Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Scientific Publications 2017

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are articles published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals in 2017 by St. Mary’s researchers and staff (names have been bolded).


Ballard SA, Yaffe MJ, August L, Cetin-Sahin D, Wilchesky M. Adapting the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index © for use in long term care: A mixed methods approach. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1 –21, 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0733464817 (September)

Beatty, L., Kemp, E., Binnion, C., Turner, J., Milne, D., Butow, P., Lambert, S., Yates, P., Yip, D., & Koczwara, B. Uptake and adherence to an online intervention for cancer-related distress: older age is not a barrier to adherence but may be a barrier to uptake. Supportive Care in Cancer.  25, 1905-1914, 2017. (June)

Bujold, M., Pluye, P., Légaré, F., Haggerty, J., Gore, G.C., El Sherif, R., Poitras, M-E, Beaulieu, M-C., Beaulieu, M-D., Bush, P.L., Couturier, Y., Débarges, B., Gagnon, J., Giguère, A., Grad, R., Granikov, V., Goulet, S., Hudon, C., Kremer, B., Kröger, E., Kudrina, I., Lebouché, B., Loignon, C., Lussier, M-T., Martello, C., Nguyen, Q., Pratt, R., Rihoux, B., Rosenberg, E., Samson, I., Senn N., Tang, D., Tsujimoto, M., Vedel, I., Ventelou, B., Wensing, M., Decisional needs assessment of patients with complex care needs in primary care: a participatory systematic mixed studies review protocol. BMJ Open. 7(11), e016400, 2017. (October)

Bush P, Pluye P, Loignon C, Granikov V, Wright MT, Pelletier JF; Bartlett-Esquilant G; Macaulay A; Haggerty J; Parry S, Repchinsky C. Organizational participatory research: A systematic mixed studies review exposing its extra benefits and the key factors associated with them. Implementation Science, 12, 2017 DOI 10.1186/S13012-017-0648-Y

Cole MG, McCusker J, Bailey R, Bonnycastle M, Fung S, Ciampi A, Belzile E. Partial and no recovery from delirium after hospital discharge predict increased adverse events. Age Ageing 2017; 46:90-95. (January)

Cole M, McCusker J, Wilchesky M, Voyer P, Monette J, Champoux N, Ciampi A, Belzile 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. 32(2): 208-213, 2017. (February)

Corscadden L, Levesque JF, Lewis V, Breton M, Sutherland K, Weenink JW, Haggerty J, Russell G. Barriers to accessing primary health care: comparing Australian experiences internationally. Australian journal of primary health. 23(3):223-8, 2017. (Jul)

Ciampi A, Bai C, Dyachenko A, McCusker J, Cole MG, Belzile E. Longitudinal patterns of delirium severity scores in long term care settings. International Psychogeriatrics. 29(1):11-17, 2017. (January)

Dasgupta K, Rosenberg E, Joseph L, Cooke AB, Trudeau L, Bacon SL, Chan D, Sherman M, Rabasa‐Lhoret R, Daskalopoulou SS. Physician Step prescription and Monitoring to improve ARTERial health (SMARTER): a randomized controlled trial in type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 19(5):695-704, 2017. (May)

Dasgupta K, Rosenberg E, Joseph L, Trudeau L, Garfield N, Chan D, Sherman M, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Daskalopoulou SS. Carotid femoral pulse wave velocity in type 2 diabetes and hypertension: capturing arterial health effects of step counts. Journal of Hypertension. 35(5):1061-1069, 2017 (May)

Gaskin, C. J., Lambert, S., Bowe, S., Orellana, L. (2017) Why sample selection matters in exploratory factor analysis: implications for the 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17(1), 40 (open access). (March)

McCusker J, Cole MG, Lambert S, Yaffe M, Ciampi A, Belzile E. Baseline psychological treatment reduces the effect of coaching in a randomized trial of a depression self-care intervention. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 62(1):67-72, 2017. DOI 0.1177/0706743716648299 (January)

Haggerty JL, Levesque JF. Validation of a new measure of availability and accommodation of health care that is valid for rural and urban contexts. Health Expectations.20(2):321-34, 2017 (April)

Karapetis, C. S., Guccione, L., Tattersall, MHN., Gooden, H., Vajdic C. M., Lambert, S. D., Robotin, M., Mileshkin, L., Schofield, P. Perceptions of cancer of unknown primary site – A National survey of Australian medical oncologists. Internal Medicine Journal, 47(4), 408-414, 2017. (April)

Lambert, S. D. & Girgis, A. Unmet supportive care needs among informal caregivers of patients with cancer: Opportunities and challenges in informing the development of interventions. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 4(2), 136-139, 2017. (April)

Lambert, S. D., Girgis, A., Descallar, J., Jones, B., & Lévesque, JY. Trajectories of mental and physical functioning among spouse caregivers of cancer survivors over the first five years following the diagnosis. Patient Education and Counselling, 100(6), 1213-1221, 2017 (June)

Lambert S.D., Beatty L, McElduff P, Lévesque J.V., Lawsin C, Jacobsen P, et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of written self-administered psychological interventions among adults with a physical illness. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 (June)

Girgis A, Lambert S. (2017). Cost of informal caregiving in cancer care. Cancer Forum, 41(2), 16-22. July

Lambert, S. D., Bowe, S., Livingston, P. M., Cook, S., Heckel, L., Kowal, P., & Orellana, L. (2017). The impact of informal caregiving on older adults’ physical and mental health in low- and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional, secondary analysis based on the WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE). BMJ Open, 7(11), e017236 (14 pages, open access). (November)

Lambert, S. D., Beatty, L., McElduff, P., Levesque, J. ¥, Lawson, C., Jacobsen, P., Turner, J., & Girgis, A. (2017). A systematic review and meta-analysis of written self-administered psychosocial interventions among adults with a physical illness. Patient Education and Counseling, 100, 2200-2217. (December)

Larouche M, Geoffrion R, Walter JE. No. 351-Transvaginal mesh procedures for pelvic organ prolapse. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017 Nov;39(11):1085-1097.

McCusker J, Yaffe M, Sussman T,  Cole M, Sewitch M, Strumpf E, Freeman E, Lambert S, de Raad M. La gestion de la dépression chez les personnes atteintes de maladies physiques chroniques et leurs aidants naturels : résultats d'un programme de recherche au Québec. Santé mentale au Québec. XLII(1) :273-288, 2017 (June)

McCusker  J, Vadeboncoeur A, Cossette S, Veillette, N, Ducharme F, Minh Vu T.T, Ciampi A, Cetin-Sahin D, Belzile E. Changes in emergency department geriatric care in Quebec and correlates of these changes. JAGS. 65(7):1448-1454, 2017. (July)

McCusker J., Haggerty J., Belzile E., Bourahaoui F., De Raad M., Beaulieu C, Yaffe M, Ciampi A. (2017). Development and validation of subscales to assess perceived support for self-management of mood or emotional problems; results from a randomized trial. Patient Education and Counseling, 100(12), 2013-2019. (November)

Sikder T, Maimon G, Sourial N, Tahiri M, Teasdale D, Bernier P, Fraser SA, Demyttenaere S, Bergman S. Assessing the effect of preoperative nutrition on upper body function in elderly patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0148607117703956 (April)

Tonsaker T, Law S, Ormel I. Engaging caregivers: Exploring perspectives on web-based health information. Family Practice. 34:479-84, 2017.

Wang W, Maitland E, Nicholas S, Loban E, Haggerty J. Comparison of patient perceived primary care quality in public clinics, public hospitals and private clinics in rural China. International Journal for Equity in Health, 16, 2017 (October)