Noori Akhtar-Danesh

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of problem-based and conventional curricula in nursing education
    Elizabeth Rideout
    McMaster University
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 7:3-17. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in incidence and survival of women with invasive vulvar cancer in the United States and Canada: A population-based study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol 134:314-8. 2014
  3. pmc Viewpoints about collaboration between primary care and public health in Canada
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:311. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Perceptions of professionalism among nursing faculty and nursing students
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 35:248-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Five-year trends in mortality indices among gynecological cancer patients in Canada
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 127:620-4. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the relative survival among women with cervical cancer in Canada: a population-based study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:1208-13. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Nurse faculty perceptions of simulation use in nursing education
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    McMaster University, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:312-29. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit juice consumption and self-reported body mass index among adult Canadians
    N Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:162-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of Q-methodology to identify nursing faculty viewpoints of a collaborative BScN program experience
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:67-85. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A questionnaire for assessing community health nurses' learning needs
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 32:1055-72. 2010

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparison of problem-based and conventional curricula in nursing education
    Elizabeth Rideout
    McMaster University
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 7:3-17. 2002
    ..Future studies that are longitudinal in design and rely less on self-report measures would contribute further to our understanding of the benefits and limitations of PBL in nursing education...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in incidence and survival of women with invasive vulvar cancer in the United States and Canada: A population-based study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol 134:314-8. 2014
    ..S.) and Canada over the periods of 1973-2010 for U.S. and 1992-2008 for Canada...
  3. pmc Viewpoints about collaboration between primary care and public health in Canada
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:311. 2013
    ..e., family practices, nurse-led clinics). The purpose of this study was to explore viewpoints of key stakeholders regarding primary care (PC) and public health (PH) collaboration in Canada...
  4. doi request reprint Perceptions of professionalism among nursing faculty and nursing students
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 35:248-71. 2013
    ..The differences indicate that there may be numerous contextual variables that affect individuals' perceptions of professionalism...
  5. doi request reprint Five-year trends in mortality indices among gynecological cancer patients in Canada
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 127:620-4. 2012
    ..We compared these trends among ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in the relative survival among women with cervical cancer in Canada: a population-based study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:1208-13. 2012
    ..We estimated the trends in the relative survival ratio for patients diagnosed with epithelial invasive cervical cancer in Canadian population during the period 1992-2005...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nurse faculty perceptions of simulation use in nursing education
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    McMaster University, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:312-29. 2009
    ..Few negative voices were heard. It was evident that with correct support (human resources) and training, many faculty members would embrace clinical simulation because it could support and enhance nursing education...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit juice consumption and self-reported body mass index among adult Canadians
    N Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:162-8. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the association between fruit juice consumption and self-reported body mass index (BMI) among adult Canadians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of Q-methodology to identify nursing faculty viewpoints of a collaborative BScN program experience
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:67-85. 2007
    ..However, a number of faculty issues were identified that should be addressed. The results will be of value to other collaborative nursing programs as they work together to foster faculty commitment and collegiality...
  10. doi request reprint A questionnaire for assessing community health nurses' learning needs
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 32:1055-72. 2010
    ..This process resulted in a valid and reliable CHN learning needs assessment questionnaire to measure learning needs of large groups of practitioners, where other forms of measurement cannot be feasibly conducted...
  11. doi request reprint Parents' perceptions and attitudes on childhood obesity: a Q-methodology study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 23:67-75. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate parents of young children for their perceptions on the causes of obesity, the impact of childhood obesity on health, and the barriers to successful prevention of childhood obesity...
  12. doi request reprint Q-methodology in nursing research: a promising method for the study of subjectivity
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 30:759-73. 2008
    ..It can be used to effectively identify attitudes, perceptions, feelings, and values as well as explore life experiences such as stress, self-esteem, body image, and satisfaction...
  13. doi request reprint Temporal trends in the relative survival among patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer in Canada 1992-2005: a population-based study
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 123:192-5. 2011
    ..We estimated the trends in the relative survival ratio for patients diagnosed with epithelial invasive ovarian cancer in Canadian population between 1992 and 2005...
  14. pmc How does correlation structure differ between real and fabricated data-sets?
    Noori Akhtar-Danesh
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 3:18. 2003
    ..We aim to study the differences between real and fabricated data-sets in term of the association between two variables...
  15. doi request reprint Online communities of practice as a communication resource for community health nurses working with homeless persons
    Ruta K Valaitis
    School of Nursing and Dorothy C Hall Chair in Primary Health Care Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 67:1273-84. 2011
    ..This study explored community health nurses' viewpoints about a Canadian online community of practice to support their practice with homeless or under-housed populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender, age, and severity of asthma attack on patterns of emergency department visits due to asthma by month and day of the week
    Akerke Baibergenova
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, L8N 3Z5, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:947-56. 2005
    ..To examine the pattern and strength of seasonal fluctuations in emergency department (ED) visits due to asthma, by month and day of the week, by the patient's age, gender, and severity of asthma attack...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in hospital admissions from emergency departments in asthmatic adults: a population-based study
    Akerke Baibergenova
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:666-72. 2006
    ..Analyzing the course of emergency department (ED) visits before hospital admission can help understanding of the mechanisms behind the excess of hospitalizations in women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is fetal gender associated with emergency department visits for asthma during pregnancy?
    Akerke Baibergenova
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Asthma 43:293-9. 2006
    ..To investigate if fetal gender (1) affects the risk of having an emergency department (ED) visit for asthma; and (2) is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes among women who had at least one visit to the ED for asthma during pregnancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Second-year baccalaureate nursing Students' decision making in the clinical setting
    Pamela Baxter
    McMaster University, School of Nursing, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Educ 45:121-7. 2006
    ..Each encounter revealed an emotion-based and knowledge-based response to various clinical situations. Decisions were evident within each of the three encounters. Implications for curriculum development and clinical tutors are described...
  20. ncbi request reprint Building community and public health nursing capacity: a synthesis report of the National Community Health Nursing Study
    Jane M Underwood
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 100:I1-11. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Simulated experiences: nursing students share their perspectives
    Pamela Baxter
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nurse Educ Today 29:859-66. 2009
    ..This study provides recommendations for faculty to consider, taking into account these varied viewpoints regarding simulation in nursing education...
  22. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of an interdisciplinary pain protocol in long term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:664.e1-8. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Migration: a concept analysis from a nursing perspective
    Michelle Freeman
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 68:1176-86. 2012
    ..This article is a report of a concept analysis of nurse migration...
  24. doi request reprint Case study methodology in nurse migration research: an integrative review
    Michelle Freeman
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Appl Nurs Res 25:222-8. 2012
    ..More studies using CSM are required to answer the important "how" and "why" questions related to nurse migration. Nurses should take a leadership role in this research...
  25. pmc Childhood obesity, prevalence and prevention
    Mahshid Dehghan
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Nutr J 4:24. 2005
    ..All in all, there is an urgent need to initiate prevention and treatment of obesity in children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lives of rural women after myocardial infarction
    Patricia Caldwell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:54-67. 2005
    ..The findings have relevance for nurses in both rural and urban settings who care for women post-MI and form a basis for supporting and building culturally specific post-MI care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Baccalaureate nursing students' attitudes toward poverty: implications for nursing curricula
    Wendy Sword
    School of Nursing, HSc 3N25, Faculty Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    J Nurs Educ 43:13-9. 2004
    ..Thoughtful critique of poverty-related issues and interpersonal contact may be effective strategies to foster attitude change...
  28. ncbi request reprint A concept analysis of nursing overtime
    Vanessa M Lobo
    Health Sciences, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 69:2401-12. 2013
    ..To report a concept analysis of nursing overtime...
  29. doi request reprint A systematic review of the effectiveness of advanced practice nurses in long-term care
    Faith Donald
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 69:2148-61. 2013
    ..To report quantitative evidence of the effectiveness of advanced practice nursing roles, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners, in meeting the healthcare needs of older adults living in long-term care residential settings...
  30. doi request reprint Older adults' awareness of community health and support services for dementia care
    Jenny Ploeg
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:359-70. 2009
    ..Knowing where to find information about community support services was associated with an increased likelihood of mentioning physicians and home health services as sources of assistance...
  31. doi request reprint Effective retention strategies for midcareer critical care nurses: a Q-method study
    Vanessa M Lobo
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Res 61:300-8. 2012
    ..Midcareer nurses continue to be overlooked in the current nursing shortage that is amplified in intensive care units (ICUs) requiring greater numbers of specialized nurses...
  32. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of acute bacterial gastroenteritis is associated with an increased incidence of irritable bowel syndrome in children
    Marroon Thabane
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, and Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:933-9. 2010
    ..We assessed this association among a cohort of children enrolled in the Walkerton Health Study (WHS)...
  33. pmc Women's and care providers' perspectives of quality prenatal care: a qualitative descriptive study
    Wendy Sword
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:29. 2012
    ..We report on the derivation of themes resulting from this first step of questionnaire development...
  34. pmc Relation between body mass index and depression: a structural equation modeling approach
    Alina Dragan
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit, McMaster University, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:17. 2007
    ..In this work we used the structural equation modeling (SEM) technique to examine the relation between body mass index (BMI), as a proxy for obesity, and depression using the Canadian Community Health Survey, Cycle 1.2...
  35. pmc Imputation strategies for missing binary outcomes in cluster randomized trials
    Jinhui Ma
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:18. 2011
    ....
  36. pmc Is plasma vitamin C an appropriate biomarker of vitamin C intake? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mahshid Dehghan
    Population Health Research Institute, School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Nutr J 6:41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the relationship between dietary vitamin C intakes measured by different dietary methods and plasma levels of vitamin C...
  37. pmc Self-reported teamwork in family health team practices in Ontario: organizational and cultural predictors of team climate
    Michelle Howard
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Fam Physician 57:e185-91. 2011
    ..To determine the organizational predictors of higher scores on team climate measures as an indicator of the functioning of a family health team (FHT)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of and satisfaction with the medication administration system in long-term-care homes
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing and Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:58-79. 2010
    ..Implications for practice and policy are discussed, including recommendations for improving medication administration practices and for addressing the workload demands of LTC nurses...
  39. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in leisure-time physical activity among Canadians
    Anwar T Merchant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:203-8. 2007
    ..Canada has substantial climatic variation but its relation with physical activity is understudied. In this investigation, we evaluated the relation between seasonality and physical activity among Canadians...
  40. doi request reprint A comparison between behavioral and verbal report pain assessment tools for use with residents in long term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 14:e106-14. 2013
    ..Our data also provide psychometric support for the assessment methods used in this study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Teaching critical management skills to senior nursing students: videotaped or interactive hands-on instruction?
    Pamela Baxter
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Educ Perspect 33:106-10. 2012
    ..It was concluded that instruction on crisis management with a high-fidelity simulator, using either video or hands-on instruction, can result in a significant improvement in performance...
  42. pmc A Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Extranet: supporting local communication and information dissemination
    Ruta K Valaitis
    Public Health Research and Development Program, Public Health and Community Services Department, 1 Hughson St N, Hamilton, L8R 3L5, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:17. 2005
    ..The SARS Extranet was a single, managed electronic and limited access system to manage local, provincial and other SARS control information...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics associated with nocturnal emergency department visits for asthma
    Akerke Baibergenova
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Asthma 43:469-75. 2006
    ..To identify patient characteristics associated with nocturnal emergency department (ED) visits for asthma...
  44. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for reporting descriptive statistics in health research
    Lehana Thabane
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Nurse Res 15:72-81. 2008
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  45. ncbi request reprint Registered nurses and licensed/registered practical nurses: a description and comparison of their decision-making process
    Sheryl Boblin
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 21:56-72. 2008
    ..Differences exist between the RN and L/RPN in the frequency of their involvement with most of the elements of the process. Differences in difficulty encountered with these elements were less pronounced...
  46. pmc Comparison of generalized estimating equations and quadratic inference functions using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) database
    Adefowope Odueyungbo
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:28. 2008
    ..The quadratic inference functions (QIF) method extends the capabilities of GEE, while also addressing some GEE limitations...
  47. pmc Pragmatists, positive communicators, and shy enthusiasts: three viewpoints on Web conferencing in health sciences education
    Ruta Valaitis
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, HSC Room 3N28A, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 9:e39. 2007
    ..Conferencing systems typically facilitate communication and support for multiple presenters in different locations. A paucity of research has evaluated synchronous Web conferencing in health sciences education...
  48. doi request reprint Concurrent binge drinking and depression among Canadian youth: prevalence, patterns, and suicidality
    Suzanne Archie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1Y2, Canada
    Alcohol 46:165-72. 2012
    ..In conclusion, binge drinking was not associated with an increased risk of suicidality among Canadian youth living in the community, although depression and comorbidity were associated with suicidality...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychotic disorders, eating habits, and physical activity: who is ready for lifestyle changes?
    Suzanne M Archie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 25 Charlton Ave, East, Suite 703, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 1Y2
    Psychiatr Serv 58:233-9. 2007
    ..This study compared characteristics of patients in Canada who had a psychotic disorder and were ready to make lifestyle changes with characteristics of patients who were not considering lifestyle changes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Nursing students' beliefs about poverty and health
    Linda I Reutter
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 48:299-309. 2004
    ..This paper examines baccalaureate nursing students' beliefs about the relationship between poverty and health, and the factors that influence these beliefs...