Beate Sander
University of Toronto
Health careIntensive care medicineDiseasePopulationMedicine
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#1Ambica Parmar (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 2
#2Beate SanderH-Index: 18
Last. Kelvin K. Chan (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 25
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Abstract The treatment landscape for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) has undergone a substantial evolution in the past decade, with a dramatic increase in the number of available systemic therapies. Although this offers promise for improved patient outcomes, this rapid pace in development has led to new challenges in therapeutic choice. For instance, the absence of direct comparative evidence across all therapeutic options has led to a critical gap in evidence to clearly define preferred ...
#1Derrick Y. Tam (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 10
#2David M.J. Naimark (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 17
Last. Stephen Mac MBiotech (U of T: University of Toronto)
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Unstructured Abstract (250 words) In Ontario, on March 16th, 2020, a directive was issued to all acute care hospitals to halt non-essential procedures in anticipation for a potential surge in COVID-19 patients. This included scheduled outpatient cardiac surgical and interventional procedures that required the use of intensive care units, ventilators, and skilled critical care personnel, given that these procedures would draw from the same pool of resources required for critically ill COVID-19 pa...
#1Ambika Parmar (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
#2Narhari Timilshina (UHN: University Health Network)H-Index: 17
Last. Kelvin K. Chan (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 25
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#1Kali Barrett (UHN: University Health Network)H-Index: 1
#2Yoshiko Nakamachi (UHN: University Health Network)
Last. Beate Sander (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 18
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In addition to instituting public health measures for COVID-19, managing healthcare resources is important for outcomes. The experiences in Italy and New York have shown that personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages can cause increased morbidity and mortality. We demonstrate a method to predict PPE demand across a health care system.
#1Colin MacdougallH-Index: 3
#2Jennie Johnstone (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 18
Last. Sander B
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Structured Summary Background Preventing vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection is a healthcare priority. However, the cost-effectiveness of VRE control interventions is unclear. Aim To synthesize evidence on economic evaluation of VRE control practices such as screening, contact precautions, patient cohorting, and others. Methods We searched literature from January 1985 to June 2018, and included economic evaluations of VRE control practices in hospital settings, published in English....
#1Biao Tang (U of T: University of Toronto)
#2Yanni Xiao (Xi'an Jiaotong University)H-Index: 25
Last. Jianhong Wu (York University)H-Index: 58
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Human infections with viruses of the genus Flavivirus, including dengue virus (DENV) and Zika virus (ZIKV), are of increasing global importance. Owing to antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE), secon...
#1Narhari TimilshinaH-Index: 17
#2Antonio FinelliH-Index: 45
Last. Shabbir M.H. AlibhaiH-Index: 41
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#1Kali Barrett (UHN: University Health Network)H-Index: 1
#1Kali A. Barrett (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 4
Last. Beate SanderH-Index: 18
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Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread to over 169 countries and regions, and is now officially a pandemic. The number of cases and rate of new infections continues to rise daily causing significant strain to healthcare systems. The purpose of this study is to predict the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patient outcomes and the healthcare system in Ontario, Canada, and to model different scenarios for disease transmission and healthcare system capacity. Methods: We created...
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#1Liya Teklu Araya (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
#2Teferi Gedif Fenta (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 5
Last. Gebremedhin Beedemariam Gebretekle (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 4
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BACKGROUND: Cancer of the cervix is the most frequent cancer among women in Ethiopia. The disease burden and its treatment adversely affects patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL). We aimed to investigate the HRQoL and its predictors among cervical cancer patients in Ethiopia. METHODS: A hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted from January to June 2018 at the oncology unit of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A total of 404 cervical cancer patients w...
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#1Diana E. Magee (UHN: University Health Network)
#2Amanda Hird (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)H-Index: 11
Last. Girish S. Kulkarni (UHN: University Health Network)H-Index: 20
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508Background: Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) accounts for less than 5% of all urothelial cancers. As a result, this disease is clinically understudied and there are no definitive recommen...