Catherine Truchon

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The authors investigated processing of self-descriptive emotional information in depression using a modified Stroop color-naming task. Depressed (n = 58) and nondepressed control (n = 44) participants were required to name the color in which positive and negative adjectives, differing in the degree to which they described the person, were presented. These(More)
Study design:Clinical practice guidelines.Objectives:To develop the first Canadian clinical practice guidelines for screening and diagnosis of neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).Setting:The guidelines are relevant for inpatient and outpatient SCI rehabilitation settings in Canada.Methods:The CanPainSCI Working Group reviewed evidence(More)
Judgements of chimeric faces (half sad, half happy) showed a strong negative bias when the left face was negative. Contractions of the right hand reduced this bias but left hand contractions had no effect. The left positive faces elicited weak positive response biases that were not strongly affected by either contraction. Faces that were drawn to be neutral(More)
Evidence-based planning of rehabilitation interventions is important to improving cost efficiency while maintaining patient and system outcomes. This article aims to explore the relationship between rehabilitation therapy, functional outcome, bed utilization, and care costs after traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI). A retrospective review of 262 persons(More)
Study design:Clinical practice guidelines.Objectives:The project objectives were to develop the first Canadian recommendations on a model of care for the management of at- and below-level neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).Setting:The guidelines are relevant for inpatient and outpatient SCI rehabilitation settings in Canada.Methods:On(More)
Study design:Clinical practice guidelines.Objectives:To develop the first Canadian clinical practice guidelines for treatment of neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).Setting:The guidelines are relevant for inpatient and outpatient SCI rehabilitation settings in Canada.Methods:The CanPainSCI Working Group reviewed the evidence for(More)
Specialized centres of care for persons sustaining a traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI) have been established in many countries, but the ideal system of care has not been defined. The objective of this study was to describe care delivery, with a focus on structures and services, for persons with tSCI in Canada. A survey was sent to 26 facilities (12 acute,(More)
OBJECTIVES The Quebec Trauma Care Continuum (TCC) was initiated in 1991 with the objective of providing accessible, continuous, efficient, and high quality services for all injury cases in the province. METHODS The TCC design relied on three key components: (i) the designation of a network of acute care and rehabilitation facilities with specific mandates(More)
Study design:Clinical practice guidelines.Objectives:The objective was to develop the first Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of neuropathic pain in people with spinal cord injury (SCI).Setting:The guidelines are relevant for inpatient and outpatient SCI rehabilitation settings in Canada.Methods:The guidelines were developed in(More)
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