Jane McCusker

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Subsyndromal delirium in older long-term care residents: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1829-36. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Development of a functional status assessment of seniors visiting emergency department
    Nathalie Veillette
    University of Montreal, School of Rehabilitation, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:205-12. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for major depression in older medical inpatients: a prospective study
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:175-8. 2008
  4. pmc Continuity of primary care and emergency department utilization among elderly people
    Raluca Ionescu-Ittu
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal Que
    CMAJ 177:1362-8. 2007
  5. pmc Recognition of depression by non-psychiatric physicians--a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Monica Cepoiu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:25-36. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Observer-rated depression in long-term care: Frequency and risk factors
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:332-8. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Environmental factors predict the severity of delirium symptoms in long-term care residents with and without delirium
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:502-11. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of delirium in long-term care
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:1152-61. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing an evaluation framework for consumer-centred collaborative care of depression using input from stakeholders
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 58:160-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Development of a delirium risk screening tool for long-term care facilities
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:999-1007. 2012

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. doi request reprint Subsyndromal delirium in older long-term care residents: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1829-36. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence of, risk factors for, and outcomes of subsyndromal delirium (SSD) in older long-term care (LTC) residents and, secondarily, to explore the use of a more-restrictive definition of SSD...
  2. doi request reprint Development of a functional status assessment of seniors visiting emergency department
    Nathalie Veillette
    University of Montreal, School of Rehabilitation, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:205-12. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the FSAS-ED provides a clinical assessment of senior's functional status that is feasible to use in ED. It has potential utility for identifying unmet needs and obstacles for a safe return to the community...
  3. doi request reprint Risk factors for major depression in older medical inpatients: a prospective study
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:175-8. 2008
    ..To determine risk factors for major depression in older medical inpatients...
  4. pmc Continuity of primary care and emergency department utilization among elderly people
    Raluca Ionescu-Ittu
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal Que
    CMAJ 177:1362-8. 2007
    ..We investigated whether characteristics of primary care (accessibility and continuity) are associated with emergency department use by elderly people in both urban and rural areas...
  5. pmc Recognition of depression by non-psychiatric physicians--a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Monica Cepoiu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:25-36. 2008
    ..The accuracy of non-psychiatric physicians in recognizing depression may influence the outcome of the illness, as unrecognized patients are not offered treatment for depression...
  6. doi request reprint Observer-rated depression in long-term care: Frequency and risk factors
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:332-8. 2014
    ..Delirium diagnosis, pain and diabetes at baseline were associated with prevalent depression; depression symptoms at baseline and development of severe cognitive impairment at follow-up were risk factors for incident depression. ..
  7. doi request reprint Environmental factors predict the severity of delirium symptoms in long-term care residents with and without delirium
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:502-11. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of delirium in long-term care
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:1152-61. 2011
    ..1) To describe the prevalence and 6-month incidence of delirium in long-term care facility (LTCF) residents age 65 and over; (2) To describe differences in these measures by resident baseline characteristics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing an evaluation framework for consumer-centred collaborative care of depression using input from stakeholders
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 58:160-8. 2013
    ..To develop a framework for research and evaluation of collaborative mental health care for depression, which includes attributes or domains of care that are important to consumers...
  10. doi request reprint Development of a delirium risk screening tool for long-term care facilities
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:999-1007. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to develop a delirium risk screening tool for use in long-term care (LTC) facilities...
  11. doi request reprint The elder-friendly emergency department assessment tool: development of a quality assessment tool for emergency department-based geriatric care
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1534-9. 2012
    ..To develop and conduct a preliminary validation of selected subscales of an elder-friendly emergency department (ED) assessment tool...
  12. pmc Factors predicting patient use of the emergency department: a retrospective cohort study
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, and St Mary s Research Centre, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 184:E307-16. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the effects of three aspects of care provided by primary physicians (physician specialty, continuity of care and comprehensiveness of care) on their patients' use of the emergency department...
  13. doi request reprint Outcomes of community-dwelling seniors vary by type of emergency department
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 19:304-12. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and correlates of major and minor depression in older medical inpatients
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1344-53. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of and characteristics associated with major and minor depression in older medical inpatients and to compare associated characteristics by sex and history of depression...
  15. doi request reprint Recognition of depression in older medical inpatients discharged to ambulatory care settings: a longitudinal study
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:245-51. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine the recognition of depression in older medical inpatients by nonpsychiatric physicians over a 2-year period...
  16. doi request reprint The nature of informal caregiving for medically ill older people with and without depression
    Jane McCusker
    St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:239-46. 2009
    ..To describe patient and caregiver perceptions of the nature of informal caregiving in a sample of older medical inpatients with and without depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month course of depressive symptoms in older medical inpatients
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:411-7. 2007
    ..The study aimed: (1) to describe the 12-month course of depressive symptoms among medical inpatients aged 65+, and (2) to investigate predictors of a more severe course that could be identified easily by non-psychiatric staff...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do geriatric interventions reduce emergency department visits? A systematic review
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital Center, 3830 Lacombe Ave, Room 2508, Montreal, QC H3T 1M5
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:53-62. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment interventions on ED use. This study aimed to systematically review the literature and compare the effects of these interventions on ED visits...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does depression in older medical inpatients predict mortality?
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, 3830 Lacombe, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:975-81. 2006
    ..We examined the effects on mortality of both a diagnosis of depression at hospital admission and a history of previous depression, taking into account potential sources of bias (sample selection and confounding)...
  20. doi request reprint Use of nurse-observed symptoms of delirium in long-term care: effects on prevalence and outcomes of delirium
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:602-8. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The delirium index, a measure of the severity of delirium: new findings on reliability, validity, and responsiveness
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1744-9. 2004
    ..To assess the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of an instrument for measuring the severity of delirium, the Delirium Index (DI)...
  22. pmc Delirium in older medical inpatients and subsequent cognitive and functional status: a prospective study
    J McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 165:575-83. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Major depression among medically ill elders contributes to sustained poor mental health in their informal caregivers
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Canada
    Age Ageing 36:400-6. 2007
    ..No longitudinal studies have addressed the effect of late life depression on the physical and mental health status of their informal caregivers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Major depression in older medical inpatients predicts poor physical and mental health status over 12 months
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3T 1M5
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:340-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the 12-month effects upon physical and mental health status of a diagnosis of major or minor depression among older medical inpatients...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Standardized screening and assessment of older patients in the emergency department: a survey of implementation in Quebec
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital Centre, Montreal, QC
    Can J Aging 26:49-57. 2007
    ..Education of staff and pre-implementation adaptation and testing are needed for successful implementation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a brief two-stage emergency department intervention for high-risk elders: results of a quasi-randomized controlled trial
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 41:45-56. 2003
    ..We determine the cost-effectiveness of a 2-stage emergency department intervention in addition to usual ED care compared with that of usual care alone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rapid two-stage emergency department intervention for seniors: impact on continuity of care
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 10:233-43. 2003
    ..In this study, the authors investigated the effects of the intervention on the process of care at, and during the month after, the ED visit...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hospital characteristics and emergency department care of older patients are associated with return visits
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:426-33. 2007
    ..To explore hospital characteristics and indicators of emergency department (ED) care of older patients associated with return visits to the ED...
  30. pmc The course of delirium in older medical inpatients: a prospective study
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, 3830 Lacombe Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1M5, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 18:696-704. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants of emergency department visits by older adults: a systematic review
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1362-70. 2003
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the literature on the determinants of hospital emergency department (ED) visits by elders, using a modification of the Andersen behavioral model of health services, adapted to explain ED utilization...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does delirium increase hospital stay?
    Jane McCusker
    Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1539-46. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of prevalent and incident delirium on length of hospital stay...
  33. ncbi request reprint The prognosis of major and minor depression in older medical inpatients
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:966-75. 2006
    ..Major and minor depression is frequent in older medical inpatients, but the prognosis of these two disorders is not clear. The current study proposed to determine the prognosis of major and minor depression in this population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and symptoms of delirium superimposed on dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 15:46-66. 2006
    ..The study concluded that training nurses to recognize subtle changes in mental status among those patients who were older with prior cognitive impairment may prevent the underdetection of delirium...
  35. doi request reprint Symptoms of delirium predict incident delirium in older long-term care residents
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1M5, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:887-94. 2013
    ..Secondary objectives were to determine if the number or the type of symptoms predict incident delirium...
  36. pmc Systematic detection and multidisciplinary care of depression in older medical inpatients: a randomized trial
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:38-44. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Prodrome of delirium among long-term care residents: what clinical changes can be observed in the two weeks preceding a full-blown episode of delirium?
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1855-64. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify clinical changes observable in the 2-week period prior to the onset of full-blown delirium...
  38. doi request reprint Emergency department visits and primary care among adults with chronic conditions
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Med Care 48:972-80. 2010
    ..An emergency department (ED) visit may be a marker for limited access to primary medical care, particularly among those with ambulatory care sensitive chronic conditions (ACSCC)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Classification of patterns of delirium severity scores over time in an elderly population
    Marie Pierre Sylvestre
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:667-80. 2006
    ..To describe and classify individual trajectories of 15-day changes in delirium severity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Short-term stability of diagnoses of major and minor depression in older medical inpatients
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital, 3830 Lacombe Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1M5
    Psychosomatics 48:38-45. 2007
    ..Stability of diagnosis may be improved by emphasis on core depressive symptoms or the presence of more severe depressive symptoms, moderate-to-severe disability, and duration of symptoms > or =6 months...
  41. doi request reprint Symptoms of delirium occurring before and after episodes of delirium in older long-term care residents
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2302-7. 2012
    ..A secondary objective was to describe the mean number of symptoms before and after episodes by dementia status...
  42. pmc Helping family doctors detect vulnerable caregivers after an emergency department visit for an elderly relative: results of a longitudinal study
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:46. 2006
    ..The study objective was to examine changes in family caregivers' quality of life following an emergency department (ED) visit by an older community-dwelling relative that might cue doctors to subsequent caregiver distress...
  43. doi request reprint 12-month cognitive outcomes of major and minor depression in older medical patients
    Ling Han
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:742-51. 2008
    ..To examine the temporal relationship between depression diagnoses and cognitive function in older medical patients...
  44. doi request reprint Comorbidity information in older patients at an emergency visit: self-report vs. administrative data had poor agreement but similar predictive validity
    Stephanie R Susser
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:511-5. 2008
    ..administrative records, and factors affecting agreement and (2) to compare the predictive validity of the two indices in a sample of older emergency department (ED) patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint An empirical study of different diagnostic criteria for delirium among elderly medical inpatients
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:200-7. 2003
    ..DSM-IV criteria for delirium are the most inclusive criteria to date for elderly medical patients with or without dementia...
  46. doi request reprint The course of delirium in older long-term care residents
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1291-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the course of delirium in older long-term care (LTC) residents...
  47. pmc Psychiatric outpatient consultation for seniors. Perspectives of family physicians, consultants, and patients/family: a descriptive study
    Mark J Yaffe
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University and St Mary s Hospital Centre, 3830 Lacombe Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3T 1M5, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:15. 2005
    ..This study examines patients'/family, family practitioners', and psychiatrists' perceptions of the bi-directional pathway between such primary care doctors and consultants...
  48. pmc Recognition of depression in older medical inpatients
    Monica Cepoiu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:559-64. 2007
    ..Studies of recognition of depression in older (aged 65 or more) medical inpatients show low rates of recognition of depression by attending physicians. However, few studies have compared different measures of recognition of depression...
  49. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of delirium among elderly medical inpatients with or without dementia
    Martin G Cole
    Departments of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1M5, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:167-75. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparing the validity of different sources of information on emergency department visits: a latent class analysis
    Nandini Dendukuri
    Technology Assessment Unit, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Med Care 43:266-75. 2005
    ..Determining the relative validity of each source is complicated because none is a gold standard...
  51. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of diagnostic criteria for delirium in older medical inpatients
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, 3830 Avenue Lacombe, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1M5, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:151-6. 2007
    ..These results suggest it may be necessary to place increased emphasis on these presenting symptoms when diagnosing delirium in this population...
  52. doi request reprint Association of resident and room characteristics with antipsychotic use in long-term care facilities (LTCF)
    Johanne Monette
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:66-9. 2012
    ..Absence of a clock/calendar and of a telephone was related to antipsychotic use. Further research is needed to confirm these findings...
  53. doi request reprint Delirium superimposed on dementia: defining disease states and course from longitudinal measurements of a multivariate index using latent class analysis and hidden Markov chains
    Antonio Ciampi
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1659-70. 2011
    ..While reliable tools have been developed to collect relevant data, new approaches to study design and analysis are needed. We focus on a new analytic approach...
  54. ncbi request reprint The identification of seniors at risk screening tool: further evidence of concurrent and predictive validity
    Nandini Dendukuri
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:290-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the validity of the Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) screening tool for detecting severe functional impairment and depression and predicting increased depressive symptoms and increased utilization of health services...
  55. doi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of a delirium prevention program for cognitively impaired long term care residents: a participatory approach
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Centre for Excellence in Aging Research Unit, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:77.e1-9. 2014
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Health services use for mental health problems by community-living seniors with depression
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:554-70. 2008
    ..This study aimed to characterize patterns of HS use for mental health problems by seniors with depressive disorders and symptoms during the previous 12 months...
  57. ncbi request reprint Delirium predicts 12-month mortality
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital Center, 3830 Lacombe Ave, Room 2508, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1M5
    Arch Intern Med 162:457-63. 2002
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent effects of presence of delirium, type of delirium (incident vs prevalent), and severity of delirium symptoms on 12-month mortality among older medical inpatients...
  58. doi request reprint Classification of emergency departments according to their services for community-dwelling seniors
    Roxane Borgès Da Silva
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 19:552-61. 2012
    ..The goal was to develop a classification of emergency departments (EDs) based on their organization of services for seniors discharged to the community...
  59. ncbi request reprint Medication use and nonadherence to psychoactive medication for mental health problems by community-living Canadian seniors with depression
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 53:609-20. 2008
    ..To determine the relation between level of depression and psychoactive medication use and nonadherence in Canadian seniors, given that late-life depression is a common, serious mental health problem in Canada...
  60. ncbi request reprint Depression in frail elders: impact on family caregivers
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, and Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:655-65. 2004
    ..To examine the relationship between depression among medically ill, frail elders and family caregivers' hours of care, health status, and quality of life...
  61. ncbi request reprint The 6 and 12 month outcomes of older medical inpatients who recover from delirium
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:301-7. 2008
    ..To compare the 6 and 12 month outcomes of patients who recovered from delirium by 8 weeks with those who did not have an index episode...
  62. doi request reprint The course of subsyndromal delirium in older long-term care residents
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:289-96. 2013
    ..To determine the course of incident subsyndromal delirium (SSD) in older long-term care (LTC) residents. A secondary objective was to explore the use of a more restrictive definition of SSD on the findings of the study...
  63. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of subsyndromal delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Martin Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGillUniversity, Montreal, Quebec
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:754-60. 2003
    ..To determine the prognostic significance of subsyndromal delirium (SSD) presentations...
  64. doi request reprint The 6- and 12-month outcomes of older medical inpatients who recover from subsyndromal delirium
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2093-9. 2008
    ..To compare the 6- and 12-month outcomes of patients who recovered from subsyndromal delirium (SSD) by 8 weeks with the outcomes of patients who did not recover or did not have an index episode...
  65. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with delirium severity among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:819-31. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether the factors associated with delirium varied according to the severity of the delirium experienced by the older patients...
  66. pmc Primary Care Organization and Outcomes of an Emergency Visit among Seniors
    Jane McCusker
    Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
    Healthc Policy 5:e115-31. 2009
    ..Emerging primary care organizational models along the lines currently being pursued in Quebec may help to reduce the growing burden of ED care of seniors...
  67. ncbi request reprint The temporal relationship between depression symptoms and cognitive functioning in older medical patients--prospective or concurrent?
    Ling Han
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1319-23. 2006
    ..The objective of this study, using repeated measures over a 12-month period, was to examine the short-term temporal relationship between depressive symptoms and cognitive impairment...
  68. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the work environment of multidisciplinary hospital staff
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 18:543-51. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to investigate the performance of scales to assess the work environment of hospital professional staff, other than nurses or physicians...
  69. pmc Systematic detection and multidisciplinary care of delirium in older medical inpatients: a randomized trial
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 167:753-9. 2002
    ..We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine whether systematic detection and multidisciplinary care of delirium in older patients admitted to a general medical service could reduce time to improvement in cognitive status...
  70. doi request reprint Accuracy of nurse documentation of delirium symptoms in medical charts
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University and Laval University Geriatric Research Unit at St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:165-77. 2008
    ..Future study should target improving nurse documentation of delirium symptoms in medical charts...
  71. doi request reprint Item analysis of the functional status assessment of seniors in the emergency department
    Nathalie Veillette
    School of Rehabilitation, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:565-72. 2009
    ..This 40-item tool addresses the person's functional status prior to and following the decision to consult in ED...
  72. ncbi request reprint Statistical measures were proposed for identifying longitudinal patterns of change in quantitative health indicators
    Karen Leffondre
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1049-62. 2004
    ..To propose statistical measures to identify different longitudinal patterns of change in quantitative health indicators...
  73. ncbi request reprint Survey of nursing perceptions of medication administration practices, perceived sources of errors and reporting behaviours
    Markirit Armutlu
    St Mary s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec
    Healthc Q 11:58-65. 2008
    ..The need for ongoing education and information sessions on policies and procedures specific to safe medication practices for all nurses, regardless of years of experience, was identified...
  74. ncbi request reprint Proxy reporting of quality of life using the EQ-5D
    Hani Tamim
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 40:1186-95. 2002
    ..The economic evaluation of health interventions for older people is complicated by the difficulty in obtaining self-reports of quality of life from persons with cognitive impairments, physical impairments, or both...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nursing work environment and quality of care: differences between units at the same hospital
    Jane McCusker
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies and Quality Assessment Unit, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:313-22. 2004
    ..The NWI-R sub-scales are potentially useful for comparison of work environments of different nursing units at the same hospital...
  76. ncbi request reprint Reorganizing nursing work on surgical units: a time-and-motion study
    France Desjardins
    Surgery Program, St Mary s Hospital, Montreal, QC
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 21:26-38. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that time-and-motion studies are a useful method of monitoring appropriate use of nursing staff, and may provide results that assist in restructuring nursing tasks...
  77. ncbi request reprint Infant sucking ability, non-organic failure to thrive, maternal characteristics, and feeding practices: a prospective cohort study
    Maria Ramsay
    Department of Psychology, Montreal Children s Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 44:405-14. 2002
    ..The term NFTT, therefore, merits reexamination and a more focused definition...
  78. pmc St John's wort or sertraline? Randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Gerald van Gurp
    Emergency Department, St Mary s Hospital Centre, 3830 Lacombe Ave, Montreal, QC
    Can Fam Physician 48:905-12. 2002
    ..To compare the change in severity of depressive symptoms and occurrence of side effects in primary care patients treated with St John's wort (SJW) and sertraline...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Delirium in older patients: clinical presentation and diagnosis]
    Martin G Cole
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 43:13-8. 2008
    ..Similar strategies may improve the detection and diagnosis of subsyndromal delirium...
  80. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of black cohosh-containing preparations on menopausal symptoms: a meta-analysis
    Taghreed Shams
    Department of Obstetrics, St Mary s Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Altern Ther Health Med 16:36-44. 2010
    ..Given that black cohosh is one of the most frequently used herbal medications for menopausal vasomotor symptoms in North America, more data are warranted on its effectiveness and safety...
  81. ncbi request reprint Treatment of delirium in older medical inpatients: a challenge for geriatric specialists
    Martin G Cole
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2101-3. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Consensus-based policy recommendations for geriatric emergency care
    Belinda Parke
    Fraser Health Authority, Surrey, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:385-95. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to establish policy recommendations to address service and care delivery challenges facing hospital emergency departments (EDs) responding to the needs of increasing numbers of older adults...
  83. ncbi request reprint [Confusion Assessment Method. Validation of a French-language version]
    Johanne Laplante
    Centre hospitalier de St Mary
    Perspect Infirm 3:12-4, 16-8, 20-2. 2005
    ..The availability of a French-language version of this instrument will lead to greater professional autonomy and help to simplify the recognition of symptoms of delirium and ensure that the appropriate action is taken sooner...
  84. ncbi request reprint Identification of seniors at risk: process evaluation of a screening and referral program for patients aged > or =75 in a community hospital emergency department
    Rebecca N Warburton
    School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:339-48. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Influence of prior cognitive impairment on the severity of delirium symptoms among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences at Laval University, Cite Universitaire, Quebec
    J Neurosci Nurs 38:90-101. 2006
    ..Thus, taking into account the severity of prior cognitive impairment could help nurses to detect delirium among older patients...
  86. ncbi request reprint Older persons in the emergency medical care system
    Jane McCusker
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2103-5. 2002