M Diane Lougheed
Affiliation: Queen's University
- Respiratory sensation and ventilatory mechanics during induced bronchoconstriction in spontaneously breathing low cervical quadriplegiaM Diane Lougheed
Respiratory Investigation Unit, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, 102 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V6 Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:370-6. 2002..We conclude that the quality and intensity of dyspnea during methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction and dynamic hyperinflation was not altered by extensive chest wall deafferentation...
- Multicentre evaluation of an emergency department asthma care pathway for adultsM Diane Lougheed
Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
CJEM 11:215-29. 2009..We sought to determine whether a standardized emergency department (ED) asthma care pathway (ACP) for adults would be accepted by ED staff, improve adherence to Canadian ED asthma management guidelines and improve patient outcomes...
- The Ontario Asthma Regional Variation Study: emergency department visit rates and the relation to hospitalization ratesM 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...
- Dynamic hyperinflation during bronchoconstriction in asthma: implications for symptom perceptionM Diane Lougheed
Asthma Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, 102 Stuart St, Kingston, ON, K7L 2V6, Canada
Chest 130:1072-81. 2006..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between respiratory symptom intensity and quality and dynamic lung hyperinflation (DH) during induced bronchoconstriction in asthma...
- Effects of obesity on perceptual and mechanical responses to bronchoconstriction in asthmaAthavudh Deesomchok
Department of Medicine, Queen s University and Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:125-33. 2010..The influence of obesity on the perception of respiratory discomfort during acute bronchoconstriction in asthma is unknown...
- Variations and gaps in management of acute asthma in Ontario emergency departmentsM 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...
- Exacerbation frequency and clinical outcomes in adult patients with cystic fibrosisKaïssa de Boer
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Thorax 66:680-5. 2011..The aim of this study was to determine if frequent pulmonary exacerbations are associated with greater declines in lung function, or an accelerated time to death or lung transplantation in adults with CF...
- Cough variant asthma: lessons learned from deep inspirationsM Diane Lougheed
Department of Medicine, Queen s University, 102 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V6, Canada
Lung 190:17-22. 2012....
- Variability in asthma: symptom perception, care, and outcomesM Diane Lougheed
Asthma Research Unit, Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, 102 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V6, Canada
Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:149-54. 2007..Additionally, the magnitude and correlates of regional variation in emergency department visit rates and hospitalizations for asthma in Ontario are reviewed...
- Emergency department adult asthma care pathway: healthcare providers' perceived utility and barriers to implementationJennifer Olajos-Clow
Kingston General Hospital Asthma Research Unit and Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Adv Emerg Nurs J 31:44-53. 2009..Although barriers to adoption of the tool have been identified, these may guide content revisions and inform the process for a successful provincial implementation strategy...
- Comparison of asthma control criteria: importance of spirometrySuzanne M Dostaler
Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada
J Asthma 48:1069-75. 2011..To compare the measurements of asthma control using Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) Asthma Management Consensus Summary and Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines composite indices with and without spirometry...
- Pan-Canadian REspiratory STandards INitiative for Electronic Health Records (PRESTINE): 2011 national forum proceedingsM Diane Lougheed
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Kingston General Hospital at Queen s University, Ontario
Can Respir J 19:117-26. 2012..The present article summarizes the process and findings of the forum deliberations...
- Impacts of a provincial asthma guidelines continuing medical education project: The Ontario Asthma Plan of Action's Provider Education in Asthma Care ProjectM 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...
- Influenza vaccination among Canadians with chronic respiratory diseaseNicholas T Vozoris
Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Respir Med 103:50-8. 2009....
- Catamenial hemoptysis and pneumothorax in a patient with cystic fibrosisChris M Parker
Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queen s University, 102 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Can Respir J 14:295-7. 2007..Danazol was discontinued postoperatively, and she was started on an oral contraceptive. Eighteen months post-transplant, she has not experienced a recurrence of her catamenial symptoms, despite having resumed a regular menstrual cycle...
- Outcomes of asthma education: results of a multisite evaluationWilma M Hopman
Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Ontario
Can Respir J 11:291-7. 2004..0 [sf-36])...
- Perceived control and quality of life in asthma: impact of asthma educationJennifer Olajos-Clow
Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
J Asthma 42:751-6. 2005..Using the PCAQ as part of an asthma educational needs assessment may be a quick, simple way to identify and target education towards asthma patients with low perceived control...
- Asthma care pathways in the emergency departmentM Diane Lougheed
Asthma Research Unit, Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital, Canada
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 10:181-7. 2010..The review will highlight examples of successful knowledge translation initiatives and their ability to support adherence to Best Practice Guidelines...
- Cough in asthmaScott E Turcotte
Department of Medicine, Queen s University, and Asthma Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Curr Opin Pharmacol 11:231-7. 2011....
- Infection with transmissible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and clinical outcomes in adults with cystic fibrosisShawn D Aaron
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L6
JAMA 304:2145-53. 2010..Studies from Australia and the United Kingdom have shown that some patients with cystic fibrosis are infected with common transmissible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
- Asthma electronic medical records in primary care: an integrative reviewJanice P Minard
Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
J Asthma 47:895-912. 2010..Quality management, evaluation, and surveillance of asthma may be enhanced by access to and utilization of an asthma electronic medical record (EMR) in primary care...
- Asthma education delivered in an emergency department and an asthma education center: a feasibility studyKim A Szpiro
Department of School of Nursing, Queen s University School of Nursing, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Adv Emerg Nurs J 31:73-85. 2009..Asthma knowledge also increased after the intervention in the AEC setting. Educational initiatives are feasible and may be beneficial in an ED, providing an additional opportunity for counseling that should not be missed...
- Evidence-based performance indicators of primary care for asthma: a modified RAND Appropriateness MethodTeresa To
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Int J Qual Health Care 22:476-85. 2010..To develop evidence-based performance indicators that measure the quality of primary care for asthma...
- Second-hand smoke exposure in Canada: prevalence, risk factors, and association with respiratory and cardiovascular diseasesNicholas Vozoris
Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Can Respir J 15:263-9. 2008....