A DiCenso

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incorporating a health policy practicum in a graduate training program to prepare advanced practice nursing health services researchers
    Alba DiCenso
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:224-33. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Completing the picture: adolescents talk about what's missing in sexual health services
    A DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
    Can J Public Health 92:35-8. 2001
  3. pmc Interventions to reduce unintended pregnancies among adolescents: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Alba DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 324:1426. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the role of the nurse practitioner to improve pain management in long-term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:14-31. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Adolescent sexual behaviour: results from an Ontario sample. Part II: Adolescent use of protection
    B H Thomas
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 89:94-7. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials versus observational studies in adolescent pregnancy prevention
    G H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 2C12, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:167-74. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Resources to enhance evidence-based nursing practice
    D K Ciliska
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    AACN Clin Issues 12:520-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nursing roles: development, implementation and evaluation
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 48:519-29. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A survey of oncology advanced practice nurses in Ontario: profile and predictors of job satisfaction
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:50-68. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A theory of maternal engagement with public health nurses and family visitors
    Susan M Jack
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 49:182-90. 2005

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Incorporating a health policy practicum in a graduate training program to prepare advanced practice nursing health services researchers
    Alba DiCenso
    School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:224-33. 2012
    ..Based on qualitative analysis of the narratives, this article outlines objectives of the practicum, the policy practicum journey, student learning, and finally, the benefits and challenges of the experience...
  2. ncbi request reprint Completing the picture: adolescents talk about what's missing in sexual health services
    A DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
    Can J Public Health 92:35-8. 2001
    ..Many of their comments reflected traditional gender differences. Peers, and for females, partners and parents influenced sexual decision-making. The participants made numerous suggestions for improving sexual health services...
  3. pmc Interventions to reduce unintended pregnancies among adolescents: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Alba DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 324:1426. 2002
    ..To review the effectiveness of primary prevention strategies aimed at delaying sexual intercourse, improving use of birth control, and reducing incidence of unintended pregnancy in adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the role of the nurse practitioner to improve pain management in long-term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:14-31. 2007
    ..The results indicate that NPs are not being used to their full potential in managing pain among elderly LTC residents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adolescent sexual behaviour: results from an Ontario sample. Part II: Adolescent use of protection
    B H Thomas
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 89:94-7. 1998
    ..Large numbers of sexually active Ontario adolescents continue to be vulnerable to pregnancy, STDs and AIDS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials versus observational studies in adolescent pregnancy prevention
    G H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 2C12, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:167-74. 2000
    ..Public policy or individual patient treatment decisions should be based on observational studies only when randomized trials are unavailable and only with careful consideration of possible biases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resources to enhance evidence-based nursing practice
    D K Ciliska
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    AACN Clin Issues 12:520-8. 2001
    ..This article highlights available resources and describes strategies that nurses can use to develop and sustain an evidence-based nursing practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nursing roles: development, implementation and evaluation
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 48:519-29. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A survey of oncology advanced practice nurses in Ontario: profile and predictors of job satisfaction
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 20:50-68. 2007
    ..008) were respective positive and negative predictors of APN job satisfaction. Progress in role development is described, and recommendations for improving role development and expanding the delivery of oncology APN services are provided...
  10. ncbi request reprint A theory of maternal engagement with public health nurses and family visitors
    Susan M Jack
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 49:182-90. 2005
    ..Mothers of children at-risk for developmental delays tend to be the most difficult to access and engage, and commonly drop out of home visiting programmes prematurely...
  11. ncbi request reprint A framework for the introduction and evaluation of advanced practice nursing roles
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 48:530-40. 2004
    ..This paper describes a participatory, evidence-based, patient-focused process for advanced practice nursing (APN) role development, implementation, and evaluation (PEPPA framework)...
  12. doi request reprint Early mobilisation for patients following acute myocardiac infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental studies
    Olga L Cortes
    School of Nursing, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Carrera 32 29 31, Room 5 floor, Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1496-504. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of early mobilisation (EM) on total mortality and non-fatal re-infarction after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of adolescent and adult mothers' satisfaction with their postpartum nursing care
    Wendy E Peterson
    Clinical Health Sciences Nursing program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:117-27. 2002
    ..Future qualitative studies will inform the design of interventions to improve satisfaction among adolescent mothers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating health-related quality of life and priority health problems in patients with prostate cancer: a strategy for defining the role of the advanced practice nurse
    Denise Bryant-Lukosius
    School of Nursing and Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Oncol Nurs J 20:5-14. 2010
    ..They may benefit more from an APN role that can provide ongoing rather than episodic supportive care to assess and manage the multiple, new, and worsening health problems associated with progressive disease...
  15. doi request reprint The nurse practitioner role in pain management in long-term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 66:542-51. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study exploring the perceptions of long-term care team members and nurse managers about barriers and facilitators to optimal use of nurse practitioners to manage residents' pain in long-term care settings...
  16. ncbi request reprint A framework for the dissemination and utilization of research for health-care policy and practice
    Maureen Dobbins
    McMaster University School of Nursing, 1200 Main Street West, 3H46D, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Online J Knowl Synth Nurs 9:7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to construct a comprehensive framework of research dissemination and utilization that is useful for both health policy and clinical decision-making...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint An action-based approach to improving pain management in long-term care
    Sharon Kaasalainen
    School of Nursing, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Aging 29:503-17. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The supportive care needs of family members of men with advanced prostate cancer
    Nancy Carter
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can Oncol Nurs J 20:166-76. 2010
    ..Implications for practice to improve supportive care services for families affected by APC are provided...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of inpatient postpartum nursing care
    Wendy E Peterson
    Clinical Health Sciences Nursing program, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:201-12. 2007
    ..These findings illustrate the value of qualitative inquiry for understanding patients' satisfaction with care, can be used for self-reflection, and have implications for nursing education programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adolescent sexual behaviour: results from an Ontario sample. Part 1: Adolescent sexual activity
    B H Thomas
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 89:90-3. 1998
    ..These data provide useful information about Canadian adolescent sexual activity, particularly related to identifying high risk groups for targeted prevention interventions...
  22. doi request reprint Health status and health service utilization of infants and mothers during the first year after neonatal intensive care
    Anna Spicer
    McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Neonatal Care 8:33-41. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scales: a valid measure of maternal satisfaction with inpatient postpartum nursing care
    Wendy E Peterson
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 52:672-81. 2005
    ..To test the validity of The Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scales as measures of patient satisfaction with nursing care in an inpatient postpartum unit...
  24. ncbi request reprint Opening doors: factors influencing the establishment of a working relationship between paraprofessional home visitors and at-risk families
    Susan Jack
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:59-69. 2002
    ..The findings have implications for nurses who are responsible for hiring, training, and supervising family visitors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Healthcare restructuring: the impact of job change
    A Baumann
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Nurs Leadersh 14:14-20. 2001
    ..Results will assist managers to address the specific needs of nurses with different experiences of job change in the restructured workplace...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary health care nurse practitioners in Canada
    Alba DiCenso
    Nursing and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CHSRF CIHR Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Contemp Nurse 26:104-15. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The learning needs of nurses experiencing job change
    Michelle Butt
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Nurs 33:67-73; quiz 94-5. 2002
    ..Additionally, nurses felt their orientation only moderately prepared them for their new jobs. The findings suggest orientation programs need to be tailored to address the learning needs of nurses experiencing job change...
  28. ncbi request reprint There to here: young adult patients' perceptions of the process of transition from pediatric to adult transplant care
    Corinne McCurdy
    University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Prog Transplant 16:309-16. 2006
    ..An increased understanding of the transition process from pediatric to adult transplant care may inform strategies for facilitating the transfer of patients and ultimately improve outcomes of care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing practice: how to get there from here
    Alba DiCenso
    Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, and McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 16:20-6. 2003
  30. pmc Authors' reply on reducing adolescent unintended pregnancy
    Alba DiCenso
    BMJ 325:1243. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint A toolkit to facilitate the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in healthcare settings
    Alba DiCenso
    McMaster University
    Hosp Q 5:55-60. 2002
    ..It became clear that a planned systematic approach to facilitate implementation of CPGs was needed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based nursing: 4 years down the road
    Alba DiCenso
    Evid Based Nurs 5:4-5. 2002