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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 2020

    • Ethnic variation in the conversion of prediabetes to diabetes among immigrant populations relative to Canadian-born residents: a population-based cohort study
    • Evaluation of a common prescribing cascade of calcium channel blockers and diuretics in older adults with hypertension
    • Association of tympanostomy tubes with future assistive hearing devices – a population based study
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      • Early experience with medical assistance in dying in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study
      • Validation study of health administrative data algorithms to identify individuals experiencing homelessness and estimate population prevalence of homelessness in Ontario, Canada
      • Incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in people with HIV in Ontario, 1996–2015: a retrospective population-based cohort study
      • Diabetes prevalence, incidence and mortality in First Nations and other people in Ontario, 1995–2014: a population-based study using linked administrative data
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      • Effectiveness of confidential reports to physicians on their prescribing of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes
      • Estimating the net benefit of improvements in hospital performance: G-computation with hierarchical regression models
      • Publicly funded home care service use in the first 2 years after spinal cord injury in Ontario, Canada
      • Antibiotic prescribing choices and their comparative C. difficile infection risks: a longitudinal case-cohort study
      • Comparing an artificial neural network to logistic regression for predicting ED visit risk among patients with cancer: a population-based cohort study
      • The association between climate, geography and respiratory syncitial virus hospitalizations among children in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study
      • Urgent outpatient care following mental health ED visits: a population-based study
      • Comparison of payment changes and Choosing Wisely recommendations for use of low-value laboratory tests in the United States and Canada
    • February 2020

      • Mortality in a cohort of 3.1 million children, adolescents and young adults
      • Factors associated with emergency department presentation after total joint arthroplasty: a population-based retrospective cohort study
      • Sex differences in care need and survival in patients admitted to nursing home poststroke
      • Evaluation of opioid discontinuation after non-orthopaedic surgery among chronic opioid users: a population-based cohort study
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        • First-ever ischemic stroke and incident major adverse cardiovascular events in 93 627 older women and men
        • Closed for business? Using a mixture model to explore the supply of psychiatric care for new patients
        • Utilization of advanced cardiovascular therapies in the United States and Canada: an observational study of New York and Ontario administrative data
        • Hydromorphone and the risk of infective endocarditis among people who inject drugs: a population-based, retrospective cohort study
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        • The impact of repeated vaccination using 10-year vaccination history on protection against influenza in older adults: a test-negative design study across the 2010/11 to 2015/16 influenza seasons in Ontario, Canada
        • Impact of a publicly funded herpes zoster immunization program on the burden of disease in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study
        • Socioeconomic status and days alive and out of hospital after major elective noncardiac surgery: a population-based cohort study
        • Infant and maternal outcomes for women who experience imprisonment in Ontario Canada: a retrospective cohort study
        • Health care utilization for musculoskeletal issues during the pre-diagnosis period in psoriatic arthritis: a population-based study
        • Incidence and outcomes of invasive fungal infection among solid organ transplant recipients: a population-based cohort study
        • Impact of diabetes on colorectal cancer stage and mortality risk: a population-based cohort study
      • January 2020

        Impact Stories
        • Surgical duration is associated with an increased risk of periprosthetic infection following total knee arthroplasty: a population-based retrospective cohort study
        • The risk of death within five years of first hospitalization in older adults
        • Determinants of direct discharge home from critical care units: a population-based cohort analysis
        • High-cost patients and preventable spending: a population-based study
        • Prescribing of oral anticoagulants in the emergency department and subsequent long-term use by older adults with atrial fibrillation
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          • Neighbourhood-level marginalization and avoidable mortality in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study
          • Association of patient, prescriber, and region with the initiation of first prescription of biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug among older patients with rheumatoid arthritis and identical health insurance coverage
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          • Characterising risk of homicide in a population-based cohort
          • Association between hospital teaching status and outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
          • The direct healthcare costs attributable to West Nile virus illness in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study using laboratory and health administrative data
          • Resident trainees increase surgical time: a comparison of obstetric and gynaecologic procedures in academic versus community hospitals
          • Comparative effectiveness of fluoroquinolone antibiotic use in uncomplicated acute exacerbations of COPD: a multi-cohort study
          • Changes in opioid prescribing behaviors among family physicians who participated in a weekly tele-mentoring program
          • A new record linkage for assessing infant mortality rates in Ontario, Canada