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  • May 2017

    Infographics
    • Emergency department as a first contact for mental health problems in children and youth
    • High rate of acute care use among people who use drugs
    • Low rate of cancer screening among transplant patients at heightened risk of cancer
    ICES in the News
    • Influence of environmental temperature on gestational diabetes risk
    • High rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for seniors in Ontario
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    • Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study
    • Population-based study to re-evaluate optimal lymph node yield in colonic cancer
    • Costs of cancer care in children and adolescents in Ontario, Canada
    • Trends in long-term mortality and morbidity in patients with no early complications after stroke and transient ischemic attack
    • Long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy versus stenting in a multicenter population-based Canadian study
    • Temporal trends in stroke incidence in South Asian, Chinese and white patients: a population based analysis
  • August 2017

    Infographics
    • Prolonged standing on the job more likely to lead to heart attack than prolonged sitting
    • Antipsychotics common for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    ICES Research Video Series
    • Rinku Sutradhar on opioid use in long-term cancer survivors
    ICES in the News
    • 1 in 5 opioid-related deaths in Ontario involve alcohol
    • Toward Quality Mental Health Services in Canada: a comparison of performance indicators across five provinces
    • Behind the prescriptions: A snapshot of opioid use across all Ontarians
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    • Predictors of obtaining follow-up care in the province of Ontario, Canada, following a new diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and hypertension in the emergency department
    • The variation of statin use among nursing home residents and physicians: a cross-sectional analysis
    • Cost-effectiveness analysis of potentially curative and combination treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma with person-level data in a Canadian setting
    • Lithium use, but not valproate use, is associated with a higher risk of chronic kidney disease in older adults with mental illness
    • A cross-sectional population-based study of breast cancer screening among women with HIV in Ontario, Canada
    • Association between operator specialty and outcomes after carotid artery revascularization
    • Costs of health care across primary care models in Ontario
  • June 2018

    Remembering Jack Tu
    Infographics
    • High-risk medications often re-prescribed after potentially serious drug effects
    • People with schizophrenia spectrum disorders account for more than 1 in 10 suicide deaths in Ontario
    • Women's risk of blood clots may be doubled in the six weeks following an abortion
      ICES in the News
      • Sex ratios at birth among second generation mothers of South Asian ethnicity in Ontario, Canada
      • Reporting and evaluating wait times for urgent hip fracture surgery in Ontario, Canada
      • Association of cataract surgery with traffic crashes
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      • The Mental Health of Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario: Lessons from Administrative Health Data
      • Maternal and infant outcomes associated with lithium use in pregnancy
      • Family physician remuneration schemes and specialist referrals: quasi‐experimental evidence from Ontario, Canada
      • Serotonergic antidepressant use and morbidity and mortality among older adults with COPD
      • Evaluating the early impacts of delisting of high strength opioid on patterns of prescribing in Ontario
      • How are physicians delivering palliative care? A population-based retrospective cohort study describing the mix of generalist and specialist palliative care models in the last year of life
      • Hepatitis C testing, status and treatment among marginalized people who use drugs in an inner city setting: an observational cohort study
    • August 2018

      Report
      • Geographic Variation in Primary Care Need, Service Use and Providers in Ontario, 2015/16
      Infographics 
      • Food insecurity status and mortality among adults in Ontario, Canada
      • Association between statin use and cardiovascular events after carotid artery revascularization
      • Rapid repeat pregnancy among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: a population-based cohort study
        ICES in the News
        • Contributions of prescribed and non-prescribed opioids to opioid related deaths: a population based cohort study in Ontario, Canada
        • Pregabalin and the risk for opioid-related death: a nested case-control study
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        • Characteristics of nurse practitioner practice in family health teams in Ontario, Canada
        • Medical costs of delayed hip fracture surgery
        • Patterns of mortality among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario 
        • Narcolepsy and adjuvanted pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccines – multi-country assessment
        • Unmet need for mental health services among people screened but not admitted to an early psychosis intervention program
        • A matched case-control study to assess the association between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and thrombotic microangiopathy
      • September 2018

        Infographics 
        • Initial cholinesterase inhibitor therapy dose and serious events in older women and men
        • Traumatic brain injury as an independent risk factor for problem gambling: a matched case-control study
          ICES in the News
          • Landscape of Prescription Stimulant Use
          • Emergency department use and enrollment in a medical home providing after-hours care
          • Identification and management of frailty in the primary care setting
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          • Are we making a difference in primary care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?
          • Antipsychotic drug dispensing in older adults with parkinsonism
          • Low-dose trazodone, benzodiazepines and fall-related injuries in nursing homes: a matched-cohort study
          • Variation in the health outcomes associated with frailty among home care clients: relevance of caregiver distress and client sex
          • Trends in mental health service utilisation in immigrant youth in Ontario, Canada, 1996–2012: a population-based longitudinal cohort study
          • Sleep apnea increases the risk of new hospitalized atrial fibrillation: a historical cohort study
        • January 2019

          Infographics
          • 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
          ICES in the News
          • 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
        • Primary Care in Ontario: ICES Atlas

          Jaakkimainen L, Upshur REG, Klein-Geltink JE, Maaten S, Schultz SE, Leong A, Wang L, editors. November 2006

        • Atlas on the Primary Care of Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario

          Lunsky Y, Klein-Geltink JE, Yates EA, editors. December 2013

        • Perinatal suicide in Ontario, Canada: a 15-year population-based study

          Grigoriadis S, Wilton AS, Kurdyak PA, Rhodes AE, VonderPorten EH, Levitt A, Cheung A, Vigod SN. CMAJ. 2017; 189(34):E1085-92. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

        • Postdischarge service utilisation and outcomes among Chinese and South Asian psychiatric inpatients in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study

          Chiu M, Gatov E, Zaheer J, Lebenbaum M, Fu L, Newman A, Kurdyak P. BMJ Open. 2018; 8(1):e020156. Epub 2018 Jan 13.

        • April 2017

          Infographics
          • Inflammatory bowel diseases on the rise in Canadian children
          • Low cancer screening rates among organ transplant patients in Ontario
          Research video
          • Baiju Shah on high thyroid cancer risk in Ontario immigrants from Southeast and East Asia
          ICES in the News
          • Two people a day die of opioid-related causes in Ontario
          • Many nursing home residents with dementia get medications of questionable benefit near the end of life
          • Where you live in Ontario could determine your risk of heart attack, stroke or dying of cardiovascular disease
          • No association between antidepressants during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children
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          • Do people who experience incarceration age more quickly? Exploratory analyses using retrospective cohort data on mortality from Ontario, Canada
          • Mental health services claims and adult onset asthma in Ontario, Canada
          • Impact of a provincial quality-improvement program on primary health care in Ontario: a population-based controlled before-and-after study
          • The association of frailty with outcomes and resource use after emergency general surgery: a population-based cohort study
          • Level of need, divertibility, and outcomes of newly admitted nursing home residents
          • The Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team performance indicators for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a modified Delphi panel study
        • Infant hospitalization and maternal depression, poverty and single parenthood

          Guttmann A, Dick P, To T. Child Care Health Dev. 2004; 30(1):67-75.

        • The burden of waiting for hip and knee replacements in Ontario

          Williams JI, Llewellyn TH, Arshinoff R, Young N, Naylor CD. J Eval Clin Pract. 1997; 3(1):59-68.

        • Development of measures of the quality of emergency department care for children using a structured panel process

          Guttmann A, Razzaq A , Lindsay P, Zagorski B, Anderson GM. Pediatrics. 2006; 118(1):114-23.

        • First lifetime psychiatric admission in the postpartum period: a population-based comparison to women with prior psychiatric admission

          Polachek IS, Fung K, Vigod SN. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2016; 40:25-32. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

        • Pregnancy in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

          Brown HK, Lunsky Y, Wilton AS, Cobigo V, Vigod SN. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2016; 38(1):9–16. Epub 2016 Feb 9.

        • Aftercare, emergency department visits, and readmission in adolescents

          Carlisle CE, Mamdani M, Schachar R, To T. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012; 51(3):283-93. Epub 2012 Jan 27.

        • Predictors of psychiatric aftercare among formerly hospitalized adolescents

          Carlisle CE, Mamdani M, Schachar R, To T. Can J Psychiatry. 2012; 57(11):666-76.

        • September 2017

          Infographics
          • 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
        • Temporal trends in general and age-specific fertility rates among women with schizophrenia (1996-2009): a population-based study in Ontario, Canada

          Vigod SN, Seeman MV, Ray JG, Anderson GM, Dennis CL, Grigoriadis S, Gruneir A, Kurdyak PA, Rochon PA. Schizophr Res. 2012; 139(1):169-75. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

        • Disparities in attendance at diabetes self-management education programs after diagnosis in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study

          Cauch-Dudek K, Victor JC, Sigmond M, Shah BR. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:85.

        • High utilizers of emergency health services in a population-based cohort of homeless adults

          Chambers C, Chiu S, Katic M, Kiss A, Redelmeier DA, Levinson W, Hwang SW. Am J Public Health. 2013; 103(Suppl 2):S302-10. Epub 2013 Oct 22.

        • The direct healthcare costs associated with psychological distress and major depression: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada

          Chiu M, Lebenbaum M, Cheng J, de Oliveira C, Kurdyak P. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0184268. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

        • November 2017

          Call for abstracts: IPDLN 2018 Conference
          Infographics
          • Two-thirds of children with concussions not receiving medical follow-ups
          • People with developmental disabilities and mental illness have twice the risk of hospital readmissions
          • Inhaled corticosteroids do not increase risk of fracture in children with asthma
          • People with mental illness or addictions have higher health care needs and costs
          ICES in the News
          • Hip fracture surgery after more than 24 hours associated with increased risk of death and other complications
          • Direct medical costs of motorcycle crashes in Ontario
          • Flu vaccine prevents hospitalization in children
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          • Big data and population health: focusing on the health impacts of the social, physical, and economic environment
          • Indigenous health data and the path to healing
          • Derivation and external validation of prediction models for advanced chronic kidney disease following acute kidney injury
          • Ethnic differences in mental health and race-based data collection
          • Predicting psychiatric readmission: sex-specific models to predict 30-day readmission following acute psychiatric hospitalization
          • The medical care of male and female youth who die by suicide: a population-based case control study
          • Mortality in infants affected by preterm birth and severe small-for-gestational age birth weight
          • Increased coronary heart disease and stroke hospitalisations from ambient temperatures in Ontario
          • Changes in the dispensing of opioid medications in Canada following the introduction of a tamper-deterrent formulation of long-acting oxycodone
          • Variations in use of optimal medical therapy in patients with nonobstructive coronary artery disease

        • ADHD treatment in primary care: demographic factors, medication trends, and treatment predictors

          Hauck TS, Lau C, Wing LLF, Kurdyak P, Tu K. Can J Psychiatry. 2017; 62(6):393-402. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

        • A latent class analysis of brief postpartum psychiatric hospital admissions

          Shlomi Polachek I, Fung K, Putnam K, Brody SM, Vigod SN. Psychiatry Res. 2018; 262:452-8. Epub 2017 Sep 11.

        • Co-morbid non-communicable diseases and associated health service use in African and Caribbean immigrants with HIV

          Masindi KI, Jembere N, Kendall CE, Burchell AN, Bayoumi AM, Loutfy M, Raboud J, Rourke SB, Luyombya H, Antoniou T. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018; 20(3):536-45. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

        • The risk of re-institutionalization: examining rates of admission to long-term care among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities over time

          Ouellette-Kuntz H, Martin L, McKenzie K. J Policy Pract Intellect Disabil. 2017; 14(4):293-7. Epub 2017 Dec 20.

        • October 2018

          Infographics
          • Comparison of prescribing practices for older adults treated by female versus male physicians: a retrospective cohort study
          • Reducing repeat imaging in hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgical cancer care through shared diagnostic imaging repositories
          • Frequency and impact of prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use among patients with hypertension, heart failure, or chronic kidney disease
          • Access to health care and medical health services use for Canadian military families posted to Ontario: a retrospective cohort study
          ICES Research Video
          • Variation in the health outcomes associated with frailty among home care clients: relevance of caregiver distress and client sex
          ICES in the News
          • Use of the emergency department as a first point of contact for mental health care by immigrant youth in Canada: a population-based study
          • Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing influenza-associated hospitalizations during pregnancy: a multi-country retrospective test negative design study, 2010-2016
          • Physician characteristics associated with ordering 4 low-value screening tests in primary care
          • Emergency department volume and outcomes for patients after chest pain assessment
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          • Propensity-score matching with competing risks in survival analysis
          • Increased risk of traffic injury after a cerebrovascular event
          • Estimating the incidence of first-episode psychosis using population-based health administrative data to inform early psychosis intervention services
          • Association of cataract surgical outcomes with late surgeon career stages: a population-based cohort study
        • Changes in characteristics and practice patterns of Ontario psychiatrists: implications for access to psychiatrists

          Kurdyak P, Zaheer J, Cheng J, Rudoler D, Mulsant BH. Can J Psychiatry. 2017; 62(1):40-7. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

        • November 2018

          Infographics
          • Many Ontario youths not receiving timely follow-up after first emergency visit for psychotic disorder
          • Blood lithium monitoring practices in a population-based sample of older adults
          • Prevalence of severe maternal morbidity and factors associated with maternal mortality in Ontario, Canada
          ICES Research Video Trailer
          • Mortality and chronic disease risk associated with poor life satisfaction: a population-based cohort study
          ICES in the News
          • Cancer in First Nations People in Ontario: Incidence, Mortality, Survival and Prevalence
          • Maternal intellectual or developmental disability and newborn discharge to protective services
          • Screening for a new primary cancer in patients with existing metastatic cancer: a retrospective cohort study
          • Mental health outcomes after major trauma in Ontario: a population-based analysis
          • Comparative risk of harm associated with trazodone or atypical antipsychotic use in older adults with dementia
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          • Pilot study of the ability to probabilistically link clinical trial patients to administrative data and determine long-term outcomes
          • Describing the process of ethical conduct of research in an Ontario-wide First Nations diabetes research project
          • Patient engagement in a trial testing a new strategy of acute heart failure care
          • Generational patterns of asthma incidence among immigrants to Canada over two decades: a population-based cohort study
          • Influence of surgical procedures and general anesthesia on child development before primary school entry among matched sibling pairs
          • Regional variation in healthcare spending and mortality among senior high-cost healthcare users in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective matched cohort study
          • High health care costs among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: a population based study
        • Prevalence and predictors of involuntary psychiatric hospital admissions in Ontario, Canada: a population-based linked administrative database study

          Lebenbaum M, Chiu M, Vigod S, Kurdyak P. BJPsych Open. 2018; 4(2):31-8. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

        • Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study

          Serhal E, Crawford A, Cheng J, Kurdyak P. Can J Psychiatry. 2017; 62(10):716-25. Epub 2017 May 29.

        • Varenicline and risk of self-harm: a nested case-control study

          Tadrous M, Martins D, Yao Z, Mamdani MM, Juurlink DN, Gomes T, Antoniou T. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0163681.

        • Antipsychotic initiation among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario: a population-based cohort study

          Gomes T, Khuu W, Tadrous M, Vigod S, Cobigo V, Lunsky Y. BMJ Open. 2019; 9:e028125. Epub 2019 Jul 31. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028125.

        • The impact of rural residence on medically serious medicinal self-poisonings

          Rhodes A, Bethell J, Jaakkimainen RL, Thurlow J, Spence J, Links PS, Streiner DL. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2008; 30(6):552-60. Epub 2008 Aug 22.

        • Depressed mood in the suicidal population

          Bethell J, Rhodes AE. Can J Psychiatry. 2007; 52(11):744-8.

        • Developing measures of quality for the emergency department management of pediatric suicide-related behaviors

          Rhodes AE, Bethell J, Newton AS, Anthony J, Tonmyr L, Bhanji F, Chaulk D, Curtis S, Gouin S, Joubert GI, Porter R, Silver N, Spruyt J, Thompson GC, Turner TW; Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC). Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012; 28(11):1124-8.

        • Fatigue in osteoarthritis: a qualitative study

          Power JD, Badley EM, French MR, Wall AJ, Hawker GA. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008; 9:63.

        • Prevalence, recurrence, and incidence of current depressive symptoms among people living with HIV in Ontario, Canada: results from the Ontario HIV Treatment Network Cohort Study

          Choi SK, Boyle E, Cairney J, Collins EJ, Gardner S, Bacon J, Rourke SB. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0165816.

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