Monika Kastner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Age-specific search strategies for Medline
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e25. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Guideline uptake is influenced by six implementability domains for creating and communicating guidelines: a realist review
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute LKSKI of St Michael s Hospital, Knowledge Translation Program 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:498-509. 2015
  4. pmc The development of a guideline implementability tool (GUIDE-IT): a qualitative study of family physician perspectives
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 15:19. 2014
  5. 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
  6. pmc Making sense of complex data: a mapping process for analyzing findings of a realist review on guideline implementability
    Monika Kastner
    St, Michael s Hospital Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto M5B 1W8, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:112. 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc The trainees' perspective on developing an end-of-grant knowledge translation plan
    Brenda My Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:78. 2010
  10. pmc Food allergy management from the perspective of patients or caregivers, and allergists: a qualitative study
    Ya S Xu
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 6:30. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. 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
    ....
  2. pmc Age-specific search strategies for Medline
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 8:e25. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, no empirically tested age-specific search strategies exist for Medline...
  3. doi request reprint Guideline uptake is influenced by six implementability domains for creating and communicating guidelines: a realist review
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute LKSKI of St Michael s Hospital, Knowledge Translation Program 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 68:498-509. 2015
    ..To identify factors associated with the implementability of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and to determine what characteristics improve their uptake...
  4. pmc The development of a guideline implementability tool (GUIDE-IT): a qualitative study of family physician perspectives
    Monika Kastner
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 15:19. 2014
    ....
  5. 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
    ....
  6. pmc Making sense of complex data: a mapping process for analyzing findings of a realist review on guideline implementability
    Monika Kastner
    St, Michael s Hospital Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto M5B 1W8, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:112. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe the development of an analytic process to organize and synthesize data from a realist review...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc The trainees' perspective on developing an end-of-grant knowledge translation plan
    Brenda My Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:78. 2010
    ..Knowledge translation (KT) is a rapidly growing field that is becoming an integral part of research protocols...
  10. pmc Food allergy management from the perspective of patients or caregivers, and allergists: a qualitative study
    Ya S Xu
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 6:30. 2010
    ..Our study aims to provide direction for improvement, by evaluating food allergy management from the perspective of, food allergic patients or their caregivers, and allergists in selected outpatient settings in Ontario...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
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  14. 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
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  15. 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
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Gaps in anaphylaxis management at the level of physicians, patients, and the community: a systematic review of the literature
    M Kastner
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Allergy 65:435-44. 2010
    ..Findings will be used to provide a basis for developing interventional strategies to help address these deficiencies...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
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  19. pmc Diagnostic test systematic reviews: bibliographic search filters ("Clinical Queries") for diagnostic accuracy studies perform well
    Monika Kastner
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Information Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:974-81. 2009
    ..Systematic reviews of health care topics are valuable summaries of all pertinent studies on focused questions. However, finding all relevant primary studies for systematic reviews remains challenging...
  20. doi request reprint Format guidelines to make them vivid, intuitive, and visual: use simple formatting rules to optimize usability and accessibility of clinical practice guidelines
    Judith Versloot
    1Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital 2Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA 4Department of Family and Community Medicine, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 13:52-7. 2015
    ..We present simple formatting rules derived from an extensive literature review that can improve the format of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), and potentially increase the likelihood of being used...
  21. pmc The Guideline Implementability Decision Excellence Model (GUIDE-M): a mixed methods approach to create an international resource to advance the practice guideline field
    Melissa C Brouwers
    McMaster University, Juravinski Campus, G Wing, 2nd Floor, Room 207, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L8, Canada
    Implement Sci 10:36. 2015
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  22. pmc A scoping review on the conduct and reporting of scoping reviews
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1 W8, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:15. 2016
    ..We conducted a scoping review to identify: papers that utilized and/or described scoping review methods; guidelines for reporting scoping reviews; and studies that assessed the quality of reporting of scoping reviews...
  23. doi request reprint The Guideline Implementability Decision Excellence Model (GUIDE-M): a mixed methods approach to create an international resource to advance the practice guideline field
    Melissa C Brouwers
    McMaster University, Juravinski Campus, G Wing, 2nd Floor, Room 206, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4 L8, Canada
    Implement Sci 10:225. 2015
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  24. pmc Effectiveness of knowledge translation tools addressing multiple high-burden chronic diseases affecting older adults: protocol for a systematic review alongside a realist review
    Monika Kastner
    Li KaShing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e007640. 2015
    ..Chronic disease management (CDM) tools have the potential to meet this challenge but they are primarily focused on a single disease, which fails to address the growing number of seniors with multiple chronic conditions...
  25. doi request reprint Scoping reviews: time for clarity in definition, methods, and reporting
    Heather L Colquhoun
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:1291-4. 2014
    ..In this article, we propose recommendations to further advance the field of scoping review methodology...
  26. pmc Quality improvement strategies to optimise transition of patients with heart failure to independent living: protocol for a scoping review
    Monika Kastner
    Li KaShing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 4:e005711. 2014
    ..We will also investigate which elements contribute to effective QI strategies...
  27. pmc Developing optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound and relevant causation studies in EMBASE
    R Brian Haynes
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:8. 2005
    ..Although such filters have previously been developed for studies of relevance to causation in MEDLINE, no empirically tested search strategy exists for EMBASE...
  28. doi request reprint Better guidelines for better care: enhancing the implementability of clinical practice guidelines
    Monika Kastner
    Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 209 Victoria Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:315-24. 2011
    ..This tool targets guideline developers, so that better guidelines may result in better care...
  29. pmc Benefits and barriers to participation in colorectal cancer screening: a protocol for a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies
    Gladys N Honein-Abouhaidar
    Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 4:e004508. 2014
    ..The goal of this review is to synthesise factors that influence an individual's decision to participate in CRC screening, and to explore how those factors vary by sex, ethnicity and socioeconomic status...
  30. doi request reprint Applying the knowledge to action framework to plan a strategy for implementing breast cancer screening guidelines: an interprofessional perspective
    Sarah Munce
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cancer Educ 28:481-7. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Strategies for rehabilitation professionals to move evidence-based knowledge into practice: a systematic review
    Anita Menon
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 41:1024-32. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the benefits of knowledge translation interventions for these professionals...