M J Sewitch

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of patient-physician discordance in inflammatory bowel disease
    Maida J Sewitch
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2174-83. 2002
  2. pmc Feasibility of a call-in centre to deliver colorectal cancer screening in primary care
    Maida J Sewitch
    McGill University, Medicine, 687 Pine Ave W, V Building, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1
    Can Fam Physician 59:e550-7. 2013
  3. pmc Endoscopist specialty is associated with colonoscopy quality
    Mengzhu Jiang
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, Room V2 15, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:78. 2013
  4. pmc Developing model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies using administrative health databases
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:45. 2013
  5. pmc Patient-identified quality indicators for colonoscopy services
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:25-32. 2013
  6. pmc Report on the expert forum on using information technology to facilitate uptake and impact of colorectal cancer screening guidelines
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:902-4. 2012
  7. pmc Qualitative study of physician perspectives on classifying screening and nonscreening colonoscopy using administrative health data: adding practice does not make perfect
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:889-93. 2012
  8. pmc Rate of serious complications of colonoscopy in Quebec
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:611-3. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients at a Montreal hospital
    Maida J Sewitch
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:305-11. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in Canada: results of a national survey
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Chronic Dis Can 29:9-21. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of patient-physician discordance in inflammatory bowel disease
    Maida J Sewitch
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2174-83. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the independent psychosocial correlates of patient-physician discordance in adult outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease...
  2. pmc Feasibility of a call-in centre to deliver colorectal cancer screening in primary care
    Maida J Sewitch
    McGill University, Medicine, 687 Pine Ave W, V Building, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1
    Can Fam Physician 59:e550-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a call-in centre to deliver colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in primary care through self-administered fecal occult blood testing (FOBT)...
  3. pmc Endoscopist specialty is associated with colonoscopy quality
    Mengzhu Jiang
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, Room V2 15, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:78. 2013
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between endoscopist specialty and polypectomy rate, a colonoscopy quality indicator. Polypectomy rate is defined as the proportion of colonoscopies that result in the removal of one or more polyps...
  4. pmc Developing model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies using administrative health databases
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:45. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the accuracy of model-based algorithms to identify screening colonoscopies in health administrative databases...
  5. pmc Patient-identified quality indicators for colonoscopy services
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 27:25-32. 2013
    ..However, there are no studies that have investigated patient expectations and/or perceptions of quality indicators in endoscopy services...
  6. pmc Report on the expert forum on using information technology to facilitate uptake and impact of colorectal cancer screening guidelines
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:902-4. 2012
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  7. pmc Qualitative study of physician perspectives on classifying screening and nonscreening colonoscopy using administrative health data: adding practice does not make perfect
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:889-93. 2012
    ..Previously developed screening colonoscopy algorithms based on diagnostic and endoscopy procedural variables have not been sufficiently accurate for use in epidemiological and health services research...
  8. pmc Rate of serious complications of colonoscopy in Quebec
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 26:611-3. 2012
    ..The rate of serious complications is one marker of the quality of colonoscopy services...
  9. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients at a Montreal hospital
    Maida J Sewitch
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 10:305-11. 2011
    ..To assess feasibility of methods for a future study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by cancer patients treated in conventional health care settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in Canada: results of a national survey
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Chronic Dis Can 29:9-21. 2008
    ..Non-adherence rates were higher in most health regions of British Columbia. National survey data suggest CRC screening in Canada is low; younger persons and residents of British Columbia were least likely to report CRC screening...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cross-generational comparison of dispensed pharmacotherapy for depression
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:300-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to compare predictors of receipt of recommended first-line pharmacotherapy in three generational cohorts of patients with new episode depression...
  12. doi request reprint A literature review of complementary and alternative medicine use by colorectal cancer patients
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University and Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, St Mary s Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:52-6. 2010
    ..This paper sought to review the literature on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by patients with colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  13. pmc Adherence to colorectal cancer screening guidelines in Canada
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 7:39. 2007
    ..To identify correlates of adherence to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening guidelines in average-risk Canadians...
  14. pmc Do physician recommendations for colorectal cancer screening differ by patient age?
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:435-8. 2007
    ..In summary, patient age and other characteristics appeared to influence physicians' delivery of colorectal cancer screening and choice of modality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Receiving guideline-concordant pharmacotherapy for major depression: impact on ambulatory and inpatient health service use
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:191-200. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine the associations between guideline-concordant pharmacotherapy for depression and the use of health services in the year following diagnosis...
  16. pmc Colorectal cancer screening: physicians' knowledge of risk assessment and guidelines, practice, and description of barriers and facilitators
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:713-8. 2006
    ..Physician nonadherence to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening recommendations contributes to underuse of screening...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic response to a diagnosis of late-life depression: A population study in Quebec
    Maida J Sewitch
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 51:363-70. 2006
    ..To identify predictors of receiving psychoactive medication and receiving recommended first-line pharmacotherapy in individuals with newly diagnosed late-life depression...
  19. pmc Comparing patient and endoscopist perceptions of the colonoscopy indication
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:656-60. 2010
    ..However, there is no simple method to determine the colonoscopy indication using patient medical files or health administrative databases...
  20. pmc A literature review of quality in lower gastrointestinal endoscopy from the patient perspective
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 25:681-5. 2011
    ..Little is known about quality in colonoscopy and endoscopy from the patient perspective...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress, social support, and disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1470-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that strategies aimed at improving social support can have a favorable impact on psychological distress and, ultimately, can improve health outcomes in patients with IBD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to treatment in women with fibromyalgia
    Patricia L Dobkin
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Pain 22:286-94. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to identify predictors of general and medication adherence in women with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic response to depressive disorders among adolescents
    Maida J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine of McGill University and the Research Institute of McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L10 409, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1089-97. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify determinants of use of psychoactive medication and receipt of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) among adolescents with a diagnosis of new-onset depression...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Patient satisfaction with colonoscopy: a literature review and pilot study
    L Chartier
    Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 23:203-9. 2009
    ..However, because the procedure does not meet criteria that promote screening uptake, patient satisfaction with colonoscopy may encourage repeat screening...
  27. doi request reprint Predicting relapse in Crohn's disease: a biopsychosocial model
    A Bitton
    McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
    Gut 57:1386-92. 2008
    ..Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic relapsing inflammatory bowel disorder. Both biological and psychosocial factors may modulate the illness experience...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medication non-adherence in women with fibromyalgia
    M J Sewitch
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:648-54. 2004
    ..To identify the determinants of medication non-adherence in women with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Patient nonadherence to medication in inflammatory bowel disease
    Maida J Sewitch
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1535-44. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to identify determinants of nonadherence to medication in outpatients with established inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of relapse in ulcerative colitis: a longitudinal study
    Alain Bitton
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2203-8. 2003
    ..To determine the association between psychosocial characteristics and time to relapse in patients with inactive ulcerative colitis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Clustering patients according to health perceptions: relationships to psychosocial characteristics and medication nonadherence
    Maida J Sewitch
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3C 3J7
    J Psychosom Res 56:323-32. 2004
    ..Our objectives were to identify systematic multivariate patterns of perceptions using cluster analysis, and to investigate associations among the clusters, psychosocial characteristics and medication nonadherence...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring differences between patients' and physicians' health perceptions: the patient-physician discordance scale
    Maida J Sewitch
    Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    J Behav Med 26:245-64. 2003
    ..Patient and physician ratings demonstrated moderate-to-high concurrent validity. Study limitations and directions for future research with PPDS are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparing rates of trial of labour attempts, VBAC success, and fetal and maternal complications among family physicians and obstetricians
    Balbina Russillo
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:123-8. 2008
    ..To determine differences between family physicians and obstetricians in rates of trial of labour (TOL) attempt, vaginal birth after Caesarean section (VBAC) success, and maternal-fetal complications...
  34. ncbi request reprint The challenge of compliance and persistence: focus on ulcerative colitis
    Sunanda V Kane
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 200 First Street, SW, 19th Floor, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 14:s2-12; quiz s13-5. 2008
    ..An estimated 20% to 50% of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) do not take their medications as prescribed, resulting in higher disease-recurrence rates and potentially higher health care costs...