Michelle DiGiacomo

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events, resources, and access: key considerations in quitting smoking at an Aboriginal Medical Service
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    Nursing Research Unit, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:174-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression, anxiety and stress in women following acute coronary syndrome: implications for secondary prevention
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney and Nursing Research Unit, Sydney West Area Health Service, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 20:69-76. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving women's cardiovascular health: a position statement from the International Council on Women's Health Issues
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 33:943-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The feminization of aging: how will this impact on health outcomes and services?
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:1031-45. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Changes in depression in the immediate postdischarge phase in a cardiac rehabilitation population assessed by the cardiac depression scale
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University of Technology, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:312-5; quiz 316-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Awareness and causal attributions of risk factors for heart disease among immigrant women living in Australia
    Leila Gholizadeh
    School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1385-93. 2009
  7. doi request reprint An integrative and socio-cultural perspective of health, wealth, and adjustment in widowhood
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    a Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 34:1067-83. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Stressors influencing Middle Eastern women's perceptions of the risk of cardiovascular disease: a focus group study
    Leila Gholizadeh
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:723-45. 2011
  9. doi request reprint A social capital framework for palliative care: supporting health and well-being for people with life-limiting illness and their carers through social relations and networks
    Joanne M Lewis
    Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:92-103. 2013
  10. pmc The health of women and girls determines the health and well-being of our modern world: A white paper from the International Council on Women's Health Issues
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:870-86. 2011

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Stressful life events, resources, and access: key considerations in quitting smoking at an Aboriginal Medical Service
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    Nursing Research Unit, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:174-6. 2007
    ..This brief report describes stress as a barrier to quitting smoking derived from reflections within an Aboriginal Medical Service and makes recommendations for intervention development...
  2. ncbi request reprint Depression, anxiety and stress in women following acute coronary syndrome: implications for secondary prevention
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney and Nursing Research Unit, Sydney West Area Health Service, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 20:69-76. 2007
    ..To document incidence of depression, anxiety, and stress in women more than 6 months following an acute coronary syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving women's cardiovascular health: a position statement from the International Council on Women's Health Issues
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 33:943-55. 2012
    ..Key recommendations for decreasing the burden of CVD are also discussed...
  4. doi request reprint The feminization of aging: how will this impact on health outcomes and services?
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:1031-45. 2011
    ..Policymakers, health care workers, and researchers need to consider the perspective of gender as well as age when implementing and evaluating effective interventions...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in depression in the immediate postdischarge phase in a cardiac rehabilitation population assessed by the cardiac depression scale
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University of Technology, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:312-5; quiz 316-7. 2008
    ..Clinicians in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) are well placed to assess and facilitate management of symptoms of depression, yet the timing and interpretation of measurements remain unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Awareness and causal attributions of risk factors for heart disease among immigrant women living in Australia
    Leila Gholizadeh
    School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1385-93. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint An integrative and socio-cultural perspective of health, wealth, and adjustment in widowhood
    Michelle DiGiacomo
    a Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 34:1067-83. 2013
    ..Although many health, social, cultural, and economic factors impact on recently widowed older women throughout the world, we found that few interventions targeting this population incorporate these factors. ..
  8. doi request reprint Stressors influencing Middle Eastern women's perceptions of the risk of cardiovascular disease: a focus group study
    Leila Gholizadeh
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:723-45. 2011
    ..Women described their stress as primarily emanating from issues surrounding migration and acculturation. Implications for development and delivery of tailored health interventions for Middle Eastern women are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint A social capital framework for palliative care: supporting health and well-being for people with life-limiting illness and their carers through social relations and networks
    Joanne M Lewis
    Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:92-103. 2013
    ..A framework for understanding social contexts in end-of-life care is necessary...
  10. pmc The health of women and girls determines the health and well-being of our modern world: A white paper from the International Council on Women's Health Issues
    Patricia M Davidson
    Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 32:870-86. 2011
    ..This document provides a description of our organization mission, vision, and commitment to improving the health and well-being of women and girls globally...
  11. ncbi request reprint A partnership model in the development and implementation of a collaborative, cardiovascular education program for Aboriginal Health Workers
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, Curtin University of Technology, Curtin House, 39 Regent Street, Sydney, NSW 2008, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:139-46. 2008
    ..Student evaluation demonstrated a desire for group-based activities and the high value placed on clinical visits. Feedback on both outcome and process measures will inform course delivery and design...