Sharon E Straus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative safety of anti-epileptic drugs among infants and children exposed in utero or during breastfeeding: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:68. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of antiretroviral therapies for HIV-infected women and their infants and children: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:51. 2014
  3. pmc Histamine H2 receptor antagonists for decreasing gastrointestinal harms in adults using acetylsalicylic acid: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Open Med 6:e109-17. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of H1N1 on socially disadvantaged populations: systematic review
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e39437. 2012
  5. pmc Determinants of implementation of maternal health guidelines in Kosovo: mixed methods study
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:108. 2013
  6. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of long-acting versus intermediate-acting insulin for type 1 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Room 716, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:73. 2013
  7. pmc Comparative effectiveness of monotherapies and combination therapies for patients with hypertension: protocol for a systematic review with network meta-analyses
    Brian Hutton
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Box 201 K1H 8L6
    Syst Rev 2:44. 2013
  8. pmc Developing a patient and family-centred approach for measuring the quality of injury care: a study protocol
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:31. 2013
  9. pmc Characteristics of successful and failed mentoring relationships: a qualitative study across two academic health centers
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:82-9. 2013
  10. pmc Core competencies in the science and practice of knowledge translation: description of a Canadian strategic training initiative
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:127. 2011

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Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative safety of anti-epileptic drugs among infants and children exposed in utero or during breastfeeding: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:68. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of antiretroviral therapies for HIV-infected women and their infants and children: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:51. 2014
    ..We aim to evaluate the comparative safety and effectiveness of the use of antiretroviral drugs among HIV-infected women and the effects on their infants and children through a systematic review and network meta-analysis...
  3. pmc Histamine H2 receptor antagonists for decreasing gastrointestinal harms in adults using acetylsalicylic acid: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Open Med 6:e109-17. 2012
    ..It is unclear if histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2 blockers) prevent a variety of gastrointestinal harms among patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) over long periods...
  4. pmc Impact of H1N1 on socially disadvantaged populations: systematic review
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e39437. 2012
    ..The burden of H1N1 among socially disadvantaged populations is unclear. We aimed to synthesize hospitalization, severe illness, and mortality data associated with pandemic A/H1N1/2009 among socially disadvantaged populations...
  5. pmc Determinants of implementation of maternal health guidelines in Kosovo: mixed methods study
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:108. 2013
    ..Several models of framework are available to consider for use in guideline adaptation...
  6. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of long-acting versus intermediate-acting insulin for type 1 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Room 716, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:73. 2013
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of long-acting insulin versus intermediate-acting insulin through a systematic review and network meta-analysis...
  7. pmc Comparative effectiveness of monotherapies and combination therapies for patients with hypertension: protocol for a systematic review with network meta-analyses
    Brian Hutton
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Box 201 K1H 8L6
    Syst Rev 2:44. 2013
    ..The objective of this review is to explore the relative benefits and safety of different pharmacotherapies for management of non-diabetic patients with hypertension, whether of a mild or moderate to severe nature...
  8. pmc Developing a patient and family-centred approach for measuring the quality of injury care: a study protocol
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:31. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this research protocol is to develop and evaluate the first set of patient and family-centred QIs of injury care for critically injured patients..
  9. pmc Characteristics of successful and failed mentoring relationships: a qualitative study across two academic health centers
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:82-9. 2013
    ..To explore the mentor-mentee relationship with a focus on determining the characteristics of effective mentors and mentees and understanding the factors influencing successful and failed mentoring relationships...
  10. pmc Core competencies in the science and practice of knowledge translation: description of a Canadian strategic training initiative
    Sharon E Straus
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:127. 2011
    ..This challenge has resulted in the development of implementation science or knowledge translation (KT) and the resulting need to build capacity in both the science and practice of KT...
  11. pmc Community-based randomised controlled trial evaluating falls and osteoporosis risk management strategies
    P M Ciaschini
    Algoma District Medical Group, Sault Ste Marie, Canada
    Trials 9:62. 2008
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: This trial has been registered with clinicaltrials.gov (ID: NCT00465387)...
  12. pmc Decision aid on radioactive iodine treatment for early stage papillary thyroid cancer--a randomized controlled trial
    Anna M Sawka
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 11:81. 2010
    ..This decision is often difficult because of conflicting reports of RAI treatment benefit and medical evidence uncertainty due to the lack of long-term randomized controlled trials...
  13. pmc Protocol: developing a conceptual framework of patient mediated knowledge translation, systematic review using a realist approach
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Departments of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:25. 2011
    ..The purpose of this knowledge synthesis is to develop a conceptual framework for patient-mediated KT interventions...
  14. pmc Exploring mentorship as a strategy to build capacity for knowledge translation research and practice: protocol for a qualitative study
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 4:55. 2009
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  15. pmc Factors associated with the subspecialty choices of internal medicine residents in Canada
    Leora Horn
    Department of Medical Oncology, Vanderbilt University, 777 Preston Research Building, 2220 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:37. 2008
    ..To address the concern about physician imbalances in internal medicine subspecialties, we need to examine the factors that motivate residents when making career decisions...
  16. pmc Community based intervention to optimize osteoporosis management: randomized controlled trial
    Patricia M Ciaschini
    Algoma District Medical Group, Sault Ste Marie, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:60. 2010
    ..This pragmatic randomised study was done to evaluate the impact of a multifaceted community-based care program aimed at optimizing evidence-based management in patients at risk for osteoporosis and fractures...
  17. pmc Temporal Artery versus Bladder Thermometry during Adult Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Monitoring: An Observational Study
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:13. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Development of a mentorship strategy: a knowledge translation case study
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:117-22. 2008
    ..Mentorship influences career success but is threatened in academia by increased clinical, research, and administrative demands...
  19. doi request reprint Issues in the mentor-mentee relationship in academic medicine: a qualitative study
    Sharon E Straus
    Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Acad Med 84:135-9. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Knowledge translation is the use of knowledge in health care decision making
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Shutter Wing 2 026, Toronto, Ontario M5B1W8, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:6-10. 2011
    ..To provide an overview of the science and practice of knowledge translation...
  21. pmc Evaluating the teaching of evidence based medicine: conceptual framework
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 9ES 407, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    BMJ 329:1029-32. 2004
  22. pmc Career choice in academic medicine: systematic review
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1222-9. 2006
    ..To review systematically the evidence about what factors influence the decision to choose or not choose a career in academic medicine...
  23. ncbi request reprint How do I perform a lumbar puncture and analyze the results to diagnose bacterial meningitis?
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta
    JAMA 296:2012-22. 2006
    ..Diagnostic lumbar punctures (LPs), commonly used to rule out meningitis, are associated with adverse events...
  24. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome and its impact on professionalism: qualitative study of physicians' behaviour during an emerging healthcare crisis
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    BMJ 329:83. 2004
    ..To explore issues of medical professionalism in the context of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a new emerging health threat...
  25. pmc Teaching evidence-based medicine skills can change practice in a community hospital
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:340-3. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate whether a multifaceted EBM intervention consisting of teaching EBM skills and provision of electronic evidence resources changed clinical practice...
  26. pmc Interventions to decrease the risk of adverse cardiac events for post-surgery or chemotherapy patients taking serotonin (5-HT3) receptor antagonists: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1 T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:45. 2013
    ....
  27. pmc Designing and evaluating a web-based self-management site for patients with type 2 diabetes--systematic website development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:57. 2012
    ..Web-based interventions have the potential to bridge the gaps in diabetes care and self-management...
  28. pmc The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on medical house staff: a qualitative study
    Gloria Rambaldini
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:381-5. 2005
    ..To explore the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on a medical training program and to develop principles for professional training programs to consider in dealing with future, similar crises...
  29. 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
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  30. ncbi request reprint Harassment and discrimination in medical training: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Naif Fnais
    Mr Fnais is a medical student, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Ms Soobiah is research coordinator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Chen is a biostatistician, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Lillie is research coordinator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Perrier is information specialist, Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Tashkhandi is an MSc candidate, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, and associate researcher, Applied Health Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Straus is professor, Department of Medicine, and Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and Director, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto
    Acad Med 89:817-27. 2014
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  31. pmc Safety, effectiveness, and cost of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors versus intermediate acting insulin for type 2 diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:47. 2013
    ..As such, our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of DPP-4 inhibitors versus intermediate acting insulin for T2DM patients who have failed both first- and second-line diabetes treatments...
  32. doi request reprint An asthma action plan created by physician, educator and patient online collaboration with usability and visual design optimization
    Samir Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Respiration 84:406-15. 2012
    ..Existing AAPs have been developed by experts, without the inclusion of all stakeholders (such as patients with asthma) and without specifically addressing usability and visual design...
  33. pmc Understanding the attitudes of the elderly towards enrolment into cancer clinical trials
    Carol A Townsley
    Princess Margaret Hospital PMH and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Cancer 6:34. 2006
    ..This project focuses on the attitudes of the elderly about participation in clinical trials to determine if this is one of the barriers to the involvement of this population in clinical trials...
  34. pmc Use of cognitive enhancers for mild cognitive impairment: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON, M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:25. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of cognitive enhancers for MCI through a systematic review and network (that is, indirect comparisons) meta-analysis...
  35. 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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  36. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: clinical applications
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1396-8. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Finding knowledge translation articles in CINAHL
    Cynthia Lokker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:1179-83. 2010
    ..Researchers and decision makers need to be able to readily access the literature on KT for the field to grow and to evaluate the existing evidence...
  38. pmc Efficacy of falls prevention interventions: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:38. 2013
    ..Our objective is to identify the most effective interventions and combinations of interventions that prevent falls though a systematic review and meta-analysis, including a network meta-analysis...
  39. pmc Safety of serotonin (5-HT3) receptor antagonists in patients undergoing surgery and chemotherapy: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Room 716, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:46. 2013
    ..To examine this further, we are proposing to conduct a systematic review and network meta-analysis on the comparative safety of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists among patients undergoing chemotherapy or surgery...
  40. 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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  41. 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
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  42. pmc Evaluation of a toolkit to improve cardiovascular disease screening and treatment for people with type 2 diabetes: protocol for a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial
    Baiju R Shah
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 11:44. 2010
    ..This study will evaluate the impact of the strategy to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening, prevention and treatment for people with diabetes...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Efficacy of cognitive enhancers for Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 209 Victoria Street, East Building, Toronto, ON, M5B 1T8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:31. 2012
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost of cognitive enhancers for Alzheimer's disease through a systematic review...
  45. 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
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  46. doi request reprint Impact of H1N1 on socially disadvantaged populations: summary of a systematic review
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:54-8. 2013
    ..This is a summary of a previously published systematic review commissioned by the World Health Organization on the burden of H1N1 pandemic (influenza A/Mexico/2009 (H1N1)) among socially disadvantaged populations...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. pmc A qualitative analysis of a consensus process to develop quality indicators of injury care
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:45. 2013
    ..However, there are limited studies of the key domains that are considered during panel discussion when developing quality indicators...
  49. ncbi request reprint Perceived facilitators and barriers to self-management in individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury: a qualitative descriptive study
    Sarah E P Munce
    Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Neurol 14:48. 2014
    ..Thus, the purpose of the current study was to understand the perceived facilitators and barriers to self-management to prevent secondary complications...
  50. pmc Systematic review and evaluation of web-accessible tools for management of diabetes and related cardiovascular risk factors by patients and healthcare providers
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:514-22. 2012
    ..To identify and evaluate the effectiveness, clinical usefulness, sustainability, and usability of web-compatible diabetes-related tools...
  51. pmc Group differences in physician responses to handheld presentation of clinical evidence: a verbal protocol analysis
    Danielle M Lottridge
    Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:22. 2007
    ..To identify individual differences in physicians' needs for the presentation of evidence resources and preferences for mobile devices...
  52. pmc Comparing administration of questionnaires via the internet to pen-and-paper in patients with heart failure: randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Wu
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 11:e3. 2009
    ..To date, information is lacking on the validity of questionnaires administered over the Internet in patients with chronic diseases such as heart failure...
  53. doi request reprint Usability of a mobile electronic medical record prototype: a verbal protocol analysis
    Robert C Wu
    Knowledge Translation Program, University of Toronto, Canada
    Inform Health Soc Care 33:139-49. 2008
    ..Yet providing an electronic medical record on handheld devices presents many usability challenges, and it is unclear whether clinicians will use them...
  54. pmc Interventions encouraging the use of systematic reviews in clinical decision-making: a systematic review
    Laure Perrier
    Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:419-26. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews have the potential to inform clinical decisions, yet little is known about the impact of interventions on increasing the use of systematic reviews in clinical decision-making...
  55. doi request reprint Effect of an educational toolkit on quality of care: a pragmatic cluster randomized trial
    Baiju R Shah
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 11:e1001588. 2014
    ..The objective of this pragmatic cluster randomized trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational toolkit focusing on cardiovascular disease screening and risk reduction in people with diabetes...
  56. pmc Clinical balance assessment: perceptions of commonly-used standardized measures and current practices among physiotherapists in Ontario, Canada
    Kathryn M Sibley
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:33. 2013
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  57. doi request reprint The impact of leadership training programs on physicians in academic medical centers: a systematic review
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:710-23. 2013
    ..To identify the impact of leadership training programs at academic medical centers (AMCs) on physicians' knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and outcomes...
  58. pmc WikiBuild: a new online collaboration process for multistakeholder tool development and consensus building
    Samir Gupta
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e108. 2011
    ..Existing consensus techniques are poorly suited to design of visual media, can be expensive and logistically demanding, and are subject to caveats arising from group dynamics such as participant hierarchies...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc Clinical trials and novel pathogens: lessons learned from SARS
    Matthew P Muller
    Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:389-94. 2004
    ..Strategies to facilitate future clinical trials during outbreaks of unknown or novel pathogens are also presented...
  61. pmc Is Web-only self-care education sufficient for heart failure patients?
    Aleksandra Jovicic
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:296-300. 2009
    ..These results show a benefit to learning of a teleconferencing intervention that is over and above the benefit of an intervention based on Web information and email access alone...
  62. doi request reprint Does this patient have delirium?: value of bedside instruments
    Camilla L Wong
    Division of Geriatrics, and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 304:779-86. 2010
    ..Despite its importance, health care clinicians often fail to recognize delirium. Simple bedside instruments may lead to improved identification...
  63. ncbi request reprint Adverse cardiac events in older patients receiving venlafaxine: a population-based study
    Joanne M Ho
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, G Wing 106, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 75:e552-8. 2014
    ..Venlafaxine is a commonly prescribed antidepressant, but whether its noradrenergic effects impart increased cardiovascular risk is unknown. We sought to examine the cardiac safety of venlafaxine relative to sertraline in older patients...
  64. doi request reprint Designing and evaluating an interprofessional shared decision-making and goal-setting decision aid for patients with diabetes in clinical care - systematic decision aid development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 9:16. 2014
    ..Furthermore, incorporating interprofessional integration into practice may overcome barriers to implementation. However, these strategies have not been taken up extensively in clinical practice...
  65. pmc Risk of heart failure and edema associated with the use of pregabalin: a systematic review
    Joanne M Ho
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Suite RFE 3 805, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:25. 2013
    ..To examine this further, we will conduct a systematic review of the risk of heart failure and edema associated with use of pregabalin...
  66. doi request reprint An evaluation of a proactive geriatric trauma consultation service
    Magda Lenartowicz
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:1098-101. 2012
    ..To describe and evaluate an inpatient geriatric trauma consultation service (GTCS)...
  67. doi request reprint Does this patient have a pleural effusion?
    Camilla L Wong
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Toronto, and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 301:309-17. 2009
    ..Pleural effusion is a common finding among patients presenting with respiratory symptoms. The value of the bedside examination to detect pleural effusion is unclear...
  68. pmc Interventions encouraging the use of systematic reviews by health policymakers and managers: a systematic review
    Laure Perrier
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:43. 2011
    ..Systematic reviews have the potential to inform decisions made by health policymakers and managers, yet little is known about the impact of interventions to increase the use of systematic reviews by these groups in decision making...
  69. doi request reprint Knowledge-to-action cycle
    Sharon E Straus
    University of Calgary Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Evid Based Med 13:98-100. 2008
  70. doi request reprint What type of urinary incontinence does this woman have?
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    Division of Geriatrics, and Knowledge Translation Program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 299:1446-56. 2008
    ..Urinary incontinence is a prevalent condition and treatment options can depend on what type of incontinence is present...
  71. doi request reprint Charting a professional course: a review of mentorship in medicine
    Ann Marie McKenna
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Radiol 8:109-12. 2011
    ..The authors review the current literature for mentorship in medicine, including characteristics of successful mentors and their mentees, and the emerging role of formal institution-wide mentorship programs...
  72. ncbi request reprint The development of an online decision support tool for organizational readiness for change
    Sobia Khan
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond St, Toronto M5B 1W8, Canada
    Implement Sci 9:56. 2014
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  73. doi request reprint Chronic disease and falls in community-dwelling Canadians over 65 years old: a population-based study exploring associations with number and pattern of chronic conditions
    Kathryn M Sibley
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 14:22. 2014
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  74. 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
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  75. ncbi request reprint Analysis and reporting of factorial trials: a systematic review
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    JAMA 289:2545-53. 2003
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  76. pmc How can we improve the interpretation of systematic reviews?
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Med 9:31. 2011
    ..Please see Research article: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/9/30/...
  77. doi request reprint Does this patient have bacterial peritonitis or portal hypertension? How do I perform a paracentesis and analyze the results?
    Camilla L Wong
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    JAMA 299:1166-78. 2008
    ..Abdominal paracenteses are performed in patients with ascites, most commonly to assess for infection or portal hypertension and to manage refractory ascites...
  78. 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...
  79. 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
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  80. pmc Less than ideal: how oncologists practice with limited drug access
    Kelvin K Chan
    Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital and RS McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Oshawa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 8:190-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate Canadian medical oncologists' perspectives on how barriers to accessing new expensive cancer drugs have affected their practice and their opinions on the drug approval and funding processes...
  81. doi request reprint Trauma center quality improvement programs in the United States, Canada, and Australasia
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:163-9. 2012
    ..To compare quality improvement (QI) programs of trauma centers in 4 high-income countries...
  82. pmc The impact of the electronic medical record on structure, process, and outcomes within primary care: a systematic review of the evidence
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:732-7. 2011
    ..Before implementing an EMR/EHR system, primary-care practices should have an understanding of the potential benefits and limitations...
  83. pmc Evidence for handheld electronic medical records in improving care: a systematic review
    Robert C Wu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:26. 2006
    ..To confirm this, we performed a systematic review of the evidence assessing the effects of handheld electronic medical records on clinical care...
  84. ncbi request reprint Validation of electronic urinary incontinence questionnaires
    Sharon E Straus
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 17:5195-9. 2010
    ..To investigate whether there is any significant difference between the electronic and the paper-based version of Urogenital Distress Inventory-6 questionnaire (UDI-6) and the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 questionnaire (IIQ-7)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the preoperative assessment in predicting pulmonary risk after nonthoracic surgery
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:741-4. 2003
    ..0; p = 0.007). Thus, preoperative factors can identify those patients referred to pulmonologists or internists who are at increased risk for pulmonary complications after nonthoracic surgery...
  86. pmc What is the value and impact of quality and safety teams? A scoping review
    Deborah E White
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:97. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a scoping review of the literature about the establishment and impact of quality and safety team initiatives in acute care...
  87. pmc A pragmatic study exploring the prevention of delirium among hospitalized older hip fracture patients: Applying evidence to routine clinical practice using clinical decision support
    Jayna M Holroyd-Leduc
    Foothills Medical Center, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:81. 2010
    ..20). Translation of evidence-based multi-component delirium prevention strategies into everyday clinical care, using the electronic medical record, was not found to be effective at decreasing delirium rates among hip facture patients...
  88. pmc A cross-sectional study of the number and frequency of terms used to refer to knowledge translation in a body of health literature in 2006: a Tower of Babel?
    K Ann McKibbon
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:16. 2010
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  89. pmc Effects of self-management intervention on health outcomes of patients with heart failure: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Aleksandra Jovicic
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, 5 King s College Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G8, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:43. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the effectiveness of self-management interventions on hospital readmission rates, mortality, and health-related quality of life in patients diagnosed with heart failure...
  90. ncbi request reprint New evidence for stroke prevention: scientific review
    Sharon E Straus
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, ENG 248, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 288:1388-95. 2002
    ..Stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, and the application of evidence for stroke prevention varies considerably...
  91. ncbi request reprint Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?
    Ian D Graham
    School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:13-24. 2006
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  92. ncbi request reprint Are older cancer patients being referred to oncologists? A mail questionnaire of Ontario primary care practitioners to evaluate their referral patterns
    Carol A Townsley
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 21:4627-35. 2003
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  93. doi request reprint Evidence for quality indicators to evaluate adult trauma care: a systematic review
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 39:846-59. 2011
    ..We sought to systematically review the evidence about the reliability, validity, and implementation of quality indicators for evaluating trauma care...
  94. ncbi request reprint Mentoring in academic medicine: a systematic review
    Dario Sambunjak
    Croatian Medical Journal, Zagreb, Croatia
    JAMA 296:1103-15. 2006
    ..Therefore, evidence for the value of mentoring needs to be evaluated...
  95. pmc Diagnosis: highlighting the gaps
    Sharon E Straus
    J Gen Intern Med 18:228-9. 2003
  96. ncbi request reprint Individualizing treatment decisions. The likelihood of being helped or harmed
    Sharon E Straus
    University of Toronto
    Eval Health Prof 25:210-24. 2002
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  97. ncbi request reprint Evidence based medicine: increasing, not dictating, choice
    Kay Dickersin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 334:s10. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine in practice
    Sharon E Straus
    ACP J Club 136:A11-2. 2002
  99. pmc What has evidence based medicine done for us?
    Sharon E Straus
    BMJ 329:987-8. 2004
  100. 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
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