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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies

Focus on strategic priorities that have significant social impact.

Acute/Critical Care

Hebert, Paul THUMBNAIL

Theme Lead:

Paul Hébert, MD -- Centre de recherche du CHUM 

 

 

 

 

PROSPECT: Probiotics to Prevent Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial (TG 2015-20-P)

Principal Investigator:

Deborah Cook, MD, MSc (Epid), FRCPC, DABIM, CCM, CAHS, FRS  -- McMaster University

Nutrition care pathway for hospitalized older adults: content validation and feasibility testing (CAT 2013-28)

Principal Investigator:

Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC -- University of Waterloo

Integrating quality of life assessments into acute care for older adults with chronic life-limiting illness (CAT 2013-51)

Principal Investigators:

Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN -- Trinity Western University

Robin Cohen, PhD, MSc, BSc -- Jewish General Hospital

Kelli Stajduhar, PhD, MSN, BN, RN -- University of Victoria

E-CYCLE: A pilot randomized clinical trial of early in-bed cycling in elderly, mechanically ventilated patients (CAT 2014-06)

Principal Investigator:

Michelle Kho, PT, PhD -- McMaster University

A pilot study of a MEdication RAtionalization (MERA) Intervention
(CAT 2014-29)

Principal Investigator:

James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC -- University Health Network

Elder-friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment-using Biological samples to Identify & provide Optimized care (EASE-BIO) (CAT 2014-31)

Principal Investigator:

Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC -- University of Alberta

Reducing post-discharge potentially inappropriate medications amongst the elderly: a multi-centre electronic deprescribing intervention (CAT 2015-TG2)

Principal Investigators:

Todd Campbell Lee, MD, MPH, FRCPC -- McGill University Health Centre

Emily McDonald, MD, MSc -- McGill University Health Centre

Probiotics: Prevention of Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial (PROSPECT): A Feasibility Pilot Trial (CORE 2012-14)

Principal Investigator:

Deborah Cook, MD, MSc (Epid), FRCPC, DABIM, CCM, CRC, CAHS, FRS  -- McMaster University

Reengineering the Discharge of Elderly Patients from Intensive Care (CORE 2013-12) 

Principal Investigators:

Henry Stelfox, BMSc, MD, PhD -- University of Calgary

Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- University of Alberta

Peter Dodek, MD, MHSc -- University of British Columbia

Alan Forster, MD, FRCPC, MSc -- University of Ottawa

Robert Fowler, MDCM, MSc -- University of Toronto

François Lamontagne, MD, MSc -- Université de Sherbrooke

Alexis Turgeon, MD, MSc -- Université Laval

A scoping review of evidence for measuring frailty in pre-hospital and hospital settings (FRA 2015-A-08)

Principal Investigator:

Olga Theou, PhD -- Nova Scotia Health Authority

Frailty Assessment of Older Canadians Using Emergency Services with Tablet Technology (FRA 2015-B-09)

Principal Investigators:

Jacques Lee, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- Sunnybrook Research Institute

Mark Chignell, PhD -- University of Toronto

Marcel Émond, MD, MSc -- Université Laval

Judah Goldstein, PhD -- Dalhousie University

The essential frailty toolset (FRA 2015-B-11)

Principal Investigators:

Jonathan Afilalo, MD, MSc, FACC, FRCPC -- Jewish General Hospital

Rakesh Arora, MD, MSC -- University of Manitoba

Sandra Lauck, PhD, RN -- University of British Columbia

Province-Wide Implementation of the Clinical Frailty Scale in an Electronic Medical Record System (eCritical) in Alberta (FRA 2015-B-20)

Principal Investigators:

Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc, FRCPC  -- University of Alberta

Darryl Rolfson, MD -- University of Alberta

Henry Stelfox, BMSc, MD, PhD -- University of Calgary

Dan Zuege, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- University of Calgary

David Zygun, MD, FRCPC -- University of Alberta

Patient- and family-reported experience and outcome measures for elderly acute care patients: A knowledge synthesis (KS 2013-09)

Principal Investigator:

Richard Sawatzky, PhD, MSc, BSc, RN -- Trinity Western University

Antipsychotics for management of delirium – A systematic review
(KS 2013-10)

Principal Investigator:

Lisa Burry, BScPharm, PharmD -- Mount Sinai Hospital

More-2-Eat: Nutrition care pathway and optimized protein supplementation for malnourished elderly patients (SIG 2014F-08)

Principal Investigators:

Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC -- University of Waterloo/Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Adam Rahman, MD -- University of Western Ontario

Care of frail, acutely ill older persons: Making health care work like a system (SIG 2014F-31)

Principal Investigators:

Paul Hébert, MD -- Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)

John Hirdes, PhD -- University of Waterloo

Exploring the preferences of frail elderly Canadians for aspects of inpatient care: A best-worst scaling experiment (CAT 2015-36)

Principal Investigators:

Nick Bansback, PhD -- University of British Columbia

Stirling Bryan, PhD -- University of British Columbia

Screening Elderly patieNts for InclusiOn in a weaning tRial: The SENIOR trial (CAT 2013-45)

Principal Investigator:

Karen Burns, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- St. Michael’s Hospital/University of Toronto

Evaluation of a context‐adapted wiki‐based decision aid supporting critically ill patients’ decisions about life‐sustaining therapies (CAT 2015-35)

Principal Investigators:

Patrick Michel Archambault, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- Université Laval

France Légaré, MD, PhD, CCFP, FCFP -- Université Laval

Practices in End of Life Care and in Discontinuing Mechanical Ventilation in Elderly Critically Ill Patients: A Nested Study within an International Observational Study (CORE 2012-11)

Principal Investigator:

Karen Burns, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- St. Michael's Hospital/University of Toronto

OPTIMAL Selection for and Timing to Start Renal Replacement in Critically Ill Older Patients with Acute Kidney Injury (OPTIMAL-AKI) (CORE 2012-15)

Principal Investigators:

Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc, FRCPC -- University of Alberta

Ron Wald, MDCM, MPH, FRCPC -- St. Michael's Hospital/University of Toronto

Identifying older patients at high risk of poor outcomes after joint replacement surgery (FRA 2015-B-06)

Principal Investigator:

Daniel McIsaac, MD, MPH, FRCPC -- Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

New Approaches to Evaluating Frailty in Solid Organ Transplantation (FRA 2015-B-13)

Principal Investigator:

Lianne Singer, MD, FRCPC -- University Health Network

Acute-Care Frailty Ladder (FRA 2015-B-16)

Principal Investigators:

Nancy Mayo, BSc, MSc, PhD -- The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

José Morais, MD -- The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Cardiac Surgery among the Frail and Elderly Towards Optimal Decision Making (FRA 2015-B-22)

Principal Investigator:

Greg Hirsch, MD -- Nova Scotia Health Authority

Assessing Quality of Life (QoL) Measures for Elderly Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Survivors: A Systematic Review (KS 2013-01)

Principal Investigator:

Donna Ouchterlony, MD, CCFP -- St. Michael's Hospital

A Scoping Review Determining the Current and Future Role of Occupational Therapy in the ICU (KS 2013-13)

Principal Investigators:

Susan Baptiste, MSc, OT(C) -- McMaster University

Michelle Kho, PhD, PT -- McMaster University

Outcome Priorities in Intensive Care Studies (OPTICS) (SDG 2013-01)

Principal Investigator:

John Muscedere, MD, FRCPC -- Queen's University/Kingston General Hospital