Helen Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Expediting systematic reviews: methods and implications of rapid reviews
    Rebecca Ganann
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:56. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint A process for systematically reviewing the literature: providing the research evidence for public health nursing interventions
    B H Thomas
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton Public Health and Community Services, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:176-84. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention programs for children and youth: why are their results so modest?
    Helen Thomas
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Educ Res 21:783-95. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health decision-makers' informational needs and preferences for receiving research evidence
    Maureen Dobbins
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:156-63. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an educational program to prevent adolescent pregnancy
    A Mitchell-DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Health Educ Behav 24:300-12. 1997
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of systematic reviews in the development of new provincial public health policies in Ontario
    Maureen Dobbins
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:399-404. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of an instrument to measure parental satisfaction with quality of care in neonatal follow-up
    Michelle L Butt
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:57-65. 2009

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Publications10

  1. pmc Expediting systematic reviews: methods and implications of rapid reviews
    Rebecca Ganann
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:56. 2010
    ..There is great variation in the process of conducting rapid reviews. This review sought to examine methods used for rapid reviews, as well as implications of methodological streamlining in terms of rigour, bias, and results...
  2. ncbi request reprint A process for systematically reviewing the literature: providing the research evidence for public health nursing interventions
    B H Thomas
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton Public Health and Community Services, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:176-84. 2004
    ..Also, the project is expected to disseminate the results provincially, nationally, and internationally. Most of the reviews are relevant to public health nursing practice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Obesity prevention programs for children and youth: why are their results so modest?
    Helen Thomas
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Educ Res 21:783-95. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of parental involvement is unclear. The question of statistical versus clinical significance needs to be addressed by clinical experts. Based on this reflection, several potential future directions are outlined...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public health decision-makers' informational needs and preferences for receiving research evidence
    Maureen Dobbins
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:156-63. 2007
    ..This article is focused on how the participants define evidence-based decision-making and their preferences for receiving research evidence to integrate into the decision-making process...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an educational program to prevent adolescent pregnancy
    A Mitchell-DiCenso
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Health Educ Behav 24:300-12. 1997
    ..9%; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.4, 17.4). Limitations of the program that may have influenced the results were the exclusion of contraception information and its short duration...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of systematic reviews in the development of new provincial public health policies in Ontario
    Maureen Dobbins
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:399-404. 2004
    ..The study determined whether the results of recently completed systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions were used in the development of new provincial policies for public health practice...
  10. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of an instrument to measure parental satisfaction with quality of care in neonatal follow-up
    Michelle L Butt
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:57-65. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to develop and subsequently evaluate the psychometric properties of a new discriminative instrument to measure parental satisfaction with the quality of care provided in neonatal follow-up (NFU) programs...