Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Roman Jaeschke

MD (Kraków, Poland), MSc (McMaster)

Professor, Department of Medicine

Joint Member, Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Active Staff, General Internal Medicine and Intensive Care, St. Joseph’s Hospital


St. Joseph’s Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario


Academic Interests

Academic interests include transfer of knowledge between research data and clinical application. He works in the area of practice guidelines development and implementation, and computerized clinical decision support systems. He is a deputy editor of a polish medical journal- Medycyna Praktyczna.

Selected Publications

  1. Jaeschke R, Singer J, Guyatt G.  Measurement of health status: Ascertaining the minimal clinically important difference.  Controlled Clinical Trials 1989;10:407-415.
  2. Jaeschke R, Guyatt G, Gerstein H, Patterson C, Molloy Wm, Cook D, Harper S, Griffith L, Carbotte R.  Does treatment with L-thyroxine influence health status in middle aged and older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism?  J Gen Int Med 1996;11:744-749.
  3. Jaeschke R, Guyatt GH, Cook DJ.  Principles of EBM. Part 1-10. Medycyna Praktyczna 1999 - 2000.
  4. Montori VM, Jaeschke R, Schunemann HR, Bhandari M, Brozek JL, Devereaux PJ, Guyatt GH. Users' Guide to detecting misleading claims in clinical research reports. British Medical Journal 2004; 329:1093-1096.

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