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Monica Taljaard, PhD


Selected Publications

  • Taljaard M, Weijer C, Grimshaw JM, Eccles MP, the Ottawa Ethics of Cluster Randomised Trials Consensus Group. The Ottawa Statement on the Ethical Design and Conduct of Cluster Randomised Trials: A précis for researchers and research ethics committees. BMJ 2013;346:f2838. doi: (Impact factor: 17.215)
  • Weijer C, Grimshaw JM, Eccles MP, McRae AD, White A, Brehaut JC, Taljaard M and the Ottawa Ethics of Cluster Trials Consensus Group. The Ottawa Consensus Statement on the Ethical Design and Conduct of CRTs. PloS Medicine 2012. 9(11): e1001346. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001346 (Impact factor 13.05)
  • Ivers N, Taljaard M, Dixon S, Bennett C, McRae A, Taleban J, Skea Z, Brehaut J, Boruch RF, Eccles M, Grimshaw JM, Weijer C, Zwarenstein M, Donner A. Impact of CONSORT extension for cluster randomised trials on quality of reporting and study methodology: review of random sample of 300 trials, 2000-8. BMJ 2011; 343:d5886 (Impact factor: 13.271)
  • Taljaard M, McRae A, Weijer C, Bennett C, Dixon S, Taleban J, Skea Z, Brehaut J, Eccles MP, Donner A, Saginur R, Boruch RF, Grimshaw JM. Inadequate reporting of research ethics review and informed consent in cluster randomized trials: review of a representative sample of published trials. BMJ 2011;342:d2496. (Impact factor 13.66)
  • Koszycki D, Taljaard M, Segal Z, Bradwejn J. A randomized trial of sertraline, self-administered cognitive behavior therapy, and their combination for panic disorder. Psychological Medicine 2010, May 13:1-11. (Impact factor: 5.012)

  • Taljaard M, McKenzie JE, Ramsay CR, Grimshaw JM. The use of segmented regression in analysing interrupted time series studies: An example in pre-hospital ambulance care. Implementation Science 2014; 9:77. (Impact factor: 3.47)
  • Corrales-Medina VF, Taljaard M, Fine MJ, Dwivedi G, Perry JJ, Musher DM, Chirinos JA. Risk-stratification for cardiac complications in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2014;89(1):60-68. (Impact factor 5.698)
  • Hickey M, Gatien M, Taljaard M, Aujnarain A, Giulivi A, Perry JJ. Outcomes of Urgent Warfarin Reversal Using Fresh Frozen Plasma versus Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in the Emergency Department. Circulation 2013; DOI:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001875. (Impact factor: 14.74)
  • Taljaard M, Brehaut JC, Weijer C, Boruch R, Donner A, Eccles MP, McRae AD, Saginur R, Zwarenstein M, Grimshaw JM. Variability in research ethics review of cluster randomized trials: Scenario-based survey in three countries. Trials 2014, 15:48. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-48. (Impact factor 2.21)
  • Taljaard M, Chaudhry SH, Brehaut JC, Weijer C, Boruch R, Donner A, Eccles MP, McRae AD, Saginur R, Zwarenstein M, Grimshaw JM. Survey of consent practices in cluster randomized trials: improvements are needed in ethical conduct and reporting. Clinical Trials 2014; 11(1):60 - 69. (Impact factor 2.2)
  • Forster AJ, Taljaard M, Bennett C, van Walraven C. Reliability of the Peer-Review Process for Adverse Event Rating. PLoS ONE 2012;7(7): e41239. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041239 (Impact factor 4.4)
    Forster AJ, Taljaard M, Oake N, Wilson K, Roth V, Van Walraven C. The effect of hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection on hospital length of stay. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2012, 184(1) First published December 5, 2011, doi: 10.1503/cmaj.110543 (Impact factor: 9.02)
  • Van Walraven C, Jennings A, Taljaard M, Dhalla I, English S, Mulpuru S, Blecker S, Forster AJ. The incidence of potentially avoidable hospital readmissions and its relationship to all-cause urgent readmissions. CMAJ 2011, 183(14) First published August 22, 2011, doi: 10.1503/cmaj.110400. (Impact factor: 9.02)
  • Taljaard M, Ward MR, Kutryk MJB, Courtman DW, Camack NH, Goodman SG, Parker TG, Dick AJ, Galipeau J, Stewart DJ. Rationale and design of Enhanced Angiogenic Cell Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction (ENACT-AMI): The first randomized placebo-controlled trial of enhanced progenitor cell therapy for acute myocardial infarction. American Heart Journal, 2010; 159(3): 354-360. (Impact factor: 4.3)
  • Taljaard M, Donner A, Klar N. Imputation strategies for missing continuous outcomes in cluster randomized trials. Biometrical Journal 2008; 50(3): 329–345. (Impact factor: 1.1)
  • Taljaard M, Donner A, Villar J and members of the World Health Organization 2005 Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health Research Group. Intracluster Correlation of Coefficients from the 2005 WHO Global Survey on Material and Perinatal Health: Implications for Implementation Research. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2008; 22(2): 117-125. (Impact factor: 1.7)
  • Taljaard M, Donner A, Klar N. Accounting for expected attrition in the planning of community intervention trials. Statistics in Medicine 2007; 26(13): 2615-2628. (Impact factor: 2.1)
  • Donner A, Taljaard M, Klar N. The merits of breaking the matches: a cautionary tale. Statistics in Medicine 2007; 26, 2036-2051. (Impact factor: 2.1)

Listings from The Ottawa Hospital Library

This lists the 10 most recent publications in The Ottawa Hospital's Library database from this researcher.This database only starts tracking a researcher's publications once they start working at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

Mallya, S; Sander, B; Roy-Gagnon, MH; Taljaard, M; Jolly, A; Kulkarni, MA, 2018 3/27/2018, Factors associated with human West Nile virus infection in Ontario: a generalized linear mixed modelling approach, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 18 ➤ view abstract

Hemming, K; Taljaard, M; Forbes, A, 2018 3/15/2018, Modeling clustering and treatment effect heterogeneity in parallel and stepped-wedge cluster randomized trials, STATISTICS IN MEDICINE, 37, 6, 883-898 ➤ view abstract

Corrales-Medina, VF; Dwivedi, G; Taljaard, M; Petrcich, W; Lima, JA; Yende, S; Kronmal, RA; Chirinos, JA, 2018 2/8/2018, Coronary artery calcium before and after hospitalization with pneumonia: The MESA study, PLOS ONE, 13, 2 ➤ view abstract

Goldstein, CE; Weijer, C; Brehaut, JC; Fergusson, DA; Grimshaw, JM; Horn, AR; Taljaard, M, 2018 2/27/2018, Ethical issues in pragmatic randomized controlled trials: a review of the recent literature identifies gaps in ethical argumentation, BMC MEDICAL ETHICS, 19 ➤ view abstract

Fernando, SM; Tran, A; Taljaard, M; Cheng, W; Rochwerg, B; Seely, AJE; Perry, JJ, 2018 2/20/2018, Prognostic Accuracy of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment for Mortality in Patients With Suspected Infection A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 168, 4, 266 ➤ view abstract

Hey, SP; Weijer, C; Taljaard, M; Kesselheim, AS, 2018 1/25/2018, Research ethics for emerging trial designs: does equipoise need to adapt?, BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 360

Boland, L; Taljaard, M; Dervin, G; Trenaman, L; Tugwell, P; Pomey, MP; Stacey, D, 2018, Effect of patient decision aid was influenced by presurgical evaluation among patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 61, 1, 28-33 ➤ view abstract

Weijer, C; Goldstein, CE; Taljaard, M, 2018, TwiC or treat? Are trials within cohorts ethically defensible?, CLINICAL TRIALS, 15, 1, 21-24

Weiss, D; Dunn, SI; Sprague, AE; Fell, DB; Grimshaw, JM; Darling, E; Graham, ID; Harrold, J; Smith, GN; Peterson, WE; Reszel, J; Lanes, A; Walker, MC; Taljaard, M, 2018, Effect of a population-level performance dashboard intervention on maternal-newborn outcomes: an interrupted time series study, BMJ QUALITY & SAFETY, 27, 6, 425-436 ➤ view abstract

McRae, AD; Perry, JJ; Brehaut, J; Brown, E; Curran, J; Emond, M; Hohl, C; Taljaard, M; Stiell, IG, 2018, Engaging emergency clinicians in emergency department clinical research, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 20, 3, 443-447 ➤ view abstract

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