Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Scientific Publications 2016

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are articles published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals in 2016 by St. Mary’s researchers and staff (names have been bolded).


Cole M, McCusker J, Wilchesky M, Voyer P, Monette J, Champoux N, Ciampi ABelzile E, Vu M. Use of Medications that Antagonize Mediators of Inflammatory Responses May Reduces the risk of Delirium in Older People: A Nested Case-Control Study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2016. DOI: 10.1002/gps.4468

Cole MJ, Bailey R, Bonnycastle MMcCusker J, Fung SH, Ciampi ABelzile E, Bai C, Frequency of full, partial and no recovery from subsyndromal delirium in older hospital inpatients, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Volume 31, Issue 6, 544-550. (April 2016)

Haggerty J,  Lévesque JF. Validation of a new measure of availability and accommodation of healthcare that is valid for rural and urban contexts. Health Expectations 2016, 14 pages, doi: 10.1111/hex.12461.

Lambert SD, McElduff P, Girgis A, et al. A pilot, multisite, randomized controlled trial of a self-directed coping skills training intervention for couples facing prostate cancer: accrual, retention, and data collection issues. Support Care Cancer. 24(2):711-22, 2016.

McCusker JCole MGYaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi A, Lavoie K, Belzile E. Adherence to a depression self-care intervention among primary care patients with chronic physical conditions: a randomized trial. Health Education Journal. January 2016.

McCusker JCole M, Voyer P, Monette J, Champoux N, Ciampi A, Vu M, Belzile E, Bai C. Six-month trajectories of self-reported depressive symptoms in long-term care. International Psychogeriatrics, 28 (1): 71-81, 2016.

Oros Klein K, Grinek S, Bernatsky S, Bouchard L, Ciampi A, et al. funtooNorm: an R package for normalization of DNA methylation data when there are multiple cell or tissue types. Bioinformatics. February 2016.

Ramond-Roquin A, Haggerty J, Lambert M, Almirall J, Fortin M. Different multimorbidity measures result in varying estimated level of physical quality of life in individuals with multimorbidity: a cross-sectional study in the general population.  BioMed Research International,  Article ID 7845438, 9 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/7845438.

Richard L, Furler J, Densley Konstancja, Haggerty J, Russell G, Levesque J, Gunn J.  Equity of access to primary healthcare for vulnerable populations: the IMPACT international online survey of innovations. International Journal for Equity in Health 2016 Apr 12;15(1):64.

Rubinowicz A, Vedel I, Sanche S, Lortie MLaw S, Hughes J, et al. A Portrait of Electronic Medical Record Use in Primary Care Across Canada. Health Reform Observer - Observatoire des Réformes de Santé. 2016;4(2):1-7.

Sussman T, McCusker JYaffe MBelzile ESewitch MCole M, Strumpf E. Family members' or friends’ involvement in self-care for patients with depressive symptoms and co-morbid chronic conditions. Chronic Illness. March 2016.

Voyer P, Champoux N, Desrosiers J, Landreville P, McCusker J, et al. RADAR: a Measure of the 6th Vital Sign? Clinical Nursing Research. 25(1), 9-29, 2016.

Wright DK, Vandyk AD. Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life. Evidence-Based Nursing.19(1):29, 2016.