David B Nicholas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Live It to Understand It": The Experiences of Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 26:921-34. 2016
  2. doi request reprint The Experiences and Perceptions of Street-Involved Youth Regarding Emergency Department Services
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 26:851-62. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Toward Practice Advancement in Emergency Care for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary Edmonton Division, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 137:S205-11. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Vocational support approaches in autism spectrum disorder: a synthesis review of the literature
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Autism 19:235-45. 2015
  5. pmc Integrated complex care coordination for children with medical complexity: a mixed-methods evaluation of tertiary care-community collaboration
    Eyal Cohen
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto M5G 1X8, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:366. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of an online education and support intervention for adolescents with diabetes
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 51:815-27. 2012
  7. pmc Development of an online information and support resource for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients considering surgery: perspectives of health care providers
    Radha Macculloch
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scoliosis 5:13. 2010
  8. pmc Validity and reliability of a multiple-group measurement scale for interprofessional collaboration
    Chris Kenaszchuk
    Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:83. 2010
  9. pmc Experiences and barriers to Health-Related Quality of Life following liver transplantation: a qualitative analysis of the perspectives of pediatric patients and their parents
    David B Nicholas
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:150. 2010
  10. pmc Struggles, strengths, and strategies: an ethnographic study exploring the experiences of adolescents living with an ostomy
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, Central and Northern Region, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:114. 2008

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint "Live It to Understand It": The Experiences of Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 26:921-34. 2016
    ..Findings identify a range of challenges, lessons learned, and a reconfigured sense of mothering. An emerging model of mothering a child with ASD is presented. Implications for practice, policy, and research are offered...
  2. doi request reprint The Experiences and Perceptions of Street-Involved Youth Regarding Emergency Department Services
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 26:851-62. 2016
    ..Service gaps appeared to have a negative bearing on their care and health outcomes. Findings invite a critical review of ED care processes, structures, and staff interactions in the aim of enhancing ED services to SI youth. ..
  3. doi request reprint Toward Practice Advancement in Emergency Care for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary Edmonton Division, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 137:S205-11. 2016
    ..The objective was to identify stakeholder perspectives in determining clinical priorities and recommendations to guide ED service delivery for children with ASD...
  4. doi request reprint Vocational support approaches in autism spectrum disorder: a synthesis review of the literature
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Autism 19:235-45. 2015
    ..These vocational approaches are examined, along with representative studies. Recommendations for advancing practice, community capacity, and research are offered. ..
  5. pmc Integrated complex care coordination for children with medical complexity: a mixed-methods evaluation of tertiary care-community collaboration
    Eyal Cohen
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto M5G 1X8, ON, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:366. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of community-based complex care clinics integrated with a tertiary care center...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of an online education and support intervention for adolescents with diabetes
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 51:815-27. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that online information and support is an important resource in augmenting clinical care. Implications and recommendations for clinical practice are discussed...
  7. pmc Development of an online information and support resource for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients considering surgery: perspectives of health care providers
    Radha Macculloch
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Scoliosis 5:13. 2010
    ..This paper reports on the findings from focus groups with health care providers...
  8. pmc Validity and reliability of a multiple-group measurement scale for interprofessional collaboration
    Chris Kenaszchuk
    Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:83. 2010
    ..The paper investigates validity and reliability of data from nurses evaluating interprofessional collaboration of physicians and shows initial results for other rater/target combinations...
  9. pmc Experiences and barriers to Health-Related Quality of Life following liver transplantation: a qualitative analysis of the perspectives of pediatric patients and their parents
    David B Nicholas
    Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:150. 2010
    ..Implications and recommendations for clinical practice and research are discussed...
  10. pmc Struggles, strengths, and strategies: an ethnographic study exploring the experiences of adolescents living with an ostomy
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, Central and Northern Region, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:114. 2008
    ..This study aimed to explore adolescents' experiences and quality of life following ostomy surgery...
  11. doi request reprint The lived experiences of children and adolescents with end-stage renal disease
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Qual Health Res 21:162-73. 2011
    ..Implications and recommendations for clinical practice and research are discussed...
  12. doi request reprint Pandemic planning in pediatric care: a website policy review and national survey data
    David Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work Central and Northern Alberta Region, University of Calgary, 444 11044 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Health Policy 96:134-42. 2010
    ..This study investigates current policies, key issues, and needs for pandemic planning in pediatrics in Canada...
  13. doi request reprint Perspectives of Health Care Providers Regarding Emergency Department Care of Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:1725-36. 2016
    ..Recommendations included additional staff training and stakeholder engagement. However, making accommodations was often described as being at odds with how the ED functioned, with implications for future service planning. ..
  14. doi request reprint Experiences of emergency department care from the perspective of families in which a child has autism spectrum disorder
    David B Nicholas
    a Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary Central and Northern Alberta Region, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 55:409-26. 2016
    ..Findings inform an emerging model of ED care. Recommendations for capacity building and practice development are offered. ..
  15. doi request reprint The experiences of emergency department use by street-involved youth: Perspectives of health care and community service providers
    David B Nicholas
    a Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Central and Northern Alberta Region, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 55:531-44. 2016
    ..Results identify differences in expectations between SI youth and hospital staff, along with service issues and gaps, including relational barriers and resource constraints. Implications for practice and policy development are offered. ..
  16. doi request reprint Examining preferences for website support to parents of adolescents with diabetes
    David B Nicholas
    a Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 52:862-79. 2013
    ..Caution was also offered in addressing potential challenges inherent in online support. Findings offer guidance for online support to parents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parental perceptions of siblings' grieving after a childhood cancer death: a longitudinal study
    Maru Barrera
    Department of Psychology, Haematology Oncology Program, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Death Stud 37:25-46. 2013
    ..Over time, themes reflected stability and change...
  18. pmc Exploring the usefulness of comprehensive care plans for children with medical complexity (CMC): a qualitative study
    Sherri Adams
    Division of Paediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 13:10. 2013
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the usefulness and desired content of comprehensive care plans by exploring the perceptions of parents and health care providers (HCPs) of children with medical complexity (CMC)...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of an online peer support network for fathers of a child with a brain tumor
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 51:232-45. 2012
    ..Fathers recommended a combined resource of online and face-to-support, including the development of a support network with a larger participant base. Implications for practice are examined...
  20. pmc Challenges and strategies of children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease: a qualitative examination
    David B Nicholas
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:28. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to understand the lived experience and elements of quality of life as depicted by children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bowlby and Robertson revisited: the impact of isolation on hospitalized children during SARS
    Donna F Koller
    Department of Child Life, The Hospital for Sick Children, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:134-40. 2006
    ..Finally, the paper draws on the findings of the present study and other recent work in offering recommendations for effective clinical approaches in the event of future outbreaks...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of videophone communication for families of hospitalized children
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 50:215-29. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Pediatric epidemic crisis: Lessons for policy and practice development
    David B Nicholas
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Health Policy 88:200-8. 2008
    ..Despite the passage of time since the last diagnosed case of SARS in April 2004, researchers have warned the global community to be prepared for future outbreaks of SARS or other infectious diseases...
  24. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of online support for hospitalized children and adolescents
    David B Nicholas
    The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 1171, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 44:205-23. 2007
    ..Findings advance understanding of online networks as supportive resources for seriously ill children and their families...
  25. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of dyadic peer support for caregiving parents of children with chronic lung disease requiring technology assistance
    David B Nicholas
    Hospital for Sick Children SickKids, Department of Social Work, Toronto, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 44:245-59. 2007
    ..Challenges associated with peer support included scheduling difficulties and personality incompatibility. Recommendations for program development in clinical settings are described...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bereavement experiences of mothers and fathers over time after the death of a child due to cancer
    Rifat Alam
    Department of Psychology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Death Stud 36:1-22. 2012
    ..Findings illustrate parental differences in bereavement over time that might be partly socially determined. These findings emphasize the need for tailoring bereavement support services in the family...
  27. doi request reprint Experiences and resistance strategies utilized by fathers of children with cancer
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work Central and Northern Region, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 48:260-75. 2009
    ..An emerging model is presented, as are implications for practice and recommendations...
  28. ncbi request reprint When family-centered care is challenged by infectious disease: pediatric health care delivery during the SARS outbreaks
    Donna F Koller
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Qual Health Res 16:47-60. 2006
    ..Efforts must be made to optimize family-centered care despite obstacles. The authors suggest effective clinical approaches in the event of future outbreaks...
  29. doi request reprint Autism comes to the hospital: the experiences of patients with autism spectrum disorder, their parents and health-care providers at two Canadian paediatric hospitals
    Barbara Muskat
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada University of Toronto, Canada
    Autism 19:482-90. 2015
    ..These recommendations have wide-reaching utility for hospital and health-care practices involving this patient group. ..
  30. doi request reprint Family Experiences With Feeding Tubes in Neurologic Impairment: A Systematic Review
    Katherine E Nelson
    Paediatric Advanced Care Team and Division of Paediatric Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
    Pediatrics 136:e140-51. 2015
    ..This study explored the experiences of families after G-tube placement in children with neurologic impairment...
  31. ncbi request reprint A therapeutic camp weekend for adolescents with craniofacial differences
    Kim Tiemens
    Centre for Craniofacial Care and Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:44-6. 2006
    ..The camp comprised a program that involved personal challenges and group-building activities, as well as social recreational activities. This article outlines the camp intervention, with recommendations for future camp evaluation...
  32. doi request reprint Well-being of children with neurologic impairment after fundoplication and gastrojejunostomy tube feeding
    Sanjay Mahant
    Division of Paediatric Medicine, Paediatric Outcomes Research Team, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e395-403. 2011
    ..There is limited understanding on the impact of fundoplication or gastrojejunostomy tube (GJT) feeding in children with neurologic impairment who have swallowing dysfunction, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and/or dysmotility...
  33. doi request reprint An evaluation of pediatric asthma educational resources
    David B Nicholas
    University of Calgary, Central and Northern Region, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Work Health Care 48:450-61. 2009
    ..The positive findings of this review of novel educational materials in asthma address an important gap relative to pediatric practice, resource evaluation, and knowledge translation...
  34. doi request reprint Research needs and priorities for transition and employment in autism: Considerations reflected in a "Special Interest Group" at the International Meeting for Autism Research
    David B Nicholas
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Autism Res 10:15-24. 2017
    ..Implications for advancement and implementation are offered. Autism Res 2017, 10: 15-24. © 2016 International Society for Autism Research, Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  35. doi request reprint Examining the Experiences of Fathers of Children with a Life-Limiting Illness
    David B Nicholas
    a Faculty of Social Work, Central and Northern Alberta Region, University of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 12:126-44. 2016
    ..Practice implications and recommendations include renewed application of family-centered care, overcoming presumptions about fathers' roles, and recognizing the impact of LLI beyond physical health. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint A home for medically complex children: the role of hospital programs
    Eyal Cohen
    Complex Care Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Healthc Qual 30:7-15. 2008
    ..Applying the medical home concept to hospital-based care coordination may benefit both children with complex conditions and their families, as well as the community-based providers...