Pr François Lamontagne, M.D., M. Sc.
Professeur agrégé

Chercheur-boursier - Junior 1, FRSQ
Service de médecine interne
Département de médecine
Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé
Université de Sherbrooke
3001, 12e Avenue Nord
Sherbrooke (Québec)  J1H 5N4

Téléphone : 819 821-8000, poste 74977
Télécopieur : 819 820-6406

Courriel : Francois.Lamontagne@USherbrooke.ca
Études médicales et postdoctorales

Juin 2000 - M.D., Université de Montréal

Août 2006 - Maîtrise en pharmacologie, Université de Sherbrooke
"Renin-angiotensin system and endothelial dysfunction in a model of sepsis".  Superviseurs :  Plante GE, Lesur O

2006 - Certificat de spécialiste - Médecine interne
Université de Sherbrooke

2008 - Spécialité en soins intensifs, Université McMaster

2010 - Maîtrise en recherche clinique, Université McMaster

2010 - Certificat du programme de formation de cliniciens-chercheurs

Thèmes de recherche
  • Effets des corticostéroïdes chez des patients atteints de SDRA.
  • Titration des vasopresseurs en choc septique.
  • Amélioration des méthodes de recherche clinique et préclinique.
Axe et thème porteur de recherche

Santé : populations, organisation et pratiques

Subventions de recherche en cours

Preventing peri-operative acute kidney injury: SIRS & POISE-2 studies

Chercheur principal : Garg A (London Health Sc. Res. inc. - Ontario)

Co-chercheur : Lamontagne F, Alonso P, Avezum A, et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
Subvention de fonctionnement
IRSC/CIHR
(04/2012-03/2017)

Early determination of long-term prognosis in critically ill patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI-Prognosis multicenter prospective study).

Chercheur principal : Turgeon A (Univ. Laval)
Co-chercheurs : Bagshaw SM, Bernard F, Lamontagne F, et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
IRSC/CIHR
(10/2012-09/2016)

Optimal VAsopressor TItratiON (OVATION) Pilot Randomized controlled Trial .

Chercheurs principaux : Lamontagne F, Hébert PC

Organisme subventionnaire :
IRSC/CIHR
(04/2013-03/2015)

Optimal VAsopressor TItratiON (OVATION) Pilot Randomized controlled Trial .

Chercheurs principaux : Lamontagne F, Hébert PC

Organisme subventionnaire :
Fondation des maladies du coeur
(04/2013-04/2015)

Pronostic et arrêt du maintien des fonctions vitales suivant un traumatisme craniocérébral grave : étude du processus décisionnel.

Chercheur principal : Turgeon A

Co-chercheurs : Lamontagne F, Archambault P, Bernard F, et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
FRQ - S
(04/2012-03/2015)

Corticostéroïdes et syndrome de détresse respiratoire aigu.

Chercheur principal : Lamontagne F

Organisme subventionnaire :
Fonds d'établissement de jeune chercheur
FRQ-S
(07/2012-06/2015)

Long-Term Outcomes and Needs Assessment in Survivors of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation and Their Caregivers.  The RECOVER program.  Phase 1

Chercheurs principaux : Herridge M, and Cameron J
Co-chercheur : Lamontagne F

Organisme subventionnaire :
IRSC/CIHR
(2010-2014)

Optimizing Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Bloodstream Infections.

Chercheur principal : Daneman N

Co-chercheur : Lamontagne F

Organisme subventionnaire :
Subvention de fonctionnement
IRSC/CIHR
(11/2012-11/2014)

DECIsion-making about goals of care for hospitalized meDical patiEnts: a multicentre, mixed-methods study.  The DECIDE Study.

Chercheur principal :  Heyland DK (Queen's Univ.)
Co-chercheurs : Strachan PH, Palepu A, Jayaraman D, Ilan R, Lamontagne F, et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
IRSC/CIHR
(01/2012-09/2013)

A systematic and methodological review of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in the intensive care unit.

Chercheur principal : Cook DJ, Dodek PM

Co-chercheurs : Lamontagne F, Choong K, Cole B, et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
Subvention sur la synthèse des connaissances
IRSC/CIHR
(10/2012-09/2013)

STandard versus Accelerated initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury (STARRT-AKI).

Chercheur principal :  Wald R, Bagshaw SM (St-Michael's Hospital)
Co-chercheurs : Lamontagne F et al.

Organisme subventionnaire :
Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS)
(2012-2013)

CONNECCKT-T Research Program: Collaborative National Network for Critical Care Knowledge Translation: Thromboprophylaxis.

Chercheure principale :  Cook D (McMaster Univ.)
Co-chercheur : Lamontagne F

Organisme subventionnaire :
Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization (HAHSO)
(2012-2013)

Planification préalable des soins chez les patients âgés : une étude prospective multicentrique.  Étude ACCEPT.

Chercheur principal :  Lamontagne F

Organisme subventionnaire :
Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS)
(04/2012-03/2014)

Supervision d'étudiants - 5 dernières années

(2e, 3e cycles et stagiaires postdoctoraux)
Belley-Côté, Émilie

Programme : Clinicien-chercheur

Diplôme : M. Sc. / En cours

Titre de la recherche : Tropines aux soins intensifs - TROPICS III (Troponins in the Intensive Care Unit Study)

Bourse : --

Directeur : Lamontagne F

D'Aragon, Frédérick

Programme : Clinicien-chercheur

Diplôme : M. Sc.

Titre de la recherche : Optimisation des stratégies de maintien des donneurs d'organes - DONATE

Bourse : --

Directeur : Lamontagne F

Publications d'articles (2009-...)

Clinical Outcomes, Predictors, and Prevalence of Anterior Pituitary Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review.
Lauzier F, Turgeon AF, Boutin A, Shemilt M, Côté I, Lachance O, Archambault PM, Lamontagne F, Moore L, Bernard F, Gagnon C, Cook D.
Crit Care Med. 2013 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24247474

Standard versus accelerated initiation of renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury (STARRT-AKI): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Smith OM, Wald R, Adhikari NK, Pope K, Weir MA, Bagshaw SM; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (F Lamontagne).
Trials. 2013 Oct 5;14:320. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-320. PMID:  24093950

Clinical trial design in acute lung injury--issues and controversies.
Meade MO, Lamontagne F.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Aug;34(4):516-21. Epub 2013 Aug 11. PMID: 23934720

Thrombocytopenia in critically ill patients receiving thromboprophylaxis: frequency, risk factors, and outcomes.
Williamson DR, Albert M, Heels-Ansdell D, Arnold DM, Lauzier F, Zarychanski R, Crowther M, Warkentin TE, Dodek P, Cade J, Lesur O, Lim W, Fowler R, Lamontagne F, Langevin S, Freitag A, Muscedere J, Friedrich JO, Geerts W, Burry L, Alhashemi J, Cook D; PROTECT collaborators; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group; Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group.
Chest. 2013 Oct;144(4):1207-15. PMID: 23788287

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in medical surgical critical illness.
Warkentin TE, Sheppard JA, Heels-Ansdell D, Marshall JC, McIntyre L, Rocha MG, Mehta S, Davies AR, Bersten AD, Crozier TM, Ernest D, Vlahakis NE, Hall RI, Wood GG, Poirier G, Crowther MA, Cook DJ; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (Lamontagne); Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group.
Chest. 2013 Sep;144(3):848-58. PMID: 23722881

Corticosteroid use in the intensive care unit: a survey of intensivists.
Lamontagne F, Quiroz Martinez H, Adhikari NK, Cook DJ, Koo KK, Lauzier F, Turgeon AF, Kho ME, Burns KE, Chant C, Fowler R, Douglas I, Poulin Y, Choong K, Ferguson ND, Meade MO.
Can J Anaesth. 2013 Jul;60(7):652-9. Epub 2013 Apr 19. PMID: 23606231

Predictive value of S-100βprotein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Mercier E, Boutin A, Lauzier F, Fergusson DA, Simard JF, Zarychanski R, Moore L, McIntyre LA, Archambault P, Lamontagne F, Légaré F, Randell E, Nadeau L, Rousseau F, Turgeon AF.
BMJ. 2013 Apr 4;346:f1757. Review.  PMID: 23558282

Failure to engage hospitalized elderly patients and their families in advance care planning.
Heyland DK, Barwich D, Pichora D, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, You JJ, Tayler C, Porterfield P, Sinuff T, Simon J; ACCEPT (Advance Care Planning Evaluation in Elderly Patients) Study Team; Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET).
JAMA Intern Med. 2013 May 13;173(9):778-87. PMID: 23545563

The occurrence and impact of bacterial organisms complicating critical care illness associated with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection.

Muscedere J, Ofner M, Kumar A, Long J, Lamontagne F, Cook D, McGeer A, Chant C, Marshall J, Jouvet P, Fowler R; ICU-FLU Group; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.

Chest. 2013 Jul;144(1):39-47. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-1861. PMID: 23392627

High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Ferguson ND, Cook DJ, Guyatt GH, Mehta S, Hand L, Austin P, Zhou Q, Matte A, Walter SD, Lamontagne F, Granton JT, Arabi YM, Arroliga AC, Stewart TE, Slutsky AS, Meade MO; the OSCILLATE Trial Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23339639

Inconsistent definitions for intention-to-treat in relation to missing outcome data: systematic review of the methods literature.
Alshurafa M, Briel M, Akl EA, Haines T, Moayyedi P, Gentles SJ, Rios L, Tran C, Bhatnagar N, Lamontagne F, Walter SD, Guyatt GH.
PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049163. Epub 2012 Nov 15. PMID: 23166608

Corticosteroid therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Lamontagne F, Brower R, Meade M.
CMAJ. 2012 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.  PMID: 23148060

Learning from failure - rationale and design for a study about discontinuation of randomized trials (DISCO study).
Kasenda B, von Elm EB, You J, Blümle A, Tomonaga Y, Saccilotto R, Amstutz A, Bengough T, Meerpohl J, Stegert M, Tikkinen KA, Neumann I, Carrasco-Labra A, Faulhaber M, Mulla S, Mertz D, Akl EA, Bassler D, Busse JW, Ferreira-González I, Lamontagne F, Nordmann A, Rosenthal R, Schandelmaier S, Sun X, Vandvik PO, Johnston BC, Walter MA, Burnand B, Schwenkglenks M, Bucher HC, Guyatt GH, Briel M.
BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012 Aug 28;12:131. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-131. PMID: 22928744

The Development and Validation of a Questionnaire to Audit Advance Care Planning.
Heyland DK, Pichora D, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, You JJ, Barwich D, Tayler C, Porterfield P, Simon J, Enns B.
BMJ Support Palliat Care2012;2:175-176 doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000250.19

Potential impact on estimated treatment effects of information lost to follow-up in randomised controlled trials (LOST-IT): systematic review.
Akl EA, Briel M, You JJ, Sun X, Johnston BC, Busse JW, Mulla S, Lamontagne F, Bassler D, Vera C, Alshurafa M, Katsios CM, Zhou Q, Cukierman-Yaffe T, Gangji A, Mills EJ, Walter SD, Cook DJ, Schünemann HJ, Altman DG, Guyatt GH.
BMJ. 2012 May 18;344:e2809. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2809. Review. PMID: 22611167

Specific instructions for estimating unclearly reported blinding status in randomized trials were reliable and valid.
Akl EA, Sun X, Busse JW, Johnston BC, Briel M, Mulla S, You JJ, Bassler D, Lamontagne F, Vera C, Alshurafa M, Katsios CM, Heels-Ansdell D, Zhou Q, Mills E, Guyatt GH.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2012 Mar;65(3):262-7. Epub 2011 Dec 24. PMID: 22200346

Quality of reporting of surveys in critical care journals: A methodologic review*
Duffett M, Burns KE, Adhikari NK, Arnold DM, Lauzier F, Kho ME, Meade MO, Hayani O, Koo K, Choong K, Lamontagne F, Zhou Q, Cook DJ.
Crit Care Med. 2012 Feb;40(2):441-449. PMID: 22001584

High-frequency oscillation in adults: a utilization review.
Adhikari NK, Bashir A, Lamontagne F, Mehta S, Ferguson ND, Zhou Q, Hand L, Czarnecka K, Cook DJ, Granton JT, Friedrich JO, Freitag A, Watpool I, Meade MO.
Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec;39(12):2631-44. PMID: 21765359

Vasopressor administration and sepsis: a survey of Canadian intensivists.
Lamontagne F, Cook DJ, Adhikari NK, Briel M, Duffett M, Kho ME, Burns KE, Guyatt G, Turgeon AF, Zhou Q, Meade MO.
J Crit Care. 2011 Oct;26(5):532.e1-7. Epub 2011 Mar 30. PMID: 21454040

Consent in critical care trials: a survey of Canadian research ethics boards and critical care researchers.
Duffett M, Burns KE, Kho ME, Lauzier F, Meade MO, Arnold DM, Adhikari NK, Lamontagne F, Cook DJ; Academy of Critical CAre: Development, Evaluation, and MethodologY (ACCADEMY); Canadian Critical Care Trials group.
J Crit Care. 2011 Oct;26(5):533.e11-22. Epub 2011 Mar 3. PMID: 21376518

The PROTECT Investigators (Lamontagne F) for the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. Dalteparin versus Unfractionated Heparin in Critically Ill Patients. NEJM 2011; 364:1305-1314.

Systematic review of reviews including animal studies addressing therapeutic interventions for sepsis.
Lamontagne F, Briel M, Duffett M, Fox-Robichaud A, Cook DJ, Guyatt G, Lesur O, Meade MO.
Crit Care Med. 2010 Dec;38(12):2401-8. Review. PMID: 20890192

A framework for resolving disagreement during end of life care in the critical care unit.
Choong K, Cupido C, Nelson E, Arnold DM, Burns K, Cook D, Meade M; ACCADEMY. Lamontagne F collaborator.
Clin Invest Med. 2010 Aug 1;33(4):E240-53. PMID: 20691142

Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in severe blastomycosis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome in an immunosuppressed patient.
Plamondon M, Lamontagne F, Allard C, Pépin J.
Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jul 1;51(1):e1-3. PMID: 20507238

Higher vs lower positive end-expiratory pressure in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Briel M, Meade M, Mercat A, Brower RG, Talmor D, Walter SD, Slutsky AS, Pullenayegum E, Zhou Q, Cook D, Brochard L, Richard JC, Lamontagne F, Bhatnagar N, Stewart TE, Guyatt G.
JAMA. 2010 Mar 3;303(9):865-73. Review. PMID: 20197533

Corticosteroid therapy for acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and severe pneumonia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Lamontagne F, Briel M, Guyatt GH, Cook DJ, Bhatnagar N, Meade M.
J Crit Care. 2010 Sep;25(3):420-35. Epub 2009 Nov 5. Review. PMID: 19896324

Critically ill patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in Canada.
Kumar A, Zarychanski R, Pinto R, Cook DJ, Marshall J, Lacroix J, Stelfox T, Bagshaw S, Choong K, Lamontagne F, Turgeon AF, Lapinsky S, Ahern SP, Smith O, Siddiqui F, Jouvet P, Khwaja K, McIntyre L, Menon K, Hutchison J, Hornstein D, Joffe A, Lauzier F, Singh J, Karachi T, Wiebe K, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Sharma S, Dodek P, Meade M, Hall R, Fowler RA; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group H1N1 Collaborative.
JAMA. 2009 Nov 4;302(17):1872-9. Epub 2009 Oct 12. PMID: 19822627

LOST to follow-up Information in Trials (LOST-IT): a protocol on the potential impact.
Akl EA, Briel M, You JJ, Lamontagne F, Gangji A, Cukierman-Yaffe T, Alshurafa M, Sun X, Nerenberg KA, Johnston BC, Vera C, Mills EJ, Bassler D, Salazar A, Bhatnagar N, Busse JW, Khalid Z, Walter S, Cook DJ, Schünemann HJ, Altman DG, Guyatt GH.
Trials. 2009 Jun 11;10:40.  PMID: 19519891

Contribution à un ouvrage collectif, chapitres de livre, "Proceedings".

Meade MA, Lamontagne F. Clinical Trial Design in Acute Lung Injury—Issues and Controversies Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2012, guest editors Margaret Herridge and Lorraine Ware, Thieme Medical Publishers.

Lamontagne F, Meade M.  Inhaled Vasodilators - Do They Make A Difference? in "The Evidence Based Practice of Critical Care".  Editors: Pat Neligan and Clifford F. Deutschman 2010.

Résumés (2009-...)

Karen KY Koo, Deborah J Cook, François Lamontagne, Eileen Campbell, Lori Hand, France Clarke, Nicole Zytaruk, Aylish McLeod, Isabelle Soucy, Mélina Boutin, Fran Priestap, Maureen O Meade, "Inter-rater Reliability of Observed, Stated and Documented Acute Rehabilitation in Canadian Intensive Care Units". 2013

Cameron, Jill; Chan, Linda; Czerwonka, Anna; Chu, Leslie; Matte, Andrea; Tomlinson, George; Ferguson, Niall; Mehta, Sangeeta; Friedrich, Jan; Adhikari, Neill; Fowler, Robert; Rudkowski, Jill; "Long-Term Outcomes after Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: Family Caregiver Outcomes from the Towards RECOVER Study." Résumé Critical Care Canada Forum 2013.

F Lauzier, O Lachance, I Cote, B Senay, P Archambault, A Boutin, M Shemilt, L Moore, F Bernard, C Gagnon, D Cook, AF Turgeon, "Risk factors of Pituitary Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury" Résumé 33th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. 2013

Leblanc G, Boutin A, Lauzier F, Potvin V, Moore L, Zarychanski R, Archambault P, Lamontagne F, Turgeon AF, "Incidence and impact of withdrawal of  life sustaining therapy in clinical trials of severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review" Affiche Critical Care Canada Forum. 2013

F Lauzier, O Lachance, I Côté, B Senay, P Archambault, F Lamontagne, A Boutin, M Shemilt, L Moore, F Bernard, C Gagnon, D Cook, A Turgeon, "Risk factors of Pituitary Disorders following Traumatic Brain Injury: a systematic review" Résumé 33th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. 2013

The DECIDE Sudy Investigators. “Physicians' and nurses' perceived barriers to end-of-life communication and decision-making with hospitalized medical Patients and their families: a multicentre, mixed methods study." Résumé Canadian Society of Internal Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2013.

M Asselin, Y Lachance, G Lalonde, A Boutin, M Shemilt, L Moore, F Lauzier, R Zarychanski, P Archambault, D Fergusson, A Turgeon, "Long-term functional outcome in adults with severe TBI: a meta-analysis" Résumé 33th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. 2013

M. Herridge, L.M. Chu, A.L. Matte, L. Chan, G. Tomlinson, N.D. Ferguson, S. Mehta, J. Friedrich, N. Adhikari, R. Fowler, F. Lamontagne, J.C. Rudkowski, H. Meggison, N. Ayas, "Long-term patient outcomes after prolonged mechanical ventilation: THE TOWARDS RECOVER STUDY" Résumé ESICM. 2013

Herridge, Margaret; CHU, Leslie; Matte, Andrea; Chan, Linda; Tomlinson, George; Ferguson, Niall; Mehta, Sangeeta; Friedrich, Jan; Adhikari, Neill; Fowler, Robert; Rudkowski, Jill; Meggison, Hilary; "Long-Term Patient Outcomes After Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: The Towards RECOVER Study." Résumé Critical Care Canada Forum. 2013

Kho ME, Duffett MC, Koo KK, Dodek P, Herridge MS, Lamontagne F, Needham DM, Cook DJ, "Patient-important outcomes reported in randomized clinical trials (RCTs) of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in mechanically ventilated patients: A systematic methodologic review." Affiche Cochrane Colloquium 2012/3.

Lamontagne F, Adhikari N, Cook D, Koo K, Lauzier F, Burns KEA, Matte A, Douglas I, Turgeon AF, Quiroz H, Poulin, Y, Choong K, Ferguson N, Kho ME, Duffet M, Chant C, Lesur O, Meade M, "Corticosteroid in the intensive care unit: an international survey of intensivists" Résumé 32nd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.

Belley-Côté É, D'Aragon F, Lauzier F, Briel M, Cook D, Meade M, Fox-Robichaud A, Duffett M, Kanji S, Lamontagne F. Systematic review of pre-clinical studies comparing different vasopressor dosing strategies. Accepted to the Canadian Anesthesiology Society poster 1344623, 2012.

Zytaruk N, Meade M, Mehta S, Hall R, Granton J, Ferguson ND, Freitag A, Muscedere J, Fowler R, Skrobik Y, Jacka M, Marshall J, Lauzier F, Lamontagne F, Turgeon AF, Vlahakis N, Klinger JR, Devereaux PJ, Ostermann M, Berwanger O, Khwaja K, Burry L, Freidrich J, Burns KEA, Herridge M, Cooper DJ, Bersten A, Heels-Andsell D, Cook DJ. Risk Factors For Pulmonary Embolism In Medical-Surgical ICU Patients. Accepted to the American Thoracic Society meeting (San Fransisco 2012).

Granton J, Friedrich J, Fergusson N, Finfer S, Kutsogiannis J, Lesur O, Lamontagne F, Jacka M, Guyatt G, Lellouche F, Qushmaq I, Alhashemi I, Alsultan M, Sharpe M, Davies A, Sheppard J, Zytaruk N, Crowther M, Warkentin TE, Cook D. Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia In The ICU: ELISA Versus SRA Testing. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2012; 185:A1669.

D'Aragon F, Belley-Côté É, Lauzier F, Briel M, Cook D, Meade M, Fox-Robichaud A, Duffett M, Kanji S, Lamontagne F. Systematic review of pre-clinical studies comparing different vasopressor dosing strategies. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012; 185: A5998.

Barwich D, You JJ, Heyland DK, Hanvey L, Baxter S, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, Tayler C, Porterfield P, Simon J, Enns B. Advance care planning and the ACCEPT Study: How are we doing and how can we improve? Accepted for oral presentation at the 19th International Congress on Palliative Care, October 9-12, 2012, Montreal, Quebec.

Simon J, Barwich D, Heyland D, You JJ, Tayler C, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, Porterfield P, Enns B. Advance care planning evaluation in hospitalized elderly patients: a multicenter, prospective study (The ACCEPT Study). Accepted for oral presentation at Annual Canadian Society of Palliative Physicians Annual Meeting, Kingston, Ontario, June 7-9, 2012.

You JJ, Heyland DK, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, Barwich D, Tayler C, Porerfield P, Simon J, Enns B. Opportunities to improve end-of-life communication and decision-making for seriously ill hospitalized patients and their families. Accepted for oral presentation at the 3rd International Society of Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 31-June 2, 2012.

Heyland DK, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, You J, Barwich D, Tayler C, Porterfield P, Simon J, Enns B. Advance care planning evaluation in hospitalized elderly patients: A multicenter, prospective study (The ACCEPT Study). Accepted at the 3rd International Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Conference (Chicago 2012).

Heyland DK, Dodek P, Lamontagne F, You J, Barwich D, Tayler C, Porterfield P, Simon J, Enns B. The development and validation of a questionnaire to audit advance care planning (ACP). Accepted at the 3rd International Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Conference (Chicago 2012).

Zytaruk N, Meade M, Mehta S, Hall R, Granton J, Ferguson ND, Freitag A, Muscedere J, Fowler R, Skrobik Y, Jacka M, Marshall J, Lauzier F, Lamontagne F, Turgeon A, Vlahakis N, Klinger JR, Devereaux PJ, Ostermann M, Berwanger O, Khwaja K, Burry L, Freidrich J, Burns KEA, Herridge M, Cooper DJ, Bersten A, Heels-Ansdell D, Cook D. Risk Factors For Pulmonary Embolism In Medical-Surgical ICU Patients. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2012; 185: A2359.

Laroche E, Turgeon AF, Boutin A, Mercier E, Lauzier F, Zarychanski R, Moore L, Granton J, Archambault P, Lamontagne F, Rousseau F, Légaré F, Randell E, Lapointe J, Lacroix J, Fergusson D. Predictive value of glial fibrillary acidic protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Critical Care 2012; 16 (Suppl 1):P298.

Mercier E, Turgeon AF, Boutin A, Lauzier F, Zarychanski R, Archambault P, Granton J, Lamontagne F, Moore L, Rousseau F, Légaré F, Randell E, Lacroix J, Lapointe J, Fergusson D. Predictive value of neuron-specific enolase following moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Critical Care 2012; 16 (Suppl 1):P311.

Lauzier F, Lachance O, Senay B, Côté I, Archambault P, Lamontagne F, Boutin A, Moore L, Bernard F, Gagnon C, Cook D, Turgeon AF. Prevalence of Pituitary Disorders associated with Traumatic Brain Injury: a systematic review. Crit Care 2012; 16(Suppl 1):P299.

Lamontagne F, Adhikari N, Cook DJ, Koo KK, Lauzier F, Burns KEA, Douglas I, Turgeon AF, Quiroz H, Poulin Y, Choong K, Ferguson N, Kho ME, Duffett M, Chant C, Lesur O, Meade MO. Corticosteroids for critically ill patients: an international survey of intensivists. Critical Care 2012; 16(suppl 1): p101.

Lalu MM, McIntyre L, Lamontagne F, Bains J, Mei SHJ, Fergusson D, Winston BW, Marshall JC, Walley KR, Courtman D, Stewart DJ. Systematic review and meta-analysis of mesenchymal stromal cells in pre-clinical models of septic shock.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2012; 185:A2215.

Zarychanski R, Lim W, Rocha M, McIntyre L, Lamontagne F, Dodek P, Pai M, Cooper DJ, Alhashemi J, Zytaruk N. Do Statins Influence DVT Risk in the Critically Ill Patients? Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress (Houston 2012).

St-Arnaud C, Éthier JF, Leclair MA, Lamontagne F. Prescribed targets for vasopressor titration in septic shock: a retrospective cohort study. Submitted European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (2011).

Delaney JW, Lamontagne F, Marshall J, Long J, Kumar A, Hutchison J, Jouvet P, Menon K, Fowler RA. Corticosteroids In The Treatment of Influenza A 2009 (H1N1)-Associated Critical Illness. American Thoracic Society Meeting 2011.

Duffett M, Burns K, Adhikari N, Arnold D, Lauzier F, Kho ME, Meade M, Hayani O, Koo K, Choong K, Cupido C, Lamontagne F, Cook D. Quality Of Reporting Of surveys In Critical Care Journals: A Methodologic Review. American Thoracic Society Meeting 2011.

Hand L, Adhikari N, Cook DJ, Mehta S, Matte AL, McArdle T, Clarke F, Lamontagne F, Meade M, Ferguson N. Initial Ventilatory Parameters For High Frequency Oscillation In A Pilot RCT Compared With Recent Historical Controls. American Thoracic Society Meeting 2011.

Masse V, Yale P, Meade M, Fowler R, Adhikari N, Henzler D, Christian M, Herridge M, Lamontagne F. Corticosteroid Use In a Cohort Of ICU Patients Infected With Influenza. American Thoracic Society Meeting 2011.

Lamontagne F, Ferguson ND, Adhikari N, Cook D, Hand L, Henzler D, Zhou Q, Meade M. Corticosteroid use in ARDS patients enrolled in the Oscillation for ARDS Treated Early (OSCILLATE) Trial. American Thoracic Society Meeting 2011.

Akl EA, Sun X, Busse J, Johnston B, Briel M, Mulla S, You J, Bassler D, Lamontagne F, Vera C, Alshurafa M, Katsios C, Mills E, Guyatt G.  The reliability and validity of estimating unclearly reported binding status in randomized clinical trials.  Joint Cochrane & Campbell Colloquium 2010.

Delaney J, Fowled R, Long J, Lamontagne F, Marshall J, Kumar A, Cook D, Hutchison J, Jouvet P.  Corticosteroids in the treatment of influenza A 2009 (H1N1) - associated critical care illness.  Critical Care Canada Forum 2010.

Lamontagne F, Briel M, Duffett M, Kho M, Burns KE, Adhikari N, Turgeon AF, Guyatt G, Zhou Q, Cook D, Meade M for the ACCADEMY and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Vasopressor Administration:  A Survey of Canadian Intensivists.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2010.  Presented at the American Thoracic Society Meeting 2010.

Lamontagne F, Briel M, Duffett M, Fox-Robichaud A, Cook DJ, Guyatt G, Meade MO for the ACCADEMY.  Systemic review of reviews of preclinical studies on therapeutic interventions for sepsis.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2010.  Presented at the American Thoracic Society Meeting 2010.

Hand I, Lamontagne F, Ferguson N, Bashir A, Czarnecka K, Lichty D, Adhikari N, Cook D, Meade M.  Changes in Respiratory Variables Upon Initition of High Frequency Oscillation (HFO). Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2009.  Presented at the American Thoracic Society Meeting 2009.