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Summer 2016 conference activity

Conference-Activity-May-June-2016

CHÉOS investigators have abstracts at conferences all across North America this summer.

Please see below for a list of abstracts being presented. Check back often for new information.

Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) 2016 – May 12–15, 2016; Winnipeg, MB

Chavoshi N, Christian WM, Waters S, Schechter MT, Spittal PM. The Cedar Project: Understanding the increased vulnerability to contracting Herpes Simplex Virus 2 among a cohort of young Aboriginal people who use drugs in British Columbia. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Poster EPHP7.01.

Christian WM, Jongbloed K, Pearce ME, Schechter MT, Spittal PM, for The Cedar Project Partnership. The Cedar Project: Conducting health research in a good way. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Oral Presentation SS1.3.

Pearce ME, Jongbloed KA, Christian WM, Henderson EW, Schechter MT, Spittal PM, for The Cedar Project Partnership. The Cedar Project: Longitudinal health outcomes associated with childhood neglect among young Indigenous people who use drugs in B.C. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Oral Presentation EPH2.5.

Pearce ME, Jongbloed KA, Christian WM, Henderson EW, Schechter MT, Spittal PM, for The Cedar Project Partnership. The Cedar Project: Longitudinal health outcomes associated with childhood physical and sexual abuse among young Indigenous people who use drugs in B.C. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Oral Presentation MD2.3.

Pendergraft K, Thomas D, Nasewich S, Galambos A, Nightingale M, Stomach D, Lockie L, Kille J, Westland K, Anis A, Tyndall M, Kessler M, King A, Masching R. Engaging health care providers in rural and remote settings through a live course on community-based and culturally relevant HIV diagnosis and treatment in B.C. and S.K. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Poster EPHP15.06.

Sharma R, Zamar D, Pearce ME, Pooyak SD, Christian WM, Schechter MT, Spittal PM, Cedar Project Partnership. The Cedar Project: Culture and language support resilience among young Indigenous women involved in sex work in Vancouver and Prince George, B.C. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Poster SSP1.05.

Singer J, Bitnun A, Alimenti A, Lee T, Samson L, Trophy J, Money D, Vaudry W, Kakkar F, Lapointe N, Sauve L. Canadian Perinatal HIV Surveillance Program (CPHSP): Demographics, perinatal HIV transmission, and treatment in pregnancy in Canada. 25th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Winnipeg, MB; May 12–15, 2016. Oral Presentation EPH3.6.

American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2016 Conference – May 13–18, 2016; San Francisco, CA

Abuyassin BH, Badran M, Ayas N, Laher I. Intermitten hypoxia augments mesangial matrix expansion by increasing glomerular expression of TGF-b and CTGF proteins. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion D109-404.

Badran M, Ayas N, Laher I. Endothelial dysfunction in diabetic mice is exacerbated by chronic intermittent hypoxia (CIH). American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion D109-412.

Chen W, Lynd LD, Fitzgerald MJ, Marra C, Balshaw R, To T, Tavakoli H, Sadatsafavi M. Excess economic burden in asthma patients and the impact of comorbidities. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion B22-204.

Chou JA, Shergill M, Dhingra V, Ronco JJ, Pamplin C, McKeown S, Dodek P. Variation in the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in critically ill patients among ICUs in British Columbia, Canada. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Thematic Poster Session C50-P735.

Galindo S, Hamric A, Henrich N, Dodek P. Moral distress in intensive care personnel related to the provision of perceived non-beneficial care. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion D103-704.

Hill A, Ramsey CD, Dodek P, Kozak J, Doupe M, Fowler R, Wong H, Fransoo R, Scales DC, Garland A. Marital status does not explain the male predominance of ICU admission among home care clients. Thematic Poster Session B46-P1149.

Kendzerska T, Ayas N, Gershon AS, Tomlinson G, Leung RS. The interaction of obesity and nocturnal hypoxemia on cardiovascular consequences in adults with obstructive sleep apnea: A historical observational study. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Thematic Poster Session B64-P1557.

Kho ME, Duffet M, Herridge MS, Needham DM, Koo KK, Lamontagne F, Dodek PM, Costigan FA, Cook D. Identifying clinically important outcomes in clinical trials of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the ICU: A survey of key stakeholders. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion A25-717.

Kho ME, Duffett M, Herridge MS, Needham DM, Koo KK, Lamontagne F, Dodek PM, Costigan FA, Cook D. A systematic review of clinically important outcomes in clinical trials of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in the ICU: Preliminary results. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion A25-718.

Ramsey CD, Hill A, Dodek P, Fowler R, Kozak J, Wong H, Fransoo R, Doupe M, Yogendran M, Garland A. Male predominance in admission to intensive care units (ICU) disappears after surviving one ICU admission. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion B22-219.

Yue S, Dhingra V, Ronco JJ, Pamplin C, McKeown S, Dodek P. Survey of glucose control practices in all ICUs within British Columbia, Canada. American Thoracic Society Conference 2016. San Francisco, CA; May 13–18, 2016. Poster Discussion A105-813.

B.C. College of Family Physicians 2016 Spring Family Medicine Conference – June 4–5, 2016; Vancouver, BC

McCracken, Rita. Real life use of atypical antipsychotics in elders: How to avoid using but if you must, how to use safely as possible. B.C. College of Family Physicians 2016 Spring Family Medicine Conference. Vancouver, B.C.; Jun 4–5, 2016. Breakout Session.

Shojania, Kamran. Polymyalgia Rheumatica: More common than you might think. B.C. College of Family Physicians 2016 Spring Family Medicine Conference. Vancouver, B.C.; Jun 4–5, 2016. Breakout Session.

Beaulieu, Monica. Screening and primary care management of chronic kidney disease. B.C. College of Family Physicians 2016 Spring Family Medicine Conference. Vancouver, B.C.; Jun 4–5, 2016. Breakout Session.

Gateway to Learning: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2016 Conference – Jun 4–8, 2016; Quebec City, QC

Grafstein E. The utility of an in-patient diagnosis-derived Charlson Comorbidity Index to create an emergency department workload model. Gateway to Learning: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2016 Conference. Quebec City, Q.C.; Jun 4–8, 2016. Oral Presentation LO086.

Grafstein E. A novel administrative database solution for capturing ED patient co-morbidity—the derived Charlson Comorbidity Index. Gateway to Learning: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2016 Conference. Quebec City, Q.C.; Jun 4–8, 2016. Poster P049.

Harris D. “Rate and See”: A pilot evaluation of a short duration atrial fibrillation pathway linking the emergency department to specialty care. Gateway to Learning: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2016 Conference. Quebec City, Q.C.; Jun 4–8, 2016. Poster P059.

Canadian Evaluation Society 2016 Conference – Jun 5–8, 2016; St. John’s, NL

Snow ME, Cheng J. Quick wins: The benefits of applying evaluative thinking to project development. Canadian Evaluation Society 2016 Conference. St. John’s, NL; Jun 5–8, 2016. Oral presentation.

Snow ME, Snow N. Accelerating your logic models: Interactivity for better communication. Canadian Evaluation Society 2016 Conference. St. John’s, NL; Jun 5–8, 2016. Workshop.

European League Against Rheumatism 2016 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology – Jun 8–11, 2016; London, England

Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Li LC, Bansback N, Wong H, Rahman MM, Esdaile JM. Trends in osteoarthritis incidence in British Columbia, Canada, 2001–2012. European League Against Rheumatism 2016 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology. London, England; Jun 8–11, 2016. Poster presentation SAT0424.

Vancouver Health Economics Methodology Meeting – Jun 10, 2016; Vancouver, BC

Harrison M, Milbers K, Hudson M, Bansback N. Is there evidence for concordance between patient and physicians for aspects of treatments that matter most? Evidence from a review of Discrete Choice Experiments. Vancouver Health Economics Methodology Meeting. Vancouver, B.C.; Jun 26, 2016.

2016 American Transplant Congress – June 11–15, 2016; Boston, MA

Gill J, Fortin MC, Rose C, Cole E, Tinckham K, Gill J. Reciprocity for compatible pair participation in kidney paired donation. Am J Transplant. 2016;16 (suppl 3). 2016 American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA; Jun 11–15, 2016. Oral Presentation 1377.

6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists – Jun 12–15, 2016; Philadelphia, PA

O’Neill S, Harrison M, Kreif N, Sutton M, Grieve R. Generalized synthetic controls: A critical examination of a method new to the health context. 6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists. Philadelphia, PA; Jun 12–15, 2016. Oral Presentation.

Canadian Public Health Association 2016 – June 13–16, 2016; Toronto, ON

Oviedo-Joekes E, Brissette S, Guh D, Marchand K, MacDonald S, Lock K, Harrison S, Janmohamed A, Marsh D, Schechter MT. Non-inferiority of hydromorphone compared to diacetylmorphine for long-term opioid dependence: A randomized clinical trial. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Toronto, ON: Jun 13–16, 2016. Poster Presentation.

Palis H, Marchand K, Fikowski J, Harrison S, Schechter MT, Oviedo-Joekes E. Gender-sensitive predictors of retention in opioid substitution treatment among long-term opioid users. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Toronto, ON: Jun 13–16, 2016. Poster Presentation.

Palis H, Oviedo-Joekes E, Marchand K, Guh D, Brissette S, Harrison S, MacDonald S, Lock K, Marsh D, Schechter MT. Characteristics and response to treatment among Aboriginal people receiving injectable opioids for the treatment of long-term opioid dependence. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Toronto, ON: Jun 13–16, 2016. Oral Presentation.

Marchand K, Palis H, Fikowski J, Harrison S, Schechter MT, Oviedo-Joekes E. Understanding patient capacity to meet the demands of methadone maintenance treatment from the perspectives of long-term opioid dependent women and men. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Toronto, ON: Jun 13–16, 2016. Oral Presentation.

Marchand K, Palis H, Fikowski J, Harrison S, Schechter MT, Oviedo-Joekes E. Histories of victimization and its relationship with age of regular heroin injection among of long-term opioid dependent women and men. Canadian Public Health Association Annual Conference. Toronto, ON: Jun 13–16, 2016. Poster Presentation.

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