Brenda J Wilson
Affiliation: University of Ottawa
- Family history tools in primary care: does one size fit all?B J Wilson
University of Ottawa, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Genomics 15:181-8. 2012..For FHH tools, it is unlikely that 'one size fits all', although appreciation of different purposes, users and contexts should facilitate the development of different applications from single FHH platforms...
- The challenge of developing evidence-based genetics health care in practiceBrenda J Wilson
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5, Canada
Fam Cancer 5:55-9. 2006..In meeting these challenges, lessons will be learnt which are likely to be relevant to emerging biotechnologies and health care development more generally...
- Health-care providers' views on pursuing reproductive benefit through newborn screening: the case of sickle cell disordersYvonne Bombard
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eur J Hum Genet 20:498-504. 2012..Broader discussion of the balance between benefits to screened individuals and those to families and societies, in the context of public health programs, is needed...
- Informing parents about expanded newborn screening: influences on provider involvementRobin Z Hayeems
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pediatrics 124:950-8. 2009....
- Cluster randomized trial of a multifaceted primary care decision-support intervention for inherited breast cancer riskBrenda J Wilson
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen Aberdeen, UK
Fam Pract 23:537-44. 2006..We developed an evidence-based, multifaceted intervention intended to promote confidence and skills in this area...
- Newborn blood spot screening in four countries: stakeholder involvementBeth K Potter
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
J Public Health Policy 29:121-42. 2008..Differences across organizations and jurisdictions raise questions about the most effective approaches for facilitating inclusiveness, suggesting a need for formal evaluative research...
- Guidance for considering ethical, legal, and social issues in health technology assessment: application to genetic screeningBeth K Potter
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:412-22. 2008....
- Systematic review: family history in risk assessment for common diseasesBrenda J Wilson
University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Ann Intern Med 151:878-85. 2009..The usefulness of routinely examining family history in primary care practice is uncertain...
- Factors associated with knowledge of and satisfaction with newborn screening education: a survey of mothersMakda H Araia
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Genet Med 14:963-70. 2012..We aimed to identify elements of newborn blood-spot screening education and their associations with mothers' knowledge and satisfaction levels...
- The primary care physician role in cancer genetics: a qualitative study of patient experienceFiona A Miller
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fam Pract 27:563-9. 2010..The perspective of primary care physicians (PCPs) regarding their role in support of genetic testing has been explored, but little is known about the expectations of patients or the PCP role once genetic test results are received...
- Variability in the clinical management of fatty acid oxidation disorders: results of a survey of Canadian metabolic physiciansBeth K Potter
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Inherit Metab Dis 35:115-23. 2012..While consensus guidelines are important, understanding areas where there is a lack of consensus is also critical to inform priorities for future evaluative research...
- Exploring informed choice in the context of prenatal testing: findings from a qualitative studyBeth K Potter
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Health Expect 11:355-65. 2008..This study explored whether and how a sample of women made informed choices about prenatal testing for foetal anomalies; its aim was to provide insights for future health policy and service provision...
- Understanding sickle cell carrier status identified through newborn screening: a qualitative studyFiona A Miller
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Eur J Hum Genet 18:303-8. 2010..Disclosure policy related to incidentally generated infant carrier results needs to account for these complex realities...
- Clinical management recommendations for surveillance and risk-reduction strategies for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer among individuals carrying a deleterious BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutationDoug Horsman
British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:45-60. 2007..These recommendations are based on current practice in high-risk cancer clinics that provide care for individuals with known BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations...
- Family communication about genetic risk: the little that is knownBrenda J Wilson
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Community Genet 7:15-24. 2004..It is presented under the following headings: disease factors, individual factors, family factors and sociocultural factors. It concludes by highlighting a number of key issues which are relevant for health professionals...
- Hypertensive diseases of pregnancy and risk of hypertension and stroke in later life: results from cohort studyBrenda J Wilson
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
BMJ 326:845. 2003..If greater awareness of this association leads to earlier diagnosis and improved management, there may be scope for reducing a proportion of the morbidity and mortality from such diseases...