Jessie McGowan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A cost-consequences analysis of a primary care librarian question and answering service
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33837. 2012
  2. pmc Improving healthcare consumer effectiveness: an Animated, Self-serve, Web-based Research Tool (ANSWER) for people with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:40. 2009
  3. pmc Just-in-time information improved decision-making in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e3785. 2008
  4. pmc Systematic reviews need systematic searchers
    Jessie McGowan
    Ottawa Health Research Institute Institute of Population Health University of Ottawa Ottawa K1N 6N5 Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:74-80. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Note on "moving beyond floccinaucinihilipilification: enhancing the utility of systematic reviews"
    Jessie McGowan
    Institution of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1089. 2005
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint A rapid evidence-based service by librarians provided information to answer primary care clinical questions
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Info Libr J 27:11-21. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for strengthening exercises in the management of fibromyalgia: part 2
    Lucie Brosseau
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:873-86. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Surveillance search techniques identified the need to update systematic reviews
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:755-62. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Errors in search strategies were identified by type and frequency
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1057-63. 2006

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Publications25

  1. pmc A cost-consequences analysis of a primary care librarian question and answering service
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33837. 2012
    ..Cost saving and cost avoidance were also analyzed. The data comes from eighty-eight primary care providers in the Ottawa area working in Family Health Networks (FHNs) and Family Health Groups (FHGs)...
  2. pmc Improving healthcare consumer effectiveness: an Animated, Self-serve, Web-based Research Tool (ANSWER) for people with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:40. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Just-in-time information improved decision-making in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e3785. 2008
    ..This study evaluated whether information provided by librarians to answer clinical questions positively impacted time, decision-making, cost savings and satisfaction...
  4. pmc Systematic reviews need systematic searchers
    Jessie McGowan
    Ottawa Health Research Institute Institute of Population Health University of Ottawa Ottawa K1N 6N5 Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 93:74-80. 2005
    ..This paper will provide a description of the methods, skills, and knowledge of expert searchers working on systematic review teams...
  5. ncbi request reprint Note on "moving beyond floccinaucinihilipilification: enhancing the utility of systematic reviews"
    Jessie McGowan
    Institution of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1089. 2005
  6. 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
    ....
  7. doi request reprint A rapid evidence-based service by librarians provided information to answer primary care clinical questions
    Jessie McGowan
    Faculty of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Info Libr J 27:11-21. 2010
    ..This included a contact centre accessed through a Web-based platform and using hand-held devices and computers with Web access. Librarians were given technical training in evidence-based medicine, including how to summarise evidence...
  8. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for strengthening exercises in the management of fibromyalgia: part 2
    Lucie Brosseau
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:873-86. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to create guidelines for the use of strengthening exercises in the management of adult patients (>18 years of age) with fibromyalgia (FM), as defined by the 1990 American College of Rheumatology criteria...
  9. doi request reprint Surveillance search techniques identified the need to update systematic reviews
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:755-62. 2008
    ..This article reports on literature surveillance methods to identify new evidence eligible for updating systematic reviews...
  10. ncbi request reprint Errors in search strategies were identified by type and frequency
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1057-63. 2006
    ..Errors in the electronic search strategy of a systematic review may undermine the integrity of the evidence base used in the review. We studied the frequency and types of errors in reviews published by the Cochrane Collaboration...
  11. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for aerobic fitness exercises in the management of fibromyalgia: part 1
    Lucie Brosseau
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:857-71. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to create guidelines for the use of aerobic fitness exercises in the management of adult patients (>18 years of age) with fibromyalgia, as defined by the 1990 American College of Rheumatology criteria...
  12. pmc Electronic search strategies to identify reports of cluster randomized trials in MEDLINE: low precision will improve with adherence to reporting standards
    Monica Taljaard
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:15. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc Managing database overlap in systematic reviews using Batch Citation Matcher: case studies using Scopus
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Med Libr Assoc 94:461-3, e219. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve question formulation in professional practice and self-directed learning
    Tanya Horsley
    Centre for Learning in Practice, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 774 Echo Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1S5N8
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007335. 2010
    ..Data suggests that sustainability of effects from educational interventions for question formulation are unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Knowledge for knowledge translation: the role of the Cochrane Collaboration
    Jeremy M Grimshaw
    Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:55-62. 2006
    ..We summarize the activities of The Cochrane Collaboration and how these can contribute to KT activities...
  16. ncbi request reprint How effects on health equity are assessed in systematic reviews of interventions
    Vivian Welch
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Room 206, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:MR000028. 2010
    ..The failure of systematic reviews to consider effects on health equity is cited by decision-makers as a limitation to their ability to inform policy and program decisions. ..
  17. doi request reprint What do primary care practitioners want to know? A content analysis of questions asked at the point of care
    Lise M Bjerre
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada C T Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 33:224-34. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate the feasibility of identifying areas of perceived greatest needs for continuing medical education (CME) by using questions collected electronically at the point of care...
  18. pmc Knowledge translation efforts in child and youth mental health: a systematic review
    Melanie A Barwick
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Evid Based Soc Work 9:369-95. 2012
    ..Future work of high methodological quality that explores a broader range of knowledge translation strategies and practitioners to which they are applied and that also attends to implementation process is recommended...
  19. ncbi request reprint Searching PsycINFO just got easier
    Jessie McGowan
    University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:6. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Finding information about the burden of disease
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:887-92. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: 3. Asking the questions and identifying the information
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:499-506. 2002
    ..This paper suggests practical strategies for successful database searches in support of EBCAM...
  22. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: 5. Interpreting the results of a study on therapy and applying them to a patient
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:867-73. 2002
    ....
  23. doi request reprint No consensus exists on search reporting methods for systematic reviews
    Margaret Sampson
    Department of Information Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:748-54. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper was to identify validated or evaluated search reporting instruments used in reporting systematic review searches and to compare reported and recommended searching practices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Should systematic reviewers search for randomized, controlled trials published as letters?
    Alla E Iansavichene
    Ann Intern Med 148:714-5. 2008
  25. pmc National network of libraries for health
    Jessie McGowan
    CMAJ 169:282; author reply 282-3. 2003