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Selected Publications

Boet S, Savoldelli G, Granry JC: “Simulation en Santé: de la Théorie à la Pratique”.
First co-Editor. This book is the first one about simulation in healthcare in French language. More than 50 francophone experts in simulation around the world have authored a total of 41 chapters. The book includes an English foreword by Dr. David Gaba, Standford, USA, and a French foreword by Dr. Brian Hodges, Toronto, Canada. The book has been launched in September 2013.

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Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals  

1. Boet S, Bryson G, Taljaard M, Pigford A, McIsaac DI, Brehaut J, Forster A, Mohamed K, Clavel N, Pysyk C, Grimshaw J. Effect Of Audit And Feedback On Physicians' Intraoperative Temperature Management And Patient Outcomes: A Three-Arm Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Benchmarked And Ranked Feedback. Can J Anaesth. 2018 Nov; 65(11)1196-1209. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1205-0.  

2. Etherington N, Boet S. Why gender matters in the operating room: recommendations and a suggested research agenda. Br J Anaesth. 2018 Nov; 121(5):997-999. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.07.021.  

3. Pysyk CL, Boet S, Lalu MM, Forster A, Bryson GL. Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) utilization before and after a regulatory safety warning. Can J Anaesth. 2018 Oct 25; doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1244-6. [Epub ahead of print]  

4. Boet S, Etherington N, Larrigan S, Yin L, Khan H, Sullivan K, Jung J, Grantcharov T Measuring the teamwork performance of teams in crisis situations: A systematic review of assessment tools and their measurement properties. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Oct 11; doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2018-008260. [Epub ahead of print].  

5. Cheung WJ, Patey AM, Frank JR, Mackay M, Boet S. Barriers and Enablers to Direct Observation of Trainees Clinical Performance: A Qualitative Study Using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Acad Med. 2018 Aug 7; doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002396. [Epub ahead of print]  

6. Alam F, LeBlanc VR, Baxter A, Tarshis J, Piquette D, Gu Y, Filipkowska C, Krywenky A, Kester-Greene N, Cardinal P, Au S, Lam S, Boet S, on behalf of the Canadian Perioperative Anesthesiology Clinical Trials Group (PACT). Does the age of acute care physicians impact their (1) crisis management performance and (2) learning after simulation-based education? A protocol for a multicentre prospective cohort study in Toronto and Ottawa, Canada. BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 21;8(4):e020940. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020940. PMID: 29680811.   

7. Chen XX, Trivedi V, AlSaflan AA, Todd SC, Tricco AC, McCartney CJL, Boet S. Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Simulation Training: A Systematic Review. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Nov/Dec; 42(6):741-750.  doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000639.

8. Pelloux S, Grégoire A, Kirmizigul P, Maillot S, Bui-Xuan B, Llorca G, Boet S, Lehot JJ, Rimmelé T. Peripheral venous catheter insertion simulation training: a randomized controlled trial comparing performance after instructor-led teaching versus peer-assisted learning. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2017 Dec;36(6):397-402. doi: 10.1016/j.accpm.2016.11.007.  

9. Lelaidier R, Balança B, Boet S, Faure A, Lilot M, Lecomte F, Lehot JJ, Rimmelé T, Cejka JC. Use of a hand-held digital cognitive aid in simulated crises: the MAX randomized controlled trial. Br J Anaesth. 2017 Nov 1;119(5):1015-1021. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex256.   

10. Boet S, Thompson C, Woo MY, Pugh D, Patel R, Pasupathy P, Siddiqui A, Pigford AA, Naik VN. Interactive Online Learning for Attending Physicians in Ultrasound-guided Central Venous Catheter Insertion. Cureus. August 22, 2017; 9(8): e1592. doi:10.7759/cureus.1592.   

11. Wheeler K, Baxter A, Boet S, Pysyk C, Bryson GL. Performance feedback in anesthesia: a post-implementation survey. Can J Anaesth. 2017 June; 64(6):681-682. doi: 10.1007/s12630-017-0860-x.  

12. Boet S, Patey AM, Baron JS, Mohamed K, Pigford AE, Bryson GL, Brehaut JC, Grimshaw JM. Factors that influence effective perioperative temperature management by anesthesiologists: a qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Can J Anaesth. 2017 June; 64(6):581-596. doi: 10.1007/s12630-017-0845-9.  

13. Boet S, Sharma B, Pigford AA, Hladkowicz E, Rittenhouse N, Grantcharov T. Debriefing decreases mental workload in surgical crisis: A randomized controlled trial. Surgery. 2017 May; 161(5):1215-1220. pii: S0039-6060(16)30800-5. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2016.11.031.

14. Boet S, Bould MD, Pigford AA, Rössler B, Nambyiah P, Li Q, Bunting A, Schebesta K. Retention of Basic Life Support in Laypeople: Mastery Learning vs. Time-based Education. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 May/Jun; 21(3):362-377. doi:10.1080/10903127.2016.1258096.  

15. Pysyk CL, Abdulla KR, Boet S. Goldilocks and the perioperative patient: not too hot, not too cold. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2017 April; 61(4):460-461. doi: 10.1111/aas.12866.

16. Isaranuwatchai W, Alam F, Hoch J, Boet S. A cost-effectiveness analysis of self-debriefing versus instructor debriefing for simulated crises in perioperative medicine in Canada. J Educ Eval Health Prof. 2016 Dec 26;13:44. doi:10.3352/jeehp.2016.13.44.

17. Boet S, Pigford AA, Fitzsimmons A, Reeves S, Triby E, Bould MD. Interprofessional team debriefings with or without an instructor: a qualitative study. J Interprof Care. 2016 Nov;30(6):717-725. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2016.1181616.   

18. Di Renna T, Crooks S, Pigford AA, Clarkin C, Fraser A, Bunting AC, Bould MD, Boet S. Cognitive Aids for Role Definition (CARD) to improve interprofessional team crisis resource management: a qualitative study. J Interprof Care. 2016 Sep;30(5):582-90. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2016.1179271. 

19. Lai A, Haligua A, Bould DM, Everett T, Gale M, Pigford AA, Boet S. Learning Crisis Resource Management: Practicing versus an Observational Role in Simulation Training - A Randomized Controlled Trial. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2016 Aug;35(4):275-81. doi: 10.1016/j.accpm.2015.10.010. Epub 2016 Mar 14.  

20. Pottier P, Castillo JM, Boet S, le Pabic E, Hardouin JB. [Validation of a questionnaire for standardized-patient assessment of clinical skills]. Rev Med Interne. 2016 Jul 29. pii: S0248-8663(16)30441-6. doi: 10.1016/j.revmed.2016.06.008.  

21. Reeves S, Fletcher S, Barr H, Birch I, Boet S, Davies N, McFadyen A, Rivera J, Kitto S. A BEME systematic review of the effects of interprofessional education: BEME Guide No. 39. Med Teach. 2016 Jul;38(7):656-68. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2016.1173663.   

22. Alisic S, Boet S, Sutherland S, Bould MD. A qualitative study exploring mentorship in anesthesiology: perspectives from both sides of the relationship. Can J Anaesth. 2016 Jul;63(7):851-61. doi: 10.1007/s12630-016-0649-3. 

23. Gouin A, Damm C, Wood G, Cartier S, Borel M, Villette-Baron K, Boet S, Compère V, Dureuil B. Evolution of stress in anaesthesia registrars with repeated simulated courses: An observational study. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2016 Jun 23. pii: S2352-5568(16)30057-1. doi: 10.1016/j.accpm.2016.02.008.

24. Walker B, Alavifard S, Roberts S, Lanes A, Ramsay T, Boet S. Inter-rater Reliability of h-index Scores Calculated by Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar for Clinical Epidemiology Scientists. Health Info Libr J. 2016 Jun;33(2):140-9. doi: 10.1111/hir.12140.  

25. Boet S, Pigford AE, Naik VN. Program director and resident perspectives of a competency-based medical education anesthesia residency program in Canada: a needs assessment. Korean J Med Educ. 2016 Jun;28(2):157-68. doi: 10.3946/kjme.2016.20. 

26. Deschamps A, Hall R, Grocott H, Mazer CD, Choi PT, Turgeon AF, et al.... Boet S; Canadian Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group. Anesthesiology. 2016 Apr;124(4):826-36. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001029.

27. Alam F, Boet S, Piquette D, Lai A, Perkes CP, LeBlanc VR. E-learning optimization: the relative and combined effects of mental practice and modeling on enhanced podcast-based learning-a randomized controlled trial. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2016 Oct;21(4):789-802. doi: 10.1007/s10459-016-9666-9. 

28. Tavares W, Boet S. On The Assessment of Paramedic Competence: A Narrative Review with Practice Implications. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Feb;31(1):64-73. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X15005166. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

29. Miller EC, Szeto M, Boet S. Unilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Catheter for the Treatment of Abdominal Wall Pain in Pregnancy: A Case Report. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;40(6):720-2.  

30. Boet S, Reeves S, Bould MD. Call for an internationally recognized interprofessional simulation-based disease/injury independent, crisis resource management training certification. Resuscitation. 2015 Apr 30. pii: S0300-9572(15)00179-3. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2015.03.027.

31. Fung L, Boet S, Bould MD, Qosa MD, Perrier L, Tricco AC, Tavares W, Reeves S. Impact of crisis resource management simulation-based training for teams: a systematic review. J Interprof Care. 2015;29(5):433-44. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1017555. 

32. Baxter AD, Boet S, Reid D, Skidmore G. Occupational health: additional support for the aging anesthesiologist: author reply. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Mar;62(3):330.

33. Reeves S, Boet S, Zierler B, Kitto S. Interprofessional Education and Practice Guide No. 3: Evaluating interprofessional education. J Interprof Care. 2015 Feb 11:1-8.

34. Youten E, Bould MD, Friedman Z, Riem N, Sydor D, Boet S. Cricothyrotomy training increases adherence to the ASA difficult airway algorithm in a simulated crisis: a randomized controlled trial. Can J Anaesth. 2015 May;62(5):485-494.

35. Bould MD, Clarkin CL, Boet S, Pigford AA, Ismailova F, Measures E, McCarthy AE, Kinnear JA. Faculty experiences regarding a global partnership for anesthesia postgraduate training: a qualitative study. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Jan;62(1):11-21.   

36. Khanduja PK, Bould MD, Naik VN, Hladkowicz E, Boet S. The role of Simulation in Continuing Medical Education for Acute Care physicians: A systematic review. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan;43(1):186-93.

37. Boet S. Low-cost, easy-to-make simulated dantrolene for malignant hyperthermia scenarios. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014 Mar;58(3):372-3.

38. Boet S, Bould MD, Layat Burn C, Reeves S. Twelve tips for a successful interprofessional team-based high-fidelity simulation education session. Med Teach. 2014 Oct;36(10):853-7.

39. Baxter AD, Boet S, Reid D, Skidmore G. The aging anesthesiologist: a narrative review and suggested strategies. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Sep;61(9):865-75.

40. Boet S, Jaffrelot M, Naik VN, Brien S, Granry JC. La simulation en santé en Amérique du Nord: Etat actuel et evolution après deux décennies [Simulation in healthcare in North America: update and evolution after two decades]. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2014 May;33(5):353-7.     

41. Boet S, Bould MD, Fung L, Qosa H, Perrier L, Tavares W, Reeves S, Tricco. Transfer of learning and patient outcome in simulated crisis resource management: A systematic review. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Jun;61(6):571-82.     

42. Bould MD, Hladkowicz ES, Pigford AE, Ufholz L, Postonogova T, Shin E, Boet S. References that anyone can edit: the increasing frequency of Wikipedia citations in the peer-reviewed health science literature. BMJ. 2014 Mar 6;348:g1585.

43. Tritsch L, Boet S, Pottecher J, Girish PJ, Diemunsch. Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway Placement by Non-Physician Healthcare Providers in Management Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: A Case Series. Resuscitation. 2014 Mar;85(3):320-5.

44. Boet S, Bould MD, Sharma B, Revees S, Naik VN, Triby E, Grantcharov T. Within-Team Debriefing versus Instructor-Debriefing for Simulation-based Education: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Surg. 2013 Jul;258(1):53-8.     

45. Sharma B, Boet S, Grantcharov T, Shin E, Barrowman NJ, Bould MD. The h-index outperforms other bibliometrics in the assessment of academic performance in general surgery: a province-wide study. Surgery. 2013 Apr;153(4):493-501.

46. Neira VM, Bould MD, Nakajima A, Boet S, Barrowman N, Mossdorf P, Sydor D, Roeske A, Noseworthy S, Naik V, Doherty D, Writer H, Hamstra SJ. "GIOSAT": a tool to assess CanMEDS competencies during simulated crises. Can J Anaesth. 2013 Mar;60(3):280-9.

47. Di Renna T, Boet S, Crook S. The Cognitive Aids with Roles Defined - CARD: A New Concept for Crisis Management. Resuscitation. 2013 Feb;84(2):e47-8.

48. Hayter MA, Bould MD, Afsari M, Riem N, Chiu M, Boet S. Does Warm-up using Mental Practice Improve Crisis Resource Management Performance: a Simulation Study. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Feb;110(2):299-304.  

49.  Riem N, Boet S, Bould MD, Tavares W, Naik VN. Do Technical Skills Correlate With Non-Technical Skills in Crisis Resource Management? Br J Anaesth. 2012 Nov;109(5):723-8.  

50. Tavares W, Boet S, Theriault R, Mallette T, Eva KW. Global Rating Scale for the Assessment of Paramedic Clinical Competence. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2013 Jan-Mar;17(1):57-67.  

51. Sebbane M, Hayter M, Romero J, Lefebvre S, Chabrot C, Mercier G, Eledjam JJ, Dumont R, Houston PL, Boet S. Chest compressions performed by ED staff: a randomized cross-over simulation study on the floor and on a stretcher. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;30(9):1928-34.

52. Garcia V, Diemunsch P, Boet S. Use of rocuronium and sugammadex for a Caesarean Section in a patient with myasthenia gravis. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2012 Jul;21(3):286-7.

53. Power DJ, Bould MD, Boet S. Code Reader: A novel concept that warrants more research. Simul Healthc. 2012 Apr;7(2):136-7.

54. Giglioli S, Boet S, De Gaudio AR, Linden M, Schaeffer R, Bould MD, Diemunsch P. Self-directed deliberate practice with virtual fiberoptic intubation improves initial skills for anesthesia residents. Minerva Anestesiol. 2012 Apr;78(4):456-61.

55. Boet S, Sharma S, Goldman J, Reeves S. Medical Education Research: An Overview of Methods. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Feb;59(2):159-70.

56. Boet S, Borges, BCR, Naik VN, Siu LW, Bould MD, Riem N, Joo HS. Cricothyroidotomy skills are retained for minimum of one year after a single simulation training session. Br J Anaesth. 2011 Oct;107(4):533-9.  

57. Riem N, Boet S, Chandra D. Time for Safety at Simulation Centres. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Sep;58(9):846-52.

58. Riem N, Boet S, Bould MD. LMA with Positive Pressure Ventilation is Safe! Korean J Anesthesiol. 2011 Jul;61(1):88-9.  

59. Boet S, Bould MD, Bruppacher HR, Desjardins F, Chandra DB, Naik VN. Looking in the Mirror: Self Debriefing versus Instructor Debriefing for Simulated Crises. Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun;39(6):1377-81.  

60. Boet S, Duttchen K, Chan J, Chan W, Morrish W, Ferland A, Hare GMT, Hong AP. Cricoid Pressure Provides Incomplete Oesophageal Occlusion Associated with Lateral Deviation: an MRI Study. J Emerg Med. 2012 May;42(5):606-11.

61. Boet S, Bould MD, Diemunsch P. Editorial: Evolving challenges and opportunities for difficult airway management guidelines. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Aug;58(8):703-8.

62. Boet S, Collange O, Bould MD. Teaching Hemodynamics via Horticulture. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Jun;58(6):588-9.  

63. Boet S, Bould MD, Diemunsch P. Combined Rigid Videolaryngoscopy-Flexible Bronchoscopy for Intubation. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2011 May;60(5):381-2.

64. Sharma S, Boet S, Kitto S, Reeves S. Interprofessional simulated learning: the need for ‘sociological fidelity’. J Interprof Care. 2011 Mar;25(2):81-3.

65. Bould MD, Boet S, Sharma B, Kasanda C, Shin E, Grantcharov T. H-indices in a University Department of Anesthesiology: an Evaluation of Their Feasibility, Reliability and Validity as an Assessment of Academic Performance. Br J Anaesth. 2011 Mar;106(3):325-30.  

66. Boet S, Guéné B, Jusserand D, Veber B, Dacher JN, Dureuil B. A-Mode Ultrasound in Diagnosis of Maxillary Sinusitis in Ventilated Patient. B-ENT. 2010;6(3):177-82.  

67. Siu LW, Boet S, Borges BCR, Bruppacher HR, Leblanc V, Naik VN, Riem N, Chandra DB, Joo HS. High-Fidelity Simulation Demonstrates the Influence of Anesthesiologists’ Age and Years from Residency on Emergency Cricothyroidotomy Skills. Anesth Analg. 2010 Oct;111(4):955-60.

68. Bould MD, Boet S, Riem N, Kasanda C, Sossou A, Bruppacher HR. National Representation in the Anaesthesia Literature: a Bibliometric Analysis of Highly Cited Anaesthesia Journals. Anaesthesia. 2010 Aug;65(8):799-804.  

69. Boet S, Collange O, Mahoudeau G. Hybrid Simulation: a New Concept for New Learning Goals. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2010 May;29(5):407-8.

70. Borges B, Boet S, Siu LW, Naik VN, Riem N, Joo HS. Incomplete Adherence to the ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm is Unchanged After a High-Fidelity Simulation Session. Can J Anaesth. 2010 Jul;57(7):644-9.

71. Boet S, Bould MD, Schaeffer R, Fischhof S, Stojeba N, Naik VN, Diemunsch P. Learning Fiberoptic Intubation with a Virtual Computer Program Transfers to "Hands on" Improvement. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Jan;27(1):31-5.  

72. Boet S, Bould MD, Diemunsch P. Looking Beyond Model Fidelity. Anesthesiology. 2009 Jun;110(6):1428-9.  

73. Boet S, Noblet C, Hubsher-Hass C, Picard D, Musette P, Dureuil B. Severe Vancomycin-Induced DRESS Syndrome Imitating Septic Shock. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Sep;26(9):791-3.

74. Boet S, Siu L. Should Anaesthetists be Involved in Pre-Hospital Care? Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009 Apr;70(4):245.   45.  Boet S, Naik VN, Diemunsch P. Virtual Simulation Training for Fibreoptic Intubation. Can J Anaesth. 2009 Jan;56(1):87-8.

75. Boet S, Naik VN, Diemunsch P. Virtual Simulation Training for Fibreoptic Intubation. Can J Anaesth. 2009 Jan;56(1):87-8.

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