Henry T Stelfox

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc An economic evaluation of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategies in critically ill trauma patients at risk of bleeding
    T Carter Chiasson
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    PLoS Med 6:e1000098. 2009
  2. pmc Frailty in the critically ill: a novel concept
    Robert C McDermid
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 3C1 12 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, 8440 112 St NW, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2B7
    Crit Care 15:301. 2011
  3. pmc What is the value and impact of quality and safety teams? A scoping review
    Deborah E White
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:97. 2011
  4. pmc Clinical review: Intra-abdominal hypertension: does it influence the physiology of prone ventilation?
    Andrew W Kirkpatrick
    Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care 14:232. 2010
  5. pmc Intensivists' base specialty of training is associated with variations in mortality and practice patterns
    Emma O Billington
    Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre Calgary AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    Crit Care 13:R209. 2009
  6. pmc The epidemiology of intensive care unit-acquired hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia in medical-surgical intensive care units
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Crit Care 12:R162. 2008
  7. pmc Temporal Artery versus Bladder Thermometry during Adult Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Monitoring: An Observational Study
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:13. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A North American survey of respiratory therapist and physician tracheostomy decannulation practices
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9 Canada
    Respir Care 54:1658-64. 2009
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of quality indicators for evaluating pediatric trauma care
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:1187-96. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Quality indicators for evaluating trauma care: a scoping review
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Surg 145:286-95. 2010

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Publications33

  1. pmc An economic evaluation of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategies in critically ill trauma patients at risk of bleeding
    T Carter Chiasson
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    PLoS Med 6:e1000098. 2009
    ..Currently, the optimal VTE prophylaxis strategy is unknown for trauma patients with a contraindication to pharmacological prophylaxis because of a risk of bleeding...
  2. pmc Frailty in the critically ill: a novel concept
    Robert C McDermid
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 3C1 12 Walter C Mackenzie Centre, 8440 112 St NW, Edmonton, Canada T6G 2B7
    Crit Care 15:301. 2011
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  3. pmc What is the value and impact of quality and safety teams? A scoping review
    Deborah E White
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:97. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a scoping review of the literature about the establishment and impact of quality and safety team initiatives in acute care...
  4. pmc Clinical review: Intra-abdominal hypertension: does it influence the physiology of prone ventilation?
    Andrew W Kirkpatrick
    Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care 14:232. 2010
    ..Theories relating inter-relations between prone positioning and the abdominal condition are presented to aid in designing these studies...
  5. pmc Intensivists' base specialty of training is associated with variations in mortality and practice patterns
    Emma O Billington
    Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre Calgary AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    Crit Care 13:R209. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether, among certified Intensivists, base specialty of training could contribute to variation in practice patterns and patient outcomes in ICUs...
  6. pmc The epidemiology of intensive care unit-acquired hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia in medical-surgical intensive care units
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    Crit Care 12:R162. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence of ICU-acquired hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia and assess their effects on outcome in the ICU...
  7. pmc Temporal Artery versus Bladder Thermometry during Adult Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Monitoring: An Observational Study
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:13. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A North American survey of respiratory therapist and physician tracheostomy decannulation practices
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9 Canada
    Respir Care 54:1658-64. 2009
    ..However, little is known about how clinicians make decisions to decannulate patients, and whether similar decisions are made by respiratory therapists (RTs) and physicians...
  9. doi request reprint A systematic review of quality indicators for evaluating pediatric trauma care
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:1187-96. 2010
    ..We sought to systematically review the literature on quality indicators for evaluating pediatric trauma care...
  10. doi request reprint Quality indicators for evaluating trauma care: a scoping review
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Surg 145:286-95. 2010
    ..To systematically review the literature on quality indicators (QIs) for evaluating trauma care, identify QIs, map their definitions, and examine the evidence base in support of the QIs...
  11. doi request reprint Characterization of intensive care unit acquired hyponatremia and hypernatremia following cardiac surgery
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:650-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of ICU-acquired hyponatremia and hypernatremia in patients following cardiac surgery...
  12. pmc A qualitative analysis of a consensus process to develop quality indicators of injury care
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:45. 2013
    ..However, there are limited studies of the key domains that are considered during panel discussion when developing quality indicators...
  13. doi request reprint Fever in adult ICUs: an interrupted time series analysis*
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:1863-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the incidence of fever in adult ICUs changed over time and the factors responsible for the observed change...
  14. pmc Developing a patient and family-centred approach for measuring the quality of injury care: a study protocol
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:31. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this research protocol is to develop and evaluate the first set of patient and family-centred QIs of injury care for critically injured patients..
  15. doi request reprint Trauma center quality improvement programs in the United States, Canada, and Australasia
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:163-9. 2012
    ..To compare quality improvement (QI) programs of trauma centers in 4 high-income countries...
  16. doi request reprint Trauma center volume and quality improvement programs
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:962-7. 2012
    ..This relationship is less clear in injury management. We sought to evaluate whether a relationship exists between trauma center volume and the nature of quality improvement (QI) programs...
  17. doi request reprint Evidence for quality indicators to evaluate adult trauma care: a systematic review
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 39:846-59. 2011
    ..We sought to systematically review the evidence about the reliability, validity, and implementation of quality indicators for evaluating trauma care...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review of evidence-informed practices for patient care rounds in the ICU*
    Daniel Lane
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2015-29. 2013
    ..Therefore, we systematically reviewed the evidence for facilitators and barriers to patient care rounds in the ICU...
  19. pmc Prospective cohort study protocol to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM)
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:98. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to test the reliability, validity, and feasibility of the QTAC-PREM in multiple Canadian trauma centers and to refine the measure based on the results...
  20. doi request reprint A qualitative study to identify opportunities for improving trauma quality improvement
    Maria Jose Santana
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Crit Care 27:738.e1-7. 2012
    ..Quality improvement (QI) is a central tenant of trauma center accreditation in most countries, but its effectiveness is largely unknown. We sought to explore opportunities for improving trauma QI...
  21. doi request reprint Knowledge translation interventions for critically ill patients: a systematic review*
    Tasnim Sinuff
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 4Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 6Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 7Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 9Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada 10Department of Medicine, Providence Health Care and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 11Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 12Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Japan
    Crit Care Med 41:2627-40. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed ICU-based knowledge translation studies to assess the impact of knowledge translation interventions on processes and outcomes of care...
  22. doi request reprint Enhanced protein-energy provision via the enteral route feeding protocol in critically ill patients: results of a cluster randomized trial
    Daren K Heyland
    1Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada 2Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 4Specialized Complex Care Program, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 6Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 7Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Department of Nursing, Mount Royal College, Calgary, Canada 9Department of Critical Care, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2743-53. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of the enhanced protein-energy provision via the enteral route feeding protocol, combined with a nursing educational intervention on nutritional intake, compared to usual care...
  23. doi request reprint Quality indicators used by trauma centers for performance measurement
    Maria Jose Santana
    Department Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1298-302; discussion 12303. 2012
    ..Measuring and reporting quality of care is a critical step to improve the quality of care. QIs compare actual trauma care against ideal criteria and identify patients in whom care may have been suboptimal and should be further reviewed...
  24. doi request reprint Time series analysis of use patterns for common invasive technologies in critically ill patients
    Luc R Berthiaume
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Crit Care 24:471.e9-14. 2009
    ..Critically ill patients are frequently managed with invasive technologies as part of their medical care. Little is known about use patterns. We examined use trends for invasive technologies used in critically ill patients...
  25. doi request reprint Critical Care Transition Programs and the Risk of Readmission or Death After Discharge From an ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis*
    Daniel J Niven
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 2Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 3Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 4Department of Critical Care, Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paolo, Brazil 5Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Crit Care Med 42:179-87. 2014
    ..To determine whether critical care transition programs reduce the risk of ICU readmission or death, when compared with standard care among adults who survived their incident ICU admission...
  26. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering measurement frameworks and needs assessment to guide quality indicator development
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1320-7. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe one approach for evaluating the value of developing quality indicators (QIs)...
  27. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering conceptual approaches to quality indicator development and evaluation
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1328-37. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe one approach for developing and evaluating quality indicators...
  28. doi request reprint A comparison of quality improvement practices at adult and pediatric trauma centers*
    Carmen Gayle Cooper
    1Department of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA 2Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada 3Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e365-71. 2013
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Capture-mark-recapture to estimate the number of missed articles for systematic reviews in surgery
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 206:439-40. 2013
    ..Systematic reviews are an important knowledge synthesis tool, but with new literature available each day, reviewers must balance identifying all relevant literature against timely synthesis...
  30. doi request reprint Intensive care unit bed availability and outcomes for hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching, Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:467-74. 2012
    ..We evaluated the effect of ICU bed availability on processes and outcomes of care for hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration...
  31. doi request reprint The number, content, and quality of randomized controlled trials in the prevention and care of injuries
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma 65:1488-93. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess trends with respect to the number, content, and methodologic quality of reports of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the prevention and care of injuries...
  32. pmc Determinants of tracheostomy decannulation: an international survey
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Crit Care 12:R26. 2008
    ..Although tracheostomy is probably the most common surgical procedure performed on critically ill patients, it is unknown when a tracheostomy tube can be safely removed...
  33. pmc Clinical review: medication errors in critical care
    Eric Moyen
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Crit Care 12:208. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to provide a basic review of medication errors in the ICU, identify risk factors for medication errors, and suggest strategies to prevent errors and manage their consequences...