Annette M O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: Ottawa Health Research Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Does training family physicians in shared decision making promote optimal use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections? Study protocol of a pilot clustered randomised controlled trial
    France Legare
    Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 8:65. 2007
  2. ncbi Toward the 'tipping point': decision aids and informed patient choice
    Annette M O'Connor
    School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:716-25. 2007
  3. ncbi Modifying unwarranted variations in health care: shared decision making using patient decision aids
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa Ontario
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  4. pmc Risk communication in practice: the contribution of decision aids
    Annette M O'Connor
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, C4 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 4E9
    BMJ 327:736-40. 2003
  5. ncbi A survey of the decision-making needs of Canadians faced with complex health decisions
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Expect 6:97-109. 2003
  6. ncbi Barriers and facilitators influencing call center nurses' decision support for callers facing values-sensitive decisions: a mixed methods study
    Dawn Stacey
    University of Ottawa, School of Nursing, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2:184-95. 2005
  7. ncbi The effect of decision aids on the agreement between women's and physicians' decisional conflict about hormone replacement therapy
    France Legare
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus C4, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ont, K1Y 4E9, Ottawa, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 50:211-21. 2003
  8. ncbi An evidence-based approach to managing women's decisional conflict
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa, School of Nursing and Faculty of Medicine, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:570-81. 2002
  9. doi Personal stories in publicly available patient decision aids
    Sara Khangura
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 73:456-64. 2008
  10. pmc Presenting evidence to patients online: what do web users think of consumer summaries of cochrane musculoskeletal reviews?
    Jamie C Brehaut
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Does training family physicians in shared decision making promote optimal use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections? Study protocol of a pilot clustered randomised controlled trial
    France Legare
    Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 8:65. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi Toward the 'tipping point': decision aids and informed patient choice
    Annette M O'Connor
    School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:716-25. 2007
    ..This paper discusses progress in implementing decision aids and the policy prospects for reaching a "tipping point" in the adoption of "informed patient choice" as a standard of practice...
  3. ncbi Modifying unwarranted variations in health care: shared decision making using patient decision aids
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa Ontario
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ..However, barriers to their widespread use need to be addressed with coherent plans for ensuring good standards, improving access to PtDAs, training practitioners, testing practice models, and launching demonstration projects...
  4. pmc Risk communication in practice: the contribution of decision aids
    Annette M O'Connor
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, C4 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1Y 4E9
    BMJ 327:736-40. 2003
  5. ncbi A survey of the decision-making needs of Canadians faced with complex health decisions
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Expect 6:97-109. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi Barriers and facilitators influencing call center nurses' decision support for callers facing values-sensitive decisions: a mixed methods study
    Dawn Stacey
    University of Ottawa, School of Nursing, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2:184-95. 2005
    ..For these decisions, effective interventions are evidence-based patient decision aids and in-person nurse coaching using a structured process. Little is known about the quality of decision support provided by call center nurses...
  7. ncbi The effect of decision aids on the agreement between women's and physicians' decisional conflict about hormone replacement therapy
    France Legare
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus C4, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ont, K1Y 4E9, Ottawa, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 50:211-21. 2003
    ..41 (95% CI=-0.04 to 0.72) and 0.06 (95% CI=-0.41 to 0.49), respectively. Compared to pamphlets, DAs appear to improve the agreement between women's and physicians' decisional conflict about HRT...
  8. ncbi An evidence-based approach to managing women's decisional conflict
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa, School of Nursing and Faculty of Medicine, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:570-81. 2002
    ..Several evidence-based decision support tools were derived from this framework, including practitioner-administered and client self-administered decision guides, condition-specific decision aids, and the Decisional Conflict Scale...
  9. doi Personal stories in publicly available patient decision aids
    Sara Khangura
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 73:456-64. 2008
    ..To characterize the use of personal stories in publicly available patient decision aids (PtDAs)...
  10. pmc Presenting evidence to patients online: what do web users think of consumer summaries of cochrane musculoskeletal reviews?
    Jamie C Brehaut
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e5. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi Attributes and skills of an effective musculoskeletal consumer
    Peter S Tugwell
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:2257-61. 2005
    ..The feedback provided was useful and will be incorporated into a revised list to aid in the development of an instrument to measure health consumer effectiveness...
  12. pmc Physicians' intentions and use of three patient decision aids
    Ian D Graham
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe physicians' perceptions of three decision aids, their expressed intent to use them, and their subsequent use of them...
  13. ncbi Validation of a tool to assess health practitioners' decision support and communication skills
    Pierrette Guimond
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 50:235-45. 2003
    ..05) or trends (P<0.15) in discrimination between the decision aid and pamphlet groups. The DSAT shows promise as a reliable and valid evaluation tool but requires further testing with larger samples...
  14. doi Audit and feedback using the brief Decision Support Analysis Tool (DSAT-10) to evaluate nurse-standardized patient encounters
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 73:519-25. 2008
    ..To evaluate the brief Decision Support Analysis Tool (DSAT-10) for auditing the quality of nurse-standardized patient encounters, structuring feedback for nurses, and testing instrument reliability...
  15. ncbi Understanding and overcoming the barriers of implementing patient decision aids in clinical practice
    Siobhan O'Donnell
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:174-81. 2006
    ..This report is based on our interpretation of the literature and our collective experience in implementing ptDAs within trials and other contexts...
  16. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of an intervention to implement evidence-based patient decision support in a nursing call centre
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 12:410-5. 2006
    ..The intervention improved the quality of nurses' decision coaching without affecting call duration...
  17. pmc Management of Chronic Pain: Improving shared decision making in osteoarthritis
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 336:954-5. 2008
  18. doi Validation of a preparation for decision making scale
    Carol Bennett
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Administrative Services Building, Room 2 013, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 78:130-3. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the scale's psychometric properties...
  19. ncbi What factors are associated with a woman's decision to take hormone replacement therapy? Evaluated in the context of a decision aid
    Heather D Clark
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Expect 6:110-7. 2003
    ....
  20. pmc Decision aid for patients considering total knee arthroplasty with preference report for surgeons: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Dawn Stacey
    University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:54. 2014
    ....
  21. ncbi Do patient decision aids meet effectiveness criteria of the international patient decision aid standards collaboration? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Annette M O'Connor
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Canada
    Med Decis Making 27:554-74. 2007
    ..To describe the extent to which patient decision aids (PtDAs) meet effectiveness standards of the International Patient Decision Aids Collaboration (IPDAS)...
  22. ncbi Development and evaluation of a breast cancer prevention decision aid for higher-risk women
    Dawn Stacey
    Population Health Program, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Expect 6:3-18. 2003
    ..To develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a breast cancer prevention decision aid for women aged 50 and older at higher risk of breast cancer...
  23. ncbi Validation of a decision regret scale
    Jamie C Brehaut
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Med Decis Making 23:281-92. 2003
    ..As patients become more involved in health care decisions, there may be greater opportunity for decision regret. The authors could not find a validated, reliable tool for measuring regret after health care decisions...
  24. doi Update of strategies to translate evidence from cochrane musculoskeletal group systematic reviews for use by various audiences
    Tamara Rader
    From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group CMSG, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:206-15. 2014
    ..Future plans are outlined to explore ways of improving the influence and usefulness of systematic reviews by providing results in formats suitable to our varied audiences. ..
  25. ncbi Women's decision-making needs regarding place of care at end of life
    Mary Ann Murray
    Sisters of Charity of Ottawa SCO Health Service, University of Ottawa, Institute of Palliative Care, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 19:176-84. 2003
    ..Although findings from this small study are preliminary, they suggest that the decision regarding place of terminal care is complex with multiple competing factors being considered...
  26. ncbi Development and pilot testing of a decision aid for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Ann Cranney
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, C4 CEU, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ontario, Canada K1Y4 E9
    Patient Educ Couns 47:245-55. 2002
    ..Our decision aid shows promise in preparing women for counseling about osteoporosis therapies. Long-term adherence to chosen therapy and quality of life will be evaluated in a randomized controlled trial...
  27. pmc A 64 year old woman with knee pain: case outcome
    Peter Tugwell
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 202 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5
    BMJ 329:38; discussion 40. 2004
  28. ncbi The effect of qualitative vs. quantitative presentation of probability estimates on patient decision-making: a randomized trial
    Malcolm Man-Son-Hing
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Loeb Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Expect 5:246-55. 2002
    ....
  29. doi Reporting of methodological features in observational studies of pre-harvest food safety
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 98:88-98. 2011
    ..Improvement in reporting of observational studies of pre-harvest food safety will aid research readers and reviewers in interpreting and evaluating the results of such studies...
  30. ncbi Knowledge transfer to clinicians and consumers by the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
    Nancy Santesso
    Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:2312-8. 2006
    ..Both clinicians and consumers can use these products to use evidence-based information in individual and shared decision-making...
  31. doi Responsiveness of the Effective Consumer Scale (EC-17)
    Nancy Santesso
    Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group and the Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2087-91. 2009
    ..The Effective Consumer Scale (EC-17) comprises 17 items measuring the main skills and behaviors people need to effectively manage their healthcare. We tested the responsiveness of the EC-17...
  32. doi The myth of informed consent in rectal cancer surgery: what do patients retain?
    Adena S Scheer
    Department of Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:970-5. 2012
    ..Previous research in colorectal cancer has focused on survival, recurrence, and functional outcomes. Few have assessed the decisional needs of patients or the information patients are retaining from the informed consent process...
  33. doi Decision support needs of patients choosing between unicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty for advanced medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee
    Prateek J Khatri
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:1343-9. 2011
    ..Thus, most patients choosing between unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty would appreciate and benefit from a decision support intervention...
  34. ncbi Skills training to support patients considering place of end-of-life care: a randomized control trial
    Mary Ann Murray
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, 53 Woodhill Crescent, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1B 3B7
    J Palliat Care 26:112-21. 2010
    ..Improvements in the quality of decision support can be made by providing training and practical tools such as a patient decision aid...
  35. ncbi Methodological quality assessment of review articles evaluating interventions to improve microbial food safety
    Jan M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:447-56. 2006
    ..There is a need to improve the methodological quality of review articles on microbial food safety interventions if they are to be of use in policy and decision making...
  36. ncbi Helping healthcare workers decide: evaluation of an influenza immunization decision tool
    Anne E McCarthy
    The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus G 12, Division of Infectious Diseases, 501 Smyth Rd, Box 223, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6, Canada
    Can J Infect Control 25:21-4. 2010
    ..This study is an important step towards evaluating the usefulness of the OIDA within prevention campaigns. Recommendations include evaluation of the OIDA by incorporating it into large-scale influenza immunization campaigns...