consensus

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Summary: General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.

Top Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi Metabolic syndrome--a new world-wide definition. A Consensus Statement from the International Diabetes Federation
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK and International Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Australia
    Diabet Med 23:469-80. 2006
  3. ncbi Expert consensus document on arterial stiffness: methodological issues and clinical applications
    Stephane Laurent
    Department of Pharmacology and Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, INSERM U652, 20 rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 27:2588-605. 2006
  4. doi OARSI recommendations for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis, Part II: OARSI evidence-based, expert consensus guidelines
    W Zhang
    University of Edinburgh, Osteoarticular Research Group, The Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, United Kingdom
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:137-62. 2008
  5. ncbi Consensus nomenclature for in vivo imaging of reversibly binding radioligands
    Robert B Innis
    National Institute of Mental Health, Molecular Imaging Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27:1533-9. 2007
  6. doi Definition and classification of cancer cachexia: an international consensus
    Kenneth Fearon
    Clinical and Surgical Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Oncol 12:489-95. 2011
  7. doi The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:737-45. 2010
  8. pmc Sarcopenia: an undiagnosed condition in older adults. Current consensus definition: prevalence, etiology, and consequences. International working group on sarcopenia
    Roger A Fielding
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:249-56. 2011
  9. doi Late presentation of HIV infection: a consensus definition
    A Antinori
    National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    HIV Med 12:61-4. 2011
  10. ncbi How to diagnose diastolic heart failure: a consensus statement on the diagnosis of heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction by the Heart Failure and Echocardiography Associations of the European Society of Cardiology
    Walter J Paulus
    Laboratory of Physiology, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat, 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:2539-50. 2007

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Publications295 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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
  2. ncbi Metabolic syndrome--a new world-wide definition. A Consensus Statement from the International Diabetes Federation
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK and International Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Australia
    Diabet Med 23:469-80. 2006
    ..An additional aim was to highlight areas where more research into the MetS is needed...
  3. ncbi Expert consensus document on arterial stiffness: methodological issues and clinical applications
    Stephane Laurent
    Department of Pharmacology and Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, INSERM U652, 20 rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 27:2588-605. 2006
    ....
  4. doi OARSI recommendations for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis, Part II: OARSI evidence-based, expert consensus guidelines
    W Zhang
    University of Edinburgh, Osteoarticular Research Group, The Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, United Kingdom
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:137-62. 2008
    To develop concise, patient-focussed, up to date, evidence-based, expert consensus recommendations for the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA), which are adaptable and designed to assist physicians and allied health care ..
  5. ncbi Consensus nomenclature for in vivo imaging of reversibly binding radioligands
    Robert B Innis
    National Institute of Mental Health, Molecular Imaging Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27:1533-9. 2007
    An international group of experts in pharmacokinetic modeling recommends a consensus nomenclature to describe in vivo molecular imaging of reversibly binding radioligands.
  6. doi Definition and classification of cancer cachexia: an international consensus
    Kenneth Fearon
    Clinical and Surgical Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Oncol 12:489-95. 2011
    ..a framework for the definition and classification of cancer cachexia a panel of experts participated in a formal consensus process, including focus groups and two Delphi rounds...
  7. doi The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes
    Lidwine B Mokkink
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:737-45. 2010
    Lack of consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions has led to confusion about which measurement properties are relevant and which concepts they represent...
  8. pmc Sarcopenia: an undiagnosed condition in older adults. Current consensus definition: prevalence, etiology, and consequences. International working group on sarcopenia
    Roger A Fielding
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:249-56. 2011
    ..geriatricians and scientists from academia and industry met in Rome, Italy, on November 18, 2009, to arrive at a consensus definition of sarcopenia...
  9. doi Late presentation of HIV infection: a consensus definition
    A Antinori
    National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Lazzaro Spallanzani, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    HIV Med 12:61-4. 2011
    ..The objective of this article is to present a consensus definition of late presentation of HIV infection.
  10. ncbi How to diagnose diastolic heart failure: a consensus statement on the diagnosis of heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction by the Heart Failure and Echocardiography Associations of the European Society of Cardiology
    Walter J Paulus
    Laboratory of Physiology, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat, 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:2539-50. 2007
    ..The updated strategies for the diagnosis and exclusion of HFNEF are useful not only for individual patient management but also for patient recruitment in future clinical trials exploring therapies for HFNEF...
  11. pmc The neurobiology of decision: consensus and controversy
    Joseph W Kable
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuron 63:733-45. 2009
    ..Neurobiological studies of decision making are beginning to enhance our understanding of economic and social behavior as well as our understanding of significant health disorders where people's behavior plays a key role...
  12. doi The ABC of Physical Activity for Health: a consensus statement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
    Gary O'Donovan
    School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Sports Sci 28:573-91. 2010
    ..Children and young people aged 5-16 years should accumulate at least 60 min of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity aerobic activity per day, including vigorous-intensity aerobic activities that improve bone density and muscle strength...
  13. ncbi Development of a common outcome data set for fall injury prevention trials: the Prevention of Falls Network Europe consensus
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Emergency Care and Rehabilitation, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1618-22. 2005
    ..Work is being undertaken in a 4-year program. As a first step, the development of a common set of outcome definitions and measures for future trials or meta-analysis was considered...
  14. doi Phenotype and function of human T lymphocyte subsets: consensus and issues
    Victor Appay
    Cellular Immunology Laboratory, INSERM U543, Avenir Group, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie PARIS6, 75013 Paris, France
    Cytometry A 73:975-83. 2008
    ..Several points of consensus and discord were highlighted in the work presented during this session...
  15. doi Sarcopenia with limited mobility: an international consensus
    John E Morley
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine and GRECC, VA Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:403-9. 2011
    A consensus conference convened by the Society of Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders has concluded that "Sarcopenia, ie, reduced muscle mass, with limited mobility" should be considered an important clinical entity and that most ..
  16. doi Guidelines for preclinical animal research in ALS/MND: A consensus meeting
    Albert C Ludolph
    Department of Neurology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:38-45. 2010
    ..A second international conference to improve the guidelines was held in 2009. These second and improved guidelines are dedicated to the memory of Sean F. Scott...
  17. ncbi The expert consensus guideline series: adherence problems in patients with serious and persistent mental illness
    Dawn I Velligan
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1-46; quiz 47-8. 2009
    ..Poor adherence to medication treatment can have devastating consequences for patients with mental illness. The goal of this project was to develop recommendations for addressing adherence problems to improve patient outcomes...
  18. ncbi Remission in schizophrenia: proposed criteria and rationale for consensus
    Nancy C Andreasen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:441-9. 2005
    ..have increased interest on the part of patients, families, advocates, and professionals in the development of consensus-defined standards for clinical status and improvement, including illness remission and recovery...
  19. doi International consensus guidelines on the management of cytomegalovirus in solid organ transplantation
    Camille N Kotton
    Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 89:779-95. 2010
    ..by The Infectious Diseases Section of The Transplantation Society to develop evidence and expert opinion-based consensus guidelines on CMV management including diagnostics, immunology, prevention, treatment, drug resistance, and ..
  20. pmc Chapel Hill bisphenol A expert panel consensus statement: integration of mechanisms, effects in animals and potential to impact human health at current levels of exposure
    Frederick S vom Saal
    Reprod Toxicol 24:131-8. 2007
  21. doi Consensus definition of sarcopenia, cachexia and pre-cachexia: joint document elaborated by Special Interest Groups (SIG) "cachexia-anorexia in chronic wasting diseases" and "nutrition in geriatrics"
    M Muscaritoli
    Department of Clinical Medicine, La Sapienza, University of Rome, Viale dell Universita, 37, Rome 00185, Italy
    Clin Nutr 29:154-9. 2010
    ..The definition, the assessment and the staging of cachexia, were identified as a priority by the SIG. This consensus paper reports the definition of cachexia, pre-cachexia and sarcopenia as well as the criteria for the ..
  22. doi International consensus report on the investigation and management of primary immune thrombocytopenia
    Drew Provan
    Department of Haematology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, United Kingdom
    Blood 115:168-86. 2010
    ..This consensus document aims to report on new data and provide consensus-based recommendations relating to diagnosis and ..
  23. ncbi Consulting the oracle: ten lessons from using the Delphi technique in nursing research
    Sinead Keeney
    Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:205-12. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to provide insight into the Delphi technique by outlining our personal experiences during its use over a 10-year period in a variety of applications...
  24. pmc European consensus statement on diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD: The European Network Adult ADHD
    Sandra J J Kooij
    PsyQ, psycho medische programma s, Department Adult ADHD, Carel Reinierszkade 197, Den Haag, The Netherlands
    BMC Psychiatry 10:67. 2010
    ..The evidence on persistence poses several difficulties for adult psychiatry considering the lack of expertise for diagnostic assessment, limited treatment options and patient facilities across Europe...
  25. pmc Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma: the current consensus
    Michael D Taylor
    Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Acta Neuropathol 123:465-72. 2012
    ..Variations in the number, composition, and nature of the subgroups between studies brought about a consensus conference in Boston in the fall of 2010...
  26. doi The MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery, part 1: test selection, reliability, and validity
    Keith H Nuechterlein
    Department of Psychology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, 300 Medical Plaza, Rm 2251, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6968, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:203-13. 2008
    ..Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) initiative was to develop a consensus cognitive battery for clinical trials of cognition-enhancing treatments for schizophrenia through a broadly ..
  27. ncbi Consensus guidelines for the management of patients with digestive neuroendocrine tumours: well-differentiated tumour/carcinoma of the appendix and goblet cell carcinoma
    Ursula Plockinger
    Charite Universitatsmedizin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroendocrinology 87:20-30. 2008
  28. doi Management of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan: Consensus-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines proposed by the Japan Society of Hepatology (JSH) 2010 updated version
    Masatoshi Kudo
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan m kudo med kindai ac jp
    Dig Dis 29:339-64. 2011
    ..Based on both 'evidence-based' guidelines and the consensus of an expert panel on HCC, the Japan Society of Hepatology (JSH) published the Consensus-Based Clinical Practice ..
  29. doi Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
    Benjamin D Smith
    Radiation Oncology Flight, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:987-1001. 2009
    ..To present guidance for patients and physicians regarding the use of accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI), based on current published evidence complemented by expert opinion...
  30. ncbi An illustrated consensus on the classification of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia and intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms
    Ralph H Hruban
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 401 N Broadway, Weinberg 2242, Baltimore, MD 21231 2410, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 28:977-87. 2004
    ..We present a consensus classification of the precursor lesions in the pancreatic ducts, PanINs and IPMNs.
  31. ncbi National Institutes of Health consensus development project on criteria for clinical trials in chronic graft-versus-host disease: I. Diagnosis and staging working group report
    Alexandra H Filipovich
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 11:945-56. 2005
    This consensus document is intended to serve 3 functions. First, it standardizes the criteria for diagnosis of chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)...
  32. doi Uninformed individuals promote democratic consensus in animal groups
    Iain D Couzin
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Science 334:1578-80. 2011
    Conflicting interests among group members are common when making collective decisions, yet failure to achieve consensus can be costly...
  33. ncbi Consensus criteria for the diagnosis of frontotemporal cognitive and behavioural syndromes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Michael J Strong
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 10:131-46. 2009
    ....
  34. doi Consensus on women's health aspects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): the Amsterdam ESHRE/ASRM-Sponsored 3rd PCOS Consensus Workshop Group
    Bart C J M Fauser
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 97:28-38.e25. 2012
    ..Two widely cited previous ESHRE/ASRM sponsored PCOS consensus workshops focused on diagnosis (published in 2004) and infertility management (published in 2008), respectively...
  35. ncbi Consensus guidelines for the management of patients with digestive neuroendocrine tumours: well-differentiated colon and rectum tumour/carcinoma
    John K Ramage
    Department of Gastroenterology, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke, UK
    Neuroendocrinology 87:31-9. 2008
  36. doi An international consensus survey of diagnostic criteria for macrophage activation syndrome in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Sergio Davì
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico G Gaslini, Genova, Italy
    J Rheumatol 38:764-8. 2011
    To identify candidate diagnostic criteria for macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) complicating systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) using international consensus formation through a Delphi questionnaire survey.
  37. pmc Pathologic nodal evaluation improves prognostic accuracy in Merkel cell carcinoma: analysis of 5823 cases as the basis of the first consensus staging system
    Bianca D Lemos
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:751-61. 2010
    ..The management of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) has been complicated by a lack of detailed prognostic data and by the presence of conflicting staging systems...
  38. doi Consensus decision making by fish
    David J T Sumpter
    Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University, Box 480, 751 06 Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Biol 18:1773-7. 2008
    Decisions reached through consensus are often more accurate, because they efficiently utilize the diverse information possessed by group members [1-3]...
  39. ncbi Enhanced recovery after surgery: a consensus review of clinical care for patients undergoing colonic resection
    K C H Fearon
    Clinical and Surgical Sciences Surgery, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, The University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    Clin Nutr 24:466-77. 2005
    ..There is a need to develop a consensus on key elements of perioperative care for inclusion in enhanced recovery programmes so that these can be widely ..
  40. doi Use of GRADE grid to reach decisions on clinical practice guidelines when consensus is elusive
    Roman Jaeschke
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8P 3B6
    BMJ 337:a744. 2008
  41. ncbi Validation of the National Institutes of Health consensus definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Richard A Ehrenkranz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1353-60. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the predictive validity of the severity-based, consensus definition of BPD.
  42. pmc Consensus statement on injury definitions and data collection procedures in studies of football (soccer) injuries
    C W Fuller
    Centre for Sports Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Sports Med 40:193-201. 2006
    ..Therefore an Injury Consensus Group was established under the auspices of Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical ..
  43. pmc Health care for immigrants in Europe: is there still consensus among country experts about principles of good practice? A Delphi study
    Walter Deville
    International and Migrant Health, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 118 124, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:699. 2011
    ..This study assessed the views and values of professionals working in different health care contexts and in different European countries as to what constitutes good practice in health care for immigrants...
  44. doi Definition of drug resistant epilepsy: consensus proposal by the ad hoc Task Force of the ILAE Commission on Therapeutic Strategies
    Patrick Kwan
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Epilepsia 51:1069-77. 2010
    ..clinical research, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) appointed a Task Force to formulate a consensus definition of drug resistant epilepsy...
  45. doi UK consensus statement on the content of communication curricula in undergraduate medical education
    Martin von Fragstein
    School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health, University of Nottingham, Derby, UK
    Med Educ 42:1100-7. 2008
    ..This paper recommends the key content for an undergraduate communication curriculum. Designed by UK educationalists with UK schools in mind, the recommendations are equally applicable to communication curricula throughout the world...
  46. doi Making decisions through a distributed consensus
    Paul Cisek
    Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central, Dept de Physiologie, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 22:927-36. 2012
    ..in a sensorimotor map defining the actions themselves? Here, I review strengths and limitations of both of these proposals, and suggest that decisions emerge through a distributed consensus across many levels of representation.
  47. doi Asian consensus on irritable bowel syndrome
    Kok Ann Gwee
    Stomach Liver and Bowel Clinic, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1189-205. 2010
    ....
  48. pmc A consensus protocol for the standardization of cerebrospinal fluid collection and biobanking
    C E Teunissen
    Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 73:1914-22. 2009
    ..Here, a consensus report on recommendations for CSF collection and biobanking is presented, formed by the BioMS-eu network for CSF ..
  49. pmc Protocol of the COSMIN study: COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments
    L B Mokkink
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:2. 2006
    ..we describe the protocol for the COSMIN study, the objective of which is to develop a checklist that contains COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments, including explicit criteria for satisfying ..
  50. ncbi Consensus for tinnitus patient assessment and treatment outcome measurement: Tinnitus Research Initiative meeting, Regensburg, July 2006
    B Langguth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 166:525-36. 2007
    ..Research Initiative meeting held in Regensburg in July 2006 an attempt was made through workshops to gain a consensus both for patient assessments and for outcome measurements...
  51. ncbi A study of TB-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome using the consensus case-definition
    Surendra K Sharma
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:804-8. 2010
    ..In view of the recently proposed consensus case-definitions for TB-IRIS for use in resource-limited settings we undertook this study to describe the ..
  52. ncbi Intra- and interobserver reproducibility of vertebral endplate signal (modic) changes in the lumbar spine: the Nordic Modic Consensus Group classification
    T S Jensen
    Back Research Center, Clinical Locomotion Science, University of Southern Denmark, Lindevej 5, DK 5750 Ringe, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 48:748-54. 2007
    ..However, in relation to future research, there is need for a reliable and detailed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocol to be used in the evaluation of vertebral endplate signal changes...
  53. pmc Meta-analysis of grain yield QTL identified during agricultural drought in grasses showed consensus
    B P Mallikarjuna Swamy
    International Rice Research Institute, DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
    BMC Genomics 12:319. 2011
    ..In this study, an attempt was made to locate consistent QTL regions associated with yield increase under drought by applying a genome-wide QTL meta-analysis approach...
  54. doi Consensus: Motor cortex plasticity protocols
    Ulf Ziemann
    Department Neurology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
    Brain Stimul 1:164-82. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi An experimental study of determinants of group judgments in clinical guideline development
    Rosalind Raine
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 364:429-37. 2004
    Clinical guidelines for improving the quality of care are a familiar part of clinical practice. Formal consensus methods such as the nominal group technique are often used as part of guideline development, but little is known about ..
  56. pmc Pregnancy of unknown location: a consensus statement of nomenclature, definitions, and outcome
    Kurt Barnhart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:857-66. 2011
    To improve the interpretation of future studies in women who are initially diagnosed with a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL), we propose a consensus statement with definitions of population, target disease, and final outcome.
  57. pmc Clinical review: Update on hemodynamic monitoring--a consensus of 16
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 15:229. 2011
    ..In this consensus paper, we try to provide some clarification, offering an objective review of the available monitoring systems, ..
  58. pmc Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in the Netherlands; the results of a consensus model
    Mark H Rozenbaum
    Unit of PharmacoEpidemiology and PharmacoEconomics PE2, Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:462. 2011
    ..Existing cost-effectiveness studies showed inconsistent results for these vaccines because of lack of consensus on the impact...
  59. doi What can we expect of clinical teachers? Establishing consensus on applicable skills, attitudes and practices
    Peter J A Yeates
    Medical Education and Research Group, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 42:134-42. 2008
    ..Despite myriad advances in medical education, we have not yet established a universally accepted set of attributes we can reasonably expect from our teachers...
  60. doi Towards consensus in operational definitions in functional capacity evaluation: a Delphi Survey
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:389-400. 2008
    ..This may seriously hinder FCE research and clinical use. To gain consensus in operational definitions in FCE and conceptual framework to classify terminology used in FCE.
  61. doi Testing minimal clinically important difference: consensus or conundrum?
    Robert J Gatchel
    Department of Psychology, College of Science, The University of Texas, Arlington, TX 76019, USA
    Spine J 10:321-7. 2010
    ..A consensus-based decision (Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials [IMMPACT] group) ..
  62. doi NetMHCcons: a consensus method for the major histocompatibility complex class I predictions
    Edita Karosiene
    Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark, Building 208, Kemitorvet, Lyngby, 2800, Denmark
    Immunogenetics 64:177-86. 2012
    ..It has, moreover, been demonstrated that consensus methods defined as combinations of two or more different methods led to improved prediction accuracy...
  63. pmc IMWG consensus on maintenance therapy in multiple myeloma
    Heinz Ludwig
    Department of Medicine I, Center for Oncology and Hematology, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria
    Blood 119:3003-15. 2012
    ..Treatment decisions for individual patients must balance potential benefits and risks carefully, as a widely agreed-on standard is not established...
  64. doi Medical ethics and law for doctors of tomorrow: the 1998 Consensus Statement updated
    G M Stirrat
    Centre for Ethics in Medicine, Hampton House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6AU, UK
    J Med Ethics 36:55-60. 2010
    ..In this paper we set out an updated indicative core content of learning for medical ethics and law in UK medical schools and describe its origins and the consultative process by which it was achieved...
  65. ncbi Consensus statements and recommended clinical procedures regarding the placement of implants in extraction sockets
    Christoph H F Hammerle
    Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio maxillofacial Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:26-8. 2004
  66. pmc Leadership, consensus decision making and collective behaviour in humans
    John R G Dyer
    Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:781-9. 2009
    ..We find that only a small minority of informed individuals is needed to guide a large uninformed group. These studies build upon important theoretical and empirical work on leadership and decision making in animal groups...
  67. pmc Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus study
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking problem (i.e., alcohol abuse or dependence)...
  68. doi Consensus statement from European experts on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of multiple myeloma: from standard therapy to novel approaches
    Monika Engelhardt
    Hematology and Oncology Department, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:1424-43. 2010
    ..One of the outcomes of the meeting was the development of a consensus statement outlining contemporary optimal clinical practice for the treatment of MM...
  69. ncbi Impact of perceived consensus on stereotypes about obese people: a new approach for reducing bias
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Department of PsychologyYale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:517-25. 2005
    In 3 experiments, the authors tested the effect of perceived social consensus on attitudes toward obese people...
  70. pmc Development of geriatric competencies for emergency medicine residents using an expert consensus process
    Teresita M Hogan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Resurrection Medical Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:316-24. 2010
    ..Older patients can have complex clinical presentations and be resource-intensive. Evidence indicates that emergency physicians fail to provide consistent high-quality care for elder ED patients, resulting in poor clinical outcomes...
  71. pmc Drug-eluting stents in preclinical studies: updated consensus recommendations for preclinical evaluation
    Robert S Schwartz
    Minneapolis Heart Institute and Foundation, 920 E 28th Street, Suite 600, Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 1:143-53. 2008
    ..An earlier consensus publication enjoyed widespread adoption but is in need of updating...
  72. ncbi Grouping for behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia: clinical and biological aspects. Consensus paper of the European Alzheimer disease consortium
    Philippe H Robert
    Centre Mémoire de Ressources and de Recherche, CHU, Hopital Pasteur, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, 30, avenue de la Voie Romaine, 06002 Nice cedex 1, France
    Eur Psychiatry 20:490-6. 2005
    ..This article is a consensus produced by the behavioral group of the European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium (EADC)...
  73. pmc An exploration of the use of simple statistics to measure consensus and stability in Delphi studies
    Elizabeth A Holey
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:52. 2007
    The criteria for stopping Delphi studies are often subjective. This study aimed to examine whether consensus and stability in the Delphi process can be ascertained by descriptive evaluation of trends in participants' views.
  74. ncbi Consensus Report: 2nd European Workshop on Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation for Oral Health Professionals
    Christoph A Ramseier
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Int Dent J 60:3-6. 2010
    ..To ensure that the delivery of effective TUC becomes part of standard care, continuing education courses and updates should be implemented and offered to all oral health professionals on a regular basis...
  75. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines on how a member of the public can support a person affected by a traumatic event: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:49. 2010
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple guidelines may help members of the public to offer appropriate support when it is needed...
  76. doi European consensus guidelines on the management of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants - 2010 update
    David G Sweet
    Regional Neonatal Unit, Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Neonatology 97:402-17. 2010
    ..We report the updated recommendations of a European panel of expert neonatologists who had developed consensus guidelines after critical examination of the most up-to-date evidence in 2007...
  77. pmc Elderly patients with dementia-related symptoms of severe agitation and aggression: consensus statement on treatment options, clinical trials methodology, and policy
    Carl Salzman
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:889-98. 2008
    ..In 2005, the FDA issued a black box warning regarding increased risk of mortality associated with the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs in this patient population...
  78. pmc Comparative analysis of risk factors for acute graft-versus-host disease and for chronic graft-versus-host disease according to National Institutes of Health consensus criteria
    Mary E D Flowers
    Division of Clinical Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA and
    Blood 117:3214-9. 2011
    ..2-4 acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and for chronic GVHD as defined by National Institutes of Health consensus criteria were evaluated and compared in 2941 recipients of first allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation ..
  79. ncbi Minimal neuropsychological assessment of MS patients: a consensus approach
    Ralph H B Benedict
    Department of Neurology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:381-97. 2002
    ..In part, poor utilization of NP services may be attributed to a lack of consensus among neuropsychologists regarding the optimal approach for evaluating MS patients...
  80. ncbi Mental health in the aftermath of disasters: consensus and controversy
    Mitchell G Weiss
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:611-5. 2003
  81. ncbi Emergency department crowding: consensus development of potential measures
    Leif I Solberg
    HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics and HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55440 1524, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:824-34. 2003
    ..We identify measures of emergency department (ED) and hospital workflow that would be of value in understanding, monitoring, and managing crowding...
  82. ncbi The evolving face of human immunodeficiency virus-related progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: defining a consensus terminology
    Paola Cinque
    Clinic of Infectious Diseases, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    J Neurovirol 9:88-92. 2003
    ..A standard patient classification would be helpful for clinical management of PML patients, for their inclusion in clinical studies, and also will increase our current knowledge of PML and its evolution in relation with HAART...
  83. ncbi Towards evidence-based clinical practice: an international survey of 18 clinical guideline programs
    Jako S Burgers
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:31-45. 2003
    ..To describe systematically the structures and working methods of guideline programs...
  84. ncbi Consensus paper of the WFSBP Task Force on Biological Markers: biological markers in depression
    Rainald Mossner
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    World J Biol Psychiatry 8:141-74. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi The MATRICS initiative: developing a consensus cognitive battery for clinical trials
    Michael F Green
    Schizophr Res 72:1-3. 2004
  86. ncbi Management of the child born small for gestational age through to adulthood: a consensus statement of the International Societies of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Growth Hormone Research Society
    P E Clayton
    University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:804-10. 2007
    ..A meeting was convened to identify the key health issues facing a child born small for gestational age (SGA) and to propose management strategies...
  87. pmc Consensus Dutch health assessment questionnaire
    M Boers
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:132-3. 2007
  88. doi The American Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Periodontology editors' consensus: periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
    Vincent E Friedewald
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
    J Periodontol 80:1021-32. 2009
    This Editors' Consensus is supported by an educational grant from Colgate-Palmolive, Inc., New York, New York, and is based on a meeting of the authors held in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 9, 2009.
  89. ncbi Expert consensus (SBC/SBHCI) on the use of drug-eluting stents: recommendations of the Brazilian society of interventional cardiology/ Brazilian society of cardiology for the Brazilian public single healthcare system
    Valter C Lima
    Sociedade Brasileira de Hemodinâmica e Cardiologia Intervencionista, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 87:e162-7. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi LHRH agonists in prostate cancer: frequency of treatment, serum testosterone measurement and castrate level: consensus opinion from a roundtable discussion
    Igle Jan de Jong
    Department of Urology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1077-80. 2007
    ..LHRH agonists have become widely used in the treatment of prostate cancer...
  91. doi Ethno-veterinary uses and informants consensus factor of medicinal plants of Sariska region, Rajasthan, India
    Bhuvaneshwar Upadhyay
    PG School of Biotechnology, Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:14-25. 2011
    ..India to identify the important species used for ethno-veterinary medicine; finding out methods for various ethno-veterinary medicine preparations, and calculate the informant consensus factor (ICF) in relation to medicinal plant use.
  92. ncbi Accelerated partial breast irradiation: consensus statement of 3 German Oncology societies
    Rolf Sauer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Cancer 110:1187-94. 2007
    ..Whereas the indications for systemic adjuvant treatment have continuously expanded, there is a tendency to restrict postoperative radiotherapy to accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) instead of WBRT...
  93. ncbi The McGill Consensus Statement on Overdentures. Mandibular 2-implant overdentures as first choice standard of care for edentulous patients
    J Mark Thomason
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 10:95-6. 2002
  94. doi The definition of polytrauma: the need for international consensus
    Nerida Butcher
    Department of Traumatology, Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Injury 40:S12-22. 2009
    ..A universally accepted definition for polytrauma is vital for comparing datasets and conducting multicentre trials. The purpose of this review is to identify and evaluate the published definitions of the term "polytrauma"...
  95. ncbi BNP Consensus Panel 2004: A clinical approach for the diagnostic, prognostic, screening, treatment monitoring, and therapeutic roles of natriuretic peptides in cardiovascular diseases
    Marc A Silver
    Department of Medicine and Heart Failure Institute, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 2600, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:1-30. 2004
    ..More importantly, a summary updating and guiding the clinician on most of these advances was lacking. An expert Consensus Panel with basic, methodological, and clinical expertise was convened to summarize current knowledge in these ..
  96. ncbi Consensus on current clinical practice of virtual colonoscopy
    Matthew A Barish
    Department of Radiology, 3D and Image Processing Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:786-92. 2005
    The purpose of our study was to determine the current opinions regarding the performance, interpretation, reporting, and clinical role of virtual colonoscopy among a group of selected experts to develop a consensus statement.
  97. doi British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus statement on evidence-based treatment of insomnia, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disorders
    S J Wilson
    Psychopharmacology Unit, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1577-601. 2010
    ..A consensus meeting was held in London in May 2009...
  98. doi American Society of Echocardiography Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic Contrast Agents in Echocardiography
    Sharon L Mulvagh
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1179-201; quiz 1281. 2008
    ..Disclosure of faculty and commercial support sponsor relationships, if any, have been indicated...
  99. doi Quality appraisal of clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements on the use of biologic agents in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review
    Maria A Lopez-Olivo
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1625-38. 2008
    To evaluate the quality of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and consensus statements (CS) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) antagonists.
  100. pmc Behavioral dynamics and influence in networked coloring and consensus
    Stephen Judd
    Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Levine Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14978-82. 2010
    We report on human-subject experiments on the problems of coloring (a social differentiation task) and consensus (a social agreement task) in a networked setting...
  101. ncbi Combining quantitative and qualitative research to engage stakeholders in developing quality indicators in general practice
    David Jeacocke
    Aust Health Rev 25:12-8. 2002
    ..quantitative and qualitative research methods (including a Delphi style survey) were combined to investigate consensus amongst stakeholders in defining quality indicators. Over 500 general practice stakeholders were consulted...

Research Grants95

  1. A Role of Novel Serpin Maspinin Prostate Tumor/Bone Interaction
    Shijie Sheng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Specific Aim 3 is to investigate the regulation of uPA/uPAR by maspin in PC/bone interaction. Despite the consensus that uPA and uPAR are potential therapeutic targets in PC metastasis, there is no uPA- or uPAR-targeting drug ..
  2. Galectin-3 in regulation of allergic skin inflammation
    Fu Tong Liu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Galectin-3 is a member of a family of animal lectins defined by their affinity for 2-galactosides and consensus sequences. It is expressed by a number of cell types, including epithelial cells and various leukocytes...
  3. ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS OF VARICELLA VIRUS
    Charles Grose; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..active VZV ORF47 protein serine kinase led to the discovery that the viral kinase has a similar phosphorylation consensus motif to that of casein kinase II...
  4. Galectin-3 in regulation of allergic skin inflammation
    Fu Tong Liu; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Galectin-3 is a member of a family of animal lectins defined by their affinity for 2-galactosides and consensus sequences. It is expressed by a number of cell types, including epithelial cells and various leukocytes...
  5. Digestive Enzymes and Microvascular Inflammation in Shock
    GEERT W SCHMID SCHOENBEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A powerful inflammatory cascade accompanies shock, but there is no consensus for the trigger mechanisms of the inflammation...
  6. Novel vaccine against Norovirus
    Xi Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of NVs for developing a broadly reactive vaccine based on defined antigenic types (serotypes) with a cocktail or consensus vaccine approach...
  7. Perceptions of Social Risk in Medical Child Abuse Evaluation
    Heather T Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..child's evaluation or diagnosis is changed by the physician's risk perception;and (3) to create three consensus evaluations to act as comparators to the physician's evaluations...
  8. Mechanisms of viral proteases in coronavirus replication and pathogenesis
    Andrew D Mesecar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We showed that PLpro processes the replicase polyprotein at three sites using a consensus recognition site of LXGG, similar to the consensus sequence recognized by de-ubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs)...
  9. RCT of exercise on aromatase inhibitor side effects in breast cancer survivors
    Melinda Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A recent American Society of Clinical Oncology expert consensus panel recommended that all postmenopausal women with early-stage, hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer ..
  10. RCT of exercise on aromatase inhibitor side effects in breast cancer survivors
    Melinda L Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A recent American Society of Clinical Oncology expert consensus panel recommended that all postmenopausal women with early-stage, hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer ..
  11. DIETARY COMPOSITION, OBESITY, AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK
    ERNST SCHAEFER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Obesity increases CHD risk by adversely affecting glucose, lipoproteins, and blood pressure. There is consensus that dietary saturated fat and cholesterol (C) restriction is beneficial for low density lipoprotein (LDL) ..
  12. Structural Studies of RNA Maturation and Processing
    Christopher D Lima; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..II) after it is phosphorylated on serine residues within its C-terminal tandem heptapeptide repeats with the consensus sequence Y1S2P3T4S5P6S7...
  13. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation and allergic diseases in child
    Isabelle Romieu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Many studies have investigated risk factors for asthma and allergic diseases; however there is little consensus on modifiable risk factors...
  14. MECHANISM OF PRE-MRNA SPLICING
    MAGDA KONARSKA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..splice site (5'SS), branch site (BS) and the 3' splice site (3'SS), adhere to the conserved consensus; sequence deviations from this consensus often result in inhibition of splicing or aberrant splicing events...
  15. Ethical & Methodological Standards for Trials of Invasive Therapeutic Procedures
    Carol M Ashton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This 3-year project will produce a set of consensus standards for good research practice that would have to be met to design and conduct methodologically valid and ..
  16. RESCUE: Randomized Evaluation of Patients with Stable Angina Comparing Utilizatio
    Arthur E Stillman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This was highlighted by its inclusion in the Consensus Report on Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) issued by the Institute of ..
  17. HEPARIN-PROTEIN/PEPTIDE INTERACTIONS
    Robert Linhardt; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and some experimental data predict that heparin-binding proteins contain specific patterns of basic amino acids (consensus sequences) with high affinity for acidic oligosaccharides...
  18. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation and allergic diseases in child
    Isabelle Romieu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Many studies have investigated risk factors for asthma and allergic diseases;however there is little consensus on modifiable risk factors...
  19. Development of Listeria-Based Clinical Consensus HCV Vaccine Candidates
    Thomas Dubensky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We have defined an HCV consensus sequence for the most common HCV genotype in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia and have shown that it ..
  20. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT)--UNC Clinical Center
    Daniel Shugars; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an NIH Consensus Development Conference on dental caries call for trials of caries prevention methods in caries-active adults...
  21. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT)--Study Chair application
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an NIH Consensus Development Conference on dental caries call for trials of caries prevention methods in caries-active adults...
  22. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT): UAB Clinical Center
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an NIH Consensus Development Conference on dental caries call for trials of caries prevention methods in caries-active adults...
  23. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT) UTHSC San Antonio Clinical Center
    Bennett Amaechi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an NIH Consensus Development Conference on dental caries call for trials of caries prevention methods in caries-active adults...
  24. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT) Data Coordinating Center
    William Vollmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an NIH Consensus Development Conference on dental caries call for trials of caries prevention methods in caries-active adults...
  25. GRADE - Moving Towards a Consensus on a Consistent Approach to Grading Evidence
    Yngve Falck Ytter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Specific Aims: The goal of the proposed GRADE workshop is to reach a consensus among guideline developers/systematic reviewers: Discuss the GRADE system with organizations in the U.S...
  26. EIAV Envelope Variation and Vaccine Efficacy
    Ronald C Montelaro; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..vaccine immunity, and (iii) to develop and evaluate novel immunization procedures using multivalent and consensus Env immunogens for their ability to elicit broadly protective immunity to diverse EIAV strains...
  27. MECHANISM OF PRE-MRNA SPLICING
    MAGDA KONARSKA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..5'splice site (5'SS), branch site (BS) and the 3'splice site (3'SS), adhere to the conserved consensus;sequence deviations from this consensus often result in inhibition of splicing or aberrant splicing events...
  28. INVASION & ADHESION OF PERIOPATHOGENS
    Paula Fives Taylor; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The 1989 consensus report of the Proceedings of the Bacteroides gingivalis were implicated most frequently...
  29. PREDICTING FETAL ACIDEMIA WITH INTRAPARTUM ELECTRONIC FETAL HEART RATE MONITORING
    George A Macones; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. in 2005. At a joint consensus conference in May of 2008 sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the ..
  30. Environmental/Behavioral Factors Shaping Circumcision Decisions in Zimbabwe
    Daniel Montano; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..has been clearly demonstrated to substantially reduce female to male transmission of HIV, and there is evolving consensus that MC should be included as a strategy in comprehensive HIV prevention programs (WHO/UNAIDS, 2006; WHO/UNAIDS, ..
  31. Environmental/Behavioral Factors Shaping Circumcision Decisions in Zimbabwe
    Daniel E Montano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..has been clearly demonstrated to substantially reduce female to male transmission of HIV, and there is evolving consensus that MC should be included as a strategy in comprehensive HIV prevention programs (WHO/UNAIDS, 2006;WHO/UNAIDS, ..
  32. The Status and Future of Acupuncture Research: 10 Years Post-NIH Consensus Confer
    Lixing Lao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..requests support for a conference entitled, "The Status and Future of Acupuncture Research: 10 years post-NIH Consensus Conference"...
  33. Efficacy Measures for Pediatric Lupus Studies
    Hermine Brunner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..following specific aims: 1) To develop and prospectively validate criteria of disease flare by a combination of consensus formation methodology and statistical approaches as is recommended by the American College of Rheumatology ..
  34. Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Biobanks and Archive
    Susan Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..biobanks and archived datasets? We will convene a multidisciplinary Working Group in order to develop normative consensus recommendations on managing IFs and IRRs in genomic research using biobanks and large archives...