Recent Clinical Algorithm Publications

Derivation and Validation of the Clinically Informed Algorithm for the ACVS Assessment Form

Development of a multivariate clinical prediction model for the diagnosis of mild stroke/TIA in physician first-contact patient settings. Bibok MB, Penn AM, Lesperance ML, Votova K, Balshaw R. bioRxiv. 2016. doi:10.1101/089227

Evaluating the potential performance gain end-users could achieve in differentiating transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mild stroke from non-ischemic mimic conditions through use of a clinical decision support rule. Bibok M, Votova K, Sedgwick C, Hammond K, Aberdour S, Morrison J, Penn A. Poster accepted at: Society for Medical Decision Making, 38th Annual Meeting; October 2016; Vancouver, Canada. https://smdm.confex.com/smdm/2016bc/webprogram/Paper10230.html

The impact of a risk algorithm on time-to-care: targeting triage for acute cerebrovascular syndrome (ACVS) patients in a rapid TIA clinic. Bibok M, Henri-Bhargava AR, Morrison J, Votova K, Penn AM. Poster presented at: Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation 51st Congress; June 2016; Quebec City, Canada. doi:10.1017/cjn.2016.169

Identification of mild acute cerebrovascular syndrome (ACVS) in the emergency department: validation of an ACVS clinical classifier to help distinguish mimics. Votova K, Penn A, Harris DR, Bibok M, Lesperance M, Lu L, Coutts SD, Balshaw R. Abstract presented at: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians; June 2016; Quebec City, Canada. doi:10.1017/cem.2016.48

Sociotechnical Design of an Electronic Tool for Managing Transient Ischemic Attack in the Emergency Department. Lau F, Partridge C, Penn A, Stanley D, Votova K, Bibok M, Harris D, Lu L.  (2015). Studies of Health Technology Informatics, 208: 242-247. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-488-6-242

Derivation of a clinical decision rule (CDR) for Acute Cerebrovascular Syndrome (ACVS) in the Emergency Department (ED). Penn AM, Bibok M, Lu L, Votova K, Partridge C, Lau FY, Harris DR,  Balshaw R, Lesperance ML. Poster presented at: Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians; June 2015; Edmonton, Canada. doi:10.1017/cem.2015.50