Kathryn King-Shier

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Understanding the influence of urban- or rural-living on cardiac patients' decisions about diet and physical activity: descriptive decision modeling
    K M King-Shier
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:1513-23. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Weight and patients' decision to undergo cardiac surgery
    Kathryn M King-Shier
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 22:228-49. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Understanding coronary artery disease patients' decisions regarding the use of chelation therapy for coronary artery disease: descriptive decision modeling
    K M King-Shier
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1074-83. 2012
  4. pmc Tackling health literacy: adaptation of public hypertension educational materials for an Indo-Asian population in Canada
    Charlotte A Jones
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:24. 2011
  5. pmc Cardiac medication prescribing and adherence after acute myocardial infarction in Chinese and South Asian Canadian patients
    Emily J Lai
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 10th floor 2775rel S Laut, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:56. 2011
  6. pmc Home care utilization and outcomes among Asian and other Canadian patients with heart failure
    Guanmin Chen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:12. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Chinese immigrants' management of their cardiovascular disease risk
    Kathryn M King
    University of Calgary, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 29:804-26. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's Recovery from Sternotomy-Extension (WREST-E) study: examining long-term pain and discomfort following sternotomy and their predictors
    K M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 94:493-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Elevated body mass index and use of coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization
    Kathryn M King
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Med 122:273-80. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Men and women managing coronary artery disease risk: urban-rural contrasts
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    Soc Sci Med 62:1091-102. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Understanding the influence of urban- or rural-living on cardiac patients' decisions about diet and physical activity: descriptive decision modeling
    K M King-Shier
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:1513-23. 2013
    ..There is potential for cultural elements associated with place of residence (i.e., urban- or rural-living) to have an effect on peoples' decision-making about managing CAD risk...
  2. doi request reprint Weight and patients' decision to undergo cardiac surgery
    Kathryn M King-Shier
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 22:228-49. 2013
    ..It is possible that there is a lack of comfort or acknowledgment by all parties in discussing the influence of weight on CABG surgery risks...
  3. doi request reprint Understanding coronary artery disease patients' decisions regarding the use of chelation therapy for coronary artery disease: descriptive decision modeling
    K M King-Shier
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1074-83. 2012
    ..A considerable number of patients receive chelation therapy to treat their coronary artery disease. However, there is no current empirical evidence to support its use...
  4. pmc Tackling health literacy: adaptation of public hypertension educational materials for an Indo-Asian population in Canada
    Charlotte A Jones
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:24. 2011
    ..During this project we developed and field tested the acceptability of a hypertension public education pamphlet tailored to fit the needs of an at risk local Indo-Asian population, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada...
  5. pmc Cardiac medication prescribing and adherence after acute myocardial infarction in Chinese and South Asian Canadian patients
    Emily J Lai
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 10th floor 2775rel S Laut, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:56. 2011
    ..We compared prescribing and adherence to ACE-inhibitors (ACEI), beta-blockers (BB), and statins following AMI among elderly Chinese, South Asian, and Non-Asian patients...
  6. pmc Home care utilization and outcomes among Asian and other Canadian patients with heart failure
    Guanmin Chen
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the difference in hospital readmission rate and mortality between Asian and other Canadian HF patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chinese immigrants' management of their cardiovascular disease risk
    Kathryn M King
    University of Calgary, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 29:804-26. 2007
    ..The process of managing CVD risk for the Chinese immigrants was characterized by their extraordinary diligence in seeking multiple sources of information to enable them to manage their health...
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's Recovery from Sternotomy-Extension (WREST-E) study: examining long-term pain and discomfort following sternotomy and their predictors
    K M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Heart 94:493-7. 2008
    ..To examine incision and breast pain and discomfort, and their predictors in women 12 months following sternotomy...
  9. doi request reprint Elevated body mass index and use of coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization
    Kathryn M King
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Med 122:273-80. 2009
    ..Obese persons suffer discrimination in society that may extend to health care use. We investigated whether overweight and obese patients are as likely to undergo coronary reperfusion or revascularization as patients of normal body weight...
  10. ncbi request reprint Men and women managing coronary artery disease risk: urban-rural contrasts
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    Soc Sci Med 62:1091-102. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Gender-based challenges faced by older Sikh women as immigrants: recognizing and acting on the risk of coronary artery disease
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:16-40. 2006
    ..The ultimate aim is to improve health outcomes for Sikh immigrants as vulnerable members of society...
  12. doi request reprint Ethnic variation in acute myocardial infarction presentation and access to care
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:1368-73. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of women's early use of a novel undergarment following sternotomy: the Women's Recovery from Sternotomy Trial (WREST)
    Kathryn M King
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 152:1187-93. 2006
    ..We tested the effect of women's use of a special (compression) undergarment after sternotomy on pain, discomfort, and functional status...
  14. pmc Risk-taking attitudes and their association with process and outcomes of cardiac care: a cohort study
    Kathryn M King
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:36. 2009
    ..We examined the association between risk-taking attitudes and cardiac patients' clinical and demographic characteristics, the likelihood of undergoing invasive cardiac procedures and survival...
  15. doi request reprint Using the cardiac depression scale in men recovering from coronary artery bypass surgery
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 18:1617-24. 2009
    ..To examine the utility and validate the use of the Cardiac Depression Scale in patients who had first-time coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ethnocultural affiliation, gender, and cardiovascular disease risk management
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:10-6. 2005
    ..The authors contend that ethnocultural affiliation and gender need to be central constructs in new investigations related to behavioural change and that decision-modeling methodology is a useful mechanism to do so...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Women's Recovery from Sternotomy (WREST) study: design of a randomized trial of a novel undergarment for early use after sternotomy
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am Heart J 149:761-7. 2005
    ..Clinicians who work with women poststernotomy often suggest that they wear a supportive brassiere to ameliorate pain, discomfort, and potential wound complications. There is no empirical evidence that supports this practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender and short-term recovery from cardiac surgery
    K M King
    Southern Alberta Nursing and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Nurs Res 49:29-36. 2000
    ..There has been a lack of agreement regarding whether women have poorer outcomes than men following cardiac surgery...
  19. pmc Psychosocial components of cardiac recovery and rehabilitation attendance
    K M King
    EPICORE Centre CQIN, Division of Cardiology, 213 Heritage Medical Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S2, Canada
    Heart 85:290-4. 2001
    ..To examine the relations between demographic factors, specific psychosocial factors, and cardiac rehabilitation attendance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predicting and explaining cardiac rehabilitation attendance
    K M King
    Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 17:291-6. 2001
    ..A variety of factors influence patients' health behaviour; these are patterns of practitioner practice, patient characteristics and availability of resources...
  21. doi request reprint Examining and establishing translational and conceptual equivalence of survey questionnaires for a multi-ethnic, multi-language study
    Kathryn M King
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 67:2267-74. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of techniques used to examine and establish translational and conceptual equivalence of survey questionnaires...
  22. ncbi request reprint Making processes transparent
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:31-2. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Publishing your findings
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 403 220 4643
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:46-8. 2003
    ..Topics including why publication is important, choosing a journal, preparing the manuscript-as well as some tips for writing and understanding and responding to peer review-are addressed...
  24. ncbi request reprint The future is now: new opportunities for research training in cardiovascular nursing
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:35-6. 2003
    ..In this column, the authors review the path to research training, provide some suggestions for choosing that path, and introduce a new program that will enhance opportunities for burgeoning cardiovascular nurse-scientists in Canada...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease prevention: views on women's gender-based perceptions and meanings
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 18:274-81. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in outcomes after cardiac catheterization: effect modification by treatment strategy and time
    Kathryn M King
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 291:1220-5. 2004
    ..Studies comparing outcomes of cardiac care in women vs men yield various results, with some suggesting worse outcomes for women and others suggesting equivalent outcomes...
  27. doi request reprint A descriptive examination of the impact of sternal scar formation in women
    Kathryn M King
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:112-8. 2009
    ..348, p=0.294). The subjective perception of the sternal scar is of importance to women. Thus, appropriate preparation, post-operative counseling and support regarding the sternal scar are warranted...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of the cardiac surgery patient's sex and age on care-giving received
    K M King
    EPICORE Centre, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 48:1735-42. 1999
    ..In addition, care-givers may themselves be patients in need of care. Further research is needed to examine the receipt of home-based care-giving, particularly for female patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation: the forgotten intervention
    K M King
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 15:979-85. 1999
    ..To examine the influence of cardiac patients' demographic and health characteristics on physicians' cardiac rehabilitation (CR) referral practice and patients' attendance at such programs...
  30. ncbi request reprint Short-term recovery from cardiac surgery in women: suggestions for practice
    K M King
    Division of Cardiology, WC Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Cardiol 14:1367-71. 1998
    ..To examine the effect of sex on short-term recovery from cardiac surgery...
  31. pmc Feasibility of community-based screening for cardiovascular disease risk in an ethnic community: the South Asian Cardiovascular Health Assessment and Management Program (SA-CHAMP)
    Charlotte A Jones
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, TRW Building GE89, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:160. 2013
    ..The goal of this qualitative study was to determine the feasibility of implementing a sustainable, culturally adapted, community-based CVD risk factor screening program for this population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Smell and taste dysfunction following minor stroke: a case report
    Theresa L Green
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:10-3. 2008
    ..Assistance may be required to promote the health and well-being of patients and their carers if smell and taste are impacted by the stroke event...
  33. ncbi request reprint The trajectory of minor stroke recovery for men and their female spousal caregivers: literature review
    Theresa L Green
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 58:517-31. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a narrative review to examine the current state of knowledge regarding the impact of minor stroke on male patients and their female spousal caregivers' recovery trajectory and quality of life...
  34. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practice: walking the talk
    Norma E Thurston
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Appl Nurs Res 17:239-47. 2004
    ..The EBP program was judged to be highly satisfactory to participants and their managers...
  35. doi request reprint Achieving interprofessional practice in cardiac rehabilitation
    Cydnee C Seneviratne
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary T2N1N4, Alberta, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:380-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this report was to provide an analysis of current literature related to interprofessional practice in cardiac rehabilitation, with a particular focus on examining the terms interprofessional practice and collaboration...
  36. doi request reprint Functional and psychosocial outcomes 1 year after mild stroke
    Theresa L Green
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:10-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the recovery trajectory for male patients and their wife-caregivers during the 12 months postdischarge...
  37. doi request reprint Experiences of male patients and wife-caregivers in the first year post-discharge following minor stroke: a descriptive qualitative study
    Theresa L Green
    Professional Faculties Building, Calgary Stroke Program, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1194-200. 2009
    ..We explored male patients with minor stroke and their wife-caregivers' perceptions of factors affecting quality of life and caregiver strain encountered during the first year post-discharge...
  38. ncbi request reprint First Nations people's challenge in managing coronary artery disease risk
    Kathryn M King
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 17:1074-87. 2007
    ..Health care providers need to understand the historical, social, and culturally embedded factors that influence First Nations people's appraisal of their CAD...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationships between biophysical and psychosocial outcomes following minor stroke
    T L Green
    Faculty of Nursing, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and Hodgkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 33:15-23. 2011
    ..620, p=0.000). In preparing patients for discharge following mild stroke, nurses must consider the psychological and social implications of the recovery process over time for both the patient with stroke and their spousal caregivers...
  40. pmc Living alone, patient sex and mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Heidi N Schmaltz
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:572-8. 2007
    ..Whether these factors have different effects on mortality post-acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in men and women is not clear...
  41. ncbi request reprint Peer support. An under-recognized resource in cardiac recovery
    Tracey J F Colella
    University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:211-7. 2004
    ..With subsequent cutbacks in nursing support and community-based care, patients are leaving hospital less prepared and supported to deal with the changes that occur during the first weeks of recovery...
  42. ncbi request reprint The telephone interview is an effective method of data collection in clinical nursing research: a discussion paper
    Kimberly Musselwhite
    Faculty of Nursing and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1064-70. 2007
    ..We have found our 'Manual of Operations' to be an effective tool that assists research assistants to meet the requirements for successful telephone interviewing...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using social exchange theory to guide successful study recruitment and retention
    Lisa McGregor
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada
    Nurse Res 17:74-82. 2010
    ..This paper demonstrates how key social exchange theory principles form the theoretical context for our practice, which, in turn enables us to form enduring relationships with study participants...
  44. doi request reprint Examining oral intake temperature in cardiac surgery patients
    Kathryn M King
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 17:262-77. 2008
    ..Difficulty associated with adhering to the study protocol was their primary reason for withdrawing. Given these findings, a large-scale clinical trial may not be warranted...
  45. ncbi request reprint Use of epidural anesthesia and the risk of acute postpartum urinary retention
    Kimberly L Musselwhite
    Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:472.e1-5. 2007
    ..We aimed to examine the relationship between the use of epidural analgesia during labor and acute postpartum urinary retention...
  46. doi request reprint A randomized trial of the effect of community pharmacist and nurse care on improving blood pressure management in patients with diabetes mellitus: study of cardiovascular risk intervention by pharmacists-hypertension (SCRIP-HTN)
    Donna L McLean
    EPICORE Centre COMPRIS, Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, 220 College Plaza, Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 168:2355-61. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the efficacy of a community-based multidisciplinary intervention on BP control in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  47. doi request reprint Kryptonite bone cement prevents pathologic sternal displacement
    Paul W M Fedak
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:979-85. 2010
    ..This translational research report provides proof-of-concept (part A) and first-in-man clinical data (part B) with use of a triglyceride-based porous adhesive to rapidly enhance the stability of conventional sternal closure...
  48. ncbi request reprint Implementing evidence-based practice: walking the talk
    Norma E Thurston
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 1500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    J Vasc Nurs 23:54-60. 2005
    ..The EBP program was judged to be highly satisfactory to participants and their managers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Is there a "representative" sample?
    Kathryn M King
    West J Nurs Res 25:5-7. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint A history of insulin: from discovery to modern alternatives
    Kathryn M King
    University of Sunderland
    Br J Nurs 12:1137-41. 2003
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  51. ncbi request reprint Goal setting in cardiac rehabilitation
    James A Stone
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:177-9. 2007