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Article among top 25 downloads on the Annals Of Emergency Medicine homepage.

 

Boris Sobolev, Corinne Hohl, Jeff Brubacher, Lisa Kuramoto, Riyad Abu-Laban, Bohdan Noysk, Sam Sheps and Peter Zed are the proud authors of Outcomes of Emergency Department Patients Presenting with Adverse Drug Events.

Among the hundreds of thousands of Annals articles downloaded from Science Direct each year, this article was ranked among the top 25 downloads from July-September 2011.

 

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Jennifer Davis publishes an article: International comparison of cost of falls in older adults living in the community

Jennifer Davis' article titled "International comparison of cost of falls in older adults living in the community" was published in Osteoporosis International.

You can view the entire article, International comparison of cost of falls in older adults living in the community.

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Dr. Stirling Bryan co-authors a publication - Hypothetical versus real preferences: results from an opportunistic field experiment

A recent Publication / Report published by Dr. Stirling Bryan, the Centre Director:

Title:
Hypothetical versus real preferences: results from an opportunistic field experiment

Authors:
Stirling Bryan, Sue Jowett

Summary:

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Congratulations to Dr. Stirling Bryan and team on their recent CIHR success

Dr. Stirling Bryan, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation; UBC Dept of Medicine, along with co-investigators Margaret McGregor, Najib Ayas, Jennifer Baumbusch, Mimi Doyle-Waters, Lisa Kuramoto, and Ellen Balka, received $110,000 through CIHR's pilot Expedited Knowledge Synthesis competition for their evidence synthesis on "Nurse staffing and training requirements in long-term care facilities". The 6-month project involves working with policy makers in the Saskatchewan Health Ministry to inform judgements on appropriate nurse staffing in long-term care facilities.

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Dr. Etminan published a case-control study on the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding with oral bisphosphonates.
Abstract Background: Gastrointestinal injuries including gastric ulcers have been reported with oral bisphosphonate therapy. However, the risk of the more serious upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGB) especially in the community setting with these drugs is unknown. Similarly, the risk of UGB among users of both bisphosphonates and non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is the community is also unknown. We conducted a pharmacoepidemiologic study to explore these two questions.
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