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Friday 20 September 2013

13:00 - 13:30 Meet the Entities posters Schedule
15:00 - 15:30 Break & Meet the Entities posters Schedule
10:00 - 10:30 Break & Meet the Entities posters Schedule

Saturday 21 September 2013

15:00 - 15:30 Break and Exhibitors Schedule
10:00 - 10:30 Break and Exhibitors Schedule
10:30 - 12:00 Poster viewing (P2) Schedule
10:30 - 12:00 The development of highly sensitive retrieval strategy for cluster randomized controlled trial Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Evidence-Based Resource: improving patient care and maximizing the use of research resources Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A practical taxonomy proposal for systematic reviews of therapeutic interventions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Consumer involvement in the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 How do authors investigate selective publication in diagnostic test accuracy reviews? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The use of GRADE methods in World Health Organization (WHO) public health guidelines: distributions of strength of recommendations and confidence in estimates of effect Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Experiences and attitudes toward evidence-informed policy-making among Canadian research and policy stakeholders working at the interface of agri-food and public health Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Electronic culling of the clinical research literature: Filters to reduce the burden of hand searching Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Network meta-analysis of multiple outcome measures with extrapolation of effects across networks Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Comparing apples and oranges? A Bayesian meta-regression of effect estimates from non-randomized studies and randomized controlled trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Teaching searching in an intensive systematic review course: “how many citations should I expect to review?” Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 MAPA: a live meta-analysis with customized tables in a live map Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The utility of systematic reviews for informing agri-food public health policy: a survey of Canadian policy makers Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The growing role and impact of Evidence Aid: its 10-year vision Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Improving practice: Rx for Change - an intervention research database for healthcare decision-makers and researchers Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Disseminating information on medicines and health interventions in Brazilian Portuguese using a internet-based resource: the Cemeds' Blog Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Intervention Now To Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): multiple integrated review method exemplar Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Patient-centered care: Is there a state of the art? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cochrane Public Health group South Asian Satellite- Public Health Evidence South Asia (PHESA): Early experience Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Translating one million words into two languages: process approach and lessons learnt from the translation of a comprehensive international guideline database. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence-based approaches for evidence dissemination in Cameroon Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Finding evidence from developing countries: the use of regional databases and other search sources Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Analysis of clinical guidelines developed based on evidence in China Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Outcome domains reported by Chinese randomized controlled trials of postoperative analgesia for children Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Beyond titles and abstracts; systematic full text search for identifying publications addressing shared decision making Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reporting and methodological quality of systematic reviews of interventions published in Chinese surgical journals Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using GRADE to evaluate the quality of evidence in systematic reviews about Chinese traditional medicine Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Comprehensive overview of conduct and reporting of cross-sectional studies on STROBE Statement in public health field of China Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using a combined realist and socio-ecological approach to integrating quantitative and qualitative systematic review evidence in a health technology assessment setting Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Risk of bias in pediatric critical care randomized controlled trials: a systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Challenges of complex interventions: a worked example Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Quality Survey of Campbell Systematic Reviews using AMSTAR Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Selective reporting: a proxy or a more direct indicator of our confidence in the summary estimates? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Is there a potential of umbrella reviews to inform guideline development? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Enabling engagement: the UK Cochrane Centre’s experience of using social media for communication about Cochrane reviews and more! Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Implementing the extended risk of bias tool for non-randomised studies: feedback from the Cochrane Epilepsy Group Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Cochrane Library publicity programme – promoting Cochrane evidence worldwide Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Direct versus indirect comparisons in systematic reviews of test accuracy studies: An IPD case study in ovarian reserve testing Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 PEN - The Global Resource for Nutrition Knowledge Translation Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Treatment of quasi-randomised trials in Cochrane reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Accuracy of blood pressure data abstraction from graphs Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Decision aids from current systematic reviews for the clinical encounter Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Survey of the Reporting Characteristics of Systematic Reviews in Rehabilitation Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Quality of Economic Studies in Respiratory Diseases in China by QHES tool Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 IPD meta-analyses are important to improve evidence-based decisions in the geriatric population. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Logic model templates for systematic reviews of complex health interventions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A Crib Sheet for Cochrane Review Authors' Use of Trial Registries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Exercise for lower limb osteoarthritis: systematic review incorporating trial sequential analysis and network meta-analysis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Navigating the rough waters of knowledge translation (KT) research: Effective search strategies for systematic reviews with a KT focus Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group Reviews and Co-publications Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Challenges of Moving Evidence to Practice Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Participants in the online course “Handsearching: Identifying and Classifying Controlled Trial Reports” Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Optimal use of GRADE in Cochrane reviews to inform clinical practice guidelines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Quality of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy on Alzheimer´s disease dementia and other dementias Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Inter-rater reliability of the QUADAS-2 for assessing screening accuracy studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using AMSTAR to assess methodological quality of systematic reviews/Meta-analysis of animal studies in China Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 What is the current situation of the published N-of-1 trial? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Investigating the use of the McMaster Premium LiteratUre Service (PLUS) as a method to efficiently update systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence meets the media: working with science journalists in South Africa Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Suspected publication bias regarding efficacy of psychoeducative interventions on burden experienced by caregivers of people with dementia Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Factors related to biases of randomized controlled trials published from Japan Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Where to look for studies to include in EPOC reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Turning a scientific procedure into an online participative tool Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The potential of text mining to reduce screening workload in systematic reviews: a retrospective evaluation Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence synthesis of implementation studies in health research: A systematic scoping review of methodological approaches Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Brazilian Cochrane Center strategies for disseminating the Cochrane methodology for systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Poor interpretation of quality assessment results in diagnostic accuracy reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Critical outcomes in a Cochrane systematic review: Patients’ perspective Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Barriers to knowledge translation in Chinese doctors: a cross-sectional survey Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Illuminating review results using systematic evidence mapping Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Profile of Overviews published by the Cochrane Library Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Systematic Review of the Empirical Evidence of the Selective Reporting of Analyses Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using QUADAS-2 in systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies: survey of users’ experience Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Italian IN-DEEP project - Integrating and deriving evidence, experiences and preferences: developing research-based health information applicable to decision making and self-management by people with multiple sclerosis. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 An innovative tool for incorporating risk of bias ratings into the GRADE assessment Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessment of risk of bias due to blinding for objective and subjective outcomes: An exploratory study of Cochrane Reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 To improve the efficiency of database searches for the identification of reports of RCTs used in NICE guidelines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Therapeutic Drug Management Program: A collaborative initiative of teaching hospitals Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Are all Cochrane reviews born equal? Statistical methods in Cochrane reviews (could be improved) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of an innovative theory-based instrument to assess the impact of continuing professional development activities on clinical practice Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Is clinically significant decisional conflict prevalent in primary care? A scoping review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of a quality appraisal tool for case series studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Better values clarification methods for better decisions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Does journal endorsement of reporting guidelines impact the completeness of reporting of health research? A systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The theory of planned behaviour applied to shared decision making behaviours: a systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Challenges in conducting a systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy of genetic test: an example of the genetic diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolaemia Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Filtering for findability in systematic review search strategies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 On beyond Endnote: doing more with search results Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Rapid evidence reviews: the CADTH experience Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The ‘Implications for Practice’ of empty reviews: An analysis of Cochrane systematic reviews with no included studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Glaucoma drug trials: Why 349 trials and 130 unique interventions? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 New teaching and research activities of the Brazilian Cochrane Center Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 New marketing and communication strategies of the Brazilian Cochrane Centre Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Poor reliability between Cochrane reviewers and blinded external reviewers when applying the Risk of Bias Tool in physical therapy trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The effectiveness of interventions for reducing publication bias Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A case study on the reporting of effect size estimates in breast cancer trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Should the PRISMA statement be fully qualified to report an updated meta-analysis? A case report Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Trying to introduce systematic comparisons between randomized and non-randomized studies into the surgery field: a case report Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Use and quality of Cochrane Reviews used in knee and hip osteoarthritis clinical practice guidelines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Effects of decision aids on the accuracy of patient knowledge of outcome probabilities: an investigation of sources of heterogeneity Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Search filter accuracy to LILACS (via iAHx 2.6-5 interface) for retrieving Randomized Controlled Trials by Brazilian Cochrane Centre Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Search methods for diagnostic test accuracy reviews in dementia: an overview of a programme grant Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Registered paediatric trials worldwide: frequency, location and focus Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Online access to personal health information as a key component of shared decision-making: a pilot study in severe mental illness Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Implementing a HTA-Unit in a University-Affiliated Child Welfare Agency: The Challenge of Adapting the Medical Model of HTA to the Social Services Context Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Legal Issues in Health Technology Assessment: A Case study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Closing the research-practice gap using integrated knowledge translation: a practical webinar series Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Grading of Efficacy-Effectiveness in Clinical Trials (GEECT): a modified PRECIS tool. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Evolution of Technology for Cochrane Abstract

Sunday 22 September 2013

10:30 - 12:00 Has completeness and quality of systematic review and meta-analysis reporting in major radiology journals changed since publication of the PRISMA statement? Subtitle: is completeness of reporting associated with study quality? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Knowledge translation: the number, coverage, and application of Cochrane reviews in China Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence-Informed Healthcare Renewal Portal: the development of an online repository of policy-relevant documents addressing healthcare renewal in Canada Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Prioritisation for Evidence Aid: choosing systematic reviews for the Evidence Aid database Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Challenges in conducting a systematic review of predictors and moderators of outcome: an example in psychological therapies for OCD. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Consumer participation on a Cochrane review team Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 What's more important - timeliness or accuracy of results in providing evidence? Preliminary results on a research program on rapid reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Working with knowledge users to improve evidence-based medicine prescribing and use: key informant interviews and the process of developing an international training collaboration Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) Registry: A protocol for a registry to support individual patient data meta-analyses of the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Methodological Overview: Meta-analyses of Adverse Effects Data from Case-Control Studies as Compared to Other Observational Studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Underreporting of conflicts of interest among authors of clinical drug trials: cross sectional study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Searching for unpublished data for Cochrane reviews: cross-sectional study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cultures of evidence among decision-makers in non-health fields: systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reporting methodological search filter performance comparisons: a review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Would a timely analysis of secondary outcomes have led to an earlier identification of effective stroke rehabilitation interventions? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 International cooperation in the abstracts of the 20th Cochrane Colloquium Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Publications trends of shared decision making in major medical journal: a full-text systematic review with bibliometric analysis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Usefulness of Cochrane Systematic Reviews in Health Technology Assessments in Argentina Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Why 196 Cochrane systematic reviews were withdrawn in Cochrane Database of Systematic Review? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The assessment of reporting quality on systematic reviews or meta-analyses of diagnostic test published by Chinese authors Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Comparison between Autocad and Draftsight in data extraction Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The correlation analysis of PRISMA, AMSTAR and GRADE in systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Measurement Harmonization in Individual-Participant-Data Meta-analysis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Study of Reporting Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials in Systematic Reviews of Acupuncture Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The attention of reporting in journals’under the Chinese Medical Association: research on“instructions for authors” Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Use of Cochrane Reviews for Decision Making by a Local Public Health Department Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Which is more generalizable, powerful and interpretable in meta-analyses, mean difference (MD) or standardized mean difference (SMD)? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Publishing Characteristics of Cochrane Reviews for Health Policy Research Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A numbers of randomized controlled trials reported in Chinese literature are not covered in MEDLINE Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Terminology confused: how to name network meta-analysis? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Easy access to information on evidence based mental health interventions for children in Norway: The website “Ungsinn” ( Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The feasibility and reliability of using restricted mean survival time in aggregate data meta-analysis of time-to-event outcomes Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cochrane Journal Club: meeting the expectations of our growing membership Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The limitation of word count in Chinese journals: a potential impediment for implementing the CONSORT statement Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Making Cochrane reviews more clinically accessible: Cochrane Clinical Answers Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Methodology of animal studies and impact on aggregating data: why meta-analyses might be inappropriate for preclinical studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Methodological quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on interventional in leading Chinese evidence-based medical journals Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A novel approach to presenting adverse effect results: a case study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessment of the quality of reporting for treatment components in Cochrane reviews of acupuncture Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The PRISMA evaluate the reporting systematic reviews and meta-analyses’ abstracts of cost-effectiveness of pregnancy mortality Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Patient-important outcomes reported in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in mechanically ventilated patients: A systematic methodologic review. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Feasibility scans could improve prioritization and selection of systematic review topics Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Engaging nurses in the work of the Cochrane Collaboration: a field’s account Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Quantifying bias in randomized controlled trials in child health Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Barriers and facilitators in the implementation of interventions to prevent publication bias Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews of China health policy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Supplementary tables for systematic reviews of herbal medicine or acupuncture Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Proposal to establish a Cochrane Diet and Nutrition Trials Register Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Variability and completeness of outcome reporting in studies for low back pain rehabilitation interventions: a survey of trials included in Cochrane reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Publication bias in randomised trials of duloxetine for the treatment of major depressive disorder Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Modifiable factors influencing recruitment in clinical trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Combining systematic review methods with philosophical analysis for a research ethics review: a case study in bridging disciplines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Analysing the Impact Factor of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Involving Service Users and Clinicians to Identify Research Uncertainties of Preterm Birth: the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Finding the largest pool of relevant citations in MEDLINE using the Pearl Harvesting Information Retrieval Theory Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Which journals have cited Cochrane systematic reviews? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of the PRISMA Harms Extension Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Quality appraisal of clinical practice guidelines on glioma Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A framework to identifying and characterise research gaps from systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 An updated review of the development of Evidence-based Pharmacy: definition, practice and research Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Quality Appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma or Metastatic Liver Cancer: A Systematic Review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using a search filter to improve literature searching efficiency for clinical question updating Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 High risk cancer screening in workers exposed to asbestos. Application of evidence through partnerships in managing injured workers. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Transferring knowledge: equity for health professionals in Ethiopia Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Dual monitors to increase efficiency of conducting systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using bivariate meta-analysis and meta-regression to investigate the effects of exercise on pain and disability in osteoarthritis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Do Cochrane Systematic Reviews help decision makers from middle income countries? Update of the Chilean experience Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence about colchicine for gout to be added to 17th WHO EML Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Usability of Cochrane-based evidence summaries in point-of-care guidelines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Designing a social media strategy for a Cochrane entity Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Systematic reviews in health policy: method, practice and challenges Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessment of the quality of clinical trials registries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Moving from evidence to implementation for childhood vaccination communication strategies: synthesising programme experience from low income countries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 An analysis of randomized controlled trials of tuberculosis prophylaxis and treatment in Africa Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The reporting of research design of diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) studies in abstracts of Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Full publication of studies presented at biomedical meetings – updated systematic review of follow-up studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A family of different dissemination products from one Cochrane Review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 How to explore user experience when developing communication products Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cross-over trials – are they doing it right? Are we doing it right? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Methodological challenges to assess effectiveness of treatments with retrospective studies : the case of localized prostate cancer Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A hybrid approach for automating citation screening process Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Summarizing evidence for policy: some limitations of rapid and systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Utilizing a logic model framework to evaluate patient navigation interventions on colorectal cancer screening time to diagnostic follow-up care: a study protocol Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Social work and the Cochrane Collaboration: Qualitative interviews with Cochrane contributors of social work background Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 How can we improve trials assessing the effectiveness of Screening, Brief intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use? Methodological issues encountered during a systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cochrane reviews need to cope with the flood tide of innovations Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A strategy to increase partnerships between health care professionals and Cochrane Canada: Online peer review modules for dietitians Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Café Scientifique – Public Outreach Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Interventions for Age-related Macular Degeneration: What is the quality of the evidence? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Identifying underlying mechanisms between intrinsic and variable prognosticators and clinical outcomes: A structural modelling approach Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The use of Cochrane SR in the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines. The case of Syndromic Management of Sexually transmitted infections and other infections of the Genital Tract. 2012 Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The young doctor’s opinion on Evidence-based Health Care (EBHC) in Stellenbosch University’s medical curriculum Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Characteristics of the authors of acupuncture related Cochrane systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reducing unnecessary cervical cancer screening: achieving more by doing less Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Completeness of outcome specification across Cochrane systematic reviews of three common eye conditions: Time to be more explicit! Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Validating prognosis search filters using relative recall based on prognosis systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Publication bias in Clinical Trials on monoclonal antibodies: a cross-sectional study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Are claims of interventional benefit in clinical trial abstract conclusions justifiable? A case report of pharmacological and complementary therapies for chronic asthma Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using social media and crowdsourcing to gather important publications for a scoping review about wikis and collaborative writing tools. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Statistical simulation to assess results of meta-analyses using post-intervention, change from baseline and mixed methods Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Meeting end-user needs through rapid evidence reviews: a partnership case study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence-based guideline implementation within Primary Care Practices on Hypertension and Diabetes. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reaching certainty: a descriptive study of “stable” Cochrane reviews and coming to firm conclusions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Clinical practice guidelines manuals and toolkits. Are they different among languages, countries and developers? Abstract
15:00 - 15:30 Break and Exhibitors Schedule
10:00 - 10:30 Break and Exhibitors Schedule
10:30 - 12:00 Poster viewing (P3) Schedule
10:30 - 12:00 Development of knowledge brokering intervention model based on a systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 From health to development: a growing centre of excellence in systematic reviewing Abstract

Monday 23 September 2013

10:30 - 12:00 Health Systems Evidence: the development of a “one-stop-shop” of health systems research evidence to support policymaking Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Characteristics of published scoping reviews: A scoping review of scoping reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Calculating confidence intervals for the absolute risk reduction taking uncertainties of relative risk and baseline risk estimates into account Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using a bibliometric approach for a clinical question that generates a large volume of literature Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence of design-related bias among studies validating clinical prediction rule: a meta-epidemiological study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Readability of Cochrane Breast Cancer Group plain language summaries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Systematic review and methodological exploration of synthesis methods in public health evaluations of interventions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Surgical trials and trial registries: a cross-sectional study of RCTs published in journals requiring trial registration in their author instructions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A user-friendly alert service of high-impact, pre-filtered literature for obstetrics and gynaecology Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 What is the most appropriate knowledge synthesis method to conduct a review? A scoping review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Underreporting of conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines: cross sectional study Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Training Cochrane Systematic Reviews: Challenges and benefits of online training Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of a question-driven framework for evidence rating in the area of communicable diseases – a project of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A study of evidence sources used in midwifery training and practice Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Endocrine Society Guidelines: when the confidence cart goes before the evidence horse? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Network meta-analysis in Health Technology Assessments: how frequently used and how necessary are they? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Effectiveness of a brief course in evidence-based medicine for knowledge of the best sources of information in health care among health care workers: first results of the beginning of evidence-based medicine in the Amazonian region Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The growing trend of network meta-analyses topic appearance in medical literature Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A PRISMA assessment of the reporting quality of systematic reviews or meta-analysis of interventions on diabetic nephropathy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The current situation of the publication of Cochrane systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Methodological quality assessment of systematic reviews or meta-analysis of interventions on diabetic nephropathy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The reporting characteristic of qualitative study: a review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Is adequate reporting on health equity in systematic review equivalent to an equitable recommendation? A case report Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Sharing tacit knowledge to build capacity for knowledge translation: Lessons learned from pan-Canadian public health webinars Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Does a Cochrane contributor facilitate the implementation of evidence-informed recommendations in practice Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Using a theory driven mixed-method review to assess the benefits of complex environmental-health programmes. Cochrane Public Health Group review CD010351 Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reporting guidelines for reporting searches of network meta-analysis are needed Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Dissemination of effective physiotherapy treatments - analysing the relevance and usefulness of a large database of evidence summaries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 How rare are adverse drug effects? Assessing the frequency of harm effects of drug treatments for the management of sciatica in primary care Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Framing minimal important difference in measuring of quality of life: Absolute or Relative? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Judging the impact of missing participant continuous data on risk of bias in systematic reviews of randomized trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessment of the quality of reporting in randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in the Korean literature using the CONSORT and STRICTA statements Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Scoping reviews: a valuable first step in knowledge synthesis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The challenges of establishing and maintaining a multilingual clinical trials register Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Publishing Characteristics of Cochrane Reviews for Nursing Research Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Developing a conceptual framework for going from evidence to coverage decisions Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A QQAQ assessment of the methodological quality of systematic reviews of China health policy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessment of methodological quality of systematic reviews of China health policy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Critical Appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer Based on the Global Disease Burden Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Strategies to fill knowledge gaps in health care - experiences from the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Chronically sick to chronically well: a realistic and concrete way to do things differently with evidence in the canadian system! Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Building a Database of Validated Pediatric Outcomes: An Investigation of Compliance with Established Reporting Standards Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The CONSENSUS Study - Squamous Cell CarcinOma of the OropharyNx: Late PhaSE CliNical TrialS; Core OUtcomeS Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A Systematic Assessment of the Quality of Systematic Reviews/Meta-analyses on Radiofrequency Ablation versus Hepatic Resection for Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Randomised clinical trials with negative results: Is there an increase in their reporting? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Consistency of outcome and statistical reporting of time-to-event data: The impact on Cochrane Reviews and meta-analyses in epilepsy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Evidence-based Physiotherapy: mapping Cochrane Systematic Reviews with practical implications for clinical practice. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Disturbing Evidence Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Awareness and use of the Cochrane Library in internal medicine Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Do patient decision aids improve patient adherence? Considering definitions and measures when interpreting systematic review findings Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Brain metastasis management: difficulties with integrating Cochrane review evidence into guidelines Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Validation of a quality assessment checklist for case series studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Mapping the Cochrane evidence in infectious diseases Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Dealing with Publication Bias Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Clinical trials of Traditional Chinese medicine need core outcome sets Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Building Capacity of Indian Scientists in Conduct of Systematic Reviews: An Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Initiative Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Current curriculum and training program of evidence-based health care (EBHC) for undergraduate students: Taiwan’s experience Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 RCT databases - reducing research wastage from the systematic review process Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) one-day workshop – ‘CAT in a Day’ Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodule and cancer Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Putting the issues on the table: summarising outcomes from reviews of reviews to inform health policy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Comparison of two experiences of development of healthcare quality indicators Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 What’s in ‘Dr Cochrane’ for family physicians? Evaluation of an online Cochrane Learning programme with the Information Assessment Method (IAM) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Challenges in SDM education: The heterogeneity of SDM training programs and the search for consensus on core competencies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The Norwegian electronic health library - helping Norwegian health professionals in accessing English language resources Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Translation and validation of the Cochrane Collaboration’s tool for assessing risk of bias into German Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Low carbohydrate diets and cardiovascular health: an example of a rapid response with high quality reviews to inform public health promotion Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 A review of online evidence-based practice point-of-care information summary providers: an update Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Priority Setting Distinguishing Methodological Quality from Report Quality: Assessment Example of Systematic Reviews about Non-pharmacological Intervention for Depression with PRISMA and AMSTAR Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Screening for decisional conflict in clinical practice: validation of SURE Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Online capacity building in translating research into practice for Latin American researchers Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of user-friendly summaries for published systematic reviews and meta-analyses in agri-food public health Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Advancing quality in health policy decision-making in the face of uncertainty: an integrated review to characterize and address uncertainty. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in Eyes and Vision: First Steps in Identifying Gaps in Ophthalmology Research Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Risk of Bias Assessment in Cross-Sectional Genetic Research: The Impact of Genetic Polymorphisms on Methadone Response Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Enhancing evidence-based health care (EBHC) knowledge and skills of medical student interns at Stellenbosch University’s Rural Clinical School in Worcester Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Permutation based resampling for deriving p-vlaues for pooled effect estimates in meta-analsyes Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Does the modified intention-to-treat reporting affect the estimate of the treatment effect in meta-analyses? A meta-epidemiological study. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Technological solutions for enhancing efficiency and sustainability of data abstraction in systematic reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessing publication bias in systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the context of small n trials: application of a capture-recapture method Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 What’s in it and how do users find it? –Challenges of knowledge transfer through specialised registers of health promotion effectiveness. Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Finding research on websites – experiences and solutions from the field of international development Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Generating empirical evidence to support methods for overviews of reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 CRISP: online summaries of Cochrane reviews for policy Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Interobserver reliability for application of tools for assessing quality and susceptibility to bias in observational studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Cochrane’s impact on child health guidance in three Western countries Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Development of a topic nomination and selection process with US Medicaid policy makers Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 The use of collaborative writing applications in healthcare education - a scoping review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reporting bias in industry-sponsored spinal fusion studies of recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rhBMP-2) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Search filter for retrieving overviews of systematic reviews in The Cochrane Library Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Is replication research informing the results of systematic reviews in knowledge translation research? Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Presentation of continuous outcomes in meta-analysis: a survey of clinicians' understanding and preferences Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Structural Recommendations Assessment of Eight Clinical Practice Guidelines Developed in Colombia Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Attitudes towards evidence based medicine among medical students of Universidad Nacional del Sur Medical School of Argentina Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Reporting of interim analyses, stopping rules, and Data Safety and Monitoring Boards in protocols and publications of discontinued randomized trials Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Poster viewing (P4) Schedule
15:00 - 15:30 Break and Exhibitors Schedule
10:30 - 12:00 Tools to evaluate the methodological quality of physical therapy trials. What items should we use from these tools? A factor analysis Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Publication and appraisal of methodological guidelines: the development of systematic reviews (SR) and meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials by the Department of Science and Technology of the Brazilian Ministry of Health (DECIT/MOH) Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 An approach to deal with the absence of cohort studies in prognosis systematic reviews: a meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Assessing generalizability of findings in systematic reviews of public health interventions: Methods of the US Community Preventive Services Task Force Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Collating the knowledge base for the COMET (Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials) Initiative - a systematic review Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 From summary to synthesis: A review of statistical synthesis and presentation methods used in complex reviews Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Obtaining confidential protocols to increase the completeness and accuracy of risk of bias assessments for RCTs: an example from recombinant human bone-morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) for spinal fusion Abstract
10:30 - 12:00 Wikis and collaborative writing applications in healthcare: results of a scoping review Abstract
Using a scoping review to identify promising gender-sensitive health promotion interventions for women Abstract
Changing Physician Practice Patterns: Methods for Implementing Clinical Research and Guidelines Abstract