R Tamblyn

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Integrating performance assessment, maintenance of competence, and continuing professional development of community pharmacists
    Nancy E Winslade
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:15. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authorities
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007
  3. pmc A randomized trial of the effectiveness of on-demand versus computer-triggered drug decision support in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:430-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Estimating the information gap between emergency department records of community medication compared to on-line access to the community-based pharmacy records
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:391-8. 2014
  5. pmc An educational intervention to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications among older adults (EMPOWER study): protocol for a cluster randomized trial
    Philippe Martin
    Faculte de Pharmacie, InstitutUniversitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 14:80. 2013
  6. pmc A qualitative study of health information technology in the Canadian public health system
    Kate Zinszer
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:509. 2013
  7. pmc Do physician communication skills influence screening mammography utilization?
    Ari Nareg Meguerditchian
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:219. 2012
  8. pmc Using novel Canadian resources to improve medication reconciliation at discharge: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    Trials 13:150. 2012
  9. pmc The effectiveness of a new generation of computerized drug alerts in reducing the risk of injury from drug side effects: a cluster randomized trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:635-43. 2012
  10. pmc Effect of a web-based chronic disease management system on asthma control and health-related quality of life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 12:260. 2011

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. pmc Integrating performance assessment, maintenance of competence, and continuing professional development of community pharmacists
    Nancy E Winslade
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:15. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authorities
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007
    ..To address this problem, licensure assessment has been reformed in Canada and the United States, including a national standardized assessment of patient-physician communication and clinical history taking and examination skills...
  3. pmc A randomized trial of the effectiveness of on-demand versus computer-triggered drug decision support in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:430-8. 2008
    ..Physicians in each study condition were able to preset levels that triggered alerts...
  4. doi request reprint Estimating the information gap between emergency department records of community medication compared to on-line access to the community-based pharmacy records
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:391-8. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the extent to which access to community-based pharmacy records provided more information about prescription drug use than conventional medication histories...
  5. pmc An educational intervention to reduce the use of potentially inappropriate medications among older adults (EMPOWER study): protocol for a cluster randomized trial
    Philippe Martin
    Faculte de Pharmacie, InstitutUniversitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 14:80. 2013
    ..A health education program directly informing patients of prescription risks may promote inappropriate prescription discontinuation in chronic benzodiazepine users...
  6. pmc A qualitative study of health information technology in the Canadian public health system
    Kate Zinszer
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:509. 2013
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  7. pmc Do physician communication skills influence screening mammography utilization?
    Ari Nareg Meguerditchian
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:219. 2012
    ..We assessed whether patient-physician communication examination scores in a national, standardized clinical skills examination predicted future use of screening mammography (SM)...
  8. pmc Using novel Canadian resources to improve medication reconciliation at discharge: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    Trials 13:150. 2012
    ..An electronically enabled discharge reconciliation process represents an innovative approach to this problem...
  9. pmc The effectiveness of a new generation of computerized drug alerts in reducing the risk of injury from drug side effects: a cluster randomized trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:635-43. 2012
    ..Computerized drug alerts for psychotropic drugs are expected to reduce fall-related injuries in older adults. However, physicians over-ride most alerts because they believe the benefit of the drugs exceeds the risk...
  10. pmc Effect of a web-based chronic disease management system on asthma control and health-related quality of life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Sara Ahmed
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, 3654 Prom Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Trials 12:260. 2011
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  11. pmc Patient, physician, encounter, and billing characteristics predict the accuracy of syndromic surveillance case definitions
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:166. 2012
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  12. pmc What differentiates primary care physicians who predominantly prescribe diuretics for treating mild to moderate hypertension from those who do not? A comparative qualitative study
    Christian M Rochefort
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, Department of Medicine, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University and McGill University Health Center, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 13:9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of physicians' decision-making process regarding hypertension treatment choices...
  13. pmc Accuracy of syndrome definitions based on diagnoses in physician claims
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:17. 2011
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  14. pmc The re-identification risk of Canadians from longitudinal demographics
    Khaled El Emam
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1J8L1, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:46. 2011
    ..Our objective was to estimate the risk of re-identification from the basic cross-sectional and longitudinal demographics of Canadians...
  15. pmc Pilot study of an interactive voice response system to improve medication refill compliance
    Kristen Reidel
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:46. 2008
    ..We tested two novel features: personalized, medication-specific reminder messages and communication via voice recognition...
  16. pmc Assessing the accuracy of an inter-institutional automated patient-specific health problem list
    Lise Poissant
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:10. 2010
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  17. pmc Monitoring community pharmacist's quality of care: a feasibility study of using pharmacy claims data to assess performance
    Nancy Winslade
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, H3A 1A3 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:12. 2011
    ..The purpose of this project was to determine the feasibility of routine use of information from these databases by regulatory authorities to screen the quality of care provided at community pharmacies...
  18. pmc Association between risk factors for injurious falls and new benzodiazepine prescribing in elderly persons
    Gillian Bartlett
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, 515 517 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 10:1. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to assess if some of the risk factors for falls are associated with new benzodiazepine prescriptions in elderly persons...
  19. pmc Effect of a community oriented problem based learning curriculum on quality of primary care delivered by graduates: historical cohort comparison study
    Robyn Tamblyn
    McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A3
    BMJ 331:1002. 2005
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  20. pmc Prescription drug coverage: an essential service or a fringe benefit?
    Robyn M Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 173:1343-4. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint A 5-year prospective assessment of the risk associated with individual benzodiazepines and doses in new elderly users
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:233-41. 2005
    ..To determine the risk of injury associated with the new use of individual benzodiazepines and dosage regimens in the elderly...
  22. doi request reprint Influence of physicians' management and communication ability on patients' persistence with antihypertensive medication
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Arch Intern Med 170:1064-72. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a physician's medical management and communication ability influence persistence with antihypertensive treatment...
  23. pmc The medical office of the 21st century (MOXXI): effectiveness of computerized decision-making support in reducing inappropriate prescribing in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 169:549-56. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Physician and practice characteristics associated with the early utilization of new prescription drugs
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 41:895-908. 2003
    ..Prescription of new drugs contributes to substantial increases in annual drug expenditures. A small proportion of physicians appear to be early users of new prescription drugs and little is known about their characteristics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between licensure examination scores and practice in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    JAMA 288:3019-26. 2002
    ..Standards for licensure are designed to provide assurance to the public of a physician's competence to practice. However, there has been little assessment of the relationship between examination scores and subsequent practice performance...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of pharmacotherapy policy: a case study
    R Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:39A-44A. 2001
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  27. pmc The development and evaluation of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system for primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:148-59. 2006
    ..To develop and evaluate the acceptability and use of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system (MOXXI) for primary care physicians...
  28. pmc Identification of persons with cardiorespiratory conditions who are at risk of dying from the acute effects of ambient air particles
    M S Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 109:487-94. 2001
    ..Further epidemiologic studies are required to confirm these findings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between licensing examination scores and resource use and quality of care in primary care practice
    R Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 280:989-96. 1998
    ..Clinical competence is assumed to be assessed by licensing examinations, yet there is a paucity of information on whether scores achieved predict subsequent practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint The association between daily mortality and ambient air particle pollution in Montreal, Quebec. 2. Cause-specific mortality
    M S Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A2, Canada
    Environ Res 86:26-36. 2001
    ..Further research to confirm these findings and to determine whether they are causal is warranted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with prescription drug cost-sharing among poor and elderly persons
    R Tamblyn
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital Site, Ross Pavilion, Room 4-12, 687 Pine Ave W, , Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    JAMA 285:421-9. 2001
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  32. doi request reprint The impact of a multidisciplinary information technology-supported program on blood pressure control in primary care
    Stephane Rinfret
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:170-7. 2009
    ..Effective programs to address this problem are lacking. We hypothesized that an information technology-supported management program could help improve blood pressure (BP) control...
  33. ncbi request reprint Faculty ratings of resident humanism predict patient satisfaction ratings in ambulatory medical clinics
    P J McLeod
    McGill University, Department of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 9:321-6. 1994
    ..This suggests that ambulatory care settings are useful for evaluation of noncognitive behavioral features of resident performance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Screening mammography referral rates for women ages 50 to 69 years by recently-licensed family physicians: physician and practice environment correlates
    J Haggerty
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 29:391-404. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine physician and practice environment predictors of family physicians' screening mammography referral rates to women ages 50-69 years...
  35. doi request reprint Increasing the detection and response to adherence problems with cardiovascular medication in primary care through computerized drug management systems: a randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Bio statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Decis Making 30:176-88. 2010
    ..Treatment side effects, cost, and complexity are common reasons for nonadherence, and physicians are often unaware of these potentially modifiable problems...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with pattern of care before surgery for breast cancer in Quebec between 1992 and 1997
    Ningyan Shen
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 41:1353-66. 2003
    ..Understanding the determinants of waiting time is essential to develop optimum interventions to reduce delay...
  37. ncbi request reprint There's no place like home : an evaluation of early supported discharge for stroke
    N E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Stroke 31:1016-23. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of prompt discharge combined with home rehabilitation on function, community reintegration, and health-related quality of life during the first 3 months after stroke...
  38. ncbi request reprint A population-based assessment of systemic lupus erythematosus incidence and prevalence--results and implications of using administrative data for epidemiological studies
    S Bernatsky
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A1, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1814-8. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the use of an integrated drug information system by primary care physicians for vulnerable population
    Yuko Kawasumi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, and Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3A1A3, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 77:98-106. 2008
    ..To investigate whether an electronic prescribing and integrated drug information system was more likely to be used by primary care physicians for patients of low socioeconomic (SES) patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Does the addition of functional status indicators to case-mix adjustment indices improve prediction of hospitalization, institutionalization, and death in the elderly?
    Nancy E Mayo
    Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 43:1194-202. 2005
    ..One type of information that is highly valued but has so far not been captured by administrative health databases is functional status indicators (FSI)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Advancing the chronic care road map: a contemporary overview
    Sara Ahmed
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Healthc Q 13:72-9. 2010
    ..In the longer term, the key needs requiring action were more inter-professional education of health human resources and more practical information systems available to all stakeholders. Things can be better...
  42. pmc The impact of electronic health records on time efficiency of physicians and nurses: a systematic review
    Lise Poissant
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Ave West, Montreal Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:505-16. 2005
    ..It also identified how the selection of bedside or central station desktop EHRs may influence documentation time for the two main user groups, physicians and nurses...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reasons for physician non-adherence to electronic drug alerts
    Laurel K Taylor
    Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1101-5. 2004
    ..The adherence to such decision aids is varied and the reasons for this variance not well understood...
  44. pmc Validation of The 30 Second Asthma Test as a measure of asthma control
    Sara Ahmed
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:105-9. 2007
    ..Simple and efficient tools are needed to assess patient-reported symptoms so that they can be used with or without airway function to evaluate asthma control...
  45. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing practices: the challenge and opportunity for patient safety
    Laurel K Taylor
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, QC
    Healthc Q 8:81-5. 2005
    ..The common denominators, however, are that care and outcomes could be better, and there is a role for patients, providers and policy makers in making improvements...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of clinical information-retrieval technology in a family practice residency
    Roland M Grad
    Herzl Family Practice Centre, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:576-86. 2005
    ..We present a method to evaluate evidence-based sources of information, by systematically assessing the impact of searches for clinical information in everyday practice...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluating asthma control: a comparison of measures using an item response theory approach
    Sara Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Asthma 44:547-54. 2007
    ..The IRT approach identified gaps in current measurement that need to be addressed to provide more precise evaluations of control required to accurately monitor changes in patient status...
  48. pmc Predictors of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing among primary care physicians
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 177:877-83. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess whether physician knowledge, time in practice, place of training and practice volume explain the differences in antibiotic prescribing among physicians...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modeling cumulative dose and exposure duration provided insights regarding the associations between benzodiazepines and injuries
    Michal Abrahamowicz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:393-403. 2006
    ..We propose new methods for modeling various aspects of medication use history and employment of them to assess the adverse effects of selected benzodiazepines...
  50. pmc Impact of patient communication problems on the risk of preventable adverse events in acute care settings
    Gillian Bartlett
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 178:1555-62. 2008
    ..Language barriers and disabilities that affect communication have been shown to decrease quality of care. We sought to assess whether communication problems are associated with an increased risk of preventable adverse events...
  51. doi request reprint Enhancing pharmacosurveillance with systematic collection of treatment indication in electronic prescribing: a validation study in Canada
    Tewodros Eguale
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Drug Saf 33:559-67. 2010
    ..We investigated the validity of treatment indications documented using an electronic prescribing system at the time of prescribing...
  52. ncbi request reprint Detection of adverse drug events and other treatment outcomes using an electronic prescribing system
    Tewodros Eguale
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Drug Saf 31:1005-16. 2008
    ..We investigated the accuracy of using orders for drug discontinuation and dose change in an electronic prescribing system as a potential source of information for drug safety and effectiveness...
  53. pmc Accuracy of physician billing claims for identifying acute respiratory infections in primary care
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A1A3, Canada
    Health Serv Res 43:2223-38. 2008
    ..To assess the accuracy of physician billing claims for identifying acute respiratory infections in primary care. STUDY SETTING. Nine primary care physician practices in Montreal, Canada (2002-2005)...
  54. doi request reprint Are physicians with better clinical skills on licensing examinations less likely to prescribe antibiotics for viral respiratory infections in ambulatory care settings?
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 49:156-65. 2011
    ..Effective patient-physician communication is critical to address this problem. Recognizing the importance of physician communication skills, licensure examinations were reformed in the United States and Canada to evaluate these skills...
  55. ncbi request reprint The feasibility and value of using patient satisfaction ratings to evaluate internal medicine residents
    R Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, , , Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 9:146-52. 1994
    ..However, the number of ratings required to obtain a reliable estimate of resident skill may limit the feasibility of using patient ratings as part of residency evaluation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal patterns of new Benzodiazepine use in the elderly
    Gillian Bartlett
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:669-82. 2004
    ..To characterize longitudinal patterns of Benzodiazepine use in the elderly...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome in a geographically defined population
    W O Spitzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Rheumatol Suppl 46:73-9; discussion 79-80. 1996
    ..None of these individuals were reported to have taken L-tryptophan (LT). CONCLUSION: The CDC criteria for EMS are met by individuals in the general population who have never been exposed to LT...
  59. ncbi request reprint Improving patient safety through computerized drug management: the devil is in the details
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Healthc Pap 5:52-68; discussion 82-4. 2004
    ..To improve the cost-effectiveness of prescribing, IT solutions should be developed to provide the cost of medication at the time the prescription is written, and evidence-based alerts for drugs of choice recommendations when appropriate...
  60. ncbi request reprint The association between daily mortality and ambient air particle pollution in Montreal, Quebec. 1. Nonaccidental mortality
    M S Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A2, Canada
    Environ Res 86:12-25. 2001
    ..This study therefore provides further evidence that the association is linear and that any threshold effect, should it exist, would be found at lower levels of air pollution than those found in Montreal...
  61. pmc Implementing practice guidelines: a workshop on guidelines dissemination and implementation with a focus on asthma and COPD
    Louis Philippe Boulet
    Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Can Respir J 13:5-47. 2006
    ..It is hoped that this event will be followed by other meetings that focus on how to improve the transfer of key recommendations from evidence-based guidelines into current care, and how to stimulate research to accomplish this...
  62. ncbi request reprint The impact of electronic prescribing on the professionalization of community pharmacists: a qualitative study of pharmacists' perception
    Aude Motulsky
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 11:131-46. 2008
    ..We define professionalization as a pharmaceutical practice centred on clinical activities and made possible by the establishment of professional pharmaceutical services...
  63. doi request reprint Risk of injury associated with opioid use in older adults
    David Buckeridge
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal Quebec, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1664-70. 2010
    ..To estimate the dose-related risk of injuries in older adults associated with the use of low-, medium-, and high-potency opioids...
  64. ncbi request reprint Bias due to aggregation of individual covariates in the Cox regression model
    Michal Abrahamowicz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 160:696-706. 2004
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  65. ncbi request reprint Use of time-dependent measures to estimate benefits of beta-blockers after myocardial infarction
    Adrian R Levy
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:623-31. 2004
    ..To estimate the reduction in all-cause mortality conferred by beta-blockers in a population-based cohort of elderly survivors of myocardial infarction during the year following hospital discharge...
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of physicians' training on prescribing beta-blockers for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Adrian R Levy
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia and Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 12:86-9. 2002
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