Martin Fortin

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Caring for body and soul: the importance of recognizing and managing psychological distress in persons with multimorbidity
    Martin Fortin
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:1-9. 2007
  2. pmc Lifestyle factors and multimorbidity: a cross sectional study
    Martin Fortin
    Département de médecine de famille et de médecine d urgence, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:686. 2014
  3. pmc Mapping the concept of vulnerability related to health care disparities: a scoping review
    Cristina Grabovschi
    Centre de recherche Hôpital Charles LeMoyne, Unité de Médecine de Famille HCLM, 150 Place Charles Lemoyne, Bureau 200, Longueuil, QC, J4K 0A8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:94. 2013
  4. pmc Case management and self-management support for frequent users with chronic disease in primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Maud Christine Chouinard
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi 555, Boul, de l Université, Chicoutimi, Quebec G7H 2B1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:49. 2013
  5. pmc Evaluating the integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary health care
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:132. 2013
  6. pmc A systematic review of prevalence studies on multimorbidity: toward a more uniform methodology
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 10:142-51. 2012
  7. pmc At the interface of community and healthcare systems: a longitudinal cohort study on evolving health and the impact of primary healthcare from the patient's perspective
    Jeannie Haggerty
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:258. 2010
  8. pmc Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:111. 2010
  9. doi The electronic Cumulative Illness Rating Scale: a reliable and valid tool to assess multi-morbidity in primary care
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:1089-93. 2011
  10. pmc Nurses joining family doctors in primary care practices: perceptions of patients with multimorbidity
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 11:84. 2010

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi Caring for body and soul: the importance of recognizing and managing psychological distress in persons with multimorbidity
    Martin Fortin
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:1-9. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Lifestyle factors and multimorbidity: a cross sectional study
    Martin Fortin
    Département de médecine de famille et de médecine d urgence, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:686. 2014
    ..Lifestyle factors have been associated mostly with individual chronic diseases. We investigated the relationship between lifestyle factors (individual and combined) and the co-occurrence of multiple chronic diseases...
  3. pmc Mapping the concept of vulnerability related to health care disparities: a scoping review
    Cristina Grabovschi
    Centre de recherche Hôpital Charles LeMoyne, Unité de Médecine de Famille HCLM, 150 Place Charles Lemoyne, Bureau 200, Longueuil, QC, J4K 0A8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:94. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to share the results of a scoping review that examined the relationship between health care disparities and the multiplicity of vulnerability factors that are often clustered together...
  4. pmc Case management and self-management support for frequent users with chronic disease in primary care: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Maud Christine Chouinard
    Département des Sciences de la Santé, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi 555, Boul, de l Université, Chicoutimi, Quebec G7H 2B1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:49. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Evaluating the integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary health care
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:132. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the adaptation and implementation of an intervention involving the integration of chronic disease prevention and management (CDPM) services into primary health care...
  6. pmc A systematic review of prevalence studies on multimorbidity: toward a more uniform methodology
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 10:142-51. 2012
    ..We sought to identify and compare studies reporting the prevalence of multimorbidity and to suggest methodologic aspects to be considered in the conduct of such studies...
  7. pmc At the interface of community and healthcare systems: a longitudinal cohort study on evolving health and the impact of primary healthcare from the patient's perspective
    Jeannie Haggerty
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:258. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Prevalence estimates of multimorbidity: a comparative study of two sources
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:111. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare prevalence estimates of multimorbidity derived from two sources and to examine the impact of the number of diagnoses considered in the measurement of multimorbidity...
  9. doi The electronic Cumulative Illness Rating Scale: a reliable and valid tool to assess multi-morbidity in primary care
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:1089-93. 2011
    ..We developed an electronic version of the CIRS (eCIRS) to take advantage of computerized data processing. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the eCIRS scored in a primary care setting...
  10. pmc Nurses joining family doctors in primary care practices: perceptions of patients with multimorbidity
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 11:84. 2010
    ..The present study explores the perceptions and expectations of patients with multimorbidity regarding nurses' presence in primary care practices...
  11. pmc Canadian guidelines for clinical practice: an analysis of their quality and relevance to the care of adults with comorbidity
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 12:74. 2011
    ..We assessed the relevance of selected Canadian clinical guidelines on chronic diseases for patients with comorbidity and examined their quality...
  12. pmc Multimorbidity and quality of life: a closer look
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:52. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to analyse impaired organ domains that affect the most HRQOL of patients with multiple chronic conditions in primary care and their possible interactions...
  13. pmc Psychological distress and multimorbidity in primary care
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 4:417-22. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Randomized controlled trials: do they have external validity for patients with multiple comorbidities?
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 4:104-8. 2006
    ..We used hypertension as an example of a particular chronic condition...
  15. pmc Comparative assessment of three different indices of multimorbidity for studies on health-related quality of life
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:74. 2005
    ..The first two indices were not developed in light of HRQOL...
  16. ncbi Relationship between multimorbidity and health-related quality of life of patients in primary care
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:83-91. 2006
    ..05). Increased multimorbidity adversely affected HRQOL in primary-care adult patients, even when confounding variables were controlled for...
  17. pmc Perceived conflict in the couple and chronic illness management: preliminary analyses from the Quebec Health Survey
    Hassan Soubhi
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:59. 2006
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  18. pmc The relationship between literacy and multimorbidity in a primary care setting
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 13:33. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between literacy and multimorbidity while controlling for potential confounders...
  19. pmc What makes primary care effective for people in poverty living with multiple chronic conditions?: study protocol
    Christine Loignon
    Centre de recherche de l Hôpital Charles Lemoyne, Universite de Sherbrooke, 150 Place Charles Lemoyne, Longueuil, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:320. 2010
    ..Few studies have looked at the factors contributing to effective and "socially responsive" care for people living in poverty...
  20. pmc Multimorbidity and quality of life in primary care: a systematic review
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:51. 2004
    ....
  21. pmc Relationship between multimorbidity and physical activity: secondary analysis from the Quebec health survey
    Catherine Hudon
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:304. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Transforming primary healthcare by including the stakeholders involved in delivering care to people living in poverty: EQUIhealThY study protocol
    Christine Loignon
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:92. 2013
    ....
  23. pmc Single risk factor interventions to promote physical activity among patients with chronic diseases: systematic review
    Catherine Hudon
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:1130-7. 2008
    ..To provide a summary of evidence on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity among patients affected by at least 1 chronic disease. The interventions studied were each targeted at a single risk factor...
  24. doi Patient-centered care in chronic disease management: a thematic analysis of the literature in family medicine
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 88:170-6. 2012
    ..The objective was to provide a synthesis of the results of the research and discourse lines on main dimensions of patient-centered care in the context of chronic disease management in family medicine, building on Stewart et al.'s model...
  25. pmc Validation of the disease burden morbidity assessment by self-report in a French-speaking population
    Marie Eve Poitras
    Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to test and to measure the properties of the French translation of the DBMA (DBMA-Fv)...
  26. pmc Learning and caring in communities of practice: using relationships and collective learning to improve primary care for patients with multimorbidity
    Hassan Soubhi
    Family Medicine Unit, University of Sherbrooke, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 8:170-7. 2010
    ..By understanding these conditions, we can foster the development of collective learning and improve primary care for these patients...
  27. pmc Multimorbidity is common to family practice: is it commonly researched?
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Chicoutimi, Que
    Can Fam Physician 51:244-5. 2005
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  28. pmc Integrated obesity care management system -implementation and research protocol
    Jean Patrice Baillargeon
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:163. 2007
    ..The current research proposal is aimed at the development and implementation of an innovative, integrated, interdisciplinary obesity care management system involving both primary and secondary care professionals...
  29. pmc Measuring patients' perceptions of patient-centered care: a systematic review of tools for family medicine
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 9:155-64. 2011
    ..In this systematic review, we aimed to identify and compare instruments, subscales, or items assessing patients' perceptions of patient-centered care in family medicine...
  30. pmc Prevalence of multimorbidity among adults seen in family practice
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 3:223-8. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and multimorbidity
    Laurence Robichaud-Hallé
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the association between OSA and 1) the presence and severity of multimorbidity (multiple co-occurring chronic conditions), and 2) subcategories of multimorbidity...
  32. pmc Physicians' social competence in the provision of care to persons living in poverty: research protocol
    Christine Loignon
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:79. 2010
    ..It enables physicians to better understand their patients' living conditions and to adapt care to patients' needs and abilities...
  33. pmc Assessing enablement in clinical practice: a systematic review of available instruments
    Catherine Hudon
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:1301-8. 2010
    ..An abundant health literature suggests that enablement is associated with good outcomes. In this review, we aimed at identifying and comparing instruments that assess enablement in the health care context...
  34. doi Interprofessional learning in the trenches: fostering collective capability
    Hassan Soubhi
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Interprof Care 23:52-7. 2009
    ..Opportunities for continuous learning can be seized by documenting the source of the performance gap, and providing the relevant resources to establish the balance between the organization of knowledge and the organization of work...
  35. pmc [Chronic musculoskeletal conditions and comorbidities in primary care settings]
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de médecine de famille de l Université de Sherbrooke au Québéc
    Can Fam Physician 54:74-5. 2008
    ..Among patients with these conditions, to estimate the mean number of comorbidities and the prevalence of chronic diseases that could deteriorate with use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  36. ncbi How does Canada stack up? A bibliometric analysis of the primary healthcare electronic medical record literature
    Amanda L Terry
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Inform Prim Care 20:233-40. 2012
    ..These developments need to be supported by sufficient evidence from the literature, particularly relevant research conducted in the Canadian context...
  37. pmc The Patient Enablement Instrument-French version in a family practice setting: a reliability study
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 12:71. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of the French version of the PEI (PEI-Fv) in a family practice setting...
  38. ncbi Debate on DEBATE
    Martin Fortin
    Am Heart J 153:e29; author reply e31-2. 2007
  39. pmc [Access to health care: perceptions of patients with multiple chronic conditions]
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, l Université de Sherbrooke
    Can Fam Physician 51:1502-3. 2005
    ..To explore access to health care for patients presenting with multiple chronic conditions and to identify barriers and factors conducive to access...
  40. pmc Multimorbidity's many challenges
    Martin Fortin
    BMJ 334:1016-7. 2007