H M Arthur

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Exercise trajectories of women from entry to a 6-month cardiac rehabilitation program to one year after discharge
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5 Hamilton Health Sciences, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2
    Biomed Res Int 2013:121030. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Women, cardiac syndrome X, and microvascular heart disease
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:S42-9. 2012
  3. pmc The Canadian Heart Health Strategy and Action Plan: Cardiac rehabilitation as an exemplar of chronic disease management
    H M Arthur
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:37-41. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of aerobic vs combined aerobic-strength training on 1-year, post-cardiac rehabilitation outcomes in women after a cardiac event
    Heather M Arthur
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:730-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The Ontario Cardiac Rehabilitation Pilot Project: Recommendations for health planning and policy
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1251-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression, isolation, social support, and cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Heather M Arthur
    Heart and Stroke Foundation, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:S2-7; quiz S8-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of complementary and alternative therapies in cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic evaluation
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario bFaculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:3-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of hospital versus home-based exercise in cardiac patients
    Heather M Arthur
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1544-50. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life at referral predicts outcome of elective coronary artery angiogram
    H M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, F H Sc 2J29, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Canada, ON L8N 3Z5
    Int J Cardiol 126:32-6. 2008
  10. pmc A prospective, controlled multisite study of psychosocial and behavioral change following women's cardiac rehabilitation participation
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:241-8. 2008

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Publications43

  1. pmc Exercise trajectories of women from entry to a 6-month cardiac rehabilitation program to one year after discharge
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5 Hamilton Health Sciences, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2
    Biomed Res Int 2013:121030. 2013
    ..Objectives were to (1) describe women's guidelines-based levels of physical activity during and after CR and (2) determine the physical activity trajectories of women from entry to CR to one year after CR...
  2. doi request reprint Women, cardiac syndrome X, and microvascular heart disease
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:S42-9. 2012
    ..Central to this review is the proposition that new insights into CSX will be fostered by both clinical and scientific collaboration between cardiovascular and pain scientists...
  3. pmc The Canadian Heart Health Strategy and Action Plan: Cardiac rehabilitation as an exemplar of chronic disease management
    H M Arthur
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:37-41. 2010
    ..The comprehensive, independent, stakeholder-driven Canadian Heart Health Strategy and Action Plan (CHHS-AP) was delivered to the Minister of Health on February 24, 2009...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of aerobic vs combined aerobic-strength training on 1-year, post-cardiac rehabilitation outcomes in women after a cardiac event
    Heather M Arthur
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:730-5. 2007
    ..To compare the effect and sustainability of 6 months combined aerobic/strength training vs aerobic training alone on quality of life in women after coronary artery by-pass graft surgery or myocardial infarction...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Ontario Cardiac Rehabilitation Pilot Project: Recommendations for health planning and policy
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:1251-5. 2004
    ..In February 2001, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (the Ministry) announced a pilot project (the Pilot) to implement and evaluate a comprehensive, multifactoral model of CR service delivery at 17 centres across Ontario...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression, isolation, social support, and cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Heather M Arthur
    Heart and Stroke Foundation, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:S2-7; quiz S8-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, a commentary on reported differences between men and women with respect to social support, social isolation, and depression is included...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of complementary and alternative therapies in cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic evaluation
    Heather M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario bFaculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:3-9. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of hospital versus home-based exercise in cardiac patients
    Heather M Arthur
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1544-50. 2002
    ..Home-based exercise training may be a potentially useful alternative to training in institutional environments...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life at referral predicts outcome of elective coronary artery angiogram
    H M Arthur
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, F H Sc 2J29, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Canada, ON L8N 3Z5
    Int J Cardiol 126:32-6. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether HRQL and psychological status at the time of referral are related to likelihood of coronary artery disease (CAD) as diagnosed by CATH...
  10. pmc A prospective, controlled multisite study of psychosocial and behavioral change following women's cardiac rehabilitation participation
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:241-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess psychosocial and behavioral changes, comparing women who participated in CR with those who did not...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of a preoperative intervention on preoperative and postoperative outcomes in low-risk patients awaiting elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery. A randomized, controlled trial
    H M Arthur
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 133:253-62. 2000
    ..In publicly funded health care systems, a waiting period for such services as coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) is common. The possibility of using the waiting period to improve patient outcomes should be investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differences in sustainability of exercise and health-related quality of life outcomes following home or hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
    Kelly M Smith
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:313-9. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of early education on patient anxiety while waiting for elective cardiac catheterization
    Karen Harkness
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:113-21. 2003
    ..Long delays can impose both physical and psychological distress for patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rural women's referral journeys after myocardial infarction
    Patricia Caldwell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 14:227-8. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Considerations for adolescent integrative health care in Canada
    Chera Francoeur
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Ontario, Canada
    J Holist Nurs 24:212-9. 2006
    ..Practice, practice environments, and education are the three areas identified in which modifications should be made to current adolescent-focused practice in Canada to make it more of an integrative system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Determinants of referral to cardiac rehabilitation programs in patients with coronary artery disease: a systematic review
    Olga Cortés
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 151:249-56. 2006
    ..Although referral is a necessary step in the promotion of CR uptake, little is known about its determinants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fears and beliefs of patients regarding cardiac catheterization
    Patricia Helen Caldwell
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 65:1038-48. 2007
    ..They viewed themselves as passive participants and not as actively consenting to the CATH. This paper offers previously undocumented insights from patients regarding CATH and provides the basis for developing future investigations...
  18. pmc Preferences of patients with heart failure for prognosis communication
    Patricia H Caldwell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:791-6. 2007
    ..Little is known about the preferences of patients that could guide communication about prognosis...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of uncertainty, optimism and anxiety in patients receiving their first implantable defibrillator for primary or secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death
    Sandra L Carroll
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:836-45. 2010
    ..Few prospective studies have examined psychosocial factors associated with these patients...
  21. pmc Patients' perspectives on end-of-life issues and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Patricia H Strachan
    McMaster University, School of Nursing, HSC 2J20D, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    J Palliat Care 27:6-11. 2011
    ..Participants advocated for incorporating the ICD into advance care planning. Our findings have implications for the development of advance care plans and education of health professionals...
  22. doi request reprint The influence of a "culture of referral" on access to care in rural settings after myocardial infarction
    Patricia H Caldwell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, HSC 2J20D, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Health Place 15:180-5. 2009
    ..The findings extend conceptual understandings of access to health care in relation to rural populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and health-related quality of life in patients awaiting elective coronary angiography
    Wynne J De Jong-Watt
    Roge Valley Health System, Centenary Health Center Site and Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Lung 33:237-48. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the impact of waiting for first-time elective coronary angiography (CA) on patients' anxiety and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease prevention: views on women's gender-based perceptions and meanings
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 18:274-81. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Women and heart disease: the treatment may end but the suffering continues
    H M Arthur
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 33:17-29. 2001
    ..The apparent overall benefit of a community-based psycho-educational support group for women with heart disease is acknowledgement and sharing of suffering, something that cannot readily occur in women's other life arenas...
  26. pmc A prospective comparison of cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:239-45. 2007
    ..This study prospectively compared verified cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral, postulating that automatic referral would result in significantly greater enrollment for cardiac rehabilitation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of coronary artery bypass graft surgery on older women's health-related quality of life
    Fulvia G Baldassarre
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Lung 31:421-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if health-related quality of life (HRQL) improves after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in older women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: the role of automatic physician referral
    Kelly M Smith
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:60-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors of attendance to cardiac rehabilitation intake and subsequent enrollment in rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery within the framework of an automatic referral system...
  29. ncbi request reprint Metabolic profile and exercise capacity outcomes: their relationship to overweight and obesity in a Canadian cardiac rehabilitation setting
    Mamdouh M Shubair
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:405-13. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Canadian guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease prevention, second edition, 2004: executive summary
    James A Stone
    Dvision of Cardiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:3D-19D. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of a postoperative telephone intervention on attendance at intake for cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Karen Harkness
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    Heart Lung 34:179-86. 2005
    ..Enrollment in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is suboptimal (25%-30%)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a new hostility scale
    H M Arthur
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 15:539-44. 1999
    ..The HAS is offered as a short, easily administered measure of hostility, with particular emphasis on cognitive aspects of the construct...
  33. pmc AGREEing on Canadian cardiovascular clinical practice guidelines
    James A Stone
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:753-7. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Integrating self-efficacy and aging theories to promote behavior change and reduce stroke risk
    Sandra E Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Neurosci Nurs 38:300-8. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Emergency department equipment for obese patients: perceptions of adequacy
    Navneet Singh
    Honours Program Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 59:140-5. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Exercise and the heart failure patient: aerobic vs strength training--is there a need for both?
    Elizabeth Gunn
    McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:146-50. 2006
    ..Further research is required to isolate the specific role of strength training regarding improvements in prognosis, HF-related morbidity and hospitalization, and health-related quality of life for patients with HF...
  37. pmc Effectiveness of percutaneous laser revascularization therapy for refractory angina
    Michael McGillion
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 6:735-47. 2010
    ..While PMLR may be effective for improving angina symptoms and related burden, further work is needed to clarify appropriate dose and impact on disease-specific mortality and adverse cardiac events...
  38. ncbi request reprint The future is now: new opportunities for research training in cardiovascular nursing
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:35-6. 2003
    ..In this column, the authors review the path to research training, provide some suggestions for choosing that path, and introduce a new program that will enhance opportunities for burgeoning cardiovascular nurse-scientists in Canada...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Ontario Cardiac Rehabilitation Pilot Project
    Terri Swabey
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Pilot Project Committees, Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, 4211Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 20:957-61. 2004
    ..An upcoming final paper will describe the outcomes of the project and its recommendations for CR health policy decisions in Ontario...
  40. ncbi request reprint The Ontario Cardiac Rehabilitation Pilot Project-final report
    Heather M Arthur
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:242-3. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Patient and nurse-related implications of remote cardiac telemetry
    Fae Billinghurst
    Halton Health Services
    Clin Nurs Res 12:356-70. 2003
    ..The addition of monitoring remote telemetry to the CRCU nurse's workload has the potential to negatively influence the care provided to CRCU patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Predictors of oral feeding difficulty in cardiac surgical infants
    Kathleen D Einarson
    Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
    Pediatr Nurs 29:315-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors contributing to postoperative feeding difficulties in neonates following cardiac surgery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Social support and its relationship to morbidity and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: systematic overview
    Farouk Mookadam
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1514-8. 2004
    ..This article systematically reviews recent evidence related to SSNs to provide an update on the role of social support in cardiovascular disease-related outcomes...