Wayne L Gold
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Should medical school faculty see assessments of students made by previous teachers?Wayne L Gold
Division of General Internal Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 77:1096-100. 2002..The authors explain why policies that require the provision of such information are helpful to medical school faculty, and offer recommendations based on the survey findings...
- Impact on health care workers employed in high-risk areas during the Toronto SARS outbreakRima Styra
Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Psychosom Res 64:177-83. 2008..The goal of this study was to quantify the psychological effects of working in a high-risk unit during the SARS outbreak...
- SARS control and psychological effects of quarantine, Toronto, CanadaLaura Hawryluck
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:1206-12. 2004..Longer durations of quarantine were associated with an increased prevalence of PTSD symptoms. Acquaintance with or direct exposure to someone with a diagnosis of SARS was also associated with PTSD and depressive symptoms...
- Clinical features and short-term outcomes of 144 patients with SARS in the greater Toronto areaChristopher M Booth
University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 289:2801-9. 2003..Although SARS is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, especially in patients with diabetes or other comorbid conditions, the vast majority (93.5%) of patients in our cohort survived...
- One-year outcomes and health care utilization in survivors of severe acute respiratory syndromeCatherine M Tansey
Department of Medicine, University Health Network, and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arch Intern Med 167:1312-20. 2007..Research conducted during the SARS outbreak may help inform research planning for future public health emergencies. The objective of this study was to evaluate the 1-year outcomes in survivors of SARS and their family caregivers...
- Clinical trials and novel pathogens: lessons learned from SARSMatthew P Muller
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:389-94. 2004..Strategies to facilitate future clinical trials during outbreaks of unknown or novel pathogens are also presented...
- The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on medical house staff: a qualitative studyGloria Rambaldini
Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 20:381-5. 2005..It is hoped that training programs for health care professionals will be able to implement these tenets of crisis management as they develop strategies for dealing with future health threats...
- The effect of English language proficiency on length of stay and in-hospital mortalityAva John-Baptiste
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 19:221-8. 2004..The effect of communication barriers on outcomes of care in the inpatient setting requires further exploration, particularly for selected conditions in which length of stay is significantly prolonged...
- Possible SARS coronavirus transmission during cardiopulmonary resuscitationMichael D Christian
Immunodeficiency Clinic, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:287-93. 2004....
- Interferon-mediated immunopathological events are associated with atypical innate and adaptive immune responses in patients with severe acute respiratory syndromeMark J Cameron
Division of Experimental Therapeutics, University Health Network, MaRS Centre, 3 916 TMDT, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Virol 81:8692-706. 2007....
- 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...
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome and its impact on professionalism: qualitative study of physicians' behaviour during an emerging healthcare crisisSharon E Straus
Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
BMJ 329:83. 2004..To explore issues of medical professionalism in the context of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a new emerging health threat...
- Outbreak of acupuncture-associated cutaneous Mycobacterium abscessus infectionsPatrick Tang
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Cutan Med Surg 10:166-9. 2006..All patients developed residual scarring or hyperpigmentation. CONCLUSION: Nontuberculous mycobacteria should be recognized as an emerging, but preventable, cause of acupuncture-associated infections...
- Prognostic significance of the radiographic pattern of disease in patients with severe acute respiratory syndromeNarinder S Paul
Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:493-8. 2004..Patients with SARS present with recognizable patterns of disease that have prognostic significance...
- Interpretation of diagnostic laboratory tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome: the Toronto experiencePatrick Tang
University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 170:47-54. 2004..In patients with SARS, specimens taken from the lower respiratory tract and stool samples test positive by means of RT-PCR more often than do samples taken from other areas...