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    • A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: III: How to appraise and use an article about therapy 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Glick, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Azarpazhooh, Amir (American Dental Association, 2015)
      Copyright © 2015 American Dental Association.Background and Overview: Dental practitioners spend most of their time administering treatments. To ensure that their clinical decisions are informed by the best available ...
    • A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: V: How to appraise and use an article about diagnosis 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Glick, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Azarpazhooh, Amir (American Dental Association, 2015)
      Background and Overview Questions regarding diagnosis are common in dental practice. Studies in which investigators apply a diagnostic test and a reference standard to all patients and compare their results represent the ...
    • A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VI: How to use a systematic review 

      Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Glick, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Azarpazhooh, Amir (American Dental Association, 2015)
      Copyright © 2015 American Dental Association. All rights reserved.Background and Overview. Dental practitioners face new clinical challenges on a daily basis. New treatment options and diagnostic tools are disseminated ...
    • A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VII: How to use patient management recommendations from clinical practice guidelines 

      Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Glick, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Neumann, Ignacio; Azarpazhooh, Amir (American Dental Association, 2015)
      © 2015 American Dental Association. All rights reserved.Background and Overview. Clinical practice guidelines represent highly processed evidence with associated recommendations to inform clinical practice and optimize ...
    • A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: X How to avoid being misled by clinical studies' results in dentistry 

      Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Azarpazhooh, Amir; Glick, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon H. (American Dental Association, 2015)
      © 2015 American Dental Association. Background and Overview Clinicians using evidence to inform decisions on a daily basis have access to a number of tools to help them judge the importance of discriminating studies conducted ...
    • Advances in the GRADE approach to rate the certainty in estimates from a network meta-analysis 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Bonner, Ashley; Alexander, Paul E.; Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; Furukawa, Toshi A.; Rochwerg, Bram; Hazlewood, Glen S.; Alhazzani, Waleed; Mustafa, Reem A.; Murad, M. Hassan; Puhan, Milo A.; Schuenemann, Holger J.; Guyatt, Gordon H. (Elsevier Science INC, 2018)
      This article describes conceptual advances of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) working group guidance to evaluate the certainty of evidence (confidence in evidence, quality ...
    • Advances in the GRADE approach to rate the certainty in estimates from a network meta-analysis 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Bonner, Ashley; Alexander, Paul; Siemieniuk, Reed; Furukawa, Toshi; Rochwerg, Bram; Hazlewood, Glen; Alhazzani, Waleed; Mustafa, Reem; Murad, M. Hassan; Puhan, Milo; Sch€unemann, Holger; Guyatt, Gordon H. (Elsevier, 2018)
      This article describes conceptual advances of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) working group guidance to evaluate the certainty of evidence (confidence in evidence, quality of ...
    • Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing infectious complications in orthognathic surgery 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Araya, Ignacio; Yanine, Nicolás; Córdova Jara, Luis; Villanueva Maffei, Julio (Wiley & Sons, 2015)
      Background Orthognathic surgery (OS) is a term that refers to many elective surgical techniques to correct facial deformity; the associated malocclusion and functional disorders related to the stomatognathic system. ...
    • Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing infectious complications in orthognathic surgery: Cochrane systematic review (protocol) 

      Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Carrasco Labra, Raúl; Araya Cabello, Ignacio; Yanine Montaner, Nicolás; Córdova, Luis; Villanueva Maffei, Julio (Wiley and Sons, 2012)
    • Application of minimal important differences in degenerative knee disease outcomes: a systematic review and case study to inform BMJ Rapid Recommendations 

      Devji, Tahira; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Foroutan, Farid; Sadeghirad, Behnam; Buchbinder, Rachelle; Poolman, Rudolf W.; Harris, Ian A.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; Vandvik, Per O. (BMJ Publishing, 2017)
      Objectives: To identify the most credible anchor-based minimal important differences (MIDs) for patient important outcomes in patients with degenerative knee disease, and to inform BMJ Rapid Recommendations for arthroscopic ...
    • Applying GRADE to a network meta-analysis of antidepressants led to more conservative conclusions 

      Bonner, Ashley; Alexander, Paul; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Furukawa, Toshi; Siemieniuk, Reed A.; Zhang, Yuan; Wiercioch, Wojtek; Florez, Ivan D.; Fei, Yutong; Agarwal, Arnav; Yepes-Nuñez, Juan José; Beyene, Joseph; Schünemann, Holger; Guyatt, Gordon H. (Elsevier USA, 2018)
      © 2018 Objective: To explore the impact of applying the Grading of Recommendations and Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) approach to assess the certainty of the evidence in a published network meta-analysis ...
    • 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, ...
    • Authors seldom report the most patient-important outcomes and absolute effect measures in systematic review abstracts 

      Agarwal, Arnav; Johnston, Bradley C.; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Akl, Elie A; Sun, Xin; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Ebrahim, Shanil; Granados, Carlos E.; Iorio, Alfonso; Irfan, Affan; Martínez G (Elsevier USA, 2017)
      © 2016 Elsevier Inc. Objectives Explicit reporting of absolute measures is important to ensure treatment effects are correctly interpreted. We examined the extent to which authors report absolute effects for patient-important ...
    • Comparison between the standard and a new alternative format of the Summary-of-Findings tables in Cochrane review users: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

      Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Santesso, Nancy; Neumann, Ignacio; Mustafa, Reem; Mbuagbaw, Lawrence; Etxeandia Ikobaltzeta, Itziar; De Stio, Catherine; McCullagh, Lauren; Alonso Coello, Pablo; Meerpohl, Joerg; Vandvik, Per Olav; Brozek, Jan; Akl, Elie; Bossuyt, Patrick; Churchill, Rachel; Glenton, Claire; Rosenbaum, Sarah; Tugwell, Peter; Welch, Vivian; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Schuenemann, Holger (BIOMED CENTRAL, 2015)
      Background: Systematic reviews represent one of the most important tools for knowledge translation but users often struggle with understanding and interpreting their results. GRADE Summary-of-Findings tables have been ...
    • 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, ...
    • Decision-Making about healthcare related tests and diagnostic strategies:user testing of GRADE evidence tables 

      Mustafa, Reem; Wiercioch, Wojtek; Santesso, Nancy; Cheung, Adrienne; Prediger, Bárbara; Baldeh, Tejan; Carrasco Labra, Alonso; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Neumann, Ignacio; Bossuyt, Patrick; Garg, A.; Lelgemann, Monika; Bühler, Diedrich; Brozek, Jan; Schünemann, Holger (PLOS One, 2015)
      Objective:To develop guidance on what information to include and how to present it in tables summarizing the evidence from systematic reviews of test accuracy following the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development ...
    • Diagnostic accuracy for apical and chronic periodontitis biomarkers in gingival crevicular fluid: an exploratory study 

      Baeza Paredes, Mauricio; Garrido Flores, Carlos; Hernández Ríos, Patricia; Dezerega Piwonka, Andrea; García Sesnich, Jocelyn; Strauss Avendaño, Franz; Aitken Saavedra, Juan; Lesaffre, Emmanuel; Vanbelle, Sophie; Gamonal Aravena, Jorge Antonio; Brignardello Petersen, Romina; Tervahartiala, Taina; Sorsa, Timo; Hernández Ríos, Marcela (Wiley, 2016)
      AimThe aim of this study was to assess the levels and diagnostic accuracy of a set of potential biomarkers of periodontal tissue metabolism in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) from patients with chronic periodontitis (CP) ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...