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Scientific Publications 2009

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are articles published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals in 2009 by St. Mary’s researchers and staff (names have been bolded).


Baazeem A, Boman J, Libman J, Jarvi K, Zini A. Microsurgical varicocelectomy for infertile men with oligospermia: differential effect of bilateral and unilateral varicocele on pregnancy outcome. BJU International,104: 524-528, 2009.
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Baazeem A, Zini A. Surgery Illustrated – Surgical Atlas Microsurgical varicocelectomy. BJU International, 104(3): 420-427, 2009.
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Brenner K, Liu A, Laplante DP, Lupien S, Pruessner JC, Ciampi A, Joober R, King S. Cortisol Response to a Psychosocial Stressor in Schizophrenia: Blunted, Delayed or Normal? Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34: 859-868, 2009.
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Cole M., Ciampi A., Belzile E., Zhong, L. Persistent delirium in older hospital patients: A systematic review of frequency and prognosis. Age and Ageing, 38: 19-26, 2009.
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Cole M., McCusker J. Improving the outcomes of delirium in older hospital inpatients. International Psychogeriatrics, 21(4): 613-615, 2009.
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Dylewski J. Nucleic acid amplification testing for the diagnosis of tuberculosis: not for all. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49: 1456-7, 2009.
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Elie M, Boss K, Cole M, McCusker J, Belzile E, Ciampi A. A retrospective, exploratory, secondary analysis of the association between antipsychotic use and mortality in elderly patients with delirium. International Psychogeriatrics, 21(3): 588-592, 2009.
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Elie M, Cole M, McCusker J, Belzile E. Characteristics of hospitalized older adults with delirium prescribed antipsychotic medication. Canadian Journal of Geriatrics, 12(2): 74-79, 2009.
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Fergusson D, Hutton B, Hogan DL, Lebel L, Blajchman MA, Ford JC, Hebert P, Kakadekar A, Kovacs L, Lee S, Sankaran K, Shapiro S, Smyth JA, Ramesh K, Bouali NR, Tinmouth A, Walker R. The age of red blood cells in premature infants (ARIPI) randomized controlled trial: study design. Transfusion Medicine Reviews, 23(1):55-61, 2009.
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McCusker J, Cole M, Yaffe M, Cappeliez P, Dawes M, Sewitch M, Ciampi A, Latimer E. Project DIRECT: Pilot study of a collaborative intervention for depressed seniors. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 27(2): 201-218, 2009.
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McCusker J, Latimer E, Cole M, Ciampi A, Sewitch M The nature of informal caregiving for medically ill older people with and without depression. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24: 239-246, 2009.
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McCusker J, Roberge D, Ciampi A, Levesque JF, Pineault R, Belzile E, Larouche D. Primary care organization and outcomes of an emergency visit among seniors. Healthcare Policy, 5(1): 115-131, 2009.
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Robinson JL, Davies HD, Barton M, O’Brien K, Simpson K, Asztalos E, Synnes A, Rubin E, Le Saux N, Hui C, Langley J, Sauve R, de Repentigny L, Kovacs L, Tan B, Richardson S. Characteristics and outcome of infants with candiduria in neonatal intensive care - a Paediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 9:183, 2009.
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Veillette N, Demers L, Dutil É, McCusker J. Development of a functional status assessment of seniors visiting emergency department. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 48 (2):205-212. 2009.
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Veillette N, Demers L, Dutil É, McCusker J. Item analysis of the functional status assessment of seniors in the emergency department. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31(7):565-572, 2009.
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Yaffe M, Wolfson C, Lithwick M. Professions show different enquiry strategies for elder abuse detection: Implications for training and interprofessional care. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 23(6): 646-54, 2009.
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Zelkowitz P, Papageorgiou A, Bardin C, Wan T. Persistent maternal anxiety affects the interaction between mothers and their very low birth weight infants at 24 months. Early Human Development, 85: 51-58, 2009.
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Zini A, Baazeem A, Sigman M. Semen analysis and sperm function assays: what do they mean? Fertility and Sterility, 27:115-123, 2009.
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Zini A, Boman J. Varicocele: Red herring or red flag? Seminars in reproductive medicine, 27(2): 171-178, 2009.
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Zini A, Phillips, Courchesne A, Boman J, Baazeem A, Bissonette F, Kadoch IJ, San Gabriel M. Sperm head morphology is related to high DNA stainability by sperm chromatin structure assay. Fertility and Sterility, 91: 2495-2500, 2009.
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Zini A, San Gabriel M, Baazeem A. Antioxidants and sperm DNA damage: a clinical perspective. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 26: 427-432, 2009.
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Zini A, Sigman M. Are tests of sperm DNA damage clinically useful?: Pros and Cons. Journal of Andrology, 30: 219-229, 2009.
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