Louise Jensen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can symptom presentation predict unstable angina/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a moderate-risk cohort?
    Ann Comeau
    Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:127-36. 2006
  2. pmc Women with coronary artery disease report worse health-related quality of life outcomes compared to men
    Colleen M Norris
    Faculty of Nursing, 4 112G Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:21. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-administered cardiac medication program evaluation
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:35-44. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications in coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:241-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain in adults post surgical repair of congenital heart defects
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 14:8-17. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control in diabetic and non-diabetic cardiac surgical patients and length of hospital stay
    Maryrose Reyes
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Dynamics 19:18-24. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an anemia algorithm in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Julie Nhan
    Northern Alberta Renal Program, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    CANNT J 17:48-58, 62-73; quiz 59-61, 74-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort series
    Kimberly Scherr
    Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:7-13. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in women with coronary artery disease
    Hallveig Broddadottir
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:18-25. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-melanoma skin cancer incidence and risk factors after kidney transplantation: a Canadian experience
    Sherry Comeau
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Transplantation 86:535-41. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Can symptom presentation predict unstable angina/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a moderate-risk cohort?
    Ann Comeau
    Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:127-36. 2006
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  2. pmc Women with coronary artery disease report worse health-related quality of life outcomes compared to men
    Colleen M Norris
    Faculty of Nursing, 4 112G Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3 Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:21. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare HRQOL outcomes of men and women in Alberta, at one-year following initial catheterization, after adjustment for known demographic, co-morbid, and disease severity predictors of outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Self-administered cardiac medication program evaluation
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:35-44. 2003
    ..The self-administered medication group reported significantly higher levels of satisfaction and had significantly fewer medication errors and medication-related problems compared to the nurse-administered medication group...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications in coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:241-6. 2007
    ..Despite numerous advances in anesthesia, surgical techniques, and postoperative care for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) still account for postoperative morbidity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain in adults post surgical repair of congenital heart defects
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 14:8-17. 2004
    ..No relationships were found among pain and other demographic, treatment, or clinical variables. Overall, pain was reported as mild to moderate intensity, variable in sensations, decreased over time, and adequately managed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control in diabetic and non-diabetic cardiac surgical patients and length of hospital stay
    Maryrose Reyes
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Dynamics 19:18-24. 2008
    ..However, there is little evidence that maintenance of normoglycemic BGL is beneficial for diabetic and non-diabetic patients who undergo cardiac surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an anemia algorithm in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Julie Nhan
    Northern Alberta Renal Program, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    CANNT J 17:48-58, 62-73; quiz 59-61, 74-6. 2007
    ..Anemia algorithms are invaluable in standardizing management and limiting practice variability, but to ensure that intended clinical outcomes are achieved, algorithms need to be regularly evaluated and revised as necessary...
  8. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort series
    Kimberly Scherr
    Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:7-13. 2006
    ..Length of hospitalization increased with the presence of postoperative AF. Findings corroborate that multiple factors play a role in the development of AF following cardiac surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in women with coronary artery disease
    Hallveig Broddadottir
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:18-25. 2009
    ..Women with coronary artery disease (CAD) have reported worse health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-melanoma skin cancer incidence and risk factors after kidney transplantation: a Canadian experience
    Sherry Comeau
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Transplantation 86:535-41. 2008
    ..Incidence and risk factors for NMSC can vary between geographic locations and there is no literature describing the incidence or risk factors for NMSC in Canada...
  11. doi request reprint Anemia and blood transfusion practices in the critically ill: a prospective cohort review
    Jissy Thomas
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Heart Lung 39:217-25. 2010
    ..Anemia can be treated with red blood cell (RBC) transfusions, although evidence suggests that lower hemoglobin levels are tolerated in the critically ill. Despite such recommendations, variation exists in clinical practice...
  12. doi request reprint Interpretation of exercise stress test recordings: concordance between nurse practitioner and cardiologist
    Evelyn Maier
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
    Heart Lung 37:144-52. 2008
    ..The diagnostic concordance of NPs to cardiologists has not been assessed. The hypothesis was that an NP is as reliable as a cardiologist in determining ST-segment depression, detecting arrhythmias, and making a diagnostic assessment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Critical evaluation of nutrition screening tools recommended for oncology patients
    Catherine Kubrak
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 30:E1-6. 2007
    ..The Patient Generated-Subjective Global Assessment has demonstrated diagnostic value in oncology patients at risk of malnutrition or who are malnourished...
  14. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition in acute care patients: a narrative review
    Cathy Kubrak
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 3rd Floor Clinical Sciences Bldg, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1036-54. 2007
    ..This narrative review assesses the current prevalence of malnutrition, the methods for detection of malnutrition, the factors associated with malnutrition, and the effects of malnutrition in the acute care patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obtaining informed consent for participation from cognitively impaired adults
    Kathleen F Hunter
    Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 30:241-4. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Innovative strategic Canadian research training from TomorrOw's Research Cardiovascular Health Care Professionals (TORCH)
    Paul W Armstrong
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    Clin Invest Med 27:33-41. 2004
    ..The program has recruited 19 trainees from a broad cross-section of disciplines, integrating 2 University of Alberta campuses. The preliminary experience has been both favourable and gratifying...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of formal education for patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbara M Waters
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:235-44. 2005
    ..They often lack knowledge about their disease and desire more education. Educational interventions for other chronic diseases have demonstrated reduced health care use and increased knowledge, medication adherence and QOL...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of the nurse practitioner role in cardiothoracic surgery
    Louise Jensen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
    Dynamics 15:14-9. 2004
    ..The unique skills of the NP were perceived to have a beneficial impact on patients and families, nurses, physicians and other health care providers. Factors affecting the implementation of the NP role in CVICU are described...
  19. doi request reprint Nutrition impact symptoms: key determinants of reduced dietary intake, weight loss, and reduced functional capacity of patients with head and neck cancer before treatment
    Catherine Kubrak
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Head Neck 32:290-300. 2010
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence and relationship of symptoms with reduced dietary intake, weight, and functional capacity in patients with head and neck cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: cardiac health care professionals' perspectives
    Sarah Kosowan
    Cardiology, Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton, AB
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:23-9. 2011
    ..Family presence (FP) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is becoming an increasing practice. Within current literature, the attitudes and beliefs towards FP of cardiac health care professionals in Canada are limited...
  21. doi request reprint Sex and gender discrepancies in health-related quality of life outcomes among patients with established coronary artery disease
    Colleen M Norris
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:123-30. 2008
    ..This study compares the HRQOL outcomes of men and women in Alberta, Canada, 1 year after the documentation of coronary artery disease by cardiac catheterization...
  22. doi request reprint Peripartum cardiomyopathy: review and practice guidelines
    Leah Johnson-Coyle
    Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Crit Care 21:89-98. 2012
    ..Women with chronic left ventricular dysfunction should be managed according to guidelines of the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association...
  23. ncbi request reprint Timing of hemodynamic pressure measurements on derived hemodynamic parameters
    Gayle Urquhart
    Cardiac Sciences Program, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    Dynamics 14:13-20. 2003
    ..These pre-post CO differences did not vary by greater than 10%. As the CO injectate volume had minimal effect, hemodynamic pressures may be obtained pre- or post-CO to derive hemodynamic parameters...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predicting episodes of hypotension by continuous blood volume monitoring among critically ill patients in acute renal failure on intermittent hemodialysis
    Teddie Annette Tanguay
    Critical Care, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
    Dynamics 18:19-24. 2007
    ..Continuous BV monitoring in the stable critically ill patient with ARF could predict, and possibly prevent, development of hypotensive episodes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients bridged to cardiac transplantation on centrifugal ventricular assist devices: a case series of the early experience of one Canadian transplant centre
    Kimberly Scherr
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital, 3A2 34 Walter Mackenzie Centre, 8440 112th Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:173-81. 2004
    ..Centrifugal ventricular assist devices (VADs) have been used successfully to bridge patients in cardiogenic shock to cardiac transplantation, though complications are frequent and often life-threatening...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nursing support for family members of critically ill adults
    Virginia Vandall-Walker
    Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:1207-18. 2007
    ..This theory extends the understanding of nursing support beyond current knowledge of family needs, caring, comfort, supportive care, and social support...
  27. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass graft patients' pain perception during epicardial pacing wire removal
    Sylvia Roschkov
    Adult Cardiac Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 14:32-8. 2004
    ..CABG patients can be prepared for EPW removal by providing information that the procedure is a mildly painful, pulling sensation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Qualitative metasynthesis: reflections on methodological orientation and ideological agenda
    Sally Thorne
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 14:1342-65. 2004
    ..Through understanding the bases of their unique angles of vision, the reader is invited to engage in their commitment to scholarly integrity and intellectual credibility in this emerging methodological challenge...
  29. ncbi request reprint Organ donation and transplantation: a survey of critical care health professionals in nontransplant hospitals
    Susan Marie Chernenko
    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
    Prog Transplant 15:69-77. 2005
    ..Exploration of the role of critical care professionals in improving organ donation within Canada has been limited to tertiary care centers while donor potential in smaller nontransplant hospitals remains unknown...