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1.

The association of waterpipe tobacco smoking with later initiation of cigarette smoking: a systematic review and meta-analysis exploring the gateway theory.

Al Oweini D, Jawad M, Akl EA.

Tob Control. 2019 Jul 30. pii: tobaccocontrol-2018-054870. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054870. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
31363060
2.

Methods of conduct and reporting of living systematic reviews: a protocol for a living methodological survey.

Khamis AM, Kahale LA, Pardo-Hernandez H, Schünemann HJ, Akl EA.

Version 2. F1000Res. 2019 Feb 26 [revised 2019 Jan 1];8:221. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.18005.2. eCollection 2019.

3.

Factors associated with the public's trust in physicians in the context of the Lebanese healthcare system: a qualitative study.

Shaya B, Al Homsi N, Eid K, Haidar Z, Khalil A, Merheb K, Honein-Abou Haidar G, Akl EA.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jul 27;19(1):525. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4354-0.

4.

Mental health research in the Arab region: challenges and call for action.

Maalouf FT, Alamiri B, Atweh S, Becker AE, Cheour M, Darwish H, Ghandour LA, Ghuloum S, Hamze M, Karam E, Khoury B, Khoury SJ, Mokdad A, Meho LI, Okasha T, Reed GM, Sbaity E, Zeinoun P, Akl EA.

Lancet Psychiatry. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S2215-0366(19)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30124-5. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
31327707
5.

A guidance was developed to identify participants with missing outcome data in randomized controlled trials.

Kahale LA, Guyatt GH, Agoritsas T, Briel M, Busse JW, Carrasco-Labra A, Khamis AM, Zhang Y, Hooft L, Scholten RJPM, Akl EA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 9;115:55-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.07.003. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31299357
6.

Several reasons explained the variation in the results of 22 meta-analyses addressing the same question.

Khamis AM, El Moheb M, Nicolas J, Iskandarani G, Refaat MM, Akl EA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 May 29;113:147-158. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.05.023. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31150832
7.

The intersections of industry with the health research enterprise.

Akl EA, Khamis AM.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 May 29;17(1):53. doi: 10.1186/s12961-019-0457-7.

8.

Strategies for eliciting and synthesizing evidence for guidelines in rare diseases.

Pai M, Yeung CHT, Akl EA, Darzi A, Hillis C, Legault K, Meerpohl JJ, Santesso N, Taruscio D, Verhovsek M, Schünemann HJ, Iorio A.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 Mar 28;19(1):67. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0713-0.

9.

Using narratives to impact health policy-making: a systematic review.

Fadlallah R, El-Jardali F, Nomier M, Hemadi N, Arif K, Langlois EV, Akl EA.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 Mar 5;17(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s12961-019-0423-4.

10.

Stakeholders' perceptions of policy options to support the integration of community health workers in health systems.

Ajuebor O, Cometto G, Boniol M, Akl EA.

Hum Resour Health. 2019 Feb 18;17(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12960-019-0348-6.

11.

Features of the waterpipe tobacco industry: A qualitative study of the third International Hookah Fair.

Singh N, Jawad M, Darzi A, Lotfi T, Nakkash R, Hawkins B, Akl EA.

Version 2. F1000Res. 2018 Feb 28 [revised 2018 Jan 1];7:247. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.13796.2. eCollection 2018.

12.

GRADE guidelines: 22. The GRADE approach for tests and strategies-from test accuracy to patient-important outcomes and recommendations.

Schünemann HJ, Mustafa RA, Brozek J, Santesso N, Bossuyt PM, Steingart KR, Leeflang M, Lange S, Trenti T, Langendam M, Scholten R, Hooft L, Murad MH, Jaeschke R, Rutjes A, Singh J, Helfand M, Glasziou P, Arevalo-Rodriguez I, Akl EA, Deeks JJ, Guyatt GH; GRADE Working Group.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;111:69-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2019.02.003. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

PMID:
30738926
13.

Implantable cardiac defibrillators for people with non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy.

El Moheb M, Nicolas J, Khamis AM, Iskandarani G, Akl EA, Refaat M.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Dec 8;12:CD012738. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012738.pub2.

PMID:
30537022
14.

A risk of bias instrument for non-randomized studies of exposures: A users' guide to its application in the context of GRADE.

Morgan RL, Thayer KA, Santesso N, Holloway AC, Blain R, Eftim SE, Goldstone AE, Ross P, Ansari M, Akl EA, Filippini T, Hansell A, Meerpohl JJ, Mustafa RA, Verbeek J, Vinceti M, Whaley P, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group.

Environ Int. 2019 Jan;122:168-184. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.004. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

15.

Health policy and system support to optimise community health worker programmes: an abridged WHO guideline.

Cometto G, Ford N, Pfaffman-Zambruni J, Akl EA, Lehmann U, McPake B, Ballard M, Kok M, Najafizada M, Olaniran A, Ajuebor O, Perry HB, Scott K, Albers B, Shlonsky A, Taylor D.

Lancet Glob Health. 2018 Dec;6(12):e1397-e1404. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30482-0. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

16.

Health Care Workers in the setting of the "Arab Spring": a scoping review for the Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria.

Bou-Karroum L, Daou KN, Nomier M, El Arnaout N, Fouad FM, El-Jardali F, Akl EA.

J Glob Health. 2019 Jun;9(1):010402. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.010402. Review.

17.

Medical research productivity in the Arab countries: 2007-2016 bibliometric analysis.

El Rassi R, Meho LI, Nahlawi A, Salameh JS, Bazarbachi A, Akl EA.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec;8(2):020411. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.020411.

18.

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors in patients with respiratory failure and metabolic alkalosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Tanios BY, Omran MO, Noujeim C, Lotfi T, Mallat SS, Bou-Khalil PK, Akl EA, Itani HS.

Crit Care. 2018 Oct 29;22(1):275. doi: 10.1186/s13054-018-2207-6.

19.

Potentially missing data are considerably more frequent than definitely missing data: a methodological survey of 638 randomized controlled trials.

Kahale LA, Diab B, Khamis AM, Chang Y, Lopes LC, Agarwal A, Li L, Mustafa RA, Koujanian S, Waziry R, Busse JW, Dakik A, Guyatt G, Akl EA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;106:18-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.10.001. Epub 2018 Oct 6. Review.

PMID:
30300676
20.

Conflicts of interest disclosure forms and management in critical care clinical practice guidelines.

Alhazzani W, Lewis K, Jaeschke R, Rochwerg B, Møller MH, Evans L, Wilson KC, Patel S, Coopersmith CM, Cecconi M, Guyatt G, Akl EA.

Intensive Care Med. 2018 Oct;44(10):1691-1698. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5367-6. Epub 2018 Sep 27. Review.

PMID:
30264380
21.

Correction to: Recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis in the Eastern Mediterranean region: an adolopment of the 2015 American College of Rheumatology guidelines.

Arayssi T, Harfouche M, Darzi A, Al Emadi S, Alnaqbi KA, Badsha H, Al Balushi F, Dib C, Elzorkany B, Halabi H, Hammoudeh M, Hazer W, Masri B, Merashli M, Omair M, Salloum N, Uthman I, Zahirovic S, Ziade N, Bannuru RR, McAlindon T, Nomier MA, Singh JA, Christensen R, Tugwell P, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Nov;37(11):2961-2962. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4282-0.

PMID:
30191420
22.

PRISMA Extension for Scoping Reviews (PRISMA-ScR): Checklist and Explanation.

Tricco AC, Lillie E, Zarin W, O'Brien KK, Colquhoun H, Levac D, Moher D, Peters MDJ, Horsley T, Weeks L, Hempel S, Akl EA, Chang C, McGowan J, Stewart L, Hartling L, Aldcroft A, Wilson MG, Garritty C, Lewin S, Godfrey CM, Macdonald MT, Langlois EV, Soares-Weiser K, Moriarty J, Clifford T, Tunçalp Ö, Straus SE.

Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 2;169(7):467-473. doi: 10.7326/M18-0850. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

23.

Barriers and facilitators to implementation of essential health benefits package within primary health care settings in low-income and middle-income countries: A systematic review.

El-Jardali F, Fadlallah R, Daouk A, Rizk R, Hemadi N, El Kebbi O, Farha A, Akl EA.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2019 Jan;34(1):15-41. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2625. Epub 2018 Aug 22. Review.

PMID:
30132987
24.

Financial conflicts of interest in clinical research.

Savović J, Akl EA, Hróbjartsson A.

Intensive Care Med. 2018 Oct;44(10):1767-1769. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5333-3. Epub 2018 Aug 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
30128588
25.

The reporting of funding in health policy and systems research: a cross-sectional study.

Khamis AM, Bou-Karroum L, Hakoum MB, Al-Gibbawi M, Habib JR, El-Jardali F, Akl EA.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Aug 17;16(1):83. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0356-3.

26.

Recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis in the Eastern Mediterranean region: an adolopment of the 2015 American College of Rheumatology guidelines.

Arayssi T, Harfouche M, Darzi A, Al Emadi S, A Alnaqbi K, Badsha H, Al Balushi F, Dib C, Elzorkany B, Halabi H, Hammoudeh M, Hazer W, Masri B, Merashli M, Omair M, Salloum N, Uthman I, Zahirovic S, Ziade N, Bannuru RR, McAlindon T, Nomier MA, Singh JA, Christensen R, Tugwell P, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Nov;37(11):2947-2959. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4245-5. Epub 2018 Aug 10. Erratum in: Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Sep 6;:.

PMID:
30097896
27.

The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for HIV in Migrants in the EU/EEA: A Systematic Review.

Pottie K, Lotfi T, Kilzar L, Howeiss P, Rizk N, Akl EA, Dias S, Biggs BA, Christensen R, Rahman P, Magwood O, Tran A, Rowbotham N, Pharris A, Noori T, Pareek M, Morton R.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Aug 9;15(8). pii: E1700. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081700.

28.

Reporting of Financial and Non-financial Conflicts of Interest in Systematic Reviews on Health Policy and Systems Research: A Cross Sectional Survey.

Bou-Karroum L, Hakoum MB, Hammoud MZ, Khamis AM, Al-Gibbawi M, Badour S, Justina Hasbani D, Cruz Lopes L, El-Rayess HM, El-Jardali F, Guyatt G, Akl EA.

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2018 Feb 12;7(8):711-717. doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2017.146.

29.

Using systematic reviews in guideline development: the GRADE approach.

Zhang Y, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ.

Res Synth Methods. 2018 Jul 14. doi: 10.1002/jrsm.1313. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30006970
30.

Development of rapid guidelines: 3. GIN-McMaster Guideline Development Checklist extension for rapid recommendations.

Morgan RL, Florez I, Falavigna M, Kowalski S, Akl EA, Thayer KA, Rooney A, Schünemann HJ.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2018 Jul 13;16(1):63. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0330-0.

31.

Anticoagulation for perioperative thromboprophylaxis in people with cancer.

Matar CF, Kahale LA, Hakoum MB, Tsolakian IG, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I, Yosuico VE, Terrenato I, Sperati F, Barba M, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jul 11;7:CD009447. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009447.pub3. Review.

32.

McMaster RARE-Bestpractices clinical practice guideline on diagnosis and management of the catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome.

Legault K, Schunemann H, Hillis C, Yeung C, Akl EA, Carrier M, Cervera R, Crowther M, Dentali F, Erkan D, Espinosa G, Khamashta M, Meerpohl JJ, Moffat K, O'Brien S, Pengo V, Rand JH, Rodriguez Pinto I, Thom L, Iorio A.

J Thromb Haemost. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1111/jth.14192. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29978552
33.

Anticoagulation for the long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism in people with cancer.

Kahale LA, Hakoum MB, Tsolakian IG, Matar CF, Terrenato I, Sperati F, Barba M, Yosuico VE, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jun 19;6:CD006650. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006650.pub5. Review.

34.

Anticoagulation for people with cancer and central venous catheters.

Kahale LA, Tsolakian IG, Hakoum MB, Matar CF, Barba M, Yosuico VE, Terrenato I, Sperati F, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jun 1;6:CD006468. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006468.pub6. Review.

35.

GRADE guidelines: 20. Assessing the certainty of evidence in the importance of outcomes or values and preferences-inconsistency, imprecision, and other domains.

Zhang Y, Coello PA, Guyatt GH, Yepes-Nuñez JJ, Akl EA, Hazlewood G, Pardo-Hernandez H, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I, Qaseem A, Williams JW Jr, Tugwell P, Flottorp S, Chang Y, Zhang Y, Mustafa RA, Rojas MX, Xie F, Schünemann HJ.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;111:83-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.05.011. Epub 2018 May 22.

PMID:
29800687
36.

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Al Feghali KA, Ballout RA, Khamis AM, Akl EA, Geara FB.

Front Oncol. 2018 Apr 20;8:115. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00115. eCollection 2018.

37.

Public health journals' requirements for authors to disclose funding and conflicts of interest: a cross-sectional study.

Daou KN, Hakoum MB, Khamis AM, Bou-Karroum L, Ali A, Habib JR, Semaan AT, Guyatt G, Akl EA.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Apr 23;18(1):533. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5456-z.

38.

Authorship in reports of clinical practice guidelines: A systematic cross-sectional analysis.

Nomier M, Khamis AM, Ali A, Daou KN, Semaan AT, Diab M, Akl EA.

Int J Clin Pract. 2018 Jul;72(7):e13083. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13083. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

PMID:
29665199
39.

Do clinicians want recommendations? A multicenter study comparing evidence summaries with and without GRADE recommendations.

Neumann I, Alonso-Coello P, Vandvik PO, Agoritsas T, Mas G, Akl EA, Brignardello-Petersen R, Emparanza J, McCullagh L, De Sitio C, McGinn T, Almodaimegh H, Almodaimegh K, Rivera S, Rojas L, Stirnemann J, Irani J, Hlais S, Mustafa R, Bdair F, Aly A, Kristiansen A, Izcovich A, Ramirez A, Brozek J, Guyatt G, Schünemann HJ.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;99:33-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.02.026. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

PMID:
29530644
40.

Systematic reviews do not adequately report or address missing outcome data in their analyses: a methodological survey.

Kahale LA, Diab B, Brignardello-Petersen R, Agarwal A, Mustafa RA, Kwong J, Neumann I, Li L, Lopes LC, Briel M, Busse JW, Iorio A, Vandvik PO, Alexander PE, Guyatt G, Akl EA.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Jul;99:14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.02.016. Epub 2018 Mar 2. Review.

PMID:
29505859
41.

GRADE Guidelines: 19. Assessing the certainty of evidence in the importance of outcomes or values and preferences-Risk of bias and indirectness.

Zhang Y, Alonso-Coello P, Guyatt GH, Yepes-Nuñez JJ, Akl EA, Hazlewood G, Pardo-Hernandez H, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I, Qaseem A, Williams JW Jr, Tugwell P, Flottorp S, Chang Y, Zhang Y, Mustafa RA, Rojas MX, Schünemann HJ.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;111:94-104. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.01.013. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

PMID:
29452223
42.

GRADE guidelines: 18. How ROBINS-I and other tools to assess risk of bias in nonrandomized studies should be used to rate the certainty of a body of evidence.

Schünemann HJ, Cuello C, Akl EA, Mustafa RA, Meerpohl JJ, Thayer K, Morgan RL, Gartlehner G, Kunz R, Katikireddi SV, Sterne J, Higgins JP, Guyatt G; GRADE Working Group.

J Clin Epidemiol. 2019 Jul;111:105-114. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.01.012. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

43.

The prevalence and trends of waterpipe tobacco smoking: A systematic review.

Jawad M, Charide R, Waziry R, Darzi A, Ballout RA, Akl EA.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 9;13(2):e0192191. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192191. eCollection 2018. Review.

44.

Barriers and facilitators to implementation, uptake and sustainability of community-based health insurance schemes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Fadlallah R, El-Jardali F, Hemadi N, Morsi RZ, Abou Samra CA, Ahmad A, Arif K, Hishi L, Honein-AbouHaidar G, Akl EA.

Int J Equity Health. 2018 Jan 29;17(1):13. doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0721-4. Review.

45.

Anticoagulation for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism in people with cancer.

Hakoum MB, Kahale LA, Tsolakian IG, Matar CF, Yosuico VE, Terrenato I, Sperati F, Barba M, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jan 24;1:CD006649. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006649.pub7. Review.

46.

Methods used in adaptation of health-related guidelines: A systematic survey.

Abdul-Khalek RA, Darzi AJ, Godah MW, Kilzar L, Lakis C, Agarwal A, Abou-Jaoude E, Meerpohl JJ, Wiercioch W, Santesso N, Brax H, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

J Glob Health. 2017 Dec;7(2):020412. doi: 10.7189/jogh.07.020412. Review.

47.

Oral anticoagulation in people with cancer who have no therapeutic or prophylactic indication for anticoagulation.

Kahale LA, Hakoum MB, Tsolakian IG, Matar CF, Barba M, Yosuico VED, Terrenato I, Sperati F, Schünemann H, Akl EA.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Dec 29;12:CD006466. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006466.pub6. Review.

48.

Extent of physician-pharmaceutical industry interactions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Fadlallah R, Alkhaled L, Brax H, Nasser M, Rajabbik MH, Nass H, Kahale LA, Akl EA.

Eur J Public Health. 2018 Apr 1;28(2):224-230. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx204.

PMID:
29165586
49.

[A reporting tool for practice guidelines in health care: the RIGHT statement].

Chen Y, Yang K, Marušić A, Qaseem A, Meerpohl JJ, Flottorp S, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ, Chan ESY, Falck-Ytter Y, Ahmed F, Barber S, Chen C, Zhang M, Xu B, Tian J, Song F, Shang H, Tang K, Wang Q, Norris SL; RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) Working Group, Labonté VC, Möhler R, Kopp I, Nothacker M, Meerpohl JJ.

Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes. 2017 Nov;127-128:3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.zefq.2017.10.008. Epub 2017 Nov 9. German.

PMID:
29128430
50.

Considering health equity when moving from evidence-based guideline recommendations to implementation: a case study from an uppermiddle income country on the GRADE approach.

Eslava-Schmalbach J, Mosquera P, Alzate JP, Pottie K, Welch V, Akl EA, Jull J, Lang E, Katikireddi SV, Morton R, Thabane L, Shea B, Stein AT, Singh J, Florez ID, Guyatt G, Schünemann H, Tugwell P.

Health Policy Plan. 2017 Dec 1;32(10):1492. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx158. No abstract available.

PMID:
29117368

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