Affiliation: McGill University
- Delirium in older emergency department patients discharged home: effect on survivalRitsuko 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...
- 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...
- An 18-month prospective cohort study of functional outcome of delirium in elderly patients: activities of daily livingStephen 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)...
- Predictors of functional decline in hospitalized elderly patients: a systematic reviewJane 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...
- The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic reviewMichael 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....
- Treatment seeking for obsessive-compulsive disorder: role of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms and comorbid psychiatric diagnosesJamie 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...
- Should meta-analyses of interventions include observational studies in addition to randomized controlled trials? A critical examination of underlying principlesIan 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...