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Atlases & Reports

Comparison of Family Health Teams to Other Primary Care Models, 2004/05 to 2011/12

Glazier RH, Hutchison B, Kopp A.

This report compares outcomes of Family Health Team patients in relation to other major models of primary care in Ontario over time.

Examining Community Health Centres According to Geography and Priority Populations Served, 2011/12 to 2012/13: An ICES Chartbook

Glazier RH, Rayner J, Kopp A.

This chartbook allows for visual comparisons of demographic and health care utilization data analyzed over stratifications of Community Health Centres that serve different priority populations.

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Journal Articles

Recurrence of inguinal hernias repaired in a large hernia surgical specialty hospital and general hospitals in Ontario, Canada

Malik A, Bell CM, Stukel TA, Urbach DR. Can J Surg. 2015; 58(6):003915-3915. Dec 1 [Epub ahead of print].

Exploration of pressure ulcer and related skin problems across the spectrum of health care settings in Ontario using administrative data

Woo KY, Sears K. Almost J, Wilson R, Whitehead M, VanDenKerkhof EG. Int Wound J. 2015; Nov 20 [Epub ahead of print].

Fluoroquinolones and collagen associated severe adverse events: a longitudinal cohort study

Daneman N, Lu H, Redelmeier DA. BMJ Open. 2015; 5(11):e010077. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

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At a Glance


  • Regular physician visits improve uptake of mammograms as women age
  • Increased risk of suicide after bariatric surgery indicates need for patient screening
  • One in 30 Ontario women require vaginal mesh revision or removal surgery after treatment for stress urinary incontinence
  • Residents of for-profit long-term care homes have higher hospitalization and mortality rates than residents of not-for-profit facilities
  • Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have more labour inductions and caesarean sections

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