Jonathan B. Jaffery

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BACKGROUND Electronic health resources are helpful only when people are able to use them, yet there remain few tools available to assess consumers' capacity for engaging in eHealth. Over 40% of US and Canadian adults have low basic literacy levels, suggesting that eHealth resources are likely to be inaccessible to large segments of the population. Using(More)
AbstrAct One in nine adults in the United States has chronic kidney disease (CKD). Randomized studies show electronic health (e-health) systems improve health outcomes in chronic disease. This study describes a systematic evaluation of available CKD Web sites. We evaluated Web sites for educating patients with CKD, focusing on three specific design issues:(More)
BACKGROUND Hypomagnesaemia is a common side effect of cyclosporin A (CsA) therapy. Animal studies suggest that magnesium (Mg) supplementation inhibits chronic CsA nephropathy. METHODS To determine if low Mg levels correlate with true CsA-induced nephrotoxicity in humans, we examined kidney transplant biopsy records at our centre for all transplant(More)
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