Publications

2021

  • Singh, T. K., Khan, M., Tansley, G., Chan, H., Brubacher, J. R., & Staples, J. A. (2021). Neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation and youth assault injuries in Vancouver, Canada. The Journal of Pediatrics.
  • Staples, J. A., Yuan, Y., Meddings, L., & Brubacher, J. R. (2021). Are we there yet? The American journey to safer city streets.
  • MacCallum, C. A., de Freitas, L., Lo, L. A., Eadie, L., & Brubacher, J. R. (2021). Cannabinoid-Related Adverse Events and Impairment. In Cannabinoids and Pain (pp. 293-306). Springer, Cham.
  • Cassidy, L., Croft, E., Erdelyi, S., & Brubacher, J. (2021). Motor vehicle incidents in postgraduate trainees in British Columbia. Canadian Medical Education Journal.
  • Shum, L. K., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Pei, L. X., & Brubacher, J. R. (2021). Predictors of poor health and functional recovery following road trauma: protocol of a British Columbian inception cohort study. BMJ open11(4), e049623.
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Zed, P. J., Staples, J. A., & Etminan, M. (2021). Medications and risk of motor vehicle collision responsibility in British Columbia, Canada: a population-based case-control study. The Lancet Public Health.
  • Toofany, M., Mohsenian, S., Shum, L. K., Chan, H., & Brubacher, J. R. (2021). Injury patterns and circumstances associated with electric scooter collisions: a scoping review. Injury prevention.
  • Eadie, L., Lo, L. A., Christiansen, A., Brubacher, J. R., Barr, A. M., Panenka, W. J., & MacCallum, C. A. (2021). Duration of neurocognitive impairment with medical cannabis use: a scoping review. Frontiers in psychiatry12, 286.
  • Staples, J. A., Erdelyi, S., Moe, J., Khan, M., Chan, H., & Brubacher, J. R. (2021). Prescription opioid use among drivers in British Columbia, 1997–2016. Injury prevention.

2020

  • Peng, Y. W., Desapriya, E., Chan, H., & Brubacher, J. R. (2020). Residual blood THC levels in frequent cannabis users after over four hours of abstinence: A systematic review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108177.
  • Asbridge, M., Macnabb, K., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Wilson, M., & Brubacher, J. R. (2020). Prescription medication use as a risk factor for motor vehicle collisions: a responsibility study. Injury prevention.
  • Masud, M., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Yuan, Y., Brubacher, J.R. (2020). Epidemiology of drug driving: protocol from a national Canadian study measuring levels of cannabis, alcohol and other substances in injured drivers. BMC Public Health 201070.
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., & Staples, J. A. (2020). Cannabis-impaired driving and Canadian youth. Paediatrics & Child Health25(Supplement_1), S21-S25.
  • Steinberg, C., Cheung, C. C., Wan, D., Sodhi, A., Claros, S., Staples, J. A., … & Plourde, B. (2020). Driving Restrictions and Early Arrhythmias in Patients Receiving a Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (DREAM-ICD study). Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
  • Staples, J. A., Merchant, K., Erdelyi, S., Lund, A., & Brubacher, J. R. (2020). Emergency department visits during the 4/20 cannabis celebration. Emergency Medicine Journal37(4), 187-192.
  • Brubacher, J. R., MacDonald, S., Mann, R. E., Eppler, J., Asbridge, M., & Chan, H. (2019). Reply to Beckson:” Cannabis, crashes, and blood: challenges for observational research”(Beckson, 2019). Addiction.

2019

  • Smith, N. K., Brubacher, J., Andreou, P., & Asbridge, M. (2019). Does the inclusion of vehicle impoundment in provincial short-term administrative driver’s license suspension programs reduce total and alcohol-related fatal collisions in Canada?. Traffic injury prevention20(8), 771-776.
  • Sukhawathanakul, P., Thompson, K., Brubacher, J., & Leadbeater, B. (2019). Marijuana trajectories and associations with driving risk behaviors in Canadian youth. Traffic injury prevention, 1-6.
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., & Erdelyi, S. (2019). Injury severity in police collision reports correlates poorly with requirement for hospital admission. Journal of Transport & Health, 14, 100606. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JTH.2019.100606
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Macdonald, S., Asbridge, M., Mann, R. E., … Purssell, R. A. (2019). Cannabis use as a risk factor for causing motor vehicle crashes: a prospective study. Addiction. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14663
  • Staples, J. A., Yip, C., & Redelmeier, D. A. (2019). Pedestrian Fatalities Associated with Halloween in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.4052

2018

  • Chan, H., Chiang, T., Yip, R., Shih, Y., Ho, V., Brar, R., & Brubacher, J. (2018). Driving ability and transportation needs of older drivers treated in an emergency department. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety29(4), 30.
  • Brubacher, J., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Lovegrove, G., & Faghihi, F. (2018). Road Safety Impact of Increased Rural Highway Speed Limits in British Columbia, Canada. Sustainability10(10), 3555.
  • Staples, J. A., & Redelmeier, D. A. (2018). The April 20 cannabis celebration and fatal traffic crashes in the United States. JAMA Internal Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.8298
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Asbridge, M., Mann, R. E., Purssell, R. A., & Solomon, R. (2018). Police documentation of drug use in injured drivers: Implications for monitoring and preventing drug-impaired driving. Accident; Analysis and Prevention, 118, 200–206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2018.02.018
  • Brubacher, J. R., Shih, Y., Weng, J. T., Verma, R., Evans, D., & Grafstein, E. (2018). Low-impact strategy for capturing better emergency department injury surveillance data. Injury Prevention : Journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2018-042958

2017

  • Brubacher, J., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Asbridge, M., & Schuurman, N. (2017). Factors Predicting Local Effectiveness of Impaired Driving Laws, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(6), 899–909. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.2017.78.899
  • Wettlaufer, A., Florica, R. O., Asbridge, M., Beirness, D., Brubacher, J., Callaghan, R., … Rehm, J. (2017). Estimating the harms and costs of cannabis-attributable collisions in the Canadian provinces. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 173, 185–190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.12.024
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Purssell, E., Tuyp, B. J., Ting, D. K., & Mehrnoush, V. (2017). Minor Injury Crashes: Prevalence of Driver-Related Risk Factors and Outcome. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 52(5), 632–638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2017.01.044
  • Cherpitel, C. J., Ye, Y., Andreuccetti, G., Stockwell, T., Vallance, K., Chow, C., & Brubacher, J. R. (2017). Risk of injury from alcohol, marijuana and other drug use among emergency department patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 174, 121–127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.019
  • Staples, J. A., Vadeanu, C., Gu, B., Erdelyi, S., Chan, H., & Brubacher, J. R. (2017). Syncope and Presyncope as a Presenting Symptom or Discharge Diagnosis in the Emergency Department: An Administrative Data Validation Study. The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 33(12), 1729–1732. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2017.08.026
  • Leadbeater, B. J., Ames, M. E., Sukhawathanakul, P., Fyfe, M., Stanwick, R., & Brubacher, J. R. (2017). Frequent marijuana use and driving risk behaviours in Canadian youth. Paediatrics & Child Health, 22(1), 7–12. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/pxw002
  • Olson, Z., Staples, J. A., Mock, C. N., Nguyen, N. P., Bachani, A. M., Nugent, R., & Verguet, S. (2017). Helmet Regulation in Vietnam: Impact on Health, Equity, and Medical Impoverishment. In Injury Prevention and Environmental Health. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30212106
  • Mock, C. N., Smith, K. R., Kobusingye, O., Nugent, R., Abdalla, S., Ahuja, R. B., … Watkins, D. A. (2017). Injury Prevention and Environmental Health: Key Messages from Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition. In Injury Prevention and Environmental Health. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30212116

2016

  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Martz, W., Schreiber, W., Asbridge, M., Eppler, J., … Brant, R. (2016). Prevalence of alcohol and drug use in injured British Columbia drivers. BMJ Open, 6(3), e009278. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009278
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Erdelyi, S., Schuurman, N., & Amram, O. (2016). The Association between Regional Environmental Factors and Road Trauma Rates: A Geospatial Analysis of 10 Years of Road Traffic Crashes in British Columbia, Canada. PloS One, 11(4), e0153742. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0153742
  • Brubacher, J. R., Desapriya, E., Erdelyi, S., & Chan, H. (2016). The impact of child safety restraint legislation on child injuries in police-reported motor vehicle collisions in British Columbia: An interrupted time series analysis. Paediatrics & Child Health, 21(4), e27-31. https://doi.org/10.1093/pch/21.4.e27
  • Brubacher, J. R., Desapriya, E., Chan, H., Ranatunga, Y., Harjee, R., Erdelyi, S., … Pike, I. (2016). Reprint of “Media reporting of traffic legislation changes in British Columbia (2010)”. Accident; Analysis and Prevention, 97, 335–341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2016.11.005

2015

  • Cripton, P. A., Shen, H., Brubacher, J. R., Chipman, M., Friedman, S. M., Harris, M. A., … Teschke, K. (2015). Severity of urban cycling injuries and the relationship with personal, trip, route and crash characteristics: analyses using four severity metrics. BMJ Open, 5(1), e006654. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006654
  • Staples, J. A., & Redelmeier, D. A. (2014). Fatality risks on the road and in space. American Journal of Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.01.027
  • Brubacher, J. R., Desapriya, E., Chan, H., Ranatunga, Y., Harjee, R., Erdelyi, S., … Pike, I. (2015). Media reporting of traffic legislation changes in British Columbia (2010). Accident; Analysis and Prevention, 82, 227–233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.05.022

2014

  • Desapriya, E., Harjee, R., Brubacher, J., Chan, H., Hewapathirane, D. S., Subzwari, S., & Pike, I. (2014). Vision screening of older drivers for preventing road traffic injuries and fatalities. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2), CD006252. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006252.pub4
  • Brubacher, J., Chan, H., & Asbridge, M. (2014). Culpability analysis is still a valuable technique. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(1), 270–272. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyt142
  • Teschke, K., Frendo, T., Shen, H., Harris, M. A., Reynolds, C. C. O., Cripton, P. A., … Winters, M. (2014). Bicycling crash circumstances vary by route type: a cross-sectional analysis. BMC Public Health, 14, 1205. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-1205
  • Cherpitel, C. J., Ye, Y., Bond, J., Stockwell, T., Vallance, K., Martin, G., … MacPherson, A. (2014). Risk of injury from drinking: the difference which study design makes. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(1), 235–240. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.12217
  • Purssell, R. A., Chan, H., Brown, D., Fang, M., & Brubacher, J. R. (2014). Risk factors for subsequent impaired driving by injured passengers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 15(4), 355–360. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2013.822966
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Brasher, P., Erdelyi, S., Desapriya, E., Asbridge, M., … Pike, I. (2014). Reduction in fatalities, ambulance calls, and hospital admissions for road trauma after implementation of new traffic laws. American Journal of Public Health, 104(10), e89-97. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2014.302068

2013

  • Macdonald, S., Zhao, J., Martin, G., Brubacher, J., Stockwell, T., Arason, N., … Chan, H. (2013). The impact on alcohol-related collisions of the partial decriminalization of impaired driving in British Columbia, Canada. Accident; Analysis and Prevention, 59, 200–205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2013.05.012
  • Asbridge, M., Brubacher, J. R., & Chan, H. (2013). Cell phone use and traffic crash risk: a culpability analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, 42(1), 259–267. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dys180
  • Harris, M. A., Reynolds, C. C. O., Winters, M., Cripton, P. A., Shen, H., Chipman, M. L., … Teschke, K. (2013). Comparing the effects of infrastructure on bicycling injury at intersections and non-intersections using a case-crossover design. Injury Prevention : Journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention, 19(5), 303–310. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040561
  • Brubacher, J. R., Chan, H., Fang, M., Brown, D., & Purssell, R. (2013). Police documentation of alcohol involvement in hospitalized injured drivers. Traffic Injury Prevention, 14(5), 453–460. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2012.725879

2004 – 2012

  • Teschke, K., Brubacher, J. R., Friedman, S. M., Cripton, P. A., Harris, M. A., Reynolds, C. C. O., … Winters, M. (2012). Personal and trip characteristics associated with safety equipment use by injured adult bicyclists: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 765. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-765
  • Brubacher, J., Chan, H., & Asbridge, M. (2012). Development and validation of a crash culpability scoring tool. Traffic Injury Prevention, 13(3), 219–229. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2011.645383
  • Winters, M., Babul, S., Becker, H. J. E. H. J., Brubacher, J. R., Chipman, M., Cripton, P., … Teschke, K. (2012). Safe cycling: how do risk perceptions compare with observed risk? Canadian Journal of Public Health = Revue Canadienne de Sante Publique, 103(9 Suppl 3), eS42-7. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23618088
  • Ashwell, Z., McKay, M. P., Brubacher, J. R., & Gareau, A. (2012). The epidemiology of mountain bike park injuries at the Whistler Bike Park, British Columbia (BC), Canada. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, 23(2), 140–145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2012.02.002
  • Teschke, K., Harris, M. A., Reynolds, C. C. O., Winters, M., Babul, S., Chipman, M., … Cripton, P. A. (2012). Route infrastructure and the risk of injuries to bicyclists: a case-crossover study. American Journal of Public Health, 102(12), 2336–2343. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300762
  • Purssell, R., Brown, D., Brubacher, J. R., Wilson, J., Fang, M., Schulzer, M., … Walker, T. (2010). Proportion of injured drivers presenting to a tertiary care emergency department who engage in future impaired driving activities. Traffic Injury Prevention. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389580903419125
  • Purssell, R. A., Yarema, M., Wilson, J., Fang, M., Simons, R., Kasic, S., … Lupu, I. (2004). Proportion of injured alcohol-impaired drivers subsequently convicted of an impaired driving criminal code offence in British Columbia. CJEM, 6(2), 80–88. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17433156