S Sidani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the evaluation of nursing care effectiveness
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:26-38. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A theory-driven approach to evaluating quality of nursing care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:60-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between nursing interventions and outcome achievement in acute care settings
    Diane Doran
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 29:61-70. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Processes of care: comparison between nurse practitioners and physician residents in acute care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:69-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for evaluating the nurse practitioner role in acute care settings
    S Sidani
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 30:58-66. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Eliciting patient treatment preferences: A strategy to integrate evidence-based and patient-centered care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:116-23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient-centered care on patient outcomes: an evaluation
    Souraya Sidani
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Ontario, Canada
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:24-37. 2008
  8. doi request reprint What nurses want: diffusion of an innovation
    Tammie Di Pietro
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:140-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between patient-centred care and outcomes on a neuroscience unit: a pilot project
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:14-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse dose: validation and refinement of a concept
    Souraya Sidani
    Ryerson University School of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 24:159-71. 2010

Research Grants

  1. ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH
    Souraya Sidani; Fiscal Year: 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the evaluation of nursing care effectiveness
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:26-38. 2003
    ..Examples are provided to illustrate the points of discussion...
  2. ncbi request reprint A theory-driven approach to evaluating quality of nursing care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H4, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:60-5. 2004
    ..To review the propositions of a theory-driven approach and to discuss its application to evaluating the quality of nursing care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between nursing interventions and outcome achievement in acute care settings
    Diane Doran
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 29:61-70. 2006
    ..The results demonstrate that nurses can use MDS and TSCS data on patient outcomes to gain insight into the effectiveness of their interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Processes of care: comparison between nurse practitioners and physician residents in acute care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:69-85. 2006
    ..These findings, which reflect differences in the processes used by ACNPs and PRs to provide care to patients, could influence the quality and cost outcomes expected of these two groups of healthcare providers...
  5. ncbi request reprint A conceptual framework for evaluating the nurse practitioner role in acute care settings
    S Sidani
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 30:58-66. 1999
    ..Empirical support for the framework propositions is provided, based on a review of pertinent literature. Implications for future ACNP impact studies are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Eliciting patient treatment preferences: A strategy to integrate evidence-based and patient-centered care
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 3:116-23. 2006
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Nurses are invited to apply the strategy in practice and to evaluate its feasibility and utility in enhancing the quality of care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient-centered care on patient outcomes: an evaluation
    Souraya Sidani
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing, Ontario, Canada
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:24-37. 2008
    ..Implementation of these PCC components was positively associated with some domains of self-care ability and satisfaction with care. Further investigation of the contribution of PCC to outcomes is recommended...
  8. doi request reprint What nurses want: diffusion of an innovation
    Tammie Di Pietro
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:140-6. 2008
    ..Nurses liked the portability and size of the PDA, as well as ease of use of the PDA software. Electronic decision support tools at point of care have the potential to improve nurses' research utilization and quality of care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Examining the relationship between patient-centred care and outcomes on a neuroscience unit: a pilot project
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 30:14-9. 2008
    ..Findings from this pilot study will guide further improvement in the implementation of PCC to continuously enhance quality of nursing care, the neuroscience patient's hospital experience and readiness for discharge...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse dose: validation and refinement of a concept
    Souraya Sidani
    Ryerson University School of Nursing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 24:159-71. 2010
    ..The concept of nurse dose has the potential for guiding future staffing research...
  11. doi request reprint Cultural adaptation and translation of measures: an integrated method
    Souraya Sidani
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 33:133-43. 2010
    ..Strengths and limitations of the proposed integrated method are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Relationships between processes and outcomes of nurse practitioners in acute care: an exploration
    Souraya Sidani
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
    J Nurs Care Qual 25:31-8. 2010
    ..The results indicated positive association between the process and outcome variables, providing initial evidence delineating care processes of ACNPs that contribute to the achievement of nursing-sensitive outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Perceptions of bed days for individuals with chronic illness in extended care facilities
    Mary T Fox
    Faculty of Health, School of Nursing, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 32:335-44. 2009
    ..The results suggest patients schedule bed days to manage several health related symptoms. Based on our findings, nurses could help patients to alternate daily upright activity with rest to mitigate the known consequences of bed days...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evidence in the palm of your hand: development of an outcomes-focused knowledge translation intervention
    Diane M Doran
    Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:69-77. 2007
    ..The aim of the project was to develop an electronic information gathering and dissemination system to support both nursing-sensitive outcomes data collection and evidence-based decision-making at the point-of-patient care...
  15. pmc Process evaluation of appreciative inquiry to translate pain management evidence into pediatric nursing practice
    Tricia Kavanagh
    Lawrence S, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:90. 2010
    ..The implementation of AI was explored in terms of its acceptability, fidelity, and feasibility as a KT intervention in pain management...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes-focused knowledge translation: a framework for knowledge translation and patient outcomes improvement
    Diane M Doran
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:3-13. 2007
    ..The propositions in the framework need to be empirically tested through future research...
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review of the effectiveness of communication interventions for health care providers caring for patients in residential care settings
    Katherine S McGilton
    LTC, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 6:149-59. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint Examining Appreciative Inquiry as a knowledge translation intervention in pain management
    Tricia Kavanagh
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 40:40-56. 2008
    ..The theory and practice of AI are compared to the concept of knowledge translation and the elements of the Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services framework. Discussion is grounded in pain management in nursing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nursing-sensitive outcomes data collection in acute care and long-term-care settings
    Diane M Doran
    Faculty of Nursing, Nursing Health Services Research Unit, University of Toronto, 215 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1P8
    Nurs Res 55:S75-81. 2006
    ..Most administrative databases do not contain good information about nursing-sensitive outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing and work status in medical, surgical and obstetrical units in Ontario teaching hospitals
    Linda McGillis Hall
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
    Hosp Q 5:64-9. 2002
    ..The need for enhanced retention strategies on these units is identified, as well as the development of a better understanding of motivating factors for nurses' regarding full-time, part-time or casual work options...
  21. ncbi request reprint An empirical test of the Nursing Role Effectiveness Model
    Diane Irvine Doran
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 38:29-39. 2002
    ..A model was developed that describes nursing practice in relationship to the roles nurses assume in health care, and links patient and system outcomes to nurses' role functions (Nursing Economics 1998: 16, 58-64, 87)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nurse staffing models as predictors of patient outcomes
    Linda McGillis Hall
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization, and Outcomes Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 41:1096-109. 2003
    ..Little research has been conducted that examined the intended effects of nursing care on clinical outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Figuring it out in the moment: a theory of unregulated care providers' knowledge utilization in dementia care settings
    Nadine Janes
    West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:13-24. 2008
    ..Therefore, little is known about how knowledge about best dementia care practice, defined broadly as the person-centered approach, gets used by institutional nursing care providers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Operationalizing self-care within the healthcare system
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 16:63-5. 2003
  25. doi request reprint Psychological impact of illness intrusiveness in epilepsy - comparison of treatments
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Health Med 13:129-45. 2008
    ..Health care providers should consider multifaceted interventions to reduce illness intrusiveness and, thereby, improve QOL...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a client care delivery model, Part 2: Variability in client outcomes in community home nursing
    Linda Lee O'Brien-Pallas
    Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit, Home Care Evaluation and Research Center, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Econ 20:13-21, 36. 2002
    ..quot; This two-part study has offered insight into the controllable variables influencing the cost and quality of home care services...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of treatment preferences on validity: a review
    Souraya Sidani
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 41:52-67. 2009
    ..The authors present empirical evidence to support the points of discussion. They describe alternative research designs that account for treatment preferences, for use in future nursing intervention research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of time per visit in community nursing
    Rhonda Cockerill
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Canada
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 16:43-51. 2002
    ..Years of community nursing experience was also an important predictor; individuals with greater community experience were less likely to report inadequate time for their duties...
  29. doi request reprint Postoperative patient education: a systematic review
    Suzanne Fredericks
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 19:144-64. 2010
    ..Understanding the relationships of patient characteristics to outcomes is important for educational interventions...
  30. doi request reprint Differences in sleep complaints in adults with varying levels of bed days residing in extended care facilities for chronic disease management
    Mary T Fox
    Faculty of Health, School of Nursing, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 19:181-202. 2010
    ..Based on the findings, nurses may assess subjective insomnia and explore sleep hygiene strategies, such as increasing time out of bed with patients who have high levels of 5 to 7 bed days...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions: exploration of two statistical methods
    Mary T Fox
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 36:20-30. 2004
    ..The authors provide an overview of the statistical models underlying RM-ANOVA and HLM and discuss the strengths and limitations of each. They propose that the 2 methods are complementary in determining the effectiveness of interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of anxiety on learning outcomes post-CABG
    Suzanne Fredericks
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 40:127-40. 2008
    ..Results indicate statistically significant correlations between anxiety and the outcomes ofinterest. Implications for practice include provision of educational interventions at times when anxiety levels are low...
  33. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the nurse practitioner role in palliative care
    D Williams
    Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Nurs Leadersh 14:13-9. 2001
    ..The method followed in this case study to examine the contribution of the NP role could be used by other NPs to demonstrate the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of their care...
  34. doi request reprint Patient demographics and learning needs: examination of relationship
    Suzanne Fredericks
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 18:307-22. 2009
    ..Yet such knowledge is essential to develop postoperative educational interventions that are tailored to patients' needs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Teaching and community hospital work environments
    Linda McGillis Hall
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    West J Nurs Res 28:710-25. 2006
    ..This study highlights some important differences between teaching and community hospitals that can inform nurse executives and policy makers of the unique work-life issues for different groups of nurses...
  36. ncbi request reprint An alternative paradigm for clinical nursing research: an exemplar
    Souraya Sidani
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Res Nurs Health 26:244-55. 2003
    ..The changes are discussed at the conceptual level and illustrated with examples from an ongoing multisite study aimed at determining the usefulness of this theory-driven approach to intervention evaluation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Seizure freedom reduces illness intrusiveness and improves quality of life in epilepsy
    Sonia Poochikian-Sarkissian
    Division of Neurology, Krembil Neuroscience Program, School of Nursing, University of Toronto, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 35:280-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine illness intrusiveness and QOL in epilepsy in patients with different levels of seizure control...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of demographic characteristics on preoperative teaching outcomes: a meta-analysis
    Sepali Guruge
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:25-33. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The effects of a walking/talking program on communication, ambulation, and functional status in residents with Alzheimer disease
    Cheryl A Cott
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:81-7. 2002
    ..These findings are contradictory to those of previous studies...
  40. doi request reprint Assessment of preferences for treatment: validation of a measure
    Souraya Sidani
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3
    Res Nurs Health 32:419-31. 2009
    ..The TAP measure has the potential for the assessment of acceptability and preferences for various behavioral interventions...
  41. doi request reprint An exploration of the relationship between coronary artery bypass graft patients' self-sought educational resources and outcomes
    Suzanne Fredericks
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:422-31. 2008
    ..05), and a decrease in symptom frequency (P <or= .05). This study represents a first step toward identifying the association between the use of self-sought educational resources after CABG and outcomes expected of education...
  42. ncbi request reprint Achieving clinical improvement: an interdisciplinary intervention
    Diane M Irvine Doran
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Health Care Manage Rev 27:42-56. 2002
    ..Successful teams were more effective at problem solving, engaged in more functional group interactions, and were more likely to have physician participation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using standardized survey items with older adults hospitalized for chronic illness
    Mary T Fox
    Collaborative Research Program Rehabilitation and Long Term Care, Baycrest
    Res Nurs Health 30:468-81. 2007
    ..The numeric response format of the items was an obstacle during the response stage. Strategies to enhance the validity of the surveys included breaking up, rephrasing, and contextualizing items, and using descriptive response options...
  44. doi request reprint Nurse dose: what's in a concept?
    Milisa Manojlovich
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N Ingalls, Room 4306, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:310-9. 2008
    ..Ongoing investigation will help to identify the parameters of nurse dose that have the greatest effect on outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Including the provider in the assessment of quality care: development and testing of the Nurses' Assessment of Quality Scale - acute care version
    Mary R Lynn
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:328-36. 2007
    ..After analysis, the scale was reduced to 77 items contained in 8 factors. Reliability estimates for the factors ranged from 74 to 94...
  46. ncbi request reprint Understanding and measuring patients' assessment of the quality of nursing care
    Mary R Lynn
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Nurs Res 56:159-66. 2007
    ..Traditionally, patients have been considered incapable of evaluating the quality of care they receive, leading to their minimal involvement...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the research-practice gap: relevance of the RCT to practice
    Souraya Sidani
    Can J Nurs Res 36:7-18. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for translating RCT findings into practice
    Souraya Sidani
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 39:191-7. 2007

Research Grants4

  1. ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH
    Souraya Sidani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This data set will permit the conduct of simulation-type analyses to identify the contribution of the methodological and conceptual factors to the validity of conclusions in clinical research. ..