Henry Thomas Stelfox
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Monitoring amiodarone's toxicities: recommendations, evidence, and clinical practiceHenry Thomas Stelfox
Clin Pharmacol Ther 75:110-22. 2004..We sought to develop an explicit evidence-based model of medication monitoring and to evaluate monitoring practices and adverse drug events in patients taking amiodarone at one institution...
- The relation of patient satisfaction with complaints against physicians and malpractice lawsuitsHenry Thomas Stelfox
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
Am J Med 118:1126-33. 2005..We sought to examine associations among patients' satisfaction survey ratings of physicians' performance and complaints from patients, risk management episodes, and rates of malpractice lawsuits...
- Safety of patients isolated for infection controlHenry Thomas Stelfox
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
JAMA 290:1899-905. 2003..Hospital infection control policies that use patient isolation prevent nosocomial transmission of infectious diseases, but may inadvertently lead to patient neglect and errors...
- An evaluation of the adequacy of outpatient monitoring of thyroid replacement therapyHenry Thomas Stelfox
Health Policy at Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
J Eval Clin Pract 10:525-30. 2004..Monitoring may prevent or minimize the consequences of adverse drug events (ADEs). We sought to develop an explicit model of medication monitoring and to evaluate monitoring processes and ADEs in patients taking levothyroxine...
- Derivation and validation of a quality indicator for 30-day unplanned hospital readmission to evaluate trauma careLynne Moore
From the Department of Social and Preventative Medicine L M, A F T, and Axe Santé des Populations Pratiques Optimales en Santé Population Health Practice changing Research Unit L M, A F T, A L, Traumatologie, urgence, Soins intensifs Trauma, Emergency, Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec CHU de Québec, Hopital de l Enfant Jesus, Universite Laval, Quebec and Institut national d excellence en santé et en services sociaux G B, J L, Montreal, Quebec Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences H T, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta and Department of Surgery A B N, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 76:1310-6. 2014..The objective of this study was to derive and internally validate a QI for a 30-day unplanned hospital readmission to evaluate trauma care...
- Tracheostomy tube malposition in patients admitted to a respiratory acute care unit following prolonged ventilationUlrich Schmidt
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Chest 134:288-94. 2008..We determined the incidence of tracheostomy tube malposition, identified the associated risk factors, and examined the effect of malposition on clinical outcomes...
- Rates, patterns, and determinants of unplanned readmission after traumatic injury: a multicenter cohort studyLynne Moore
Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Unité de Traumatologie urgence soins Intensifs, CHU de Québec H opital Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences HTS, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Institut national d excellence en santé et en services sociaux, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Surg 259:374-80. 2014..This study aimed to (i) describe unplanned readmission rates after injury according to time, reason, and place; (ii) compare observed rates with general population rates, and (iii) identify determinants of 30-day readmission...