Sandra Ireland

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Shampoo after craniotomy: a pilot study
    Sandra Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton General Hospital, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 29:14-9. 2007
  2. ncbi Designing a falls prevention strategy that works
    Sandra Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 25:198-207. 2010
  3. ncbi 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
  4. doi Stroke prevention care delivery: predictors of risk factor management outcomes
    Sandra E Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Room 722, 7 North, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8K 2X2
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:156-64. 2011
  5. ncbi Nurse case management to improve risk reduction outcomes in a stroke prevention clinic
    Sandra Ireland
    McMaster University, Hamilton General Site, Hamilton Health Sciences, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 32:7-13. 2010
  6. ncbi Tailored interventions to improve hypertension management after stroke or TIA--phase II (TIMS II)
    Gail MacKenzie
    Hamilton Health Sciences General Site, Stroke Prevention Clinic, Level 1, East Wing, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 35:27-34. 2013
  7. ncbi Using Stake's qualitative case study approach to explore implementation of evidence-based practice
    Sheryl L Boblin
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 23:1267-75. 2013
  8. ncbi The nurse as bricoleur in falls prevention: learning from a case study of the implementation of fall prevention best practices
    Helen Kirkpatrick
    BPSO Co ordinator, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, and Assistant Clinical Professor, McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 11:118-25. 2014
  9. ncbi Detecting cognitive impairment in clients with mild stroke or transient ischemic attack attending a stroke prevention clinic
    Gail MacKenzie
    Stroke Prevention Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences General Site, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 33:47-50. 2011
  10. doi The real world journey of implementing fall prevention best practices in three acute care hospitals: a case study
    Sandra Ireland
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 10:95-103. 2013

Collaborators

  • Sheryl L Boblin
  • H M Arthur
  • Gail MacKenzie
  • Helen Kirkpatrick
  • Kim Robertson
  • W Oczkowski
  • Irene Heinz
  • Stacey Moore
  • Rosemary Johnson
  • D Sahlas
  • Demetrios Sahlas
  • Linda Gould
  • Kathryn Leblanc

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Shampoo after craniotomy: a pilot study
    Sandra Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton General Hospital, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 29:14-9. 2007
    ..of this study were to 1) determine the effect of postoperative hair-washing on incision infection and HRQOL, 2) provide evidence to support postoperative patient hygienic care, and 3) develop neurosurgical nursing research capacity..
  2. ncbi Designing a falls prevention strategy that works
    Sandra Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 25:198-207. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi 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
    ....
  4. doi Stroke prevention care delivery: predictors of risk factor management outcomes
    Sandra E Ireland
    Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Room 722, 7 North, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8K 2X2
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:156-64. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi Nurse case management to improve risk reduction outcomes in a stroke prevention clinic
    Sandra Ireland
    McMaster University, Hamilton General Site, Hamilton Health Sciences, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 32:7-13. 2010
    ..At six months, there were significant reductions in blood pressure and increases in medication self-efficacy and adherence for selected clients identified with high risk for stroke and non-achievement of treatment outcomes...
  6. ncbi Tailored interventions to improve hypertension management after stroke or TIA--phase II (TIMS II)
    Gail MacKenzie
    Hamilton Health Sciences General Site, Stroke Prevention Clinic, Level 1, East Wing, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 35:27-34. 2013
    ..Health care providers need effective screening processes to identify those clients at highest risk of not achieving BP targets and those clients at highest risk ofnon-adherence to medication...
  7. ncbi Using Stake's qualitative case study approach to explore implementation of evidence-based practice
    Sheryl L Boblin
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 23:1267-75. 2013
    ..We focus on our decisions and their congruence with Stake's recommendations, embed our decisions within the context of researching this phenomenon, describe rationale for our decisions, and present lessons learned. ..
  8. ncbi The nurse as bricoleur in falls prevention: learning from a case study of the implementation of fall prevention best practices
    Helen Kirkpatrick
    BPSO Co ordinator, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, and Assistant Clinical Professor, McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 11:118-25. 2014
    ..Falls prevention in "real-life" clinical practice is a complex undertaking. Nurses play an active and essential role in falls prevention...
  9. ncbi Detecting cognitive impairment in clients with mild stroke or transient ischemic attack attending a stroke prevention clinic
    Gail MacKenzie
    Stroke Prevention Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences General Site, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 33:47-50. 2011
    ..Further investigation is underway to determine the implications of these deficits on SPC clients' abilities to follow medication and other treatment regimens...
  10. doi The real world journey of implementing fall prevention best practices in three acute care hospitals: a case study
    Sandra Ireland
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 10:95-103. 2013
    ..This study was designed to provide insight into the real world of implementation of best practices in fall prevention in acute care Canadian hospitals...