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.

The below articles were published between July 1 and September 30, 2020. Island Health authors are shown in bold where known.

Obesity in adults: a clinical practice guideline. Wharton S, Lau DCW, Vallis M, Sharma AM, Biertho L, Campbell-Scherer D, Adamo K, Alberga A, Bell R, Boulé N, Boyling E, Brown J, Calam B, Clarke C, Crowshoe L, Divalentino D, Forhan M, Freedhoff Y, Gagner M, Glazer S, Grand C, Green M, Hahn M, Hawa R, Henderson R, Hong D, Hung P, Janssen I, Jacklin K, Johnson-Stoklossa C, Kemp A, Kirk S, Kuk J, Langlois MF, Lear S, McInnes A, Macklin D, Naji L, Manjoo P, Morin MP, Nerenberg K, Patton I, Pedersen S, Pereira L, Piccinini-Vallis H, Poddar M, Poirier P, Prud'homme D, Salas XR, Rueda-Clausen C, Russell-Mayhew S, Shiau J, Sherifali D, Sievenpiper J, Sockalingam S, Taylor V, Toth E, Twells L, Tytus R, Walji S, Walker L, Wicklum S. CMAJ. 2020 Aug 4;192(31):E875-E891. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.191707. PMID: 32753461.

Effect of Maternal Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation on Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia-Free Survival in Breastfed Preterm Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Marc I, Piedboeuf B, Lacaze-Masmonteil T, Fraser W, Mâsse B, Mohamed I, Qureshi M, Afifi J, Lemyre B, Caouette G, Bartholomew J, Nuyt AM, Julien P, Synnes A, Lucas M, Perreault T, Strueby L, Cieslak Z, Yusuf K, Pelligra G, Massé E, Larsen B, de Cabo C, Ruth C, Khurshid F, Lavoie PM. JAMA. 2020 Jul 14;324(2):157-167. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.8896. PMID: 32662862; PMCID: PMC7361648.

Comparison of Fetal Fibronectin and Phosphorylated Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-1 Testing to Predict Preterm Delivery in Symptomatic Women: A 10-Year Retrospective Study. Chen MX, Dansereau J, Hoag GN. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2020 Aug;42(8):971-976. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2020.01.021. Epub 2020 Apr 26. PMID: 32345553.

Échographie pulmonaire d’une femme de 64 ans atteinte de la COVID-19. Thomas A, Haljan G, Mitra A. CMAJ. 2020 Oct 5;192(40):E1185-E1186. French. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.200414-f. PMID: 33020130; PMCID: PMC7546751.

Registration errors among patients receiving blood transfusions: a national analysis from 2008 to 2017. Vijenthira S, Armali C, Downie H, Wilson A, Paton K, Berry B, Wu HX, Robitaille A, Cserti-Gazdewich C, Callum J. Vox Sang. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/vox.13007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32996605.

How We Can Improve the Quality of Care for Patients Requesting Medical Assistance in Dying: A Qualitative Study of Health Care Providers. Oczkowski SJW, Crawshaw D, Austin P, Versluis D, Kalles-Chan G, Kekewich M, Curran D, Miller PQ, Kelly M, Wiebe E, Dees M, Frolic A. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Aug 21:S0885-3924(20)30693-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.018. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32835830.

Costs of surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation in Ontario, Canada from 2006 to 2017. Chow JY, McClure G, Belley-Côté EP, McIntyre WF, Singal RK, Whitlock RP. J Card Surg. 2020 Sep 28. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14989. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32985724.

Loss of tyrosine hydroxylase, motor deficits and elevated iron in a mouse model of phospholipase A2G6-associated neurodegeneration (PLAN). Minkley M, MacLeod P, Anderson CK, Nashmi R, Walter PB.Brain Res. 2020 Dec 1;1748:147066. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2020.147066. Epub 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32818532.

The Critical Importance of Prenatal Diagnosis of Critical Congenital Heart Disease: Toward 100% Detection in All Regions. Young AA, Sinclair BG. Can J Cardiol. 2020 Oct;36(10):1564-1565. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2020.03.009. Epub 2020 Mar 12. PMID: 32663459.

Effect of a functional fibre supplement on glycemic control when added to a year-long medically supervised weight management program in adults with type 2 diabetes. Reimer RA, Wharton S, Green TJ, Manjoo P, Ramay HR, Lyon MR, Gahler RJ, Wood S. Eur J Nutr. 2020 Jul 8. doi: 10.1007/s00394-020-02328-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32642971.

A report of probable paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity syndrome in a patient with necrotizing fasciitis. Fraser S, Ovakim DH. Can J Anaesth. 2020 Oct;67(10):1448-1450. doi: 10.1007/s12630-020-01694-5. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32372180.