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  1. Information and theory beyond copula concepts are essential to understand the dependence relationship between several marginal covariates distributions. In a therapeutic trial data scheme, most of the time, ce...

    Authors: Charles Fontaine, Jean-Pierre Daurès and Paul Landais
    Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2017 17:27
  2. Up to 30 % of children with acute asthma are refractory to initial therapy, and 84 % of this subpopulation needs hospitalization. Finding safe, noninvasive, and effective strategies to treat this high-risk gro...

    Authors: Suzanne Schuh, Judy Sweeney, Stephen B. Freedman, Allan L. Coates, David W. Johnson, Graham Thompson, Jocelyn Gravel, Francine M. Ducharme, Roger Zemek, Amy C. Plint, Darcy Beer, Terry Klassen, Sarah Curtis, Karen Black, Darcy Nicksy and Andrew R. Willan
    Citation: Trials 2016 17:261
  3. A key step in the design of a randomised controlled trial is the estimation of the number of participants needed. The most common approach is to specify a target difference in the primary outcome between the r...

    Authors: William Sones, Steven A. Julious, Joanne C. Rothwell, Craig Robert Ramsay, Lisa V. Hampson, Richard Emsley, Stephen J. Walters, Catherine Hewitt, Martin Bland, Dean A. Fergusson, Jesse A. Berlin, Doug Altman, Luke David Vale and Jonathan Alistair Cook
    Citation: Trials 2018 19:542

    The Correction to this article has been published in Trials 2019 20:602

  4. The burden of acute gastroenteritis on children and their families continues to be enormous. Probiotics, defined as viable microbial preparations that have a beneficial effect on the health of the host, repres...

    Authors: Stephen B Freedman, Sarah Williamson-Urquhart, Suzanne Schuh, Philip M Sherman, Ken J Farion, Serge Gouin, Andrew R Willan, Ron Goeree, David W Johnson, Karen Black, David Schnadower and Marc H Gorelick
    Citation: Trials 2014 15:170
  5. The prevalence of overweight (15%) and obesity (6%) in children under 5 years of age in Canada are high, and young children with overweight and obesity are at increased risk of the development of chronic disea...

    Authors: Sarah Rae, Jonathon Maguire, Mary Aglipay, Melanie Barwick, Karoon Danavan, Jess Haines, Jennifer Jenkins, Marie Klaassen, Myla E. Moretti, Frank Ong, Nav Persaud, Michelle Porepa, Sharon Straus, Erika Tavares, Andrew Willan and Catherine Birken
    Citation: Trials 2023 24:8
  6. INVESTIGATE-I (INVasive Evaluation before Surgical Treatment of Incontinence Gives Added Therapeutic Effect?) was a mixed methods study to assess the feasibility of a future randomised controlled trial of inva...

    Authors: Tara Homer, Jing Shen, Luke Vale, Elaine McColl, Douglas G. Tincello and Paul Hilton
    Citation: Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2018 4:67
  7. Intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs) are used in a wide range of applications. However, most commonly used estimators for the ICC are known to be subject to bias.

    Authors: Eshetu G Atenafu, Jemila S Hamid, Teresa To, Andrew R Willan, Brian M Feldman and Joseph Beyene
    Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:126
  8. This secondary analysis for the Twin Birth Study, an international, multicenter trial, aimed to compare the cesarean section rates and safety between methods of induction of labor in twin pregnancies.

    Authors: Elad Mei-Dan, Elizabeth V. Asztalos, Andrew R. Willan and Jon F. R. Barrett
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:9
  9. The Pessary for the Prevention of Preterm Birth Study (PS3) is an international, multicenter, randomized clinical trial designed to examine the effectiveness of the Arabin pessary in preventing preterm birth i...

    Authors: Andrew R. Willan
    Citation: Trials 2016 17:310
  10. Women in Bangladesh experience high rates of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). IPV is more prevalent against income earning women compared to their non-earning counterparts, and Workplace Violence (WPV) is also...

    Authors: Mahfuz Al Mamun, Kausar Parvin, Marat Yu, Jessica Wan, Samantha Willan, Andrew Gibbs, Rachel Jewkes and Ruchira Tabassum Naved
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18:512
  11. Gender-based violence and HIV are highly prevalent in the harsh environment of informal settlements and reducing violence here is very challenging. The group intervention Stepping Stones has been shown to redu...

    Authors: Rachel Jewkes, Andrew Gibbs, Nwabisa Jama-Shai, Samantha Willan, Alison Misselhorn, Mildred Mushinga, Laura Washington, Nompumelelo Mbatha and Yandisa Skiweyiya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2014 14:1325
  12. The prevention of near and actual cardiopulmonary arrest in hospitalized children is a patient safety imperative. Prevention is contingent upon the timely identification, referral and treatment of children who...

    Authors: Christopher S. Parshuram, Karen Dryden-Palmer, Catherine Farrell, Ronald Gottesman, Martin Gray, James S. Hutchison, Mark Helfaer, Elizabeth Hunt, Ari Joffe, Jacques Lacroix, Vinay Nadkarni, Patricia Parkin, David Wensley and Andrew R Willan
    Citation: Trials 2015 16:245
  13. Acute gastroenteritis is a leading cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations among children in North America. Oral-rehydration therapy is recommended for children with mild-to-moderate dehydrat...

    Authors: Anna Heath, Juan David Rios, Sarah Williamson-Urquhart, Petros Pechlivanoglou, Martin Offringa, Christopher McCabe, Gareth Hopkin, Amy C. Plint, Andrew Dixon, Darcy Beer, Serge Gouin, Gary Joubert, Terry P. Klassen and Stephen B. Freedman
    Citation: Trials 2020 21:735

    The Study protocol to this article has been published in Trials 2020 21:435

  14. Emergency Departments (EDs) are a first point-of-contact for many youth with mental health and suicidality concerns and can serve as an effective recruitment source for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of m...

    Authors: Matthew Tracey, Yaron Finkelstein, Reva Schachter, Kristin Cleverley, Suneeta Monga, Melanie Barwick, Peter Szatmari, Myla E. Moretti, Andrew Willan, Joanna Henderson and Daphne J. Korczak
    Citation: BMC Medical Research Methodology 2020 20:231
  15. Vitamin D regulates bone mineral metabolism and skeletal development. Some observational studies have suggested that prenatal vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of adverse pregnancy and/or birth outcomes;...

    Authors: Daniel E. Roth, Alison D. Gernand, Shaun K. Morris, Brendon Pezzack, M. Munirul Islam, Michelle C. Dimitris, Shaila S. Shanta, Stanley H. Zlotkin, Andrew R. Willan, Tahmeed Ahmed, Prakesh S. Shah, Kellie E. Murphy, Rosanna Weksberg, Sanaa Choufani, Rashed Shah and Abdullah Al Mahmud
    Citation: Trials 2015 16:300
  16. The Multiple Courses of Antenatal Corticosteroids for Preterm Birth Study (MACS) showed no benefit in the reduction of major neonatal mortality/morbidity or neurodevelopment at 2 and 5 years of age. Using the dat...

    Authors: Elizabeth Asztalos, Andrew Willan, Kellie Murphy, Stephen Matthews, Arne Ohlsson, Saroj Saigal, Anthony Armson, Edmond Kelly, Marie-France Delisle, Amiram Gafni, Shoo Lee, Renee Sananes, Joanne Rovet, Patricia Guselle and Kofi Amankwah
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:272
  17. Preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a global public health challenge. Studies suggest urban informal settlements have particularly high levels of IPV and HIV-prevalence and these settlements are...

    Authors: Andrew Gibbs, Laura Washington, Samantha Willan, Nolwazi Ntini, Thobani Khumalo, Nompumelelo Mbatha, Yandisa Sikweyiya, Nwabisa Shai, Esnat Chirwa, Michael Strauss, Giulia Ferrari and Rachel Jewkes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:336
  18. Orally administered sucrose is effective and safe in reducing pain intensity during single, tissue-damaging procedures in neonates, and is commonly recommended in neonatal pain guidelines. However, there is wi...

    Authors: Bonnie Stevens, Janet Yamada, Marsha Campbell-Yeo, Sharyn Gibbins, Denise Harrison, Kimberley Dionne, Anna Taddio, Carol McNair, Andrew Willan, Marilyn Ballantyne, Kimberley Widger, Souraya Sidani, Carole Estabrooks, Anne Synnes, Janet Squires, Charles Victor…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:85
  19. Measurement of individuals' costs and outcomes in randomized trials allows uncertainty about cost effectiveness to be quantified. Uncertainty is expressed as probabilities that an intervention is cost effectiv...

    Authors: Max O Bachmann, Lara Fairall, Allan Clark and Miranda Mugford
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:12