Andrea C Tricco

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Effect of influenza vaccines against mismatched strains: a systematic review protocol
    Andrea C Tricco
    McMaster University, Room 3203, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:35. 2012
  6. pmc Comparing influenza vaccine efficacy against mismatched and matched strains: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med 11:153. 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of quality improvement strategies on the management of diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 379:2252-61. 2012
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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
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  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Effect of influenza vaccines against mismatched strains: a systematic review protocol
    Andrea C Tricco
    McMaster University, Room 3203, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:35. 2012
    ..We propose to systematically review the cross-protection offered by influenza vaccines against circulating influenza A or B viruses that are not antigenically well-matched to vaccine strains...
  6. pmc Comparing influenza vaccine efficacy against mismatched and matched strains: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med 11:153. 2013
    ..However, antigens contained in the vaccines do not always match circulating strains. In the present work we aimed to examine the vaccine efficacy (VE) afforded by influenza vaccines when they are not well matched to circulating strains...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of quality improvement strategies on the management of diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 379:2252-61. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the effects of QI strategies on glycated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)), vascular risk management, microvascular complication monitoring, and smoking cessation in patients with diabetes...
  10. 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/...
  11. pmc Canadian oncogenic human papillomavirus cervical infection prevalence: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 38 Shuter Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1T8, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 11:235. 2011
    ..Oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) infection prevalence is required to determine optimal vaccination strategies. We systematically reviewed the prevalence of oncogenic cervical HPV infection among Canadian females prior to immunization...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc 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
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  14. 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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  15. pmc A review of interventions triggered by hepatitis A infected food-handlers in Canada
    Andrea C Tricco
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, GlaxoSmithKline Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:157. 2006
    ..We undertook a systematic review of such incidents to evaluate the extent of viral transmission through food contamination and the scope of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) interventions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses of hepatitis A vaccine: a systematic review to explore the effect of methodological quality on the economic attractiveness of vaccination strategies
    Andrea M Anonychuk
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:17-32. 2008
    ..Methodological quality varied across studies. Major methodological flaws included inappropriate model type, comparator, incidence estimate and inclusion/exclusion of costs...
  17. 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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  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Use of a catalytic model to estimate hepatitis A incidence in a low-endemicity country: implications for modeling immunization policies
    Ba Pham
    Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 32:167-75. 2012
    ..This study estimates the true incidence of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection in Canada using a catalytic model...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Following 411 Cochrane protocols to completion: a retrospective cohort study
    Andrea C Tricco
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e3684. 2008
    ..g., funding) are being published, this may lead to inaccurate decisions. We examined the frequency of published and unpublished Cochrane reviews and protocol factors that predict the publication of Cochrane reviews...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Non-Cochrane vs. Cochrane reviews were twice as likely to have positive conclusion statements: cross-sectional study
    Andrea C Tricco
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:380-386.e1. 2009
    ..To determine which factors predict favorable results and positive conclusions in systematic reviews (SRs) and to assess the level of agreement between SR results and conclusions...
  24. pmc 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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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  27. doi request reprint An international survey indicated that unpublished systematic reviews exist
    Andrea C Tricco
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:617-623.e5. 2009
    ..To determine the frequency of unpublished systematic reviews (SRs) and explore factors contributing to their occurrence...
  28. pmc Enhanced recovery after vascular surgery: protocol for a systematic review
    Lesley Gotlib Conn
    Department of Surgery, St, Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:52. 2012
    ..We plan to conduct a systematic review of this literature with a view to incorporating ERAS principles into the management of major elective vascular surgery procedures...
  29. pmc Guidelines for randomized clinical trial protocol content: a systematic review
    Jennifer M Tetzlaff
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L6, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:43. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically identify and review RCT protocol guidelines, to assess their characteristics and methods of development, and to compare recommendations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Blinded versus unblinded assessments of risk of bias in studies included in a systematic review
    Kate Morissette
    Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:MR000025. 2011
    ..e. the assessor is unaware of the study author's name, institution, sponsorship, journal, etc.) versus unblinded assessments of risk of bias yield systematically different assessments in a systematic review...
  31. doi request reprint The art and science of knowledge synthesis
    Andrea C Tricco
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:11-20. 2011
    ..To review methods for completing knowledge synthesis...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Interactions of commonly used dietary supplements with cardiovascular drugs: a systematic review
    Salmaan Kanji
    Ottawa Methods Centre, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa Evidence Based Practice Center, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:26. 2012
    ..Many patients on cardiovascular drugs take dietary supplements for presumed benefits and may be at risk for adverse supplement-drug interactions...
  34. pmc Transfer of learning and patient outcome in simulated crisis resource management: a systematic review
    Sylvain Boet
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, General Campus, 501 Smyth Rd, Critical Care Wing 1401, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 61:571-82. 2014
    ..This systematic review was conducted to gain a better understanding of the impact of simulation-based CRM teaching on transfer of learning to the workplace and subsequent changes in patient outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have an exudative pleural effusion? The Rational Clinical Examination systematic review
    M Elizabeth Wilcox
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 311:2422-31. 2014
    ..Thoracentesis is performed to identify the cause of a pleural effusion. Although generally safe, thoracentesis may be complicated by transient hypoxemia, bleeding, patient discomfort, reexpansion pulmonary edema, and pneumothorax...
  36. ncbi request reprint Work-related deaths and traumatic brain injury
    Andrea C Tricco
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Inj 20:719-24. 2006
    ..Traumatic brain injury (TBI) at the workplace is a significant contributor to the number of work-related deaths that occur per year. This study aimed to quantify and characterize these deaths in Ontario...
  37. pmc Seroprevalence of hepatitis A infection in a low endemicity country: a systematic review
    Ba Pham
    Biomedical Data Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 5:56. 2005
    ..This systematic review aimed to 1) estimate age-specific prevalence of HAV antibody in Canada and 2) evaluate infection-associated risk factors...
  38. doi request reprint Manitoba and Saskatchewan administrative health care utilization databases are used differently to answer epidemiologic research questions
    Andrea C Tricco
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:192-197. 2008
    ..To evaluate the use of two Canadian provincial databases by a systematic review of published studies that used them as a primary data source to answer epidemiologic and health services research questions...
  39. doi request reprint Assessment of thiopurine S-methyltransferase activity in patients prescribed thiopurines: a systematic review
    Ronald A Booth
    Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 154:814-23, W-295-8. 2011
    ..The evidence for testing thiopurine S-methyltransferase (TPMT) enzymatic activity or genotype before starting therapy with thiopurine-based drugs is unclear...
  40. ncbi request reprint A systematic review identified few methods and strategies describing when and how to update systematic reviews
    David Moher
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1095-1104. 2007
    ..SRs are most helpful if they are current; however, most of them are not being updated. This SR summarizes strategies and methods describing when and how to update SRs...
  41. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine versus placebo and other agents for depressive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Martin A Katzman
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1845-59. 2007
    ..To compare paroxetine with placebo and other antidepressants across multiple efficacy and tolerability outcomes...