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)

Principal Investigator:

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

Determining the Optimal Duration of Antibiotic Treatment for Older Adults Living with Frailty with Bloodstream Infection (CAT 2017-08)

Principal Investigator:

Nick Daneman, MD, FRCPC, MSc — Sunnybrook Research Institute

Pharmacist led intervention to improve medication use in older in-patients living with frailty: The Drug Burden Index (CAT 2017-13)

Principal Investigator:

Emily Reeve, BPharm (Hons.), PhD — Nova Scotia Health Authority

The EDGAR study (Elderly with epilepsy DruG AppRopriateness) (CAT 2017-19)

Principal Investigator:

Mark Keezer, MDCM, PhD — Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’université de Montréal (CHUM)

Family Identification of Delirium in Critically Ill Patients Living with Frailty (CAT 2018-01)

Principal Investigator:

Kirsten Fiest, PhD – University of Calgary

Experience and compliance with exercise before cancer surgery for older adults living with frailty (CAT 2018-16)

Principal Investigator:

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

The Breaking “Bad Rest” Study: Interrupting sedentary time to reverse frailty levels in acute care (CAT 2018-27)

Principal Investigator:

Olga Theou, PhD – Nova Scotia Health Authority

More-2-Eat Phase 2: spread and scaling up of improved nutrition care processes to detect and treat malnutrition in hospital (KT 2017-01)

Principal Investigator:

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

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