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Minnesota EPC Reports/Papers  (click report titles to view complete publication)


Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Agitation and Aggression in Dementia

 

Brasure M, Jutkowitz E, Fuchs E, Nelson VA, Kane RA, Shippee T, Fink HA, Sylvanus T, Ouellette J, Butler M, Kane RL. "Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Agitation and Aggression in Dementia". Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 177. (Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I.) AHRQ Publication No.16-EHC019-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2016.


Improving Cultural Competence To Reduce Health Disparities

 

Butler MJ, McCreedy E, Schwer N, Burgess D, et al. "Improving Cultural Competence To Reduce Health Disparities". Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 170. (Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I). AHRQ Publication No.16 EHC037-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. March 2016.


 

Treatmemts for Fecal Incontinence

 

Forte M, Andrade K, Butler M, Lowry A, Bliss D, Slavin J, Kane RL. "Treatments for Fecal Incontinence". Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 165. (Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I). AHRQ Publication No.15 (16)-EHC037-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. March 2016.


 

Management of Insomnia Disorder

 

Brasure M, MacDonald R, Fuchs E, Olson CM, Carlyle M, Diem S, Koffel E, Khawaja IS, Ouellette J, Butler M, Kane RL, Wilt TJ. "Management of Insomnia Disorder". Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 159. (Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I). AHRQ Publication No.15 (16)-EHC027-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. December 2015.


Decisional Dilemmas in Discontinuing Prolonged Disease-Modifying Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

 

Butler M, Forte ML, Schwehr N, Carpenter A, Kane RL, "Decisional Dilemmas in Discontinuing Prolonged Disease-Modifying Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 150, AHRQ Publication No, 15-EHC012-EF. April 2015.

 


Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups

 

Forte ML, Butler M, Andrade KE, Vincent A, Schousboe JT, Kane RL, "Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 148, AHRQ Publication No. 15-EHC006-EF, Rockville, MD. January 2015.

 


Cognitive Outcomes After Cardiovascular Procedures in Older Adults: A Systematic Review


Fink HA, Hemmy LS, MacDonald R, Carlyle MH, Olson CM, Dysken MW, McCarten JR, Kane RL, Rutks IR, Wilt TJ. "Cognitive outcomes after cardiovascular procedures in older adults: a systematic review." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10064.) AHRQ Technology Assessment Program Systematic Review. Rockville, MD, November 2014.

 

Fink HA, Hemmy LS, MacDonald R, et al. "Intermediate and long-term cognitive outcomes after cardiovascular procedures in older adults: A systematic review." Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(2):107-117. PMID: 26192563

 


Chronic Urinary Retention: Comparative Effectiveness and Harms of Treatments

 

Brasure M, Fink HA, Risk M, MacDonald R, Shamliyan T, Ouellette J, Xu D, Butler M, Kane RL, Wilt TJ, "Chronic Urinary Retention: Comparative Effectiveness and Harms of Treatments." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Resarch and Quality under Contract Nol. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 140, AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC041-EF, Rockville, MD. September 2014. 

 


 

Decision Aids for Advance Care Planning

Butler M, Ratner E, McCreedy E, Shippee N, Kane RL, "Decision Aids for Advance Care Planning." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I. Technical Brief Number 16, AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC039-EF, Rockville, MD. July 2014.
 
Butler M, Ratner E, McCreedy E, Shippee N, Kane RL,  "Decision Aids for Advance Care Planning: An Overview of the State of the Science." Annals of Internal Medicine. 2014; 161(6):408-418. PMID 25144053.


Use of Evidence-Based Practice Center Comparative Effectiveness Reviews by Clinical Point-of-Care Tools

 

Brasure M, Forte M, Butler M, Kane RL, "Use of Evidence-Based Practice Center Comparative Effectiveness Reviews by Clinical Point-of-Care Tools." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I, Methods Research Report. AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC026-EF, April 2014. 

 


 

Long-Term Care for Older Adults: Future Research Needs


Wysocki A, Butler M, Kane RL, et. al, "Long-Term Care for Older Adults: Future Research Needs (Identification of Future Research Needs from Comprehensive Effectiveness Review No. 81)." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-07-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper No. 44, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC120-EF, Rockville, MD. July 2013.
 
Wysocki A, M Butler, RL Kane, RA Kane, T Shippee, and F. Sainfort “Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults: A Review of Home and Community-Based Services Versus Institutional Care” Journal of Aging & Social Policy; e pub ahead of print—DOI: 10.1080/08959420.2015.1024545, 2015.         
                                              


Migraine in Children: Preventive Pharmacologic Treatments


Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Ramakrishnan R, et. al, "Migraine in Children: Preventive Pharmacologic Treatments." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-07-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 108, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC065-EF, Rockville, MD. June 2013.


Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Ramakrishnan R, and Taylor F, "Episodic Migraines in Children: Limited Evidence on Preventive Pharmacological Treatments." Journal of Child Neurology, 28(10) 1320-1341. June 2013.


Preventive Pharmacological Treatments for Migraine in Adults. Future Research Needs

 

Brasure M, Shamliyan TA, Butler ME, Kane RL, Taylor FR. "Preventive Pharmacological Treatments for Migraine in Adults. Future Research Needs: Identification of Future Research Needs from Comparative Effectivneess Review No. 103." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper No. 35, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC046-EF, Rockville, MD. April 2013.

 



Migraine in Adults: Preventive Pharmacologic Treatments


Shamliyan TA, Kane, RL, Taylor FR, "Migraine in Adults: Preventive Pharmacologic Treatments." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 103, AHRQ Publication No.13-EHC068-EF, Rockville, MD. April 2013.
 
 
Shamliyan TA, J-Y Choi, R Ramakrishnan, JB Miller, S-Y Wang, FR Taylor, and RL Kane “Preventive Pharmacologic Treatments for Episodic Migraine in Adults” Journal of General Internal Medicine 28(9):1225-1237, 2013.


Decision and Simulation Modeling in Systematic Reviews

 

Kuntz K, Sainfort F, Butler M, et al. "Decision and Simulation Modeling in Systematic Reviews." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Methods Research Report / AHRQ Publication No. 11(13)-EHC037-EF. Rockville, MD. February 2013.

 


Nonoperative and Operative Treatments for Rotator Cuff Tears: Future Research Needs

 

Butler M, Forte M, Braman J, et al. "Nonoperative and Operative Treatments for Rotator Cuff Tears: Future Research Needs (Identification of Future Research Needs from Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 22)." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper Number 39, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC050-EF, Rockville, MD. February 2013. 

 


 
Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome: Future Research Needs


Carlyle M, Ouellette J, Khawaja I, et. al. "Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome: Future Research Needs (Identification of Future Research Needs from Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 86)." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper No. 38, AHRQ Publication No.13-EHC049-EF, Rockville, MD. February 2013.



Physical Therapy for Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis: Future Research Needs


Brasure M, Shamliyan TA, Olson-Kellogg B, et. al, "Physical Therapy for Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis: Future Research Needs (Identification of Future Research Needs from Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 77)." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC048-EF, Rockville, MD. February 2013.



Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Programs for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: Future Research Needs

Brasure M, Lamberty GJ, Sayer NA, et. al, "Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Programs for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: Future Research Needs (Identification of Future Research Needs from Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 72)." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper No. 36, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC047-EF, Rockville, MD. January 2013.



A Bayesian Missing Data Framework for Multiple Continuous Outcome Mixed Treatment Comparisons (Osteoarthritis)


Hong H, Carlin BP, Chu H, et. al, "A Bayesian Missing Data Framework for Multiple Continuous Outcome Mixed Treatment Comparisons." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Methods Research Report, AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC004-EF, Rockville, MD. January 2013.



Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome


Wilt TJ, MacDonald R, Ouellette J, et. al. "Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 86, AHRQ Publication No. 12(13)-EHC147-EF, Rockville, MD. November 2012.

Wilt TJ, MacDonald R, Ouellette J, et. al. "Pharmacologic Therapy for Primary Restless Legs Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.3733.



Long-Term Care for Older Adults: A Review of Home and Community-Based Services Versus Institutional Care


Wysocki A, Butler M, Kane R, et. al, "Long-Term Care for Older Adults: A Review of Home and Community-Based Services Versus Institutional Care." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 81, AHRQ Publication No. 12(13)-EHC134-EF, Rockville, MD. November 2012.
 

Wysocki A, M Butler, RL Kane, et al. "Long-term services and supports for older adults: A review of home and community-based services versus institutional care". Journal of Aging & Social Policy. 2015; 27(3):255-279. PMID: 1024545



Physical Therapy Interventions for Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis



Shamliyan, T, Wang SY, Olson-Kellogg B, et. al, "Physical Therapy Interventions for Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 77, AHRQ Publication No. 12(13)-EHC115-EF, Rockville, MD. November 2012.

Wang SY, Olson-Kellogg B, Shamliyan T, et al., "Physical Therapy Interventions for Knee Pain Secondary to Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review." Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(9):632-644, 2012.
 

 
 
Quality Improvement Measurement of Outcomes for People with Disabilities. Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science


Butler M, Kane RL, Larson S, et al, "Quality Improvement Measurement of Outcomes for People with Disabilities. Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 208, AHRQ Publication No. 12(13)-E013-EF. Rockville, MD. October 2012.


Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness of Preventive Medical Strategies

 

Fink HA, Wilt JT, Eidman KE, et al. "Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: Comparative Effectiveness of Preventive Medical Strategies." Rockville, MD. Prepared by Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 61, AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC049-EF. Rockville, MD. July 2012.

Fink HA, Wilt JT, Eidman KE, et al. "Medical Management to Prevent Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: a Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Guideline." Annals of Internal Medicine, 158(7):535-43, 2013.

 


Multidisciplinary Postacute Rehabilitation for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults


Brasure M, Lamberty GJ, Sayer NA, et al, "Multidisciplinary Postacute Rehabilitation for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 72, AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC101-EF. Rockville, MD. June 2012.

Brasure M, Lamberty GJ, Sayer NA, et. al, "Participation after Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation for Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2013.

 


 

Case Study Comparing Bayesian and Frequentist Approaches for Multiple Treatment Comparisons (Urinary Incontinence)


Carlin BP, Hong H, Shamliyan T, Sainfort F, Kane RL. "Case Study Comparing Bayesian and Frequentist Approches for Multiple Treatment Comparisons." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-12. Methods Research Report, AHRQ Publication No. 12(13)-EHC103-EF, Rockville, MD. March 2013.

Hong H, Carlin BP, Shamliyan TA, et. al, "Comparing Bayesian and Frequentist Approaches for Multiple Outcome Mixed Treatment Comparisons." SAGE Journals Online, Medical Decision Making. April 2013; published online first.


Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Adult Women: Diagnosis and Comparative Effectiveness

 

Shamliyan T, Wyman J, Kane RL. "Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Adult Women: Diagnosis and Comparative Effectiveness." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 36, AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC074-EF, Rockville, MD. April 2012.

Shamliyan T, Wyman JF, Ramakrishnan R, Sainfort F, and Kane RL. “Benefits and Harms of Pharmacologic Treatment for Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Systematic Review.” Annals of Internal Medicine, 156(12):861-874, June 2012.

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Wyman J, and Sainfort F. "Results Availability from Clinical Research of Female Urinary Incontinence." Neurology and Urodynamics, 31:22-29, January 2012.

 


Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 1 to 3: Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment


Fink HA, Ishani A, Taylor, BC, et. al. "Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 1-3: Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment." Rockville, MD. Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10064-I; Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 37, AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC075-EF. January 2012.

Fink HA, Ishani A, Taylor BC, Greer NL, MacDonald R, Rossini D, Sadiq S, Lankireddy S, Kane RL, and Wilt TJ "Screening for, Monitoring, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 1 to 3: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline." Annals of Internal Medicine, 156(8): 570-581, April 2012.


Wheeled Mobility (Wheelchair) Service Delivery

 

Greer N, Brasure M, Wilt TJ, "Wheeled Mobility (Wheelchair) Service Delivery." Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Technical Brief No. 9, AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC65-EF. Rockville, MD. January 2012.

Greer N, Brasure M, Wilt TJ, "Wheeled Mobility (Wheelchair) Service Delivery: Scope of the Evidence." Annals of Internal Medicine, 156(2): 141-146, January 2012.


 

Effectiveness of Early Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection

 

Butler M, Bliss D, et al. "Effectiveness of Early Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009 (EPC2); Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 31, AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC051-EF. December 2011.

Drekonja D, Butler M, MacDonald R, et al. "Comparative effectiveness of Clostridium difficile treatments: a systematic review." Annals of Internal Medicine, 155(12):839-847, December 2011.

 


Whole Body Vibration Therapy for Osteoporosis

 

Wysocki A, Butler M, Shamliyan T, et. al; "Whole-Body Vibration Therapy for Osteoporosis." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract HSSA 290 2007 10064 I. Technical Brief No. 10, AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-EHC83-EF.  November 2011.

Wysocki A, Butler M, Shamliyan T, et. al, "Whole-Body Vibration Therapy for Osteoporosis: State of the Science." Annals of Internal Medicine, 155(10):680-686, November 2011.


 

Correcting for Publication Bias in the Presence of Covariates


Duval S, Weinhandl E "
Correcting for Publication Bias in the Presence of Covariates." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publication under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Methods Report, AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC041-EF, September 2011.
 

Multidisciplinary Pain Programs for Chronic Noncancer Pain

Moore Jeffery M, Butler M, Stark A, et al; "Multidisciplinary Pain Programs for Chronic Noncancer Pain." Rockville, MD. Prepared by Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-07-10064-I. Effective Health Care Program Technical Brief No. 8, AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC064-EF. September 2011.


Common Syndromes in Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention



Kane RL, Talley K, Shamliyan T, et al; "Common Syndromes in Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10064-1; Evidence Synthesis/Technology Assessment No. 87, AHRQ Publication No. 11-05157-EF-1. July 2011.

Kane RL, Shamliyan T, Talley K, and Pacala, J., "The Association Between Geriatric Syndromes and Survival." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(5): 896-904, May 2012.

Shamliyan T, Talley K, Ramakrishnan R, Kane RL. "Association of frailty with survival: A systematic literature review." Ageing Res Rev. 12(7):719-736, 2013

Wang SY, Shamliyan TA, Talley KMC, et. al, "Not just specific diseases: Systematic Review of the association of geriatric syndromes with hospitalization or nursing home admission." Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 57 16-26, March 2013.


Values of Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention


Butler M, Talley KMC, Burns R, et al; "Values of Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention." Rockville, MD. Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA-290-2007-10064-1. Evidence Synthesis/Technology Assessment No. 84, AHRQ Publication No. 11-05154-EF-1. March 2011


Development of Quality Criteria to Evaluate Nontherapeutic Studies of Incidence, Prevalence, or Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases: Pilot Study of New Checklists

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Ansari MT, Raman G, et. al: "Development of Quality Criteria to Evaluate Nontherapeutic Studies of Incidence, Prevalence, or Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases: Pilot Study of New Checklists." Rockville, MD. Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Methods Research Report, AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC008-EF. January 2011.

Shamliyan T, Kane RL, and Jansen S. “Systematic Reviews Synthesized Evidence Without Consistent Quality Assessment of Primary Studies Examining Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases.” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(2012) 610-618, June 2012.

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Ansari MT, et. al: "Development Quality Criteria to Evaluate Nontherapeutic Studies of Incidence, Prevalence, or Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases: Pilot Study of New Checklists." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 64(2011) 637-657, January 2011.

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, and Jansen S. "Quality of Systematic Reviews of Observational Nontherapeutic Studies." Preventing Chronic Disease, 7(6):A133. November 2010.

Shamliyan T, Kane RL, and Dickinson S. "A Systematic Review of Tools Used to Assess the Quality of Observational Studies that Examine Incidence or Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diseases." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 63(2010) 1061-1070, October 2010.

Shamliyan T, Ansari MT, Raman G, et al. "Development and implementation of the standards for evaluating and reporting epidemiologic studies on chronic disease incidence or prevalence." American Journal of Public Health Research. 2013;1(7):183-90.


 

Finding Evidence on Ongoing Studies

Brasure M, Shamliyan T, Butler M, et al; "Finding Evidence on Ongoing Studies." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I; Methods Future Research Needs Report No. 1, AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC-018-EF. December 2010
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Future Research Needs for the Treatment of Common Hip Fractures

Butler M, Forte M, Kane RL, Swiontkowski M, "Future Research Needs for the Treatment of Common Hip Fractures. Identification of Future Research from Evidence Report No. 184.” Rockville, MD. Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Future Research Needs Paper No. 2, AHRQ Publication No. 10-EHC071-EF. September 2010.

Butler M, Forte
ML, Joglekar SB, Swiontkowski MF, and Kane RL. “Evidence Summary: Systematic Review of Surgical Treatments for Geriatric Hip Fractures.” The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 93(12):1104-15, June 2011.


Lactose Intolerance and Health


Wilt TJ, Shaukat A, Shamliyan TA, et all; "Lactose Intolerance and Health." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10064-I; AHRQ Publication No. 10-E004, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 192. February 2010.

Shaukat A, Levitt MD, Taylor BC, MacDonald R, Shamliyan TA, Kane RL , and Wilt TJ. "Systematic Review: Effective Management Strategies for Lactose Intolerance." Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(12):797-803, 2010.


Diagnosis and Management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

Virnig BA, Shamliyan T, Tuttle TM, et al. "Diagnosis and Management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-10064-I; Evidence Report No. 185, AHRQ Publication No. 09-E018. September 2009.

Wang S-Y, Kuntz KM, Tuttle TM, Jacobs DR, Kane RL and Virnig B. "The Association of Preoperative Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Multiple Breast Surgeries Among Older Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer." Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 2013

Wang S-Y, Shamliyan TS, Virnig B, and Kane RL. "Network Meta-Analysis of Margin Threshold for Women with Ductal Carcinoma in situ." Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 104(7):507-16, March 2012.

Wang S-Y, Shamliyan TS, Virnig B, and Kane RL. "Tumor Characteristics as Predictors of Local Recurrence After Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma in situ: A Meta-Analysis." Breast Cancer Res Treat, 127:1-14, May 2011.

Virnig BA, Wang S-Y, Shamliyan T, Kane RL, and Tuttle TM. "Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: Risk Factors and Impact of Screening." Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 41:113-116, 2010.

Tuttle TM, Shamliyan T, Virnig BA, and Kane RL. "The Impact of Sentinal Lymph Node Biopsy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Important Outcomes Among Patients with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ." Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 41:117-120, 2010.

Shamliyan TA, Wang S-Y, Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, and Kane RL. "Association Between Patient and Tumor Characteristics with Clinical Outcomes in Women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ." Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 41:121-129, 2010.

Kane RL, Virnig BA, Shamliyan TS, Wang S-Y, Tuttle TM, Wilt TJ. "The Impact of Surgery, Radiation and Systemic Treatment on Outcomes in Patients With Ductal Carcinoma In Situ." Journal of National Cancer Institute Monographs, 41:130-133, 2010.

Virnig BA, Tuttle TM, Shamliyan TS, and Kane RL. "Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast: A Systematic Review of Incidence, Treatment, and Outcomes." Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 102(3): 170-178, 2010.


Treatment of Common Hip Fractures


Butler M, Forte M, Kane RL, et. al; "
Treatment of Common Hip Fractures." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. HHSA 290 2007 10064 1; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 184, AHRQ Publication No. 09-E013. August 2009.


Integration of Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Primary Care


Butler M, Kane RL, McAlpine D, et. al; "Integration of Mental Health/Substance Abuse and Primary Care." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 173, AHRQ Publication No. 09-E003. October 2008.

Butler M, Kane RL, McAlpine D, et. al; "
Does Integrated Care Improve Treatment for Depression? A Systematic Review." Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 34(2), 113-125, April-June 2011.

Kathol RG, Butler M, McAlpine DD, Kane RL. "Barriers to physical and mental condition integration service delivery." Psychosomatic Medicine. 72(6): 511-8, July, 2010.


Management of Chronic Hepatitis B


Wilt TJ, Shamliyan T, Shaukat A, et. al; "Management of Chronic Hepatitis B." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 174, AHRQ Publication No. 09-E002. October 2008.

Shamliyan TA, Johnson JR, MacDonald R, et. al; "Systematic Review of the Literature on Comparative Effectiveness of Antiviral Treatments for Chronic Hepatitis B Infection." Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(3):326-339, 2011.

Taylor BC, Yuan J-M, Shamliyan TA, et. al; "Clinical Outcomes in Adults with Chronic Hepatitis B in Association With Patient and Viral Characteristics: A Systematic Review of Evidence." Hepatology, 49:S85-S95, February 2009.

Shamliyan T, MacDonald R, Shaukat A, et al. "Antiviral Therapy for Adults with Chronic Hepatitis B: A Systematic Review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference." Annals of Internal Medicine, 150(2):111-24, January 2009.


Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

Wilt TJ, Shamliyan TA, Taylor B, et. al; "Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer." Rockville, MD: Prepared by Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 13, AHRQ Publication No. 08-EHC010-EF. February 2008.

Wilt TJ, Shamliyan TA, Taylor BC, MacDonald R, and Kane RL. "Association Between Hospital and Surgeon Radical Prostatectomy Volume and Patient Outcomes: A Systematic Review." The Journal of Urology, 180, 820-829, September 2008.

Wilt TJ, MacDonald R, Rutks I, Shamliyan TA, Taylor BC, & Kane RL. "Systematic Review: Comparative Effectiveness and Harms of Treatments for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer." Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6), 435-448, March 2008.


Carbohydrate and Lipid Disorders and Relevant Considerations in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury

Wilt TJ, Carlson KF, Goldish GD, et. al; "Carbohydrate and Lipid Disorders and Relevant Considerations in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009, Task Order #1; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 163, AHRQ Publication No. 08-E005. January 2008.

Carlson KF, Wilt TJ, Taylor BC, Goldish GD, Niewoehner CB, Shamliyan TA, and Kane RL. "Effect of Exercise on Disorders of Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Adults with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Systematic Review of the Evidence." The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 32(4):361-378, August 2009.


Prevention of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence in Adults

Shamliyan T, Wyman J, Bliss DZ, et. al; "Prevention of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence in Adults." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 161, AHRQ Publication No. 08-E003. December 2007.

Shamliyan TA, Bliss DZ, Du J, Ping R, Wilt TJ, and Kane RL. "Prevalence and Risk Factors of Fecal Incontinence in Community-Dwelling Men." Reviews in Gastroenterological Disorders, 9(4): E97-E110, Fall 2009.

Shamliyan TA, Wyman JF, Ping R, Wilt TJ, and Kane RL. "Male Urinary Incontinence: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Preventive Interventions." Reviews in Urology, 11(3) 145-165, 2009.

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Wyman J, and Wilt TJ. "Systematic Review: Randomized, Controlled Trials of Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women." Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6), 459-473, March 2008.


Nurse Staffing and Quality of Patient Care

Kane RL, Shamliyan T, Mueller C, et al. "Nurse Staffing and Quality of Patient Care." Minneapolis: Prepared by Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 151, AHRQ Publication No. 07-E005. March 2007.

Shamliyan TA, Kane RL, Mueller C, Duval S, and Wilt TJ. "Cost Savings Associated with Increased RN Staffing in Acute Care Hospitals: Simulation Exercise." Nursing Economics: The Journal for Health Care Leaders, 27(5), 302-314, 2009.

Kane RL, Shamliyan TA, Mueller C, Duval S, and Wilt TJ. "The Association of Registered Nurse Staffing Levels and Patient Outcomes: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Medical Care, 45(12), 1195-1204, December 2007.


Comparison of Endovascular and Open Surgical Repairs for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Wilt TJ, Lederle FA, MacDonald R, et. al; "Comparison of Endovascular and Open Surgical Repairs for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessments No. 144, AHRQ Publication No. 06-E017. August 2006.

Lederle FA, Kane RL, MacDonald R, and Wilt TJ. "Systematic Review: Repair of Unruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Annals of Internal Medicine, 146(10):735-741, May 2007.

Jonk YC, Kane RL, Lederle FA, MacDonald R, Cutting AH, and Wilt TJ. "Cost-effectiveness of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Systematic Review." International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 23(2), 205-215, April 2007.


Use of Spirometry for Case Finding, Diagnosis, and Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Wilt TJ, Niewoehner D, Kim C, et. al; "Use of Spirometry for Case Finding, Diagnosis, and Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 121, AHRQ Publication No. 05-E017-1. September 2005.

Wilt TJ, Niewoehner D, Kane RL, MacDonald R, & Joseph AM. "Spirometry as a Motivational Tool to Improve Smoking Cessation Rates: A Systematic Review of the Literature." Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 9(1) 21-32, January 2007.

Wilt TJ, Niewoehner D, MacDonald R, and Kane RL. "Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review for a Clinical Practice Guideline." Annals of Internal Medicine, 147(9):639-653, November 2007.


Economic Incentives for Preventive Care

Kane RL, Johnson PE, Town RJ, and Butler M. "Economic Incentives for Preventive Care." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 101, AHRQ Publication No. 04-E024-2. August 2004.

Town RJ, Kane RL, Johnson PE, and Butler M. "Economic Incentives and Physicians' Delivery of Preventive Care: A Systematic Review." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 28(2), 234-240, February 2005.

Kane RL, Johnson PE, Town RJ, and Butler M. "A Structured Review of the Effect of Economic Incentives on Consumers' Preventive Behavior." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27(4), 327-352, November 2004.


Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Modify Physical Activity Behaviors in General Populations and Cancer Patients and Survivors


Holtzman J, Schmitz K, Babes G, et. al; "Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Modify Physical Activity Behaviors in General Populations and Cancer Patients and Survivors." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for Agency for the Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 102, AHRQ Publication No. 04-E027-2. June 2004.

Schmitz KH, Holtzman J, Courneya KS, et. al; "Controlled Physical Activity Trials in Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 14:1588-1595, July 2005.


Total Knee Replacement

Kane RL, Saleh KJ, Wilt TJ, et al., "Total Knee Replacement." Rockville, MD: Prepared by the Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under contract No. 290-02-0009; Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 86, AHRQ Publication No. 04-E006-2. December 2003.

Kane RL, Wilt TJ, and Suarez-Almazor ME. "Disparities in Total Knee Replacements: A Review." Arthritis and Rheumatism, 57(4), 562-567, May 2007.

Cross WW, Saleh KJ, Wilt TJ, and Kane RL. "Agreement About Indications for Total Knee Arthroplasty." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 446, 34-39, May 2006.

Kane RL, Saleh KJ, Wilt TJ, and Bershadsky B. "The Functional Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty." The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 87-A(8), 1719-1724, August 2005.


 

Methodological Reports/Papers (by date of publication)

Sainfort F, Kuntz KM, Gregory S, et al. "Adding Decision Models to Systematic Reviews Informing a Framework for Deciding When and How to Do So." Value Models in Health, 16(1):133-139, PMID 23337224. January-February 2013.
 
 
 
Rector T, Taylor B, Wilt TJ. "Medical Test Methods Guide Paper 12: Systematic Review of Prognostic Tests." J Gen Med 2012:27(Suppl 1):S94-101
 
Rector TS, Taylor BC, Wilt TJ. "Chapter 12 - Systematic Review of Prognostic Tests" in Methods Guide for Medical Test Reviews, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Rockville, MD. July 2012.
 
Shamliyan T, Kane RL. "Clinical Research Involving Children: Registration, Completeness, and Publication." Pediatrics, 129(5):e1291-1300. PMID 22529271. May 2012.

Shamliyan TA, Duval S, Du J, et al. "Just What the Doctor Ordered. Review of the Evidence of the Impact of Computerized Physician Order Entry System on Medication Errors." Health Services Research, 43(1 Pt 1):32-53, PMID 18211517. February 2008.


Collaborative Reports and Papers (by date of publication)

Berkman ND, KN Lohr, MT Ansari, EM Balk, R Kane, M McDonagh, SC Morton, M Viswanathan. EB Bass, M Butler, G Gartlehner, L Hartling, M McPheeters, LC Morgan, J Reston, P Sista, E Whitlock, and S Chang. "Grading the Strength of a Body of Evidence When Assessing Health Care Interventions: An EPC Update." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology; 2015;68(11):1312-1324

McPheeters M, Butler M, Maglione M, Viswanathan M, O’Neil M, Epstein R, et al. "Challenges in Conducting EPC Reviews of Behavior Change Interventions." 2015 August; AHRQ Publication No. 15-EHC029-EF

Robinson KA, Whitlock EP, O’Neil ME, Anderson JK, Hartling L, Dryden DM, Butler M, Newberry SJ, McPheeters M, Berkman ND, Lin JS, Chang S. "Integration of Existing Systematic Reviews". Research White Paper prepared by the Scientific Resource Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00004-C. AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC016-EF. Rockville, MD

Buckley DI, Ansari M, Butler M, Williams C, Chang C. "The Refinement of Topics for Systematic Reviews: Lessons and Recommendations from the Effective Health Care Program." Methods Research Report. Prepared by Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10057-I. AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC023-EF. Rockville, MD

TreadwellJ, Uhl S, Tipton K, et al. "Assessing Equivalence and Noninferiority." Prepared by the EPC Workgroup for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10063. Methods Research Report, AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC045-EF, Rockville, MD. June 2012.

Treadwell JR, Uhl S, Tipton K, et al. "Assessing Equivalence and Noninferiority." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(11): 1144-9, PMID 22732455. November 2012.


Kane RL, Guise JM, Hartman K, et al. "Presentation of Future Research Needs." Prepared by Future Research Needs Presentation Workgroup for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-2007-10064-I. Methods Future Research Needs Report No. 9; AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC053-EF. Rockville, MD: April 2012.

Fu R, Gartlehner G, Grant M, et al. "Conducting Quantitative Synthesis When Comparing Medical Interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 64(11):1187-97, PMID 21477993. November 2011.


Fu R, Gartlehner G, Grant M, et al. "Conducting Quantitative Synthesis When Comparing Medical Interventions: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program." Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2010.

Tsertsvadze A, Fink HA, Yazdi F, et. al; "Oral Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors and Hormonal Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Annals of Internal Medicine,151(9):650-661, November 2009.

Tsertsvadze A, Yazdi F, Fink HA, et. al; "Oral Sildenafil Citrate (Viagra) for Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Harms." Urology, 74(4):831-836, October 2009.

Tsertsvadze A, Yazdi F, Fink HA, et. al; "Diagnosis and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction." Prepared by the University of Ottawa Evidence-based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-02-0021. Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 171, AHRQ Publication No. 08(09)-E016, Rockville, MD. May 2009.

Viswanathan M, Ansari MT, Berkman ND, et al. "Assessing the Risk of Bias of Individual Studies in Systematic Reviews of Health Care Interventions." Agency for Healthcare REsearch and Quality Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC047-EF. Rockville, MD. March 2008.


 

Minneapolis VA Reports/Papers


Recommendations for Kidney Disease Guideline Updating: A Report by the KDIGO Methods Committee

Uhlig K, Berns JS, Serena Carville, Wiley Chan, Michael Cheung, Gordon H. Guyatt, Allyson Hart, Sandra Zelman Lewis, Marcello Tonelli, Angela C. Webster, Wilt TJ, Bertram L. Kasiske. "Recommendations for Kidney Disease Guideline Updating: A Report by the KDIGO Methods Committee." Kidney International. In press.

Comparative Effectiveness of Home-based Kidney Dialysis vs In-center or Other Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Locations - A Systematic Review

Ishani A, Slinin Y, Greer N, MacDonald R, Messana, J, Rutks I, Wilt TJ. "Comparative Effectiveness of Home-based Kidney Dialysis vs In-center or Other Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Locations - A Systematic Review." VA ESP Project #09-009; 2015.

Duration and Frequency of Hemodialysis Sessions, and Membrane Flux: A Systematic Review for a KDOQI

Slinin Y, Greer N, Ishani A, MacDonald R, Carin Olson C, Rutks I, and Wilt TJ. "Timing of Dialysis Initiation, Duration and Frequency of Hemodialysis Sessions, and Membrane Flux: A Systematic Review for a KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline." 2015: Am J Kidney Dis. 66(5):823-836.


Screening for Cancer: Advice for High Value Care from the American College of Physicians

Wilt TJ; Harris RP, Qaseem A, for the High Value Care Task Force of the American College of Physicians. "Screening for Cancer: Advice for High Value Care from the American College of Physicians." 2015;162:718-725.


 

A Value Framework for Cancer Screening: Advice for High Value Care from the American College of Physicians

Harris RP; Wilt TJ; Qaseem A, for the High Value Care Task Force of the American College of Physicians. "A Value Framework for Cancer Screening: Advice for High Value Care from the American College of Physicians." Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:712-717.