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Patient perceptions of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring testing, tolerability, accessibility, and expense.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2020 Jan 9;22(1):16-20. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13760DOI Listing
January 2020

Scaling up effective treatment of hypertension-A pathfinder for universal health coverage.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2019 Oct 23;21(10):1442-1449. Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13655DOI Listing
October 2019

Weight loss enhances cardiac energy metabolism and function in heart failure associated with obesity.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2019 08 4;21(8):1944-1955. Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.13762DOI Listing
August 2019

Cuffless Blood Pressure Measurement: How Did Accuracy Become an Afterthought?

Authors:
Raj Padwal

Am J Hypertens 2019 Aug;32(9):807-809

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpz070DOI Listing
August 2019

Frailty predicts increased costs in emergent general surgery patients: A prospective cohort cost analysis.

Surgery 2019 07 27;166(1):82-87. Epub 2019 Apr 27.

Department of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2019.01.033DOI Listing
July 2019

How to ensure personalized accuracy in home blood pressure devices: Should we play it by ear?

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2019 02 20;21(2):181-183. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13465DOI Listing
February 2019

Designing interventions for blood pressure control in challenging settings: Active not passive intervention is needed.

Authors:
Raj S Padwal

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2019 01 26;21(1):37-38. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13431DOI Listing
January 2019

Searching for an Optimal Systolic Blood Pressure Target: A Balance of Benefits and Risks.

Can J Cardiol 2018 12 30;34(12):1543-1545. Epub 2018 Aug 30.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.08.037DOI Listing
December 2018

Validation of an Automated Office Blood Pressure Machine in Pregnant Women According to the AAMI 2013/ISO Protocol.

Hypertension 2018 12;72(6):e91-e94

From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine (K.T., J.P., S.P., N.K., W.-S.C.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.12085DOI Listing
December 2018

Adequacy of validation of wide-range cuffs used with home blood pressure monitors: a systematic review.

Blood Press Monit 2018 Oct;23(5):219-224

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000344DOI Listing
October 2018

Letter to the Editor on "Antecedent rest may not be necessary for automated office blood pressure at lower treatment targets".

Authors:
Raj S Padwal

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2018 10 11;20(10):1550. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13383DOI Listing
October 2018

Classic challenges and emerging approaches to medication therapy in older adults.

Discov Med 2018 10;26(143):137-146

Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada.

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October 2018

Hypertension Guidelines in the United States and Canada: Are We Getting Closer?

Hypertension 2018 06 23;71(6):976-978. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of British Columbia and the Center for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences, Vancouver, Canada (N.A.K.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.10772DOI Listing
June 2018

Blood Pressure-Lowering Targets in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus.

Can J Cardiol 2018 05 3;34(5):644-652. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.10.024DOI Listing
May 2018

Hypertension Canada's 2018 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children.

Can J Cardiol 2018 05 1;34(5):506-525. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.02.022DOI Listing
May 2018

Applicability of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) to the Canadian Population.

Can J Cardiol 2018 05;34(5):670-675

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.01.008DOI Listing
May 2018

Impact of frailty on outcomes after discharge in older surgical patients: a prospective cohort study.

CMAJ 2018 02;190(7):E184-E190

Departments of Surgery (Li, Pederson, Churchill, Khadaroo), Medicine (Wagg, Alagiakrishnan, Padwal) and Critical Care Medicine (Khadaroo), University of Alberta; Alberta Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network (Wagg, Alagiakrishnan), Alberta; Departments of Medicine (Holroyd-Leduc) and Community Health Sciences (Holroyd-Leduc), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.; Alberta Diabetes Institute (Padwal), Edmonton, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.161403DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5828889PMC
February 2018

Hypertension in Canada: Past, Present, and Future.

Ann Glob Health 2016 Mar-Apr;82(2):288-99

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2016.02.006DOI Listing
January 2018

Comparability of Automated Office Blood Pressure to Daytime 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure.

Can J Cardiol 2018 01 5;34(1):61-65. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Mazankowski Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.09.022DOI Listing
January 2018

Validation of the Omron HEM-9210T by the ANSI/AAMI/ISO 81060-2 with two novel cuffs: wide range and extra-large.

Authors:
Raj S Padwal

Blood Press Monit 2017 12;22(6):379

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2017

Worksite-based cardiovascular risk screening and management: a feasibility study.

Vasc Health Risk Manag 2017 12;13:209-213. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

Department of Medicine, Community Health Sciences and Physiology and Pharmacology, O'Brien Institute of Public Health and Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/VHRM.S138800DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5476431PMC
September 2017

The effect of back and feet support on oscillometric blood pressure measurements.

Blood Press Monit 2017 Aug;22(4):213-216

aDepartment of Medicine, University of Alberta bAlberta Diabetes Institute cMazankowski Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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August 2017

Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older.

Ann Intern Med 2017 08;167(4):289-290

From Hypertension Canada, Markham, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2017

An Assessment of the Accuracy of Home Blood Pressure Monitors When Used in Device Owners.

Am J Hypertens 2017 Jul;30(7):683-689

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpx041DOI Listing
July 2017

Body Mass Index Is Associated With Differential Rates of Coronary Revascularization After Cardiac Catheterization.

Can J Cardiol 2017 06 29;33(6):822-829. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.12.016DOI Listing
June 2017

The ongoing saga of poor blood pressure measurement: Past, present, and future perspectives.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2017 06 2;19(6):611-613. Epub 2017 May 2.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.13016DOI Listing
June 2017

Review: Compared with systolic BP target of < 160 mm Hg, targeting < 120 is more effective; < 130 balances benefits and harms.

Authors:
Raj Padwal

Ann Intern Med 2017 06;166(12):JC64

University of AlbertaEdmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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June 2017

Application of Hypertension Guidelines in the Elderly: Revisiting Where the Bridge to Nowhere Might Actually Be Going.

Can J Cardiol 2017 05 15;33(5):591-593. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.11.010DOI Listing
May 2017

Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring: Rationale for Use, Required Elements, and Barriers to Implementation in Canada.

Can J Cardiol 2017 05 3;33(5):619-625. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.12.018DOI Listing
May 2017

Hypertension Canada's 2017 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults.

Can J Cardiol 2017 05 10;33(5):557-576. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

Departments of Medicine, Community Health and Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.03.005DOI Listing
May 2017

Should patients with higher blood pressure variability be excluded from validation studies? An assessment of the '12/8' rule.

Blood Press Monit 2017 Apr;22(2):112-114

aDepartment of Medicine bFaculty of Nursing, University of Alberta cAlberta Diabetes Institute dMazankowski Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000235DOI Listing
April 2017

Association of Preference-Based Health-Related Quality of Life with Weight Loss in Obese Adults.

Value Health 2017 Apr 28;20(4):694-698. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.04.016DOI Listing
April 2017

Blood Pressure Control in Canada: Through the Looking-Glass Into a Glass Half Empty?

Am J Hypertens 2017 03;30(3):223-225

Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences and Physiology and Pharmacology, O'Brien Institute of Public Health and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpw152DOI Listing
March 2017

Prevalence of Sarcopenic Obesity in Adults with Class II/III Obesity Using Different Diagnostic Criteria.

J Nutr Metab 2017 22;2017:7307618. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/7307618DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5380855PMC
March 2017

The authors respond to "Is it premature to SPRINT?"

CMAJ 2017 02;189(5):E218

Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.732527DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5289877PMC
February 2017

Practical Considerations for Body Composition Assessment of Adults with Class II/III Obesity Using Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis or Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry.

Curr Obes Rep 2016 Dec;5(4):389-396

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, 4-002 Li Ka Shing Centre, Room 2-021E, 8602-112th Street, Edmonton, T6G 2E1, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13679-016-0228-5DOI Listing
December 2016

Hypertension Canada's 2016 Canadian Hypertension Education Program guidelines for pharmacists: An update.

Can Pharm J (Ott) 2016 Nov 6;149(6):337-344. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

EPICORE Centre/COMPRIS (Al Hamarneh, Tsuyuki) and the Department of Medicine (Al Hamarneh, Tsuyuki), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; and the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy (Houle), Kitchener, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1715163516671747DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5089334PMC
November 2016

Comparability of two commonly used automated office blood pressure devices in the severely obese.

Blood Press Monit 2016 Oct;21(5):313-5

aDepartment of Medicine, University of Alberta bAlberta Diabetes Institute cMazankowski Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000196DOI Listing
October 2016

Relationship Among Body Fat Percentage, Body Mass Index, and All-Cause Mortality.

Ann Intern Med 2016 10;165(8):604

From University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L16-0334DOI Listing
October 2016

Intensive lowering of blood pressure: Should we SPRINT?

CMAJ 2016 10 4;188(15):1067-1068. Epub 2016 Jul 4.

O'Brien Institute for Public Health (Rabi); Cumming School of Medicine (Rabi), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.; Department of Medicine (Padwal), University of Alberta; Alberta Diabetes Institute (Padwal), Edmonton, Alta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.160147DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5056865PMC
October 2016

Effect of Cuff Design on Auscultatory and Oscillometric Blood Pressure Measurements.

Am J Hypertens 2016 09 20;29(9):1063-9. Epub 2016 Apr 20.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpw034DOI Listing
September 2016

Comparing three different measures of frailty in medical inpatients: Multicenter prospective cohort study examining 30-day risk of readmission or death.

J Hosp Med 2016 08 17;11(8):556-62. Epub 2016 May 17.

Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jhm.2607DOI Listing
August 2016

Comparative effectiveness and safety of gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding in a population-based bariatric program: prospective cohort study.

Can J Surg 2016 Aug;59(4):233-41

From the Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery (CAMIS), Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alta. (Gill, Karmali); the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Majumdar, Rueda-Clausen, Sharma, Klarenbach, Padwal); and the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (Apte).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cjs.013315DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4961485PMC
August 2016

SPRINT to evidence for specific blood pressure targets.

Can Fam Physician 2016 Aug;62(8):638

Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4982724PMC
August 2016

[Étude SPRINT : Données probantes sur les cibles précises de la tension artérielle].

Can Fam Physician 2016 08;62(8):e437-8

Professeur au département de médecine de l'Université de l'Alberta.

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August 2016

Recommendations for Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering in High-Risk Patients, the Canadian Viewpoint.

Hypertension 2016 07 9;68(1):3-5. Epub 2016 May 9.

From the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada (R.P.); Mazankowski Heart Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada (R.P.); Departments of Medicine, Community Health and Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (D.M.R.); Department of Medicine and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (E.L.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07573DOI Listing
July 2016

Blood Pressure Measurement in the Post-SPRINT Era: A Canadian Perspective.

Hypertension 2016 07 16;68(1):e1-3. Epub 2016 May 16.

From the Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada (M.G.M.); Department of Nursing, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada (L.C.); Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada (M.G.); Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada (R.S.P.); and Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal, and CRCHUM, Montreal, QC, Canada (J.K.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07598DOI Listing
July 2016

Severe Obesity Is Associated With Increased Risk of Early Complications and Extended Length of Stay Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery.

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 06 1;5(6). Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.003282DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4937271PMC
June 2016

Epidemiology of Hypertension in Canada: An Update.

Can J Cardiol 2016 05 15;32(5):687-94. Epub 2015 Aug 15.

Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Physiology and Pharmacology, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, O'Brien Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.07.734DOI Listing
May 2016

Are We Endangering Hypertensive Patients by Overzealous Treatment That Induces Diastolic Hypotension? A SPRINT to the Answer?

Can J Cardiol 2016 05 24;32(5):607-8. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.10.013DOI Listing
May 2016

Hypertension Canada's 2016 Canadian Hypertension Education Program Guidelines for Blood Pressure Measurement, Diagnosis, Assessment of Risk, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension.

Can J Cardiol 2016 05 10;32(5):569-88. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Departments of Medicine, Community Health and Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2016

Hypertension Canada's 2016 Canadian Hypertension Education Program Guidelines for Blood Pressure Measurement, Diagnosis, and Assessment of Risk of Pediatric Hypertension.

Can J Cardiol 2016 05 4;32(5):589-97. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Service de cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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May 2016

Is Obesity Associated with Altered Energy Expenditure?

Adv Nutr 2016 05 16;7(3):476-87. Epub 2016 May 16.

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Li Ka Shing Centre,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/an.115.008755DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4863259PMC
May 2016

Medication Discrepancies Associated With a Medication Reconciliation Program and Clinical Outcomes After Hospital Discharge.

Pharmacotherapy 2016 Apr;36(4):415-21

The Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE) Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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April 2016

Response.

Can Fam Physician 2016 Apr;62(4):306

Trois-Rivieres, Que.

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April 2016

The Comparative Effectiveness of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers in Patients With Diabetes.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2016 Mar 19;18(3):200-6. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jch.12647DOI Listing
March 2016

Measuring Resource Utilization: A Systematic Review of Validated Self-Reported Questionnaires.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Mar;95(10):e2759

From the Department Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Teaching Research and Wellness Building, Calgary (LEL, JH-L, DLL, FC); Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton (DLL); O'Brien Institute for Public Health, Teaching Research and Wellness Building (LEL, DLL, FC); Alberta's Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network, South Tower (JH-L, HH, AW); Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary (JH-L); Department of Medicine, University of Alberta (AW, RP); and Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton (RGK), Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000002759DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4998854PMC
March 2016

Reply to Spence--White Coat Hypertension: What Does It Mean and What Should We Do Until We Are Sure?

Can J Cardiol 2016 Feb 18;32(2):270.e7. Epub 2015 Apr 18.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2015.04.006DOI Listing
February 2016

Patient-Reported Discharge Readiness and 30-Day Risk of Readmission or Death: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Am J Med 2016 Jan 5;129(1):89-95. Epub 2015 Sep 5.

Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Patient Health Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit (PHORCE), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.08.018DOI Listing
January 2016

Primary prevention of CVD: modification of diet in people with hypertension.

BMJ Clin Evid 2016 Jan 5;2016. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4701123PMC
January 2016

Self-Reported Outcomes in Individuals Aged 65 and Older Admitted for Treatment to an Acute Care Surgical Service: A 6-Month Prospective Cohort Study.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 Nov 28;63(11):2388-94. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13783DOI Listing
November 2015

Diagnosing hypertension: Evidence supporting the 2015 recommendations of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program.

Can Fam Physician 2015 Nov;61(11):957-61

Professor in the Department of Nursing at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4642903PMC
November 2015

Association between frailty and 30-day outcomes after discharge from hospital.

CMAJ 2015 Aug 25;187(11):799-804. Epub 2015 May 25.

Division of General Internal Medicine (Kahlon, Pederson, Majumdar, Belga, Lau, Padwal, McAlister); Patient Health Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit (Bakal, McAlister); Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE) Centre (Fradette, Boyko, McAlister), University of Alberta; Department of Medicine (Johnston), Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alta.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4527901PMC
August 2015

Optimizing senior's surgical care - Elder-friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment (EASE) study: rationale and objectives.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Aug 21;15:338. Epub 2015 Aug 21.

Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4546177PMC
August 2015

A Comparison of Casual In-Clinic Blood Pressure Measurements to Standardized Guideline-Concordant Measurements in Severely Obese Individuals.

Int J Hypertens 2015 29;2015:801709. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G3 ; Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E1.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4532941PMC
August 2015

Effect of overcuffing on the accuracy of oscillometric blood pressure measurements.

J Am Soc Hypertens 2015 Jul 7;9(7):563-8. Epub 2015 May 7.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2015

The 2015 Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) guidelines for pharmacists: An update.

Can Pharm J (Ott) 2015 Jul;148(4):180-6

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy (Houle), Kitchener, Ontario.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4530356PMC
July 2015

Lowering body weight in obese mice with diastolic heart failure improves cardiac insulin sensitivity and function: implications for the obesity paradox.

Diabetes 2015 May 18;64(5):1643-57. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db14-1050DOI Listing
May 2015

The science of salt: a systematic review of clinical salt studies 2013 to 2014.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2015 May 19;17(5):401-11. Epub 2015 Mar 19.

George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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May 2015

A New Algorithm for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Canada.

Can J Cardiol 2015 May 19;31(5):620-30. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia, Copeman Healthcare Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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May 2015

Multimorbidity in a prospective cohort: prevalence and associations with weight loss and health status in severely obese patients.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2015 Mar 13;23(3):707-12. Epub 2015 Feb 13.

Department of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Alberta Diabetes Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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March 2015

Similar outcomes among general medicine patients discharged on weekends.

J Hosp Med 2015 Feb 24;10(2):69-74. Epub 2014 Dec 24.

Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Patient Health Outcomes Research and Clinical Effectiveness Unit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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February 2015

Comparison of an in-pharmacy automated blood pressure kiosk to daytime ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive subjects.

J Am Soc Hypertens 2015 Feb 20;9(2):123-9. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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February 2015

The impact of obesity on the pharmacology of medications used for cardiovascular risk factor control.

Can J Cardiol 2015 Feb 28;31(2):167-76. Epub 2014 Oct 28.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2015