Francois Lauzier

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma transfusion in critically ill patients
    Francois Lauzier
    Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Affilié de Québec, Hopital de l Enfant Jesus, Quebec, Canada
    Crit Care Med 35:1655-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors and impact of major bleeding in critically ill patients receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis
    Francois Lauzier
    Division of Critical Care, Departments of Medicine and of Anesthesiology, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, 1401, 18e rue, Quebec, QC, G1J 1Z4, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 39:2135-43. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Francois Lauzier
    1Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 2Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Centre de recherche du CSSS Alphonse Desjardins CHAU de Lévis, Levis, QC, Canada 6Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 7Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 8Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 9Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 10 Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Endocrinology and Nephrology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC,
    Crit Care Med 42:712-21. 2014
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital and Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay for Injury Admissions: A Pan-Canadian 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 Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences HTS, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 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
    Ann Surg . 2016
  6. doi request reprint Trends in Injury Outcomes Across Canadian Trauma Systems
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada2Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Surg . 2016
  7. doi request reprint Derivation and Validation of a Quality Indicator to Benchmark In-Hospital Complications Among Injury Admissions
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada2Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec
    JAMA Surg 151:622-30. 2016
  8. 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
  9. pmc Red blood cell transfusion in patients with traumatic brain injury: a systematic review protocol
    Amélie Boutin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Québec Research Center, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Traumatology Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:66. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Evolution of patient outcomes over 14 years in a mature, inclusive Canadian trauma system
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    World J Surg 39:1397-405. 2015

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma transfusion in critically ill patients
    Francois Lauzier
    Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Affilié de Québec, Hopital de l Enfant Jesus, Quebec, Canada
    Crit Care Med 35:1655-9. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the consistency of Canadian guidelines for FFP administration to critically ill patients and to examine factors associated with inappropriate FFP transfusions...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors and impact of major bleeding in critically ill patients receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis
    Francois Lauzier
    Division of Critical Care, Departments of Medicine and of Anesthesiology, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, 1401, 18e rue, Quebec, QC, G1J 1Z4, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 39:2135-43. 2013
    ..Our objectives are to describe the predictors of major bleeding and the association between bleeding and mortality in medical-surgical critically ill patients receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
    Francois Lauzier
    1Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 2Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Centre de recherche du CSSS Alphonse Desjardins CHAU de Lévis, Levis, QC, Canada 6Centre de Recherche Clinique Étienne Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 7Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada 8Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 9Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Research Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada 10 Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Endocrinology and Nephrology, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC,
    Crit Care Med 42:712-21. 2014
    ..To assess the clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital and Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay for Injury Admissions: A Pan-Canadian 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 Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences HTS, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 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
    Ann Surg . 2016
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Trends in Injury Outcomes Across Canadian Trauma Systems
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada2Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Surg . 2016
    ..In response to the burden of injury, the structure of injury care has changed considerably across Canada in the past decade. However, little is known about how patient outcomes have evolved...
  7. doi request reprint Derivation and Validation of a Quality Indicator to Benchmark In-Hospital Complications Among Injury Admissions
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada2Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec
    JAMA Surg 151:622-30. 2016
    ..Despite the negative effect of complications on resource use and patient mortality and morbidity, there is no standardized method to benchmark trauma centers in terms of in-hospital complications, to our knowledge...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Red blood cell transfusion in patients with traumatic brain injury: a systematic review protocol
    Amélie Boutin
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Québec Research Center, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Traumatology Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:66. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Evolution of patient outcomes over 14 years in a mature, inclusive Canadian trauma system
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    World J Surg 39:1397-405. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to describe trends in mortality, unplanned readmission, complications, and length of stay in a mature inclusive trauma system from 1999 to 2012...
  11. pmc The prognostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol
    Hourmazd Haghbayan
    CHU de Québec Université Laval Research Center, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Syst Rev 5:10. 2016
    ..Early magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been investigated as a prognostic tool, but uncertainty remains in both its discriminative predictive value and which acute phase lesion patterns correlate with long-term outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of Complications Selected by Consensus to Evaluate the Acute Phase of Adult Trauma Care: 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 Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, 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 Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Institut national d excellence en santé et en services sociaux INESSS, Quebec, Canada Department of Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Surg 262:1123-9. 2015
    ..Secondary objectives were to assess the predictive validity of complications not selected by consensus and identify determinants of complications...
  13. doi request reprint Failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis: risk factors in medical-surgical critically ill patients*
    Wendy Lim
    1Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Research Center of the CHU de Québec, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Quebec, QC, Canada 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Quebec, QC, Canada 5Section of Critical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 6Section of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada 7Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 8Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Centre de Recherche Clinique Étiene Le Bel, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada 9Division of Critical Care Medicine and Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 10Department of Critical Care, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 11Department of Anesthesia, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, 12Department of Critical Care, University of Michigan
    Crit Care Med 43:401-10. 2015
    ..To identify risk factors for failure of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis in critically ill patients in the ICU...
  14. ncbi request reprint Elevated cardiac troponin measurements in critically ill patients
    Wendy Lim
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 166:2446-54. 2006
    ..We reviewed the frequency of cTn elevation and its association with mortality and length of ICU stay in these patients...
  15. pmc Implementation and Evaluation of a Wiki Involving Multiple Stakeholders Including Patients in the Promotion of Best Practices in Trauma Care: The WikiTrauma Interrupted Time Series Protocol
    Patrick M Archambault
    Département de Médecine Familiale et Médecine d Urgence, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    JMIR Res Protoc 4:e21. 2015
    ....
  16. pmc Impact of socio-economic status on hospital length of stay following injury: a multicenter cohort study
    Lynne Moore
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:285. 2015
    ..SES was determined using ecological indices of material and social deprivation. Mean differences in LOS adjusted for age, gender, comorbidities, and injury severity were generated using multivariate linear regression...
  17. doi request reprint Higher versus lower blood pressure targets for vasopressor therapy in shock: a multicentre pilot randomized controlled trial
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 42:542-50. 2016
    ..We conducted the Optimal Vasopressor Titration (OVATION) pilot trial to inform the design of a larger trial examining the effect of lower versus higher mean arterial pressure (MAP) targets for vasopressor therapy in shock...
  18. doi request reprint The use of higher platelet: RBC transfusion ratio in the acute phase of trauma resuscitation: a systematic review
    Julie Hallet
    1Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada 2Department of Surgery, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 3Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 4Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 5Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 6CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 7Department of Internal Medicine, Sections of Critical Care and Hematology Medical Oncology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Crit Care Med 41:2800-11. 2013
    ..The overall benefit of this strategy remains controversial. Our objective was to compare the effects of a liberal use of platelet (higher platelet:RBC ratios) with a conservative approach (lower ratios) in trauma resuscitation...
  19. pmc Probiotics: Prevention of Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial-PROSPECT: a pilot trial
    Deborah J Cook
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, McMaster Health Sciences Center, Room 2C11, 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Trials 17:377. 2016
    ..The aim of the PROSPECT pilot trial was to determine the feasibility of conducting a larger trial of probiotics to prevent VAP in mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  20. doi request reprint Complications to evaluate adult trauma care: An expert consensus study
    Lynne Moore
    From the Department of Social and Preventative Medicine L M, N L S, M S, A F T, Axe Santé des Populations Pratiques Optimales en Santé Population Health Practice Changing Research Unit, Traumatologie Urgence Soins Intensifs Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine L M, N L S, M S, A F T, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec CHU de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus L M, F L, N L S, M S, A F T, and Department of Surgery J C, Department of Anesthesiology F L, A F T, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec Department of Critical Care Medicine H T S, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta and Institut National d excellence en Santé et en Services Sociaux G B, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 77:322-9; discussion 329-30. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a consensus-based list of complications that can be used to assess the acute phase of adult trauma care...
  21. doi request reprint Blood pressure targets for vasopressor therapy: a systematic review
    Frédérick D'Aragon
    Department of Anaesthesia, Division of Critical Care, McMaster University and Departments of Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec Research Center, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Québec and Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa, and Department of Pharmacy, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Département de Réanimation Médicale et de Médecine Hyperbare, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Angers, Angers, France Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec Research Center, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec Department of Medicine, Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michaels Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario and Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Département de Médicine, Rutgers University
    Shock 43:530-9. 2015
    ..Further rigorous research is needed to establish an evidence base for vasopressor administration in this population. ..
  22. doi request reprint Corticosteroid use in the intensive care unit: a survey of intensivists
    Francois Lamontagne
    Department of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:652-9. 2013
    ..The efficacy of systemic corticosteroids in many critical illnesses remains uncertain. Our primary objective was to survey intensivists in North America about their perceived use of corticosteroids in clinical practice...
  23. pmc Hyperosmolar therapy in severe traumatic brain injury: a survey of emergency physicians from a large Canadian province
    Elyse Berger Pelletier
    Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU de Québec, 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, CHU de Québec Hôpital de l Enfant Jésus, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e95778. 2014
    ..Mannitol and hypertonic saline are therapeutic options for intracranial hypertension occurring in the acute phase of care. However, current practices of emergency physicians are unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Adjudication of bleeding outcomes in an international thromboprophylaxis trial in critical illness
    Donald M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Res 131:204-9. 2013
    ..Measuring bleeding in critical care trials is challenging. We determined the reliability of adjudicated bleeding assessments in a large thromboprophylaxis trial in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  25. doi request reprint Predictive value of S-100β protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric Mercier
    Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hopital de l Enfant Jesus, Traumatologie Urgence Soins Intensifs, Trauma Emergency Critical Care Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    BMJ 346:f1757. 2013
    ..To determine the ability and accuracy of the S-100β protein in predicting prognosis after a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury...
  26. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a T-piece system and a continuous positive airway pressure system for apnea testing in the diagnosis of brain death
    Simon Levesque
    Department of Anesthesiology, Centre Hospitalier Affilie Universitaire De Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Crit Care Med 34:2213-6. 2006
    ..To prospectively compare three methods of apnea testing for the confirmation of brain death...
  27. doi request reprint The value of pretest probability and modified clinical pulmonary infection score to diagnose ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Francois Lauzier
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Crit Care 23:50-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the utility of pretest probability and modified clinical pulmonary infection score CPIS in the diagnosis of late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)...