Meldon Kahan

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Randomized controlled trial on the effects of a skills-based workshop on medical students' management of problem drinking and alcohol dependence
    Meldon Kahan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Abus 24:5-16. 2003
  2. pmc Opioids for managing chronic non-malignant pain: safe and effective prescribing
    Meldon Kahan
    Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1091-6. 2006
  3. doi Efficacy of a physicians' pocket guide about prenatal substance use: a randomized trial
    Deana Midmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Abus 32:175-9. 2011
  4. pmc Misuse of and dependence on opioids: study of chronic pain patients
    Meldon Kahan
    Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1081-7. 2006
  5. ncbi Effects of a distance learning program on physicians' opioid- and benzodiazepine-prescribing skills
    Deana Midmer
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:294-301. 2006
  6. doi Medical students' experiences with addicted patients: a web-based survey
    Deana Midmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 12 Weatherell St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Subst Abus 29:25-32. 2008
  7. doi Participant perception of an integrated program for substance abuse in pregnancy
    Lisa Lefebvre
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:46-52. 2010
  8. ncbi Physician behavior towards male and female problem drinkers: a controlled study using simulated patients
    Lynn Wilson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Addict Dis 21:87-99. 2002
  9. doi Feasibility and reliability of the SHOT: A short scale for measuring pretreatment severity of alcohol withdrawal in the emergency department
    Sara Gray
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1048-54. 2010
  10. pmc Educating physicians to reduce benzodiazepine use by elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicholas J G Pimlott
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 168:835-9. 2003

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Randomized controlled trial on the effects of a skills-based workshop on medical students' management of problem drinking and alcohol dependence
    Meldon Kahan
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Abus 24:5-16. 2003
    ..Repeated reinforcement of clinical skills may be required for a long-term impact on clinical behavior...
  2. pmc Opioids for managing chronic non-malignant pain: safe and effective prescribing
    Meldon Kahan
    Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1091-6. 2006
    ..To review the evidence on safe and effective prescribing of opioids for chronic non-malignant pain...
  3. doi Efficacy of a physicians' pocket guide about prenatal substance use: a randomized trial
    Deana Midmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Subst Abus 32:175-9. 2011
    ..005). It is concluded that the pocket guide is a practical source of clinical information at point of care, particularly for "orphan" subjects such as substance use in pregnancy...
  4. pmc Misuse of and dependence on opioids: study of chronic pain patients
    Meldon Kahan
    Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1081-7. 2006
    ..To review the evidence on identifying and managing misuse of and dependence on opioids among primary care patients with chronic pain...
  5. ncbi Effects of a distance learning program on physicians' opioid- and benzodiazepine-prescribing skills
    Deana Midmer
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:294-301. 2006
    ..Opioid misuse is common among patients with chronic nonmalignant pain. There is a pressing need for physicians to increase their confidence and competence in managing these patients...
  6. doi Medical students' experiences with addicted patients: a web-based survey
    Deana Midmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 12 Weatherell St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Subst Abus 29:25-32. 2008
    ..Conclusion: Medical students are not being trained to diagnose addiction or provide advice and counseling. Medical schools need to provide students with positive clinical experiences supervised by physicians experienced in addictions...
  7. doi Participant perception of an integrated program for substance abuse in pregnancy
    Lisa Lefebvre
    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:46-52. 2010
    ..To assess participant perception of an integrated model of care for substance abuse in pregnancy...
  8. ncbi Physician behavior towards male and female problem drinkers: a controlled study using simulated patients
    Lynn Wilson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Addict Dis 21:87-99. 2002
    ..Evidence suggests that physicians are less likely to identify alcohol problems in females than in males...
  9. doi Feasibility and reliability of the SHOT: A short scale for measuring pretreatment severity of alcohol withdrawal in the emergency department
    Sara Gray
    Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1048-54. 2010
    ..The current standard scale, the Clinical Institute of Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA), takes a mean (±SD) of 5 minutes to complete, requiring 30 minutes of nursing time per patient when multiple measures are required...
  10. pmc Educating physicians to reduce benzodiazepine use by elderly patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicholas J G Pimlott
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 168:835-9. 2003
    ..Recent studies suggest that individualized feedback and education to physicians may improve drug prescribing. In this study, we evaluated an intervention to address the inappropriate prescribing of benzodiazepines for elderly patients...
  11. ncbi SARS: coping with the impact at a community hospital
    George S Tolomiczenko
    University of Toronto, and St Joseph s Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, Ontario M6R 1B5, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 50:101-10. 2005
    ..This paper presents the findings of a staff survey conducted at a 350-bed acute care facility located on the periphery of Toronto, Canada...
  12. ncbi Running on empty: an educational workshop
    Deana Midmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    BMJ 326:S111. 2003
  13. ncbi Medical students' knowledge about alcohol and drug problems: results of the medical council of Canada examination
    Meldon Kahan
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Subst Abus 27:1-7. 2006
    ..To determine knowledge of a national sample of medical students about substance withdrawal, screening and early intervention, medical and psychiatric complications of addiction, and treatment options...
  14. ncbi Family medicine residents' beliefs, attitudes and performance with problem drinkers: a survey and simulated patient study
    Meldon Kahan
    St Joseph s Health Centre, Department of Family Medicine, 30 The Queensway, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Subst Abus 25:43-51. 2004
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  15. ncbi The effect of methadone maintenance treatment on alcohol consumption: a systematic review
    Anita Srivastava
    Center for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:215-23. 2008
    ..This review found that alcohol use, although often problematic in methadone-using patients, likely does not change upon entering MMT. We recommend routine screening and treatment for problematic alcohol use in patients on MMT...