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2014 Publications

  1. Kitto S, Goldman J, Etchells E, Silver I, Peller J, Sargeant J, Reeves S, Bell M. Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, and Continuing Education: A Qualitative Study of the Current Boundaries and Opportunities for Collaboration Between These Domains. Acad Med. 2014 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Detsky ME, Ailon J, Weinerman AS, Amaral AC, Bell CM. A two-site survey of clinicians to identify practices and preferences of intensive care unit transfers to general medical wards. J Crit Care. 2014 Oct 30. pii: S0883-9441(14)00433-X.
  3. Jeffs L, Nincic V, White P, Hayes L, Lo J. Leveraging Data to Transform Nursing Care: Insights From Nurse Leaders. J Nurs Care Qual. 2014 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  4.  So JP, Aleem IS, Tsang DS, Matlow AG, Wright JG; for The SickKids Surgical Site Infection Task Force. Increasing Compliance With an Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guideline to Prevent Pediatric Surgical Site Infection: Before and After Study. Ann Surg. 2014 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Dimitropoulos G1, Toulany A, Herschman J, Kovacs A, Steinegger C, Bardsley J, Sandhu S, Gregory C, Colton P, Anderson J, Kaufman M. A Qualitative Study on the Experiences of Young Adults With Eating Disorders Transferring From Pediatric to Adult Care. Eat Disord. 2014 Nov 17:1-19. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Starmer AJ, Spector ND, Srivastava R, West DC, Rosenbluth G, Allen AD, Noble EL, Tse LL, Dalal AK, Keohane CA, Lipsitz SR, Rothschild JM, Wien MF, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Wilson KM, O'Toole JK, Solan LG, Aylor M, Bismilla Z, Coffey M, Mahant S, Blankenburg RL, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Patel SJ, Bale JF Jr, Spackman JB, Stevenson AT, Calaman S, Cole FS, Balmer DF, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Yu CE, Sectish TC, Landrigan CP; I-PASS Study Group. Changes in medical errors after implementation of a handoff program. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 6;371(19):1803-12.
  7. Batthish M, Tse SM, Feldman BM, Baker GR, Laxer RM. Trying to Improve Care: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference in a Division of Rheumatology. J Rheumatol. 2014 Nov 1. pii: jrheum.140203. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Wong BM. How health professions education can advance patient safety and quality improvement. Healthc Q. 2014;17 Spec No:31-5.
  9. Baker RG.Governance, policy and system-level efforts to support safer healthcare. Healthc Q. 2014;17 Spec No:21-6.
  10. Stang AS, Wong BM. Patients teaching patient safety: the challenge of turning negative patient experiences into positive learning opportunities. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Oct 24. pii: bmjqs-2014-003655.
  11. Al-Maani A, Streitenberger L, Clarke M, Yau YC, Kovach D, Wray R, Matlow A. Nosocomial transmission of group B streptococci proven by positive environmental culture.Oman Med J. 2014 Sep;29(5):376-9.
  12. Kromm SK, Baker RG, Wodchis WP, Deber RB. Acute Care Hospitals' Accountability to Provincial Funders. Healthc Policy. 2014 Sep;10(SP):25-35.
  13. Bishop AC, Baker GR, Boyle TA, MacKinnon NJ. Using the Health Belief Model to explain patient involvement in patient safety. Health Expect. 2014 Oct 10.
  14. Leis JA, Palmay L, Elligsen M, Walker SA, Lee C, Daneman N. Lessons from audit and feedback of hospitalized patients with bacteriuria. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct;42(10):1136-7.
  15. Dhalla IA, O'Brien T, Morra D, Thorpe KE, Wong BM, Mehta R, Frost DW, Abrams H, Ko F, Van Rooyen P, Bell CM, Gruneir A, Lewis GH, Daub S, Anderson GM, Hawker GA, Rochon PA, Laupacis A. Effect of a postdischarge virtual ward on readmission or death for high-risk patients: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Oct 1;312(13):1305-12.
  16. Gagliardi AR, Straus SE, Shojania KG, Urbach DR. Multiple interacting factors influence adherence, and outcomes associated with surgical safety checklists: a qualitative study. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 26;9(9):e108585. eCollection 2014.
  17. Khoshbin A, So JP, Aleem IS, Stephens D, Matlow AG, Wright JG; for The SickKids Surgical Site Infection Task Force. Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Children: A Prospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  18. Jeffs L, Beswick S, Lo J, Lai Y, Chhun A, Campbell H. Insights from staff nurses and managers on unit-specific nursing performance dashboards: a qualitative study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Dec;23(12):1001-6.
  19. Baker GR. Improving healthcare using Lean processes. Healthc Q. 2014;17(2):18-9.
  20. Liu J, Griesman J, Nisenbaum R, Bell CM. Quality of care of hospitalized internal medicine patients bedspaced to non-internal medicine inpatient units. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 3;9(9):e106763.
  21. Stockwell DC, Bisarya H, Classen DC, Kirkendall ES, Lachman PI, Matlow AG, Tham E, Hyman D, Lehman SM, Searles E, Muething SE, Sharek PJ. Development of an Electronic Pediatric All-Cause Harm Measurement Tool Using a Modified Delphi Method. J Patient Saf. 2014 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  22. Nicholls SG, Brehaut JC, Arim RG, Carroll K, Perez R, Shojania KG, Grimshaw JM, Poses RM. Impact of stated barriers on proposed warfarin prescription for atrial fibrillation: a survey of Canadian physicians. Thromb J. 2014 Jun 23;12:13.
  23. Tsai JP, Rochon PA, Raptis S, Bronskill SE, Bell CM, Saposnik G. A prescription at discharge improves long-term adherence for secondary stroke prevention. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014 Oct;23(9):2308-15.
  24. Marang-van de Mheen PJ, Shojania KG. Simpson's paradox: how performance measurement can fail even with perfect risk adjustment. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep;23(9):701-5.
  25. Wu PE, Stroud L, McDonald-Blumer H, Wong BM. Understanding the effect of resident duty hour reform: a qualitative study. CMAJ Open. 2014 Jun 2;2(2):E115-20.
  26. Hoffman AS, Matlow A, Shroff M, Cohen E. Factors impacting same-day cancellation of outpatient pediatric magnetic resonance imaging under anesthesia. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  27. Devlin MK, Kozij NK, Kiss A, Richardson L, Wong BM. Morning handover of on-call issues: opportunities for improvement. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Sep;174(9):1479-85.
  28. Okrainec K, Booth GL, Hollands S, Bell CM. Impact of Language Barriers on Complications and Mortality Among Immigrants With Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jul 15. pii: DC_140801. [Epub ahead of print]
  29. Steinberg M, Dresser LD, Daneman N, Smith OM, Matte A, Marinoff N, Bell CM, Morris AM. A National Survey of Critical Care Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs. J Intensive Care Med. 2014 Jul 8. pii: 0885066614541922. [Epub ahead of print]
  30. Srigley JA, Furness CD, Baker GR, Gardam M. Quantification of the Hawthorne effect in hand hygiene compliance monitoring using an electronic monitoring system: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Dec;23(12):974-80.
  31. Sasangohar F, Donmez B, Easty A, Storey H, Trbovich P. Interruptions experienced by cardiovascular intensive care unit nurses: an observational study. J Crit Care. 2014 Oct;29(5):848-53.
  32. Chalk T, Lau D, Morgan M, Dietrich S, Beduz MA, Bell CM. Mount Sinai Hospital's approach to Ontario's Health System Funding Reform. Healthc Q. 2014;17(1):42-7.
  33. Jeffs L, Lo J, Beswick S, Chuun A, Lai Y, Campbell H, et al. Enablers and barriers to implementing unit-specific nursing performance dashboards. J Nurs Care Qual. 2014 Jul-Sep;29(3):200-3.
  34. MacMillan TE, Slessarev M, Etchells E. eWasted time: Redundant work during hospital admission and discharge. Health Informatics J. 2014 Jun 10. pii: 1460458214534091. [Epub ahead of print]
  35. Costello JM, Dunbar Masterson C, Allan CK, Gauvreau K, Newburger JW, McGowan FX Jr, Wessel DL, Mayer JE Jr, Salvin JW, Dionne RE, Laussen PC. Impact of Empiric Nesiritide or Milrinone Infusion on Early Postoperative Recovery following Fontan Surgery: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Circ Heart Fail. 2014 Jun 6. pii: CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.001312. [Epub ahead of print]
  36. Jeffs L, Hayes C, Smith O, Mamdani M, Nisenbaum R, Bell CM, McKernan P, Ferris E. The effect of an organizational network for patient safety on safety event reporting. Eval Health Prof. 2014 Sep;37(3):366-78. Epub 2013 Jun 9.
  37. Zakova M, Pong S, Trope A, Atenafu EG, Papaioannou V, Bitnun SA, Richardson S, Schwartz S, Cox P, Parshuram C, et al. Dose derivation of once-daily dosing guidelines for gentamicin in critically ill pediatric patients. Ther Drug Monit. 2014 Jun;36(3):288-94.
  38. Jeffs L, Dhalla I, Cardoso R, Bell CM. The perspectives of patients, family members and healthcare professionals on readmissions: preventable or inevitable? J Interprof Care. 2014 Jun 10:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]
  39. Ahmed N1, Devitt KS, Keshet I, Spicer J, Imrie K, Feldman L, Cools-Lartigue J, Kayssi A, Lipsman N, Elmi M, Kulkarni AV, Parshuram C, et al. A systematic review of the effects of resident duty hour restrictions in surgery: impact on resident wellness, training, and patient outcomes. Ann Surg. 2014 Jun;259(6):1041-53.
  40. Bogoch II, Scully EP, Zachary KC, Yawetz S, Mayer KH, Bell CM, et al. Patient attrition between the emergency department and clinic among individuals presenting for HIV nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(11):1618-24.
  41. O'Toole JK, West DC, Starmer AJ, Yu CE, Calaman S, Rosenbluth G, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Landrigan CP, Sectish TC, Spector ND; I-PASS Study Education Executive Committee (Coffey M). Placing faculty development front and center in a multisite educational initiative: lessons from the I-PASS Handoff study. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):221-4.
  42. Pattani R, Wu PE, Dhalla IA. Resident duty hours in Canada: past, present and future. CMAJ. 2014 May 20. pii: cmaj.131053. [Epub ahead of print]
  43. Evans JM, Baker GR, Berta W, Barnsley J. A cognitive perspective on health systems integration: results of a Canadian Delphi study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 May 19;14:222.
  44. Anand V, Scales DC, Parshuram CS, et al. Registration and design alterations of clinical trials in critical care: a cross-sectional observational study. Intensive Care Med. 2014 May;40(5):700-22.
  45. Teele SA, Salvin JW, Barrett CS, Rycus PT, Fynn-Thompson F, Laussen PC, et al. The association of carotid artery cannulation and neurologic injury in pediatric patients supported with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 May;15(4):355-61.
  46. Seitz DP, Gill SS, Gruneir A, Austin PC, Anderson GM, Bell CM, et al. Effects of dementia on postoperative outcomes of older adults with hip fractures: a population-based study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 May;15(5):334-41.
  47. Cheng HH, Wypij D, Laussen PC, et al. Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Infants Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May 10. pii: S0003-4975(14)00614-6. [Epub ahead of print].
  48. Vozoris NT, Fischer HD, Wang X, Stephenson AL, Gershon AS, Gruneir A, Austin PC, Anderson GM, Bell CM, et al. Benzodiazepine drug use and adverse respiratory outcomes among older adults with COPD. Eur Respir J. 2014 Apr 17.
  49. Matava CT, Crawford MW, Pehora C, Naser B, McDonnell C. Early postoperative patient-controlled analgesia ratio predicts 24-hour morphine consumption and pain in children undergoing scoliosis surgery. J Opioid Manag. 2014 Jan-Feb;10(1):39-45.
  50. Leis JA, Rebick GW, Daneman N, Gold WL, Poutanen SM, Lo P, Larocque M, Shojania KG, et al. Reducing antimicrobial therapy for asymptomatic bacteriuria among noncatheterized inpatients: a proof-of-concept study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;58(7):980-3.
  51. Doran DM, Baker GR, Szabo C, McShane J, Carryer J. Identification of serious and reportable events in home care: a Delphi survey to develop consensus. Int J Qual Health Care. 2014 Apr;26(2):136-43.
  52. Ogrinc G, Shojania KG.Building knowledge, asking questions. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Apr;23(4):265-7.
  53. Seitz DP, Anderson GM, Austin PC, Gruneir A, Gill SS, Bell CM, Rochon PA. Effects of impairment in activities of daily living on predicting mortality following hip fracture surgery in studies using administrative healthcare databases. BMC Geriatr. 2014 Jan 28;14:9.
  54. Rotteau L, Shojania KG, Webster F. 'I think we should just listen and get out': a qualitative exploration of views and experiences of Patient Safety Walkrounds. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  55. Rochon PA, Gruneir A, Wu W, Gill SS, Bronskill SE, Seitz DP, Bell CM, Fischer HD, Stephenson AL, Wang X, Gershon AS, Anderson GM. Demographic characteristics and healthcare use of centenarians: a population-based cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jan;62(1):86-93. Epub 2014 Jan 2.
  56. Jeffs L, Beswick S, Acott A, Simpson E, Cardoso R, Campbell H, Irwin T. Patients' views on bedside nursing handover: creating a space to connect. J Nurs Care Qual. 2014 Apr-Jun;29(2):149-54.
  57. Lapointe-Shaw L, Bell CM. It's not you, it's me: time to narrow the gap in weekend care. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Mar;23(3):180-2.