Recent Publications

Island Health authors are contributing to global knowledge. View the latest publications below, and contact the library if you're interested in a copy.

Where known, Island Health authors have been identified in bold. This list represents articles published from May 1, 2021 to August 30, 2021.

Arshoff L, Hoag G, Ivany C, Kinniburgh D. Laboratory medicine: The exemplar for value-based healthcare. Healthc Manage Forum. 2021 May;34(3):175-180. doi: 10.1177/0840470421990041. Epub 2021 Feb 23. PMID: 33618548.

Boudreau G, Finkelstein I, Graboski C, Ong M, Christie S, Sommer K, Bhogal M, Davidovic G, Becker WJ. OnabotulinumtoxinA Improves Quality of Life in Chronic Migraine: The PREDICT Study. Can J Neurol Sci. 2021 Jul 5:1-13. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2021.153. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34218836.

Boutry C, Hastie A, Diez-Domingo J, Tinoco JC, Yu CJ, Andrews C, Beytout J, Caso C, Cheng HS, Cheong HJ, Choo EJ, Curiac D, Di Paolo E, Dionne M, Eckermann T, Esen M, Ferguson M, Ghesquiere W, Hwang SJ, Avelino-Silva TJ, Kosina P, Liu CS, Markkula J, Moeckesch B, Murta de Oliveira C, Park DW, Pauksens K, Pirrotta P, Plassmann G, Pretswell C, Rombo L, Salaun B, Berglund JS, Schenkenberger I, Schwarz T, Shi M, Ukkonen B, Zahaf T, Zerbini C, Schuind A, Cunningham AL; Zoster-049 Study Group. The Adjuvanted Recombinant Zoster Vaccine Confers Long-term Protection Against Herpes Zoster: Interim Results of an Extension Study of the Pivotal Phase III Clinical Trials (ZOE-50 and ZOE-70). Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 20:ciab629. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab629. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34283213.

Brisbois B, Hoogeveen D, Allison S, Cole D, Fyfe TM, Harder HG, Parkes MW. Storylines of research on resource extraction and health in Canada: A modified metanarrative synthesis. Soc Sci Med. 2021 May;277:113899. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113899. Epub 2021 Apr 3. PMID: 33895709.

Christian S, Welsh A, Yetman J, Birch P, Bartels K, Burnell L, Curtis F, Huculak C, Zahavich L, Arbor L, Marcadier J, Atallah J. Development and evaluation of decision aids to guide families' predictive testing choices for children at risk for arrhythmia or cardiomyopathy. Can J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 17:S0828-282X(21)00307-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.05.018. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34147624.

Cloutier D, Stajduhar KI, Roberts D, Dujela C, Roland K. 'Bare-bones' to 'silver linings': lessons on integrating a palliative approach to care in long-term care in Western Canada. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Jun 28;21(1):610. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06606-x. PMID: 34183002; PMCID: PMC8238377.

Davies B, Bartels K, Hathaway J, Xu F, Roberts JD, Tadros R, Green MS, Healey JS, Simpson CS, Sanatani S, Steinberg C, Gardner M, Angaran P, Talajic M, Hamilton R, Arbour L, Seifer C, Fournier A, Joza J, Krahn AD, Lehman A, Laksman ZWM. Variant Reinterpretation in Survivors of Cardiac Arrest With Preserved Ejection Fraction (the Cardiac Arrest Survivors With Preserved Ejection Fraction Registry) by Clinicians and Clinical Commercial Laboratories. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2021 Jun;14(3):e003235. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.120.003235. Epub 2021 May 7. PMID: 33960826.

Dixon K, Asrat MJ, Bedard AC, Binnington K, Compton K, Cremin C, Heidary N, Lohn Z, Lovick N, McCullum M, Mindlin A, O'Loughlin M, Petersen T, Portigal-Todd C, Scott J, St-Martin G, Thompson J, Turnbull R, Mung SW, Hong Q, Bezeau M, Bosdet I, Tucker T, Young S, Yip S, Aubertin G, Blood KA, Nuk J, Sun S, Schrader KA. Integrating Tumor Sequencing Into Clinical Practice for Patients With Mismatch Repair-Deficient Lynch Syndrome Spectrum Cancers. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2021 Aug 16;12(8):e00397. doi: 10.14309/ctg.0000000000000397. PMID: 34397043; PMCID: PMC8373535.

Guthrie DM, Williams N, Beach C, Maxwell CJ, Mills D, Mitchell L, Reid RC, Poss JW. Development and Validation of Caregiver Risk Evaluation (CaRE): A New Algorithm to Screen for Caregiver Burden. J Appl Gerontol. 2021 Jul;40(7):731-741. doi: 10.1177/0733464820920102. Epub 2020 May 26. PMID: 32456510.

Havaei F, Ma A, Leiter M, Gear A. Describing the Mental Health State of Nurses in British Columbia: A Province-Wide Survey Study. Healthc Policy. 2021 May;16(4):31-45. doi: 10.12927/hcpol.2021.26500. PMID: 34129477; PMCID: PMC8200831.

Kim SJ, Azour L, Hutchinson BD, Shirsat H, Zhou F, Narula N, Moreira AL, Angel L, Ko JP, Moore WH. Imaging Course of Lung Transplantation: From Patient Selection to Postoperative Complications. Radiographics. 2021 Jul-Aug;41(4):1043-1063. doi: 10.1148/rg.2021200173. PMID: 34197245.

Landry S, Ip S, Shiu J, Bungard TJ. Practice patterns surrounding referral to a specialty venous thromboembolism (VTE) clinic: a retrospective review. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2021 Jun 19. doi: 10.1007/s11239-021-02503-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34146236.

Lin SJ, Vona B, Barbalho PG, Kaiyrzhanov R, Maroofian R, Petree C, Severino M, Stanley V, Varshney P, Bahena P, Alzahrani F, Alhashem A, Pagnamenta AT, Aubertin G, Estrada-Veras JI, Hernández HAD, Mazaheri N, Oza A, Thies J, Renaud DL, Dugad S, McEvoy J, Sultan T, Pais LS, Tabarki B, Villalobos-Ramirez D, Rad A; Genomics England Research Consortium, Galehdari H, Ashrafzadeh F, Sahebzamani A, Saeidi K, Torti E, Elloumi HZ, Mora S, Palculict TB, Yang H, Wren JD, Ben Fowler, Joshi M, Behra M, Burgess SM, Nath SK, Hanna MG, Kenna M, Merritt JL 2nd, Houlden H, Karimiani EG, Zaki MS, Haaf T, Alkuraya FS, Gleeson JG, Varshney GK. Biallelic variants in KARS1 are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders and hearing loss recapitulated by the knockout zebrafish. Genet Med. 2021 Jun 25. doi: 10.1038/s41436-021-01239-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34172899.

Liu YA, Finn AJ, Subtil A. Primary cutaneous lymphomas in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL): A series of 12 cases. J Cutan Pathol. 2021 May;48(5):617-624. doi: 10.1111/cup.13956. Epub 2021 Jan 23. PMID: 33415780.

Luc JGY, Ad N, Nguyen TC; COVID-19 North American Cardiac Surgery Survey Working Group Collaborators, Arora RC, Balkhy HH, Bender EM, Bethencourt DM, Bisleri G, Boyd D, Chu MWA, de la Cruz KI, DeAnda A, Engelman DT, Farkas EA, Fedoruk LM, Fiocco M, Forcillo J, Fradet G, Fremes SE, Gammie JS, Geirsson A, Gerdisch MW, Girard LN, Kaiser CA, Kaneko T, Kent WDT, Khabbaz KR, Khoynezhad A, Kiaii B, Lee R, Legare JF, Lehr EJ, MacArthur RGG, McCarthy PM, Mehall JR, Merrill WH, Moon MR, Ouzounian M, Peltz M, Perrault LP, Preventza O, Ramchandani M, Ramlawi B, Salenger R, Sekela ME, Sellke FW, Stulak JM, Sutter FP, Timek TA, Whitman G, Williams JB, Wong DR, Yanagawa B, Ye J, Zeigler SM. Cardiac surgeons' concerns, perceptions, and responses during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Card Surg. 2021 Sep;36(9):3040-3051. doi: 10.1111/jocs.15681. Epub 2021 Jun 12. PMID: 34118080.

MacPherson A, Petrie DA, Tallon JM, Campana B, Atkinson P. CJEM Debate Series: what's in a name? It is simply an emergency room, and we are ERPs! CJEM. 2021 May 10. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00137-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33970461.

Mayo CD, Lacey C, Gawryluk JR; Multiple Sclerosis Outcome Assessments Consortium (MSOAC). Differences in symptoms of depression between females and males with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2021 Jun;51:102884. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2021.102884. Epub 2021 Mar 6. PMID: 33799287.

McCallan T, Daudt H. Engaging Family Physicians in the Provision of Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Can We Do Better? Palliat Med Rep. 2021 Jul 16;2(1):207-211. doi: 10.1089/pmr.2021.0021. PMID: 34318299; PMCID: PMC8310740.

Monaghan TM, Seekatz AM, Markham NO, Yau TO, Hatziapostolou M, Jilani T, Christodoulou N, Roach B, Birli E, Pomenya O, Louie T, Lacy DB, Kim P, Lee C, Kao D, Polytarchou C. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridioides difficile Infection Associates With Functional Alterations in Circulating microRNAs. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul;161(1):255-270.e4. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.03.050. Epub 2021 Apr 9. PMID: 33844988.

Nakanishi A, Cuthbertson L, Chase J. Advance Requests for Medical Assistance in Dying in Dementia: a Survey Study of Dementia Care Specialists. Can Geriatr J. 2021 Jun 1;24(2):82-95. doi: 10.5770/cgj.24.496. PMID: 34079602; PMCID: PMC8137455.

Pauly B, Revai T, Marcellus L, Martin W, Easton K, MacDonald M. "The health equity curse": ethical tensions in promoting health equity. BMC Public Health. 2021 Aug 18;21(1):1567. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-11594-y. PMID: 34407781; PMCID: PMC8375114.

Robertson-More C, Wu T. A knowledge gap unmasked: viral transmission in surgical smoke: a systematic review. Surg Endosc. 2021 Jun;35(6):2428-2439. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-08261-5. Epub 2021 Jan 25. PMID: 33495880; PMCID: PMC7833447.

Shopsowitz KE, Lim C, Shih AW, Fishbane N, Berry BR, Bigham M, Petraszko T, Trudeau J, Wyatt M, Yan MTS, Morrison D. Impacts of COVID-19 and elective surgery cancellations on platelet supply and utilization in the Canadian Province of British Columbia. Vox Sang. 2021 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/vox.13180. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34309031.

Spooner J, Birk M, Espinosa V, Hoag N. The times they are a-changin': The evolution of prostate cancer screening practices and beliefs among primary care physicians in Victoria, British Columbia. Can Urol Assoc J. 2021 Jun;15(6):192-196. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.6680. PMID: 33212001; PMCID: PMC8195572.

Tessier-Cloutier B, Twa DD, Marzban M, Kalina J, Chun HE, Pavey N, Tanweer Z, Katz RL, Lum JJ, Salina D. The presence of tumour-infiltrating neutrophils is an independent adverse prognostic feature in clear cell renal cell carcinoma. J Pathol Clin Res. 2021 Jul;7(4):385-396. doi: 10.1002/cjp2.204. Epub 2021 Mar 4. PMID: 33665979; PMCID: PMC8185362.

Tsai M, Lari H, Saffy S, Klonsky ED. Examining the Three-Step Theory (3ST) of Suicide in a Prospective Study of Adult Psychiatric Inpatients. Behav Ther. 2021 May;52(3):673-685. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2020.08.007. Epub 2020 Sep 8. PMID: 33990241.

Xu Z, Mueller R. Myelodysplastic pure red cell aplasia. Blood. 2021 Aug 12;138(6):500. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019004247. PMID: 34383041.