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2020

Chou R, Dana T, Jungbauer R, Weeks C, McDonagh MS. Masks for Prevention of Respiratory Virus Infections, Including SARS-CoV-2, in Health Care and Community Settings: A Living Rapid Review. Ann Intern Med. 2020;10.7326/M20-3213. doi:10.7326/M20-3213. Epub 2020 Jun 24. PMID: 32579379.

Patnode CD, Perdue LA, Rushkin M, Dana T, Blazina I, Bougatsos C, Grusing S, O'Connor EA, Fu R, Chou R. Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2020 Jun 9;323(22):2310-2328. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.21381. PMID: 32515820.

Nelson HD, Cantor A, Pappas M, Weeks C. Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Systematic Review for the Women's Preventive Services Initiative. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.7326/M20-0579. Epub 2020 Jun 9. PMID: 32510989.

Gregory KD, Chelmow D, Nelson HD, Van Niel MS, Conry JA, Garcia F, Kendig SM, O'Reilly N, Qaseem A, Ramos D, Salganicoff A, Son S, Wood JK, Zahn C. Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women's Preventive Services Initiative. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.7326/M20-0580. Epub 2020 Jun 9. PMID: 32510990.

Chou R, Dana T, Buckley DI, Selph S, Fu R, Totten AM. Epidemiology of and Risk Factors for Coronavirus Infection in Health Care Workers: A Living Rapid Review. Ann Intern Med. 2020;10.7326/M20-1632. doi:10.7326/M20-1632. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32369541. Update Alert: Ann Intern Med. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.7326/L20-0768. Epub 2020 Jun 9. PMID: 32515983.

Chou R, Dana T, Fu R, Zakher B, Wagner J, Ramirez S, Grusing S, Jou JH. Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2020;323(10):976-991. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.20788. Epub 2020 Mar 2. PMID: 32119034.

Nelson HD, Cantor A, Wagner J, Jungbauer R,  Quiñones A, Stillman L, Kondo, K. Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services: A Systematic Review for a National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop. Ann Intern Med. 2020;172(4):258-271. doi: 10.7326/M19-3199. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PMID: 31931527.

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2019

Selph SS, McDonagh MS. Depression in children and adolescents: evaluation and treatment. Am Fam Physician. 2019 Nov 15;100(10):609-617. PMID: 31730312.

Hsu FC, Weeks CE, Selph SS, Blazina I, Holmes RS, McDonagh MS. Updating the evidence on drugs to treat overactive bladder: a systematic review. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Oct;30(10):1603–1617. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04022-8. Epub 2019 Jul 25. PMID: 31346670.

Nelson, HD, Fu R, Zakher B, Pappas M, McDonagh M. Medication use for the risk reduction of primary breast cancer in women: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2019 Sep 3;322(9):868-886. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.5780. PMID: 31479143.

Phipps MG, Son S, Zahn C, OʼReilly N, Cantor A, Frost J, Gregory KD, Jones M, Kendig SM, Nelson HD, Pappas M, Qaseem A, Ramos D, Salganicoff A, Taylor G, Conry J. Womenʼs Preventive Services Initiative. Women's Preventive Services Initiative's Well-Woman Chart: a summary of preventive health recommendations for women. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Sep;134(3):465-469. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003368. PMID: 31403594.

Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Haney E, Holmes R. Risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2019 Aug 20;322(7):666-685. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.8430. PMID: 31429902.

Smith CJ, Jungbauer RM, Totten AM. Visual evidence increasing usability of systematic reviews in health systems guidelines development. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 Aug;10(4):743-750. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1697595PMID: 31578047.

Chou R, Dana T, Grusing S, Bougatsos C. Screening for HIV infection in asymptomatic, nonpregnant adolescents and adults: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2019 Jun 18;321(23):2337–2348. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.2592. PMID: 31184705.

Selph SS, Bougatsos C, Dana T, Grusing S, Chou R. Screening for HIV infection in pregnant women: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2019 Jun 18;321(23):2349-2360. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.2593. Epub 2019 Jun 11. PMID: 31184704.

Chou R, Evans C, Hoverman A, Sun C, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Grusing S, Korthuis PT. Preexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection: evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2019 Jun 11;321(22):2214-2230. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.2591PMID: 31184746.

Kochanek PM, Tasker RC, Carney N, Totten AM, Adelson PD, Selden NR, Davis-O'Reilly C, Hart EL, Bell MJ, Bratton SL, Grant GA, Kissoon N, Reuter-Rice KE, Vavilala MS, Wainwright MS. Guidelines for the management of pediatric severe traumatic brain injury, third edition: update of the Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines, executive summary. Neurosurgery. 2019 Jun 1;84(6):1169-1178. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz051. Epub 2019 March 2. PMID: 30822776.

Kochanek PM, Tasker RC, Carney N, Totten AM, Adelson PD, Selden NR, Davis-O’Reilly C, Hart EL, Bell MJ, Bratton SL, Grant GA, Kissoon N, Reuter-Rice KE, Vavilala MS, Wainwright MS: Guidelines for the management of pediatric severe traumatic brain injury, third edition: update of the Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines, executive summary. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar; 20(3):280-289. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001736PMID: 30830016.

Kochanek PM, Tasker RC, Bell MJ, Adelson PD, Carney N, Vavilala MS, Selden NR, Bratton SL, Grant GA, Kissoon N, Reuter-Rice KE, Wainwright MS. Pediatric severe traumatic brain injury: 2019 consensus and guidelines-based algorithm for first and second tier therapies. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar; 20(3):269–279. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001737PMID: 30830015.

Kochanek PM, Tasker RC, Carney N, Totten AM, Adelson PD, Selden NR, Davis-O'Reilly C, Hart EL, Bell MJ, Bratton SL, Grant GA, Kissoon N, Reuter-Rice KE, Vavilala MS, Wainwright MS. Guidelines for the management of pediatric severe traumatic brain injury, third edition: update of the Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar; 20 (Suppl 1):S1-S82. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001735PMID: 30829890.

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2018

McDonagh MS, Peterson K, Winthrop K, Cantor A, Lazur BH, Buckley DI. Interventions to reduce inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections: summary and update of a systematic review. J Int Med Res. 2018 Aug;46(8):3337-3357. doi: 10.1177/0300060518782519. Epub 2018 Jul 1. PMID: 29962311.

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2017

Chou R, Korthuis PT, McCarty D, Coffin PO, Griffin JC, Davis-O'Reilly C, Grusing S, Daya M. Management of suspected opioid overdose with naloxone in out-of-hospital settings: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Dec 19;167(12):867-875. doi: 10.7326/M17-2224. Epub 2017 Nov 28. PMID: 29181532.

Devine EB, Totten AM, Gorman P, Eden KB, Kassakian S, Woods S, Daeges M, Pappas M, McDonagh M, Hersh WR. Health information exchange use (1990-2015): a systematic review. eGEMs (Generating Evidence and Methods to improve patient outcomes). 2017 Dec 7;5(1):27. doi: 10.5334/egems.249.

Chou R, Totten AM, Carney N, Dandy S, Fu R, Grusing S, Pappas M, Wasson N, Newgard CD. Predictive utility of the Glasgow Coma Scale for identification of patients with serious traumatic injuries. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Aug;70(2):143-157.e6. pii:S0196-0644(16)31402-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.11.032. Epub 2017 Jan 11. PMID: 28089112.

Chou R, Selph S, Buckley D, Fu R, Griffin JC, Grusing S, Gore JL. Intravesical therapy for the treatment of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Urol. 2017 May;197(5):1189-1199. pii:S0022-5347(16)32091-2. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.12.090. Epub 2016 Dec 24. PMID: 28027868Supplemental Online Files (85 pages).

Chou R, Deyo R, Friedly J, Skelly A, Hashimoto R, Weimer M, Fu R, Dana T, Kraegel P, Griffin J, Grusing S, Brodt ED. Nonpharmacologic therapies for low back pain: a systematic review for an American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Apr 4;166(7):493-505. doi: 10.7326/M16-2459. Epub 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28192793.

Chou R, Deyo R, Friedly J, Skelly A, Weimer M, Fu R, Dana T, Kraegel P, Griffin J, Grusing S. Systemic pharmacologic therapies for low back pain: a systematic review for an American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Apr 4;166(7):480-492. doi: 10.7326/M16-2458. Epub 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28192790.

Chou R, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Mackey K, Grusing S, Selph S. Screening for celiac disease; evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2017 Mar 28;317(12):1258-1268. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.10395. PMID: 28350935.

Chou R, Selph S, Buckley DI, Fu R, Griffin JC, Grusing S, Gore JL. Comparative effectiveness of fluorescent versus white light cystoscopy for initial diagnosis or surveillance of bladder cancer on clinical outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Urol. 2017 Mar;197(3 Pt 1):548-558. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.10.061. Epub 2016 Oct 22. PMID: 27780784.

Korthuis PT, McCarty D, Weimer M, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Zakher B, Grusing S, Devine B, Chou R. Primary care-based models for the treatment of opioid use disorder: a scoping review. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Feb 21;166(4):268-278. doi: 10.7326/M16-2149. PMID: 27919103.

Carney N, Totten AM, OʼReilly C, Ullman JS, Hawryluk GW, Bell MJ, Bratton SL, Chesnut R, Harris OA, Kissoon N, Rubiano AM, Shutter L, Tasker RC, Vavilala MS, Wilberger J, Wright DW, Ghajar J. Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury, fourth edition. Neurosurgery. 2017 Jan 1;80(1):6-15. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001432. Epub 2016 Sep 20. PMID: 27654000.

Regueiro M, Velayos F, Greer JB, Bougatsos C, Chou R, Sultan S, Singh S. American Gastroenterological Association Institute technical review on the management of Crohn's disease after surgical resection. Gastroenterology. 2017 Jan;152(1):277-295.e3. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.10.039. Epub 2016 Nov 10. PMID: 27840073.

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2016

Chou R, Dana T, Blazina I, Daeges M, Jeanne TL. Statins for prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2008-2024. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.15629. PMID: 27838722.

Chou R, Dana T, Blazina I, Daeges M, Bougatsos C, Jeanne TL. Screening for dyslipidemia in younger adults: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Oct 18;165(8):560-564. doi: 10.7326/M16-0946. Epub 2016 Aug 9. PMID: 27538032.

Chang SS, Boorjian SA, Chou R, Clark PE, Daneshmand S, Konety BR, Pruthi R, Quale DZ, Ritch CR, Seigne JD, Skinner EC, Smith ND, McKiernan JM. Diagnosis and treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: AUA/SUO guideline. J Urol. 2016 Oct;196(4):1021-9. pii: S0022-5347(16)30629-2. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.06.049. Epub 2016 Jun 16. PMID: 27317986.

Laurie AL, Chen Y, Chou R, Fu R. Meta-analysis of the impact of patient characteristics on estimates of effectiveness and harms of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in lumbar spinal fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Sep 15;41(18):E1115-23. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001580. PMID: 27031772.

Cantor AG, Pappas M, Daeges M, Nelson HD. Screening for syphilis: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2016 Jun 7;315(21):2328-37. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.4114. PMID: 27272584.

Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain--United States, 2016. JAMA. 2016 Apr 19;315(15):1624-45. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.1464. PMID: 26977696.

Eden KB, Totten AM, Kassakian SZ, Gorman PN, McDonagh MS, Devine B, Pappas M, Daeges M, Woods S, Hersh WR. Barriers and facilitators to exchanging health information: a systematic review. Int J Med Inform. 2016 Apr;88:44-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.01.004. Epub 2016 Jan 24. PMID: 26878761.

Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain - United States, 2016. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2016 Mar 18;65(1):1-49. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.rr6501e1. PMID: 26987082.

Chou R, Selph SS, Buckley DI, Gustafson KS, Griffin JC, Grusing SE, Gore JL. Treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review. Cancer. 2016 Mar 15;122(6):842-51. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29843. Epub 2016 Jan 15. PMID: 26773572.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Grusing S, Blazina I. Screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2016 Mar 1;315(9):915-33. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.0783. PMID: 26934261.

Nelson HD, O'Meara ES, Kerlikowske K, Balch S, Miglioretti D. Factors associated with rates of false-positive and false-negative results from digital mammography screening: an analysis of registry data. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Feb 16;164(4):226-235. doi: 10.7326/M15-0971. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PMID: 26756902.

Nelson HD, Pappas M, Cantor A, Griffin J, Daeges M, Humphrey L. Harms of breast cancer screening: systematic review to update the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Feb 16;164(4):256-267. doi: 10.7326/M15-0970. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PMID: 26756737.

Nelson HD, Fu R, Cantor A, Pappas M, Daeges M, Humphrey L. Effectiveness of breast cancer screening: systematic review and meta-analysis to update the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Feb 16; 164(4):244-255. doi: 10.7326/M15-0969. Epub 2016 Jan 12. PMID: 26756588.

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2015

Hersh WR, Totten AM, Eden KB, Devine B, Gorman P, Kassakian SZ, Woods SS, Daeges M, Pappas M, McDonagh MS. Outcomes from health information exchange: systematic review and future research needs. JMIR Med Inform. 2015 Dec 15;3(4):e39. doi: 10.2196/medinform.5215. PMID: 26678413.

Chou R, Gore JL, Buckley D, Fu R, Gustafson K, Griffin JC, Grusing S, Selph S. Urinary biomarkers for diagnosis of bladder cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Dec 15;163(12):922-31. doi: 10.7326/M15-0997. PMID: 26501851.

Chou R, Hashimoto R, Friedly J, Fu R, Bougatsos C, Dana T, Sullivan SD, Jarvik J. Epidural corticosteroid injections for radiculopathy and spinal stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 1;163(5):373-81. doi: 10.7326/M15-0934PMID: 26302454.

Smith ME, Haney E, McDonagh M, Pappas M, Daeges M, Wasson N, Fu R, Nelson HD. Treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 16;162(12):841-50. doi: 10.7326/M15-0114PMID: 26075755.

Haney E, Smith ME, McDonagh M, Pappas M, Daeges M, Wasson N, Nelson HD. Diagnostic methods for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 16;162(12):834-40. doi: 10.7326/M15-0443PMID: 26075754.

Selph S, Dana T, Blazina I, Bougatsos C, Patel H, Chou R. Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jun 2;162(11):765-76. doi: 10.7326/M14-2221PMID: 25867111.

Chou R, Cuevas C, Fu R, Devine B, Wasson N, Ginsburg A, Zakher B, Pappas M, Graham E, Sullivan SD. Imaging techniques for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 May;162(10):697-711. doi: 10.7326/M14-2509PMID: 25984845.

LeBlanc ES, Chou R. Vitamin D and falls-fitting new data with current guidelines. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 May;175(5):712-3. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0248. PMID: 25799014.

Cantor AG, Bougatsos C, Dana T, Blazina I, McDonagh M. Routine iron supplementation and screening for iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Apr 21;162(8):566-76. doi: 10.7326/M14-2932PMID: 25820661.

McDonagh MS, Blazina I, Dana T, Cantor A, Bougatsos C. Screening and routine supplementation for iron deficiency anemia: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr;135(4):723-33. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-3979PMID: 25825534.

Chou R, Turner JA, Devine EB, et al. The effectiveness and risks of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 17;162(4):276-86. doi: 10.7326/M14-2559PMID: 25581257.

Lee CI, Gold LS, Nelson HD, Chou R, Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD. Comparative effectiveness of imaging modalities to determine metastatic breast cancer treatment response. Breast. 2015 Feb;24(1):3-11. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2014.11.009. Epub 2014 Dec 3. PMID: 25479913.

LeBlanc ES, Zakher B, Daeges M, Pappas M, Chou R. Screening for vitamin D deficiency: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jan 20;162(2):109-22. doi: 10.7326/M14-1659PMID: 25419719.

Rugge JB, Bougatsos C, Chou R. Screening and treatment of thyroid dysfunction: an evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jan 6;162(1):35-45. doi: 10.7326/M14-1456. Epub 2014 Oct 28. PMID: 25347444.

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2014

Zakher B, Cantor AG, Pappas M, Daeges M, Nelson HD. Screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Dec 16;161(12):884-93. doi: 10.7326/M14-1022PMID: 25244000.

McDonagh MS, Matthews A, Phillipi C, Romm J, Peterson K, Thakurta S, Guise J-M. Depression drug treatment outcomes in pregnancy and the postpartum period: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep;124(3):526-34. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000410PMID: 25004304.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Khangura J, Zakher B. Screening for hepatitis B virus infection in adolescents and adults: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jul 1;161(1):31-45. doi: 10.7326/M13-2837. PMID: 24861032.

Buckley DI, Ansari MT, Butler M, Soh C, Chang CS. The refinement of topics for systematic reviews: lessons and recommendations from the Effective Health Care Program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Apr;67(4):425-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.10.023. PMID: 24581296.

Zakher B, Blazina I, Chou R. Association between knowledge of HIV-positive status or use of antiretroviral therapy and high-risk transmission behaviors: systematic review. AIDS Care. 2014 Apr;26(4):514-21. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2013.832723. Epub 2013 Sep 5. PMID: 24007512.

Nelson HD, Pappas M, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Okinaka-Hu L, Fu R. Risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):255-266. doi: 10.7326/M13-1684. Epub 2013 Dec 24. PMID: 24366442.

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2013

Humphrey LL, Deffebach M, Pappas M, Baumann C, Artis K, Mitchell JP, Zakher B, Fu R, Slatore CG. Screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Sep 17;159(6):411-20. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-6-201309170-00690. Epub 2013 Jul 20. PMID: 23897166.

Chou R, Wasson N. Blood tests to diagnose fibrosis or cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jun 4;158(11):807-20. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med. 2013 Aug 20;159(4):308. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-11-201306040-00005PMID: 23732714.

Chou R, Cantor A, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Pappas M. Preventing dental caries in children <5 years: systematic review updating USPSTF recommendation. Pediatrics. 2013 Aug;132(2):332-50. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1469. Epub 2013 Jul 15. PMID: 23858419.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Starmer AJ, Reitel K, Buckley DI. Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: a systematic comparative effectiveness review. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul 2;159(1):28-38. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-1-201307020-00006PMID: 23817702.

Smith MEB, Totten A, Hickam DH, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Saha S. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul;159(1):39-50. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-1-201307020-00007PMID: 23817703.

Fu R, Selph S, McDonagh M, Peterson K, Tiwari A, Chou R, Helfand M. Effectiveness and harms of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in spine fusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jun 18;158(12):890-902. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-12-201306180-00006PMID: 23778906.

Nelson HD, Smith ME, Griffin JC, Fu R. Use of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Apr 16;158(8):604-14. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-8-201304160-00005PMID: 23588749.

Selph SS, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Nelson HD. Behavioral interventions and counseling to prevent child abuse and neglect: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Feb 5;158(3):179-90. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00590PMID: 23338775.

Chou R, Hartung D, Rahman B, Wasson N, Cottrell EB, Fu R. Comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in adults: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jan 15;158(2):114-23. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-2-201301150-00576PMID: 23437439.

Cottrell EB, Chou R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Guise J-M. Reducing risk for mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virus: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jan 15;158(2):109-13. Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-2-201301150-00575PMID: 23437438.

Chou R, Cottrell EB, Wasson N, Rahman B, Guise J-M. Screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults: a systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jan 15;158(2):101-8. Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-2-201301150-00574PMID: 23183613.

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2012

Chou R, Cantor AG, Zakher B, Bougatsos C. Screening for HIV in pregnant women: systematic review to update the 2005 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Nov 20;157(10):719-28. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-10-201211200-00009PMID: 23165663.

Chou R, Selph S, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Zakher B, Blazina I, Korthuis PT. Screening for HIV: systematic review to update the 2005 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Nov 20;157(10):706-18. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-10-201211200-00007PMID: 23165662.

McDonagh MS, Jonas DE, Gartlehner G, Little A, Peterson K, Carson S, Gibson M, Helfand M. Methods for the drug effectiveness review project. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Sep 12;12:140. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-140PMID: 22970848.

Eden KB, Denman MA, Emeis CL, McDonagh MS, Fu R, Janik RK, Broman AR, Guise J-M. Trial of labor and vaginal delivery rates in women with a prior cesarean. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2012 Sep-Oct;41(5):583-98. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2012.01388.x. Epub 2012 Jul 23. PMID: 22822788.

Melnyk BM, Grossman DC, Chou R, Mabry-Hernandez I, Nicholson W, DeWitt TG, Cantu AG, Flores G; US Preventive Services Task Force. USPSTF perspective on evidence-based preventive recommendations for children. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug;130(2):e399-407. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2087. Epub 2012 Jul 2. PMID: 22753558.

Nelson HD, Walker M, Zakher B, Mitchell J. Menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jul 17;157(2):104-13. Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-157-2-201207170-00466PMID: 22786830.

Nelson HD, Bougatsos C, Blazina I. Screening women for intimate partner violence: a systematic review to update the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jun 5;156(11):796-808, W-279, W-280, W-281, W-282.  Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-11-201206050-00447. Epub 2012 May 7. PMID: 22565034.

Nelson HD, Zakher B, Cantor A, Fu R, Griffin J, O'Meara ES, Buist DS, Kerlikowske K, van Ravesteyn NT, Trentham-Dietz A, Mandelblatt JS, Miglioretti DL. Risk factors for breast cancer for women aged 40 to 49 years: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2012 May 1;156(9):635-48. Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-9-201205010-00006PMID: 22547473.

van Ravesteyn NT, Miglioretti DL, Stout NK, Lee SJ, Schechter CB, Buist DS, Huang H, Heijnsdijk EA, Trentham-Dietz A, Alagoz O, Near AM, Kerlikowske K, Nelson HD, Mandelblatt JS, de Koning HJ. Tipping the balance of benefits and harms to favor screening mammography starting at age 40 years: a comparative modeling study of risk. Ann Intern Med. 2012 May 1;156(9):609-17. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-9-201205010-00002PMID: 22547470.

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2011

Chou R, Croswell JM, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Fu R, Gleitsmann K, Koenig HC, Lam C, Maltz A, Rugge JB, Lin K. Screening for prostate cancer: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Dec 6;155(11):762-71. Review. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-11-201112060-00375. Epub 2011 Oct 7. PMID: 21984740.

Chou R, Arora B, Dana T, Fu R, Walker M, Humphrey L. Screening asymptomatic adults with resting or exercise electrocardiography: A review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Sep 20;155(6):375-385. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-00006PMID: 21930855.

Marshall NE, Fu R, Guise J-M. Impact of multiple cesarean deliveries on maternal morbidity: A systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Sep;205(3):262.e1,262.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.06.035. Epub 2011 Jun 15. PMID: 22071057.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Fleming C, Beil T. Screening adults aged 50 years or older for hearing loss: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Mar 1;154(5):347-55. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-154-5-201103010-00009. PMID: 21357912.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C. Screening for visual impairment in children ages 1-5 years: update for the USPSTF. Pediatrics. 2011 Feb;127(2):e442-79. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-0462. Epub 2011 Jan 31. PMID: 21282269.

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2010

Michael YL, Whitlock EP, Lin JS, Fu R, O'Connor EA, Gold R; US Preventive Services Task Force. Primary care-relevant interventions to prevent falling in older adults: a systematic evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Dec 21;153(12):815-25. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-12-201012210-00008PMID: 21173416.

Chou R, Dana T. Screening adults for bladder cancer: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(7):461-468. Epub 2010 Oct 5. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-7-201010050-00009.

Eden KB, McDonagh M, Denman MA, et al. New insights on vaginal birth after cesarean: can it be predicted? Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct;116(4):967-81. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181f2de49. PMID: 20859163.

Nelson HD, Haney EM, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Chou R. Screening for osteoporosis: an update for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jul 20;153(2):99-111. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-00262. Epub 2010 Jul 5. PMID: 20621892.

Guise J-M, Denman MA, Emeis C, et al. Vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;115(6):1267-78. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181df925f. PMID: 20502300.

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2009

Humphrey LL, Fu R. Exclusion of a case-control study from meta-analysis - reply. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Jun;84(6):561. doi: 10.4065/84.6.561-a.

Chou R, Baisden J, Carragee EJ, Resnick DK, Shaffer WO, Loeser JD. Surgery for low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society clinical practice guideline. Spine. 2009 May;34(10):1094-109. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a105fc.

Chou R, Atlas SJ, Stanos SP, Rosenquist RW. Nonsurgical interventional therapies for low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society clinical practice guideline. Spine. 2009 May;34(10):1078-93. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a103b1.

Chou R, Loeser JD, Owens DK, et al. Interventional therapies, surgery, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation for low back pain: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Pain Society. Spine. 2009 May;34(10):1066-77. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a1390d.

Chan BKS, Melnikow J, Slee CA, Arellanes R, Sawaya GF. Posttreatment human papillomavirus testing for recurrent cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 2009 April;200(4):422.e1,422.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.11.031.

Chou R, Fu R, Carrino JA, Deyo RA. Imaging strategies for low-back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet. 2009 Feb 7;373(9662):463-72. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60172-0PMID: 19200918.

Chou R, Ballantyne JC, Fanciullo GJ, Fine PG, Miaskowski C. Research gaps on use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: findings from a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine clinical practice guideline. J PAIN. 2009 Feb;10(2):147-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2008.10.007.

Chou R, Fanciullo GJ, Fine PG, Miaskowski C, Passik SD, Portenoy RK. Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: prediction and identification of aberrant drug-related behaviors: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine clinical practice guideline. J PAIN. 2009 Feb;10(2):131-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2008.10.009.

Chou R, Fanciullo GJ, Fine PG, et al. Clinical guidelines for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain. J PAIN. 2009 Feb;10(2):113-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2008.10.008.

Nelson HD, Tyne K, Naik A, Bougatsos C, Chan BK, Humphrey L. Screening for breast cancer: an update for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):727-37. Epub 2009 Nov 17. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-10-200911170-00009.

Nelson HD, Fu R, Griffin JC, Nygren P, Smith B, Humphrey L. Systematic review: comparative effectiveness of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):703-15. Epub 2009 Nov 17. doi: 10.7326/0000605-200911170-00147.

Helfand M, Buckley DI, Freeman M, et al. Emerging risk factors for coronary heart disease: a summary of systematic reviews conducted for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(7):496-507. Epub 2009 Oct 6. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-7-200910060-00010.

Buckley DI, Fu R, Freeman M, Rogers K, Helfand M. C-reactive protein as a risk factor for coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analyses for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(7):483-95. Epub 2009 Oct 6. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-7-200910060-00009.

Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C. Screening older adults for impaired visual acuity: A review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(1):44-58. Epub 2009 Jul 7. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-1-200907070-00008.

Chou R, Carson S, Chan BK. Gabapentin versus tricyclic antidepressants for diabetic neuropathy and post-herpetic neuralgia: discrepancies between direct and indirect meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24(2):178-88. Epub 2008 Dec 17. doi: 10.1007/s11606-008-0877-5.

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2008

Whitlock EP, Lin JS, Liles E, Beil TL, Fu R. Screening for colorectal cancer: a targeted, updated systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Nov 4;149(9):638-58. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-149-9-200811040-00245. Epub 2008 Oct 6. PMID: 18838718.

Humphrey LL, Fu R, Rogers K, Freeman M, Helfand M. Homocysteine level and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Nov;83(11):1203-12. doi: 10.4065/83.11.1203.

Humphrey LL, Fu R, Buckley DI, Freeman M, Helfand M. Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Sept 20;23(12):2079-86. doi: 10.1007/s11606-008-0787-6.

Chou R, Carson S, Chan BKS. Pegylated interferons for chronic hepatitis C virus infection: an indirect analysis of randomized trials. J Viral Hepat. 2008 Jul 8;15(8):551-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2008.00984.x.

Nelson HD, Bougatsos C, Nygren P, 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force. Universal newborn hearing screening: systematic review to update the 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation. Pediatrics. 2008 Jul;122(1):e266-76. doi: 10.1542/peds.2007-1422PMID: 18595973. Erratum in Pediatrics. 2008 Sep;122(3):689.

Meyers D, Wolff T, Gregory K, Marion L, Moyer V, Nelson H, Petitti D, Sawaya GF. USPSTF recommendations for STI screening. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Mar 15;77(6):819-24. Available at: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p819.html.

Nelson HD. Menopause. Lancet. 2008 Mar 1;371(9614):760-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60346-3. PMID: 18313505.

Norris SL, Kansagara D, Bougatsos C, Fu R, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Screening adults for type 2 diabetes: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(11):855-68. Epub 2008 Jun 3. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-11-200806030-00007.

Nygren P, Fu R, Freeman M, Bougatsos C, Klebanoff M, Guise J-M. Evidence on the benefits and harms of screening and treating pregnant women who are asymptomatic for bacterial vaginosis: an update review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2008:148(3):220-233. Epub 2008 Feb 5. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-3-200802050-00008.

Peterson K, Carson S, Carney N. Hypothermia treatment for traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurotrauma. 2008;25(1):62-71. Epub 2008 Jan 25. doi: 10.1089/neu.2007.0424.

Peterson K, McDonagh MS, Fu R. Comparative benefits and harms of competing medications for adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review and indirect comparison meta-analysis. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008;197(1):1-11. Epub 2007 Nov 17. doi: 10.1007/s00213-007-0996-4.

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2007

Vesco KK, Haney EM, Humphrey L, Fu R, Nelson HD. Influence of menopause on mood: a systematic review of cohort studies. Climacteric. 2007;10(6):448-65. Epub 2009 Jul 3. doi: 10.1080/13697130701611267.

Chou R, Huffman LH, American Pain Society, American College of Physicians. Medications for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(7):505-14. Epub 2007 Oct 2. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-7-200710020-00008.

Chou R, Huffman LH, American Pain Society, American College of Physicians. Nonpharmacologic therapies for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(7):492-504. Epub 2007 Oct 2. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-7-200710020-00007.

Haney EM, Huffman LH, Bougatsos C, Freeman M, Steiner RD, Nelson HD. Screening and treatment for lipid disorders in children and adolescents: systematic evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2007 Jul;120(1):e189-214. doi: 10.1542/peds.2006-1801.

Hartung DM, Middleton L, Haxby DG, Koder M, Ketchum KL, Chou R. Rates of adverse events of long-acting opioids in a state Medicaid program. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Jun;41(6):921-8. doi: 10.1345/aph.1K066. Epub 2007 May 15. PMID: 17504834. Erratum in Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Sep;41(9):1552.

Fu R, Harris EL, Helfand M, Nelson HD. Estimating risk of breast cancer in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: a meta-analytic approach. Stat Med. 2007 Apr 15;26(8):1775-87. doi: 10.1002/sim.2811. Epub 2007 Jan 22. PMID: 17243094.

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2006

Meenan RT, Smith DH, Hornbrook MC, Fellows J, Lynch FL, Helfand M. The state of cost-effectiveness analysis in American managed care. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. 2006;6(2):229-37. Epub 2014 Jan 9. doi: 10.1586/14737167.6.2.229.

Rischitelli G, Nygren P, Bougatsos C, Freeman M, Helfand M. Screening for elevated lead levels in childhood and pregnancy: an updated summary of evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2006 Dec;118(6):e1867-95. doi: 10.1542/peds.2006-2284.

Chou R, Fu R, Huffman LH, Korthuis PT. Initial highly-active antiretroviral therapy with a protease inhibitor versus a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor: discrepancies between direct and indirect meta-analyses. Lancet. 2006 Oct-Nov;368(9546):1503-15. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69638-4.

Hersh WR, Hickam DH, Severance SM, Dana T, Pyle Krages K, Helfand M. Diagnosis, access and outcomes: update of a systematic review of telemedicine services. J Telemed Telecare. 2006 Sep 1;12 Suppl 2:S3-31. doi: 10.1258/135763306778393117.

Nedrow A, Miller J, Walker M, Nygren P, Huffman LH, Nelson HD. Complementary and alternative therapies for the management of menopause-related symptoms: a systematic evidence review. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Jul 24;166(14):1453-65. doi: 10.1001/archinte.166.14.1453. PMID: 16864755.

Shipman SA, Helfand M, Moyer VA, Yawn BP. Screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip: a systematic literature review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2006 Mar;117(3):e557-76. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-1597.

Nelson HD, Nygren P, Walker M, Panoscha R. Screening for speech and language delay in preschool children: systematic evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2006 Feb;117(2):e298-319. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-1467PMID: 16452337. Erratum in Pediatrics. 2006 Jun;117(6):2336-7.

Kraemer DF, Nelson HD, Bauer DC, Helfand M. Economic comparison of diagnostic approaches for evaluating osteoporosis in older women. Osteoporosis Int. 2006;17(1):68-76. Epub 2005 May 12. doi: 10.1007/s00198-005-1922-4.

Nelson HD, Vesco KK, Haney E, et al. Nonhormonal therapies for menopausal hot flashes: systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA. 2006; 295(17):2057-71. doi: 10.1001/jama.295.17.2057.

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2005

Carson S, McDonagh M, Russman B, Helfand M. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for stroke: a systematic review of the evidence. Clin Rehabil. 2005 Dec; 19(8):819-33. doi: 10.1191/0269215505cr907oaPMID: 16323381.

Guise J-M, Austin D, Morris CD. Review of case-control studies related to breastfeeding and reduced risk of childhood leukemia. Pediatrics. 2005 Nov;116(5):e724-31. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-0636.

Nelson HD, Huffman LH, Fu R, Harris EL. Genetic risk assessment and BRCA mutation testing for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility: systematic evidence review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Sep 6;143(5):362-379,I-47. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-5-200509060-00012.

Chou R. Evidence-based medicine and the challenge of low back pain: where are we now? Pain Practice. 2005 Sep;5(3):153-78. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2005.05302.xPMID: 17147579.

McDonagh MS, Osterweil P, Guise J-M. The benefits and risks of inducing labour in patients with prior caesarean delivery: a systematic review. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2005 Aug;112(8):1007-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2005.00623.xPMID: 16045510.

Chou R, Huffman LH, Fu R, Smits AK, Korthuis PT. Screening for HIV: A review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jul 5;143(1):55-73,I-30. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-1-200507050-00010.

Chou R, Smits AK, Huffman LH, Fu R, Korthuis PT. Prenatal screening for HIV: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jul 5;143(1):38-54. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-143-1-200507050-00009.

Whitlock EP, Williams SB, Gold R, Smith PR, Shipman SA. Screening and interventions for childhood overweight: a summary of evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics. 2005 Jul;116(1):e125-44. doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-0242PMID: 15995013.

Guise J-M, Hashima J, Osterweil P. Evidence-based vaginal birth after caesarean section. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2005 Feb;19(1 SPEC. ISS.):117-30. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2004.10.015. Epub 2004 Dec 15. PMID: 15749070.

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2004

Ghetti C, Chan BKS, Guise J-M. Physicians' responses to patient-requested cesarean delivery. Birth. 2004 Dec;31(4):280-4. doi: 10.1111/j.0730-7659.2004.00320.x.

McDonagh M, Helfand M, Carson S, Russman BS. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for traumatic brain injury: a systematic review of the evidence. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Jul;85(7):1198-204. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2003.12.026. PMID: 15241774.

Guise J-M, McDonagh MS, Osterweil P, Nygren P, Chan BKS, Helfand M. Systematic review of the incidence and consequences of uterine rupture in women with previous caesarean section. Br Med J. 2004 Jul 1;329(7456):19-23. doi: 10.1136/bmj.329.7456.19.

Nelson HD. Postmenopausal estrogen for treatment of hot flashes: clinical applications. JAMA. 2004 Apr 7;291(13):1621-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.291.13.1621PMID: 15069050.

Nelson HD. Commonly used types of postmenopausal estrogen for treatment of hot flashes: scientific review. JAMA. 2004 Apr 7;291(13):1610-20. doi: 10.1001/jama.291.13.1610PMID: 15069049.

Nelson HD, Nygren P, McInerney Y, Klein J. Screening for family and intimate partner violence in women and elderly adults: review of evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Mar 2;140(5):387-396,I-70. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-140-5-200403020-00015.

Nygren P, Nelson HD, Klein J. Screening children for family violence: a review of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Fam Med. 2004 Mar 1;2(2):161-9. doi: 10.1370/afm.113.

Eden KB, Hashima JN, Osterweil P, Nygren P, Guise J-M. Childbirth preferences after cesarean birth: a review of the evidence. Birth. 2004 Mar;31(1):49-60. doi: 10.1111/j.0730-7659.2004.0274.x.

Hashima JN, Eden KB, Osterweil P, Nygren P, Guise J-M. Predicting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a review of prognostic factors and screening tools. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Feb;190(2):547-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2003.08.045PMID: 14981405.

Helfand M. Screening for subclinical thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults: a summary of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Jan 20;140(2):128-141,1-58. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-140-2-200401200-00015.

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2003

Chou R, Clark E, Helfand M. Comparative efficacy and safety of long-acting oral opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Nov;26(5):1026-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2003.03.003PMID: 14585554.

Guise JM, Palda V, Westhoff C, Chan BK, Helfand M, Lieu TA. The effectiveness of primary care-based interventions to promote breastfeeding: systematic evidence review and meta-analysis for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Fam Med. 2003 Jul-Aug;1(2):70-8. doi: 10.1370/afm.56PMID: 15040435.

Morris CD, Carson S. Routine vitamin supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease: a summary of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jul 1;139(1):56-70,I-76. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-1-200307010-00014.

Grodstein F, Manson JE, Humphrey LL, Nelson HD, Chan BKS, Nygren P, Allan J, Teutsch S. Relationship between hormone replacement therapy, socioeconomic status, and coronary heart disease [2] (multiple letters). J Am Med Assoc. 2003 Jan 1;289(1):44-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.289.1.44.

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2002

Keren R, Helfand M, Homer C, McPhillips H, Lieu TA. Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening. Pediatrics. 2002 Nov;110(5):855-64. doi: 10.1542/peds.110.5.855PMID: 12415021.

Nelson HD, Humphrey LL, Nygren P, Teutsch SM, Allan JD. Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy: scientific review. J Am Med Assoc. 2002 Aug 21;288(7):872-81. doi: 10.1001/jama.288.7.872.

Eden KB, Orleans CT, Mulrow CD, Pender NJ, Teutsch SM. Does counseling by clinicians improve physical activity? A summary of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force.  Ann Intern Med. 2002 Aug 6;137(3):208-15. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-137-3-200208060-00015.  PMID: 12160371.

Hersh W, Helfand M, Wallace J, Kraemer D, Patterson P, Shapiro S, Greenlick M. A systematic review of the efficacy of telemedicine for making diagnostic and management decisions. J Telemed Telecare. 2002 Aug 1;8(4):197-209. doi: 10.1258/135763302320272167PMID: 12217102.

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2001

Hersh WR, Helfand M, Wallace J, Kraemer D, Patterson P, Shapiro S, Greenlick M. Clinical outcomes resulting from telemedicine interventions: a systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2001 Nov 26;1:1-8. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-1-5.

Eden K, Mahon S, Helfand M. Screening high-risk populations for thyroid cancer. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2001 May;36(5):583-91. doi: 10.1002/mpo.1134PMID: 11340616.

Nelson HD, Helfand M. Screening for chlamydial infection. Am J Prev Med. 2001 Apr;20(3 SUPPL.):95-107. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(01)00253-7PMID: 11306238.

Guise J-M, Mahon SM, Aickin M, Helfand M, Peipert JF, Westhoff C. Screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy. Am J Prev Med. 2001 Apr;20(3 SUPPL.):62-72. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(01)00256-2PMID: 11306234.

Helfand M, Mahon SM, Eden KB, Frame PS, Orleans CT. Screening for skin cancer. Am J Prev Med. 2001 Apr;20(3 SUPPL.):47-58. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(01)00258-6PMID: 11306232.

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1999

Chesnut RM, Carney N, Maynard H, Mann NC, Patterson P, Helfand M. Summary report: evidence for the effectiveness of rehabilitation for persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 1999 Apr;14(2):176-88. doi: 10.1097/00001199-199904000-00007. PMID: 10191375.

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Method Articles

2018

Kemper AR, Krist AH, Tseng CW, Gillman MW, Mabry-Hernandez IR, Silverstein M, Chou R, Lozano P, Calonge BN, Wolff TA, Grossman DC. Challenges in developing U.S. Preventive Services Task Force child health recommendations. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Jan;54(1S1):S63-S69. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.08.023. PMID: 29254527.

Wolff TA, Krist AH, LeFevre M, Jonas DE, Harris RP, Siu A, Owens DK, Gillman MW, Ebell MH, Herzstein J, Chou R, Whitlock E, Bibbins-Domingo K. Update on the methods of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: linking intermediate outcomes and health outcomes in prevention. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Jan;54(1):S4-S10. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.08.032. PMID: 29254525.

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2017

Hartling L, Guise J-M, Hempel S, Featherstone R, Mitchell MD, Motu'apuaka ML, Robinson KA, Schoelles K, Totten A, Whitlock E, Wilt TJ, Anderson J, Berliner E, Gozu A, Kato E, Paynter R, Umscheid CA. Fit for purpose: perspectives on rapid reviews from end-user interviews. Syst Rev. 2017 Feb 17;6(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0425-7. PMID: 28212677.

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2016

Fu R, Holmer HK. Change score or follow-up score? Choice of mean difference estimates could impact meta-analysis conclusions. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Aug;76:108-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.01.034. Epub 2016 Feb 27. PMID: 26931293.

Robinson KA, Chou R, Berkman ND, Newberry SJ, Fu R, Hartling L, Dryden D, Butler M, Foisy M, Anderson J, Motu'apuaka M, Relevo R, Guise J-M, Chang S. Twelve recommendations for integrating existing systematic reviews into new reviews: EPC guidance. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Feb;70:38-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.05.035. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PMID: 26261004.

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2015

Berkman ND, Lohr KN, Ansari MT, Balk EM, Kane R, McDonagh M, Morton SC, Viswanathan M, Bass EB, Butler M, Gartlehner G, Hartling L, McPheeters M, Morgan LC, Reston J, Sista P, Whitlock E, Chang S. Grading the strength of a body of evidence when assessing health care interventions: an EPC update. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Nov;68(11):1312-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.11.023. Epub 2014 Dec 20. PMID: 25721570.

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2014

Selph SS, Ginsburg AD, Chou R. Impact of contacting study authors to obtain additional data for systematic reviews: diagnostic accuracy studies for hepatic fibrosis. Syst Rev. 2014 Sep 19;3:107. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-3-107PMID: 25239493.

O'Neil M, Berkman N, Hartling L, Chang S, Anderson J, Motu'apuaka M, Guise J-M, McDonagh MS. Observational evidence and strength of evidence domains: case examples. Sys Rev. 2014;3:35. doi:10.1186/2046-4053-3-35. PMID: 24758494.

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2013

Gold R, Whitlock EP, Patnode CD, Mcginnis PS, Buckley DI, Morris C. Prioritizing research needs based on a systematic evidence review: A pilot process for engaging stakeholders. Health Expect. 2013 Dec;16(4):338-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2011.00716.x. Epub 2011 Aug 12. PMID: 21838830.

McDonagh MS, Peterson K, Balshem H, Helfand M. US Food and Drug Administration documents can provide unpublished evidence relevant to systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;66(10):1071-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.05.006. Epub 2013 Jul 12. PMID: 23856190.

Thaler KJ, Morgan LC, Van Noord M, Jonas DE, McDonagh MS, Peterson K, GlechnerA, Gartlehner G. A case study of pooled-studies publications indicated potential for both valuable information and bias. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;66(10):1082-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.05.002. Epub 2013 Jul 10. PMID: 23850407.

Guise J-M, O'Haire C, McPheeters M, Most C, Labrant L, Lee K, Barth Cottrell EK, Graham E. A practice-based tool for engaging stakeholders in future research: a synthesis of current practices. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;66(6):666-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.12.010. Epub 2013 Mar 13. PMID: 23497857.

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2012

Trikalinos TA, Balion CM, Coleman CI, Griffith L, Santaguida PL, Vandermeer B, Fu R. Chapter 8: meta-analysis of test performance when there is a "gold standard". J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jun;27 Suppl 1:S56-66. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2029-1PMID: 22648676.

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2011

Guise J-M, Viswanathan M. Overview of best practices in conducting comparative-effectiveness reviews. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Dec;90(6):876-82. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2011.239. Epub 2011 Nov 2. PMID: 22048219.

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Woodcock J, Brozek J, Helfand M, Alonso-Coello P,Glasziou P, Jaeschke R, Akl EA, Norris S, Vist G, Dahm P, Shukla VK, Higgins J, Falck-Ytter Y, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group. GRADE guidelines: 7. Rating the quality of evidence--inconsistency. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;64(12):1294-302. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.03.017. Epub 2011 Jul 31. PMID: 21803546.

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Kunz R, Woodcock J, Brozek J, Helfand M, Alonso-Coello P, Falck-Ytter Y, Jaeschke R, Vist G, Akl EA, Post PN, Norris S, Meerpohl J, Shukla VK, Nasser M, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group. GRADE guidelines: 8. Rating the quality of evidence--indirectness. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;64(12):1303-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.04.014. Epub 2011 Jul 30. PMID: 21802903.

Guyatt GH, Oxman AD, Sultan S, Glasziou P, Akl EA, Alonso-Coello P, Atkins D, Kunz R, Brozek J, Montori V, Jaeschke R, Rind D, Dahm P, Meerpohl J, Vist G,Berliner E, Norris S, Falck-Ytter Y, Murad MH, Schünemann HJ; GRADE Working Group. GRADE guidelines: 9. Rating up the quality of evidence. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;64(12):1311-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.06.004. Epub 2011 Jul 30. PMID: 21802902.

Tsertsvadze A, Maglione M, Chou R, Garritty C, Coleman C, Lux L, Bass E, Balshem H, Moher D. Updating comparative effectiveness reviews: Current efforts in AHRQ's effective health care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Nov;64(11):1208-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2011.03.011. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PMID: 21684114.

Atkins D, Chang SM, Gartlehner G, Buckley DI, Whitlock EP, Berliner E, Matchar D. Assessing applicability when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Nov;64(11):1198-207. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.11.021. Epub 2011 Apr 3. PMID: 21463926.

Fu R, Gartlehner G, Grant M, Shamliyan T, Sedrakyan A, Wilt TJ, Griffith L, Oremus M, Raina P, Ismaila A, Santaguida P, Lau J, Trikalinos TA. Conducting quantitative synthesis when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the effective health care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Nov;64(11):1187-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.08.010. Epub 2011 Apr 7. PMID: 21477993.

Norris SL, Atkins D, Bruening W, Fox S, Johnson E, Kane R, Morton SC, Oremus M, Ospina M, Randhawa G, Schoelles K, Shekelle P, Viswanathan M. Observational studies in systemic reviews of comparative effectiveness: AHRQ and the effective health care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Nov;64(11):1178-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.04.027. Epub 2011 Jun 1. PMID: 21636246.

Relevo R, Balshem H. Finding evidence for comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the effective health care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Nov;64(11):1168-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.11.022. Epub 2011 Jun 17. PMID: 21684115.

Peterson K, McDonagh MS, Fu R. Decisions to update comparative drug effectiveness reviews vary based on type of new evidence. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Sep;64(9):977-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.11.019. Epub 2011 Mar 16. PMID: 21411283.

Broazek JL, Akl EA, Compalati E, Kreis J, Terracciano L, Fiocchi A, Ueffing E, Andrews J, Alonso-Coello P, Meerpohl JJ, Lang DM, Jaeschke R, Williams Jr JW, Phillips B, Lethaby A, Bossuyt P, Glasziou P, Helfand M, Watine J, Afilalo M, Welch V, Montedori A, Abraha I, Horvath AR, Bousquet J, Guyatt GH, Schünemann HJ. Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations in clinical practice guidelines part 3 of 3. the GRADE approach to developing recommendations. Allergy. 2011 May;66(5):588-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2010.02530.x. Epub 2011 Jan 17. PMID: 21241318.

Balshem H, Helfand M, Schunemann HJ, et al. GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011 Apr;64(4):401-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.07.015. Epub 2011 Jan 5. PMID: 21208779.

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2010

Helfand M, Balshem H. AHRQ series paper 2: Principles for developing guidance: AHRQ and the effective health-care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 May;63(5):484-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.05.005. Epub 2009 Aug 27. PMID: 19716268.

Whitlock EP, Lopez SA, Chang S, Helfand M, Eder M, Floyd N. AHRQ series paper 3: identifying, selecting, and refining topics for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews: AHRQ and the effective health-care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 May; 63(5):491-501. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.03.008. Epub 2009 Jun 21. PMID: 19540721.

Chou R, Aronson N, Atkins D, Ismaila AS, Santaguida P, Smith DH, Whitlock E, Wilt TJ, Moher D. AHRQ series paper 4: Assessing harms when comparing medical interventions: AHRQ and the effective health-care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 May;63(5):502-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.06.007. Epub 2008 Sep 26. PMID: 18823754.

Owens DK, Lohr KN, Atkins D, Treadwell JR, Reston JT, Bass EB, Chang S, Helfand M. AHRQ series paper 5: Grading the strength of a body of evidence when comparing medical interventions-agency for healthcare research and quality and the effective health-care program. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 May;63(5):513-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.03.009. PMID: 19595577.

Helfand M. AHRQ series editorial: Public involvement improves methods development in comparative effectiveness reviews. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010 May;63(5):471-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2009.11.018. PMID: 20346860.

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2009

Chou R, Chan BKS. Error in calculation of indirect analyses. J Viral Hepat. 2009 May;16(5):376. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2893.2009.01121.x. PMID: 19341421.

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2008

Chou R. Using evidence in pain practice: Part II: Interpreting and applying systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines. Pain Med. 2008 Jul-Aug;9(5):531-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2008.00422_2.xPMID: 18346061.

Chou R. Using evidence in pain practice: Part I: Assessing quality of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines. Pain Med. 2008 Jul-Aug;9(5):518-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2008.00422_1.x. PMID: 18346062.

Whitlock EP, Lin JS, Chou R, Shekelle P, Robinson KA. Using existing systematic reviews in complex systematic reviews. Ann Intern Med. 2008 May 20;148(10):776-82. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-10-200805200-00010. PMID: 18490690.

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2007

Chou R, Fu R, Carson S, Saha S, Helfand M. Methodological shortcomings predicted lower harm estimates in one of two sets of studies of clinical interventions. J Clin Epidemiol. 2007 Jan;60(1):18-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2006.02.021. Epub 2006 Sep 7. PMID: 17161750.

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2005

Helfand M. Incorporating information about cost-effectiveness into evidence-based decision-making: the evidence-based practice center (EPC) model. Med Care. 2005 Jul;43(7 Suppl):33-43. doi: 10.1097/01.mlr.0000170037.73154.8b. PMID: 16056007.

Chou R, Helfand M. Challenges in systematic reviews that assess treatment harms. Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jun 21;142(12 Pt 2):1090-9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-12_part_2-200506211-00009. PMID: 15968034.

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2001

Saha S, Hoerger TJ, Pignone MP, Teutsch SM, Helfand M, Mandelblatt JS, Atkins D, Berg AO, Lieu TA, Mulrow CD, Sox Jr. HC, Westhoff C. The art and science of incorporating cost effectiveness into evidence-based recommendations for clinical preventive services. Am J Prev Med. 2001;20(3 SUPPL.):36-43.

Harris RP, Helfand M, Woolf SH, Lohr KN, Mulrow CD, Teutsch SM, Atkins D. Current methods of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: A review of the process. Am J Prev Med. 2001;20(3 SUPPL.):21-35. doi: 10.1016/s0749-3797(01)00261-6. PMID: 11306229.

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