Kay Dickersin

Professor Emeritus

1980 …2019
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Research Output 1980 2019

1980
Erythroblasts
Microtubule-Associated Proteins
Cytoskeleton
Staining and Labeling
Immune Sera
1985

Perusing the literature: Comparison of MEDLINE searching with a perinatal trials database

Dickersin, K., Hewitt, P., Mutch, L., Chalmers, I. & Chalmers, T. C., 1985, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 6, 4, p. 306-317 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MEDLINE
Databases
Medical Subject Headings
Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
Bibliographic Databases

The register of randomized controlled trials in perinatal medicine

Dickersin, K., Hetherington, V. & Chalmers, I., Sep 1985, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 6, 3, p. 236 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Medicine
1986

Look before you quote

Dickersin, K. & Hewitt, P., 1986, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 293, 6553, p. 1000-1002 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retraction of Publication
Scientific Misconduct
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

The Oxford database of perinatal trials: Developing a register of published reports of controlled trials

Chalmers, I., Hetherington, J., Newdick, M., Mutch, L., Grant, A., Enkin, M., Enkin, E. & Dickersin, K., 1986, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 7, 4, p. 306-324 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Databases
Perinatal Care
Meta-Analysis
Safety
Research
1987

Publication bias and clinical trials

Dickersin, K., Chan, S., Chalmersx, T. C., Sacks, H. S. & Smith, H., 1987, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 8, 4, p. 343-353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
Randomized Controlled Trials
Clinical Trials
Manuscripts
Publications

Reference bias in reports of drug trials.

Dickersin, K., Oct 24 1987, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 295, 6605, p. 1066-1067 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peer Review
Clinical Trials
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1988

More on medline searches

Hewitt, P., Dickersin, K. & Chalmersf, T. C., 1988, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 9, 1, p. 85-87 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1989

Retrospective and prospective identification of unpublished controlled trials: Lessons from a survey of obstetricians and pediatricians

Hetherington, J., Dickersin, K., Chalmers, I. & Meinert, C. L., 1989, In : Pediatrics. 84, 2, p. 374-380 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
Research
Medicine
Clinical Trials
Therapeutics
1990

A Cohort Study of Summary Reports of Controlled Trials

Chalmers, I., Adams, M., Dickersin, K., Hetherington, J., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Meinert, C. L., Tonascia, S. & Chalmers, T. C., Mar 9 1990, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 263, 10, p. 1401-1405 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cohort Studies
Clinical Trials
Financial Management
Sample Size
Multivariate Analysis

Confusion about Negative Studies

Dickersin, K., Tunstall-Pedoe, H. & Angell, M., Apr 12 1990, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 322, 15, p. 1084-1085 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Identification of meta-analyses. The need for standard terminology

Dickersin, K., Higgins, K. & Meinert, C. L., 1990, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 11, 1, p. 52-66 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terminology
Meta-Analysis
Medical Subject Headings
MEDLINE
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

Risk factors for publications bias: Results of a follow-up study

Dickersin, K. & Meinert, C. L., Aug 1990, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 11, 4, p. 255 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias

The Existence of Publication Bias and Risk Factors for Its Occurrence

Dickersin, K., Mar 9 1990, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 263, 10, p. 1385-1389 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
Medicine
Manuscripts
Social Sciences
Publications
1992

Controlled trials and meta-analyses can help resolve disagreements among orthopaedic surgeons

Chalmers, I. G., Collins, R. E. & Dickersin, K., 1992, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B. 74, 5, p. 641-643 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orthopedics
Meta-Analysis
Clinical Trials
Orthopedic Surgeons
Research Ethics Committees
Publications
Research
Hospital Medicine
Public Health Schools

Getting to grips with Archie Cochrane's agenda

Chalmers, I., Dickersin, K. & Chalmers, T. C., 1992, In : BMJ (Online). 305, 6857, p. 786-788 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

In Reply

Dickersin, K., Meinert, C. L. & Min, Y. I., Jun 3 1992, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 267, 21, p. 2891-2892 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Keeping posted Why register clinical trials?-Revisited

Dickersin, K., 1992, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 13, 2, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factual Databases
Registries
Clinical Trials

Meta-analysis: State-of-the-science

Dickersin, K. & Berlin, J. A., 1992, In : Epidemiologic Reviews. 14, 1, p. 154-176 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Meta-Analysis
Ophthalmology
Publications
Randomized Controlled Trials
Research

Regulatory process effects clinical trial registration in Spain

Dickersin, K. & Garcia-Lopez, F., 1992, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 13, 6, p. 507-512 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spain
Registries
Clinical Trials
1993

NIH clinical trials and publication bias.

Dickersin, K. & Min, Y. I., Apr 28 1993, In : The Online journal of current clinical trials. Doc No 50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Publications
Clinical Trials
Research Personnel

Publication bias: The problem that won't go away

Dickersin, K., Min, Y. I., Orza, M., Lucey, J., Johnson, K., Clarke, J., Doll, R. & Peto, R., 1993, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 703, p. 135-148 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
Publications
Decision making
Confidence Intervals
Research Personnel

Systematic literature review for clinical practice guideline development

O'Day, D. M., Steinberg, E. P., Dickersin, K. & Spivey, B. E., 1993, In : Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society. 91, p. 421-440 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practice Guidelines
United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Guidelines
Cataract
1994

Full Publication of Results Initially Presented in Abstracts: A Meta-analysis

Scherer, R., Dickersin, K. & Langenberg, P., Jul 13 1994, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 272, 2, p. 158-162 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstracting and Indexing
Ophthalmology
Publications
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials

Mishandling Misconduct: The NSABP Lumpectomy Trial

Dickersin, K., Oct 19 1994, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 272, 15, p. 1168 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Segmental Mastectomy

Systematic Reviews: Identifying relevant studies for systematic reviews

Dickersin, K., Scherer, R. & Lefebvre, C., Nov 12 1994, In : British Medical Journal. 309, 6964, p. 1286 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Ophthalmology
Meta-Analysis
Publications
Medicine
1995

Optic Nerve Decompression Surgery for Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION) Is Not Effective and May Be Harmful

Ischemic, F., Hooper, F., Kaufman, D., Newman, N. J., Wilson, P. D., Zam, Z. S., Kennerdell, J., Tyutyunikov, A., Edwards, R., Goodglick, T., Lang, D., Peele, K., Chung, S., Mekelburg, D., Holds, J., Selhorst, J., Malton, M., Armstrong, S., Mccracken, Y., Benjamin, E. & 215 others, Dellinger, C., Medlin, T. H., Kinsler, B., Mcowen, M., Russell, D., Saunders, T., Kosmorsky, G., Kiss, T., Reinhard, C., Venne, L., Edgerton, J., Fecko, T., Hanson, S., Kraus, B., Ross, D., Tomsak, N., Vargo, P., Willis, R., Feldon, S., Zimmerman, K., Anderson, K., Cortez, R., Deblanc, K., Hulse, J., Morales, R. B., Nichols, T., Reyes, L., Rodarte Ochoa, N., Romo, D., Sadun, A., Steber, M., Walonker, F., Loupe, D., Coffman, D., Cole, H., Wojno, T., Skarf, B., Wojtala, C., Croswell, M., Gilroy, W., Mageli, C., Mcdonald, D., Ponka, G., Tang, R., Hamlin, M., Curtis, J., Forman, J., Hyde, K., Mack, K., Tello, P., Arnold, A., Cibener, B., Acero, M., Ballenberg, B., Bolton, A., Goldberg, R., Gordon, L., Heneghan, M., Krauss, H., Sanguinei, J., Stalling, R., Yadegaran, J., Cornblath, W., Michael, B., Campbell, D., Caudill, C., Nelson, C., Trobe, J., Johnson, L. N., Baker, G., Cobb, C., Custer, P., Turner, S., Wilson, R., Younge, B., Leavitt, J., Nielsen, R., Allen, J., Eickhoff, B., Garrity, J., Ladsten, J., Lebarron, K., Link, T. P., Rostvold, J., Weber, K., Felton, W., Boney, T., Gabriel, D., David, D., Fendelander, L., Geller, D., Jordan, T., Kim, C., Munger, C., Romandy, A., Sanborn, G., Schwartz, B., Sheusi, C., Smith, C., Talley, K., Thimmappa, S., Eggenberger, E., Bickert, S., Granadier, R., Holliday, S., Moore, T., Varadarajan, J., Friedman, D., Jones, P., Amin, H., Bersani, T., Briglin, C., Fooks, J., Graham, M., James, M., Michalec, G., Nguyen, H., Horton, J., Chang, M., Aber, L. A., Lindstrom, E., Seiff, S., Guy, J., Francis, A., Hamed, L., Lessner, A., Mcdavid, D., Shamis, D., Goodwin, J., Lindeman, M. E., Putterman, A., Bobak, P., Baker, R., Beck, J., Cowen, D., Epstein, A., Hanson, M., Scoggins, T., Rodavitch, A. M., Gore, B., Blake, A., Heroux, M., Kalsi, R., Krauch, C., Millar, M. A., Wolin, M., Brady, R. J., Hansen, R., Briggs, M., Chalam, K. V., Danner, B., Simons, B., Stewart, A., Digre, K., Malmquist Webb, L., Blackburn, T., Baggaley, S., Anderson, R., Juarez, C., Kaye, B., Langer, P., Mishra, A., Morris, P., Osborn, S., Patel, B., Priskos, T., Staker, S., Warner, J., Evans, C., Aylor, A., Childress, C., Dickerson, H., Fleming, J., Harris, N., Hoyle, L. S., Murphy, E., Scott, J., Summerville, K., Terrell, M., Tyler, L., Linberg, J., Breen, L., Michael, M., Campbell, C., Ellis, B., Groves, N., Hobson, R., Mcgregor, G., Shepherd, L., Cohn, E., Manatrey, P., Casey, S., Johnson, J., Kronner, C., Regan, V., Streasick, P., Kelman, S., Elman, M., Rodavitch, A. M., Scherer, R., Crawley, B., Hiner, C., Howard, L., Langenberg, P., Lurye, O., Riedel, S., Sotos, M., Spioch, L., Starr, J., Urban, J., Waring, M., Everett, D., Dickersin, K., Mccarter, R. & Seiff, S. R., 1995, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 273, 8, p. 625-632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Optic Nerve
Decompression
Visual Acuity
Clinical Trials Data Monitoring Committees

Total Hip Replacement

Murray, D. G., Crown, R. S., Dickersin, K., Duncan, P. W., Epps, C. H., Ettinger, W. H., Friedlaender, G. E., Lane, J. M., Lemons, J. E., Lewis, J. L., Mackenzie, E. J., Pinals, R. S., Treuhaft, P. S., Bobyn, J. D., Callaghan, J. J., Capello, W. N., Cauley, J. A., Davy, D. T., Deandrade, J. R., Engh, C. A. & 37 others, Fitzgerald, R. H., Galante, J. O., Gilbert, J. L., Goldberg, V. M., Goldring, S. R., Harris, W. H., Herberts, P., Hungerford, D. S., Jacobs, J. J., Jasty, M., Johanson, N. A., Lewallen, D. G., Maloney, W. J., Rubash, H. E., Salvati, E. A., Sledge, C. B., Sumner, D. R., Willert, H. G., Wright, T. M., Gordon, S., Chwirut, D. J., Dutta, C., Elliott, J. M., Ferguson, J. H., Galante, J. O., Hall, W. H., Johnston, R. C., Mcgunagle, D. S., Murray, D. G., Quatrano, L. A., Wortman, J. S., Wright, T. M., Shulman, L. E., Ferguson, J. H., Hodes, R. J., Alexander, D. F. & Pinn, V. W., Jun 28 1995, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 273, 24, p. 1950-1956 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hip Replacement Arthroplasties
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Biocompatible Materials
Biomechanical Phenomena
Geriatrics
1996

Characteristics of patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy eligible for the ischemic optic neuropathy decompression trial

Newman, N. J., Dickersin, K., Kaufman, D., Kelman, S. & Scherer, R., Nov 1996, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 114, 11, p. 1366-1374 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Decompression
Visual Acuity
Diabetes Mellitus
Patient Acuity

Introduction: the quality of the medical evidence: is it good enough?

Dickersin, K. & Herxheimer, A., Mar 1996, In : International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 12, 2, p. 187-189 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

Effectiveness of the 40 adolescent AIDS-risk reduction interventions: A quantitative review

Kim, N., Stanton, B., Li, X., Dickersin, K. & Galbraith, J., Mar 1997, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 20, 3, p. 204-215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Condoms
Risk Reduction Behavior
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Risk-Taking
Sexual Partners

How important is publication bias? A synthesis of available data

Dickersin, K., 1997, In : AIDS Education and Prevention. 9, SUPPL. A, p. 15-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publication Bias
trend
available information
Research
Scientific Misconduct

Participation in the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial: Sex, race, and age

Crawley, B., Scherer, R., Langenberg, P. & Dickersin, K., 1997, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 4, 3, p. 157-173 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Decompression
Referral and Consultation
Demography
Clinical Trials
1998

Is there a sex bias in choosing editors? Epidemiology journals as an example

Dickersin, K., Fredman, L., Flegal, K. M., Scott, J. D. & Crawley, B., Jul 15 1998, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 280, 3, p. 260-264 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexism
Epidemiology
Public Health
Selection Bias
Chronic Disease

Medical prophylaxis and treatment of cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery: The results of a meta-analysis

Rossetti, L., Chaudhuri, J. & Dickersin, K., Mar 1 1998, In : Ophthalmology. 105, 3, p. 397-405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macular Edema
Cataract
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Odds Ratio

Prevention and treatment of CME after cataract surgery [5] (multiple letters)

Miller, D., Sharma, S., Rossetti, L. & Dickersin, K., 1998, In : Ophthalmology. 105, 11, p. 1985-1987 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macular Edema
Cataract Extraction
Cataract
Meta-Analysis

Single agent versus combination chemotherapy in patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung carcinoma: A meta-analysis of response, toxicity, and survival

Lilenbaum, R. C., Langenberg, P. & Dickersin, K., Jan 1 1998, In : Cancer. 82, 1, p. 116-126 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combination Drug Therapy
Meta-Analysis
Carcinoma
Lung
Confidence Intervals
20th Century History
Obstetric Labor
Evidence-Based Medicine
Health Services
Randomized Controlled Trials

The Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial (IONDT): Design and methods

Dickersin, K., 1998, In : Controlled Clinical Trials. 19, 3, p. 276-296 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Decompression
Visual Acuity
Optic Nerve
Natural History
1999

Breast screening in women aged 40-49 years: What next?

Dickersin, K., Jun 5 1999, In : The Lancet. 353, 9168, p. 1896-1897 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast

Breast screening in women aged 40-49 years (multiple letters) [1]

Van Bekkum, D. W., Kopans, D. B., Seltzer, M. H., McDermott, J. H., Dickersin, K., Ernster, V. L., Kerlikowske, K. & Alexander, F., Sep 11 1999, In : The Lancet. 354, 9182, p. 946-948 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Mass Screening
Scotland
Mammography
Health Education
2000

Ischemic optic neuropathy decompression trial: Twenty-four-month update

Kaufman, D., Dickersin, K., Kelman, S., Langenberg, P., Newman, N. & Wilson, P. D., Jun 2000, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 118, 6, p. 793-798 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Decompression
Visual Acuity
Optic Nerve

Purchasing oncology services: Summary recommendations

Cangialose, C. B., Blair, A. E., Borchardt, J. S., Ades, T. B., Bennett, C. L., Dickersin, K., Gesme, D. H., Henderson, I. C., McGinnis, L. S., Mooney, K., Mortenson, L. E., Sperduto, P., Winkenwerder, W. & Ballard, D. J., Jun 15 2000, In : Cancer. 88, 12, p. 2876-2886 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advisory Committees
Managed Care Programs
Organizations
Delivery of Health Care
Delphi Technique

Surgery for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.

Dickersin, K. & Manheimer, E., 2000, In : The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Decompression
Visual Acuity
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2001

Development and implementation of a science training course for breast cancer activists: Project LEAD (leadership, education and advocacy development)

Dickersin, K., Braun, L., Mead, M., Millikan, R., Wu, A. M., Pietenpol, J., Troyan, S., Anderson, B. & Visco, F., 2001, In : Health Expectations. 4, 4, p. 213-220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Education
Students
Curriculum
Teaching

Newspaper reporting of screening mammography

Wells, J., Marshall, P., Crawley, B. & Dickersin, K., Dec 18 2001, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 135, 12, p. 1029-1037 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newspapers
Mammography
Medical Journalism
Biomedical Research
Cross-Sectional Studies

Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis, and therapy

Klibanski, A., Adams-Campbell, L., Bassford, T., Blair, S. N., Boden, S. D., Dickersin, K., Gifford, D. R., Glasse, L., Goldring, S. R., Hruska, K., Johnson, S. R., McCauley, L. K. & Russell, W. E., Feb 14 2001, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 285, 6, p. 785-795 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteoporosis
Bone and Bones
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (U.S.)
Bone Density
Therapeutics
2002

Association between time interval to publication and statistical significance

Dickersin, K., Olson, C. M., Rennie, D., Cook, D., Flanagin, A., Zhu, Q., Reiling, J. & Pace, B., Jun 5 2002, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 287, 21, p. 2829-2831 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manuscripts
Publications
Controlled Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials
Prospective Studies