Allan S Detsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How to run a successful academic practice plan
    Allan S Detsky
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:799-801. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Relevance of cost-effectiveness analysis to clinicians and policy makers
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:221-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic mentoring--how to give it and how to get it
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 297:2134-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Company stock prices before and after public announcements related to oncology drugs
    Jeffrey M Rothenstein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1507-12. 2011
  5. pmc Taking the stress out of morning report: an analytic approach to the differential diagnosis
    Adrian G Sacher
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 24:747-51. 2009
  6. doi 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
  7. doi request reprint Does this adult patient with suspected bacteremia require blood cultures?
    Bryan Coburn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 308:502-11. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Can routine laboratory tests discriminate between severe acute respiratory syndrome and other causes of community-acquired pneumonia?
    Matthew P Muller
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1079-86. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The meaning of author order in medical research
    Mark Otto Baerlocher
    University of Toronto Radiology Residency Training Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Investig Med 55:174-80. 2007
  10. pmc How to be a good academic leader
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Suite 429, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:88-90. 2011

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint How to run a successful academic practice plan
    Allan S Detsky
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:799-801. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Relevance of cost-effectiveness analysis to clinicians and policy makers
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:221-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Academic mentoring--how to give it and how to get it
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 297:2134-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Company stock prices before and after public announcements related to oncology drugs
    Jeffrey M Rothenstein
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1507-12. 2011
    ..We examined the stock prices of companies before and after public announcements regarding experimental anticancer drugs owned by the companies...
  5. pmc Taking the stress out of morning report: an analytic approach to the differential diagnosis
    Adrian G Sacher
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 24:747-51. 2009
    ..It instills fear in both learners and teachers because they may embarrassingly miss diagnostic possibilities including even the actual diagnosis...
  6. doi 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...
  7. doi request reprint Does this adult patient with suspected bacteremia require blood cultures?
    Bryan Coburn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 308:502-11. 2012
    ..Clinicians order blood cultures liberally among patients in whom bacteremia is suspected, though a small proportion of blood cultures yield true-positive results. Ordering blood cultures inappropriately may be both wasteful and harmful...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can routine laboratory tests discriminate between severe acute respiratory syndrome and other causes of community-acquired pneumonia?
    Matthew P Muller
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1079-86. 2005
    ..Hematological and biochemical abnormalities, particularly lymphopenia, are common in patients with SARS...
  9. ncbi request reprint The meaning of author order in medical research
    Mark Otto Baerlocher
    University of Toronto Radiology Residency Training Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Investig Med 55:174-80. 2007
    ..This pattern was then used to develop a method by which author responsibility and accountability can be clarified...
  10. pmc How to be a good academic leader
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Suite 429, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:88-90. 2011
    ..It is hoped that this experience-derived advice will help future leaders in academic medicine...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical utility of abnormal opacity overlying the vertebral column on lateral chest radiography
    Devon R McDonald
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hosp Med 4:E15-9. 2009
    ..A review of the literature yielded little published evidence to characterize the clinical utility of this finding to date...
  12. ncbi request reprint A province-wide study of the association between hospital resource allocation and length of stay
    Dale M Needham
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Health Serv Manage Res 16:155-66. 2003
    ..Future research should focus on exploring the nature of this relationship and the potential interdependencies among hospital services that cause this effect...
  13. pmc Do blood tests cause anemia in hospitalized patients? The effect of diagnostic phlebotomy on hemoglobin and hematocrit levels
    Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:520-4. 2005
    ..To determine whether phlebotomy contributes to changes in hemoglobin and hematocrit levels in hospitalized general internal medicine patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Canada's health care system--reform delayed
    Allan S Detsky
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto
    N Engl J Med 349:804-10. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of physician income source on productivity
    Mark Otto Baerlocher
    University of Toronto Radiology Residency Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Invest Med 30:42-3. 2007
    ..Overall, fee-for-service (FFS) physicians saw approximately twice the number of patients per week as salaried physicians. These data provide convincing evidence that FFS physicians see substantially more patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is P4P really FFS?
    Walter P Wodchis
    Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:1797-9. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint What is different about the market for health care?
    David A Wells
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 298:2785-7. 2007
  18. pmc Online medical blogging: don't do it!
    Mark Otto Baerlocher
    Radiology Residency Training Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 179:292. 2008
  19. pmc Personalized medicine: understanding probabilities and managing expectations
    Zachary Laksman
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 26:204-6. 2011
    ..We conclude that the stylized model of personalized medicine is more akin to a marketing tool than a literal prediction of the future...
  20. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensive therapy
    Alain J Nordmann
    The Programme in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:573-85. 2003
    ..Current hypertension guidelines differ in their recommendations for first-line antihypertensive therapy...
  21. pmc Are applicants to Canadian residency programs rejected because of their sex?
    Mark O Baerlocher
    Radiology Residency Training Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 173:1439-40. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A stain in time
    Jeremy Jones
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto
    N Engl J Med 356:68-74. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Does this patient have hearing impairment?
    Akshay Bagai
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 295:416-28. 2006
    ..Hearing impairment is prevalent among the elderly population but commonly underdiagnosed...
  24. doi request reprint Does this patient with diabetes have osteomyelitis of the lower extremity?
    Sonia Butalia
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 299:806-13. 2008
    ..The diagnosis of lower limb osteomyelitis in patients with diabetes remains a challenge...
  25. ncbi request reprint Critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Robert A Fowler
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 290:367-73. 2003
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a newly recognized infectious disease capable of causing severe respiratory failure...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A gut feeling
    Eddy Fan
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 359:75-80. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Is this patient dead, vegetative, or severely neurologically impaired? Assessing outcome for comatose survivors of cardiac arrest
    Christopher M Booth
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 291:870-9. 2004
    ..Physical examination is potentially useful in this clinical scenario, and the information obtained may help physicians and families make accurate decisions about treatment and/or withdrawal of care...
  28. pmc Prophylactic anticoagulation to prevent venous thromboembolism in traumatic intracranial hemorrhage: a decision analysis
    Damon C Scales
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Room D108, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care 14:R72. 2010
    ..Using decision analysis modeling techniques, we developed a model for examining this trade-off for trauma patients with documented ICH...
  29. pmc Encouraging medical students to do research and write papers
    Michael E Detsky
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 176:1719-21. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of, effectiveness of, and attitudes regarding influenza vaccine among house staff
    Richard T Lester
    Department of Medicine and Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:839-44. 2003
    ..To determine influenza vaccination rates, vaccine effectiveness, and factors influencing vaccination decisions among house staff...
  31. pmc Time to recognize our fellow travellers
    Travis B Murdoch
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1704-6. 2012
    ..Ultimately, we suggest that healthcare will move beyond its prevailing focus on human physiology, and embrace the superorganism as a paradigm to understand disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for patients with acute myeloid leukemia with a matched sibling donor: a decision analysis
    Lillian Sung
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 97:592-600. 2003
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  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical problem-solving. A twist of fate?
    Michael D Christian
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto
    N Engl J Med 351:69-73. 2004
  34. doi request reprint Risks and benefits of importing prescription medications from lower-income countries
    Irfan A Dhalla
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 300:1453-5. 2008
  35. pmc Avoidable mortality by neighbourhood income in Canada: 25 years after the establishment of universal health insurance
    Paul D James
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G 119, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:287-96. 2007
    ..To examine neighbourhood income differences in deaths amenable to medical care and public health over a 25-year period after the establishment of universal insurance for doctors and hospital services in Canada...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and short-term outcomes of 144 patients with SARS in the greater Toronto area
    Christopher M Booth
    University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 289:2801-9. 2003
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is an emerging infectious disease that first manifested in humans in China in November 2002 and has subsequently spread worldwide...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ontario's formulary committee: how recommendations are made
    Anne M PausJenssen
    Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:285-94. 2003
    ..The provincial formulary lists pharmaceutical products for which reimbursement is provided for residents on the Ontario Drug Benefit Program (ODB)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis and fractures: missing the bridge?
    Angela M Cheung
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 299:1468-70. 2008
  39. pmc Interdisciplinary inpatient care for elderly people with hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 167:25-32. 2002
    ..We compared the effectiveness of postoperative interdisciplinary care with that of usual care for elderly patients with hip fracture...
  40. pmc Factors associated with the high cost of liver transplantation in adults
    Mark C Taylor
    Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Man
    Can J Surg 45:425-34. 2002
    ..To determine the overall direct cost of liver transplantation in Canadian adults and to identify the factors that are associated with high cost...