Fiona Webster

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Patient experiences as knowledge for the evidence base: a qualitative approach to understanding patient experiences regarding the use of regional anesthesia for hip and knee arthroplasty
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:461-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The erasure of gender in academic surgery: a qualitative study
    Fiona Webster
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 3M7, Canada Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Surg 212:559-565. 2016
  3. pmc An institutional ethnography of chronic pain management in family medicine (COPE) study protocol
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:494. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Understanding why people do or do not engage in activities following total joint replacement: a longitudinal qualitative study
    F Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 23:860-7. 2015
  5. pmc The ethics of future trials: qualitative analysis of physicians' decision making
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7, Canada
    Trials 17:12. 2016
  6. pmc A scoping review of medical education research in family medicine
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, M5G 1V7, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 15:79. 2015
  7. pmc The impact of a hospitalist on role boundaries in an orthopedic environment
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Multidiscip Healthc 5:249-56. 2012
  8. pmc Improving access to emergent spinal care through knowledge translation: an ethnographic study
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Ave, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1 V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:169. 2014
  9. pmc Where is the patient in models of patient-centred care: a grounded theory study of total joint replacement patients
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:531. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Organized outpatient care: stroke prevention clinic referrals are associated with reduced mortality after transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7, Canada
    Stroke 42:3176-82. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Patient experiences as knowledge for the evidence base: a qualitative approach to understanding patient experiences regarding the use of regional anesthesia for hip and knee arthroplasty
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:461-5. 2011
    ..To date, no one has had an opportunity to study the experiences of patients who have undergone both types of anesthesia for these procedures...
  2. doi request reprint The erasure of gender in academic surgery: a qualitative study
    Fiona Webster
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 3M7, Canada Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Surg 212:559-565. 2016
    ..To create strategies to address and improve this problem, it is essential to examine how gender plays into the advancement of a woman's career in academic surgery...
  3. pmc An institutional ethnography of chronic pain management in family medicine (COPE) study protocol
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:494. 2015
    ..This will allow for an exploration of how primary health care is - or could be - integrated with other services that play an important role in health care delivery...
  4. doi request reprint Understanding why people do or do not engage in activities following total joint replacement: a longitudinal qualitative study
    F Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 23:860-7. 2015
    ..Nevertheless, quantitative research has shown minimal increase in participation in activities that benefit overall health. This study explored why people do or do not engage in activities following hip or knee TJR...
  5. pmc The ethics of future trials: qualitative analysis of physicians' decision making
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7, Canada
    Trials 17:12. 2016
    ....
  6. pmc A scoping review of medical education research in family medicine
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, M5G 1V7, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 15:79. 2015
    ..As family medicine education models develop, it is important to develop an understanding of the current state of this research and develop ways to advance the field...
  7. pmc The impact of a hospitalist on role boundaries in an orthopedic environment
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Multidiscip Healthc 5:249-56. 2012
    ..This study examined the experiences of staff across several professional backgrounds in working with a hospitalist in an orthopedic environment...
  8. pmc Improving access to emergent spinal care through knowledge translation: an ethnographic study
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Ave, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1 V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:169. 2014
    ..The primary study objective was to determine the challenges to the provision of timely care as well as to identify areas of opportunities to enhance care delivery...
  9. pmc Where is the patient in models of patient-centred care: a grounded theory study of total joint replacement patients
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:531. 2013
    ..This paper describes the accounts of people scheduled to undergo TJR, focusing on their experience of (OA) as a chronic disease that has considerable impact on their everyday lives...
  10. doi request reprint Organized outpatient care: stroke prevention clinic referrals are associated with reduced mortality after transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7, Canada
    Stroke 42:3176-82. 2011
    ..We compared 1-year mortality and stroke readmission in patients with transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke referred versus not referred to an SPC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of major neurologic improvement after thrombolysis in acute stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, London Health Science Center, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 65:1169-74. 2005
    ..Major neurologic improvement at 24 hours after administration of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) in acute stroke may predict good outcome at 3 months...
  12. pmc Examining the teaching roles and experiences of non-physician health care providers in family medicine education: a qualitative study
    Serena Beber
    Department of Family and Community Medicine DFCM, University of Toronto UT, 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 15:15. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to understand the experiences, supports and challenges facing non-physician health care providers in Family Medicine education...
  13. ncbi request reprint Building Bridges to Integrate Care (BRIDGES): Incubating Health Service Innovation across the Continuum of Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
    Onil Bhattacharyya
    Frigon Blau Chair in Family Medicine Research Women s College Hospital, and an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, ON
    Healthc Q 19:60-66. 2016
    ....
  14. pmc Meaning of self-management from the perspective of individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury, their caregivers, and acute care and rehabilitation managers: an opportunity for improved care delivery
    Sarah E P Munce
    Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Rehabilitation Sciences Building, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, M5G 1 V7, ON, Canada
    BMC Neurol 16:11. 2016
    ..Thus, the current research aims to understand the meaning of self-management in traumatic SCI from the perspectives of individuals with traumatic SCI and their caregivers as well as acute care/trauma and rehabilitation managers...
  15. pmc Perceived facilitators and barriers to self-management in individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury: a qualitative descriptive study
    Sarah E P Munce
    Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Neurol 14:48. 2014
    ..Thus, the purpose of the current study was to understand the perceived facilitators and barriers to self-management to prevent secondary complications...
  16. pmc Patients' perceptions of joint replacement care in a changing healthcare system: a qualitative study
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Healthc Policy 9:55-66. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to explore patients' experiences of joint replacement care during a significant system change in their care setting...
  17. pmc Views of people with traumatic spinal cord injury about the components of self-management programs and program delivery: a Canadian pilot study
    Sarah Ep Munce
    Institute of Health, Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto M5G 1 V7, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 14:209. 2014
    ..Thus, the objective of this study was to determine the importance attributed to the components of a self-management program by individuals with traumatic SCI and explore their views/opinions about the delivery of such a program...
  18. pmc Impact of quality improvement strategies on the quality of life and well-being of individuals with spinal cord injury: a systematic review protocol
    Sarah E P Munce
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 160 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1V7, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:14. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Patient-mediated knowledge translation (PKT) interventions for clinical encounters: a systematic review
    Anna R Gagliardi
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 11:26. 2016
    ..Patient-mediated knowledge translation (PKT) interventions engage patients in their own health care. Insight on which PKT interventions are effective is lacking. We sought to describe the type and impact of PKT interventions...
  20. doi request reprint Older adults' postoperative pain medication usage after total knee arthroplasty: a qualitative descriptive study
    Samantha Bremner
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Opioid Manag 8:145-52. 2012
    ..Patients are provided with medications to manage pain but there is little information regarding their usage of analgesics after hospital discharge. This study investigated analgesic usage in recent TKA recipients...
  21. pmc How to Make Feedback More Effective? Qualitative Findings from Pilot Testing of an Audit and Feedback Report for Endoscopists
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016:4983790. 2016
    ..However, in order to be effective in changing physician behavior, A/F must be thoughtfully implemented with attention to the potential concerns of its recipients...
  22. pmc Capturing the experiences of patients across multiple complex interventions: a meta-qualitative approach
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e007664. 2015
    ..This study was designed to provide new insights on patient perspectives drawing from the qualitative evaluation of 5 complex healthcare interventions...
  23. doi request reprint Women in academic surgery: why is the playing field still not level?
    Natashia M Seemann
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue Toronto, Suite 3 130, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 211:343-9. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore career satisfaction and advancement for women in academic surgery...
  24. pmc Designing a knowledge translation mentorship program to support the implementation of evidence-based innovations
    Anna R Gagliardi
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:198. 2015
    ..Mentorship is an effective training strategy that could be used to develop KT capacity but it has largely been used to train clinicians. The purpose of this study was to explore preferences for KT mentorship design...
  25. doi request reprint Failure to cope: the hidden curriculum of emergency department wait times and the implications for clinical training
    Fiona Webster
    Dr Webster is assistant professor and educational scientist, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Rice is a PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Dainty is a postdoctoral fellow, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Zwarenstein is director, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Mr Durant is a PhD candidate, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Kuper is assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Scientist, Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network University of Toronto, and Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 90:56-62. 2015
    ..Prior to the study, a policy was initiated that mandated reductions in ED wait times. The researchers examined the impact of these changes on clinical practice and trainee education...
  26. doi request reprint Examining the teaching roles and experiences of non-physician health care providers in family medicine education: a qualitative study
    Serena Beber
    Department of Family and Community Medicine DFCM, University of Toronto UT, 500 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 15:283. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to understand the experiences, supports and challenges facing non-physician health care providers in Family Medicine education...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nursing the social wound: public health nurses' experiences of screening for woman abuse
    Fiona Webster
    London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:136-53. 2006
    ..Her client's personal growth over time, rather than the single act of leaving an abusive relationship, now defined a successful client interaction. The authors also discuss implications for practice that arise from these accounts...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of individualized care: evaluating psychometric properties and results of the individualized care scale
    Ursula Petroz
    Veterans Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 43:80-100. 2011
    ..Future qualitative studies should examine the nurse perspective on the provision of patient-centred care, including investigation of systems and process-related features that foster or hinder more individualized care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Optimizing discharge planning: clinical predictors of longer stay after recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke
    Gustavo Saposnik
    Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Southwestern Ontario Coordinated Stroke Strategy, London Health Science Center, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 36:147-50. 2005
    ..Although studies have identified variables associated with LOS, few have analyzed predictors of longer stay after receiving thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke...
  30. pmc Interventions to improve care coordination between primary healthcare and oncology care providers: a systematic review
    Jennifer R Tomasone
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    ESMO Open 1:e000077. 2016
    ..Imprecise results that lack generalisability and definitiveness provide limited evidence to base the development of future interventions and policies...
  31. doi request reprint Development and Validation of a Set of Palliative Medicine Entrustable Professional Activities: Findings from a Mixed Methods Study
    Jeff Myers
    1 Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 18:682-90. 2015
    ..Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) are routine tasks considered essential to a professional practice. An EPA can serve as a performance-based outcome that a clinical supervisor would progressively entrust a learner to perform...
  32. pmc Ontario's emergency department process improvement program: the experience of implementation
    Leahora Rotteau
    The Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 22:720-9. 2015
    ..This article aims to describe the hospital-based teams' experiences during the ED process improvement program implementation and the teams' perceptions of the key factors that influenced the program's success or failure...
  33. pmc Ethics of neuroimaging after serious brain injury
    Charles Weijer
    Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University, London, ON, N6A 5B8, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 15:41. 2014
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Compassionate care? A critical discourse analysis of accreditation standards
    Cynthia Whitehead
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 48:632-43. 2014
    ..This research was designed to look for ways to embed the teaching and practice of compassionate care into Canadian family medicine residency training...
  35. pmc How does context influence collaborative decision-making for health services planning, delivery and evaluation?
    Anna R Gagliardi
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:545. 2014
    ..However IKT is not widely practiced due to numerous challenges. This research explored how context influenced IKT as a means of identifying how IKT could be strengthened...
  36. doi request reprint Qualitative research publication rates in top-ranked nursing journals: 2002-2011
    Anna R Gagliardi
    Anna R Gagliardi, PhD, is Scientist, University Health Network and Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Muriah Umoquit, MA, is Director of Market Research, Wulven Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Fiona Webster, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Mark Dobrow, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Res 63:221-7. 2014
    ..Journal publication is the traditional means of disseminating research. Few top-ranked general medical and health services and policy research journals publish qualitative research...
  37. pmc Will Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care improve patient care processes and health outcomes? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2 K3, Canada
    Trials 13:165. 2012
    ..This article describes the design for the evaluation of the implementation of Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care settings in Canada...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stroke care in long-term care facilities in southwestern Ontario
    Paul Stolee
    Health Informatics, University of Waterloo, Lawson Health Research Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:97-108. 2006
    ..This study describes the current state of stroke care and rehabilitation in facility-based long-term care (LTC)...