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EPHPP/MERSC

Our Work

The Effective Public Health Practice Project and the McMaster Evidence-Based Practice Centre are combining their vast expertise in the conducting of systematic reviews to the establishment of the McMaster Evidence Review and Synthesis Centre (MERSC).

Recent Publications

  1. Warren R, Kenny M, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Muhammad UA, et al. Screening for developmental delay among children aged 1-4 years: a systematic review. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2016;4(1):E20-7. http://cmajopen.ca/content/4/1/E20.full

  2. Peirson L, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Morrison K, Warren R, Usman Ali M, Raina P. Treatment of overweight and obesity in children and youth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2015;3(1):E35-E46. http://www.cmajopen.ca/content/3/1/E35.abstract

  3. Peirson L, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Morrison K, Ciliska D, Kenny M, Usman Ali M, et al. Prevention of overweight and obesity in children and youth: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2015;3(1):E23-E33. http://www.cmajopen.ca/content/3/1/E23.abstract

  4. Peirson L, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Ciliska D, Usman Ali M, Raina P, Sherifali D. Strategies for weight maintenance in adult populations treated for overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2015;3(1):E47-E54. http://www.cmajopen.ca/content/3/1/E47.abstract

  5. Peirson L, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Ali MU, Ciliska D, Warren R, Kenny M, et al. Treatment of overweight/obesity in adult populations: a systematic review with meta-analyses. Ottawa, ON: 2014. http://canadiantaskforce.ca/files/guidelines/2015-obesity-adults-treatment-systematic-review-en.pdf

  6. Peirson L, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Ali MU, Ciliska D, Warren R, Kenny M, et al. Prevention of overweight/obesity in adult populations: a systematic review with meta-analyses. Ottawa, ON: 2014. http://canadiantaskforce.ca/files/guidelines/2015-obesity-adults-prevention-systematic-review-en.pdf

  7. Peirson L, Douketis J, Ciliska D, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Ali MU, Raina P. Treatment for overweight and obesity in adult populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2014;2(4):E306-E17. http://www.cmajopen.ca/content/2/4/E306.abstract

  8. Peirson L, Douketis J, Ciliska D, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Ali MU, Raina P. Prevention of overweight and obesity in adult populations: a systematic review. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal. 2014;2(4):E268-E72. http://www.cmajopen.ca/content/2/4/E268.abstract