Featured publications

A selection of recently published items, compiled by the Research Office:

The impact of integrated disease management in high-risk COPD patients in primary care
Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, March 2019
DOI 10.1038/s41533-019-0119-9
Madonna Ferrone, Marcello G. Masciantonio, Natalie Malus, Larry Stitt, Tim O’Callahan, Zofe Roberts, Laura Johnson, Jim Samson, Lisa Durocher, Mark Ferrari, Margo Reilly, Kelly Griffiths, Christopher J. Licskai

Predicting Future Health Transitions Among Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents With Heart Failure
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, April 2019
DOI 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.10.031
George A. Heckman, John P. Hirdes, Paul C. Hébert, Anne Morinville, Andre C.K.B. Amaral, Andrew Costa, Robert S. McKelvie

Association Between Knee Load and Pain: Within‐Patient, Between‐Knees, Case–Control Study in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
Arthritis Care & Research, April 2019
DOI 10.1002/acr.23704
Trevor B. Birmingham, Kendal A. Marriott, Kristyn M. Leitch, Rebecca F. Moyer, Amanda L. Lorbergs, Dave M. Walton, Kevin Willits, Robert B. Litchfield, Alan Getgood, Peter J. Fowler, J. Robert Giffin

Social determinants of health and self-rated health status: A comparison between women with HIV and women without HIV from the general population in Canada
PLoS ONE, March 2019
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0213901
Mostafa Shokoohi, Greta R. Bauer, Angela Kaida, Ashley Lacombe-Duncan, Mina Kazemi, Brenda Gagnier, Alexandra de Pokomandy, Mona Loutfy

Opioid-associated amnestic syndrome observed with fentanyl patch use
CMAJ, March 2019
DOI 10.1503/cmaj.181291
Ryan G. Taylor, Adrian Budhram, Donald H. Lee, Seyed M. Mirsattari

DNA methylation signatures in mendelian developmental disorders as a diagnostic bridge between genotype and phenotype
Epigenomics, April 2019
DOI 10.2217/epi-2018-0192
Bekim Sadikovic, Erfan Aref-Eshghi, Michael A Levy, David Rodenhiser

Preparing the Next Generation of Code Blue Leaders Through Simulation
Simulation in Healthcare, April 2019
DOI 10.1097/sih.0000000000000343
Ayaaz K. Sachedina, Sarah Blissett, Alliya Remtulla, Kumar Sridhar, Deric Morrison

Is the Risk of Infection Lower with Sutures than with Staples for Skin Closure After Orthopaedic Surgery? A Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, March 2019
DOI 10.1097/CORR.0000000000000690
Krishnan RJ, Crawford EJ, Syed I, Kim P, Rampersaud YR, Martin J.