- Health survey data on potentially inappropriate geriatric drug useClaudine Laurier
Policy and Outcomes at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 36:404-9. 2002..Population survey data constitute an altemative way to study inappropriate use...
- Training family physicians and residents in family medicine in shared decision making to improve clinical decisions regarding the use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections: protocol for a clustered randomized controlled trialFrance Legare
Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Knowledge Transfer and Health Technology Assessment Research Group, 10 Espinay, Quebec, QC, G1L 3L5, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 12:3. 2011....
- Feasibility of a randomised trial of a continuing medical education program in shared decision-making on the use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections in primary care: the DECISION+ pilot trialAnnie Leblanc
Knowledge Transfer and Evaluation of Health Technologies and Interventions Unit, Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
Implement Sci 6:5. 2011....
- Persistence and determinants of statin therapy among middle-aged patients free of cardiovascular diseaseSylvie Perreault
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, P O Box 6128, Centre Ville Station, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:667-74. 2005..Objective. To evaluate the persistence rate of middle-aged patients initiating statin therapy as well as its relation to patients' demographic and clinical characteristics...
- Training family physicians in shared decision making for the use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections: a pilot clustered randomized controlled trialFrance Legare
Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada
Health Expect 14:96-110. 2011..Experts estimate that the prevalence of antibiotics use exceeds the prevalence of bacterial acute respiratory infections (ARIs)...
- Effect of feedback letters to physicians and pharmacists on the appropriate use of medication in the treatment of asthmaRégis Blais
Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, University of Montreal, Canada
J Asthma 45:227-31. 2008..This can be related in part to poor adherence by patients to the prescribed regimen and to professionals' failure to comply with practice guidelines. Feedback seems to have an effect on professional practices related to medication use...
- Does clinical trial subject selection restrict the ability to generalize use and cost of health services to "real life" subjects?Wendy A Kennedy
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:8-16. 2003..To explore one aspect of the external validity of the randomized controlled trial (RCT), specifically how being selected for inclusion in a trial and having participated has influenced the use and cost of asthma-related health services...
- Cost-efficacy analysis of ondansetron regimens for control of emesis induced by noncisplatin, moderately emetogenic chemotherapyJean Lachaine
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, P O Box 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:1837-46. 2002..The analysis supported the concomitant use of a corticosteroid, twice-daily administration of ondansetron, and limitation of ondansetron administration to a period not exceeding four days...
- Defining monetary values for quality of life improvements: an exploratory studyJean Lachaine
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pharmacoeconomics 21:865-74. 2003..Objective: To explore the feasibility of assessing the monetary value of an intervention by translating the improvement in QOL it produces into willingness to pay (WTP) amounts...
- Persistence with treatment in newly treated middle-aged patients with essential hypertensionSylvie Perreault
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 39:1401-8. 2005..Surveys have shown that hypertension has been diagnosed in many patients but remains uncontrolled. One factor may be the lack of persistence to treatment...
- Impact of a continuing education program on community pharmacists' interventions and asthma medication use: a pilot studyRachel Rouleau
Centre hospitalier Universitaire de Centre de Santé et de services sociaux de la Vieille Capitale, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Ann Pharmacother 41:574-80. 2007..By upgrading the pharmacists' knowledge and skill set through continuing education (CE) programs, they could be better suited to contribute to the enhancement of the management of asthma...
- Does training family physicians in shared decision making promote optimal use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections? Study protocol of a pilot clustered randomised controlled trialFrance Legare
Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 8:65. 2007....
- Validation of a decision model for preventive pharmacological strategies in postmenopausal womenSylvie Perreault
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Eur J Epidemiol 20:89-101. 2005....
- Effect of an educational intervention on optimizing antibiotic prescribing in long-term care facilitiesJohanne Monette
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1231-5. 2007..To assess the effect of an educational intervention aimed at optimizing antibiotic prescribing in long-term care (LTC) facilities...
- Use of alternative and complementary therapies in children with cancerDominique Martel
Sainte-Justine Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Montreal, Quebec
Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:660-8. 2005..No specific profile of CAM users emerged from this study. The high prevalence of CAM warrants further studies to better understand the reasons and consequences of CAM use particularly on quality of life...