• Educational outreach to general practitioners reduces children's asthma symptoms: a cluster randomised controlled trial. 

      Zwarenstein, Merrick; Bheekie, Angeni; Lombard, Carl; Swingler, George; Ehrlich, Rodney; Eccles, Martin; Sladden, Michael; Pather, Sandra; Grimshaw, Jeremy; Oxman, Andrew David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Childhood asthma is common in Cape Town, a province of South Africa, but is underdiagnosed by general practitioners. Medications are often prescribed inappropriately, and care is episodic. The objective ...
    • Improving the reporting of pragmatic trials: an extension of the CONSORT statement. 

      Zwarenstein, Merrick; Treweek, Shaun; Gagnier, Joel J; Altman, Douglas G; Tunis, Sean; Haynes, Brian; Oxman, Andrew David; Moher, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-11-11)
      BACKGROUND: The CONSORT statement is intended to improve reporting of randomised controlled trials and focuses on minimising the risk of bias (internal validity). The applicability of a trial's results (generalisability ...
    • A pragmatic resolution. 

      Oxman, Andrew David; Lombard, Carl; Treweek, Shaun; Gagnier, Joel J; Maclure, Malcolm; Zwarenstein, Merrick (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-05)
    • Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia. 

      Aaserud, Morten; Lewin, Simon; Innvaer, Simon; Paulsen, Elizabeth J; Dahlgren, Astrid T; Trommald, Mari; Duley, Lelia; Zwarenstein, Merrick; Oxman, Andrew David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
      BACKGROUND: The evidence base for improving reproductive health continues to grow. However, concerns remain that the translation of this evidence into appropriate policies is partial and slow. Little is known about the ...