W M Hopman

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Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The Canadian Bandaging Trial: Evidence-informed leg ulcer care and the effectiveness of two compression technologies
    Margaret B Harrison
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Nurs 10:20. 2011
  2. pmc Associations of epicardial fat with coronary calcification, insulin resistance, inflammation, and fibroblast growth factor-23 in stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease
    Jasmine D Kerr
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:26. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Pain and health-related quality of life in people with chronic leg ulcers
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:167-74. 2013
  4. pmc Changes in body mass index in Canadians over a five-year period: results of a prospective, population-based study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:150. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Canadian adolescents and young adults: normative data using the SF-36
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Angada 4, Room 5 426, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston ON K7L 2V7
    Can J Public Health 100:449-52. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between chronic disease, age and physical and mental health status
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 29:108-16. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between body mass index and health-related quality of life: data from CaMos, a stratified population study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Angada 4, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:1595-603. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with glucosamine use in Canada
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:1288-93. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The natural progression of health-related quality of life: results of a five-year prospective study of SF-36 scores in a normative population
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:527-36. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of normative data for the SF-36: results of a three-year prospective study in middle-aged Canadians
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:387-91. 2004

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Publications45

  1. pmc The Canadian Bandaging Trial: Evidence-informed leg ulcer care and the effectiveness of two compression technologies
    Margaret B Harrison
    School of Nursing, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Nurs 10:20. 2011
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  2. pmc Associations of epicardial fat with coronary calcification, insulin resistance, inflammation, and fibroblast growth factor-23 in stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease
    Jasmine D Kerr
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:26. 2013
    ..Our primary objective was to determine the association between ssEFV and coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pain and health-related quality of life in people with chronic leg ulcers
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 33:167-74. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with pain and decreased HRQL in patients with active venous ulcers...
  4. pmc Changes in body mass index in Canadians over a five-year period: results of a prospective, population-based study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:150. 2007
    ..The initiation of the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study in 1996, and subsequent follow-up of the cohort 5 years later, provided longitudinal body mass index (BMI) data for a random sample of Canadians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in Canadian adolescents and young adults: normative data using the SF-36
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Angada 4, Room 5 426, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston ON K7L 2V7
    Can J Public Health 100:449-52. 2009
    ..CaMos recently recruited a sample of young Canadians aged between 16 and 24 years. The purpose of this study was to develop normative SF-36 data for this age group...
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between chronic disease, age and physical and mental health status
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 29:108-16. 2009
    ..This study provided additional evidence that, while physical function could be severely and negatively affected by both chronic disease and advanced age, mental health remained relatively high and stable...
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between body mass index and health-related quality of life: data from CaMos, a stratified population study
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Angada 4, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:1595-603. 2007
    ..We investigated this in the context of a population-based study, using a standard five-category weight classification system based on body mass index (BMI)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with glucosamine use in Canada
    W M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:1288-93. 2006
    ..The Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos) provided an opportunity to examine the prevalence of glucosamine use across age and gender groups, and to assess the factors associated with its use...
  9. ncbi request reprint The natural progression of health-related quality of life: results of a five-year prospective study of SF-36 scores in a normative population
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:527-36. 2006
    ..Such norms are important to establish, because the effect of any intervention may be confounded by changes due to the natural progression of HRQOL over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of normative data for the SF-36: results of a three-year prospective study in middle-aged Canadians
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:387-91. 2004
    ..This paper assesses mean changes in SF-36 scores over a 3-year period in men and women between the ages of 40 and 59 years at baseline...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of asthma education: results of a multisite evaluation
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Ontario
    Can Respir J 11:291-7. 2004
    ..0 [sf-36])...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of life during and after inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, and the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7
    Stroke 34:801-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess changes in HRQOL during inpatient rehabilitation and again 6 months after discharge...
  13. pmc Canadian normative data for the SF-36 health survey. Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study Research Group
    W M Hopman
    MacKenzie Health Services Research Group, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 163:265-71. 2000
    ..Published norms for the SF-36 exist for other countries but have not been previously published for Canada...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of incident fractures on health-related quality of life: 5 years of data from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study
    A Papaioannou
    McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences Chedoke Site, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 20:703-14. 2009
    ..Incident fractures had a negative impact on HUI scores over time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life measurements in elderly Canadians with osteoporosis compared to other chronic medical conditions: a population-based study from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos)
    A M Sawka
    Division of Endocrinology and Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 16:1836-40. 2005
    ..The decrement in HUI3 score seen in participants with osteoporosis was comparable to that observed in other chronic medical conditions, such as arthritis, COPD, diabetes mellitus or heart disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health-related quality of life following elective total hip replacement
    W M Hopman
    MacKenzie Health Services Research Group, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med Qual 14:110-6. 1999
    ..The findings suggest that factors associated with change in health status can be systematically assessed, which may lead to the development of interventions aimed at those patient characteristics or process issues that impact on HRQOL...
  17. doi request reprint Are youth BMI and physical activity associated with better or worse than expected health-related quality of life in adulthood? The Physical Activity Longitudinal Study
    Katya M Herman
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:339-49. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship of youth BMI and PA to adult HRQL 22 years later...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 34:160-6. 2007
    ..The goal of the baseline component of this study was the measurement of generic and condition-specific HRQOL, and the identification of factors associated with these outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Warfarin and aortic valve calcification in hemodialysis patients
    Rachel M Holden
    Division of Nephrology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Nephrol 20:417-22. 2007
    ..This retrospective cohort study was designed to determine the association between long-term exposure to warfarin and severity of aortic valve (AV) calcification in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  20. doi request reprint Electromagnetic interference of communication devices on ECG machines
    Adrian Baranchuk
    Arrhythmia Service, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada K7L 2V7
    Clin Cardiol 32:588-92. 2009
    ..Use of communication devices in the hospital environment remains controversial. Electromagnetic interference (EMI) can affect different medical devices. Potential sources for EMI on ECG machines were systematically tested...
  21. doi request reprint Comparing consequences of right and left unilateral neglect in a stroke rehabilitation population
    Joy Y M Wee
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:910-20. 2008
    ..This article details right and left unilateral neglect (UN) in a stroke rehabilitation population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is there regional variation in the SF-36 scores of Canadian adults?
    Wilma M Hopman
    MacKenzie Health Services Research Group, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, 3rd Floor, Abramsky Hall, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
    Can J Public Health 93:233-7. 2002
    ..We therefore examined the SF-36 data from nine Canadian centres for evidence of systematic differences...
  23. pmc Impacts of a provincial asthma guidelines continuing medical education project: The Ontario Asthma Plan of Action's Provider Education in Asthma Care Project
    M Diane Lougheed
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:111-7. 2007
    ..The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funded the Ontario Lung Association to develop and implement a continuing medical education program to promote implementation of the Canadian asthma guidelines in primary care...
  24. pmc Effects of smoke exposure and other lifestyle factors on pain response to electrical stimulation in women
    J Y Wee
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 13:231-5. 2008
    ..The present study examined associations between smoke exposure and other related variables, and pain response to suprathreshold electrical stimulation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The Ontario Asthma Regional Variation Study: emergency department visit rates and the relation to hospitalization rates
    M Diane Lougheed
    Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Chest 129:909-17. 2006
    ..Hospitalization rates for asthma vary more than threefold across regions of Ontario. It is not known whether this variation is primarily due to regional differences in the rate of emergency department (ED) visits or hospital admissions...
  26. doi request reprint Statins are associated with a reduced risk of bone fracture in hemodialysis (HD) patients
    Robert Nichols
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Hemodial Int 12:275-9. 2008
    ..007), and absence of statin exposure (p=0.019). Statin exposure appears to be associated with a reduced frequency of bone fracture in HD patients. Future studies evaluating the potential anabolic effect of statins on bone are required...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis: change in health-related quality of life over two years
    Wilma M Hopman
    Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 36:554-61. 2009
    ..The goals of this study were to measure change in HRQOL and identify factors associated with change...
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality of sleep and health-related quality of life in haemodialysis patients
    Eduard A Iliescu
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:126-32. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between quality of sleep and HRQoL in haemodialysis patients independent of known predictors of HRQoL...
  29. ncbi request reprint Functional status and health-related quality of life during inpatient stroke rehabilitation
    Sharen Madden
    Department of Community Health, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:831-8; quiz 839-41, 857. 2006
    ..To examine changes in functional status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during inpatient stroke rehabilitation to examine the associations between changes in the two measures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Toward benchmarks for stroke rehabilitation in Ontario, Canada
    Stephen D Bagg
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen s University, St Mary s of the Lake Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:971-6. 2006
    ..The intent was to begin to develop benchmarks for persons recovering from stroke in Canadian rehabilitation facilities...
  31. pmc Wait times for gastroenterology consultation in Canada: the patients' perspective
    W G Paterson
    Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:28-32. 2010
    ..Furthermore, while awaiting consultation, many patients experience an impaired quality of life because of their gastrointestinal symptoms...
  32. doi request reprint Variations and gaps in management of acute asthma in Ontario emergency departments
    M Diane Lougheed
    Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 135:724-36. 2009
    ..We investigated ED management of asthma and differences in practice patterns for pediatric (< 20 years old) and adult (> or = 20 years old) patients in Ontario EDs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Influence of obesity on outcome after knee arthroscopy
    Mark M Harrison
    Human Mobility Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital and the Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Arthroscopy 20:691-5. 2004
    ..To compare the clinical outcomes in overweight women with those of a group of normal-weight women 4 to 11 years after arthroscopic debridement of the knee...
  34. pmc Pain, health-related quality of life and health care utilization after inpatient surgery: a pilot study
    Elizabeth G VanDenKerkhof
    Department of Anesthesiology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 11:41-7. 2006
    ..Little is known about pain-related outcomes in surgical inpatients after discharge from the hospital. An ongoing risk and outcomes monitoring system would provide valuable feedback to improve the quality of patient care...
  35. pmc Determinants of a healthy lifestyle and use of preventive screening in Canada
    Vikky Qi
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:275. 2006
    ..This study explores the associations between individual characteristics such as income and education with health behaviours and utilization of preventive screening...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of activity restriction owing to heart disease on obesity
    Mark A Stefan
    Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, and Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 2V7
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:477-81. 2005
    ..To determine whether exercise intolerance and recommended activity restrictions are associated with development of overweight and obesity in children with congenital heart disease...
  37. doi request reprint The role of psycho-education in improving outcome at a general hospital psychiatry clinic in Uganda
    E Prost
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Afr J Psychiatry (Johannesbg) 16:264-70. 2013
    ..The current study sought to examine the role of psychoeducation at a general psychiatric outpatient clinic in Kampala, Uganda in improving clinic attendance, treatment adherence, and clinical outcomes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Decreased dose density of standard chemotherapy does not compromise survival for ovarian cancer patients
    A Molckovsky
    Department of Oncology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:8-13. 2008
    ..These results suggest that decreasing the frequency of chemotherapy cycles does not decrease survival. Prospective trials would be required to compare quality of life and cost-effectiveness...
  39. pmc Wait time for endoscopic evaluation at a Canadian tertiary care centre: comparison with Canadian Association of Gastroenterology targets
    Derek Yu
    Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:621-6. 2008
    ..In recent years, there has been considerable concern regarding wait times for Canadian health care, which led the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) to develop specific wait time targets...
  40. ncbi request reprint Stroke impairment predictors of discharge function, length of stay, and discharge destination in stroke rehabilitation
    Joy Y M Wee
    Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:604-12. 2005
    ..The relationship between number of stroke risk factors and recurrence of strokes during rehabilitation was also evaluated...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of sampling and measurement on the prevalence of self-reported pain in Canada
    Elizabeth G Van Den Kerkhof
    Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 8:157-63. 2003
    ..Pain is an important public health problem in Canada. International estimates of general population pain prevalence range from 2% to 46%...
  42. pmc Postoperative bedrest improves the alignment of thoracolumbar burst fractures treated with the AO spinal fixator
    Yen Dang
    Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    Can J Surg 52:215-20. 2009
    ....
  43. pmc Cardioprotective medication use in hemodialysis patients
    Lisa M Miller
    Section of Nephrology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:755-60. 2006
    ....
  44. pmc Breastfeeding and sexuality immediately post partum
    Mary Rowland
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:1366-7. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of preferences and quality of life in women with hip fractures
    Ann B Cranney
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:2393-9. 2005
    ..We also compared HRQOL in women with recent hip fractures to a control sample at baseline and to normative Canadian data at followup...