David L Buckeridge

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluating detection of an inhalational anthrax outbreak
    David L Buckeridge
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1942-9. 2006
  2. pmc Effectiveness of a computerized drug-monitoring program to detect and prevent adverse drug events and medication non-adherence in outpatient ambulatory care: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Alan J Forster
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Trials 16:2. 2015
  3. pmc Using novel Canadian resources to improve medication reconciliation at discharge: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    Trials 13:150. 2012
  4. pmc Semantic querying of relational data for clinical intelligence: a semantic web services-based approach
    Alexandre Riazanov
    Department of Computer Science and Applied Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada
    J Biomed Semantics 4:9. 2013
  5. pmc Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everything
    Jessica M Conway
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, V5Z 4R4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:932. 2011
  6. pmc Physician privacy concerns when disclosing patient data for public health purposes during a pandemic influenza outbreak
    Khaled El Emam
    CHEO Research Institute, Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1H 8L1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:454. 2011
  7. pmc Validation of population-based disease simulation models: a review of concepts and methods
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:710. 2010
  8. pmc Perceptions of immunization information systems for collecting pandemic H1N1 immunization data within Canada's public health community: a qualitative study
    Christine L Heidebrecht
    Department of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:523. 2010
  9. pmc Pan-Canadian assessment of pandemic immunization data collection: study methodology
    Jennifer A Pereira
    Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:51. 2010
  10. pmc The re-identification risk of Canadians from longitudinal demographics
    Khaled El Emam
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1J8L1, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:46. 2011

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Publications63

  1. pmc Evaluating detection of an inhalational anthrax outbreak
    David L Buckeridge
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1942-9. 2006
    ..9 and 0.32 days at a specificity of 0.975. When syndromic surveillance was sufficiently sensitive to detect a substantial proportion of outbreaks before clinical case finding, it generated frequent false alarms...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of a computerized drug-monitoring program to detect and prevent adverse drug events and medication non-adherence in outpatient ambulatory care: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Alan J Forster
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada
    Trials 16:2. 2015
    ....
  3. pmc Using novel Canadian resources to improve medication reconciliation at discharge: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    Trials 13:150. 2012
    ..An electronically enabled discharge reconciliation process represents an innovative approach to this problem...
  4. pmc Semantic querying of relational data for clinical intelligence: a semantic web services-based approach
    Alexandre Riazanov
    Department of Computer Science and Applied Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada
    J Biomed Semantics 4:9. 2013
    ..Since most of the data are currently stored in relational or similar form, ad hoc querying is problematic as it requires specialised technical skills and the knowledge of particular data schemas...
  5. pmc Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everything
    Jessica M Conway
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, V5Z 4R4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:932. 2011
    ..We adapted a city-level contact network model to study different campaigns on influenza morbidity and mortality...
  6. pmc Physician privacy concerns when disclosing patient data for public health purposes during a pandemic influenza outbreak
    Khaled El Emam
    CHEO Research Institute, Smyth Road, Ottawa, K1H 8L1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:454. 2011
    ..Our objective was to understand the privacy barriers which could potentially influence family physicians' reporting of patient-level surveillance data to public health agencies during the Fall 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza outbreak...
  7. pmc Validation of population-based disease simulation models: a review of concepts and methods
    Jacek A Kopec
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:710. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the principles and methods for validation of population-based disease simulation models...
  8. pmc Perceptions of immunization information systems for collecting pandemic H1N1 immunization data within Canada's public health community: a qualitative study
    Christine L Heidebrecht
    Department of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:523. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Pan-Canadian assessment of pandemic immunization data collection: study methodology
    Jennifer A Pereira
    Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:51. 2010
    ..This study's objective was to compare the efficiencies and perceptions of data collection methods employed during Canada's pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccination campaign...
  10. pmc The re-identification risk of Canadians from longitudinal demographics
    Khaled El Emam
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1J8L1, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:46. 2011
    ..Our objective was to estimate the risk of re-identification from the basic cross-sectional and longitudinal demographics of Canadians...
  11. pmc Understanding detection performance in public health surveillance: modeling aberrancy-detection algorithms
    David L Buckeridge
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:760-9. 2008
    ..Not all algorithms perform equally well in terms of sensitivity, specificity, and timeliness in detecting disease outbreaks and the evidence describing the relative performance of different methods is fragmented and mainly qualitative...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outbreak detection through automated surveillance: a review of the determinants of detection
    David L Buckeridge
    McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Biomed Inform 40:370-9. 2007
    ..Future evaluations should aim to address inconsistencies in the evidence noted in this review and to identify the potential influence of other factors on outbreak detection...
  13. pmc Neighborhood determinants of 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 influenza vaccination in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Stephanie Brien
    Surveillance Lab, Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A3, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 176:897-908. 2012
    ..In future vaccination campaigns, neighborhoods that are materially deprived or have high percentages of immigrants may benefit from focused interventions...
  14. pmc Patient, physician, encounter, and billing characteristics predict the accuracy of syndromic surveillance case definitions
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:166. 2012
    ....
  15. pmc Forecasting malaria in a highly endemic country using environmental and clinical predictors
    Kate Zinszer
    Clinical and Health Informatics Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Ave West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    Malar J 14:245. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relevance of environmental and clinical predictors of malaria across different settings in Uganda...
  16. doi request reprint Association of Off-label Drug Use and Adverse Drug Events in an Adult Population
    Tewodros Eguale
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada2Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada3Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital
    JAMA Intern Med 176:55-63. 2016
    ..Despite concerns regarding adverse outcomes, to date, no systematic investigation of the effects of off-label drug use in adult populations has been performed...
  17. doi request reprint Patterns of health services use prior to a first diagnosis of psychosis: the importance of primary care
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1389-98. 2013
    ..We estimated the extent to which socio-demographic, clinical, and health service indicators are associated with patterns of service use for mental health reasons preceding a first diagnosis of psychosis...
  18. doi request reprint Residential address errors in public health surveillance data: a description and analysis of the impact on geocoding
    Kate Zinszer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Que, Canada H3A 1A2
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 1:163-8. 2010
    ..1 km. Further examination of the extent of address errors in public health data is essential, as is the investigation of how these errors impact routine public health functions...
  19. doi request reprint Optimizing the response to surveillance alerts in automated surveillance systems
    Masoumeh Izadi
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Stat Med 30:442-54. 2011
    ..Experimental results are also provided to illustrate the robustness of the adaptive optimization approach and to show the realization of the derived error bounds in practice...
  20. pmc Do physician communication skills influence screening mammography utilization?
    Ari Nareg Meguerditchian
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:219. 2012
    ..We assessed whether patient-physician communication examination scores in a national, standardized clinical skills examination predicted future use of screening mammography (SM)...
  21. doi request reprint Accuracy of prospective space-time surveillance in detecting tuberculosis transmission
    Aman Verma
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A3, Canada Electronic address
    Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 8:47-54. 2014
    ..We found evidence that prospective space-time surveillance for TB leads to a high false alarm rate, limiting its practical utility in settings with TB epidemiology similar to Montreal...
  22. pmc The effectiveness of a new generation of computerized drug alerts in reducing the risk of injury from drug side effects: a cluster randomized trial
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:635-43. 2012
    ..Computerized drug alerts for psychotropic drugs are expected to reduce fall-related injuries in older adults. However, physicians over-ride most alerts because they believe the benefit of the drugs exceeds the risk...
  23. doi request reprint Drug, patient, and physician characteristics associated with off-label prescribing in primary care
    Tewodros Eguale
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:781-8. 2012
    ..Off-label prescribing may lead to adverse drug events. Little is known about its prevalence and determinants resulting from challenges in documenting treatment indication...
  24. ncbi request reprint PHIO: a knowledge base for interpretation and calculation of public health indicators
    Arash Shaban-Nejad
    McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 192:1207. 2013
    ..This paper presents our ongoing efforts to develop an integrated population health indicator ontology (PHIO) that captures the knowledge required for calculation and interpretation of health indicators within a PopHR semantic framework. ..
  25. pmc Simulation Analysis Platform (SnAP): a tool for evaluation of public health surveillance and disease control strategies
    David L Buckeridge
    Surveillance Lab, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2011:161-70. 2011
    ..SnAP is designed to be efficient, scalable, extensible, and portable. We describe the design decisions taken to meet these requirements, present the design of the platform, and describe results from an example application of SnAP...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge-based surveillance for preventing postoperative surgical site infection
    Arash Shaban-Nejad
    McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Stud Health Technol Inform 169:145-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, we focus on Surgical Site Infections (SSIs), which account for a relatively large fraction of all hospital acquired infections...
  27. pmc Socio-economic disparities in the burden of seasonal influenza: the effect of social and material deprivation on rates of influenza infection
    Katia M Charland
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17207. 2011
    ..e., lack of access to goods and services) and social deprivation (i.e. lack of social cohesion and support)...
  28. doi request reprint Infection acquisition following intensive care unit room privatization
    Dana Y Teltsch
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:32-8. 2011
    ..The use of private rooms may reduce the acquisition of certain pathogens, but the limited evidence on this topic is inconsistent...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physician scores on a national clinical skills examination as predictors of complaints to medical regulatory authorities
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 298:993-1001. 2007
    ..To address this problem, licensure assessment has been reformed in Canada and the United States, including a national standardized assessment of patient-physician communication and clinical history taking and examination skills...
  30. doi request reprint Influence of physicians' management and communication ability on patients' persistence with antihypertensive medication
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, 1140 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3 Canada
    Arch Intern Med 170:1064-72. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a physician's medical management and communication ability influence persistence with antihypertensive treatment...
  31. pmc A novel method of adverse event detection can accurately identify venous thromboembolisms (VTEs) from narrative electronic health record data
    Christian M Rochefort
    Faculty of Medicine, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada McGill Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 22:155-65. 2015
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the accuracy of statistical natural language processing (NLP) for identifying DVT and PE from electronic health record data...
  32. doi request reprint Weather warnings predict fall-related injuries among older adults
    Luke Mondor
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 44:403-8. 2015
    ....
  33. pmc Clinic accessibility and clinic-level predictors of the geographic variation in 2009 pandemic influenza vaccine coverage in Montreal, Canada
    Katia M Charland
    Surveillance Lab, McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:317-28. 2014
    ..Although approximately 50% of the population was vaccinated, there was a considerable variation in clinic performance and community vaccine coverage...
  34. pmc A qualitative study of health information technology in the Canadian public health system
    Kate Zinszer
    Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:509. 2013
    ....
  35. pmc A spatial analysis of individual- and neighborhood-level determinants of malaria incidence in adults, Ontario, Canada
    Rose Eckhardt
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:775-82. 2012
    ..This method's usefulness in clarifying the local patterns of imported malaria in Ontario shows its potential to help identify areas and populations at highest risk for imported and emerging infectious disease...
  36. pmc Timeliness of nongovernmental versus governmental global outbreak communications
    Luke Mondor
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1184-7. 2012
    ..We found that governmental sources improved the timeliness of public reporting of infectious disease outbreaks during the study period...
  37. doi request reprint Outpatient physician billing data for age and setting specific syndromic surveillance of influenza-like illnesses
    Emily H Chan
    McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Biomed Inform 44:221-8. 2011
    ..By using real-time data, an evolving epidemic can be rapidly characterized by its epidemiological patterns, which is not possible with traditional surveillance systems...
  38. doi request reprint PopHR: a knowledge-based platform to support integration, analysis, and visualization of population health data
    Arash Shaban-Nejad
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci . 2016
    ..In this paper, we describe the PopHR platform and discuss the architecture, design, key modules, and its implementation and use...
  39. doi request reprint Enteric disease episodes and the risk of acquiring a future sexually transmitted infection: a prediction model in Montreal residents
    Melissa Caron
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Ave West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A2
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 23:1159-1165. 2016
    ..We aimed to build a prediction model capable of identifying individuals with a reported enteric disease who could be at risk of acquiring future sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  40. pmc Improving patient safety by optimizing the use of nursing human resources
    Christian M Rochefort
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Campus Longueuil, 150 Place Charles Lemoyne, Suite 200, Longueuil, Quebec, J4K 0A8, Canada
    Implement Sci 10:89. 2015
    ....
  41. pmc Accuracy of using automated methods for detecting adverse events from electronic health record data: a research protocol
    Christian M Rochefort
    Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Wilson Hall, 3506 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A7, Canada
    Implement Sci 10:5. 2015
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Using age, triage score, and disposition data from emergency department electronic records to improve Influenza-like illness surveillance
    Noémie Savard
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 22:688-96. 2015
    ..We assessed the value of age, triage score, and disposition data from ED electronic records for predicting influenza-related hospitalizations...
  43. pmc Determining health-care facility catchment areas in Uganda using data on malaria-related visits
    Kate Zinszer
    Surveillance Lab, Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group, McGill University, 1040 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Bull World Health Organ 92:178-86. 2014
    ..To illustrate the use of a new method for defining the catchment areas of health-care facilities based on their utilization...
  44. doi request reprint Host and viral factors affecting clinical performance of a rapid diagnostic test for respiratory syncytial virus in hospitalized children
    Jesse Papenburg
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 163:911-3. 2013
    ..Older age, prolonged symptoms, and respiratory syncytial virus genotype-B infection were significantly associated with false-negative results of RADT. ..
  45. doi request reprint Medication-related falls in the elderly: causative factors and preventive strategies
    Allen R Huang
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Drugs Aging 29:359-76. 2012
    ..Computer-assisted alerts coupled with electronic prescribing tools are a promising approach to lowering the risk of falls as the use of information technologies expands within healthcare...
  46. pmc Finding leading indicators for disease outbreaks: filtering, cross-correlation, and caveats
    Ronald M Bloom
    McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:76-85. 2007
    ..Otherwise, conclusions drawn from the sample CCF of bi-variate time-series data will inevitably be ambiguous and often altogether misleading...
  47. doi request reprint Risk of malaria transmission from fish ponds in the Peruvian Amazon
    Mathieu Maheu-Giroux
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A2
    Acta Trop 115:112-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify the effect of fish pond density on malaria occurrence...
  48. pmc An innovative approach to addressing childhood obesity: a knowledge-based infrastructure for supporting multi-stakeholder partnership decision-making in Quebec, Canada
    Nii Antiaye Addy
    McGill Center for the Convergence in Health and Economics MCCHE, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G5, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:1314-33. 2015
    ..This work should improve MSP decision-making in the development of interventions to address childhood obesity. ..
  49. doi request reprint The impact of exposure model misspecification on signal detection in prospective pharmacovigilance
    Rolina D van Gaalen
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 24:456-67. 2015
    ..The authors used simulations to assess the impact of a misspecified exposure model on the timeliness of adverse effect detection...
  50. pmc Accuracy of syndrome definitions based on diagnoses in physician claims
    Genevieve Cadieux
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:17. 2011
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Enhancing pharmacosurveillance with systematic collection of treatment indication in electronic prescribing: a validation study in Canada
    Tewodros Eguale
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Drug Saf 33:559-67. 2010
    ..We investigated the validity of treatment indications documented using an electronic prescribing system at the time of prescribing...
  52. doi request reprint The determinants of 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 influenza vaccination: a systematic review
    Stephanie Brien
    Surveillance Lab, McGill Clinical and Health Informatics, McGill University, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Canada H3A 1A3
    Vaccine 30:1255-64. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The need for validation of statistical methods for estimating respiratory virus-attributable hospitalization
    Rodica Gilca
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 170:925-36. 2009
    ..Until these methods are validated, their methodological limitations should be made explicit and proxy estimates used cautiously in guiding public policy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of syndromic surveillance systems--design of an epidemic simulation model
    David L Buckeridge
    Stanford Medical Informatics, MSOB X 215, 251 Campus Dr, Stanford, CA 94305 5479, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:137-43. 2004
    ..Another approach is to inject simulated outbreaks into real background data, but existing simulation models generally do not account for such factors as spatial mobility and do not explicitly incorporate knowledge of the disease agent...
  55. ncbi request reprint A workflow spatial scan statistic
    Luiz Duczmal
    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Stat Med 25:743-54. 2006
    ..We also present results from simulations that demonstrate the increased power of the workflow scan statistic over the usual scan statistic for detecting clusters arising from exposures in the workplace...
  56. ncbi request reprint An evaluation model for syndromic surveillance: assessing the performance of a temporal algorithm
    David L Buckeridge
    Palo Alto Veterans Health Care, Palo Alto, California, USA
    MMWR Suppl 54:109-15. 2005
    ..Despite considerable experience with implementing syndromic surveillance, limited evidence exists to describe the performance of syndromic surveillance systems in detecting outbreaks...
  57. ncbi request reprint Algorithms for rapid outbreak detection: a research synthesis
    David L Buckeridge
    Palo Alto VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Biomed Inform 38:99-113. 2005
    ..Future research must address challenges such as forecasting expected values in high-dimensional data and generating spatial and multivariate test data sets...
  58. pmc Implementing syndromic surveillance: a practical guide informed by the early experience
    Kenneth D Mandl
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Center for Biopreparedness, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:141-50. 2004
    ....
  59. pmc Effect of motor vehicle emissions on respiratory health in an urban area
    David L Buckeridge
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:293-300. 2002
    ..24 (95% confidence interval, 1.05-1.45) for a log(10) increase in exposure. We noted a weaker effect of exposure on hospitalization for all respiratory conditions, and no effect on hospitalization for nonrespiratory conditions...
  60. ncbi request reprint Making health data maps: a case study of a community/university research collaboration
    David L Buckeridge
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 55:1189-206. 2002
    ....
  61. pmc Medical informatics in an undergraduate curriculum: a qualitative study
    David L Buckeridge
    Community Medicine Residency Program, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:6. 2002
    ..Despite this, North American medical schools do not routinely provide education in medical informatics...
  62. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: surveillance systems for early detection of bioterrorism-related diseases
    Dena M Bravata
    University of California, San Francisco Stanford Evidence based Practice Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:910-22. 2004
    ..Given the threat of bioterrorism and the increasing availability of electronic data for surveillance, surveillance systems for the early detection of illnesses and syndromes potentially related to bioterrorism have proliferated...
  63. ncbi request reprint Measurement of antinuclear antibodies by multiplex immunoassay: a prospective, multicenter clinical evaluation
    Kevin G Moder
    Department of Rheumatology, Mayo College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:978-86. 2007
    ..We evaluated agreement between multiplex immunoassay and enzyme immunoassay (EIA) and assessed the diagnostic utility of autoantibody profiles...