Sharon McKinley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Vulnerability and security in seriously ill patients in intensive care
    Sharon McKinley
    University of Technology, Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:27-36. 2002
  2. doi Twenty-five years of critical care nursing scholarship in Australia
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia University of Technology, Sydney and Northern Sydney Local Health District, NSW, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 26:7-11. 2013
  3. doi Complications after acute coronary syndrome are reduced by perceived control of cardiac illness
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:2320-30. 2012
  4. doi Sleep and other factors associated with mental health and psychological distress after intensive care for critical illness
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Nursing Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 38:627-33. 2012
  5. pmc The effect of a short one-on-one nursing intervention on knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to response to acute coronary syndrome in people with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon McKinley
    University of Technology Sydney and Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, Level 6, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1037-46. 2009
  6. doi Delays in presentation with acute coronary syndrome in people with coronary artery disease in Australia and New Zealand
    Sharon McKinley
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:153-61. 2011
  7. ncbi Implications for Australian practice of North American guidelines for the support of the family in patient-centred intensive care
    Sharon McKinley
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service and University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Collegian 15:11-7. 2008
  8. doi Validity of the Faces Anxiety Scale for the assessment of state anxiety in intensive care patients not receiving mechanical ventilation
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, University of Technology Sydney and Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 64:503-7. 2008
  9. ncbi International comparison of factors associated with delay in presentation for AMI treatment
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, and Northern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:225-30. 2004
  10. ncbi Development and testing of a Faces Scale for the assessment of anxiety in critically ill patients
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 41:73-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi Vulnerability and security in seriously ill patients in intensive care
    Sharon McKinley
    University of Technology, Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 18:27-36. 2002
    ....
  2. doi Twenty-five years of critical care nursing scholarship in Australia
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia University of Technology, Sydney and Northern Sydney Local Health District, NSW, Australia
    Aust Crit Care 26:7-11. 2013
    ..Australian Critical Care has been published since 1988 and has been an important medium for the development of critical care nursing scholarship in Australia over 25 years...
  3. doi Complications after acute coronary syndrome are reduced by perceived control of cardiac illness
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:2320-30. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between anxiety, perceived control and rate of in-hospital complications after acute coronary syndrome...
  4. doi Sleep and other factors associated with mental health and psychological distress after intensive care for critical illness
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Nursing Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 38:627-33. 2012
    ..Some patients who survive intensive care unit (ICU) treatment report psychological sequelae during recovery. This study examined factors associated with psychological outcomes of former ICU patients up to 6 months after hospital discharge...
  5. pmc The effect of a short one-on-one nursing intervention on knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to response to acute coronary syndrome in people with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon McKinley
    University of Technology Sydney and Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, Level 6, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1037-46. 2009
    ..The effect of ACS on mortality and morbidity is largely dependent on the time from symptom onset to the time of reperfusion, but patient delay in presenting for treatment is the main reason timely reperfusion is not received...
  6. doi Delays in presentation with acute coronary syndrome in people with coronary artery disease in Australia and New Zealand
    Sharon McKinley
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:153-61. 2011
    ..To report time from the onset of symptoms to hospital presentation in Australian and New Zealand patients with subsequently confirmed acute coronary syndrome, and to identify factors associated with prehospital delay time in these patients...
  7. ncbi Implications for Australian practice of North American guidelines for the support of the family in patient-centred intensive care
    Sharon McKinley
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service and University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Collegian 15:11-7. 2008
    ..Where strong evidence is lacking, the recommendations should be a stimulus to conduct studies that test interventions that may benefit intensive care patients, their families, and intensive care staff...
  8. doi Validity of the Faces Anxiety Scale for the assessment of state anxiety in intensive care patients not receiving mechanical ventilation
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing Professorial Unit, University of Technology Sydney and Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, NSW, Australia
    J Psychosom Res 64:503-7. 2008
    ..It also reports on the severity of anxiety in intensive care patients not receiving mechanical ventilation...
  9. ncbi International comparison of factors associated with delay in presentation for AMI treatment
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, and Northern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:225-30. 2004
    ..Prehospital delay in response to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms is well documented in the US and Europe, but little is known about it in Asian countries where cardiovascular disease is increasing...
  10. ncbi Development and testing of a Faces Scale for the assessment of anxiety in critically ill patients
    Sharon McKinley
    Critical Care Nursing, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 41:73-9. 2003
    ..We have developed a new single item Faces Anxiety Scale made up of drawings of five faces...
  11. doi Effect of early bereavement on heart rate and heart rate variability
    Thomas Buckley
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Cardiol 110:1378-83. 2012
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  12. doi Repeatability of the six-minute walk test and relation to physical function in survivors of a critical illness
    Jennifer A Alison
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, 1825, New South Wales, Australia
    Phys Ther 92:1556-63. 2012
    ..The Six-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) is widely used as an outcome measure in exercise rehabilitation. However, the repeatability of the 6MWT performed at home in survivors of a critical illness has not been evaluated...
  13. ncbi Predictors of women's attendance at cardiac rehabilitation programs
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 18:121-6. 2003
    ..Women were likely to adhere to smoking, medication, and stress modification guidelines but unlikely to adhere to modification guidelines for diet and exercise...
  14. pmc Physiological correlates of bereavement and the impact of bereavement interventions
    Thomas Buckley
    University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:129-39. 2012
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  15. ncbi Post discharge problems in women recovering from coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 17:160-5. 2004
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  16. ncbi The effect of an algorithm-based sedation guideline on the duration of mechanical ventilation in an Australian intensive care unit
    Rosalind Elliott
    The Royal North Shore Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, Sydney, NSW 2065, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 32:1506-14. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of an algorithm-based sedation guideline developed in a North American intensive care unit (ICU) on the duration of mechanical ventilation of patients in an Australian ICU...
  17. ncbi Assessment of anxiety in intensive care patients by using the Faces Anxiety Scale
    Sharon McKinley
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 13:146-52. 2004
    ..Most patients can respond to the single-item Faces Anxiety Scale...
  18. doi Anxiety, depression and perceived control in patients having coronary artery bypass grafts
    Robyn Gallagher
    Chronic and Complex Care, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 65:2386-96. 2009
    ..Anxiety, depression and perceived control in patients having coronary artery bypass grafts...
  19. doi Critical care nurses' decision making: sedation assessment and management in intensive care
    Leanne M Aitken
    Critical Care Nursing, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:36-45. 2009
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  20. doi Inflammatory and thrombotic changes in early bereavement: a prospective evaluation
    Thomas Buckley
    Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1145-52. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether inflammatory and thrombotic changes were present in acute bereavement...
  21. pmc Health-related quality of life and physical recovery after a critical illness: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of a home-based physical rehabilitation program
    Doug Elliott
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, 15 Broadway, Ultimo, 2007, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R142. 2011
    ..This study was designed to test the effect of an individualised eight-week home-based physical rehabilitation program on recovery...
  22. ncbi The Royal North Shore Hospital ICU nurse initiated telephone follow up service
    Deirdre Moran
    The Intensive Care Unit, The Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonard s, NSW 2065, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 21:47-50. 2005
    ..The follow up service positively contributes to patient outcomes and the positive profile of critical care nursing in the community...
  23. ncbi Effects of a telephone counseling intervention on psychosocial adjustment in women following a cardiac event
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Heart Lung 32:79-87. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the effect of a post-discharge telephone counseling intervention on women's psychosocial adjustment following a cardiac event...
  24. pmc Study protocol: home-based physical rehabilitation for survivors of a critical illness [ACTRN12605000166673]
    Doug Elliott
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Crit Care 10:R90. 2006
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  25. ncbi Adoption of a sedation scoring system and sedation guideline in an intensive care unit
    Rosalind Elliott
    Clinical Nurse Consultant, Intensive Care Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 54:208-16. 2006
    ..The paper presents a study assessing the rate of adoption of a sedation scoring system and sedation guideline...
  26. ncbi Stressors and anxiety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
    Robyn Gallagher
    Chronic and Complex Care, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 16:248-57. 2007
    ..Patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery who have increased anxiety levels have poorer outcomes than patients with lower levels, yet few studies have identified the concerns associated with this anxiety...
  27. ncbi Patient comfort in the intensive care unit: a multicentre, binational point prevalence study of analgesia, sedation and delirium management
    Doug Elliott
    Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 15:213-9. 2013
    ..To measure the prevalence of assessment and management practices for analgesia, sedation and delirium in patients in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units...
  28. doi Cardiovascular risk in early bereavement: a literature review and proposed mechanisms
    Thomas Buckley
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:229-38. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review was to examine the evidence of cardiovascular risk in early bereavement to identify potential risk factors and possible mechanisms for risk that may inform future research directions...
  29. ncbi Australian implantable cardiac defibrillator recipients: quality-of-life issues
    Dianne Pelletier
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:68-74. 2002
    ..While it is a limitation of the study that partners and carers were not included, these findings will also be of interest to them...
  30. ncbi Patient recognition of and response to symptoms of TIA or stroke
    Jeanne Barr
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 26:168-75. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine delay in seeking treatment in people with an evolving stroke or TIA and identify clinical, behavioral and demographic factors that contributed to the delay...
  31. doi Daily interruption of sedation in patients receiving mechanical ventilation
    Leonie Weisbrodt
    Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 20:e90-8. 2011
    ..Daily interruption of continuous infusion of sedatives has improved outcomes in patients receiving mechanical ventilation in open-label studies...
  32. doi The quality and duration of sleep in the intensive care setting: an integrative review
    Rosalind Elliott
    University of Technology Sydney, Australia and Northern Sydney and Central Coast Area Health Service, St Leonards, NSW 2067, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:384-400. 2011
    ..Sleep is essential for well-being and recovery from illness. The critically ill are in significant need of sleep but at increased risk of sleep loss and disruption...
  33. ncbi Quality improvement program to reduce the prevalence of pressure ulcers in an intensive care unit
    Rosalind Elliott
    Intensive Care Unit, North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 17:328-34; quiz 335; discussion 336-7. 2008
    ..Critically ill patients are at increased risk for pressure ulcers, which increase patients' morbidity and mortality. Quality improvement projects decrease the frequency of pressure ulcers...
  34. doi Patients' recovery after critical illness at early follow-up
    Michelle A Kelly
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:691-700. 2010
    ..To determine the quality of life, particularly physical function, of intensive care survivors during the early recovery process...
  35. ncbi An international perspective on gender differences in anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:511-6. 2003
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  36. ncbi Effects of gender and preference for information and control on anxiety early after myocardial infarction
    Bonnie J Garvin
    College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Nurs Res 52:386-92. 2003
    ..Men and women differ in anxiety, which is one of the most stressful outcomes of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This anxiety may be moderated by coping styles of preference for information and control...
  37. ncbi A cross-sectional examination of changes in anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Kyungeh An
    College of Nursing, Ewha Woman s University, Seoul, Korea
    Heart Lung 33:75-82. 2004
    ..Few data exist about anxiety early after AMI, the time when anxiety likely peaks. Furthermore, no researchers have evaluated potential gender differences in the evolution of anxiety after AMI...
  38. ncbi A five-country comparison of anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Marla J De Jong
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing US Air Force, Lexington, KY, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:129-34. 2004
    ..Anxiety is common after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and has the potential to negatively affect physical and psychosocial recovery. There have been no cross-cultural comparisons of anxiety among AMI patients...
  39. ncbi An international perspective on the time to treatment for acute myocardial infarction
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Ave, Rm N319, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:317-23. 2003
    ..To compare delay and circumstances of decisions to seek care in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the United States (US), England, Australia, South Korea, and Japan...
  40. ncbi Gender differences in reasons patients delay in seeking treatment for acute myocardial infarction symptoms
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:45-54. 2005
    ..08 versus 3.10 h), but there are important gender differences in the reasons patients delay and in their patterns of decision-making that may assist clinicians trying to tailor interventions...
  41. ncbi Using a 0-10 scale for assessment of anxiety in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Maj Marla J De Jong
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 24:139-46. 2005
    ..The quest continues to construct a simple self-report measure of anxiety that is appropriate for critically ill patients with AMI...
  42. ncbi Is severity of chest pain a cue for women and men to recognize acute myocardial infarction symptoms as cardiac in origin?
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:132-7. 2007
    ..39-10.25), but not severity of chest pain. As opposed to men, severe chest pain may not be a cue for women to interpret their symptom as cardiac in origin. Education and counseling must take sex differences into account to be effective...
  43. ncbi Comparison of anxiety between smokers and nonsmokers with acute myocardial infarction
    Sharon L Sheahan
    The University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Am J Crit Care 15:617-25. 2006
    ..Anxiety levels and use of anxiolytic agents have not been compared between smokers and nonsmokers hospitalized because of acute myocardial infarction...
  44. ncbi A nursing intervention to reduce prehospital delay in acute coronary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:186-93. 2006
    ..Patients are being followed for 2 years from the time of enrollment. The purpose of this article is to describe the intervention and its theoretical framework, and to outline the design of this randomized controlled trial...
  45. doi Effective strategies for implementing a multicenter international clinical trial
    Leanne M Aitken
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:101-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe strategies used to administer an international multicenter trial to assess the effectiveness of a nursing educational intervention...
  46. ncbi Impact of anxiety and perceived control on in-hospital complications after acute myocardial infarction
    Debra K Moser
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:10-6. 2007
    ..e., recurrent ischemia, reinfarction, sustained ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, and cardiac death) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  47. ncbi Securing the future of critical care nursing in Australia
    Sharon McKinley
    Aust Crit Care 20:3-5. 2007
  48. ncbi Gaining funding for critical care nursing research
    Sharon McKinley
    Aust Crit Care 16:124-5. 2003
  49. ncbi Critical care nurses' assessment of patients' anxiety: reliance on physiological and behavioral parameters
    Susan K Frazier
    The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:57-64. 2002
    ..Despite the adverse effects of anxiety, little is known about critical care nurses 'practices for assessing anxiety...
  50. ncbi Psychometric evaluation of the Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Response Index
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:584-94. 2007
    ..Scale scores were significantly correlated but without evidence of multicolinearity. Initial tests of reliability and validity support further testing of this new instrument...
  51. ncbi Critical care nursing practice regarding patient anxiety assessment and management
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40536 0232, USA
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 19:276-88. 2003
    ..Critical care nurses reported numerous and distinctive anxiety indicators and management strategies. Further research is needed to examine exactly how appropriate and effective these assessment indicators and management strategies are...
  52. ncbi Critical care nurses' beliefs about and reported management of anxiety
    Susan K Frazier
    Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:19-27. 2003
    ..Critical care nurses are uniquely positioned to reduce anxiety in their patients. Critical care nurses' beliefs about and frequency of use of strategies to reduce anxiety have not been studied...
  53. ncbi Australian intensive care nursing
    Sharon McKinley
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 23:309-12. 2007