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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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An Evaluation of the Utility of a Hybrid Objective Structured Clinical Examination for the use of Assessing Residents Enrolled in McMaster University's Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, Vanja Gavranic

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THE IMPACT OF A CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE GENETIC RISK SCORE ON MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION RISK IN A MULTI-ETHNIC POPULATION: AN INTERHEART STUDY, Philip G. Joseph

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EVALUATING THE FEASIBILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF EVIDENCE-BASED KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION INTERVENTIONS TARGETING OSTEOPOROSIS AND FRACTURE PREVENTION IN ONTARIO LONG-TERM CARE HOMES, Courtney C. Kennedy

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Appraising Canada's Joint/pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review (JODR/pCODR) Using an Economic Perspective, Heather McDonald

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RENAL FUNCTION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING SURGERY, Michael Walsh

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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“TALK TO ME:” A MIXED METHODS STUDY ON SERIOUSLY ILL PATIENTS’ VIEWS ON PHYSICIAN BEHAVIOURS DURING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AND END-OF-LIFE COMMUNICATION, Amane Abdul-Razzak

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ISSUES REGARDING COMPLEX COMMUNITY-BASED CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH INTERVENTIONS, Ricardo N. Angeles

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The Development of the Ontario Decision Aid in Rectal Cancer for Stage II or III Patients (ODARC), Debi Banerjee

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ADVERSE EVENTS IN CANADIAN MANUAL PHYSIOTHERAPY: THE PATIENT, PRACTITIONER AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE, Lisa C. Carlesso

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CARDIAC AND RESPIRATORY AUSCULTATION SKILL DEVELOPMENT: EXPLORATION AND APPLICATION OF COGNITIVE LOAD THEORY IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION, Ruth Chen

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Inappropriate Use of Emergency Medical Services in Ontario, Deirdre A. DeJean

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A statistical framework to detect gene-environment interactions influencing complex traits, Wei Q. Deng

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PREDICTORS OF SEIZURE OUTCOMES IN CHILDREN WITH TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX UNDERGOING RESECTION EPILEPSY SURGERY: AN INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT DATA META-ANALYSIS, Aria Fallah

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MEASUREMENT AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE HETEROGENEOUS AUTISM PHENOTYPE, Stelios Georgiades

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AN EVALUATION OF MEASUREMENT OF ADHERENCE AND PATIENT RECRUITMENT METHODS IN PATIENT ADHERENCE TO MEDICATION RESEARCH, Rebecca A. Jeffery

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The Effect of Conceptual and Contextual Teaching Strategies for the Transfer of Basic Science Knowledge in Medical Education, Kulamakan Mahan Kulasegaram Dr

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Theory and Measurement in the Study of Medical Practice Variation, Mathew Mercuri

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DECISION MAKERS’ EXPERIENCES OF COLLABORATING WITH RESEARCH TEAMS ON FEDERALLY FUNDED HEALTH RESEARCH INITIATIVES: AN INTERPRETIVE DESCRIPTIVE QUALITATIVE STUDY, Anne Moore-Cox

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Views on allocation concealment methods in randomized clinical trials: a survey of clinical trialists, Sohail M. Mulla

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AN EXPLORATION OF THE BURDEN OF PAIN AND HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM SURVIVORS OF BRAIN TUMOURS IN CHILDHOOD, Trishana Nayiager

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Understanding Determinants of Home Dialysis Use in Canada: A Mixed-Methods Study, Gihad Nesrallah

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Kidney conditions associated with hypertension in pregnancy, Immaculate Franklin Preethi Nevis

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INTRAOPERATIVE HEMODYNAMIC PREDICTORS OF EARLY POSTOPERATIVE TROPONIN ELEVATION AND MORTALITY, Reitze Rodseth

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Vitamin D and Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs): The Impact of Vitamin D on the Risk and Severity of Upper RTIs and the Role of Vitamin D in Influenza Vaccine Immunogenicity in Children, Michelle Science

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KNOWLEDGE OF DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND LATE EFFECTS IN ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT CANCER, Iqra A. Syed

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Identifying the health and supportive care needs of adolescent and young adult survivors diagnosed with cancer: a mixed methods study, Elena Tsangaris

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Stroke and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion in Cardiac Surgery, Richard P. Whitlock

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EMPIRICAL APPLICATION OF DIFFERENT STATISTICAL METHODS FOR ANALYZING CONTINUOUS OUTCOMES IN RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS, Shiyuan Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The Art in Medicine - Treatment Decision-Making and Personalizing Care: A Grounded Theory of Physicians' Treatment-Decision Making Process with Their (Stage II, Stage IIIA and Stage IIIB) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients in Ontario, Saira Akram

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UNDERSTANDING THE LINK BETWEEN RELIGIOUS SERVICE ATTENDANCE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND RELATED RISK FACTORS IN CANADA: A MIXED METHODS STUDY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION., Ananya Tina Banerjee CK MSc

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Does Integration of Laboratory Data Improve Prescribing Decisions and Patient Outcomes?, Imaan Bayoumi

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Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery (MINS), Fernando Botto

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INDIRECT AND PHYSICAL AGGRESSION IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE AND OUTCOMES IN EMERGING ADULTHOOD, Kristin D. Cleverley RN, BScN, MSc

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DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO USE IN POPULATIONS: A COMPARATIVE MULTILEVEL AND LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF CANADA AND INDIA, Daniel J Corsi

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Factors that influence the use of an Aboriginal early learning drop-in centre by carers of urban Aboriginal children as perceived by service providers of the service, users of the service, and non-users of the service: A pilot study, Laura MA Dysart

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ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF AN INFLUENZA IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM, Meghann L. Gregg

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ASSOCIATION OF PREVALENCE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AMONG KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN IN RELATION TO DISTANCE TO REGIONAL INTERVENTION SERVICE PROVIDERS IN ONTARIO, Anahita Hadioonzadeh

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Methodological Comparison of Systematic Review and Meta-Ethnography: Uncertainty in the Decision-Making Process of Policy-Makers Specific to the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine, Tamana Hafid

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Methodological issues for osteoporosis, Robert B. Hopkins

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The Relationship Between Childhood- And Adolescent-Onset Psychopathology And Adult Body Weight, Daphne J. Korczak

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MODEL-BASED COST-CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF POSTOPERATIVE TROPONIN T SCREENING IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING NONCARDIAC SURGERY, Giovanna AL Lurati Buse

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Bayesian Approaches for Synthesising Evidence in Health Technology Assessment, Catherine Elizabeth McCarron

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A CLUSTER RANDOMIZATION TRIAL TO TEST THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CLINICAL PATHWAY IN MANAGING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT, Girish Madhavan Nair

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Person Centred Palliative Care: A First Nations Perspective, Valerie A. O'Brien

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Electronic Strategies to Enhance Venous Thromboprophylaxis in Hospitalized Medical Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Menaka Pai

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SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF EQ-5D VAULATION STUDIES, Kuhan Perampaladas

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TESTING FOR TREATMENT HETEROGENEITY BETWEEN THE INDIVIDUAL OUTCOMES WITHIN A COMPOSITE OUTCOME, Janice M. Pogue

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BLOOD PRESSURE CHANGES BY AGE FROM CHILDHOOD TO ADOLESCENCE IN SOUTH ASIAN CHILDREN, Manu Raj

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Accounting for centre in the Early External Cephalic Version trials: An empirical comparison of statistical methods to account for centre in multicentre randomised controlled trials with binary outcomes, Angela H. Reitsma

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MATERNAL PRE-PREGNANCY BODY MASS INDEX, MACROSOMIA, AND MENTAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, Ryan J. Van Lieshout MD, PhD, FRCP(C)

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Alanine Transaminase and Waist to Hip Ratio as Predictors of Dysglycemia and Regression to Normoglycemia in Adult Patients with Prediabetes, Natalia Yakubovich

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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PRIMARY CARE DIABETES: ISSUES FACING FAMILY DOCTORS, Gina Agarwal

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Family Physician Continuity of Care in End-of-Life Homecare Cancer Patients and its Association with Acute Care Services Use, Ummukulthum A. Almaawiy

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EXAMINING PALLIATIVE CARE NETWORKS IN ENHANCING COMMUNITY PALLIATIVE CARE, Daryl Bainbridge

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Reporting of Influenza-Related Events, Angela M. Barbara

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EFFECT OF SMOKING AND CESSATION IN HIV-INFECTED PEOPLE, Qu Cui

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Oral Pharmacotherapy for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Systematic Review and Indirect Treatment Comparison, Brett M. Doble

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NON-TRAUMATIC FRACTURES IN INDIVIDUALS WITH DIABETES, Lisa-Ann Fraser

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PRENATAL CARE IN TWO NUNAVUT COMMUNITIES: THE BARRIERS, FACILITATORS AND MOTIVATORS TO UTILIZING CARE, Johanna Geraci

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REVISED STRATEGY OF SYNCOPE DIAGNOSIS IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM AT THE GENERAL HOSPITAL (RESASTER): A CLUSTER RANDOMIZED TRIAL, Juan C. Guzman

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A Study About Personalized Academic Detailing - Pilot Project on Smoking Cessation, Margaret Jin

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Understanding Sex/Gender in Cardiovascular Disease, Catherine Kreatsoulas

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Increased hospitalization for hemorrhages in patients taking amiodarone with warfarin: a population-based cohort study, Jason Lam

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The Standard Assessment of Global Activities in the Elderly (SAGE) scale: Validation process of a new tool for the assessment of disability in older adults, Irene Marzona

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Comparing Days of Therapy (DOT) and Defined Daily Doses (DDD) as Risk Factors for Antimicrobial Resistance in a Multi-Level Model, Dominik Mertz

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UNDERSTANDING AND ASSESSING INTERDISCIPLINARITY IN HEALTH RESEARCH TEAMS, Kalpana M. Nair

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What makes an effective computerized clinical decision support system? A systematic review and logistic regression analysis of randomized controlled trials., Pavel S. Roshanov

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THE ARTICULATION OF PUBLIC VALUES IN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT: THE USE OF DELIBERATIVE DISCOURSE, Dorina Simeonov B.H.Sc.

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The Association of Antiretroviral Therapy and Hypertension among HIV-positive Individuals in Canada and Tanzania, Geoffrey So

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Understanding the Concept of Successful Aging Using Data from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging, Lisa Strifler

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Contributions to estimation and interpretation of intervention effects and heterogeneity in meta-analysis, Kristian Thorlund

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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McMaster Premium Literature Service (Plus) Performs Well for Identifying New Studies to be Included in Updated Cochrane Systematic Reviews, Briam Hemens

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A controlled cluster randomized pilot study of the effect of a new smoking cessation management module on rates of initiation and continuation of smoking counselling in Ontario primary care practices using P-PROMPT Chronic Disease Management System (CDMS), Natalie T. MacLeod

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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A disease-specific health status measurement for children with hydrocephalus, Abhaya Vivek Kulkarni

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Cancer care employees' perceptions of research: A qualitative study, Joanna Sale

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Ethnicity and the Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease among South Asians, Chinese and European Canadians, Sonia S. Anand

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The contextual approach in health research: Two empirical studies, Anita Kothari

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Investigating the role of infections in human atherosclerotic heart disease, Marek Jozef Smieja

Theses/Dissertations from 1981

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The Impact of Medical Assistants on the Health Status of Rural Sierra Leoneans - A Study Design, Victor Olubumi Cole

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A design for a Randomized Clinical Trial to Determine Safe and Effective Doses of Niridazole in the Treatment of Urinary Schistosomiasis in School Children, Jumoke Mary Omojola

Theses/Dissertations from 1980

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The Design of a System for the Evaluation of Comprehensive Primary Health Care in Rural Sierra Leone, George Nathaniel Gage

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Treatments of Low Back Pain: A Randomized Control Trial in Family Practice, James Raymond Gilbert

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Strategies for the Evaluating of Computed Tomography in Diagnostics and Therapeutics, John Joseph McGurran

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A Research Design to Evaluate Ultrasound in Patients with Shoulder Stiffness, Paul W. Stratford

Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Therapeutic Abortion in the Prevention of Down's Syndrome - An Evaluation Emphasizing Medical & Economic Issues, Elizabeth Ann Rhodes Kaegi