Primary Healthcare Research Unit

Publications

Publications by affiliates of the Discipline of Family Medicine, including peer reviewed journal articles, health-related books, and health-related book chapters. Bold names denote DFM faculty, staff, patient partners or students.

2019-2020

Peer reviewed publications

  • Albury C, Hall A, Syed A, Ziebland S, Stokoe E, Roberts N, Webb H, Aveyard P. Communication practices for delivering health behaviour change conversations in primary care: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. BMC Fam Pract. July 2019. 3;20(1):111.
  • JR Anaraki, S Samet, M Shehata, K Aubrey-Bassler, E Karami, S Samet, A Smith. Detecting relative changes in circulating blood volume using ultrasound and simulation.  2018 IEEE J Biomed Health Informatics. 2019 doi: 10.1109/CBMS.2019.00063.
  • Asghari, S., Boyd, S., Knight, J., Blackmore, J., Hurley, O., Allison, J., ... & Lundrigan, P. (2020). Developing a comprehensive database with sensitive health information: A profile of people living with HIV in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. International Journal of Population Data Science. 5(1): 1-13.
  • Asghari, S., Kirkland, M. C., Blackmore, J., Boyd, S. E., Farrell, A., Rourke, J., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Godwin, M., Oandasan, I., Walczak, A. (2019). A systematic review of reviews: Recruitment and retention of rural family physicians. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. 25(1): 20-30.
  • Aubrey-Bassler K, DP Manca, C Aguilar, N Sopcak, R Cullen, C Meaney, R Moineddin, D Campbell-Scherer, M Wilson, E Grunfeld. The effectiveness of a proven chronic disease prevention and screening intervention in diverse and remote primary care settings: an implementation study on the BETTER 2 Program. Brit J Gen Pract Open 2019 3(3):1-11.
  • Baker, A. Patey, C. Al-Obaidi, H. The occasional low-flow priapism. Can J Rural Med 2020:25:150-3.
  • Bishop L, Darcy S, Sinnot R, Elbialy C, Singleton, Avery S, Duggan N, Pendergast A. Exploring community perceptions of the facilitators and barriers of youth mental health: A qualitative study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. August 2020
  • Bishop, L., Darcy, S., Avery, S., Duggan, N., Pendergast, A., Sinnott, R.  Engaging a Community for Youth Mental Health and Wellness: Reflections and Lessons Learned" Gateways. International Journal of Community Research and Engagement 13(1), 2020.
  • Chafe R, Shulman R, Guttmann A, Aubrey-Bassler K. Adolescent patients with chronic health conditions transitioning into adult care: What role should family physicians play? Can Fam Phys 2019 65(5): 317-9.
  • Cubaka VK, Dyck C, Dawe R, Alghalyini B, Whalen-Browne M, Cejas G, Gibson C. A global picture of family medicine: The view from a WONCA storybooth. BMC Family Practice. 129(20), Sep 2019.
  • Danish A, Chouinard M-C, Aubrey-Bassler K, Burge F, Burge F, Doucet S, et al. Protocol for a mixed-method analysis of implementation of case management in primary care for frequent users of health care services with chronic diseases and complex care needs. BMJ Open 10:e038241, 2020.
  • Dawe R. A plea for program evaluation in a pandemic. Canadian Medical Education Journal. Published ahead of issue, May 20, 2020.
  • Dawe R, McKelvie M. International health experiences in postgraduate medical education: A meta-analysis of their effect on graduates’ clinical practice among underserved populations. Canadian Medical Education Journal. Published ahead of issue, Jan 2020.
  • Donnan JR, Johnston K, Chibrikov E, Marra CA, Aubrey-Bassler K, Najafzadeh, M, Nguyen H, Gamble JM  Capturing Patient Preferences Toward Benefits and Risks of Second-Line Antihyperglycemic Medications: A Discrete Choice Experiment. Can J Diab 2019 44(1): 6-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2019.04.014
  • Donnan JR, Grandy CA, Chibrikov E, Marra CA, Aubrey-Bassler K, et al. Comparative safety of the sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2019 9:e022577 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022577
  • Evensen A, Duffy S, Dawe R, Pike A, Nelson BD. Status of global health fellowship training in the United States and Canada. Canadian Medical Education Journal. 10(4), Nov 2019.
  • Furlong B, Aubrey-Bassler K, Etchegary H, Pike A, Darmonkow G, Swab M, Hall A. Patient education materials for non-specific low back pain and sciatica: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2020 Sep 2;10(9):e039530. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039530. PMID: 32878763; PMCID:PMC7470487.
  • Grimshaw J, Patey A, Kirkham K, Hall A, Dowling S, Rodondi N, Ellen M, Kool T, Kerr E, Linklater S, Levinson W, Bhatia S. De-implementing Wisely: Developing the evidence base to reduce low-value care. BMJ Quality and Safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 May;29(5):409-417.
  • Hall A, Furlong B, Pike A, Lawrence R, Ryan A, Etchegary H, Hennesey T, Toomey E. Using theatre as an arts-based knowledge translation strategy for health-related information: a scoping review protocol BMJ Open Sept 2019; 9:e032738.
  • Hall AM, Scurrey SR, Pike AE, Albury C, Richmond HL, Matthews J, Toomey E, Hayden JA, Etchegary H. Physician-reported barriers to using evidence-based recommendations for low back pain in clinical practice: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Implement Sci. 2019 May 7;14(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0884-4.
  • Hall A, Richmond H, Mahoney K, Matthews J. Chapter 31: Changing Health-Related Behaviours: lessons from implementation science. Clinical Epidemiology: Practice and Methods, Third Edition, 2020.
  • Hudon C, M-C Chouinard, K Aubrey-Bassler, N Muhajarine, F Burge, P L Bush, A Danish, V Ramsden, F Légaré, L Guénette, P Morin, M Lambert, F Fick, O Cleary, V Sabourin, M Warren, P Pluye (2020). Case management in primary care among frequent users of health care services with chronic conditions: a realist synthesis. Ann Fam Med, 18(3): 218-226.
  • Hurley DA, Keogh A, Mc Ardle D, Hall AM, Richmond H, Guerin S, et al: Evaluation of an E-Learning Training Program to Support Implementation of a Group-Based, Theory-Driven, Self-Management Intervention For Osteoarthritis and Low-Back Pain: Pre-Post Study. J Med Internet Res. Mar 7 2019; 21:e11123
  • Hurley D, Jeffares I, Hall A, Keogh A, Toomey E, McArdle D, McDonough S, Segurado R, Matthews J. Feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating a theory-driven group-based complex intervention versus usual physiotherapy to support self-management of osteoarthritis and low back pain (SOLAS). Trials May 2020
  • Kamper SJ, Logan G, Copsey B, Thomson J, Machado G, Abdel-Shaheed C, Williams C, Maher C, Hall A. What is usual care for low back pain? A systematic review of health care provided to patients with low back pain in family practice and emergency departments. Pain. April 2020;161(4):694‐702.
  • Kelly D., Kielly J., Hughes C., Gahagan J., Asghari S., Hancock S., Burt K., Smyczek P., Charlton C.,Nguyen H. (2020). Expanding access to HIV testing through Canadian community pharmacies: Findings from the APPROACH study. BMC Public Health. 1(1): 1-15.
  • Kendall C, Shoemaker E, Porter JE,Boucher LM, Crowe L, Rosenes R,Bibeau C,Lundrigan P, Becker M, Asghari S, Rourke SB, Liddy C,. (2019). Canadian HIV care settings as Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2(32): 158-167
  • JC Knight, R Moineddin, M Mathews, K Aubrey-Bassler. Effect of primary health care reforms in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador: Interrupted time-series analysis. Can Fam Phys 2019 65(7): e296-e304.
  • Logan GS, Pike A, Copsey B, Parfrey P, Etchegary H, Hall A. What do we really know about the appropriateness of radiation emitting imaging for low back pain in primary and emergency care? A systematic review and meta-analysis of medical record reviews. PLoS One. Dec 5 2019;14(12):e0225414.
  • Logan GS, Copsey B, Etchegary H, Parfrey P, Mahoney K, Hall A. Family physician referral rates for lumbar spine computed tomography in Newfoundland and Labrador: a cross-sectional analysis using routinely collected data. CMAJ Open. 2020;8(1):E56‐E59. Published 2020 Jan 28.
  • Lukewich J, Allard M, Ashley L, Aubrey-Bassler K, et al.  National Competencies for Registered Nurses in Primary Care: A Delphi Study. Western J Nursing Res, 2020.
  • Mahdavian, M., Mallay, S. A., Asghari, S., Voduc, N., & Pike, J. C. (2019). Effect of benralizumab on asthma exacerbation rates in patients with severe asthma: Systematic review and meta-analysis .Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. 1(9): 1-9.
  • Matthews J, Hall A, Keogh A. Evaluating the effects of behavior change training on the knowledge, confidence and skills of exercise science students. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 Oct 6;12:62. doi:10.1186/s13102-020-00209-5. PMID: 33042551; PMCID: PMC7539374.
  • Patey, C. (2019). Beyond an admission - Support for an ageing population. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 24(3), 1.
  • Patey, C., Asghari, S., Norman, P., & Hurley, O. (2020). Redesign of a rural emergency department to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 1(1): 1-3.
  • Patey, C. Norman, P. Araree, M. Asghari, S. Heeley, T. Boyd, S. Hurley, O. Aubrey-Bassler, K. SurgeCon: Priming a Community Emergency Department for Patient Flow Management. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2019.420127. July 5, 2019
  • Pike A, Mahoney K, Patey AM, Inwood S, Mortazhejri S, Lawrence R, Hall A. De- implementing Wisely Research Group. Protocol for assessing the determinants of preoperative test-ordering behaviour for low-risk surgical procedures using a theoretically driven, qualitative design. BMJ Open. 2020 May 11;10(5):e036511. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036511. PMID: 32398338; PMCID: PMC7223279.
  • Roger, J. (2019). Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for ultrasound normal gallbladders: Should we forego hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scans? (Clinical report). Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 24(2), 1. (6for6 participant)
  • Shaver, L. G., Khawer, A., Yi, Y., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Etchegary, H., Roebothan, B., Asghari, S., Wang, P. P. (2019). Using Facebook Advertising to Recruit Representative Samples: Feasibility Assessment of a Cross-Sectional Survey. Journal of medical Internet research. 21(8): 1-15.
  • Shea-Budgell, M.A., Campbell-Scherer, D., Aguilar, C., Lofters, A., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Carneiro, I., Sopcak, N., Stapon, C., Loshak, H., Grunfeld, E., Manca, D.P.  Harmonization and Implementation of Survivorship Guidelines for Breast, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancer: The BETTER WISE Project.  Submitted to Journal of Oncology Practice.
  • Wentzell, T. M. (2019). Strong administrative support needed to improve wait times for hip fracture. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 191(20), E566-E566. (6for6 participant)
  • Wilson, N. Patey, C. Howse, D. Catch of a Lifetime – Erysipelothrix rhusiopathie bacteremia, septicemia, endocarditis and osteomylelitis in Newfoundland crab fisherman and butcher. CJRM 2019:24: 123-126.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Bishop, L., Darcy. S., Pendergast, A., Avery, S., Duggan, N., Barnes., L.    It Takes a Team: Caring for patients taking opioids for chronic non-cancer pain. College of Family Physicians of Canada and Canadian Pharmacists Association. Integration of Pharmacists into Interprofessional Teams. Ontario: College of Family Physicians of Canada and Canadian Pharmacists Association; 2019. https://www.cfpc.ca/uploadedFiles/Health_Policy/IPC-2019-Pharmacist-Integration.pdf
  • Patey, C. (2019, Fall). Packrafting down the Beaver. Labrador Life
  • ACEM Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. COVID-19 Toolkit for Rural Emergency Care Facilities. Appendix F. 22, May, 2020.
  • Pendergast, Amanda L., Terry, A., Koppula, S., Zwarenstein, M. "Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Breastfeeding Among Medical Students at Memorial University" (2019). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. 6305. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/6305

Conference/Meeting Presentations

  • Asghari S., Boyd S., Blackmore J., Hurley O., Knight J., Alison J., Kelly D., Burt K., Pittman B., Gilbert L. Dowden J., (2019, 14-17 July) Developing a comprehensive database with sensitive health information: A profile of people living with HIV in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, STI/HIV 2019 World conference, (poster) Vancouver Canada.
  • Asghari S., Kirkland M^., Boyd S., Blackmore J., Farrell A., Rourke J., Aubrey-Bassler K., Godwin M., Oandasan, I. (2019, October 12-15)  Recruitment and Retention of Rural Family Physicians: Recruitment & retention of rural family physicians: A systematic review of reviews. World Organization of Family Doctor Annual Rural Conference, (Oral Presentation), Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • Asghari, S., Graham, W., Bethune, C., Heeley, T., Araee, M#. (Oct. 11-15, 2019). Rural Health Research Training Programs: Catalyzing Social Capital in Rural Canada (Oral Presentation). World Organization of Family Doctors Rural, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Patey C., Norman P., Asghari S., Hurley O., (2019, October 12-15)  Effect of an Emergency Department Surge Management Platform on Wait times, World Organization of Family Doctor Annual Rural Conference (Oral Presentation) Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • Asghari, S., Heeley, T., Bethune, C., Graham, W. (Aug. 24-28, 2019). Fostering Socially Accountable Rural Health Research through Longitudinal Faculty Development (Oral Presentation), International Association for Medical Education, Vienna, Austria.
  • Bethune, C., Asghari, S., Heeley, T., Graham, W. (April 4-6, 2019). How and Why to Write in Rural Practice: The Pros of Prose (Workshop). Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Dawe, R., Avery, S., Bishop, J., Pendergast, A., Tzenov, A., Duggan, N. Family Centered Maternity Care Program Evaluation Project. Family Medicine Forum, Vancouver BC 2019.
  • Duffley L, Nguyet N, Aubrey-Bassler C, Duff, K, Bessell J. Encourgaging Engagement with the  Refugee Community through MUN MED Gateway 30 Oct 2019, FMF CFPC Vancouver, BC Presenter and Co-Author, free standing paper for presentation, peer reviewed.
  • Heeley, T., Asghari, S., Araee, M., Graham, W., Bethune, C., MacLellan, C.^, Walsh, A.,^^ MacKay, M.^^ (June 27-28, 2019). Fostering research communities of practice in the Canadian North: A social capital analysis (Poster). Primary Healthcare Research Forum, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.’
  • Bethune, C., Asghari, S., Heeley, T., Graham, W. (Sep. 23-25, 2019). Fostering Socially Accountable Rural Health Research through Longitudinal Faculty Development. (Oral Presentation). International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • MacLellan, C.^, Bethune, C., Graham, W., Button, C., Heeley, T., Asghari, S. (Oct. 11-15, 2019). Effect of a Longitudinal Research Skills Training Program on Research Competency among Rural Family Physicians (Poster). World Organization of Family Doctors Rural, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Bethune, C., Heeley, T., Asghari, S., Graham, W. (Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2019). Change-makers: How a research course impacted the work and lives of rural family physicians (6for6 unplugged) (Workshop). Family Medicine Forum, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • MacLellan, C.^, Bethune, C., Graham, W., Button, C., Heeley, T., Asghari, S. (Nov. 16-20, 2019). Effect of a Research Development Program on Research Competency among Rural and Remote physicians (Oral Presentation). North American Primary Healthcare Research Group, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Boyd S., Asghari S., Blackmore J., Chen T., Becker M., Kendall C., Singer A. (2019, 14-17 July). Creation of an HIV Case Definition to Assess the Quality of HIV Care in the Primary Healthcare Setting in Canada, STI/HIV 2019 World conference, (poster) Vancouver Canada.
  • Ghaderi G.^, Asghari S., Mahdavian M., (2019, April 11- 13) Do COPD Patients Living in Rural Areas Have Higher Rate of Hospitalization? Canadian Respiratory Conference (Poster) Ottawa, Canada
  • Asghari S., Ghaderi G.^, Hurley O., Mahdavian M. (2019, May 30) Does geographic accessibility effect chronic respiratory disease outcomes? A population based study in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). (Poster) University of Toronto Respiratory Research Day. Toronto, Canada. 
  • Asghari S., Boyd S., Blackmore J., Chen T., Becker M., Kendall C., Singer A. (2019, November 16-20) The Portrait of HIV Care in Primary Care Settings in Canada: Findings from the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) North American Primary Care Group Annual Conference, (Research in Progress Poster) Toronto, Canada.
  • Ghaderi G.^, Asghari S., Hurley O., Mahdavian M. (2019, November 16-20) Effect of geographic accessibility on hospitalization of adults living with asthma.( Poster) North American Primary Care Group Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Anne Drover, Amanda Pendergast.  Development, implementation and evaluation of a simulation based breastfeeding education course for health care professionals.  Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (Blackburn, UK)
  • Russell Dawe, Susan Avery, Jessica Bishop, Norah Duggan, Lisa Burke, Amanda Pendergast.  Family Medicine Obstetrics in Residency: A Program Evaluation (Work in Progress).  PriFor (St. John’s)
  • Lisa Burke, Russell Dawe, Susan Avery, Amanda Tzenov, Amanda Pendergast, Jessica Bishop, Norah Duggan.  Quality Maternity care? What do patients think? Family Medicine Forum.
  • Tzenov, A., Levy, M., Hurtubise,K., Moores,P., Waghmare, K., Stringer, K. Development of a new interprofessional health education program in an Academic Family Medicine Practice: Moving towards the Patient’s Medical Home Model. AMEE 2020, Glasgow, Scotland.  (accepted)
  • Penashue J, Dawe R. iKT with Indigenous communities via community engagement. SHARE SUMMIT St. John’s NL 2019.
  • Dawe R., Drover D, Dawe C, Brazil N, Collins J. Kitchen party: A Newfoundland encounter. Canadian Conference on Physician Health. St. John’s NL 2019.
  • Logan G and Hall A. Appropriateness of CTs for Low Back Pain: a clinical audit Choosing Wisely Canada May 2019
  • Hall A, et al. Do interventions to change physician’s imaging behaviour target physician-reported barriers? XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care Quebec City July 2019. Oral presentation
  • Logan G and Hall A. Appropriateness of imaging for Low Back Pain: a clinical audit. XVIth International Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care Quebec City July 2019. Poster presentation
  • Hall A, et al. Do interventions to change physician’s imaging behaviour target physician-reported barriers? Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting May 2020 Oral (moved to poster due to COVID-19).
  • Hall A, et al. What are the attitudes and beliefs about the causes and management of low back pain of the general public? Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting May 2020 Oral (moved to poster due to COVID-19).
  • Piercey, A. Tzenov, N. Fairbridge, N. Duggan, S. Avery, R. Dawe, M. VanSoeren. Family physician referral patterns for low –risk prenatal patients seeking ongoing prenatal and intrapartum care in Northeast Avalon of Newfoundland. Family Medicine Forum 2020, Winnipeg, MB.