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Archive: Volume 8, 2017

The effect of DPP-4 inhibitors on asthma control: an administrative database study to evaluate a potential pathophysiological relationship

Colice G, Price D, Gerhardsson de Verdier M, Rabon-Stith K, Ambrose C, Cappell K, Irwin DE, Juneau P, Vlahiotis A

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:231-240

Published Date: 1 December 2017

Predictors of sedentary status in overweight and obese patients with multiple chronic conditions: a cohort study

Joven MH, Croghan IT, Quigg SM, Ebbert JO, Takahashi PY

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:203-209

Published Date: 3 October 2017

Impact of primary care exercise referral schemes on the health of patients with obesity

Parretti HM, Bartington SE, Badcock T, Hughes L, Duda JL, Jolly K

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:189-201

Published Date: 21 September 2017

The presence of obesity paradox in Greek patients with chronic heart failure

Vlaras E, Giakoumidakis K, Fotos NV, Chatziefstratiou AA, Brokalaki H

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:183-187

Published Date: 21 September 2017

The Salford Lung Study: a pioneering comparative effectiveness approach to COPD and asthma in clinical trials

Albertson TE, Murin S, Sutter ME, Chenoweth JA

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:175-181

Published Date: 20 September 2017

Seasonal patterns of oral antihistamine and intranasal corticosteroid purchases from Australian community pharmacies: a retrospective observational study

Carney AS, Price DB, Smith PK, Harvey R, Kritikos V, Bosnic-Anticevich SZ, Christian L, Skinner DA, Carter V, Durieux AMS

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:157-165

Published Date: 30 August 2017

A validation of clinical data captured from a novel Cancer Care Quality Program directly integrated with administrative claims data

Kern DM, Barron JJ, Wu B, Ganetsky A, Willey VJ, Quimbo RA, Fisch MJ, Singer J, Nguyen A, Mamtani R

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:149-155

Published Date: 26 August 2017

Coronary stents and vascular response to implantation: literature review

Brancati MF, Burzotta F, Trani C, Leonzi O, Cuccia C, Crea F

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:137-148

Published Date: 13 July 2017

Abortion, an increasing public health concern in Ecuador, a 10-year population-based analysis

Ortiz-Prado E, Simbaña K, Gómez L, Stewart-Ibarra AM, Scott L, Cevallos-Sierra G

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:129-135

Published Date: 13 July 2017

Effective deployment of technology-supported management of chronic respiratory conditions: a call for stakeholder engagement

Costello RW, Dima AL, Ryan D, McIvor RA, Boycott K, Chisholm A, Price D, Blakey JD

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:119-128

Published Date: 5 July 2017

Stroke rates before and after ablation of atrial fibrillation and in propensity-matched controls in the UK

Jarman JWE, Hunter TD, Hussain W, March JL, Wong T, Markides V

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:107-118

Published Date: 29 May 2017

Mortality, stroke, and heart failure in atrial fibrillation cohorts after ablation versus propensity-matched cohorts

Jarman JW, Hunter TD, Hussain W, March JL, Wong T, Markides V

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:99-106

Published Date: 29 May 2017

Reduced adherence to antiretroviral therapy is associated with residual low-level viremia

Maggiolo F, Di Filippo E, Comi L, Callegaro A, Colombo GL, Di Matteo S, Valsecchi D, Rizzi M

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:91-97

Published Date: 26 May 2017

Design and rationale of the high-sensitivity Troponin T Rules Out Acute Cardiac Insufficiency Trial

Hunter BR, Collins SP, Fermann GJ, Levy PD, Shen C, Ayaz SI, Cole ML, Miller KF, Soliman AA, Pang PS

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:85-90

Published Date: 18 May 2017

Older patients have increased risk of poor outcomes after low-velocity pedestrian–motor vehicle collisions

Baltazar GA, Bassett P, Pate AJ, Chendrasekhar A

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:43-47

Published Date: 26 April 2017

Does co-payment for inhaler devices affect therapy adherence and disease outcomes? A historical, matched cohort study

Voorham J, Vrijens B, van Boven JFM, Ryan D, Miravitlles M, Law LM, Price DB

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:31-41

Published Date: 18 April 2017

An evaluation of exact matching and propensity score methods as applied in a comparative effectiveness study of inhaled corticosteroids in asthma

Burden A, Roche N, Miglio C, Hillyer EV, Postma DS, Herings RMC, Overbeek JA, Khalid JM, van Eickels D, Price DB

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:15-30

Published Date: 22 March 2017

Perioperative neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of poor cardiac surgery patient outcomes

Giakoumidakis K, Fotos NV, Patelarou A, Theologou S, Argiriou M, Chatziefstratiou AΑ, Katzilieri C, Brokalaki H

Pragmatic and Observational Research 2017, 8:9-14

Published Date: 15 February 2017