T Jefferson

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antivirals for influenza in healthy adults: systematic review
    T Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, ASL 20, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 367:303-13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae in western Europe: serotype distribution and incidence in children less than 2 years old
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:405-10. 2006
  3. pmc Attenti alle bufale ("beware of red herrings"), or, how to make evidence-based medicine work for you
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 99:625-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Inactivated influenza vaccines in the elderly--are you sure?
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 370:1199-200. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy children
    Tom Jefferson
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Roma, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD004879. 2012
  6. pmc Implementing a guideline for the treatment of type 2 diabetics: results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial (C-RCT)
    Carla Perria
    Community Health Unit, Lazio Region Public Health Agency, Rome, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:79. 2007
  7. pmc Bufale spotting, part two: assessing systematic reviews
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:180-1. 2007
  8. pmc Bufale spotting, part three: assessing editorials
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:267. 2007
  9. pmc Bufale Spotting, part 9: assessing an economic evaluation
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 101:175-6. 2008
  10. pmc Bufale spotting, Part 10: Assessing a journal
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 101:235-6. 2008

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Antivirals for influenza in healthy adults: systematic review
    T Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, ASL 20, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 367:303-13. 2006
    ..Use of antivirals is recommended for the control of seasonal and pandemic influenza. Our aim was to review the evidence of efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of registered antivirals against naturally occurring influenza in healthy adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae in western Europe: serotype distribution and incidence in children less than 2 years old
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:405-10. 2006
    ..Thus the use of studies of vaccine effectiveness based on the US population may lead to an overestimation of the benefits of its introduction in Europe...
  3. pmc Attenti alle bufale ("beware of red herrings"), or, how to make evidence-based medicine work for you
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 99:625-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Inactivated influenza vaccines in the elderly--are you sure?
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 370:1199-200. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy children
    Tom Jefferson
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Roma, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD004879. 2012
    ..The consequences of influenza in children and adults are mainly absenteeism from school and work. However, the risk of complications is greatest in children and people over 65 years of age...
  6. pmc Implementing a guideline for the treatment of type 2 diabetics: results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial (C-RCT)
    Carla Perria
    Community Health Unit, Lazio Region Public Health Agency, Rome, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:79. 2007
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of different strategies for the implementation of an evidence-based guideline for the management of non-complicated type 2 diabetes among General Practitioners (GPs) of Lazio region...
  7. pmc Bufale spotting, part two: assessing systematic reviews
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:180-1. 2007
  8. pmc Bufale spotting, part three: assessing editorials
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:267. 2007
  9. pmc Bufale Spotting, part 9: assessing an economic evaluation
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 101:175-6. 2008
  10. pmc Bufale spotting, Part 10: Assessing a journal
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 101:235-6. 2008
  11. pmc Relation of study quality, concordance, take home message, funding, and impact in studies of influenza vaccines: systematic review
    T Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, ASL Azienda Sanitaria Locale AL 20, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    BMJ 338:b354. 2009
    ..To explore the relation between study concordance, take home message, funding, and dissemination of comparative studies assessing the effects of influenza vaccines...
  12. pmc Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses: systematic review
    Tom Jefferson
    Acute Respiratory Infections Group, Cochrane Collaboration, Rome, Italy
    BMJ 339:b3675. 2009
    ..To review systematically the evidence of effectiveness of physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses...
  13. pmc Influenza vaccination: policy versus evidence
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Anguillara Sabazia, Roma 00061, Italy
    BMJ 333:912-5. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses: a Cochrane review
    T Jefferson
    Vaccines Field, The Cochrane Collaboration, Roma, Italy
    Health Technol Assess 14:347-476. 2010
    ..Viral epidemics or pandemics of acute respiratory infections like influenza or severe acute respiratory syndrome pose a world-wide threat. Antiviral drugs and vaccinations may be insufficient to prevent catastrophe...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults: a Cochrane review
    T Jefferson
    Vaccines Field, The Cochrane Collaboration, Roma, Italy
    Health Technol Assess 14:355-458. 2010
    ..Neuraminidase inhibitors (NI) are recommended for use against influenza and its complications in inter-pandemic years and during pandemics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination and multiple sclerosis: evidence from a systematic review
    V Demicheli
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, Alessandria, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 10:343-4. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines in healthy children: systematic review
    T Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, ASL 20, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 365:773-80. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess evidence of efficacy and effectiveness of live attenuated and inactivated influenza vaccines in children up to 16 years of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines in elderly people: a systematic review
    T Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, ASL 20, 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Lancet 366:1165-74. 2005
    ..Influenza vaccination of elderly individuals is recommended worldwide. Our aim was to review the evidence of efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines in individuals aged 65 years or older...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influenza like Illness (ILI): prescribing behaviour of 83 sentry doctors in Lazio region in the period 2001-2002. Is it adherent to Italian ILI guidelines?
    L Orzella
    Agency of Public Health ASP Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 19:19-26. 2007
    ..Overall, doctors' attitude in prescribing is generally coherent with Italian Guidelines on ILI even though a high variability still persists...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccines in adults
    T Jefferson
    Health Reviews Ltd, Via Adige 28a, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:255-8. 2002
    ..As the yearly levels of circulating A and B viruses are difficult to predict during the decision time for a vaccination campaign, there is a considerable element of uncertainty regarding the likely effectiveness of 'this year's' vaccine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of immune globulins in preventing infectious hepatitis and hepatitis A: a systematic review
    E Bianco
    National Health Institute, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 36:834-42. 2004
    ..To assess the effectiveness and safety of immune globulins in preventing infectious hepatitis and hepatitis A...
  22. pmc Author's response to influenza vaccination: policy v evidence
    Tom Jefferson
    BMJ 333:1172. 2006
  23. pmc Bufala spotting, part one: assessing research papers
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:38-9. 2007
  24. pmc Polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccines
    Tom Jefferson
    BMJ 325:292-3. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint The Brighton Collaboration: addressing the need for standardized case definitions of adverse events following immunization (AEFI)
    Jan Bonhoeffer
    University Children s Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Vaccine 21:298-302. 2002
    ..Comparability requires the availability of standardized case definitions for adverse events following immunization (AEFI) and guidelines for case determination, recording and data presentation...
  26. pmc Bufale spotting, part 8: assessing a letter to a journal
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field and Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    J R Soc Med 100:551. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of influenza vaccination and treatment
    Tom Jefferson
    Ann Intern Med 138:607; author reply 608-9. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality of systematic reviews of economic evaluations in health care
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Health Economics Group, Rome, Italy
    JAMA 287:2809-12. 2002
    ..Measures taken by the research community to address the issue included the promulgation of guidelines and the publicizing of good practice in economic evaluation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination for elderly people and their care workers
    Tom Jefferson
    Lancet 369:1857-8. 2007
  30. pmc Balancing benefits and harms in health care: observational data on harm are already included in systematic reviews
    Tom Jefferson
    BMJ 327:750. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint A systematic approach to medical decision-making of uncommon clinical pictures: a case of ulcerative skin lesions by palm tree thorn injury and a one-year follow-up
    Salvatore Corrao
    Unit of Clinical Methodology, Epidemiology and Statistics, A R N A S Civico e Benfratelli Hospital Trust, Palermo, Italy
    Med Inform Internet Med 30:203-10. 2005
    ..The method we have proposed can be applied in every area of the world, especially in rural areas. Finally, an Internet-shared database of uncommon clinical pictures with critically appraised topics could be useful in saving more time...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based emergency pathways for patients with acute coronary syndrome]
    Stefania Cardo
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica del Lazio
    Ital Heart J 6:27S-40S. 2005
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  33. pmc Detecting plagiarism: current quality control systems don't work
    Tom Jefferson
    BMJ 333:706. 2006
  34. pmc Bioterrorism and compulsory vaccination
    Tom Jefferson
    BMJ 329:524-5. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of editorial peer review in the evaluation of vaccine safety
    Tom Jefferson
    Cochrane Vaccines Field, 00061 Anguillara Sabazia, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 22:2073-5. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint A withdrawn prepublication
    Tom Jefferson
    Lancet 369:901-2. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Informed choice and balance are victims of the MMR-autism saga
    Tom Jefferson
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:135-6. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of editorial peer review
    Tom Jefferson
    Health Reviews Ltd, Rome, Italy
    JAMA 287:2786-90. 2002
    ..The quality of a process can only be tested against its agreed objectives. Editorial peer-review is widely used, yet there appears to be little agreement about how to measure its effects or processes...