Tracey L O'Sullivan
Affiliation: University of Ottawa
- Disaster and emergency management: Canadian nurses' perceptions of preparedness on hospital front linesTracey L O'Sullivan
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 23:s11-8. 2008....
- Unraveling the complexities of disaster management: A framework for critical social infrastructure to promote population health and resilienceTracey L O'Sullivan
Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 35 University Private, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 93:238-46. 2013..Seven action recommendations are presented, to promote community resilience and population health. ..
- "We don't have a back-up plan": an exploration of family contingency planning for emergencies following strokeTracey O'Sullivan
Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Soc Work Health Care 51:531-51. 2012..Furthermore, they assumed formal respite services or long-term care would be available should the need arise. Despite increased awareness over time, most caregivers had not devised contingency plans at 6 months...
- Support for families coping with stroke or dementia: special considerations for emergency managementTracey L O'Sullivan
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa and Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 134:197-201. 2009..Preparedness interventions should focus on building resilience and encourage families to explore possibilities for respite care as well as other standard strategies to ensure self-sufficiency in the early phases of a disaster...
- If schools are closed, who will watch our kids? Family caregiving and other sources of role conflict among nurses during large-scale outbreaksTracey L O'Sullivan
University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 24:321-5. 2009....
- Interdisciplinary physical activity counseling in primary care: a qualitative inquiry of the patient experienceTracey L O'Sullivan
University of Ottawa and Elizabeth Bruyère Research Institute, Canada
J Health Psychol 15:362-72. 2010..They favored the tailored approach and felt the strategies for overcoming PA barriers were helpful...
- Impact of integrating a physical activity counsellor into the primary health care team: physical activity and health outcomes of the Physical Activity Counselling randomized controlled trialMichelle S Fortier
School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:503-14. 2011..Between-group differences were found for body composition in that the intensive-counselling patients decreased more. A multisite randomized controlled trial with a longer intensive intervention and follow-up is warranted...
- Ready, aye ready? Support mechanisms for healthcare workers in emergency planning: a critical gap analysis of three hospital emergency plansCarol A Amaratunga
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Women s Health Research Unit, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Am J Disaster Med 2:195-210. 2007..Three years after SARS, this article presents a critical analysis of the gaps of three hospital pandemic influenza plans in the context of established organizational supports for healthcare workers...
- Are we ready? Evidence of support mechanisms for Canadian health care workers in multi-jurisdictional emergency planningTracey L O'Sullivan
Women s Health Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
Can J Public Health 98:358-63. 2007..Here we focus on the identification and evaluation of existing support mechanisms incorporated within emergency plans across various jurisdictional levels...
- Infectious respiratory disease outbreaks and pregnancy: occupational health and safety concerns of Canadian nursesKaren P Phillips
Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 26:114-21. 2011....
- Household emergency preparedness: a literature reviewJoelle Levac
Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Community Health 37:725-33. 2012..In particular, the construct of social capital and how it can be used to foster individual and community capacity in emergency situations requires further study...
- Explaining the social gradient in health in Canada: using the National Population Health Survey to examine the role of stressorsHeather M Orpana
Institute of Population Health and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada
Int J Behav Med 11:143-51. 2004....
- Psychosocial considerations about children and radiological eventsLouise Lemyre
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 142:70-6. 2010..Children can become vectors of prevention, preparedness and mitigation through information and behavioural rehearsal. Special consideration must therefore be given to education, school programmes, practice rehearsal and media exposure...
- Psychosocial considerations for mass decontaminationLouise Lemyre
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 142:17-23. 2010..Implication for responders, healthcare and emergency infrastructure, public behaviour, screening processes, risk communication and media management are described...
- Psychological Stress Measure (PSM-9): integration of an evidence-based approach to assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of stress in physical therapy practiceLouise Lemyre
School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Physiother Theory Pract 25:453-62. 2009..The tool is valid and reliable and easy to administer in health care settings; it has a normal distribution, which makes it a very sensitive-to-change instrument in repeated measures to document progress...
- A social-cognitive perspective of terrorism risk perception and individual response in CanadaJennifer E C Lee
GAP Santé Research Unit, Desmarais Hall, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 3217, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
Risk Anal 29:1265-80. 2009..Hence, findings highlight the importance of fostering a sense of coping efficacy to the effectiveness of strategies aimed at improving individual preparedness for terrorism...
- Emergency preparedness for higher risk populations: psychosocial considerationsLouise Lemyre
GAP Santé Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 134:207-14. 2009....
- A psychosocial risk assessment and management framework to enhance response to CBRN terrorism threats and attacksLouise Lemyre
School of Psychology, Institute of Population Health, McLaughlin Centre, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Biosecur Bioterror 3:316-30. 2005....
- Do stressors explain the association between income and declines in self-rated health? A longitudinal analysis of the National Population Health SurveyHeather M Orpana
Statistics Canada and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Int J Behav Med 14:40-7. 2007..These results suggest that stressors may be 1 mechanism underlying the social gradient in health...
- Income and psychological distress: the role of the social environmentHeather M Orpana
Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
Health Rep 20:21-8. 2009..This article examines the relationship between lower income and the risk of experiencing high psychological distress over twelve years...
- The physical activity counselling (PAC) randomized controlled trial: rationale, methods, and interventionsMichelle S Fortier
School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, and The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, ON
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:1170-85. 2007..We anticipate that key lessons from this study will be useful for shaping future public health interventions, theories, and research...
- Terrorism threats and preparedness in Canada: the perspective of the Canadian publicStacey Gibson
School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, room 312B Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
Biosecur Bioterror 5:134-44. 2007..Finally, the significant relevance of these findings in shaping terrorism preparedness, both in Canada and generally, is discussed...
- In the path of disasters: psychosocial issues for preparedness, response, and recoveryCarol A Amaratunga
Women s Health Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 21:149-53; discussion 154-5. 2006..Particular consideration needs to be directed toward differential impacts of disasters based on gender, age, and other vulnerabilities...
- Health risk perceptions as mediators of socioeconomic differentials in health behaviourJennifer E C Lee
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Health Psychol 13:1082-91. 2008..Findings underscore the importance of improving the social environment to fostering better lifestyle and health among disadvantaged individuals...
- Triangulation of self-report and investigator-rated coping indices as predictors of psychological stress: a longitudinal investigation among public utility workersLouise Lemyre
School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Work 27:89-100. 2006..While self-report cognitive approach predicted lower psychological stress, investigator-rated cognitive approach predicted greater stress. Findings underline the importance of using both types of coping indices to predict outcome...
- Measuring psychological stress. Concept, model, and measurement instrument in primary care researchLouise Lemyre
School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
Can Fam Physician 49:1159-60, 1166-8. 2003
- Hypothesis: the research page. Integrating population health into social ecology. Role of family medicine researchersLouise Lemyre
School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
Can Fam Physician 48:1349-53. 2002