Stuart G Nicholls
Affiliation: University of Ottawa
- Too many crying babies: a systematic review of pain management practices during immunizations on YouTubeDenise Harrison
Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
BMC Pediatr 14:134. 2014..We aimed to review the content of YouTube videos showing infants being immunized to ascertain parents' and health care professionals' use of pain management strategies, as well as to assess infants' pain and distress...
- Parental decision-making and acceptance of newborn bloodspot screening: an exploratory studyStuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 8:e79441. 2013..This study sought to understand the factors that influence parental decisions and roles they play in the decision-making process...
- Considering consent: a structural equation modelling analysis of factors influencing decisional quality when accepting newborn screeningStuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, K1H 8M5, Ottawa, Canada
J Inherit Metab Dis 37:197-205. 2014..Newborn bloodspot screening (NBS) programs generate an ethical tension between promoting the uptake of effective public health measures and facilitating informed consent from individuals...
- Standards and classification: a perspective on the 'obesity epidemic'Stuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Canada K1H 8M5
Soc Sci Med 87:9-15. 2013..A consequence of this process of simplification has been the erroneous application of population level information to individuals in a clinical context, with potentially harmful results...
- Informed choice for newborn blood spot screening in the United Kingdom: a survey of parental perceptionsStuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Pediatrics 130:e1527-33. 2012..However, little is known about parent experiences of this process. This study was intended to explore parents' understanding of newborn screening and their experience of the consent process using a structured survey...
- Parental information use in the context of newborn bloodspot screening. An exploratory mixed methods studyStuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8M5
J Community Genet 3:251-7. 2012..Even when additional sources are used, the midwife remains a prominent source of information. Furthermore, the use of written materials is dependent upon appropriate delivery and consequently delivery is essential to information use...
- Proceduralisation, choice and parental reflections on decisions to accept newborn bloodspot screeningStuart G Nicholls
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, K1H 8M5, Canada
J Med Ethics 38:299-303. 2012..This paper addresses this issue, and data are presented to show how aspects of the timing, presentation of information and procedural routinisation of newborn screening serves to impact on the decisions made by parents...