Alain Vanasse

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Cardiovascular safety of celecoxib in acute myocardial infarction patients: a nested case-control study
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke QC, Canada
    Heart Int 4:e10. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The interactive atlas on health inequalities
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:129-40. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends of hip fractures in Québec, Canada
    A Vanasse
    Groupe de recherche Primus, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 23:1665-72. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Treatment prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia in Quebec using a population health services perspective: different algorithms, different estimates
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:533-43. 2012
  5. pmc Multimorbidity and quality of life in primary care: a systematic review
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:51. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Long term regional migration patterns of physicians over the course of their active practice careers
    Alain Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 7:812. 2007
  7. pmc Attractiveness of family medicine for medical students: influence of research and debt
    Alain Vanasse
    University of Sherbrooke, and Clinical Research Centre, Sherbrooke University Hospital, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4
    Can Fam Physician 57:e216-27. 2011
  8. pmc Canadian family physicians' intentions to migrate: associated factors
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can Fam Physician 55:396-397.e6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban disparities in the management and health issues of chronic diseases in Quebec (Canada) in the early 2000s
    Alain Vanasse
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1548. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation within the context of family medicine: which smokers take action?
    Alain Vanasse
    PRIMUS Group, Sherbrooke University Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 38:330-7. 2004

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  1. pmc Cardiovascular safety of celecoxib in acute myocardial infarction patients: a nested case-control study
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke QC, Canada
    Heart Int 4:e10. 2009
    ..Surprisingly, no increased risk of CV death was observed. Further studies are needed to better understand these apparently contradictory results...
  2. doi request reprint The interactive atlas on health inequalities
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:129-40. 2012
    ..The IAHI is a powerful support tool for decision-makers, serving the long term goal of closing the gaps across sub-populations, in terms of prevalence of diseases, access to health care, treatments and health outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Secular trends of hip fractures in Québec, Canada
    A Vanasse
    Groupe de recherche Primus, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 23:1665-72. 2012
    ..Age-standardized rates decreased at both the provincial and regional levels. The largest relative decrease was observed among younger females, and rates declined more slowly in the elderly...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia in Quebec using a population health services perspective: different algorithms, different estimates
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:533-43. 2012
    ..We refer here "treatment" prevalence and incidence since its evaluation depends on a patient receiving a health care service with a diagnosis of schizophrenia...
  5. pmc Multimorbidity and quality of life in primary care: a systematic review
    Martin Fortin
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:51. 2004
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  6. ncbi request reprint Long term regional migration patterns of physicians over the course of their active practice careers
    Alain Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 7:812. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine the geographic transition of physicians at two points in time (1981 and 2003), in and out the four US census regions (Northeast, Midwest, South, and West)...
  7. pmc Attractiveness of family medicine for medical students: influence of research and debt
    Alain Vanasse
    University of Sherbrooke, and Clinical Research Centre, Sherbrooke University Hospital, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4
    Can Fam Physician 57:e216-27. 2011
    ..To examine the association between students' personal characteristics, backgrounds, and medical schools and their intention to enter a family medicine (FM) specialty...
  8. pmc Canadian family physicians' intentions to migrate: associated factors
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can Fam Physician 55:396-397.e6. 2009
    ..To ascertain the short-term intentions of Canadian clinically active family physicians (CAFPs) to change their practice locations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban disparities in the management and health issues of chronic diseases in Quebec (Canada) in the early 2000s
    Alain Vanasse
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1548. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation within the context of family medicine: which smokers take action?
    Alain Vanasse
    PRIMUS Group, Sherbrooke University Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 38:330-7. 2004
    ..According to Prochaska's transtheorical model, the stage of action is a milestone in the long-term smoking cessation process. Describing smokers' variables preceding this stage is essential...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Are obesity, eating habits and sadentarism inseparable?]
    Alain Vanasse
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke Quebec, J1H 5N4 Canada et Groupe de recherche PRIMUS, Centre de Recherche Clinique, CHUS, Sherbrooke Quebec, Canada
    Med Sci (Paris) 23:5-6. 2007
  12. pmc Spatial variation in the management and outcomes of acute coronary syndrome
    Alain Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke QC, Canada, J1H 5N4
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:21. 2005
    ..We also assessed whether there was a relationship between ICP and HD, LoS, and EHR, and if the relationships varied spatially...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obesity in Canada: where and how many?
    A Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:677-83. 2006
    ..Taking into account genetic predisposition, excess of caloric intake combined with low energy expenditure will usually result in obesity...
  14. doi request reprint Stroke and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality associated with rosiglitazone use in elderly diabetic patients
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 6:87-93. 2009
    ..87, 95% CI 0.76-0.99).The risk of hospital admission for stroke was not significantly affected by rosiglitazone use. Further studies are needed to better understand the mechanisms explaining these associations...
  15. pmc Bone mineral density measurement and osteoporosis treatment after a fragility fracture in older adults: regional variation and determinants of use in Quebec
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:33. 2005
    ..In this study, we identified potential predictors of bone mineral density (BMD) testing and OP treatment, which include place of residence...
  16. pmc Access to myocardial revascularization procedures: closing the gap with time?
    Alain Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:60. 2006
    ..We aim to test if the early gap found in the revascularization rates, according to distance between patients' location and the closest specialized cardiology center (SCC), remains on a long term basis...
  17. pmc Revascularization and cardioprotective drug treatment in myocardial infarction patients: how do they impact on patients' survival when delivered as usual care
    Alain Vanasse
    Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke QC, J1H 5N4, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:21. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to measure these treatments' impact on the cardiovascular (CV) mortality rate among patients receiving usual care in the province of Quebec...
  18. ncbi request reprint The adequacy of pharmaceutical treatment of schizophrenia in Quebec varies with age, but is not influenced by sex or neighbourhood deprivation
    Frederieke M Brouwers
    Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 58:456-65. 2013
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  19. doi request reprint Specialized cardiological care may be overutilized in urban areas of Quebec
    Alan A Cohen
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:731-7. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between multimorbidity and health-related quality of life of patients in primary care
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:83-91. 2006
    ..05). Increased multimorbidity adversely affected HRQOL in primary-care adult patients, even when confounding variables were controlled for...
  21. doi request reprint Does elapsed time between first diagnosis of schizophrenia and migration between health territories vary by place of residence? A survival analysis approach
    André Ngamini Ngui
    Groupe PRIMUS, Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, J1H 5N4
    Health Place 20:66-74. 2013
    ..Migrant patients were also more likely to stay in or migrate to the most socially or materially deprived territories...
  22. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction in Québec rural and urban populations between 1995 and 1997
    Julie Loslier
    The PRIMUS Group, Clinical Research Centre, Sherbrooke University Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 12:95-102. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the socioeconomic characteristics of Québec urban and rural populations and the relation between rurality and incidence of myocardial infarction (MI), care management and outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Spatio-temporal clustering of the incidence of schizophrenia in Quebec, Canada from 2004 to 2007
    André Ngamini Ngui
    Groupe PRIMUS, centre de recherche Étienne Lebel, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4, Canada
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 6:37-47. 2013
    ..In term of incidence rate, there are high differences between urban and rural-remote areas, as well as between the two main metropolitan areas of the province of Quebec (Island of Montreal and Quebec-City). ..
  24. doi request reprint Validating metabolic syndrome through principal component analysis in a medically diverse, realistic cohort
    Francis Dusseault-Bélanger
    Departement de Mathematiques, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:21-8. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint [Health inequities in mood disorders based on material and social deprivation in dwelling sectors ]
    Alain Vanasse
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:772-81. 2012
    ..The objective was also to identify subgroups of individuals using health services in a larger proportion and having a higher risk of morbidity and mortality...
  26. pmc Optimal strategy to identify incidence of diagnostic of diabetes using administrative data
    Shabnam Asghari
    PRIMUS Group, Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, CHUS, Sherbrooke QC, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:62. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to compare criteria for the selection of diabetes incident cases in a medical administrative database...
  27. doi request reprint Disparities between rural and urban areas for osteoporosis management in the province of Quebec following the Canadian 2002 guidelines publication
    Pierre Dagenais
    Agence d évaluation des technologies et des modes d intervention en santé AETMIS, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:438-44. 2010
    ..We examined medical investigation and treatment before and after the 2002 Canadian guidelines publication and examined if practice changes were different between rural and urban areas...
  28. doi request reprint Adherence to vascular protection drugs in diabetic patients in Quebec: a population-based analysis
    Shabnam Asghari
    PRIMUS Group, Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Le Bel, CHUS, Sherbrooke QC, Canada
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 7:167-71. 2010
    ..In conclusion, despite the high cardiovascular risks associated with diabetes, less than one-third of diabetic adults took vascular-protection drugs regularly. This important issue needs proper attention...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nature and nurture in the family physician's choice of practice location
    Maria Gabriela Orzanco
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 11:1849. 2011
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  30. ncbi request reprint Modeling climate effects on hip fracture rate by the multivariate GARCH model in Montreal region, Canada
    Reza Modarres
    Hydroclimate modeling group, INRS ETE, 490 de la Couronne, Quebec, QC, Canada, G1K 9A9
    Int J Biometeorol 58:921-30. 2014
    ..The results of this study can be used to provide an adaptive climate-related public health program and ti guide allocation of services for avoiding hip fracture risk. ..
  31. pmc Prevalence of claims-based recurrent low back pain in a Canadian population: a secondary analysis of an administrative database
    Nicolas Beaudet
    The PRIMUS Group, Clinical Research Centre Etienne Lebel, CHUS, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:151. 2013
    ..It is also known that a large proportion of acute LBP episodes are recurrent within 12 months. However, few studies report the annual trends in the prevalence of recurrent LBP or describe these trends according to age and sex categories...
  32. doi request reprint Modified metabolic syndrome criteria for identification of patients at risk of developing diabetes and coronary heart diseases: longitudinal assessment via electronic health records
    Marie France Hivert
    Centre de Recherche Clinique Etienne Lebel, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Faculté Médecine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:744-9. 2012
    ..We developed and tested an algorithm to identify patients at risk for future diabetes or coronary heart disease (CHD) events using electronic health records (EHRs) at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS)...
  33. doi request reprint Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteraemia in a region of Canada
    J Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:141-6. 2010
    ..pneumoniae bacteraemia who were diabetic increased from 26% (1997-2004) to 42% (2005-2007). The rising incidence of K. pneumoniae bacteraemia may represent an unexpected consequence of the expanding population of adult diabetics...
  34. doi request reprint Assessing spatial accessibility to mental health facilities in an urban environment
    André Ngamini Ngui
    PRIMUS Group, Clinical Research Center CHUS, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, 300, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 5N4
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:195-203. 2012
    ..The results of our analysis show that mental health services are not equally distributed in the southwest of Montreal and in consequence, accessibility scores vary greatly from one DA to another...
  35. doi request reprint Modeling seasonal variation of hip fracture in Montreal, Canada
    Reza Modarres
    Canada Research Chair on the Estimation of Hydrometeorological Variables, INRS ETE, 490 de la Couronne, Quebec, QC, Canada, G1K 9A9
    Bone 50:909-16. 2012
    ..The Seasonal ARIMA model is useful for modeling HFr time series without trend. However, for time series with significant trend, the TT-ARIMA model should be applied for modeling HFr time series...
  36. ncbi request reprint Re-engineering cardiac rehabilitation programmes: considering the patient's point of view
    Mariane Paquet
    Clinical Research Centre, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 51:567-76. 2005
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  37. ncbi request reprint [Episodes of care: a concept in public health]
    Lia Gentil
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke
    Cien Saude Colet 18:138-44. 2013
    ..The operational definition of the episode of care to be applied should be determined by the overall goals of the study, as well as the relative advantages and limitations of the methodology used...
  38. pmc Prevalence of multimorbidity among adults seen in family practice
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 3:223-8. 2005
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  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of terminal digit preference by family physicians and sphygmomanometer calibration errors on blood pressure value: implication for hypertension screening
    Theophile Niyonsenga
    Stempel School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:341-7. 2008
    ..15 million to 7.25 million patients. Results support the need for the development of systematic interventions for quality control of BP measurements and periodic retraining for health professionals...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical Bayesian spatiotemporal analysis of revascularization odds using smoothing splines
    Giovani L Silva
    Departamento de Matemática IST, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Stat Med 27:2381-401. 2008
    ..An analysis of regional variation for revascularization odds of patients hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome in Quebec motivates and illustrates the methods developed...
  41. pmc Multimorbidity is common to family practice: is it commonly researched?
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Chicoutimi, Que
    Can Fam Physician 51:244-5. 2005
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