review literature

Summary

Summary: Published materials which provide an examination of recent or current literature. Review articles can cover a wide range of subject matter at various levels of completeness and comprehensiveness based on analyses of literature that may include research findings. The review may reflect the state of the art. It also includes reviews as a literary form.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Searching the Literatura Latino Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (LILACS) database improves systematic reviews
    Otavio Augusto Camara Clark
    Instituto do Radium, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 31:112-4. 2002
  2. ncbi Literature searching for randomized controlled trials used in Cochrane reviews: rapid versus exhaustive searches
    Pamela Royle
    Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:591-603. 2003
  3. ncbi Selective exposure reporting and Medline indexing limited the search sensitivity for observational studies of the adverse effects of oral contraceptives
    Susan Wieland
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:560-7. 2005
  4. ncbi A comparison of the quality of Cochrane reviews and systematic reviews published in paper-based journals
    Beverley Shea
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa
    Eval Health Prof 25:116-29. 2002
  5. pmc Optimal search strategies for retrieving systematic reviews from Medline: analytical survey
    Victor M Montori
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMJ 330:68. 2005
  6. ncbi The assessment of systematic reviews in dentistry
    A M Glenny
    Cochrane Oral Health Group, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 111:85-92. 2003
  7. ncbi A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1-12. 2005
  8. pmc Assessment of methodological quality of primary studies by systematic reviews: results of the metaquality cross sectional study
    Lorenzo P Moja
    Centro Cochrane Italiano, Istituto Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    BMJ 330:1053. 2005
  9. ncbi Clinical Evidence diagnosis: Developing a sensitive search strategy to retrieve diagnostic studies on deep vein thrombosis: a pragmatic approach
    Sam Vincent
    Clinical Evidence, London, UK
    Health Info Libr J 20:150-9. 2003
  10. ncbi Identifying studies for systematic reviews of diagnostic tests was difficult due to the poor sensitivity and precision of methodologic filters and the lack of information in the abstract
    J A Doust
    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Center for General Practice, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:444-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Searching the Literatura Latino Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (LILACS) database improves systematic reviews
    Otavio Augusto Camara Clark
    Instituto do Radium, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 31:112-4. 2002
    ..Our objective is to evaluate if LILACS should be used as a routine source of articles for SR...
  2. ncbi Literature searching for randomized controlled trials used in Cochrane reviews: rapid versus exhaustive searches
    Pamela Royle
    Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:591-603. 2003
    ..To analyze sources searched in Cochrane reviews, to determine the proportion of trials included in reviews that are indexed in major databases, and to compare the quality of these trials with those from other sources...
  3. ncbi Selective exposure reporting and Medline indexing limited the search sensitivity for observational studies of the adverse effects of oral contraceptives
    Susan Wieland
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:560-7. 2005
    ..To explore development of possible approaches leading to a sensitive and precise Medline search to identify observational studies of the association between oral contraceptives and breast cancer, an adverse event...
  4. ncbi A comparison of the quality of Cochrane reviews and systematic reviews published in paper-based journals
    Beverley Shea
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa
    Eval Health Prof 25:116-29. 2002
    ..In addition, the use of evidence-based criteria (i.e., the QUOROM statement) for reporting systematic reviews may help further to improve their quality...
  5. pmc Optimal search strategies for retrieving systematic reviews from Medline: analytical survey
    Victor M Montori
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMJ 330:68. 2005
    ..To develop optimal search strategies in Medline for retrieving systematic reviews...
  6. ncbi The assessment of systematic reviews in dentistry
    A M Glenny
    Cochrane Oral Health Group, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Oral Sci 111:85-92. 2003
    ..If future clinical decisions are to be based upon systematic reviews, it is imperative that the reviews address clinically relevant, focused questions and follow a 'transparent', well-designed protocol...
  7. ncbi A systematic review finds that diagnostic reviews fail to incorporate quality despite available tools
    Penny Whiting
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1-12. 2005
    ..To review existing quality assessment tools for diagnostic accuracy studies and to examine to what extent quality was assessed and incorporated in diagnostic systematic reviews...
  8. pmc Assessment of methodological quality of primary studies by systematic reviews: results of the metaquality cross sectional study
    Lorenzo P Moja
    Centro Cochrane Italiano, Istituto Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    BMJ 330:1053. 2005
    ..To describe how the methodological quality of primary studies is assessed in systematic reviews and whether the quality assessment is taken into account in the interpretation of results...
  9. ncbi Clinical Evidence diagnosis: Developing a sensitive search strategy to retrieve diagnostic studies on deep vein thrombosis: a pragmatic approach
    Sam Vincent
    Clinical Evidence, London, UK
    Health Info Libr J 20:150-9. 2003
    ..To devise and evaluate a sensitive search strategy to retrieve diagnostic studies on specific diagnostic tests for deep vein thrombosis (DVT)...
  10. ncbi Identifying studies for systematic reviews of diagnostic tests was difficult due to the poor sensitivity and precision of methodologic filters and the lack of information in the abstract
    J A Doust
    University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Center for General Practice, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:444-9. 2005
    ..This study assessed (1) the sensitivity and precision of five published search strategies and (2) the reliability and accuracy of reviewers screening the results of the search strategy...
  11. ncbi Publishing protocols of systematic reviews: comparing what was done to what was planned
    Chris A Silagy
    Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA 287:2831-4. 2002
    ..Publication of research protocols minimizes bias by explicitly stating a priori hypotheses and methods without prior knowledge of results...
  12. ncbi To IPD or not to IPD? Advantages and disadvantages of systematic reviews using individual patient data
    Lesley A Stewart
    Eval Health Prof 25:76-97. 2002
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  13. pmc Reducing workload in systematic review preparation using automated citation classification
    A M Cohen
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code BICC, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:206-19. 2006
    ..To determine whether automated classification of document citations can be useful in reducing the time spent by experts reviewing journal articles for inclusion in updating systematic reviews of drug class efficacy for treatment of disease...
  14. pmc Applying systematic review methods to studies of people's views: an example from public health research
    Angela Harden
    Social Science Research Unit, 18 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0NS, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:794-800. 2004
    ..This methodology is likely to create greater opportunities for people's own perspectives and experiences to inform policies to promote their health...
  15. ncbi Comparison of review articles published in peer-reviewed and throwaway journals
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    JAMA 287:2853-6. 2002
    ..To compare the quality, presentation, readability, and clinical relevance of review articles published in peer-reviewed and "throwaway" journals...
  16. pmc A case study of a retracted systematic review on interactive health communication applications: impact on media, scientists, and patients
    Roy Rada
    Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e18. 2005
    ..While the original study results and their negative conclusions were widely publicized in the media, the retraction seemed to go unnoticed...
  17. ncbi Role of systematic reviews and meta-analysis in evidence-based medicine
    Stefan Sauerland
    Biochemical and Experimental Division, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne, Ostmerheimer Strasse 200, D 51109, Koln, Germany
    World J Surg 29:582-7. 2005
    ..This article reviews the basic principles of meta-analysis, discusses its potential weaknesses such as heterogeneity and publication bias, and highlights special situations when dealing with surgical trials...
  18. ncbi Large trials or meta-analysis? That is not the question
    Jose Villar
    UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank, Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:27-35. 2005
    ..Heterogeneity of trial results should be evaluated, interactions and specific populations identified for the planning of the new large trial...
  19. ncbi Sources of evidence for systematic reviews of interventions in diabetes
    P L Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1386-93. 2005
    ..To analyse the effect on systematic reviews in diabetes interventions of including only trials that are indexed in medline, and to assess the impact of adding trials from other databases and the grey literature...
  20. ncbi Individual patient data meta-analyses
    Michael J Clarke
    Clinical Trial Service Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 19:47-55. 2005
    ..This chapter discusses the rationale for individual patient data reviews and describes some of their features...
  21. ncbi Treating individuals 4: can meta-analysis help target interventions at individuals most likely to benefit?
    Simon G Thompson
    MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 2 sR, UK
    Lancet 365:341-6. 2005
    ..Also, although meta-analyses generally summarise an intervention's effect as a relative risk reduction, the groups of patients with the greatest absolute risk reduction have the most to gain...
  22. ncbi An analysis of systematic reviews indicated low incorpororation of results from clinical trial quality assessment
    Anton J M de Craen
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:311-3. 2005
    ..We investigated the frequency of quality assessment of randomized controlled trials within systematic reviews and the incorporation of the quality assessment in the analysis...
  23. ncbi Manual versus powered toothbrushes: a summary of the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Systematic Review. Part II
    Jane L Forrest
    Division of Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, University of Southern California School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Hyg 78:349-54. 2004
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  24. ncbi [Evidence-based clinical practice. Part II--Searching evidence databases]
    Wanderley Marques Bernardo
    Associação Médica Brasileira, Sao Paulo, SP
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 50:104-8. 2004
    ..To get studies that could answer the clinical question is part of a mindful practice, that is, becoming quicker and quicker and dynamic with the use of PDAs, Palmtops and Notebooks...
  25. ncbi Clinical research on acupuncture. Part 1. What have reviews of the efficacy and safety of acupuncture told us so far?
    Stephen Birch
    Foundation for the Study of Traditional East Asian Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Altern Complement Med 10:468-80. 2004
    ..This paper also examines conclusions from the same international reviews on the safety and adverse effects of acupuncture. Here, conclusions are more easily drawn and there is good agreement about the safety of acupuncture...
  26. ncbi Clinical research on acupuncture. Part 2. Controlled clinical trials, an overview of their methods
    Stephen Birch
    Foundation for the Study of Traditional East Asian Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Altern Complement Med 10:481-98. 2004
    ..Improved trial quality will lead to greater ease interpreting the results of trials, especially in systematic reviews...
  27. ncbi A brief history of time: the power of botanical systematic reviews
    Jeanette Ezzo
    JPS Enterprises, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:692-7. 2004
    ..Because there are no package inserts to accompany herbal products as there are for drugs, Cochrane systematic reviews offer the ideal forum to present this much-needed information on expanded safety and quality...
  28. ncbi Evidence-based treatment of haemophilia
    P H B Bolton-Maggs
    Department of Clinical Haematology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Haemophilia 10:20-4. 2004
    ..Cochrane methodology can be applied to haemophilia, and an assessment of prophylaxis provides an example. International collaborative studies would be valuable and require enthusiastic participants...
  29. ncbi Systematic reviews for evidence-based management: how to find them and what to do with them
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:806-12. 2004
    ..To identify strategies for retrieval and evaluation of systematic reviews from a management perspective...
  30. ncbi The evidence for nursing interventions in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
    Patriek Mistiaen
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht
    Nurse Res 12:71-80. 2004
    ..They conclude that the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is a valuable source of evidence about nursing interventions, and can be used as a means of developing a research agenda in the case of inconclusive reviews...
  31. pmc Systematic reviews of epidemiology in diabetes: finding the evidence
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:2. 2005
    ..many databases it is necessary to search to ensure a comprehensive coverage of the literature in diabetes epidemiology, with the aim of examining the efficiency of searching in support of systematic reviews of the epidemiology of diabetes..
  32. ncbi Systematic reviews involving complementary and alternative medicine interventions had higher quality of reporting than conventional medicine reviews
    Margaret L Lawson
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:777-84. 2005
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  33. pmc A simplified search strategy for identifying randomised controlled trials for systematic reviews of health care interventions: a comparison with more exhaustive strategies
    Pamela Royle
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:23. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess whether developments in the CENTRAL database, and the CONSORT statement, mean that a simplified RCT search strategy for identifying RCTs now suffices for systematic reviews of health care interventions...
  34. ncbi Systematic review as an evidence-based tool for the operating room
    Allyson Lipp
    School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Glyntaff, Pontypridd, United Kingdom
    AORN J 81:1279-82, 1285-7. 2005
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  35. pmc An alternative to the hand searching gold standard: validating methodological search filters using relative recall
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:33. 2006
    ..We demonstrate the feasibility of using relative recall of included studies from multiple systematic reviews to validate methodological search filters as an alternative to validation against a gold standard formed through hand searching...
  36. ncbi Errors in search strategies were identified by type and frequency
    Margaret Sampson
    Chalmers Research Group, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1057-63. 2006
    ..Errors in the electronic search strategy of a systematic review may undermine the integrity of the evidence base used in the review. We studied the frequency and types of errors in reviews published by the Cochrane Collaboration...
  37. ncbi Meta-analyses and systematic reviews of psychological treatments for chronic pain: relevance to an evidence-based practice
    Beverly E Thorn
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Health Psychol 26:10-2. 2007
    ..The article also highlights ways that practitioners and researchers can collaborate on treatment outcome research, thereby improving the ability to discover and disseminate effective treatments for patients who suffer from chronic pain...
  38. ncbi Evidence-based practice in radiology: steps 3 and 4--appraise and apply diagnostic radiology literature
    Jonathan D Dodd
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 242:342-54. 2007
    ..Many controversies surround the technique of indirect CT venography, and difficult topics such as this are ideally suited to the tools of EBP. This article will describe how to approach such a scenario...
  39. pmc Synthesising quantitative and qualitative research in evidence-based patient information
    Megan R Goldsmith
    Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:262-70. 2007
    ..Synthesising quantitative and qualitative research in a single review is an important methodological challenge...
  40. ncbi Using systematic reviews for evidence-based health promotion: basic methodology issues
    Jefferson A Buendía-Rodriguez
    UNISALUD
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 8:94-105. 2006
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  41. ncbi Evidence-based practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery: audit of 1 training center
    Sze Lok Lau
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:651-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the proportion of evidence-based interventions in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery in a regional training center...
  42. ncbi Evidence-based practice in radiology: steps 3 and 4--appraise and apply systematic reviews and meta-analyses
    Steve Halligan
    Department of Specialist Radiology, University College Hospital, Podium Level 2, 235 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BU, England
    Radiology 243:13-27. 2007
    ..They also explain how systematic review can help guide methodologic development for future research...
  43. ncbi A model for critical review of literature - with vaginismus as an example
    Barbro Wijma
    Division of Gender and Medicine, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Linkoping University, S 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 28:21-36. 2007
    ..We found the behavioral model with quality requirements useful for classifying and evaluating the literature of vaginismus. The model may also be used as a guide to design methodologically good studies...
  44. ncbi Trends in neonatology and pediatrics publications over the past 12 years
    Amir Ben Tov
    Department of Neonatology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Paediatr 96:1080-2. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that the number of publications in Neonatology and Pediatrics increases over time, and to verify whether the categories of publications all follow the same pattern over time...
  45. ncbi Producing and disseminating systematic reviews: a summary of the CAM-related work presented at the 13th international Cochrane Colloquium
    Eric Manheimer
    Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2200 Kernan Drive, Kernan Hospital Mansion, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:193-6. 2006
    ..A summary of each of these is presented...
  46. ncbi Evidence-based medicine: what it is and what it is not
    Mohit Bhandari
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Injury 37:302-6. 2006
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  47. ncbi Cochrane systematic reviews in acupuncture: methodological diversity in database searching
    Amit Sood
    Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:719-22. 2005
    ..Results from these trials have been synthesized in systematic reviews. A well-designed systematic review provides the highest level of evidence for establishing the efficacy of a clinical intervention...
  48. ncbi Systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
    Leonard Leibovici
    Department of Medicine E, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, 49100 Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Antimicrob Chemother 56:803-4. 2005
    ..In this article we outline the advantages and limitations inherent in these approaches, and the features that we look for when this type of article is submitted to JAC...
  49. ncbi Synthesis of qualitative research and evidence-based nursing
    Kate Flemming
    Department of Health Sciences, Area 2, Seebohm Rowntree Building, The University of York, University Road, Heslington, York
    Br J Nurs 16:616-20. 2007
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  50. pmc Investing in updating: how do conclusions change when Cochrane systematic reviews are updated?
    Simon D French
    Australasian Cochrane Centre, Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Locked Bag 29, Clayton, Victoria, 3168, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:33. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of updating Cochrane systematic reviews over a four year period...
  51. ncbi Scope for improvement in the quality of reporting of systematic reviews. From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
    Beverley Shea
    EMGO Institute, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 33:9-15. 2006
    ..To assess the quality of reporting in Cochrane musculoskeletal systematic reviews (excluding back and injury reviews)...
  52. pmc Comparison of reports of randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews in surgical journals: literature review
    Sukhmeet Singh Panesar
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:470-2. 2006
    ..Two reviewers systematically and independently hand searched all issues of these journals over a 12-month period to identify randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews...
  53. ncbi Systematic reviews and their application to research in speech and language therapy: a response to T. R. Pring's 'Ask a silly question: two decades of troublesome trials' (2004)
    Zoe Garrett
    Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, London, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:95-105. 2006
    ..This, it is argued, is most likely to demonstrate statistically significant effects and also help to ensure that therapies become sufficiently defined so that clinicians can apply them in practice...
  54. ncbi The use of systematic reviews when designing studies
    Nicola J Cooper
    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 2:260-4. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the use made of results of reviews in the designing of new studies...
  55. ncbi Systematic reviews of surgical interventions
    Martin Burton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Oxford, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, England, UK
    Surg Clin North Am 86:101-14, ix. 2006
    ..They should be a prerequisite of any new research, a key component in decision making, and an opportunity for all surgical practitioners to get involved in the conduct and interpretation of research...
  56. ncbi Evidence-based resources and search strategies for orthopaedic surgeons
    Michael Zlowodzki
    McMaster University, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hamilton General Hospital, Ont, Canada
    Injury 37:307-11. 2006
    ..For a more comprehensive review, a combination of MEDLINE, EMBASE and meeting abstract databases is usually more than sufficient. Full-text publications can be obtained from the Cochrane library and from OVID...
  57. pmc A review of the methodological features of systematic reviews in maternal medicine
    Lumaan Sheikh
    Academic Unit, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Med 5:10. 2007
    ..This review assesses the methodological features of existing systematic reviews in maternal medicine, comparing Cochrane and non-Cochrane reviews in maternal medicine...
  58. ncbi Simplifying the language of evidence to improve patient care: Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI USA E mail
    J Fam Pract 53:111-20. 2004
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  59. ncbi Methods of meta-analysis: an analysis
    Ronald L Koretz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA 91342, USA
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 5:467-74. 2002
    ..To understand the principles of systematic reviewing and meta-analysis, using recent examples from the medical literature to highlight some of these points...
  60. ncbi [Clinical decision-making: systematic reviews and meta-analysis]
    C Fernandez Perez
    Unidad de Apoyo a la Investigación Servicio de Medicina Preventiva Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Espana
    Neurologia 18:70-3. 2003
    ..The future tendency would recommend that investigators, clinicians, reviewers, journal editors and sponsors agree on publication criteria other than positive p values such as clinical validity and clinical relevance...
  61. ncbi Availability of research results on traditional chinese pharmacotherapy
    D Pach
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 9:352-8. 2002
    ..Although Traditional Chinese Pharmacotherapy (TCP) plays a central role in TCM treatment in China, acupuncture is a more common form of treatment in the Western world than TCP...
  62. ncbi Strength of recommendation taxonomy (SORT): a patient-centered approach to grading evidence in the medical literature
    Mark H Ebell
    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:548-56. 2004
    ..Levels of evidence from 1 to 3 for individual studies also are defined. We hope that consistent use of this taxonomy will improve the ability of authors and readers to communicate about the translation of research into practice...
  63. ncbi Evidence-based decision making in action: Part 1--Finding the best clinical evidence
    Jane L Forrest
    National Center for Dental Hygiene Research at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 3:10-26. 2002
    ..Practice tips are provided along with online resources related to the evidence-based process...
  64. ncbi Searching the evidence: the clinically-effective nutritionist
    Helen Moore
    Postgraduate Institute, School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:773-6. 2003
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  65. ncbi Cochrane neonatal systematic reviews: a survey of the evidence for neonatal therapies
    John C Sinclair
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University Medical Centre, Room 3N11F, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 30:285-304. 2003
    ..Most CNRG reviews were current. There is a continuing need to prepare systematic review of therapies not yet covered and to keep an increasing number of reviews up-to-date...
  66. ncbi Guides to an efficient search for the best evidence
    James H Liu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 21:5-8. 2003
    ..The following article outlines how to perform a literature search to survey the available treatment options and ultimately how to look for evidence-based guidelines for management of the clinical problem...
  67. ncbi Survey of systematic reviews in dentistry
    James Bader
    Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:464-73. 2004
    ..The authors describe the steps taken in systematic reviews and perform a literature survey to identify published systematic reviews of topics relevant to clinical dentistry...
  68. ncbi Evidence-based medicine: applications in dietetic practice
    Gregory E Gray
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1720 E 120th Street AFH 1021, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1263-72; discussion 1272. 2002
    ..Resources (including Web sites) for further learning are provided. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002;102:1263-1272...
  69. ncbi Rating the strength of scientific evidence: relevance for quality improvement programs
    Kathleen N Lohr
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Drive, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:9-18. 2004
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  70. ncbi New recommendations from the 1999 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association acute myocardial infarction guidelines
    S A Spinler
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:589-617. 2001
    To review literature relating to significant changes in drug therapy recommendations in the 1999 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for treating patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
  71. ncbi Neurophysiology and neuroanatomy of pitch perception: auditory cortex
    Mark Jude Tramo
    Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital, The Institute for Music and Brain Science, Boston, 02114, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:148-74. 2005
    We present original results and review literature from the past fifty years that address the role of primate auditory cortex in the following perceptual capacities: (1) the ability to perceive small differences between the pitches of two ..
  72. ncbi [Heart rate variability. Applications in psychiatry]
    D Servant
    Service de Psychiatrie Générale, Hôpital Fontan, CHRU de Lille, Rue Verhaeghe, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Encephale 35:423-8. 2009
    ..Obtaining a series of interbeat intervals requires a continuous measure of heart rate, typically electrocardiography (ECG). Commercially available software is then used to define the interbeat intervals within an ECG recording...
  73. ncbi Biomonitoring for occupational health risk assessment (BOHRA)
    Maurizio Manno
    Department of Preventive Medical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 192:3-16. 2010
    ..hundred BM papers published in the 80s, there are now several tens of thousand papers published in the peer review literature each year, and the trend is still rising exponentially...
  74. ncbi Dietary supplements for body-weight reduction: a systematic review
    Max H Pittler
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:529-36. 2004
    ..Compliance with conventional weight-management programs is notoriously poor, and a plethora of over-the-counter slimming aids are sold with claims of effectiveness...
  75. ncbi A women's health track for internal medicine residents using evidence-based medicine
    Holly G Pursley
    Kentucky Clinic, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, 40536, USA
    Acad Med 77:743-4. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi Alefacept: its safety profile, off-label uses, and potential as part of combination therapies for psoriasis
    Noah Scheinfeld
    Department of Dermatology, St Luke s Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Dermatolog Treat 18:197-208. 2007
    To review literature regarding alefacept, a biologic therapy for psoriasis.
  77. ncbi Somatostatin or octreotide as treatment options for chylothorax in young children: a systematic review
    Charles C Roehr
    Department of Neonatology, Charite Campus Mitte, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10098, Berlin, Germany, and John Radcliffe Hospital, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Oxford, UK
    Intensive Care Med 32:650-7. 2006
    ..Somatostatin and octreotide have recently been used for treating chylothorax in children. We set out to summarise the evidence on the efficacy and safety of somatostatin and octreotide in treating young children with chylothorax...
  78. ncbi Side effects of treatment with benzodiazepines
    Suzana Uzun
    Vrapce Psychiatric Hospital, Bolnicka cesta 32, 10090 Zagreb, Croatia
    Psychiatr Danub 22:90-3. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to review literature regarding different side effects associated with treatment with benzodiazepines - effects on cognition, ..
  79. ncbi Neonatal outcomes of twins according to birth order, presentation and mode of delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    A C Rossi
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Giacomo Hospital, Monopoli, Via Celentano 42, Bari, Italy
    BJOG 118:523-32. 2011
    ..The optimal mode of delivery for twins is undetermined...
  80. ncbi Prevention and treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis using exogenous Lactobacillus
    Heather S Jeavons
    Planned Parenthood, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:287-96. 2003
    To review literature examining exogenous Lactobacillus therapy for vulvovaginal candidiasis and to discuss recommendations for clinical practice and future research.
  81. ncbi Combining epidemiology and biomechanics in sports injury prevention research: a new approach for selecting suitable controls
    Caroline F Finch
    Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Sports Med 41:59-72. 2011
    ..A review was conducted to identify sport injury case-control studies published in the peer-review literature during 1985-2008...
  82. ncbi Heparin-induced anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions: two distinct but overlapping syndromes
    Theodore E Warkentin
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, General Site, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 8:129-44. 2009
    ..However, heparin-induced anaphylactoid reactions also have been reported to be a consequence of immune-mediated heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)...
  83. ncbi Distraction osteogenesis in the management of severe maxillary hypoplasia in cleft lip and palate patients
    Paolo Scolozzi
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1199-214. 2008
    The aim of this study was to systematically review literature reporting on the use of external distraction osteogenesis (DO) and internal DO in the treatment of severe maxillary hypoplasia in cleft and palate patients...
  84. ncbi Compensating occupationally related tenosynovitis and epicondylitis: a literature review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:67-74. 2007
    ..To assess occupational associations with tenosynovitis and epicondylitis, we conducted a systematic literature review. We focused particularly on evidence that might support compensation of these disorders 'on the balance of probabilities'...
  85. ncbi Tracking publication outcomes of National Institutes of Health grants
    Benjamin G Druss
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med 118:658-63. 2005
    The peer-review literature is the primary medium through which the findings of funded research are evaluated by and disseminated to the broader scientific community...
  86. ncbi Loss of taste-induced hypertension--caveat for taste modulation as a therapeutic option in obesity
    L Czupryniak
    Diabetology and Metabolic Diseases Department, Medical University of Lodz, Barlicki University Hospital No 1, Kopcinskiego 22, 90 153 Lodz, Poland
    Eat Weight Disord 12:e11-3. 2007
    ..Effective treatment of obesity is extremely difficult, and taste modulation has been suggested as a feasible option. We aim at presenting dangers associated with stroke-induced taste impairment...
  87. ncbi [Should platelet inhibitors be discontinued before gastrointestinal endoscopy?]
    Bjørn Hofstad
    Gastromedisinsk avdeling Ullevål universitetssykehus 0407 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2440-2. 2008
    ..of Gastroenterology have appointed a group, consisting of a medical and a surgical gastroenterologist, a haematologist, a cardiologist and a pharmacologist, to review literature concerning the issue in order to give a recommendation.
  88. ncbi [Child sexual abuse and sexually transmitted infections in sub-saharan Africa]
    P Pitche
    Travail du Service de Dermatologie, CHU Tokoin, Universite de Lome, Togo
    Med Trop (Mars) 65:570-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to review literature on CSA and associated STI/HIV in the sub-Saharan Africa...
  89. ncbi Mold remediation in a hospital
    Tang G Lee
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:723-30. 2009
    ..It also describes the need and importance of a buffer zone between the occupied areas and the mold abatement containment area...
  90. ncbi Rapid desensitization protocols for patients with cardiovascular disease and aspirin hypersensitivity in an era of dual antiplatelet therapy
    Nathaniel A Page
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:61-7. 2007
    ..To review the available protocols for rapid desensitization of patients with aspirin hypersensitivity and apply the data for use in patients with cardiovascular disease who would benefit from the dual antiplatelet therapy...
  91. pmc Improving the effectiveness of the emergency management of renal colic in a district general hospital: a completed audit cycle
    C Kastner
    Department of Urology, East Surrey Hospital, Redhill
    Emerg Med J 20:449-50. 2003
    To assess the current practice of emergency management of renal colic in a district hospital, review literature, implement new guidelines, and assess them.
  92. pmc Ethanol drinking in rodents: is free-choice drinking related to the reinforcing effects of ethanol?
    Alexis S Green
    Psychobiology of Addictions, Department of Psychology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI, 402 North Blackford Street, LD 120F, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Alcohol 42:1-11. 2008
    ..We also review literature on intravenous ethanol self-administration (IVSA)...
  93. ncbi First report of occurrence of choroid plexus papilloma and medulloblastoma in the same patient
    Siddharth Banka
    Department of Neurosurgery, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:587-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we report a metachronous occurrence of choroid plexus papilloma and medulloblastoma in the same patient, which has not been reported before to the best of our knowledge...
  94. pmc Faculty development in tobacco cessation: training health professionals and promoting tobacco control in developing countries
    Myra L Muramoto
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:498-506. 2009
    ..For successful, sustainable cessation training programs, countries need health-care professionals with knowledge and skills to deliver and teach tobacco cessation...
  95. ncbi Investigation of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 13:17-22. 2003
    ..This is a concise and timely update of the most recent developments in the clinical research on the investigation of benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  96. ncbi Revisiting the online health information reliability debate in the wake of "web 2.0": an inter-disciplinary literature and website review
    Samantha A Adams
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Management iBMG, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 79:391-400. 2010
    ..0")...
  97. ncbi [Methylphenidate augmentation of fluvoxamine for treatment-resistant depression: a case report and review literature]
    Kurt Buhagiar
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 18:179-83. 2007
    ..Evidence for such use of methylphenidate unfortunately remains largely empirical and adequate placebo-controlled studies are therefore required to support or refute this claim...
  98. ncbi Bipartite atlas with os odontoideum and synovial cyst: case report and review literature
    Chong Weng
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E568-75. 2010
    ..Case report and review of the literature...
  99. ncbi Foodborne pathogens in milk and the dairy farm environment: food safety and public health implications
    S P Oliver
    Food Safety Center of Excellence and Department of Animal Science, 59 McCord Hall, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 2:115-29. 2005
    ..The purpose of this communication is to review literature published on the prevalence of bacterial foodborne pathogens in milk and in the dairy environment, and to ..
  100. ncbi Smoking cessation counseling for pregnant women who smoke: scientific basis for practice for AWHONN's SUCCESS project
    Susan A Albrecht
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:298-305. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential of systematic integration of this protocol in primary care settings in which women seek care at the preconception, pregnant, or postpartum stages...
  101. ncbi Treatment of hyponatremia
    Richard H Sterns
    Nephrology Division, Rochester General Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 19:493-8. 2010
    We review literature from the past 18 months on the treatment of hyponatremia...

Research Grants74

  1. Prostate Cancer Education in African American Men
    STEPHEN LEPORE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Metamoodics: Meta-analyses and bioinformatics display of mood disorders genetics
    Peter P Zandi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..integrate systematic meta-analyses of genetic studies of mood disorders that have been published in the peer review literature;the meta-analyses will encompass data from three different classes of genomic experiments including a) ..
  3. Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports: Novel Multiple Myeloma Drugs
    Charles Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..sADRs associated with new MM agents to be identified, evaluated, synthesized, and described in the peer-review literature more rapidly than has occurred in the past...
  4. Parent Based Interventions to Prevent Student Drinking
    Robert J Turrisi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2000), virtually no systematic theory-driven research examining efficacy has been published in the peer review literature exploring whether there is a critical period for implementing parent interventions with college students...
  5. FASEB--FOLATE, B12 & ONE CARBON METABOLISM
    ROWENA MATTHEWS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Re most interesting new research presented at the conference will be disseminated to a much wider audience in the form of one or more "state-of-the-art" reviews in the FASEB Journal...
  6. ASTHMA
    Joan Reibman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Develop weekly "Update in Asthma" conference to review literature on current clinical trials, pathogenesis, management strategies of airway obstruction, allergy and ..
  7. FASEB SUMMER CONFERENCE-- FOLATE, B12 AND 1C METABOLISM
    DEAN APPLING; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The most interesting new research presented at the conference will be disseminated to a much wider audience in the form of one or more "state-of-the-art" reviews in the FASEB Journal. ..
  8. CLINICAL SEARCH RETRIEVAL FROM FOUR ELECTRONIC DATABASES
    R Haynes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., sensitivity); and evaluating the usefulness of the clinical hedges in the intended users group, clinicians. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Social Anxiety Disorder and Emotion Regulation
    TODD KASHDAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings could ultimately lead to the development of more effective intervention efforts. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Gene Expression in Prediabetes: Potential Role of PGC-1
    MARY PATTI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Early Diagnosis of Neonatal Candidiasis
    Daniel Benjamin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Pimecrolius on T cell Responses in Atopic March
    Jonathan Spergel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In third aim of the trial, we explore the effects of pimecrolimus as a disease-modifying agent in the prevention of asthma. Asthma phenotype will be examined by spirometry per and post-beta-2-agonist and exhaled nitric oxide. ..
  13. IVR for Automated Alcohol Screening & BI in Primary Care
    John Helzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although this is not an efficacy study, we will also assess whether the IVR-BI has a short-term impact on alcohol consumption in this small feasibility sample. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Immuno-modulatory Effects of Parenteral Nutrition After Intestinal Failure
    Stephen Benedict; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data obtained will position the research team to develop more mechanistically in-depth RO1 proposals that investigate human patients and a murine PN animal model. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Screening for Ovarian Cancer: Psychobehavioral Outcomes
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthma
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..That study will involve a longitudinal epidemiologic preventive intervention study aimed at reducing the risk of anxiety disorders among pediatric asthma/allergy patients. ..
  17. Opioid Prescribing Patterns in the U.S.
    Mark Pletcher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Optimal Strategies for PID Prevention and Management
    Kenneth Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Systemic perinatal insults disrupt neurodevelopment
    Shenandoah Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Insights into mechanisms underlying the disruption of perinatal neural development will lead to novel interventions to enhance neural development in neonates, and minimize neurologic deficits. ..
  21. FLUOXETINE IN PEDIATRIC BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER
    Eric Hollander; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Abstract Not Provided. ..
  22. Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Cancer Screening
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The overall goal of the training program is to prepare trainees for careers as independent investigators in behavioral oncology. ..
  23. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Searching for ADHD Susceptibility Genes
    Stephen V Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..That, in turn, should facilitate the search for newer, more effective treatments for the disorder. ..
  25. MOLECULAR REGULATION AND ROLE OF PLACENTA GROWTH FACTOR
    Donald S Torry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  26. N-Glycosylation And ER Stress
    MARK LEHRMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. 2/5-The Psychiatric GWAS Consortium: Integrated & Coordinated GWAS Meta-Analyses
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the PGC proposes to abide as fully as possible with the NIH's GWAS data sharing policies and we provide a detailed data sharing plan and timetable. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Contribution of Estradiol to Female Neural Development
    Michael Baum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Affirmation of a perinatal role for estradiol in brain sexual differentiation in female mice would raise the question of whether estradiol plays a similar role in female-typical psychosexual differentiation in women. ..
  29. HDL Increased Plaque Stablization in the Elderly
    Joao Lima; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results of the proposed trial will be directly applicable to developing strategies for plaque stabilization in the elderly who suffer the most from the severe complications of advanced cardiovascular ]therosclerosis. ..
  30. A Luciferase Fusion Protein Library to Identify & Monitor Ubiquitylation Targets
    William Kaelin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Reisolation of HIF in aims 2 and 3 would constitute proof of concept with respect to the potential utility of this approach. ..
  31. Botannical Extract Library Screeninig with Human ADAS Cells
    Jeffrey Gimble; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemic
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
  33. LKB1-Independent Metformin Response
    MARK LEHRMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This will make possible a future R01 application to determine the role of LIMR in metformin's antihyperglycemic activity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Polysomal RNA Antitumor Immunity
    John Chi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results from these experiments will help characterize the potential use of dendritic cells transfected with polysomal RNA in creating antigen specific tumor vaccines for brain tumors. ..
  35. PHYSIOLOGY OF VOCALIZATION SEN IN AUDITORY CORTEX
    MARK TRAMO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. Chronic Illness Exercise Interventions: A Meta-Analysis
    Vicki Conn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The compelling importance and broad scope of this work make funding necessary to achieve these important aims. ..
  37. A New Biomarker for Ovarian Cancer Detection
    Eleftherios Diamandis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In this grant proposal, we describe further studies, which will examine in greater detail, the ability of a test for the amount of this protein in blood to correctly diagnose the presence of ovarian cancer. ..
  38. MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH AT CHARLES R DREW UNIV
    Gregory Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  39. ESCAPE Mechanistic Substudies
    Robert Califf; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Catecholamines are also being collected at baseline and 3 months. In addition, the ESCAPE investigators are all ready capturing detailed demographic, clinical, and physiological information as part of the protocol for the primary study. ..
  40. Training Minorities in Biobehavioral Cancer Research
    STEPHEN LEPORE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. TESTING THE VALIDITY OF ADULT ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Thus, if founded, we expect that the proposed work will lead to a program of research that can both clarify the nosological complexities of adult ADHD and clarify the nature of genes that are risk factors for the disorder. ..
  42. USE OF ADIPOSE-DERIVED PREADIPOCYTES IN BONE DISOREDERS
    Jeffrey Gimble; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This has commercial application to orthopedic and periodontal surgical treatments of joint replacement, fracture repair, and bone resorption secondary to tooth decay...
  43. ASTHMA CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. SMOKING CESSATION TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    David Kalman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will provide critical information about the differential effects of 2 doses of NP with this population. ..
  45. Phase II Trial of Thalidomide in Primary Amyloidosis
    Angela Dispenzieri; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The ultimate goal of the proposed studies is to improve the prognosis of patient with this fatal disease. ..
  46. PREVENTING ALCOHOL EXPOSED PREGNANCY AFTER A JAIL TERM
    Patricia Mullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will use an RCT design (n=270) to test the intervention's effect on alcohol consumption and birth control use 6 months after release. ..
  47. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Greater pain duration is expected to be associated with smaller changes in the BP/pain relationship in response to opioid blockade. ..
  48. BEYOND STIGMA--INTERPRETING GENETIC DIFFERENCE
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Rapid screen for Ebola virus membrane interactions/drugs
    Robert Garry; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  50. Determinants in Recovery from TBI in Children 0-3
    James Blackman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project will be far more comprehensive than previous studies of brain injury in infants and toddlers and will explore novel hypotheses regarding genetic determinants of outcome and markers of neuronal injury in young children. ..
  51. Community Based Training Models for Tobacco Cessations
    Myra Muramoto; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Phase IV: Dissemination study of the training model shown to be most effective though participating community partners. ..
  52. WNT PROTEINS IN ADULT, AGED AND OSTEOARTHRITIC CARTILAGE
    Karen Yates; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This work will also provide a solid foundation for future research on Wnts in cartilage biology. ..
  53. Spinal Fusion Using Adipose Derived Adult Stem Cells
    Jeffrey Gimble; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The availability of "off the shelf ADAS cells for clinical orthopedic procedures will have a significant commercial and therapeutic impact. ..
  54. NEUROBEHAVIORAL FEATURES & MESIAL TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY
    Bruce Hermann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will have potential implications for treatment as well as the understanding of the pathophysiology and natural history of TLE. ..
  55. SUCROSE AND/OR FAT INGESTION EFFECT ON OPIOIDS
    Allen Levine; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These experiments address how much food must be eaten (volume, time spent eating etc.) before naloxone administration decreases feeding. ..
  56. AN ECOGENETIC STUDY OF ADHD
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, no studies have used an ecogenetic approach to sharpen the accuracy of risk prediction. ..
  57. Recombinant antigen assays for Lassa and other arenaviru
    Robert Garry; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  58. OPTIMIZING MANAGEMENT OF TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACKS
    S Johnston; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will provide important results for clinicians and policy makers, and will foster the applicant's development as a health services researcher in cerebrovascular disease. ..
  59. A GIS Based Workbench to Interpret Cancer Maps
    Gerard Rushton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The researchers are geographers who specialize in geographic information science and medical geography and epidemiologists with a substantial record of research in cancer incidence, prevention and control. ..
  60. Host defense functions of M. tuberculosis lipoglycan
    Edward Chan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3. To elucidate the role of the TLRs, MAPK and NFkB signaling pathways, and ManLAM in controlling the growth of M. tuberculosis in mouse and human macrophages and to correlate effects on growth with NO* and TNFa expression. ..
  61. ACRN Data Coordinating Center
    Vernon Chinchilli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The DCC will develop high-quality data collection forms, MOPs, and subject handouts. The DCC will track ACRN progress, organize all meetings/conferences, and coordinate training sessions and site visits. ..
  62. Adapting a Medical Self-Management Program for a Community Mental Health Center
    Benjamin Druss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, it will provide a sustainable, scalable model for improving medical self-management in a highly vulnerable population. ..
  63. Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response to Augment CBT in Alcohol Dependence
    John Helzer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The public health implications of effective, low cost interventions for alcohol dependence that can be accessed remotely are considerable. ..
  64. Planning Randomized Controlled Trials Antiretroviral
    Isaac Zulu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  65. Serum Protemic Patterns Associated With Atherosclerosis
    Mark Pletcher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  66. RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm Reduction
    Russell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. RESEARCH TRAINING IN MEDICAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
    Michael Andrykowski; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Postdoctoral fellows will address each of the same elements with an intensity and emphasis that is tailored to their individual needs and prior experience. ..
  68. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  69. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  70. Collagen Crosslinking Effects on Bone Fragility
    Deepak Vashishth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  71. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. Comprehensive Database on Spirituality and Health
    Jeanette Ezzo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Phase II will focus on comprehensively populating the database with a significantly larger and more comprehensive set of research citations and related materials and migrating to a fully functional website, SpiritLit.com. ..