Recent Research Publications

September 2019

 

Babenko O, Daniels L M, Ross S, White J, Oswald A. Medical student well-being and lifelong learning: A motivational perspective. Education for Health 2019; 32(1): 25-32. 

 

Carr F, Tian P, Chow J, Guzak J, Triscott J, Mathura P, Sun X, Dobbs B. Deprescribing benzodiazepines among hospitalised older adults: Quality improvement initiative. BMJ Open Quality 2019; 8(3): e000539. 

 

Koppula S. (2019, October 2). Supporting our clinical preceptors. [web log post]. Retrieved from 

https://www.cfp.ca/news/2019/10/02/10-02-19


Parmar J, Babiuk J, Classen K, Hurst J, Haq A, Sacrey LR.  Establishing effective resident and family councils: A pilot project to increase family and resident engagement in Alberta’s continuing care sites.  Healthcare Quarterly 2019; 22(2): 47-52.  

Parmar J, Babiuk J, Classen K, Hurst J, Sacrey LR.   Commentary: Identifying the underpinnings of “Care That Honours Seniors” in Alberta. Healthcare Quarterly 2019; 22(2): 53-54.


Pottie K,  Mathew  CM, Mendonca O,  MagwoodSaad A,  Abdalla T, Stergiopoulos V, Bloch G, Brcic V, Andermann A, Aubry T,  Ponka D, Kendall C, Salvalaggio G, Mott, Kpade V, Lalonde C, Hannigan T, Shoemaker E,  Mayhew AD, Thavorn K, Tugwell P. PROTOCOL: A comprehensive review of prioritized interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of persons with lived experience of homelessness. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2019; 15: e1048.  

 

Moe J, Moe G, Oland R. Impact of a primary care after-hours clinic on avoidable emergency department visits and costs. Healthcare Quarterly 2019; 22(1): 42-47.

 

Emery C, Palacios-Derflingher L, Black AM, Eliason P, Krolikowski M, Spencer N, Kozak S, Schneider K, Babul S, Mrazik M, Lebrun CM, Goulet C, Macpherson A, Hagel BE. Does disallowing body checking in non-elite 13- to 14-year-old ice hockey leagues reduce rates of injury and concussion? A cohort study in two Canadian provinces. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2019; Sep 6. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101092. [Epub ahead of print] 

 

Rashid M, Guo Q, Babenko O. The influence of students’ perceptions of learning environment on coping with academic challenges: A structural equation modeling study. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2019; Sep 20. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2019.1667241. [Epub ahead of print]. 

 

Liang L, Hou X, Bainey KR, Zhang Y, Tymchak W, Qi Z, Li W, Banh HL. The association between hyperuricemia and coronary artery calcification development: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Clinical Cardiology 2019; 1– 8. Sep 30. doi: 10.1002/clc.23266. [Epub ahead of print]. 

 

Aubrey-Bassler K, Fernandes C, Penney C, Cullen R, Meaney C, Sopcak N, Campbell-Scherer D, Moineddin R, Baxter J, Krueger P, Wilson M, Pike A, Grunfeld E, Manca D. The effectiveness of a proven chronic disease prevention and screening intervention in diverse and remote primary care settings: An implementation study on the BETTER 2 Program. BJGP Open 2019; Sep 17. doi: 10.3399/bjgpopen19X101656. [Epub ahead of print]. 

 

Bello AK, Ronksley PE, Tangri N, Kurzawa J, Osman MA, Singer A, Grill AK, Nitsch D, Queenan JA, Wick J, Lindeman C, Soos B, Tuot DS, Shojai S, Brimble KS, Mangin D, Drummond N. Quality of Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Canadian Primary Care. JAMA Network Open 2019; 2(9): e1910704. 

 

Hoben M, Chamberlain SA, Gruneir A, Knopp-Sihota JA, Sutherland JM, Poss JW, Doupe MB, Bergstrom V, Norton PG, Schalm C, McCarthy K, Kashuba K, Ackah F, Estabrooks CA. Nursing home length of stay in 3 Canadian health regions: Temporal trends, jurisdictional differences, and associated factors. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2019; 20(9): 1121-1128. 

 

Howard M, Langevin J, Bernard C, Tan A, Klein D, Slaven M, Barwich D, Elston D, Arora N, Heyland DK. Primary care clinicians’ confidence, willingness participation and perceptions of roles in advance care planning discussions with patients: A multi-site survey. Family Practice 2019; Sep 19. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmz050. [Epub ahead of print]. 

 

Perry D, Ton J, Kolber MR. Biosimilars versus biologics for inflammatory conditions. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(9): 636. [Tools for Practice] 

 

Wilson DM, Triscott JAC, Cohen J, MacLeod R. Educational needs of healthcare professionals and members of the general public in Alberta Canada, 2 years after the implementation of medical assistance in dying. Health and Social Care in the Community 2019; 27: 1295– 1302.

 

August 2019

 

Alagiakrishnan K, Ballermann M, Rolfson D, Mohindra K, Sadowski CA, Ausford A, Romney J, Hayward RS. Utilization of computerized clinical decision support for potentially inappropriate medications. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2019; 14: 762

 

Babenko O, Guo Q. Measuring self-compassion in medical students: Factorial validation of the self-compassion scale-short form (SCS-SF). Academic Psychiatry 2019; Aug 8. doi: 10.1007/s40596-019-01095-x. [Epub ahead of print]. 


Gates M, Pillay J, Thériault G, Limburg H, Grad R, Klarenbach S, Korownyk C, Reynolds D, Riva JJ, Thombs BD, Kline GA, Leslie WD, Courage S, Vandermeer B, Featherstone R, Hartling L. Screening to prevent fragility fractures among adults 40 years and older in primary care: Protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 2019; 8(1): 216. 


Grad R, Thériault G, Singh H, Dickinson JA, Szafran O, Bell NR. Age to stop? Appropriate screening in older patients. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(8): 543-548. 

 

Hobsen C, Ausford A. Combining clinical data with genetic, syndromic and social determinants of health data. The Journal of Precision Medicine 2019; 5(3)


Hyshka E, Morris H, Anderson-Baron J, Nixon L, Dong K, Salvalaggio G. Patient perspectives on a harm reduction-oriented addiction medicine consultation team implemented in a large acute care hospital. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2019; Aug 24. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.06.025. [Epub ahead of print] 

 

Koehn SD, Donahue M, Feldman F, Drummond N. Fostering trust and sharing responsibility to increase access to dementia care for immigrant older adults. Ethnicity & Health 2019; Aug 16. dui: 10.1080/13557858.2019.1655529. [Epub ahead of print] 


Moe S, Grill AK, Allan GM. Newer iron supplements for anemia. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(8): 556. [Tools for Practice] https://www.cfp.ca/content/65/8/556.long


Turgeon RD, Kolber MR. Errors in analysis of heart failure hospitalizations with intravenous iron. The American Journal of Medicine 2019; Aug 7. [letter] doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.06.012. [Epub ahead of print]. 


Wagner KK, Austin J, Toon L, Barber T, Green LA. Differences in team mental models associated with medical home transformation success. Annals of Family Medicine 2019; 17(Suppl 1): S50-S56.

 

July 2019

 

Szelest I, Motluk L, Jennens H, Lagassé J, Tailleur M, Salvalaggio GTechnology to support relational care for people who use drugs at home: Literature review and key informant content. Healthcare Management Forum 2019; 32(4): 213–217. This article is discussed on the HMF Care Transforde Podcast, and is now available on Healthcare Management Journal’s homepage and can also be found on the podcast repository page.

Fritsch P, Kolber MR. Acetylsalicylic acid for primary prevention of cardiovascular events. Canadian Family Physician 2019, 65(7): 480. [Tools for Practice] 

Thériault G, Bell NR, Grad R, Singh H, Szafran O. Teaching shared decision making: An essential competency. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(7): 514-516. 


Zhu L, Rochon PA, Gruneir A, Wu W, Giannakeas V, Austin PC, Stall NM, McCarthy L, Alberga A, Herrmann N, Gill SS, Bronskill SE. Sex differences in the prevalent use of oral formulations of cholinesterase inhibitors in older adults with dementia. Drugs & Aging 2019; Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s40266-019-00690-9. [Epub ahead of print]. 


Lega IC, Bronskill SE, Campitelli MA, Guan J, Stall NM, Lam K, McCarthy LM, Gruneir A, Rochon PA. Sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of genital mycotic and urinary tract infection: A population-based study of older women and men with diabetes. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism 2019; Jul 2. doi: 10.1111/dom.13820. [Epub ahead of print]  

 

June 2019

 

Kelly, MA; Freeman, LK; Dornan, T.  Family Physicians Experiences of Physical Examination. Annals of Family Medicine. July/August 2019 vol. no. 4  304-310

http://www.annfammed.org/content/17/4/304.full.pdf+html  doi: 10.1370/afm.2420 

 

Liu S, Singer A, McAlister FA, Peeler W, Heran BS, Drummond N, Manca DP, Allan GM, Korownyk C, Kolber MR, Greiver M, Garrison SR. Quality of warfarin management in primary care. Determining the stability of international normalized ratios using a nationally representative prospective cohort. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(6): 416-425. 

 

Greiver M, Dahrouge S, O'Brien P, Manca D, Lussier MT, Wang J, Burge F, Grandy M, Singer A, Twohig M, Moineddin R, Kalia S, Aliarzadeh B, Ivers N, Garies S, Turner JP, Farrell B. Improving care for elderly patients living with polypharmacy: Protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized trial in community-based primary care practices in Canada. Implementation Science 2019;14(1): 55. 

 

Lega IC, Bronskill S, Campitelli MA, Guan J, Stall NM, Lam K, McCarthy LM, Gruneir A, Rochon PA. Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and risk of genital mycotic and urinary tract infections: A population-based study of older women and men with diabetes. Diabetes 2019; 68(Suppl 1): 1228-P. [Abstract-poster] 

 

Campbell-Scherer D. Evidence from large Danish cohort does not support an association between the MMR vaccine and autism: Facts in a post-truth world. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 2019; Jun 19. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2019-111212. [EBM Verdict] [Epub ahead of print] 

Pop P, Bronskill SE, Piggott KL, Stall NM, Savage RD, Visentin JD, McCarthy LM, Giannakes V, Wu W, Gruneir A, Gatley JM, Rochon PA. Management of Sleep Disorders in Community-Dwelling Older Women and Men at the Time of Diagnosis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2019; Jun 21. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16038. [Epub ahead of print]

May 2019

Korownyk C, Perry D, Ton J, Kolber MR, Garrison S, Thomas B, Allan GM, Bateman C, Queiroz RD, Kennedy D, Lamba W, Marlinga J, Mogus T, Nickonchuk T, Orrantia E, Reich K, Wong N, Dugré N, Lindblad AJ. Managing opioid use disorder in primary care: PEER simplified guideline. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(5): 321-330.

Korownyk C, Perry D, Ton J, Kolber MR, Garrison S, Thomas B, Allan GM, Dugré N, Finley CR, Ting R, Yang PR, Vandermeer B, Lindblad AJ. Opioid use disorder in primary care: PEER umbrella systematic review of systematic reviews. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(5): e194-e206. 

Dickinson JA, Grad R, Wilson BJ, Bell NR, Singh H, Szafran O, Thériault G. Quality of the screening process: An overlooked critical factor and an essential component of shared decision making about screening. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(5): 331-336. 

Campbell-Scherer DL, Asselin J, Osunlana AM, Ogunleye AA, Fielding S, Anderson R, Cave A, Johnson JA, Sharma AM. Changing provider behaviour to increase nurse visits for obesity in family practice: The 5As Team randomized controlled trial. CMAJ OPEN 2019; 7(2): E371-E378. 

Griffith LE, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Panjwani D, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J. Insights on multimorbidity and associated health service use and costs from three population-based studies of older adults in Ontario with diabetes, dementia and stroke. BMC Health Services Research 2019; 19(1): 313. 

McNeil J, Brenner DR, Stone CR, O'Reilly R, Ruan Y, Vallance JK, Courneya KS, Thorpe KE, Klein DJ, Friedenreich CM. Activity tracker to prescribe various exercise intensities in breast cancer survivors. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2019; 51(5): 930-940. 

Brauer P, Royall D, Li A, Rodrigues A, Green J, Macklin S, Craig A, Pasanen J, Brunelle L, Maitland S, Dhaliwal R, Klein D, Tremblay A, Rheaume C, Mutch DM, Jeejeebhoy K. Nutrient intake and dietary quality changes within a personalized lifestyle intervention program for metabolic syndrome in primary care. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 2019; Apr 30. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2019-0070. [Epub ahead of print] 

You JJ, Allatt P, Howard M, Robinson CA, Simon J, Sudore R, Tan A, Bernard C, Swinton M, Jiang X, Klein D, McKenzie M, Fyles G, Heyland DK. Short graphic values history tool for decision making during serious illness. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2019; Feb 06. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001698. [Epub ahead of print] 

Szelest I, Motluk L, Jennens H, Lagassé J, Tailleur M, Salvalaggio G. Technology to support relational care for people who use drugs at home: Literature review and key informant content. Healthcare Management Forum 2019; May 15. doi: 10.1177/0840470419836266. [Epub ahead of print] 

Wilson DM, Triscott JAC, Cohen J, MacLeod R. Educational needs of healthcare professionals and members of the general public in Alberta Canada, 2 years after the implementation of medical assistance in dying. Health and Social Care in the Community 2019; May 31. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12766. [Epub ahead of print] 

 

April 2019

Szafran O, Kennett SL, Bell NR, Torti JMI. Interprofessional collaboration in diabetes care: Perceptions of family physicians practicing in or not in a primary health care team. BMC Family Practice 2019; 20(1): 44.


Hoben M, Chamberlain SA, Gruneir A, Knopp-Sihota JA, Sutherland JM, Poss JW, Doupe MB, Bergstrom V, Norton PG, Schalm C, McCarthy K, Kashuba K, Ackah F, Estabrooks CA. Nursing home length of stay in 3 Canadian health regions: Temporal trends, jurisdictional differences, and associated factors. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2019; Mar 14. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.144. [Epub ahead of print]


Kolber MR, Nickonchuk T. Zoster vaccine: Is newer better? Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(3): 197. [Tools for Practice]


Ploeg J, Northwood M, Duggleby W, McAiney CA, Chambers T, Peacock S, Fisher K, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Swindle J, Williams A, Triscott JA. Caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions: Exploring their experiences with significant changes. Dementia 2019; Mar 6. doi: 10.1177/1471301219834423. [Epub ahead of print]


March 2019

Babenko O. Doctor Wellness is a marathon effort and training should start in medical school.The Conversation.  April 2019

Davison SN, Tupala B, Wasylynuk BA, Siu V, Sinnarajah A, Triscott JRecommendations for the Care of Patients Receiving Conservative KidneManagement: Focus on Management of Chronic Kidney Disease and Symptoms.Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2019 Feb 28. pii: CJN.10510917. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10510917. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30819670.

Hoben M, Chamberlain SA,Gruneir A, Knopp-Sihota JA, Sutherland JM, Poss JW, Doupe MB, Bergstrom V, Norton PG, Schalm C, McCarthy K, Kashuba K, Ackah F, Estabrooks CA. Nursing home length of stay in 3 Canadian health regions: Temporal trends, jurisdictional differences, and associated factors.Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2019; Mar 14. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.144. [Epub ahead of print]

Kolber MR, Nickonchuk T.Zoster vaccine: Is newer better?Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(3): 197. [Tools for Practice]

 

Moe G, Wang H, Kousonsavath  S.Accreditation: A quality improvement strategy for the community-based family practice.Healthcare Quarterly21(4) January 2019 : 13-20.

Moe G, Bailey A, Wang H, McNicol K, Kousonsavath S. Achievement of Accreditation by Community-Based Family Practice – Workload and Cost Analysis.Healthcare Quarterly 21(4) January 2019 : 21-27.

Szafran O, Kennett SL, Bell NR, Torti JMI. Interprofessional collaboration in diabetes care: Perceptions of family physicians practicing in or not in a primary health care team.BMC Family Practice 2019; 20(1): 44.

 

February 2019

Babenko O, Mosewich A, Lee A, Koppula S. Association of physicians’ self-compassion with work engagement, exhaustion, and professional life satisfaction. Medical Sciences 2019; 7(2): 29.

 

Binczyk N, Babenko O, Schipper S, Ross S. Unexpected result of competency-based medical education: 9-year application trends to enhanced skills programs by family medicine residents at a single institution in Canada. Education for Primary Care 2019. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2019.1573108.

 

Wang Q, Jiang ZP, Yu EQ, Zeng J, Zhu Y, Cai HL, Yan M, Xiang DX, Zhao XL, Xu P, Jiao Z, Banh HL. Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetics of imatinib in Chinese patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Pharmacogenomics 2019; Feb 15. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2018-0139. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Perry D, Orrantia E, Garrison S. Treating opioid use disorder in primary care. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(2): 117. [Tools for Practice]

 

Barber T, Sharif B, Teare S, Miller J, Shewchuk B, Green LA, Marlett N, Cibere J, Mrklas K, Wasylak T, Li LC, Campbell-Scherer D, Marshall DA. Qualitative study to elicit patients' and primary care physicians' perspectives on the use of a self-management mobile health application for knee osteoarthritis. BMJ Open 2019; 9(1): e024016.

 

Turgeon RD, Kolber MR, Loewen P, Ellis U, McCormack JP. Higher versus lower doses of ACE inhibitors, angiotensin-2 receptor blockers and beta-blockers in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2019;14(2): e0212907.


Davison SN, Tupala B, Wasylynuk BA, Siu V, Sinnarajah a, Triscott J. Recommendations for the care of patients receiving conservative kidney management: Focus on management of chronic kidney disease and symptoms. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2019; Feb 28. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10510917. [Epub ahead of print]

 

January 2019

Babenko O, Mosewich A, Lee A, Koppula S. Association of physicians’ self-compassion with work engagement, exhaustion, and professional life satisfaction. Medical Sciences 2019; 7(2): 29.

 

Binczyk N, Babenko O, Schipper S, Ross S. Unexpected result of competency-based medical education: 9-year application trends to enhanced skills programs by family medicine residents at a single institution in Canada. Education for Primary Care 2019. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2019.1573108.

 

Wang Q, Jiang ZP, Yu EQ, Zeng J, Zhu Y, Cai HL, Yan M, Xiang DX, Zhao XL, Xu P, Jiao Z, Banh HL. Population pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetics of imatinib in Chinese patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Pharmacogenomics 2019; Feb 15. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2018-0139. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Perry D, Orrantia E, Garrison S. Treating opioid use disorder in primary care. Canadian Family Physician 2019; 65(2): 117. [Tools for Practice]

 

Barber T, Sharif B, Teare S, Miller J, Shewchuk B, Green LA, Marlett N, Cibere J, Mrklas K, Wasylak T, Li LC, Campbell-Scherer D, Marshall DA. Qualitative study to elicit patients' and primary care physicians' perspectives on the use of a self-management mobile health application for knee osteoarthritis. BMJ Open 2019; 9(1): e024016.

 

Turgeon RD, Kolber MR, Loewen P, Ellis U, McCormack JP. Higher versus lower doses of ACE inhibitors, angiotensin-2 receptor blockers and beta-blockers in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: Systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2019;14(2): e0212907

Davison SN, Tupala B, Wasylynuk BA, Siu V, Sinnarajah a, Triscott J. Recommendations for the care of patients receiving conservative kidney management: Focus on management of chronic kidney disease and symptoms. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2019; Feb 28. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10510917. [Epub ahead of print]