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 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
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  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 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
    ....
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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 Electronic address
    Midwifery 28:600-8. 2012
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  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
    ....
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Blood pressure self-monitoring in pharmacies. Building on existing resources
    Larry W Chambers
    Can Fam Physician 48:1594-5, 1602-4. 2002
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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
    ....
  41. 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...