Aj Gagnon

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc International migration and caesarean birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Merry
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:27. 2013
  2. pmc Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal QC H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:471. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of emergency cesarean delivery among international migrant women in Canada
    Anita J Gagnon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:270-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cesarean section rate differences by migration indicators
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:633-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint International migration to Canada: the post-birth health of mothers and infants by immigration class
    Anita J Gagnon
    McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 76:197-207. 2013
  6. pmc Cross-border movement and women's health: how to capture the data
    Lisa Merry
    School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A7, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 10:56. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Do referrals work? Responses of childbearing newcomers to referrals for care
    A J Gagnon
    School of Nursing, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:559-68. 2010
  8. pmc Aligning research to meet policy objectives for migrant families: an example from Canada
    Aj Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, 3506 University Street, Montreal, Canada
    Health Res Policy Syst 7:15. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Migration to western industrialised countries and perinatal health: a systematic review
    A J Gagnon
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:934-46. 2009
  10. doi request reprint South Asian migrant women and HIV/STIs: knowledge, attitudes and practices and the role of sexual power
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, and Women s Health Mission, McGill University Health Centre, 3506 University Street, Montreal, Canada
    Health Place 16:10-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc International migration and caesarean birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Merry
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:27. 2013
    ..A systematic review was conducted to determine if migrants in Western industrialized countries consistently have different rates of caesarean than receiving-country-born women and to identify the reasons that explain these differences...
  2. pmc Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal QC H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:471. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of emergency cesarean delivery among international migrant women in Canada
    Anita J Gagnon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:270-4. 2013
    ..To determine the predictors of emergency cesarean delivery among international migrant women...
  4. doi request reprint Cesarean section rate differences by migration indicators
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 287:633-9. 2013
    ..To answer the question: are there differences in cesarean section rates among childbearing women in Canada according to selected migration indicators?..
  5. doi request reprint International migration to Canada: the post-birth health of mothers and infants by immigration class
    Anita J Gagnon
    McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 76:197-207. 2013
    ..Policy and program mechanisms to address migrants' needs would best be developed within the various immigration classes...
  6. pmc Cross-border movement and women's health: how to capture the data
    Lisa Merry
    School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A7, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 10:56. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  7. doi request reprint Do referrals work? Responses of childbearing newcomers to referrals for care
    A J Gagnon
    School of Nursing, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:559-68. 2010
    ..We sought to explore the inhibitors and facilitators of migrant women for following through with referrals for care...
  8. pmc Aligning research to meet policy objectives for migrant families: an example from Canada
    Aj Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, 3506 University Street, Montreal, Canada
    Health Res Policy Syst 7:15. 2009
    ..Greater specificity in federal priorities can be expected to more clearly direct future research within this policy-research partnership...
  9. doi request reprint Migration to western industrialised countries and perinatal health: a systematic review
    A J Gagnon
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:934-46. 2009
    ..Research that uses clear, specific migrant definitions, adjusts for relevant risk factors and includes other aspects of migrant experience is needed to confirm and understand these associations...
  10. doi request reprint South Asian migrant women and HIV/STIs: knowledge, attitudes and practices and the role of sexual power
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, and Women s Health Mission, McGill University Health Centre, 3506 University Street, Montreal, Canada
    Health Place 16:10-5. 2010
    ..Knowledge gaps and stigmatizing attitudes were found. STI/HIV information available in one's language and other educational strategies that consider women's Power may improve KAP among South Asian migrant women...
  11. doi request reprint Migration and perinatal health surveillance: an international Delphi survey
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 149:37-43. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint International migration and gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:575-92. 2011
    ..Research using clear, specific migrant definitions, adjusting for relevant risk factors and including other aspects of migration experiences is needed to confirm and understand these findings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Indicators nurses employ in deciding to test for hyperbilirubinemia
    A J Gagnon
    Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 30:626-33. 2001
    ..To identify the indicators nurses employ in deciding to test healthy full-term newborns for total serum bilirubin in the absence of a written protocol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Refugee and refugee-claimant women and infants post-birth: migration histories as a predictor of Canadian health system response to needs
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7
    Can J Public Health 98:287-91. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of postpartum care after hospital discharge
    Anita J Gagnon
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 109:1074-80. 2002
    ..quot;Is there a difference in breastfeeding frequency or infant weight gain for singleton infants discharged within 36 hours' postpartum who received either community nurse (home visit) or hospital nurse (clinic) follow-up?"..
  16. ncbi request reprint Pain in the emergency department with one-week follow-up of pain resolution
    C Celeste Johnston
    McGill University School of Nursing, Montreal, Quebec
    Pain Res Manag 10:67-70. 2005
    ..To determine the intensity of pain in the emergency department (ED), the use of analgesics in relation to pain intensity, which patients are at risk for unresolved pain at one week post-discharge, and the postdischarge treatment of pain...
  17. doi request reprint The research program coordinator: an example of effective management
    Lisa Merry
    Migration and Reproductive Health Research Program MiRHR, School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Prof Nurs 26:223-31. 2010
    ..The advanced role of a PC also warrants opportunities for professional development and a competitive salary. A PC is an effective approach for research management and a natural role for professional nurse...
  18. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of questionnaires measuring the health of resettling refugee women
    Anita J Gagnon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre Royal Victoria Hospital Site, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 25:111-49. 2004
    ..Fifty-six studies using 47 questionnaires were identified; only five had strong evidence for use with resettling refugee women. Thus, few high-quality tools are available to measure concepts relevant to resettling refugee women's health...
  19. ncbi request reprint Enhancing research with migrant women through focus groups
    Luciana Ruppenthal
    School of Nursing, McGill University
    West J Nurs Res 27:735-54. 2005
    ..Preliminary work applying focus-group methods to mixed ethno-cultural groups yielded valuable information on appropriateness of planned research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-reported pain intensity and associated distress in children aged 4-18 years on admission, discharge, and one-week follow up to emergency department
    C Celeste Johnston
    McGill University School of Nursing, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:342-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe pain intensity, distress from pain, and treatment of pain in children presenting to the ED and to follow them 1 week later to describe resolution of their pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Meaning-making intervention during breast or colorectal cancer treatment improves self-esteem, optimism, and self-efficacy
    Virginia Lee
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:3133-45. 2006
    ..The results are discussed in light of the theoretical and clinical implications of meaning-making coping in the context of stress and illness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Meaning-making and psychological adjustment to cancer: development of an intervention and pilot results
    Virgina Lee
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:291-302. 2006
    ..To develop an intervention that uniquely addresses the existential impact of cancer through meaning-making coping strategies and to explore the intervention's impact on psychological adjustment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clarifying "meaning" in the context of cancer research: a systematic literature review
    Virginia Lee
    School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 2:291-303. 2004
    ..This article synthesizes the published literature related to the construct of meaning in the adult cancer population...
  24. doi request reprint Strengthening data quality in studies of migrants not fluent in host languages: a Canadian example with reproductive health questionnaires
    Fay J Strohschein
    School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2A7, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 33:369-79. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Partnering with migrant friendly organizations: a case example from a Canadian school of nursing
    Jason Hickey
    McGill University, Wilson Hall, Room 207, 3506 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7, Canada
    Nurse Educ Today 30:67-72. 2010
    ..Potential implications of this partnership include benefits to all parties involved that may help us move towards increased population and public health capacity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Continuity of nursing care and its link to cesarean birth rate
    Anita J Gagnon
    McGill University School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Birth 34:26-31. 2007
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of early parenting self-efficacy: results of a prospective cohort study
    Janet Bryanton
    School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
    Nurs Res 57:252-9. 2008
    ..The literature is inconsistent regarding the predictors of parenting self-efficacy, and there is limited evidence regarding these predictors in the early postpartum period...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between specific nurse case management interventions and elder health
    Constance Schein
    Saint Anne of Winona Benedictine Health System, Winona, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:597-602. 2005
    ..To describe the association between specific nursing interventions performed in the context of nurse case management and older people's quality of life and functional ability...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence of adequacy of postpartum care for immigrant women
    Deborah Katz
    Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:71-81. 2002
    ..Therefore a larger, more definitive investigation of these issues is imperative...
  30. ncbi request reprint In-hospital formula supplementation of healthy breastfeeding newborns
    Anita J Gagnon
    Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec, Canada
    J Hum Lact 21:397-405. 2005
    ..Reassessing patterns of night feeds and encouraging breastfeeding at delivery may decrease supplementation. Trait anxiety reduction and the role of infant gender in supplementation merit further study...
  31. doi request reprint Predictors of women's perceptions of the childbirth experience
    Janet Bryanton
    School of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:24-34. 2008
    ..To determine the factors that predict women's perceptions of the childbirth experience and to examine whether these vary with the type of birth a woman experiences...