R J Rosychuk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Childhood cancer trends in a western Canadian province: a population-based 22-year retrospective study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:1348-55. 2010
  2. pmc Parents as agents of change (PAC) in pediatric weight management: the protocol for the PAC randomized clinical trial
    Geoff D C Ball
    8B, Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5K0L4
    BMC Pediatr 12:114. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Central nervous system (CNS) tumor trends in children in a western Canadian province: a population-based 22-year retrospective study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Neurol 259:1131-6. 2012
  4. pmc Adaptations for finding irregularly shaped disease clusters
    Nikolaos Yiannakoulias
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 6:28. 2007
  5. pmc Spatial event cluster detection using an approximate normal distribution
    Mahmoud Torabi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:61. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Croup presentations to emergency departments in Alberta, Canada: a large population-based study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:83-91. 2010
  7. 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
  8. pmc An exact test to detect geographic aggregations of events
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, 11402 University Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:28. 2010
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Childhood cancer trends in a western Canadian province: a population-based 22-year retrospective study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:1348-55. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe children and youth <20 years of age diagnosed with malignant cancer in Alberta, Canada over 22 years. We consider both temporal and geographical variations...
  2. pmc Parents as agents of change (PAC) in pediatric weight management: the protocol for the PAC randomized clinical trial
    Geoff D C Ball
    8B, Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health, Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5K0L4
    BMC Pediatr 12:114. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Central nervous system (CNS) tumor trends in children in a western Canadian province: a population-based 22-year retrospective study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Neurol 259:1131-6. 2012
    ..15 in 2003/2004). Our data suggests an emerging trend with the latter few years having a seemingly higher standardized incidence rate than earlier years. Further study is required to determine if the trend persists...
  4. pmc Adaptations for finding irregularly shaped disease clusters
    Nikolaos Yiannakoulias
    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 6:28. 2007
    ..Some of these approaches may have difficulty defining cluster boundaries precisely, and tend to over-fit data with very irregular (and implausible) clusters shapes...
  5. pmc Spatial event cluster detection using an approximate normal distribution
    Mahmoud Torabi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:61. 2008
    ..We also implement a Monte Carlo simulation to study the performance of the proposed approach...
  6. doi request reprint Croup presentations to emergency departments in Alberta, Canada: a large population-based study
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:83-91. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of croup presentations to EDs made by infants (<or=2 years old) in the province of Alberta, Canada...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc An exact test to detect geographic aggregations of events
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, 11402 University Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:28. 2010
    ..Multiple events related to disease may be possible for each disease case and the repeated nature of events needs to be incorporated in cluster detection tests...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Seasonality patterns in croup presentations to emergency departments in Alberta, Canada: a time series analysis
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, niversity of Alberta, 9423 Aberhart Centre, 11402 University Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:256-60. 2011
    ..Most cases are caused by parainfluenza viruses. We examine the monthly patterns of young children who made croup-related visits to EDs in Alberta, Canada...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bias correction of two-state latent Markov process parameter estimates under misclassification
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 9423 Aberhart Centre, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J3, Canada
    Stat Med 22:2035-55. 2003
    ..Simulation studies reveal the effect of misclassification on estimation. Repeated diagnostic testing data illustrate the approaches...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Statistical disease cluster surveillance of medically treated self-inflicted injuries in Alberta, Canada
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:68-76. 2006
    ..We believe that these clusters represent areas of excessive self-inflicted injury and that special intervention programs should be considered...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spatial event cluster detection using a compound Poisson distribution
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J3, Canada
    Biometrics 62:465-70. 2006
    ..Pediatric self-inflicted injuries requiring presentation to Alberta emergency departments provide an illustration...
  17. pmc Identifying geographic areas with high disease rates: when do confidence intervals for rates and a disease cluster detection method agree?
    Rhonda J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, 9423 Aberhart Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 5:46. 2006
    ..Conditions when these methods agree and disagree are provided. We use a dataset on self-inflicted injuries requiring medical attention as an illustration and give power comparisons for a variety of situations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of variance estimation approaches in a two-state Markov model for longitudinal data with misclassification
    R J Rosychuk
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
    Stat Med 25:1906-21. 2006
    ..With smaller chains or higher misclassification probabilities, the bootstrap method appears to be the best choice...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients who leave emergency departments without being seen
    Brian H Rowe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 13:848-52. 2006
    ..Patients leaving the emergency department (ED) without being seen (LWBS) by a physician have become a growing concern in overcrowded EDs. The purpose of this study was to determine the acuity level, reasons, and outcomes of LWBS cases...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Who comes back? Characteristics and predictors of return to emergency department services for pediatric mental health care
    Amanda S Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 17:177-86. 2010
    ....
  23. 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
  24. ncbi request reprint A 4-year review of pediatric mental health emergencies in Alberta
    Amanda S Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    CJEM 11:447-54. 2009
    ..We sought to determine and compare rates of pediatric mental health presentations and associated costs in emergency departments (EDs) in Alberta...
  25. doi request reprint Metabolic risk varies according to waist circumference measurement site in overweight boys and girls
    Steven T Johnson
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R7, Canada
    J Pediatr 156:247-52.e1. 2010
    ..To compare waist circumference (WC) values measured at 4 commonly recommended sites and examine the relationships between WC sites and markers of metabolic risk in a sample of overweight boys and girls referred for weight management...
  26. pmc Medical students and pandemic influenza
    Benjamin Herman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1781-3. 2007
    ..Data from questionnaires such as this could help determine the role of medical students during a public health emergency...
  27. doi request reprint The association between iron deficiency and febrile seizures in childhood
    Dawn S Hartfield
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:420-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between iron deficiency and febrile seizures in a large cohort of children aged 6 to 36 months...
  28. doi request reprint The prevalence of anal incontinence in post-partum women following obstetrical anal sphincter injury
    Rainbow Y T Tin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Int Urogynecol J 21:927-32. 2010
    ..We also assessed quality of life and prevalence of other pelvic floor symptoms...
  29. ncbi request reprint Development of a clinical static and dynamic standing balance measurement tool appropriate for use in adolescents
    Carolyn A Emery
    Sport Medicine Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4E4
    Phys Ther 85:502-14. 2005
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the test-retest reliability of timed static (eyes open) and dynamic (eyes open and eyes closed) unipedal balance measurements and to examine factors associated with balance...