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  • Physicians' opinions about decision aids for patients considering systemic adjuvant therapy for axillary-node negative breast cancer

    O'Connor AM, Llewellyn-Thomas HA, Sawka C, Pinfold SP, To T, Harrison DE. Patient Educ Couns. 1997; 30(2):143-53.

  • Risk factors and timing of venous thromboembolism after radical cystectomy in routine clinical practice: a population-based study

    Doiron RC, Booth CM, Wei X, Siemens DR. BJU Int. 2016; 118(5):714-22. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

  • A population-based case-cohort study of the risk of myocardial infarction following radiation therapy for breast cancer

    Paszat LF, Vallis KA, Benk VM, Groome PA, Mackillop WJ, Wielgosz A. Radiother Oncol . 2007; 82(3):294-300. Epub 2007 Feb 5.

  • The relationship of 60 disease diagnoses and 15 conditions to preference-based health-related quality of life in Ontario hospital-based long-term care residents

    Lam JM, Wodchis WP. Med Care. 2010; 48(4):380-7.

  • July 2017

    • Wide regional variation in Ontarians' access to family doctors
    • People living in rural households have lower risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease
    • Differences in growth of Canadian children compared to the WHO 2006 Child Growth Standards
    • Older and cheaper test for heart disease just as effective as newer tests
    ICES Research Video Series
    • Eva Grunfeld on primary care use during adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
    ICES in the News
    • Electrocardiograms in low-risk patients undergoing an annual health examination
    • Long-term morbidity and mortality in patients without early complications after stroke or transient ischemic attack
    • Patterns of physician prescribing for opioid maintenance treatment in Ontario, Canada in 2014
    • The effect of changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines on chlamydia testing
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    • Outcomes associated with a pediatric clinical diabetes network in Ontario: a population-based time-trend analysis
    • TA population-based study of homicide deaths in Ontario, Canada using linked death records
    • Severe maternal morbidity associated with maternal birthplace: a population-based register study
    • Association of proteinuria and incident atrial fibrillation in patients with intact and reduced kidney function
    • A retrospective assessment of prognostication in 456,685 patients undergoing elective major non-cardiac surgery
    • Emergency department flow measures for adult and pediatric patients in British Columbia and Ontario: a retrospective, repeated cross-sectional study
    • Estimating multimorbidity prevalence with the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System
  • September 2017

    • Higher use of home care for Ontarians with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    • H1N1 infection increased risk of premature births for pregnant women with pre-existing medical conditions
    • The shrinking health advantage: unintentional injuries among children and youth from immigrant families
    • The risk of mycobacterial infections associated with inhaled corticosteroid use
    • Mental health services use trends in Canadian Veterans: a population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario
    ICES in the News
    • Refugee children and youth at higher risk of unintentional injury compared with non-refugee immigrants
    • Ontarians with schizophrenia die eight years younger than those without
    • Half of young adults with autism have a psychiatric diagnosis
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    • The direct healthcare costs associated with psychological distress and major depression: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada 
    • Low medical morbidity and mortality after acute courses of electroconvulsive therapy in a population-based sample
    • Performance of a postnatal metabolic gestational age algorithm: a retrospective validation study among ethnic subgroups in Canada
    • Performance of a postnatal metabolic gestational age algorithm: a retrospective validation study among ethnic subgroups in Canada
    • Has province-wide symptom screening changed opioid prescribing rates in older patients with cancer?
    • Cervical cancer screening among women from Muslim-majority countries in Ontario, Canada
    • Impact of injectable furosemide hospital shortage on congestive heart failure outcomes: a time series analysis
    • Estimating the prevalence of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Higher surgeon and hospital volume improves long-term survival after radical cystectomy

    Kulkarni GS, Urbach DR, Austin PC, Fleshner NE, Laupacis A. Cancer. 2013; 119(19):3546-54. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

  • The burden of mental health and addiction in Ontario

    Ratnasingham S, Cairney J, Manson H, Rehm J, Lin E, Kurdyak P. Can J Psychiatry. 2013; 58(9):529-37.

  • The implications of regional variations in Medicare spending. Part 2: health outcomes and satisfaction with care

    Fisher ES, Wennberg DE, Stukel TA, Gottlieb DJ, Lucas FL, Pinder EL. Ann Intern Med. 2003; 138(4):288-98.

  • December 2017

    • Supply of Ontario physicians providing comprehensive care lower than thought
    • Highlighting our data partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: A population-based study of postpartum mental health service use by immigrant women in Ontario, Canada
    • Highlighting our data partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Impact of immigration status on cancer outcomes in Ontario, Canada
    ICES research video series
    • Laura Rosella on creating a new population risk tool for predicting high-cost users of health care
    ICES in the News
    • Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric events following varenicline use for smoking cessation
    • Financial incentives did not increase psychiatric follow-up care
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    • The role of mental health and addiction among high-cost patients: a population-based study
    • Association of atrial fibrillation and oral anticoagulant use with perioperative outcomes after major noncardiac surgery
    • Melanoma patterns of care in Ontario: a call for a strategic alignment of multidisciplinary care
    • The relationship between cardiologist care and clinical outcomes in patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation
    • Population-based study to determine the health system costs of using the 21-gene assay
    • Perioperative chemotherapy for bladder cancer in the general population: Are practice patterns finally changing?
    • Does access to end-of-life homecare nursing differ by province and community size? 
    • Using newborn screening analytes to identify cases of neonatal sepsis
  • Association of socioeconomic status and receipt of colorectal investigations: a population-based retrospective cohort study

    Singh SM, Paszat LF, Li C, He J, Vinden C, Rabeneck L. CMAJ. 2004; 171(5):461-5.

  • Surgeon specialty and operative mortality with lung resection

    Goodney PP, Lucas FL, Stukel TA, Birkmeyer JD. Ann Surg. 2005; 241(1):179-84.

  • Endoscopic follow-up of positive fecal occult blood testing observed in the Ontario FOBT project

    Paszat L, Rabeneck L, Kiefer L, Mai V, Ritvo P, Sullivan T. Can J Gastroenterol. 2007; 21(6):379-82.

  • Assessing the volume-outcome hypothesis and region-level quality improvement interventions: pancreas cancer surgery in two Canadian provinces

    Simunovic M, Urbach D, Major D, Sutradhar R, Baxter N, To T, Brown A, Davis D, Levine M. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010; 17(10):2537-44. Epub 2010 Jul 13.

  • Benchmarking time to initiation of end-of-life homecare nursing: a population-based cancer cohort study in regions across Canada

    Seow H, Qureshi D, Barbera L, McGrail K, Lawson B, Burge F, Sutradhar R. BMC Palliat Care. 2018; 17:70. Epub 2018 May 4.

  • The impact of the Choosing Wisely Campaign in urology

    Welk B, Winick-Ng J, McClure JA, Lorenzo AJ, Kulkarni G, Ordon M. Urology. 2018; 116:81-6. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

  • Misclassification of hospital volume in surgical volume-outcome analyses of persons aged 65 years and older: potential limitations of medicare data

    Baxter NN, Urbach D. Evid Based Surg. 2003; 1(1):49-55.

  • The association between visiting a primary care provider and the uptake of periodic mammograms as women get older

    Sutradhar R, Gu S, Glazier RH, Paszat LF; Ontario Cancer Screening Research Network. J Med Screen. 2016; 23(2):83-8. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

  • Reporting trends and prognostic significance of lymphovascular invasion in muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma: a population-based study

    Berman DM, Kawashima A, Peng Y, Mackillop WJ, Siemens DR, Booth CM. Int J Urol. 2015; 22(2):163-70. Epub 2014 Sep 4.

  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between childhood infections and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

    Hwee J, Tait C, Sung L, Kwong JC, Sutradhar R, Pole JD. Br J Cancer. 2018; 118(1):127-37. Epub 2017 Oct 24.

  • Negative predictive value of preoperative computed tomography in determining pathologic local invasion, nodal disease, and abdominal metastases in gastric cancer

    Kagedan DJ, Frankul F, El-Sedfy A, McGregor C, Elmi M, Zagorski B, Dixon ME, Mahar AL, Vasilevska-Ristovska J, Helyer L, Rowsell C, Swallow CJ, Law CH, Coburn NG. Curr Oncol. 2016; 23(4):273-9.

  • Do diagnostic and procedure codes within population-based, administrative datasets accurately identify patients with rectal cancer?

    Musselman RP, Gomes T, Rothwell DM, Auer RC, Moloo H, Boushey RP, van Walraven C. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019; 23(2):367-76. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

  • Improved keratinocyte carcinoma outcomes with annual dermatology assessment after solid organ transplantation: population-based cohort study

    Chan AW, Fung K, Austin PC, Kim SJ, Singer LG, Baxter NN, Alhusayen R, Rochon PA. Am J Transplant. 2019; 19(2):522-31. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

  • A population-based study on NIFTP incidence and survival: Is NIFTP really a "benign" disease?

    Eskander A, Hall SF, Manduch M, Griffiths R, Irish JC. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019; 26(5):1376-84. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

  • August 2019

    • High-performing physicians are more likely to participate in a research study: findings from a quality improvement study
    • Prevalence of inappropriateness of parenteral vitamin B12 administration in Ontario Canada
    • Association of mirabegron with the risk of arrhythmia in adult patients 66 years or older—a population-based cohort study
    • Antipsychotic initiation among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario: a population-based cohort study
    ICES in the News
    • Association of primary care continuity with outcomes following transition to adult care for adolescents with severe mental illness
    • A 15-year population-based investigation of sexual assault cases across the province of Ontario, Canada, 2002–2016
    • Health outcomes of young children born to mothers who received 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy: retrospective cohort study
    • Rates of emergency department visits attributable to alcohol use in Ontario from 2003 to 2016: a retrospective population-level study
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    • End-of-life care in individuals with respiratory diseases: a population study comparing the dying experience between those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer
    • Regional variation of premature mortality in Ontario, Canada: a spatial analysis
    • The time-varying effect of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS
    • The impact of the long-term care homes act and public reporting on physical restraint and potentially inappropriate antipsychotic use in Ontario's long-term care homes
    • Can administrative data improve the performance of cancer clinical trial economic analyses?
    • Comparison of outcomes in elective endovascular aortic repair vs open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Symptom trajectories and predictors of severe symptoms in pancreatic adenocarcinoma at the end-of-life: a population based analysis of 2,538 patients

    Hammad A, Davis LE, Mahar AL, Bubis LD,  Zhao H, Earle CC, Barbera L, Hallet J, Coburn NG. HPB (Oxford). 2019; Jul 10 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1016/j.hpb.2019.04.016.

  • December 2019

    • First Nations and Diabetes in Ontario
    • Validation study of health administrative data algorithms to identify individuals experiencing homelessness and estimate population prevalence of homelessness in Ontario, Canada
    • Association of baclofen with encephalopathy in patients with chronic kidney disease
    • Long-term mortality in mothers of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome: a population-based parallel-cohort study in England and Ontario, Canada
    • Rates of recognized pregnancy in women with disabilities in Ontario, Canada
    • Dying of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: health care use and cost in the last year of life
    ICES in the News
    • Long-term mental health outcomes in mothers and siblings of children with cancer: a population-based matched cohort study
    • Effect of asthma exacerbation during pregnancy in women with asthma: a population-based cohort study
    • Cross-Canada differences in early-stage breast cancer treatment and acute-care use
    • Population impact of generic valsartan recall
    • Trends of intentional drug overdose among youth: a population-based cohort study
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    • Interfacility patient sharing and clostridioides difficile infection incidence in the Ontario hospital system: a 13-year cohort study
    • The impact of air pollution on the incidence of diabetes and survival among prevalent diabetes cases
    • Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes among practicing physicians vs the general population in Ontario, Canada
    • Real-world risk of cardiovascular outcomes associated with hypertriglyceridemia among individuals with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and potential eligibility for emerging therapies
    • Avoidable mortality rates decrease but inequity gaps widen for marginalized neighborhoods: a population-based analysis in Ontario, Canada from 1993 to 2014
  • High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cause-specific mortality in individuals without prior cardiovascular conditions: the CANHEART Study

    Ko DT, Alter DA, Guo H, Koh M, Lau G, Austin PC, Booth GL, Hogg W, Jackevicius CA, Lee DS, Wijeysundera HC, Wilkins JT, Tu JV. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016; 68(19):2073-83. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

  • High-dose opioid prescribing and opioid-related hospitalization: a population-based study

    Spooner L, Fernandes K, Martins D, Juurlink D, Mamdani M, Paterson JM, Singh S, Gomes T. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0167479.

  • March 2017

    • Use of medications of questionable benefit at the end of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    • Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families
    • Early non-persistence with dabigatran and rivaroxaban in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Research video
    • Moira Kapral on risks of swallowing problems after stroke
    ICES in the News
    • Relationship between cardiac rehabilitation participation and health service expenditures within a universal health care system
    • Association of the timing of pregnancy with survival in women with breast cancer
    • Socioeconomic gradients in all-cause, premature and avoidable mortality among immigrants and long-term residents  
    • Failure of fertility therapy and subsequent adverse cardiovascular events
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    • Association between cardiovascular risk factors and aortic stenosis: the CANHEART aortic stenosis study
    • Infants born to opioid-dependent women in Ontario, 2002-2014
    • Mortality and costs of patients with community-onset Clostridium difficile infection identified using ED visits and hospital admissions
    • The relationship between therapeutic self-care and adverse events for home care clients in Ontario, Canada
    • Impact of unrestricted access to pregabalin on the use of opioids and other CNS-active medications
  • July 2016

    • Study of one million patients shows link between type 2 diabetes and many types of cancer
    • Home blood pressure monitoring may be driving unnecessary visits to ER
    • Concussion triples adult suicide risk, with rates highest following weekend concussions
    • Researchers find unexpected association between younger donor age, female sex and transfusion outcomes
    • New opioid use in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with increased risk of death
    • Study casts doubt on clinical significance of gadolinium brain deposits
    • First issue of Data and Discovery now available
    • Poorer children with diabetes have more adverse events using insulin pumps despite 24-hour support
    • Age, dementia, and long-term care residence are predictors of lower oral anticoagulant use for secondary stroke prevention
    • Older recipient age and female sex associated with increased fracture risk in kidney transplant recipients
  • ICES–Métis Nation of Ontario Reports on Chronic Diseases

    Diabetes: Shah BR, Cauch-Dudek K, Wu CF. Cardiovascular Disease: Atzema CL, Kapral M, Klein-Geltink J, Asllani E. Cancer: Klein-Geltink J, Saskin R, Manno M, Urbach DR, Henry DA. Repiratory Disease: Klein-Geltink J, Khan S, Cascagnette P, Gershon G, To T, Crighton E, Henry DA, Pigeau L, MacQuarrie J, Allard Y, Burns B.  March 2012

  • Waiting Lists for Radiation Therapy in Ontario

    Bondy S, Slaughter P, Przybysz R, Benk V, Hodgson D, Iscoe N, Paszat L, Laupacis A, Glazer D, Li C, Tucker W. December 2002

  • Variations in Quality Indicators Across Ontario Physician Networks

    Stukel TA, Croxford R, Rahman F, Bierman AS, Glazier RH. June 2016.

  • Cause-deleted health-adjusted life expectancy of Canadians with selected chronic conditions

    Manuel DG, Luo W, Ugnat AM, Mao Y. Chronic Dis Can. 2003; 24(4):108-15.

  • June 2017

    • The Mental Health of Children and Youth in Ontario: 2017 Scorecard
    • Two-thirds of Ontario hip fracture procedures are performed after hours
    • Playlist: ICES Mental Health & Addictions Research Symposium 2017
    ICES in the News
    • A 1980 letter on the risk of opioid addiction
    • Ontario and LHIN 2015/16 Stroke Report Cards and Progress Reports: Setting the Bar Higher
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    • Influences on the start, selection and duration of treatment with antibiotics in long-term care facilities
    • The impact of opioid medications on subsequent fractures in discharged emergency department patients with peripheral vertigo
    • Impact of immigration status on cancer outcomes in Ontario, Canada
    • Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study
    • Impact of the publication of appropriate use criteria on utilization rates of myocardial perfusion imaging studies in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study
    • Adverse cardiac events associated with incident opioid drug use among older adults with COPD
    • Critical care at the end of life: a population-level cohort study of cost and outcomes
  • Preventing overdiagnosis: how to stop harming the healthy

    Moynihan R, Doust J, Henry D. BMJ. 2012; 344:e3502.

  • 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
    • Socioeconomic status and event free survival in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a population-based cohort study

      Gupta S, Sutradhar R, Guttmann A, Sung L, Pole JD. Leuk Res. 2014; 38(12):1407-12. Epub 2014 Sep 1.

    • January 2019

      • Early initiation of palliative care is associated with reduced late-life acute-hospital use: a population-based retrospective cohort study
      • Cervical cancer screening access for women who experience imprisonment in Ontario, Canada
      • Effect of early physician follow-up on mortality and subsequent hospital admissions after emergency care for heart failure: a retrospective cohort study
      • Appropriate treatment receipt after breast-conserving surgery
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      • Death and readmissions after hospital discharge during the December holiday period: cohort study
      • Incidence of cirrhosis in young birth cohorts in Canada from 1997 to 2016: a retrospective population-based study
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      • Evaluating the impact of prescribed versus nonprescribed benzodiazepine use in methadone maintenance therapy: results from a population-based retrospective cohort study
      • Overweight and obesity in preschool aged children and risk of mental health service utilization
      • Young stroke survivors with no early recurrence at high long‐term risk of adverse outcomes
      • Covariate-adjusted survival analyses in propensity-score matched samples: imputing potential time-to-event outcomes
      • A population-based study of the frequency and predictors of induced abortion among women with schizophrenia