Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Initiative #15. This paper summarizes the first steps in a research program designed to inform technology assessment and decision-making associated with radiotherapy (treatment of cancer with ionizing radiation) at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC) in Calgary, Alberta. NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for…
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Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Report #33. This report is a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of ovulation induction (OI) drug therapy to manage anovulatory infertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women of reproductive age. The aim was to provide the current published scientific evidence about…
Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Initiative #13. Appraising the quality of evidence is an important, yet difficult task, complicated by the consideration of disparate evidence. Quality checklists for assessing RCTs abound, yet it is acknowledged that even within this single study the reliability, validity, feasibility and utility of the various tools…