Work in Progress

This list is of projects that are presently being examined by the TAU:


1. Development of a framework for translating evidence into recommendations

2. Evaluating the impact of the multiplex respiratory-virus panel (MRVP) for influenza on patient management at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) (Accepted for publication by American Journal of Infection Control)

3. Field evaluation on the use of defibrillators (project with INESSS)

4. Use of alteplase (Cathflow) in hemodialysis (protocol to protect/recover appropriate flow)

5. Use of plerixafor as first line agent for stem cell mobilization

6. Use of parenteral Iron (vs oral)

7. Statistical characterization of lung nodules on CT scan in patients with a primary cancer in another location

8. Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Cardiac Life Support in adult subjects (ECMO)

9. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (update of 2009 TAU report #39)