2017 Publications

Patricia Trbovich… Contributing author of Hedlund N. et al.: Systematic evidence review of rates and burden of harm of intravenous admixture drug preparation errors in healthcare settings. BMJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz… Contributing author of Andrew MK. Et al.: Influenza vaccine effectiveness against influenza-related hospitalization during a season with mixed outbreaks of four influenza viruses: a test-negative case-control study in adults in Canada. BMC Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Stan Feinberg… Contributing author of Angarita FA. Et al: Management of complex polyps of the colon and rectum. Int J Colorectal Dis. PubMed

Dr. Martin Strauss… Leading author of Strauss M. et al.: The Divergent Cardiovascular Effects of ACE Inhibitors and ARBs in Patient With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Can J Diabetes. PubMed

Daniela Gallo-Hershberg… Contributing author of Lui M. et al.: Development and validation of a patient-reported questionnaire assessing systemic therapy induced diarrhea in oncology patients. Health Qual Life Outcomes. PubMed

Amna Faheem… Contributing author of Bolotin S. et al.: Case-control study of household contacts to examine immunological protection from Bordetella pertussis transmission - study protocol. CMAJ Open. PubMed

Catherine Eadie… Contributing author of Sawhney M. et al.: Using Simulation to Enhance Education Regarding Epidural Analgesia for Registered Nurses. Pain Manag Nurs. PubMed

Dr. Sanjho Srikandarajah… Contributing author of Feinberg AE. Et al.: Opioid Use After Discharge in Postoperative Patients: A Systematic Review. Ann Surg. PubMed

Dr Frank Sullivan… Contributing author of O'Brian MA, et al.: Piloting electronic screening forms in primary care: findings from a mixed methods study to identify patients eligible for low dose CT lung cancer screening. BMC Fam Pract. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz… Contributing author of Buchan SA, et al.: Vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza hospitalizations among young children during the 2010-11 to 2013-14 influenza seasons in Ontario, Canada. PLoS One. PubMed

Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh… Leading and corresponding author of El-Sheikh Y, et al.: Surgical Management of Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Repetitive Stress Epiphyseal Fracture Nonunion in Elite Sport Climbers. J Hand Surg Am. PubMed

Dr. Dana Mayer… Corresponding author of Klein S. and Mayer D.: Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations. Can Fam Physician. PubMed

Dr. Thomas Ungar and Adrienne Mehak… corresponding and contributing authors, respectively, of Taube-Schiff M, et al.: Advancing Care Within an Adult Mental Health Day Hospital: Program Re-Design and Evaluation. J Behav Health Serv Res. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz… Contributing author of Ng C, et al.: Resource Utilization and Cost of Influenza Requiring Hospitalization in Canadian Adults: A Study from the Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network of the Canadian Immunization Research Network. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. PubMed

Edith Rolko… Corresponding author of Lee M, et al.: Choosing Wisely: Experience of a Community Academic Hospital Pharmacy in Identifying Opportunities and Implementing Changes. Can. J. Josp. Pharm. PubMed

Dr. Caraiscos Valerie… contributing author of Spaner D, et al.: Use of Standardized Assessment Tools to Improve the Effectiveness of Palliative Care Rounds: A Quality Improvement Initiative. J. Palliat. Care. PubMed

Dr. Thomas Ungar… Lead and corresponding author of Ungar T, et al.: Think You Can Shrink? A Proof-of-Concept Study for Men's Health Education Through Edutainment. J. Technol. Behav. Sci. PubMed

Dr. Sabrina Lee… contributing author of Murji A, et al.: A Multicenter Study Evaluating the Effect of Ulipristal Acetate during Myomectomy. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. PubMed

Adriana Caggiano… Lead author of Caggiano A, et al.: Genetic non-discrimination policy in Canada: Assessing windows of opportunity for policy change. Healthcare Management Forum. PubMed

Dr. Gordon Soon… Lead and corresponding author of Soon G. and Laxer R.M.: Approach to recurrent fever in childhood. Can Fam Physician. PubMed

Dr. Ronan Kanani… contributing author of Adams S, et al.: Care maps for children with medical complexity. Dev Med Child Neurol. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz … contributing author of Andrew MK, et al.: The Importance of Frailty in the Assessment of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza-Related Hospitalization in Elderly People. J Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Wilma Sirkin … contributing author of Farrell SA, et al.: HLX is a candidate gene for a pattern of anomalies associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, short bowel, and asplenia. Am J Med Genet A. PubMed

Dr. Phil Shin … contributing author of Bean S, et al.: Second Medical Opinions in End-of-Life Disputes in Critical Care: An Ethics-Based Approach. Healthc Q. PubMed

Dr. Patricia Trbovich … Senior author of Lin YL, et al.: Usability of data integration and visualization software for multidisciplinary pediatric intensive care: a human factors approach to assessing technology. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver, Babak Aliarzadeh and Dr. David White … contributing authors of Coons MJ, et al.: Is glycemia control in Canadians with diabetes individualized? A cross-sectional observational study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. PubMed

Daniela Gallo-Hershberg … contributing author of Chiu N, Zhang L, et al.: A prospective study of docetaxel-associated pain syndrome. Support Care Cancer. PubMed

Dr. Kathy Chun … contributing author of Lebo MS, et al.: Data sharing as a national quality improvement program: reporting on BRCA1 and BRCA2 variant-interpretation comparisons through the Canadian Open Genetics Repository (COGR). Genet Med. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver … contributing author of Birtwhistle R, et al.: Hospital admission rates and emergency department use in relation to glycated hemoglobin in people with diabetes mellitus: a linkage study using electronic medical record and administrative data in Ontario. CMAJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Blair Henry … lead author of Henry B, et al.: Palliative care as a public health issue: understanding disparities in access to palliative care for the homeless population living in Toronto, based on a policy analysis. Curr Oncol. PubMed

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg … contributing author of Fitchett D, et al.: A Practical Guide to the Use of Glucose-Lowering Agents With Cardiovascular Benefit or Proven Safety. Can J Cardiol. PubMed

Dr. Tianhua Huang and Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing authors of Huang T, et al.: Enhanced First Trimester Screening for Trisomy 21 with Contingent Cell-Free Fetal DNA: A Comparative Performance and Cost Analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Persaud N, et al.: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of providing essential medicines at no charge: the Carefully seLected and Easily Accessible at No Charge Medicines (CLEAN Meds) trial. BMJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Loudon K, et al.: The PRECIS-2 tool has good interrater reliability and modest discriminant validity. J Clin Epidemiol. PubMed

Sumit Raybardhan, Dr. Tiffany Kan, Brian Minnema and Dr. Benny Wong … contributing authors of Leis JA, et al.: Point-of-care Beta-lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation. Clin Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Martin Strauss and Alistair Hall … lead and senior authors of Strauss MH, et al.: Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Do Not Reduce Risk of Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular Death, or Total Mortality: Further Evidence for the ARB-MI Paradox. Circulation. PubMed

Dr. MarleneTaube-Schiff, Megan Ruhig, Adrienne Mehak and Dr. Thomas Ungar … lead and contributing authors of Taube-Schiff M, et al.: Staff perspectives: What is the function of adult mental health day hospital programs? J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. PubMed

Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing author of Noor A, et al.: Disruption of YWHAE gene at 17p13.3 causes learning disabilities and brain abnormalities. Clin Genet. PubMed

Dr. Aaron Horvath, Shana Haberman, Archna Patel, and Dr. Dorothy Sullivan … contributing authors of Lewin WH, et al.: Supportive Cardiology: Moving Palliative Care Upstream for Patients Living with Advanced Heart Failure. J Palliat Med. PubMed

Clare Gibbons, Dr. Alan Fung, and Dr. Wendy Meschino … contributing authors of Sadeghi M, et al.: Feasibility of computerized working memory training in individuals with Huntington disease. PLoS One. PubMed

Dr. Mikael Lavigne … lead author of Lavigne M, et al.: Priority setting in paediatric preventive care research. Arch Dis Child. PubMed

Dr. Kimberly Wintemute … contributing author of Pendrith C, et al: Frequency of and variation in low-value care in primary care: a retrospective cohort study. CMAJ Open. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver and Babak Aliarzadeh … contributing authors of Loo CK, et al.: Association between neighbourhood walkability and metabolic risk factors influenced by physical activity: a cross-sectional study of adults in Toronto, Canada. BMJ Open. PubMed

Mirkka Koivusalo and Dr. Kevin Katz … lead and senior authors of Koivusalo M, et al.: Canine scent detection as a tool to distinguish meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. J Hosp Infect. PubMed

Dr. Kimberly Lazare … author of Addison's Disease and Possible Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome Presenting as an Eating Disorder in a Thirty-Year-Old Female. Case Rep Endocrinol. PubMed

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg … contributing author of Mancini G, et al.: Diabetes for Cardiologists: Practical Issues in Diagnosis and Management. Can J Cardiol. PubMed

Dr. Brian Francis Wall … lead author of Wall BF, et al.: Capnography versus standard monitoring for emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. PubMed

Dr. Michelle Greiver … contributing authors of Southgate D, et al.: Effect of a Group Behavioural Management Program on Emotional Regulation of Food Choices: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Can J Diet Pract Res. PubMed

Dr. Brian Kashin, Mona Sawhney, and Dr. Gregory Ip … authors of In Response. Anesth Analg. PubMed

Dr. David White … contributing author of Krueger P, et al.: Predictors of job satisfaction among academic family medicine faculty: Findings from a faculty work-life and leadership survey. Can Fam Physician. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Francis NA, et al.: Oral and Topical Antibiotics for Clinically Infected Eczema in Children: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Ambulatory Care. Ann Fam Med. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … lead author of Sullivan FM, et al.: Detection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT®-Lung Test (ECLS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer. PubMed

Dr. Christo El Morr and Susan Wollard … authors of El Morr C, et al.: Assessing the Performance of a Modified LACE Index (LACE-rt) to Predict Unplanned Readmission After Discharge in a Community Teaching Hospital. Interact J Med Res. PubMed

Dr. Simon Raphael … contributing author of Cheema PK, et al.: Rate of EGFR mutation testing for patients with nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer with implementation of reflex testing by pathologists. Curr Oncol. PubMed

Sumit Raybardhan … contributing author of Sasson G, et al.: Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in immunosuppressed patients: a multicenter, retrospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. PubMed

Dr. Elad Mei-Dan … lead author of Mei-Dan E, et al.: The Effect of Birth Order on Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Very Preterm Twins. Am J Perinatol. PubMed

Dr. Patricia Trbovich … lead author of Trbovich P, et al.: Root-cause analysis: swatting at mosquitoes versus draining the swamp. BMJ Qual Saf. PubMed

Dr. Frank Sullivan … contributing author of Babl FE, et al.: Bell's Palsy in Children (BellPIC): protocol for a multicentre, placebo-controlled randomized trial. BMC Pediatr. PubMed

Dr. Kevin Katz … contributing author of Coleman BL, et al.: Pre-and post-pandemic trends in antiviral use in hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza: 2004/05-2013/14, Toronto, Canada. Antiviral Res. PubMed

Leigh Hayden … contributing author of Bhattacharyya O et al.: Criteria to assess potential reverse innovations: opportunities for shared learning between high- and low-income countries. Global Health PubMed

Dr. Christo El Morr … lead author of El Morr C, AlHamzah M, Ng P, Purewal A, Al-Omran M: Knowledge of peripheral arterial disease: Results of an intervention to measure and improve PAD knowledge in Toronto. Vascular PubMed

Dr. Braden O'Neill … author of O'Neill B: Towards an improved understanding of modern health information ecology. Soc Sci Med PubMed

Dr. Alan Fung … contributing author of Soklaridis S, et al.: Where is the client/patient voice in interprofessional healthcare team assessments? Findings from a one-day forum. J Interprof Care PubMed

Dr. Alan Fung … contributing author of McGarry A, et al.: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of coenzyme Q10 in Huntington disease. Neurology PubMed

Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh … contributing author of Lutter C, El-Sheikh Y, Schöffl I, Schöffl V: Sport climbing: medical considerations for this new Olympic discipline. Br J Sports Med PubMed

Wil Ng, Amna Faheem, and Dr. Kevin Katz … lead and senior authors of Ng W, et al.: Community- and Healthcare-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains: An Investigation Into Household Transmission, Risk Factors, and Environmental Contamination. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol PubMed