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Oral sessions

Thursday 20 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A1: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence

Oral Session A2: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence

Oral Session C1: Education and training

Oral Session C2: Global health and equity

Oral Session C3: Consumer issues and shared decision making

Oral Session B1: Diagnostic test accuracy review methods

 

 

Friday 21 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A3: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence

Oral Session A4: Knowledge translation and education

Oral Session A6: Knowledge translation in patient safety

Oral Session B2: Searching and information retrieval

Oral Session B4: Methods for preparing reviews

Oral Session B7: Investigating bias

Oral Session S1: SPECIAL SESSION: Future directions for Cochrane data

 

 

Saturday 22 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A5: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence

Oral Session B5: Methods for preparing reviews

Oral Session B8: Investigating bias

Oral Session B3: Searching and information retrieval

Oral Session C4: Editorial processes and supporting review authors

Oral Session B6: Statistical methods in meta-analysis

 

 

Thursday 20 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A1: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence - (UNESCO)

Chairs: Jose Asua; João Costa

Presenting the results of a Cochrane review to policy makers in a video format
Sarah Rosenbaum

Using evidence to stop ineffective practice: The UK Cochrane Centre (UKCC) and the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) work together
Mary Docherty

Wording GRADEd evidence statements and recommendations
Ilkka Kunnamo

Scientific evidence and practice: bridging the gap. A European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) project to promote Best Practice in Drug Addiction field
Marica Ferri

 

 

Oral Session A2: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence - (GOYA)

Chairs: José I. Emparanza; Nancy Santesso

Impact of reporting the number treated needlessly on perceived effectiveness and decision to adopt an intervention
Ashraf Nabhan

The Use of Synthesis Methods in Support of Developing a New Surveillance Initiative
Lisa Waddell

Grading evidence and recommendations: randomised experimental evaluation of four grading systems
Carlos Cuello

Understanding subjectivity in the meta-analytic process: Meta-analysts’ variation in managing variability
Ian Shrier

 

 

Oral Session C1: Education and training - (VIPS)

Chairs: Miranda Cumpston; Pisake Lumbiganon

Expanding the Cochrane collaboration in low and middle income countries: a Caribbean experience
Damian Francis

Feasibility of recruitment and training of carers of people with dementia as a route to Cochrane-NHS engagement
Caroline Struthers

A pilot study of an evidence-based practice training program for Filipino physiotherapists: emerging evidence on outcomes and acceptability
Janine Margarita Dizon

Evidence-based medicine training: reaching the front line clinician in an integrated medical care system
Karen Chin

 

 

Oral Session C2: Global health and equity - (Room 7)

Chairs: Elizabeth Waters; Youping Li

Lack of equity reporting in Cochrane reviews of effectiveness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
María Ospina

Synthesizing health systems evidence: the contribution of a network based on North-South collaboration
Tracey Perez

Do we need a PRISMA-Equity extension for systematic reviews?
Vivian Welch

What’s the story? : The Cochrane Library publicity, global media coverage and author experience
Gavin Stewart

 

 

Oral Session C3: Consumer issues and shared decision making - (ANTICIS)

Chairs: Cristina Sampaio; Ruth Stewart

Consumer participation in The Cochrane Collaboration – comparison of two models
Gill Gyte

Spreading Cochrane press releases to lay people and Italian journalists
Cinzia Colombo

Involving young people in all stages of a systematic review
Kristin Liabo

Do Cochrane systematic reviews report patient-important outcomes?
Allison Tong

 

 

Oral Session B1: Diagnostic test accuracy review methods - (Room 9)

Chairs: Rob Scholten; Javier Zamora

QUADAS-2: an updated quality assessment tool for diagnostic accuracy studies
Penny Whiting

Updating QUADAS: User experience informs the development of QUADAS-2
Marie Westwood

Forecasting Yesterday’s Weather: The Risk of Spectrum Bias from the Inclusion of Already Diagnosed/Treated Patients in Studies of Depression Screening Tools
Brett Thombs

A novel approach to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a sequence of tests
Nicola Cooper

 

 

Friday 21 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A3: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence - (UNESCO)

Chairs: Jos Kleijnen; Gunn E. Vist

Cross-sectional study of abstract quality
Sandra Bierling

Reporting of effect direction and size in abstracts of systematic reviews
Ellaine Beller

Investigating and improving the understanding of Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews (DTARs)
Zhelev Zhivko

To what extent is the clinical context considered in diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) reviews?: A methodological review
Clare Davenport

 

 

Oral Session A4: Knowledge translation and education - (ANTICIS)

Chairs: Ricardo Hidalgo; M. Regina Torloni

Epidemiology, quality and reporting characteristics of systematic reviews of acupuncture interventions published in Chinese journals.
Yaolong Chen

Credence: creation of reliable evidence in developing countries by continuous enabling.
Manu Easow Mathew

Turning knowledge into action: Translating Cochrane reviews in the healthcare setting
Marguerite Koster

Understanding how meta-analysts interpret meta-analyses
Ian Shrier

 

 

Oral Session A6: Knowledge translation in patient safety - (AUDITORIUM)

Chairs: Hernando Gaitán; Megan Prictor

Implementation and evaluation of an international standardized operating protocol for the prevention of wrong site surgery in Germany.
Liat Fishman

Warnings for serious adverse events in drug labelling: are same-class drugs treated the same?
Evangelia Ntzani

An investigation into the assessment and reporting of harms in clinical studies
Jamie Kirkham

What is a rapid review?
Julie Harker

 

 

Oral Session B2: Searching and information retrieval - (Room 7)

Chairs: Gabriel Rada; Deirdre Beecher

Study selection by means of a web-based Trial Selection DataBase (webTSDB)
Elke Hausner

Assessing the completeness of systematic reviews via the “related articles” function and/or a simple structured Boolean search in PubMed – a pilot study
Siw Waffenschmidt

Primary outcomes reported in abstracts and ClinicalTrials.gov – do they agree?
Lynn Huynh

PRISMA in practice: keeping track of the literature search documentation. What are the problems?
Mala Mann

 

 

Oral Session B4: Methods for preparing reviews - (Room 8)

Chairs: Philippe Ravaud; Arturo Martí

The proposed Cochrane agenda setting and priority setting methods group: Establishing a research program
Mona Nasser

Evaluating priority-setting approaches: tools for a Cochrane Methodology Review
Mona Nasser

Modifications to the Risk of Bias tool: a case study of 204 trials
Lisa Hartling

Consensus-based recommendations for investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews
Joell Gagnier

 

 

Oral Session B7: Investigating bias – (Room 9)

Chairs: Peter Gøtzsche; Pablo Perel

A descriptive analysis of risk of bias in neonatal trials and the association with effect estimates
Liza Bialy

Single-center trials show larger treatment effects than multicenter trials: evidence from a meta-epidemiological study.
Isabelle Boutron

PROSPERO: An international prospective register of systematic review protocols
Alison Booth

Characteristics of physicians who receive large payments from industry and the accuracy of their disclosures in concurrent publications
Susan Norris

 

 

Oral Session S1: SPECIAL SESSION: Future directions for Cochrane data – (GOYA)

Chairs: David Tovey; Ruth Foxlee

Opening presentation: an exploration of where we are and where we could be in five to ten years. An introduction to the work of the CENTRAL Development Committee, the development of the CRS, and the possibilities for doing more with our data
David Tovey
, Editor in Chief of The Cochrane Library

Value-adding with the CRS
Ruth Foxlee
, Cochrane Editorial Unit; Gordon Dooley, Managing Director of Metaxis Ltd., UK

Examining the potential value of the Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR) to Cochrane
Stanley Ip
, Tufts Medical Center, USA

Data linking: the next dimension. A report from the Star Trek Crew
Chris Mavergames
, Manager of the Cochrane Web Team

 

 

Saturday 22 Oct 11 – Oral sessions
11:15-12:45h

Oral Session A5: Knowledge translation and communicating evidence - (UNESCO)

Chairs: Gerd Antes; Marcelo García Diéguez

What do we know about interpretation and application of test accuracy measures?
Clare Davenport

The challenge of assessing quality of evidence generated from mixed treatment comparisons and a potential solution
Jo Dunville

Communicating Cochrane: An update on the Collaboration’s communications initiative
Lori Tarbett

Approaches to Estimate and Present Baseline Risks: Recommendations for Cochrane Review ‘Summary of findings (SoF) Tables
Jill Hayden

 

 

Oral Session B5: Methods for preparing reviews - (GOYA)

Chairs: Rachel Churchill; Marie-Pierre Gagnon

Intensity of a public health intervention in a systematic review: Assessing it
Philip Baker

The implications of different intervention definitions on a network meta-analysis of acupuncture and other physical therapies for the relief of chronic pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee.
Stephen Rice

Latent class bivariate model for the meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies
Paolo Eusebi

A new strategy for meta-analysis of continuous covariates in observational studies
Willi Sauerbrei

 

 

Oral Session B8: Investigating bias - (AUDITORIUM)

Chairs: Lorenzo Moja; Dario Sambunjak

Can trial quality be reliably assessed from a trial publication?
Claire Vale

Inter-rater reliability of a new instrument for assessing potential for bias in prognosis studies
Kim Peterson

Risk of Bias Assessment tool for Non-randomized Studies (RoBANS): Development and Validation of a New Instrument
Soo Young

Initial experience with a pilot Cochrane tool for assessing risk of bias for non-randomized studies applying a web-based survey of content experts to derive criteria for imbalance
Philip Dahm

 

 

Oral Session B3: Searching and information retrieval - (Room 7)

Chairs: Robert Wolff; Veronica Abdala

Screen2Go: a pilot smartphone app for citation screening
Kit Huckvale

Could a search for a diagnostic test accuracy review be restricted to MEDLINE?
Annefloor Vanenst

Endorsement of the ICMJE’s clinical trial registration policy by biomedical journals: A survey of instructions for authors
Lotty Hooft

A systematic review of studies that develop or evaluate search filters for the retrieval of diagnostic studies in MEDLINE
Mariska Leeflang

 

 

Oral Session C4: Editorial processes and supporting review authors - (Room 8)

Chairs: Ian Roberts; Sera Tort

National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration Programme Grant Scheme - Gynaecological Cancer Review Group
Gail Quinn

Testing selective responses of Cochrane groups to the request of conducting a Cochrane systematic review: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial
Agustín Ciapponi

Impact, Accountability, and Sustainability of the Cochrane Prioritization Project – Eyes and Vision Group Experience
Tiajing Li

Capacity building in systematic review in South Asia: a South-North collaboration to expand the production and translation of synthesized evidence
Tracey Pérez

 

 

Oral Session B6: Statistical methods in meta-analysis - (Room 9)

Chairs: Regina Kunz; Marta Roqué

Graphical augmentations to the funnel plot for assessing the impact of additional evidence on a meta-analysis.
Alex Sutton

Bayesian approach to meta-analysis. What can you gain?
Mateusz Nikodem

A Bayesian selection model for incorporating prior information for publication bias in meta-analysis.
Dimitris Mavridis

The implications for meta-analysis of different methods of analysing count data
Peter Herbison