Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Oral vitamin B12 therapy in the primary care setting: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient perspectivesJeff C Kwong
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 263 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W7, Canada
BMC Fam Pract 6:8. 2005..We investigated patient perspectives on switching from injection to oral B12 therapy...
- Are broad-spectrum fluoroquinolones more likely to cause Clostridium difficile-associated disease?Irfan A Dhalla
Department of Medicine, Unversity of Toronto, Ontario M4E 3E9, Canada
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3216-9. 2006..difficile-associated disease requiring hospitalization among patients prescribed gatifloxacin or moxifloxacin compared to levofloxacin...
- Inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admissionIrfan A Dhalla
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2113 40 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E8, Canada
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:995-1000. 2002..To compare the prevalence of inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission and to determine which patient and physician characteristics are associated with inappropriate prescribing in the nursing home setting...
- Canada's health care system and the sustainability paradoxIrfan Dhalla
Department of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 177:51-3. 2007
- Private health insurance: an international overview and considerations for CanadaIrfan Dhalla
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
Healthc Q 10:89-96. 2007..In the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court decision Chaoulli v. Québec, this may change...
- Public engagement in setting priorities in health careRebecca A Bruni
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CMAJ 179:15-8. 2008
- Sex differences in inappropriate prescribing among elderly veteransArlene S Bierman
Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:147-61. 2007..A better understanding of sex differences in inappropriate prescribing can help inform the development of effective interventions...
- Moving from opacity to transparency in pharmaceutical policyIrfan Dhalla
Department of Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 178:428-31. 2008
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the USPaula A Rochon
Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Drugs Aging 21:939-47. 2004..To explore the prescribing of potentially inappropriate drug therapy in Ontario, Canada where there is a restrictive drug formulary relative to the US where there is no single drug formulary...
- Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residentsChristopher J Lane
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:861-6. 2004..Clinical pharmacist services, which are mandated in the nursing home setting, may be responsible for these differences in Ontario, Canada...
- France's health care systemIrfan A Dhalla
CMAJ 178:596. 2008
- Effect of cost sharing on screening mammographyIrfan A Dhalla
N Engl J Med 358:2411; author reply 2411-2. 2008
- Effects of rising tuition fees on medical school class composition and financial outlookJeff C Kwong
University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 166:1023-8. 2002....
- A comparison of Canadian medical students from rural and non-rural backgroundsJeff C Kwong
Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
Can J Rural Med 10:36-42. 2005..Medical schools should examine and address barriers to admission of rural students and they should consider directing more financial resources toward this financially vulnerable group...
- Sex differences in first-year students at Canadian medical schoolsAndrea E Waddell
University of Toronto
J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:25-9. 2004..These sex differences need to be investigated further, as they could have implications for health policy...
- Characteristics of first-year students in Canadian medical schoolsIrfan A Dhalla
University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 166:1029-35. 2002..6% of the respondents had a physician parent. INTERPRETATION: Canadian medical students differ significantly from the general population, particularly with regard to ethnic background and socioeconomic status...
- Risks and benefits of importing prescription medications from lower-income countriesIrfan A Dhalla
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 300:1453-5. 2008