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  • Frances F Chung, Balaji Yegneswaran, +5 authors Colin Michael Shapiro
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 May 2008)
  • BACKGROUND Because of the high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its adverse impact on perioperative outcome, a practical screening tool for surgical patients is required. This studyContinue Reading
  • Pu Liao, Balaji Yegneswaran, Santhira Vairavanathan, Paul Zilberman, Frances Chung
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 November 2009)
  • PurposeObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is presumed to be a risk factor for postoperative morbidity and mortality, but the current evidence is incomplete. This retrospective matched cohort study testedContinue Reading
    INTRODUCTION The effect of opioids on driving performance has been much debated. Driving is a complex task requiring integration of psychomotor, cognitive, motor and decision-making skills,Continue Reading
  • Angela Mailis-Gagnon, S Fatima Lakha, +6 authors Amol Deshpande
  • Medicine
  • Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 March 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics of patients with chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) prescribed opioids by community physicians and referred to a tertiary pain clinic. DESIGN Cross-sectional,Continue Reading
  • S Fatima Lakha, Balaji Yegneswaran, Julio C Furlan, Veronica Legnini, Keith Nicholson, Angela Mailis-Gagnon
  • Medicine
  • Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 March 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE To examine the factors associated with FPs' referrals of patients with chronic noncancer pain to a tertiary care pain clinic. DESIGN A questionnaire-based survey; data were analyzed usingContinue Reading