Henry T Stelfox

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of age-based differences in the care of hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    J Crit Care 30:1025-31. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from ICU
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 42:401-10. 2016
  3. pmc Efficacy and safety of damage control in experimental animal models of injury: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nela Cosic
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street Northwest, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:136. 2014
  4. pmc Quality improvement practices used by teaching versus non-teaching trauma centres: analysis of a multinational survey of adult trauma centres in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
    Vikas P Chaubey
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, McCaig Tower, 3134 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Surg 14:112. 2014
  5. pmc Clinical manifestations of tension pneumothorax: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, T2N 2T9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:3. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering conceptual approaches to quality indicator development and evaluation
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1328-37. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering measurement frameworks and needs assessment to guide quality indicator development
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1320-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Capture-mark-recapture to estimate the number of missed articles for systematic reviews in surgery
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 206:439-40. 2013
  9. pmc Developing a patient and family-centred approach for measuring the quality of injury care: a study protocol
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:31. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Trauma center quality improvement programs in the United States, Canada, and Australasia
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:163-9. 2012

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Publications70

  1. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of age-based differences in the care of hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    J Crit Care 30:1025-31. 2015
    ..We sought to examine the relation between patient age and care for hospitalized patients experiencing sudden clinical deterioration...
  2. doi request reprint Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from ICU
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 42:401-10. 2016
    ..We sought to evaluate implementation of a critical care transition program on patient readmission to ICU (72 h) and mortality (14 days)...
  3. pmc Efficacy and safety of damage control in experimental animal models of injury: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nela Cosic
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street Northwest, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:136. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Quality improvement practices used by teaching versus non-teaching trauma centres: analysis of a multinational survey of adult trauma centres in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
    Vikas P Chaubey
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, McCaig Tower, 3134 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Surg 14:112. 2014
    ..Although studies have suggested that a relationship exists between hospital teaching status and quality improvement activities, it is unknown whether this relationship exists for trauma centres...
  5. pmc Clinical manifestations of tension pneumothorax: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29th Street NW, T2N 2T9, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:3. 2014
    ..Thus, the primary objective of this study is to systematically describe and contrast the clinical manifestations of tension pneumothorax among patients receiving positive pressure ventilation versus those who are breathing unassisted...
  6. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering conceptual approaches to quality indicator development and evaluation
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1328-37. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe one approach for developing and evaluating quality indicators...
  7. doi request reprint Measuring quality of care: considering measurement frameworks and needs assessment to guide quality indicator development
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4Z6 Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1320-7. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe one approach for evaluating the value of developing quality indicators (QIs)...
  8. doi request reprint Capture-mark-recapture to estimate the number of missed articles for systematic reviews in surgery
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 206:439-40. 2013
    ..Systematic reviews are an important knowledge synthesis tool, but with new literature available each day, reviewers must balance identifying all relevant literature against timely synthesis...
  9. pmc Developing a patient and family-centred approach for measuring the quality of injury care: a study protocol
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:31. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this research protocol is to develop and evaluate the first set of patient and family-centred QIs of injury care for critically injured patients..
  10. doi request reprint Trauma center quality improvement programs in the United States, Canada, and Australasia
    Henry T Stelfox
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Ann Surg 256:163-9. 2012
    ..To compare quality improvement (QI) programs of trauma centers in 4 high-income countries...
  11. pmc Assessment of the safety and feasibility of administering anti-pyretic therapy in critically ill adults: study protocol of a randomized trial
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 5:147. 2012
    ..The biologic response to these two different temperature control strategies will also be assessed through analysis of a panel of inflammatory mediators...
  12. doi request reprint Trauma quality improvement in low and middle income countries of the Asia-Pacific region: a mixed methods study
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    World J Surg 36:1978-92. 2012
    ..We sought to explore opportunities to improve trauma QI activities in LMIC, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region...
  13. doi request reprint Trauma center volume and quality improvement programs
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:962-7. 2012
    ..This relationship is less clear in injury management. We sought to evaluate whether a relationship exists between trauma center volume and the nature of quality improvement (QI) programs...
  14. doi request reprint Intensive care unit bed availability and outcomes for hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Teaching, Research and Wellness Building, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 172:467-74. 2012
    ..We evaluated the effect of ICU bed availability on processes and outcomes of care for hospitalized patients with sudden clinical deterioration...
  15. doi request reprint Evidence for quality indicators to evaluate adult trauma care: a systematic review
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 39:846-59. 2011
    ..We sought to systematically review the evidence about the reliability, validity, and implementation of quality indicators for evaluating trauma care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mortality in Canadian Trauma Systems: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Axe Santé des Populations et Pratiques Optimales en Santé Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Traumatologie Urgence Soins Intensifs Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences HTS, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Division of Critical Care, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Institut national d excellence en santé et en services sociaux INESSS, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes for hospitalized patients with recurrent clinical deterioration and repeat medical emergency team activation*
    Henry T Stelfox
    1Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 2Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada 3Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Crit Care Med 42:1601-9. 2014
    ..To describe the occurrence of recurrent clinical deterioration and repeat medical emergency team activation and assess its effect on processes and outcomes of care...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting Performance Status 1 Year After Critical Illness in Patients 80 Years or Older: Development of a Multivariable Clinical Prediction Model
    Daren K Heyland
    1Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 2Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 3Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 4Departments of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 5Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 6Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 7Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Unit, CHU de Québec Université Laval Research Center, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Crit Care Med 44:1718-26. 2016
    ..We sought to develop and internally validate a clinical prediction model to estimate the outcome of very elderly patients 12 months after being admitted to the ICU...
  19. doi request reprint Critical care transition programs and the risk of readmission or death after discharge from an ICU: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Niven
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 2Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 3Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 4Department of Critical Care, Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paolo, Brazil 5Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Crit Care Med 42:179-87. 2014
    ..To determine whether critical care transition programs reduce the risk of ICU readmission or death, when compared with standard care among adults who survived their incident ICU admission...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) care in critically ill patients: a systematic review
    Oleksa G Rewa
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 8440 112 St NW, Critical Care Medicine 2 124E Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Intensive Care Med . 2016
    ..This systematic review appraised the evidence for quality indicators (QIs) of CRRT care in critically ill patients...
  21. doi request reprint A systematic review of evidence-informed practices for patient care rounds in the ICU*
    Daniel Lane
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2015-29. 2013
    ..Therefore, we systematically reviewed the evidence for facilitators and barriers to patient care rounds in the ICU...
  22. doi request reprint Indications for Use of Damage Control Surgery in Civilian Trauma Patients: A Content Analysis and Expert Appropriateness Rating Study
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Centre for Trauma Sciences, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom Department of Surgery, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Australia Department of Surgery, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki
    Ann Surg 263:1018-27. 2016
    ..To characterize and evaluate indications for use of damage control (DC) surgery in civilian trauma patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint A Mixed-methods Study to Assess Interrater Reliability and Nurse Perception of the Braden Scale in a Tertiary Acute Care Setting
    Chester H Ho
    Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 62:30-38. 2016
    ..These findings need to be considered when using the Braden Scale in clinical practice. Further study of the value of the total Braden Scale and its subscales is warranted...
  24. doi request reprint Fever in adult ICUs: an interrupted time series analysis*
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:1863-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the incidence of fever in adult ICUs changed over time and the factors responsible for the observed change...
  25. doi request reprint Opinions of Practicing Surgeons on the Appropriateness of Published Indications for Use of Damage Control Surgery in Trauma Patients: An International Cross-Sectional Survey
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 223:515-29. 2016
    ..We sought to determine opinions of practicing surgeons on the appropriateness of published indications for trauma DC surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint History of the Innovation of Damage Control for Management of Trauma Patients: 1902-2016
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Regional Trauma Program, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Oncology, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va Department of Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..To review the history of the innovation of damage control (DC) for management of trauma patients...
  27. pmc Engaging the Public to Identify Opportunities to Improve Critical Care: A Qualitative Analysis of an Open Community Forum
    Melissa L Potestio
    Research Priorities and Implementation, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0143088. 2015
    ..To engage the public to understand how to improve the care of critically ill patients...
  28. doi request reprint Indications for use of thoracic, abdominal, pelvic, and vascular damage control interventions in trauma patients: A content analysis and expert appropriateness rating study
    Derek J Roberts
    From the Departments of Surgery D J R, C G B, A W K, Community Health Sciences D J R, H T S, Oncology C G B, Critical Care Medicine H T S, and Medicine H T S, the Regional Trauma Program D J R, C G B, A W K, and Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics P D F, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Division of Critical Care Medicine D A Z, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Division of General Surgery N P, Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care Medicine N P, Department Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, and the Trauma Program N P, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences N B, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Centre for Trauma Sciences K B, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, England, United Kingdom Trauma Centre A J N, P H N, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 79:568-79. 2015
    ....
  29. pmc Stakeholder Engagement to Identify Priorities for Improving the Quality and Value of Critical Care
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Health Services, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140141. 2015
    ..We identified and prioritized knowledge-to-care gaps in critical care as opportunities to improve the quality and value of healthcare...
  30. pmc A qualitative analysis of a consensus process to develop quality indicators of injury care
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Implement Sci 8:45. 2013
    ..However, there are limited studies of the key domains that are considered during panel discussion when developing quality indicators...
  31. pmc Patient and Family Member-Led Research in the Intensive Care Unit: A Novel Approach to Patient-Centered Research
    Marlyn Gill
    PaCER Patient and Community Engagement Research Program, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0160947. 2016
    ..Engaging patients and family members as partners in research increases the relevance of study results and enhances patient-centered care; how to best engage patients and families in research is unknown...
  32. doi request reprint Multicenter validation of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM)
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    From the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences NB, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Community Health Sciences N B, M J S, H T S, W21C Research and Innovation Centre M J S, Department of Psychology T K, Department of Surgery J K, Department of Critical Care Medicine H T S, and Department of Medicine H T S, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Division of General Surgery S W, Department of Surgery S W, Division of Critical Care Medicine S W, University of Alberta, Edmonton and Chinook Regional Hospital K M, Lethbridge, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 80:111-8. 2016
    ..Therefore, our objective was to assess the psychometric properties of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM), the first measure developed to assess patient experiences with overall injury care...
  33. doi request reprint Indications for use of damage control surgery and damage control interventions in civilian trauma patients: A scoping review
    Derek J Roberts
    From the Departments of Surgery and Community Health Sciences and the Regional Trauma Program D J R, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences N B, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, United Kingdom Division of Critical Care Medicine D A Z, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Departments of Surgery C G B, A W K and Oncology C G B and the Regional Trauma Program C G B, A W K, Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics P D F, and Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Community Health Sciences H T S, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 78:1187-96. 2015
    ..We sought to scope the literature on DC surgery and DC interventions, identify their reported indications, and examine the content and evidence upon which they are based...
  34. doi request reprint A qualitative study to identify opportunities for improving trauma quality improvement
    Maria Jose Santana
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Crit Care 27:738.e1-7. 2012
    ..Quality improvement (QI) is a central tenant of trauma center accreditation in most countries, but its effectiveness is largely unknown. We sought to explore opportunities for improving trauma QI...
  35. doi request reprint A systematic review of quality indicators for evaluating pediatric trauma care
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:1187-96. 2010
    ..We sought to systematically review the literature on quality indicators for evaluating pediatric trauma care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development and Validation of Quality Criteria for Providing Patient- and Family-centered Injury Care
    Jamie M Boyd
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Brain Injury Association of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Calgary Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Accreditation Canada Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, O Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the content validity of quality criteria for providing patient- and family-centered injury care...
  37. doi request reprint Fever in the critically ill: a review of epidemiology, immunology, and management
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Intensive Care Med 27:290-7. 2012
    ..As such, a review of the epidemiology, molecular mechanisms, and immunology of fever as well as the evidence behind management of fever in the critically ill is pertinent to all critical care practitioners...
  38. doi request reprint Clinical Presentation of Patients With Tension Pneumothorax: A Systematic Review
    Derek J Roberts
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Regional Trauma Program, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada United Kingdom Defence Medical Services and Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Alberta Health Sciences Research Research Analytics, University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Health Sciences Library, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 261:1068-78. 2015
    ..To determine whether the reported clinical presentation of tension pneumothorax differs between patients who are breathing unassisted versus receiving assisted ventilation...
  39. pmc A Survey of Rounding Practices in Canadian Adult Intensive Care Units
    Jessalyn K Holodinsky
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0145408. 2015
    ..To describe rounding practices in Canadian adult Intensive Care Units (ICU) and identify opportunities for improvement...
  40. pmc Identifying low-value clinical practices in critical care medicine: protocol for a scoping review
    Daniel J Niven
    Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Community Health Sciences, The O Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e008244. 2015
    ..We will conduct a scoping review to identify low-value clinical practices in adult critical care medicine that are candidates for de-adoption...
  41. doi request reprint The Very Elderly Admitted to ICU: A Quality Finish?
    Daren Heyland
    1Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, CANADA 2Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 4Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 5Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 6Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 7Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone, Calgary, AB, Canada 9Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 10Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 11Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 81377 Munich
    Crit Care Med 43:1352-60. 2015
    ..Very elderly persons admitted to ICUs are at high risk of death. To document life-sustaining interventions (mechanical ventilation, vasopressors, renal replacement therapy) provided in the ICU and outcomes of care...
  42. ncbi request reprint Management of febrile critically ill adults: a retrospective assessment of regional practice
    Daniel J Niven
    1 Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 1:99-104. 2011
    ..Treatment of patients with fever was a common and nonstandardized practice in this cohort of critically ill patients. This is likely due to lack of evidence in support of a particular temperature management strategy. ..
  43. doi request reprint Enhanced protein-energy provision via the enteral route feeding protocol in critically ill patients: results of a cluster randomized trial
    Daren K Heyland
    1Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada 2Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 4Specialized Complex Care Program, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 6Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 7Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Department of Nursing, Mount Royal College, Calgary, Canada 9Department of Critical Care, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2743-53. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of the enhanced protein-energy provision via the enteral route feeding protocol, combined with a nursing educational intervention on nutritional intake, compared to usual care...
  44. doi request reprint Knowledge translation interventions for critically ill patients: a systematic review*
    Tasnim Sinuff
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada 4Clinical Evaluation Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada 5Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 6Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 7Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 8Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 9Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada 10Department of Medicine, Providence Health Care and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 11Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 12Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Japan
    Crit Care Med 41:2627-40. 2013
    ..We systematically reviewed ICU-based knowledge translation studies to assess the impact of knowledge translation interventions on processes and outcomes of care...
  45. pmc Prospective cohort study protocol to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Quality of Trauma Care Patient-Reported Experience Measure (QTAC-PREM)
    Niklas Bobrovitz
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:98. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to test the reliability, validity, and feasibility of the QTAC-PREM in multiple Canadian trauma centers and to refine the measure based on the results...
  46. doi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of the relationship between quality indicator measurement and patient outcomes in adult trauma centers in the United States
    Jamie M Boyd
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada W21C Research and Innovation Center, Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Injury 48:13-19. 2017
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between the use of QIs by trauma centers and outcomes in adult injury patients...
  47. doi request reprint Mortality in Canadian Trauma Systems: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Axe Santé des Populations et Pratiques Optimales en Santé Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Traumatologie Urgence Soins Intensifs Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences HTS, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Division of Critical Care, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Institut national d excellence en santé et en services sociaux INESSS, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Division of General Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 265:212-217. 2017
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  48. pmc Developing a framework to guide the de-adoption of low-value clinical practices in acute care medicine: a study protocol
    Jeanna Parsons Leigh
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 17:54. 2017
    ..This study will develop a comprehensive list of barriers and facilitators to the de-adoption of low-value clinical practices in acute care facilities to inform the development of a framework to guide the de-adoption process...
  49. doi request reprint Hypothermia in Adult ICUs: Changing Incidence But Persistent Risk Factor for Mortality
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Intensive Care Med 31:529-36. 2016
    ..This study examined whether hypothermia (< 36.0°C) incidence among critically ill patients varied over time, the determinants of change, and the associated risk for ICU mortality...
  50. pmc Association Between Nighttime Discharge from the Intensive Care Unit and Hospital Mortality: A Multi-Center Retrospective Cohort Study
    Luciano C P Azevedo
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 2 124E Clinical Sciences Building, 8440 122 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:378. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that hospital mortality and readmission rates would be higher for patients discharged after hours compared with discharge during the day...
  51. pmc Prospective cohort study protocol to describe the transfer of patients from intensive care units to hospital wards
    Denise L Buchner
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e007913. 2015
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  52. pmc A meta-analysis to derive literature-based benchmarks for readmission and hospital mortality after patient discharge from intensive care
    F Shaun Hosein
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Canada
    Crit Care 18:715. 2014
    ..We sought to derive literature-based summary estimates of readmission to the ICU and hospital mortality among patients discharged alive from the ICU...
  53. doi request reprint Effect of published scientific evidence on glycemic control in adult intensive care units
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada2Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada3Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA Intern Med 175:801-9. 2015
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  54. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of evidence-informed quality indicators for adult injury care
    Maria J Santana
    Department of Community Health Sciences, W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services
    Ann Surg 259:186-92. 2014
    ..To develop and evaluate evidence-informed quality indicators of adult injury care...
  55. doi request reprint A comparison of quality improvement practices at adult and pediatric trauma centers*
    Carmen Gayle Cooper
    1Department of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA 2Department of Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada 3Department of Critical Care Medicine, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e365-71. 2013
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  56. doi request reprint Quality indicators used by trauma centers for performance measurement
    Maria Jose Santana
    Department Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1298-302; discussion 12303. 2012
    ..Measuring and reporting quality of care is a critical step to improve the quality of care. QIs compare actual trauma care against ideal criteria and identify patients in whom care may have been suboptimal and should be further reviewed...
  57. pmc Financial Relationships between Organizations That Produce Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Biomedical Industry: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Paul Campsall
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS Med 13:e1002029. 2016
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  58. pmc Protocol to describe the analysis of text-based communication in medical records for patients discharged from intensive care to hospital ward
    Jeanna Parsons Leigh
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 6:e012200. 2016
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  59. doi request reprint Capture-mark-recapture as a tool for estimating the number of articles available for systematic reviews in critical care medicine
    Daniel Lane
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada T2N 4Z6
    J Crit Care 28:469-75. 2013
    ..We therefore sought to apply capture-mark-recapture, a novel methodology, to estimate the population of articles available for a systematic review of effective patient rounding practices in critical care medicine...
  60. ncbi request reprint Healthcare Provider Perceptions of Causes and Consequences of ICU Capacity Strain in a Large Publicly Funded Integrated Health Region: A Qualitative Study
    Sean M Bagshaw
    1Department of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 2Department of Critical Care Medicine, Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada 3Critical Care Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada 4Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 5Workforce Research and Evaluation, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada 6Section of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada 7Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Crit Care Med . 2016
    ..We engaged interprofessional healthcare providers to explore their perceptions of the sources, impact, and strategies to manage capacity strain...
  61. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in the de-adoption of ineffective or harmful aspects of healthcare
    Daniel J Niven
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada O Brien Institute for Public Health, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Manage Forum 29:214-7. 2016
    ..This article explores ethical issues pertinent to de-adoption including the underpinnings of beneficence, non-maleficence, justice, and autonomy. ..
  62. pmc Efficacy of a pressure-sensing mattress cover system for reducing interface pressure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Holly Wong
    W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Cumming School of Medicine, GD01 Teaching Research and Wellness Building, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Trials 16:434. 2015
    ..Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could inform clinicians on repositioning strategies and play a key role in an overall strategy for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers...
  63. pmc Quality indicators in continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) care in critically ill patients: protocol for a systematic review
    Oleksa Rewa
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, 8440 112 St NW, Critical Care Medicine 2 124E Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7, Canada
    Syst Rev 4:102. 2015
    ..This systematic review will appraise the evidence for quality indicators (QIs) of CRRT care in critically ill patients...
  64. pmc Evidence-based design in an intensive care unit: end-user perceptions
    Mauricio Ferri
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 15:57. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to describe end-user impressions and experiences in a new intensive care unit built using evidence-based design...
  65. doi request reprint Identifying emergency-sensitive conditions for the calculation of an emergency care inhospital standardized mortality ratio
    Simon Berthelot
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 63:418-24.e2. 2014
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  66. doi request reprint Access to trauma systems in Canada
    Syed Morad Hameed
    Research Committee of the Trauma Association of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Trauma 69:1350-61; discussion 1361. 2010
    ..We sought to describe the current status of trauma systems in Canada and Canadians' access to acute, multidisciplinary trauma care...
  67. pmc Clinical review: Intra-abdominal hypertension: does it influence the physiology of prone ventilation?
    Andrew W Kirkpatrick
    Regional Trauma Services, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Crit Care 14:232. 2010
    ..Theories relating inter-relations between prone positioning and the abdominal condition are presented to aid in designing these studies...
  68. pmc Temporal Artery versus Bladder Thermometry during Adult Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Monitoring: An Observational Study
    Henry T Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Anesthesiol 10:13. 2010
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