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Telerehabilitation for Children and Youth with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families: A Systematic Review

Abstract Aim To determine the level of evidence for the effectiveness of telerehabilitation against comparison interventions in improving child- and parent-related outcomes in children and youth with developmental disabilities. Method A systematic approach, comprised of a comprehensive search; transparent study selection, data extraction, quality assessment by independent reviewers; and synthesis of sufficiently similar data

By |2022-09-09T03:53:37+00:00August 30th, 2022|Publications|0 Comments

Creating a core set of mobility domains among individuals with acquired brain injury

Clinicians and individuals with acquired brain injury perspectives about factors that influence mobility: creating a core set of mobility domains among individuals with acquired brain injury Objectives To identify factors which may influence mobility and could be considered during the evaluation of mobility in individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) following qualitative focus groups

By |2022-09-09T03:45:07+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Publications|0 Comments

Dr. Sara Ahmed Promoted to Full Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Sara Ahmed, PT, PhD has been promoted from Associate Professor to Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Ahmed is a physical therapist and has been a faculty member at McGill since 2008. She runs a research program and health informatics lab located at the Lethbridge Layton Mackey. Dr. Ahmed's research

By |2021-07-23T15:19:42+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Media|0 Comments

Investigation of measurement invariance in longitudinal health-related quality of life in preemptive or previously dialyzed kidney transplant recipients

Summary Purpose Kidney transplantation (KT) can impact patients’ evaluation of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as they adapt to their new life with a graft and its changes. Patients may adapt to KT in a different way, depending on whether they were on dialysis prior to transplantation or not (i.e. preemptive group). This may

By |2022-01-09T02:18:00+00:00June 25th, 2021|Publications|0 Comments

The effects of exercise on sleep quality in persons with Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review with meta-analysis

Summary We conducted a systematic review with meta-analysis to determine the evidence in support of exercise to improve sleep quality assessed subjectively and objectively in Parkinson's Disease (PD). Standardized mean differences (SMD) comparing the effects of exercise and control interventions on sleep quality with 95% confidence intervals (CI) were calculated. Data from 10 randomized

By |2021-05-07T03:52:31+00:00February 7th, 2021|Publications|0 Comments

Research Fairness Initiative opens a new era for equitable and impactful research collaborations

Abstract The global collaborations and partnerships in research and science are evidently growing as an inevitable reality to tackle the mounting common global challenges. To overcome all of these challenges and create a balance between countries, institutions, stakeholders, and fields and to strengthen the research and science fair collaborations and boost institutional research capacities

By |2020-11-07T00:27:03+00:00September 30th, 2020|Publications|0 Comments

Prospective application of implementation science theories and frameworks to inform use of PROMs in routine clinical care within an integrated pain network

Abstract Purpose The objective of this study is to present the implementation science approaches that were used before implementing electronic patient-reported outcome measures (ePROMs) across an integrated chronic pain network that includes primary, rehabilitation, and hospital-based care. Methods The Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) was used to identify potential barriers and enablers to the use

By |2022-09-09T03:50:00+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Publications|0 Comments

Zachary Boychuck awarded the Postdoctoral Fellowship on Telehealth in Rehabilitation Services in the Wake of the COVID-19 Crisis

Zachary Boychuck (OT, PhD), a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Person-Centred Health Informatics Research Lab (Supervisor: Dr. Sara Ahmed), was awarded the "Postdoctoral Fellowship on Telehealth in Rehabilitation Services in the Wake of the COVID-19 Crisis" by the CIUSSS West-Central & the Réseau de recherché en santé des populations du Québec. This award provides support for one year (June

By |2020-05-23T10:54:42+00:00May 15th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Nicole George awarded the CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Scholarship to co-design and implement a community health intervention for chronic pain

Congratulations to Nicole George!! Nicole George was awarded the CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Scholarship to co-design and implement a community health intervention for chronic pain. Summary of the project Chronic pain is a devastating medical condition that impacts nearly 1 in 5 Canadian adults. There is a need to improve chronic pain management, to

By |2020-05-23T16:31:30+00:00April 28th, 2020|Media|0 Comments

Core patient-reported outcome domains

Title: Core patient-reported outcome domains for routine clinical care in chronic pain management: patients’ and healthcare professionals’ perspective Abstract Purpose To identify a core patient-reported outcome (PRO) domain set to be used in routine clinical care in settings offering specialized and supra-specialized multidisciplinary care to individuals with chronic pain (CP). Methods Two online cross-sectional

By |2022-02-02T21:56:19+00:00March 19th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on Core patient-reported outcome domains
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