Susan E Bronskill

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Family physicians providing regular care to residents in Ontario long-term care homes: characteristics and practice patterns
    Jonathan M Lam
    Health Quality Ontario corrected
    Can Fam Physician 58:1241-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Exploring variation in rates of polypharmacy across long term care homes
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:309.e15-21. 2012
  3. pmc Post-acute service use following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:77-93. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic drug therapy in older adults newly admitted to nursing homes: incidence, dose, and specialist contact
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:749-55. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between variations in antipsychotic prescribing across nursing homes and short-term mortality: quality of care implications
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 47:1000-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Older men with dementia are at greater risk than women of serious events after initiating antipsychotic therapy
    Paula A Rochon
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:55-61. 2013
  7. pmc Initiation of benzodiazepines in the elderly after hospitalization
    Chaim M Bell
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1024-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotics and parkinsonism
    Paula A Rochon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1882-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Representation of patients with dementia in clinical trials of donepezil
    Sudeep S Gill
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 11:e274-85. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of cholinesterase inhibitor use for dementia
    Nathan Herrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1517-23. 2007

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Publications47

  1. pmc Family physicians providing regular care to residents in Ontario long-term care homes: characteristics and practice patterns
    Jonathan M Lam
    Health Quality Ontario corrected
    Can Fam Physician 58:1241-8. 2012
    ..To describe the characteristics and practice patterns of family physicians who regularly treat long-term care (LTC) residents in order to inform quality improvement strategies...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring variation in rates of polypharmacy across long term care homes
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:309.e15-21. 2012
    ..We quantified the scope of this practice by exploring variation in the use of nine or more drug therapies across LTC homes...
  3. pmc Post-acute service use following acute myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto
    Health Care Financ Rev 24:77-93. 2002
    ..After adjusting for many patient and hospital characteristics, however, variation in PASU remained across States...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic drug therapy in older adults newly admitted to nursing homes: incidence, dose, and specialist contact
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:749-55. 2004
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between variations in antipsychotic prescribing across nursing homes and short-term mortality: quality of care implications
    Susan E Bronskill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 47:1000-8. 2009
    ..Determining the extent to which variations in antipsychotic use are a symptom of facility-level quality problems as compared with a drug safety issue is important for selecting the correct interventions to effect change...
  6. doi request reprint Older men with dementia are at greater risk than women of serious events after initiating antipsychotic therapy
    Paula A Rochon
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:55-61. 2013
    ..To understand how drug therapy differently affects older women and men...
  7. pmc Initiation of benzodiazepines in the elderly after hospitalization
    Chaim M Bell
    Department of Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1024-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the rate of new chronic benzodiazepine use after hospitalization in older adults not previously prescribed with benzodiazepines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Atypical antipsychotics and parkinsonism
    Paula A Rochon
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:1882-8. 2005
    ..This has not been well documented. We compared the risk of development of incident parkinsonism among older adults dispensed atypical relative to typical antipsychotics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Representation of patients with dementia in clinical trials of donepezil
    Sudeep S Gill
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 11:e274-85. 2004
    ..To evaluate the representation of frail older adults in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and to assess consequences of under representation by analyzing drug discontinuation rates...
  10. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of cholinesterase inhibitor use for dementia
    Nathan Herrmann
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1517-23. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Canada relative to the US
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs Aging 21:939-47. 2004
    ..To explore the prescribing of potentially inappropriate drug therapy in Ontario, Canada where there is a restrictive drug formulary relative to the US where there is no single drug formulary...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic drug use and mortality in older adults with dementia
    Sudeep S Gill
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:775-86. 2007
    ..Antipsychotic drugs are widely used to manage behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia despite concerns about their safety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents
    Christopher J Lane
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:861-6. 2004
    ..To compare patterns of potentially inappropriate drug therapy prescribing in community-dwelling older adults and nursing home residents in Ontario, Canada...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variation in nursing home antipsychotic prescribing rates
    Paula A Rochon
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:676-83. 2007
    ..We explored variation in the use of antipsychotic therapy across nursing homes in Ontario, Canada, and determined if prescribing decisions were based on clinical indications...
  15. ncbi request reprint A prescribing cascade involving cholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergic drugs
    Sudeep S Gill
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Arch Intern Med 165:808-13. 2005
    ..We present a new example of the prescribing cascade involving cholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergic drugs used to manage urinary incontinence...
  16. pmc Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and dose-related outcomes in older adults with new heart failure in the community
    Paula A Rochon
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 19:676-83. 2004
    ..To evaluate the dose-related benefit of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor therapy among older adults with heart failure and to evaluate whether low-dose ACE inhibitor therapy is better than none...
  17. doi request reprint Prolonged antibiotic treatment in long-term care: role of the prescriber
    Nick Daneman
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, SunnybrookHealth Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 173:673-82. 2013
    ..Given that most common bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotic courses of 7 or fewer days, reducing standard antibiotic treatment durations may be an avenue to curtailing antibiotic overuse in long-term care...
  18. pmc Neighborhood income and stroke care and outcomes
    Moira K Kapral
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 79:1200-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate factors that may contribute to the increased stroke case fatality rates observed in individuals from low-income areas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Projected incidence of mechanical ventilation in Ontario to 2026: Preparing for the aging baby boomers
    Dale M Needham
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Crit Care Med 33:574-9. 2005
    ..We forecast the future incidence of mechanical ventilation to the year 2026 to understand the impact of aging baby boomers on critical care resources...
  20. doi request reprint Demographic characteristics and healthcare use of centenarians: a population-based cohort study
    Paula A Rochon
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:86-93. 2014
    ..To better understand how centenarians use the healthcare system as an important step toward improving their service delivery...
  21. doi request reprint Frequency and pattern of emergency department visits by long-term care residents--a population-based study
    Andrea Gruneir
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:510-7. 2010
    ..To obtain population-based estimates of emergency department (ED) visits by long-term care (LTC) residents...
  22. doi request reprint Variability in Antibiotic Use Across Nursing Homes and the Risk of Antibiotic-Related Adverse Outcomes for Individual Residents
    Nick Daneman
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3Institute of Health Policy, Management and Eva
    JAMA Intern Med 175:1331-9. 2015
    ..Antibiotics are frequently and often inappropriately prescribed to patients in nursing homes. These antibiotics pose direct risks to recipients and indirect risks to others residing in the home...
  23. doi request reprint Association between tamsulosin and serious ophthalmic adverse events in older men following cataract surgery
    Chaim M Bell
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    JAMA 301:1991-6. 2009
    ..No studies have documented whether use of tamsulosin or other alpha-blocker drug therapies affect the risk of serious postoperative adverse events...
  24. doi request reprint Antibiotic use in long-term care facilities
    Nick Daneman
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2856-63. 2011
    ..Our goal was to examine the prevalence of antibiotic use among long-term care facility residents and the extent of variability across these institutions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission
    Irfan A Dhalla
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2113 40 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2E8, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:995-1000. 2002
    ..To compare the prevalence of inappropriate prescribing before and after nursing home admission and to determine which patient and physician characteristics are associated with inappropriate prescribing in the nursing home setting...
  26. doi request reprint The Relationship between Diabetes Care Quality and Diabetes-Related Hospitalizations and the Modifying Role of Comorbidity
    Yelena Petrosyan
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Diabetes . 2016
    ....
  27. pmc Gender differences in home care clients and admission to long-term care in Ontario, Canada: a population-based retrospective cohort study
    Andrea Gruneir
    Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 13:48. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to quantify differences between women and men who used home care in Ontario, Canada and to determine if there were subsequent differences in LTC admission...
  28. pmc The prevalence and health consequences of frailty in a population-based older home care cohort: a comparison of different measures
    Michael A Campitelli
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 16:133. 2016
    ....
  29. pmc Incidence and predictors of critical events during urgent air-medical transport
    Jeffrey M Singh
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 181:579-84. 2009
    ..Little is known about the risks of urgent air-medical transport used in regionalized health care systems. We sought to determine the incidence of in-transit critical events and identify factors associated with these events...
  30. doi request reprint Changing Pattern of Sedative Use in Older Adults: A Population-Based Cohort Study
    Andrea Iaboni
    Centre for Mental Health, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Drugs Aging 33:523-33. 2016
    ..Trazodone and quetiapine are medications with sedative properties when used at low doses and are commonly used off-label for sleep or behavioral symptoms in older adults...
  31. doi request reprint The relative impact of chronic conditions and multimorbidity on health-related quality of life in Ontario long-stay home care clients
    Luke Mondor
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 25:2619-32. 2016
    ..To examine the relative impact of 16 common chronic conditions and increasing morbidity on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a population-based sample of home care clients in Ontario, Canada...
  32. pmc Absence of a Socioeconomic Gradient in Older Adults' Survival with Multiple Chronic Conditions
    Natasha E Lane
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M6, Canada
    EBioMedicine 2:2094-100. 2015
    ..Individuals of low socioeconomic status experience a disproportionate burden of chronic conditions; however it is unclear whether chronic condition burden affects survival differently across socioeconomic strata...
  33. doi request reprint Stroke rates after introduction of vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors for macular degeneration: a time series analysis
    Robert J Campbell
    Department of Ophthalmology, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Ophthalmology 119:1604-8. 2012
    ..To assess whether stroke rates among patients with retinal disease were influenced by the rapid and sequential uptakes of bevacizumab and ranibizumab for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilation in Ontario, 1992-2000: incidence, survival, and hospital bed utilization of noncardiac surgery adult patients
    Dale M Needham
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Crit Care Med 32:1504-9. 2004
    ..We describe population-based, temporal trends in the incidence, survival, and hospital bed utilization of mechanically ventilated, noncardiac surgery adult patients...
  35. pmc The increasing burden and complexity of multimorbidity
    Anna J Koné Pefoyo
    Cancer Screening, Cancer Care Ontario Action Cancer Ontario, 505 University Avenue, Room 18 14, Toronto, M5G 1X3, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 15:415. 2015
    ..We aimed to estimate the population-based prevalence and trends of multimorbidity in Ontario, Canada and to examine patterns in the co-occurrence of chronic conditions...
  36. doi request reprint A prescription at discharge improves long-term adherence for secondary stroke prevention
    Jenny P Tsai
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:2308-15. 2014
    ..Medication adherence is important for optimal secondary stroke prevention. We evaluated short-term adherence to antihypertensive and lipid-lowering agents after a new ischemic stroke, as predictor of adherence at 1 and 2 years...
  37. doi request reprint Quality measures for medication continuity in long-term care facilities, using a structured panel process
    Chaim M Bell
    St Michaels Hospital, Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Drugs Aging 29:319-27. 2012
    ..Employing appropriate health quality indicators helps support improvement efforts. To date, few quality indicators that evaluate the continuity of medication use between acute and LTC facilities have been described...
  38. ncbi request reprint Both clinical epidemiology and population health perspectives can define the role of health care in reducing health disparities
    Geoffrey M Anderson
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, 2nd Floor, 12 Queen s Park Crescent West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:757-62. 2005
    ..To compare and contrast clinical epidemiology and population health perspectives on the role of health care in reducing socioeconomic disparities in health...
  39. doi request reprint Identification of Physician-Diagnosed Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Population-Based Administrative Data: A Validation Study Using Family Physicians' Electronic Medical Records
    R Liisa Jaakkimainen
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Alzheimers Dis 54:337-49. 2016
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Hospitalization and Mortality Rates in Long-Term Care Facilities: Does For-Profit Status Matter?
    Peter Tanuseputro
    Bruyère Research Institute, Bruyère Centre of Learning, Research and Innovation in Long Term Care, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 16:874-83. 2015
    ..To establish if proprietary status (ie, for-profit or not-for-profit) is associated with mortality and hospitalizations among publicly funded long-term care (nursing) homes...
  41. doi request reprint Sex differences in home care performance: a population-based study
    Amanda T Lo
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Toronto, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues 25:232-8. 2015
    ..Despite important sex differences in functional status and use of services by recipients of home care, differences in home care performance measures by sex have not been examined...
  42. pmc Who Are the High-Cost Users? A Method for Person-Centred Attribution of Health Care Spending
    Sara J T Guilcher
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0149179. 2016
    ..g. acute care, home care, physician billings) within and across PCE...
  43. doi request reprint Derivation and validation of the detection of indicators and vulnerabilities for emergency room trips scale for classifying the risk of emergency department use in frail community-dwelling older adults
    Andrew P Costa
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department ofMedicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:763-9. 2015
    ..To develop and validate a prognostic case finding tool that classifies the risk of emergency department (ED) use in an older home care population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal profiles of health care providers
    Susan E Bronskill
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stat Med 21:1067-88. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the longitudinal profiles developed are easily interpreted and flexible, making them of practical use to policy-makers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Skilled nursing facility rehabilitation and discharge to home after stroke
    Walter P Wodchis
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Toronto, ON Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:442-8. 2005
    ..To determine the relation between rehabilitation therapy (RT) intensity and time to discharge home for stroke patients in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs)...
  46. pmc Atypical antipsychotic drugs in the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: systematic review
    Philip E Lee
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M6A 2E1
    BMJ 329:75. 2004
    ..To review the role of oral atypical antipsychotic drugs in the management of the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume and mortality for mechanical ventilation of medical and surgical patients: a population-based analysis using administrative data
    Dale M Needham
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2349-54. 2006
    ..Our objective is to determine whether hospital volume is associated with improved survival for medical or surgical patients receiving mechanical ventilation...