Moira K Kapral

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of a provincial system of stroke care delivery on stroke care and outcomes
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 185:E483-91. 2013
  2. pmc Neighborhood income and stroke care and outcomes
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 79:1200-7. 2012
  3. pmc Study protocol of the YOU CALL--WE CALL TRIAL: impact of a multimodal support intervention after a "mild" stroke
    Annie Rochette
    Montreal University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Neurol 10:3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke management in women
    Moira K Kapral
    University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St 14EN 215, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:597-603. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in stroke care and outcomes in Ontario
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 21:171-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of socioeconomic status on treatment and mortality after stroke
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University Health Network University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 33:268-73. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in stroke care decision-making
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 44:70-80. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in stroke care and outcomes: results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 36:809-14. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in carotid endarterectomy outcomes: results from the Ontario Carotid Endarterectomy Registry
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 34:1120-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Stroke care delivery in institutions participating in the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 35:1756-62. 2004

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. pmc Effect of a provincial system of stroke care delivery on stroke care and outcomes
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    CMAJ 185:E483-91. 2013
    ..We assessed the effect of the Ontario Stroke System, a province-wide strategy of regionalized stroke care delivery, on stroke care and outcomes in Ontario, Canada...
  2. pmc Neighborhood income and stroke care and outcomes
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 79:1200-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate factors that may contribute to the increased stroke case fatality rates observed in individuals from low-income areas...
  3. pmc Study protocol of the YOU CALL--WE CALL TRIAL: impact of a multimodal support intervention after a "mild" stroke
    Annie Rochette
    Montreal University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Neurol 10:3. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Stroke management in women
    Moira K Kapral
    University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St 14EN 215, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:597-603. 2006
    ..The focus of this article is an overview of some of the key issues related to the management of stroke in women...
  5. doi request reprint Gender differences in stroke care and outcomes in Ontario
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 21:171-6. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of socioeconomic status on treatment and mortality after stroke
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University Health Network University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 33:268-73. 2002
    ..Socioeconomic status is associated with increased mortality from ischemic heart disease. We undertook a study to determine whether a similar association exists between socioeconomic status and stroke mortality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in stroke care decision-making
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 44:70-80. 2006
    ..Women are less likely than men to receive some stroke care interventions. It is not known whether gender differences in patient preferences explain some of the observed variations in stroke care delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in stroke care and outcomes: results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 36:809-14. 2005
    ..Stroke is an important cause of death and disability in women as well as men. However, little is known about sex differences in stroke care and outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in carotid endarterectomy outcomes: results from the Ontario Carotid Endarterectomy Registry
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 34:1120-5. 2003
    ..We used data from a large population-based carotid surgery registry to determine whether sex differences exist in the risk of perioperative complications from carotid endarterectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stroke care delivery in institutions participating in the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Moira K Kapral
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 35:1756-62. 2004
    ..Guidelines and performance indicators have been established for acute stroke care. However, little is known about the process of stroke care delivery in Canada...
  11. doi request reprint Potentially preventable strokes in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation who are not adequately anticoagulated
    David J Gladstone
    FRCPC, Director, Regional Stroke Prevention Clinic, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room A442, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:235-40. 2009
    ..This study examined the magnitude of this problem in a large contemporary, prospective stroke registry...
  12. doi request reprint Do all age groups benefit from organized inpatient stroke care?
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Stroke Outcome Research Canada, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:3321-7. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether the reduction in mortality or institutionalization seen with organized stroke care was similar across all age groups...
  13. doi request reprint Age disparities in stroke quality of care and delivery of health services
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:3328-35. 2009
    ..Limited information is available on the effect of age on stroke management and care delivery. Our aim was to determine whether access to stroke care, delivery of health services, and clinical outcomes after stroke are affected by age...
  14. doi request reprint Higher incidence of in-hospital complications in patients with clipped versus coiled ruptured intracranial aneurysms
    Mervyn D I Vergouwen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Stroke 42:3093-8. 2011
    ..It remains unknown if patients with clipped aneurysms also have a higher incidence of other in-hospital complications...
  15. ncbi request reprint International experience in stroke registries: lessons learned in establishing the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Frank L Silver
    Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 31:S235-7. 2006
    ..The need for stroke registries to collect accurate data that are representative of all patients with acute stroke in a given community is emphasized, and how the current methodology strives to reach this goal is outlined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Escalating levels of access to in-hospital care and stroke mortality
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5C 1R6, Canada
    Stroke 39:2522-30. 2008
    ..However, limited information is available comparing different levels of organized care. Our aim was to determine whether escalating levels of organized care can improve stroke outcomes...
  17. doi request reprint Stroke unit care: does ischemic stroke subtype matter?
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Outcomes Research Unit, Stroke Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Stroke 6:244-50. 2011
    ..Stroke unit care improves outcomes following ischemic stroke. However, it is not known whether all ischemic stroke subtypes benefit equally from stroke unit admission...
  18. doi request reprint IScore: a risk score to predict death early after hospitalization for an acute ischemic stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Outcomes Research Centre, Stroke Outcome Research Canada Working Group, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 55 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 123:739-49. 2011
    ..Our aim was to identify predictors of mortality and to develop and validate a risk score model using information available at hospital presentation...
  19. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, hospital volume, and stroke fatality in Canada
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Stroke Research Unit, South East Toronto Regional Stroke Center, St Michael sHospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Stroke 39:3360-6. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether residence in a low-income neighborhood was associated with admission to low-volume facilities and whether this contributed to differences in fatality after stroke...
  20. doi request reprint The iScore predicts effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 43:1315-22. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of the iScore to predict clinical response and risk of hemorrhagic transformation after tPA...
  21. doi request reprint The iScore predicts poor functional outcomes early after hospitalization for an acute ischemic stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Outcomes Research Unit, Stroke Outcome Research Canada Working Group, Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 55 Queen Street E, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1R6, Canada
    Stroke 42:3421-8. 2011
    ..The iScore is a prediction tool originally developed to estimate the risk of death after hospitalization for an acute ischemic stroke. Our objective was to determine whether the iScore could also predict poor functional outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Association between weekend hospital presentation and stroke fatality
    Jiming Fang
    Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 75:1589-96. 2010
    ..Previous studies have found higher stroke case fatality in patients admitted to the hospital on weekends compared to weekdays, but the reasons for this association are not known...
  23. ncbi request reprint Variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year fatality after ischemic stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Research Unit, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Stroke 39:2318-24. 2008
    ..However, limited information is available concerning variables associated with stroke case fatality at these different points in time. We sought to identify and compare variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year stroke fatality...
  24. ncbi request reprint The Registry of Canadian Stroke Network : an evolving methodology
    Jiming Fang
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 20:77-84. 2011
    ..The changes in the data collection methodology developed by the RCSN can be applied to other provinces and countries...
  25. doi request reprint Subtherapeutic warfarin is not associated with increased hemorrhage rates in ischemic strokes treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    Mervyn D I Vergouwen
    University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, 399 Bathurst Street, 5th Floor, West Wing, Room 443, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    Stroke 42:1041-5. 2011
    ..7. However, evidence to date has been derived from a small single-center cohort of patients...
  26. pmc The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on medical house staff: a qualitative study
    Gloria Rambaldini
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:381-5. 2005
    ..To explore the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on a medical training program and to develop principles for professional training programs to consider in dealing with future, similar crises...
  27. ncbi request reprint Urgency of carotid endarterectomy for secondary stroke prevention: results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    David J Gladstone
    Stroke Prevention Clinic, Division of Neurology and Regional Stroke Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room A442, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Stroke 40:2776-82. 2009
    ..This study examined time to endarterectomy at designated stroke centers as a measure of evidence-based best practices for stroke prevention...
  28. doi request reprint Is pre-existing dementia an independent predictor of outcome after stroke? A propensity score-matched analysis
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Division of Neurology, Departments of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 55 Queen St East, Suite 931, Toronto, ON, M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Neurol 259:2366-75. 2012
    ..Pre-existing dementia may not necessarily preclude access to thrombolytic therapy and specialized stroke care...
  29. pmc Variation in recruitment across sites in a consent-based clinical data registry: lessons from the Canadian Stroke Network
    Donald J Willison
    Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St, Joseph s Healthcare, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 7:E6. 2006
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes after symptomatic internal carotid artery occlusion
    Matthew J Burke
    Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, West Wing 5 448, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Stroke 42:2419-24. 2011
    ..Previous studies concerning internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion have focused on long-term prognosis. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate short-term outcomes of patients with symptomatic ICA occlusion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relation between age and cardiovascular disease in men and women with diabetes compared with non-diabetic people: a population-based retrospective cohort study
    Gillian L Booth
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 368:29-36. 2006
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Organized outpatient care: stroke prevention clinic referrals are associated with reduced mortality after transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7, Canada
    Stroke 42:3176-82. 2011
    ..We compared 1-year mortality and stroke readmission in patients with transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke referred versus not referred to an SPC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impracticability of informed consent in the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Jack V Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 350:1414-21. 2004
    ..However, the effect of such a requirement on the use of clinical registries and the extent to which registry data can be generalized remain uncertain...
  34. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in patients with cryptogenic stroke
    David J Gladstone
    From the Division of Neurology D J G, Department of Medicine D J G, P D, A L, M S, J A B, L K C, D S, M Mehdiratta, K B, M K K, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health K E T, University of Toronto, the University of Toronto Stroke Program D J G, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Sunnybrook Research Institute D J G, R A, the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery D J G, and the Applied Health Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital V P, K E T, J H, H V, A L, M Mamdani, Toronto, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON M S, D J S, McGill University, Montreal R C, University of Alberta, Department of Information Management
    N Engl J Med 370:2467-77. 2014
    ..However, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is often asymptomatic and likely to go undetected and untreated in the routine care of patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)...
  35. pmc Management and outcomes of transient ischemic attacks in Ontario
    David J Gladstone
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and the Regional Stroke Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 170:1099-104. 2004
    ..We studied prospectively a cohort of consecutive patients presenting with TIA to the emergency department of 4 regional stroke centres in Ontario...
  36. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and care after stroke: results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Kun Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 44:477-82. 2013
    ..We undertook a study to determine whether posthospitalization care and medication adherence vary with neighborhood income...
  37. doi request reprint Association of statins and statin discontinuation with poor outcome and survival after intracerebral hemorrhage
    Dar Dowlatshahi
    Division of Neurology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 43:1518-23. 2012
    ..We studied the relationship between preintracerebral hemorrhage statin use and in-hospital statin discontinuation on stroke severity and 30-day mortality...
  38. pmc Benchmarks for acute stroke care delivery
    Ruth E Hall
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, G Wing, G 106, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 25:710-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to develop data-derived benchmarks for acute stroke quality indicators...
  39. ncbi request reprint Variability in physician care practices for glucose treatment in stroke patients
    Leanne K Casaubon
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:573-82. 2008
    ..Practice guidelines recommend glucose monitoring following stroke but provide few management recommendations. We examined physician care practices for glucose management in stroke patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in cardiovascular complications among men and women with and without diabetes
    Gillian L Booth
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:32-7. 2006
    ..To compare recent trends in cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes among men and women with diabetes with those in the nondiabetic population...
  41. pmc Incidence of first ever stroke during Hajj ceremony
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:193. 2013
    ..The Hajj Ceremony, the largest annual gathering in the world, is the most important life event for any Muslim. This study was designed to evaluate the incidence of stroke among Iranian pilgrims during the Hajj ceremony...
  42. pmc Risk factors, quality of care and prognosis in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with stroke
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620 B, 1081 Burrard Street, St, Paul s Hospita, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:74. 2013
    ..We compared risk factors, quality of care and risk of death or recurrent stroke in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on five-year mortality after an acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1179-85. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Reinitiation of anticoagulation after warfarin-associated intracranial hemorrhage and mortality risk: the Best Practice for Reinitiating Anticoagulation Therapy After Intracranial Bleeding (BRAIN) study
    Derek Yung
    Division of Cardiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:33-9. 2012
    ..While warfarin-related intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) occurs in 0.25%-1.1% patients per year, little is known about the practice and outcomes of anticoagulant reinitiation...
  45. pmc Predictors of antiviral therapy in a post-transfusion cohort of hepatitis C patients
    Maciej Witkos
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 20:107-11. 2006
    ..The efficacy of therapy has recently improved with the addition of ribavirin and pegylated interferon. The aim of the present study was to identify the clinical, socioeconomic and health-system predictors of antiviral treatment for HCV...
  46. doi request reprint Systematic review, critical appraisal, and analysis of the quality of economic evaluations in stroke imaging
    Kirsteen R Burton
    From the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation K R B, n p, M K K, M D K, A L, Departments of Medical Imaging K R B, R I A, A R M, Surgery, Division of Urology N P, Institute of Medical Science R I A, A R M, Medicine M K K, M D K, A L, and Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative M D K, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada M K K and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada A L
    Stroke 45:807-14. 2014
    ..This study reviews the quality of economic evaluations of imaging after acute stroke and identifies areas for improvement...
  47. doi request reprint Validity of administrative data for identifying patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack using EMRALD as a reference standard
    Karen Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1388-94. 2013
    ..We examined whether the accuracy of administrative data for identifying prevalent stroke/TIA could be improved by using data from both inpatient and outpatient visits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Bone density and structure in healthy postmenopausal women treated with exemestane for the primary prevention of breast cancer: a nested substudy of the MAP.3 randomised controlled trial
    Angela M Cheung
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 13:275-84. 2012
    ..Exemestane can prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Because of potential widespread use, we examined the safety of exemestane on bone health...
  49. pmc The Canadian Stroke Quality of Care Study: establishing indicators for optimal acute stroke care
    M Patrice Lindsay
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 172:363-5. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Progress in clinical neurosciences: pharmacotherapies for the secondary prevention of stroke
    Daniel G Hackam
    From the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 31:295-303. 2004
    ..We review the literature to determine the clinical significance of these therapies, and provide recommendations regarding their use in the prevention of recurrent stroke...
  51. doi request reprint The safety of proton pump inhibitors and clopidogrel in patients after stroke
    David N Juurlink
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 42:128-32. 2011
    ..evidence suggests that some proton pump inhibitors can attenuate the antiplatelet effect of clopidogrel. The significance of this potential drug interaction in patients with cerebrovascular disease is unknown...
  52. doi request reprint Association of atrial fibrillation with mortality and disability after ischemic stroke
    Emer R McGrath
    HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
    Neurology 81:825-32. 2013
    ....
  53. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome and its impact on professionalism: qualitative study of physicians' behaviour during an emerging healthcare crisis
    Sharon 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint Intracerebral hemorrhage: outcomes and eligibility for factor VIIa treatment in a National Stroke Registry
    Janel O Nadeau
    Calgary Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:271-5. 2006
    ..Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a devastating form of stroke for which the lack of treatment options, high mortality rate, and the tendency to severely disable result in high social and economic burden...
  55. ncbi request reprint TPA use for stroke in the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
    Janel O Nadeau
    Calgary Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:433-9. 2005
    ..Thrombolysis for stroke with tPA is now a standard of care in North America. However, it is only used on a small percentage of patients...
  56. doi request reprint Gender differences in stroke examined in a 10-year cohort of patients admitted to a Canadian teaching hospital
    John M Reid
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow, UK G51 4TF
    Stroke 39:1090-5. 2008
    ..We tested whether gender differences in the investigation, treatment, and outcome of stroke are due to confounding factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Outcome after stroke upon awakening
    Janel O Nadeau
    Calgary Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 32:232-6. 2005
    ..An estimated 20-25% of all strokes occur during sleep and these patients wake up with their deficits. This study evaluated outcomes among patients who woke up with stroke compared to those who were awake at stroke onset...
  58. doi request reprint Detecting paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack: if you don't look, you won't find
    David J Gladstone
    Stroke 39:e78-9; discussion e80. 2008
  59. ncbi request reprint Poststroke care: chronicles of a neglected battle
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke 38:1727-9. 2007