Norma Terrin

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for publication bias in the presence of heterogeneity
    Norma Terrin
    Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Stat Med 22:2113-26. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint In an empirical evaluation of the funnel plot, researchers could not visually identify publication bias
    Norma Terrin
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:894-901. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint External validity of predictive models: a comparison of logistic regression, classification trees, and neural networks
    Norma Terrin
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:721-9. 2003
  4. pmc Measuring global health-related quality of life in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a longitudinal study
    Angie Mae Rodday
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:26. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cell-free DNA fragmentation patterns in amniotic fluid identify genetic abnormalities and changes due to storage
    Inga Peter
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St NEMC no 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 17:185-90. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Telling children and adolescents about their cancer diagnosis: Cross-cultural comparisons between pediatric oncologists in the US and Japan
    Susan K Parsons
    Center on Child and Family Outcomes, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Psychooncology 16:60-8. 2007
  7. pmc Performance of the parent emotional functioning (PREMO) screener in parents of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Angie Mae Rodday
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, 345, Boston, MA, 02111, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1427-33. 2013
  8. pmc Random treatment assignment using mathematical equipoise for comparative effectiveness trials
    Harry P Selker
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 4:10-6. 2011
  9. pmc The case of the misleading funnel plot
    Joseph Lau
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMJ 333:597-600. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: progress, challenges and future directions
    Susan K Parsons
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:217-25. 2013

Research Grants

  1. DEALING WITH PUBLICATION BIAS IN META-ANALYSIS
    Norma Terrin; Fiscal Year: 2000
  2. DEALING WITH PUBLICATION BIAS IN META-ANALYSIS
    Norma Terrin; Fiscal Year: 2004

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjusting for publication bias in the presence of heterogeneity
    Norma Terrin
    Division of Clinical Care Research, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Stat Med 22:2113-26. 2003
    ..Selection modelling is an alternative method warranting further study. It performed better than trim and fill in our simulations, although its frequency of convergence varied, depending on the simulation parameters...
  2. ncbi request reprint In an empirical evaluation of the funnel plot, researchers could not visually identify publication bias
    Norma Terrin
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:894-901. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether researchers can correctly identify publication bias from visual inspection of funnel plots in typical-size systematic reviews...
  3. ncbi request reprint External validity of predictive models: a comparison of logistic regression, classification trees, and neural networks
    Norma Terrin
    Division of Clinical Care Research, Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:721-9. 2003
    ..We report a simulation study that compared the external validity of standard logistic regression (LR1), logistic regression with piecewise-linear and quadratic terms (LR2), classification trees, and neural networks (NNETs)...
  4. pmc Measuring global health-related quality of life in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a longitudinal study
    Angie Mae Rodday
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:26. 2013
    ..This paper evaluates the psychometric properties of the global HRQL scale in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and describes the trajectory of global HRQL scores over the 12-month course following HSCT...
  5. doi request reprint Cell-free DNA fragmentation patterns in amniotic fluid identify genetic abnormalities and changes due to storage
    Inga Peter
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St NEMC no 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 17:185-90. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Telling children and adolescents about their cancer diagnosis: Cross-cultural comparisons between pediatric oncologists in the US and Japan
    Susan K Parsons
    Center on Child and Family Outcomes, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Psychooncology 16:60-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to (1) describe patterns of communication at diagnosis between pediatric oncologists and children with cancer and (2) compare cultural differences in these practices in the US and Japan...
  7. pmc Performance of the parent emotional functioning (PREMO) screener in parents of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Angie Mae Rodday
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, 345, Boston, MA, 02111, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:1427-33. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Random treatment assignment using mathematical equipoise for comparative effectiveness trials
    Harry P Selker
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 4:10-6. 2011
    ..This approach may have utility for comparative effectiveness trials and for application of trial results to clinical practice...
  9. pmc The case of the misleading funnel plot
    Joseph Lau
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMJ 333:597-600. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: progress, challenges and future directions
    Susan K Parsons
    The Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:217-25. 2013
    ..Future work in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplants must seek to capture the experiences and perceptions of all those involved...
  11. doi request reprint Association of OPRM1 and COMT single-nucleotide polymorphisms with hospital length of stay and treatment of neonatal abstinence syndrome
    Elisha M Wachman
    Department of Pediatrics, The Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    JAMA 309:1821-7. 2013
    ..Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the μ-opioid receptor (OPRM1), multidrug resistance (ABCB1), and catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) genes are associated with risk for opioid addiction in adults...
  12. pmc Parental emotional functioning declines with occurrence of clinical complications in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant
    Norma Terrin
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Support Care Cancer 21:687-95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether clinical complications of HSCT could explain variation in parents' recovery of emotional functioning...
  13. pmc Medication possession ratio associated with short-term virologic response in individuals initiating antiretroviral therapy in Namibia
    Steven Y Hong
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e56307. 2013
    ..24, 12.21), p = 0.013. Adherence was high with all measures. Only MPR, was associated with short-term virologic response, suggesting its cross-culturally utility for early identification of patients at high risk for virologic failure...
  14. pmc Poverty, hunger, education, and residential status impact survival in HIV
    James McMahon
    Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1503-11. 2011
    ..SES contributes to mortality in HIV infected persons directly and indirectly, and should be a target of health policy in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a patient-specific predictive instrument for the need for dose reduction in chemotherapy for breast cancer: a potential decision aid for the use of myeloid growth factors
    Panos Savvides
    Division of Hematology Oncology, School of Medicine, New England Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:313-20. 2003
    ..This instrument could help clinicians select patients who will benefit from early administration of myeloid growth factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impaired respiratory and skeletal muscle strength in patients prior to hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation
    Alexander C White
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Division, New England Medical Center, NEMC 369, 750 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Chest 128:145-52. 2005
    ..The primary aim was to determine if respiratory and skeletal muscle strength and submaximal exercise capacity were reduced in subjects prior to sibling- or unrelated-donor hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT)...
  17. doi request reprint Nurse opinions and pulse oximeter saturation target limits for preterm infants
    Tuyet Hang Nghiem
    Division of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1039-46. 2008
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Research Grants5

  1. DEALING WITH PUBLICATION BIAS IN META-ANALYSIS
    Norma Terrin; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The goal of this project is to address these critical gaps, as well as to develop and test new methodology for detecting and adjusting for bias. ..
  2. DEALING WITH PUBLICATION BIAS IN META-ANALYSIS
    Norma Terrin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-range goal is to make available, for nay meta-analysis, the most appropriate tool for dealing publication bias, depending on the characteristics of the data. ..