Publications Related to "Leila Kahwati"


Screening for atrial fibrillation with electrocardiography

IMPORTANCE Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia and increases the risk of stroke. OBJECTIVE To review the evidence on screening for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation with electrocardiography (ECG) and stroke prevention...


Screening to prevent osteoporotic fractures

IMPORTANCE Osteoporotic fractures cause significant morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE To update the evidence on screening and treatment to prevent osteoporotic fractures for the US Preventive Services Task Force. DATA SOURCES...


AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 5

BACKGROUND: Advanced analytic methods for synthesizing evidence about complex interventions continue to be developed. In this paper, we emphasize that the specific research question posed in the review should be used as a guide for choosing the...


AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 4

BACKGROUND: Systematic reviews of complex interventions can vary widely in purpose, data availability and heterogeneity, and stakeholder expectations. RATIONALE: This article addresses the uncertainty that systematic reviewers face in...