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Ehrmann S, Quartin A, Hobbs BP, Robert-Edan V, Cely C, Bell C, Lyons G, Pham T, Schein R, Geng Y, Lakhal K, Ng CS. Contrast-associated acute kidney injury in the critically ill: systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2017.


Pan X, Lopez-Olivo MA, Song J, Pratt G, Suarez-Almazor ME. Systematic review of the methodological quality of controlled trials evaluating Chinese herbal medicine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. BMJ Open. 2017;7(3):e013242.


Pundole X, Cheema HI, Petitto GS, Lopez-Olivo MA, Suarez-Almazor ME, Lu H. Prevention and treatment of bone loss and fractures in patients undergoing a hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017.


Blanchard P, Volk RJ, Ringash J, Peterson SK, Hutcheson KA, Frank SJ. Assessing head and neck cancer patient preferences and expectations: A systematic review. Oral Oncology. Nov 2016;62 44-53.


Chhatwal J, He T, Hur C, Lopez-Olivo MA. Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Patients With Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Infection are Cost Saving . Clin Gastroenterol and Hepatol. Sept 2016.


Shah DP, Shah PK, Azzi JM, El Chaer F, Chemaly RF. Human metapneumovirus infections in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients and hematologic malignancy patients: A systematic review. Cancer Letters. Aug 2016;379(1):44-53.


Abdel-Wahab N, Shah M, Suarez-Almazor ME. Adverse Events Associated with Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review of Case Reports. PLoS One. July 2016;11(7)e0160221.


Hui D, Meng YC, Bruera S, Geng Y, Hutchins R, Mori M, Strasser F, Bruera E. Referral Criteria for Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. Oncologist. Jul 2016;21(7):895-901.


Chhatwal J, He T, Lopez-Olivo MA. Systematic Review of Modelling Approaches for the Cost Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Treatment with Direct-Acting Antivirals. PharmacoEconomics. June 2016;34(6)551-567.


Raber M, Chandra J, Upadhyaya M, Schick V, Stron LL, Durand C, Sharma S. An evidence-based conceptual framework of healthy cooking. Prev Med Rep. May 2016;4:23-8.


Nates JL, Nunnally M, Kleinpell R, Blosser S, Goldner J, Birriel B, Fowler CS, Byrum D, Miles WS, Bailey H, Sprung CL. ICU Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines: A Framework to Enhance Clinical Operations, Development of Institutional Policies, and Further Research. Crit Care Med. May 2016;44(8):L1553-602.


Tanco K, Park JC, Cerana A, Sisson A, Sobti N, Bruera E. A systematic review of instruments assessing dimensions of distress among caregivers of adult and pediatric cancer patients. Mar 2016;29: 1-15.


Hagan KB, Bhavsar S, Raza SM, Arnold B, Arunkumar R, Dang A, Gottumukkala V, Popat K, Pratt G, Rahlfs T, Cata JP. Enhanced recovery after surgery for oncological craniotomies. Feb 2016;24: 10-6.


Canfield SE, Golla V, Kao LS, Pratt G, Foldes C, Dahm P. Sipuleucel-T for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Jan 2016; Art. No.: CD012046.


Shah DP, Shah PK, Azzi JM, Chemaly RF. Parainfluenza virus infections in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients and hematologic malignancy patients: A systematic review. Cancer Letters. Jan 2016; 370(2): 358-364.


Cata JP, Lasala J, Pratt GF, Feng L, Shah JB. Association between Perioperative Blood Transfusions and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Bladder Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. J Blood Transfus. Jan 2016.





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