Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
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#1Claire Iannizzi (University of Cologne)H-Index: 1
#2Elena Dorando (University of Cologne)H-Index: 1
Last. Vanessa Piechotta (University of Cologne)H-Index: 6
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Abstract null null Background: A living systematic review (LSR) is an emerging review type that makes use of continual updating. In the COVID-19 pandemic, we were confronted with a shifting epidemiological landscape, clinical uncertainties and evolving evidence. These unexpected challenges compelled us to amend standard LSR methodology. null Objective and outline: Our primary objective is to discuss some challenges faced when conducting LSRs in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to provid...
#1Anjali Kumar (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 1
#2Danielle D. Durham (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 11
Last. Louise M. Henderson (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 24
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Abstract null null Introduction null : Understanding how incentives and their timing influence study enrollment rates is important to efficient study design and increasing the generalizability of findings. This 2-arm, parallel randomized trial evaluated how conditional versus unconditional mailed incentives of a $20 gift card affected study enrollment in a sample of participants screened for lung cancer screening. null null null Methods null : Eligible participants included Black and White adult...
#1Brittany Humphries (McMaster University)H-Index: 3
#2Montserrat León-García (UAB: Autonomous University of Barcelona)H-Index: 1
Last. Gordon H. Guyatt (McMaster University)H-Index: 267
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Objective null To explore and characterize published evidence on the ways decision analysis has been used to inform shared decision-making. null Study design and setting null For this scoping review, we searched five bibliographic databases (from inception until February 2021), reference lists of included studies, trial registries, a thesis database and websites of relevant interest groups. Studies were eligible if they evaluated the application of decision analysis in a shared decision-making e...
#1Xiuxia Li (Lanzhou University)H-Index: 8
#2Yanfei Li (Lanzhou University)H-Index: 4
Last. Kehu Yang (Lanzhou University)H-Index: 33
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Abstract null null Objective null This study collected randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in the social sciences in China and assessed their risk of bias and reporting quality. null null null Study Design and Setting null Three databases were systematically searched for publications from January 2000 to June 2020 for RCTs in the social sciences published by Chinese researchers. The risk of bias was assessed using the Cochrane Collaboration Risk of Bias Tool (CCRBT), and reporting qual...
#1Lauren J Scott (University of Bristol)H-Index: 15
#2Maria Theresa Redaniel (University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 16
Last. Kate Tilling (University of Bristol)H-Index: 88
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OBJECTIVES The study aims to explore the use of regression discontinuity analysis (RDA) to examine effects of prescription of statins on total cholesterol and adverse outcomes (type 2 diabetes, rhabdomyolysis and myopathy, myalgia and myositis, liver disease, CVD, and mortality). STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a prospective cohort study using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink including patients with QRISK scores of 10 to 30 in 2010 to 2013 who were last followed-up in October 2016. ...
#1Yasushi Tsujimoto (Kyoto University)H-Index: 9
#2Yusuke Tsutsumi (Kyoto University)H-Index: 6
Last. Toshi A. Furukawa (Kyoto University)H-Index: 73
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Abstract null null Objectives null To assess the proportion of the recent Cochrane reviews that included outcomes in their literature search strategy, how often they acknowledged these limitations, and how qualitatively different the results of outcomes included and not included in the search strategy were. null null null Design and Setting null We identified all the Cochrane reviews of the interventions published in 2020 that used a search strategy connecting outcome terms with “AND.” Reviews w...
#1Shelly-Anne Li (University of Toronto)H-Index: 10
#2Reza Yousefi-Nooraie (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 16
Last. Benjamin Djulbegovic (City Of Hope National Medical Center)H-Index: 73
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Abstract null null Objectives: To identify patterns of interactions that may influence guideline panels’ decision-making. null Study Design and Setting: Social network analysis (SNA) to describe the conversation network in a guideline development meeting in United States. null Results: We analyzed one two-day guideline panel meeting that included 20 members who developed a guideline using the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) approach. The conversation pat...
#1Nancy Santesso (McMaster University)H-Index: 47
#2Wojtek Wiercioch (McMaster University)H-Index: 18
Last. Holger J. Schünemann (McMaster University)H-Index: 158
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Abstract null null Objectives null : Clear communication of health care recommendations to patients and the public is essential. Current work has focused on creating patient versions of guidelines without much attention to single recommendations. In this study, we built on previously conducted research to test a template and explore the public's perceptions of, and attitudes towards plain language guideline recommendations. null null null Study Design and Setting null : We conducted four focus g...
#1Olivier Pierre (University of Paris)H-Index: 1
#2Carolina Riveros (University of Paris)H-Index: 4
Last. Isabelle Boutron (University of Paris)H-Index: 68
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ABSTRACT null null Objectives null : To assess the sensitivity of two secondary electronic sources of COVID-19 studies: 1) the Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register ( ); and, 2) the Living Overview of the Evidence (L•OVE) COVID-19 platform ( null null null Study design and setting null : We identified reports of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies (OS) assessing preventive interventions or treatment for COVID-19. nul...
#1Zhenggang Bai (NUST: Nanjing University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 4
Last. Kehu Yang (Lanzhou University)H-Index: 33
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Abstract null null Objectives null To examine the characteristics, methodological and reporting quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in social science journals in China. null null null Study Design and Setting null The Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) databases were searched for systematic reviews and meta-analysis published between January 2000 and December 2019. We randomly selected 200 articles from the 401 identified in our search. The Assessing the Methodological Qu...
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