A M Holbrook

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic overview of warfarin and its drug and food interactions
    Anne M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 165:1095-106. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Are brand-name and generic warfarin interchangeable? A survey of Ontario patients and physicians
    Jennifer A Pereira
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 12:e229-39. 2005
  3. pmc Influence of decision aids on patient preferences for anticoagulant therapy: a randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 176:1583-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive appropriateness of prescribing questionnaire was validated by nominal consensus group
    Anne M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 1G6
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1022-8. 2007
  5. pmc Features predicting the success of computerized decision support for prescribing: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Brent Mollon
    The Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:11. 2009
  6. pmc Evidence-based management of anticoagulant therapy: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Chest 141:e152S-84S. 2012
  7. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for drug prescribing and management: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Brian J Hemens
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:89. 2011
  8. pmc Comparing methods to estimate treatment effects on a continuous outcome in multicentre randomized controlled trials: a simulation study
    Rong Chu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C7, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:21. 2011
  9. pmc Individualized electronic decision support and reminders to improve diabetes care in the community: COMPETE II randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    CMAJ 181:37-44. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Statin-associated rhabdomyolysis: is there a dose-response relationship?
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:146-51. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic overview of warfarin and its drug and food interactions
    Anne M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 165:1095-106. 2005
    ..Drug and food interactions are frequently cited as causes of adverse events with warfarin. We provide an updated systematic overview of the quality, clinical effect, and importance of these reported interactions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are brand-name and generic warfarin interchangeable? A survey of Ontario patients and physicians
    Jennifer A Pereira
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 12:e229-39. 2005
    ..The issue of therapeutic equivalence has been a source of controversy in Canada since the approval of generic warfarin products in 2000...
  3. pmc Influence of decision aids on patient preferences for anticoagulant therapy: a randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 176:1583-7. 2007
    ..Important features such as the format of decision aids and their graphic presentation of data on benefits and harms of treatment options have not been well studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive appropriateness of prescribing questionnaire was validated by nominal consensus group
    Anne M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 1G6
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1022-8. 2007
    ..To develop and validate a comprehensive Appropriateness of Prescribing Evaluation Questionnaire (APEQ) suitable for human and computer use...
  5. pmc Features predicting the success of computerized decision support for prescribing: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Brent Mollon
    The Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:11. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review to evaluate whether certain features of prescribing decision support systems (RxCDSS) predict successful implementation, change in provider behaviour, and change in patient outcomes...
  6. pmc Evidence-based management of anticoagulant therapy: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Chest 141:e152S-84S. 2012
    ..This article focuses on the common important management questions for which, at a minimum, low-quality published evidence is available to guide best practices...
  7. pmc Computerized clinical decision support systems for drug prescribing and management: a decision-maker-researcher partnership systematic review
    Brian J Hemens
    Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:89. 2011
    ..We also sought to identify system and study characteristics that predicted benefit...
  8. pmc Comparing methods to estimate treatment effects on a continuous outcome in multicentre randomized controlled trials: a simulation study
    Rong Chu
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C7, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:21. 2011
    ..Our objective was to investigate the properties of commonly used statistical models at various levels of clustering in the context of multicentre RCTs...
  9. pmc Individualized electronic decision support and reminders to improve diabetes care in the community: COMPETE II randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    CMAJ 181:37-44. 2009
    ..However, it has rarely been tested in community-based primary care...
  10. doi request reprint Statin-associated rhabdomyolysis: is there a dose-response relationship?
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:146-51. 2011
    ..The dose relationship with these adverse events is unclear. We present an original analysis of Canadian and US case reports of statin-associated rhabdomyolysis with a focus on dose response. A typical clinical case is also summarized...
  11. doi request reprint Shared electronic vascular risk decision support in primary care: Computerization of Medical Practices for the Enhancement of Therapeutic Effectiveness (COMPETE III) randomized trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 105 Main Street E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:1736-44. 2011
    ..However, very few high-quality studies are set in routine, community-based clinical care, and no consistent evidence of an effect on patient outcomes has been found...
  12. ncbi request reprint Innovation and placebos in research: a new design of clinical trial
    Anne Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, L8N 1G6, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 362:2036-7. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Applying methodology to electronic medical record selection
    Anne Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, 105 Main Street East, Level P1, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 1G6
    Int J Med Inform 71:43-50. 2003
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  14. pmc Meta-analysis of benzodiazepine use in the treatment of insomnia
    A M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 162:225-33. 2000
    ..To systematically review the benefits and risks associated with the use of benzodiazepines to treat insomnia in adults...
  15. pmc The diagnosis and management of insomnia in clinical practice: a practical evidence-based approach
    A M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 162:216-20. 2000
    ..Given the importance of sleep for health and normal daily functioning the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of insomnia should be a research priority...
  16. pmc Drug interactions among commonly used medications. Chart simplifies data from critical literature review
    N R Crowther
    University of Toronto
    Can Fam Physician 43:1972-6, 1979-81. 1997
    ..To simplify risk assessment, we have developed a way to present critically appraised drug interaction information through a chart...
  17. pmc Impact of reference-based pricing of nitrates on the use and costs of anti-anginal drugs
    P V Grootendorst
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, and Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 165:1011-9. 2001
    ..We estimated the effect of reference-based pricing of nitrate drugs used for long-term prophylaxis on prescribing of and expenditures on nitrates and other anti-anginal drugs dispensed to senior citizens in British Columbia...
  18. pmc Impact of reference-based pricing for histamine-2 receptor antagonists and restricted access for proton pump inhibitors in British Columbia
    John K Marshall
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 166:1655-62. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effect of reference-based pricing for H2RAs and special authority for PPIs on dispensing and reimbursement for senior citizen beneficiaries of BC Pharmacare...
  19. pmc Patients' consent preferences for research uses of information in electronic medical records: interview and survey data
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 105 Main Street East, P1, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 1G6
    BMJ 326:373. 2003
    ..To assess patients' preferred method of consent for the use of information from electronic medical records for research...
  20. doi request reprint Interventions to improve medication reconciliation in primary care
    Imaan Bayoumi
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 43:1667-75. 2009
    ..To systematically review all primary care intervention studies designed to implement medication reconciliation for effects on medication discrepancies, clinical outcomes, and patient knowledge of their medications...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dry powder versus intravenous and nebulized gentamicin in cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis. A pilot study
    N R Crowther Labiris
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Father Sean O Sullivan Research McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:1711-6. 1999
    ..For treatment of Psa infections susceptible to gentamicin, gentamicin administration by DPI appeared to be as efficient as by SVN, despite the delivery of a 7-fold lower dose to the airways...
  22. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis comparing low-molecular-weight heparins with unfractionated heparin in the treatment of venous thromboembolism: examining some unanswered questions regarding location of treatment, product type, and dosing frequency
    L R Dolovich
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Department of Pharmacy, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 160:181-8. 2000
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  23. pmc Developing a Canadian prescribing practices network. Network Development Committee of the Canadian Prescribing Practices Network Project
    A M Holbrook
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Victoria, BC
    CMAJ 154:1325-31. 1996
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Automated telephone reminder messages can assist electronic diabetes care
    Brent Mollon
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 14:32-6. 2008
    ..The clinical benefits and sustainability of ATRS remain unproven, but our results indicate that an automated reminder system can be effective for providing messages to a large group of older patients with diabetes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are brand-name and generic warfarin interchangeable? Multiple n-of-1 randomized, crossover trials
    Jennifer A Pereira
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1188-93. 2005
    ..Warfarin is a commonly used anticoagulant in North America. Several generic formulations have been approved, raising concern over the safety and efficacy of these products compared with brand-name Coumadin...
  26. pmc The impact of reference pricing of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents on the use and costs of analgesic drugs
    Paul V Grootendorst
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Health Serv Res 40:1297-317. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of reference pricing (RP) of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on drug subsidy program and beneficiary expenditures on analgesic drugs...