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1.

Quality of reporting in abstracts of RCTs published in emergency medicine journals: a systematic survey of the literature suggests we can do better.

Germini F, Marcucci M, Fedele M, Galli MG, Heath T, Mbuagbaw L, Salvatori V, Veronese G, Worster A, Thabane L.

Emerg Med J. 2019 Nov 6. pii: emermed-2019-208629. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2019-208629. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31694858
2.

A Multicenter Assessment of the Sensitivity and Specificity for a Single High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Test at Emergency Department Presentation for Hospital Admission.

Kavsak PA, McRae A, Vatanpour S, Ismail OZ, Worster A.

J Appl Lab Med. 2019 Sep;4(2):170-179. doi: 10.1373/jalm.2019.029512. Epub 2019 Jul 31.

PMID:
31639662
3.

Application of High-Sensitivity Troponin in Suspected Myocardial Infarction.

Neumann JT, Twerenbold R, Ojeda F, Sörensen NA, Chapman AR, Shah ASV, Anand A, Boeddinghaus J, Nestelberger T, Badertscher P, Mokhtari A, Pickering JW, Troughton RW, Greenslade J, Parsonage W, Mueller-Hennessen M, Gori T, Jernberg T, Morris N, Liebetrau C, Hamm C, Katus HA, Münzel T, Landmesser U, Salomaa V, Iacoviello L, Ferrario MM, Giampaoli S, Kee F, Thorand B, Peters A, Borchini R, Jørgensen T, Söderberg S, Sans S, Tunstall-Pedoe H, Kuulasmaa K, Renné T, Lackner KJ, Worster A, Body R, Ekelund U, Kavsak PA, Keller T, Lindahl B, Wild P, Giannitsis E, Than M, Cullen LA, Mills NL, Mueller C, Zeller T, Westermann D, Blankenberg S.

N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 27;380(26):2529-2540. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1803377.

PMID:
31242362
4.

Four Different High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assays With Important Analytical Performance Differences.

Kavsak PA, Ainsworth C, Clark L, Devereaux PJ, Worster A.

Can J Cardiol. 2019 Jun;35(6):796.e17-796.e18. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.03.005. Epub 2019 Mar 19. No abstract available.

PMID:
31151719
5.

Sample matrix and high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I assays.

Kavsak PA, Roy C, Malinowski P, Clark L, Lamers S, Bamford K, Hill S, Worster A, Jaffe AS.

Clin Chem Lab Med. 2019 Apr 24;57(5):745-751. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2018-1100.

PMID:
30838842
6.

Identifying patient-important outcomes in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder patients: a systematic review protocol.

Sanger N, Shahid H, Dennis BB, Hudson J, Marsh D, Sanger S, Worster A, Teed R, Rieb L, Tugwell P, Hutton B, Shea B, Beaton D, Corace K, Rice D, Maxwell L, Samaan MC, de Souza RJ, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 4;8(12):e025059. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025059.

7.

ED Chest Pain Rules: Follow Your HEART?

Kohn MA, Worster A.

Acad Emerg Med. 2019 Feb;26(2):261-262. doi: 10.1111/acem.13647. Epub 2019 Jan 21. No abstract available.

PMID:
30375128
8.

Evaluation of the Siemens ADVIA Centaur high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I assay in serum.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Hill SA, Jaffe AS.

Clin Chim Acta. 2018 Dec;487:216-221. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2018.10.012. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

PMID:
30296440
9.
10.

Clinical chemistry score versus high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and T tests alone to identify patients at low or high risk for myocardial infarction or death at presentation to the emergency department.

Kavsak PA, Neumann JT, Cullen L, Than M, Shortt C, Greenslade JH, Pickering JW, Ojeda F, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, McQueen M, Westermann D, Sörensen NA, Parsonage WA, Griffith L, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ, Richards M, Troughton R, Pemberton C, Aldous S, Blankenberg S, Worster A.

CMAJ. 2018 Aug 20;190(33):E974-E984. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180144.

11.

Relevance of opioid guidelines in the emergency room (ROGER).

Upadhye S, Worster A, Valani R.

Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Mar;37(3):538-539. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.07.028. Epub 2018 Jul 12. No abstract available.

PMID:
30025950
12.

Lessons from a systematic literature review of the effectiveness of recombinant factor VIIa in acquired haemophilia.

Tiede A, Worster A.

Ann Hematol. 2018 Oct;97(10):1889-1901. doi: 10.1007/s00277-018-3372-z. Epub 2018 May 26. Review. Erratum in: Ann Hematol. 2018 Dec;97(12):2531.

13.

Profile of Roche's Elecsys Troponin T Gen 5 STAT blood test (a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assay) for diagnosing myocardial infarction in the emergency department.

Kavsak PA, Andruchow JE, McRae AD, Worster A.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2018 Jun;18(6):481-489. doi: 10.1080/14737159.2018.1476141. Epub 2018 May 18. Review.

PMID:
29756512
14.

The potential role of a turbidimetric heart-type fatty acid-binding protein assay to aid in the interpretation of persistently elevated, non-changing, cardiac troponin I concentrations.

Kavsak PA, Ainsworth C, Arnold DM, Scott T, Clark L, Ivica J, Mackett K, Whitlock R, Worster A.

Clin Biochem. 2018 Aug;58:53-59. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2018.05.006. Epub 2018 May 8.

PMID:
29750937
15.

Methodologies for data collection in congenital haemophilia with inhibitors (CHwI): critical assessment of the literature and lessons learned from recombinant factor VIIa.

Kessler CM, Benchikh El Fegoun S, Worster A.

Haemophilia. 2018 Jul;24(4):536-547. doi: 10.1111/hae.13482. Epub 2018 May 9. Review.

PMID:
29741299
16.

Performance of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin in the emergency department for myocardial infarction and a composite cardiac outcome across different estimated glomerular filtration rates.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Shortt C, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, McQueen M, Griffith LE, Mehta SR, McRae AD, Devereaux PJ.

Clin Chim Acta. 2018 Apr;479:166-170. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2018.01.034. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

PMID:
29366835
17.

Variability Between Reagent Lots for High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I May Affect Performance of Early Rule Out Strategies.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Oliver R, Clark L, Parry D, Randell E, Sarfaraz MO, Hill S, Jaffe AS.

Can J Cardiol. 2018 Feb;34(2):209.e5-209.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.11.010. Epub 2017 Nov 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
29287942
18.

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin concentrations at emergency department presentation in females and males with an acute cardiac outcome.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Shortt C, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, McQueen M, Griffith L, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ.

Ann Clin Biochem. 2018 Sep;55(5):604-607. doi: 10.1177/0004563217743997. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

PMID:
29169258
19.

Association of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I Concentration With Cardiac Outcomes in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Chapman AR, Lee KK, McAllister DA, Cullen L, Greenslade JH, Parsonage W, Worster A, Kavsak PA, Blankenberg S, Neumann J, Sörensen NA, Westermann D, Buijs MM, Verdel GJE, Pickering JW, Than MP, Twerenbold R, Badertscher P, Sabti Z, Mueller C, Anand A, Adamson P, Strachan FE, Ferry A, Sandeman D, Gray A, Body R, Keevil B, Carlton E, Greaves K, Korley FK, Metkus TS, Sandoval Y, Apple FS, Newby DE, Shah ASV, Mills NL.

JAMA. 2017 Nov 21;318(19):1913-1924. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.17488. Review. Erratum in: JAMA. 2018 Mar 20;319(11):1168. Soerensen NA [corrected to Sorensen NA].

20.

Comparative effectiveness of antiarrhythmics for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.

McLeod SL, Brignardello-Petersen R, Worster A, You J, Iansavichene A, Guyatt G, Cheskes S.

Resuscitation. 2017 Dec;121:90-97. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.10.012. Epub 2017 Oct 14. Review.

PMID:
29037886
21.

Analytical comparison of three different versions of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I assay over 10years.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Hill SA, MacRae AR, Jaffe AS.

Clin Chim Acta. 2017 Dec;475:51-55. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.10.006. Epub 2017 Oct 7.

PMID:
29017768
22.

4 hs-cTnI algorithms had high sensitivity and low failure rates for ruling out acute MI in the ED.

Worster A, Kavsak P.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 Sep 19;167(6):JC35. doi: 10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-6-035. No abstract available.

PMID:
28975325
23.

High-STEACS Algorithm missed fewer patients with acute MI than the ESC Pathway in the ED.

Worster A, Kavsak P.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 Sep 19;167(6):JC34. doi: 10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-6-034. No abstract available.

PMID:
28975324
24.

Adverse outcomes associated with opioid prescription for acute low back pain: a systematic review protocol.

Mouravska N, Zielinski L, Bhatt M, Sanger N, Bawor M, Dennis B, Banfield L, MacKillop J, Paul J, Worster A, Laplante P, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Syst Rev. 2017 Aug 14;6(1):163. doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0556-x.

25.

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Risk Cutoffs for Acute Cardiac Outcomes at Emergency Department Presentation.

Kavsak PA, Worster A, Ma J, Shortt C, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, McQueen M, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ.

Can J Cardiol. 2017 Jul;33(7):898-903. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.04.011. Epub 2017 May 3.

PMID:
28668141
26.

Adherence to Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy in Emergency Medicine Research.

Gallo L, Hua N, Mercuri M, Silveira A, Worster A; Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM; beem.ca).

Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Aug;24(8):914-919. doi: 10.1111/acem.13233. Epub 2017 Jul 26. Review.

27.

Quality of reporting in abstracts of RCTs published in emergency medicine journals: a protocol for a systematic survey of the literature.

Germini F, Marcucci M, Fedele M, Galli MG, Mbuagbaw L, Salvatori V, Veronese G, Worster A, Thabane L.

BMJ Open. 2017 Apr 27;7(4):e014981. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014981. Review.

28.

Association between cannabis use and methadone maintenance treatment outcomes: an investigation into sex differences.

Zielinski L, Bhatt M, Sanger N, Plater C, Worster A, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Pare G, Marsh DC, Desai D, MacKillop J, Steiner M, McDermid Vaz S, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Biol Sex Differ. 2017 Mar 30;8:8. doi: 10.1186/s13293-017-0130-1. eCollection 2017.

29.

The association between age of onset of opioid use and comorbidity among opioid dependent patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy.

Naji L, Dennis BB, Bawor M, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Plater C, Pare G, Marsh DC, Worster A, Desai D, MacKillop J, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2017 Mar 28;12(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s13722-017-0074-0.

30.

A laboratory score at presentation to rule-out serious cardiac outcomes or death in patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome.

Kavsak PA, Shortt C, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, McQueen M, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ, Worster A.

Clin Chim Acta. 2017 Jun;469:69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.03.021. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

PMID:
28342713
31.

Painful Memories: Reliability of Pain Intensity Recall at 3 Months in Senior Patients.

Daoust R, Sirois MJ, Lee JS, Perry JJ, Griffith LE, Worster A, Lang E, Paquet J, Chauny JM, Émond M.

Pain Res Manag. 2017;2017:5983721. doi: 10.1155/2017/5983721. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

32.

Rule-In and Rule-Out of Myocardial Infarction Using Cardiac Troponin and Glycemic Biomarkers in Patients with Symptoms Suggestive of Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Shortt C, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Whitlock R, Pare G, Hill SA, McQueen M, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ, Worster A, Kavsak PA.

Clin Chem. 2017 Jan;63(1):403-414. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.261545. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

33.

Simulation Models of Misclassification Error for Single Thresholds of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I Due to Assay Bias and Imprecision.

Lyon AW, Kavsak PA, Lyon OA, Worster A, Lyon ME.

Clin Chem. 2017 Feb;63(2):585-592. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.265058. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

34.

Efficacy and safety of psychostimulants for amphetamine and methamphetamine use disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Bhatt M, Zielinski L, Baker-Beal L, Bhatnagar N, Mouravska N, Laplante P, Worster A, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Syst Rev. 2016 Nov 14;5(1):189. Review.

35.

Economic Considerations of Early Rule-In/Rule-Out Algorithms for The Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction in The Emergency Department Using Cardiac Troponin and Glycemic Biomarkers.

Shortt C, Xie F, Whitlock R, Ma J, Clayton N, Sherbino J, Hill SA, Pare G, McQueen M, Mehta SR, Devereaux PJ, Worster A, Kavsak P.

Clin Chem. 2017 Feb;63(2):593-602. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.261776. Epub 2016 Nov 3.

36.

Withholding versus Continuing Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors or Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers before Noncardiac Surgery: An Analysis of the Vascular events In noncardiac Surgery patIents cOhort evaluatioN Prospective Cohort.

Roshanov PS, Rochwerg B, Patel A, Salehian O, Duceppe E, Belley-Côté EP, Guyatt GH, Sessler DI, Le Manach Y, Borges FK, Tandon V, Worster A, Thompson A, Koshy M, Devereaux B, Spencer FA, Sanders RD, Sloan EN, Morley EE, Paul J, Raymer KE, Punthakee Z, Devereaux PJ.

Anesthesiology. 2017 Jan;126(1):16-27.

PMID:
27775997
37.

Assessment of the European Society of Cardiology 0-Hour/1-Hour Algorithm to Rule-Out and Rule-In Acute Myocardial Infarction.

Pickering JW, Greenslade JH, Cullen L, Flaws D, Parsonage W, Aldous S, George P, Worster A, Kavsak PA, Than MP.

Circulation. 2016 Nov 15;134(20):1532-1541. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

PMID:
27754881
38.

Factors influencing time to computed tomography in emergency department patients with suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Khan M, Sivilotti ML, Bullard MJ, Émond M, Sutherland J, Worster A, Hohl CM, Lee JS, Eisenhauer M, Pauls M, Lesiuk H, Wells GA, Stiell IG, Perry JJ.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Jan;34(1):20-26. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2016-205785. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

PMID:
27660386
39.

Acceptable Analytical Variation May Exceed High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I Cutoffs in Early Rule-Out and Rule-In Acute Myocardial Infarction Algorithms.

Kavsak PA, Don-Wauchope AC, Hill SA, Worster A.

Clin Chem. 2016 Jun;62(6):887-9. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.255448. Epub 2016 Apr 26. No abstract available.

40.

Direct oral anticoagulants: a practical guide for the emergency physician.

Hogg K, Panag A, Worster A, Thachil J.

Eur J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct;23(5):330-6. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000400. Review.

PMID:
27116543
41.

A Prospective Study to Investigate Predictors of Relapse among Patients with Opioid Use Disorder Treated with Methadone.

Naji L, Dennis BB, Bawor M, Plater C, Pare G, Worster A, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Marsh DC, Desai D, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Subst Abuse. 2016 Apr 10;10:9-18. doi: 10.4137/SART.S37030. eCollection 2016.

42.

Pain and Opioid Addiction: A Systematic Review and Evaluation of Pain Measurement in Patients with Opioid Dependence on Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Dennis BB, Bawor M, Paul J, Plater C, Pare G, Worster A, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Marsh DC, Desai D, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Curr Drug Abuse Rev. 2016;9(1):49-60. Review.

PMID:
27021147
43.

Validation of presentation and 3 h high-sensitivity troponin to rule-in and rule-out acute myocardial infarction.

Pickering JW, Greenslade JH, Cullen L, Flaws D, Parsonage W, George P, Worster A, Kavsak PA, Than MP.

Heart. 2016 Aug 15;102(16):1270-8. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308505. Epub 2016 Mar 8.

PMID:
26955848
44.

Usefulness of the Brief Pain Inventory in Patients with Opioid Addiction Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Dennis BB, Roshanov PS, Bawor M, Paul J, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Plater C, Pare G, Marsh DC, Worster A, Desai D, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Pain Physician. 2016 Jan;19(1):E181-95.

45.

Adopting 'ng/L' as the units for high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays and commitment by the entire health-care team could be the key for adopting recommendations.

Kufaishi H, Pardhan A, Krizmanich W, Worster A, Hill S, Kavsak PA.

Ann Clin Biochem. 2016 Jul;53(Pt 4):516-7. doi: 10.1177/0004563215613533. Epub 2016 Jan 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
26746409
46.

Sex differences in substance use, health, and social functioning among opioid users receiving methadone treatment: a multicenter cohort study.

Bawor M, Dennis BB, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Marsh DC, Plater C, Worster A, Steiner M, Anglin R, Pare G, Desai D, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Biol Sex Differ. 2015 Nov 10;6:21. doi: 10.1186/s13293-015-0038-6. eCollection 2015.

47.

Acute management and outcomes of patients with diabetes mellitus presenting to Canadian emergency departments with hypoglycemia.

Rowe BH, Singh M, Villa-Roel C, Leiter LA, Hramiak I, Edmonds ML, Lang E, Sivilotti M, Scheuermeyer F, Worster A, Riley J, Afilalo M, Stiell I, Yale JF, Woo VC, Campbell S; Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Consortium.

Can J Diabetes. 2015 Nov;39 Suppl 4:9-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2015.09.084.

PMID:
26541486
48.

Opioid substitution and antagonist therapy trials exclude the common addiction patient: a systematic review and analysis of eligibility criteria.

Dennis BB, Roshanov PS, Naji L, Bawor M, Paul J, Plater C, Pare G, Worster A, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Marsh DC, Desai D, Samaan Z, Thabane L.

Trials. 2015 Oct 21;16:475. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0942-4. Review.

49.

Sex differences in outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Bawor M, Dennis BB, Bhalerao A, Plater C, Worster A, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Marsh DC, Desai D, Steiner M, Anglin R, Pare G, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

CMAJ Open. 2015 Jul 17;3(3):E344-51. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140089. eCollection 2015 Jul-Sep.

50.

Contribution of BDNF and DRD2 genetic polymorphisms to continued opioid use in patients receiving methadone treatment for opioid use disorder: an observational study.

Bawor M, Dennis BB, Tan C, Pare G, Varenbut M, Daiter J, Plater C, Worster A, Marsh DC, Steiner M, Anglin R, Desai D, Thabane L, Samaan Z.

Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2015 Oct 6;10:19. doi: 10.1186/s13722-015-0040-7.

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