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Dr. Andrew Smaggus

Peer Reviewed Journal Article

Accepted / In Press

  1. Andrew Smaggus, Adina S. Weinerman. Handover: The Fragile Lines of Communication.  Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2015 Apr 20, Principal Author
  2. Andrew Smaggus, Adina S. Weinerman. Handover: The Fragile Lines of Communication.  Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2014 Jul 1, Principal Author

Peer Reviewed Case Reports

Published

  1. Gandhi, S, Kuo A, Smaggus A.  The management of Brugada syndrome unmasked by fever in a patient with cellulitis. 2013 Apr 3.  BMJ Case Rep.  2013 Apr 4; 2013, Senior Responsible Author

Abstracts

Published

  1. University of Western Ontario, Department of Medicine Research Day 2015; Abstract Title: “A retrospective review of admission versus discharge diagnoses on CTU”. Genevieve Chick, Dr. Andrew Smaggus.
  2. University of Western Ontario, Department of Medicine Research Day 2015; Abstract Title: “An Audit of Laboratory Investigation Ordering Practices on the Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit”. Dr. Lucas Ciprietti, Dr. Andrew Smaggus.

Dr. George Dresser

Peer Reviewed Publications

Published

  1. Lip GY, Rushton-Smith SK, Goldhaber SZ, Fitzmaurice DA, Mantovani LG, Goto S, Haas S, Bassand JP, Camm AJ, Ambrosio G, Janský P, Al Mahmeed W, Oh S, van Eickels M, Raatikainen P, Steffel J, Oto A, Kayani G, Accetta G, Kakkar AK, GARFIELD-AF Investigators. Does sex affect anticoagulant use for stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation? The prospective global anticoagulant registry in the FIELD-Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 2015 Mar 1; 8 (2 Suppl 1): S12-20, Collaborator, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001556.
  2. Mrkobrada M, Ying I, Mokrycke S, Dresser G, Elsayed S, Bathini V, Boyce E, Luke P. CUA Guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for urologic procedures. Can Urol Assoc J, 2015 Jan 1; 9 (1-2): 13-22, Coauthor, DOI: 10.5489/cuaj.2382.
  3. Garg AX, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Cuerden M, Robinson A, Mrkobrada M, Parikh CR, Mizera R, Jones PM, Tiboni M, Font A, Cegarra V, Gomez MF, Meyhoff CS, VanHelder T, Chan MT, Torres D, Parlow J, Clanchet Mde N, Amir M, Bidgoli SJ, Pasin L, Martinsen K, Malaga G, Myles P, Acedillo R, Roshanov PS, Walsh M, Dresser G, Kumar P, Fleischmann E, Villar JC, Painter T, Biccard B, Bergese S, Srinathan S, Cata JP, Chan V, Mehra B, Wijeysundera DN, Leslie K, Forget P, Whitlock R, Yusuf S, Devereaux PJ, POISE-2 Investigators. Perioperative aspirin and clonidine and risk of acute kidney injury: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Dec 3, 312. (21): p.2254-64, Co-author, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.15284.
  4. Wijeysundera DN, Choi PT, Badner NH, Brasher PM, Dresser GK, Delgado DH, Beattie WS. A randomized feasibility trial of clonidine to reduce perioperative cardiac risk in patients on chronic beta-blockade: the EPIC study. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Nov 1, 61. (11): p.995-1003, Co author, DOI: 10.1007/s12630-014-0226-6.
  5. Dasgupta K, Quinn RR, Zarnke KB, Rabi DM, Ravani P, Daskalopoulou SS, Rabkin SW, Trudeau L, Feldman RD, Cloutier L, Prebtani A, Herman RJ, Bacon SL, Gilbert RE, Ruzicka M, McKay DW, Campbell TS, Grover S, Honos G, Schiffrin EL, Bolli P, Wilson TW, Lindsay P, Hill MD, Coutts SB, Gubitz G, Gelfer M, Vallée M, Prasad GV, Lebel M, McLean D, Arnold JM, Moe GW, Howlett JG, Boulanger JM, Larochelle P, Leiter LA, Jones C, Ogilvie RI, Woo V, Kaczorowski J, Burns KD, Petrella RJ, Hiremath S, Milot A, Stone JA, Drouin D, Lavoie KL, Lamarre-Cliche M, Tremblay G, Hamet P, Fodor G, Carruthers SG, Pylypchuk GB, Burgess E, Lewanczuk R, Dresser GK, Penner SB, Hegele RA, McFarlane PA, Khara M, Pipe A, Oh P, Selby P, Sharma M, Reid DJ, Tobe SW, Padwal RS, Poirier L, Canadian Hypertension Education Program. The 2014 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for blood pressure measurement, diagnosis, assessment of risk, prevention, and treatment of hypertension. Can J Cardiol. 2014 May 1, 30. (5): p.485-501, Collaborator, DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.
  6. Devereaux PJ, Mrkobrada M, Sessler DI, Leslie K, Alonso-Coello P, Kurz A, Villar JC, Sigamani A, Biccard BM, Meyhoff CS, Parlow JL, Guyatt G, Robinson A, Garg AX, Rodseth RN, Botto F, Lurati Buse G, Xavier D, Chan MT, Tiboni M, Cook D, Kumar PA, Forget P, Malaga G, Fleischmann E, Amir M, Eikelboom J, Mizera R, Torres D, Wang CY, VanHelder T, Paniagua P, Berwanger O, Srinathan S, Graham M, Pasin L, Le Manach Y, Gao P, Pogue J, Whitlock R, Lamy A, Kearon C, Baigent C, Chow C, Pettit S, Chrolavicius S, Yusuf S, POISE-2 Investigators. Aspirin in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 17, 370. (16): p.1494-503, Co-author, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa140110
  7. Garg AX, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Cuerden M, Robinson A, Mrkobrada M, Parikh C, Mizera R, Jones PM, Tiboni M, Rodriguez RG, Popova E, Rojas Gomez MF, Meyhoff CS, Vanhelder T, Chan MT, Torres D, Parlow J, de Nadal Clanchet M, Amir M, Bidgoli SJ, Pasin L, Martinsen K, Malaga G, Myles P, Acedillo R, Roshanov P, Walsh M, Dresser G, Kumar P, Fleischmann E, Villar JC, Painter T, Biccard B, Bergese S, Srinathan S, Cata JP, Chan V, Mehra B, Leslie K, Whitlock R, Devereaux PJ, POISE-2 Investigators. Aspirin and clonidine in non-cardiac surgery: acute kidney injury substudy protocol of the Perioperative Ischaemic Evaluation (POISE) 2 randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 2014 Feb 25; 4 (2): e004886, Coauthor, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014.
  8. Burgess S, Crown N, Louzada ML, Dresser G, Kim RB, Lazo-Langner A. Clinical performance of bleeding risk scores for predicting major and clinically relevant non-major bleeding events in patients receiving warfarin. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 2013 Sep 1; 11 (9): 1647-54, Coauthor, DOI: 10.1111/jth.12352.
  9. Dresser GK, Nelson SA, Mahon JL, Zou G, Vandervoort MK, Wong CJ, Feagan BG, Feldman RD. Simplified therapeutic intervention to control hypertension and hypercholesterolemia: a cluster randomized controlled trial (STITCH2). Journal of hypertension, 2013 Aug 1; 31 (8): 1702-13, Principle author, DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3283619d6a.
  10. Degorter MK, Tirona RG, Schwarz UI, Choi YH, Dresser GK, Suskin N, Myers K, Zou G, Iwuchukwu O, Wei WQ, Wilke RA,, Hegele RA, Kim RB. Clinical and Pharmacogenetic Predictors of Circulating Atorvastatin and Rosuvastatin Concentration in Routine Clinical Care. Circ  Cardiovasc  Genet, 2013 Jul 22, Coauthor
  11. Hackam DG, Quinn RR, Ravani P, Rabi DM, Dasgupta K, Daskalopoulou SS, Khan NA, Herman RJ, Bacon SL, Cloutier L, Dawes M, Rabkin SW, Gilbert RE, Ruzicka M, McKay DW, Campbell TS, Grover S, Honos G, Schiffrin EL, Bolli P, Wilson TW, Feldman RD, Lindsay P, Hill MD, Gelfer M, Burns KD, Vallée M, Prasad GV, Lebel M, McLean D, Arnold JM, Moe GW, Howlett JG, Boulanger JM, Larochelle P, Leiter LA, Jones C, Ogilvie RI, Woo V, Kaczorowski J, Trudeau L, Petrella RJ, Milot A, Stone JA, Drouin D, Lavoie KL, Lamarre-Cliche M, Godwin M, Tremblay G, Hamet P, Fodor G, Carruthers SG, Pylypchuk GB, Burgess E, Lewanczuk R, Dresser GK, Penner SB, Hegele RA, McFarlane PA, Sharma M, Reid DJ, Tobe SW, Poirier L, Padwal RS, Canadian Hypertension Education Program. The 2013 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for blood pressure measurement, diagnosis, assessment of risk, prevention, and treatment of hypertension. The Canadian journal of cardiology, 2013 May 1; 29 (5): 528-42, Coauthor, DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.01.005.
  12. Bailey DG, Dresser G, Arnold JM. Grapefruit-medication interactions: forbidden fruit or avoidable consequences? CMAJ. 2013 Mar 5; 185 (4): 309-16, Coauthor
  13. Mosli M, Ovakim D, Tirona R, Dresser G, Al-Judaibi B. Therapeutic drug monitoring to assess clinical response to sedative medications in the intensive care unit: a case report and discussion. Journal of population therapeutics and clinical pharmacology, 2013 Jan 1; 20 (3): e305-11, Coauthor

Dr. Mark Goldszmidt

Journal Articles

Published

  1. Zeller, M, Goldszmidt, Cristancho S, Johnson M, Creces D, Mangel J. Bare Bones:  A Return to Anatomy for Teaching Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspirate Procedures. 2015 May, Coauthor
  2. Goldszmidt M, Dornan T, can Merrienboer J, Bordages G, Faden L, Lingard L. Attending Physician Variability:  A Model of Four Supervisory Styles. Academic Medicine, 2015 Apr, Senior Responsible Author
  3. Goldszmidt, Mark, Chahine, Saad, Cristancho, Sayra, Watling, Chris, and Lingard, Lorelei. On the value of the subjective in studies of human behavior and cognitive. Perspect Med Educ, 2015 Mar; 4(1): 49-50, Senior Responsible Author
  4. Zeller M, Cristancho S, Mangel J, Goldszmidt M. Back to Anatomy:  Improving Landmarking Accuracy of Clinical Procedures Using a Novel Approach to Procedural Teaching. Southern Medical Journal, 2015 Feb, Senior Responsible Author
  5. van Melle E, Lockyear J, Curran V, Lieff S, St. Onge C, Goldszmidt M. Toward a common understanding:  Supporting and promoting education scholarship for medical school faculty. Med Educ, 2014 Jul 1; 48(12): 1190-1200, Senior Responsible Author
  6. Goldszmidt M, Dornan R, Lingard L. Progressive collaborative refinement on teams: implications for communication practices. Med Educ, 2014 Jul; 48(3): 301-314, Principal Author
  7. Vanstone M, Goldszmidt, Weijer C, Watling C, Lingard L. Resigned Professionalism? Non-acute inpatients and resident education. Adv Health Sci Educ, 2014 Jul; 17(4): 247-55, Coauthor
  8. Diachum L, Charise A, Goldszmidt M, Hui Y, Lingard L. Exploring the realities of curriculum by random opportunity:  The case of geriatrics on the internal medicine clerkship rotation. J Am Ger Soc, 2014 Jan; 17(4): 126-132, Editor

Dr. Marko Mrkobrada

Journal Articles

Published

  1. Ahmed AN, Blonde K, Hackam D, Iansavichene A, Mrkobrada M. Prognostic significance of elevated troponin in non-cardiac hospitalized patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Med, 2014 Dec 1; 46 (8): 653-63, DOI: 10.3109/07853890.2014.959558.
  2. Kuo KH, Mrkobrada M. A systematic review and meta-analysis of deferiprone monotherapy and in combination with deferoxamine for reduction of iron overload in chronically transfused patients with β-thalassemia. Hemoglobin, 2014 Oct 13; 38 (6): 409-21, DOI: 10.3109/03630269.2014.965781.
  3. Ahmed AN, Blonde K, Hackam D, Iansavichene A, Mrkobrada M. Prognostic significance of elevated troponin in non-cardiac hospitalized patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Med, 2014 Oct 13; 46 (8): 653-63, DOI: 10.3109/07853890.2014.959558.
  4. Kuo KH, Mrkobrada M. A systematic review and meta-analysis of deferiprone monotherapy and in combination with deferoxamine for reduction of iron overload in chronically transfused patients with β-thalassemia. Hemoglobin, 2014 Oct 1; 38 (6): 409-21, DOI: 10.3109/03630269.2014.965781.
  5. Botto F, Alonso-Coello P, Chan MT, Villar JC, Xavier D, Srinathan S, Guyatt G, Cruz P, Graham M, Wang CY, Berwanger O, Pearse RM, Biccard BM, Abraham V, Malaga G, Hillis GS, Rodseth RN, Cook D, Polanczyk CA, Szczeklik W, Sessler DI, Sheth T, Ackland GL, Leuwer M, Garg AX, Lemanach Y, Pettit S, Heels-Ansdell D, Luratibuse G, Walsh M, Sapsford R, Schünemann HJ, Kurz A, Thomas S, Mrkobrada M, Thabane L, Gerstein H, Paniagua P, Nagele P, Raina P, Yusuf S, Devereaux PJ, Devereaux PJ, Sessler DI, Walsh M, Guyatt G, McQueen MJ, Bhandari M, Cook D, Bosch J, Buckley N, Yusuf S, Chow CK, Hillis GS, Halliwell R, Li S, Lee VW, Mooney J, Polanczyk CA, Furtado MV, Berwanger O, Suzumura E, Santucci E, Leite K, Santo JA, Jardim CA, Cavalcanti AB, Guimaraes HP, Jacka MJ, Graham M, McAlister F, McMurtry S, Townsend D, Pannu N, Bagshaw S, Bessissow A, Bhandari M, Duceppe E, Eikelboom J, Ganame J, Hankinson J, Hill S, Jolly S, Lamy A, Ling E, Magloire P, Pare G, Reddy D, Szalay D, Tittley J, Weitz J. Myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery: a large, international, prospective cohort study establishing diagnostic criteria, characteristics, predictors, and 30-day outcomes. Anesthesiology, 2014 Mar 1; 120 (3): 564-78, DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000113.
  6. Garg AX, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Cuerden M, Robinson A, Mrkobrada M, Parikh C, Mizera R, Jones PM, Tiboni M, Rodriguez RG, Popova E, Rojas Gomez MF, Meyhoff CS, Vanhelder T, Chan MT, Torres D, Parlow J, de Nadal Clanchet M, Amir M, Bidgoli SJ, Pasin L, Martinsen K, Malaga G, Myles P, Acedillo R, Roshanov P, Walsh M, Dresser G, Kumar P, Fleischmann E, Villar JC, Painter T, Biccard B, Bergese S, Srinathan S, Cata JP, Chan V, Mehra B, Leslie K, Whitlock R, Devereaux PJ, POISE-2 Investigators. Aspirin and clonidine in non-cardiac surgery: acute kidney injury substudy protocol of the Perioperative Ischaemic Evaluation (POISE) 2 randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 2014 Feb 25; 4 (2): e004886, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004886.
  7. Segal D, Wells MM, Rahalkar A, Joseph M, Mrkobrada M. A case of tinea incognito. Dermatol Online J, 2013 May 15; 19 (5): 18175

 

Journal Article, Multicenter Study, Randomized Controlled Trial

Published

  1. Garg AX, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Cuerden M, Robinson A, Mrkobrada M, Parikh CR, Mizera R, Jones PM, Tiboni M, Font A, Cegarra V, Gomez MF, Meyhoff CS, VanHelder T, Chan MT, Torres D, Parlow J, Clanchet Mde N, Amir M, Bidgoli SJ, Pasin L, Martinsen K, Malaga G, Myles P, Acedillo R, Roshanov PS, Walsh M, Dresser G, Kumar P, Fleischmann E, Villar JC, Painter T, Biccard B, Bergese S, Srinathan S, Cata JP, Chan V, Mehra B, Wijeysundera DN, Leslie K, Forget P, Whitlock R, Yusuf S, Devereaux PJ, POISE-2 Investigators. Perioperative aspirin and clonidine and risk of acute kidney injury: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Dec 3, 312. (21): p.2254-64, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.15284.
  2. Devereaux PJ, Mrkobrada M, Sessler DI, Leslie K, Alonso-Coello P, Kurz A, Villar JC, Sigamani A, Biccard BM, Meyhoff CS, Parlow JL, Guyatt G, Robinson A, Garg AX, Rodseth RN, Botto F, Lurati Buse G, Xavier D, Chan MT, Tiboni M, Cook D, Kumar PA, Forget P, Malaga G, Fleischmann E, Amir M, Eikelboom J, Mizera R, Torres D, Wang CY, VanHelder T, Paniagua P, Berwanger O, Srinathan S, Graham M, Pasin L, Le Manach Y, Gao P, Pogue J, Whitlock R, Lamy A, Kearon C, Baigent C, Chow C, Pettit S, Chrolavicius S, Yusuf S, POISE-2 Investigators. Aspirin in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 17, 370. (16): p.1494-503, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1401105.
  3. Devereaux PJ, Sessler DI, Leslie K, Kurz A, Mrkobrada M, Alonso-Coello P, Villar JC, Sigamani A, Biccard BM, Meyhoff CS, Parlow JL, Guyatt G, Robinson A, Garg AX, Rodseth RN, Botto F, Lurati Buse G, Xavier D, Chan MT, Tiboni M, Cook D, Kumar PA, Forget P, Malaga G, Fleischmann E, Amir M, Eikelboom J, Mizera R, Torres D, Wang CY, Vanhelder T, Paniagua P, Berwanger O, Srinathan S, Graham M, Pasin L, Le Manach Y, Gao P, Pogue J, Whitlock R, Lamy A, Kearon C, Chow C, Pettit S, Chrolavicius S, Yusuf S, POISE-2 Investigators. Clonidine in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 17, 370. (16): p.1504-13, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1401106.

 Journal Article, Review

Published

  1. Walsh M, Srinathan SK, McAuley DF, Mrkobrada M, Levine O, Ribic C, Molnar AO, Dattani ND, Burke A, Guyatt G, Thabane L, Walter SD, Pogue J, Devereaux PJ. The statistical significance of randomized controlled trial results is frequently fragile: a case for a Fragility Index. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Feb 5, 67. (6): p.622-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.10.019.
  2. Myers KA, Mrkobrada M, Simel DL. Does this patient have obstructive sleep apnea?: The Rational Clinical Examination systematic review. JAMA. 2013 Aug 21, 310. (7): p.731-41, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.276185.

Abstracts

Published

  1. Sheth T, Butler C, Chow B, Chan MT, Mitha A, Nagele P, Tandon V, Stewart L, Graham M, Choi GY, Kisten T, Woodard PK, Crean A, Abdul Aziz YF, Karthikeyan G, Chow CK, Szczeklik W, Markobrada M, Mastracci T, Devereaux PJ; CTA VISION Investigators.
  2. Mrkobrada M, Ying I, Mokrycke S, Dresser G, Elsayed S, Bathini V, Boyce E, Luke P. CUA Guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for urologic procedures. Can Urol Assoc J, 2015 Jan 1; 9 (1-2): 13-22, Coauthor, DOI: 10.5489/cuaj.2382.
  3. University of Western Ontario, Department of Medicine Research Day 2015; Abstract Title: “Caregiver-delivered delirium prevention in hospitalized patients – a pilot study”.  Biswas, Robert, Brymer, Christopher (MD, MSc), Mrkobrada, Marko (MD) Dasgupta, Monidipa (MD, MSc).
  4. University of Western Ontario, Department of Medicine Research Day 2015; Abstract Title: “A meta-analysis of multicomponent, non-pharmacological  interventions targeting identified barriers to patient flow on the Clinical Teaching Units at University Hospital.” Erin Spicer, Alan Gob, Marko Mrkobrada, Matthew Ramer.

Dr. Kathryn Myers

Published

  1. Zibrowski. E, Crukley. J, Malett. J, Myers. K , To submit or not to submit: The burden of evaluation on postgraduate medical trainees. (2016) MedEdPublish, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15694/mep.2016.000058

 

Journal Articles, Peer Reviewed

Published

  1. Myers KA, Markobrada M, Simel DS. Does this patient have obstructive sleep apnea?  the rational Clinical Examination Systematic review. JAMA 2013;310(7):731-741. Principal Author
  2. Marianne K. DeGorter, Rommel G. Tirona, Ute I. Schwarz, Yun-Hee Choi, George K. Dresser, Neville Suskin, Kathryn Myers, Guang Yong Zou, Otito Iwuchukwu, Wei-Qi Wei, Russell A. Wilke, Robert A. Hegele and Richard B. Kim. Clinical and Pharmacogenetic Predictors of Circulating Atorvastatin and Rosuvastatin Concentration in Routine Clinical Care. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 2013 Jul 22, Coauthor

Dr. Dongmei Sun

Journal Article

Published

  1. Sun D, Shehata N, Ye XY, Gregorovich S, De France B, Arnold DM, Shah PS, Malinowski AK. Corticosteroids compared with intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of immune thrombocytopenia in pregnancy. Blood. 2016 Sep 8;128(10):1329-35. Epub 2016 Jul 11. Principle author
  2. Gandhi S, Sun D, Park AL, Hladunewich M, Silversides CK, Ray JG. The Pulmonary Edema Preeclampsia Evaluation (PEPE) Study. J Obstet Gynaecol Can, 2014 Dec 1; 36 (12): 1065-70, Coauthor
  3. Malcolm M. Wells and Dongmei Sun. Acute pleural effusion from aortic aneurysm rupture. CMAJ, 2014 Apr 1; 186 (6): 451, Coauthor
  4. Muntasir Saffie, Dongmei Sun, Cyrus Hsia. Sweet’s Syndrome in Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia. American Journal of Hematology, 2013 Jul 1; 88 (7): 630, Coauthor
  5. Sun D, Lazo-Langner A. New oral anticoagulants. CMAJ. Mar 5,2013;185(4):E212, Principle author
  6. Sun D, Mehta S. Hemoptysis caused by erosion of thoracic aortic aneurysm, CMAJ, March 9, 2010 182(4). Principle author

Dr. Noureen Huda

Work in Progress

  1. Exploring On-call Supervisory Practices and Challenges of Senior Medical Residents: Developing EPAs as solutions. For submission to the Journal of General Internal Medicine