Michelle Howard

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recruiting family physicians and patients for a clinical trial: lessons learned
    John Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 19:99-104. 2002
  2. pmc Patient satisfaction with care for urgent health problems: a survey of family practice patients
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 5:419-24. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications to elderly people
    Michelle Howard
    Departments of Family Medicine, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 21:244-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining human papillomavirus testing or cervicography with cytology to detect cervical neoplasia
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:1257-62. 2004
  5. pmc Regional distribution of antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 in men and women in Ontario, Canada
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 41:84-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Collaboration between community pharmacists and family physicians: lessons learned from the Seniors Medication Assessment Research Trial
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 2V10, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:566-72. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Accuracy of self-reports of Pap and mammography screening compared to medical record: a meta-analysis
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 75 Frid St, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8P 4M3
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1-13. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with access in two interprofessional academic family medicine clinics
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Fam Pract 26:407-12. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to acceptance of self-sampling for human papillomavirus across ethnolinguistic groups of women
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 100:365-9. 2009
  10. pmc Self-reported teamwork in family health team practices in Ontario: organizational and cultural predictors of team climate
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Fam Physician 57:e185-91. 2011

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Recruiting family physicians and patients for a clinical trial: lessons learned
    John Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 19:99-104. 2002
    ..The randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the most definitive tool for evaluating an intervention. However, methodological deficiencies may limit the internal or external validity of the RCT...
  2. pmc Patient satisfaction with care for urgent health problems: a survey of family practice patients
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 5:419-24. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications to elderly people
    Michelle Howard
    Departments of Family Medicine, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 21:244-7. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence and predictors of medications deemed potentially inappropriate for the elderly among family physicians' patients aged 65 and older (seniors) taking multiple prescribed medications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combining human papillomavirus testing or cervicography with cytology to detect cervical neoplasia
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:1257-62. 2004
    ..Cervicography and oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) testing have been proposed for improving the accuracy of cervical cancer screening...
  5. pmc Regional distribution of antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 in men and women in Ontario, Canada
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 41:84-9. 2003
    ..Antibodies were more prevalent among people in northern Ontario (72.9% of subjects [range, 68.4 to 77.4%] for HSV-1 and 13.7% of subjects [95% CI, 10.2 to 17.2%] for HSV-2) than elsewhere...
  6. ncbi request reprint Collaboration between community pharmacists and family physicians: lessons learned from the Seniors Medication Assessment Research Trial
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 2V10, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:566-72. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Accuracy of self-reports of Pap and mammography screening compared to medical record: a meta-analysis
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 75 Frid St, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8P 4M3
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1-13. 2009
    ..To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of the accuracy of self-reported Pap smear and mammography screening compared to medical record...
  8. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with access in two interprofessional academic family medicine clinics
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Fam Pract 26:407-12. 2009
    ..The objectives of this paper were to describe patient satisfaction with access in interprofessional family practices and to examine predictors of being less than satisfied with access...
  9. ncbi request reprint Barriers to acceptance of self-sampling for human papillomavirus across ethnolinguistic groups of women
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 100:365-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the perceptions of lower SES and immigrant women regarding self-sampling for HPV...
  10. pmc Self-reported teamwork in family health team practices in Ontario: organizational and cultural predictors of team climate
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Fam Physician 57:e185-91. 2011
    ..To determine the organizational predictors of higher scores on team climate measures as an indicator of the functioning of a family health team (FHT)...
  11. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a pharmacist consultation program for family physicians and their elderly patients
    John Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 169:17-22. 2003
    ..We examined whether an intervention by a specially trained pharmacist could reduce the number of daily medication units taken by elderly patients, as well as costs and health care use...
  12. doi request reprint Helping primary care teams emerge through a quality improvement program
    Linda Hilts
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 30:204-11. 2013
    ..The Quality in Family Practice (QIFP) program encompasses clinical and practice management using a comprehensive tool of family practice indicators...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding the health of refugee women in host countries: lessons from the Kosovar re-settlement in Canada
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:322-7. 2008
    ..HYPOTHESIS/PROBLEM: It was anticipated that women, in particular, would have unmet health needs relating to trauma and a lack of healthcare access after experiencing forced migration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-sampling for group B streptococcus in women 35 to 37 weeks pregnant is accurate and acceptable: a randomized cross-over trial
    David Price
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 28:1083-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the accuracy of self- sampling versus clinician sampling for GBS and women's preference for each collection method...
  15. ncbi request reprint Access to web-based personalized antenatal health records for pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:38-43. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of providing pregnant women with secure access to their antenatal health records on their uptake of, and satisfaction with, relevant information...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the hybrid capture II human papillomavirus test to detect cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 100:972-80. 2002
    ..To estimate the optimal relative light unit ratio, and correspondingly viral load, of the hybrid capture II oncogenic human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid test for detecting cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)...
  17. doi request reprint Self-collection for vaginal human papillomavirus testing: systematic review of studies asking women their perceptions
    Jennifer Huynh
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 14:356-62. 2010
    ..To systematically review literature on women's acceptance, preference, willingness, and attitudes toward human papillomavirus DNA vaginal self-sampling and assess study validity using the STROBE statement...
  18. ncbi request reprint 'Before you teach me, I cannot know': immigrant women's barriers and enablers with regard to cervical cancer screening among different ethnolinguistic groups in Canada
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 175 Longwood Rd S, Ste 201A, Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1
    Can J Public Health 102:230-4. 2011
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Practice-based collection of quality indicator data for a comprehensive quality assessment programme in Canadian family practices
    David Price
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e47. 2010
    ..This paper reports on the process and impacts of data collection on indicators of a quality assessment tool in seven interprofessional group family practices in Ontario, Canada...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infections and specimen collection preference among women, using self-collected vaginal swabs in community settings
    Elizabeth Richardson
    Public Health and Community Services Department, City of Hamilton, The Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:880-5. 2003
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis is a common, often asymptomatic sexually transmitted infection...
  21. pmc Interprofessional education in academic family medicine teaching units: a functional program and culture
    David Price
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Fam Physician 55:901-1.e1-5. 2009
    ..The new family health teams (FHTs) in Ontario were designed to enable interprofessional collaborative practice in primary care; however, many health professionals have not been trained in an interprofessional environment...
  22. ncbi request reprint How are new refugees doing in Canada? Comparison of the health and settlement of the Kosovars and Czech Roma
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:381-5. 2003
    ..This study examined whether the organized settlement efforts led to better adaptation and perceived health for the Kosovars, using the Czech Roma as a comparison group...
  23. pmc Conducting qualitative research on cervical cancer screening among diverse groups of immigrant women: research reflections: challenges and solutions
    Tina L Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 175 Longwood Rd S, Suite 201A, Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1
    Can Fam Physician 56:e130-5. 2010
    ....
  24. pmc Family medicine obstetrics. Collaborative interdisciplinary program for a declining resource
    David Price
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:68-74. 2005
    ..A continuing decline in the number of family physicians in Canada providing obstetric, and particularly intrapartum, care...
  25. pmc Enhancing family physician capacity to deliver quality palliative home care: an end-of-life, shared-care model
    Denise Marshall
    McMaster University, Family Medicine, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:1703-1703.e7. 2008
    ..Family physicians face innumerable challenges to delivering quality palliative home care to meet the complex needs of end-of-life patients and their families...
  26. doi request reprint A systematic review of postgraduate palliative care curricula
    Elizabeth Ann Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 13:1091-108. 2010
    ..Although improving residency training to address this is necessary, there is little consensus on the best education methods...
  27. ncbi request reprint Randomizing patients by family practice: sample size estimation, intracluster correlation and data analysis
    Roxanne H Cosby
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University and Centre for the Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 20:77-82. 2003
    ..Patients within a cluster may be similar to each other relative to patients in other clusters on key variables; therefore, sample size calculations and analyses of results require special statistical methods...
  28. pmc After-hours services in capitation-funded primary care practice: use and satisfaction
    Ieva Neimanis
    Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 55:1008-9.e1-6. 2009
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Comparison of deferral rates using a computerized versus written blood donor questionnaire: a randomized, cross-over study [ISRCTN84429599]
    John W Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine Room 2V9, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    BMC Public Health 2:14. 2002
    ..Self-administered computer-assisted blood donor screening strategies may elicit more accurate responses and improve the screening process...
  31. pmc Canalith repositioning maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: randomized controlled trial in family practice
    Juan E Munoz
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, McMaster Family Practice, 690 Main St W, Suite A, Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4
    Can Fam Physician 53:1049-53, 1048. 2007
    ..To determine whether the canalith repositioning maneuver (CRM) is effective for treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo when it is used by family physicians in primary care settings...
  32. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive human papillomavirus testing in the 2-year follow-up of women with low-grade cervical cytologic abnormalities: a randomized trial and economic evaluation
    Alice Lytwyn
    Department of Pathology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:1169-75. 2003
    ..Although human papillomavirus (HPV) testing may aid in managing low-grade abnormality on screening cervical cytology, patient compliance with repeat testing programs requires consideration...
  33. pmc Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women presenting with external genital warts
    Michelle Howard
    CMAJ 166:598-9. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Explaining the adoption of telemedicine services: an analysis of a paediatric telemedicine service
    David J Cook
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 8:106-7. 2002
    ..A new state reimbursement policy may promote greater understanding and provide a financial incentive for schools to adopt the telemedicine service...