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Ross Upshur
University of Toronto
347Publications
46H-index
7,092Citations
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Published on Feb 13, 2019in Harm Reduction Journal 2.50
Soo Chan Carusone11
Estimated H-index: 11
(McMaster University),
Adrian Guta13
Estimated H-index: 13
(U of W: University of Windsor)
+ 7 AuthorsCarol Strike20
Estimated H-index: 20
(U of T: University of Toronto)
BACKGROUND: Drug use is associated with increased morbidity and mortality but people who use drugs experience significant barriers to care. Data are needed about the care experiences of people who use drugs to inform interventions and quality improvement initiatives. The objective of this study is to describe and characterize the experience of acute care for people who use drugs. METHODS: We conducted a qualitative descriptive study. We recruited people with a history of active drug use at the t...
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Published on May 16, 2019in Trials 2.07
Xiaolin Wei17
Estimated H-index: 17
(U of T: University of Toronto),
Joseph P. Hicks6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Leeds)
+ 10 AuthorsShiliang Ge (U of T: University of Toronto)
Background Treatment non-adherence is a serious challenge to effective tuberculosis (TB) control in Tibet. In this study we will pilot and evaluate the effectiveness of using new electronic monitors (e-monitors) and a smartphone app to improve treatment adherence among new pulmonary TB patients in Tibet.
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Corey McAuliffe (U of T: University of Toronto), Ross Upshur46
Estimated H-index: 46
(U of T: University of Toronto)
+ 1 AuthorsErica Di Ruggiero9
Estimated H-index: 9
(U of T: University of Toronto)
The ways in which global health students experience trauma/distress while conducting global health fieldwork is understudied. No identifiable literature addresses the risks to students’ mental well-being, although physical wellness checks exist. Importantly, global health practitioners are at greater risk than the general population for moral distress, secondary-traumatic stress disorder, vicarious traumatization, compassion fatigue, burnout, stress, and anxiety. Students face increased risks (e...
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Published on Jan 25, 2019in Bioethics 1.66
Ana Komparic1
Estimated H-index: 1
(U of T: University of Toronto),
Angus Dawson17
Estimated H-index: 17
(USYD: University of Sydney)
+ 2 AuthorsDiego S. Silva5
Estimated H-index: 5
(SFU: Simon Fraser University)
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Published on May 1, 2019in PLOS ONE 2.77
Fiona Webster15
Estimated H-index: 15
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Kathleen Rice6
Estimated H-index: 6
+ 3 AuthorsRoss Upshur46
Estimated H-index: 46
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Published on Apr 1, 2019in SSM-Population Health
Aaron M. Orkin8
Estimated H-index: 8
(U of T: University of Toronto),
Allison McArthur1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 7 AuthorsRoss Upshur46
Estimated H-index: 46
(U of T: University of Toronto)
Abstract Introduction Task shifting interventions have been implemented to improve health and address health inequities. Little is known about how inequity and vulnerability are defined and measured in research on task shifting. We conducted a systematic review to identify how inequity and vulnerability are identified, defined and measured in task shifting research from high-income countries. Methods and analysis We implemented a novel search process to identify programs of research concerning t...
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