
  2. doi request reprint Benefits and harms of treating gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the National Institutes of Health Office of Medical Applications of Research
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 159:123-9. 2013
    ..Outcomes of treating gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are not well-established...
  3. doi request reprint Testing the risk of bias tool showed low reliability between individual reviewers and across consensus assessments of reviewer pairs
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4 472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:973-81. 2013
    ..To assess the reliability of the Cochrane Risk of Bias (ROB) tool between individual raters and across consensus agreements of pairs of reviewers and examine the impact of study-level factors on reliability...
  4. doi request reprint Testing the Newcastle Ottawa Scale showed low reliability between individual reviewers
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 4 472 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 1C9
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:982-93. 2013
    ..To assess inter-rater reliability and validity of the Newcastle Ottawa Scale (NOS) used for methodological quality assessment of cohort studies included in systematic reviews...
  5. pmc A descriptive analysis of overviews of reviews published between 2000 and 2011
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e49667. 2012
    ..Overviews of systematic reviews compile data from multiple systematic reviews (SRs) and are a new method of evidence synthesis...
  6. pmc From the trenches: a cross-sectional study applying the GRADE tool in systematic reviews of healthcare interventions
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e34697. 2012
    ..GRADE was developed to address shortcomings of tools to rate the quality of a body of evidence. While much has been published about GRADE, there are few empirical and systematic evaluations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotics in adults with schizophrenia: comparative effectiveness of first-generation versus second-generation medications: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Hartling
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 157:498-511. 2012
    ..Debate continues about the comparative benefits and harms of first-generation antipsychotics (FGAs) and second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) in treating schizophrenia...
  8. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of interventions to prevent childhood farm injuries
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Room 9424, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6J 2G3
    Pediatrics 114:e483-96. 2004
    ..A specific focus was the effectiveness of the North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks...
  9. pmc Risk of bias versus quality assessment of randomised controlled trials: cross sectional study
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3
    BMJ 339:b4012. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Testing a tool for the classification of study designs in systematic reviews of interventions and exposures showed moderate reliability and low accuracy
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Center for Health Evidence and the University of Alberta Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:861-71. 2011
    ..To develop and test a study design classification tool...
  11. pmc Steroids and bronchodilators for acute bronchiolitis in the first two years of life: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3
    BMJ 342:d1714. 2011
    ..To evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of bronchodilators and steroids, alone or combined, for the acute management of bronchiolitis in children aged less than 2 years...
  12. pmc Storytelling as a communication tool for health consumers: development of an intervention for parents of children with croup. Stories to communicate health information
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:64. 2010
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe the development of a story-based intervention for delivery of health evidence to parents of children with croup for use in a randomized controlled trial...
  13. pmc Applying the risk of bias tool in a systematic review of combination long-acting beta-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids for persistent asthma
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e17242. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Problem-based learning in pre-clinical medical education: 22 years of outcome research
    Lisa Hartling
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Med Teach 32:28-35. 2010
    ..To conduct a systematic review of problem-based learning (PBL) in undergraduate, pre-clinical medical education...
  15. doi request reprint Brief emergency department interventions for youth who use alcohol and other drugs: a systematic review
    Amanda S Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 29:673-84. 2013
    ..Emergency departments (EDs) can provide BIs at a time directly linked to harmful and hazardous use. The objective of this systematic review was to determine the effectiveness of ED-based BIs...
  16. pmc Efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin for secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction: meta-analysis
    Nina Buscemi
    University of Alberta Capital Health Evidence Based Practice Centre, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3
    BMJ 332:385-93. 2006
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin in managing secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction, such as jet lag and shiftwork disorder...
  17. pmc Systematic review of knowledge translation strategies in the allied health professions
    Shannon D Scott
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:70. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Music to reduce pain and distress in the pediatric emergency department: a randomized clinical trial
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada2Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    JAMA Pediatr 167:826-35. 2013
    ..Music is a form of distraction that may alleviate some of the pain and distress experienced by children while undergoing medical procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the publication of randomized controlled trials in child health research
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:983-7. 2004
    ..Publication bias threatens the validity of clinical decisions. The root causes are relatively unknown, and there is limited investigation in child research literature...
  20. pmc A descriptive analysis of a representative sample of pediatric randomized controlled trials published in 2007
    Michele P Hamm
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:96. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to provide an overview of a representative sample of pediatric RCTs published in 2007 and assess the validity of their results...
  21. doi request reprint Treatment of acute gastroenteritis in children: an overview of systematic reviews of interventions commonly used in developed countries
    Stephen B Freedman
    Sections of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology, Alberta Children s Hospital, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Evid Based Child Health 8:1123-37. 2013
    ..Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is an extremely common paediatric condition, which results in significant morbidity in children and is a financial burden to the society...
  22. pmc Education in health research methodology: use of a wiki for knowledge translation
    Michele P Hamm
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e64922. 2013
    ..The focus was on preliminary usability testing of the wiki...
  23. pmc A systematic review of crisis interventions used in the emergency department: recommendations for pediatric care and research
    Michele P Hamm
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:952-62. 2010
    ..In this systematic review, we evaluated the effectiveness of emergency department (ED)-based management interventions for mental health presentations with an aim to provide recommendations for pediatric care...
  24. doi request reprint Systematic review: nonoperative and operative treatments for rotator cuff tears
    Jennifer C Seida
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 153:246-55. 2010
    ..Many approaches exist for managing rotator cuff tears...
  25. pmc Children in reviews: methodological issues in child-relevant evidence syntheses
    Kristie Cramer
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 5:38. 2005
    ....
  26. pmc Treatment in the pediatric emergency department is evidence based: a retrospective analysis
    Kellie L Waters
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 6:26. 2006
    ..Further, we wished to ascertain what percentage of evidence for treatment provided in the PED comes from pediatric studies...
  27. doi request reprint Social media use by health care professionals and trainees: a scoping review
    Michele P Hamm
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 88:1376-83. 2013
    ..To conduct a scoping review of the literature on social media use by health care professionals and trainees...
  28. pmc Do health care institutions value research? A mixed methods study of barriers and facilitators to methodological rigor in pediatric randomized trials
    Michele P Hamm
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:158. 2012
    ..Pediatric randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are susceptible to a high risk of bias. We examined the barriers and facilitators that pediatric trialists face in the design and conduct of unbiased trials...
  29. pmc The efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin for primary sleep disorders. A meta-analysis
    Nina Buscemi
    Capital Health Evidence based Practice Centre, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1151-8. 2005
    ..Exogenous melatonin has been increasingly used in the management of sleep disorders...
  30. doi request reprint Social Stories ™ to improve social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
    Mohammad Karkhaneh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Autism 14:641-62. 2010
    ..This review underscores the need for further rigorous research and highlights some outstanding questions regarding maintenance and generalization of the benefits of Social Stories ™...
  31. ncbi request reprint Single data extraction generated more errors than double data extraction in systematic reviews
    Nina Buscemi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Capital Health Evidence Based Practice Centre, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J3, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:697-703. 2006
    ..To conduct a pilot study to compare the frequency of errors that accompany single vs. double data extraction, compare the estimate of treatment effect derived from these methods, and compare the time requirements for these methods...
  32. doi request reprint Systematic review data extraction: cross-sectional study showed that experience did not increase accuracy
    Jennifer Horton
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta Capital Health Evidence Based Practice Centre, Edmonton Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:289-98. 2010
    ..This study assessed the impact of systematic review and data extraction experience on the accuracy and efficiency of data extraction in systematic reviews...
  33. doi request reprint Systematic reviews of psychosocial interventions for autism: an umbrella review
    Jennifer Krebs Seida
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:95-104. 2009
    ..We conducted an umbrella review of systematic reviews of the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for ASD...
  34. pmc A descriptive analysis of child-relevant systematic reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Simon Bow
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:34. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe child-relevant SRs from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR, Issue 2, 2009)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: secondary prevention programs for patients with coronary artery disease
    Alexander M Clark
    University of Alberta Evidence Based Practice Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 143:659-72. 2005
    ..Although supervised exercise programs reduce mortality in survivors of myocardial infarction, the effects of other types of cardiac secondary prevention programs are unknown...
  36. pmc A systematic review of intravenous gamma globulin for therapy of acute myocarditis
    Joan L Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stollery Children s Hospital and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:12. 2005
    ..Intravenous gamma globulin (IVGG) is commonly used in the management of acute myocarditis. The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature evaluating this practice...
  37. ncbi request reprint Epinephrine for bronchiolitis
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Room 9424, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2J3
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD003123. 2011
    ..Bronchodilators are commonly used for acute bronchiolitis, despite uncertain effectiveness...
  38. pmc Which resources should be used to identify RCT/CCTs for systematic reviews: a systematic review
    Ellen T Crumley
    HealthInfo and Searching Practice Inc, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:24. 2005
    ..This systematic review was conducted in order to assess the value of different resources to identify trials for inclusion in systematic reviews...
  39. doi request reprint Instruments to detect alcohol and other drug misuse in the emergency department: a systematic review
    Amanda S Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 8213 Aberhart Centre One, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
    Pediatrics 128:e180-92. 2011
    ..Screening instruments that rapidly identify patients who require further diagnostic evaluation and/or brief intervention are critically important...
  40. doi request reprint Quantifying bias in randomized controlled trials in child health: a meta-epidemiological study
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e88008. 2014
    ..To quantify bias related to specific methodological characteristics in child-relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs)...
  41. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of intentional delivery in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:177-87. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of intentional delivery versus expectant management in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM)...
  42. pmc A randomized controlled trial of storytelling as a communication tool
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e77800. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of story booklets compared to standard information sheets for parents of children attending the emergency department (ED) with a child with croup...
  43. ncbi request reprint Challenges in systematic reviews of therapeutic devices and procedures
    Lisa Hartling
    Capital Health Evidence based Practice Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 142:1100-11. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Heat loss prevention: a systematic review of occlusive skin wrap for premature neonates
    Kristie Cramer
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Perinatol 25:763-9. 2005
    ..To systematically identify and synthesize investigations of the effectiveness of occlusive skin wrap for reducing heat loss in premature infants born at less than 36 weeks gestations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Secondary prevention programmes for coronary heart disease: a meta-regression showing the merits of shorter, generalist, primary care-based interventions
    Alexander M Clark
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:538-46. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine which programme characteristics influence the effectiveness of secondary prevention programmes for Coronary Heart Disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap between clinical research and knowledge translation in pediatric emergency medicine
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:968-77. 2007
    ....
  47. pmc Behavioural and developmental interventions for autism spectrum disorder: a clinical systematic review
    Maria B Ospina
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e3755. 2008
    ..We conducted a systematic review to summarize the evidence on the effectiveness of behavioural and developmental interventions for ASD...
  48. doi request reprint Music for pain and anxiety in children undergoing medical procedures: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Jeffrey A Klassen
    From the Alberta Research Center for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ambul Pediatr 8:117-28. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the efficacy of music therapy (MT) on pain and anxiety in children undergoing clinical procedures...
  49. doi request reprint Meta-analyses of safety data: a comparison of exact versus asymptotic methods
    Ben Vandermeer
    University of Alberta Evidence Based Practice Centre, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:421-32. 2009
    ..Asymptotic methods will not always be a good approximation for exact methods in safety meta-analyses. Event rates and number of studies should be closely examined when choosing the statistical method for combining rare event data...
  50. pmc How should we evaluate the risk of bias of physical therapy trials?: a psychometric and meta-epidemiological approach towards developing guidelines for the design, conduct, and reporting of RCTs in Physical Therapy (PT) area: a study protocol
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    5 115A Edmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA, Outcomes Research Program University of Alberta, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:88. 2013
    ..The overall goal of this project is to provide direction for the design, conduct, reporting and bias assessment of PT RCTs. We will achieve this through the following specific objectives and methods...
  51. pmc Protocol for a systematic review of the use of narrative storytelling and visual-arts-based approaches as knowledge translation tools in healthcare
    Shannon D Scott
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1C9, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:19. 2013
    ..This study is the first to systematically identify and synthesize current research on narrative storytelling and visual art to translate and disseminate health research...
  52. doi request reprint Quality of reporting and evidence in American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines
    Andre Isaac
    Department of Pediatrics and Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 131:732-8. 2013
    ..The primary objectives were to evaluate the quality of development and reporting of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines and to determine the level of evidence underlying the recommendations...
  53. pmc A protocol for a systematic review of knowledge translation strategies in the allied health professions
    Shannon D Scott
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:58. 2011
    ..Our objective in this study is to systematically review published research on KT strategies in five allied health disciplines...
  54. pmc Oral rehydration versus intravenous therapy for treating dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Steven Bellemare
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 2C3, 00 WMC, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2R7
    BMC Med 2:11. 2004
    ..We conducted a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to compare ORT and intravenous therapy (IVT) for the treatment of dehydration secondary to acute gastroenteritis in children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: cardiac resynchronization in patients with symptomatic heart failure
    Finlay A McAlister
    The University of Alberta and Capital Health Evidence based Practice Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:381-90. 2004
    ..Even with optimal pharmacotherapy, symptomatic heart failure is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality...
  56. doi request reprint Chorioamnionitis as a risk factor for bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F8-F17. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the association between chorioamnionitis (CA) and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants...
  57. pmc Acyclovir for treating varicella in otherwise healthy children and adolescents: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Terry P Klassen
    Alberta Research Center for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 2C3, 00 WMC, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2R7, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 2:9. 2002
    ..We conducted a systematic review of randomised controlled trials that evaluated acyclovir for the treatment of chickenpox in otherwise healthy children...
  58. ncbi request reprint Tissue adhesives for traumatic lacerations: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Ken J Farion
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 10:110-8. 2003
    ..To summarize the best available evidence for the effect of tissue adhesives (TAs) in managing traumatic lacerations in children and adults...
  59. doi request reprint The effectiveness of team-based learning on learning outcomes in health professions education: BEME Guide No. 30
    Mim Fatmi
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Med Teach 35:e1608-24. 2013
    ..While TBL may have pedagogical value, individual studies present inconsistent findings. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of TBL on improving learning outcomes in health professions education...
  60. doi request reprint Overview of reviews in child health: evidence synthesis and the knowledge base for a specific population
    Denise Thomson
    Cochrane Child Health Field, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Evid Based Child Health 8:3-10. 2013
    ..This paper studies the first 29 overviews published in EBCH...
  61. doi request reprint Parenteral ω-3 fatty acid lipid emulsions for children with intestinal failure and other conditions: a systematic review
    Jennifer C Seida
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 37:44-55. 2013
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the evidence on the benefits and safety of n-3FA compared with standard lipid emulsions in children with intestinal disease, critical illness, trauma, or postoperative complications...
  62. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating the efficacy of epinephrine for the treatment of acute viral bronchiolitis
    Lisa Hartling
    Alberta Research Center for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:957-64. 2003
    ..Controversy exists surrounding the use of bronchodilators for bronchiolitis. Epinephrine hydrochloride is being used with increasing frequency in this group; however, its efficacy has not been systematically reviewed...
  63. doi request reprint Quality of reporting in systematic reviews of adverse events: systematic review
    Liliane Zorzela
    Department of Pediatrics, 4 548 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMJ 348:f7668. 2014
    ..To examine the quality of reporting of harms in systematic reviews, and to determine the need for a reporting guideline specific for reviews of harms...
  64. doi request reprint Combined and alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen therapy for febrile children
    Tiffany Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD009572. 2013
    ..However, there is uncertainty about whether these regimens are better than the use of single agents, and about the adverse effect profile of combination regimens...
  65. pmc Inconsistency in the items included in tools used in general health research and physical therapy to evaluate the methodological quality of randomized controlled trials: a descriptive analysis
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Postdoctoral Fellow, CLEAR Connecting Leadership and Research Outcomes Research Program, University of Alberta, 5 115A Edmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA, 11405 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1C9 Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:116. 2013
    ....
  66. pmc Treatment of hepatitis C in children: a systematic review
    Jia Hu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e11542. 2010
    ..Current guidelines recommend children be treated for hepatitis C virus (HCV) using the same principles applied in adults. There are however few published studies which assess the efficacy and safety of HCV therapy in children...
  67. doi request reprint The effects of audience response systems on learning outcomes in health professions education. A BEME systematic review: BEME Guide No. 21
    Cody Nelson
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Med Teach 34:e386-405. 2012
    ..Although ARS may have pedagogical value, their impact is still unclear. This systematic review aims to examine the effect of ARS on learning outcomes in health professions education...
  68. ncbi request reprint Graduated driver licensing for reducing motor vehicle crashes among young drivers
    Kelly F Russell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Aberhart Centre One, Room 9424, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2J3
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD003300. 2011
    ..Graduated driver licensing (GDL) has been proposed as a means of reducing crash rates among novice drivers by gradually introducing them to higher risk driving situations...
  69. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of agricultural machinery injuries in Ontario, 1985 to 1996
    Alison R Locker
    Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Rural Health 19:285-91. 2003
    ..Agricultural injuries are an important and understudied category of occupational injuries...
  70. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a clinical decision rule for whiplash associated disorders among individuals involved in rear-end collisions
    Lisa Hartling
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Ont, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 34:531-9. 2002
    ..5% (95% confidence interval: 86.5, 96.6) and a specificity of 51.4% (44.7, 58.1). This study confirmed the importance of several risk factors for whiplash associated disorder following rear-end motor vehicle collisions...
  71. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention to prevent the chronic pain of whiplash associated disorders following rear-end motor vehicle collisions
    Robert J Brison
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1799-807. 2005
    ..Concealed allocation, multicenter, single-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial...