Affiliation: University of Calgary
- Evidence-based feeding guidelines for very low-birth-weight infantsShahirose S Premji
Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary Health Region, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 2:5-18. 2002..A follow-up study testing this CPG has been completed and is published in the original research section of this issue...
- Research-based interventions for children and youth with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: revealing the gapS Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Child Care Health Dev 33:389-97; discussion 398-400. 2007..We conducted a systematic review to identify research-based interventions for children and youth with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and areas for future study...
- Perinatal distress in women in low- and middle-income countries: allostatic load as a framework to examine the effect of perinatal distress on preterm birth and infant healthShahirose Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
Matern Child Health J 18:2393-407. 2014..Building research capacity through partnering researchers in high-income countries and LMIC and reflecting on unique ethical challenges will be important to generating new knowledge in LMIC...
- Geophagy practices and the content of chemical elements in the soil eaten by pregnant women in artisanal and small scale gold mining communities in TanzaniaElias C Nyanza
School of Public Health, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Bugando Area, Mwanza, Tanzania
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:144. 2014..The present study examined geophagy practices of pregnant women in a gold mining area of Geita District in northwestern Tanzania, and also examined the potential for exposure to chemical elements by testing soil samples...
- Sociocultural influences on newborn health in the first 6 weeks of life: qualitative study in a fishing village in Karachi, PakistanShahirose Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:232. 2014..Given regional variability and minimal improvement in infant mortality rates in Pakistan, this study aimed to explicate sociocultural influences impacting mothers' efforts to maintain or improve newborn health...
- Mobile health in maternal and newborn care: fuzzy logicShahirose Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:6494-503. 2014....
- Call for neonatal nursing specialization in developing countriesShahirose S Premji
Shahirose S Premji is an Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, an Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, and member, The Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada She can be reached via e mail at Kaye Spence is an Associate Professor and Clinical Nurse Consultant Neonatology, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia and School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland Carole Kenner, Dean Professor, School of Nursing, Northeastern University, Associate Dean Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Boston, MA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 38:336-42; quiz 343-4. 2013..Evaluation of trends in mortality and identification of process indicators will facilitate examination of the effectiveness of the introduction of the specialty of neonatal nursing as a scaling-up strategy. ..
- Transitions in the early-life of late preterm infants: vulnerabilities and implications for postpartum careShahirose Sadrudin Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, and Alberta Health Services, Prenatal and Postpartum Services Public Health, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 26:57-68. 2012..Gaps in provision of postpartum care of late preterm infants are situated within the discussion of guidelines and models of postpartum care (home vs clinic) of late preterm infants...
- The association between parity, infant gender, higher level of paternal education and preterm birth in Pakistan: a cohort studyKiran Shaikh
University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:88. 2011..Cortisol is a biological marker of stress and depression, and its measurement may assist in understanding the influence of self reported maternal stress and depression on preterm birth...
- Faculty practice in a private teaching institution in a developing country: embracing the possibilitiesShahirose Sadrudin Premji
Aga Khan University School of Nursing, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
J Adv Nurs 67:876-83. 2011..This paper discusses a case study on implementing faculty practice in a private teaching institution in a developing country where direct 'hands-on' care is undervalued by nurses...
- Does amount of protein in formula matter for low-birthweight infants? A Cochrane systematic reviewShahirose Premji
Faculty of Nursing and Paediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, and the Alberta Children s Hospital, Canada
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:507-14. 2006..We performed a systematic review of randomized controlled trials to determine whether formula-fed low-birthweight infants could tolerate protein intakes>or=3.0 g/kg/d in their initial hospital stay, without adverse consequences...
- Standardised feeding regimens: hope for reducing the risk of necrotising enterocolitisS S Premji
University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F192-3. 2005
- Enteral feeding for high-risk neonates: a digest for nurses into putative risk and benefits to ensure safe and comfortable careShahirose S Premji
Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 19:59-71; quiz 72-3. 2005..Many gaps are identified in the research literature, and directions for future research are described to ensure safe and comfortable care for high-risk neonates receiving enteral feedings...
- 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...
- A matched cohort study of feeding practice guidelines for infants weighing less than 1,500 gShahirose S Premji
University of Calgary, Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Nursing, Calgary Health Region, Foothills Medical Center, Calagary, Alberta, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 2:27-36. 2002..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for the nutritional management of infants weighing < 1,500 g...