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. 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
  7. 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
  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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Publications53

  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. 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...
  7. 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...
  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. 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
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  12. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes for hospitalized patients with recurrent clinical deterioration and repeat medical emergency team activation*
    Henry T Stelfox
    1Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 2Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada 3Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Crit Care Med 42:1601-9. 2014
    ..To describe the occurrence of recurrent clinical deterioration and repeat medical emergency team activation and assess its effect on processes and outcomes of care...
  13. pmc Stakeholder Engagement to Identify Priorities for Improving the Quality and Value of Critical Care
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Health Services, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140141. 2015
    ..We identified and prioritized knowledge-to-care gaps in critical care as opportunities to improve the quality and value of healthcare...
  14. pmc Engaging the Public to Identify Opportunities to Improve Critical Care: A Qualitative Analysis of an Open Community Forum
    Melissa L Potestio
    Research Priorities and Implementation, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0143088. 2015
    ..To engage the public to understand how to improve the care of critically ill patients...
  15. doi request reprint Indications for use of thoracic, abdominal, pelvic, and vascular damage control interventions in trauma patients: A content analysis and expert appropriateness rating study
    Derek J Roberts
    From the Departments of Surgery D J R, C G B, A W K, Community Health Sciences D J R, H T S, Oncology C G B, Critical Care Medicine H T S, and Medicine H T S, the Regional Trauma Program D J R, C G B, A W K, and Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics P D F, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Division of Critical Care Medicine D A Z, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Division of General Surgery N P, Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care Medicine N P, Department Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, and the Trauma Program N P, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences N B, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Centre for Trauma Sciences K B, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, England, United Kingdom Trauma Centre A J N, P H N, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 79:568-79. 2015
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  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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..
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Identifying low-value clinical practices in critical care medicine: protocol for a scoping review
    Daniel J Niven
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Community Health Sciences, The O Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e008244. 2015
    ..We will conduct a scoping review to identify low-value clinical practices in adult critical care medicine that are candidates for de-adoption...
  24. pmc A meta-analysis to derive literature-based benchmarks for readmission and hospital mortality after patient discharge from intensive care
    F Shaun Hosein
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care 18:715. 2014
    ..We sought to derive literature-based summary estimates of readmission to the ICU and hospital mortality among patients discharged alive from the ICU...
  25. doi request reprint Multicenter validation of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM)
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    From the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences NB, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Community Health Sciences N B, M J S, H T S, W21C Research and Innovation Centre M J S, Department of Psychology T K, Department of Surgery J K, Department of Critical Care Medicine H T S, and Department of Medicine H T S, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Division of General Surgery S W, Department of Surgery S W, Division of Critical Care Medicine S W, University of Alberta, Edmonton and Chinook Regional Hospital K M, Lethbridge, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 80:111-8. 2016
    ..Therefore, our objective was to assess the psychometric properties of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM), the first measure developed to assess patient experiences with overall injury care...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical Presentation of Patients With Tension Pneumothorax: A Systematic Review
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada United Kingdom Defence Medical Services and Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Health Sciences Library, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 261:1068-78. 2015
    ..To determine whether the reported clinical presentation of tension pneumothorax differs between patients who are breathing unassisted versus receiving assisted ventilation...
  27. pmc A Survey of Rounding Practices in Canadian Adult Intensive Care Units
    Jessalyn K Holodinsky
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0145408. 2015
    ..To describe rounding practices in Canadian adult Intensive Care Units (ICU) and identify opportunities for improvement...
  28. doi request reprint Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from ICU
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 42:401-10. 2016
    ..We sought to evaluate implementation of a critical care transition program on patient readmission to ICU (72 h) and mortality (14 days)...
  29. doi request reprint Indications for use of damage control surgery and damage control interventions in civilian trauma patients: A scoping review
    Derek J Roberts
    From the Departments of Surgery and Community Health Sciences and the Regional Trauma Program D J R, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences N B, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, United Kingdom Division of Critical Care Medicine D A Z, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Departments of Surgery C G B, A W K and Oncology C G B and the Regional Trauma Program C G B, A W K, Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics P D F, and Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences H T S, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 78:1187-96. 2015
    ..We sought to scope the literature on DC surgery and DC interventions, identify their reported indications, and examine the content and evidence upon which they are based...
  30. doi request reprint The Very Elderly Admitted to ICU: A Quality Finish?
    Daren Heyland
    1Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, CANADA 2Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 4Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 5Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 6Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 7Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone, Calgary, AB, Canada 9Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 10Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 11Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 81377 Munich
    Crit Care Med 43:1352-60. 2015
    ..Very elderly persons admitted to ICUs are at high risk of death. To document life-sustaining interventions (mechanical ventilation, vasopressors, renal replacement therapy) provided in the ICU and outcomes of care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of febrile critically ill adults: a retrospective assessment of regional practice
    Daniel J Niven
    1 Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 1:99-104. 2011
    ..Treatment of patients with fever was a common and nonstandardized practice in this cohort of critically ill patients. This is likely due to lack of evidence in support of a particular temperature management strategy. ..
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Prospective cohort study protocol to describe the transfer of patients from intensive care units to hospital wards
    Denise L Buchner
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e007913. 2015
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  36. doi request reprint Effect of published scientific evidence on glycemic control in adult intensive care units
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada2Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada3Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 175:801-9. 2015
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. 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
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  39. 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)...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Quality indicators in continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) care in critically ill patients: protocol for a systematic review
    Oleksa Rewa
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 8440 112 St NW, Critical Care Medicine 2 124E Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Syst Rev 4:102. 2015
    ..This systematic review will appraise the evidence for quality indicators (QIs) of CRRT care in critically ill patients...
  45. pmc Efficacy of a pressure-sensing mattress cover system for reducing interface pressure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Holly Wong
    W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Cumming School of Medicine, GD01 Teaching Research and Wellness Building, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Trials 16:434. 2015
    ..Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could inform clinicians on repositioning strategies and play a key role in an overall strategy for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers...
  46. pmc Evidence-based design in an intensive care unit: end-user perceptions
    Mauricio Ferri
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 15:57. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to describe end-user impressions and experiences in a new intensive care unit built using evidence-based design...
  47. doi request reprint Identifying emergency-sensitive conditions for the calculation of an emergency care inhospital standardized mortality ratio
    Simon Berthelot
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:418-24.e2. 2014
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  48. 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...
  49. doi request reprint Fever in the critically ill: a review of epidemiology, immunology, and management
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Intensive Care Med 27:290-7. 2012
    ..As such, a review of the epidemiology, molecular mechanisms, and immunology of fever as well as the evidence behind management of fever in the critically ill is pertinent to all critical care practitioners...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...