J L Bottorff

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Comforting: exploring the work of cancer nurses
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 22:1077-84. 1995
  2. ncbi Canadian nursing in the genomic era: a call for leadership
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:56-72. 2005
  3. ncbi Methodological issues in researching palliative care nursing practice
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:50-68. 2005
  4. ncbi Unraveling women's perceptions of risk for breast cancer
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Educ Res 19:469-75. 2004
  5. ncbi Adolescent constructions of nicotine addiction
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 36:22-39. 2004
  6. ncbi The educational needs and professional roles of Canadian physicians and nurses regarding genetic testing and adult onset hereditary disease
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Genet 8:80-7. 2005
  7. ncbi The influence of question wording on assessments of interest in genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Joan L Bottorff
    University of British Columbia, Nursing and Health Behavior Research Unit, School of Nursing, Canada
    Psychooncology 12:720-8. 2003
  8. ncbi Women's interest in genetic testing for breast cancer risk: the influence of sociodemographics and knowledge
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5 Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:89-95. 2002
  9. ncbi Communicating cancer risk information: the challenges of uncertainty
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 33:67-81. 1998
  10. ncbi Cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups: case studies in women-centered care
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Women Health 33:29-46. 2001

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi Comforting: exploring the work of cancer nurses
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 22:1077-84. 1995
    ..The findings of this study support conceptualizations of comforting that extend beyond measures related to symptom control and indicate that comforting strategies used by cancer nurses comprise a significant part of their work...
  2. ncbi Canadian nursing in the genomic era: a call for leadership
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:56-72. 2005
    ..Issues that need to be addressed related to nursing practice, education and research are offered to engage nursing leaders in advocating for the incorporation of genomics into nursing in Canada...
  3. ncbi Methodological issues in researching palliative care nursing practice
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:50-68. 2005
    ..Increased attention should be given to examining the efficiency and effectiveness of nursing interventions to ensure the best outcomes for patients and their families...
  4. ncbi Unraveling women's perceptions of risk for breast cancer
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Educ Res 19:469-75. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Adolescent constructions of nicotine addiction
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 36:22-39. 2004
    ..These explanations illustrate that some youths see themselves as passive players in the formation of nicotine addiction. The findings can be used in the development of programs to raise youth awareness about nicotine addiction...
  6. ncbi The educational needs and professional roles of Canadian physicians and nurses regarding genetic testing and adult onset hereditary disease
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Genet 8:80-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the knowledge, professional involvement and confidence of Canadian nurses and physicians in providing genetic services for adult onset hereditary disease...
  7. ncbi The influence of question wording on assessments of interest in genetic testing for breast cancer risk
    Joan L Bottorff
    University of British Columbia, Nursing and Health Behavior Research Unit, School of Nursing, Canada
    Psychooncology 12:720-8. 2003
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  8. ncbi Women's interest in genetic testing for breast cancer risk: the influence of sociodemographics and knowledge
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5 Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:89-95. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi Communicating cancer risk information: the challenges of uncertainty
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 33:67-81. 1998
    ....
  10. ncbi Cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups: case studies in women-centered care
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Women Health 33:29-46. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and describe critical elements of women-centered care within the context of providing cervical screening to three ethnocultural groups in Canada: Asian, South Asian and First Nations...
  11. pmc Falling through the cracks. Women's experiences of ineligibility for genetic testing for risk of breast cancer
    J L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 46:1449-56. 2000
    ..To describe experiences of women seeking information about their risk of hereditary breast cancer who fail to meet strict eligibility criteria for genetic counseling and testing...
  12. ncbi South Asian womens' views on the causes of breast cancer: images and explanations
    J L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 37:243-54. 1999
    ..The taxonomy developed in this study provides a useful framework for understanding the explanations that might underlie women's health-seeking behaviours and for developing culturally suitable counseling strategies...
  13. ncbi Decision making related to complementary therapies: a process of regaining control
    T Truant
    Vancouver Cancer Centre, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4E6
    Patient Educ Couns 38:131-42. 1999
    ..Implications for supporting women's decision-making efforts regarding complementary therapies are presented...
  14. ncbi Preventing smoking relapse in postpartum women
    J L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nurs Res 49:44-52. 2000
    ..Although many women quit smoking during pregnancy, the majority resume smoking shortly after giving birth...
  15. ncbi A meta-analysis of mammography screening promotion
    P A Ratner
    School of Nursing, University of British of Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Cancer Detect Prev 25:147-60. 2001
    ..6, 95% CI, 0.3-1.0, and OR, 0.5; 95% CI, 0.3-0.8, respectively). The meta-analyses also suggested methodologic issues that must be considered before the relative strength of various interventions can be assessed rigorously...
  16. ncbi Socio-demographic correlates of cigarette smoking among high school students: results from the British Columbia youth survey on smoking and health
    Joy L Johnson
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
    Can J Public Health 95:268-71. 2004
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  17. ncbi Men's constructions of smoking in the context of women's tobacco reduction during pregnancy and postpartum
    Joan L Bottorff
    University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:3096-108. 2006
    ..Implications for gender-sensitive smoking cessation interventions are discussed...
  18. doi "Just because you've got lung cancer doesn't mean I will": lung cancer, smoking, and family dynamics
    Carole A Robinson
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
    J Fam Nurs 16:282-301. 2010
    ..The few participants who chose to quit, did so in support of their ill family member. The findings provide direction for intervening with family members who smoke...
  19. doi An ethnography of low-income mothers' safeguarding efforts
    L Olsen
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Safety Res 39:609-16. 2008
    ..Children living in lower-income environments are at greater risk for unintentional injuries. However, little is known about the safety practices of mothers living in low-income situations...
  20. ncbi Punjabi immigrant women's breast cancer stories
    A Fuchsia Howard
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:269-79. 2007
    ..These findings provide valuable insights into how women's experiences of breast cancer were shaped by the intersections of culture, family, community, cancer treatments, and interactions with health care professionals...
  21. doi Women and prostate cancer support groups: the gender connect?
    Joan L Bottorff
    University of British Columbia Okanagan, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 66:1217-27. 2008
    ..Based on the study findings, we suggest that efforts to support women's involvement in PCSGs are critical to enhancing the effectiveness of the groups for both men and women...
  22. ncbi Ethnocultural women's experiences of breast cancer: a qualitative meta-study
    A Fuchsia Howard
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Cancer Nurs 30:E27-35. 2007
    ..Further experiential breast cancer research with ethnocultural groups is needed, as well as the use of research methods that illuminate the ways that ethnicity, class, age, and gender relations are played out in healthcare settings...
  23. ncbi The desi ways: traditional health practices of South Asian women in Canada
    B A Hilton
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 22:553-67. 2001
    ..For women to meet their health needs, health care providers must be culturally sensitive and respect women's choices to use traditional health practices...
  24. ncbi A Pap test screening clinic in a South Asian community of Vancouver, British Columbia: challenges to maintaining utilization
    Sukhdev Grewal
    Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 21:412-8. 2004
    ..Nurses can play a key role in mobilizing and maintaining collaborations that are essential to the continuing success of community-based programs...
  25. pmc Young women's responses to smoking and breast cancer risk information
    Joan L Bottorff
    Institute for Healthy Living hronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    Health Educ Res 25:668-77. 2010
    ..Cautions were also raised about the potential for stigmatization. Implications for raising awareness about this modifiable risk factor for breast cancer are discussed...
  26. ncbi Development of a multidimensional measure of tobacco dependence in adolescence
    Joy L Johnson
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit NAHBR, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, Canada BC V6T 1Z3
    Addict Behav 30:501-15. 2005
    ..The measure was found to include four dimensions: social reinforcement, emotional reinforcement, sensory reinforcement, and physical reinforcement. All subscales had adequate reliability (Cronbach's alpha coefficients >.70)...
  27. ncbi Couple dynamics during women's tobacco reduction in pregnancy and postpartum
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:499-509. 2006
    ..The findings offer novel ways to understand smoking cessation during pregnancy that provide new directions for research and for tailoring smoking cessation interventions...
  28. ncbi Family support of immigrant Punjabi women with breast cancer
    Lynda G Balneaves
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Fam Community Health 30:16-28. 2007
    ..Recommendations for culturally appropriate, family-centered models of care are provided that acknowledge breast cancer as a family event...
  29. ncbi Treatment decision making among Chinese women with DCIS
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 26:53-73. 2008
    ..Women's reflections on the decision-making process provided insights into how to improve information and support treatment decision making in ways that are accessible to them...
  30. doi Health promotion and illness demotion at prostate cancer support groups
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Health Promot Pract 11:562-71. 2010
    ..From a gendered perspective, men both disrupted and embodied dominant ideals of masculinity in how they engaged with their health at PCSGs...
  31. ncbi Wisdom and influence of elders: possibilities for health promotion and decreasing tobacco exposure in First Nations communities
    Colleen Varcoe
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 285
    Can J Public Health 101:154-8. 2010
    ..The aim was to work with the community using this information to develop meaningful strategies to support tobacco reduction and reduce exposure to second-hand smoke...
  32. doi 'The missing picture': tobacco use through the eyes of smokers
    Rebecca J Haines
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Tob Control 19:206-12. 2010
    ..The use of visual methodologies has gained increased prominence among health researchers working with socially marginalised populations, including those studying tobacco and other types of substance use...
  33. doi Breast cancer messaging for younger women: gender, femininity, and risk
    Rebecca J Haines
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Qual Health Res 20:731-42. 2010
    ..Recommendations are made for messaging about tobacco and breast cancer risk to avoid reproducing one-dimensional or stereotypical presentations of gender and femininity...
  34. doi Fathers: locating smoking and masculinity in the postpartum
    John L Oliffe
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Qual Health Res 20:330-9. 2010
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  35. doi The readings of smoking fathers: a reception analysis of tobacco cessation images
    Joy L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Commun 24:532-47. 2009
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  36. pmc Perceptions of genetic discrimination among people at risk for Huntington's disease: a cross sectional survey
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4, Canada
    BMJ 338:b2175. 2009
    ..To assess the nature and prevalence of genetic discrimination experienced by people at risk for Huntington's disease who had undergone genetic testing or remained untested...
  37. doi How prostate cancer support groups do and do not survive: British Columbian perspectives
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Mens Health 2:143-55. 2008
    ..However, activism did not guarantee group sustainability. The study findings reveal why some groups flourish while others appear untenable, and form the basis for discussion about how PCSG sustainability might be best achieved...
  38. doi Community mental healthcare providers' attitudes and practices related to smoking cessation interventions for people living with severe mental illness
    Joy L Johnson
    The Centre for Nursing and Health Behaviour Research and NEXUS, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 77:289-95. 2009
    ..The study also aimed to determine whether the providers' attitudes, smoking status, and confidence were associated with offering smoking cessation support to clients...
  39. ncbi Further than the eye can see? Photo elicitation and research with men
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:850-8. 2007
    ..In addition, the authors make specific recommendations for future photo elicitation applications to men's health research...
  40. ncbi Levels of commitment: exploring complementary therapy use by women with breast cancer
    Lynda G Balneaves
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 12:459-66. 2006
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  41. ncbi Tobacco dependence: adolescents' perspectives on the need to smoke
    Joy L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall, BC, V6T 2B5, Vancouver, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 56:1481-92. 2003
    ..This study provides a step in elucidating the construct of tobacco dependence among the young. Further research is required to extend this understanding and to develop appropriate measures...
  42. ncbi Othering and being othered in the context of health care services
    Joy L Johnson
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Health Commun 16:255-71. 2004
    ..To foster safe and effective health care interactions, those in power must continue to unmask othering practices and transform health care environments to support truly equitable health care...
  43. ncbi Nurse-patient communication in dementia: improving the odds
    JoAnn Perry
    University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, Vancouver
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:43-52. 2005
    ..The findings of this study suggest that with effective support and prompting, patients with advanced dementia are able to engage in social conversations beyond what would be expected given their diagnosis and MMSE scores...
  44. doi Connecting humor, health, and masculinities at prostate cancer support groups
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
    Psychooncology 18:916-26. 2009
    ..As part of a larger PCSG study, we noticed that humor was central to many group interactions and this prompted us to examine the connections between humor, health, and masculinities...
  45. doi Masculinities, diet and senior Punjabi Sikh immigrant men: food for Western thought?
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z3 Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:761-76. 2010
    ..The findings drawn from this study may direct what, how and where dietary messages are targeted to senior PS Canadian immigrant men...
  46. ncbi Elderly South Asian Canadian immigrant men: confirming and disrupting dominant discourses about masculinity and men's health
    John L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Fam Community Health 30:224-36. 2007
    ..Based on the study findings, recommendations for the future design of healthcare services targeted to SA men are made...
  47. doi Susceptibility to smoking among White and Chinese nonsmoking adolescents in Canada
    Weihong Chen
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 25:18-27. 2008
    ..To document the prevalence of susceptibility to smoking among a sample of White/Caucasian and Chinese Canadian adolescent nonsmokers, and to explore the factors that might explain who is susceptible to smoking...
  48. ncbi Twelve-month follow-up of a smoking relapse prevention intervention for postpartum women
    P A Ratner
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Addict Behav 25:81-92. 2000
    ..Four variables were associated with relapse to daily smoking; breast feeding and mental health had protective effects, while partners who smoked and greater amount smoked prior to pregnancy had adverse effects...
  49. doi Analyzing participant produced photographs from an ethnographic study of fatherhood and smoking
    J L Oliffe
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 31:529-39. 2008
    ..By conducting formal layered analyses, researchers can expand and extend both what is said about, and interpreted through, photographs...
  50. ncbi Synchronizing clinician engagement and client motivation in telephone counseling
    Joan L Bottorff
    CIHR, Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 14:462-77. 2004
    ..Shifts in interaction dynamics were common and influenced the provision of support both positively and negatively. The findings challenge many assumptions underlying telephone counseling and suggest strategies to improve its delivery...
  51. ncbi Mothers who smoke: confessions and justifications
    Lori G Irwin
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 26:577-90. 2005
    ..Health professionals must be cognizant of how discourses constrain women's choices in relation to tobacco...
  52. ncbi Efficacy of a smoking-cessation intervention for elective-surgical patients
    Pamela A Ratner
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 27:148-61. 2004
    ..001, p = 1.00. Encouraging patients to fast from smoking before surgery and postoperative support are efficacious ways to reduce preoperative and immediate post-operative tobacco use...
  53. doi On the road again: patient perspectives on commuting for palliative care
    Barbara Pesut
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna British Columbia, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 8:187-95. 2010
    ..The aim of this research project was to gain an understanding of the experiences of rural cancer patients who commute to an urban cancer center for palliative care...
  54. pmc Women's constructions of the 'right time' to consider decisions about risk-reducing mastectomy and risk-reducing oophorectomy
    A Fuchsia Howard
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 10:24. 2010
    ..Women's perspectives on the timing of these decisions are not well understood. Accordingly, the purpose of this research was to describe how women construct the 'right time' to consider decisions about RRM and RRO...
  55. ncbi Women's perceptions of breast cancer risk: are they accurate?
    Jane A Buxton
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Mather Building, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can J Public Health 94:422-6. 2003
    ..The objective was to compare women's personal estimates of their risk with objective breast cancer risk estimates and to describe the risk factors for breast cancer identified by women...
  56. doi Health care providers' engagement in smoking cessation with pregnant smokers
    Chizimuzo T C Okoli
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:64-77. 2010
    ..To review how health care providers' (HCPs) engage in smoking cessation (SC) with pregnant smokers, and to examine the effect of system-level approaches and training initiatives to promote SC provision by HCPs...
  57. ncbi Experiences of rural family caregivers who assist with commuting for palliative care
    Sharon J Lockie
    Okanagan College, Kalamalka, Vernon, and Salmon Arm campuses, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:74-91. 2010
    ..Subthemes were planning ahead to prepare for all possibilities, experiences on the road, the toll of commuting on FPCs, and making the best of it. The authors offer recommendations for self-care, nursing practice, and future research...
  58. ncbi Unraveling smoking ties: how tobacco use is embedded in couple interactions
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behavior Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia
    Res Nurs Health 28:316-28. 2005
    ..Findings provide insights into the role tobacco plays in relationships and resistance to behavior change...
  59. doi Fathers' narratives of reducing and quitting smoking
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 31:185-200. 2009
    ..The findings from this study support developing gender-sensitive tobacco reduction interventions for fathers who smoke...
  60. doi Women's decision making about risk-reducing strategies in the context of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: a systematic review
    A Fuchsia Howard
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    J Genet Couns 18:578-97. 2009
    ..How these factors operate in women's lives over time remains unknown, and would best be elucidated through prospective, longitudinal research, as well as qualitative research...
  61. pmc Engagement with genetic discrimination: concerns and experiences in the context of Huntington disease
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Medical Genetics, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:279-89. 2008
    ..These results help identify areas where more education and support is needed and provide direction to genetic professionals supporting their clients as they confront issues of GD and genetic testing...
  62. doi Stakeholder perspectives on transitions of nursing home residents to hospital emergency departments and back in two Canadian provinces
    C A Robinson
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, Canada
    J Aging Stud 26:419-27. 2012
    ..Aspects of many of these elements are modifiable and suggest viable targets for interventions aimed at improving the success of transitions for this vulnerable population...
  63. ncbi Tobacco use in intimate spaces: issues in the study of couple dynamics
    Joan L Bottorff
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 15:564-77. 2005
    ..These issues point to unique challenges in conducting qualitative research with couples and families and provide a useful base for similar studies...
  64. ncbi Nursing and genetics
    Joan L Bottorff
    School of Nursing, Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Nurse 100:24-8. 2004
  65. ncbi PORT--Psychosocial Oncology Research Training: a newly funded strategic initiative in health research
    Carmen G Loiselle
    School of Nursing, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Center for Nursing Research Lady Davis Institute, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 36:159-64. 2004
  66. ncbi Voices from the community--experiences from the dental office: initiating oral cancer screening
    Denise M Laronde
    Simon Fraser University and BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program, BC Cancer Agency Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:239-41. 2008
  67. ncbi Validation of the Dimensions of Tobacco Dependence Scale for adolescents
    Chris G Richardson
    Nursing and Health Behaviour Research Unit, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Addict Behav 32:1498-504. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi The influence of significant others in complementary and alternative medicine decisions by cancer patients
    Joakim Ohlen
    Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 63:1625-36. 2006
    ..The findings of this inquiry extend previous research by highlighting the importance of significant others in cancer patients' CAM decisions and challenge past conceptualizations of autonomy in treatment decision making...
  69. ncbi Registered nurses' perspectives on tobacco reduction: views from Western Canada
    Annette S H Schultz
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:192-211. 2006
    ..Additionally, response differences between hospital sites suggest that the integration of tobacco reduction into practice will require a commitment by both nurses and hospitals...
  70. ncbi Distance art groups for women with breast cancer: guidelines and recommendations
    Kate Collie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5718, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:849-58. 2006
    ..Further research is needed pertaining to the use of computers, involvement of art therapists, and screening out vulnerable clients...
  71. ncbi Cultural diversity. Recognizing discrimination in nursing practice
    Annette J Browne
    Nursing Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George
    Can Nurse 98:24-7. 2002
  72. ncbi A narrative view of art therapy and art making by women with breast cancer
    Kate Collie
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:761-75. 2006
    ..The storylines show existence being affirmed, confirmed and proclaimed through visual artistic expression and meaning making being achieved through physical acts of making...
  73. pmc An ethnographic study of tobacco control in hospital settings
    Annette S H Schultz
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Tob Control 15:317-22. 2006
    ..While practitioners claim to have positive attitudes toward supporting patient cessation efforts, missed opportunities are the practice norm...
  74. ncbi The influence of family on immigrant South Asian women's health
    Sukhdev Grewal
    Langara College, Canada
    J Fam Nurs 11:242-63. 2005
    ..Health care for immigrant South Asian women needs to take into account women's relationships with family members and the influence of family on women's health...
  75. ncbi "Becoming the real me": recovering from anorexia nervosa
    Mary M H Lamoureux
    Kelowna Mental Health Centre, Eating Disorders Program, 1340 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 9N1
    Health Care Women Int 26:170-88. 2005
    ..The findings also support therapies that foster therapeutic alliance, acknowledge readiness for change, and promote a senses of autonomy...
  76. ncbi Establishing roles in genetic nursing: interviews with Canadian nurses
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:96-115. 2005
    ..A coordinated national effort among all stakeholders is needed to provide the resources necessary to support the appropriate and effective use of nursing expertise as genetics is integrated into the Canadian health-care system...
  77. ncbi Punjabi women's stories of breast cancer symptoms: Gulti (lumps), bumps, and Darad (pain)
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, The University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 30:E36-45. 2007
    ..These findings provide a basis for guiding the development of culturally appropriate health education for Punjabi women...
  78. ncbi Women's responses to information on mammographic breast density
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:38-57. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate a feasible and non-threatening way to provide women with important personalized information about breast cancer risk...
  79. ncbi Case studies of power and control related to tobacco use during pregnancy
    Lorraine Greaves
    British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women s Health, Vancouver, BC Canada
    Womens Health Issues 17:325-32. 2007
    ..The objective was to identify and describe elements of power and control evident in couple tobacco-related interaction patterns during pregnancy...