Johann Steurer

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Communicating accuracy of tests to general practitioners: a controlled study
    Johann Steurer
    Horten Zentrum für praxisorientierte Forschung und Wissenstransfer, Universitatsspital Zurich, Bolleystrasse 40, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 324:824-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prediction of first coronary events with the Framingham score: a systematic review
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am Heart J 153:722-31, 731.e1-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine in asthma: do they work?
    Claudia Steurer-Stey
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Policlinic, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:338-44. 2002
  4. pmc ProCOC: the prostate cancer outcomes cohort study
    Martin Umbehr
    Horten Centre for patient oriented research and knowledge transfer, University of Zurich, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 8:9. 2008
  5. pmc Do citizens have minimum medical knowledge? A survey
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 5:14. 2007
  6. pmc Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: when are antibiotics indicated? A systematic review
    Milo A Puhan
    Horten Centre, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respir Res 8:30. 2007
  7. pmc Barriers to apply cardiovascular prediction rules in primary care: a postal survey
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 8:1. 2007
  8. pmc Diagnostic aid to rule out pneumonia in adults with cough and feeling of fever. A validation study in the primary care setting
    Ulrike Held
    Horten Center for Patient oriented Research and Knowledge Transfer, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Pestalozzistrasse 24, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 12:355. 2012
  9. pmc Quantitative radiologic criteria for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic literature review
    Johann Steurer
    Horten Centre for patient oriented research and knowledge transfer, University Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:175. 2011
  10. pmc Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:417. 2003

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  1. pmc Communicating accuracy of tests to general practitioners: a controlled study
    Johann Steurer
    Horten Zentrum für praxisorientierte Forschung und Wissenstransfer, Universitatsspital Zurich, Bolleystrasse 40, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 324:824-6. 2002
    ..To assess the extent to which different forms of summarising diagnostic test information influence general practitioners' ability to estimate disease probabilities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prediction of first coronary events with the Framingham score: a systematic review
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am Heart J 153:722-31, 731.e1-8. 2007
    ..Uncertainty exists about the performance of the Framingham risk score when applied in different populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine in asthma: do they work?
    Claudia Steurer-Stey
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Policlinic, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:338-44. 2002
    ..An increasing number of patients with asthma are attracted by complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Therefore, it is of importance that scientific evidence about the efficacy of this type of therapy is regarded...
  4. pmc ProCOC: the prostate cancer outcomes cohort study
    Martin Umbehr
    Horten Centre for patient oriented research and knowledge transfer, University of Zurich, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 8:9. 2008
    ..These questions can be addressed in the context of a cohort study...
  5. pmc Do citizens have minimum medical knowledge? A survey
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 5:14. 2007
    ..We tested to what degree Swiss adult citizens satisfy this criterion for MMK and whether people with medical experience have acquired better knowledge than those without...
  6. pmc Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: when are antibiotics indicated? A systematic review
    Milo A Puhan
    Horten Centre, University Hospital of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respir Res 8:30. 2007
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to analyse randomised controlled trials investigating the clinical benefit of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations...
  7. pmc Barriers to apply cardiovascular prediction rules in primary care: a postal survey
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 8:1. 2007
    ..Little is known about barriers for application. The objective of this study was to evaluate barriers impeding the application of cardiovascular prediction rules in primary prevention...
  8. pmc Diagnostic aid to rule out pneumonia in adults with cough and feeling of fever. A validation study in the primary care setting
    Ulrike Held
    Horten Center for Patient oriented Research and Knowledge Transfer, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, Pestalozzistrasse 24, Zurich CH 8091, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 12:355. 2012
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to validate the diagnostic aid in a new sample of primary care patients...
  9. pmc Quantitative radiologic criteria for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic literature review
    Johann Steurer
    Horten Centre for patient oriented research and knowledge transfer, University Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:175. 2011
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  10. pmc Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:417. 2003
    ..To summarise the evidence on accuracy of the Ottawa ankle rules, a decision aid for excluding fractures of the ankle and mid-foot...
  11. ncbi request reprint Oral purified bacterial extracts in chronic bronchitis and COPD: systematic review
    Claudia Steurer-Stey
    Medical Policlinic, University Hospital, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 126:1645-55. 2004
    ..The value of these treatments, which are thought to be immunomodulating, is poorly understood. Our aim was to quantify the efficacy of oral bacteria extracts in patients with chronic bronchitis and COPD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preventive health risk appraisal for older people and impact on GPs' patient management: a prospective study
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre, University Hospital of Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Fam Pract 24:604-9. 2007
    ..Health risk appraisals (HRAs) are recommended for detection of potentially modifiable risk factors for health status decline of older people. Little is known how family physicians manage detected risk factors...
  13. pmc Simple presentation of test accuracy may lead to inflated disease probabilities
    Lucas M Bachmann
    BMJ 326:393. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of ways to describe test accuracy: the effect on physicians' post-test probability estimates
    Milo A Puhan
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 143:184-9. 2005
    ..Some people believe that likelihood ratios provide diagnostic information that is more useful than sensitivity and specificity estimates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multidimensional analysis of learning curves in laparoscopic sigmoid resection: eight-year results
    Selim Dincler
    Department of Surgery, City Hospital Waid, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1371-8; discussion 1378-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to define a multidimensional learning curve for sigmoid resection performed by two surgeons with experience in laparoscopic surgery...
  16. pmc Ultrasonography in screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborns: systematic review
    Nerys F Woolacott
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 330:1413. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint [From "evidence" to "knowledge-based medicine"]
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Ther Umsch 64:657-8. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of differences in symptom perception of older patients and their doctors
    Eberhard Scheuer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine and Horten Center for Applied Research and Science, University Hospital Zurich, Culmannstr 8, CH 8091 Switzerland
    Fam Pract 19:357-61. 2002
    ..Doctors and their older patients do not necessarily agree on what health problem ought to be treated. Discordance influences diagnostic procedures, patient satisfaction and treatment outcome negatively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural treatment for weight loss in primary care: a prospective study
    Klaus Eichler
    Horten Centre, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:489-95. 2007
    ..We assessed whether implementation of a community-based CBT weight loss programme for adults in routine care is feasible and prospectively assessed patient outcome...
  20. pmc Respiratory rehabilitation after acute exacerbation of COPD may reduce risk for readmission and mortality -- a systematic review
    Milo A Puhan
    Horten Centre, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Respir Res 6:54. 2005
    ..To study whether respiratory rehabilitation after acute exacerbation improves prognosis and health status compared to usual care, we quantified its effects using meta-analyses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Education and a standardized management protocol improve the assessment and management of asthma in the emergency department
    Claudia Steurer-Stey
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Policlinic, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:222-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of a standardized management protocol on acute asthma care in the emergency department (ED)...
  22. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of the Ottawa knee rule to rule out knee fractures: a systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Intern Med 140:121-4. 2004
    ..The Ottawa knee rule is a clinical decision aid that helps rule out fractures and avoid unnecessary radiography...
  23. ncbi request reprint More medical journals should inform their contributors about three key principles of graph construction
    Milo A Puhan
    Horten Centre, University of Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1017-22. 2006
    ..To identify key principles of graph construction and to review guidance on graph construction provided by medical journals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinical utility of 18F-FDG PET in patients with head and neck cancer: a probability analysis
    Gerhard W Goerres
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 30:562-71. 2003
    ..Further research is required to derive probabilities for individual patients from sequential testing as applied in the diagnostic work-up of patients with head and neck cancer...