Anita Palepu

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Readmission rates of patients discharged against medical advice: a matched cohort study
    Mark Choi
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e24459. 2011
  2. pmc Daily substance use and mental health symptoms among a cohort of homeless adults in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 588B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    J Urban Health 90:740-6. 2013
  3. pmc Quality of life themes in Canadian adults and street youth who are homeless or hard-to-house: a multi-site focus group study
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St, Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:93. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral adherence and HIV treatment outcomes among HIV/HCV co-infected injection drug users: the role of methadone maintenance therapy
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:188-94. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse treatment and risk behaviors among HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:3-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy and continuity of HIV care: the impact of incarceration and prison release on adherence and HIV treatment outcomes
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Antivir Ther 9:713-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse treatment and hospitalization among a cohort of HIV-infected individuals with alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:389-94. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Uptake and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected people with alcohol and other substance use problems: the impact of substance abuse treatment
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Addiction 99:361-8. 2004
  9. pmc Alcohol use and incarceration adversely affect HIV-1 RNA suppression among injection drug users starting antiretroviral therapy
    Anita Palepu
    All the authors are with the University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Urban Health 80:667-75. 2003
  10. pmc Substance abuse treatment and receipt of liver specialty care among persons coinfected with HIV/HCV who have alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:411-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Readmission rates of patients discharged against medical advice: a matched cohort study
    Mark Choi
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e24459. 2011
    ..We compared the readmission rates and the pattern of readmission among patients discharged against medical advice (AMA) to control patients discharged with approval over a one-year follow-up period...
  2. pmc Daily substance use and mental health symptoms among a cohort of homeless adults in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 588B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    J Urban Health 90:740-6. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Quality of life themes in Canadian adults and street youth who are homeless or hard-to-house: a multi-site focus group study
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St, Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, 620B 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:93. 2012
    ..To understand the life areas that are most important to them, it is critical to have direct input from target populations of homeless and hard-to-house persons...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral adherence and HIV treatment outcomes among HIV/HCV co-infected injection drug users: the role of methadone maintenance therapy
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:188-94. 2006
    ..We examined the association of methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) adherence and HIV treatment outcomes among a cohort of HIV/HCV co-infected injection drug users (IDUs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse treatment and risk behaviors among HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:3-9. 2005
    ..Although the opportunity exists to address HIV risk behaviors in the setting of substance abuse treatment, effective institutionalization of this challenging behavior change effort has not yet been realized...
  6. ncbi request reprint Initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy and continuity of HIV care: the impact of incarceration and prison release on adherence and HIV treatment outcomes
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Antivir Ther 9:713-9. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of incarceration within 12 months of initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on non-adherence and HIV-1 RNA suppression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse treatment and hospitalization among a cohort of HIV-infected individuals with alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:389-94. 2005
    ..We examined the association of substance abuse treatment services on hospitalization among participants in the HIV-Alcohol Longitudinal Cohort (HIV-ALC) study of HIV-infected individuals with a history of alcohol problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Uptake and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected people with alcohol and other substance use problems: the impact of substance abuse treatment
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Addiction 99:361-8. 2004
    ..We examined the association of substance abuse treatment with uptake, adherence and virological response to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among HIV-infected people with a history of alcohol problems...
  9. pmc Alcohol use and incarceration adversely affect HIV-1 RNA suppression among injection drug users starting antiretroviral therapy
    Anita Palepu
    All the authors are with the University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Urban Health 80:667-75. 2003
    ..As well, increased outreach to HIV-infected drug users recently released from prison to ensure continuity of care needs to be further developed...
  10. pmc Substance abuse treatment and receipt of liver specialty care among persons coinfected with HIV/HCV who have alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:411-7. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse treatment and emergency department utilization among a cohort of HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620B 1081 Burrand Street, V6Z1Y6 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Subst Abuse Treat 25:37-42. 2003
    ..Substance abuse treatment may present an opportunity to impact health care utilization patterns of HIV-infected persons with a history of alcohol problems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Minority faculty and academic rank in medicine
    A Palepu
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Mass 02118, USA
    JAMA 280:767-71. 1998
    ..Previous studies have found that fewer minority medical school faculty hold senior professorial ranks than do majority faculty and may not be promoted as rapidly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors other than the Duke criteria associated with infective endocarditis among injection drug users
    Anita Palepu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Clin Invest Med 25:118-25. 2002
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  14. pmc Hospital utilization and costs in a cohort of injection drug users
    A Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    CMAJ 165:415-20. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Specialty choices, compensation, and career satisfaction of underrepresented minority faculty in academic medicine
    A Palepu
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
    Acad Med 75:157-60. 2000
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  16. pmc Medical women in academia: the silences we keep
    Anita Palepu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of Bristish Columbia, Vancouver
    CMAJ 167:877-9. 2002
  17. pmc Homelessness and adherence to antiretroviral therapy among a cohort of HIV-infected injection drug users
    Anita Palepu
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Urban Health 88:545-55. 2011
    ..Given the survival benefit of ART, it is critical to develop and evaluate innovative strategies such as supportive housing and methadone maintenance to address these risk factors to improve adherence...
  18. pmc The social determinants of emergency department and hospital use by injection drug users in Canada
    A Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Urban Health 76:409-18. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between sociodemographic characteristics and human immunodeficiency (HIV) status of a cohort of injection drug users (IDUs) on their self-reported health service utilization...
  19. pmc Addiction treatment and stable housing among a cohort of injection drug users
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e11697. 2010
    ..Unstable housing and homelessness is prevalent among injection drug users (IDU). We sought to examine whether accessing addiction treatment was associated with attaining stable housing in a prospective cohort of IDU in Vancouver, Canada...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic disparities in access to addiction treatment among a cohort of Vancouver injection drug users
    Evan Wood
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, 608 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1153-67. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrate low levels of addiction treatment among Vancouver IDUs and suggest that programs may need to be targeted towards specific populations with poor access...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impaired virologic response to highly active antiretroviral therapy associated with ongoing injection drug use
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:522-6. 2003
    ..07, 95% CI: 0.87-1.33). Current injection drug users were less likely to achieve HIV-1 RNA suppression compared with non-drug users. Adherence as measured by pharmacy refill compliance was not a reliable measure in this subpopulation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of accessing methadone on the time to initiating HIV treatment among antiretroviral-naive HIV-infected injection drug users
    Evan Wood
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    AIDS 19:837-9. 2005
    ..7% among those who were on MMT at baseline and 44.4% among those not on MMT (log-rank P = 0.001). In a Cox model, the use of MMT was independently associated with an elevated rate of ART use...
  23. ncbi request reprint Slower uptake of HIV antiretroviral therapy among Aboriginal injection drug users
    Evan Wood
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Infect 52:233-6. 2006
    ..We examined the time to antiretroviral therapy (ART) use among antiretroviral naïve HIV infected injection drug users participating in a prospective cohort study in Vancouver, Canada...
  24. pmc Health literacy, antiretroviral adherence, and HIV-RNA suppression: a longitudinal perspective
    Michael K Paasche-Orlow
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:835-40. 2006
    ..Low health literacy has been associated with worse adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and higher HIV-RNA levels, but these relationships have not been evaluated in longitudinal analyses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV testing on uptake of HIV therapy among antiretroviral naive HIV-infected injection drug users
    Evan Wood
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:451-4. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and antiretroviral adherence among HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Jeffrey H Samet
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:572-7. 2004
    ..We examined the relative importance of varying levels of alcohol consumption on adherence in HIV-infected patients with a history of alcohol problems...
  27. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy and hospital readmission: comparison of a matched cohort
    Bohdan Nosyk
    Canadian HIV Trials Network, St, Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 6:146. 2006
    ..Paul's Hospital (SPH) in Vancouver, BC, Canada...
  28. ncbi request reprint HIV-positive injection drug users who leave the hospital against medical advice: the mitigating role of methadone and social support
    Alex C H Chan
    Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:56-9. 2004
    ..Factors associated with the risk of leaving against medical advice among HIV/AIDS patients or injection drug users have not been examined in detail...
  29. ncbi request reprint 'Flying below the radar': a qualitative study of minority experience and management of discrimination in academic medicine
    Phyllis L Carr
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Med Educ 41:601-9. 2007
    ..It looks at how they describe the environment for minorities, how they manage discrimination and what institutions and majority-member faculty can do to improve medical academe for minority members...
  30. pmc Predictors of early hospital readmission in HIV-infected patients with pneumonia
    Anita Palepu
    Received from the Department of Internal Medicine, the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 18:242-7. 2003
    ..We explored the risk factors for early readmission to a tertiary care inner-city hospital among HIV-infected patients with pneumonia in Vancouver, Canada...
  31. pmc Factors influencing quality of life in patients with active tuberculosis
    Carlo A Marra
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:58. 2004
    ..The objective of our study was to identify areas of QoL that are affected by active TB using focus groups and individual interviews...
  32. pmc Injection Drug Use Quality of Life scale (IDUQOL): a validation study
    Anita M Hubley
    Measurement Evaluation and Research Methodology, Dept of ECPS, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:43. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Differences in hospital mortality among critically ill patients of Asian, Native Indian, and European descent
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Chest 134:1217-22. 2008
    ..We compared hospital mortality among patients of Asian (originating from Asia or Southeast Asia), Native Indian, and European descent admitted to the ICU...
  34. pmc Housing first improves residential stability in homeless adults with concurrent substance dependence and mental disorders
    Anita Palepu
    Anita Palepu is with the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Michelle L Patterson, Akm Moniruzzaman, and Julian Somers are with the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia C James Frankish is with the School of Public and Population Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Am J Public Health 103:e30-6. 2013
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  35. doi request reprint Housing First improves subjective quality of life among homeless adults with mental illness: 12-month findings from a randomized controlled trial in Vancouver, British Columbia
    Michelle Patterson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1245-59. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that subjective QoL would improve over time among participants assigned to supported housing as compared to TAU, regardless of the type of supported housing received or participants' level of need...
  36. doi request reprint Violence among street-involved youth: the role of methamphetamine
    Ian Martin
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Eur Addict Res 15:32-8. 2009
    ..This study investigated a possible association between violence and the use of drugs, particularly methamphetamine and alcohol...
  37. ncbi request reprint Special considerations in the initiation and management of antiretroviral therapy in individuals coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C
    Paula Braitstein
    British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV AIDS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 18:2221-34. 2004
    ..Evidence is accumulating regarding the impact of HIV/HCV coinfection on the response to, and safety and tolerability of, antiretroviral therapy (ART) in this population...
  38. pmc Housing first reduces re-offending among formerly homeless adults with mental disorders: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Julian M Somers
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72946. 2013
    ..HF is also associated with lower residential costs than common alternative approaches. Few studies have examined the effect of HF on criminal behavior...
  39. pmc Injection Drug User Quality of Life Scale (IDUQOL): findings from a content validation study
    Anita M Hubley
    Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:46. 2007
    ..g., appropriateness of life areas or items, names and descriptions of life areas, instructions for administration and scoring)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fertility intentions of women of reproductive age living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada
    Gina S Ogilvie
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 21:S83-8. 2007
    ..We undertook a study to examine the fertility intentions and reproductive health issues of women living with HIV in a broad-based sample in British Columbia, Canada...
  41. pmc Risk factors, quality of care and prognosis in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with stroke
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620 B, 1081 Burrard Street, St, Paul s Hospita, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:74. 2013
    ..We compared risk factors, quality of care and risk of death or recurrent stroke in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  42. doi request reprint Reliability of intensive care unit admitting and comorbid diagnoses, race, elements of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score, and predicted probability of mortality in an electronic intensive care unit database
    Joshua B Wenner
    Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC Canada
    J Crit Care 24:401-7. 2009
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  43. pmc Risk-taking behaviors among injecting drug users who obtain syringes from pharmacies, fixed sites, and mobile van needle exchanges
    Cari L Miller
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, Canada
    J Urban Health 79:257-65. 2002
    ..Use of distribution beyond fixed sites will improve such outreach, thereby increasing program effectiveness and further preventing the transmission of blood-borne infections...
  44. pmc Leaving hospital against medical advice among HIV-positive patients
    Aslam H Anis
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Canadian HIV Trials Network, Vancouver
    CMAJ 167:633-7. 2002
    ..Because of the high prevalence of injection drug use among HIV-positive patients admitted to hospital in Vancouver, we explored the factors associated with leaving hospital against medical advice in this population...
  45. pmc Substance use and access to health care and addiction treatment among homeless and vulnerably housed persons in three Canadian cities
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e75133. 2013
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  46. pmc A cross-sectional observational study of unmet health needs among homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities
    Niran Argintaru
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St, Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:577. 2013
    ....
  47. pmc Cardiac medication prescribing and adherence after acute myocardial infarction in Chinese and South Asian Canadian patients
    Emily J Lai
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 10th floor 2775rel S Laut, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:56. 2011
    ..We compared prescribing and adherence to ACE-inhibitors (ACEI), beta-blockers (BB), and statins following AMI among elderly Chinese, South Asian, and Non-Asian patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint "Having the right chemistry": a qualitative study of mentoring in academic medicine
    Vicki A Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Acad Med 78:328-34. 2003
    ..Mentoring relationships are key to developing productive careers in academic medicine, but such alliances hold a certain "mystery."..
  49. ncbi request reprint Systematic review identified suboptimal reporting and use of race/ethnicity in general medical journals
    Irene W Y Ma
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:572-8. 2007
    ..Methods of reporting of race/ethnicity in biomedical journals are largely unknown. We aimed to systematically examine the reporting practice of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) information in biomedical journals...
  50. pmc Reason and rights in global drug control policy
    Richard Elliott
    Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 172:655-6. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Staging for antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users
    Evan Wood
    JAMA 292:1175-7. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Berg Balance Scale as a predictor of length of stay and discharge destination in stroke rehabilitation
    Joy Y Wee
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen s University, St Mary s of the Lake Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:731-5. 2003
    ..To validate the utility of the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) in predicting length of stay (LOS) and discharge destination for patients admitted to a stroke rehabilitation unit...
  53. pmc Potential use of safer injecting facilities among injection drug users in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
    Thomas Kerr
    Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 169:759-63. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among injection drug users in Vancouver
    Thomas Kerr
    Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Antivir Ther 9:407-14. 2004
    ..As such, there is an urgent need to identify psychosocial determinants of adherence that can be incorporated into interventions designed to promote optimal adherence...
  55. pmc A catalyst for change
    Stephen Choi
    CMAJ 174:901, 903. 2006
  56. pmc Open Medicine and open access
    Anita Palepu
    CMAJ 177:606. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Towards more effective public health programming for injection drug users: development and evaluation of the injection drug user quality of life scale
    Susan Brogly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 38:965-92. 2003
    ..The IDUQOL is a culturally relevant quality of life instrument with good psychometric properties. The IDUQOL may be useful in the development and evaluation of interventions for IDUs...
  58. pmc Training on the internal medicine teaching wards
    Kenneth M Flegel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 168:997-8. 2003