Ospina Lab Publications

Ospina MB, Serrano-Lomelin JA, Amjad S, Hicks A, Giesbrecht GF.  Latent factors of adverse childhood experiences and adult-onset asthma.  J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2020 Jan 15:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S2040174419000886. [Epub ahead of print]

Frenette P, Crawford S, Schulz J, Ospina MB. Author response: the type of episiotomy should be studied carefully. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019. 41(11):1549-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.06.001.


Amjad S, Chandra S, Osornio-Vargas A, Voaklander D, Ospina MB. Maternal area of residence, socioeconomic status and risk of adverse maternal and birth outcomes in adolescent mothers. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Dec;41(12):1752-1759. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.02.126. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Black K, Chambers T, MacDonald I, Ospina MB. Postpartum mental health disorders in Indigenous women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019; Oct;41(10):1470-1478. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.02.009. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Frenette P. Crawford S, Schulz J, Ospina MB. Impact of episiotomy during operative vaginal delivery on obstetrical anal sphincter injuries. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2019 Dec;41(12):1734-1741. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2019.02.016. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Ahmed H, Ospina M, Sideri K, Vliagoftis H. Retrospective analysis of aeroallergen's sensitization patterns in Northern Alberta. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2019 Feb 13;15:6. doi: 10.1186/s13223-019-0320-y. eCollection 2019.

Kozyrskyj AL, Bourque SL, Ospina MB. Microbiota be nimble. EBioMedicine 2019; 39:21-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.11.058. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Amjad S, MacDonald I, Chambers T, Osornio-Vargas A, Chandra S, Voaklander D, Ospina MB. Social determinants of health and adverse maternal and birth outcomes in adolescent pregnancies: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2019;33(1):88-99. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12529. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Villa-Roel C, Ospina M, Majumdar SR, Couperthwaite S, Rawe E, Nikel T, Rowe BH. Engaging patients and primary care providers in the design of novel opinion leader based interventions for acute asthma in the emergency department: a mixed methods study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Oct 19;18(1):789. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3587-7.

Pendharkar S, Ospina M, Southern D, Hirani N, Graham J, Faris P, Bhutani M, Leigh R, Mody C. Stickland M. Effectiveness of a standardized electronic admission order set for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. BMC Pulm Med. 2018 May 30;18(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s12890-018-0657-x.

Ospina MB, Michas M, Deuchar L, Leigh R, Bhutani M, Rowe BH, Marciniuk D, Goodridge D, Dechman G, Bourbeau J, Balter M, Camp P, Hernandez P, Goldstein RS, Stickland MK, PhD, for the COPD PRIHS-2 Group. Development of a Patient-Centered, Evidence- and Consensus-Based Discharge Care Bundle for Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2018 Jan 30;5(1):e000265. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2017-000265. eCollection 2018.

Rosychuk RJ, Ospina M, Zhang J, Leigh R, Cave A, Rowe BH. Sex differences in outcomes after discharge from the emergency department for asthma in Alberta, Canada: a population-based study. J Asthma 2018 Aug 55(8):817-25. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1373805. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Villa-Roel C, Voaklander B, Ospina MB, Nikel T, Campbell S, Rowe BH. Effectiveness of written asthma action plans for acute asthma: a systematic review. J Asthma. 2018 Feb;55(2):188-195. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2017.1318142. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Ospina MB, Mrklas K, Deuchar L, Rowe BH, Leigh R, Bhutani M, Stickland M. A systematic review of the effectiveness of discharge care bundles for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Thorax 2017 Jan;72(1):31-39. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-208820. Epub 2016 Sep 9. Review. (Editor’s choice).

Moe J, Kirkland SK, Rawe E, Ospina MB, Vandermeer B, Campbell S, Rowe BH. Effectiveness of interventions to decrease emergency department visits by adult frequent users: A systematic review. Acad Emerg Med 2017, Jan;24(1):40-52. doi: 10.1111/acem.13060. Review. (Editor-in-Chief Pick).