James G Wright

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Waiting for children's surgery in Canada: the Canadian Paediatric Surgical Wait Times project
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 183:E559-64. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences before and after total knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:774-82. 2010
  3. pmc Improving on-time surgical starts in an operating room
    James G Wright
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, and the Departments of Surgery, Public Health Sciences and Health Policy, Management and Evaluations, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:167-70. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Assessing functional outcomes of children with muscular dystrophy and scoliosis: the Muscular Dystrophy Spine Questionnaire
    James G Wright
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:840-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatments for paediatric femoral fractures: a randomised trial
    James G Wright
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 365:1153-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial comparing intralesional bone marrow and steroid injections for simple bone cysts
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1218 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:722-30. 2008
  7. pmc Hip and spine surgery is of questionable value in spina bifida: an evidence-based review
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1254 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1258-64. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical guide to assigning levels of evidence
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1128-30. 2007
  9. pmc Development of pediatric wait time access targets
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, Robert B Salter Chair of Pediatric Surgical Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 54:107-10. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Are surgeons' preferences for instrumentation related to patient outcomes? A randomized clinical trial of two implants for idiopathic scoliosis
    James G Wright
    Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1254 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2684-93. 2007

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. pmc Waiting for children's surgery in Canada: the Canadian Paediatric Surgical Wait Times project
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 183:E559-64. 2011
    ..e., the maximum acceptable waiting periods for completion of specific types of surgery) as used in this Canadian Paediatric Surgical Wait Times project...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences before and after total knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:774-82. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Knee Patient-Specific Index (KPSI) and to determine the type and importance of patients' concerns before and after knee arthroplasty...
  3. pmc Improving on-time surgical starts in an operating room
    James G Wright
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, and the Departments of Surgery, Public Health Sciences and Health Policy, Management and Evaluations, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:167-70. 2010
    ..Operating rooms are expensive to run, and hospitals strive to be efficient. The purpose of this study was to evaluate an initiative to improve starting on time in the operating room in an academic pediatric hospital...
  4. doi request reprint Assessing functional outcomes of children with muscular dystrophy and scoliosis: the Muscular Dystrophy Spine Questionnaire
    James G Wright
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:840-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable scale to evaluate the symptoms and functional abilities important to children with scoliosis and muscular dystrophy and their parents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatments for paediatric femoral fractures: a randomised trial
    James G Wright
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 365:1153-8. 2005
    ..We did a multicentre randomised trial to compare malunion rates after external fixation and after early application of a hip spica cast for paediatric femoral shaft fractures...
  6. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial comparing intralesional bone marrow and steroid injections for simple bone cysts
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1218 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:722-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of this trial was to compare rates of healing of simple bone cysts treated with intralesional injections of bone marrow with rates of healing of those treated with methylprednisolone acetate...
  7. pmc Hip and spine surgery is of questionable value in spina bifida: an evidence-based review
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1254 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1258-64. 2011
    ..Although many children with spina bifida and associated scoliosis or dislocated hips undergo spine or hip surgery, the benefits are uncertain...
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical guide to assigning levels of evidence
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1128-30. 2007
  9. pmc Development of pediatric wait time access targets
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, Robert B Salter Chair of Pediatric Surgical Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 54:107-10. 2011
    ..The effective management of wait times is a top priority for Canadians. Attention to date has largely focused on wait times for adult surgery. The purpose of this study was to develop surgical wait time access targets for children...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are surgeons' preferences for instrumentation related to patient outcomes? A randomized clinical trial of two implants for idiopathic scoliosis
    James G Wright
    Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1254 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2684-93. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare quality of life and curve correction associated with use of the Moss Miami system and the Universal Spine System for spinal fusion in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Urban/rural variation in children's bicycle-related injuries
    Alison K Macpherson
    Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3G3
    Accid Anal Prev 36:649-54. 2004
    ..38 for children living in mixed rural areas. This variation may be explained by differences in bicycling exposure, helmet use, hospital admission criteria, or road environments across geographic areas...
  12. ncbi request reprint A population-based nested case-control study of the costs of hip and knee replacement surgery
    Gillian A Hawker
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 47:732-41. 2009
    ..Studies of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) have not evaluated the costs and outcomes in the context of expected arthritis worsening...
  13. doi request reprint Patients' gender affected physicians' clinical decisions when presented with standardized patients but not for matching paper patients
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:527-41. 2009
    ..To compare physicians' treatment and referral decisions for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for standardized patients with matching paper patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parents' and patients' perceptions of postoperative appearance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Patricia L Smith
    Population Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2367-74. 2006
    ..A cross-sectional evaluation of patients after surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint A prospective population-based study of the predictors of undergoing total joint arthroplasty
    Gillian A Hawker
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3212-20. 2006
    ..To examine prospectively the predictors of time to total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  16. doi request reprint Variability in physician opinions about the indications for knee arthroplasty
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G1X8, Canada
    J Arthroplasty 26:569-575.e1. 2011
    ..49). Although surgeons and referring physicians vary in their opinion, half of the variability could be attributed to individual physician inconsistency...
  17. pmc The effect of patients' sex on physicians' recommendations for total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 178:681-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine whether patients' sex affects physicians' decisions to refer a patient for, or to perform, total knee arthroplasty...
  18. doi request reprint "Not everyone who needs one is going to get one'': the influence of medical brokering on patient candidacy for total joint arthroplasty
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Med Decis Making 28:773-80. 2008
    ..To understand this discrepancy, the authors sought to explore the process by which physicians determine patient candidacy for TJA...
  19. pmc Global relevance of literature on trauma
    Shahryar Noordin
    Surgery and Health Promotion, Management and Evaluation, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2422-7. 2008
    ..If orthopaedic surgeons want to maximize their global impact, they should focus on writing about trauma questions relevant to their colleagues in low-income countries and ensuring these same colleagues have access to the literature...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgeon reliability in rating physical deformity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Sandra Donaldson
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:363-7. 2007
    ..Cross sectional survey...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical decision making in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Sandra Donaldson
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1526-32. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional survey...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is self-reported improvement in osteoarthritis pain and disability reflected in objective measures?
    Sindhu R Johnson
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:159-64. 2007
    ..To determine if self-reported improvements in pain and function correlate with improvement in objective measures of disease in osteoarthritis (OA)...
  23. doi request reprint Influence of patients' gender on informed decision making regarding total knee arthroplasty
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1281-90. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of patient gender on patient-physician communication in the process of recommendation for total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sharing clinical trial results with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients
    Sandra Donaldson
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:467-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the experience of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who had participated in a clinical trial and the best method for sharing clinical trial results...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patient and provider factors related to comprehensive arthritis care in a community setting in Ontario, Canada
    Richard H Glazier
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1846-50. 2003
    ..To determine factors that correlate with recommendations for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions (comprehensive therapy) in community dwelling adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Testing a new theory of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:726-39. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to test a new theory linking patient satisfaction and embodiment (body--self unity) and examine it in relation to other competing theories...
  27. ncbi request reprint Using publicly available directories to trace survey nonresponders and calculate adjusted response rates
    Bart J Harvey
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 158:1007-11. 2003
    ..8% to 71.2% and from 72.8% to 74.9% in the survey areas. Publicly available directories were used to successfully trace the majority of survey nonresponders, thus strengthening confidence in the survey's results...
  28. pmc Reliability of radiographic measurement of fracture angulation in children with femoral shaft fractures
    Janice L Owen
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences and the Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:115-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the intra- and interrater reliability of an x-ray assessment of femoral shaft fracture angulation in children...
  29. pmc Reliability of hip range of motion using goniometry in pediatric femur shaft fractures
    Janice Owen
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery and Population Health Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:251-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the interrater reliability of the assessment of range of motion of the hip joint through goniometry...
  30. ncbi request reprint Variations in diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel syndrome among Ontario specialists
    Brent Graham
    The University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:8-13. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine how consistent specialists are in their ratings of the importance of clinical criteria for the diagnosis of CTS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Measuring physical function in children with spina bifida and dislocated hips: the Spina Bifida Hips Questionnaire
    Patricia L Smith
    Population Health Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:273-9. 2005
    ..79, P < 0.01) and the PODCQ (r = 0.84, P < 0.01). In conclusion, the SBHQ is a valid and reliable questionnaire for the evaluation of treatment outcomes for children with spina bifida and dislocated hips...
  32. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of, and willingness to consider, total joint arthroplasty in a population-based cohort of individuals with disabling hip and knee arthritis
    Gillian A Hawker
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University Health Network Research Institute, and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 51:635-41. 2004
    ..To examine perceptions of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) and how they relate to willingness to consider TJA...
  33. doi request reprint Evidence-based pediatric orthopaedics: an introduction, part 2
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S91-4. 2012
    ..This paper addresses the issues facing various study designs with the goal of helping practitioners understand what they can actually learn from different study designs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Unstable embodiments: a phenomenological interpretation of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 4 036, Queen Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Med Humanit 28:31-44. 2007
    ..We conclude that the body-self dialectical relationship should be recast as a body-self-society trialectic and discuss the implications of this new conceptualization for clinical practices...
  35. ncbi request reprint "What do you expect? You're just getting older": A comparison of perceived osteoarthritis-related and aging-related health experiences in middle- and older-age adults
    Monique A M Gignac
    Division of Outcomes and Health Care Research, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, Toronto Western Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 55:905-12. 2006
    ..Similarities and differences in health changes, the meaning of these changes, and their impact were examined...
  36. doi request reprint A parent-child dyad approach to the assessment of health status and health-related quality of life in children with asthma
    Wendy J Ungar
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:697-712. 2012
    ..Parent-proxy reports are known to differ from children's reports. Simultaneous assessment using a parent-child dyad is an alternative approach...
  37. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Brent Graham
    University Health Network, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 31:919-24. 2006
    ..To develop clinical diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) that modeled the clinical diagnostic practices of experts...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship between function, self-perception, and spinal deformity: Implications for treatment of scoliosis in children with spina bifida
    Eugene K Wai
    Bloorview MacMillan Centre and The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:64-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, surgeons should be clear in their indications for surgery and recognize that in the short term the potential benefit of surgery may be, at best, to improve only sitting balance...
  39. ncbi request reprint Development of pediatric comorbidity prediction model
    Derek Tai
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:293-9. 2006
    ..To develop a comorbidity model for children that can be used with hospital discharge administrative databases...
  40. doi request reprint Inpatient compared with home-based rehabilitation following primary unilateral total hip or knee replacement: a randomized controlled trial
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1 435, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1673-80. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness and cost of care of home-based compared with inpatient rehabilitation following primary total hip or knee joint replacement...
  41. ncbi request reprint Design of the Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial (BrAIST)
    Stuart L Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis Shriners Hospital for Children, St Louis, MO
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1832-41. 2013
    ..Descriptive...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pediatric surgical capacity and demand: analysis reveals a modest gap in capacity and additional efficiency opportunities
    Tamas Fixler
    IBM Global Business Services, Toronto, Canada
    Healthc Q 14:28-34. 2011
    ....
  43. pmc Development of an online information and support resource for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients considering surgery: perspectives of health care providers
    Radha Macculloch
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scoliosis 5:13. 2010
    ..This paper reports on the findings from focus groups with health care providers...
  44. doi request reprint Unicameral bone cysts: comparison of percutaneous curettage, steroid, and autologous bone marrow injections
    Federico Canavese
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:50-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of percutaneous curettage with intralesional injection of methylprednisolone and bone marrow for unicameral bone cysts (UBCs)...
  45. pmc Global access to literature on trauma
    Shahryar Noordin
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2418-21. 2008
    ..If orthopaedic surgeons want to maximize their global impact, they should focus on writing about trauma questions relevant to their colleagues in low-income countries and ensuring these same colleagues have access to the literature...
  46. doi request reprint What do patients and parents know about surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?: a knowledge questionnaire
    Nicole Khetani
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E754-8. 2008
    ..Questionnaire...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does spinal fusion influence quality of life in neuromuscular scoliosis?
    Eyal Mercado
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:S120-5. 2007
    ..Systematic literature review of articles pertaining to quality of life (QOL) in neuromuscular scoliosis patients that underwent spinal fusion...
  48. pmc Empirically derived maximal acceptable wait time for surgery to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Henry Ahn
    St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto Spine Program, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 183:E565-70. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine an empirically derived access target for scoliosis surgery and to compare this with consensus-based targets...
  49. ncbi request reprint The effect of education and income on need and willingness to undergo total joint arthroplasty
    Gillian A Hawker
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit, and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 46:3331-9. 2002
    ..However, no studies have considered the expectations or needs of the patients. Our objective was to assess the effect of education and income on the potential need for, and the willingness to consider hip and knee arthroplasty...
  50. ncbi request reprint Development of the QuickDASH: comparison of three item-reduction approaches
    Dorcas E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1038-46. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint The development of a comorbidity index with physical function as the outcome
    Dianne L Groll
    Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:595-602. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a self-administered Functional Comorbidity Index with physical function as the outcome...
  52. pmc Clinicians and patients' welfare: where does academic freedom fit in?
    James G Wright
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    BMJ 329:795-6. 2004
  53. doi request reprint The epidemiology of paediatric supracondylar fracture fixation: a population-based study
    Amir Khoshbin
    University of Toronto, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto, ON, Canada The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Injury 45:701-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to: (1) determine the incidence density rate (IDR) of SCF fixation and (2) determine the rate of and risk factors for re-operation...
  54. pmc Dedicated operating room for emergency surgery improves access and efficiency
    Marilyn Heng
    the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 56:167-74. 2013
    ..We evaluated the benefits of a dedicated operating room (OR) for emergency procedures available to all surgical services at a large children's hospital...
  55. doi request reprint Evidence-based pediatric orthopaedics: an introduction, part I
    James G Wright
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S83-90. 2012
    ..This article provides pediatric orthopaedists with some basics to help them understand and apply evidence-based medicine to their clinical practice...
  56. ncbi request reprint Assessment of long-term physical function in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients: comparison of the Charlson Comorbidity Index and the Functional Comorbidity Index
    Dianne L Groll
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:574-81. 2006
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Recent developments in treatment for simple bone cysts
    Sandra Donaldson
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Pediatr 23:73-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review treatment strategies for simple bone cysts (SBCs)...
  58. pmc Factors predicting the outcome of primary clubfoot surgery
    Peter A Templeton
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    Can J Surg 49:123-7. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the rate of further surgery, the functional outcome and the factors associated with outcome after primary clubfoot surgery...
  59. pmc Treatment for unicameral bone cysts in long bones: an evidence based review
    Sandra Donaldson
    Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Orthop Rev (Pavia) 2:e13. 2010
    ..As steroid injections have already demonstrated superiority over bone marrow injections in a randomized clinical trial, the next step would be a prospective trial comparing steroid injections with other treatments...
  60. ncbi request reprint Understanding the meaning of satisfaction with treatment outcome
    Pamela L Hudak
    St Michael s Hospital, and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:718-25. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to explore patients' perspectives on the meaning of satisfaction with treatment outcome...
  61. doi request reprint Long-term functional outcomes of resected tarsal coalitions
    Amir Khoshbin
    Faculty of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Foot Ankle Int 34:1370-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare patient outcomes following resection of calcaneonavicular (CN) and talocalcaneal (TC) bars and to determine the relationship between the extent of a coalition and the outcome of resection...
  62. pmc The use of three strategies to improve quality of care at a national level
    Jeannette P P So
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1006-16. 2012
    ..Strategies to improve quality have been proposed at the national level either through accreditation standards or through national payment schemes; however, their effectiveness in improving quality is controversial...
  63. ncbi request reprint Delphi as a method to establish consensus for diagnostic criteria
    Brent Graham
    Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, FP 174 M5T 2S8, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:1150-6. 2003
    ..To achieve a consensus, among a panel of experts, on the best clinical criteria for the clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Interpreting health-related quality of life scores: the simple rule of seven may not be so simple
    James G Wright
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 41:597-8. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based review of parental presence during anesthesia induction and parent/child anxiety
    Josie Chundamala
    Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 1218, Black Wing, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Can J Anaesth 56:57-70. 2009
    ..The purpose of this evidence-based review was to examine the effect of parental presence during anesthesia induction on parents' and children's anxiety...
  66. ncbi request reprint The metaphor of patients as customers: implications for measuring satisfaction
    Pamela L Hudak
    Department of Medicine, Saint Michael s Hospital, Queen Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:103-8. 2003
    ..Hence, the validity of satisfaction with treatment outcome would be enhanced by questions about psychologic, social, and experiental aspects of treatment outcome...
  67. ncbi request reprint Multicenter clinical trials in orthopaedics: time for musculoskeletal specialty societies to take action
    James G Wright
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:214-7. 2005
  68. pmc Are seat belt restraints as effective in school age children as in adults? A prospective crash study
    Stephen I Halman
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    BMJ 324:1123. 2002
    ..To study effectiveness of seat belts for protecting school age children in road vehicle crashes...
  69. pmc Towards an understanding of the information and support needs of surgical adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: a qualitative analysis
    Radha Macculloch
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scoliosis 4:12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify health-specific needs for online information and support for patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who have had or anticipate having spinal surgery...
  70. ncbi request reprint "You're perfect for the procedure! Why don't you want it?" Elderly arthritis patients' unwillingness to consider total joint arthroplasty surgery: a qualitative study
    Pamela L Hudak
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 22:272-8. 2002
    ..To explore the process by which elderly persons make decisions about a surgical treatment, total joint arthroplasty (TJA)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Impact of mandatory helmet legislation on bicycle-related head injuries in children: a population-based study
    Alison K Macpherson
    Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 110:e60. 2002
    ..In Canada, 4 provinces have such legislation. The objective of this study was to measure the impact of helmet legislation on bicycle-related head injuries in Canadian children...
  72. ncbi request reprint Validation exercise of the Ankylosing Spondylitis Assessment Study (ASAS) group response criteria in ankylosing spondylitis patients treated with biologics
    Millicent A Stone
    University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 51:316-20. 2004
    ..To compare this expert clinician-derived criteria to the Ankylosing Spondylitis Assessment Study (ASAS) Group criteria for improvement...
  73. ncbi request reprint Should foot surgery be performed for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy?
    Khristinn Kellie Leitch
    Hospital for Sick Children and the Bloorview Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre, Toronto, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:95-7. 2005
    ..05), pain (P > 0.05), hypersensitivity (P > 0.05), or cosmesis (P > 0.05). Hindfoot motion was significantly better (P > 0.05) but equinus contracture was significantly worse (P > 0.05) in patients who had not had surgery...
  74. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after tibial shaft fracture
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1396; author reply 1396. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint An AOA critical issue; how to read the literature to change your practice: an evidence-based medicine approach
    Shepard R Hurwitz
    Charlottesville, VA 22908 0159, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1873-9. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the application of levels of evidence to scientific papers in the American volume of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
    Mohit Bhandari
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Room 2C9, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1717-20. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the interobserver agreement among reviewers, with varying levels of epidemiology training, in categorizing the levels of evidence of these clinical studies...
  77. ncbi request reprint Gait patterns after fracture of the femoral shaft in children, managed by external fixation or early hip spica cast
    Justin Wong
    Royal Children s Hospital and The Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:463-71. 2004
    ..They also had abnormal coronal plane kinematics related to shortening of the injured side. Gait patterns improved, but at 2 years there were some persistent gait deviations, probably related to residual limb length discrepancy...
  78. ncbi request reprint Determining the reliability of the Graf classification for hip dysplasia
    Andreas Roposch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, University College London, London, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:119-24. 2006
    ..The Graf classification showed moderate reliability. Using self study, it can be learned almost, but not quite as effectively as by a structured program...
  79. ncbi request reprint Construction and validation of the scoliosis quality of life index in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Ronald J Feise
    American Chiropractic Scoliosis Foundation, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1310-5. 2005
    ..A prospective cross-sectional design was used to evaluate the Scoliosis Quality of Life Index (SQLI). SQLI is a 22-item self-reporting health-related quality-of-life questionnaire for idiopathic scoliosis patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine: a prescription to change the culture of pediatric orthopaedics
    Unni G Narayanan
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:277-8. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint The American academy of orthopaedic surgeons outcomes instruments: normative values from the general population
    Frank G Hunsaker
    National Research Corporation, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:208-15. 2002
    ..These data serve as comparative normative scores with which to assess the effectiveness of treatment regimens in clinical practice settings and to study the clinical outcomes of treatment in musculoskeletal research...
  82. ncbi request reprint Revised grades of recommendation for summaries or reviews of orthopaedic surgical studies
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1161-2. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Introducing levels of evidence to the journal
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1-3. 2003
  84. ncbi request reprint Symposium. How to participate in orthopaedic randomized clinical trials
    Stephen B Trippel
    Indiana University School of Medicine, 541 Clinical Drive, Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1856-64. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Grades of recommendation
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1909-10. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Increased diagnostic information and understanding disease: uncertainty in the diagnosis of developmental hip dysplasia
    Andreas Roposch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Ormond St, London WC1N 3JH, England
    Radiology 242:355-9. 2007
    ..There is no consensus on the degree of acetabular dysplasia that does or does not require treatment. Because not every abnormal finding may require treatment, the terms abnormality and disease are not synonymous...
  87. ncbi request reprint Knowledge is our business
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:460-1; author reply 461. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint The moving target: a qualitative study of elderly patients' decision-making regarding total joint replacement surgery
    Jocalyn P Clark
    BMJ Publishing Group, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1366-74. 2004
    ..Yet, research has suggested that many patients with arthritis are unwilling to consider total joint replacement surgery. We sought to understand these patients' unwillingness by exploring the nature of their decision-making processes...
  89. ncbi request reprint An AOA critical issue. The outcome of the outcomes movement
    Robert B Bourne
    Canadian Orthopaedic Association and the American Orthopaedic Association in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:633-40. 2004
  90. ncbi request reprint Supporting the orthopaedic clinician-scientist
    James G Wright
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:145-6. 2002
  91. ncbi request reprint A population pharmacokinetic model for doxorubicin and doxorubicinol in the presence of a novel MDR modulator, zosuquidar trihydrochloride (LY335979)
    Sophie Callies
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 51:107-18. 2003
    ..To develop a population pharmacokinetic model for doxorubicin and doxorubicinol in the presence of zosuquidar.3HCl, a potent P-glycoprotein inhibitor...
  92. ncbi request reprint Placebo surgery research: a blinding imperative
    James G Wright
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:536; author reply 536. 2007