Affiliation: McGill University
- Genetics and primary care: where are we headed?Vasiliki Rahimzadeh
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, 5858 Côte des neiges, Montréal H3S 1Z1, QC, Canada
J Transl Med 12:238. 2014..Lastly, the authors provide recommendations for future translational initiatives that aim to maximize the capacities of genomic medicine, without compromising primary care philosophies and foundations of practice. ..
- Impact of patient communication problems on the risk of preventable adverse events in acute care settingsGillian Bartlett
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
CMAJ 178:1555-62. 2008..Language barriers and disabilities that affect communication have been shown to decrease quality of care. We sought to assess whether communication problems are associated with an increased risk of preventable adverse events...
- Association between risk factors for injurious falls and new benzodiazepine prescribing in elderly personsGillian Bartlett
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, 515 517 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 10:1. 2009..The objective of this study is to assess if some of the risk factors for falls are associated with new benzodiazepine prescriptions in elderly persons...
- A randomized trial of the effectiveness of on-demand versus computer-triggered drug decision support in primary careRobyn Tamblyn
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A3
J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:430-8. 2008..Physicians in each study condition were able to preset levels that triggered alerts...
- Increasing the detection and response to adherence problems with cardiovascular medication in primary care through computerized drug management systems: a randomized controlled trialRobyn Tamblyn
Department of Epidemiology and Bio statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Med Decis Making 30:176-88. 2010..Treatment side effects, cost, and complexity are common reasons for nonadherence, and physicians are often unaware of these potentially modifiable problems...
- The development and evaluation of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system for primary careRobyn Tamblyn
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:148-59. 2006..To develop and evaluate the acceptability and use of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system (MOXXI) for primary care physicians...
- Modeling cumulative dose and exposure duration provided insights regarding the associations between benzodiazepines and injuriesMichal Abrahamowicz
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 59:393-403. 2006..We propose new methods for modeling various aspects of medication use history and employment of them to assess the adverse effects of selected benzodiazepines...
- Do family physicians retrieve synopses of clinical research previously read as email alerts?Roland Grad
Information Technology Primary Care Research Group, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
J Med Internet Res 13:e101. 2011..In time-pressured situations, remembering a known item may facilitate information retrieval by the clinician. However, exactly how synopses first delivered as email alerts influence retrieval at some later time is not known...
- The cognitive impact of research synopses on physicians: a prospective observational analysis of evidence-based summaries sent by emailRuiqing Wang
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Inform Prim Care 17:79-86. 2009..Effective information transfer in primary care is becoming more difficult as the volume of medical information expands. Emailed research synopses are expected to raise awareness and thereby permit more effective information retrieval...
- A 5-year prospective assessment of the risk associated with individual benzodiazepines and doses in new elderly usersRobyn Tamblyn
Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:233-41. 2005..To determine the risk of injury associated with the new use of individual benzodiazepines and dosage regimens in the elderly...
- The effect of obesity on antibiotic treatment failure: a historical cohort studyCristina Longo
McGill University, Department of Family Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:970-6. 2013..ATF has serious adverse health outcomes and may increase treatment resistance. Given that obese patients often have other health issues, it is important to determine if excess weight independently increases the likelihood of ATF...
- Adverse events associated with treatment of latent tuberculosis in the general populationBenjamin M Smith
Respiratory Division, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Que, Canada
CMAJ 183:E173-9. 2011..Our objective was to estimate the risk of adverse events requiring hospital admission that were associated with therapy for latent tuberculosis infection in the general population...
- Effect of a community oriented problem based learning curriculum on quality of primary care delivered by graduates: historical cohort comparison studyRobyn Tamblyn
McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A3
BMJ 331:1002. 2005....
- Longitudinal patterns of new Benzodiazepine use in the elderlyGillian Bartlett
Department of Medicine, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:669-82. 2004..To characterize longitudinal patterns of Benzodiazepine use in the elderly...
- Examining the evidence of the impact of health information technology in primary care: an argument for participatory research with health professionals and patientsEmmanuelle Bélanger
McGill University, Canada
Int J Med Inform 81:654-61. 2012..How can we use lessons learnt from existing health information technologies in primary care to inform the optimal design of newer developments such as personal health records?..
- Testing the reliability and efficiency of the pilot Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT) for systematic mixed studies reviewRomina Pace
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, 517 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada H2W 1S4
Int J Nurs Stud 49:47-53. 2012....
- Comparing the effects of white coat hypertension and sustained hypertension on mortality in a UK primary care settingMartin G Dawes
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Fam Med 6:390-6. 2008..We examined all-cause mortality within a primary care setting in patients with white coat hypertension or sustained hypertension in whom blood pressure (BP) monitoring was indicated...
- Influence of postoperative infectious complications on long-term survival of lung cancer patients: a population-based cohort studyAmin Andalib
Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
J Thorac Oncol 8:554-61. 2013..We sought to determine the impact of complications on long-term survival after a curative surgery for lung cancer, independent of the effect on early postoperative mortality...
- Theranostics in primary care: pharmacogenomics tests and beyondGillian Bartlett
Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Expert Rev Mol Diagn 12:841-55. 2012..Finally, the authors propose several salient recommendations, including a 5-year forecast, to accelerate the current convergence between PGx and primary care...
- Effect of a PDA-assisted evidence-based medicine course on knowledge of common clinical problemsRoland M Grad
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Fam Med 37:734-40. 2005..This study's objective was to determine if PDA-assisted EBM training would improve clinical knowledge...