Laura A Hawryluck
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Clinical review: SARS - lessons in disaster managementLaura Hawryluck
University Health Network and the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Crit Care 9:384-9. 2005..By describing our successes and failures, we hope to help others to learn and avoid the problems we encountered as they develop their own disaster management plans in anticipation of similar future situations...
- Neuromuscular blockers--a means of palliation?L Hawryluck
Ian Anderson Continuing Education Program in End Life Care, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada
J Med Ethics 28:170-2. 2002....
- Ethics and critical care in the new millenniumLaura Hawryluck
Crit Care 6:1-2. 2002
- On pandemics and the duty to care: whose duty? who cares?Carly Ruderman
Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room E3 49, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
BMC Med Ethics 7:E5. 2006....
- Consensus guidelines on analgesia and sedation in dying intensive care unit patientsLaura A Hawryluck
Ian Anderson Continuing Education Program In End of Life Care, Toronto Canada
BMC Med Ethics 3:E3. 2002..The goal of this study is to develop consensus guidelines on analgesia and sedation in dying intensive care unit patients that help distinguish palliative care from euthanasia...
- Pulling together and pushing apart: tides of tension in the ICU teamLaura A Hawryluck
Department of Critical Care Medicine, 300 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Acad Med 77:S73-6. 2002
- People at the end of life are a vulnerable research populationL Hawryluck
Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 16:225-6. 2004
- 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..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...
- Development of a triage protocol for critical care during an influenza pandemicMichael D Christian
Division of Infectious Diseases and Critical Care, Department of Postgraduate Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
CMAJ 175:1377-81. 2006..Of particular concern in this planning is the allocation of resources, such as ventilators and antiviral medications, which will likely become scarce during a pandemic...
- The rules of the game: interprofessional collaboration on the intensive care unit teamLorelei Lingard
Department of Pediatrics and The Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Crit Care 8:R403-8. 2004..This study explored how team members in the ICU interact to achieve daily clinical goals, delineate professional boundaries and negotiate complex systems issues...
- What should we say when discussing "code status" and life support with a patient? A Delphi analysisJames Downar
Division of Palliative Care, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Palliat Med 13:185-95. 2010..Some authors have published effective communication styles, but there are currently no published guidelines for the content of a discussion about resuscitation or goals of care...
- ICU management of severe acute respiratory syndromeStephen E Lapinsky
Mount Sinai Hospital, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, 600 University Ave, M5G 1X5, Toronto, Canada
Intensive Care Med 29:870-5. 2003..Research into identifying the etiological agent, evaluating modes of disease transmission, and treatment options is currently ongoing...
- 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 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...
- Ethics review: position papers and policies--are they really helpful to front-line ICU teams?Laura Hawryluck
Critical Care Medicine, University Health Network Toronto General Hospital, University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2N2, Canada
Crit Care 10:242. 2006..Otherwise, increasing pressure to provide treatments with marginal benefits at best will threaten the ability of others to access treatments that may offer them very real benefits...
- 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...
- An interactive educational workshop to improve end of life communication skillsBrigette M Hales
Critical Care Secretariat, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:241-8; quiz 249-55. 2008..Yet teaching practicing clinicians these important skills in addressing conflict situations is not strongly emphasized...
- Conflicts in the ICU: perspectives of administrators and cliniciansNathalie Danjoux Meth
Critical Care Secretariat, 585 University Ave NCSB 11C1165, Toronto, ON M5G 1R1, Canada
Intensive Care Med 35:2068-77. 2009....
- Lost in translation: dignity dialogues at the end of lifeLaura Hawryluck
Ian Anderson Continuing Education Program in EOL Care, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Palliat Care 20:150-4. 2004..The fundamental issues in discussion with all patients diagnosed with a life-threatening illness are ones of respect for persons, acceptance, caring, and the value of interpersonal relationships...