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..To compare patterns of potentially inappropriate drug therapy prescribing in community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents 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..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...
- 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..Very little is known about medical students from rural areas currently enrolled in Canadian medical schools...
- Sex differences in first-year students at Canadian medical schoolsAndrea 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...
- Characteristics of first-year students in Canadian medical schoolsIrfan 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...
- 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