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1.

Subgroup analyses in randomised controlled trials: cohort study on trial protocols and journal publications.

Kasenda B, Schandelmaier S, Sun X, von Elm E, You J, Blümle A, Tomonaga Y, Saccilotto R, Amstutz A, Bengough T, Meerpohl JJ, Stegert M, Olu KK, Tikkinen KA, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Faulhaber M, Mulla SM, Mertz D, Akl EA, Bassler D, Busse JW, Ferreira-González I, Lamontagne F, Nordmann A, Gloy V, Raatz H, Moja L, Rosenthal R, Ebrahim S, Vandvik PO, Johnston BC, Walter MA, Burnand B, Schwenkglenks M, Hemkens LG, Bucher HC, Guyatt GH, Briel M; DISCO Study Group.

BMJ. 2014 Jul 16;349:g4539. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g4539.

PMID:
25030633
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
2.

Completion and Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery: An Empirical Study.

Rosenthal R, Kasenda B, Dell-Kuster S, von Elm E, You J, Blümle A, Tomonaga Y, Saccilotto R, Amstutz A, Bengough T, Meerpohl JJ, Stegert M, Tikkinen KA, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Faulhaber M, Mulla S, Mertz D, Akl EA, Bassler D, Busse JW, Ferreira-González I, Lamontagne F, Nordmann A, Gloy V, Olu KK, Raatz H, Moja L, Ebrahim S, Schandelmaier S, Sun X, Vandvik PO, Johnston BC, Walter MA, Burnand B, Schwenkglenks M, Hemkens LG, Bucher HC, Guyatt GH, Briel M.

Ann Surg. 2014 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
24979608
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
3.

Clinical disease severity of respiratory viral co-infection versus single viral infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Asner SA, Science ME, Tran D, Smieja M, Merglen A, Mertz D.

PLoS One. 2014 Jun 16;9(6):e99392. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099392. eCollection 2014.

PMID:
24932493
[PubMed - in process]
Free PMC Article
4.

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) transmission and risk factors in contacts of VRE carriers.

Kaki R, Yu Y, O'Neill C, Lee C, Mertz D; Hamilton Health Sciences Infection Prevention and Control Team.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jul;35(7):876-9. doi: 10.1086/676864. Epub 2014 May 21.

PMID:
24915218
[PubMed - in process]
5.

Clinical severity of rhinovirus/enterovirus compared to other respiratory viruses in children.

Asner SA, Petrich A, Hamid JS, Mertz D, Richardson SE, Smieja M.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014 Jul;8(4):436-42. doi: 10.1111/irv.12255. Epub 2014 May 7.

PMID:
24801963
[PubMed - in process]
6.

Newcastle-Ottawa Scale: comparing reviewers' to authors' assessments.

Lo CK, Mertz D, Loeb M.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 Apr 1;14:45. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-14-45.

PMID:
24690082
[PubMed - in process]
Free PMC Article
7.

Prevalence, characteristics, and publication of discontinued randomized trials.

Kasenda B, von Elm E, You J, Blümle A, Tomonaga Y, Saccilotto R, Amstutz A, Bengough T, Meerpohl JJ, Stegert M, Tikkinen KA, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Faulhaber M, Mulla SM, Mertz D, Akl EA, Bassler D, Busse JW, Ferreira-González I, Lamontagne F, Nordmann A, Gloy V, Raatz H, Moja L, Rosenthal R, Ebrahim S, Schandelmaier S, Xin S, Vandvik PO, Johnston BC, Walter MA, Burnand B, Schwenkglenks M, Hemkens LG, Bucher HC, Guyatt GH, Briel M.

JAMA. 2014 Mar 12;311(10):1045-51. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.1361.

PMID:
24618966
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

Populations at risk for severe or complicated Avian Influenza H5N1: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mertz D, Kim TH, Johnstone J, Lam PP, Science M, Kuster SP, Fadel SA, Tran D, Fernandez E, Bhatnagar N, Loeb M.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 6;9(3):e89697. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089697. eCollection 2014.

PMID:
24603885
[PubMed - in process]
Free PMC Article
9.

Populations at risk for severe or complicated influenza illness: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mertz D, Kim TH, Johnstone J, Lam PP, Science M, Kuster SP, Fadel SA, Tran D, Fernandez E, Bhatnagar N, Loeb M.

BMJ. 2013 Aug 23;347:f5061. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f5061. Review.

PMID:
23974637
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
10.

Inappropriate use of antibiotics and Clostridium difficile infection.

Srigley JA, Brooks A, Sung M, Yamamura D, Haider S, Mertz D.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Nov;41(11):1116-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.04.017. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

PMID:
23932828
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Algorithm to reduce unnecessary isolation days in patients with a history of colonization by antimicrobial-resistant organisms.

Mertz D, Nuri K, O'Neill C, Loeb M; Hamilton Health Sciences Infection Prevention and Control Team.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Nov;41(11):1119-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.04.013. Epub 2013 Jul 20.

PMID:
23880117
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

Reply to letter: "Does duration of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis matter in cardiac surgery?".

Mertz D, Loeb M.

Ann Surg. 2013 Jun;257(6):e25. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182942dd0. No abstract available.

PMID:
23629528
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13.

Randomized trials published in higher vs. lower impact journals differ in design, conduct, and analysis.

Bala MM, Akl EA, Sun X, Bassler D, Mertz D, Mejza F, Vandvik PO, Malaga G, Johnston BC, Dahm P, Alonso-Coello P, Diaz-Granados N, Srinathan SK, Hassouneh B, Briel M, Busse JW, You JJ, Walter SD, Altman DG, Guyatt GH.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Mar;66(3):286-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.10.005.

PMID:
23347852
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14.

Learning from failure--rationale and design for a study about discontinuation of randomized trials (DISCO study).

Kasenda B, von Elm EB, You J, Blümle A, Tomonaga Y, Saccilotto R, Amstutz A, Bengough T, Meerpohl J, Stegert M, Tikkinen KA, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Faulhaber M, Mulla S, Mertz D, Akl EA, Bassler D, Busse JW, Ferreira-González I, Lamontagne F, Nordmann A, Rosenthal R, Schandelmaier S, Sun X, Vandvik PO, Johnston BC, Walter MA, Burnand B, Schwenkglenks M, Bucher HC, Guyatt GH, Briel M.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Aug 28;12:131. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-131.

PMID:
22928744
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
15.

Credibility of claims of subgroup effects in randomised controlled trials: systematic review.

Sun X, Briel M, Busse JW, You JJ, Akl EA, Mejza F, Bala MM, Bassler D, Mertz D, Diaz-Granados N, Vandvik PO, Malaga G, Srinathan SK, Dahm P, Johnston BC, Alonso-Coello P, Hassouneh B, Walter SD, Heels-Ansdell D, Bhatnagar N, Altman DG, Guyatt GH.

BMJ. 2012 Mar 15;344:e1553. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1553. Review.

PMID:
22422832
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
16.

Comment on: Ethical dilemmas in antibiotic treatment.

Mertz M, Mertz D.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 May;67(5):1302-3. doi: 10.1093/jac/dks025. Epub 2012 Feb 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
22316570
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
17.

Prevalence and predictors of antibiotic use in community-based elderly in Ontario, Canada.

Mertz D, Tjam EY, Poss J, Hirdes JP, Arai B, Johnstone J, Jantzi M, Loeb M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jul;32(7):710-3. doi: 10.1086/660101.

PMID:
21666404
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18.

Adherence to hand hygiene and risk factors for poor adherence in 13 Ontario acute care hospitals.

Mertz D, Johnstone J, Krueger P, Brazil K, Walter SD, Loeb M.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct;39(8):693-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.12.002. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

PMID:
21664722
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

The influence of study characteristics on reporting of subgroup analyses in randomised controlled trials: systematic review.

Sun X, Briel M, Busse JW, You JJ, Akl EA, Mejza F, Bala MM, Bassler D, Mertz D, Diaz-Granados N, Vandvik PO, Malaga G, Srinathan SK, Dahm P, Johnston BC, Alonso-Coello P, Hassouneh B, Truong J, Dattani ND, Walter SD, Heels-Ansdell D, Bhatnagar N, Altman DG, Guyatt GH.

BMJ. 2011 Mar 28;342:d1569. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d1569. Review.

PMID:
21444636
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article
20.

Does duration of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis matter in cardiac surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mertz D, Johnstone J, Loeb M.

Ann Surg. 2011 Jul;254(1):48-54. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318214b7e4. Review.

PMID:
21412147
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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