Affiliation: Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
- Testing the satisfaction and feasibility of a computer-based teaching module in the neonatal intensive care unitSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook and Women s College, Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Room 456, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1B2
Adv Neonatal Care 7:43-9. 2007..To examine the satisfaction with and feasibility of a computer-based teaching module to teach healthcare professionals how to use and apply the Premature Infant Pain Profile (PIPP) to clinical scenarios...
- Pain assessment and pharmacologic management for infants with NEC: a retrospective chart auditSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toraonto, ON, Canada
Neonatal Netw 25:339-45. 2006
- The influence of gestational age on the efficacy and short-term safety of sucrose for procedural pain reliefSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville St, Room 445, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1B2
Adv Neonatal Care 3:241-9. 2003..Although several trials to determine the efficacy of sucrose for managing procedural pain have been conducted, none have examined the influence of GA...
- Efficacy and safety of sucrose for procedural pain relief in preterm and term neonatesSharyn Gibbins
Faculty of Nursing, Health Scoences Center, Sunnybrook and Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Rm 445, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1B2
Nurs Res 51:375-82. 2002....
- Comparison of pain responses in infants of different gestational agesSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neonatology 93:10-8. 2008..Using physiological or behavioral pain indicators derived from more mature infants may lead to inaccurate assessments and management...
- Indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairmentBonnie Stevens
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Adv Nurs 65:285-96. 2009..This paper is a report of a study to compare the importance and usefulness ratings of physiological and behavioural indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment by nurse clinicians and pain researchers...
- Changes in physiological and behavioural pain indicators over time in preterm and term infants at risk for neurologic impairmentSharyn Gibbins
Interdisciplinary Research, NICU, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
Early Hum Dev 84:731-8. 2008..While we have limited knowledge on the influence of NI risk on pain responses, we have no knowledge of how these responses change over time...
- Influence of risk of neurological impairment and procedure invasiveness on health professionals' management of procedural pain in neonatesBonnie Stevens
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Eur J Pain 14:735-41. 2010..To describe how (i) risk of neurological impairment (NI) and (ii) procedure invasiveness influence health professionals' assessment and management of procedural pain in neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)...
- Determining behavioural and physiological responses to pain in infants at risk for neurological impairmentBonnie Stevens
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Pain 127:94-102. 2007..All infants responded to the most painful phase of the heel lance; however, infants at moderate and highest risk for NI exhibited decreased responses in some indicators...
- Economics of home vs. hospital breastfeeding support for newbornsBonnie Stevens
Faculties of Nursing and Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Adv Nurs 53:233-43. 2006..hospital-based support for breastfeeding by nurse lactation consultants for term and near-term neonates during the first week of life...
- Consistent management of repeated procedural pain with sucrose in preterm neonates: Is it effective and safe for repeated use over time?Bonnie Stevens
Faculties of Nursing and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Clin J Pain 21:543-8. 2005....
- Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus studyBonnie Stevens
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006..The objective of this study was to establish consensus about which behavioural, physiologic and contextual indicators best characterize pain in infants at high, moderate and low levels of risk for NI...
- Pain behaviours in Extremely Low Gestational Age infantsSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Adjunct Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1B2
Early Hum Dev 84:451-8. 2008..Without reliable, valid and clinically useful indicators for procedural pain in ELGA infants, clinicians have no means to interpret the responses from an immature infant who may respond differently from infants of older GA...
- The influence of context on pain practices in the NICU: perceptions of health care professionalsBonnie Stevens
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Qual Health Res 21:757-70. 2011..This study supports the importance of context in shaping evidence-based practices by health care professionals in the management of pain in the NICU...
- Assessment and management of acute pain in high-risk neonatesSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville Ave, Room 445, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 1B2
Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:475-83. 2003..Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to manage acute pain in high-risk neonates will be addressed and future research topics will be proposed...
- Hair cortisol as a potential biologic marker of chronic stress in hospitalized neonatesJanet Yamada
Faculties of Nursing and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Neonatology 92:42-9. 2007..As preterm and term infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) undergo multiple stressful/painful procedures, research is required that addresses chronic stress...
- The premature infant pain profile: evaluation 13 years after developmentBonnie Stevens
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Clin J Pain 26:813-30. 2010..To review the (1) reliability, validation, feasibility, and clinical utility and (2) the use of the Premature Infant Pain Profile (PIPP) from 1996 to 2009 to determine the effectiveness of pain management strategies...
- Procedural pain in newborns at risk for neurologic impairmentBonnie Stevens
Faculties of Nursing and Medicine, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 4734c, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
Pain 105:27-35. 2003..As these infants are vulnerable to pain and its consequences, the rational underlying health professional strategies regarding painful procedures and analgesic use for procedural pain in this population urgently awaits exploration...
- Chronic pain in hospitalized infants: health professionals' perspectivesRebecca R Pillai Riddell
Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pain 10:1217-25. 2009..These indicators differed significantly from those traditionally used to measure acute pain...
- Cerebellar hemorrhage in extremely low birth weight infants: incidence, risk factors, and impact on long-term outcomesPatricia Maddalena
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neonatal Netw 27:387-96. 2008..This article reviews the current state of knowledge of cerebellar development, risk factors for injury, and long-term developmental consequences of injury. Implications for nursing practice, education, and research are discussed...
- The universe of developmental care: a new conceptual model for application in the neonatal intensive care unitSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 8:141-7. 2008..The components of the model and its theoretical underpinnings, its practical application and direction for future clinical practice, education, and research are presented...
- Clinical utility and clinical significance in the assessment and management of pain in vulnerable infantsBonnie Stevens
Faculties of Nursing and Medicine, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Clin Perinatol 29:459-68. 2002..Although research on this topic in children and adults provides some guidance to this dilemma, only through innovative and creative methods will we be able to address these issues...
- Informed consent in the NICU setting: an ethically optimal model for research solicitationLisa Golec
Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2, Canada
J Perinatol 24:783-91. 2004..It is argued that parental ability to make a truly informed choice may be improved when following the proposed model...
- A randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of tetracaine gel for pain relief from peripherally inserted central catheters in infantsMarilyn Ballantyne
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 3:297-307. 2003..Laurent, Quebec), a topical anesthetic, although reported to be effective for reducing the pain of venipuncture in neonates, has not been investigated for the management of pain associated with the PICC procedure...
- Home versus hospital breastfeeding support for newborns: a randomized controlled trialPatricia McKeever
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth 29:258-65. 2002....
- Alternative female kangaroo care for procedural pain in preterm neonates: a pilot studyCeleste Johnston
McGill University, Alan Edwards Centre for the Study of Pain, Montreal, QC, Canada
Acta Paediatr 101:1147-50. 2012..To determine the feasibility and effect size of kangaroo care (KC) for pain from heel lance in preterm neonates provided by either the infant's mother (MKC) or an unrelated alternate female (AFKC)...
- Determining the structure of acute pain responses in vulnerable neonatesBonnie Stevens
Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada
Can J Nurs Res 39:32-47. 2007..Physiological indicators explained 8 to 26% additional variance. There were no consistent differences in the factor structures when contextual factors were explored...
- Judgments of pain in the neonatal intensive care setting: a survey of direct care staffs' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairmentLynn M Breau
Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Clin J Pain 22:122-9. 2006..To determine whether healthcare professionals believe the pain of infants at risk for neurologic impairment differs from that of typical infants...
- Kangaroo care is effective in diminishing pain response in preterm neonatesC Celeste Johnston
School of Nursing, McGill University, Hopital Sainte, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1084-8. 2003..To test the efficacy of maternal skin-to-skin contact, or kangaroo care (KC), on diminishing the pain response of preterm neonates to heel lancing...