Knowledge Synthesis Group


Peer Reviewed

To find peer reviewed publications authored by members of the Knowledge Synthesis (KS) Group, please go to The Ottawa Hospital Library database and Pubmed (search by last name and initials).

2014 Reports

Tricco AC, Ashoor HM, Antony J, Beyene J, Veroniki AA, Isaranuwatchai W, et al. Safety, effectiveness, and cost effectiveness of long acting versus intermediate acting insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes: Systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMJ (Online) 2014;349.

Phillips AC, Lewis LK, McEvoy MP, Galipeau J, Glasziou P, Hammick M, et al. A Delphi survey to determine how educational interventions for evidence-based practice should be reported: Stage 2 of the development of a reporting guideline. BMC Medical Education 2014;14(1).

Phillips AC, Lewis LK, McEvoy MP, Galipeau J, Glasziou P, Hammick M, et al. A systematic review of how studies describe educational interventions for evidence-based practice: Stage 1 of the development of a reporting guideline. BMC Medical Education 2014;14(1).

Stevens A, Shamseer L, Weinstein E, Yazdi F, Turner L, Thielman J, et al. Relation of completeness of reporting of health research to journals' endorsement of reporting guidelines: Systematic review. BMJ (Online) 2014;348.

Catalá-López F, Hutton B, Moher D. Declaration of transparency for scientific publications. Medicina Clinica 2014;142(12):554-5.

Catalá-López F, Tobías A, Cameron C, Moher D, Hutton B. Network meta-analysis for comparing treatment effects of multiple interventions: an introduction. [In Press] Critical care medicine 2014.

Buckley DI, Ansari MT, Butler M, Soh C, Chang CS. The refinement of topics for systematic reviews: Lessons and recommendations from the Effective Health Care Program. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014;67(4):425-32.

Hutton B, Salanti G, Chaimani A, Caldwell DM, Schmid C, Thorlund K, et al. The quality of reporting methods and results in network meta-analyses: An overview of reviews and suggestions for improvement. PLoS ONE 2014;9(3).

Catalá-López F, Alonso-Arroyo A, Hutton B, Aleixandre-Benavent R, Moher D. Global collaborative networks on meta-analyses of randomized trials published in high impact factor medical journals: A social network analysis. BMC Medicine 2014;12(1).

Young MM, Stevens A, Galipeau J, Pirie T, Garritty C, Singh K, et al. Effectiveness of brief interventions as part of the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model for reducing the nonmedical use of psychoactive substances: a systematic review. Systematic reviews 2014;3:50.

Galipeau J, Moher D, Campbell C, et al. A systematic review highlights a knowledge gap regarding the effectiveness of health-related training programs in journalology. [In Press] Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014.

Catalá-López F, Peiró S, Hutton B, Andrés CP, Moher D. Declaration of transparency: Promotingamore complete, honest and adequate publication of scientific articles. Revista Espanola de Salud Publica 2014;88(2):181-6.

Tricco AC, Cogo E, Angeliki VA, Soobiah C, Hutton B, Hemmelgarn BR, et al. Comparative safety of anti-epileptic drugs among infants and children exposed in utero or during breastfeeding: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Systematic reviews 2014;3:68.

McNally JD, Sampson M, Matheson LA, Hutton B, Little J. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms and severe RSV bronchiolitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatric Pulmonology 2014;49(8):790-9.

Hutton B, Joseph L, Yazdi F, Tetzlaff J, Hersi M, Kokolo M, et al. Checking whether there is an increased risk of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder and other cancers with specific modern immunosuppression regimens in renal transplantation: protocol for a network meta-analysis of randomized and observational studies. Systematic reviews 2014;3:16.

Li L, Tian J, Tian H, Moher D, Liang F, Jiang T, et al. Network meta-analyses could be improved by searching more sources and by involving a librarian. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2014;67(9):1001-7.

Savovic J, Weeks L, Sterne JA, Turner L, Altman DG, Moher D, et al. Evaluation of the Cochrane Collaboration's tool for assessing the risk of bias in randomized trials: focus groups, online survey, proposed recommendations and their implementation. Systematic reviews 2014;3:37.

Lalu MM, Moher D, Marshall J, Fergusson D, Mei SH, Macleod M, et al. Efficacy and safety of mesenchymal stromal cells in preclinical models of acute lung injury: a systematic review protocol. Systematic reviews 2014;3:48.

Hersi M, Stevens A, Quach P, Hamel C, Thavorn K, Garritty C, Skidmore B, Vallenas C, Norris S, Egger M et al. Effectiveness of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers caring for patients with filovirus disease: a rapid review. 2015. [Unpublished work].

Knowledge Synthesis Group. What are the risks and benefits of multiple embryo transfer in women with 'good prognosis' as compared to elective single embryo transfer? A Rapid Review. 2015. [Unpublished work].

Shamseer L, Turner L, Moher D. Trial Reports: Improving Reporting, Minimizing Bias, and Producing Better Evidence-Based Practice. In: Methods and Applications of Statistics in Clinical Trials: Planning, Analysis, and Inferential Methods. Balakrishnan N, ed. Vol. 2., Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2014.

Shamseer L. CONSORT metrics, endorsement, and the new CONSORT website. In CONSORT Group Meeting. Paris, France. 2014 May 14.

Maduekwe O, Shamseer L, Moher D. Epidemiology and Reporting Characteristics of Predatory Journals. In Biomedical Science Poster Day. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Canada. 2014 Apr 25.