• Arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears: a clinical practice guideline 

      Siemieniuk, R. A. C; Harris, Ian A.; Agoritsas, Thomas; Poolman, Rudolf W.; Romina, Brignardello-Petersen; Van De Velde, Stijn; Buchbinder, Rachelle; Englund, Martin; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Quinlan, Casey; Helsingen, Lise M.; Knutsen, Gunnar; Olsen, Nina Rydland; Macdonald, Helen; Hailey, Louise; Wilson, Hazel M.; Lydiatt, Anne; Kristiansen, Annette (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Republished clinical guideline
    • Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: A clinical practice guideline 

      Rochwerg, B.; Almenawer, S. A.; Siemieniuk, Reed Alexander C.; Vandvik, Per Olav; Agoritsas, Thomas; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Alhazzani, Waleed; Archambault, Patrick; D'Aragon, Frédérick; Farhoumand, Pauline Darbellay; Guyatt, Gordon Henry; Laake, Jon Henrik; Beltrán-Arroyave, Claudia; McCredie, Victoria; Price, Amy; Chabot, Christian; Zervakis, Tracy; Badhiwala, Jetan; St-Onge, Maude; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Møller, Morten Hylander; Lamontagne, François (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Is the needle tip configuration important when performing a lumbar puncture for any indication? A systematic review published in the Lancet in December 2017 suggests that it is. The review found that using atraumatic ...
    • Colorectal cancer screening with faecal immunochemical testing, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy: A clinical practice guideline 

      Helsingen, Lise M.; Vandvik, Per Olav; Jodal, Henriette C.; Agoritsas, Thomas; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Anderson, Joseph C.; Auer, Reto; Murphy, Silje Bjerkelund; Almadi, Majid Abdulrahman; Corley, Douglas A.; Quinlan, Casey; Fuchs, Jonathan M.; McKinnon, Annette; Qaseem, Amir; Heen, Anja Fog; Siemieniuk, Reed A.C.; Kalager, Mette; Usher-Smith, Juliet A.; Lansdorp-Vogelaar, Iris; Bretthauer, Michael; Guyatt, Gordon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      CLINICAL QUESTION: Recent 15-year updates of sigmoidoscopy screening trials provide new evidence on the effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening. Prompted by the new evidence, we asked: "Does colorectal cancer screening ...
    • Corticosteroid therapy for sepsis: A clinical practice guideline 

      Lamontagne, François; Rochwerg, Bram; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Møller, Morten Hylander; Annane, Djillali; Kho, Michelle E.; Adhikari, Neill K. J.; MacHado, Flavia; Vandvik, Per Olav; Dodek, Peter; Leboeuf, Rebecca; Briel, Matthias; Hashmi, Madiha; Camsooksai, Julie; Shankar-Hari, Manu; Baraki, Mahder Kinfe; Fugate, Karie; Chua, Shunjie; Marti, Christophe; Cohen, DIan; Botton, Edouard; Agoritsas, Thomas; Siemieniuk, Reed Alexander C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Do corticosteroids reduce death or improve recovery in people with sepsis or septic shock? Our panel make a weak recommendation to give corticosteroids to people with all types and severity of sepsis, based on new evidence. ...
    • Minimal important differences for improvement in shoulder condition patient-reported outcomes: A systematic review to inform a BMJ Rapid Recommendation 

      Hao, Quikui; Devji, Tahira; Zeraatkar, Dena; Wang, Yuting; Qasim, Anila; Siemieniuk, Reed A.C.; Vandvik, Per Olav; Lähdeoja, Tuomas; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso; Agoritsas, Thomas; Guyatt, Gordon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      OBJECTIVES: To identify credible anchor-based minimal important differences (MIDs) for patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) relevant to a BMJ Rapid Recommendations addressing subacromial decompression surgery for ...
    • Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis incorporating complementary external evidence 

      Mir, Hassan; Siemieniuk, Reed Alexander C.; Ge, Long Cruz; Foroutan, Farid; Fralick, Michael; Syed, Talha; Lopes, Luciane Cruz; Kuijpers, Ton; Mas, Jean-Louis; Vandvik, Per Olav; Agoritsas, Thomas; Guyatt, Gordon H (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      OBJECTIVE: To examine the relative impact of three management options in patients aged <60 years with cryptogenic stroke and a patent foramen ovale (PFO): PFO closure plus antiplatelet therapy, antiplatelet therapy alone ...
    • Prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: A clinical practice guideline 

      Tikkinen, Kari A.O.; Dahm, Philipp; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Heen, Anja Fog; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Siemieniuk, Reed A.C.; Wheeler, Russell; Vaughan, Bill; Fobuzi, Awah Cletus; Blanker, Marco H.; Junod, Noelle; Sommer, Johanna; Stirnemann, Jérôme; Yoshimura, Manabu; Auer, Reto; MacDonald, Helen; Guyatt, Gordon; Vandvik, Per Olav; Agoritsas, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      What is the role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in prostate cancer? An expert panel produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review.1 The review was triggered by a large scale, cluster ...
    • Use of tocilizumab and sarilumab alone or in combination with corticosteroids for covid-19: systematic review and network meta-analysis 

      Zeraatkar, Dena; Cusano, Ellen; Martinez, Juan PD; Qasim, Anila; Mangala, Sophia; Kum, Elena; Bartoszko, Jessica Julia; Devji, Tahira; Agoritsas, Thomas; Guyatt, Gordon; Izcovich, Ariel; Khamis, Assem M; Lamontagne, Francois; Rochwerg, Bram; Vandvik, Per Olav; Brignardello-Petersen, Romina; Siemeniuk, Reed Alexander C (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Objective: To compare the effects of interleukin 6 receptor blockers, tocilizumab and sarilumab, with or without corticosteroids, on mortality in patients with covid-19. Design: Systematic review and network ...