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Correction: Effectiveness of home-based records on maternal, newborn and child health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Magwood O, Kpadé V, Thavorn K, Oliver S, Mayhew AD, Pottie K.

PLoS One. 2019 Feb 14;14(2):e0212698. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212698. eCollection 2019.


Quality improvement strategies to prevent falls in older adults: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Tricco AC, Thomas SM, Veroniki AA, Hamid JS, Cogo E, Strifler L, Khan PA, Sibley KM, Robson R, MacDonald H, Riva JJ, Thavorn K, Wilson C, Holroyd-Leduc J, Kerr GD, Feldman F, Majumdar SR, Jaglal SB, Hui W, Straus SE.

Age Ageing. 2019 Feb 5. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afy219. [Epub ahead of print]


Dizziness at a Canadian tertiary care hospital: a cost-of-illness study.

Le A, Lelli DA, Van Katwyk S, Hogan D, Thavorn K, Tse D.

J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jan 16;48(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s40463-019-0328-9.


Comparison of outcomes and costs between adult diabetic ketoacidosis patients admitted to the ICU and step-down unit.

Fernando SM, Bagshaw SM, Rochwerg B, McIsaac DI, Thavorn K, Forster AJ, Tran A, Reardon PM, Rosenberg E, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

J Crit Care. 2019 Apr;50:257-261. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.12.014. Epub 2018 Dec 25.


Integrated treatment program for alcohol related problems in community hospitals, Songkhla province of Thailand: A social return on investment analysis.

Tanaree A, Assanangkornchai S, Isaranuwatchai W, Thavorn K, Coyte PC.

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 2;14(1):e0209210. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209210. eCollection 2019.


Effectiveness of home-based records on maternal, newborn and child health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Magwood O, Kpadé V, Thavorn K, Oliver S, Mayhew AD, Pottie K.

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 2;14(1):e0209278. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209278. eCollection 2019. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2019 Feb 14;14(2):e0212698.


Effectiveness of Outpatient Versus Operating Room Hysteroscopy for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Uterine Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Bennett A, Lepage C, Thavorn K, Fergusson D, Murnaghan O, Coyle D, Singh SS.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Dec 6. pii: S1701-2163(18)30811-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2018.10.002. [Epub ahead of print]


The return of investment of hospital-based surgical quality improvement programs in reducing surgical site infection at a Canadian tertiary-care hospital.

van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Coyle D, Moloo H, Forster AJ, Jackson T, Schramm D.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):125-132. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.294. Epub 2018 Nov 23.


Outcomes and emergency medical services resource utilization among patients with syncope arriving to the emergency department by ambulance.

Yau L, Mukarram MA, Kim SM, Arcot K, Thavorn K, Stiell IG, Taljaard M, Rowe BH, Sivilotti MLA, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V.

CJEM. 2018 Nov 21:1-6. doi: 10.1017/cem.2018.464. [Epub ahead of print]


Evaluating comparative effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for persons receiving opioid agonist therapy for opioid use disorder: protocol for a systematic review.

Rice DB, Hutton B, Poulin P, Sproule BA, Wolfe D, Moher D, Thavorn K, Garber G, Taha S, Porath A, Willows M, Esmaeilisaraji L, Yazdi F, Shea B, Skidmore B, Corace K.

BMJ Open. 2018 Oct 18;8(10):e023902. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023902.


Dynamic Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness in Surgical ICU Patients Through Stroke Volume Variation is Associated With Decreased Length of Stay and Costs: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dave C, Shen J, Chaudhuri D, Herritt B, Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Tanuseputro P, Thavorn K, Neilipovitz D, Rosenberg E, Kubelik D, Kyeremanteng K.

J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Oct 11:885066618805410. doi: 10.1177/0885066618805410. [Epub ahead of print]


A Clinical Risk Prediction Tool for Peritonitis-Associated Treatment Failure in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients.

Nochaiwong S, Ruengorn C, Koyratkoson K, Thavorn K, Awiphan R, Chaisai C, Phatthanasobhon S, Noppakun K, Suteeka Y, Panyathong S, Dandecha P, Chongruksut W, Nanta S; Thai Renal Outcomes Research (THOR) Investigators.

Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 4;8(1):14797. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33196-2.


In patients with unprovoked VTE, does the addition of FDG PET/CT to a limited occult cancer screening strategy offer good value for money? A cost-effectiveness analysis from the publicly funded health care systems.

Robin P, Kumar S, Salaun PY, Le Roux PY, Couturaud F, Planquette B, Merah A, Roy PM, Thavorn K, Le Gal G.

Thromb Res. 2018 Nov;171:97-102. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2018.09.050. Epub 2018 Sep 19.


Characteristics, Outcomes, and Cost Patterns of High-Cost Patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

Reardon PM, Fernando SM, Van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Kobewka D, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Wan C, Vanderspank-Wright B, Kubelik D, Devlin RA, Klinger C, Kyeremanteng K.

Crit Care Res Pract. 2018 Sep 2;2018:5452683. doi: 10.1155/2018/5452683. eCollection 2018.


Variation in the health outcomes associated with frailty among home care clients: relevance of caregiver distress and client sex.

Maxwell CJ, Campitelli MA, Diong C, Mondor L, Hogan DB, Amuah JE, Leslie S, Seitz D, Gill S, Thavorn K, Wodchis WP, Gruneir A, Teare G, Bronskill SE.

BMC Geriatr. 2018 Sep 12;18(1):211. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0899-8.


FLUID trial: a protocol for a hospital-wide open-label cluster crossover pragmatic comparative effectiveness randomised pilot trial.

McIntyre L, Taljaard M, McArdle T, Fox-Robichaud A, English SW, Martin C, Marshall J, Menon K, Muscedere J, Cook DJ, Weijer C, Saginur R, Maybee A, Iyengar A, Forster A, Graham ID, Hawken S, McCartney C, Seely AJ, Stiell IG, Thavorn K, Fergusson DA.

BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 23;8(8):e022780. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022780.


Eye care utilisation in Newfoundland and Labrador: access barriers and vision health outcomes.

Lee EY, Cui K, Trope GE, Buys YM, Chan CH, Thavorn K, Jin YP.

Can J Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug;53(4):342-348. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2017.11.012. Epub 2018 May 7.


Study protocol: a randomized, double-blind, parallel, two-arm, placebo control trial investigating the feasibility and safety of immunoglobulin treatment in COPD patients for prevention of frequent recurrent exacerbations.

Cowan J, Mulpuru S, Aaron S, Alvarez G, Giulivi A, Corrales-Medina V, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Thavorn K, Mallick R, Cameron DW.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018 Aug 11;4:135. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0327-z. eCollection 2018.


Frailty as a Predictor of Death or New Disability After Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study.

McIsaac DI, Taljaard M, Bryson GL, Beaulé PE, Gagné S, Hamilton G, Hladkowicz E, Huang A, Joanisse JA, Lavallée LT, MacDonald D, Moloo H, Thavorn K, van Walraven C, Yang H, Forster AJ.

Ann Surg. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002967. [Epub ahead of print]


Emergency Department disposition decisions and associated mortality and costs in ICU patients with suspected infection.

Fernando SM, Rochwerg B, Reardon PM, Thavorn K, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, Barnaby DP, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Crit Care. 2018 Jul 6;22(1):172. doi: 10.1186/s13054-018-2096-8.


Health system costs of potentially inappropriate prescribing in Ontario, Canada: a protocol for a population-based cohort study.

Black CD, Thavorn K, Coyle D, Smith G, Bjerre LM.

BMJ Open. 2018 Jun 27;8(6):e021727. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021727.


Estimates and predictors of health care costs of esophageal adenocarcinoma: a population-based cohort study.

Thein HH, Jembere N, Thavorn K, Chan KKW, Coyte PC, de Oliveira C, Hur C, Earle CC.

BMC Cancer. 2018 Jun 27;18(1):694. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4620-2.


Cost analysis of Omega-3 supplementation in critically ill patients with sepsis.

Kyeremanteng K, Shen J, Thavorn K, Fernando SM, Herritt B, Chaudhuri D, Tanuseputro P.

Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2018 Jun;25:63-67. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2018.04.003. Epub 2018 Apr 19.


Cost Analysis of Noninvasive Helmet Ventilation Compared with Use of Noninvasive Face Mask in ARDS.

Kyeremanteng K, Gagnon LP, Robidoux R, Thavorn K, Chaudhuri D, Kobewka D, Kress JP.

Can Respir J. 2018 Feb 8;2018:6518572. doi: 10.1155/2018/6518572. eCollection 2018.


Economic evaluation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis strategies: protocol for a methodological systematic review and quantitative synthesis.

Thavorn K, Kugathasan H, Tan DHS, Moqueet N, Baral SD, Skidmore B, MacFadden D, Simkin A, Mishra S.

Syst Rev. 2018 Mar 15;7(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0710-0. Review.


The impact of reducing intensive care unit length of stay on hospital costs: evidence from a tertiary care hospital in Canada.

Evans J, Kobewka D, Thavorn K, D'Egidio G, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K.

Can J Anaesth. 2018 Jun;65(6):627-635. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1087-1. Epub 2018 Feb 23.


Outcomes and Costs of Patients Admitted to the ICU Due to Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage.

Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Dowlatshahi D, English SW, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Perry JJ, Rosenberg E, Wijdicks EF, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K.

Crit Care Med. 2018 May;46(5):e395-e403. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003013.


Outcomes and Costs of Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit Due to Accidental or Intentional Poisoning.

Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Ball IM, van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K.

J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jan 1:885066617754046. doi: 10.1177/0885066617754046. [Epub ahead of print]


Economic evaluation of floseal compared to nasal packing for the management of anterior epistaxis.

Le A, Thavorn K, Lasso A, Kilty SJ.

Laryngoscope. 2018 Aug;128(8):1778-1782. doi: 10.1002/lary.27081. Epub 2018 Jan 4.


Efficacy and safety of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy in patients with haematological and solid malignancies: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Grigor EJM, Fergusson DA, Haggar F, Kekre N, Atkins H, Shorr R, Holt RA, Hutton B, Ramsay T, Seftel M, Jonker D, Daugaard M, Thavorn K, Presseau J, Lalu MM.

BMJ Open. 2017 Dec 29;7(12):e019321. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019321.


Early vs. late tracheostomy in intensive care settings: Impact on ICU and hospital costs.

Herritt B, Chaudhuri D, Thavorn K, Kubelik D, Kyeremanteng K.

J Crit Care. 2018 Apr;44:285-288. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.11.037. Epub 2017 Dec 22.


Comparisons of Interventions for Preventing Falls in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Tricco AC, Thomas SM, Veroniki AA, Hamid JS, Cogo E, Strifler L, Khan PA, Robson R, Sibley KM, MacDonald H, Riva JJ, Thavorn K, Wilson C, Holroyd-Leduc J, Kerr GD, Feldman F, Majumdar SR, Jaglal SB, Hui W, Straus SE.

JAMA. 2017 Nov 7;318(17):1687-1699. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.15006. Review.


Double-Row Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Is More Cost-Effective Than Single-Row Repair.

Huang AL, Thavorn K, van Katwyk S, MacDonald P, Lapner P.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Oct 18;99(20):1730-1736. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.16.01044.


Effect of socio-demographic factors on the association between multimorbidity and healthcare costs: a population-based, retrospective cohort study.

Thavorn K, Maxwell CJ, Gruneir A, Bronskill SE, Bai Y, Koné Pefoyo AJ, Petrosyan Y, Wodchis WP.

BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 6;7(10):e017264. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017264.


Cost-Utility Analysis of Extending Public Health Insurance Coverage to Include Diabetic Retinopathy Screening by Optometrists.

van Katwyk S, Jin YP, Trope GE, Buys Y, Masucci L, Wedge R, Flanagan J, Brent MH, El-Defrawy S, Tu HA, Thavorn K.

Value Health. 2017 Sep;20(8):1034-1040. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.04.015. Epub 2017 Jun 1.


Clinical interpretation of the Uremic Pruritus in Dialysis Patients (UP-Dial) scale: a novel instrument for the assessment of uremic pruritus.

Nochaiwong S, Ruengorn C, Koyratkoson K, Chaisai C, Awiphan R, Thavorn K, Noppakun K, Suteeka Y, Panyathong S, Chongruksut W, Nanta S, Chiewchanvit S; Thai Renal Outcomes Research (THOR) Investigators.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jul;32(7):1188-1194. doi: 10.1111/jdv.14609. Epub 2017 Oct 16.


Radioactive Seed Localization Versus Wire-Guided Localization for Nonpalpable Breast Cancer: A Cost and Operating Room Efficiency Analysis.

Zhang Y, Seely J, Cordeiro E, Hefler J, Thavorn K, Mahajan M, Domina S, Aro J, Ibrahim AM, Arnaout A, Gravel D, Nessim C.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Nov;24(12):3567-3573. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-6084-z. Epub 2017 Sep 14.


Stop this waste of people, animals and money.

Moher D, Shamseer L, Cobey KD, Lalu MM, Galipeau J, Avey MT, Ahmadzai N, Alabousi M, Barbeau P, Beck A, Daniel R, Frank R, Ghannad M, Hamel C, Hersi M, Hutton B, Isupov I, McGrath TA, McInnes MDF, Page MJ, Pratt M, Pussegoda K, Shea B, Srivastava A, Stevens A, Thavorn K, van Katwyk S, Ward R, Wolfe D, Yazdi F, Yu AM, Ziai H.

Nature. 2017 Sep 6;549(7670):23-25. doi: 10.1038/549023a. No abstract available.


Hepatitis C Virus Infection Outcomes Among Immigrants to Canada: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis.

Cooper CL, Thavorn K, Damian E, Corsi DJ.

Ann Hepatol. 2017 Sep-Oct;16(5):720-726. doi: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.2714.


Comparative safety of antiepileptic drugs for neurological development in children exposed during pregnancy and breast feeding: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Veroniki AA, Rios P, Cogo E, Straus SE, Finkelstein Y, Kealey R, Reynen E, Soobiah C, Thavorn K, Hutton B, Hemmelgarn BR, Yazdi F, D'Souza J, MacDonald H, Tricco AC.

BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 20;7(7):e017248. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017248. Review.


Testing feedback message framing and comparators to address prescribing of high-risk medications in nursing homes: protocol for a pragmatic, factorial, cluster-randomized trial.

Ivers NM, Desveaux L, Presseau J, Reis C, Witteman HO, Taljaard MK, McCleary N, Thavorn K, Grimshaw JM.

Implement Sci. 2017 Jul 14;12(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0615-7.


Association of delay of urgent or emergency surgery with mortality and use of health care resources: a propensity score-matched observational cohort study.

McIsaac DI, Abdulla K, Yang H, Sundaresan S, Doering P, Vaswani SG, Thavorn K, Forster AJ.

CMAJ. 2017 Jul 10;189(27):E905-E912. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.160576.


Cost-effectiveness of insulin detemir versus insulin glargine for Thai type 2 diabetes from a payer's perspective.

Permsuwan U, Thavorn K, Dilokthornsakul P, Saokaew S, Chaiyakunapruk N.

J Med Econ. 2017 Sep;20(9):991-999. doi: 10.1080/13696998.2017.1347792. Epub 2017 Jul 11.


Cost analysis of the very elderly admitted to intensive care units.

Chin-Yee N, D'Egidio G, Thavorn K, Heyland D, Kyeremanteng K.

Crit Care. 2017 May 16;21(1):109. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1689-y.


Comparative safety of anti-epileptic drugs during pregnancy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of congenital malformations and prenatal outcomes.

Veroniki AA, Cogo E, Rios P, Straus SE, Finkelstein Y, Kealey R, Reynen E, Soobiah C, Thavorn K, Hutton B, Hemmelgarn BR, Yazdi F, D'Souza J, MacDonald H, Tricco AC.

BMC Med. 2017 May 5;15(1):95. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0845-1.


Neuroscience Intermediate-Level Care Units Staffed by Intensivists: Clinical Outcomes and Cost Analysis.

Kyeremanteng K, Hendin A, Bhardwaj K, Thavorn K, Neilipovitz D, Kubelik D, D'Egidio G, Stotts G, Rosenberg E.

J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jan 1:885066617706651. doi: 10.1177/0885066617706651. [Epub ahead of print]


Factors contributing to high-cost hospital care for patients with COPD.

Mulpuru S, McKay J, Ronksley PE, Thavorn K, Kobewka DM, Forster AJ.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017 Mar 24;12:989-995. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S126607. eCollection 2017.


Hospital-associated Costs of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Canada: A Population-based Descriptive Study.

Chen I, Thavorn K, Shen M, Goddard Y, Yong P, MacRae GS, Nishi C, Matar A, Allaire C.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017 Mar;39(3):174-180. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2016.12.008.


The association between proton pump inhibitor use and the risk of adverse kidney outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Nochaiwong S, Ruengorn C, Awiphan R, Koyratkoson K, Chaisai C, Noppakun K, Chongruksut W, Thavorn K.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018 Feb 1;33(2):331-342. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw470.


Early Renal Replacement Therapy Versus Standard Care in the ICU.

Chaudhuri D, Herritt B, Heyland D, Gagnon LP, Thavorn K, Kobewka D, Kyeremanteng K.

J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jan 1:885066617698635. doi: 10.1177/0885066617698635. [Epub ahead of print]


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