Published on in Vol 10, No 2 (2021): February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/25619, first published .
A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

A Value-Based Comparison of the Management of Ambulatory Respiratory Diseases in Walk-in Clinics, Primary Care Practices, and Emergency Departments: Protocol for a Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study

Simon Berthelot 1, 2, MSc, MD, FRCP, CCFP(EM);  Mylaine Breton 3, 4, PhD;  Jason Robert Guertin 1, 5, PhD;  Patrick Michel Archambault 1, 2, 6, 7, MSc, MD, FRCPC;  Elyse Berger Pelletier 8, MD, FRCP;  Danielle Blouin 9, PhD, MD, MHPE, FRCPC;  Bjug Borgundvaag 10, 11, PhD, MD;  Arnaud Duhoux 12, PhD;  Laurie Harvey Labbé 1, BA;  Maude Laberge 13, PhD;  Philippe Lachapelle 1, MSc;  Lauren Lapointe-Shaw 14, PhD, MD, FRCPC;  Géraldine Layani 15, MSc, MD;  Gabrielle Lefebvre 1, MSc;  Myriam Mallet 1, MA;  Deborah Matthews 16, PhD;  Kerry McBrien 17, MD, MPH;  Shelley McLeod 11, 18, MSc, PhD;  Eric Mercier 2, MSc, MD, FRCP;  Alexandre Messier 15, MD, CCFP(EM);  Lynne Moore 1, 5, PhD;  Judy Morris 15, 19, MSc, MD, FRCP;  Kathleen Morris 20, MBA;  Howard Ovens 11, MD;  Paul Pageau 21, MD, CCFP(EM);  Jean-Sébastien Paquette 2, 6, 22, MSc, MD;  Jeffrey Perry 21, 23, MSc, MD, CCFP(EM);  Michael Schull 24, MSc, MD;  Mathieu Simon 25, MD, FRCP;  David Simonyan 1, MSc;  Henry Thomas Stelfox 26, PhD, MD, FRCP, CAHS;  Denis Talbot 5, PhD;  Samuel Vaillancourt 14, 27, MD, CM, MPH, FRCP

1 Axe Santé des populations et Pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval , Québec, QC, CA

2 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval , Québec, QC, CA

3 Department of Community Health sciences, Université de Sherbrooke, Campus de Longueuil, Longueuil, QC, CA

4 Centre de recherche Charles-Le Moyne - Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean sur les innovations en santé , Longueuil, QC, CA

5 Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval , Québec, QC, CA

6 VITAM - Centre de recherche en santé durable , Québec, QC, CA

7 Centre de recherche du Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Chaudière-Appalaches , Lévis, QC, CA

8 Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux, Gouvernement du Québec , Québec, QC, CA

9 Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen's University , Kingston, ON, CA

10 Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

11 Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Sinai Health System , Toronto, ON, CA

12 Faculty of Nursing, Université de Montréal , Montréal, QC, CA

13 Operations and Decision Systems Department, Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Université Laval, Québec, QC, CA

14 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

15 Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université de Montréal , Montréal, QC, CA

16 Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Government of Ontario , Toronto, ON, CA

17 Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary , Calgary, AB, CA

18 Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

19 Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur-de-Montréal, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Nord-de-l'Île-de Montréal , Montréal, QC, CA

20 Canadian Institute for Health Information , Ottawa, ON, CA

21 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa , Ottawa, ON, CA

22 Laboratoire ARIMED, GMF-U de Saint-Charles-Borromée , Québec, QC, CA

23 Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute , Ottawa, ON, CA

24 Department of Emergency Medicine, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

25 Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec , Québec, QC, CA

26 Department of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, O'Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary , Calgary, AB, CA

27 Department of Emergency Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Unity Health Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

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