A S Gershon

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying individuals with physcian diagnosed COPD in health administrative databases
    A S Gershon
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 6:388-94. 2009
  2. pmc Is asthma a vanishing disease? A study to forecast the burden of asthma in 2022
    Teresa To
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G1X8, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:254. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Andrea Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1175-85. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Quantifying health services use for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Andrea S Gershon
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:596-601. 2013
  5. pmc Global asthma prevalence in adults: findings from the cross-sectional world health survey
    Teresa To
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:204. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and socioeconomic status: a systematic review
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 9:216-26. 2012
  7. pmc Describing and quantifying asthma comorbidity [corrected]: a population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e34967. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Pulmonary function testing in the diagnosis of asthma: a population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Chest 141:1190-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The course of asthma activity: a population study
    Andrea Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:679-86. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Lifetime risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a longitudinal population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 378:991-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Identifying individuals with physcian diagnosed COPD in health administrative databases
    A S Gershon
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 6:388-94. 2009
    ..This offers a powerful means of generating evidence to inform strategies that optimize the prevention and management of COPD...
  2. pmc Is asthma a vanishing disease? A study to forecast the burden of asthma in 2022
    Teresa To
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G1X8, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:254. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to use observed population trends data of asthma incidence and prevalence to forecast future disease burden...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular safety of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Andrea Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1175-85. 2013
    ..When choosing between the medications, patients and physicians would benefit from knowing which has the least risk...
  4. doi request reprint Quantifying health services use for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Andrea S Gershon
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:596-601. 2013
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common manageable condition, is a leading cause of death. A better understanding of its impact on health-care systems would inform strategies to reduce its burden...
  5. pmc Global asthma prevalence in adults: findings from the cross-sectional world health survey
    Teresa To
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:204. 2012
    ..We set out to generate estimates of the global burden of asthma in adults, which may inform the development of strategies to address this common disease...
  6. doi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and socioeconomic status: a systematic review
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 9:216-26. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review to examine the consistency and magnitude of the association between socioeconomic status and COPD health outcomes to determine the potential impact of SES disparity on the COPD population...
  7. pmc Describing and quantifying asthma comorbidity [corrected]: a population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e34967. 2012
    ..Managing it improves these outcomes. Little is known about the amount of different types of comorbidity associated with asthma and how they vary by age...
  8. doi request reprint Pulmonary function testing in the diagnosis of asthma: a population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Chest 141:1190-6. 2012
    ..The proportion of people who have had objective pulmonary function testing around the time of diagnosis and factors associated with receiving testing are not well understood...
  9. doi request reprint The course of asthma activity: a population study
    Andrea Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 129:679-86. 2012
    ..As a result, its course has been difficult to characterize and its prognosis difficult to predict...
  10. doi request reprint Lifetime risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a longitudinal population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 378:991-6. 2011
    ..We aimed to quantify the lifetime risk of developing physician-diagnosed COPD in a large, multicultural North American population...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in asthma prevalence and incidence in Ontario, Canada, 1996-2005: a population study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 172:728-36. 2010
    ..This is attributable, in part, to an increase in the incidence of asthma in children. Effective clinical and public health strategies are needed to prevent and manage asthma in the population...
  12. doi request reprint Burden of comorbidity in individuals with asthma
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Thorax 65:612-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify empirically the amount of comorbidity associated with asthma...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence, incidence, and mortality in ontario, Canada, 1996 to 2007: a population-based study
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 170:560-5. 2010
    ..Whether this amount has been increasing, decreasing, or stable over time remains unknown...
  14. pmc Identifying patients with physician-diagnosed asthma in health administrative databases
    Andrea S Gershon
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:183-8. 2009
    ..A population-based surveillance and research program based on health administrative data could measure and study the burden of asthma; however, the validity of a health administrative data diagnosis of asthma must first be confirmed...
  15. doi request reprint Survival with tiotropium compared to long-acting Beta-2-agonists in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    COPD 5:229-34. 2008
    ..This result suggests that tiotropium might also be associated with decreased mortality compared to no treatment at all. Randomized placebo-control trials are needed to confirm these findings...
  16. doi request reprint What is the lifetime risk of physician-diagnosed asthma in Ontario, Canada?
    Teresa To
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:337-43. 2010
    ..The estimates of risk of developing asthma may help researchers and health planners set research agendas, predict the burden of asthma on society, and target the at-risk population for asthma prevention, management, and control...
  17. pmc Delayed tuberculosis treatment in urban and suburban Ontario
    Andrea S Gershon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:244-8. 2008
    ..Delay in the treatment of patients with tuberculosis (TB) increases the risk of poor clinical outcomes--including death and transmission of disease--and may be reducible...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health care workers and the initiation of treatment for latent tuberculosis infection
    Andrea S Gershon
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Clin Infect Dis 39:667-72. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether health care workers were less likely than non-health care workers to initiate treatment for latent tuberculosis infection...