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Elie A Akl

Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.


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Elie A Akl, Gordon H Guyatt, Jihad Irani, David Feldstein, Parveen Wasi, Elizabeth Shaw, Terry Shaneyfelt, Meredith Levine, Holger J Schünemann “"Might" or "suggest"? No wording approach was clearly superior in conveying the strength of recommendation.”, J Clin Epidemiol, vol. 65, no. 3, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Xin Sun, Jason W Busse, Bradley C Johnston, Matthias Briel, Sohail Mulla, John J You, Dirk Bassler, Francois Lamontagne, Claudio Vera, Mohamad Alshurafa, Christina M Katsios, Diane Heels-Ansdell, Qi Zhou, Ed Mills, Gordon H Guyatt “Specific instructions for estimating unclearly reported blinding status in randomized trials were reliable and valid.”, J Clin Epidemiol, vol. 65, no. 3, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Xin Sun, Jason W Busse, Bradley C Johnston, Matthias Briel, Sohail Mulla, John J You, Dirk Bassler, Francois Lamontagne, Claudio Vera, Mohamad Alshurafa, Christina M Katsios, Diane Heels-Ansdell, Qi Zhou, Ed Mills, Gordon H Guyatt “Specific instructions for estimating unclearly reported blinding status in randomized trials were reliable and valid.”, J Clin Epidemiol, vol. 65, no. 3, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Matthias Briel, John J You, Xin Sun, Bradley C Johnston, Jason W Busse, Sohail Mulla, Francois Lamontagne, Dirk Bassler, Claudio Vera, Mohamad Alshurafa, Christina M Katsios, Qi Zhou, Tali Cukierman-Yaffe, Azim Gangji, Edward J Mills, Stephen D Walter, Deborah J Cook, Holger J Schünemann, Douglas G Altman, Gordon H Guyatt “Potential impact on estimated treatment effects of information lost to follow-up in randomised controlled trials (LOST-IT): systematic review.”, BMJ, vol. 344, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Renee Karl, Gordon H Guyatt “Methodologists and context experts disagreed regarding managing conflicts of interest of clinical practice guidelines panels.”, J Clin Epidemiol, vol. 65, no. 7, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Joerg J Meerpohl, Dany Raad, Giulia Piaggio, Manlio Mattioni, Marco G Paggi, Aymone Gurtner, Stefano Mattarocci, Rizwan Tahir, Paola Muti, Holger J Schünemann “Effects of assessing the productivity of faculty in academic medical centres: a systematic review.”, CMAJ, vol. 184, no. 11, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Nancy Maroun, Aline Rahbany, Amy Hagopian “An emigration versus a globalization perspective of the Lebanese physician workforce: a qualitative study.”, BMC Health Serv Res, vol. 12, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Joerg J Meerpohl, Dany Raad, Giulia Piaggio, Manlio Mattioni, Marco G Paggi, Aymone Gurtner, Stefano Mattarocci, Rizwan Tahir, Paola Muti, Holger J Schünemann “Effects of assessing the productivity of faculty in academic medical centres: a systematic review.”, CMAJ, vol. 184, no. 11, 2012
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E A Akl, K El-Asmar, B Khater-Menassa, N Maroun, S Adib “Characteristics of physicians practising in Lebanon: a survey.”, East. Mediterr. Health J., vol. 18, no. 7, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Khalil El-Asmar, Nancy Maroun, Beatrice Khater-Menassa, Salim Adibs “Financial characteristics and satisfaction of physicians practicing in Lebanon: a survey study.”, J Med Liban, vol. 60, no. 3, 2012
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Elie A Akl, Swarna Gaddam, Reem Mustafa, Mark C Wilson, Andrew Symons, Ann Grifasi, Denise McGuigan, Holger J Schünemann “The effects of tracking responses and the day of mailing on physician survey response rate: three randomized trials.”, PLoS ONE, vol. 6, no. 2, 2011
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Elie A Akl, Sameer K Gunukula, Sohaib Aleem, Rawad Obeid, Philippe Abou Jaoude, Roland Honeine, Jihad Irani “The prevalence of waterpipe tobacco smoking among the general and specific populations: a systematic review.”, BMC Public Health, vol. 11, 2011
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Elie A Akl, Richard W Pretorius, Kay Sackett, W Scott Erdley, Paranthaman S Bhoopathi, Ziad Alfarah, Holger J Schünemann “The effect of educational games on medical students' learning outcomes: a systematic review: BEME Guide No 14.”, Med Teach, vol. 32, no. 1, 2010
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Elie A Akl, Sameer Gunukula, Reem Mustafa, Mark C Wilson, Andrew Symons, Amir Moheet, Holger J Schünemann “Support for and aspects of use of educational games in family medicine and internal medicine residency programs in the US: a survey.”, BMC Med Educ, vol. 10, 2010
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Elie A Akl, Swarna Gaddam, Sameer K Gunukula, Roland Honeine, Philippe Abou Jaoude, Jihad Irani “The effects of waterpipe tobacco smoking on health outcomes: a systematic review.”, Int J Epidemiol, vol. 39, no. 3, 2010
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Elie A Akl, Sohaib Aleem, Sameer K Gunukula, Roland Honeine, Philippe Abou Jaoude, Jihad Irani “Survey instruments used in clinical and epidemiological research on waterpipe tobacco smoking: a systematic review.”, BMC Public Health, vol. 10, 2010
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Elie A Akl, Reem Mustafa, Thomas Slomka, Alia Alawneh, Abhishek Vedavalli, Holger J Schünemann “An educational game for teaching clinical practice guidelines to Internal Medicine residents: development, feasibility and acceptability.”, BMC Med Educ, vol. 8, 2009
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Elie A Akl, Irene Terrenato, Maddalena Barba, Francesca Sperati, Paola Muti, Holger J Schünemann “Extended perioperative thromboprophylaxis in patients with cancer. A systematic review.”, Thromb. Haemost., vol. 100, no. 6, 2009
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Elie A Akl, Matthias Briel, John J You, Francois Lamontagne, Azim Gangji, Tali Cukierman-Yaffe, Mohamad Alshurafa, Xin Sun, Kara A Nerenberg, Bradley C Johnston, Claudio Vera, Edward J Mills, Dirk Bassler, Arturo Salazar, Neera Bhatnagar, Jason W Busse, Zara Khalid, Sd Walter, Deborah J Cook, Holger J Schünemann, Douglas G Altman, Gordon H Guyatt “LOST to follow-up Information in Trials (LOST-IT): a protocol on the potential impact.”, Trials, vol. 10, 2009
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Elie A Akl, Reem Mustafa, Mark C Wilson, Andrew Symons, Amir Moheet, Thomas Rosenthal, Gordon H Guyatt, Holger J Schünemann “Curricula for teaching the content of clinical practice guidelines to family medicine and internal medicine residents in the US: a survey study.”, Implement Sci, vol. 4, 2009
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E A Akl, S Rohilla, M Barba, F Sperati, I Terrenato, P Muti, H J Schünemann “Anticoagulation for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 1, 2008
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E A Akl, K Sackett, R Pretorius, S Erdley, P S Bhoopathi, R Mustafa, H J Schünemann “Educational games for health professionals.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 1, 2008
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E A Akl, M Barba, S Rohilla, I Terrenato, F Sperati, P Muti, H J Schünemann “Anticoagulation for the long term treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 2, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Ganesh Kamath, Victor Yosuico, Seo Young Kim, Maddalena Barba, Francesca Sperati, Deborah J Cook, Holger J Schünemann “Thromboprophylaxis for patients with cancer and central venous catheters: a systematic review and a meta-analysis.”, Cancer, vol. 112, no. 11, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Nancy Maroun, Stella Major, Claude Afif, Abir Abdo, Jacques Choucair, Mazen Sakr, Carl K Li, Brydon Jb Grant, Holger J Schünemann “Post-graduation migration intentions of students of Lebanese medical schools: a survey study.”, BMC Public Health, vol. 8, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Irene Terrenato, Maddalena Barba, Francesca Sperati, Elena V Sempos, Paola Muti, Deborah J Cook, Holger J Schünemann “Low-molecular-weight heparin vs unfractionated heparin for perioperative thromboprophylaxis in patients with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”, Arch. Intern. Med., vol. 168, no. 12, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Paola Muti, Holger J Schünemann “Anticoagulation in patients with cancer: an overview of reviews.”, Pol. Arch. Med. Wewn., vol. 118, no. 4, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Frederiek F van Doormaal, Maddalena Barba, Ganesh Kamath, Seo Young Kim, Saskia Kuipers, Saskia Middeldorp, Victor Yosuico, Heather O Dickinson, Holger J Schünemann “Parenteral anticoagulation may prolong the survival of patients with limited small cell lung cancer: a Cochrane systematic review.”, J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res., vol. 27, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Maddalena Barba, Sandeep Rohilla, Irene Terrenato, Francesca Sperati, Paola Muti, Holger J Schünemann “Low-molecular-weight heparins are superior to vitamin K antagonists for the long term treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: a cochrane systematic review.”, J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res., vol. 27, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Khalil El-Asmar, Nancy Maroun, Salim M Adib, Beatrice Khater-Menassa “Did the post war repatriation of Lebanese physicians drive recent Lebanese medical graduates to emigrate? An observational study.”, BMC Health Serv Res, vol. 8, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Sandeep Rohilla, Maddalena Barba, Francesca Sperati, Irene Terrenato, Paola Muti, Fadi Bdair, Holger J Schünemann “Anticoagulation for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: a systematic review.”, Cancer, vol. 113, no. 7, 2008
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Elie A Akl, Nancy Maroun, Stella Major, Claude Afif, Bechara Chahoud, Jacques Choucair, Mazen Sakr, Holger J Schünemann “Why are you draining your brain? Factors underlying decisions of graduating Lebanese medical students to migrate.”, Soc Sci Med, vol. 64, no. 6, 2007
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Elie A Akl, Reem Mustafa, Fadi Bdair, Holger J Schünemann “The United States physician workforce and international medical graduates: trends and characteristics.”, J Gen Intern Med, vol. 22, no. 2, 2007
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Elie A Akl, Nancy Maroun, Stella Major, Bechara Chahoud, Holger J Schünemann “Graduates of Lebanese medical schools in the United States: an observational study of international migration of physicians.”, BMC Health Serv Res, vol. 7, 2007
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E A Akl, G Kamath, S Y Kim, V Yosuico, M Barba, I Terrenato, F Sperati, H J Schünemann “Oral anticoagulation for prolonging survival in patients with cancer.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 2, 2007
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Elie A Akl, Brydon J B Grant, Gordon H Guyatt, Victor M Montori, Holger J Schünemann “A decision aid for COPD patients considering inhaled steroid therapy: development and before and after pilot testing.”, BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, vol. 7, 2007
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Elie A Akl, Shaun Treweek, Robbie Foy, Jill Francis, Andrew D Oxman, “NorthStar, a support tool for the design and evaluation of quality improvement interventions in healthcare.”, Implement Sci, vol. 2, 2007
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E A Akl, G Karmath, V Yosuico, S Y Kim, M Barba, F Sperati, D Cook, H J Schünemann “Anticoagulation for thrombosis prophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 3, 2007
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E A Akl, F F van Doormaal, M Barba, G Kamath, S Y Kim, S Kuipers, S Middeldorp, V Yosuico, H O Dickinson, H J Schünemann “Parenteral anticoagulation for prolonging survival in patients with cancer who have no other indication for anticoagulation.”, Cochrane Database Syst Rev, no. 3, 2007
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E A Akl, G Kamath, S Y Kim, V Yosuico, M Barba, I Terrenato, F Sperati, H J Schünemann “Oral anticoagulation may prolong survival of a subgroup of patients with cancer: a cochrane systematic review.”, J. Exp. Clin. Cancer Res., vol. 26, no. 2, 2007
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Elie A Akl, Anshu Bais, Ellen Rich, Joseph Izzo, Brydon J B Grant, Holger J Schünemann “Brief report: Internal medicine residents', attendings', and nurses' perceptions of the night float system.”, J Gen Intern Med, vol. 21, no. 5, 2006
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Keywords
 Academic Medical Centers  administration & dosage  adverse effects  antagonists & inhibitors  Anticoagulants  Attitude of Health Personnel  Carcinoma, Small Cell  Career Choice  Catheterization, Central Venous  Compensation and Redress  Competitive Behavior  complications  Conflict of Interest  Data Collection  Data Interpretation, Statistical  Decision Support Techniques  Dissent and Disputes  drug therapy  economics  Education  Educational Technology  Efficiency  Emigrants and Immigrants  Emigration and Immigration  Epidemiologic Research Design  epidemiology  Faculty, Medical  Family Practice  Fibrinolytic Agents  Follow-Up Studies  Foreign Medical Graduates  Games, Experimental  Guidelines as Topic  Health Manpower  Health Personnel  Heparin  Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight  Internal Medicine  International Educational Exchange  Internship and Residency  Language  Lost to Follow-Up  Lung Neoplasms  Medical Staff, Hospital  methods  mortality  Motivation  Neoplasms  Nurses  organization & administration  Patient Dropouts  Personnel Staffing and Scheduling  Persuasive Communication  Physicians  Postal Service  Postoperative Complications  Practice Guidelines as Topic  prevention & control  Problem Solving  Professional Competence  Professional Practice  Professional Practice Location  Psychology  Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive  Pulmonary Embolism  Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic  Smoking  Specialization  standards  statistics & numerical data  Steroids  Students, Medical  supply & distribution  surgery  Teaching  therapeutic use  Thromboembolism  Thrombosis  trends  User-Computer Interface  utilization  Venous Thromboembolism  Venous Thrombosis  Video Games  Vitamin K  War  Warfarin  Water

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