Irfan Dhalla

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Oral vitamin B12 therapy in the primary care setting: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient perspectives
    Jeff 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
  2. pmc 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission
    Irfan 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
  4. pmc Canada's health care system and the sustainability paradox
    Irfan Dhalla
    Department of Medicine at St Michael s Hospital and at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 177:51-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Private health insurance: an international overview and considerations for Canada
    Irfan Dhalla
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Healthc Q 10:89-96. 2007
  6. pmc Public engagement in setting priorities in health care
    Rebecca A Bruni
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 179:15-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in inappropriate prescribing among elderly veterans
    Arlene S Bierman
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 5:147-61. 2007
  8. pmc Moving from opacity to transparency in pharmaceutical policy
    Irfan Dhalla
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 178:428-31. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US
    Paula 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents
    Christopher J Lane
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:861-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Oral vitamin B12 therapy in the primary care setting: a qualitative and quantitative study of patient perspectives
    Jeff 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...
  2. pmc 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission
    Irfan 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...
  4. pmc Canada's health care system and the sustainability paradox
    Irfan Dhalla
    Department of Medicine at St Michael s Hospital and at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 177:51-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Private health insurance: an international overview and considerations for Canada
    Irfan 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. Qu├ębec, this may change...
  6. pmc Public engagement in setting priorities in health care
    Rebecca A Bruni
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 179:15-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in inappropriate prescribing among elderly veterans
    Arlene 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...
  8. pmc Moving from opacity to transparency in pharmaceutical policy
    Irfan Dhalla
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 178:428-31. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US
    Paula 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents
    Christopher J Lane
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:861-6. 2004
    ..To compare patterns of potentially inappropriate drug therapy prescribing in community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents in Ontario, Canada...
  11. pmc France's health care system
    Irfan A Dhalla
    CMAJ 178:596. 2008
  12. doi request reprint Effect of cost sharing on screening mammography
    Irfan A Dhalla
    N Engl J Med 358:2411; author reply 2411-2. 2008
  13. pmc Effects of rising tuition fees on medical school class composition and financial outlook
    Jeff C Kwong
    University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:1023-8. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether the increasing tuition fees in Ontario affected the demographic characteristics and financial outlook of medical students in that province as compared with those of medical students in the rest of Canada...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Canadian medical students from rural and non-rural backgrounds
    Jeff C Kwong
    Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 10:36-42. 2005
    ..Very little is known about medical students from rural areas currently enrolled in Canadian medical schools...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in first-year students at Canadian medical schools
    Andrea E Waddell
    University of Toronto
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:25-9. 2004
    ..To compare male and female medical students by age, level of education before admission to medical school, race/ethnicity, parental education level, socioeconomic status, and attitudes toward public health care...
  16. pmc Characteristics of first-year students in Canadian medical schools
    Irfan A Dhalla
    University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:1029-35. 2002
    ..Furthermore, we wished to test the hypothesis that medical students often come from privileged socioeconomic backgrounds...
  17. 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