Rodrigo B Cavalcanti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of rosiglitazone for HIV-related lipoatrophy
    Rodrigo B Cavalcanti
    Department of Medicine and McLaughlin Rotman Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    J Infect Dis 195:1754-61. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Publishing history does not correlate with clinical performance among internal medicine residents
    Rodrigo B Cavalcanti
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 44:468-74. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The biasing effect of clinical history on physical examination diagnostic accuracy
    Matthew Sibbald
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 45:827-34. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Am I right when I am sure? Data consistency influences the relationship between diagnostic accuracy and certainty
    Rodrigo 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
  5. pmc Cardiac examination and the effect of dual-processing instruction in a cardiopulmonary simulator
    Matt 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
  6. doi request reprint Should we teach using schemas? Evidence from a randomised trial
    Sarah Blissett
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 46:815-22. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Competencies "plus": the nature of written comments on internal medicine residents' evaluation forms
    Shiphra Ginsburg
    Mount Sinai Hospital, 433 600 University Ave, Toronto, ON
    Acad Med 86:S30-4. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Instruction using a high-fidelity cardiopulmonary simulator improves examination skills and resource allocation in family medicine trainees
    David 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of DXA estimations of body fat in HIV lipodystrophy: implications for clinical research
    Rodrigo 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
  10. pmc Evaluation of standardized doctor's orders as an educational tool for undergraduate medical students: a prospective cohort study
    Yuna Lee
    St Michael s Hospital, 4 CCW 149 30 bond st, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 13:97. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of rosiglitazone for HIV-related lipoatrophy
    Rodrigo 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Publishing history does not correlate with clinical performance among internal medicine residents
    Rodrigo 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...
  3. doi request reprint The biasing effect of clinical history on physical examination diagnostic accuracy
    Matthew 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Am I right when I am sure? Data consistency influences the relationship between diagnostic accuracy and certainty
    Rodrigo 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...
  5. pmc Cardiac examination and the effect of dual-processing instruction in a cardiopulmonary simulator
    Matt 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. ..
  6. doi request reprint Should we teach using schemas? Evidence from a randomised trial
    Sarah 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...
  7. doi request reprint Competencies "plus": the nature of written comments on internal medicine residents' evaluation forms
    Shiphra 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...
  8. doi request reprint Instruction using a high-fidelity cardiopulmonary simulator improves examination skills and resource allocation in family medicine trainees
    David 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of DXA estimations of body fat in HIV lipodystrophy: implications for clinical research
    Rodrigo 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...
  10. pmc Evaluation of standardized doctor's orders as an educational tool for undergraduate medical students: a prospective cohort study
    Yuna 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...
  11. pmc Hybrid simulation for knee arthrocentesis: improving fidelity in procedures training
    Lynfa 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Teaching dermatology to internal medicine residents: needs assessment survey and possible directions
    Aaron 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...
  13. doi request reprint Morning report blog: a web-based tool to enhance case-based learning
    Isaac 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...
  14. doi request reprint Design and implementation of a low-cost multimodal procedure cart for an internal medicine ward
    David 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...
  15. doi request reprint Role of clinical context in residents' physical examination diagnostic accuracy
    Matthew 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...
  16. pmc A meta-analysis of six placebo-controlled trials of thiazolidinedione therapy for HIV lipoatrophy
    Janet 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...
  17. doi request reprint Do you have to re-examine to reconsider your diagnosis? Checklists and cardiac exam
    Matthew 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone for HIV-1 lipoatrophy
    Rodrigo B Cavalcanti
    Lancet 363:1828-9; author reply 1829. 2004