P A Rochon

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The inclusion of minority groups in clinical trials: problems of under representation and under reporting of data
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M6A 2E1, Canada
    Account Res 11:215-23. 2004
  2. pmc Reporting of gender-related information in clinical trials of drug therapy for myocardial infarction
    P A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 159:321-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in nursing home antipsychotic prescribing rates
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:676-83. 2007
  4. pmc Relation between randomized controlled trials published in leading general medical journals and the global burden of disease
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    CMAJ 170:1673-7. 2004
  5. pmc Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and dose-related outcomes in older adults with new heart failure in the community
    Paula A Rochon
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 19:676-83. 2004
  6. pmc Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 174:52-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 21:939-47. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Haunted manuscripts: ghost authorship in the medical literature
    Stephanie Ngai
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2E1, Canada
    Account Res 12:103-14. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Computerized physician order entry with clinical decision support in the long-term care setting: insights from the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1780-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotics and parkinsonism
    Paula A Rochon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1882-8. 2005

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint The inclusion of minority groups in clinical trials: problems of under representation and under reporting of data
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M6A 2E1, Canada
    Account Res 11:215-23. 2004
    ..This suggests that mandatory reporting policies may have a positive effect on both reporting and representation...
  2. pmc Reporting of gender-related information in clinical trials of drug therapy for myocardial infarction
    P A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 159:321-7. 1998
    ..This study was designed to assess the reporting of data on women in recently published trials of drug therapy for myocardial infarction, including those funded by an agency with a gender-related policy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Variation in nursing home antipsychotic prescribing rates
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:676-83. 2007
    ..We explored variation in the use of antipsychotic therapy across nursing homes in Ontario, Canada, and determined if prescribing decisions were based on clinical indications...
  4. pmc Relation between randomized controlled trials published in leading general medical journals and the global burden of disease
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    CMAJ 170:1673-7. 2004
    ..We evaluated the relation between the global burden of disease and conditions or diseases studied in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in general medical journals...
  5. pmc Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and dose-related outcomes in older adults with new heart failure in the community
    Paula A Rochon
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 19:676-83. 2004
    ..To evaluate the dose-related benefit of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor therapy among older adults with heart failure and to evaluate whether low-dose ACE inhibitor therapy is better than none...
  6. pmc Clinical application of a computerized system for physician order entry with clinical decision support to prevent adverse drug events in long-term care
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 174:52-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 21:939-47. 2004
    ..To explore the prescribing of potentially inappropriate drug therapy in Ontario, Canada where there is a restrictive drug formulary relative to the US where there is no single drug formulary...
  8. ncbi request reprint Haunted manuscripts: ghost authorship in the medical literature
    Stephanie Ngai
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2E1, Canada
    Account Res 12:103-14. 2005
    ..Other approaches have been taken by the United Kingdom and Denmark. A solution is necessary, as the relationship between authorship and accountability must be maintained...
  9. ncbi request reprint Computerized physician order entry with clinical decision support in the long-term care setting: insights from the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1780-9. 2005
    ..Based on experience adopting this technology early, 10 insights are offered that it is hoped will assist others who are considering the implementation of CPOE systems with CDS in the LTC setting...
  10. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotics and parkinsonism
    Paula A Rochon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1882-8. 2005
    ..This has not been well documented. We compared the risk of development of incident parkinsonism among older adults dispensed atypical relative to typical antipsychotics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exploring the variation in Ontario nursing home prescribing rates for antipsychotics
    Paula A Rochon
    University of Toronto
    Healthc Q 10:20-2. 2007
  12. pmc Investigator experiences with financial conflicts of interest in clinical trials
    Paula A Rochon
    Women s College Research Institute at Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Trials 12:9. 2011
    ..We obtained information from investigators about adherence to practices that minimize the introduction of such bias in their clinical trials experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of review articles published in peer-reviewed and throwaway journals
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
    JAMA 287:2853-6. 2002
    ..To compare the quality, presentation, readability, and clinical relevance of review articles published in peer-reviewed and "throwaway" journals...
  14. pmc Use of beta-blocker therapy in older patients after acute myocardial infarction in Ontario
    P A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 161:1403-8. 1999
    ..The objectives of this study were to identify undertreated groups of seniors and to determine whether older and frailer patients are being selectively dispensed low-dose beta-blocker therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-related use of low-dose drug therapy: the need to manufacture low-dose therapy and evaluate the minimum effective dose
    P A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 47:954-9. 1999
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  16. doi request reprint Current prescription patterns and safety profile of irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitors: a population-based cohort study of older adults
    Kenneth I Shulman
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1681-6. 2009
    ..To determine the prescription pattern and safety profile for irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in older adults over the past decade...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adverse drug events in cognitively impaired elderly patients
    Hooman Ganjavi
    Neuropharmacology Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:395-400. 2007
    ..Adverse drug events (ADEs) are a frequent problem encountered in the elderly. The aim of this study was to elucidate the factors that influence ADEs in an elderly population with cognitive impairment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic drug therapy in older adults newly admitted to nursing homes: incidence, dose, and specialist contact
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:749-55. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced lithium toxicity in the elderly: a population-based study
    David N Juurlink
    Clinical Epidemiology and Healthcare Research Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:794-8. 2004
    ..To study the association between hospital admission for lithium toxicity and the use of diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the elderly...
  20. doi request reprint Care and outcomes in patients with ischemic stroke with and without preexisting dementia
    G Saposnik
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto M5C 1R6, Canada
    Neurology 77:1664-73. 2011
    ..To describe clinical characteristics and evaluate processes of care and outcomes at discharge in patients with ischemic stroke with and without preexisting dementia...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of low back pain in the elderly. A systematic review of the literature
    H B Bressler
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1813-9. 1999
    ..The prevalence of low back pain in the older population (> = or 65 years) was reviewed in an analysis of the literature from 1966 to the present...
  22. doi request reprint Syncope and its consequences in patients with dementia receiving cholinesterase inhibitors: a population-based cohort study
    Sudeep S Gill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:867-73. 2009
    ..These drugs can provoke symptomatic bradycardia and syncope, which may lead to permanent pacemaker insertion. Drug-induced syncope may also precipitate fall-related injuries, including hip fracture...
  23. pmc Are broad-spectrum fluoroquinolones more likely to cause Clostridium difficile-associated disease?
    Irfan A Dhalla
    Department of Medicine, Unversity of Toronto, Ontario M4E 3E9, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3216-9. 2006
    ..difficile-associated disease requiring hospitalization among patients prescribed gatifloxacin or moxifloxacin compared to levofloxacin...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic use in older adults with Parkinson's disease
    Connie Marras
    Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Mov Disord 22:319-23. 2007
    ..Typical antipsychotics are still commonly being chosen as first-line agents for older patients, indicating a need for interventions to improve practice...
  25. doi request reprint The relationship between variations in antipsychotic prescribing across nursing homes and short-term mortality: quality of care implications
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 47:1000-8. 2009
    ..Determining the extent to which variations in antipsychotic use are a symptom of facility-level quality problems as compared with a drug safety issue is important for selecting the correct interventions to effect change...
  26. pmc Effect of regulatory warnings on antipsychotic prescription rates among elderly patients with dementia: a population-based time-series analysis
    Elmira Valiyeva
    The Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 179:438-46. 2008
    ..We assessed the impact of these warnings on prescription rates of antipsychotic drugs in this patient population...
  27. pmc Initiation of benzodiazepines in the elderly after hospitalization
    Chaim M Bell
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1024-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the rate of new chronic benzodiazepine use after hospitalization in older adults not previously prescribed with benzodiazepines...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Potential interactions between herbal medicines and conventional drug therapies used by older adults attending a memory clinic
    Julie M Dergal
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 19:879-86. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc Atypical antipsychotic drugs and risk of ischaemic stroke: population based retrospective cohort study
    Sudeep S Gill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 330:445. 2005
    ..To compare the incidence of admissions to hospital for stroke among older adults with dementia receiving atypical or typical antipsychotics...
  31. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission
    Irfan A Dhalla
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2113 40 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E8, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:995-1000. 2002
    ..To compare the prevalence of inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission and to determine which patient and physician characteristics are associated with inappropriate prescribing in the nursing home setting...
  32. ncbi request reprint Readers should systematically assess methods used to identify, measure and analyze confounding in observational cohort studies
    J E Klein-Geltink
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:766-72. 2007
    ..To describe techniques used to address confounding in published observational studies...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents
    Christopher J Lane
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:861-6. 2004
    ..To compare patterns of potentially inappropriate drug therapy prescribing in community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents in Ontario, Canada...
  35. ncbi request reprint Representation of patients with dementia in clinical trials of donepezil
    Sudeep S Gill
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 11:e274-85. 2004
    ..To evaluate the representation of frail older adults in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and to assess consequences of under representation by analyzing drug discontinuation rates...
  36. doi request reprint Antipsychotic drugs and hyperglycemia in older patients with diabetes
    Lorraine L Lipscombe
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:1282-9. 2009
    ..Evidence suggests that there is an association between antipsychotic drugs and new-onset diabetes, but little is known about the risk of hyperglycemia among persons with preexisting diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mental health-related drug utilization among older adults: prevalence, trends, and costs
    Muhammad Mamdani
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, G119, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:892-900. 2005
    ..Authors assessed temporal changes in mental health-related drug utilization and costs in an older population...
  38. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of somnolence with the new dopamine agonists in patients with Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    M Etminan
    Department of Pharmacy, Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drug Saf 24:863-8. 2001
    ..Recent case reports and letters have alerted practitioners to the risk of sleep attacks, usually preceded by somnolence, in patients with Parkinson's disease treated with pramipexole and ropinirole...
  39. ncbi request reprint Survival in Parkinson disease: thirteen-year follow-up of the DATATOP cohort
    C Marras
    Division of Neurology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Neurology 64:87-93. 2005
    ..To investigate predictors of survival in Parkinson disease (PD)...
  40. pmc National evaluation of policies on individual financial conflicts of interest in Canadian academic health science centers
    Joel Lexchin
    School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1896-903. 2008
    ..Conflicts of interest (COI) in research are an important emerging topic of investigation and are frequently cited as a serious threat to the integrity of human participant research...
  41. doi request reprint Frequency and pattern of emergency department visits by long-term care residents--a population-based study
    Andrea Gruneir
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:510-7. 2010
    ..To obtain population-based estimates of emergency department (ED) visits by long-term care (LTC) residents...
  42. pmc The effect of computerized physician order entry with clinical decision support on the rates of adverse drug events: a systematic review
    Jesse I Wolfstadt
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:451-8. 2008
    ..Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) with clinical decision support (CDS) has been promoted as an effective strategy to prevent the development of a drug injury defined as an adverse drug event (ADE)...
  43. 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)...
  44. doi request reprint Incidence of diabetes among postmenopausal breast cancer survivors
    L L Lipscombe
    Women s College Hospital, Women s College Research Institute, 790 Bay Street, Room 741, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Diabetologia 56:476-83. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether postmenopausal women who develop breast cancer have a higher incidence of diabetes than those who do not develop breast cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of cholinesterase inhibitor use for dementia
    Nathan Herrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1517-23. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Antipsychotic therapy and short-term serious events in older adults with dementia
    Paula A Rochon
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:1090-6. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Cholinesterase inhibitor use in U.S. nursing homes: results from the national nursing home survey
    Dallas P Seitz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2269-74. 2009
    ..To determine the frequency of cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) use in nursing home (NH) residents with dementia and examine correlates of ChEI use in this population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use and mortality in older adults with dementia
    Sudeep S Gill
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:775-86. 2007
    ..Antipsychotic drugs are widely used to manage behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia despite concerns about their safety...
  49. ncbi request reprint Measuring comorbidity in patients with head and neck cancer
    Stephen F Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 112:1988-96. 2002
    ..Comorbidities are diseases or conditions that coexist with a disease of interest. The importance of comorbidities is that they can alter treatment decisions, change resource utilization, and confound the results of survival analysis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Nursing home profit status and quality of care: is there any evidence of an association?
    Michael P Hillmer
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care Res Rev 62:139-66. 2005
    ..For-profit nursing homes appear to provide lower quality of care in many important areas of process and outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic use in the elderly: shifting trends and increasing costs
    Mark Rapoport
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre Departments of Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:749-53. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of natural health products among patients attending a memory clinic
    Papita Sharma
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:156-63. 2006
    ..826, P = .005). Careful questioning during visits with health care providers and better counseling may be necessary to reduce the potential for adverse events and NHP-drug interactions...
  53. pmc Reader's guide to critical appraisal of cohort studies: 1. Role and design
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMJ 330:895-7. 2005
  54. pmc Atypical antipsychotic drugs in the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: systematic review
    Philip E Lee
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M6A 2E1
    BMJ 329:75. 2004
    ..To review the role of oral atypical antipsychotic drugs in the management of the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of angiotensin II receptor antagonists in preventing headache: a systematic overview and meta-analysis
    Mahyar Etminan
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Department of Pharmacy, Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 112:642-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether angiotensin II receptor antagonists prevent headaches...
  57. ncbi request reprint Preventing pressure ulcers: a systematic review
    Madhuri Reddy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    JAMA 296:974-84. 2006
    ..Pressure ulcers are common in a variety of patient settings and are associated with adverse health outcomes and high treatment costs...
  58. pmc Reader's guide to critical appraisal of cohort studies: 2. Assessing potential for confounding
    Muhammad Mamdani
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON Canada
    BMJ 330:960-2. 2005
  59. doi request reprint Nursing time devoted to medication administration in long-term care: clinical, safety, and resource implications
    Mary S Thomson
    Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:266-72. 2009
    ..To quantify the time required for nurses to complete the medication administration process in long-term care (LTC)...
  60. pmc Poor reporting of scientific leadership information in clinical trial registers
    Melanie Sekeres
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e1610. 2008
    ..Identifying those scientifically responsible for trial conduct increases accountability. The objective is to examine the proportion of registered clinical trials providing valid scientific leadership information...
  61. ncbi request reprint Quantifying adverse drug events : are systematic reviews the answer?
    Mahyar Etminan
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Drug Saf 27:757-61. 2004
    ..More rigourous standards of reporting ADEs in randomised trials, as well as better indexing of ADE terminology in medical databases, could one day make systematic reviews of ADEs a powerful tool for practising clinicians...
  62. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association between atypical neuroleptic agents and diabetes mellitus in older adults
    Mahyar Etminan
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacotherapy 23:1411-5. 2003
    ..To explore the suggested association between atypical neuroleptic use and the development of diabetes mellitus, with a focus on older adults...
  63. pmc Readers guide to critical appraisal of cohort studies: 3. Analytical strategies to reduce confounding
    Sharon Lise T Normand
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 330:1021-3. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotic drugs, dementia, and risk of death
    Sudeep S Gill
    JAMA 295:495-6; author reply 496-7. 2006
  65. pmc Health care for older people
    Paula A Rochon
    BMJ 324:1231-2. 2002
  66. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic medications and drug-induced movement disorders other than parkinsonism: a population-based cohort study in older adults
    Philip E Lee
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Providence Health Care, University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1374-9. 2005
    ..To study the relationship between initiating therapy with an antipsychotic medication and a subsequent new diagnosis of a drug-induced movement disorder other than parkinsonism in older adults with dementia...
  67. ncbi request reprint Interaction between aspirin and ACE Inhibitors: resolving discrepancies using a meta-analysis
    Bahi Takkouche
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Drug Saf 25:373-8. 2002
    ..Results have been conflicting due, in part, to sub-optimal methods used to explore this interaction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Skilled nursing facility rehabilitation and discharge to home after stroke
    Walter P Wodchis
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Toronto, ON Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:442-8. 2005
    ..To determine the relation between rehabilitation therapy (RT) intensity and time to discharge home for stroke patients in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs)...