Ritsuko Kakuma

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients discharged home: effect on survival
    Ritsuko Kakuma
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:443-50. 2003
  2. pmc The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:19. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint An 18-month prospective cohort study of functional outcome of delirium in elderly patients: activities of daily living
    Stephen Vida
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:681-700. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of functional decline in hospitalized elderly patients: a systematic review
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M569-77. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review
    Michael S Kramer
    Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:63-77. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking for obsessive-compulsive disorder: role of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms and comorbid psychiatric diagnoses
    Jamie I Mayerovitch
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 44:162-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Should meta-analyses of interventions include observational studies in addition to randomized controlled trials? A critical examination of underlying principles
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1203-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients discharged home: effect on survival
    Ritsuko Kakuma
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:443-50. 2003
    ..To determine whether prevalent delirium is an independent predictor of mortality in older patients seen in emergency departments (EDs) and discharged home without admission...
  2. pmc The interpretation of systematic reviews with meta-analyses: an objective or subjective process?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:19. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the discordance in interpretations when meta-analysts are presented with identical data...
  3. ncbi request reprint An 18-month prospective cohort study of functional outcome of delirium in elderly patients: activities of daily living
    Stephen Vida
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:681-700. 2006
    ..To examine delirium, chronic medical problems and sociodemographic factors as predictors of activities of daily living (ADL), basic ADL (BADL) and instrumental ADL (IADL)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of functional decline in hospitalized elderly patients: a systematic review
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M569-77. 2002
    ..This article will systematically review the methodological characteristics and results of studies of variables and indices that predict functional decline in older hospitalized patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review
    Michael S Kramer
    Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:63-77. 2004
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  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking for obsessive-compulsive disorder: role of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms and comorbid psychiatric diagnoses
    Jamie I Mayerovitch
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 44:162-8. 2003
    ..3%) in individuals suffering from compulsions only. Our findings suggest that there is a need to teach the public about compulsions, and such a strategy may enhance future public health education programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Should meta-analyses of interventions include observational studies in addition to randomized controlled trials? A critical examination of underlying principles
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1203-9. 2007
    ..The authors found that the advantages of including both observational studies and randomized studies in a meta-analysis could outweigh the disadvantages in many situations and that observational studies should not be excluded a priori...