Wayne Putnam

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Drug management for hypertension in type 2 diabetes in family practice
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
    Can Fam Physician 55:728-34. 2009
  2. ncbi Quality indicators for cardiac care: national standards in a community context
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E2, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:5-12. 2006
  3. pmc Potential for drug interactions in seniors with osteoarthritis
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 52:340-1. 2006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Population-based evaluation of the management of antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation
    David R Anderson
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:257-66. 2005
  10. pmc Managing osteoarthritis. Medication use among seniors in the community
    Beverley Lawson
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 50:1664-70. 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Drug management for hypertension in type 2 diabetes in family practice
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
    Can Fam Physician 55:728-34. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi Quality indicators for cardiac care: national standards in a community context
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E2, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:5-12. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Potential for drug interactions in seniors with osteoarthritis
    Wayne Putnam
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 52:340-1. 2006
    ..To document the potential for drug interactions in seniors with osteoarthritis and to consider the usefulness of computerized support for detecting clinically important interactions...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi Population-based evaluation of the management of antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation
    David R Anderson
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:257-66. 2005
    ..However, previous practice reviews have indicated that oral anticoagulants are often underused in this setting. Most of those reports have focused on reviews of hospitalized and institutionalized patients, or small geographical areas...
  10. pmc Managing osteoarthritis. Medication use among seniors in the community
    Beverley Lawson
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 50:1664-70. 2004
    ..To determine what types of medication seniors in the community were using to manage osteoarthritis (OA)...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc What influences seniors' choice of medications for osteoarthritis? Qualitative inquiry
    Kelly Nicol Bower
    Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 52:342-3. 2006
    ..To explore with seniors what influences their choice of medication for osteoarthritis...
  13. ncbi Optimizing healthcare at the population level: results of the improving cardiovascular outcomes in Nova Scotia partnership
    Jafna Cox
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Healthc Q 11:28-41. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to better understand the drivers and modifiers of patient outcomes at the population level...
  14. ncbi Group interviews in primary care research: advancing the state of the art or ritualized research?
    Peter L Twohig
    Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Abbie J Lane Building, 8th Floor, 5909 Veteran s Memorial Way, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2, Canada
    Fam Pract 19:278-84. 2002
    ..Focus groups have become an important data gathering technique in primary care research...
  15. pmc Adherence to antihypertensive medications among family practice patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension
    Nandini Natarajan
    Dalhousie University, Family Medicine, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, AJLB 8101B, Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
    Can Fam Physician 59:e93-e100. 2013
    ..To measure adherence and to identify factors associated with adherence to antihypertensive medications in family practice patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension...
  16. pmc Assessing the acceptability of quality indicators and linkages to payment in primary care in nova scotia
    Fred Burge
    Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Healthc Policy 6:72-83. 2011
    ..The panel rated 19 QIs as "acceptable." Payment incentives associated with these QIs were acceptable for 13. Several factors emerged that were common to the less appealing QIs with respect to payment linkage...
  17. pmc Ethics and privacy issues of a practice-based surveillance system: need for a national-level institutional research ethics board and consent standards
    Jyoti A Kotecha
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:1165-73. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Funding protected time for research. New opportunities from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    Wayne Putnam
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Can Fam Physician 49:632-3, 639-41. 2003
  19. ncbi Stroke prevention in hospitalized patients with atrial fibrillation: a population-based study
    Seema Nagpal
    Epidemiology Section, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Ottawa, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 10:197-201. 2003
    ..The present study examined current patterns of anticoagulant use for patients hospitalized with atrial fibrillation across an entire health care system...