Sherry L Grace

Summary

Affiliation: York University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Psychometric validation of the cardiac rehabilitation barriers scale
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 26:152-64. 2012
  2. pmc Physician factors affecting cardiac rehabilitation referral and patient enrollment: a systematic review
    Gabriela L M Ghisi
    Exercise Sciences Department, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Cardiol 36:323-35. 2013
  3. doi Cardiac rehabilitation series: Canada
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Canada Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:530-5. 2014
  4. pmc Cardiac rehabilitation barriers by rurality and socioeconomic status: a cross-sectional study
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:72. 2013
  5. pmc How do hospital administrators perceive cardiac rehabilitation in a publicly-funded health care system?
    Sherry L Grace
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Bethune 368, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:120. 2013
  6. doi International Charter on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation: a call for action
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:128-31. 2013
  7. pmc Perceptions of cardiac rehabilitation patients, specialists and rehabilitation programs regarding cardiac rehabilitation wait times
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:259. 2012
  8. pmc Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient strategies in increasing referral and utilization of cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective, multi-site study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:120. 2012
  9. doi The impact of premorbid and postmorbid depression onset on mortality and cardiac morbidity among patients with coronary heart disease: meta-analysis
    Yvonne W Leung
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Psychosom Med 74:786-801. 2012
  10. doi Perceptions of cardiac specialists and rehabilitation programs regarding patient access to cardiac rehabilitation and referral strategies
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 32:135-40. 2012

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. pmc Psychometric validation of the cardiac rehabilitation barriers scale
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 26:152-64. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Barriers Scale (CRBS)...
  2. pmc Physician factors affecting cardiac rehabilitation referral and patient enrollment: a systematic review
    Gabriela L M Ghisi
    Exercise Sciences Department, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Cardiol 36:323-35. 2013
    ..Physician factors are consistently related to CR referral and enrollment. The role of physician endorsements in promoting patient enrollment should be optimized and exploited...
  3. doi Cardiac rehabilitation series: Canada
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Canada Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:530-5. 2014
    ..Finally, the Canadian Association of CR is one of the founding members of the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, to promote CR globally. ..
  4. pmc Cardiac rehabilitation barriers by rurality and socioeconomic status: a cross-sectional study
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 12:72. 2013
    ..This study examined barriers to enrollment and participation in CR among these under-represented groups...
  5. pmc How do hospital administrators perceive cardiac rehabilitation in a publicly-funded health care system?
    Sherry L Grace
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, Bethune 368, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:120. 2013
    ....
  6. doi International Charter on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation: a call for action
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:128-31. 2013
    ..The aim of this Charter is to maintain and grow this global consortium through partnerships with international organizations and to consider and communicate ongoing consensus of evidence-based standards for CR worldwide...
  7. pmc Perceptions of cardiac rehabilitation patients, specialists and rehabilitation programs regarding cardiac rehabilitation wait times
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:259. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient strategies in increasing referral and utilization of cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective, multi-site study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:120. 2012
    ..The effect of each strategy on participants' CR referral and enrollment was examined using generalized estimating equations...
  9. doi The impact of premorbid and postmorbid depression onset on mortality and cardiac morbidity among patients with coronary heart disease: meta-analysis
    Yvonne W Leung
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Psychosom Med 74:786-801. 2012
    ..This meta-analysis investigated the timing of depression onset in established CHD and CHD-free cohorts to determine what time frame is associated with greater mortality and cardiac morbidity...
  10. doi Perceptions of cardiac specialists and rehabilitation programs regarding patient access to cardiac rehabilitation and referral strategies
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 32:135-40. 2012
    ..Access to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) remains at approximately 30%, despite a national target of 70%. This study evaluated cardiac specialist and CR program perceptions of CR access and referral strategies...
  11. doi The role of systematic inpatient cardiac rehabilitation referral in increasing equitable access and utilization
    Sherry L Grace
    Kinesiology and Health Science, 368 Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 32:41-7. 2012
    ..This study compared CR utilization based on age, marital status, rurality, socioeconomic indicators, clinical risk, and comorbidities following systematic versus nonsystematic CR referral...
  12. ncbi Physical activity behavior, motivational readiness and self-efficacy among Ontarians with cardiovascular disease and diabetes
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada, M3J 1P3
    J Behav Med 30:21-9. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi Health-promoting behaviors through pregnancy, maternity leave, and return to work: effects of role spillover and other correlates
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, University Health Network Women s Health Program, and Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Women Health 43:51-72. 2006
    ..Both demographic and psychosocial factors have effects on health-promoting behaviors, and we must look to these correlates to promote increased PA...
  14. pmc A prospective comparison of cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:239-45. 2007
    ..This study prospectively compared verified cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral, postulating that automatic referral would result in significantly greater enrollment for cardiac rehabilitation...
  15. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation referral: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:653-62. 2008
    ..These issues have not been investigated concurrently. To this end, we employed a hierarchical design to investigate physician and patient factors that affect verified CR referral...
  16. doi Systematizing Inpatient Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation 2010: Canadian association of cardiac rehabilitation and Canadian cardiovascular society joint position paper
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:E1-8. 2011
    ..This approach should be considered best practice for further investigation...
  17. pmc A prospective examination of antidepressant use and its correlates in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network Women s Health Program, York University
    Psychosomatics 49:199-207. 2008
    ..Depression has been implicated in the occurrence of recurrent coronary events and cardiac or all-cause mortality in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients...
  18. doi Effect of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on utilization rates: a prospective, controlled study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:235-41. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:548-56. 2008
    ..This is due to both health system and patient-level factors; issues that have yet to be investigated concurrently. This study utilized a hierarchical design to examine physician and patient-level factors affecting verified CR enrollment...
  20. pmc A multisite examination of sex differences in cardiac rehabilitation barriers by participation status
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Ontario, Canada, University Health Network Women s Health Program, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:209-16. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantitatively investigate sex differences in CR barriers by participation status...
  21. pmc Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation: DOES AGE MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:183-7. 2009
    ..To quantitatively investigate age differences in barriers to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) enrollment and participation...
  22. doi A narrative review on women and cardiac rehabilitation: program adherence and preferences for alternative models of care
    Sherry L Grace
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Maturitas 67:203-8. 2010
    ..Discussing program model options with female cardiac patients and referring to preferred types may be the appropriate approach until further evidence is available...
  23. doi Factors affecting cardiac rehabilitation referral by physician specialty
    Sherry L Grace
    Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:248-52. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare factors affecting CR referral in primary care physicians versus cardiac specialists...
  24. pmc Increasing patient-initiation of cardiac rehabilitation referral in female percutaneous coronary intervention patients
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, ON
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:23-7. 2005
    ..99, p=.01), and there was a trend toward increased referral when compared to control patients (chi2(1)=2.83, p=.09). Gaps in secondary prevention are noted, and areas for improved referral of women patients to CR are discussed...
  25. ncbi Patient preferences for home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program and Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:24-9. 2005
  26. pmc Referral to and discharge from cardiac rehabilitation: key informant views on continuity of care
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:155-63. 2006
    ..To assess the system-level barriers and facilitators of continuity of care from acute care to cardiac rehabilitation (CR), and from CR discharge to follow-up with primary health care providers...
  27. ncbi Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality. However, CR is widely underused due to multiple factors, including physician referral practices...
  28. ncbi The occupational and psychosocial impact of SARS on academic physicians in three affected hospitals
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Ave, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2N2
    Psychosomatics 46:385-91. 2005
    ..9%) reported entering the hospital despite experiencing identified SARS symptoms. The most frequent SARS concerns were about the care of non-SARS patients following suspension of nonessential services and loss of physician income...
  29. pmc Illness perceptions among cardiac patients: relation to depressive symptomatology and sex
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
    J Psychosom Res 59:153-60. 2005
    ..This study examined cardiovascular disease (CVD) illness perceptions and how they relate to depressive symptomatology among women and men...
  30. ncbi Effect of depression on five-year mortality after an acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1179-85. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc Longitudinal course of depressive symptomatology after a cardiac event: effects of gender and cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, Toronto General Research Institute, Behavioural Sciences and Health Division, and Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 67:52-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to longitudinally examine the prevalence and course of depressive symptomatology among women and men for 1 year after a cardiac event, and the effect of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on this trajectory...
  32. pmc Drive time to cardiac rehabilitation: at what point does it affect utilization?
    Janette Brual
    Department of Geography, Queen s University, 99 University Avenue, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:27. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to empirically test the drive time threshold for CR utilization...
  33. ncbi Gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences in patients recovering from an acute ischemic coronary event
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 66:42-8. 2004
    ..This study examined gender differences in health information needs and decisional preferences after an acute ischemic coronary event (ICE)...
  34. doi Musculoskeletal comorbidities in cardiac patients: prevalence, predictors, and health services utilization
    Susan Marzolini
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:856-62. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi Increasing access to cardiac rehabilitation: automatic referral to the program nearest home
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:171-4. 2004
  36. doi Primary care provider receipt of cardiac rehabilitation discharge summaries: are they getting what they want to promote long-term risk reduction?
    Peter A Polyzotis
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:83-9. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to investigate receipt of CR discharge summaries by PCPs, as well as timing, and satisfaction with and perceptions of CR summaries...
  37. pmc Perceptions of barriers to cardiac rehabilitation use in Brazil
    Gabriela Lima de Melo Ghisi
    Exercise Sciences Department, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:485-91. 2013
    ..However, given the diversity in health care systems in Brazil, access to proven services, such as cardiac rehabilitation (CR), varies widely...
  38. ncbi Patient-provider communication regarding referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Peter R Mitoff
    University of Toronto, ON
    Rehabil Nurs 30:140-6. 2005
    ..Surprisingly, the strength of the HCP referral did not influence the decision to attend CR as strongly when compared to the HCP's ability to facilitate enrollment in a CR program...
  39. doi Timing of depressive symptom onset and in-hospital complications among acute coronary syndrome inpatients
    Keerat Grewal
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychosomatics 51:283-8. 2010
    ..Recent research has reported an association between in-hospital depression and poorer long-term prognosis and a greater risk of in-hospital complications...
  40. doi Cardiac rehabilitation services in Ontario: components, models and underserved groups
    Peter A Polyzotis
    York University, Faculty of Health, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:727-34. 2012
    ..This study evaluated features of Ontario cardiac rehabilitation programs in accordance with guidelines, emerging evidence and treating underserved populations...
  41. doi Systematizing inpatient referral to cardiac rehabilitation 2010: Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Canadian Cardiovascular Society joint position paper endorsed by the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:192-9. 2011
    ..This approach should be considered best practice for further investigation...
  42. pmc A prospective, controlled multisite study of psychosocial and behavioral change following women's cardiac rehabilitation participation
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:241-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess psychosocial and behavioral changes, comparing women who participated in CR with those who did not...
  43. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation II: referral and participation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:127-34. 2002
    ..Results show that higher family income, greater anxiety symptomatology, and higher self-efficacy were significantly predictive of CR participation at six months. Implications for women's recovery from an ICE are discussed...
  44. doi A simultaneous test of the relationship between identified psychosocial risk factors and recurrent events in coronary artery disease patients
    Keerat Grewal
    Faculty of Health, Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anxiety Stress Coping 24:463-75. 2011
    ..While replication is warranted, efforts to investigate the potential benefits of screening and to investigate treatments are needed...
  45. ncbi A comparison of barriers to use of home- versus site-based cardiac rehabilitation
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:297-302. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine barriers to participation in CR by program type (site- vs home-based program) and the relation of these barriers to degree of program participation and exercise behavior...
  46. ncbi Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
    Renee Louise Franche
    Institute for Work and Health Network, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 56:125-32. 2004
    ..This prospective study examined sex differences in illness intrusiveness and in baseline predictors of illness intrusiveness in cardiac patients' 1-year postcardiac event...
  47. doi Variation in patient perceptions of healthcare provider endorsement of cardiac rehabilitation
    Courtney Kwan Yee Tsui
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 32:192-7. 2012
    ..This study examined perceptions of provider endorsement by patients (1) of sociodemographic groups who are often less represented in CR and by clinical indication and (2) by type of healthcare provider and place of referral...
  48. pmc A mixed methods study of continuity of care from cardiac rehabilitation to primary care physicians
    Dana L Riley
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e187-92. 2009
    ..In Canada, the involvement of the primary care physician post-CR should increase the likelihood of sustaining the benefits achieved by CR and enhance the continuity of care that cardiac patients receive...
  49. pmc Cardiologists' charting varied by risk factor, and was often discordant with patient report
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1073-9. 2008
    ..To assess the completeness of cardiac risk factor documentation by cardiologists, and agreement with patient report...
  50. pmc Degree and correlates of cardiac knowledge and awareness among cardiac inpatients
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    York University, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 75:99-107. 2009
    ..To investigate the degree of CHD awareness as well as symptom, risk factor, and treatment knowledge in a broad sample of cardiac inpatients, and to examine its sociodemographic, clinical and psychosocial correlates...
  51. doi Ambulatory surveillance of patients referred for cardiac rehabilitation following cardiac hospitalization: a feasibility study
    David A Alter
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:497-501. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to examine the feasibility of implementing an ambulatory surveillance system for monitoring patients referred to cardiac rehabilitation following cardiac hospitalizations...
  52. doi A prospective examination of disease management program use by complex cardiac outpatients
    Shannon Gravely
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:490-6. 2012
    ..Although rates of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use are well established, less is known about other DMPs. The objectives of this study were to describe the degree of DMP utilization by CVD outpatients, and examine factors related to use...
  53. doi Post-traumatic growth among cardiac outpatients: degree comparison with other chronic illness samples and correlates
    Yvonne W Leung
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 15:1049-63. 2010
    ..The degree of PTG was equivalent to that of cardiac patients in other countries, but was lower than that of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis patients...
  54. doi Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    Faculty of Health, 368 Norman Bethune College, York University, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:87-96. 2010
    ..Overall, innovative referral strategies significantly increase CR utilization. While further investigation is needed, institutions should evaluate their CR referral practice in light of these findings...
  55. ncbi Presentation, delay, and contraindication to thrombolytic treatment in females and males with myocardial infarction
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2N2, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 13:214-21. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi Prospective examination of anxiety persistence and its relationship to cardiac symptoms and recurrent cardiac events
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 73:344-52. 2004
    ..The current study builds on previous research demonstrating a link between anxiety and inhospital recurrent ischemic and arrhythmic events, by examining the effects of persistent anxiety on recurrent events 1 year later...
  57. pmc Degree and correlates of patient trust in their cardiologist
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:634-40. 2009
    ..Trust in one's doctor has been associated with increased treatment adherence, patient satisfaction and improved health status. This study investigated the level and correlates of patient trust in their cardiac specialist...
  58. ncbi Validation of a Portuguese version of the Information Needs in Cardiac Rehabilitation (INCR) scale in Brazil
    Gabriela Lima de Melo Ghisi
    Exercise Sciences Department, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Program, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, 347 Rumsey Road, Toronto, ON M4G 1R7, Canada Electronic address
    Heart Lung 43:192-7. 2014
    ..To translate, culturally adapt and psychometrically validate the Information Needs in Cardiac Rehabilitation (INCR) tool to Portuguese...
  59. ncbi Portrayal of female physicians in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1351-4. 2004
    ..Pharmaceutical promotion may influence physician behaviour. It is unclear how female physicians are represented in cardiovascular advertisements, which may, in turn, influence physician perceptions...
  60. doi Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation use in Canada versus Brazil
    Gabriela Lima de Melo Ghisi
    Exercise Sciences Department, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 33:173-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe and compare barriers to CR use in Brazilian and Canadian cardiac outpatients...
  61. doi Cardiac rehabilitation wait times: effect on enrollment
    Kelly L Russell
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 31:373-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to (a) describe wait times from CR referral to intake assessment and (b) examine the association of wait time to CR enrollment rates...
  62. doi Posttraumatic growth in coronary artery disease outpatients: relationship to degree of trauma and health service use
    Yvonne W Leung
    York University, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 72:293-9. 2012
    ..The current study sought to: 1) assess the relationship between degree of cardiac "threat" and PTG one-year post-hospitalization; and 2) to explore the association between PTG and healthcare utilization...
  63. pmc Primary care provider perceptions of intake transition records and shared care with outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs
    Jonathan Yee
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:231. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the transmission of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) program intake transition records to PCPs and to explore PCPs' needs in communication with CR programs and for intake transition record content...
  64. ncbi Patient factors associated with attrition from a self-management education programme
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:913-9. 2007
    ..To examine utilization patterns of diabetes self-management training (DSME) and identify patient factors associated with attrition from these services at an ambulatory diabetes education centre (DEC)...
  65. ncbi Access to cardiac rehabilitation among South-Asian patients by referral method: a qualitative study
    Keerat Grewal
    University of Toronto, ON
    Rehabil Nurs 35:106-12. 2010
    ..It facilitated communication between patients and providers, ensuring improved understanding of CR. Automatic referral may not be as well suited to this population because of reduced patient-provider communication...
  66. doi Referral and use of heart failure clinics: what factors are related to use?
    Shannon Gravely
    York University, Faculty of Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:483-9. 2012
    ..This study investigated the rates of referral and use of HF clinics and examined factors related to program use...
  67. doi Therapeutic benefit of preventive telehealth counseling in the Community Outreach Heart Health and Risk Reduction Trial
    Robert P Nolan
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 107:690-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, telehealth counseling augments therapeutic lifestyle change in subjects at high risk for cardiovascular events compared to a recommended guideline for brief preventive counseling...
  68. doi Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: why do women use MBT?
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 222B Bethune College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:311-7. 2008
    ..Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is well-accepted by women...
  69. pmc Concordance of self- and program-reported rates of cardiac rehabilitation referral, enrollment and participation
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e96-9. 2009
    ..Despite potential bias, researchers often rely on patient self-reported data of health care use. However, the validity and accuracy of self-reported data on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use are unknown...
  70. pmc Continuity of cardiac care: cardiac rehabilitation participation and other correlates
    Dana L Riley
    York University, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 119:326-33. 2007
    ..Continuity of cardiac care is integral to secondary prevention and improved health outcomes...
  71. ncbi Factors affecting perceived risk of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome among academic physicians
    Sherry L Grace
    University of Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1111-3. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi Automatic referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:661-9. 2004
    ..Through the Behavioral Model of Health Services Utilization, it was postulated that enabling and perceived need factors, but not predisposing factors, would significantly predict patient enrollment...
  73. ncbi A comparison of physical activity environments between South Asians and white Caucasians with coronary heart disease
    Shazareen N Khan
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Dis 20:390-5. 2010
    ..Thus, further research is required to optimize SA awareness of the need for PA, and access to equipment and facilities...
  74. ncbi Gender, ethnocultural, and psychosocial barriers to diabetes self-management in Italian women and men with type 2 diabetes
    Marisa G Ponzo
    University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Behav Med 31:153-60. 2006
    ..In conclusion, certain illness perceptions and culturally relevant gender-specific barriers should be addressed by health care providers to maximize DSM in this population. Index Terms: diabetes, diet, gender, self-management..
  75. pmc The association among depressive symptoms, smoking status and antidepressant use in cardiac outpatients
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    Faculty of Health, York University, Norman Bethune 222B, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    J Behav Med 32:478-90. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated that smokers and quitters with CAD had greater depressive symptoms and use of antidepressants than non-smokers, but that the antidepressants utilized may not be optimizing outcomes...
  76. pmc The prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy practices in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Yvonne W Leung
    222A Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:254-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to quantitatively examine the prevalence of MBT practice and its sociodemographic, clinical, psychosocial and behavioral correlates among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  77. ncbi Quality of life following participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs of longer or shorter than 6 months: does duration matter?
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Popul Health Manag 14:181-8. 2011
    ..This could be a result of greater program adherence among those who attend shorter programs. Future research is needed using a randomized design to assess effects of program duration on cardiac events and mortality...
  78. doi Geographic issues in cardiac rehabilitation utilization: a narrative review
    Yvonne W Leung
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Health Place 16:1196-205. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the current evidence regarding the relationship between geographic indicators and cardiac rehabilitation (CR) utilization among coronary heart disease (CHD) patients...
  79. pmc A prospective examination of patterns and correlates of exercise maintenance in coronary artery disease patients
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, 222A Bethune College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J1P3, Canada
    J Behav Med 30:411-21. 2007
    ..Patients more likely to maintain exercise have positive perceptions and utilize cardiac rehabilitation...
  80. ncbi Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:121-6. 2002
    ..A critical analysis of gaps in the literature as well as areas for future research are presented...
  81. ncbi Predictors of self-reported antidepressant adherence
    Tara A Burra
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Med 32:127-34. 2007
    ..Clinicians should be cognizant of this complexity and address not only issues related to medication efficacy and tolerability, but also social mediators and health beliefs when prescribing antidepressants...
  82. pmc The impact of angina and cardiac history on health-related quality of life and depression in coronary heart disease patients
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital, EN7 235, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Chronic Illn 3:66-76. 2007
    ..To prospectively examine the contribution of angina and cardiac history to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and depression in cardiac patients, over 6 months post-hospitalization...
  83. doi Length of delay in seeking medical care by patients with heart failure symptoms and the role of symptom-related factors: a narrative review
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    York University, Faculty of Health, Norman Bethune College 368, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1122-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this narrative review was to describe the length of the delay in seeking care for HF symptoms and identify symptom-related factors that contribute to the delay in seeking medical care...
  84. doi Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression: a systematic review
    Brittany Poynter
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosomatics 50:563-9. 2009
    ..Depression after stroke occurs in 33% of individuals. It is grossly underdiagnosed and untreated...
  85. doi Cultural factors facilitating cardiac rehabilitation participation among Canadian South Asians: a qualitative study
    Ananya Tina Banerjee
    Health Research Methodology Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Lung 39:494-503. 2010
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  86. ncbi Assessment of two culturally competent diabetes education methods: individual versus individual plus group education in Canadian Portuguese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Enza Gucciardi
    School of Nutrition, Ryerson University, Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Health 12:163-87. 2007
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  87. doi Differences in social support and illness perceptions among South Asian and Caucasian patients with coronary artery disease
    Keerat Grewal
    Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Heart Lung 39:180-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantitatively investigate differences in social support and illness perceptions between Caucasian and South Asian patients with CAD...
  88. doi Tai Chi workplace program for improving musculoskeletal fitness among female computer users
    Hala Tamim
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
    Work 34:331-8. 2009
    ..Tai Chi is a simple, convenient workplace intervention that may promote musculoskeletal health without special equipment or showering, yet no study has investigated Tai Chi as a workplace physical exercise for health promotion...
  89. ncbi Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
    Sofia B Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:531-8. 2004
    ..Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care...
  90. ncbi The elusive nature of self-measurement: the self-construal scale versus the twenty statements test
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Soc Psychol 143:649-68. 2003
    ..Implications for future research included the need for ongoing work in identifying and measuring the constructs of the self...
  91. ncbi Gender and nutrition management in type 2 diabetes
    Mildred Wong
    University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Diet Pract Res 66:215-20. 2005
    ..The literature suggests that adherence to dietary recommendations may differ between women and men with type 2 diabetes due to family obligations and spousal support...
  92. ncbi Time perspective and health-promoting behavior in a cardiac rehabilitation population
    Joanne M Hamilton
    University of Western Ontario
    Behav Med 28:132-9. 2003
    ..The authors discuss the effects of a life-threatening event and older age on time perspective and health-promoting behaviors and consequent implications for cardiac rehabilitation programs...
  93. ncbi Usefulness of persistent symptoms of depression to predict physical health status 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 101:15-9. 2008
    ..060), whereas patients with transient depressive symptoms were not at increased risk. In conclusion, these results underscore the importance of assessing depression at the time of ACS and on an ongoing basis...
  94. ncbi Do symptom dimensions of depression following myocardial infarction relate differently to physical health indicators and cardiac prognosis?
    Brett D Thombs
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1295-6; author reply 1296. 2006
  95. ncbi The brain and the heart: independent or interactive?
    Roy C Ziegelstein
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1824; author reply 1824-5. 2007
  96. doi Probit structural equation regression model: general depressive symptoms predicted post-myocardial infarction mortality after controlling for somatic symptoms of depression
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:832-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between depressive symptoms and 12-month post-AMI mortality after removing potential bias from somatic symptoms of depression...
  97. doi Usefulness of a single-item general self-rated health question to predict mortality 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:479-81. 2008
    ..We investigated whether a single-item GSRH question predicted mortality 12 months post-discharge in 800 ACS patients...
  98. ncbi A review of Aboriginal women's physical and mental health status in Ontario
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, ML2 004c, 657 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
    Can J Public Health 94:173-5. 2003