F Burge

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A case study of nurse practitioner role implementation in primary care: what happens when new roles are introduced?
    Esther Sangster-Gormley
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700, STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 2Y2, Canada
    BMC Nurs 12:1. 2013
  2. pmc Mapping the coverage of attributes in validated instruments that evaluate primary healthcare from the patient perspective
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 13:20. 2012
  3. pmc Hypertension and type 2 diabetes: what family physicians can do to improve control of blood pressure--an observational study
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 12:86. 2011
  4. pmc Evidence-based cardiovascular care in the community: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 5:6. 2004
  5. pmc A population-based study of age inequalities in access to palliative care among cancer patients
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Care 46:1203-11. 2008
  6. pmc Quality indicators for cardiovascular primary care
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Cardiol 23:383-8. 2007
  7. pmc Where a cancer patient dies: the effect of rural residency
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Rural Health 21:233-8. 2005
  8. pmc Health care restructuring and family physician care for those who died of cancer
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:1. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary care continuity and location of death for those with cancer
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Palliat Med 6:911-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Physician characteristics in relation to cardiovascular drugs commonly prescribed for hypertension in Nova Scotia
    F Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:139-45. 2001

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  1. pmc A case study of nurse practitioner role implementation in primary care: what happens when new roles are introduced?
    Esther Sangster-Gormley
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700, STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 2Y2, Canada
    BMC Nurs 12:1. 2013
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  2. pmc Mapping the coverage of attributes in validated instruments that evaluate primary healthcare from the patient perspective
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 13:20. 2012
    ..To analyze the extent to which important PHC attributes are covered in validated instruments measuring quality of care from the patient perspective...
  3. pmc Hypertension and type 2 diabetes: what family physicians can do to improve control of blood pressure--an observational study
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 12:86. 2011
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  4. pmc Evidence-based cardiovascular care in the community: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 5:6. 2004
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the rate of prescribing of evidence-based cardiovascular medications and determine if these differed by patient age or sex...
  5. pmc A population-based study of age inequalities in access to palliative care among cancer patients
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Care 46:1203-11. 2008
    ..Few studies have been able to provide greater insight by simultaneously adjusting for multiple demographic, health service, and socio-cultural indicators...
  6. pmc Quality indicators for cardiovascular primary care
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Cardiol 23:383-8. 2007
    ..Qualitative research on the acceptability of those indicators concluded that indicators were needed for ambulatory primary care practice, where the bulk of cardiovascular disease care occurs...
  7. pmc Where a cancer patient dies: the effect of rural residency
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Rural Health 21:233-8. 2005
    ..In Nova Scotia (NS), cancer deaths occurring out-of-hospital increased from 19.8% in 1992 to 30.2% in 1997. The impact of rural residency on this trend has not been studied...
  8. pmc Health care restructuring and family physician care for those who died of cancer
    Frederick I Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:1. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the trends in the provision of Family Physician (FP) visits to advanced cancer patients in Nova Scotia (NS) during the years of health care restructuring...
  9. ncbi request reprint Primary care continuity and location of death for those with cancer
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Palliat Med 6:911-8. 2003
    ..Despite continuity being a desired attribute of end-of-life care and despite the desire by most patients with cancer to die at home, there has been no health services research examining this relationship...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physician characteristics in relation to cardiovascular drugs commonly prescribed for hypertension in Nova Scotia
    F Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:139-45. 2001
    ..However, some evidence shows that physician characteristics can also play a substantial role in prescribing trends. Such variation is also associated with varying beneficial and adverse patient outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family physician continuity of care and emergency department use in end-of-life cancer care
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Care 41:992-1001. 2003
    ..Family physician continuity of care has been shown in some clinical situations to reduce ED utilization...
  12. pmc Trends in the place of death of cancer patients, 1992-1997
    Frederick Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 168:265-70. 2003
    ..We carried out a study to describe the yearly trends in the place of death between 1992 and 1997 and to determine predictors of out-of-hospital death for adults with cancer in Nova Scotia...
  13. pmc Palliative care by family physicians in the 1990s. Resilience amid reform
    F Burge
    Dalhousie University, Department of Family Medicine, Abbie J. Lane Building, 8th Floor, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
    Can Fam Physician 47:1989-95. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: With downsizing of hospitals and greater emphasis on community-based care, the issues identified in this study will need attention, particularly in designing an integrated service delivery model for palliative care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Palliative care patients in the emergency department
    Beverley J Lawson
    Dalhousie University, Department of Family Medicine, Halifax
    J Palliat Care 24:247-55. 2008
    ..Further research may suggest strategies to reduce unnecessary ED visits during the end of life...
  15. pmc Toward population-based indicators of quality end-of-life care: testing stakeholder agreement
    Eva Grunfeld
    Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Cancer 112:2301-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess stakeholder acceptability of QIs of end-of-life (EOL) care that potentially were measurable from population-based administrative health databases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Population-based trends in referral of the elderly to a comprehensive palliative care programme
    F Burge
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Palliat Med 16:255-6. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Asthma in primary care: making guidelines work
    W Putnam
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can Respir J 8:29A-34A. 2001
    ..Similarly, negative patient attitudes toward an increased use of corticosteroids suggest that a public education program would be most helpful regarding that group of recommendations...
  18. pmc A qualitative study of evidence in primary care: what the practitioners are saying
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 166:1525-30. 2002
    ..Little is known about the impact of evidence-based medicine in primary care. Our objective was to explore the influence of evidence on day-to-day family practice, with specific reference to cardiovascular disease...
  19. pmc Evidence-based cardiovascular care. Family physicians' views of obstacles and opportunities
    Wayne Putnam
    Dalhousie University, Department of Family Medicine, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 50:1397-405. 2004
    ..To explore obstacles to and opportunities for applying specific lifestyle and pharmacologic recommendations on chronic ischemic heart disease...
  20. pmc Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation. Is there a gap in care for ambulatory patients?
    Wayne Putnam
    Dalhousie University, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 50:1244-50. 2004
    ..Our objectives were to clarify measures of this gap in care by including data from family physicians and to determine why eligible patients were not receiving anticoagulation therapy...
  21. doi request reprint Can the introduction of an integrated service model to an existing comprehensive palliative care service impact emergency department visits among enrolled patients?
    Beverley J Lawson
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Palliat Med 12:245-52. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore temporal trends in ED visits among PCS patients before and after integrated service model implementation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Family physician visits and early recognition of melanoma
    Melanie L Di Quinzio
    Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can J Public Health 96:136-9. 2005
    ..To broaden strategies for early recognition of melanoma, we investigated the relationship between primary care service and melanoma thickness at diagnosis...