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Family Practice

Widdifield J, Ivers NM, Young J, Green D, Jaakkimainen L, Butt DA, O'Connor P, Hollands S, Tu K. Development and validation of an administrative data algorithm to estimate the disease burden and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in Ontario, Canada. Mult Scler. Accepted for publication September 2014. In Press.

Long-Term Care

Williams E, Curtis A. Implementation of a Diabetes Management Flow Sheet in a Long Term Care Setting. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2015 Mar 11. pii: S1499-2671(14)00708-4. Published online ahead of print.

Williams EM, Deering S. Achieving competency in wound care: an innovative training module using the long-term care setting. International Wound Journal 2015 Jan 20. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12388. Published online ahead of print.

2015

Family Practice

Lipscombe LL, Fischer HD, Austin PC, Fu L, Jaakkimainen RL, Ginsburg O, Rochon PA, Narod S, Paszat L. The association between diabetes and breast cancer stage at diagnosis: a population-based study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 April;150(3):613-620.

Charles J, Naglie G, Lee J, Moineddin R, Jaglal S, Tierney MC. Self-report measures of well-being predict incident harm due to self neglect in cognitively impaired seniors who live alone. (Accepted for publication, Sept. 2014) Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 2015 January;44(2):425-430.

Long-Term Care

Monavvari AA, Peters C, Feldman P. International medical graduates: past, present, and future. Can Fam Physician. 2015 Mar;61(3):205-8, 214-7.

Akbari A, Clase CM, Acott P, Battistella M, Bello A, Feltmate P, Grill A, Karsanji M, Komenda P, Madore F, Manns BJ, Mahdavi S, Mustafa RA, Smyth A, Welcher ES. Canadian Society of Nephrology Commentary on the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for CKD Evaluation and Management. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Feb;65(2):177-205. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.10.013.

Palliative Care

Myers J, Kim A, Flanagan J, Selby D. Palliative performance scale and survival among outpatients with advanced cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Apr;23(4):913-8.

Ying I. Artificial nutrition and hydration in advanced dementia. Can Fam Physician. 2015 Mar;61(3):245-8, e125-8.

Selby D, Jackson LD. Octreotide for control of bleeding peristomal varices in palliative care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Mar;49(3):e2-4.

Myers J. Improving the quality of end-of-life discussions. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2015 Mar;9(1):72-6.

2014

Family Practice

Tierney MC, Naglie G, Upshur R, Jaakkimainen L, Moineddin R, Charles J, Ganguli M. Factors Associated WithPrimary Care Physicians’ Recognition of Cognitive Impairment in Their Older Patients. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders 2014 December; 28(4):320-325.

Tierney MC, Naglie G, Upshur R, Moineddin R, Charles J, Jaakkimainen R L. Feasibility and Validity of the Self-administered Computerized Assessment of Mild Cognitive Impairment With Older Primary Care Patients. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders 2014 December; 28(4):311-319.

Jaakkimainen RL, Bondy SJ, Parkovnick M, Barnsley J. How infectious disease outbreaks affect community-based primary care physicians: comparing the SARS and H1N1 epidemics. Canadian Family Physician. 2014 October; 60(10):917-925.

Butt DA, Tu K, Young J, Green D, Wang M, Ivers N, Jaakkimainen L, Lam R, Guttman M. A validation study of administrative data algorithms to identify patients with parkinsonism with prevalence and incidence trends. Neuroepidemiology. 2014;43(1):28-37.

Del Giudice ME, Vella ET, Hey A, Simunovic M, Harris W, Levitt C. Guideline for Referral of Patients with Suspected Colorectal Cancer by Family Physicians and Other Primary Care Providers. Canadian Family Physician 2014 August; 60(8):717-723.

Del Giudice ME, Young S-M, Vella ET, Ash M, Bansal P, Robinson A, Skrastins R, Ung Y, Zeldin R, Levitt C. Guideline for Referral of Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer by Family Physicians and Other Primary Care Providers. Canadian Family Physician 2014 August; 60(80):711-716.

Del Giudice ME, Vella ET, Hey A, Simunovic M, Harris W, Levitt C. A Systematic Review of Clinical Features Suspicious for Colorectal Cancer in Primary Care. Canadian Family Physician 2014 August; 60(80):e405-e415.

Del Giudice ME, Young S-M, Vella ET, Ash M, Bansal P, Robinson A, Skrastins R, Ung Y, Zeldin R, Levitt C. A Systematic Review of Guidelines for the Management of Suspicious Lung Cancer in Primary Care. Canadian Family Physician 2014 August; 60(8):e395-e404.

Chan W, Yun L, Austin PC, Jaakkimainen RL, Booth GL, Hux J, Rochon PA, Lipscombe LL. Impact of socio-economic status on breast cancer screening in women with diabetes: A population-based study. Diabetic Medicine. 2014 July; 31(7):806-812.

Gill A, Kuluski K, Jaakkimainen L, Naganathan G, Upshur R, Wodchis WP."Where do we go from here?" health system frustrations expressed by patients with multimorbidity, their caregivers and family physicians. Healthcare Policy 2014 May; 9(4):73-89.

Soeyonggo T, Locke J, Warde P, Alibhai S, Del Giudice ME, Fleshner N. National survey addressing the information needs of primary care physicians: side effect management of patients on androgen therapy. Canadian Urological Association Journal. 2014 March; 8(3-4):E227-E234.

Widdifeild J, Paterson JM, Bernatsky S, Tu K, Thorne JC, Ivers N, Butt D, Jaakkimainen RL, Gunraj N, Ahluwalia V, Bombardier C. Access to rheumatologists among patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis in a Canadian universal public healthcare system. BMJ Open. 2014; 4(1):e003888.

Widdifield J, Bombardier C, Bernatsky S, Paterson JM, Green D, Young J, Ivers N, Butt DA, Jaakkimainen RL, Thorne JC, Tu K. An administrative data validation study of the accuracy of algorithms for identifying rheumatoid arthritis: the influence of the reference standard on algorithm performance. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:216.

Lunsky Y, Balogh R, Sullivan WF, Jaakkimainen R L. Periodic health examinations for adults with developmental disabilities: are we doing enough? Canadian Family Physician. 2014 February; 60(2):109-110.

Tu K, Wang M., Jaakkimainen RL, Butt D, Ivers NM, Young J, Green D, Jetté N. Assessing the validity of using administrative data to identify patients with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2014 February; 55(2):335-343.

Jaakkimainen L, Glazier R, Barnsley J, Salkeld E, Lu H, Tu K. Waiting to see the specialist: patient and provider characteristics of wait times from primary to specialty care. BMC Family Practice. 2014 January; 15:16.

Tu KR, Mitiku TF, Ivers NM, Guo HL, Lu H, Jaakkimainen L, Kavanagh DG, Lee DS, Tu JV. Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record Administrative Data Linked Database (EMRALD). American Journal of Managed Care. 2014 January; 21(1):E15-E21.

Yu, CH, Stacey D, Sale J, Hall S, Kaplan DM, Ivers N, Rezmovitz J, Leung FH, Shah BR, Straus SE. Designing and evaluating an interprofessional shared decision-making and goal setting decision aid for patients with diabetes in clinical care – Systematic decision aid development and study protocol. Implementation Science 2014 January; 9:16.

Long-Term Care

Chen E, Zeng L, Thavarajah N, Zhang L, Chang E, Sahgal A, Bennett M, Peckham K, De Costa S, Beaumont J, Tsao M, Danjoux C, Barnes E, Chow E. A. Content validation of the FACT-Br with patients and health-care professionals to assess quality of life in patients with brain metastases. Journal of Radiation Oncology 2014 3:105-113.

Palliative Care

Hébert PC, Selby D. Beyond resuscitate and do-not-resuscitate. CMAJ. 2014 Dec 9;186(18):1398.

Ying I. Withholding tragic knowledge may lead to a tragic death: a palliative care perspective. World J Surg. 2014 Dec;38(12):3290-1.

Sadler E, Hales B, Henry B, Xiong W, Myers J, Wynnychuk L, Taggar R, Heyland D, Fowler R. Factors

Affecting Family Satisfaction with Inpatient End-of-Life Care. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 17;9(11):e110860.

Grossman D, Rootenberg M, Perri GA, Yogaparan T, DeLeon M, Calabrese S, Grief CJ, Moore J, Gill A, Stilos K, Daines P, Zimmermann C, Mazzotta P. Enhancing communication in end-of-life care: a clinical tool translating between the Clinical Frailty Scale and the Palliative Performance Scale. J Am Geriatr Soc. August 2014;62(8):1562-7.

Ying I, Levitt Z, Jassal SV. Should an elderly patient with stage V CKD and dementia be started on dialysis? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 May;9(5):971-7.

Hébert PC, Selby D. Should a reversible, but lethal, incident not be treated when a patient has a do-not resuscitate order? CMAJ. April 2014;186(7):528-30.

Ellis J, McGarragle K, Haddad S, Yoon DH, Ehrlich R, Myers J, Al-Allaq Y, Hawkins M, Fitch M, Karanicolas P. Do changes in ESAS scores reflect corresponding changes in Health Related Quality of Life? Psycho-oncology. 2014, March; 23(Suppl. 2): 14.

Ellis J, Haddad S, McGarragle K, Yoon DH, Ehrlich R, Myers J, Al-Allaq Y, Hawkins M, Fitch M, Karanicolas P. Clinical impact of ESAS screening on health-related quality-of-life and patient satisfaction with care. Psycho-oncology. 2014, March; 23(Suppl. 2): 4-5.

Myers J, Selby D. Personalizing Prognosis in a Patient with Serious Illness. CMAJ 2014 186(3): 169-170.

Fitch M, Myers J, Burlein-Hall S. Implementing a programmatic approach for responding to screening for distress [abstract]. Psycho-oncology. 2014, February; 23(Suppl. 1): 123.

2013

Family Practice

Deol, R, Cheung, MC, Del Giudice EM, Boudreau, A, Miller, D, Singh, S. Transition care clinic: Evidence-based survivorship care. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013;31(31)S141.

Tracy CS, Bell SH, Nickell LA, Charles J, Upshur RE. The IMPACT clinic: innovative model of interprofessional primary care for elderly patients with complex health care needs. Canadian Family Physician 2013;59(3):e148-e155.

Nathan PC, Daugherty CK, Wroblewski KE, Kigin ML, Stewart TV, Hlubocky FJ, Grunfeld E, Del Giudice ME, Ward LA, Galliher JM, Oeffinger KC, Henderson TO. Family physician preferences and knowledge gaps regarding the care of adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice 2013; 7(3):275-282.

Shachak A, Dow R, Barnsley J, Tu K, Domb S, Jadad AR, Lemieux-Charles L. User Manuals for a Primary Care Electronic Medical Record System: A Mixed-Methods Study of User- and Vendor-Generated Documents. Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on 2013; September; 56(3):194-209.

Kuluski K, Gill A, Naganathan G, Upshur R, Jaakkimainen RL, Wodchis WP. A qualitative descriptive study on the alignment of care goals between older persons with multi-morbidities, their family physicians and informal caregivers. BMC Family Practice 2013; 14: 133.

Tu K, Wang M, Young J, Jaakkimainen, Kapral MK. Validity of Administrative Data for Identifying Patients Who Have Had a Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack Using EMRALD as a Reference Standard. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2013; 29(11):1388-1394.

Cott CA, Tierney MC. Acceptable and unacceptable risk: balancing everyday risk by family members of older cognitively impaired adults who live alone. Health, Risk and Society 2013; 15(5):402-415.

Tierney MC, Ryan J, Ancelin ML, Moineddin R, Rankin S, Yao C, MacLusky NJ. Lifelong estrogen exposure and memory in older postmenopausal women. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2013; 34(3):601-608.

Widdifield, J, Paterson, JM, Bernatsky, S, Tu, KR, Thorne, JC, Ahluwalia, V, Ivers, N, Butt, D, Jaakkimainen, RL, Tomlinson, G, Bombardier, C. The Rising Burden of Rheumatoid Arthritis Surpasses Rheumatology Supply in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2013; 104(7):E450-E455.

Long-Term Care

Bedard G, Hawley P, Zhang L, Slaven M, Gagnon P, Bisland S, Bennett M, Tardif F, Chow E. A survey of Canadian cancer patients' perspectives on the characteristics and treatment of breakthrough pain. Support Care Cancer September 2013;21(9):2557-63.

Zeng L, Bedard G, Cella D, Thavarajah N, Chen E, Zhang L, Bennett M, Peckham K, De Costa S, Beaumont J L, Tsao M, Danjoux C, Barnes E, Sahgal A, Chow E. Preliminary results of the generation of a shortened quality-of-life assessment for patients with advanced cancer: the FACIT-Pal-14. J Palliat Med 2013 May;16(5):509-15.

Cohen E, Grill A, Coyle D. Biologic drug access and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in Canada: improving collaboration between clinician experts and funders. J Rheumatol 2013 March;40(3):338.

Palliative Care

Granek L, Mazzotta P, Tozer R, Krzyzanowska MK. Oncologists' Protocol and Coping Strategies in Dealing with Patient Loss. Death Studies 2013;37(10):937-52.

Clarkson R, Selby D, Myers J. A qualitative analysis of the elements used by palliative care clinicians when formulating a survival estimate. BMJ Support Palliat Care. September 2013;3(3):330-4.

Granek L, Krzyzanowska MK, Tozer R, Mazzotta P. Oncologists' strategies and barriers to effective communication about the end of life. J Oncol Pract 2013 July 1;9(4):e129-e135.

Kim HC, Rapp E, Gill A, Myers J. An Innovative Self-Care Module for Palliative Care Medical Learners. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2013;16(6):603-8.

Kim HC, Al-Mahrouki A, Gorjizadeh A, Karshafian R, Czarnota GJ. Effects of biophysical parameters in enhancing radiation responses of prostate tumors with ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2013;39(8):1376-87.

Rapoport A, Obwanga C, Sirianni G, Librach SL, Husain A. Not Just Little Adults: Palliative Care Physician Attitudes Toward Pediatric Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2013;16(6):675-9.

Wynnychuk L, Daines P. End-of-Life Order Sets: Does One Size Fit All? [abstract]. Journal of Palliative Care 2013;29(3):196.

2012

Family Practice

Daly C, Del Giudice EM, Sutradhar R, Paszat LF, Wilton D, Rabeneck L, Baxter NN. Follow-up of long-term young breast cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012;30(34):S8.

Garcia LJ, Hebert M, Kozak J, Senecal I, Slaughter SE, Aminzadeh F, Dalziel W, Charles J, Eliasziw M. Perceptions of family and staff on the role of the environment in long-term care homes for people with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics 2012; 24(5):753-765.

Thiruchselvam T, Naglie G, Moineddin R, Charles J, Orlando L, Jaglal S, Snow W, Tierney MC. Risk factors for medication nonadherence in older adults with cognitive impairment who live alone. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2012; 27(12):1275-1282

Grunfeld E, Moineddin R, Gunraj N, Del Giudice ME, Hodgson DC, Kwon JS, Elit L. Cancer screening practices of cancer survivors: population-based, longitudinal study. Canadian Family Physician 2012; 58(9):980-986.

Smith P, Hum S, Kakzanov V, Del Giudice ME, Heisey R. Physicians' attitudes and behaviours toward screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age. Canadian Family Physician 2012; 58(9):e508-513.

Durbin J, Barnsley J, Finlayson B, Jaakkimainen L, Lin E, Berta W, McMurray J. Quality of communication between primary health care and mental health care: an examination of referral and discharge letters. Journal of Behavioural Health Services Research 2012 October; 39(4):445-461.

Green ME, Hogg W, Savage C, Johnston, S, Russell G, Jaakkimainen RL, Glazier RH, Barnsley J, Birtwhistle R. Assessing methods for measurement of clinical outcomes and quality of care in primary care practices. BMC Health Services Research 2012; 12(1).

Jaakkimainen RL, Sood PR, Schultz SE. Office-based procedures among urban and rural family physicians in Ontario. Canadian Family Physician 2012; 58(10):e578-e587.

Jaakkimainen RL, Schultz SE, Glazier RH, Abrahams C, Verma S. Tracking family medicine graduates. Where do they go, what services do they provide and whom do they see? BMC Family Practice 2012; 13:26.

Brewster PW, McDowell I, Moineddin R, Tierney MC. Differential prediction of vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease in nondemented older adults within 5 years of initial testing. Alzheimers & Dementia 2012; 8(6):528-535.

Ung YC, Del Giudice L, Young S et al. Referral of Suspected Lung Cancer by Family Physicians and Other Primary Care Providers: A Clinical Practice Guideline. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2012;84(3):S603-S604.

Ung YC, Del Giudice L, Young S et al. Referral of Suspected Lung Cancer by Family Physicians and Other Primary Care Providers: A Clinical Practice Guideline. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2012;7(9):S329.

Long-Term Care

Khan L, Zeng L, Cella D, Thavarajah N, Chen E, Zhang L, Bennett M, Peckham K, De Costa S, Beaumont JL, Tsao M, Danjoux C, Barnes E, Sahgal A, Chow E. Patients' and Health Care Providers' Evaluation of Quality of Life Issues in Advanced Cancer Using Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Palliative Care Module (FACIT-Pal) Scale. World J Clin Oncol 2012;3(5):210-216.

Downar J, Chou YC, Ouellet D, La Delfa I, Blacker S, Bennett M, Petch C, Cheng SM. Survival duration among patients with a noncancer diagnosis admitted to a palliative care unit: a retrospective study. J Palliat Med 2012 June;15(6):661-6.

Guthrie DM, Fletcher PC, Berg K, Williams E, Boumans N, Hirdes JP. The role of medications in predicting activity restriction due to a fear of falling. J Aging Health 2012 March;24(2):269-86.

Smith P, Hum S, Kakzanov V, Del Giudice M, Heisey R. Physicians' attitudes and behaviour toward screening mammography in women 40 to 49 years of age. Canadian Family Physician 2012;58(9):E508-E513.

Palliative Care

Gill A, Chakraborty A, Selby D. What Is Symptom Burden: A qualitative exploration of patient definitions. Journal of Palliative Care 2012;28(2):83-9.

Granek L, Krzyzanowska MK, Tozer R, Mazzotta P. Difficult patient loss and physician culture for oncologists grieving patient loss. J Palliat Med 2012 November;15(11):1254-60.

Granek L, Mazzotta P, Tozer R, Krzyzanowska MK. What do oncologists want? Suggestions from oncologists on how their institutions can support them in dealing with patient loss. Support Care Cancer 2012 October;20(10):2627-32.

Granek L, Tozer R, Mazzotta P, Ramjaun A, Krzyzanowska M. Nature and impact of grief over patient loss on oncologists' personal and professional lives. Arch Intern Med 2012 June 25;172(12):964-966.

Mazzotta P. Symptom management using methotrimeprazine: expanding the definition of respite sedation. J Palliat Care 2012;28(2):122-3.

Seccareccia D, Downar J. "Should I go on dialysis, Doc?": initiating dialysis in elderly patients with end-stage renal disease. Can Fam Physician 2012 December;58(12):1353-7.

Towns K, Dougherty E, Kevork N, Wiljer D, Seccareccia D, Rodin G, Le LW, Zimmermann C. Availability of services in Ontario hospices and hospitals providing inpatient palliative care. J Palliat Med 2012 May;15(5):527-34.

2011

Family Practice

Jacob BJ, Baxter NN, Moineddin R, Sutradhar R, Del Giudice L, Urbach DR. Social disparities in the use of colonoscopy by primary care physicians in Ontario. BMC Gastroenterology 2011;11: 102.

Lermer MA, Morra A, Moineddin R, Manson J, Blake J, Tierney MC. Somatic and affective anxiety symptoms and menopausal hot flashes. Menopause 2011; 18(2):129-132.

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Aliarzadeh B, Krueger P, Moineddin R, Butt DA, Dolabchian E, Jaakkimainen L, Keshavjee K, White D, Kaplan D. Using a data entry clerk to improve data quality in primary care electronic medical records: a pilot study. Informatics in Primary Care 2011; 19(4):241-250.

Jaakkimainen RL, Barnsley J, Klein-Geltink J, Kopp A, Glazier RH. Did changing primary care delivery models change performance? A population based study using health administrative data. BMC Family Practice 2011; 12.

Honarmand K, Tierney MC, O'Connor P, Feinstein A. Effects of cannabis on cognitive function in patients with multiple sclerosis. Neurology 2011;76(13):1153-60.

Schwartz D, Finch A, Tierney M, Hampson E, Narod S, Einstein G. Erratum: Estrogens and cognition in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers following prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy. Gender Medicine 2011; 8(1):56.

Palliative Care

Chakraborty A, Selby D, Gardiner K, Myers J, Moravan V, Wright F. Malignant Bowel Obstruction: Natural History of a Heterogeneous Patient Population Followed Prospectively Over Two Years. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2011;41(2):412-20.

Husain A, Myers J, Selby D, Thomson B, Chow E. Subgroups of advanced cancer patients clustered by their symptom profiles: quality-of-life outcomes. J Palliat Med 2011 November;14(11):1246-53.

Seccareccia D, Gebara N. Pruritus in palliative care: Getting up to scratch. Can Fam Physician 2011 September;57(9):1010-9.

Selby D, Chakraborty A, Lilien T, Stacey E, Zhang LY, Myers J. Clinician Accuracy When Estimating Survival Duration: The Role of the Patient's Performance Status and Time-Based Prognostic Categories. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2011;42(4):578-88.

Selby D, Chakraborty A, Myers J, Saskin R, Mazzotta P, Gill A. High Scores on the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale Identify Patients with Self-Defined High Symptom Burden. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2011;14(12):1309-16.

Watanabe, S. M., Nekolaichuk, C., Beaumont C., Johnson, L., Myers, J., and F. Strasser. A Multicenter Study Comparing Two Numerical Versions of the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System in Palliative Care Patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2011 41 (2): 456-468.

2010

Family Practice

Allard J, Cosby R, Del Giudice ME, Irvine EJ, Morgan D, Tinmouth J. Gastroscopy following a positive fecal occult blood test and negative colonoscopy: Systematic review and guideline. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology 2010; 24(2): 113-120.

Grunfeld E, Hodgson DC, Del Giudice ME, Moineddin R. Population-based longitudinal study of follow-up care for breast cancer survivors. Journal of Oncology Practice 2010; 6(4): 174-178.

Hodgson DC, Grunfeld E, Gunraj N, Del Giudice L. A population-based study of follow-up care for Hodgkin lymphoma survivors: Opportunities to improve surveillance for relapse and late effects. Cancer 2010;116(14):3417-3425.

Epp A, Larochelle A, Lovatsis D, Walter JE, Easton W, Farrell SA, Girouard L, Gupta C, Harvey MA, Robert M, Ross S, Schachter J, Schulz JA, Wilkie D, Ehman W, Domb S, Gagnon A, Hughes O, Konkin J, Lynch J, Marshall C. Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Recurrent urinary tract infection. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 2010; November; 32(11):1082-1102.

Tierney MC, Moineddin R, McDowell I. Prediction of all-cause dementia using neuropsychological tests within 10 and 5 years of diagnosis in a community-based sample. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2010; 22(4):1231-1240.

Tierney MC, Moineddin R, Morra A, Manson J, Blake J. Intensity of recreational physical activity throughout life and later life cognitive functioning in women. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2010; 22(4):1331-1338.

Tierney MC, Lermer MA. Computerized cognitive assessment in primary care to identify patients with suspected cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2010; 20(3):823-832.

Long-Term Care

Myers J, Gardiner K, Harris K, Lilien T, Bennett M, Chow E, Selby D, Zhang L. Evaluating correlation and interrater reliability for four performance scales in the palliative care setting. J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 February;39(2):250-8.

Palliative Care

Bryson J, Coe G, Swami N, Murphy-Kane P, Seccareccia D, Le LW, Rodin G, Zimmermann C. Administrative outcomes five years after opening an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center. J Palliat Med 2010 May;13(5):559-65

Downar J, Seccareccia D. Palliating a pandemic: "all patients must be cared for". J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 February;39(2):291-5.

Gill A, Daines P, Selby D. What do symptom scores mean Observations on discrepancies when defining symptoms using words and numbers. European Journal of Oncology Nursing 2010;14(5):435-8.

Ma C, Bandukwala S, Burman D, Bryson J, Seccareccia D, Banerjee S, Myers J, Rodin G, Dudgeon D, Zimmermann C. Interconversion of three measures of performance status: an empirical analysis. Eur J Cancer 2010 December;46(18):3175-83.

Myers J. Response to "Spinal analgesia: where is the evidence?". Supportive Care in Cancer 2010;18(10):1239-40.

Myers J, Chan V, Jarvis V, Walker-Dilks C. Intraspinal techniques for pain management in cancer patients: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer 2010 February;18(2):137-49.

Myers J, Gardiner K, Harris K et al. Evaluating Correlation and Interrater Reliability for Four Performance Scales in the Palliative Care Setting. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2010;39(2):250-8.

Myers J, Tamber A, Farhadian M. Management of treatment-related intermittent partial small bowel obstruction: the use of octreotide. J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 April;39(4):e1-e3.

Seccareccia D. Cancer-related hypercalcemia. Can Fam Physician 2010 March;56(3):244-2

Selby D, Cascella A, Gardiner K, Do R, Moravan V, Myers J, Chow E. A single set of numerical cutpoints to define moderate and severe symptoms for the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System. J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 February;39(2):241-9.

Selby D, Wright F, Stilos K et al. Room for improvement? A quality-of-life assessment in patients with malignant bowel obstruction. Palliative Medicine 2010;24(1):38-45.

Trinkaus M, Simmons C, Myers J, Dranatisaris G, Clemons M. Skeletal-related events (SREs) in breast cancer patients with bone metastases treated in the nontrial setting. Support Care Cancer 2010 February;18(2):197-203.

Wright FC, Chakraborty A, Helyer L, Moravan V, Selby D. Predictors of Survival in Patients With Non-Curative Stage IV Cancer and Malignant Bowel Obstruction. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2010;101(5):425-9.

Zimmermann C, Burman D, Follwell M, Wakimoto K, Seccareccia D, Bryson J, Le LW, Rodin G. Predictors of symptom severity and response in patients with metastatic cancer. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2010 May;27(3):175-81.

Zimmermann C, Burman D, Bandukwala S, Seccareccia D, Kaya E, Bryson J, Rodin G, Lo C. Nurse and physician inter-rater agreement of three performance status measures in palliative care outpatients. Support Care Cancer 2010 May;18(5):609-16.

Chow, E., J. Nguyen, A. Sahgal, E. Sinclair, G. Mitera, M. Farhadian, C. Danjoux, Finkelsteain,

J., Yee, A., Ford, M., Pugash, R., Emenegger, U., Chakraborty, A. 2010. Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program and Multidisciplinary Bone Metastases Clinic. Journal of Pain Management 2010 4 (1): 5-22.

2009

Family Practice

Abramson BL, Rambihar S, Jaakkimainen L et al. Gender and Regional Variation in Quality of Care for Ischemic Heart Disease in a Large Canadian Cohort. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2009;53(10):A367.

Del Giudice ME, Grunfeld E, Harvey BJ, Piliotis E, Verma S. Primary care physicians' views of routine follow-up of cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2009; 27(20):3338-3345.

Ritvo P, Myers R, Del Giudice ME, Pazsat L, Cotterchio M, Howlett R, Mai V, Brown P, Sullivan T, Rabeneck L. Fecal occult blood testing: people in Ontario are unaware of it and not ready for it. Canadian Family Physician 2009; 55(2):176-177.

Jaglal SB, Hawker G, Bansod V, Salbach NM, Zwarenstein M, Carroll J, Brooks D, Cameron C, Bogoch E, Jaakkimainen L, Kreder H. A demonstration project of a multi-component educational intervention to improve integrated post-fracture osteoporosis care in five rural communities in Ontario, Canada. Osteoporosis International 2009; 20(2):265-274.

Berta W, Barnsley J, Bloom J, Cockerill R, Davis D, Jaakkimainen L, Mior AM, Talbot Y, Vayda E. Enhancing continuity of information: essential components of consultation reports. Canadian Family Physician 2009; 55(6):624-625.

Tierney MC, Oh P, Moineddin R, Greenblatt EM, Snow WG, Fisher RH, Iazzetta J, Hyslop PS, MacLusky NJ. A randomized double-blind trial of the effects of hormone therapy on delayed verbal recall in older women. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009; 34(7):1065-1074.

Long-Term Care

Grill AK. Approach to management of suspected rabies exposures: what primary care physicians need to know. Can Fam Physician 2009 March;55(3):247-51

Grill AK. PEP for bat exposure? Response. Canadian Family Physician 2009;55(9):868.

Grill AK. Side Effects and Risks of Rabies Vaccine. Response. Can Fam Physician May 2009 55:470

Grill AK, Evans G. The National Pharmaceuticals Strategy: Rest in peace, revive, or renew? CMAJ online, April 30, 2009.

Napolskikh J, Selby D, Bennett M et al. Demographic profile and utilization statistics of a Canadian inpatient palliative care unit within a tertiary care setting. Current Oncology 2009;16(1):49-54.

Palliative Care

Follwell M, Burman D, Le LW, Wakimoto K, Seccareccia D, Bryson J, Rodin G, Zimmermann C.Phase II study of an outpatient palliative care intervention in patients with metastatic cancer. J Clin Oncol 2009 January 10;27(2):206-13.

Mazzotta P, Jeney CM. Anorexia-cachexia syndrome: a systematic review of the role of dietary polyunsaturated Fatty acids in the management of symptoms, survival, and quality of life. J Pain Symptom Manage 2009 June;37(6):1069-77

Napolskikh J, Selby D, Bennett M, Chow E, Harris K, Sinclair E, Myers J. Demographic profile and utilization statistics of a Canadian inpatient palliative care unit within a tertiary care setting. Current Oncology 2009;16(1):49-54.Nguyen,J. Sinclair,E. Yee,A. Finkelstein,J. Ford,M.

Nguyen,J. Sinclair,E. Yee,A. Finkelstein,J. Ford,M. Chakraborty,A. Farhadian,M. Pugash,R. Mitera,G. Danjoux,C. Barnes,E. Tsao,M. Sahgal,A. Chow,E. A multidisciplinary bone metastases clinic at Sunnybrook Odette cancer centre: A review of the experience from 2006-2008. Journal of Pain Management 2009;2(4):435-43.

Chakraborty,A. Farhadian,M. Pugash,R.Mitera,G. Danjoux,C. Barnes,E. Tsao,M. Sahgal,A. Chow,E. A multidisciplinary bone metastases clinic at Sunnybrook Odette cancer centre: A review of the experience from 2006-2008. Journal of Pain Management 2009;2(4):435-43.

Soong D, Haj R, Leung MG, Myers R, Higgins B, Myers J, Rajagopal S. High rate of febrile neutropenia in patients with operable breast cancer receiving docetaxel and cyclophosphamide. J Clin Oncol 2009 September 10;27(26):e101-e102.

Seccareccia D, Brown JB. Impact of spirituality on palliative care physicians: personally and professionally. J Palliat Med 2009 September;12(9):805-9.

2008

Family Practice

Berta W, Barnsley J, Bloom J, Cockerill R, Davis D, Jaakkimainen L, Mior AM, Talbot Y, Vayda E. Enhancing continuity of information: essential components of a referral document. Canadian Family Physician 2008; 54:1432-1433.e6.

Rhodes A, Bethell J, Jaakkimainen RL Thurlow J, Spence J, Links PS, Streiner DL. The impact of rural residence on medically serious medicinal self-poisonings. General Hospital Psychiatry 2008; 30(6):552-560.

Rhodes AE, Bethell J, Spence J, Links PS, Streiner DL, Jaakkimainen RL. Age-sex differences in medicinal self-poisonings. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2008; 43(8):642-652.

Ritvo P, Myers R, Del Giudice ML, Pazsat I, Campbell PT, Howlett RI, Mai V, Sullivan T, Tiro J, Rabeneck L. Factorial validity and invariance of a survey measuring psychosocial correlates of colorectal cancer screening in Ontario, Canada - A replication study. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 2008; 17(11):3278-3283.

Kulasingam S, Moineddin R, Lewis JE, Tierney MC. The validity of the Menopause Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire in older women. Maturitas 2008; 60(3-4):239-243.

McKye KA, Naglie G, Tierney MC, Jaglal SB. Comparison of Older Adults' and Occupational Therapists' awareness of functional abilities at discharge from rehabilitation with actual performance in the home. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 2008; 27(3):229-244.

Long-Term Care

Jackson LD, Little J, Kung E, Williams EM, Siemiatkowska K, Plowman S. Safe medication swallowing in Dysphagia: a collaborative improvement project. Healthcare quarterly (Toronto, Ont ) 2008;11(3 Spec No.).

Kakzanov V, Monagle P, Chan AK. Thromboembolism in infants and children with gastrointestinal failure receiving long-term parenteral nutrition. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2008;32(1):88-93.

Palliative Care

Li KK, Sinclair E, Pope J, Farhadian M, Harris K, Napolskikh J, Yee A, Librach L, Wynnychuk L, Danjoux C, Chow E, Bone OB, Team M. A multidisciplinary bone metastases clinic at Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre - A review of the experience from 1999 to 2005. J Pain Res. 2008 Sep 1;1:43-8.

Chakraborty A, Wells R, Doherty M, Huynh C, Selby D. Joint pain in AML: Successful pain control with radiotherapy. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2008;35(6):670-2.

Chakraborty A, Wells R, Doherty M, Huynh C, Selby D. Joint pain in AML: Successful pain control with radiotherapy. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2008;35(6):670-2.

Desa V, Danjoux C, Matyas Y, Fitch M, Husain A, Horvath N, Myers J, Clemons M, Hux JE, Barnes EA. An interdisciplinary and collaborative initiative in palliative care research. J Pain Res 2008;2:1-3Gerretsen P, Myers J. The physician: a secure base. J Clin Oncol 2008 November 10;26(32):5294-6.

Gerretsen P, Myers J. The physician: a secure base. J Clin Oncol 2008 November 10;26(32):5294-6.

Myers J, Shetty N. Going beyond efficacy: strategies for cancer pain management. Current Oncology 2008;15:S41-S49.

Seccareccia D, Warnick A. When a parent is dying: helping parents explain death to their children. Can Fam Physician 2008 December;54(12):1693-4.