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Recent Publications

The dissemination of research findings is essential for creating new therapies and providing evidence for use in developing good health care policies. Below are a few of the most recent peer-reviewed publications by Horizon researchers in different therapeutic areas. 

CARDIOLOGY & CARDIAC SURGERY

Belani K, Moreno-Duarte I, White CW, Schroder JN, McCartney SL. Impella Placement in a Patient With d-Transposition of the Great Arteries After Mustard Procedure. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Oct;34(10):2731-2735. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.04.009. Epub 2020 May 11. PMID: 32505602

Roifman I, Arora RC, Bewick D, Chow CM, Clarke B, Cowan S, Ducharme A, Gin K, Graham M, Gupta A, Hardiman S, Hartleib M, Jackson S, Jassal D, Kazmi M, Lamarche Y, Légaré JF, Leong-Poi H, Mansour S, Marelli A, Ruel M, Small G, Sterns L, Turgeon R, Virani S, Wijeysundera HC, Wong K, Wood DA, Zieroth S, Singh G, Krahn AD. Cardiovascular care delivery during the second wave of COVID-19 in Canada. Can J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 9:S0828-282X(20)31117-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.11.016. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33307163

Le May M, Wells G, So D, Chong AY, Dick A, Froeschl M, Glover C, Hibbert B, Marquis JF, Blondeau M, Osborne C, MacDougall A, Kass M, Paddock V, Quraishi A, Labinaz M. Safety and Efficacy of Femoral Access vs Radial Access in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The SAFARI-STEMI Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Feb 1;5(2):126-134. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2019.4852. PMID: 31895439 Free PMC article.

Haddad H, Bergeron S, Ignaszewski A, Searles G, Rochdi D, Dhage P, Bastien N. Canadian Real-World Experience of Using Sacubitril/Valsartan in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: Insight From the PARASAIL Study. CJC Open. 2020 Apr 26;2(5):344-353. doi: 10.1016/j.cjco.2020.04.007. eCollection 2020 Sep. PMID: 32995719 Free PMC article.

Biswas D, Tozer K, Dao KT, Perez LJ, Mercer A, Brown A, Hossain I, Yip AM, Aguiar C, Motawea H, Brunt KR, Shea J, Legare JF, Hassan A, Kienesberger PC, Pulinilkunnil T. Adverse Outcomes in Obese Cardiac Surgery Patients Correlates With Altered Branched-Chain Amino Acid Catabolism in Adipose Tissue and Heart. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020 Aug 7;11:534. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00534. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32903728 Free PMC article.

Ogilvie LM, Edgett BA, Huber JS, Platt MJ, Eberl HJ, Lutchmedial S, Brunt KR, Simpson JA. Hemodynamic assessment of diastolic function for experimental models. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020 May 1;318(5):H1139-H1158. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00705.2019. Epub 2020 Mar 27. PMID: 32216614

Wood DA, Sathananthan J, Gin K, Mansour S, Ly HQ, Quraishi AU, Lavoie A, Lutchmedial S, Nosair M, Bagai A, Bainey KR, Boone RH, Liu S, Krahn A, Virani S, Mehta SR, Natarajan MK, Velianou JL, Dehghani P, Wijeysundera HC, Asgar AW, Virani A, Welsh RC, Webb JG, Cohen EA. Precautions and Procedures for Coronary and Structural Cardiac Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance from Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology. Can J Cardiol. 2020 May;36(5):780-783. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.03.027. Epub 2020 Mar 24. PMID: 32299781 Free PMC article.

 Morris S, Keeping-Burke L, Manley A. Experiences of family members of patients treated with targeted temperature management post cardiac arrest: a qualitative systematic review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 Aug;18(8):1760-1765. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00291. PMID: 32898368

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Hodgins MJ, Fraser JM, Filiatreault S. The Metrics of Acute Care Reentry and Emergency Department Visits by Recently Discharged Inpatients. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2020 Apr/Jun;42(2):150-160. doi: 10.1097/TME.0000000000000293. PMID: 32358431

Kovacs G, Sowers N, Campbell S, French J, Atkinson P. Just the Facts: Airway management during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. CJEM. 2020 Jul;22(4):440-444. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.353. PMID: 32223782 Free PMC article.

Kollek D, Bezanson J, Carby S, Chowdhury S, Davidson R, Dodd G, Gazit V, Hansen-Taugher A, Hayman M, Homier V, Jarvis C, Khalil E, Lyons S, McQuinn T, Welsford M, Willmore A. CAEP Position Statement - Hospital disaster preparedness. CJEM. 2020 Jul;22(4):471-474. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.38. PMID: 32425150 No abstract available.

Atkinson P, French J, Lang E, McColl T, Mazurik L. Just the Facts: Protecting frontline clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. CJEM. 2020 Jul;22(4):435-439. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.359. PMID: 32238197 Free PMC article.

Atkinson P, Peach M, Lewis D. Just the Facts: The Five F's of Focused Echocardiography in Shock. CJEM. 2020 Sep;22(5):655-657. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.440. PMID: 32787986

Atkinson P, Taylor L, Milne J, Diegelmann L, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D, Pham C, Henneberry RJ, Fraser J, Howlett M, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Middleton J, Van Hoving DJ, Peach M, Dahn T, Hurley S, MacSween K, Richardson L, Stoica G, Hunter S, Atkinson JP, Olszynski P, Banerjee A, Lewis D. Does Point of Care Ultrasound Improve Resuscitation Markers in Undifferentiated Hypotension? An International Randomized Controlled Trial From The Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHoC-ED) Series. Cureus. 2020 Aug 20;12(8):e9899. doi: 10.7759/cureus.9899. PMID: 32968565

Atkinson P. CJEM Debate Series: #EDRedirection - Redirecting low acuity patients away from the emergency department: Time to act or a dangerous direction? CJEM. 2020 Sep;22(5):637. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.415. PMID: 32962789

Barbic D, Jelic T, Chenkin J, Heslop C, Atkinson P. Lung point-of-care ultrasound, an opportunity to improve patient care and patient-oriented outcomes. CJEM. 2020 May;22(3):271-272. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.52. PMID: 32456739 No abstract available.

Henneberry R, Dahn T, Atkinson P. Just the Facts: Point-of-care ultrasound in the management of shoulder dislocations. CJEM. 2020 May;22(3):287-290. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.14. PMID: 32308180

McRae AD, Andruchow JE, Scheuermeyer FX, Christenson J, Atkinson P. CJEM Debate Series: #TropandGo - Negative high sensitivity troponin testing is safe as a final test for most emergency department patients with chest pain. CJEM. 2020 Jan;22(1):14-18. doi: 10.1017/cem.2019.391. PMID: 31965961 No abstract available.

Milne F, Leech-Porter K, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Fraser J, Hull S. Combatting Sedentary Lifestyles: Can Exercise Prescription in the Emergency Department Lead to Behavioral Change in Patients? Cureus. 2020 Feb 21;12(2):e7071. doi: 10.7759/cureus.7071. PMID: 32226672 Free PMC article.

Olszynski P, Heslop C, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Kim DJ, Pham C, Ritcey B. Ultrasound at the point of care - Grown up and moving out! Ultrasound at the point of care - Grown up and moving out! CJEM. 2020 Jan;22(1):1-2. doi: 10.1017/cem.2019.448. PMID: 31965966 No abstract available.

McIsaac S, Wax RS, Long B, Hicks C, Vaillancourt C, Ohle R, Atkinson P. Just the Facts: Protected code blue - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the emergency department during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. CJEM. 2020 Jul;22(4):431-434. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.379. PMID: 32327003 Free PMC article.

Filiatreault S, Hodgins M, McCloskey R, Moore N. Retrospective analysis of administrative data examining the feasibility of quality statements for the management of patients with hip fractures in the emergency department. Int Emerg Nurs. 2020 Nov 12;54:100940. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2020.100940. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33190087 No abstract available.

 

GERIATRIC MEDICINE

McCloskey R, Yetman L, Stewart C, Slayter J, Jarrett P, McCollum A, Stoica G. Changes in nursing students' knowledge, attitudes and interest in caring for older adults: A longitudinal cohort study. Nurse Educ Pract. 2020 Mar;44:102760. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2020.102760. Epub 2020 Mar 13. PMID: 32234668

McCloskey R, Keeping-Burke L, Witherspoon R, Cook J, Morris P. Faculty and nursing staff experiences and perceptions of nursing students' clinical placements in residential aged care facilities: a qualitative systematic review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 Sep;18(9):2082-2089. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00403. PMID: 32813443

Morris P, McCloskey R, Keeping-Burke L, Manley A. Nurses' provisions for self-determination when caring for clients with cognitive impairment who live in a residential aged care facility: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 Jul 6. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-D-19-00358. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32813411

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Andrew MK, McElhaney JE, McGeer AA, Hatchette TF, Leblanc J, Webster D, Bowie W, Poirier A, Nichols MK, McNeil SA; Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Serious Outcomes Surveillance Network Investigators. Influenza surveillance case definitions miss a substantial proportion of older adults hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza: A report from the Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Serious Outcomes Surveillance (SOS) Network. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 May;41(5):499-504. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.22. Epub 2020 Mar 9. PMID: 32146920

Brothers TD, Fraser J, MacAdam E, Morgan B, Francheville J, Nidumolu A, Cheung C, Hickcox S, Saunders D, O'Donnell T, Genge L, Webster D. Implementation and evaluation of a novel, unofficial, trainee-organized hospital addiction medicine consultation service. Subst Abus. 2020 Dec 17:1-8. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2020.1856291. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33332248

LeBlanc J, ElSherif M, Ye L, MacKinnon-Cameron D, Ambrose A, Hatchette TF, Lang AL, Gillis HD, Martin I, Demczuk WH, LaFerriere C, Andrew MK, Boivin G, Bowie W, Green K, Johnstone J, Loeb M, McCarthy A, McGeer A, Semret M, Trottier S, Valiquette L, Webster D, McNeil SA. Age-stratified burden of pneumococcal community acquired pneumonia in hospitalised Canadian adults from 2010 to 2015. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2020 Mar;7(1):e000550. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000550. PMID: 32188585 Free PMC article.

 Mosseler K, Materniak S, Brothers TD, Webster D. Epidemiology, Microbiology, and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients With Intravenous Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis in New Brunswick. CJC Open. 2020 May 23;2(5):379-385. doi: 10.1016/j.cjco.2020.05.002. eCollection 2020 Sep. PMID: 32995724 Free PMC article.

LABORATORY MEDICINE

Chen VY, Chen Y. The first epidemiology study of urolithiasis in New Brunswick. Can Urol Assoc J. 2020 Dec 29. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.6888. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33382373

Nichols JH, Alter D, Chen Y, Isbell TS, Jacobs E, Moore N, Shajani-Yi Z. AACC Guidance Document on Management of Point-of-Care Testing. J Appl Lab Med. 2020 Jul 1;5(4):762-787. doi: 10.1093/jalm/jfaa059. PMID: 32496555 No abstract available.

Tang J, Watts G, Chen Y. Interchangeability of Electrolyte and Metabolite Testing on Blood Gas and Core Laboratory Analyzers. Clin Lab. 2020 Jul 1;66(7). doi: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2020.191255. PMID: 32658419

Wang D, Chen Y. Pediatric data of the usefulness of estimated average glucose (eAG) in glycemic control and cardiovascular risk reduction. Data Brief. 2020 Jul 5;31:105993. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105993. eCollection 2020 Aug. PMID: 32685637 Free PMC article.

Wang D, Chen Y. Usefulness of estimated average glucose (eAG) in glycemic control and cardiovascular risk reduction. Clin Biochem. 2020 Oct;84:45-50. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2020.06.009. Epub 2020 Jun 14. PMID: 32553578

Northrup V, Maybank A, Carson N, Rahmeh T. The Value of Next-Generation Sequencing in the Screening and Evaluation of Hematologic Neoplasms in Clinical Practice. Am J Clin Pathol. 2020 Apr 15;153(5):639-645. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqz203. PMID: 31875888

Obenson K. Increasing engagement of forensic pathologists with the public on social media: Could there be room for live broadcasts? Forensic Sci Int. 2020 Nov 19;3:100128. doi: 10.1016/j.fsisyn.2020.11.002. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33392491 Free PMC article.

Obenson K. The Potential Value of Video Abstracts to Dissemination of (Some) Information From National Association of Medical Examiners Annual General Meetings. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2020 Oct 22. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000629. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33093309

Obenson K. To what extent if any has Twitter disrupted hierarchies in forensic pathology? Forensic Sci Int. 2020 Apr 13;2:144-147. doi: 10.1016/j.fsisyn.2020.03.004. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32518899 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

ONCOLOGY

Grieve S, Ding K, Moore J, Finniss M, Ray A, Lees M, Hossain F, Murugesan A, Agar J, Acar C, Taylor J, Shepherd FA, Reiman T. Immunohistochemical validation study of 15-gene biomarker panel predictive of benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy in resected non-small-cell lung cancer: analysis of JBR.10. ESMO Open. 2020 Mar;5(2):e000679. doi: 10.1136/esmoopen-2020-000679. PMID: 32220948 Free PMC article.

Watson L, Lambert L, Chapman K, Fitch MI. Improving the outcomes for cancer survivors in Canada: An interactive approach to competency development using the newly released CANO/ACIO Survivorship Manual. Can Oncol Nurs J. 2020 Oct 1;30(4):321-326. eCollection 2020 Fall. PMID: 33165411 Free PMC article.

 Dent SF, Botros J, Rushton M, Aseyev O, Levine MN, Parulekar WR, O'Brien P, Burnell M, Pritchard KI, Chen BE, Shepherd LE. Anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in patients with early-stage breast cancer: the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) MA.21 experience. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Dec;184(3):733-741. doi: 10.1007/s10549-020-05887-w. Epub 2020 Sep 17. PMID: 32940847

Ghia P, Pluta A, Wach M, Lysak D, Kozak T, Simkovic M, Kaplan P, Kraychok I, Illes A, de la Serna J, Dolan S, Campbell P, Musuraca G, Jacob A, Avery E, Lee JH, Liang W, Patel P, Quah C, Jurczak W. ASCEND: Phase III, Randomized Trial of Acalabrutinib Versus Idelalisib Plus Rituximab or Bendamustine Plus Rituximab in Relapsed or Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Sep 1;38(25):2849-2861. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.03355. Epub 2020 May 27. PMID: 32459600

Sathyakumar K, Munoz M, Singh J, Hussain N, Babu BA. Automated Lung Cancer Detection Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Deep Convolutional Neural Networks: A Narrative Literature Review. Cureus. 2020 Aug 25;12(8):e10017. doi: 10.7759/cureus.10017. PMID: 32989411 Free PMC article. Review.

Sarkar S, Datta D, Debbarma S, Majumdar G, Mandal SS. Patterns of Cancer Incidence and Mortality in North- Eastern India: The First Report from the Population Based Cancer Registry of Tripura. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2020 Sep 1;21(9):2493-2499. doi: 10.31557/APJCP.2020.21.9.2493. PMID: 32986344 Free PMC article.

Alfarra H, Weir J, Grieve S, Reiman T. Targeting NK Cell Inhibitory Receptors for Precision Multiple Myeloma Immunotherapy. Front Immunol. 2020 Nov 12;11:575609. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.575609. eCollection 2020. PMID: 33304346

Cherniawsky HM, Kukreti V, Reece D, Masih-Khan E, McCurdy A, Jimenez-Zepeda VH, Sebag M, Song K, White D, Stakiw J, LeBlanc R, Reiman A, Aslam M, Louzada M, Kotb R, Gul E, Atenafu E, Venner CP. The survival impact of maintenance lenalidomide: an analysis of real-world data from the Canadian Myeloma Research Group national database. Haematologica. 2020 Oct 13;Online ahead of print. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2020.259093. PMID: 33054120 Free article. No abstract available.

Murugesan A, Lassalle-Claux G, Hogan L, Vaillancourt E, Selka A, Luiker K, Kim MJ, Touaibia M, Reiman T. Antimyeloma Potential of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester and Its Analogues through Sp1 Mediated Downregulation of IKZF1-IRF4-MYC Axis. J Nat Prod. 2020 Dec 24;83(12):3526-3535. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00350. Epub 2020 Nov 19. PMID: 33210536

Torlakovic E, Albadine R, Bigras G, Boag A, Bojarski A, Cabanero M, Camilleri-Broët S, Cheung C, Couture C, Craddock KJ, Cutz JC, Dhamanaskar P, Fiset PO, Hossain M, Hwang DM, Ionescu D, Itani D, Kelly MM, Kwan K, Lim HJ, Nielsen S, Qing G, Sekhon H, Spatz A, Waghray R, Wang H, Xu Z, Tsao MS. Canadian Multicenter Project on Standardization of Programmed Death-Ligand 1 Immunohistochemistry 22C3 Laboratory-Developed Tests for Pembrolizumab Therapy in NSCLC. J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Aug;15(8):1328-1337. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2020.03.029. Epub 2020 Apr 15. PMID: 32304736 Free article.

Ironside SA, Sahgal A, Detsky J, Das S, Perry JR. Update on the management of elderly patients with glioblastoma: a narrative review. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Nov 19:apm-20-1206. doi: 10.21037/apm-20-1206. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33222472 Free article.

Arya N, Wyse JM, Jayaraman S, Ball CG, Lam E, Paquin SC, Lightfoot P, Sahai AV. A proposal for the ideal algorithm for the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of pancreas masses suspicious for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Results of a working group of the Canadian Society for Endoscopic Ultrasound. Endosc Ultrasound. 2020 May-Jun;9(3):154-161. doi: 10.4103/eus.eus_28_20. PMID: 32584310

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Chan V, Nataraj A, Bailey C, Abraham E, Soroceanu A, Johnson M, Paquet J, Christie S, Stratton A, Hall H, Manson N, Rampersaud YR, Thomas K, Fisher C. Comparison of Clinical Outcomes Between Posterior Instrumented Fusion With and Without Interbody Fusion for Isthmic Spondylolisthesis. Clin Spine Surg. 2020 May 15. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000001003. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32427718

Hébert JJ, Abraham E, Wedderkopp N, Bigney E, Richardson E, Darling M, Hall H, Fisher CG, Rampersaud YR, Thomas KC, Jacobs WB, Johnson M, Paquet J, Attabib N, Jarzem P, Wai EK, Rasoulinejad P, Ahn H, Nataraj A, Stratton A, Manson N. Preoperative Factors Predict Postoperative Trajectories of Pain and Disability Following Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Nov 1;45(21):E1421-E1430. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000003587. PMID: 32541610 Free PMC article.

Stratton A, Wai E, Kingwell S, Phan P, Roffey D, El Koussy M, Christie S, Jarzem P, Rasoulinejad P, Casha S, Paquet J, Johnson M, Abraham E, Hall H, McIntosh G, Thomas K, Rampersaud R, Manson N, Fisher C. Opioid use trends in patients undergoing elective thoracic and lumbar spine surgery. Can J Surg. 2020 May 28;63(3):E306-E312. doi: 10.1503/cjs.018218. PMID: 32463627 Free article.

Gautreau S, Haley R, Gould ON, Canales DD, Mann T, Forsythe ME. Predictors of farther mobilization on day of surgery and shorter length of stay after total joint arthroplasty. Can J Surg. 2020 Nov-Dec;63(6):E509-E516. doi: 10.1503/cjs.003919. PMID: 33155976 Free PMC article.

Gautreau SJ, Massoeurs LR, Allanach WW, Clark AE, Comstock SA, Daigle JP, Forsythe ME, LeBlond LP, Massouers SJ, Isa AD. Home versus indoor trampoline park injuries: A four-year review of hospital admissions, associated costs, and impact on patients. Trauma Case Rep. 2020 Dec 13;31:100385. doi: 10.1016/j.tcr.2020.100385. eCollection 2021 Feb. PMID: 33364295 Free PMC article.

Chambers SB, McGregor ME, Isa D, Langohr DG, Johnson JA, Suh N. Loading at the distal radius and ulna during active simulated dart throw motion. J Orthop. 2020 Oct 17;22:513-519. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2020.10.010. eCollection 2020 Nov-Dec. PMID: 33132624

 Bond M, Evaniew N, Bailey CS, Glennie RA, Paquet J, Dea N, Hall H, Manson N, Thomas K, McIntosh G, Soroceanu A, Abraham E, Johnson M, Kingwell S, Charest-Morin R, Christie S, Rampersaud YR, Fisher CG; Canadian Spine Outcome and Research Network. Back pain in surgically treated degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis: what can we tell our patients? Spine J. 2020 Dec;20(12):1940-1947. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.08.009. Epub 2020 Aug 19. PMID: 32827708

Manson N, El-Mughayyar D, Bigney E, Richardson E, Abraham E. Instrumentation Removal following Minimally Invasive Posterior Percutaneous Pedicle Screw-Rod Stabilization (PercStab) of Thoracolumbar Fractures Is Not Always Required. Adv Orthop. 2020 Jul 31;2020:7949216. doi: 10.1155/2020/7949216. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32802519 Free PMC article.

Manson N, Hubbe U, Pereira P, Lam K, Fuster S, Senker W. Are the Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Transforaminal/Posterior Lumbar Fusion Influenced by the Patient's Age or BMI? Clin Spine Surg. 2020 Aug;33(7):284-291. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000001019. PMID: 32496312 Free PMC article.

El Helou A. Spine surgery in Atlantic Canada in the COVID-19 era: lessons learned so far. Spine J. 2020 Sep;20(9):1379-1380. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2020.04.027. Epub 2020 May 7. PMID: 32389734 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

PEDIATRICS

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PHARMACY

Padmore RF, Shier LR, Paliga A, Ellis C, Buyukdere H, Atkins H, Alvarez GG. Importance of the hematology laboratory in infectious disease diagnosis by morphology: Four educational case studies. Int J Lab Hematol. 2020 Jun;42 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):133-137. doi: 10.1111/ijlh.13227. PMID: 32543066 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

Munro L, Myers G, Gould O, LeBlanc M. Clinical pharmacy services in an ambulatory oncology clinic: Patient perception and satisfaction. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2020 Aug 25:1078155220950412. doi: 10.1177/1078155220950412. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32842862

Baker T, Naylor H, MacNeil B, MacKinnon M. Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Dietician-Led Patient-Centered Approach to Managing CKD-MBD: A Mixed-Method Study. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020 Sep 14;8(3):171. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy8030171. PMID: 32938006 Free PMC article.

 

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Liddy C, Moroz I, Affleck E, Boulay E, Cook S, Crowe L, Drimer N, Ireland L, Jarrett P, MacDonald S, McLellan D, Mihan A, Miraftab N, Nabelsi V, Russell C, Singer A, Keely E. How long are Canadians waiting to access specialty care? Retrospective study from a primary care perspective. Can Fam Physician. 2020 Jun;66(6):434-444. PMID: 32532727 Free PMC article.

REHABILITATION

Attabib N, Kurban D, Cheng CL, Rivers CS, Bailey CS, Christie S, Ethans K, Flett H, Furlan JC, Tsai EC, O'Connell C. Factors Associated with Recovery in Motor Strength, Walking Ability, and Bowel and Bladder Function after Traumatic Cauda Equina Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1089/neu.2020.7303. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32907483

Inglis T, Banaszek D, Rivers CS, Kurban D, Evaniew N, Fallah N, Waheed Z, Christie S, Fox R, Thiong JM, Ethans K, Ho C, Linassi AG, Ahn H, Attabib N, Bailey CS, Fehlings MG, Fourney DR, Paquet J, Townson A, Tsai E, Cheng CL, Noonan VK, Dvorak MF, Kwon BK. In-Hospital Mortality for the Elderly with Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Nov 1;37(21):2332-2342. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6912. Epub 2020 Aug 26. PMID: 32635809 Free PMC article.

O'Connell CM, Eriks-Hoogland I, Middleton JW. Now, more than ever, our community is needed: spinal cord injury care during a global pandemic. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2020 Apr 6;6(1):18. doi: 10.1038/s41394-020-0270-0. PMID: 32249763 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

Sihota A, Smith BK, Ahmed SA, Bell A, Blain A, Clarke H, Cooper ZD, Cyr C, Daeninck P, Deshpande A, Ethans K, Flusk D, Le Foll B, Milloy MJ, Moulin DE, Naidoo V, Ong M, Perez J, Rod K, Sealey R, Sulak D, Walsh Z, O'Connell C. Consensus-based recommendations for titrating cannabinoids and tapering opioids for chronic pain control. Int J Clin Pract. 2020 Nov 28:e13871. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13871. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33249713

Shoesmith C, Abrahao A, Benstead T, Chum M, Dupre N, Izenberg A, Johnston W, Kalra S, Leddin D, O'Connell C, Schellenberg K, Tandon A, Zinman L. Canadian best practice recommendations for the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. CMAJ. 2020 Nov 16;

Hodgkinson VL, Oskoui M, Lounsberry J, M'Dahoma S, Butler E, Campbell C, MacKenzie A, McMillan HJ, Simard L, Vajsar J, Brais B, Chapman KM, Chrestian N, Crone M, Dobrowolski P, Dojeiji S, Dowling JJ, Dupré N, Genge A, Gonorazky H, Hasal S, Izenberg A, Johnston W, Leung E, Lochmüller H, Mah JK, Marerro A, Massie R, McAdam L, McCormick A, Melanson M, Mezei MM, Nguyen CE, O'Connell C, O'Ferrall EK, Pfeffer G, Phan C, Plamondon S, Poulin C, Rodrigue X, Schellenberg KL, Selby K, Sheriko J, Shoesmith C, Smith G, Taillon M, Taylor S, Warman Chardon J, Worley S, Korngut L. A National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Registry for Real-World Evidence. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020 Nov;47(6):810-815. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.111. Epub 2020 Jun 4. PMID: 32493524 Free PMC article.

Nightingale TE, Tejpar T, O'Connell C, Krassioukov AV. Using Cannabis to Control Blood Pressure After Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Report. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Oct 20;173(8):668-670. doi: 10.7326/L20-0090. Epub 2020 Jun 16. PMID: 32539443 No abstract available.

SURGERY

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Abootalebi S, Aertker BM, Andalibi MS, Asdaghi N, Aykac O, Azarpazhooh MR, Bahit MC, Barlinn K, Basri H, Shahripour RB, Bersano A, Biller J, Borhani-Haghighi A, Brown RD, Campbell BC, Cruz-Flores S, De Silva DA, Di Napoli M, Divani AA, Edgell RC, Fifi JT, Ghoreishi A, Hirano T, Hong KS, Hsu CY, Huang JF, Inoue M, Jagolino AL, Kapral M, Kee HF, Keser Z, Khatri R, Koga M, Krupinski J, Liebeskind DS, Liu L, Ma H, Maud A, McCullough LD, Meyer DM, Mifsud V, Morovatdar N, Nilanont Y, Oxley TJ, Özdemir AÖ, Pandian J, Pantoni L, Papamitsakis NIH, Parry-Jones A, Phan T, Rodriguez G, Romano JG, Sabaa-Ayoun Z, Saber H, Sasannezhad P, Saver JL, Scharf E, Shuaib A, Silver B, Singhal S, Smith CJ, Stranges S, Sylaja PN, Torbey M, Toyoda K, Tsivgoulis G, Wasay M, Yassi N, Yoshimoto T, Zamani B, Zand R. Call to Action: SARS-CoV-2 and CerebrovAscular DisordErs (CASCADE). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Sep;29(9):104938. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.104938. Epub 2020 May 8. PMID: 32807412

Ghoreishi A, Arsang-Jang S, Sabaa-Ayoun Z, Yassi N, Sylaja PN, Akbari Y, Divani AA, Biller J, Phan T, Steinwender S, Silver B, Zand R, Basri HB, Iqbal OM, Ranta A, Ruland S, Macri E, Ma H, Nguyen TN, Abootalebi S, Gupta A, Alet M, Lattanzi S, Desai M, Gagliardi RJ, Girotra T, Inoue M, Yoshimoto T, Isaac CF, Mayer SA, Morovatdar N, Nilanont Y, Nobleza COS, Saber H, Kamenova S, Kondybayeva A, Krupinski J, Siegler JE, Stranges S, Torbey MT, Yorio D, Zurrú MC, Rubinos CA, Shahripour RB, Borhani-Haghighi A, Napoli MD, Azarpazhooh MR. Stroke Care Trends During COVID-19 Pandemic in Zanjan Province, Iran. From the CASCADE Initiative: Statistical Analysis Plan and Preliminary Results. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Dec;29(12):105321. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.105321. Epub 2020 Sep 16. PMID: 33069086 Free PMC article.

Teasell R, Salbach NM, Foley N, Mountain A, Cameron JI, Jong A, Acerra NE, Bastasi D, Carter SL, Fung J, Halabi ML, Iruthayarajah J, Harris J, Kim E, Noland A, Pooyania S, Rochette A, Stack BD, Symcox E, Timpson D, Varghese S, Verrilli S, Gubitz G, Casaubon LK, Dowlatshahi D, Lindsay MP. Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations: Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Community Participation following Stroke. Part One: Rehabilitation and Recovery Following Stroke; 6th Edition Update 2019. Int J Stroke. 2020 Oct;15(7):763-788. doi: 10.1177/1747493019897843. Epub 2020 Jan 27. PMID: 31983296

Fenwick AKC, Sala E, Canales DD. Prevalence of Urologic Disease Among Patients Investigated for Hematuria With CT Urography. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2020 Feb 24:846537120902134. doi: 10.1177/0846537120902134. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32090599

Rosvall BR, Singer Z, Fung K, Chin CJ. Do Medical Students Receive Adequate Otolaryngology Training? A Canadian Perspective. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2020 Nov;129(11):1095-1100. doi: 10.1177/0003489420932593. Epub 2020 Jun 4. PMID: 32495632

Creamer AM, Hughes J, Snow N. An Exploration of Facilitators and Challenges to Young Adult Engagement in a Community-Based Program for Mental Health Promotion. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2020 May 27;7:2333393620922828. doi: 10.1177/2333393620922828. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec. PMID: 32529003 Free PMC article.

Zheng K, Sutherland S, Cardinal P, Meade M, Landriault A, Vanderspank-Wright B, Valiani S, Shemie S, Appleby A, Keenan S, Weiss M, Werestiuk K, Kramer AH, Kawchuk J, Beed S, Dhanani S, Pagliarello G, Chasse M, Lotherington K, Gatien M, Parsons K, Chandler J, Nickerson P, Kutsogiannis J, Sarti AJ. Patient-centred and family-centred care of critically ill patients who are potential organ donors: a qualitative study protocol of family member perspectives. BMJ Open. 2020 Jun 15;10(6):e037527. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037527. PMID: 32540892 Free PMC article.

NEPHROLOGY

Tennankore KK, Gunaratnam L, Suri RS, Yohanna S, Walsh M, Tangri N, Prasad B, Gogan N, Rockwood K, Doucette S, Sills L, Kiberd B, Keough-Ryan T, West K, Vinson A. Frailty and the Kidney Transplant Wait List: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Study. Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2020 Sep 10;7:2054358120957430. doi: 10.1177/2054358120957430. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32963793 Free PMC article.

UROLOGY

MacDonald L, Ory J, Rendon RA, Bailly G, Skinner T, Cox A, Langille G, Bell D. Using GoPro to create an educational database of open urological procedures for residents. Can Urol Assoc J. 2020 Nov 17. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.6768. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33212004 No abstract available.

LeDrew R, Bariciak E, Webster R, Barrowman N, Ahmet A. Evaluating the Low-Dose ACTH Stimulation Test in Neonates: Ideal Times for Cortisol Measurement. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Dec 1;105(12):dgaa635. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa635. PMID: 32901267

Neville HL, Losier M, Pitman J, Gehrig M, Isenor JE, Minard LV, Penny E, Bowles SK. Point Prevalence Survey of Benzodiazepine and Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Use in Hospitalized Adult Patients. Can J Hosp Pharm. 2020 May-Jun;73(3):193-201. Epub 2020 Jun 1. PMID: 32616945 Free PMC article.

Langlois S, Xyrichis A, Daulton BJ, Gilbert J, Lackie K, Lising D, MacMillan K, Najjar G, Pfeifle AL, Khalili H. The COVID-19 crisis silver lining: interprofessional education to guide future innovation. J Interprof Care. 2020 Sep-Oct;34(5):587-592. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2020.1800606. Epub 2020 Aug 18. PMID: 32811213

McGill A, Smith D, McCloskey R, Morris P, Goudreau A, Veitch B. The functional resonance analysis method as a health care research methodology: a scoping review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 Nov 12. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00237. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33186298

MacKinnon WF, Moss P, Pasternak S, Matheson K, Walsh NM. Apocrine Hidradenoma and Adenomyoepithelioma: Entities on a Biological Continuum of Adnexal Neoplasia. Am J Dermatopathol. 2020 Jul;42(7):491-497. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000001605. PMID: 31977321

ENDOCRINOLOGY

Moore FD, Rizk T. Moyamoya Disease in a Six Month Caucasian Female. Cureus. 2020 Dec 8;12(12):e11983. doi: 10.7759/cureus.11983. PMID: 33425553 Free PMC article.

Berard LD, Pockett SA, Roscoe RS, Siemens RL. A Coloured Pen Needle Education System Improves Insulin Site Rotation Habits: Results of a Randomized Study. Diabetes Ther. 2020 Dec;11(12):2979-2991. doi: 10.1007/s13300-020-00939-2. Epub 2020 Oct 16. PMID: 33064250 Free PMC article.

Woo V, Berard L, Roscoe R. Understanding the Clinical Profile of Insulin Degludec, the Latest Basal Insulin Approved for Use in Canada: a Narrative Review. Diabetes Ther. 2020 Nov;11(11):2539-2553. doi: 10.1007/s13300-020-00915-w. Epub 2020 Sep 17. PMID: 32940879 Free PMC article. Review.

MENTAL HEALTH

Hanlon C, Alem A, Medhin G, Shibre T, Ejigu DA, Negussie H, Dewey M, Wissow L, Prince M, Susser E, Lund C, Fekadu A. Correction to: Task sharing for the care of severe mental disorders in a low-income country (TaSCS): study protocol for a randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial. Trials. 2020 Oct 6;21(1):829. doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04776-3. PMID: 33023647 Free PMC article.

Mayston, R., Kebede, D., Fekadu, A. et al. The effect of gender on the long-term course and outcome of schizophrenia in rural Ethiopia: a population-based cohort. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 55, 1581-1591 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-020-01865-1

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