Evidence-based Practice Center Reports in Progress

The following is a list of in-progress work by the Evidence-based Practice Center Program. Awareness of these reports and their stage of development might be useful to decisionmakers.

 Evidence Reports / Methods Guidance / Methods Research Reports

Evidence Reports

Screening for Depression in Adults: An Updated Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older Adults: A Systematic Review to Update the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation

Diabetes Medications for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Update Focused on Monotherapy and Add-on Therapy to Metformin

Behavioral Counseling and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Screening for Breast Cancer With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Screening for Breast Cancer

Adjunctive Screening for Breast Cancer in Women With Dense Breasts

Early Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of C. difficile: Update

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy

Screening for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Systematic Review to Update the 2008 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation

Management of Renal Masses and Localized Renal Cancer

Strategies to Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents

Imaging for Pretreatment Staging of Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Treatments for Fecal Incontinence

Diagnosis and Management of Infantile Hemangioma

Environmental Cleaning for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

Core Functionality for Pediatric Electronic Health Records

Home-Based Primary Care Interventions: A Systematic Review

Interventions to Improve Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections

Comparative Effectiveness of Calcineurin Inhibitor Monitoring and Treatment for Renal Transplantation

Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Improving Cultural Competence To Reduce Health Disparities for Priority Populations

Health Information Exchange

Emerging Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

Nonpharmacological Versus Pharmacological Treatments for Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Noninvasive Testing for Coronary Artery Disease

Diagnosis and Management of Gout

Management and Outcomes of Binge Eating Disorder

Behavioral Health Programs for Diabetes Mellitus

Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Agitation and Aggression in Dementia

Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Disruptive Behavior Disorder

Noninvasive Treatments for Low Back Pain

Diagnosis of Right Lower Quadrant Pain (Suspected Acute Appendicitis)

Prevention of Contrast Media Induced Nephropathy

Insomnia Disorder: Diagnosis and Management Outside of Sleep Medicine Clinics

Spinal Fusion for Treating Painful Lumbar Degenerated Discs or Joints

Cardiovascular Procedures and Subsequent Cognitive Function

Genetic Testing for Risk of Recurrent Cancer

Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

The Effectiveness of Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Severe Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) of the Knee

Use of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in the Medicare Population

Renal Artery Stenosis Management Strategies: An Updated Comparative Effectiveness Review

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Methods Guidance

Guidance for the Conduct and Reporting of Decision and Simulation Models in the Context of Health Technology Assessment

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Methods Research Reports

Decision and Simulation Modeling: Review of Existing Guidance, Future Research Needs, and Validity Assessment

Testing the Predictive Validity of Strength of Evidence Grades

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Please direct inquiries about ongoing topics to: epc@ahrq.gov.

Page last reviewed July 2015
Internet Citation: Evidence-based Practice Center Reports in Progress. July 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/in-progress/index.html