Patient-centered research for better health and healthcare

Scientific publications 2015

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are articles published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals in 2015 by St. Mary’s researchers and staff (names have been bolded).


Al-Jadidi S, Tellier C, Cole M, Elie M. Guide to Capacity Assessment. St. Mary’s Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, 2015

Brisson A, Steinmetz P, Oleskevich S, Lewis J, Reid A. A comparison of telemedicine teaching to in-person teaching for the acquisition of an ultrasound skill - a pilot project. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 0(0):1-5, 2015.

Carter G, Clover K, Britton B, Mitchell A, White M, McLeod N, Lambert, SD et al. Wellbeing during active surveillance for localised prostate cancer: a systematic review of psychological morbidity and quality of life. Cancer Treatment Reviews, 41(1):46-60, 2015.

Carrier M, Lazo-Langner A, Shivakumar S, Tagalakis V, Zarychanski R, Solymoss S, et al. Screening for Occult Cancer in Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism. New England Journal of Medicine. 373(8):697-704, 2015.

Cole MGMcCusker JYaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi ABelzile E. Supported depression self-care may prevent major depression in community-dwelling older adults with chronic physical conditions, International Psychogeriatrics, Volume 27, Issue 6, 1049-1050, 2015.

Cole MG, Bailey R, Bonnycastle MMcCusker J, Fung S, Ciampi A, et al. Frequency of full, partial and no recovery from subsyndromal deliriumin older hospital inpatients. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. November 2015.

Cole MG, Bailey R, Bonnycastle MMcCusker JFung SHCiampi ABelzile E, Bai C. Partial and no recovery from delirium in older hospitalized adults: frequency and baseline risk factors. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.63(11):2340-2348,2015

Cole MGMcCusker JYaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi ABelzile E. Letter to the editor: Supported depression self-care may prevent major depression in community-dwelling older adults with chronic physical conditions and co-morbid depressive symptoms.  International Psychogeriatrics. April 2015.

Cossette S, Frasure-Smith N, Vadeboncoeur A, McCusker J, Guertin MC. The impact of an emergency department nursing intervention on continuity of care, self-care capacities and psychological symptoms: Secondary outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(3):666-676, 2015.

Duncan JR, Dick AL, Beringer K, Wright DK, et al. Chronic intermittent toluene inhalation during adolescence in rats results in circuit level dysfunction in the absence of overt neuropathology. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. 47(Pt A):131, 2015.

Du Mont J, Macdonald S, S, Spencer C, Yaffe M. Development of a comprehensive hospital-based elder abuse intervention: an initial systematic scoping review. PLoS One, 10(5):e0125105, 2015.

Du Mont J, Kosa D, Macdonald S, Elliot S, Yaffe M. Determining possible professionals and respective roles and responsibilities for a model comprehensive elder abuse intervention: a delphi consensus survey. PLoS One. 10(12):e0140760, 2015.

Fleet R, Poitras J, Archambault P, Tounkara FK, Chauny JM, Ouimet M, Gauthier J, Dupuis G, Tanguay A, Lévesque JF, Simard-Racine G, Haggerty J, Légaré F. Portrait of rural emergency departments in Québec and utilization of the provincial emergency department management guide: cross sectional survey. BMC Health Services Research. 15 (1):572, 2015.

Haggerty J, Lévesque JF. Development of a measure of health care affordability applicable in a publicly funded universal health care system. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 106 (2):e66–e71, 2015.

Ince-Cushman D, Rudkin T, Rosenberg E. Supervised near-peer clinical teaching in the ambulatory clinic: an exploratory study of family medicine residents’ perspectives.  Perspective in Medical Education, 4(1):8-13, 2015.

Ingrassia S. Punzo A. Vittadini G. Minotti S.C. The Generalized Linear Mixed Cluster-Weighted Model. Journal of Classification. 32(1):85-113, 2015.

Ingrassia S. Punzo A. Vittadini G. Minotti S.C. Erratum to: The Generalized Linear Mixed Cluster-Weighted Model. Journal of Classification. 32(2):327-55, 2015.

Lambert SD, Clover K, Pallant JF, et al. Making sense of variations in prevalence estimates of depression in cancer: a co-calibration of commonly used depression scales using rasch analysis. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 13(10):1203-11, 2015.

Lambert SD, Yoon H, Ellis K, Northouse L. Measuring appraisal during advanced cancer: psychometric testing of the appraisal of caregiving scale. Patient Education and Counseling. 98(5): 633-639, 2015

Lévesque J-F, Haggerty JL, Hogg WE, et al. Barriers and facilitators for primary care reform in Canada: Results from a deliberative synthesis across five provinces. Healthcare Policy, 11(2):44-57, 2015.

Lévesque JV, Lambert S, Girgis A, Turner J, McElduff P, Kayser K. Do men with prostate cancer and their partners receive the information they need for optimal illness self-management in the immediate post-diagnostic phase? Journal of Oncology Nursing. 2(3): 169-75, 2015.

Loignon C,  Fortin M, Bedos C, Barbeau   D, Boudreault-Fournier A, Gottin T, Goulet E, Haggerty J. Providing care to vulnerable populations: a qualitative study among CPs working in deprived areas in Montreal, Canada. Family Practice;32(2):232-6, 2015.

McCusker JCole MGYaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi A, Lavoie K, Platt  RW, Belzile E. A randomized trial of a depression self-care toolkit with or without lay telephone coaching for primary care patients with chronic physical conditions. General Hospital Psychiatry. 37 (3): 257-265, 2015.

McCusker JCiampi A, Cossette S, et al. Elder-friendly emergency department project. Phase 1: a survey of elder-friendly emergency department care in Quebec. St. Mary’s Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, July 2015.

McCutcheon C, Macdonald ME, Law S, Loufti D. Health Planning for Indigenous Populations: An Evidence Brief. St. Mary’s Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, July 2015.

Regan T, Lévesque JV, Lambert SD, Kelly B. A qualitative investigation of health care professionals', patients' and partners' views on psychosocial issues and related interventions for couples coping with cancer. PLoS One. 10(7):e0133837, 2015.

Regan TW, Lambert SD, Kelly B, et al. Couples coping with cancer: exploration of theoretical frameworks from dyadic studies. Psychooncology. 24(12):1605-17 (2015).

St-Martin L, Harripaul A, Antonacci R, Laframboise D, Purden M. Advanced Beginner to Competent Practitioner: New Graduate Nurses’ Perceptions of Strategies That Facilitate or Hinder Development. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 46(9):401-402, 2015

Simco R, McCusker J, Sewitch M, Cole MGYaffe M, Lavoie K, Sussman T, Strumpf E, Ciampi ABelzile E. Adherence to a telephone-supported depression self-care intervention for adults with chronic physical illnesses. SAGE Open, January-March: 1-9, 2015.

Tahiri M, Sikder T, Maimon G, Teasdale D, Hamadani F, Sourial N, Feldman LS, Guralnick J, Fraser SA, Demyttenaere S, Bergman S. The impact of postoperative complications on the recovery of elderly surgical patients. Surgical endoscopy. July 2015.

Voyer P, McCusker JCole M, Monette J, Champoux N, Ciampi A, et al. Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: how long does every behavior last, and are particular behaviors associated with PRN antipsychotic agent use? Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 41(1):22-37, 2015.

Voyer P. Champoux N, Desrosiers J, Landreville P, McCusker J, et al.  Recognizing acute delirium as part of your routine [RADAR]:  a validation study. BMC Nursing, 14 (1): 19, 2015.

Whittal A, Rosenberg E. Effects of individual immigrant attitudes and host culture attitudes on doctor-immigrant patient relationships and communication in Canada. Journal for Equity in Health, 14(108), 2015.

Wright DK, Brajtman S, Cragg B, Macdonald ME. Delirium as letting go: an ethnographic analysis of hospice care and family moral experience. Palliative Medicine, 29(10):959-66, 2015.

Wright DK, Fishman JR, Karsoho H, et al. Physicians and euthanasia: a Canadian print-media discourse analysis of physician perspectives. Canadian Medical Association Open Access Journal, 3(2):E134-E9, 2015.

Yaffe MMcCusker JCole M, Sussman T, Sewitch M, de Raad MBelzile E. What is the potential for family physicians to coach patients' self-care of depression: an exploratory study. Mental Health in Family Medicine. 11:53-58, 2015.

Zamudio C, Krapp F, Choi HW, Shah L, Ciampi A, et al. Public transportation and tuberculosis transmission in a high incidence setting. PLoS One, 10(2):1-8, 2015.