Francois Lamontagne

Summary

Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Publication bias in animal research: a systematic review protocol
    Matthias Briel
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Syst Rev 2:23. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Corticosteroid use in the intensive care unit: a survey of intensivists
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:652-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Systematic review of reviews including animal studies addressing therapeutic interventions for sepsis
    Francois Lamontagne
    Clinical Research Centre Étienne Le Bel and Department of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:2401-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Corticosteroid therapy for acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and severe pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 25:420-35. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Francois Lauzier
    1Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 2Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Centre de recherche du CSSS Alphonse Desjardins CHAU de Lévis, Levis, QC, Canada 6Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 7Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 8Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 9Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 10 Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Endocrinology and Nephrology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC,
    Crit Care Med 42:712-21. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Vasopressor administration and sepsis: a survey of Canadian intensivists
    Francois Lamontagne
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel and Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Crit Care 26:532.e1-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Consent in critical care trials: a survey of Canadian research ethics boards and critical care researchers
    Mark Duffett
    McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 26:533.e11-22. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Quality of reporting of surveys in critical care journals: a methodologic review
    Mark Duffett
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 40:441-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis: risk factors in medical-surgical critically ill patients*
    Wendy Lim
    1Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Research Center of the CHU de Québec, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Section of Critical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 6Section of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 7Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 8Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étiene Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 9Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 10Department of Critical Care, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 11Department of Anesthesia, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, 12Department of Critical Care, University of Michigan
    Crit Care Med 43:401-10. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Nonleg venous thrombosis in critically ill adults: a nested prospective cohort study
    Francois Lamontagne
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 174:689-96. 2014

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Publication bias in animal research: a systematic review protocol
    Matthias Briel
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Syst Rev 2:23. 2013
    ..We aim to comprehensively summarize and update the evidence base on systematic reviews and meta-analyses of animal studies, their methodological quality and assessment of publication bias in particular...
  2. doi request reprint Corticosteroid use in the intensive care unit: a survey of intensivists
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:652-9. 2013
    ..The efficacy of systemic corticosteroids in many critical illnesses remains uncertain. Our primary objective was to survey intensivists in North America about their perceived use of corticosteroids in clinical practice...
  3. doi request reprint Systematic review of reviews including animal studies addressing therapeutic interventions for sepsis
    Francois Lamontagne
    Clinical Research Centre Étienne Le Bel and Department of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:2401-8. 2010
    ..We assessed literature reviews of therapeutic interventions for sepsis that include animal experiments for explicit appraisals of the risk of bias and clinical relevance...
  4. doi request reprint Corticosteroid therapy for acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and severe pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 25:420-35. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether systemic corticosteroids reduce hospital mortality from these illnesses...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Francois Lauzier
    1Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 2Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Centre de recherche du CSSS Alphonse Desjardins CHAU de Lévis, Levis, QC, Canada 6Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 7Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 8Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 9Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 10 Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Endocrinology and Nephrology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC,
    Crit Care Med 42:712-21. 2014
    ..To assess the clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury...
  6. doi request reprint Vasopressor administration and sepsis: a survey of Canadian intensivists
    Francois Lamontagne
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel and Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    J Crit Care 26:532.e1-7. 2011
    ..We surveyed Canadian intensivists to document self-reported vasopressor titration strategies for patients with septic shock...
  7. doi request reprint Consent in critical care trials: a survey of Canadian research ethics boards and critical care researchers
    Mark Duffett
    McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 26:533.e11-22. 2011
    ..We compared the attitudes and beliefs of Canadian research ethics boards (REBs) and intensive care unit researchers toward the use of various consent models for a low-risk randomized controlled trial...
  8. doi request reprint Quality of reporting of surveys in critical care journals: a methodologic review
    Mark Duffett
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care Med 40:441-9. 2012
    ..Adequate reporting is needed to judge methodologic quality and assess the risk of bias of surveys. The objective of this study is to describe the methodology and quality of reporting of surveys published in five critical care journals...
  9. doi request reprint Failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis: risk factors in medical-surgical critically ill patients*
    Wendy Lim
    1Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Research Center of the CHU de Québec, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Section of Critical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 6Section of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 7Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 8Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étiene Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 9Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 10Department of Critical Care, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 11Department of Anesthesia, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, 12Department of Critical Care, University of Michigan
    Crit Care Med 43:401-10. 2015
    ..To identify risk factors for failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis in critically ill patients in the ICU...
  10. doi request reprint Nonleg venous thrombosis in critically ill adults: a nested prospective cohort study
    Francois Lamontagne
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 174:689-96. 2014
    ..The risk of nonleg deep venous thromboses (NLDVTs), predisposing factors, and the association between NLDVTs and pulmonary embolism (PE) or death are unclear...
  11. pmc Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness (BALANCE): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Nick Daneman
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto and Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Trials 16:173. 2015
    ..Bacteremia is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in critically ill adults. No previous randomized controlled trials have directly compared shorter versus longer durations of antimicrobial treatment in these patients...
  12. doi request reprint High-frequency oscillation in early acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Niall D Ferguson
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 368:795-805. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Nonbeneficial treatment Canada: definitions, causes, and potential solutions from the perspective of healthcare practitioners*
    James Downar
    1Divisions of Critical Care and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Departments of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AL 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 5Centre de Recherche Étienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 6Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, and Keenan Research Centre and the Li KaShing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 7Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, ON, Canada 8Departments of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 9Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 10Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 11Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Québec, Axe Sante des Populations Pratiques Optimales en Sante
    Crit Care Med 43:270-81. 2015
    ....
  14. doi request reprint The occurrence and impact of bacterial organisms complicating critical care illness associated with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection
    John Muscedere
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Chest 144:39-47. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Higher vs lower positive end-expiratory pressure in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthias Briel
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 303:865-73. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A framework for resolving disagreement during end of life care in the critical care unit
    Karen Choong
    Department of Pediatrics and Critical Care, McMaster Children s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Clin Invest Med 33:E240-53. 2010
    ..Such disagreements can cause tension and moral distress among families and clinicians...
  17. pmc Inconsistent definitions for intention-to-treat in relation to missing outcome data: systematic review of the methods literature
    Mohamad Alshurafa
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e49163. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in severe blastomycosis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome in an immunosuppressed patient
    Mireille Plamondon
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e1-3. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Barriers to goals of care discussions with seriously ill hospitalized patients and their families: a multicenter survey of clinicians
    John J You
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 175:549-56. 2015
    ..Interventions to improve care are more likely to succeed if tailored to existing barriers...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical trial design in acute lung injury--issues and controversies
    Maureen O Meade
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:516-21. 2013
    ..The third section discusses the quest for ideal Study Outcomes. The final section presents Interpretation Controversies, such as early stopping of clinical trials. ..
  21. doi request reprint Predictive value of S-100β protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric Mercier
    Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hopital de l Enfant Jesus, Traumatologie Urgence Soins Intensifs, Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    BMJ 346:f1757. 2013
    ..To determine the ability and accuracy of the S-100β protein in predicting prognosis after a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury...
  22. doi request reprint Nitric oxide donors in sepsis: a systematic review of clinical and in vivo preclinical data
    Francois Lamontagne
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Shock 30:653-9. 2008
    ..g., mortality, pulmonary hypertension, tissue/organ perfusion, etc.) but also lowered blood pressure. We conclude that our findings warrant further animal experimentation designed to maximize clinical relevance...
  23. pmc What really matters in end-of-life discussions? Perspectives of patients in hospital with serious illness and their families
    John J You
    Departments of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics You, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont Division of Critical Care Medicine Dodek, St Paul s Hospital Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences Dodek, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Centre de Recherche Clinique Hôpital Universitaire de Sherbrooke Lamontagne, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Qué Divisions of Critical Care and Palliative Care Downar, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Department of Critical Care Medicine and Sunnybrook Research Institute Sinuff, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine Sinuff, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Department of Medicine Jiang, Day, Heyland, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ont Department of Community Health and Epidemiology Heyland, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 186:E679-87. 2014
    ..The guideline-recommended elements to include in discussions about goals of care with patients with serious illness are mostly based on expert opinion. We sought to identify which elements are most important to patients and their families...
  24. doi request reprint Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the critically ill: interpreting the 4Ts test in a randomized trial
    Mark Crowther
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Critical Care Research Office, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 29:470.e7-15. 2014
    ..Interobserver agreement on 4Ts scoring is uncertain in this setting...