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At a Glance is a monthly e-newsletter highlighting key findings of recent ICES research. At a Glance was redesigned in April 2016 to better share our work visually through infographics, videos and news stories. Subscribe to At a Glance.

  • March 2018

    Early bird registration open: 2018 IPDLN Conference
    • Supportive housing program for clients with severe mental illness could save funding dollars
    • Generic clopidogrel is as effective as Plavix for treating unstable angina or heart attack
    • High unmet needs for mental health care among major ethnic groups in Ontario
    • Almost all Ontarians accumulate multiple chronic conditions over their lifetime
      ICES in the News
      • More people rely on Ontario's catastrophic drug plan as medication costs rise
      • Early psychosis programs significantly reduce patient mortality, study finds
      Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: Report and Launch Symposium
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      • Solid organ transplantation in patients with preexisting malignancies in remission: a propensity score matched cohort study
      • Gabapentin dose and the 30-day risk of altered mental status in older adults: a retrospective population-based study
      • Comparison of opioid prescribing among cancer and non-cancer patients aged 18-64: analysis using administrative data
      • Causes of death in rheumatoid arthritis: how do they compare to the general population?
    • February 2018

      • People who receive physician visits at home in last year of life are less likely to die in hospital
      • 3 in 4 Ontarians hospitalized for psychiatric care are admitted involuntarily
        ICES in the News
        • Single fathers at increased risk of premature death, perhaps due to unhealthy lifestyle
        • Childhood cancer survivors found to be at higher risk of mental illness
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        • Patterns of methadone maintenance treatment provision in Ontario: Policy success or pendulum excess?
        • Health services burden of undiagnosed and overdiagnosed COPD
        • T-cell receptor excision circle levels and safety of paediatric immunization: a population-based self-controlled case series analysis
        • Association between newborn metabolic profiles and pediatric kidney disease
        • Association of polypharmacy with survival, complications and healthcare resource use after elective non-cardiac surgery: a population-based cohort study
        • Increasing incidence and prevalence of World Health Organization groups 1 to 4 pulmonary hypertension: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada
        • Assessing covariate balance when using the generalized propensity score with quantitative or continuous exposures
      • January 2018

        Call for abstracts: IPDLN 2018 Conference
        • Diabetes risk in childhood cancer survivors: a population-based study
        • Association between handover of anesthesia care and adverse postoperative outcomes among patients undergoing major surgery
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          • Acute myocardial infarction after laboratory-confirmed influenza infection
          • Effect of air quality alerts on human health: a regression discontinuity analysis in Toronto, Canada
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          • Temporal trends in mental health service utilization across outpatient and acute care sectors: a population-based study from 2006 to 2014
          • The economic burden of cancer care in Canada: a population-based cost study
          • Elevated incidence of atrial fibrillation and stroke in patients with atrial flutter – a population-based study
          • The relation between food insecurity and mental health care service utilization in Ontario
          • Intergenerational abortion tendency between mothers and teenage daughters: population based cohort study
          • The impact of diabetes on breast cancer treatments and outcomes: a population-based study
          • Predictors of specialized pediatric palliative care involvement and impact on patterns of end-of-life care in children with cancer