Deborah A McNeil
Affiliation: University of Calgary
- Methods of defining best practice for population health approaches with obesity prevention as an exampleDeborah A McNeil
Calgary Health Region, 1402 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
Proc Nutr Soc 65:403-11. 2006..The exercise can provide direction for agencies and practitioners in taking action to address obesity...
- Connecting children to recreational activities: results of a cluster randomized trialDeborah A McNeil
Decision Support Research Team, Calgary Health Region, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Am J Health Promot 23:376-87. 2009..Identify if outreach support increases school-aged children's participation in recreational activities...
- Being the lifeline: the parent experience of caring for a child with neuromuscular disease on home mechanical ventilationJean K Mah
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2888 Shaganappi Trail N W, and Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, AB, Canada T3B 6A8
Neuromuscul Disord 18:983-8. 2008..Beyond recognizing the parents as experts, more support by health care professionals, their extended family, and their community are needed to enable parents to fulfill their vital role...
- A growth status measurement pilot in four Calgary area schools: perceptions of grade 5 students and their parentsJ Cyne T Johnston
Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
J Sch Nurs 27:61-9. 2011..1% of responding parents reported seeking additional resources or considered making a lifestyle change for their family following the pilot. Measurement of students completed in private by nurses was acceptable to participants...
- Social equity in Human Papillomavirus vaccination: a natural experiment in Calgary CanadaRichard Musto
Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
BMC Public Health 13:640. 2013....
- A comparison between late preterm and term infants on breastfeeding and maternal mental healthSheila W McDonald
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Matern Child Health J 17:1468-77. 2013..07; 95 % CI = 1.08,3.98), but not for depression, stress, or low parenting morale. LP infants and their families are a vulnerable population with unique developmental trajectories. Further longitudinal research is required. ..
- Regional neonatal oral feeding protocol: changing the ethos of feeding preterm infantsShahirose S Premji
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 18:371-84. 2004..This culture change will assist nurses to identify what is unique about their professional practice, which is of particular importance given the skill mix resulting from hospital understaffing and a growing nursing workforce shortage...