Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Use of an electronic information system to identify adverse events resulting in an emergency department visit
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e53. 2010
  2. ncbi Impact of adverse events on hospital disposition in community-dwelling seniors admitted to acute care
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Healthc Q 12:34-9. 2009
  3. doi The association between a prolonged stay in the emergency department and adverse events in older patients admitted to hospital: a retrospective cohort study
    S Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:564-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Demystifying medication safety: making sense of the terminology
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9
    Res Social Adm Pharm 2:280-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Adverse events related to medications identified by a Canadian poison centre
    S A Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e250-6. 2011
  6. ncbi Approaches to improving the safety of the medication use system
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Healthc Q 8:59-64. 2005
  7. ncbi Adverse events in older patients admitted to acute care: a preliminary cost description
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Healthc Manage Forum 22:32-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Influence of a new province-wide trauma system on motor vehicle trauma care and mortality
    John M Tallon
    Department of Emergency, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Trauma 60:548-52. 2006
  9. ncbi Occupational injuries and stressors among Canadian air medical health care professionals in rotor-wing programs
    Aaron K Sibley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Air Med J 24:252-7. 2005
  10. doi Major traumatic brain injury: time to tertiary care and the impact of a clinical guideline
    Ginette Thibault-Halman
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Trauma 70:1134-40. 2011

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi Use of an electronic information system to identify adverse events resulting in an emergency department visit
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e53. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to demonstrate the feasibility of using routinely collected electronic data to identify AEs in patients presenting to EDs in one Canadian health authority...
  2. ncbi Impact of adverse events on hospital disposition in community-dwelling seniors admitted to acute care
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Healthc Q 12:34-9. 2009
    ..009). The potential contribution of an AE to the subsequent placement in a long-term care facility offers a compelling reason to develop prevention strategies for hospitalized seniors...
  3. doi The association between a prolonged stay in the emergency department and adverse events in older patients admitted to hospital: a retrospective cohort study
    S Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:564-9. 2011
    ..The study objective was to determine whether a prolonged ED stay is associated with an increased risk for the occurrence of AEs for older patients admitted to hospital...
  4. ncbi Demystifying medication safety: making sense of the terminology
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9
    Res Social Adm Pharm 2:280-9. 2006
    ..Although there is a growing interest in medication safety, there remains much confusion about the terminology used to describe the problem. Some have described the classification of medication safety terminology as haphazard...
  5. ncbi Adverse events related to medications identified by a Canadian poison centre
    S A Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 18:e250-6. 2011
    ..Poison centres are an underutilized source of information on adverse events related to medications, including therapeutic errors and adverse drug reactions...
  6. ncbi Approaches to improving the safety of the medication use system
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Healthc Q 8:59-64. 2005
    ..Decision criteria are proposed that can be used by administrators and healthcare providers to allocate resources for prevention strategies that will improve medication safety...
  7. ncbi Adverse events in older patients admitted to acute care: a preliminary cost description
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    Department of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Healthc Manage Forum 22:32-6. 2009
    ..Patients with an AE had twice the hospital length of stay (20.2 versus 9.8 days, p < 0.00001), resulting in 1,400 extra days at a cost of approximately $7,500/patient...
  8. ncbi Influence of a new province-wide trauma system on motor vehicle trauma care and mortality
    John M Tallon
    Department of Emergency, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Trauma 60:548-52. 2006
    ..In Nova Scotia, a province-wide trauma system was implemented between 1995 and 1998. This study investigated the influence of the province-wide trauma system on motor vehicle trauma care and mortality in its first 2 years of existence...
  9. ncbi Occupational injuries and stressors among Canadian air medical health care professionals in rotor-wing programs
    Aaron K Sibley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Air Med J 24:252-7. 2005
    ..We sought to characterize the epidemiology of occupational injuries experienced by Canadian rotor-wing health care providers...
  10. doi Major traumatic brain injury: time to tertiary care and the impact of a clinical guideline
    Ginette Thibault-Halman
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Trauma 70:1134-40. 2011
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  11. ncbi Prehospital hypoglycemia: the safety of not transporting treated patients
    Ed Cain
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, 1496 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B4A 1E5
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:458-65. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of patients treated and not transported for hypoglycemia and identify criteria that could be used to identify patients who did not require transport to hospital...
  12. pmc The epidemiology of surgically treated acute subdural and epidural hematomas in patients with head injuries: a population-based study
    John M Tallon
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can J Surg 51:339-45. 2008
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  13. ncbi The contribution of blood cultures to the clinical management of adult patients admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational study
    Samuel G Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Chest 123:1142-50. 2003
    ..To assess the clinical usefulness of blood cultures (BCs) in the management of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  14. doi Medication-related emergency department visits and hospital admissions in pediatric patients: a qualitative systematic review
    Peter J Zed
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Faculty of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:477-83. 2013
    ..To review and describe the current literature pertaining to the incidence, classification, severity, preventability, and impact of medication-related emergency department (ED) and hospital admissions in pediatric patients...
  15. doi Out-of-hospital continuous positive airway pressure ventilation versus usual care in acute respiratory failure: a randomized controlled trial
    James Thompson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 52:232-41, 241.e1. 2008
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  16. pmc Potentially inappropriate prescribing of benzodiazepines for older adults and risk of falls during a hospital stay: a descriptive study
    Stacy Ackroyd-Stolarz
    BSc OT, PhD, is with the Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia She is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the College of Pharmacy at Dalhousie University and is the recipient of the Dr David Rippey Patient Safety Fellowship Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    Can J Hosp Pharm 62:276-83. 2009
    ..Falls have been identified as a potential adverse event associated with the administration of psychotropic medications to older patients...
  17. ncbi Agreement between emergency physician diagnosis and radiologist reports in patients discharged from an emergency department with community-acquired pneumonia
    Samuel G Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, 1796 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Emerg Radiol 11:242-6. 2005
    ..1%) were read as normal. EPs and radiologists frequently disagree on whether a patient has pneumonia or not. Perhaps it is time to revisit the gold standard status of plain chest X-ray...
  18. ncbi Geriatric air medical transport: a program review
    Connie H LeBlanc
    Deparment of Emergeny Medicine, QEII Health Science Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Air Med J 21:38-40. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to descriptively review the air medical transport of geriatric patients within the provincial air medical program of Nova Scotia...
  19. ncbi Identifying bioethics learning needs: a survey of Canadian emergency medicine residents
    Merril A Pauls
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 13:645-52. 2006
    ..Educational interventions based on identified learning needs are more effective at changing practice than interventions that are not. The goal of this study was to identify the bioethics learning needs of Canadian EM residents...