Rodrigo B Cavalcanti
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of rosiglitazone for HIV-related lipoatrophyRodrigo B Cavalcanti
Department of Medicine and McLaughlin Rotman Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
J Infect Dis 195:1754-61. 2007..Thiazolidinediones such as rosiglitazone may have benefit in ameliorating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) lipoatrophy...
- Publishing history does not correlate with clinical performance among internal medicine residentsRodrigo B Cavalcanti
Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Educ 44:468-74. 2010..Further research is needed to identify predictors and measures of performance in scholarly activities...
- The biasing effect of clinical history on physical examination diagnostic accuracyMatthew Sibbald
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Educ 45:827-34. 2011..However, it is unclear whether clinicians adhere to these early hypotheses in the face of unexpected physical findings, thus resulting in diagnostic error...
- Am I right when I am sure? Data consistency influences the relationship between diagnostic accuracy and certaintyRodrigo B Cavalcanti
Dr Cavalcanti is assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and director of scholarship, Ho Ping Kong Center for Excellence in Education and Practice, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Sibbald is instructor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Chang Scholar in Education Research, Ho Ping Kong Center for Excellence in Education and Practice, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 89:107-13. 2014..This study explored the relationship between diagnostic accuracy and measures of certainty for diagnoses based on consistent or inconsistent information...
- Cardiac examination and the effect of dual-processing instruction in a cardiopulmonary simulatorMatt Sibbald
Dr Ho Ping Kong Center for Excellence in Education and Practice, University Health Network Western Division, 399 Bathurst Street, 8 East 427B, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 18:497-508. 2013..Further work is needed to define the role of dual-processing instruction to reduce cognitive error. This study suggests that it cannot be blindly applied to complex diagnostic problems such as cardiac physical exam. ..
- Should we teach using schemas? Evidence from a randomised trialSarah Blissett
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Educ 46:815-22. 2012..The effects of schema-based instruction on diagnostic accuracy and knowledge organisation have not been rigorously tested...
- Competencies "plus": the nature of written comments on internal medicine residents' evaluation formsShiphra Ginsburg
Mount Sinai Hospital, 433 600 University Ave, Toronto, ON
Acad Med 86:S30-4. 2011..However, little is known about the nature of comments written by internal medicine faculty on residents' ITERs...
- Instruction using a high-fidelity cardiopulmonary simulator improves examination skills and resource allocation in family medicine traineesDavid W Frost
Herbert Ho Ping Kong Centre of Excellence in Education and Practice, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Simul Healthc 6:278-83. 2011..High-fidelity cardiopulmonary simulators have proven promising in various areas of medical education but have yet to be studied in Family Medicine training...
- Reproducibility of DXA estimations of body fat in HIV lipodystrophy: implications for clinical researchRodrigo B Cavalcanti
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Densitom 8:293-7. 2005..Minimal detectable differences were smaller than differences observed in published studies for all measurements. DXA is a sensitive tool for detecting changes in peripheral fat among patients with HIV lipodystrophy...
- Evaluation of standardized doctor's orders as an educational tool for undergraduate medical students: a prospective cohort studyYuna Lee
St Michael s Hospital, 4 CCW 149 30 bond st, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
BMC Med Educ 13:97. 2013..The objective of the study was to evaluate the impact of standardized admission orders on disease-specific knowledge among undergraduate medical trainees...
- Hybrid simulation for knee arthrocentesis: improving fidelity in procedures trainingLynfa Stroud
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 28:723-7. 2013..Hybrid simulation (HS) is a novel way to teach and assess procedural skills in an integrated, contextually-based way...
- Teaching dermatology to internal medicine residents: needs assessment survey and possible directionsAaron M Drucker
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Cutan Med Surg 17:39-45. 2013..No study to date has assessed the needs of internal medicine trainees in Canada with regard to dermatology teaching...
- Morning report blog: a web-based tool to enhance case-based learningIsaac I Bogoch
Herbert Ho Ping Kong Centre of Excellence in Education and Practice, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Teach Learn Med 24:238-41. 2012..Morning report is an interactive case-based teaching session common to internal medicine training programs across North America...
- Design and implementation of a low-cost multimodal procedure cart for an internal medicine wardDavid W Frost
Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Hosp Pract (1995) 39:122-7. 2011..In this article, we describe our experience developing and implementing a low-cost multimodal procedure cart in an academic health sciences center. We also provide pilot data on perceived usefulness by trainees...
- Role of clinical context in residents' physical examination diagnostic accuracyMatthew Sibbald
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Med Educ 45:415-21. 2011..Clinical context may act as both an aid to decision making and a source of bias contributing to medical error. The effect of clinical history, a form of clinical context, on the diagnostic accuracy of the physical examination is unknown...
- A meta-analysis of six placebo-controlled trials of thiazolidinedione therapy for HIV lipoatrophyJanet M Raboud
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
HIV Clin Trials 11:39-50. 2010..To determine the impact of thiazolidinediones (TZD) on changes in limb fat mass in HIV-infected individuals, particularly in those not receiving a thymidine analogue...
- Do you have to re-examine to reconsider your diagnosis? Checklists and cardiac examMatthew Sibbald
Faculty of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMJ Qual Saf 22:333-8. 2013..This study assessed whether checklists improve cardiac exam diagnostic accuracy, and whether this benefit is dependent on collecting additional information...
- Rosiglitazone for HIV-1 lipoatrophyRodrigo B Cavalcanti
Lancet 363:1828-9; author reply 1829. 2004