Wayne L Gold
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Clinical trials and novel pathogens: lessons learned from SARSMatthew P Muller
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:389-94. 2004..Strategies to facilitate future clinical trials during outbreaks of unknown or novel pathogens are also presented...
- Should medical school faculty see assessments of students made by previous teachers?Wayne L Gold
Division of General Internal Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 77:1096-100. 2002..The authors explain why policies that require the provision of such information are helpful to medical school faculty, and offer recommendations based on the survey findings...
- The impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome on medical house staff: a qualitative studyGloria Rambaldini
Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 20:381-5. 2005..To explore the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on a medical training program and to develop principles for professional training programs to consider in dealing with future, similar crises...
- Impact on health care workers employed in high-risk areas during the Toronto SARS outbreakRima Styra
Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Psychosom Res 64:177-83. 2008..The goal of this study was to quantify the psychological effects of working in a high-risk unit during the SARS outbreak...
- One-year outcomes and health care utilization in survivors of severe acute respiratory syndromeCatherine M Tansey
Department of Medicine, University Health Network, and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arch Intern Med 167:1312-20. 2007..Research conducted during the SARS outbreak may help inform research planning for future public health emergencies. The objective of this study was to evaluate the 1-year outcomes in survivors of SARS and their family caregivers...
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome and its impact on professionalism: qualitative study of physicians' behaviour during an emerging healthcare crisisSharon E Straus
Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
BMJ 329:83. 2004..To explore issues of medical professionalism in the context of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), a new emerging health threat...
- SARS control and psychological effects of quarantine, Toronto, CanadaLaura Hawryluck
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:1206-12. 2004..Longer durations of quarantine were associated with an increased prevalence of PTSD symptoms. Acquaintance with or direct exposure to someone with a diagnosis of SARS was also associated with PTSD and depressive symptoms...
- Outbreak of acupuncture-associated cutaneous Mycobacterium abscessus infectionsPatrick Tang
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Cutan Med Surg 10:166-9. 2006..Cutaneous atypical mycobacterial infections have been increasingly described in association with cosmetic and alternative procedures...
- Clinical features and short-term outcomes of 144 patients with SARS in the greater Toronto areaChristopher M Booth
University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 289:2801-9. 2003..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is an emerging infectious disease that first manifested in humans in China in November 2002 and has subsequently spread worldwide...
- Association of serotype with respiratory presentations of pneumococcal infection, Ontario, Canada, 2003-2011Altynay Shigayeva
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Vaccine 34:846-53. 2016..Pneumococcal disease burden is difficult to quantify due to limited data regarding non-bacteremic disease. We assessed serotype-specific differences in pneumococcal disease presentations in adults in Toronto, Canada...
- Can routine laboratory tests discriminate between severe acute respiratory syndrome and other causes of community-acquired pneumonia?Matthew P Muller
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin Infect Dis 40:1079-86. 2005..Hematological and biochemical abnormalities, particularly lymphopenia, are common in patients with SARS...
- Indeterminate tcdB using a Clostridium difficile PCR assay: a retrospective cohort studyJerome A Leis
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University Health Network Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
BMC Infect Dis 13:324. 2013..We noted typical amplification curves with high tcdB cycle thresholds (Ct) and low endpoints (Ept) that are labeled negative by the Xpert(®) C. difficile assay (Cepheid) and undertook this study to determine their significance...
- Previous antibiotic exposure and antimicrobial resistance in invasive pneumococcal disease: results from prospective surveillanceStefan P Kuster
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada University Hospital Zurich and University of Zurich, Switzerland
Clin Infect Dis 59:944-52. 2014..We asked how the timing, number of courses, and duration of antibiotic therapy in the previous 3 months affected antibiotic resistance in isolates causing invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)...
- Possible SARS coronavirus transmission during cardiopulmonary resuscitationMichael D Christian
Immunodeficiency Clinic, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Emerg Infect Dis 10:287-93. 2004....
- Interferon-mediated immunopathological events are associated with atypical innate and adaptive immune responses in patients with severe acute respiratory syndromeMark J Cameron
Division of Experimental Therapeutics, University Health Network, MaRS Centre, 3 916 TMDT, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Virol 81:8692-706. 2007....
- Prognostic significance of the radiographic pattern of disease in patients with severe acute respiratory syndromeNarinder S Paul
Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:493-8. 2004..This study was performed to evaluate the prognostic significance of the radiographic pattern of disease in probable cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
- Infections in the lupus patient: perspectives on preventionClaire Barber
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Curr Opin Rheumatol 23:358-65. 2011..The aim of the review is to describe an approach to screening and prevention of infections in patients with SLE based on recent evidence...
- Morning report blog: a web-based tool to enhance case-based learningIsaac I Bogoch
Herbert Ho Ping Kong Centre of Excellence in Education and Practice, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Teach Learn Med 24:238-41. 2012..Morning report is an interactive case-based teaching session common to internal medicine training programs across North America...
- The laboratory impact of changing syphilis screening from the rapid-plasma reagin to a treponemal enzyme immunoassay: a case-study from the Greater Toronto AreaSharmistha Mishra
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, and Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sex Transm Dis 38:190-6. 2011..We sought to understand the consequences of this change on laboratory results and testing patterns with a population-based retrospective study of laboratory-based diagnoses of syphilis...
- Recurrent disseminated intravascular coagulation caused by intermittent dosing of rifampinThomas C Havey
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:264-7. 2012..Three (37.5%) of eight reported cases were fatal. A complete history of previous exposure to rifampin is recommended before intermittent therapy with this medication...
- The effect of English language proficiency on length of stay and in-hospital mortalityAva John-Baptiste
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 19:221-8. 2004..In ambulatory care settings, patients with limited English proficiency receive lower quality of care. Limited information is available describing outcomes for inpatients...
- Interpretation of diagnostic laboratory tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome: the Toronto experiencePatrick Tang
University of Toronto, Ont
CMAJ 170:47-54. 2004..We describe how these tests were used during the first phase of the SARS outbreak in Toronto and offer some recommendations that may be useful if SARS returns...