Mathew Mercuri

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Radial artery access as a predictor of increased radiation exposure during a diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedure
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:347-52. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Medical practice variations: what the literature tells us (or does not) about what are warranted and unwarranted variations
    Mathew Mercuri
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:671-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of increased radiation dose during percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:1241-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Using small-area variations to inform health care service planning: what do we 'need' to know?
    Mathew Mercuri
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:1054-9. 2013
  5. pmc Tracking patient radiation exposure: challenges to integrating nuclear medicine with other modalities
    Mathew Mercuri
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:895-900. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the timeliness of care for patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: implications of "self-transport" versus use of EMS
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario
    Healthc Q 13:105-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint An even smaller area variation: differing practice patterns among interventional cardiologists within a single high volume tertiary cardiac centre
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 104:179-85. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Canadian cardiovascular society position statement on radiation exposure from cardiac imaging and interventional procedures
    Madhu K Natarajan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1361-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Radial artery access as a predictor of increased radiation exposure during a diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedure
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:347-52. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint Medical practice variations: what the literature tells us (or does not) about what are warranted and unwarranted variations
    Mathew Mercuri
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:671-7. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the role of patient preference as a potential source of practice variations is also required...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of increased radiation dose during percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:1241-4. 2009
    ..In revealing a priori known factors associated with an increased radiation dose during PCI, physicians and patients might be more able to evaluate the risks and benefits of such a procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using small-area variations to inform health care service planning: what do we 'need' to know?
    Mathew Mercuri
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 19:1054-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine the extent to which small area methods provide information relevant to meeting the goals of a needs-based health care policy...
  5. pmc Tracking patient radiation exposure: challenges to integrating nuclear medicine with other modalities
    Mathew Mercuri
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:895-900. 2012
    ..Some ideas on how to address this issue are suggested...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the timeliness of care for patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: implications of "self-transport" versus use of EMS
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario
    Healthc Q 13:105-9. 2010
    ..Healthcare providers are challenged with both implementing strategies for improving care (minimizing delays to reperfusion) for patients not using EMS, and encouraging patients to access care via EMS in the event of acute chest pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint An even smaller area variation: differing practice patterns among interventional cardiologists within a single high volume tertiary cardiac centre
    Mathew Mercuri
    Heart Investigation Unit, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Policy 104:179-85. 2012
    ..Variations in the rate of use of common medical procedures/therapies are widely documented. Previous studies tend to focus on variations between either hospitals or geographic areas. Few studies examine within centre practice variations...
  8. doi request reprint Canadian cardiovascular society position statement on radiation exposure from cardiac imaging and interventional procedures
    Madhu K Natarajan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1361-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this document is to inform health care providers on the key concepts related to radiation risk from common cardiac procedures and provide specific recommendations on ensuring quality of care. ..