Gary Naglie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Predictors of family caregiver ratings of patient quality of life in Alzheimer disease: cross-sectional results from the Canadian Alzheimer's Disease Quality of Life Study
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:891-901. 2011
  2. pmc Predictors of patient self-ratings of quality of life in Alzheimer disease: cross-sectional results from the Canadian Alzheimer's Disease Quality of Life Study
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine GN, MK, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:881-90. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Utility-based Quality of Life measures in Alzheimer's disease
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:631-43. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of time to requiring dopaminergic treatment in 2 Parkinson's disease cohorts
    Connie Marras
    Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 26:608-13. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint 30-day mortality and major complications after radical prostatectomy: influence of age and comorbidity
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1525-32. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Impact of androgen-deprivation therapy on physical function and quality of life in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:5038-45. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Healthcare costs associated with prostate cancer: estimates from a population-based study
    Murray D Krahn
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BJU Int 105:338-46. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Is there an optimal comorbidity index for prostate cancer?
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 112:1043-50. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of deterioration in health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease: results from the DATATOP trial
    Connie Marras
    Division of Neurology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 23:653-9; quiz 776. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Impact of androgen-deprivation therapy on cognitive function in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:5030-7. 2010

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Publications61

  1. pmc Predictors of family caregiver ratings of patient quality of life in Alzheimer disease: cross-sectional results from the Canadian Alzheimer's Disease Quality of Life Study
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:891-901. 2011
    ..To assess whether the core symptoms of Alzheimer disease (AD) and caregiver factors consistently predict family caregiver ratings of patient quality of life (QOL) as assessed by a variety of QOL measures in a large national sample...
  2. pmc Predictors of patient self-ratings of quality of life in Alzheimer disease: cross-sectional results from the Canadian Alzheimer's Disease Quality of Life Study
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine GN, MK, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:881-90. 2011
    ..To assess whether the core symptoms of Alzheimer disease (AD) consistently predict patient self-rated quality of life (QOL) as assessed by a variety of QOL measures in a large national sample of AD patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Utility-based Quality of Life measures in Alzheimer's disease
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:631-43. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Predictors of time to requiring dopaminergic treatment in 2 Parkinson's disease cohorts
    Connie Marras
    Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 26:608-13. 2011
    ..We suspect that individuals employed full time may have a lower threshold for requiring dopaminergic therapy because of occupational demands...
  5. ncbi request reprint 30-day mortality and major complications after radical prostatectomy: influence of age and comorbidity
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1525-32. 2005
    ..Prior studies have suggested an increased risk of short-term complications among older men who underwent radical prostatectomy, but these studies did not adjust for comorbidity...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of androgen-deprivation therapy on physical function and quality of life in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:5038-45. 2010
    ..This prospective longitudinal study evaluated the effect of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on objective and self-reported physical function...
  7. doi request reprint Healthcare costs associated with prostate cancer: estimates from a population-based study
    Murray D Krahn
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BJU Int 105:338-46. 2010
    ..Health Economic (multiway sensitivity analyses)...
  8. doi request reprint Is there an optimal comorbidity index for prostate cancer?
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 112:1043-50. 2008
    ..Comorbidity is an important consideration in oncology practice, particularly among older patients. Although a variety of comorbidity indices have been employed in research studies, it is unclear whether any one index is preferred...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of deterioration in health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease: results from the DATATOP trial
    Connie Marras
    Division of Neurology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 23:653-9; quiz 776. 2008
    ..Our focus in clinical care needs to be broadened beyond assessing and treating Parkinsonism, recognizing the impact of mood, cognition and function on HRQOL...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of androgen-deprivation therapy on cognitive function in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:5030-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effects of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) on cognitive function in men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer (PC)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of disease-specific and generic utility instruments in prostate cancer patients
    Murray Krahn
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 16:509-22. 2007
    ..Preferences (utilities) for health outcomes have an important role in decisions about prostate cancer screening and treatment. The responsiveness of utility instruments has not been evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint It is premature to test older drivers with the SIMARD-MD
    Michel Bedard
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada St Joseph s Care Group, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:317-21. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Validation of the triage risk stratification tool to identify older persons at risk for hospital admission and returning to the emergency department
    Jacques S Lee
    Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2112-7. 2008
    ..To assess the predictive validity of the Triage Risk Stratification Tool (TRST) to identify return to the emergency department (ED) or hospitalization in a multicenter patient sample...
  14. pmc Exercise program to enhance physical performance and quality of life of older hemodialysis patients: a feasibility study
    Mika L Nonoyama
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 550 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2A2, Canada
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:1125-30. 2010
    ..Evaluate the feasibility of implementing a combined in-hospital and home-based exercise program in older hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Geriatric comorbidities, such as falls, confer an independent mortality risk to elderly dialysis patients
    Marilyn Li
    Department of Medicine, Toronto General Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1396-400. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether falls remained predictive of increased mortality risk even after controlling for age, comorbidity, dialysis vintage and laboratory variables...
  16. ncbi request reprint An unadjusted NNT was a moderately good predictor of health benefit
    Christopher A K Y Chong
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:224-33. 2006
    ..Whether the number needed to treat (NNT) is sufficiently precise to use in clinical practice remains unclear. We compared unadjusted NNTs to quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained, a more comprehensive measures of health benefit...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors versus non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and congestive heart failure outcomes in elderly patients: a population-based cohort study
    Muhammad Mamdani
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Lancet 363:1751-6. 2004
    ..We aimed to compare rates of admission for congestive heart failure in elderly patients who were newly dispensed COX-2 inhibitors or non-selective NSAIDs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is there age bias in the treatment of localized prostate carcinoma?
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 100:72-81. 2004
    ..Previous studies have evaluated the influence of age and comorbidity, but to the authors' knowledge not RLE, on actual treatment decisions...
  19. doi request reprint Risk factors for medication nonadherence in older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone
    Thulasi Thiruchselvam
    Primary Care Research Unit, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1275-82. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively examine the influence of cognitive, medical, behavioral, and social risk factors on medication nonadherence in community-dwelling older adults with cognitive impairment...
  20. doi request reprint Development and validation of a utility weighting function for the patient-oriented prostate utility scale (PORPUS)
    George Tomlinson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 32:11-30. 2012
    ..In this study, we developed a scoring system to allow indirect calculation of utilities from the PORPUS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continued undertreatment of older men with localized prostate cancer
    Kevin L Schwartz
    University of Toronto, School of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 62:860-5. 2003
    ..To explore the association among patient factors (age, comorbidity), disease-specific factors (stage, Gleason score), and suboptimal initial treatment in a cohort of men with localized prostate cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of six-minute and two-minute walk tests in in-patient geriatric rehabilitation
    Dina Brooks
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Aging 26:159-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of the 6-minute and 2-minute walk tests in frail older persons...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in dementia
    Gary Naglie
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 34:S57-61. 2007
    ..However, to date, QOL has rarely been included as an outcome measure in clinical trials of pharmacotherapy for dementia. This manuscript reviews the current state of knowledge about QOL assessment in dementia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Case selection for statins was similar in two Canadian provinces: BC and Ontario
    J Michael Paterson
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:73-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess whether new statin users in BC and Ontario differ in terms of their risk for future coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rethinking 30-day mortality risk after radical prostatectomy
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 68:1057-60. 2006
    ..Although radical prostatectomy (RP) is associated with greater 30-day mortality in older men, the magnitude of the excess risk in older age groups compared with younger ones has not been well characterized...
  26. ncbi request reprint The association between patient age and prostate cancer stage and grade at diagnosis
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M50 2C4, Canada
    BJU Int 94:303-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the association of age with prostate cancer stage and grade, as the latter factors at the time of diagnosis influence management and prognosis, with some studies suggesting that they may change as a function of patient age...
  27. pmc Observational study of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in elderly patients given selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors or conventional non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Muhammad Mamdani
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue G215, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 325:624. 2002
    ..To compare rates of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage among elderly patients given selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX 2) inhibitors and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  28. doi request reprint Does anemia impact hospital readmissions after coronary artery bypass surgery?
    Nadine Shehata
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 53:1688-97; quiz 1687. 2013
    ..The impact of anemia on hospital readmission after CABG, a potential measure of delayed complications, has not been addressed...
  29. pmc Evaluation of patient-centered rehabilitation model targeting older persons with a hip fracture, including those with cognitive impairment
    Katherine S McGilton
    Department of Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, E, W, Bickle Centre for Complex Continuing Care, 130 Dunn Avenue, Toronto, ON M6K 2R7, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 13:136. 2013
    ..Primary outcome measures were mobility gain from admission to discharge and whether or not patients returned home post-discharge...
  30. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing exercise participation by older adults requiring chronic hemodialysis: a qualitative study
    Pia C Kontos
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, 11035 550 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2A2
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1303-11. 2007
    ..A shift is required in the culture of ESRD treatment programs towards a wellness perspective that includes expectations of exercise encouragement by the health care team and participation by patients...
  31. doi request reprint Stroke family caregivers' support needs change across the care continuum: a qualitative study using the timing it right framework
    Jill I Cameron
    Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 35:315-24. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis in aerospace medicine: costs and benefits of a hyperbaric facility in space
    Ava John-Baptiste
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:434-42; discussion 442-3. 2006
    ..We illustrate the use of decision analysis to compare a hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) chamber to currently available therapy for DCS treatment on the ISS...
  33. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of rofecoxib and celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
    Andreas Maetzel
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 49:283-92. 2003
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of the cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) selective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) rofecoxib compared with naproxen and the COX-2 NSAID celecoxib compared with ibuprofen and diclofenac...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors and naproxen on short-term risk of acute myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Muhammad Mamdani
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave G215, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Arch Intern Med 163:481-6. 2003
    ..We compared the rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among elderly patients dispensed selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors, naproxen, and nonselective nonnaproxen nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  35. doi request reprint A reference set of health utilities for long-term survivors of prostate cancer: population-based data from Ontario, Canada
    Murray D Krahn
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2951-62. 2013
    ..To measure quality of life (QOL) and utilities for prostate cancer (PC) patients and determine their predictors...
  36. pmc An inpatient rehabilitation model of care targeting patients with cognitive impairment
    Katherine S McGilton
    Department of Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, EW Bickle Centre for Continuing Care, 130 Dunn Avenue, Toronto, ON M6K 2R7, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 12:21. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Do older men benefit from curative therapy of localized prostate cancer?
    Shabbir M H Alibhai
    University Health Network, Room ENG 233, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    J Clin Oncol 21:3318-27. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the PORPUS, a combined psychometric and utility-based quality-of-life instrument for prostate cancer
    Paul Ritvo
    York University, and Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Ave, 1236, Toronto, Ontario M5G, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:466-74. 2005
    ..In this study we developed and tested these two forms of quality-of-life instruments, both based on a single, validated, health classification system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for harm in cognitively impaired seniors who live alone: a prospective study
    Mary C Tierney
    Geriatric Research Unit, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1435-41. 2004
    ..To identify risk factors for harm due to self-neglect or behaviors related to disorientation in cognitively impaired seniors who live alone that can be used in primary care...
  40. ncbi request reprint Management of decreased bone mineral density in men starting androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Abbas H Panju
    Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 103:753-7. 2009
    ....
  41. pmc Family physicians' attitudes and practices regarding assessments of medical fitness to drive in older persons
    Raymond W Jang
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:531-43. 2007
    ..Higher crash rates per mile driven in older drivers have focused attention on the assessment of older drivers...
  42. ncbi request reprint A prescribing cascade involving cholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergic drugs
    Sudeep S Gill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 165:808-13. 2005
    ..We present a new example of the prescribing cascade involving cholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergic drugs used to manage urinary incontinence...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health-state utilities and quality of life in hepatitis C patients
    Christopher A K Y Chong
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:630-8. 2003
    ..Currently, utilities for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients have been estimated using expert judgments. The purpose of this study was to elicit HCV utilities directly from patients...
  44. doi request reprint A phase I trial of deep brain stimulation of memory circuits in Alzheimer's disease
    Adrian W Laxton
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Neurol 68:521-34. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that fornix/hypothalamus deep brain stimulation (DBS) could modulate neurophysiological activity in these pathological circuits and possibly produce clinical benefits...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical pharmacy services in the home: Canadian case studies
    Linda D MacKeigan
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Home Care Evaluation and Research Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:735-42. 2002
    ..Design: Home care practices in Canada were identified using key informant and snowball sampling methods. Case descriptions of each pharmacy were composed using data obtained via a faxed questionnaire and a follow-up telephone interview...
  46. pmc Randomized clinical trial of the timing it right stroke family support program: research protocol
    Jill I Cameron
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:18. 2014
    ..The objective of this multi-site randomized controlled trial is to determine if delivering the TIRSFSP across the stroke care continuum improves caregivers' sense of being supported and emotional well-being...
  47. pmc The effect of English language proficiency on length of stay and in-hospital mortality
    Ava John-Baptiste
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 19:221-8. 2004
    ..In ambulatory care settings, patients with limited English proficiency receive lower quality of care. Limited information is available describing outcomes for inpatients...
  48. ncbi request reprint The proportion of variation in perioperative transfusion decisions in Canada attributable to the hospital
    Nadine Shehata
    Division of Hematology, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 54:902-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this report was to quantify hospital variation in red cell transfusion decisions perioperatively for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Validity of 3 physical performance measures in inpatient geriatric rehabilitation
    Dina Brooks
    Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:105-10. 2006
    ..To evaluate the construct validity and the responsiveness of 3 measures of physical performance measures as outcome measures for frail older persons...
  50. doi request reprint The next step in guideline development: incorporating patient preferences
    Murray Krahn
    Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, Toronto General Research Institute, and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 300:436-8. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in early Parkinson's disease: impact of dyskinesias and motor fluctuations
    Connie Marras
    Division of Neurology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mov Disord 19:22-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that motor complications that occur within the first 4 years of treatment of PD do not have a significant negative effect on quality of life as measured by a visual analogue scale for most patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Brent Graham
    University Health Network, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 31:919-24. 2006
    ..To develop clinical diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) that modeled the clinical diagnostic practices of experts...
  53. ncbi request reprint Content validity for dementia of three generic preference based health related quality of life instruments
    Michel Silberfeld
    Department of Psychiatry, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 11:71-9. 2002
    ..Compared to the respondent generated attributes all three utility-based quality of life instruments have important shortcomings in content validity...
  54. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensive therapy
    Alain J Nordmann
    The Programme in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:573-85. 2003
    ..Current hypertension guidelines differ in their recommendations for first-line antihypertensive therapy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Concordance between discharge prescriptions and insurance claims in post-myocardial infarction patients
    Cynthia A Jackevicius
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:207-15. 2007
    ..To assess the degree of concordance between the information (drug quantity, days' supply, and daily dose) recorded on hospital discharge prescriptions and what appears in a public drug insurance electronic claims database...
  56. doi request reprint Validating diagnostic information on the Minimum Data Set in Ontario Hospital-based long-term care
    Walter P Wodchis
    Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 46:882-7. 2008
    ..A full assessment of the quality of the diagnostic information recorded on the MDS is lacking...
  57. ncbi request reprint Expressions of personhood in Alzheimer's disease: an evaluation of research-based theatre as a pedagogical tool
    Pia C Kontos
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:799-811. 2007
    ....
  58. doi request reprint ABO-identical versus nonidentical platelet transfusion: a systematic review
    Nadine Shehata
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Division of Hematology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 49:2442-53. 2009
    ..The primary objective of this report is to assess whether ABO-identical PLT transfusion is associated with improved mortality and/or morbidity for patients with hematologic/oncologic disorders...
  59. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation in the elderly: a decision analysis
    Sarbjit V Jassal
    Division of Nephrology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:187-96. 2003
    ..Prolonged waiting times dramatically decrease the clinical benefits and economic attractiveness of transplantation, suggesting that living donor transplantation may be of particular benefit in this population...
  60. ncbi request reprint The ten-year rule revisited: accuracy of clinicians' estimates of life expectancy in patients with localized prostate cancer
    Murray D Krahn
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto School of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 60:258-63. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Affective correlates of fear of falling in elderly persons
    Nadine Gagnon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:7-14. 2005
    ..Little is known about the psychological correlates of fear of falling. The purpose of this study was to determine whether clinically significant depression and anxiety were independently associated with fear of falling...