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Long-Term Outcomes Following Conventionally Fractionated Stereotactic Boost for High-Grade Gliomas in Close Proximity to Critical Organs at Risk.

Repka MC, Lei S, Campbell L, Suy S, Voyadzis JM, Kalhorn C, McGrail K, Jean W, Subramaniam DS, Lischalk JW, Collins SP, Collins BT.

Front Oncol. 2018 Sep 11;8:373. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2018.00373. eCollection 2018.


Breast screening participation and retention among immigrants and nonimmigrants in British Columbia: A population-based study.

Woods RR, McGrail KM, Kliewer EV, Kazanjian A, Mar C, Kan L, Sam J, Spinelli JJ.

Cancer Med. 2018 Aug;7(8):4044-4067. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1608. Epub 2018 Jul 9.


The impact of the 2008/2009 financial crisis on specialist physician activity in Canada.

Lavergne MR, Hedden L, Law MR, McGrail K, Ahuja M, Barer M.

Health Econ. 2018 Nov;27(11):1859-1867. doi: 10.1002/hec.3786. Epub 2018 Jun 19.


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 May 4;17(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0321-5.


A before-after study of hospital use in two frail populations receiving different home-based services over the same time in Vancouver, Canada.

McGregor MJ, Cox MB, Slater JM, Poss J, McGrail KM, Ronald LA, Sloan J, Schulzer M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Apr 5;18(1):248. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3040-y.


Measuring Patient Experiences: Is It Meaningful and Actionable?

Wong ST, Johnston S, Burge F, McGrail K, Hogg W.

Healthc Pap. 2017 Oct;17(2):22-29. doi: 10.12927/hcpap.2017.25414.


Hypoxia-mediated translational activation of ITGB3 in breast cancer cells enhances TGF-β signaling and malignant features in vitro and in vivo.

Sesé M, Fuentes P, Esteve-Codina A, Béjar E, McGrail K, Thomas G, Aasen T, Ramón Y Cajal S.

Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 12;8(70):114856-114876. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.23145. eCollection 2017 Dec 29.


Genetic Profiles of Squamous Cell Carcinomas Associated with Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Unveil NOTCH and TP53 Mutations and an Increased MYC Expression.

Sans-DeSanNicolas L, Caratú G, Vidal-Cortés O, Sanchez-Redondo S, Ferrer B, Mancuso F, González-Sanchez E, Pérez-Alea M, McGrail K, Hernandez-Losa J, Bodet D, Vivancos A, Garcia-Patos V, Recio JA.

J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Jun;138(6):1423-1427. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2017.12.026. Epub 2017 Dec 29. No abstract available.


Does access to end-of-life homecare nursing differ by province and community size?: A population-based cohort study of cancer decedents across Canada.

Seow H, Arora A, Barbera L, McGrail K, Lawson B, Burge F, Sutradhar R.

Health Policy. 2018 Feb;122(2):134-139. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.11.014. Epub 2017 Dec 13.


Patterns of physician retirement and pre-retirement activity: a population-based cohort study.

Hedden L, Lavergne MR, McGrail KM, Law MR, Cheng L, Ahuja MA, Barer ML.

CMAJ. 2017 Dec 11;189(49):E1517-E1523. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170231.


Effect of incentive payments on chronic disease management and health services use in British Columbia, Canada: Interrupted time series analysis.

Lavergne MR, Law MR, Peterson S, Garrison S, Hurley J, Cheng L, McGrail K.

Health Policy. 2018 Feb;122(2):157-164. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.11.001. Epub 2017 Nov 10.


In British Columbia, The Supply Of Primary Care Physicians Grew, But Their Rate Of Clinical Activity Declined.

Hedden L, Barer ML, McGrail K, Law M, Bourgeault IL.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Nov;36(11):1904-1911. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0014.


Structural analysis of health-relevant policy-making information exchange networks in Canada.

Contandriopoulos D, Benoît F, Bryant-Lukosius D, Carrier A, Carter N, Deber R, Duhoux A, Greenhalgh T, Larouche C, Leclerc BS, Levy A, Martin-Misener R, Maximova K, McGrail K, Nykiforuk C, Roos N, Schwartz R, Valente TW, Wong S, Lindquist E, Pullen C, Lardeux A, Perroux M.

Implement Sci. 2017 Sep 20;12(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0642-4.


Proteoliposome-based full-length ZnT8 self-antigen for type 1 diabetes diagnosis on a plasmonic platform.

Wan H, Merriman C, Atkinson MA, Wasserfall CH, Mcgrail KM, Liang Y, Fu D, Dai H.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 19;114(38):10196-10201. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1711169114. Epub 2017 Sep 5.


ALDH1A3 is epigenetically regulated during melanocyte transformation and is a target for melanoma treatment.

Pérez-Alea M, McGrail K, Sánchez-Redondo S, Ferrer B, Fournet G, Cortés J, Muñoz E, Hernandez-Losa J, Tenbaum S, Martin G, Costello R, Ceylan I, Garcia-Patos V, Recio JA.

Oncogene. 2017 Oct 12;36(41):5695-5708. doi: 10.1038/onc.2017.160. Epub 2017 Jun 5.


How's Your Health at Home: Frail Homebound Patients Reported Health Experience and Outcomes.

McGregor MJ, Slater J, Sloan J, McGrail KM, Martin-Matthews A, Berg S, Plecash A, Sloss L, Trimble J, Murphy JM.

Can J Aging. 2017 Sep;36(3):273-285. doi: 10.1017/S0714980817000186. Epub 2017 May 31.


Virtual Visits and Patient-Centered Care: Results of a Patient Survey and Observational Study.

McGrail KM, Ahuja MA, Leaver CA.

J Med Internet Res. 2017 May 26;19(5):e177. doi: 10.2196/jmir.7374.


Impact of income-based deductibles on drug use and health care utilization among older adults.

Law MR, Cheng L, Worthington H, Mamdani M, McGrail KM, Chan FKI, Majumdar SR.

CMAJ. 2017 May 15;189(19):E690-E696. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.161119.


Creating a Culture of Collaboration: A Brief History of Academic Neurosurgery in Washington, DC.

Siu A, Neal CJ, Syed HR, Felbaum DR, Nair MN, McGrail KM, Caputy AJ, Shields DC.

Neurosurgery. 2017 Dec 1;81(6):1029-1039. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx187.


The authors respond to: letters by Catherine Clelland and Shelley Ross.

Lavergne MR, Law MR, Hurley J, McGrail K.

CMAJ. 2017 Feb 13;189(6):E251. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.732524. No abstract available.


Impact of early in-hospital medication review by clinical pharmacists on health services utilization.

Hohl CM, Partovi N, Ghement I, Wickham ME, McGrail K, Reddekopp LN, Sobolev B.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 13;12(2):e0170495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170495. eCollection 2017.


Serum Trypsinogen Levels in Type 1 Diabetes.

Li X, Campbell-Thompson M, Wasserfall CH, McGrail K, Posgai A, Schultz AR, Brusko TM, Shuster J, Liang F, Muir A, Schatz D, Haller MJ, Atkinson MA.

Diabetes Care. 2017 Apr;40(4):577-582. doi: 10.2337/dc16-1774. Epub 2017 Jan 23.


Primary Care Performance Measurement and Reporting at a Regional Level: Could a Matrix Approach Provide Actionable Information for Policy Makers and Clinicians?

Langton JM, Wong ST, Johnston S, Abelson J, Ammi M, Burge F, Campbell J, Haggerty J, Hogg W, Wodchis WP, McGrail K.

Healthc Policy. 2016 Nov;12(2):33-51. Review.


A population-based analysis of incentive payments to primary care physicians for the care of patients with complex disease.

Lavergne MR, Law MR, Peterson S, Garrison S, Hurley J, Cheng L, McGrail K.

CMAJ. 2016 Oct 18;188(15):E375-E383. Epub 2016 Aug 15.


Observations of fetal brain activity via non-invasive magnetoencephalography following administration of magnesium sulfate for neuroprotection in preterm labor.

Escalona-Vargas DI, Thagard AS, McGrail K, Napolitano PG, Magann EF, Lowery CL, Eswaran H.

Prenat Diagn. 2016 Oct;36(10):982-984. doi: 10.1002/pd.4919. Epub 2016 Sep 20. No abstract available.


Systematic Review of Factors Associated with Antibiotic Prescribing for Respiratory Tract Infections.

McKay R, Mah A, Law MR, McGrail K, Patrick DM.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Jun 20;60(7):4106-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00209-16. Print 2016 Jul. Review.


Examining regional variation in health care spending in British Columbia, Canada.

Lavergne MR, Barer M, Law MR, Wong ST, Peterson S, McGrail K.

Health Policy. 2016 Jul;120(7):739-48. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.04.007. Epub 2016 Apr 20.


Real-Time Evaluation of Anterior Choroidal Artery Patency During Aneurysm Clipping.

Felbaum D, Zhao DY, Nayar VV, Kalhorn CG, McGrail KM, Mandir AS, Minahan RE.

Cureus. 2016 Feb 14;8(2):e495. doi: 10.7759/cureus.495.


Temporal association between home nursing and hospital costs at end of life in three provinces.

Seow H, Pataky R, Lawson B, O'Leary EM, Sutradhar R, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Barbera L, Mpa MD, Burge F, Peacock SJ, Hoch JS.

Curr Oncol. 2016 Feb;23(Suppl 1):S42-51. doi: 10.3747/co.23.2971. Epub 2016 Feb 29.


The chronic disease explosion: artificial bang or empirical whimper?

McGrail K, Lavergne R, Lewis S.

BMJ. 2016 Mar 15;352:i1312. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i1312. No abstract available.


End-of-Life Cancer Care: Temporal Association between Homecare Nursing and Hospitalizations.

Seow H, Sutradhar R, McGrail K, Fassbender K, Pataky R, Lawson B, Sussman J, Burge F, Barbera L.

J Palliat Med. 2016 Mar;19(3):263-70. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2015.0229. Epub 2015 Dec 16.


Quality of end-of-life cancer care in Canada: a retrospective four-province study using administrative health care data.

Barbera L, Seow H, Sutradhar R, Chu A, Burge F, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Lawson B, Liu Y, Pataky R, Potapov A.

Curr Oncol. 2015 Oct;22(5):341-55. doi: 10.3747/co.22.2636.


24/7 Registered Nurse Staffing Coverage in Saskatchewan Nursing Homes and Acute Hospital Use.

McGregor MJ, Murphy JM, Poss JW, McGrail KM, Kuramoto L, Huang HC, Bryan S.

Can J Aging. 2015 Dec;34(4):492-505. Epub 2015 Nov 16.


Does Increasing Home Care Nursing Reduce Emergency Department Visits at the End of Life? A Population-Based Cohort Study of Cancer Decedents.

Seow H, Barbera L, Pataky R, Lawson B, O'Leary E, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Burge F, Brouwers M, Sutradhar R.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Feb;51(2):204-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.10.008. Epub 2015 Oct 26.


Mobilization without immune depletion fails to restore immunological tolerance or preserve beta cell function in recent onset type 1 diabetes.

Haller MJ, Atkinson MA, Wasserfall CH, Brusko TM, Mathews CE, Hulme M, Cintron M, Shuster J, McGrail K, Posgai A, Schatz D.

Clin Exp Immunol. 2016 Mar;183(3):350-7. doi: 10.1111/cei.12731. Epub 2015 Dec 7.


Caring for dementia: a population-based study examining variations in guideline-consistent medical care.

Sivananthan SN, Lavergne MR, McGrail KM.

Alzheimers Dement. 2015 Aug;11(8):906-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2015.02.008. Epub 2015 May 5.


Quality Indicators of End-of-Life Care in Patients With Cancer: What Rate Is Right?

Barbera L, Seow H, Sutradhar R, Chu A, Burge F, Fassbender K, McGrail K, Lawson B, Liu Y, Pataky R, Potapov A.

J Oncol Pract. 2015 May;11(3):e279-87. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2015.004416. Epub 2015 Apr 28.


The effect of pharmacist-led medication review in high-risk patients in the emergency department: an evaluation protocol.

Hohl CM, McGrail K, Sobolev B.

CMAJ Open. 2015 Jan 13;3(1):E103-10. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140010. eCollection 2015 Jan-Mar.


Laparoscopic-assisted Peritoneal Shunt Insertion for Ventriculoperitoneal and Lumboperitoneal Shunt Placement: An Institutional Experience of 53 Consecutive Cases.

Sosin M, Sofat S, Felbaum DR, Seastedt KP, McGrail KM, Bhanot P.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015 Jun;25(3):235-7. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000141.


Developing a non-categorical measure of child health using administrative data.

Arim RG, Kohen DE, Brehaut JC, Guèvremont A, Garner RE, Miller AR, McGrail K, Brownell M, Lach LM, Rosenbaum PL.

Health Rep. 2015 Feb;26(2):9-16.


Classifying physician practice style: a new approach using administrative data in British Columbia.

McGrail K, Lavergne R, Lewis SJ, Peterson SL, Barer M, Garrison SR.

Med Care. 2015 Mar;53(3):276-82. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000310.


Choosing your partner for the PROM: a review of evidence on patient-reported outcome measures for use in primary and community care.

Bryan S, Davis J, Broesch J, Doyle-Waters MM, Lewis S, McGrail K, McGregor MJ, Murphy JM, Sawatzky R.

Healthc Policy. 2014 Nov;10(2):38-51. Review.


A multicenter retrospective study of frameless robotic radiosurgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformation.

Oermann EK, Murthy N, Chen V, Baimeedi A, Sasaki-Adams D, McGrail K, Collins SP, Ewend MG, Collins BT.

Front Oncol. 2014 Nov 4;4:298. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2014.00298. eCollection 2014.


Amenable (or avoidable) mortality as an indicator of health system effectiveness.

Lavergne R, McGrail K.

Healthc Policy. 2014;10(1):8-9. No abstract available.


Full-service family practice in British Columbia: policy interventions and trends in practice, 1991-2010.

Lavergne MR, Peterson S, McKendry R, Sivananthan S, McGrail K.

Healthc Policy. 2014 May;9(4):32-47.


The implications of the feminization of the primary care physician workforce on service supply: a systematic review.

Hedden L, Barer ML, Cardiff K, McGrail KM, Law MR, Bourgeault IL.

Hum Resour Health. 2014 Jun 4;12:32. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-12-32. Review.


Emergency department visit rates and patterns in Canada's Vancouver coastal health region.

McGregor MJ, McGrail KM, Abu-Laban RB, Ronald LA, Baumbusch J, Andrusiek D, Cox MB.

Can J Aging. 2014 Jun;33(2):154-62. doi: 10.1017/S0714980814000038. Epub 2014 Apr 1.


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