Sumit R Majumdar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interventions to increase osteoporosis treatment in patients with 'incidentally' detected vertebral fractures
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 125:929-36. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Population-based trends in osteoporosis management after new initiations of long-term systemic glucocorticoids (1998-2008)
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1236-42. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Heart failure is a clinically and densitometrically independent risk factor for osteoporotic fractures: population-based cohort study of 45,509 subjects
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1179-86. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Synergy between publication and promotion: comparing adoption of new evidence in Canada and the United States
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Division of Genral Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 115:467-72. 2003
  5. doi request reprint A T-2 translational research perspective on interventions to improve post-fracture osteoporosis care
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 22:471-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Recurrent community-acquired pneumonia in patients starting acid-suppressing drugs
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 123:47-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Osteoporosis case manager for patients with hip fractures: results of a cost-effectiveness analysis conducted alongside a randomized trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Institute of Health Economics and Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:25-31. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Facilitated bone mineral density testing versus hospital-based case management to improve osteoporosis treatment for hip fracture patients: additional results from a randomized trial
    Donald W Morrish
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:209-15. 2009
  9. pmc Prevalence and predictors of self-reported sexual abuse in severely obese patients in a population-based bariatric program
    Danielle L Gabert
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:374050. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The natural history of LDL control in type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of adherence to lipid guidelines
    Diana Rucker
    University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:2506-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Interventions to increase osteoporosis treatment in patients with 'incidentally' detected vertebral fractures
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 125:929-36. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Population-based trends in osteoporosis management after new initiations of long-term systemic glucocorticoids (1998-2008)
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1236-42. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Heart failure is a clinically and densitometrically independent risk factor for osteoporotic fractures: population-based cohort study of 45,509 subjects
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1179-86. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether heart failure is associated with an increased risk of major osteoporotic fractures that is independent of bone mineral density (BMD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Synergy between publication and promotion: comparing adoption of new evidence in Canada and the United States
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Division of Genral Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 115:467-72. 2003
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A T-2 translational research perspective on interventions to improve post-fracture osteoporosis care
    S R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 22:471-6. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Recurrent community-acquired pneumonia in patients starting acid-suppressing drugs
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 123:47-53. 2010
    ..To test this hypothesis, we examined a prospective population-based cohort predisposed to pneumonia: elderly patients (> or =65 years) who had survived hospitalization for pneumonia...
  7. doi request reprint Osteoporosis case manager for patients with hip fractures: results of a cost-effectiveness analysis conducted alongside a randomized trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Institute of Health Economics and Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:25-31. 2009
    ..001). Alongside that trial, we conducted an economic analysis...
  8. doi request reprint Facilitated bone mineral density testing versus hospital-based case management to improve osteoporosis treatment for hip fracture patients: additional results from a randomized trial
    Donald W Morrish
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:209-15. 2009
    ..The second phase of the randomized trial compared a less intensive intervention, facilitated bone mineral density (BMD) testing, with usual care and the case manager intervention...
  9. pmc Prevalence and predictors of self-reported sexual abuse in severely obese patients in a population-based bariatric program
    Danielle L Gabert
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    J Obes 2013:374050. 2013
    ..Sexual abuse may be associated with poorer weight loss outcomes following bariatric treatment. Identifying predictors of abuse would enable focused screening and may increase weight management success...
  10. ncbi request reprint The natural history of LDL control in type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of adherence to lipid guidelines
    Diana Rucker
    University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:2506-8. 2006
  11. doi request reprint Stress hyperglycemia and newly diagnosed diabetes in 2124 patients hospitalized with pneumonia
    Erika J Macintyre
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 125:1036.e17-23. 2012
    ..Our goal was to determine the association between random admission hyperglycemia and new diagnosis of diabetes after discharge in patients hospitalized with pneumonia...
  12. pmc Multifaceted intervention to improve diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in patients with recent wrist fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 178:569-75. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased cancer-related mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes who use sulfonylureas or insulin
    Samantha L Bowker
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:254-8. 2006
    ..We explored the association between antidiabetic therapies and cancer-related mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes, postulating that agents that increase insulin levels might promote cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Recovery of function following a hip fracture in geriatric ambulatory persons living in nursing homes: prospective cohort study
    Lauren A Beaupre
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitative Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1268-73. 2012
    ..To measure 1-year post-hip fracture functional recovery, health-related quality of life (HRQL), and mortality in nursing home residents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incidental vertebral fractures discovered with chest radiography in the emergency department: prevalence, recognition, and osteoporosis management in a cohort of elderly patients
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Room 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, Uinversity of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Arch Intern Med 165:905-9. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to determine the utility of chest radiographs for detecting previously unrecognized vertebral fractures; document rates of recognition; and evaluate osteoporosis treatments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health care costs and mortality for Canadian urban and rural patients with diabetes: population-based trends from 1993-2001
    Sheri L Pohar
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:1316-24. 2007
    ..Recent reports suggest that the health status of individuals residing in rural areas (as much as one third of the Canadian population) may be inferior to those who live in urban areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical outcomes associated with metformin in patients with diabetes and heart failure
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:2345-51. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between metformin and clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure and type 2 diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Generalizability and persistence of a multifaceted intervention for improving quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 1200 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 28:783-8. 2005
    ..Most quality improvement efforts for type 2 diabetes have neglected cardiovascular risk factors and are limited by a lack of information about generalizability across settings or persistence of effect over time...
  19. pmc Health-related quality of life deficits associated with varying degrees of disease severity in type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:78. 2003
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to use generic measures of HRQL to describe HRQL deficits associated with varying degrees of severity of type 2 diabetes...
  20. doi request reprint Adding pharmacists to primary care teams increases guideline-concordant antiplatelet use in patients with type 2 diabetes: results from a randomized trial
    Fizza Gilani
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 47:43-8. 2013
    ..Antiplatelet therapy is recommended as part of a strategy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, compliance with these guideline-recommended therapies appears to be less than ideal...
  21. pmc Health status, quality of life, and satisfaction of patients awaiting multidisciplinary bariatric care
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:139. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine wait-listed patients' health status and perceptions regarding the consequences of prolonged wait times using a cross-sectional study design nested within a prospective cohort...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of a case manager to improve osteoporosis treatment after hip fracture: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, 362 Heritage Medical Research Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2S2, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:2110-5. 2007
    ..The case manager educated patients, arranged bone mineral density tests, provided prescriptions, and communicated with primary care physicians. The intervention was compared with usual care in a randomized controlled trial...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of beta-blockers after myocardial infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Charlotte G McDonald
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:2113-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of beta-blockers after MI in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  24. doi request reprint Incidence, correlates, and chest radiographic yield of new lung cancer diagnosis in 3398 patients with pneumonia
    Karen L Tang
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:1193-8. 2011
    ..Our aims were to determine the incidence and correlates of new lung cancer and the diagnostic yield of new lung cancer by chest radiography in patients with pneumonia...
  25. doi request reprint Mortality reduction with influenza vaccine in patients with pneumonia outside "flu" season: pleiotropic benefits or residual confounding?
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:527-33. 2008
    ..Observational studies suggest a 50% mortality reduction for older patients receiving influenza vaccination; some deem this magnitude of benefit implausible and invoke confounding by the "healthy user effect" as an alternate explanation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health Utilities Index mark 3 demonstrated construct validity in a population-based sample with type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:472-7. 2006
    ..To assess the cross-sectional construct validity of the Health Utilities Index mark 3 (HUI3) in type 2 diabetes using population health survey data...
  27. pmc Understanding the determinants of health for people with type 2 diabetes
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Public Health 96:1649-55. 2006
    ..We assessed which of a broad range of determinants of health are most strongly associated with health-related quality of life (HRQL) among people with type 2 diabetes...
  28. pmc Statins and outcomes in patients admitted to hospital with community acquired pneumonia: population based prospective cohort study
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMJ 333:999. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc The Alberta population-based prospective evaluation of the quality of life outcomes and economic impact of bariatric surgery (APPLES) study: background, design and rationale
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:284. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that lower indirect, out of pocket and productivity costs will offset increased direct health-care costs resulting in lower total costs for bariatric surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Underuse of aspirin in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence and correlates of therapy in rural Canada
    Jennifer A Klinke
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Ther 26:439-46. 2004
    ..Guidelines of both the American and Canadian Diabetes Associations recommend the use of aspirin as antiplatelet therapy for all adults with type 2 DM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment gaps for hypertension management in rural Canadian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alison L Supina
    Alliance for Canadian Health Outcomes Research in Diabetes, Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Clin Ther 26:598-606. 2004
    ..In rural areas, factors affecting implementation of recommendations and/or guidelines are less well understood, although some studies suggest that urban practices provide higher quality of care overall than rural areas...
  32. ncbi request reprint Management of community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency room
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 114 St 89 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:15-24. 2005
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The risk of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with oral agent monotherapy
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:703-8. 2008
    ..To determine if the risk of developing heart failure (HF) is associated with the use of sulfonylurea or metformin in patients with diabetes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Do guidelines guide pneumonia practice? A systematic review of interventions and barriers to best practice in the management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:1-13. 2005
    ..Paper does not change practice, and the creation and mailing out of a practice guideline for the treatment of CAP is only the first necessary step in translating good evidence into everyday clinical practice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Educational intervention to reduce falls and fear of falling in patients after fragility fracture: results of a controlled pilot study
    Diana Rucker
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Prev Med 42:316-9. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the effectiveness of an educational intervention in reducing fear of falling and preventing recurrent falls in community-dwelling patients after a fragility fracture...
  36. doi request reprint Comparative safety and effectiveness of metformin in patients with diabetes mellitus and heart failure: systematic review of observational studies involving 34,000 patients
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 6:395-402. 2013
    ..Therefore, we undertook a systematic review of the trial and nontrial evidence for metformin in patients with diabetes mellitus and HF...
  37. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of osteoporosis interventions for 'incidental' vertebral fractures
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 126:169.e9-17. 2013
    ....
  38. pmc Evidence of suboptimal management of cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and symptomatic atherosclerosis
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, and the Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton
    CMAJ 171:1189-92. 2004
    ..e., coronary artery disease [CAD], cerebrovascular disease [CBVD] or peripheral arterial disease [PAD])...
  39. doi request reprint Heart failure is a risk factor for orthopedic fracture: a population-based analysis of 16,294 patients
    Sean van Diepen
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circulation 118:1946-52. 2008
    ..Heart failure (HF) is associated with factors that may contribute to accelerated bone loss and subsequent fractures. Whether it leads to an increased fracture risk is unknown...
  40. doi request reprint Risk of heart failure in patients with recent-onset type 2 diabetes: population-based cohort study
    Alexander A Leung
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Card Fail 15:152-7. 2009
    ..Although thiazolidinediones precipitate fluid retention in clinical trials, current guidelines advocate their use for patients with diabetes who are felt to be at low risk for heart failure (HF)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Health care costs and mortality for Canadian urban and rural patients with diabetes: population-based trends from 1993-2001
    Sheri L Pohar
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:1316-24. 2007
    ..Recent reports suggest that the health status of individuals residing in rural areas (as much as one third of the Canadian population) may be inferior to those who live in urban areas...
  42. doi request reprint Only severely limited, premorbid functional status is associated with short- and long-term mortality in patients with pneumonia who are critically ill: a prospective observational study
    Wendy I Sligl
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 139:88-94. 2011
    ..We examined the association between premorbid functional status and mortality in patients with severe pneumonia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Type of antidepressant therapy and risk of type 2 diabetes in people with depression
    Lauren C Brown
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:61-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the differential risk of diabetes among people with depression taking antidepressant therapy...
  44. ncbi request reprint The relation between hyperglycemia and outcomes in 2,471 patients admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia
    Finlay A McAlister
    2E3 24 WMC, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2R7
    Diabetes Care 28:810-5. 2005
    ..To examine whether hyperglycemia at the time of presentation was associated with outcomes in patients admitted to non-intensive care settings with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Improvements in patient-reported outcomes associated with an intervention to enhance quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes: results of a controlled trial
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Public Health Sciences, and Institute of Health Economics, University of Alberta, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 27:1306-12. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine patient-reported outcomes in a controlled trial of a multifaceted provider-level intervention to improve quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Compliance with clinical practice guidelines for type 2 diabetes in rural patients: treatment gaps and opportunities for improvement
    Ellen L Toth
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 23:659-65. 2003
    ..Despite the availability of proved effective therapies, treatment gaps were present for this cohort of patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Do the investigative sites that take part in a positive clinical trial translate that evidence into practice?
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 113:140-5. 2002
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Postdischarge outcomes in heart failure are better for teaching hospitals and weekday discharges
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, and Patient Health Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 6:922-9. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether teaching status or day of discharge influences outcomes after a heart failure hospitalization...
  49. pmc Effectiveness of influenza vaccination in working-age adults with diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    Darren Lau
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Thorax 68:658-63. 2013
    ..We examined the effectiveness of influenza vaccine in this subgroup, compared with elderly adults (≥ 65 years) for whom vaccination recommendations are well accepted...
  50. pmc Benefits and harms of antidiabetic agents in patients with diabetes and heart failure: systematic review
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5J 3N4
    BMJ 335:497. 2007
    ..To review the literature on the association between antidiabetic agents and morbidity and mortality in people with heart failure and diabetes...
  51. doi request reprint Age still matters: prognosticating short- and long-term mortality for critically ill patients with pneumonia
    Wendy I Sligl
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:2126-32. 2010
    ..To determine the association between age and mortality in critically ill patients with pneumonia. We hypothesized that increasing age would be independently associated with both short- and long-term mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of opinion leader-endorsed evidence summaries on the quality of prescribing for patients with cardiovascular disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:22.e1-8. 2007
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Long-term morbidity and mortality after hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia: a population-based cohort study
    Jennie Johnstone
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 87:329-34. 2008
    ....
  54. pmc Metformin treatment in diabetes and heart failure: when academic equipoise meets clinical reality
    Dean T Eurich
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3, Canada
    Trials 10:12. 2009
    ..Therefore, we attempted to conduct a pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of undertaking a large randomized controlled trial with clinical endpoints...
  55. pmc A cluster randomized trial to assess the impact of opinion leader endorsed evidence summaries on improving quality of prescribing for patients with chronic cardiovascular disease: rationale and design [ISRCTN26365328]
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB and the Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton AB, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:17. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Understanding the complex associations between patient-provider relationships, self-care behaviours, and health-related quality of life in type 2 diabetes: a structural equation modeling approach
    Sheri L Maddigan
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:1489-500. 2005
    ..To assess associations between perceptions of the patient-provider relationship (PPR), BMI, and adherence to diet and exercise in a rural population with type 2 diabetes and determine how these variables relate to HRQL...
  57. pmc Population-based cohort study of outpatients with pneumonia: rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 12:135. 2012
    ..Few studies have been conducted in outpatients with pneumonia, and there is a paucity of data on short and long term morbidity or mortality and associated clinical correlates in this group of patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Do evidence-based treatments provide incremental benefits to patients with congestive heart failure already receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors? A secondary analysis of one-year outcomes from the Assessment of Treatment with Lisinopril and
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 251 Medical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H7
    Clin Ther 26:694-703. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Secondary failure rates associated with metformin and sulfonylurea therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 25:810-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether metformin therapy, compared with sulfonylurea therapy, is associated with a delayed onset of secondary failure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  60. doi request reprint Guideline adherence and macrolides reduced mortality in outpatients with pneumonia
    Leyla Asadi
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Respir Med 106:451-8. 2012
    ..For outpatients with pneumonia, guidelines recommend empiric antibiotics and some suggest macrolides are preferred agents. We hypothesized that both guideline-concordant antibiotics and macrolides would be associated with reduced mortality...
  61. doi request reprint Association between glycemic control and adverse outcomes in people with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease: a population-based cohort study
    Sabin Shurraw
    Divisions of Nephrology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:1920-7. 2011
    ..Whether a lower HbA(1c) level improves outcomes in people with DM and chronic kidney disease (CKD) is unknown...
  62. pmc Admission hyperglycemia predicts a worse outcome in stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis
    Alexandre Y Poppe
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 32:617-22. 2009
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Viral infection in adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: prevalence, pathogens, and presentation
    Jennie Johnstone
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 134:1141-8. 2008
    ..The potential role of respiratory viruses in the natural history of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults has not been well described since the advent of nucleic amplification tests (NATs)...
  64. pmc How evidence-based are the recommendations in evidence-based guidelines?
    Finlay A McAlister
    The Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS Med 4:e250. 2007
    ..This study was done to evaluate the quality of the evidence (based on consideration of its internal validity, clinical relevance, and applicability) underlying therapy recommendations in evidence-based clinical practice guidelines...
  65. doi request reprint Impact of the pneumococcal vaccine on long-term morbidity and mortality of adults at high risk for pneumonia
    Jennie Johnstone
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 51:15-22. 2010
    ..We determined whether PPV was associated with reduced mortality or additional hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections in patients previously hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  66. pmc Dose-response relation between sulfonylurea drugs and mortality in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 174:169-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if the risk of death changes with level of exposure to sulfonylurea drugs...
  67. pmc Type 2 diabetes does not increase risk of depression
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:42-6. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether people with diabetes have a greater incidence of depression than those without diabetes...
  68. pmc Characteristics of the population eligible for and receiving publicly funded bariatric surgery in Canada
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, 2F1, 26 Walter C, Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, T6G 2B7, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify and characterize the bariatric surgery-eligible population in Canada in comparison to surgery-ineligible subjects and surgical recipients...
  69. pmc Use of thiazolidinediones and the risk of bladder cancer among people with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Isabelle N Colmers
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 184:E675-83. 2012
    ..Thiazolidinediones, especially pioglitazone, may increase the risk. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the risk of bladder cancer among adults with type 2 diabetes taking thiazolidinediones...
  70. doi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination and risk of acute coronary syndromes in patients with pneumonia: population-based cohort study
    Dean T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of PublicHealth, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 98:1072-7. 2012
    ..It is vigorously debated whether pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination (PPV) reduces risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) events in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  71. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of vertebral fracture in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2F1 24 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, Alberta, Canada
    Respir Med 104:260-6. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to: 1 document VCF prevalence in COPD patients; and 2 determine the independent correlates of VCF...
  72. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial to increase detection and treatment of osteoporosis in older patients with a wrist fracture
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 141:366-73. 2004
    ..Despite the high risk for future fractures and the availability of effective treatments, fewer than 10% to 20% of patients who sustain a fragility fracture are tested or treated for osteoporosis...
  73. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in people with schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Lauren C Bresee
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Schizophr Res 117:75-82. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors (CV-RF) and disease (CV-D) in people with schizophrenia...
  74. pmc A meta-analysis of the association between adherence to drug therapy and mortality
    Scot H Simpson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2N8
    BMJ 333:15. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relation between adherence to drug therapy, including placebo, and mortality...
  75. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of pre-operative albumin on short-term mortality and complications in patients with hip fracture
    Bryan J Pimlott
    School of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 53:90-4. 2011
    ..96, 95% CI=1.36-2.83). We conclude that routine measurement of serum albumin provides valuable prognostic information for treating this frail population...
  76. pmc Effect of adding pharmacists to primary care teams on blood pressure control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Scot H Simpson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:20-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of adding pharmacists to primary care teams on the management of hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  77. ncbi request reprint How well are hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and smoking managed after a stroke or transient ischemic attack?
    Mikael S Mouradian
    Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Stroke 33:1656-9. 2002
    ..The effect of consultations generated at SPCs on the adequacy of the management of these risk factors for stroke has not been well described, and few studies have long-term follow-up...
  78. doi request reprint Predictors of bone mineral density testing in patients at high risk of osteoporosis: secondary analyses from the OSTEOPHARM randomized trial
    Nese Yuksel
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 15:61-6. 2012
    ..Future interventions should incorporate the finding that osteoporosis-specific visits and abnormal QUS results were strongly associated with getting a BMD testing and should give greater attention to men...
  79. doi request reprint The unrecognized burden of osteoporosis-related vertebral fractures in patients with heart failure
    Kristin J Lyons
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Circ Heart Fail 4:419-24. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to describe the prevalence and predictors of the most common osteoporotic fracture, vertebral compression fractures (VCF), in patients with HF...
  80. ncbi request reprint Controlled trial of a multifaceted intervention for improving quality of care for rural patients with type 2 diabetes
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:3061-6. 2003
    ..Lack of resources or limited access may put patients in rural communities at particular risk for suboptimal care...
  81. ncbi request reprint Health care use and costs in the decade after identification of type 1 and type 2 diabetes: a population-based study
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Institute of Health Economics, 1200 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:2403-8. 2006
    ..To analyze trends in health care costs in the decade after identification of diabetes, contrasting type 1 and 2 diabetes...
  82. pmc The Enhancing Secondary Prevention in Coronary Artery Disease trial
    Finlay A McAlister
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    CMAJ 181:897-904. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether evidence summaries, which were either unsigned or signed by local opinion leaders, improved the quality of secondary prevention care delivered by primary care physicians of patients with coronary artery disease...
  83. doi request reprint Admission hypoglycemia and increased mortality in patients hospitalized with pneumonia
    John Michael Gamble
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 123:556.e11-6. 2010
    ..The relationship between spontaneous admission hypoglycemia and mortality in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia is unclear...
  84. ncbi request reprint Radiologic and patient-reported functional outcomes in an elderly cohort with conservatively treated distal radius fractures
    Alexander Anzarut
    Department of Surgery University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 29:1121-7. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that acceptable fracture reduction (according to standard radiographic dorsal/volar tilt criteria) would be associated with better functional outcomes and greater satisfaction...
  85. ncbi request reprint Short-term risk for stroke is doubled in persons with newly treated type 2 diabetes compared with persons without diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    Thomas Jeerakathil
    Division of Neurology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
    Stroke 38:1739-43. 2007
    ..We determined the incidence of stroke in people newly treated for type 2 diabetes...
  86. ncbi request reprint Drug treatments for obesity: orlistat, sibutramine, and rimonabant
    Raj S Padwal
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Lancet 369:71-7. 2007
    ..Only then can patients and their physicians be confident that the putative benefits of such drugs outweigh their risks and costs...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effect of pneumococcal vaccination in hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jennie Johnstone
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, 2E3 07 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:1938-43. 2007
    ..We tested this hypothesis using a population-based cohort of hospitalized patients with CAP...
  88. doi request reprint Human metapneumovirus pneumonia in adults: results of a prospective study
    Jennie Johnstone
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 46:571-4. 2008
    ..Eight (4%) of 193 patients had hMPV RNA present, all detected during influenza season. hMPV is an important cause of pneumonia in adults...
  89. pmc Maintenance of improved lipid levels following attendance at a cardiovascular risk reduction clinic: a 10-year experience
    Glen J Pearson
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Clinic, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:1127-35. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of a CRRC on lipid levels and assessed the long-term effect of a CRRC in maintaining improved lipid levels following discharge...
  90. ncbi request reprint Patients admitted to hospital with suspected pneumonia and normal chest radiographs: epidemiology, microbiology, and outcomes
    Sanraj K Basi
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 117:305-11. 2004
    ....
  91. doi request reprint The ankle-to-arm blood pressure index predicts risk of cardiac complications after noncardiac surgery
    Bruce W Fisher
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Anesth Analg 107:149-54. 2008
    ..However, the utility of measuring the AAI to predict postoperative cardiac complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery is unknown...
  92. ncbi request reprint Reduced mortality associated with the use of ACE inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Dean T Eurich
    Institute of Health Economics 1200, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 27:1330-4. 2004
    ..Subjects were prospectively followed until death or the end of 1999. Multivariate Cox proportional hazards models were used to assess differences in all-cause and cardiovascular-related mortality between cohort groups...
  93. pmc Impact of a patient decision aid on care among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a cluster randomized trial
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 173:496-501. 2005
    ..We tested the short-term (primary outcome) and long-term (secondary outcome) effect of a patient decision aid on the appropriateness of antithrombotic therapy among patients with NVAF...
  94. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of drug therapy to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes
    Raj Padwal
    Department of Medicine, 2E3 22 Walter C Mackenzie HSC, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112th St, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2B7
    Diabetes Care 28:736-44. 2005
    ..To systematically review the evidence for the prevention of type 2 diabetes by pharmacological therapies...
  95. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the preoperative assessment in predicting pulmonary risk after nonthoracic surgery
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:741-4. 2003
    ..0; p = 0.007). Thus, preoperative factors can identify those patients referred to pulmonologists or internists who are at increased risk for pulmonary complications after nonthoracic surgery...
  96. ncbi request reprint From knowledge to practice in chronic cardiovascular disease: a long and winding road
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1738-42. 2004
    ..outline which of the strategies for translating evidence into clinical care have been shown to be ineffective, which strategies have been shown to be effective and to describe some untested approaches that hold promise...
  97. pmc The preventing recurrent vascular events and neurological worsening through intensive organized case-management (PREVENTION) trial protocol [clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT00931788]
    Finlay A McAlister
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:27. 2010
    ..If our intervention improves the provision of secondary prevention therapies in these patients, the clinical (and financial) implications will be enormous...
  98. doi request reprint Relationship between mild cognitive impairment and falls in older people with and without Parkinson's disease: 1-Year Prospective Cohort Study
    Richard Camicioli
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, E223 Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, 10230 111th Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5G 0B7
    Gait Posture 32:87-91. 2010
    ..We conclude that mild cognitive impairment might contribute to falls risk beyond conventional risk factors in older people with and without PD...
  99. pmc Treatment of type 2 diabetes and outcomes in patients with heart failure: a nested case-control study from the U.K. General Practice Research Database
    Michael R MacDonald
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
    Diabetes Care 33:1213-8. 2010
    ..We designed this study to determine whether this association reflects a beneficial effect of metformin or a harmful effect of other agents...
  100. ncbi request reprint Physician-perceived barriers to adopting a critical pathway for unity-acquired pneumonia
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 30:387-95. 2004
    ..After one year (November 2000-November 2001), the pathway had reduced average length of stay by 1 day (from 10.8 to 9.8 days, p < .001). However, great variation was observed in physician adherence to the pathway...
  101. doi request reprint Forced euvolemic diuresis with mannitol and furosemide for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with CKD undergoing coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trial
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:602-9. 2009
    ..Our objectives are to: (1) undertake a randomized trial testing this hypothesis, and (2) conduct a meta-analysis of our findings with 2 earlier studies...