T J Marrie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia in Edmonton, Alberta: an emergency department-based study
    Thomas J Marrie
    Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:139-42. 2005
  2. pmc Echinococcal disease in Alberta, Canada: more than a calcified opacity
    Ali Somily
    Department of Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 5:34. 2005
  3. pmc Hospitalization and emergency department visits among seniors receiving homecare: a pilot study
    Andrew A Smith
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 5:9. 2005
  4. pmc Predictors of inhospital mortality and re-hospitalization in older adults with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective cohort study
    Binod Neupane
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:22. 2010
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia in patients receiving home care
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:834-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia with nonbacteremic community-acquired pneumonia of any etiology--results from a Canadian multicentre study
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can Respir J 10:368-74. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-risk patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 118:1357-63. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia species as a cause of community-acquired pneumonia in Canada
    T J Marrie
    Dept of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Eur Respir J 21:779-84. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic implications of macrolide resistance in pneumococcal community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, Edmonton, Canada
    Int J Clin Pract 58:769-76. 2004

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Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia in Edmonton, Alberta: an emergency department-based study
    Thomas J Marrie
    Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:139-42. 2005
    ..A pronounced seasonal effect on the number of patients presenting to emergency department was also noted. During the winter months, there was up to a 50% increase in the number of cases compared with the summer months...
  2. pmc Echinococcal disease in Alberta, Canada: more than a calcified opacity
    Ali Somily
    Department of Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 5:34. 2005
    ..granulosus. There are limited descriptions of the clinical course and outcome of Canadian patients with ED in the modern era...
  3. pmc Hospitalization and emergency department visits among seniors receiving homecare: a pilot study
    Andrew A Smith
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 5:9. 2005
    ..In order to determine the feasibility of a large-scale study, we conducted a pilot study to assess utilization of acute health care services among seniors receiving homecare to determine associated clinical outcomes...
  4. pmc Predictors of inhospital mortality and re-hospitalization in older adults with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective cohort study
    Binod Neupane
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:22. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess the associations of potentially modifiable factors with mortality and re-hospitalization in older adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia in patients receiving home care
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:834-9. 2005
    ..To describe the features of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) requiring hospitalization in subjects receiving home care...
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia with nonbacteremic community-acquired pneumonia of any etiology--results from a Canadian multicentre study
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can Respir J 10:368-74. 2003
    ..Bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia has not been the subject of a multicentre Canadian Study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low-risk patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 118:1357-63. 2005
    ..To describe the natural history of community-acquired pneumonia in the subset of a large cohort of patients at low risk for mortality who were admitted to the hospital...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia species as a cause of community-acquired pneumonia in Canada
    T J Marrie
    Dept of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Eur Respir J 21:779-84. 2003
    ..Feline Chlamydia psittaci may cause a few cases of community-acquired pneumonia. Avian Chlamydia psittaci should be considered only if there is a compatible epidemiological history...
  10. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic implications of macrolide resistance in pneumococcal community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, Edmonton, Canada
    Int J Clin Pract 58:769-76. 2004
    ..Furthermore, there is a need for alternative anti-bacterial agents which have high efficacy against respiratory pathogens (including resistant strains) and a low potential to induce resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia requiring admission to an intensive care unit: a descriptive study
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:103-11. 2007
    ..Severe CAP requiring admission to the ICU is common, and the decision about which patients to admit often requires clinical judgment that in many cases appears at odds with various validated pneumonia severity scoring systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Deaths in risk classes I-III: a measure of quality of care in patients hospitalised with CAP?
    T J Marrie
    Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, 8440 112 St, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Eur Respir J 23:103-5. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia treated in an ambulatory setting
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2F1 30 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Respir Med 99:60-5. 2005
    ..Very few studies have addressed the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) treated in an ambulatory setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptom resolution in patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Respir J 11:573-7. 2004
    ..Mycoplasma pneumoniae generally causes pneumonia of mild to moderate severity in adults. However, little is known about the time course of the resolution of symptoms in this illness...
  15. ncbi request reprint Empiric treatment of ambulatory community-acquired pneumonia: always include treatment for atypical agents
    Thomas J Marrie
    2J2 00 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7, Canada
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 18:829-41. 2004
    ..Until such data are available, clinical judgment and severity of the pneumonic illness are the best guides to empiric antimicrobial therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Resolution of symptoms in patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated on an ambulatory basis
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, 2F1 30 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7, Canada
    J Infect 49:302-9. 2004
    ..To describe the resolution of five symptoms commonly associated with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia in Alberta First Nations Aboriginals compared with non-First Nations Albertans
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can Respir J 11:336-42. 2004
    ..The rates and outcomes of hospital admission for community-acquired pneumonia between First Nations Aboriginal and non-First Nations groups were compared...
  18. ncbi request reprint Experience with levofloxacin in a critical pathway for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Chemotherapy 50:11-5. 2004
    ..The use of levofloxacin alone or with cefuroxime axetil plus azithromycin was associated with decreased mortality compared with the use of other antibiotics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing in-hospital mortality in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective study of patients not initially admitted to the ICU
    Thomas J Marrie
    Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, 8840 112 St, Edmonton, AL T6G 2B7, Canada
    Chest 127:1260-70. 2005
    ..To determine the factors that predict in-hospital mortality among patients who require hospitalization for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Q fever pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:137-42. 2004
    ..In this era of emerging infectious diseases and bioterrorism it is important to be up to date with the diagnosis and management of Q fever pneumonia...
  21. pmc Admission is not always necessary for patients with community-acquired pneumonia in risk classes IV and V diagnosed in the emergency room
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Respir J 14:212-6. 2007
    ..To determine the factors that allow patients with community-acquired pneumonia who are at high risk of mortality (risk classes IV and V) to be treated at home...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clubbing of the digits
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 120:940-1. 2007
  23. pmc Legionella-like and other amoebal pathogens as agents of community-acquired pneumonia
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:1026-9. 2001
    ..We found that LLAPs play a role (albeit an infrequent one) in community-acquired pneumonia, usually as a co-pathogen but sometimes as the sole identified pathogen...
  24. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1066-78. 2000
    ..Use of the guidelines for treatment of pneumonia issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, with modification for treatment in the nursing home setting, is recommended...
  25. pmc Goat-associated Q fever: a new disease in Newfoundland
    T F Hatchette
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:413-9. 2001
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia and do not resuscitate orders
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:290-9. 2002
    ..From a cohort of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who required admission to hospital, to describe the subset of patients having a do not resuscitate (DNR) order and to compare them with those who did not have such an order...
  27. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii pneumonia
    T J Marrie
    Dept of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Respir J 21:713-9. 2003
    ..Susceptibility to macrolides is variable. In conclusion, Coxiella burnetii pneumonia should be considered when there is a suitable exposure history and when outbreaks of a pneumonic illness are being investigated...
  28. doi request reprint Osler's nodes and Janeway lesions
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 121:105-6. 2008
  29. 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
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Q fever probably due to contact with a parturient cat
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Chest 93:98-103. 1988
    ..We conclude that the infected parturient cat was probably responsible for this outbreak of Q fever affecting 2.8 percent of the population of the town of Baddeck...
  31. ncbi request reprint Exposure to parturient cats: a risk factor for acquisition of Q fever in Maritime Canada
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Infect Dis 158:101-8. 1988
    ..In 13 Q fever incidents following exposure to parturient cats, 80 people became ill, 52 of whom had serological evidence of recent Coxiella burnetii infection (most of the others were not tested)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic therapy for ambulatory patients with community-acquired pneumonia in an emergency department setting
    Christine Malcolm
    Department of Medicine University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 163:797-802. 2003
    ..Little attention has been paid to the factors that influence choice of antibiotic therapy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia who are treated on an ambulatory basis in an emergency department setting...
  33. pmc Reasons for coming to hospital after treatment for community-acquired pneumonia on an ambulatory basis
    Mohammedreza Shariatzadeh
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can Respir J 13:139-43. 2006
    ..Most patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are treated on an ambulatory basis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and costs among seniors requiring hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia in Alberta
    Keumhee C Carriere
    Departments of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Medicine Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:31-8. 2004
    ..To determine the age-specific rates of hospital discharge, cost per day, and overall in-hospital 1- and 4-year mortality for seniors who required hospitalization for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia in Alberta patients with human immunodeficiency virus infections: a case control study
    David H Johnson
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can Respir J 10:265-70. 2003
    ..To determine whether outcomes of pneumonia among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive persons differed from those among HIV-negative persons...
  36. ncbi request reprint The immune response in a cat-related outbreak of Q fever as measured by the indirect immunofluorescence test and the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
    J Embil
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 36:292-6. 1990
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of guideline-concordant antibiotics and macrolide/β-lactam combinations in 3203 patients hospitalized with pneumonia: prospective cohort study
    L Asadi
    The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:257-64. 2013
    ..Our findings do not support any clinical advantage of macrolide/β-lactam compared with respiratory fluoroquinolone monotherapy...
  39. doi request reprint Ovine-associated Q fever
    D Webster
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 137:744-51. 2009
    ..Only one ewe had phase I antibodies but had the study's highest phase II antibody titre (1:128). Molecular studies using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) failed to detect C. burnetii DNA in any of the milk specimens...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia and carcinoma of the lung
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Infect 29:45-52. 1994
    ..The rate of pneumonia caused by C. burnetii among patients with carcinoma of the lung seems to be higher than that among patients who have pneumonia without carcinoma of the lung...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risks and outcomes in community acquired pneumonia
    T J Marrie
    Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Canada
    Can Respir J 6:6A-9A. 1999
    ..1% in the highest risk group. Formal assessment of risk can assist the clinician in deciding whether to treat a patient at home or in hospital, and can be an important step in developing clinical practice guidelines...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mortality during hospitalisation for pneumonia in Alberta, Canada, is associated with physician volume
    T J Marrie
    Dept of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Eur Respir J 22:148-55. 2003
    ..Severity of illness and comorbidity had the strongest association with mortality. The first association of high-volume physician and pre-hospital care with decreased in-hospital mortality for community-acquired pneumonia is reported...
  43. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Q fever in New Brunswick and Manitoba
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 34:1043-5. 1988
    ..Our data suggest that Q fever may be increasing in New Brunswick and repeated seroepidemiological studies are indicated. It is likely that undetected cases of Q fever are occurring in Manitoba...
  44. pmc Factors associated with length of stay in hospital for suspected community-acquired pneumonia
    Jane Q Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can Respir J 13:317-24. 2006
    ..To determine factors associated with the length of stay (LOS) for patients with suspected community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who required hospitalization for treatment...
  45. doi request reprint Dysglycaemia and 90 day and 1 year risks of death or readmission in patients hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia
    D T Eurich
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Bldg, Edmonton T6G 2G3 AB, Canada
    Diabetologia 53:497-503. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether dysglycaemia at admission is associated with adverse events at 90 days or 1 year in a population-based cohort of patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  46. pmc Truckin' pneumonia--an outbreak of Q fever in a truck repair plant probably due to aerosols from clothing contaminated by contact with newborn kittens
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University
    Epidemiol Infect 102:119-27. 1989
    ..None of the family members of the other employees with Q fever was so affected. We conclude that this outbreak of Q fever probably resulted from exposure to the contaminated clothing of the cat owner...
  47. ncbi request reprint The contribution of blood cultures to the clinical management of adult patients admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational study
    Samuel G Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Chest 123:1142-50. 2003
    ..To assess the clinical usefulness of blood cultures (BCs) in the management of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  48. doi request reprint Asthma presentations by adults to emergency departments in Alberta, Canada: a large population-based study
    Brian H Rowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Chest 135:57-65. 2009
    ..Exacerbations are common in the emergency department (ED) setting. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of asthma presentations to EDs made by adults in the province of Alberta, Canada...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Differences in the features of aspiration pneumonia according to site of acquisition: community or continuing care facility
    M Reza Shariatzadeh
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:296-302. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of aspiration pneumonia and to compare the features and risk factors for this entity in patients from continuing care facilities (CCFs) and the community who were admitted to the hospital with pneumonia...
  51. doi request reprint Increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease in haematological and solid-organ malignancies
    A Wong
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1804-10. 2010
    ..Such patients should be routinely given pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine; this population could also be targeted for an expanded valency conjugate vaccine...
  52. ncbi request reprint Atypical manifestations of chronic Q fever
    T F Hatchette
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1347-51. 2001
    ....
  53. pmc Utility of blood cultures in the management of adults with community acquired pneumonia discharged from the emergency department
    S G Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Emerg Med J 20:521-3. 2003
    ..To assess the clinical value of blood cultures (BCs) in the management of adult patients discharged from the emergency department (ED) with a diagnosis of community acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Q fever among cats in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
    D Higgins
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 590:271-4. 1990
    ..8%) also had antibodies to phase I antigen. Six of 97 (6.2%) Prince Edward Island cats tested had antibodies to phase I and phase II antigens. Our data suggest that cats may be important in the epidemiology of Q fever in these provinces...
  55. doi request reprint Oxygen saturations less than 92% are associated with major adverse events in outpatients with pneumonia: a population-based cohort study
    Sumit R Majumdar
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 52:325-31. 2011
    ..We sought evidence to support or refute the practice...
  56. ncbi request reprint Investigations of the effects of gender, diurnal variation, and age in human urinary metabolomic profiles
    Carolyn M Slupsky
    Department of Medicine and Magnetic Resonance Diagnostic Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Anal Chem 79:6995-7004. 2007
    ..The mechanisms by which these differences arise will be key to the discovery of new diagnostic tests and new understandings of the mechanism of disease...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Update on Q fever, including Q fever endocarditis
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    Curr Clin Top Infect Dis 22:97-124. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint A duty to treat during a pandemic? The time for talk is now
    Tracey M Bailey
    Health Law Institute, Law Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H5 Canada
    Am J Bioeth 8:29-31. 2008
  60. 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
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Willingness to volunteer during an influenza pandemic: perspectives from students and staff at a large Canadian university
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 2:71-9. 2008
    ..A future influenza pandemic will require greater demand on numerous essential services and a reduced capacity to meet that demand. Recruitment of volunteers is an important issue for pre-pandemic planning...
  62. 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...
  63. doi request reprint Willingness of university nursing students to volunteer during a pandemic
    Olive Yonge
    Academics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 27:174-80. 2010
    ..The global threat of an influenza pandemic continues to grow and thus universities have begun emergency preparedness planning. This study examined stakeholder's knowledge, risk-perception, and willingness to volunteer...
  64. doi request reprint Presentations to EDs in Alberta, Canada, for pneumonia: a large population-based study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J3, Canada
    Chest 138:1363-70. 2010
    ..Pneumonia is an infection of the lung and a common presentation problem in EDs. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of pneumonia presentations to EDs in the province of Alberta, Canada...
  65. doi request reprint Asthma presentations by children to emergency departments in a Canadian province: a population-based study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:985-92. 2010
    ..Asthma has a high prevalence in North American children and exacerbations presenting to the emergency department (ED) setting are common...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Presentations to emergency departments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Alberta: a population-based study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    CJEM 12:500-8. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the epidemiology of COPD presentations to EDs by older adults in Alberta...
  69. ncbi request reprint The effects of community-acquired pneumonia during pregnancy ending with a live birth
    Yan Jin
    Research and Evidence, Alberta Health and Wellness, University of Alberta, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:800-6. 2003
    ..The incidence and outcomes for community-acquired pneumonia during a pregnancy ending with a live birth in the province of Alberta, Canada, were analyzed...
  70. 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
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Thoracic empyema in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Rabia A Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Med 119:877-83. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to update the incidence and natural history of empyema in patients admitted to hospital with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  72. 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)...
  73. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of emergency department presentations for asthma in regions of Alberta
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 11402 University Ave N W, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    CJEM 12:339-46. 2010
    ..We describe the epidemiology of asthma presentations to emergency departments (EDs) for 3 main regions in the province of Alberta...
  74. 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...
  75. pmc Obesity and outcomes in patients hospitalized with pneumonia
    S Kahlon
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:709-16. 2013
    ..This suggests a protective influence of BMIs > 30 kg/m(2) that requires better mechanistic understanding. ..
  76. ncbi request reprint The immune response to phase I and phase II Coxiella burnetii antigens as measured by western immunoblotting
    J M Blondeau
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 590:187-202. 1990
    ..The decline was faster for antibodies to phase II proteins. We conclude that immunoblotting is useful in the diagnosis of chronic Q fever...
  77. ncbi request reprint Q fever pneumonia
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Semin Respir Infect 4:47-55. 1989
    ..Many cases of Q fever pneumonia remit without antibiotic therapy. The diagnosis is usually confirmed serologically using a complement fixation or microimmunofluorescence test...
  78. pmc The effect of C. burnetii infection on the quality of life of patients following an outbreak of Q fever
    T F Hatchette
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 130:491-5. 2003
    ..Although this supports the hypothesis of a 'post Q fever fatigue syndrome' (QFFS), further study is warranted...
  79. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in the long-term-care facility
    Thomas J Marrie
    Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:159-64. 2002
    ..Criteria have been developed that help identify patients for treatment in their LTCFs...
  80. ncbi request reprint Bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia: a prospective study in Edmonton and neighboring municipalities
    Mohammed Reza Shariatzadeh
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 84:147-61. 2005
    ..We identified 3 subsets of patients with BPP according to the site of care (ambulatory, ward, and ICU), with different outcomes...
  81. doi request reprint Pneumococcal pneumonia: potential for diagnosis through a urinary metabolic profile
    Carolyn M Slupsky
    Department of Medicine, Magnetic Resonance Diagnostic Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Proteome Res 8:5550-8. 2009
    ..These data demonstrate that urinary metabolomic profiles may be useful for the effective diagnosis of CAP...
  82. ncbi request reprint Private costs of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia
    Philip Jacobs
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can Respir J 12:205-8. 2005
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a condition which frequently requires hospitalization and consequently, can result in high costs. Little is known of the additional personal resources that are used by patients hospitalized for CAP...
  83. 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)...
  84. pmc Seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii in selected populations of domestic ruminants in Newfoundland
    Todd Hatchette
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can Vet J 43:363-4. 2002
    ..1% in 1997 to 23.5% in 1999-2000 (P < 0.001). Cows (24%) had antibodies to phase I antigen; goats (15.6%) had antibodies to phase II antigen. Seroprevalence of C. burnetii is increasing among sheep...
  85. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii seropositivity in parturient women is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Joanne M Langley
    Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre, Departments of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:228-32. 2003
    ..We conducted a cohort study of parturient women in an area with endemic Q fever infection to determine whether those seropositive for Coxiella burnetii had evidence of adverse birth outcomes...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi request reprint Nursing students' general knowledge and risk perception of pandemic influenza
    Olive Yonge
    University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can Nurse 103:23-5, 27-8. 2007
    ..It is imperative that nursing students receive adequate information, education and preparation along with the necessary personal protection equipment if they are going to be relied upon as a labour reserve in the event of a pandemic...
  88. ncbi request reprint Natural history of Q fever in goats
    Todd Hatchette
    The Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 3:11-5. 2003
    ..We therefore conclude that C. burnetii infection in goats seems to be limited to two kidding seasons. Phase I antibody levels are maintained, while phase II antibody levels decline...
  89. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia during pregnancy
    M Reza Shariatzadeh
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 119:872-6. 2006
    ..We determined the incidence, clinical course, risk factors, and outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia complicating pregnancy...
  90. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with death among adults <55 years of age hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia
    Thomas J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 36:413-21. 2003
    ....
  91. 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)...
  92. doi request reprint Analysis of metabolomic data using support vector machines
    Sankar Mahadevan
    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Anal Chem 80:7562-70. 2008
    ..We show that SVMs are superior to PLS-DA in both cases in terms of predictive accuracy with the least number of features. With fewer number of features, SVMs are able to give better predictive model when compared to that of PLS-DA...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial legionnaires' disease: lessons from a four-year prospective study
    T J Marrie
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 19:79-85. 1991
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Increased long-term mortality after an episode of community-acquired pneumonia--time to move beyond descriptive studies
    Thomas J Marrie
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1625-8. 2003
  96. ncbi request reprint Arterial carbon dioxide tension on admission as a marker of in-hospital mortality in community-acquired pneumonia
    Don D Sin
    James Hogg iCAPTURE Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, Department of Medicine Pulmonary Division, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Med 118:145-50. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the association between arterial carbon dioxide tension (P(a)CO(2)) and in-hospital mortality in patients admitted with pneumonia...
  97. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin in the treatment of Legionella pneumonia requiring hospitalization
    Joseph F Plouffe
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1475-80. 2003
    ..The results of this study support previously reported data demonstrating that azithromycin is both safe and efficacious for the treatment of hospitalized patients with legionnaires disease...
  98. ncbi request reprint The association between influenza immunization coverage rates and hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia in Alberta
    Yan Jin
    Information Analysis, Alberta Health and Wellness
    Can J Public Health 94:341-5. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint The halo effect of adherence to guidelines extends to patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring admission to an intensive care unit
    Thomas J Marrie
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1717-9. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Causes of death for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: results from the Pneumonia Patient Outcomes Research Team cohort study
    Eric M Mortensen
    Center for the Study of Health Disparities, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Systems Mail Stop 130 U, University Drive C, Location 11E127, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 1001, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1059-64. 2002
    ..This study was performed to identify the cause(s) of death and to compare the timing and risk factors associated with pneumonia-related and pneumonia-unrelated mortality...
  101. ncbi request reprint Severe community-acquired pneumonia: use of intensive care services and evaluation of American and British Thoracic Society Diagnostic criteria
    Derek C Angus
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:717-23. 2002
    ..In conclusion, ICU use for CAP is common and expensive but admission rates are variable. Clinical prediction rules for severe CAP do not appear adequately robust to guide clinical care at the current time...