I Shrier

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Procedures for assessing psychological predictors of injuries in circus artists: a pilot prospective study
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Ch, Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal H3T 1E2, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:77. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Prevention of sports injury I: a systematic review of applied biomechanics and physiology outcomes research
    Kellen McBain
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 46:169-73. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of sport injury II: a systematic review of clinical science research
    Kellen McBain
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 46:174-9. 2012
  4. pmc The Cues and Care Trial: a randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce maternal anxiety and improve developmental outcomes in very low birthweight infants
    Phyllis Zelkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 8:38. 2008
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding causal inference: the future direction in sports injury prevention
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Department of Family Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 17:220-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Mega-trials vs. meta-analysis: precision vs. heterogeneity?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:324-8. 2007
  8. pmc A pilot study on the effects of pre-event manipulation on jump height and running velocity
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 40:947-9. 2006
  9. pmc Cochrane Reviews: new blocks on the kids
    I Shrier
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 37:473-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Conservative non-pharmacological treatment options are not frequently used in the management of hip osteoarthritis
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Que, Canada H3T 1E2
    J Sci Med Sport 9:81-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Procedures for assessing psychological predictors of injuries in circus artists: a pilot prospective study
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Ch, Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal H3T 1E2, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:77. 2014
    ..Research on psychological risk factors for injury has focused on stable traits. Our objective was to test the feasibility of a prospective longitudinal study designed to examine labile psychological states as risk factors of injury...
  2. doi request reprint Prevention of sports injury I: a systematic review of applied biomechanics and physiology outcomes research
    Kellen McBain
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 46:169-73. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of sport injury II: a systematic review of clinical science research
    Kellen McBain
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 46:174-9. 2012
    ..To characterise the nature of the sport injury prevention literature by reviewing published articles that evaluate specific clinical interventions designed to reduce sport injury risks...
  4. pmc The Cues and Care Trial: a randomized controlled trial of an intervention to reduce maternal anxiety and improve developmental outcomes in very low birthweight infants
    Phyllis Zelkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 8:38. 2008
    ..The Cues and Care trial is a randomized controlled trial of an intervention designed to reduce maternal anxiety and promote sensitive interaction in mothers of very low birthweight infants...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding causal inference: the future direction in sports injury prevention
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Department of Family Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 17:220-4. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Mega-trials vs. meta-analysis: precision vs. heterogeneity?
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:324-8. 2007
    ..However, the inherent heterogeneity in a series of smaller trials may represent a significant advantage over a single mega-trial...
  8. pmc A pilot study on the effects of pre-event manipulation on jump height and running velocity
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 40:947-9. 2006
    ..Purpose: To compare changes in jump height and running velocity with and without pre-event high-velocity, low-amplitude manipulation (HVLA)...
  9. pmc Cochrane Reviews: new blocks on the kids
    I Shrier
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 37:473-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Conservative non-pharmacological treatment options are not frequently used in the management of hip osteoarthritis
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Que, Canada H3T 1E2
    J Sci Med Sport 9:81-6. 2006
    ..Men were less likely than women to be prescribed all three, but only cane use was statistically significant across genders. In conclusion, physiotherapy and exercise are not commonly prescribed in patients with hip OA...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stretching perspectives
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Curr Sports Med Rep 4:237-8. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Does stretching improve performance? A systematic and critical review of the literature
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 14:267-73. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article was to evaluate the clinical and basic science evidence surrounding the hypothesis that stretching improves performance...
  13. pmc Muscle dysfunction versus wear and tear as a cause of exercise related osteoarthritis: an epidemiological update
    Ian Shrier
    Lady David Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Sainte Catherine Road, Montreal H3T 1E2, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 38:526-35. 2004
    ..This is a review of the clinical literature to see which hypothesis has the greatest support. Clinical studies support the muscle dysfunction hypothesis over the wear and tear hypothesis...
  14. pmc Approach to injuries in active people
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC
    Can Fam Physician 52:727-31. 2006
    ..To review the basic principles underlying treatment of injuries in active people...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison between tests of fatigue and force for trunk flexion
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3T 1E2, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1373-8. 2003
    ..A quasi-experimental study was conducted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity after recent deep venous thrombosis: a cohort study
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:630-4. 2005
    ..To determine whether increased physical activity 1 month after deep vein thrombosis (DVT) led to worsening of venous symptoms and signs within the subsequent 3 months...
  17. ncbi request reprint When and whom to stretch? Gauging the benefits and drawbacks for individual patients
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Can
    Phys Sportsmed 33:22-6. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Understanding the different physical examination tests for suspected meniscal tears
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Sports Med Rep 9:284-9. 2010
    ..Future research should explore predictive models based on the different components accounting for heterogeneous pathology and different patient contexts...
  19. doi request reprint Analyses of injury count data: some do's and don'ts
    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 170:1307-15. 2009
    ..More advanced analyses are required to account for multiplicity...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Injury patterns and injury rates in the circus arts: an analysis of 5 years of data from Cirque du Soleil
    Ian Shrier
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Sports Med 37:1143-9. 2009
    ..Human circus arts are gaining increasing popularity as a physical activity with more than 500 companies and 200 schools. The only injury data that currently exist are a few case reports and 1 survey...
  22. pmc Reducing bias through directed acyclic graphs
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:70. 2008
    ..e. to make causal inferences about the exposure. Recent developments in epidemiology have shown that traditional methods of identifying confounding and adjusting for confounding may be inadequate...
  23. doi request reprint Psychological predictors of injuries in circus artists: an exploratory study
    Ian Shrier
    McGill University, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 45:433-6. 2011
    ..To explore the relationship between potential psychological risk factors and injury risk in circus artists...
  24. doi request reprint Discordance in injury reporting between youth-athletes, their parents and coaches
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, The Department of Family Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Sci Med Sport 12:633-6. 2009
    ..Interview-report by youth themselves should be explored as a possible low cost method of documenting youth sport injuries...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of early physical activity on long-term outcome after venous thrombosis
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 19:487-93. 2009
    ..To determine if the level of self-reported physical activity 1 month after deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is associated with the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in the first 2 years post-DVT...
  26. ncbi request reprint Work is a risk factor for adolescent musculoskeletal pain
    Debbie Ehrmann Feldman
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Ecole de readaptation, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 44:956-61. 2002
    ..The conclusion that work is associated with musculoskeletal pain development in adolescents implies that implementation of prevention strategies in the workplace should include adolescents who work...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of low back pain in adolescence
    D E Feldman
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 154:30-6. 2001
    ..01, 1.06), and working during the school year (odds ratio = 1.33; 95% CI: 1.03, 1.71). Modifying such risk factors as smoking and poor leg flexibility may potentially serve to prevent the development of low back pain in adolescents...
  28. pmc Reliability of a device measuring triceps surae muscle fatigability
    M Haber
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 38:163-7. 2004
    ..To examine the test-retest reliability of a protocol using an apparatus designed to standardise the standing heel rise test for the triceps surae muscle...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is physical activity differentially associated with different types of sedentary pursuits?
    Debbie Ehrmann Feldman
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Ecole de readaptation, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:797-802. 2003
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Impact of lactose containing foods and the genetics of lactase on diseases: an analytical review of population data
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 60:292-300. 2008
    ..In colorectal cancer, on the contrary, meta-analyses of case-based studies suggest protection. The possible importance of distinguishing LNP/LP status in studies is discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for development of lower limb pain in adolescents
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 28:604-9. 2001
    ..We investigated the incidence of leg pain in adolescents to determine whether high growth spurt and/or poor flexibility are risk factors for the development of lower extremity pain...
  32. ncbi request reprint Should the gap be filled between guidelines and actual practice for management of low back pain in primary care? The Quebec experience
    M Rossignol
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2893-8; discussion 2898-9. 1996
    ..A prospective cohort study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Missed opportunities for prevention of venous thromboembolism: an evaluation of the use of thromboprophylaxis guidelines
    D M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Chest 120:1964-71. 2001
    ..Inadequacy of prophylaxis was most often caused by omission of prophylaxis. Missed opportunities for prevention occurred most commonly in the settings of nonorthopedic surgery, pneumonia, and stroke...
  34. ncbi request reprint The value of specialization--is there an outcome difference in the management of fistulas complicating diverticulitis
    A Di Carlo
    Department of Surgery, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:1456-63. 2001
    ..2 percent). CONCLUSIONS: We conclude that specialization in colon and rectal surgery contributed to an improved outcome, with a lower rate of diverting procedures, a shorter hospital stay, and a lower rate of complications...
  35. ncbi request reprint A teaching unit in primary care sports medicine for family medicine residents
    A Vernec
    Sports Medicine Clinic, the Herzl Family Practice Center, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Med 76:293-6. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Smoking. A risk factor for development of low back pain in adolescents
    D E Feldman
    GRIS, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2492-6. 1999
    ..A prospective, repeated-measures cohort design with high school students from Montreal, Canada...
  37. ncbi request reprint Myths and truths of stretching: individualized recommendations for healthy muscles
    I Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish Hospital, Montreal, QB, H3T 1E2, Can
    Phys Sportsmed 28:57-63. 2000
    ..An individualized approach may be most effective based on intersubject variation and differences between healthy and injured tissues...
  38. pmc Impact of an electronic link between the emergency department and family physicians: a randomized controlled trial
    Eddy Lang
    Emergency Department, Emergency Multidisciplinary Research Unit, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:313-8. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the impact of the SCS on measures of resource utilization in the emergency department and family physician offices...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of lactose maldigestion on the relationship between dairy food intake and colorectal cancer: a systematic review
    Andrew Szilagyi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 55:141-50. 2006
    ..These results raise the possibility that LNP/LP status may be partly responsible for the discrepant results with respect to the relationship between dairy food consumption and CRC...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of relationships among national colorectal cancer mortality rates, genetic lactase non-persistence status, and per capita yearly milk and milk product consumption
    Andrew Szilagyi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, The Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 55:151-6. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Documentation on the anesthetic record: Correlation with clinically important variables
    Michael J Tessler
    Department of Anesthesia, Room A 335, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:1086-91. 2006
    ..A subsequent chart review of anesthetic records was undertaken to determine the extent to which these anesthesiologists record the variables they consider important...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of postthrombotic syndrome on health-related quality of life after deep venous thrombosis
    Susan R Kahn
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste, Catherine Room A 114, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    Arch Intern Med 162:1144-8. 2002
    ..We compared generic and venous disease-specific quality of life in patients with and without PTS, and assessed whether quality of life correlated with severity of PTS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of exercise in patients with previous deep venous thrombosis: impact of the postthrombotic syndrome
    Susan R Kahn
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Chest 123:399-405. 2003
    ..However, the effects of exercise in patients with previous DVT have not been studied...
  44. ncbi request reprint Determinants and time course of the postthrombotic syndrome after acute deep venous thrombosis
    Susan R Kahn
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 149:698-707. 2008
    ..The reason some patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT) develop the postthrombotic syndrome is not well understood...
  45. pmc The wait for total hip replacement in patients with osteoarthritis
    Marie Claire Gaudet
    Division of Santé communautaire, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:101-9. 2007
    ..We then explored whether these intervals differed by age, sex, occupation or quality-of-life score...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association between antiphospholipid antibodies and recurrent fetal loss in women without autoimmune disease: a metaanalysis
    Lucie Opatrny
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Hospital Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:2214-21. 2006
    ....
  47. pmc The effect of information level and coping style on pain and anxiety in needle liver biopsy
    Nir Hilzenrat
    Department of Medicine, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:597-600. 2006
    ..The study failed to show any advantage in providing additional information to subjects before liver biopsy, regardless of coping style...
  48. ncbi request reprint VEINES-QOL/Sym questionnaire was a reliable and valid disease-specific quality of life measure for deep venous thrombosis
    Susan R Kahn
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1049-56. 2006
    ..To assess the validity of VEINES-QOL/Sym, a patient-reported questionnaire to evaluate quality of life and symptoms in patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients with deep venous thrombosis
    Susan R Kahn
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1173-8. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, the burden of deep venous thrombosis from the patient's perspective has not been quantified. We evaluated health-related quality of life (QOL) after deep vein thrombosis and compared results with general population norms...
  50. ncbi request reprint Desflurane does not accelerate recovery from operations of short duration: a practice audit
    Michael J Tessler
    Department of Anesthesiology, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 51:222-5. 2004
    ..e., more than one hour). We assessed our experience using desflurane in short out-patient surgery with a retrospective analysis of a single surgeon's elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients...
  51. doi request reprint Clinical management of musculoskeletal injuries in active children and youth
    Barbara Mazer
    McGill University, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 20:249-55. 2010
    ..To describe how different health care specialists manage musculoskeletal injury in children and examine factors influencing return to play decisions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Volume and outcome of coronary artery bypass graft surgery: are more and less the same?
    Norman Kalant
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:81-6. 2004
    ..The finding that the risk-adjusted mortality rate is lower at high volume hospitals is the basis for the decision to centralize. The goal of this study was to determine if current evidence supports the extension of such a policy...
  53. pmc Six-month exercise training program to treat post-thrombotic syndrome: a randomized controlled two-centre trial
    Susan R Kahn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 183:37-44. 2011
    ....
  54. pmc Differential impact of lactose/lactase phenotype on colonic microflora
    Andrew Szilagyi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McGill School of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:373-9. 2010
    ..Prebiotic effects likely favour lactose maldigesters who experience lactose spilling into their colon...
  55. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in patients with deep venous thrombosis: a systematic review
    Susan R Kahn
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Thromb Res 122:763-73. 2008
    ..We performed a systematic review to assess the benefits or risks of physical activity in patients with an acute or previous DVT of the leg...
  56. doi request reprint The effect of rest days on injury rates
    C Orlando
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e64-71. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that 2-day breaks every four to 6 weeks may be sufficient to avoid an increasing injury rate due to cumulative fatigue in professional acrobatic circus artists...
  57. pmc Readmission for small-bowel obstruction in the early postoperative period: etiology and outcome
    George Miller
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Que
    Can J Surg 45:255-8. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of and attitude toward patient confidentiality within three family medicine teaching units
    I Shrier
    Herzl Family Practice Centre, Department, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Med 73:710-2. 1998
    ..To describe the knowledge and attitudes about confidentiality issues within family medicine teaching units (FMUs) at McGill University...
  59. doi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life during the 2 years following deep vein thrombosis
    S R Kahn
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Thromb Haemost 6:1105-12. 2008
    ..We prospectively measured change in quality of life (QOL) during the 2 years after a diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and evaluated determinants of QOL, including development of the post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of graduated elastic compression stockings on leg symptoms and signs during exercise in patients with deep venous thrombosis: a randomized cross-over trial
    S R Kahn
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Thromb Haemost 1:494-9. 2003
    ..Whether or not PTS was present, the use of ECS during exercise by patients with prior DVT did not improve symptoms and signs during exercise or increase exercise capacity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diminished efficacy of colonic adaptation to lactulose occurs in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in remission
    Andrew Szilagyi
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2811-22. 2002
    ..In conclusion, although controls adapt to a 3-week period of lactulose ingestion, IBD patients fail to meet the criteria for adaptation. However, longer studies may be needed to establish whether IBD patients are slower to adapt...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of a high-carbohydrate meal and a carbohydrate-electrolyte solution on endurance running capacity
    Ian Shrier
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 13:272-3. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Injuries sustained by colorectal surgeons performing colonoscopy
    A S Liberman
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B Davis, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec
    Surg Endosc 19:1606-9. 2005
    ..Repetitive tasks in the workplace are one cause of injury. This study aimed to identify injuries specific to physicians routinely performing colonoscopy, and to identify prevention strategies...
  64. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the use of somatostatin or octreotide in refractory diarrhoea
    A Szilagyi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, The Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1889-97. 2001
    ..Somatostatin and octreotide have multiple effects which make them ideal for treating diarrhoea of different aetiologies. Their use in a variety of conditions with refractory diarrhoea, however, is based on a limited number of studies...
  65. ncbi request reprint Identifying orthopedic patients at high risk for venous thromboembolism despite thromboprophylaxis
    Renee L Schiff
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Chest 128:3364-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) despite thromboprophylaxis in major orthopedic surgery patients at a tertiary care hospital...
  66. doi request reprint Absence of prognostic value of nuclear shape factor analysis in colorectal carcinoma: relevance of interobserver and intraobserver variability
    Francesco Di Fabio
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1781-5. 2008
    ..This prospective study was designed to assess the reliability of nuclear shape factor determined by nuclear morphometry and to confirm its prognostic value...
  67. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of outcome of cytomegalovirus colitis in immunocompetent hosts
    Polymnia Galiatsatos
    Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dig Dis Sci 50:609-16. 2005
    ..Advanced age, male gender, presence of immune-modulating comorbidities, and need for surgical intervention are factors negatively influencing survival. Conversely, young healthy patients have a good prognosis with no intervention...
  68. pmc Care pathways in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Sasha Bernatsky
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1444-5. 2006
    ..To determine the proportion of family physicians who diagnose rheumatoid arthritis (RA) correctly and to note how they report they would manage RA patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Immediate postlaparotomy small bowel obstruction: a 16-year retrospective analysis
    Shannon A Fraser
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, The Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, The Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Surg 68:780-2. 2002
    ..Definitive risk factors for immediate SBO could not be identified...
  70. doi request reprint Practice management of musculoskeletal injuries in active children
    Mathieu Boudier-Revéret
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 45:1137-43. 2011
    ..Although increasing participation in physical activities has significant health benefits, there are no guidelines to help professionals decide when it is safe to return to activity after injury...
  71. ncbi request reprint Understanding the relationship between risks and odds ratios
    Ian Shrier
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 16:107-10. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is difficult for the clinician to convert the OR to RR when reading the published data. A formula was proposed by Zhang and Yu, but the relationship remains nonlinear...
  72. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilic disorders and fetal loss: a meta-analysis
    Evelyne Rey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Lancet 361:901-8. 2003
    ..Our aim was to assess the strength of the controversial association between thrombophilia and fetal loss, and to examine whether it varies according to the timing or definition of fetal loss...
  73. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis on preexercise stretching
    Ian Shrier
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1832; author reply 1833. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Clinically relevant?
    Ian Shrier
    Clin J Sport Med 12:328-30. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the development of neck and upper limb pain in adolescents
    Debbie Ehrmann Feldman
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Ecole de readaptation, et Département de Médecine Sociale et Préventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:523-8. 2002
    ..A prospective, repeated measures cohort study with high school students was conducted in Montreal, Canada...
  76. ncbi request reprint Re: "Variable selection for propensity score models"
    Ian Shrier
    Am J Epidemiol 166:238-9. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint Recognizing and challenging dogma
    Ian Shrier
    Clin J Sport Med 16:93-4. 2006
  78. pmc Power, reliability, and heterogeneous results
    Ian Shrier
    PLoS Med 2:e386; author reply e398. 2005
  79. ncbi request reprint From study design and analysis to conclusion: new horizons for epidemiological rigor in sport medicine
    Thomas M Best
    Clin J Sport Med 17:175-6. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint A word from our moderator
    Ian Shrier
    JAMA 297:156-7; author reply 157. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular drain versus no drain after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized, prospective clinical trial
    Robert G McCormack
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of British Columbia, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthroscopy 22:889-93. 2006
    ..The usual reason given to justify the use of a drain is to minimize patient pain and stiffness of the knee joint. The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of this approach...
  82. pmc Effects of marijuana on young adults
    Ian Shrier
    CMAJ 167:233; author reply 234. 2002
  83. pmc Centralizing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
    Norman Kalant
    CMAJ 166:1397-8; author reply 1398. 2002
  84. ncbi request reprint Re: The design versus the analysis of observational studies for causal effects: parallels with the design of randomized trials
    Ian Shrier
    Stat Med 27:2740-1; author reply 2741-2. 2008