Debra A Butt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimal decrease in hot flashes desired by postmenopausal women in family practice
    Debra A Butt
    Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 14:203-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for the treatment of menopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial
    Debra A Butt
    The Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 15:310-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Effective and cost-effective clinical trial recruitment strategies for postmenopausal women in a community-based, primary care setting
    Debra A Butt
    The Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 211 3030 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M1P 2T7
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:447-56. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Identifying subpopulations for subgroup analysis in a longitudinal clinical trial
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:817-22. 2008
  5. pmc Are family physicians comprehensively using electronic medical records such that the data can be used for secondary purposes? A Canadian perspective
    Karen Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15:67. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Development and validation of an administrative data algorithm to estimate the disease burden and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in Ontario, Canada
    Jessica Widdifield
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mult Scler 21:1045-54. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug prescribing and persistence among new elderly users: implications for persistence improvement interventions
    Karen Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University Health Network Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:647-52. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of Care Among Patients Referred to Rheumatologists in Ontario, Canada
    Jessica Widdifield
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Risk of Osteoporotic Fractures With Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers Versus Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Hypertensive Community-Dwelling Elderly
    Debra A Butt
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Research Department, Toronto, Canada Family and Community Medicine, The Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 29:2483-8. 2014
  10. pmc Improving stroke prevention therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care: protocol for a pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial
    Theresa M Lee
    Institute for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Implement Sci 11:159. 2016

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimal decrease in hot flashes desired by postmenopausal women in family practice
    Debra A Butt
    Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 14:203-7. 2007
    ..To determine the minimal important difference in the frequency and severity of hot flashes that postmenopausal women desire from a nonhormonal agent...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for the treatment of menopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial
    Debra A Butt
    The Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 15:310-8. 2008
    ..To compare the effectiveness and tolerability of gabapentin with placebo for the treatment of hot flashes in women who enter menopause naturally...
  3. doi request reprint Effective and cost-effective clinical trial recruitment strategies for postmenopausal women in a community-based, primary care setting
    Debra A Butt
    The Scarborough Hospital, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 211 3030 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M1P 2T7
    Contemp Clin Trials 31:447-56. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of eight clinical trial recruitment methods for postmenopausal women in a community-based setting...
  4. doi request reprint Identifying subpopulations for subgroup analysis in a longitudinal clinical trial
    Rahim Moineddin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:817-22. 2008
    ..This paper aims at demonstrating the application of random effect models as one approach to identify subpopulations suitable for subgroup analysis in a longitudinal study...
  5. pmc Are family physicians comprehensively using electronic medical records such that the data can be used for secondary purposes? A Canadian perspective
    Karen Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15:67. 2015
    ..We sought to evaluate the completeness of a variety of EMR fields to determine if family physicians were comprehensively using their EMRs and the suitability of use of the data for secondary purposes in Ontario, Canada...
  6. doi request reprint Development and validation of an administrative data algorithm to estimate the disease burden and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in Ontario, Canada
    Jessica Widdifield
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mult Scler 21:1045-54. 2015
    ..Few studies have assessed the accuracy of administrative data for identifying multiple sclerosis (MS) patients...
  7. doi request reprint Antihypertensive drug prescribing and persistence among new elderly users: implications for persistence improvement interventions
    Karen Tu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University Health Network Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:647-52. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine persistence rates and factors influencing persistence for new elderly users of antihypertensive drugs...
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of Care Among Patients Referred to Rheumatologists in Ontario, Canada
    Jessica Widdifield
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) . 2016
    ..Our aim was to characterize referrals to rheumatologists, the early care management of patients with rheumatic diseases, and timeliness of care and treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Risk of Osteoporotic Fractures With Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers Versus Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Hypertensive Community-Dwelling Elderly
    Debra A Butt
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Research Department, Toronto, Canada Family and Community Medicine, The Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 29:2483-8. 2014
    ..99; CI 0.78-1.25), other major osteoporotic (HR = 0.87; CI 0.75-1.01), and other osteoporotic fractures (HR = 0.90; CI 0.74-1.08)...
  10. pmc Improving stroke prevention therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care: protocol for a pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial
    Theresa M Lee
    Institute for Clinical Evaluation Sciences, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Implement Sci 11:159. 2016
    ..However, many high-risk AF patients are not offered guideline-recommended stroke prevention therapy due to a variety of system, provider, and patient-level barriers...
  11. doi request reprint A validation study of administrative data algorithms to identify patients with Parkinsonism with prevalence and incidence trends
    Debra A Butt
    Research Institute, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 43:28-37. 2014
    ..This reduces their use for health services planning. The purpose of this study was to validate algorithms for the case ascertainment of PKM from administrative databases using primary care patients as the reference standard...
  12. ncbi request reprint Using a data entry clerk to improve data quality in primary care electronic medical records: a pilot study
    Michelle Greiver
    North Toronto Research Network, Toronto, Canada
    Inform Prim Care 19:241-50. 2011
    ..The quality of electronic medical record (EMR) data is known to be problematic; research on improving these data is needed...
  13. pmc Understanding Referral Patterns for Bone Mineral Density Testing among Family Physicians: A Qualitative Descriptive Study
    Sarah E P Munce
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1V7 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2A2
    J Osteoporos 2016:2937426. 2016
    ..Emphasis on referral of high-risk groups as well as men and further clarification and education on the appropriate intervals for follow-up testing is warranted. ..
  14. doi request reprint The risk of hip fracture after initiating antihypertensive drugs in the elderly
    Debra A Butt
    Ellesmere Health Care Centre and The Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:1739-44. 2012
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