Lynne Lohfeld

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical pathways to manage urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities: a qualitative case study describing administrator and nursing staff views
    Lynne Lohfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:477-84. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint PBL in undergraduate medical education: a qualitative study of the views of Canadian residents
    Lynne Lohfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Building T 13, Room 117A, L8S 4B1, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:189-214. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part II: the administrators' perspective and how it differs from nurses' views
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:279-86. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient views on reminder letters for influenza vaccinations in an older primary care patient population: a mixed methods study
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:133-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part I: the nursing perspective
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:271-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Community mobilization, participation, and blood pressure status in a Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program in Ontario
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 27:252-61. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of radiologists' interpretations of mobile chest radiographs for nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Mark B Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:416-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Caregiving at the end of life: perspectives from spousal caregivers and care recipients
    Susan Jo
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 5:11-7. 2007
  9. pmc "I really should've gone to the doctor": older adults and family caregivers describe their experiences with community-acquired pneumonia
    Caralyn Kelly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:30. 2006
  10. pmc Effect of a multifaceted intervention on number of antimicrobial prescriptions for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Mark Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMJ 331:669. 2005

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical pathways to manage urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities: a qualitative case study describing administrator and nursing staff views
    Lynne Lohfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:477-84. 2007
    ..This article examines the views of nursing staff and administrators in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) regarding a clinical pathway for managing urinary tract infections (UTIs) in LTCF residents...
  2. ncbi request reprint PBL in undergraduate medical education: a qualitative study of the views of Canadian residents
    Lynne Lohfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Building T 13, Room 117A, L8S 4B1, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:189-214. 2005
    ..One step has been to conduct an environmental scan that includes input from medical residents...
  3. ncbi request reprint A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part II: the administrators' perspective and how it differs from nurses' views
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:279-86. 2006
    ..The discussion includes a comparison of the perspectives of the administrators and the nursing staff (reported in part I of this article)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient views on reminder letters for influenza vaccinations in an older primary care patient population: a mixed methods study
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:133-6. 2008
    ..To explore the perspectives of older adults on the acceptability of reminder letters for influenza vaccinations...
  5. ncbi request reprint A clinical pathway for treating pneumonia in the nursing home: part I: the nursing perspective
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:271-8. 2006
    ..This paper examines nursing staff's perspectives on the utility and sustainability of a clinical pathway for treating nursing home residents with pneumonia...
  6. doi request reprint Community mobilization, participation, and blood pressure status in a Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program in Ontario
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 27:252-61. 2013
    ..To determine the feasibility of a community-wide approach integrated with primary care (Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program [CHAP]) to promote monitoring of blood pressure (BP) and awareness of cardiovascular disease risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of radiologists' interpretations of mobile chest radiographs for nursing home-acquired pneumonia
    Mark B Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:416-9. 2006
    ..To determine the interobserver reliability of radiologists' interpretations of mobile chest radiographs for nursing home-acquired pneumonia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Caregiving at the end of life: perspectives from spousal caregivers and care recipients
    Susan Jo
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 5:11-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the perspectives of both the spousal caregiver and care recipient on the caregiving experience in home-based palliative care...
  9. pmc "I really should've gone to the doctor": older adults and family caregivers describe their experiences with community-acquired pneumonia
    Caralyn Kelly
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:30. 2006
    ..The primary objective of this study was to describe how community-dwelling older adults and their family members responded to symptoms of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  10. pmc Effect of a multifaceted intervention on number of antimicrobial prescriptions for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Mark Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMJ 331:669. 2005
    ..To assess whether a multifaceted intervention can reduce the number of prescriptions for antimicrobials for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care for advanced cancer patients: comparing the views of spousal caregivers in Ontario, Canada, to Dumont et al.'s theoretical model
    Lynne Lohfeld
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 23:117-26. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Stress processes in caring for an end-of-life family member: application of a theoretical model
    Daryl Bainbridge
    Juravinski Cancer Centre, Supportive Cancer Care Research Unit, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 13:537-45. 2009
    ..This study examined a wide range of theory-driven variables contributing to family caregiver stress...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Optimizing antibiotics in residents of nursing homes: protocol of a randomized trial
    Mark Loeb
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:17. 2002
    ..This proposal describes a randomized trial of diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms to reduce the use of antibiotics in residents of long-term care facilities...
  15. doi request reprint Self-reported use of natural health products: a cross-sectional telephone survey in older Ontarians
    Mitchell A H Levine
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:383-92. 2009
    ..Because the elderly population might have comorbidities and concurrently administered medications, there is a need to explore the perceptions and behaviors associated with NHPs in this age group...
  16. doi request reprint Practice and physician characteristics associated with influenza vaccination delivery rates following a patient reminder letter intervention
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Prim Prev 29:93-7. 2008
    ..Examining other physician and practice factors associated with vaccination delivery following a reminder letter campaign may help improve such prevention efforts...
  17. pmc An interdisciplinary knowledge translation intervention in long-term care: study protocol for the vitamin D and osteoporosis study (ViDOS) pilot cluster randomized controlled trial
    Courtney C Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:48. 2012
    ..This protocol describes the evaluation of a multifaceted, interdisciplinary KT intervention aimed at integrating evidence-based osteoporosis and fracture prevention strategies into LTC care processes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Service preferences among family caregivers of the terminally ill
    Kevin Brazil
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 8:69-78. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe service preferences among informal caregivers of the terminally ill...
  19. ncbi request reprint Modeling the problem-based learning preferences of McMaster University undergraduate medical students using a discrete choice conjoint experiment
    Charles E Cunningham
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Chedoke Campus Hamilton Health Sciences, L8N 3Z5, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:245-66. 2006
    ..To use methods from the field of marketing research to involve students in the redesign of McMaster University's small group, problem-based undergraduate medical education program...
  20. ncbi request reprint A theory of maternal engagement with public health nurses and family visitors
    Susan M Jack
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 49:182-90. 2005
    ..Mothers of children at-risk for developmental delays tend to be the most difficult to access and engage, and commonly drop out of home visiting programmes prematurely...
  21. pmc Do patients' expectations influence their use of medications? Qualitative study
    Lisa Dolovich
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, 105 Main St E, Level P1, Hamilton, ON L8N 1G6, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:384-93. 2008
    ..To investigate whether patients' expectations influence how they take their medications by looking at the expectations patients have of their medications and the factors that affect these expectations...
  22. pmc Pneumonia care and the nursing home: a qualitative descriptive study of resident and family member perspectives
    Soo Chan Carusone
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 6:2. 2006
    ..This qualitative study examined resident and family member perspectives on in situ care for pneumonia...
  23. doi request reprint Development of the volunteer peer educator role in a community Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP): a process evaluation in two communities
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    J Community Health 34:336-45. 2009
    ..Process evaluation allowed program planners to anticipate challenges, strengthen support for volunteer activities, and expand the peer educator role. This learning can inform similar peer-led health promotion initiatives...
  24. ncbi request reprint Views of family physicians in southwestern Ontario on preventive care services and performance incentives
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Fam Pract 23:469-71. 2006
  25. doi request reprint What is "elder abuse"? Voices from the margin: the views of underrepresented Canadian older adults
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Elder Abuse Negl 25:396-424. 2013
    ..Groups also discussed issues related to immigrant sponsorship arrangements and abuse in nursing homes. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Renowned physicians' perceptions of expert diagnostic practice
    Maria Mylopoulos
    University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Learning Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 87:1413-7. 2012
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  27. doi request reprint Testing the validity of a scenario-based questionnaire to assess the ethical sensitivity of undergraduate medical students
    Lynne Lohfeld
    McMaster University, West Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Med Teach 34:635-42. 2012
    ..The responses are subjectively scored in four domains: response, issue identification, issue sophistication, and values...
  28. ncbi request reprint Opening doors: factors influencing the establishment of a working relationship between paraprofessional home visitors and at-risk families
    Susan Jack
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:59-69. 2002
    ..The findings have implications for nurses who are responsible for hiring, training, and supervising family visitors...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Organization specific predictors of job satisfaction: findings from a Canadian multi-site quality of work life cross-sectional survey
    Paul Krueger
    St, Joseph s Health System Research Network, Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
    BMC Health Serv Res 2:6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify organization specific predictors of job satisfaction within a health care system that consisted of six independent health care organizations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Have companies improved their health and safety approaches over the last decade? A longitudinal study
    Sybil Geldart
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 47:227-36. 2005
    ..Workplace level health and safety (H&S) policies, practices, and attitudes were compared longitudinally in 120 manufacturing firms...
  32. doi request reprint Construction of a parent-derived questionnaire to measure end-of-life care after withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Constance Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:e87-95. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and pretest a questionnaire to assess the practice of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment in the NICU on the basis of the experiences of bereaved parents...
  33. ncbi request reprint The challenge of developing a regional palliative care data system: a tale of two cities
    Patrick P Critchley
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 18:7-14. 2002
    ..We review the types of data collected and the potential of these databases, and we offer practical recommendations for others looking to set up such systems...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recertifying as a doctor in Canada: international medical graduates and the journey from entry to adaptation
    Anne Wong
    Department of Anaesthesia, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 42:53-60. 2008
    ..This study aims to describe the recertification training experiences of IMGs in Canada in order to help medical training programmes understand how to facilitate the integration of IMGs into recipient medical communities...
  35. pmc Dangerous journey: documenting the experience of Tibetan refugees
    Sonam Dolma
    Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Am J Public Health 96:2061-4. 2006
    ..Since the 1950 invasion of Tibet by China, Tibetan refugees have attempted to flee into Nepal over the Himalayan mountains. We documented the experiences of a group of refugees making this journey...
  36. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of reminder letters for Papanicolaou tests: a survey of women from 23 Family Health Networks in Ontario
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:829-34. 2007
    ..To explore women's perspectives on the acceptability and content of reminder letters from the family physician for Papanicolaou (Pap) test screening and the effect of reminder letters on compliance with screening recommendations...