Author Archives: Monique MacDonald

RSI contributes to newly published book on Blood Safety.

Written by experts in the field, Blood Safety: A Guide to Monitoring and Responding to Potential New Threats offers a concise yet comprehensive overview on critical issues in monitoring and responding to new microbial threats to blood safety.  The Book was edited by Hua Shan …

RSI contributes to the ECO report on Climate Action in Ontario

RSI’s Climate Group was retained to provide a customized research report for the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO). Portions of this RSI report entitled ‘An Investigation of Extreme Precipitation Occurrence and Projections within Ontario’ has been incorporated into the newly …

Risks of anticholinergic drugs

Adverse effects of drugs among the elderly should be given special attention when considering a pharmacological intervention. Two recent papers using large electronic health records have explored the impact of drugs with anticholinergic properties. The first, “Associations between Anticholinergic Burden …