Sara Ahmed

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The use of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) within comparative effectiveness research: implications for clinical practice and health care policy
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en readaptation, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Med Care 50:1060-70. 2012
  2. pmc Effect of a web-based chronic disease management system on asthma control and health-related quality of life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 12:260. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Using latent trajectory analysis of residuals to detect response shift in general health among patients with multiple sclerosis. [corrected]
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y5, Canada
    Qual Life Res 20:1555-60. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of response shift on evaluations of change in patient-reported outcomes
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y5, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 8:479-89. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing the chronic care road map: a contemporary overview
    Sara Ahmed
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Healthc Q 13:72-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The structural equation modeling technique did not show a response shift, contrary to the results of the then test and the individualized approaches
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1125-33. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Identifying response shift statistically at the individual level
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 17:627-39. 2008
  8. pmc Incorporating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) into an electronic health record to create indicators of function: proof of concept using the SF-12
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:514-22. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Change in quality of life of people with stroke over time: true change or response shift?
    Sara Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:611-27. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Case management poststroke did not induce response shift: the value of residuals
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Hospital Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1148-56. 2009

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint The use of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) within comparative effectiveness research: implications for clinical practice and health care policy
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en readaptation, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Med Care 50:1060-70. 2012
    ..It can be challenging to select the most appropriate PRO measure given the proliferation of such questionnaires over the past 20 years...
  2. pmc Effect of a web-based chronic disease management system on asthma control and health-related quality of life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 12:260. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Using latent trajectory analysis of residuals to detect response shift in general health among patients with multiple sclerosis. [corrected]
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y5, Canada
    Qual Life Res 20:1555-60. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the proportion of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) who experienced a response shift as detected by the Latent Trajectory of Residuals approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of response shift on evaluations of change in patient-reported outcomes
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y5, Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 8:479-89. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Advancing the chronic care road map: a contemporary overview
    Sara Ahmed
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Healthc Q 13:72-9. 2010
    ..In the longer term, the key needs requiring action were more inter-professional education of health human resources and more practical information systems available to all stakeholders. Things can be better...
  6. ncbi request reprint The structural equation modeling technique did not show a response shift, contrary to the results of the then test and the individualized approaches
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1125-33. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present article was to contrast three methodologic approaches for evaluating response shift to develop a proposed set of HRQL measurement recommendations under circumstances where response shift is expected to occur...
  7. doi request reprint Identifying response shift statistically at the individual level
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 17:627-39. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore whether a longitudinal comparison between reported and predicted health could be used as a method of identifying subjects who potentially experienced response shift...
  8. pmc Incorporating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) into an electronic health record to create indicators of function: proof of concept using the SF-12
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:514-22. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Change in quality of life of people with stroke over time: true change or response shift?
    Sara Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:611-27. 2005
    ..In many studies, assessments of change in self-report measures such as health-related quality of life must account for potential response shift, including reconceptualization and changes in internal standards of measurement...
  10. doi request reprint Case management poststroke did not induce response shift: the value of residuals
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Hospital Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1148-56. 2009
    ..To estimate the extent to which different methods of assessing response shift lead to different conclusions about its presence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using the Patient Generated Index to evaluate response shift post-stroke
    Sara Ahmed
    Clinical and Health Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:2247-57. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint What drives older women's perceptions of health-related quality of life?
    Cara Tannenbaum
    University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:593-605. 2007
    ..Age-related differences in the way ratings of health related quality of life (HRQL) are produced are poorly understood, especially for older women...
  13. doi request reprint The Oort structural equation modeling approach detected a response shift after a COPD self-management program not detected by the Schmitt technique
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1165-72. 2009
    ..The second objective was to compare the Oort and Schmitt structural equation modeling (SEM) approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap: the effectiveness of teaming a stroke coordinator with patient's personal physician on the outcome of stroke
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 37:32-8. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluating asthma control: a comparison of measures using an item response theory approach
    Sara Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Asthma 44:547-54. 2007
    ..The IRT approach identified gaps in current measurement that need to be addressed to provide more precise evaluations of control required to accurately monitor changes in patient status...
  16. ncbi request reprint Upper-limb function and recovery in the acute phase poststroke
    Johanne Higgins
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:65-76. 2005
    ..The results of this study do not support the belief that recovery of LL function is faster than that of UL...
  17. doi request reprint A drug education tool developed for older adults changes knowledge, beliefs and risk perceptions about inappropriate benzodiazepine prescriptions in the elderly
    Philippe Martin
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, QC, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 92:81-7. 2013
    ..To develop and test an educational tool for older adults that increases risk perception about benzodiazepines through knowledge acquisition and change in beliefs...
  18. doi request reprint Nordic walking for geriatric rehabilitation: a randomized pilot trial
    Sabrina Figueiredo
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 35:968-75. 2013
    ..This study compares nordic walking (NW) and usual overground walking (OW) and estimates the relative efficacy in improving walking capacity (endurance and gait speed) of the elderly...
  19. pmc Validation of The 30 Second Asthma Test as a measure of asthma control
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:105-9. 2007
    ..Simple and efficient tools are needed to assess patient-reported symptoms so that they can be used with or without airway function to evaluate asthma control...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changing healthcare: stakeholder perceptions of the burden of chronic disease and the value of teams, measurements and communication
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, and a member of the Health Management Research Group, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Healthc Q 12:e1-e13. 2009
    ..Further insights are needed, particularly into the variable perceptions of the value and efficacy of team-delivered healthcare and its important components...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Stroke Rehabilitation Assessment of Movement (STREAM): a comparison with other measures used to evaluate effects of stroke and rehabilitation
    Sara Ahmed
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Phys Ther 83:617-30. 2003
    ....
  22. pmc An educational intervention to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications among older adults (EMPOWER study): protocol for a cluster randomized trial
    Philippe Martin
    Faculte de Pharmacie, InstitutUniversitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 14:80. 2013
    ..A health education program directly informing patients of prescription risks may promote inappropriate prescription discontinuation in chronic benzodiazepine users...
  23. doi request reprint Increasing knowledge of best practices for occupational therapists treating post-stroke unilateral spatial neglect: results of a knowledge-translation intervention study
    Anita Petzold
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 44:118-24. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Response shift influenced estimates of change in health-related quality of life poststroke
    Sara Ahmed
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Ross 4 29, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:561-70. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that individuals with stroke would experience changes in internal standards, not experienced by the control group. Two other hypotheses related to objective criterion measures also were tested...
  25. pmc Synergizing expectation and execution for stroke communities of practice innovations
    Lise Poissant
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:44. 2010
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