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    • Arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears: a clinical practice guideline 

      Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; Harris, Ian A.; Agoritsas, Thomas; Poolman, Rudolf W.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Van de Velde, Stijn; Buchbinder, Rachelle; Englund, Martin; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Quinlan, Casey; Helsingen, Lise; Knutsen, Gunnar; Rydland Olsen, Nina; Macdonald, Helen; Hailey, Louise; Wilson, Hazel M.; Lydiatt, Anne; Kristiansen, Annette (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
      What is the role of arthroscopic surgery in degenerative knee disease? An expert panel produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review triggered by a randomised trial published in The BMJ in June 2016, ...
    • Corticosteroids for sore throat: a clinical practice guideline 

      Aertgeerts, Bert; Agoritsas, Thomas; Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
      What is the role of a single dose of oral corticosteroids for those with acute sore throat? Using the GRADE framework according to the BMJ Rapid Recommendation process, an expert panel make a weak recommendation in favour ...
    • Corticosteroids for treatment of sore throat: systematic review and meta analysis of randomised trials 

      Sadeghirad, Behnam; Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Papola, Davide; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Vandvik, Per Olav; Merglen, Arnaud; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Agoritsas, Thomas (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
      OBJECTIVE To estimate the benefits and harms of using corticosteroids as an adjunct treatment for sore throat. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials. DATA SOURCES Medline, ...
    • Do clinicians want recommendations? A multicenter study comparing evidence summaries with and without GRADE recommendations 

      Neumann, Ignacio; Alonso Coello, Pablo; Vandvik, Per Olav; Agoritsas, Thomas; Mas, Gemma; Akl, Elie A; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Emparanza, Jose; McCullagh, Lauren; De Sitio, Catherine; McGinn, Thomas; Almodaimegh, Hind; Almodaimegh, Khalid; Rivera, Solange; Roja (Elsevier USA, 2018)
      © 2018 Elsevier Inc. Objectives: Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines provide recommendations to assist clinicians in decision-making and to reduce the gap between best current research evidence and clinical practice. ...
    • Do clinicians want recommendations? A multicenter study comparing evidence summaries with and without GRADE recommendations 

      Neumann, Ignacio; Alonso Coello, Pablo; Vandvik, Per; Agoritsas, Thomas; Mas, Gemma; Akl, Elie; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Emparanza, José; McCullagh, Lauren; De Sitio, Catherine; McGinn, Thomas; Almodaimegh, Hind; Almodaimegh, Khalid; Rivera, Solange; Rojas, Luis; Stirnemann, Jérôme; Irani, Jihad; Hlais, Sani; Mustafa, Reem; Bdair, Fadi; Aly, Abdelrahman; Kristiansen, Annette; Izcovich, Ariel; Ramírez Morera, Anggie; Brozek, Jan; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Schünemann, Holger (Elsevier, 2018-07)
      Objectives: Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines provide recommendations to assist clinicians in decision-making and to reduce the gap between best current research evidence and clinical practice. However, some argue ...
    • GRADE equity guidelines 2: considering health equity in GRADE guideline development: equity extension of the guideline development checklist 

      Akl, Elie A.; Welch, Vivian; Pottie, Kevin; Eslava Schmalbach, Javier; Darzi, Andrea; Sola, Ivan; Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal; Singh, Jasvinder; Murad, M. Hassan; Meerpohl, Joerg; Stanev, Roger; Lang, Eddy; Matovinovic, Elizabeth; Shea, Beverley; Agoritsas, Thomas; Alexander, Paul E.; Snellman, Alexandra; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Gloss, David; Thabane, Lehana; Shi, Chunhu; Stein, Airton T.; Sharaf, Ravi; Brier, Matthias; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Schunemann, Holger; Tugwell, Peter (Elsevier, 2017)
      Objective: To provide guidance for guideline developers on how to consider health equity at key stages of the guideline development process. Study Design and Setting: Literature review followed by group discussions and ...
    • How to read a systematic review and meta-analysis and apply the results to patient care: Users' guides to the medical literature 

      Murad, Mohammad Hassan; Montori, Victor M.; Ioannidis, John P A; Jaeschke, Roman; Devereaux, P. J.; Prasad, Kameshwar; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Agoritsas, Thomas; Hatala, Rose; Meade, Maureen O.; Wyer, Peter; Cook, Deborah J.; Guyatt, Gordon H. (American Medical Association, 2014)
      Clinical decisions should be based on the totality of the best evidence and not the results of individual studies. When clinicians apply the results of a systematic review or meta-analysis to patient care, they should start ...
    • How to read a systematic review andmeta-analysis and apply the results to patient care users’ guides to the medical literature 

      Hassan Murad, Mohammad; Montori, Víctor M.; Ioannidis, John P. A.; Jaeschke, Román; Devereaux, P. J.; Prasad, Kameshwar; Neumann, Ignacio; Carrasco Labra, Raúl; Agoritsas, Thomas; Hatala, Rose; Meade, Maureen O.; Wyer, Peter; Cook, Deborah J.; Guyatt, Gordon H. (American Medical Association, 2014)
      Clinical decisions should be based on the totality of the best evidence and not the results of individual studies. When clinicians apply the results of a systematic review or meta-analysis to patient care, they should ...
    • Reporting missing participant data in randomised trials: systematic survey of the methodological literature and a proposed guide 

      Akl, Elie A; Shawwa, Khaled; Kahale, Lara A.; Agoritsas, Thomas; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Busse, Jason W.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Ebrahim, Shanil; Johnston, Bradley C.; Neumann, Ignacio; Solà, Iván; Sun, Xin; Vandvik, Per; Zhang, Yuqing; Alonso Coello, Pablo; Guyatt, Gordon H. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
      Objectives We conducted a systematic survey of the methodological literature to identify recommended approaches for how and what randomised clinical trial (RCT) authors should report on missing participant data and, on the ...
    • UpToDate adherence to GRADE criteria for strong recommendations: an analytical survey 

      Agoritsas, Thomas; Merglen, Arnaud; Heen, Anja Fog; Kristiansen, Annette; Neumann, Ignacio; Brito, Juan P.; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Alexander, Paul E.; Rind, David M.; Vandvik, Per O.; Guyatt, Gordon H. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
      Introduction UpToDate is widely used by clinicians worldwide and includes more than 9400 recommendations that apply the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) framework. GRADE guidance ...