K McLaughlin

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Qualitative differences in knowledge structure are associated with diagnostic performance in medical students
    Sylvain Coderre
    Undergraduate Medical Education Office, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:677-84. 2009
  2. pmc So much to teach, so little time: a prospective cohort study evaluating a tool to select content for a critical care curriculum
    Adam D Peets
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, 29th St NW, Calgary T2N 2T9 Canada
    Crit Care 12:R127. 2008
  3. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
  4. pmc Using a conceptual framework during learning attenuates the loss of expert-type knowledge structure
    Kerry Novak
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:37. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Does blueprint publication affect students' perception of validity of the evaluation process?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:15-22. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Expert-type knowledge structure in medical students is associated with increased odds of diagnostic success
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 19:35-41. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Creating a reliable and valid blueprint for the internal medicine clerkship evaluation
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Teach 27:544-7. 2005
  8. pmc The influence of objectives, learning experiences and examination blueprint on medical students' examination preparation
    K McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Hospital 1403 29th St NW, T2N 2T9 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 5:39. 2005
  9. pmc Can standardized patients replace physicians as OSCE examiners?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:12. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Can concept sorting provide a reliable, valid and sensitive measure of medical knowledge structure?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Hospital, 1403 29th Street NW, T2N 2T9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:265-78. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Qualitative differences in knowledge structure are associated with diagnostic performance in medical students
    Sylvain Coderre
    Undergraduate Medical Education Office, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:677-84. 2009
    ..This may be due to easier knowledge retrieval if there is congruence between how knowledge is stored and how it is applied when diagnosing...
  2. pmc So much to teach, so little time: a prospective cohort study evaluating a tool to select content for a critical care curriculum
    Adam D Peets
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, 29th St NW, Calgary T2N 2T9 Canada
    Crit Care 12:R127. 2008
    ..Although convenient, such curricula may not meet the needs of the target learner, the program or the institution. Using an objective method to ensure content validity of a curriculum can alleviate this issue...
  3. pmc Evaluation of a multifaceted "resident-as-teacher" educational intervention to improve morning report
    Matthew T James
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:20. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effect of a resident-as-teacher educational intervention on the educational and teaching experience of morning report...
  4. pmc Using a conceptual framework during learning attenuates the loss of expert-type knowledge structure
    Kerry Novak
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:37. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Does blueprint publication affect students' perception of validity of the evaluation process?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10:15-22. 2005
    ..Whether evaluation blueprints should be published and the degree of blueprint transparency is controversial...
  6. ncbi request reprint Expert-type knowledge structure in medical students is associated with increased odds of diagnostic success
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 19:35-41. 2007
    ..The relation between knowledge structure and diagnostic performance is unclear. Similarly, variables affecting knowledge structure are poorly understood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Creating a reliable and valid blueprint for the internal medicine clerkship evaluation
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Teach 27:544-7. 2005
    ..We have created an examination blueprint that provides a realistic and objective measure of the relative importance of clinical presentations. Such a blueprint provides both face validity and content validity to the evaluation process...
  8. pmc The influence of objectives, learning experiences and examination blueprint on medical students' examination preparation
    K McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Hospital 1403 29th St NW, T2N 2T9 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 5:39. 2005
    ..This study aims to firstly describe how students utilized components of intended and informal curricula to guide examination preparation, and secondly to study the relationship between examination preparation and performance...
  9. pmc Can standardized patients replace physicians as OSCE examiners?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 6:12. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Can concept sorting provide a reliable, valid and sensitive measure of medical knowledge structure?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Foothills Hospital, 1403 29th Street NW, T2N 2T9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:265-78. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint The routine use of high-resolution immunological screening of recipients of primary deceased donor kidney allografts is cost-effective
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Transplantation 81:1278-84. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of routine use of high-resolution flow-cytometry cross-matching and solid-phase screening for all recipients of primary deceased donor kidney transplants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is analytic information processing a feature of expertise in medicine?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:123-8. 2008
    ..No single processing strategy is a panacea. Training students in both automatic and analytic processing offers flexibility in information processing and better prepares them for the wide variety of problems that they may encounter...
  13. doi request reprint Initial diagnostic hypotheses bias analytic information processing in non-visual domains
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 42:496-502. 2008
    ..Our second objective was to assess the effect of clinical experience on analytic processing by evaluating the effect of clinical frequency and urgency of an alternative diagnosis on diagnosis selection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transplanting kidneys from CMV-seropositive donors to CMV-seronegative recipients is not associated with poorer renal allograft function or survival
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:176-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if CMV seromatching has an effect on renal allograft function and allograft survival...
  15. doi request reprint Why do patients choose self-care dialysis?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3972-6. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to identify perceived advantages of SCD associated with increased odds of selecting SCD, and to evaluate the effect of an educational intervention on patients' perceptions of these advantages...
  16. ncbi request reprint Why patients with ESRD do not select self-care dialysis as a treatment option
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary and Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:380-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe reasons in-center hemodialysis patients choose not to perform self-care dialysis and identify variables associated with a negative attitude toward self-care dialysis...
  17. doi request reprint Clerkship evaluation--what are we measuring?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Med Teach 31:e36-9. 2009
    ..But how well do we evaluate these multiple roles? Aims: To investigate the principal components of evaluation in the Internal Medicine clerkship rotation at the University of Calgary...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using "concept sorting" to study learning processes and outcomes
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 77:831-6. 2002
    ..First, to evaluate "concept sorting" as a tool for assessing knowledge organization in the memories of first-year medical students, and second, to study the relationship between knowledge organization and examination performance...
  19. doi request reprint Virtual patients: ED-2 band-aid or valuable asset in the learning portfolio?
    Janet Tworek
    Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 85:155-8. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint A description of the costs of living and standard criteria deceased donor kidney transplantation
    L Barnieh
    Department of Community Health Sciences Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Transplant 11:478-88. 2011
    ..Living donor kidney transplantation has similar costs at 2 years compared with deceased donor transplantation. These results can be used by health care decision makers to inform strategies to increase donation...
  21. ncbi request reprint A schematic approach to diagnosing and resolving lecturalgia
    K McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 35:1135-42. 2001
    ..Thus far this approach has not been used to tackle teaching or learning problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint The Southern Alberta Renal Program database: a prototype for patient management and research initiatives
    B J Manns
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alta
    Clin Invest Med 24:164-70. 2001
    ..Programs caring for patients with chronic medical conditions such as ESRD should examine how computer databases could assist in clinical care and improve the efficiency with which that care is delivered to their patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of question format and task difficulty on reasoning strategies and diagnostic performance in Internal Medicine residents
    Laura Heemskerk
    Department of Medicine, Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:453-62. 2008
    ..Our objective was to study the association between question format, task difficulty, reasoning strategies and diagnostic success...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of renal allograft histopathology: a comparative study of single-lesion histology versus a composite, quantitative scoring system
    Serdar Yilmaz
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Transplantation 83:671-6. 2007
    ..g., acute rejection) are direct manifestations of immunological injury, others (e.g., donor age) have been more difficult to conceptually link with graft dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic hand-assisted living donor nephrectomy: the Calgary experience
    A Salazar
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Transplant Proc 35:2403-4. 2003
    ..There were no other causes of graft loss. Our preliminary results suggest that HALDN is safe and is associated with short-term donor, recipient, and graft outcomes that are at least comparable to the standard open technique...
  26. doi request reprint Relation between kidney function, proteinuria, and adverse outcomes
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:423-9. 2010
    ..Although proteinuria is also associated with adverse outcomes, it is not used to refine risk estimates of adverse events in this current system...
  27. doi request reprint Assessment of chronic renal allograft nephropathy using contrast-enhanced MRI: a pilot study
    Raoul S Pereira
    Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:W407-13. 2010
    ..This pilot study evaluates the association between renal perfusion measured noninvasively with contrast-enhanced MRI and the histologic severity of chronic allograft nephropathy...
  28. doi request reprint Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
    ..Laboratory reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has been widely implemented, with limited evaluation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of a minimally invasive donor nephrectomy program to select technique for live donor nephrectomy
    Anastasio Salazar
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Am J Surg 189:558-62; discussion 562-3. 2005
    ..We present the experience at the University of Calgary after the initiation of a MIDN program, with a preoperative selective approach using the 3 major techniques for LDN...
  30. ncbi request reprint Development of a survey to identify barriers to living donation in kidney transplant candidates
    Lianne Barnieh
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prog Transplant 19:304-11. 2009
    ..Numerous barriers may impede the identification of, and transplantation from, living donors...
  31. doi request reprint The effect of differential rater function over time (DRIFT) on objective structured clinical examination ratings
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 43:989-92. 2009
    ..In this study our aim was to examine OSCE ratings for evidence of differential rater function over time (DRIFT), and to explore potential causes of DRIFT...
  32. doi request reprint Assessing postgraduate trainees in Canada: are we achieving diversity in methods?
    Sophia Chou
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    Med Teach 31:e58-63. 2009
    ..Resident evaluation is a complex and challenging task, and little is known about what assessment methods, predominate within or across specialties...
  33. doi request reprint CanMEDS evaluation in Canadian postgraduate training programmes: tools used and programme director satisfaction
    Sophia Chou
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 42:879-86. 2008
    ..The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) CanMEDS framework is being incorporated into specialty education worldwide. However, the literature on how to evaluate trainees in the CanMEDS competencies remains sparse...
  34. doi request reprint Assessment of live kidney donors by magnetic resonance angiography: reliability and impact on outcomes
    Mauricio Monroy-Cuadros
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Transplant 22:29-34. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate our experience of the reliability of MRA in determining the arterial anatomy of living kidney donors as compared to the intra-operative findings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bladder vs enteric drainage in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
    Mauricio Monroy-Cuadros
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:483-7. 2006
    ..Objectives. Compare results of SPK transplants with enteric vs bladder exocrine drainage since the beginning of our experience with this type of transplantation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Native arteriovenous fistulas: correlation of intra-access blood flow with characteristics of stenoses found during diagnostic angiography
    Mauricio Monroy-Cuadros
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Semin Dial 21:89-92. 2008
    ..For patients with two or more residual stenoses and failure to achieve Qa > 500 p;ml/minute postangioplasty, the alternative procedure is a prompt surgical revision in order to maintain the goal of access patency...
  37. ncbi request reprint The impact of education on chronic kidney disease patients' plans to initiate dialysis with self-care dialysis: a randomized trial
    Braden J Manns
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 68:1777-83. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the accuracy of functional biomarkers for detecting histological changes in chronic allograft nephropathy
    Serdar Yilmaz
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Transpl Int 20:608-15. 2007
    ..We conclude that serum creatinine and eGFR have a limited clinical role in predicting the early histopathological changes that precede CAN and should not be used for this purpose...
  39. ncbi request reprint An economic evaluation of early versus late referral of patients with progressive renal insufficiency
    K McLaughlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:1122-8. 2001
    ..Cost-effectiveness decreased as rates of renal function loss for patients referred early versus late approximated each other. In conclusion, early referral of patients with PRI to a multidisciplinary clinic appears cost-effective...
  40. doi request reprint The effect of gender interactions on students' physical examination ratings in objective structured clinical examination stations
    Julie A Carson
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1772-6. 2010
    ..The authors of this study evaluated the effect of gender on the scores of specific physical examination OSCE stations, both "gender-sensitive" and "gender-neutral."..
  41. doi request reprint The effect of simulator training on clinical skills acquisition, retention and transfer
    Kristin Fraser
    Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 43:784-9. 2009
    ..Objectives Our objective was to evaluate the effect of training on a cardiorespiratory simulator (CRS) on skills acquisition, retention and transfer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus seromismatching increases the risk of acute renal allograft rejection
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, London Health Science Centre and University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Transplantation 74:813-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether CMV matching had an independent effect on the risk of acute renal allograft rejection, which would support the view that CMV infection or disease is a risk factor for acute rejection...
  43. ncbi request reprint Progression of kidney dysfunction in the community-dwelling elderly
    B R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Kidney Int 69:2155-61. 2006
    ..Strategies aimed at slowing progression of kidney disease should consider underlying risk factors for progression and the negligible loss of kidney function that occurs in the majority of older adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Criteria for referring patients with renal disease for nephrology consultation: a review of the literature
    Carolyn De Coster
    Strategy and Performance, Alberta Health Services, Alberta, Canada
    J Nephrol 23:399-407. 2010
    ..We conducted a literature review to identify preexisting priority-setting, triage or referral criteria developed to guide referrals from primary care to a nephrologist...
  45. doi request reprint To think is good: querying an initial hypothesis reduces diagnostic error in medical students
    Sylvain Coderre
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1125-9. 2010
    ..Most diagnostic errors involve faulty diagnostic reasoning. Consequently, the authors assessed the effect of querying initial hypotheses on diagnostic performance...
  46. ncbi request reprint Acute interstitial nephritis due to omeprazole
    R P Myers
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:3428-31. 2001
    ..Management consisted of withdrawal of omeprazole and corticosteroid therapy in some patients. All but one patient recovered normal renal function. Corticosteroid therapy was well tolerated and may have been beneficial...
  47. doi request reprint Twelve tips for blueprinting
    Sylvain Coderre
    Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Teach 31:322-4. 2009
    ..Congruence between these three pillars of education can be facilitated by blueprinting...
  48. ncbi request reprint Analgesic-associated nephropathy in the West of Scotland: a 12-year observational study
    Bruce Mackinnon
    Renal Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK and Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1800-5. 2003
    ..Analgesic-associated nephropathy (AAN) is an important and preventable cause of chronic renal failure (CRF). Although its incidence is falling in some countries, others are witnessing an increase in the number of new cases...
  49. ncbi request reprint Heparin induced thrombocytopaenia secondary to intraperitoneal heparin exposure
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2561-2. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Resolution of thrombotic microangiopathy following renal transplant
    Laura Heemskerk
    University of Calgary, Internal Medicine and Foothills Medical Centre, Nephrology, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:639-41. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Exacerbation of the ochronosis of alkaptonuria due to renal insufficiency and improvement after renal transplantation
    Wendy J Introne
    Section on Human Biochemical Genetics, Heritable Disorders Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1851, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 77:136-42. 2002
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