Salimah Z Shariff

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Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Retrieving clinical evidence: a comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for quick clinical searches
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e164. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Searching for medical information online: a survey of Canadian nephrologists
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nephrol 24:723-32. 2011
  3. pmc Impact of PubMed search filters on the retrieval of evidence by physicians
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 184:E184-90. 2012
  4. pmc Dialysis search filters for PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, and Embase databases
    Arthur V Iansavichus
    Division of Nephrology and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1624-31. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia and sodium picosulfate bowel preparations in older adults
    Matthew A Weir
    1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada 2 Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:686-94. 2014
  6. pmc Higher anti-depressant dose and major adverse outcomes in moderate chronic kidney disease: a retrospective population-based study
    Varun Dev
    Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:79. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Optimal search filters for renal information in EMBASE
    Arthur V Iansavichus
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:14-22. 2010
  8. pmc Filtering Medline for a clinical discipline: diagnostic test assessment framework
    Amit X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5C1
    BMJ 339:b3435. 2009
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of MEDLINE filters on evidence retrieval: study protocol
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:58. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Altered mental status in older adults with histamine2-receptor antagonists: a population-based study
    Davy Tawadrous
    Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Intern Med 25:701-9. 2014

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  1. pmc Retrieving clinical evidence: a comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for quick clinical searches
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 15:e164. 2013
    ..Physicians frequently search PubMed for information to guide patient care. More recently, Google Scholar has gained popularity as another freely accessible bibliographic database...
  2. doi request reprint Searching for medical information online: a survey of Canadian nephrologists
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Nephrol 24:723-32. 2011
    ..Physicians often search for information to improve patient care. We evaluated how nephrologists use online information sources for this purpose...
  3. pmc Impact of PubMed search filters on the retrieval of evidence by physicians
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 184:E184-90. 2012
    ..We investigated whether the use of search filters in PubMed improves searching by physicians...
  4. pmc Dialysis search filters for PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, and Embase databases
    Arthur V Iansavichus
    Division of Nephrology and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1624-31. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia and sodium picosulfate bowel preparations in older adults
    Matthew A Weir
    1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada 2 Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 109:686-94. 2014
    ..At present, this risk is poorly quantified. We investigated the association between sodium picosulfate use and the risk of hyponatremia in older adults...
  6. pmc Higher anti-depressant dose and major adverse outcomes in moderate chronic kidney disease: a retrospective population-based study
    Varun Dev
    Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 15:79. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Optimal search filters for renal information in EMBASE
    Arthur V Iansavichus
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:14-22. 2010
    ..EMBASE is a popular database used to retrieve biomedical information. Our objective was to develop and test search filters to help clinicians and researchers efficiently retrieve articles with renal information in EMBASE...
  8. pmc Filtering Medline for a clinical discipline: diagnostic test assessment framework
    Amit X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5C1
    BMJ 339:b3435. 2009
    ..To develop and test a Medline filter that allows clinicians to search for articles within a clinical discipline, rather than searching the entire Medline database...
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of MEDLINE filters on evidence retrieval: study protocol
    Salimah Z Shariff
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:58. 2010
    ..The 'content' filters help identify articles in the discipline of renal medicine. We will now test the utility of these filters for physician MEDLINE searching...
  10. doi request reprint Altered mental status in older adults with histamine2-receptor antagonists: a population-based study
    Davy Tawadrous
    Schulich School of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Intern Med 25:701-9. 2014
    ..Standard doses of histamine2-receptor antagonists (H2RAs) may induce altered mental status in older adults, especially in those with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  11. pmc Characteristics and Outcomes of AKI Treated with Dialysis during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
    Ainslie M Hildebrand
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Nephrol 26:3085-91. 2015
    ..Many affected women and their babies have good short-term outcomes. ..
  12. doi request reprint Complications of daytime elective laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by surgeons who operated the night before
    Christopher Vinden
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada2Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 310:1837-41. 2013
    ..The effect of surgeons' disrupted sleep on patient outcomes is not clearly defined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Kidney Transplantation Search Filters for PubMed, Ovid Medline, and Embase
    Christopher W C Lee
    1Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada 3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Transplantation 93:460-6. 2012
    ..Proof-of-concept searches confirmed more relevant articles are retrieved using these filters. CONCLUSIONS.: These kidney transplantation filters can now be used in Medline and Embase databases to improve clinician searching...
  14. pmc Risk of adverse events among older adults following co-prescription of clarithromycin and statins not metabolized by cytochrome P450 3A4
    Daniel Q Li
    Divisions of Nephrology Li, McArthur, Fleet, Shariff, Gandhi, Dixon, Garg and Clinical Pharmacology Kim, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Ont Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES Western McArthur, Juurlink, Shariff, Gomes, Dixon, Garg, London, Ont Lawson Health Research Institute Bailey, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ont Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Juurlink, Toronto, Ont Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Gomes, Mamdani, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ont Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Mamdani, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Gandhi, Western University, London, Ont
    CMAJ 187:174-80. 2015
    ..We studied whether concurrent use of clarithromycin and a statin not metabolized by CYP3A4 was associated with an increased frequency of serious adverse events...
  15. doi request reprint Use of clinical decision support systems for kidney-related drug prescribing: a systematic review
    Davy Tawadrous
    Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:903-14. 2011
    ..Clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) have the potential to improve kidney-related drug prescribing by supporting the appropriate initiation, modification, monitoring, or discontinuation of drug therapy...
  16. pmc Disparities in surgery among patients with intractable epilepsy in a universal health system
    Jorge G Burneo
    From the Epilepsy Program J G B, London Health Sciences Centre and Western University the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES S Z S, K L, S L, G S, A X G, Toronto the Division of Neurology G S, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada the Department of Neuroeconomics G S, University of Zurich, Switzerland and the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry A X G, Western University, London, Canada
    Neurology 86:72-8. 2016
    ..To assess the use of epilepsy surgery in patients with medically intractable epilepsy in a publicly funded universal health care system...
  17. doi request reprint Trends in Psychotropic Dispensing Among Older Adults with Dementia Living in Long-Term Care Facilities: 2004-2013
    Akshya Vasudev
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Western University, London, Canada Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1259-69. 2015
    ..We aimed to investigate the changes over time in the dispensing of antipsychotics and other psychotropics among older adults with dementia living in long-term care facilities...
  18. pmc A Population-Based Study of 30-day Incidence of Ischemic Stroke Following Surgical Neck Dissection
    S Danielle MacNeil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Western University, London SDM, St, JY, AN, KF Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences SDM, KL, AXG, AT, SH, SZS Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University AXG, AT Department of Family Medicine, Western University AT Department of Oncology, Western University, London SDM, DP, EW, JY, AN, KF Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queens University, Kingston SH Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada AXG
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e1106. 2015
    ..06, 95% CI 2.29-7.18).Less than 1% of patients undergoing surgical neck dissection will experience an ischemic stroke in the following 30 days. This incidence of stroke is similar to thoracic surgery and colectomy...
  19. doi request reprint The association between renal replacement therapy modality and long-term outcomes among critically ill adults with acute kidney injury: a retrospective cohort study*
    Ron Wald
    1Division of Nephrology, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 3Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada 4Department of Critical Care Medicine and Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada 5Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 6Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 7Departments of Critical Care and Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 8Division of Nephrology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada 9Division of General Internal Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Med 42:868-77. 2014
    ..Our objective was to determine whether continuous renal replacement therapy was associated with a lower risk of chronic dialysis as compared with intermittent hemodialysis, among survivors of acute kidney injury...
  20. pmc Detecting chronic kidney disease in population-based administrative databases using an algorithm of hospital encounter and physician claim codes
    Jamie L Fleet
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Canada
    BMC Nephrol 14:81. 2013
    ..We examined the validity of algorithms that used combined hospital encounter and physician claims database codes for the detection of CKD in Ontario, Canada...
  21. doi request reprint Trends in the age of diagnosis of childhood asthma
    Dhenuka Kannan Radhakrishnan
    Children s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada Department of Pediatrics, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, London, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 134:1057-62.e5. 2014
    ..The cause of rising asthma incidence over time remains unexplained. Examining trends in the age of diagnosis across successive birth cohorts may offer insights into asthma etiology...
  22. doi request reprint Calcium channel blocker-clarithromycin drug interaction did not increase the risk of nonvertebral fracture: a population-based study
    Lisa Ann Fraser
    Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 49:185-8. 2015
    ..Clarithromycin is an inhibitor of CYP3A4, whereas azithromycin is not...
  23. doi request reprint Global trends in the rates of living kidney donation
    Lucy Diane Horvat
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 75:1088-98. 2009
    ..Our study shows that rates of living donor kidney transplant have steadily risen in most regions of the world, increasing its global significance as a treatment option for kidney failure...