Janusz Kaczorowski

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi The effect of family physician timing of maternal admission on procedures in labour and maternal and infant morbidity
    Michael C Klein
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:641-5. 2004
  2. pmc An integrated approach to preventing cardiovascular disease: community-based approaches, health system initiatives, and public health policy
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 3:39-48. 2010
  3. pmc Women's views on reminder letters for screening mammography: Mixed methods study of women from 23 family health networks
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    UBC Department of Family Practice, Suite 320, 5950 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 55:622-3.e1-4. 2009
  4. ncbi Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP): a community cluster-randomised trial among elderly Canadians
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 46:537-44. 2008
  5. pmc Pay-for-performance incentives for preventive care: views of family physicians before and after participation in a reminder and recall project (P-PROMPT)
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice, Suite 320, 5950 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can Fam Physician 57:690-6. 2011
  6. pmc Improving cardiovascular health at population level: 39 community cluster randomised trial of Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP)
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 320 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    BMJ 342:d442. 2011
  7. ncbi Patient views on reminder letters for influenza vaccinations in an older primary care patient population: a mixed methods study
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:133-6. 2008
  8. pmc Can you use a sequential sample of patients as a substitute for a full practice audit?: Study of mammography screening rates in 20 family practices in Ontario
    Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 54:1436-7, 1437.e1-5. 2008
  9. ncbi Understanding the health of refugee women in host countries: lessons from the Kosovar re-settlement in Canada
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:322-7. 2008
  10. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a pharmacist consultation program for family physicians and their elderly patients
    John Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 169:17-22. 2003

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. ncbi The effect of family physician timing of maternal admission on procedures in labour and maternal and infant morbidity
    Michael C Klein
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:641-5. 2004
    ..To determine if a family physician practice pattern of early admission is associated with increased rates of intervention in labour and delivery, and/or adverse maternal and newborn outcomes...
  2. pmc An integrated approach to preventing cardiovascular disease: community-based approaches, health system initiatives, and public health policy
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Risk Manag Healthc Policy 3:39-48. 2010
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  3. pmc Women's views on reminder letters for screening mammography: Mixed methods study of women from 23 family health networks
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    UBC Department of Family Practice, Suite 320, 5950 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 55:622-3.e1-4. 2009
    ..To explore women's perspectives on the acceptability and content of reminder letters for screening mammography from their family physicians, as well as such letters' effect on screening intentions...
  4. ncbi Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP): a community cluster-randomised trial among elderly Canadians
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 46:537-44. 2008
    ..The present study is a community cluster-randomised trial testing the effectiveness of CHAP (Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program) on the cardiovascular health of older adults...
  5. pmc Pay-for-performance incentives for preventive care: views of family physicians before and after participation in a reminder and recall project (P-PROMPT)
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice, Suite 320, 5950 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can Fam Physician 57:690-6. 2011
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  6. pmc Improving cardiovascular health at population level: 39 community cluster randomised trial of Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP)
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 320 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    BMJ 342:d442. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the community based Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) on morbidity from cardiovascular disease...
  7. ncbi Patient views on reminder letters for influenza vaccinations in an older primary care patient population: a mixed methods study
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:133-6. 2008
    ..To explore the perspectives of older adults on the acceptability of reminder letters for influenza vaccinations...
  8. pmc Can you use a sequential sample of patients as a substitute for a full practice audit?: Study of mammography screening rates in 20 family practices in Ontario
    Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 54:1436-7, 1437.e1-5. 2008
    ..To compare rates of mammography screening among women in family practices, based on a sequential sample of eligible women presenting to the practices during an 8-week period, with rates found in a full audit of all eligible patients...
  9. ncbi Understanding the health of refugee women in host countries: lessons from the Kosovar re-settlement in Canada
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:322-7. 2008
    ..Approximately 500 arrived in Hamilton, Canada. Volunteer sponsors from community organizations assisted the families with settlement, which included providing them access to healthcare services...
  10. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a pharmacist consultation program for family physicians and their elderly patients
    John Sellors
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 169:17-22. 2003
    ..We examined whether an intervention by a specially trained pharmacist could reduce the number of daily medication units taken by elderly patients, as well as costs and health care use...
  11. doi Community mobilization, participation, and blood pressure status in a Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program in Ontario
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 27:252-61. 2013
    ..To determine the feasibility of a community-wide approach integrated with primary care (Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program [CHAP]) to promote monitoring of blood pressure (BP) and awareness of cardiovascular disease risk...
  12. ncbi Birth technology and maternal roles in birth: knowledge and attitudes of canadian women approaching childbirth for the first time
    Michael C Klein
    Developmental Neuroscience and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:598-608. 2011
    ..To describe Canadian nulliparous women's attitudes to birth technology and their roles in childbirth...
  13. ncbi Collaboration between community pharmacists and family physicians: lessons learned from the Seniors Medication Assessment Research Trial
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 2V10, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:566-72. 2003
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  14. pmc Prenatal HIV tests. Routine testing or informed choice?
    Dale Guenter
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 49:1334-40. 2003
    ..To examine how prenatal care providers responded to a new provincial policy of offering HIV testing to all prenatal patients, and to determine factors associated with self-reported high testing rates...
  15. ncbi Acceptability of reminder letters for Papanicolaou tests: a survey of women from 23 Family Health Networks in Ontario
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:829-34. 2007
    ..To explore women's perspectives on the acceptability and content of reminder letters from the family physician for Papanicolaou (Pap) test screening and the effect of reminder letters on compliance with screening recommendations...
  16. doi Economic appraisal of a community-wide cardiovascular health awareness program
    Ron Goeree
    Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health Research Institute, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 16:39-45. 2013
    ..Although studies have shown that modifying CVD risk factors at the patient level improves patient prognosis, the effect of community-wide interventions at the population level has been uncertain...
  17. doi The Canadian Birth Place Study: describing maternity practice and providers' exposure to home birth
    Saraswathi Vedam
    Division of Midwifery, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Midwifery 28:600-8. 2012
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  18. doi Practice and physician characteristics associated with influenza vaccination delivery rates following a patient reminder letter intervention
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Prim Prev 29:93-7. 2008
    ..Examining other physician and practice factors associated with vaccination delivery following a reminder letter campaign may help improve such prevention efforts...
  19. ncbi Use of routine interventions in labour and birth in Canadian hospitals: comparing results of the 1993 and 2007 Canadian hospital maternity policies and practices surveys
    Cheryl Levitt
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:1208-17. 2011
    ..To compare policies and practices of routine interventions in labour and birth in Canadian hospitals in 1993 and 2007 and to describe trends regarding adherence to evidence-based guidelines...
  20. pmc Patient satisfaction with care for urgent health problems: a survey of family practice patients
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 5:419-24. 2007
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  21. ncbi Access to web-based personalized antenatal health records for pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:38-43. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of providing pregnant women with secure access to their antenatal health records on their uptake of, and satisfaction with, relevant information...
  22. doi Development of the volunteer peer educator role in a community Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP): a process evaluation in two communities
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    J Community Health 34:336-45. 2009
    ..Process evaluation allowed program planners to anticipate challenges, strengthen support for volunteer activities, and expand the peer educator role. This learning can inform similar peer-led health promotion initiatives...
  23. pmc Comparison of Bayesian and classical methods in the analysis of cluster randomized controlled trials with a binary outcome: the Community Hypertension Assessment Trial (CHAT)
    Jinhui Ma
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:37. 2009
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  24. pmc A randomized trial of mail vs. telephone invitation to a community-based cardiovascular health awareness program for older family practice patients [ISRCTN61739603]
    Tina Karwalajtys
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 6:35. 2005
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  25. ncbi Prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications to elderly people
    Michelle Howard
    Departments of Family Medicine, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 21:244-7. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence and predictors of medications deemed potentially inappropriate for the elderly among family physicians' patients aged 65 and older (seniors) taking multiple prescribed medications...
  26. pmc Imputation strategies for missing binary outcomes in cluster randomized trials
    Jinhui Ma
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:18. 2011
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  27. pmc Family physicians who provide intrapartum care and those who do not: very different ways of viewing childbirth
    Michael C Klein
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:e139-47. 2011
    ..To examine FPs' attitudes toward birth for those providing intrapartum care (IPC) and those providing only antepartum care (APC)...
  28. ncbi Mammography rates for 20 community-based family practices in Ontario: a full practice audit
    J Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:374-8. 2007
    ..This study reviewed medical charts of 20 family physicians' practices to examine their mammography screening patterns...
  29. ncbi Views of family physicians in southwestern Ontario on preventive care services and performance incentives
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Fam Pract 23:469-71. 2006
  30. pmc Urinary incontinence: common problem among women over 45
    J Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 51:84-5. 2005
    ..To examine age-specific prevalence and correlates of urinary incontinence (UI) among community-dwelling women...
  31. pmc In for the long haul. Which family physicians plan to continue delivering babies?
    Michael C Klein
    Division of Maternity and Newborn Care, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 48:1216-22. 2002
    ..To compare characteristics of family physicians planning to discontinue or stay in intrapartum care...
  32. ncbi Self-sampling for group B streptococcus in women 35 to 37 weeks pregnant is accurate and acceptable: a randomized cross-over trial
    David Price
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 28:1083-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the accuracy of self- sampling versus clinician sampling for GBS and women's preference for each collection method...
  33. pmc Incidence, clearance and predictors of human papillomavirus infection in women
    John W Sellors
    Health Services Delivery Research Unit, Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Hospital and Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    CMAJ 168:421-5. 2003
    ..To better understand the natural history of HPV, we sought to determine the rates of incident and cleared carcinogenic HPV infection, by age, among women aged 15-49 years and to explore risk factors for incident infection...
  34. ncbi Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: effectiveness of interventions for smoking relapse prevention, cessation, and reduction in postpartum women
    Cheryl Levitt
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 34:341-7. 2007
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  35. ncbi 'Before you teach me, I cannot know': immigrant women's barriers and enablers with regard to cervical cancer screening among different ethnolinguistic groups in Canada
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, 175 Longwood Rd S, Ste 201A, Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1
    Can J Public Health 102:230-4. 2011
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  36. ncbi Postpartum care--what's new?
    Elizabeth Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:561-7. 2007
    ..This review focuses on recent evidence supported by systematic reviews and randomized, controlled trials to guide the care of postpartum women who are otherwise healthy...
  37. ncbi Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: effectiveness of postpartum support to improve maternal parenting, mental health, quality of life, and physical health
    Elizabeth Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 33:210-20. 2006
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  38. pmc Effect of preventive primary care outreach on health related quality of life among older adults at risk of functional decline: randomised controlled trial
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Room HSc 3N28G Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 340:c1480. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of a provider initiated primary care outreach intervention compared with usual care among older adults at risk of functional decline...
  39. pmc Immediate vs. delayed insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy V Norman
    Contraception and Abortion Research Team, Women s Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 1G3, Canada
    Trials 12:149. 2011
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  40. ncbi Incontinence Quality of Life Instrument in a survey of primary care physicians
    Murray M Finkelstein
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Toronto, Canada
    J Fam Pract 51:952. 2002
    ..To assess the performance of the Incontinence Quality of Life (I-QOL) Instrument in measuring the impact of urinary incontinence on the quality of life of family medicine patients...
  41. ncbi Does cesarean section reduce postpartum urinary incontinence? A systematic review
    Joshua Z Press
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Birth 34:228-37. 2007
    ..The primary objective of this systematic review was to compare the prevalence of postpartum urinary incontinence after cesarean section compared with vaginal birth...
  42. doi Community-based programs to improve prevention and management of hypertension: recent Canadian experiences, challenges, and opportunities
    Janusz Kaczorowski
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:571-8. 2013
    ..These initiatives demonstrate feasibility and benefits of implementing community-based programs for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in Canada...
  43. doi The effect of a patient education booklet and BP 'tracker' on knowledge about hypertension. A randomized controlled trial
    Martin G Dawes
    Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Fam Pract 27:472-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of these tools compared with the standard approach of a hypertension information leaflet on BP-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of hypertensive family practice patients...
  44. doi Attitudes of the new generation of Canadian obstetricians: how do they differ from their predecessors?
    Michael C Klein
    Centre for Developmental Neuroscience and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Birth 38:129-39. 2011
    ..Methods:  Employing a cross-sectional, Internet, and paper-based survey, we conducted an in-depth study of obstetricians responding to the Canadian National Maternity Care Attitudes Survey...
  45. ncbi A comparison of urinary and sexual outcomes in women experiencing vaginal and Caesarean births
    Michael C Klein
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:332-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the urinary and sexual consequences of vaginal delivery compared with Caesarean section...
  46. pmc Comparing the effectiveness of copper intrauterine devices available in Canada. Is FlexiT non-inferior to NovaT when inserted immediately after first-trimester abortion? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy V Norman
    Contraception Access Research Team, Women s Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 1G3, Canada
    Trials 13:147. 2012
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  47. ncbi Refugees and health care--the need for data: understanding the health of government-assisted refugees in Canada through a prospective longitudinal cohort
    Patricia S Gabriel
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 102:269-72. 2011
    ..Establishment of such a cohort would improve knowledge of refugee health and could guide health service providers and policy-makers in providing optimal services to GARs...
  48. doi Methods, strategies and technologies used to conduct a scoping literature review of collaboration between primary care and public health
    Ruta Valaitis
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 13:219-36. 2012
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  49. pmc The impact of a cardiovascular health awareness program (CHAP) on reducing blood pressure: a prospective cohort study
    Chenglin Ye
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1230. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effect of a community-based Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) on participants' blood pressure...
  50. pmc Why are response rates in clinician surveys declining?
    Ellen R Wiebe
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 58:e225-8. 2012
    ..To understand why response rates in clinician surveys are declining...
  51. pmc GPs' approach to insulin prescribing in older patients: a qualitative study
    Gina Agarwal
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Br J Gen Pract 58:569-75. 2008
    ..Some reasons for this include physician's concerns about potential side-effects or patients' resistance to insulin. In general, however, little is known about how GPs make decisions related to insulin prescribing in older people...
  52. pmc Mood and sexual side effects of hormonal contraception: physicians' and residents' knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    Ellen Wiebe
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 58:e677-83. 2012
    ..To explore physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to sexual and mood side effects of hormonal contraceptives, and to compare residents with practising doctors...
  53. pmc Medical abortion and family physicians. Survey of residents and practitioners in two Ontario settings
    Elin Raymond
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 48:538-44. 2002
    ..To determine the knowledge, attitudes, and interest in providing medical abortion reported by family physicians and residents in rural and urban settings...
  54. pmc Conventional versus automated measurement of blood pressure in primary care patients with systolic hypertension: randomised parallel design controlled trial
    Martin G Myers
    Schulich Heart Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 342:d286. 2011
    ..To compare the quality and accuracy of manual office blood pressure and automated office blood pressure using the awake ambulatory blood pressure as a gold standard...
  55. ncbi Randomizing patients by family practice: sample size estimation, intracluster correlation and data analysis
    Roxanne H Cosby
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University and Centre for the Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 20:77-82. 2003
    ..Patients within a cluster may be similar to each other relative to patients in other clusters on key variables; therefore, sample size calculations and analyses of results require special statistical methods...
  56. ncbi Prenatal HIV testing in Ontario: knowledge, attitudes and practices of prenatal care providers in a province with low testing rates
    Dale Guenter
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:93-7. 2003
    ..To describe the knowledge, attitudes and practices of prenatal care providers in relation to prenatal HIV testing...
  57. doi Can we safely avoid fasting before abortions with low-dose procedural sedation? A retrospective cohort chart review of anesthesia-related complications in 47,748 abortions
    Ellen R Wiebe
    Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Contraception 87:51-4. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to estimate the incidence of anesthesia-related complications in women undergoing abortions without preprocedure fasting...
  58. doi Breastfeeding policies and practices in Canadian hospitals: comparing 1993 with 2007
    Cheryl Levitt
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 38:228-37. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe and compare maternity hospitals' adherence to the BFHI in 1993 and 2007 for Canada and for each province and territory...
  59. pmc Regional distribution of antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 in men and women in Ontario, Canada
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 41:84-9. 2003
    ..Antibodies were more prevalent among people in northern Ontario (72.9% of subjects [range, 68.4 to 77.4%] for HSV-1 and 13.7% of subjects [95% CI, 10.2 to 17.2%] for HSV-2) than elsewhere...
  60. ncbi How are new refugees doing in Canada? Comparison of the health and settlement of the Kosovars and Czech Roma
    Lynda Redwood-Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:381-5. 2003
    ..This study examined whether the organized settlement efforts led to better adaptation and perceived health for the Kosovars, using the Czech Roma as a comparison group...
  61. pmc Canalith repositioning maneuver for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: randomized controlled trial in family practice
    Juan E Munoz
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, McMaster Family Practice, 690 Main St W, Suite A, Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4
    Can Fam Physician 53:1049-53, 1048. 2007
    ..To determine whether the canalith repositioning maneuver (CRM) is effective for treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo when it is used by family physicians in primary care settings...
  62. ncbi Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: methodology and literature search results
    Cheryl Levitt
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 31:196-202. 2004
    ..To date, no critical review of these interventions exists. This systematic review examined evidence for the effectiveness of postpartum interventions that have been reported in the literature...
  63. pmc Practice and payment preferences of newly practising family physicians in British Columbia
    Vanessa Brcic
    Clinician Scholar Program, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:e275-81. 2012
    ..To examine the remuneration model preferences of newly practising family physicians...
  64. pmc Enhancing hypertension awareness and management in the elderly: lessons learned from the Airdrie Community Hypertension Awareness and Management Program (A-CHAMP)
    Charlotte Jones
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:561-7. 2008
    ..High blood pressure (BP) is an established and modifiable cardiovascular risk factor; however, awareness and management of this primarily asymptomatic disease remains suboptimal...
  65. pmc Recording blood pressure readings in elderly patients' charts: what patient and physician characteristics make it more likely?
    Joel Broomfield
    Elisabeth Bruyere Research Institute, 43 Bruyere St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8
    Can Fam Physician 54:230-1. 2008
    ..To identify patient and physician characteristics associated with family physicians recording blood pressure (BP) measurements in the medical charts of their elderly patients...
  66. pmc Public education on hypertension: a new initiative to improve the prevention, treatment and control of hypertension in Canada
    N R Campbell
    Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Alberta, 3330 Hospital Drive Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:599-603. 2006
    ..The program outcomes will be monitored using Statistics Canada national surveys and by specific surveys examining hypertension knowledge in the Canadian population...
  67. ncbi The Canadian maternity experiences survey: design and methods
    Susie Dzakpasu
    Health Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:207-16. 2008
    ..Its primary objective is to provide representative, pan-Canadian data on women's experiences during pregnancy, birth, and the early postpartum period...
  68. ncbi Conducting a national survey of women's perinatal experiences in Canada: sampling challenges
    Beverley Chalmers
    Dept of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:281-3. 2007
    ..We considered the advantages and disadvantages of six different sampling options. A sample based on the Census emerged as the optimal approach for providing the most reliable and representative sample...
  69. ncbi A community-based program for cardiovascular health awareness
    Larry W Chambers
    Elisabeth Bruyere Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:294-8. 2005
    ..The objective of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) is to improve the processes of care related to the cardiovascular health of older adults...
  70. pmc Implementation of recommendations on hypertension: the Canadian Hypertension Education Program
    Denis Drouin
    Continuing Professional Development Centre, Laval University Faculty of Medicine, Quebec City, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:595-8. 2006
    ..There is early evidence for improvement in the management of hypertension in Canada that coincides with the initiation of CHEP, suggesting that CHEP could serve as a model for disease management recommendations...
  71. pmc Blood pressure self-monitoring in pharmacies. Building on existing resources
    Larry W Chambers
    Can Fam Physician 48:1594-5, 1602-4. 2002
  72. ncbi Complementary therapy practice: defining the role of advanced nurse practitioners
    Christine Patterson
    School of Nursing, Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 12:816-23. 2003
    ..ANPs are interested in validating the use of these therapies and acquiring more knowledge on the scientific principles, evidence of efficacy, pharmacology and potential interactions with conventional medicine...
  73. pmc Urinary incontinence in Canada. National survey of family physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    J Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 48:86-92. 2002
    ..To determine current knowledge, attitudes, and management of urinary incontinence among family physicians in Canada...
  74. ncbi The Canadian maternity experiences survey: an overview of findings
    Beverley Chalmers
    Maternity Experiences Study Group Co Chair, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:217-28. 2008
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