Anick Berard

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Risk of congenital anomalies in pregnant users of statin drugs
    Benjamin Ofori
    Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:496-509. 2007
  2. pmc Prevalence and predictors of antidepressant use in a cohort of pregnant women
    E Ramos
    Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine Hosptial, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 114:1055-64. 2007
  3. ncbi Paroxetine use during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes including types of cardiac malformations in Quebec and France: a short communication
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 7:207-10. 2012
  4. ncbi Study of the costs and morbidities of late-preterm birth
    Anick Berard
    Universite de Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine Research Center, 3175, Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1C5
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F329-34. 2012
  5. doi Dihydroergotamine (DHE) use during gestation and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Sainte Justine Hospital, Research Center, 3175 Chemin de la Côte Ste Catherine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Headache 52:1085-93. 2012
  6. ncbi Validity of perinatal pharmacoepidemiologic studies using data from the RAMQ administrative database
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, 2Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 16:e360-9. 2009
  7. doi Isotretinoin and the risk of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and thromboembolic disorders
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Dermatology 223:45-51. 2011
  8. pmc Isotretinoin, pregnancies, abortions and birth defects: a population-based perspective
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:196-205. 2007
  9. ncbi [Antidepressants and pregnancy: risks and benefits for the mother and child]
    Anick Berard
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 23:957-60. 2007
  10. ncbi First trimester exposure to paroxetine and risk of cardiac malformations in infants: the importance of dosage
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 80:18-27. 2007

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  1. pmc Risk of congenital anomalies in pregnant users of statin drugs
    Benjamin Ofori
    Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:496-509. 2007
    ..Evidence from animal studies suggests that statin medications should not be taken during pregnancy. Our aim was to examine the association between the use of statins in early pregnancy and the incidence of congenital anomalies...
  2. pmc Prevalence and predictors of antidepressant use in a cohort of pregnant women
    E Ramos
    Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine Hosptial, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 114:1055-64. 2007
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  3. ncbi Paroxetine use during pregnancy and perinatal outcomes including types of cardiac malformations in Quebec and France: a short communication
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 7:207-10. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi Study of the costs and morbidities of late-preterm birth
    Anick Berard
    Universite de Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine Research Center, 3175, Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1C5
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F329-34. 2012
    ..To compare late-preterm infants (33-36 weeks) with term infants (≥37 weeks) on incidence of morbidities in the first 3 years of life and healthcare costs during the first 2 years of life and third year of life...
  5. doi Dihydroergotamine (DHE) use during gestation and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Sainte Justine Hospital, Research Center, 3175 Chemin de la Côte Ste Catherine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Headache 52:1085-93. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Validity of perinatal pharmacoepidemiologic studies using data from the RAMQ administrative database
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, 2Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 16:e360-9. 2009
    ....
  7. doi Isotretinoin and the risk of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and thromboembolic disorders
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Dermatology 223:45-51. 2011
    ..Case reports suggest that isotretinoin use is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disorders; however, the clinical significance has not been determined...
  8. pmc Isotretinoin, pregnancies, abortions and birth defects: a population-based perspective
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:196-205. 2007
    ..To estimate the population-based incidence rates of pregnancy, spontaneous and elective abortions, and birth defects associated with isotretinoin use, and to determine predictors of pregnancy while on isotretinoin...
  9. ncbi [Antidepressants and pregnancy: risks and benefits for the mother and child]
    Anick Berard
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 23:957-60. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi First trimester exposure to paroxetine and risk of cardiac malformations in infants: the importance of dosage
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 80:18-27. 2007
    ....
  11. doi Impact of better adherence to statin agents in the primary prevention of coronary artery disease
    Sylvie Perreault
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:1013-24. 2009
    ..Statins reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after continuous treatment. Studies have shown that less than 50% of patients take 80% or more of prescribed doses 1 year after starting therapy...
  12. doi Impact of adherence to antihypertensive agents on clinical outcomes and hospitalization costs
    Alice Dragomir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 48:418-25. 2010
    ..Low adherence to antihypertensive (AH) agents is acknowledged as a major contributor to the lack of blood pressure control, and may have a significant impact on clinical outcomes and healthcare costs...
  13. pmc Adherence level of antihypertensive agents in coronary artery disease
    Sylvie Perreault
    Faculties of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 69:74-84. 2010
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  14. pmc Use of antidepressants during pregnancy and the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Hamid Reza Nakhai-Pour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    CMAJ 182:1031-7. 2010
    ..Whether such use increases the risk of spontaneous abortion is still being debated. We evaluated the risk of spontaneous abortion in relation to the use of antidepressants during pregnancy...
  15. doi Impact of a better adherence to antihypertensive agents on cerebrovascular disease for primary prevention
    Fatima Zohra Kettani
    Faculty of Pharmacy, PO Box 6128, Centre Ville Station, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stroke 40:213-20. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of adherence to AH agents on the incidence of cerebrovascular disease (CD) in real-world practice...
  16. doi Duration of antidepressant use during pregnancy and risk of major congenital malformations
    Elodie Ramos
    University of Montreal, and Research Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 192:344-50. 2008
    ..Antidepressant use during the gestational period is a controversial topic...
  17. ncbi Isotretinoin and the risk of depression in patients with acne vulgaris: a case-crossover study
    Laurent Azoulay
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:526-32. 2008
    ..To determine whether isotretinoin increases the risk of depression in patients with acne vulgaris...
  18. doi Effect of maternal moderate to severe asthma on perinatal outcomes
    Faranak Firoozi
    Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Respir Med 104:1278-87. 2010
    ..In our study, we investigated the effect that the severity of asthma during pregnancy has on the risk of a small for gestational age (SGA) infant, low birth weight (LBW), and preterm birth...
  19. pmc Impact of adherence to statins on chronic heart failure in primary prevention
    Sylvie Perreault
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:706-16. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the impact of adherence to statins on the incidence of CHF...
  20. ncbi Relationship between adherence level to statins, clinical issues and health-care costs in real-life clinical setting
    Alice Dragomir
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Value Health 13:87-94. 2010
    ..Low adherence to statins may have a significant impact on clinical issues and health-care costs. The objective is to evaluate the impact of low adherence to statins on clinical issues and direct health-care costs...
  21. ncbi Antidepressant therapy during pregnancy: an insight on its potential healthcare costs
    Elodie Ramos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e398-410. 2008
    ..Information on healthcare costs associated with poorly treated psychiatric disorders during and after pregnancy is limited...
  22. pmc Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension
    Mary A De Vera
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal CHU Sainte Justine Research Center, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 74:362-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact of antidepressant use during pregnancy on the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension...
  23. doi Relationship between changes in inhaled corticosteroid use and markers of uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy
    Lucie Blais
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 32:202-9. 2012
    ..To describe changes in inhaled corticosteroid use during pregnancy and markers of uncontrolled asthma, and to evaluate the association between them...
  24. ncbi Concordance between periconceptional folic acid supplementation and Canadian Clinical Guidelines
    Audrey Ann Richard-Tremblay
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e150-9. 2012
    ..In 2007, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) introduced new guidelines on periconceptional folic acid supplementation...
  25. ncbi Patterns and utilization of isotretinoin for acne from 1984 to 2003: is there need for concern?
    Laurent Azoulay
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 62:667-74. 2006
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  26. doi Determinants of early medical management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
    Anaïs Lacasse
    Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Birth 36:70-7. 2009
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  27. pmc Use of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs during pregnancy and the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Hamid Reza Nakhai-Pour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, and the Research Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Ste Justine, Montreal, Quebec
    CMAJ 183:1713-20. 2011
    ..We aimed to quantify the association between having a spontaneous abortion and types and dosages of nonaspirin NSAIDs in a cohort of pregnant women...
  28. ncbi Annual trends in use of periconceptional folic acid and birth prevalence of major congenital malformations
    Audrey Ann Richard-Tremblay
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 8:153-61. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess trends in dispensed high dose periconceptional folic acid (5 mg) and birth prevalence of major congenital malformations...
  29. ncbi [Quebec Pregnancy Cohort: prevalence of medication use during gestation and pregnancy outcomes]
    Anick Berard
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Centre de recherche, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Therapie 69:71-81. 2014
    ..Many women are exposed to medications during pregnancy. The Quebec Pregnancy Cohort (QPC) is a prospective population-based cohort which includes all data on pregnancies and children between January 1997 and December 2008...
  30. pmc Epidemiology of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: prevalence, severity, determinants, and the importance of race/ethnicity
    Anaïs Lacasse
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:26. 2009
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  31. pmc Impact of adherence to statins on coronary artery disease in primary prevention
    Marie Hélène Bouchard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:698-708. 2007
    ..Studies have shown that <40% of patients take > or =80% of prescribed doses 1 year after starting therapy and that approximately half discontinue medication within 6 months of starting therapy...
  32. ncbi Risk of congenital anomalies in pregnant users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: A nested case-control study
    Benjamin Ofori
    Research Center, Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 77:268-79. 2006
    ..We carried out a study to quantify the association between those women prescribed NSAIDs in early pregnancy and congenital anomalies...
  33. ncbi Metoclopramide and diphenhydramine in the treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum: effectiveness and predictors of rehospitalisation
    Anaïs Lacasse
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 143:43-9. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of this new HG protocol regarding length of hospitalisation for HG, rate of rehospitalisation, evolution of nausea and vomiting symptoms, and rate of adverse events...
  34. doi Antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy: perinatal outcomes
    Sophie Kulaga
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Seizure 20:667-72. 2011
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  35. ncbi Effect of statin adherence on cerebrovascular disease in primary prevention
    Sylvie Perreault
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 122:647-55. 2009
    ..Nonadherence to statins may reduce this protective effect. The association between statin adherence and incidence of cerebrovascular disease remains unexplored outside the context of clinical trials...
  36. ncbi Association between antidepressant use during pregnancy and infants born small for gestational age
    Elodie Ramos
    Pfizer Canada, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 55:643-52. 2010
    ..To measure the association between the class of antidepressant (AD) used according to trimester of exposure during pregnancy and infants born small for gestational age (SGA)...
  37. doi Validity of congenital malformation diagnostic codes recorded in Québec's administrative databases
    Lucie Blais
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:881-9. 2013
    ..To assess the validity of the diagnostic codes of congenital malformations (CMs) recorded in two of Québec's administrative databases...
  38. doi Risk factors associated with preterm birth according to gestational age at birth
    Benjamin D Ofori
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:556-64. 2008
    ..To identify and quantify risk factors associated with preterm birth, stratified by gestational age at birth...
  39. doi Herbal products use during pregnancy: prevalence and predictors
    Krystel Moussally
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:454-61. 2009
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  40. pmc Validation of the nausea and vomiting of pregnancy specific health related quality of life questionnaire
    Anaïs Lacasse
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:32. 2008
    ..However, the reliability and validity of the NVPQOL have never been established. In order to justify its usage, the internal consistency and criterion validity of the NVPQOL questionnaire must be ascertained...
  41. ncbi Trends in anti-infective drugs use in pregnancy
    Fabiano Santos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e460-5. 2012
    ..Overuse of broad spectra agents is associated with development and spread of bacterial resistance, a problem that is faced as a significant threat to the public health...
  42. doi Prevalence and predictors of anti-infective use during pregnancy
    Fabiano Santos
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:418-27. 2010
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  43. doi Reliability and validity of the 4-item perceived stress scale among pregnant women: results from the OTIS antidepressants study
    Fatiha Karam
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 35:363-75. 2012
    ..67; p < .001), and concurrent validity with the mental health component of the Short-Form-12 (r = -.62; p < .001) as a measure of QoL. The 4-item PSS is a valid and useful tool for assessing maternal stress during pregnancy...
  44. ncbi Discontinuation of antihypertensive drug use during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia and eclampsia among women with chronic hypertension
    Hamid Reza Nakhai-Pour
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:180.e1-8. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the association between the discontinuation of antihypertensive medication use during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia and eclampsia...
  45. ncbi Effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and venlafaxine during pregnancy in term and preterm neonates
    Ema Ferreira
    Department of Pharmacy, CHU Sainte Justine, 3175 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1C5
    Pediatrics 119:52-9. 2007
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  46. ncbi Inappropriate medication prescribing in community-dwelling elderly people living in Iran
    Laurent Azoulay
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:913-9. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of inappropriate medication prescribing in Middle Eastern community-dwelling elderly persons, and to determine factors associated with inappropriate prescribing...
  47. ncbi Quality assessment of clinical practice guidelines for the prescription of antidepressant drugs during pregnancy
    Fabiano Santos
    Research Centre CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada
    Curr Clin Pharmacol 7:7-14. 2012
    ..Future guidelines should take into account the observed drawbacks in some domains, and specifically focus a more in depth approach of depression during pregnancy...
  48. doi Validity of a modified Pregnancy-Unique Quantification of Emesis and Nausea (PUQE) scoring index to assess severity of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
    Anaïs Lacasse
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:71.e1-7. 2008
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  49. ncbi Antidepressant use during pregnancy: a critical systematic review of the literature
    Mariève Simoncelli
    Centre Info Médicaments en Allaitement et Grossesse, CHU Sainte Justine Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 5:153-70. 2010
    ..Finally, information on the long-term effects of gestational antidepressant use on child development is only starting to emerge, and existing information is too limited to determine the risk...
  50. ncbi Epidemiology of major congenital malformations with specific focus on teratogens
    Sonia Chaabane
    Research Center, CHU Ste Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Curr Drug Saf 8:128-40. 2013
    ..Major congenital malformations (MCMs) are a significant cause of infant morbidity and mortality and constitute an important societal and economic burden...
  51. doi Health care providers' requests to Teratogen Information Services on medication use during pregnancy and lactation
    Marie Pierre Gendron
    University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:523-31. 2009
    ..This situation may partly explain health care providers' (HCP) risk perceptions and thus the increasing number of calls to Teratogen Information Services (TIS)...
  52. ncbi Gestational exposure to antidepressants and the risk of spontaneous abortion: a review
    Perrine Broy
    Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Drug Deliv 7:76-92. 2010
    ..We present an overview of the evidence relating to the association between antidepressant use during gestation and the risk of spontaneous abortion...
  53. ncbi Congenital malformations: agreement between diagnostic codes in an administrative database and mothers' reports
    Sophie Kulaga
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 32:549-54. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to validate the diagnostic codes for major congenital malformations (MCMs) recorded in a medical service claims database against mother's report obtained by questionnaire...
  54. ncbi The Quebec Pregnancy Cohort - Prevalence of Medication Use during Gestation and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Anick Berard
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Research center, CHU Ste Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e93870. 2014
    ..We evaluated the potential and the validity of the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort (QPC) as a research tool in perinatal pharmacoepidemiology...
  55. doi Major malformations after first trimester exposure to aspirin and NSAIDs
    Hamid Reza Nakhai-Pour
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Research Center, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 1:605-16. 2008
    ..This review suggests that the exposure to aspirin or NSAIDs during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of gastroschisis (aspirin), cardiac malformations (NSAIDs) and orofacial malformations (naproxen). ..
  56. ncbi Relationship between clinical classification of chronic venous disease and patient-reported quality of life: results from an international cohort study
    Susan R Kahn
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 39:823-8. 2004
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  57. ncbi [Factors associated with short- and long-term use of benzodiazepines in the elderly from Quebec]
    Dany Fortin
    Faculté de médecine de l Université de Sherbrooke et Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement de l Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Sherbrooke, 1036 rue Belvedere sud, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 4C4, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:103-13. 2005
    ..In this study, we were unable to show a difference between the two groups of users with regards to the risk factors studied. This result leads us to conclude that prevention of long-term use must be aimed at all new benzodiazepine users...