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Interest Group Meetings & Retreats

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2014 Meetings

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2013 Meetings

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2012 Meetings

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2011 Meetings

Thursday, June 16, 2011

LoPresti's at Maxwell's

2011 Interest Group Meeting Agenda

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  1. Common "misuse", "nonuse", and "abuse" of statistical language and concepts in manuscripts: Part II
    By Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Comparison of Morphine, Hydromorphone and Fentanyl for Post-operative Pain Control in Patients Undergoing Open Bowel Surgery
    By Dr. Sid Chudasama, MD and Dr. Manyat Nantha-Aree, MD
  3. Opioids in Pediatric Practice — safe as houses or safety in numbers?
    By Dr. Conor McDonnell, MB

2010 Meetings

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Lopresti's at Maxwell's

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (January 13, 2010) January 13 2010 Dinner Meeting Agenda pdf document

  1. Research in Anesthesia: Does this project need to go through research ethics approval? by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Engaging in Knowledge Translation Research: Why and How? by Dr. Brian Haynes, MD
  3. Knowledge Translation, Role in Clinical Anesthesia by Dr. Yamini Murthy, MD

Thursday, February 11, 2010

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (February 11, 2010) Thursday February 11 2010 Dinner Meeting Agenda pdf document

  1. Adjusting for Channeling Bias in Observational Studies: A Comparison of Propensity Score-Based Methods by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Does Interleukin predict Complications following Thoracotomy? by Dr. Fred Baxter, MD
  3. Randomized controlled, partial blind (pilot) study-comparing the efficiacy of pain relief between pulsed radio-frequency rhizotomy of dorsal root ganglion and transforaminal epidural steroid injection in chronic lumbar radicular pain by Dr. Harsha Shanthanna, MD

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (March 24, 2010) Dinner Meeting Agenda March 24 2010 pdf document format

  1. Synthesizing Evidence from Different Sources: Bayesian Meta-analysis by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Clinical Research Design by Dr. Daniel Sessler, MD Outcomes Research Notes Dr. Daniel Sessler's Presentation notes in pdf format
  3. Visual Reminders to increase Documentation of Critical Physiologic Variables during One-Lung Ventilation in Thoracic Anesthesia, by Dr. Turlough O'Hare, MD and Dr. Richelle Kruisselbrink, MD

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ancaster Old Mill

Anesthesia Annual Spring Retreat Agenda (April 21, 2010) PDF

  • Spring 2010 Anesthesia Research Retreat

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (June 17, 2010) Dinner Meeting Agenda June 17 2010 in pdf format

  1. LMA PerfecTemp Warming System versus Forced air Warming by Dr. James Paul, MD
  2. Regiona analgesia and cancer recurrence by Dr. Daniel Sessler
  3. The Effect of adding Intraoperative Regional Anesthesia on Cancer Recurrance in patients undergoing Lung Cancer Resection by Dr. James McChesney, MD

June, 2010

1A4 Health Sciences

Interest Group Meeting Presentation (June 2010) PDF

  • Anesthesia Research Update

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

LoPresti's at Maxwell's

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (September 22, 2010) Dinner meeting agenda for September 22 2010 in pdf format

  1. Common "misuse", "nonuse", and "abuse" of statistical language and concepts in manuscripts: Part I by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Using continuous pulse oximetry with wireless clinician notification to reduce adverse events in the perioperative period by Dr. James Paul, MD
  3. Transversus Abdominus Plane (TAP) Block: Does increasing the Volume make a Difference? by Dr. Mauricio Forero, MD

2009 Meetings

Thursday, February 26, 2009

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (February 26, 2009) PDF

  1. Systemic Reviews and Meta-analysis by Dr. Lehana Thabane,PhD
  2. Cervical Medial Branch Blocks by Dr. Joseph Park, MD

Thursday, March 12, 2009

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (March 12, 2009) PDF

  1. Subgroup and Posthoc Analyses in RCTs: Benefits and Challenges By Dr. Lehana Thabane
  2. Post Thoracotomy Pain Study by Dr. Jorge Zamora, MD / Queen's University
  3. Perioperative Management of Patient with Sleep Apnea: Implication of Local Practice Guidelines by Dr. Mazen Faden, MD

April 2009

1A4 Health Sciences

Research Rounds (April 2009) PDF

  • Anesthesia Research Update

Thursday, April 30, 2009

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (April 30, 2009) PDF

  • Spring 2009 Anesthesia Research Retreat

2008 Meetings

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (February 20, 2008) PDF

  1. How to Report Statistics in Medical Research by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Prediction of post-operative thrombotic and bleeding complications in non-cardiac surgery using thromboelastography (TEG®) and Platelet Mapping Assay (PMATM)
  3. The impact of early vs late fixation of hip facture on short and long term morbidity and mortality: Systemic review and meta-analysis of observational studies by Dr. Mazen Faden, MD

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (April 30, 2008) PDF

  • Spring 2008 Anesthesia Research Retreat

2007 Meetings

Thursday January 11, 2007

The University Club

  1. RCT of gabapentin for post-operative analgesia following total joint arthroplasty by Dr. Manyat Nantha-Aree, MD
  2. RCT of intra-articular bupivacaine for post-operative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty by Dr. Dale Williams, MD

Thursday April 5, 2007

The University Club

  1. The Role of the Pilot Study by Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD
  2. Reduction in Notable Events on an Acute Pain Service Using Root Cause Analysis combined with Notification of Decision Makers by Dr. James Paul, MD / Funded by CPSI

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Dundurn Castle Coach House

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (June 13, 2007) PDF

  • Spring 2007 Anesthesia Research Retreat

Thursday, October 11, 2007

The University Club

Interest Group Meeting Agenda (October 11, 2007) PDF

  1. An Overview of the Current Research on the Modulation of Blood Vessel Function by Perivascular Fat Tissue by Dr. Robert M.K.W. Lee, PhD
  2. A Case Study of Anesthesia Residency Training in Thailand by Dr. Anne Wong, MD
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