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Interest Group Meetings & Retreats

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007

2014 Meetings

Feb 12

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Jason Busse, PhD

Strategies to Overcome English-Language Bias in Systematic Reviews

Dr. Eshaq Alshaqaq, MD

Celiac Plexus Neurolysis With Repeated Ammonium Sulphate injection for the treatment of chronic non-cancer abdominal Pain under CT scan Guidance

Cheryl Chow, MS

Managing Children's Preoperative Anxiety: Story-Telling Medicine

May 7

Ancaster Old Mill - Anesthesia Annual Spring Retreat

Spring 2014 Anesthesia Research Retreat

Jul 17

Dundas Valley Golf and Country Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

The essentials of propensity score methods: An application to assess the effect of inotropic therapy in cardiac surgery

Dr. Harsha Shanthanna, MD

Most Effective Opioid Analgesia in Ambulatory Surgeries: a randomized control, investigator blinded, parallel group with superiority design study of Morphine versus Hydromorphone

Dr. Heung Kan Ma, MD
Dr. Wooheon Thomas Kim, MD

Predictors for early postoperative delirium in elective hip and knee arthroplasty

 

2012 Meetings

Feb 8 The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Victoria Borg Debono

The quality of reporting of RCTs used within a postoperative pain management meta-analysis, using the CONSORT statement

Dr. Philip J. Devereaux, MD

Update on POISE-2 and VISION Studies

Apr 4 The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Kelly L Dore, PhD

Medical Education Research at McMaster

Dr. Bruno Borges, MD

Simulation Based Assessment for Pediatric Anesthesiology: a prospective, multicenter study

Dr. Kurt Domuracki, BScH

Process Engineering in Anesthesia Education

May 2

Ancaster Old Mill - Anesthesia Annual Spring Retreat

Spring 2012 Anesthesia Research Retreat

Nov 1 The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Jessica Spence, MD

Clinical predictors of duration of mechanical ventilation in the ICU: Review of the literature and study proposal

Dr. Rafik Bolis, MB
Dr. John Centofanti, MD

Perioperative oral pregabalin in the prevention of chronic pain in total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

 

2011 Meetings

Jun 16

LoPresti's at Maxwell's - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Common "misuse", "nonuse", and "abuse" of statistical language and concepts in manuscripts: Part II

Dr. Sid Chudasama, MD
Dr. Manyat Nantha-Aree, MD

Comparison of Morphine, Hydromorphone and Fentanyl for Post-operative Pain Control in Patients Undergoing Open Bowel Surgery

Dr. Conor McDonnell, MB

Opioids in Pediatric Practice — safe as houses or safety in numbers?

Sep 7

The C Hotel by Carmen’s - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Common Writing Problems in Manuscripts: Part III

Dr. Desigen Reddy, MD

Post-Operative Recovery Following Spinal Correction: Home Experience (PORSCHE)

Dr. Colin McCartney, MBChB

Local Infiltration Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Oct 19

Honey West Restaurant & Lounge - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Luis Michelangli, M. Eng
Ali Shahzada, M. Eng

Storytelling Based Medicine: Reducing Children’s Anxiety in Hospitals

Dr. Chuck Cunningham, PhD

Using Marketing Research Methods to Model Patient Service Preferences

Dr. Louis Schmidt, PhD

On the nature, and nurture, of childhood shyness

Nov 23

LoPresti’s at Maxwell’s - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Mauricio Forero
Dr. Claudia Gomez

A single shot femoral nerve block ultrasound-guided at the level of the inguinal crease for analgesia after hip arthroplasty

Dr. David L. Sackett, MD

Testing for Blindness at the end of your RCT: don’t? must? can’t? needn’t?

2010 Meetings

Jan 13

LoPresti's at Maxwell's - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Research in Anesthesia: Does this project need to go through research ethics approval?

Dr. Brian Haynes, MD

Engaging in Knowledge Translation Research: Why and How?

Dr. Yamini Murthy, MD

Knowledge Translation, Role in Clinical Anesthesia

Feb 11

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Adjusting for Channeling Bias in Observational Studies: A Comparison of Propensity Score-Based Methods

Dr. Fred Baxter, MD

Does Interleukin predict Complications following Thoracotomy?

Dr. Harsha Shanthanna, MD

Randomized controlled, partial blind (pilot) study-comparing the efficacy of pain relief between pulsed radio-frequency rhizotomy of dorsal root ganglion and transforaminal epidural steroid injection in chronic lumbar radicular pain

Mar 24

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Synthesizing Evidence from Different Sources: Bayesian Meta-analysis

Dr. Daniel Sessler, MD

Clinical Research Design

Outcomes Research Notes

Dr. Turlough O'Hare, MD
Dr. Richelle Kruisselbrink
, MD

Visual Reminders to increase Documentation of Critical Physiologic Variables during One-Lung Ventilation in Thoracic Anesthesia

Apr 21

Ancaster Old Mill - Anesthesia Annual Spring Retreat

Spring 2010 Anesthesia Research Retreat

June

1A4 Health Sciences - Research Rounds

Anesthesia Rounds-Research Update Presentation

Jun 17

The University Club Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. James Paul, MD

LMA PERFECtemp Warming System versus Forced air Warming

Dr. Daniel Sessler, MD

Regional analgesia and cancer recurrence

Dr. James McChesney, MD

The Effect of adding Intraoperative Regional Anesthesia on Cancer Recurrence in patients undergoing Lung Cancer Resection

Sep 22

LoPresti's at Maxwell's - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Common "misuse", "nonuse", and "abuse" of statistical language and concepts in manuscripts: Part I

Dr. James Paul, MD

Using continuous pulse oximetry with wireless clinician notification to reduce adverse events in the perioperative period

Dr. Mauricio Forero, MD

Lumbar Transversus Abdominus Plane (TAP) Block: Does increasing the volume make a difference?

2009 Meetings

Feb 26

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

Systemic Reviews and Meta-analysis

Dr. Joseph Park, MD

Cervical Medial Branch Blocks

Mar 12

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PHD

Subgroup and Post-hoc Analyses in RCTs: Benefits and Challenges

Dr. Jorge Zamora, MD
Queen's University

Post Thoracotomy Pain Study

Dr. Mazen Faden, MD

Perioperative Management of Patient with Sleep Apnea: Implication of Local Practice Guidelines

April

1A4 Health Sciences - Research Rounds

Anesthesia Rounds-Research Update Presentation

Apr 30

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Spring 2009 Anesthesia Research Retreat

2008 Meetings

Feb 20

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

How to Report Statistics in Medical Research

Dr. Summer Syed, MD

Prediction of post-operative thrombotic and bleeding complications in non-cardiac surgery using thromboelastography (TEG®) and Platelet Mapping Assay (PMATM)

Dr. Mazen Faden, MD

The impact of early vs late fixation of hip fracture on short and long term morbidity and mortality: Systemic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Apr 30

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Spring 2008 Anesthesia Research Retreat

2007 Meetings

Jan 11

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Manyat Nantha-Aree, MD

RCT of gabapentin for post-operative analgesia following total joint arthroplasty

Dr. Dale Williams, MD

RCT of intra-articular bupivacaine for post-operative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty

Apr 5

The University Club

Dr. Lehana Thabane, PhD

The Role of the Pilot Study

Dr. James Paul, MD
Funded by CPSI

Reduction in Notable Events on an Acute Pain Service Using Root Cause Analysis combined with Notification of Decision Makers

Jun 13

Dundurn Castle Coach House - Anesthesia Annual Spring Retreat

Spring 2007 Anesthesia Research Retreat

Oct 11

The University Club - Interest Group Meeting Agenda

Dr. Robert M.K.W. Lee, PhD

An Overview of the Current Research on the Modulation of Blood Vessel Function by Perivascular Fat Tissue

Dr. Anne Wong, MD

A Case Study of Anesthesia Residency Training in Thailand

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