David Atkins

Summary

Affiliation: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:38. 2004
  2. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations II: pilot study of a new system
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rokville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:25. 2005
  3. ncbi Principles of preventive care
    David Atkins
    Agency for Health Care Research and Quality Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, 6010 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Prim Care 29:475-86. 2002
  4. ncbi Making policy when the evidence is in dispute
    David Atkins
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:102-13. 2005
  5. ncbi Multiple risk factors interventions. Are we up to the challenge?
    David Atkins
    Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:102-3. 2004
  6. ncbi Better information for better health care: the Evidence-based Practice Center program and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    David Atkins
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1035-41. 2005
  7. ncbi U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: screening for lipid disorders in adults: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    U S Preventive Services Task Force, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:91, 93, 95. 2002
  8. ncbi Challenges in using nonrandomized studies in systematic reviews of treatment interventions
    Susan L Norris
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1112-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Creating and synthesizing evidence with decision makers in mind: integrating evidence from clinical trials and other study designs
    David Atkins
    Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 45:S16-22. 2007
  10. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    David Atkins
    BMJ 328:1490. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:38. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations II: pilot study of a new system
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rokville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:25. 2005
    ..The GRADE Working Group has developed an approach that addresses key shortcomings in these systems. The aim of this study was to pilot test and further develop the GRADE approach to grading evidence and recommendations...
  3. ncbi Principles of preventive care
    David Atkins
    Agency for Health Care Research and Quality Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, 6010 Executive Boulevard, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Prim Care 29:475-86. 2002
    ..Approach prevention as a package of important services. Educate patients of the need to address all important health issues rather than focusing on a single issue. Examine how well you are delivering high priority services...
  4. ncbi Making policy when the evidence is in dispute
    David Atkins
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:102-13. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi Multiple risk factors interventions. Are we up to the challenge?
    David Atkins
    Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:102-3. 2004
  6. ncbi Better information for better health care: the Evidence-based Practice Center program and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    David Atkins
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1035-41. 2005
    ..We examine continuing evolutions of the program and the impact of planned work on comparative effectiveness performed as part of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003...
  7. ncbi U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: screening for lipid disorders in adults: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    U S Preventive Services Task Force, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:91, 93, 95. 2002
  8. ncbi Challenges in using nonrandomized studies in systematic reviews of treatment interventions
    Susan L Norris
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:1112-9. 2005
    ..We then offer recommendations for using these studies in systematic reviews of treatment interventions...
  9. ncbi Creating and synthesizing evidence with decision makers in mind: integrating evidence from clinical trials and other study designs
    David Atkins
    Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Med Care 45:S16-22. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    David Atkins
    BMJ 328:1490. 2004
    ..Our system for guiding these complex judgments balances the need for simplicity with the need for full and transparent consideration of all important issues...
  11. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies
    Holger J Schunemann
    Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, 00144 Rome, Italy
    BMJ 336:1106-10. 2008
  12. pmc Going from evidence to recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    CLARITY Research Group, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1049-51. 2008
  13. pmc What is "quality of evidence" and why is it important to clinicians?
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:995-8. 2008
  14. pmc GRADE: an emerging consensus on rating quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:924-6. 2008
  15. ncbi Employer coverage of clinical preventive services in the United States
    Maris Ann Bondi
    Health Promotion Research Center, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:214-22. 2006
    ..To characterize employers' coverage of clinical preventive services...
  16. ncbi State mandates for preventive health services
    Maris A Bondi
    JAMA 288:1233. 2002
  17. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of screening mammography beyond age 65 years: a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Jeanne Mandelblatt
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Cancer Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:835-42. 2003
    ..The authors performed a review to determine the costs and benefits of mammography screening after age 65 years...
  18. pmc Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1170-3. 2008