Allan K Grill

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We congratulate the KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes) work group on their comprehensive work in a broad subject area and agreed with many of the recommendations in their clinical practice guideline on the evaluation and management of chronic kidney disease. We concur with the KDIGO definitions and classification of kidney disease and welcome(More)
  • Allan K Grill
  • Canadian family physician Médecin de famille…
  • 2009
OBJECTIVE To review the role of primary care physicians, in conjunction with local public health units, in the management of suspected rabies exposures and to outline the current guidelines for the administration of rabies postexposure prophylaxis. SOURCES OF INFORMATION Published guidelines on the topic of rabies were reviewed and additional articles(More)
rinary tract infections (UTI) are commonly encountered by family physicians; Staphylococcus aureus accounts for only 0.5% to 6% of all positive urine cultures.1-4 Traditionally, physicians have tended to undertreat S aureus bacteriuria due to its reputation as a common contaminant.2,4 Th is might not be true, however, and delayed treatment could lead to(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with chronic kidney disease may not be receiving recommended primary renal care. OBJECTIVE To use recently established primary care quality indicators for chronic kidney disease to determine the proportion of patients receiving recommended renal care. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using administrative data with linked laboratory(More)
BACKGROUND A survey was conducted to describe the benefits of and challenges to practitioner participation in the Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning (PEARL) Network, a dental practice-based research network (PBRN). The results were compared with results from medical PBRNs across different tiers of participation (based on(More)
INTRODUCTION Effective chronic disease care is dependent on well-organised quality improvement (QI) strategies that monitor processes of care and outcomes for optimal care delivery. Although healthcare is provincially/territorially structured in Canada, there are national networks such as the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) as(More)
Son V. Nguyen, T. Vo*, D. Priyadarshini, T. Haigh Jr., T. Nogami, S. Cohen1, P. Flaitz2, Y. Lin2,3, H. Shobha, A. Grill1, D. Canaperi and Roy Gordon3, IBM at Albany Nanotech and SUNY Polytechnique University*, 257 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12203 USA; 1IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Road, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 USA; 2IBM(More)
PROBLEM ADDRESSED Primary care providers (PCPs) are ideally situated to detect and manage patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but they could use more support from nephrologists to accomplish this. OBJECTIVE OF PROGRAM To improve early detection and management of CKD in primary care, and improve referrals to nephrologists through education and(More)
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