Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.

Latest publications

de Lemos J, Sharaf M, Moadebi S, Low-Beer S, Cassidy B, Sutherland JM, Deziel C, Nagendran S. Replacing the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment-Alcohol revised with the modified Richmond Agitation and Sedation Scale for alcohol withdrawal to support management of alcohol withdrawal symptoms: potential impact on length of stay and complications. CJEM. 2024 May 26. doi: 10.1007/s43678-024-00710-7. Online ahead of print. Read more

Hogan DB, Maxwell CJ, Dampf H, McGrail K, Estabrooks CA, Poss JW, Bakal JA, Hoben M. Excess Deaths in Assisted Living and Nursing Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Alberta, Canada. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2024 May 20:105032. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2024.105032. Online ahead of print. Read more

Aggarwal M, Hutchison B, Katz A, Wong ST, Marshall EG, Slade S. Assessing the impact of Canadian primary care research and researchers: Citation analysis. Can Fam Physician. 2024 May;70(5):329-341. doi: 10.46747/cfp.7005329. Read more

Khan M, Yu Y, Daly-Grafstein D, Naik H, Sutherland JM, Tran KC, Nasmith T, Lyden JR, Staples JA. Patient-Physician Sex Discordance and "Before Medically Advised" Discharge from Hospital: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2024 May 15. doi: 10.1007/s11606-024-08697-8. Online ahead of print. Read more

Staples JA, Yu Y, Khan M, Naik H, Liu G, Brubacher JR, Karimuddin A, Sutherland JM. Physician financial incentives to reduce unplanned hospital readmissions: A propensity score weighted cohort study. Am J Med. 2024 May 13:S0002-9343(24)00278-X. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2024.04.042. Online ahead of print. Read more

Marquis S, Marquis NE, Lunsky Y, McGrail KM, Baumbusch J. Prescriptions for Antipsychotics: Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Compared to Youth without Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. J Autism Dev Disord. 2024 Apr 28. doi: 10.1007/s10803-024-06344-z. Online ahead of print. Read more

Adelakun AR, Turgeon RD, De Vera MA, McGrail K, Loewen PS. Oral anticoagulant switching in patients with atrial fibrillation: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2023 Apr 25;13(4):e071907. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-071907. Read more

Adelakun AR, De Vera MA, McGrail K, Turgeon RD, Barry AR, Andrade JG, MacGillivray J, Deyell MW, Kwan L, Chua D, Lum E, Smith R, Loewen P. Development and Application of an Attribute-Based Taxonomy on the Benefits of Oral Anticoagulant Switching in Atrial Fibrillation: A Delphi Study. Adv Ther. 2024 Apr 24. doi: 10.1007/s12325-024-02859-0. Online ahead of print. Read more

Aggarwal M, Hutchison BG, Kokorelias KM, Ramsden VR, Ivers NM, Pinto A, Uphsur REG, Wong ST, Pimlott N, Slade S. The Conceptualization and Measurement of Research Impact in Primary Health Care: Protocol for a Rapid Scoping Review. JMIR Res Protoc. 2024 Apr 23;13:e55860. doi: 10.2196/55860. Read more

Jerath A, Wallis CJD, Fremes S, Rao V, Yau TM, Heybati K, Lee DS, Wijeysundera HC, Sutherland J, Austin PC, Wijeysundera DN, Ko DT. Days alive and out of hospital for adult female and male cardiac surgery patients: a population-based cohort study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2024 Apr 20;24(1):215. doi: 10.1186/s12872-024-03862-7. Read more

Wickham ME, McGrail KM, Law MR, Cragg A, Hohl CM. Validating use of diagnostic codes in Canadian administrative data for identification of adverse drug events. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2024 Apr 11. doi: 10.1111/bcp.16067. Online ahead of print. Read more

Au SW, Law MR, Cheng L, McGrail K, Harrison M. The Impact of reference pricing on prescribing patterns, costs, and health services utilization of proton pump inhibitors: A quasi-experimental study in British Columbia, Canada. Health Policy. 2024 Apr 4;144:105061. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2024.105061. Online ahead of print. Read more

Ghanbarian S, Wong GWK, Bunka M, Edwards L, Cressman S, Conte T, Peterson S, Vijh R, Price M, Schuetz C, Erickson D, Riches L, Landry G, McGrail K, Austin J, Bryan S. A Canadian Simulation Model for Major Depressive Disorder: Study Protocol. Pharmacoecon Open. 2024 Mar 26. doi: 10.1007/s41669-024-00481-y. Online ahead of print. Read more

Aggarwal M, Hutchison B, Wong ST, Katz A, Slade S, Snelgrove D. What factors are associated with the research productivity of primary care researchers in Canada? A qualitative study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2024 Mar 1;24(1):263. doi: 10.1186/s12913-024-10644-6. Read more

Sutherland J. A Call for Bigger Thinking and Meaningful Improvements in Health and Well-Being: Time to Move on From Small-Scale Changes. Healthc Policy. 2024 Feb;19(3):6-20. doi:10.12927/hcpol.2024.27316. Read more

Crump RT, Siljedal G, Weis E, Ragan A, Sutherland JM. The Eye-Opening Truth About Private Surgical Facilities in Canada. Healthc Policy. 2024 Feb;19(3):33-41. doi:10.12927/hcpol.2024.27283. Read more

Trenaman L, Guh D, Law MR, Cheng L, Harrison M. Effect of a billing code to reimburse nurse-supported rheumatology care on health care costs and access: an interrupted time series analysis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2024 Feb 25. doi: 10.1002/acr.25317. Online ahead of print. Read more

Dhiman K, Hall M, Crump T, Hoens AM, Lacaille D, Rankin JA, Then KL, Hazlewood G, Barnabe C, Katz S, Sutherland J, Dempsey E, Barber CEH. Content validity testing of the INTERMED Self-Assessment in a sample of adults with rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatology healthcare providers. Health Expect. 2024 Feb;27(1):e13978. doi: 10.1111/hex.13978. Read more

Law M, Clement F. National Pharmacare: Laying the Groundwork. IRPP Insight No. 51. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy; February 2024. Read more

Morris E, McGrail K, Cressman S, Stewart SE, Austin J. Assessing the impact of psychiatric genetic counseling on psychiatric hospitalizations. Clin Genet. 2024 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/cge.14493. Online ahead of print. Read more