Self-Care Behaviours and Heart Failure: Does Experience with Symptoms Really Make a Difference?

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Cameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen and Stewart, Simon 2010. Self-Care Behaviours and Heart Failure: Does Experience with Symptoms Really Make a Difference? European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 9 (2), pp. 92 - 100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2009.10.004
AuthorsCameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen and Stewart, Simon
Abstract

Background: There are many reasons to explain why achievement of optimal self-care can be difficult for many patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).

Aim: To investigate differences in self-care skills between patients with and without experience of CHF symptoms.

Methods: On the basis of a confirmed diagnosis and treatment for CHF < 2 months or > 2 months, patients were prospectively designated as “novices” or “experienced”. Administration of the Self-Care Heart Failure Index assessed 3 self-care skills: maintenance, management and confidence. A score > 70% in each scale is considered adequate self care. Hierarchal regression models were built to test three hypotheses.

Results: In 143 elderly patients hospitalised with CHF, novices had lower self-care maintenance (63 ± 16 vs. 71 ± 14, p = 0.05) and self-care management scores (48 ± 17 vs. 58 ± 19, p = 0.003) than experienced patients. Novices were less likely to have adequate self-care maintenance (OR, 0.73; 95% CI 0.5 to 0.9, LR < 0.02) and management (OR, 0.3; 95% CI, 0.1 to 0.8, p = 0.02). Patients experienced with CHF had similar confidence levels (66 ± 17 vs. 64 ± 17, p = 0.40) to novices.

Conclusion: Level of experience is a determinant of self-care skills suggesting this factor should be considered in determining an individual education plan.

KeywordsHeart failure; Self-care; Patient education
Year2010
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Journal citation9 (2), pp. 92 - 100
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2009.10.004
Scopus EID2-s2.0-77951574989
Page range92 - 100
Research GroupSchool of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine
Grant IDnhmrc/323403
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Impact of nurse-mediated management on achieving blood pressure goal levels in primary care: Insights from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure Study
Carrington, Melinda Jane, Jennings, Garry L., Harris, Mark, Nelson, Mark, Schlaich, Markus, Stocks, Nigel P., Burrell, Louise M., Amerena, John, de Looze, Ferdinandus J., Swemmer, Carla H., Kurstjens, Nicol P. and Stewart, Simon 2016. Impact of nurse-mediated management on achieving blood pressure goal levels in primary care: Insights from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure Study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 15 (6), pp. 409 - 416. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515115591901
The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) Registry
Thienemann, Friedrich, Dzudie, Anastase, Mocumbi, Ana, Blauwet, Lori, Sani, Mahmoud U., Karaye, Kamilu M., Ogah, Okechukwu, Mbanze, Irina, Mbakwem, Amam, Udo, Patience, Tibazarwa, Kemi, Damasceno, Albertino, Keates, Ashley K., Stewart, Simon and Sliwa-Hahnle, Karen 2016. The causes, treatment, and outcome of pulmonary hypertension in Africa: Insights from the Pan African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) Registry. International Journal of Cardiology. 221, pp. 205 - 211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.06.242
Congenital heart disease requires a lifetime continuum of care: a call for a regional registry
Celermajer, David S., Strange, Geoff, Cordina, Rachael, Selbie, Lisa, Sholler, Gary, Winlaw, David, Alphonso, Nelson, Justo, Robert, Nicholae, Mugur, Kasparian, Nadine, Weintraub, Robert G., Cheung, Michael, Grigg, Leeanne E., Brizard, Christian P., Brizard, Christian P., Wheaton, Gavin, Disney, Patrick, Stewart, Simon, Bullock, Andrew, ... d'Udekem, Yves 2016. Congenital heart disease requires a lifetime continuum of care: a call for a regional registry. Heart Lung and Circulation. 25 (8), pp. 750 - 754. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.03.018
Cardiovascular risk in urban and rural African settings
Tibazarwa, Kemi, Sliwa, Karen, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Ogah, Okechukwu and Stewart, Simon 2016. Cardiovascular risk in urban and rural African settings. in: S.Stewart, K. Sliwa and A. Mocumbi, A. Damasceno and M. Ntsekhe (ed.) The heart of Africa: Clinical profile of an evolving burden of heart disease in Africa United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 73 - 88
Gender and tachycardia: independent modulation of platelet reactivity in patients with atrial fibrillation
Procter, Nathan, Ball, Jocasta Clare, Ngo, Doan, Isenberg, Jeffrey, Hylek, Elaine, Chirkov, Yuliy, Stewart, Simon and Horowitz, John 2016. Gender and tachycardia: independent modulation of platelet reactivity in patients with atrial fibrillation. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 13 (3), pp. 202 - 208. https://doi.org/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.03.005
Gender differences in presentation, coronary intervention, and outcomes of 28,985 acute coronary syndrome patients in Victoria, Australia
Worrall-Carter, Linda, McEvedy, Samantha Marie, Wilson, Andrew and Rahman, Muhammad Aziz 2016. Gender differences in presentation, coronary intervention, and outcomes of 28,985 acute coronary syndrome patients in Victoria, Australia. Women's Health Issues. 26 (1), pp. 14 - 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2015.09.002
Short message service (SMS) as an educational tool during pregnancy: A literature review
Lamont, Kim, Sliwa, Karen, Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Pretorius, Sandra, Libhaber, Elena, Wiysonge, Charles S., Adebayo, Esther F. and Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin 2016. Short message service (SMS) as an educational tool during pregnancy: A literature review. Health Education Journal. 75 (5), pp. 540 - 552. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896915607910
Systematic review of trial-based analyses reporting the economic impact of heart failure management programs compared with usual care
Maru, Shoko, Byrnes, Joshua, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Stewart, Simon and Scuffham, Paul A. 2016. Systematic review of trial-based analyses reporting the economic impact of heart failure management programs compared with usual care. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 15 (1), pp. 82 - 90. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515114556031
Ten-year coronary artery disease risk in 1571 newly presenting hypertensive black subjects
Ojji, Dike, Stewart, Simon, Atherton, John J., Ajayi, Samuel, Mamven, Manmak H., Ngabea, Murtala, Ojji, O. and Sliwa-Hahnle, Karen 2016. Ten-year coronary artery disease risk in 1571 newly presenting hypertensive black subjects. Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education (online). 6 (3), pp. 1 - 5. https://doi.org/10.4172/2161-0711.1000442
Prevalence, incidence, risk factors and treatment of atrial fibrillation in Australia: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) longitudinal, population cohort study
Diouf, Ibrahima, Magliano, Dianna J., Carrington, Melinda Jane, Stewart, Simon and Shaw, Jonathan E. 2016. Prevalence, incidence, risk factors and treatment of atrial fibrillation in Australia: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) longitudinal, population cohort study. International Journal of Cardiology. 205, pp. 127 - 132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.12.013
Hypertensive heart failure in Nigerian Africans : Insights from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry
Ogah, Okechukwu, Sliwa, Karen, Akinyemi, Joshua, Falase, Ayodele and Stewart, Simon 2015. Hypertensive heart failure in Nigerian Africans : Insights from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry. Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Print). 17 (4), pp. 263 - 272. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.12496
Impact of a nurse-led home and clinic-based secondary prevention programme to prevent cardiac dysfunction in high risk individuals : The Nurse-led Intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NIL-CHF) randomized controlled study
Stewart, Simon, Chan, Yih-Kai, Wong, Chiew, Jennings, Garry, Scuffham, Paul, Esterman, Adrian and Carrington, Melinda 2015. Impact of a nurse-led home and clinic-based secondary prevention programme to prevent cardiac dysfunction in high risk individuals : The Nurse-led Intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NIL-CHF) randomized controlled study. European Journal of Heart Failure. 17 (6), pp. 620 - 630. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.272
Is there any gender difference for smoking persistence or relapse following diagnosis or hospitalization for coronary heart disease? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis
Rahman, Muhammad Aziz, Edward, Karen-Leigh, Montgomery, Laura, McEvedy, Samantha Marie and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2015. Is there any gender difference for smoking persistence or relapse following diagnosis or hospitalization for coronary heart disease? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 18 (6), pp. 1399 - 1407. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv222
Does comedy kill? A retrospective, longitudinal cohort, nested case-control study of humour and longevity in 53 British comedians
Stewart, Simon and Thompson, David 2015. Does comedy kill? A retrospective, longitudinal cohort, nested case-control study of humour and longevity in 53 British comedians. International Journal of Cardiology. 180, pp. 258 - 261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.152
Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival : Pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Stewart, Simon, Ball, Jocasta, Horowitz, John, Marwick, Thomas, Mahadevan, Gnanadevan, Wong, Chiew, Abhayaratna, Walter, Chan, Yih, Esterman, Adrian, Thompson, David, Scuffham, Paul and Carrington, Melinda 2015. Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival : Pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. The Lancet (online version). 385, pp. 775 - 784. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61992-9
Early repolarization patterns associated with increased arrhythmic risk are common in young non-Caucasian Australian males and not influenced by athletic status
Brosnan, Maria, Kumar, Saurabh, LaGerche, Andre, Brown, Alex, Stewart, Simon, Kalman, Jonathan and Prior, David 2015. Early repolarization patterns associated with increased arrhythmic risk are common in young non-Caucasian Australian males and not influenced by athletic status. Heart Rhythm. 12 (7), pp. 1576 - 1583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.03.060
Economic implications of cardiovascular disease management programs: moving beyond one-off experiments
Maru, Shoko, Byrnes, Joshua, Carrington, Melinda J., Stewart, Simon and Scuffham, Paul A. 2015. Economic implications of cardiovascular disease management programs: moving beyond one-off experiments. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research. 15 (4), pp. 657 - 666. https://doi.org/10.1586/14737167.2015.1046842
Effect of nurse-implemented transitional care for chinese individuals with chronic heart failure in Hong Kong : A randomized controlled trial
Yu, Doris, Lee, Diana, Stewart, Simon, Thompson, David, Choi, Kai-Chow and Yu, Cheuk-Man 2015. Effect of nurse-implemented transitional care for chinese individuals with chronic heart failure in Hong Kong : A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63 (8), pp. 1583 - 1593. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13533
Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research
Stanley, Melissa Jayne, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Rahman, Muhammad Aziz, McEvedy, Samantha Marie and Langham, Robyn 2015. Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research. Contemporary Nurse. 51 (2017-03-02), pp. 148 - 162. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1157029
Gender difference in treatment and mortality of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to Victorian public hospitals : A retrospective database study
Kuhn, Lisa, Page, Karen, Rahman, Muhammad and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2015. Gender difference in treatment and mortality of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction admitted to Victorian public hospitals : A retrospective database study. Australian Critical Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2015.01.004
Cardiac tachyarrhythmias and patient values and preferences for their management: The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus document endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS)
Lane, Deirdre A., Aguinaga, Luis, Blomstrom-Lundqvist, Carina, Boriani, Giuseppe, Dan, Gheorge-Andrei, Hills, Mellanie, Hylek, Elaine, LaHaye, Stephen A., Lip, Gregory Y. H., Lobban, Trudie, Mandrola, John, McCabe, Pamela J., Pedersen, Susanne S., Pisters, Ron, Stewart, Simon, Wood, Kathryn, Potpara, Tatjana S., Gorenek, Bulent, Conti, Jamie Beth, ... Hurwitz, Jodie 2015. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias and patient values and preferences for their management: The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus document endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). Europace. 17 (12), pp. 1747 - 1769. https://doi.org/10.1093/europace/euv233
Bovine Pericardium in the Surgical Repair of Heart and Vascular Abnormalities: A Systematic Review of Animal and Human Studies
Stewart, Simon, Ball, Jocasta, McDermott, Cressida and Keates, Kimberley 2015. Bovine Pericardium in the Surgical Repair of Heart and Vascular Abnormalities: A Systematic Review of Animal and Human Studies. Australia: Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research.
Is there an association between sleeping patterns and other environmental factors with obesity and blood pressure in an urban african population?
Pretorius, Sandra, Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Lamont, Kim, Sliwa, Karen and Crowther, Nigel 2015. Is there an association between sleeping patterns and other environmental factors with obesity and blood pressure in an urban african population? PLoS One (online). 10 (10), pp. 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0131081
PROspective MEmory Training to improve HEart failUre Self-care (PROMETHEUS): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Cameron, Jan, Rendell, Peter, Ski, Chantal, Kure, Christina, McLennan, Skye, Rose, Nathan, Prior, David and Thompson, David 2015. PROspective MEmory Training to improve HEart failUre Self-care (PROMETHEUS): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials (online). 16 (196), pp. 196 - 209. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0721-2
Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research
Stanley, Melissa Jayne, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Rahman, Muhammad Aziz, McEvedy, Samantha Marie and Langham, Robyn 2015. Assessment of an established dialysis nurse practitioner model of care using mixed methods research. Contemporary Nurse. 51 (2017-03-02), pp. 148 - 162. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1157029
Composite outcome measures in a pragmatic clinical trial of chronic heart failure management: A comparative assessment
Chang, Sungwon, Davidson, Patricia, Newton, Phillip, Macdonald, Peter, Carrington, Melinda, Marwick, Thomas H., Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Reid, Christopher, Chan, Kai, Scuffham, Paul, Sibbritt, David and Stewart, Simon 2015. Composite outcome measures in a pragmatic clinical trial of chronic heart failure management: A comparative assessment. International Journal of Cardiology. 185, pp. 62 - 68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.071
Subtle renal dysfunction and bleeding risk in atrial fibrillation : Symmetric dimethylarginine predicts HAS-BLED score
Procter, Nathan, Ball, Jocasta, Heresztyn, Tamila, Nooney, Vivek, Liu, Saifei, Chong, Cher-Rin, Ngo, Doan, Isenberg, Jeffrey, Chirkov, Yuliy, Stewart, Simon and Horowitz, John 2015. Subtle renal dysfunction and bleeding risk in atrial fibrillation : Symmetric dimethylarginine predicts HAS-BLED score. American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease. 5 (2), pp. 101 - 109.
Impact of a nurse-led home and clinic-based secondary prevention programme to prevent cardiac dysfunction in high risk individuals : The Nurse-led Intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NIL-CHF) randomized controlled study
Stewart, Simon, Chan, Yih-Kai, Wong, Chiew, Jennings, Garry, Scuffham, Paul, Esterman, Adrian and Carrington, Melinda 2015. Impact of a nurse-led home and clinic-based secondary prevention programme to prevent cardiac dysfunction in high risk individuals : The Nurse-led Intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NIL-CHF) randomized controlled study. European Journal of Heart Failure. 17, pp. 620 - 630. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.272
Prospective memory impairment in chronic heart failure
Habota, Tina, McLennan, Skye, Cameron, Jan, Henry, Julie, Ski, Chantal, Thompson, David and Rendell, Peter 2015. Prospective memory impairment in chronic heart failure. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 21 (3), pp. 183 - 192. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617715000119
A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study
Salmon, Vasiliki, Frost, Steven, Newton, Phillip, Macdonald, Peter, Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Chan, Yih and Davidson, Patricia 2015. A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce sedentary behavior and promote physical activity and health of 8-9 year olds: The Transform-Us! Study. BMC Public Health. 24 (11), pp. 1068 - 1073. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-759
E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis
Rahman, Muhammad, Hann, Nicholas, Wilson, Andrew, Mnatzaganian, George and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2015. E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One (online). 10 (3), pp. 1 - 16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122544
E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis
Rahman, Muhammad, Hann, Nicholas, Wilson, Andrew, Mnatzaganian, George and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2015. E-cigarettes and smoking cessation: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 10 (3), pp. 1 - 16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0122544
Cost-effectiveness of a home based intervention for secondary prevention of readmission with chronic heart disease
Byrnes, Joshua, Carrington, Melinda, Chan, Yih-Kai, Pollicino, Christine, Dubrowin, Natalie and Stewart, Simon 2015. Cost-effectiveness of a home based intervention for secondary prevention of readmission with chronic heart disease. PLoS ONE. 10 (12), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144545
Suppression of neutrophil superoxide generation by BNP is attenuated in acute heart failure : A case for 'BNP resistance'
Liu, Saifei, Ngo, Doan, Chong, Cher-Rin, Amarasekera, Anjalee, Procter, Nathan, Licari, Giovanni, Dautov, Rustem, Stewart, Simon, Chirkov, Yuliy and Horowitz, John 2015. Suppression of neutrophil superoxide generation by BNP is attenuated in acute heart failure : A case for 'BNP resistance'. European Journal of Heart Failure. 17 (5), pp. 475 - 483. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.242
Systematic review of model-based analyses reporting the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of cardiovascular disease management programs
Maru, Shoko, Byrnes, Joshua, Whitty, Jennifer, Carrington, Melinda, Stewart, Simon and Scuffham, Paul 2015. Systematic review of model-based analyses reporting the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of cardiovascular disease management programs. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 14 (1), pp. 26 - 33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515114536093
Effect of nurse-implemented transitional care for Chinese individuals with chronic heart failure in Hong Kong : A randomized controlled trial
Yu, Doris S. F., Lee, Diana T. F., Stewart, Simon, Thompson, David R., Choi, Kai-Chow and Yu, Cheuk-Man 2015. Effect of nurse-implemented transitional care for Chinese individuals with chronic heart failure in Hong Kong : A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63 (8), pp. 1583 - 1593. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13533
Cost-effectiveness of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: Extended follow-up of pragmatic, multicentre randomized trial cohort - The WHICH? Study
Maru, Shoko, Byrnes, Joshua, Carrington, Melinda J., Chan, Yih-Kai, Thompson, David R., Stewart, Simon and Scuffham, Paul A. 2015. Cost-effectiveness of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: Extended follow-up of pragmatic, multicentre randomized trial cohort - The WHICH? Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 201, pp. 368 - 375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.066
Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival : Pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Stewart, Simon, Ball, Jocasta, Horowitz, John D., Marwick, Thomas H., Mahadevan, Gnanadevan, Wong, Chiew, Abhayaratna, Walter P., Chan, Yih K., Esterman, Adrian, Thompson, David R., Scuffham, Paul and Carrington, Melinda J. 2015. Standard versus atrial fibrillation-specific management strategy (SAFETY) to reduce recurrent admission and prolong survival : Pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. 385 (9970), pp. 775 - 784. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61992-9
An investigation of emotion recognition and theory of mind in people with chronic heart failure
Habota, Tina, McLennan, Skye N., Cameron, Jan, Ski, Chantal F., Thompson, David R. and Rendell, Peter G. 2015. An investigation of emotion recognition and theory of mind in people with chronic heart failure. PLoS ONE. 10 (11), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0141607
Implementing guideline based heart failure care in the northern territory: Challenges and solutions
Iyngkaran, Pupalan, Harris, Melanie, Ilton, Marcus, Kangaharan, Nadarajan, Battersby, Malcolm, Stewart, Simon and Brown, Alex 2014. Implementing guideline based heart failure care in the northern territory: Challenges and solutions. Heart Lung and Circulation. 23 (5), pp. 391 - 406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2013.12.005
Heart failure in the developing world
Sliwa-Hahnle, Karen and Stewart, Simon 2014. Heart failure in the developing world. in: D. L. Mann and G. Michael Felker (ed.) Heart Failure: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease United States: Elsevier. pp. 410 - 419
Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative - Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA)- a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory : study design and rationale
Iyngkaran, Pupalan, Tinsley, Jeff, Smith, David, Haste, Mark, Nadarajan, Kangaharan, Ilton, Mark, Battersby, Malcolm, Stewart, Simon and Brown, Alex 2014. Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative - Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA)- a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory : study design and rationale. BMJ Open. 4, pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004137
A meta-analysis of echocardiographic measurements of the left heart for the development of normative reference ranges in a large international cohort : the EchoNoRMAL study
Stewart, Simon, Poppe, Katrina and EchoNoRMAL Collaboration, 2014. A meta-analysis of echocardiographic measurements of the left heart for the development of normative reference ranges in a large international cohort : the EchoNoRMAL study. European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging. 15 (3), pp. 341 - 348. https://doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jet240
Short-term outcomes after hospital discharge in patients admitted with heart failure in Abeokuta, Nigeria : Data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry
Ogah, Okechukwu, Stewart, Simon, Falase, Ayodele, Akinyemi, Joshua, Adegbite, Gail, Alabi, Albert, Durodola, Amina, Ajani, Akinlolu and Sliwa, Karen 2014. Short-term outcomes after hospital discharge in patients admitted with heart failure in Abeokuta, Nigeria : Data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 25 (5), pp. 217 - 223. https://doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2014-040
Electronic cigarettes : Patterns of use, health effects, use in smoking cessation and regulatory issues
Rahman, Muhammad, Hann, Nicholas, Wilson, Andrew and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. Electronic cigarettes : Patterns of use, health effects, use in smoking cessation and regulatory issues. Tobacco Induced Diseases. 12 (21), pp. 1 - 9. https://doi.org/10.1186/1617-9625-12-21
Contemporary profile of acute heart failure in Southern Nigeria : Data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Clinical Registry
Ogah, Okechukwu, Stewart, Simon, Falase, Ayodele, Akinyemi, Joshua, Adegbite, Gail, Alabi, Albert, Ajani, Akinlolu, Adesina, Julius, Durodola, Amina and Sliwa, Karen 2014. Contemporary profile of acute heart failure in Southern Nigeria : Data from the Abeokuta Heart Failure Clinical Registry. JACC: Heart Failure. 2 (3), pp. 250 - 259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2013.12.005
Issues and challenges associated with nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory: A qualitative study
Fulbrook, Paul, Conway, Aaron, Rolley, John and Page, Karen 2014. Issues and challenges associated with nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 23 (3-4), pp. 374 - 384. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12147
Cardiometabolic risk and disease in Indigenous Australians: The heart of the heart study
Brown, Alex, Carrington, Melinda Jane, McGrady, Michele, Lee, Geraldine, Zeitz, Christopher, Krum, Henry, Rowley, Kevin and Stewart, Simon 2014. Cardiometabolic risk and disease in Indigenous Australians: The heart of the heart study. International Journal of Cardiology. 171 (3), pp. 377 - 383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.026
Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease in African women
Sliwa, Karen, Ojji, Dike, Bachelier, Katrin, Bohm, Michael, Damasceno, Albertino and Stewart, Simon 2014. Hypertension and hypertensive heart disease in African women. Clinical Research in Cardiology. 103 (7), pp. 515 - 523. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00392-014-0660-z
Cognitive impairment in heart failure: towards a consensus on screening
Cameron, Jan, Pressler, Susan, Ski, Chantal and Thompson, David 2014. Cognitive impairment in heart failure: towards a consensus on screening. European Journal of Heart Failure. 16 (3), pp. 235 - 237. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.12
Implementing a working together model for Aboriginal patients with acute coronary syndrome : An Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer and a specialist cardiac nurse working together to improve hospital care
Daws, Karen, Punch, Amanda, Winters, Michelle, Posenelli, Sonia, Willis, John, MacIsaac, Andrew, Rahman, Muhammad and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. Implementing a working together model for Aboriginal patients with acute coronary syndrome : An Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer and a specialist cardiac nurse working together to improve hospital care. Australian Health Review. 38 (5), pp. 552 - 556. https://doi.org/10.1071/AH13211
Trends in nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia across cardiac catheterisation laboratories in Australia and New Zealand: Results of an electronic survey
Conway, Aaron, Rolley, John, Page, Karen and Fulbrook, Paul 2014. Trends in nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia across cardiac catheterisation laboratories in Australia and New Zealand: Results of an electronic survey. Australian Critical Care. 27 (1), pp. 4 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2013.05.003
Socioeconomic status and heart failure in Sydney
Close, Glenn R., Newton, Phillip J., Fung, Simon C., Denniss, A. Robert, Halcomb, Elizabeth J., Kovoor, Pramesh, Stewart, Simon and Davidson, Patricia M. 2014. Socioeconomic status and heart failure in Sydney. Heart Lung and Circulation. 23 (4), pp. 320 - 324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2013.10.056
Amino-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and low diastolic blood pressure: Potential relevance to the diastolic J-curve
Campbell, D. J., McGrady, Michele, Prior, D. L., Coller, Jennifer M., Boffa, Umberto, Shiel, L., Liew, Danny, Wolfe, R., Stewart, Simon, Reid, C. M. and Krum, Henry 2014. Amino-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and low diastolic blood pressure: Potential relevance to the diastolic J-curve. Journal of Hypertension. 32 (11), pp. 2158 - 2165. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000320
Cardiovascular disease prevention via a nurse-facilitated intervention clinic in a regional setting : The Protecting Healthy Hearts Program
Carrington, Melinda and Stewart, Simon 2014. Cardiovascular disease prevention via a nurse-facilitated intervention clinic in a regional setting : The Protecting Healthy Hearts Program. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 14 (4), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515114537022
More rigorous protocol adherence to intensive structured management improves blood pressure control in primary care : Results from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure study
Stewart, Simon, Stocks, Nigel, Burrell, Louise, de Looze, Ferdinandus, Esterman, Adrian, Harris, Mark, Hung, Joseph, Swemmer, Carla, Kurstjens, Nicol and Jennings, Garry 2014. More rigorous protocol adherence to intensive structured management improves blood pressure control in primary care : Results from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure study. Journal of Hypertension. 32 (6), pp. 1342 - 1350. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000180
Prolonged impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: Extended follow-up of a pragmatic, multicentre randomized trial cohort
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Horowitz, John, Marwick, Thomas, Newton, Phillip, Davidson, Patricia, Macdonald, Peter, Thompson, David R., Chan, Yih Kai and Krum, Henry 2014. Prolonged impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure: Extended follow-up of a pragmatic, multicentre randomized trial cohort. International Journal of Cardiology. 174 (3), pp. 600 - 610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.04.164
Effect of patient sex on triage for ischaemic heart disease and treatment onset times: A retrospective analysis of Australian emergency department data
Kuhn, Lisa, Page, Karen, Rolley, John and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. Effect of patient sex on triage for ischaemic heart disease and treatment onset times: A retrospective analysis of Australian emergency department data. International emergency nursing. 22 (2), pp. 88 - 93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2013.08.002
Intensive Care readmission: A contemporary review of the literature
Elliott, Malcolm, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Page, Karen 2014. Intensive Care readmission: A contemporary review of the literature. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 30 (3), pp. 121 - 137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iccn.2013.10.005
Development of the Heart Failure Screening Tool (Heart-FaST) to measure barriers that impede engagement in self-care
Cameron, Janette, Ski, Chantal, McLennan, Skye Nadine, Rendell, Peter, Whitbourn, Rob and Thompson, David 2014. Development of the Heart Failure Screening Tool (Heart-FaST) to measure barriers that impede engagement in self-care. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 13 (5), pp. 408 - 417. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515113502461
B-Type natriuretic peptide suppression of neutrophil superoxide generation: Mechanistic studies in normal subjects
Liu, Saifei, Ngo, Doan, Stewart, Simon, Horowitz, John and Chirkov, Yuliy 2014. B-Type natriuretic peptide suppression of neutrophil superoxide generation: Mechanistic studies in normal subjects. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology & Physiology. 41 (10), pp. 739 - 743. https://doi.org/10.1111/1440-1681.12291
The process and utility of classification and regression tree methodology in nursing research
Kuhn, Lisa, Page, Karen, Ward, John and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. The process and utility of classification and regression tree methodology in nursing research. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70 (6), pp. 1276 - 1286. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12288
Access to cardiac rehabilitation does not equate to attendance
Clark, Robyn A., Coffee, Neil, Turner, Dorothy, Eckert, Kerena, Van Gaans, Deborah, Wilkinson, David, Stewart, Simon and Tonkin, Andrew 2014. Access to cardiac rehabilitation does not equate to attendance. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 13 (3), pp. 235 - 242. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515113486376
Cardiometabolic risk and disease in Indigenous Australians : The heart of the heart study
Brown, Alex, Carrington, Melinda, McGrady, Michele, Lee, Geraldine, Zeitz, Christopher, Krum, Henry, Rowley, Kevin and Stewart, Simon 2014. Cardiometabolic risk and disease in Indigenous Australians : The heart of the heart study. International Journal of Cardiology. 171, pp. 377 - 383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.026
Post-discharge electrocardiogram Holter monitoring in recently hospitalized individuals with chronic atrial fibrillation to enhance therapeutic monitoring and identify potentially predictive phenotypes
Ball, Jocasta Clare, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Thompson, David, Horowitz, John and Stewart, Simon 2014. Post-discharge electrocardiogram Holter monitoring in recently hospitalized individuals with chronic atrial fibrillation to enhance therapeutic monitoring and identify potentially predictive phenotypes. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515114547650
Trial of a family-based education program for heart failure patients in rural Thailand
Srisuk, Nittaya, Cameron, Janette, Ski, Chantal and Thompson, David 2014. Trial of a family-based education program for heart failure patients in rural Thailand. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 14 (173), pp. 1 - 9. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2261-14-173
Factors associated with post-intensive care unit adverse events: A clinical validation study
Elliott, Malcolm, Page, Karen Nicola and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. Factors associated with post-intensive care unit adverse events: A clinical validation study. Nursing in Critical Care. 19 (5), pp. 228 - 235. https://doi.org/10.1111/nicc.12091
A review of sedation scales for the cardiac catheterization laboratory
Conway, Aaron, Page, Karen, Rolley, John and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. A review of sedation scales for the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing. 29 (3), pp. 191 - 212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jopan.2013.05.017
European cardiac nurses' current practice and knowledge on anticoagulation therapy
Otherhals, Kjersti, Deaton, Christi, De Geest, Sabina, Jaarsma, Tiny, Lenzen, Mattie, Moons, Philip, Martensson, Jan, Smith, Karen, Stewart, Simon and Stromberg, Anna 2014. European cardiac nurses' current practice and knowledge on anticoagulation therapy. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 13 (3), pp. 261 - 269. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515113491658
Lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in urban Africans presenting with communicable versus non-communicable forms of heart disease : The 'Heart of Soweto' hospital registry study
Lyons, Jasmine, Sliwa, Karen, Carrington, Melinda, Raal, Frederick, Pretorius, Sandra, Thienemann, Friedrich and Stewart, Simon 2014. Lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in urban Africans presenting with communicable versus non-communicable forms of heart disease : The 'Heart of Soweto' hospital registry study. BMJ Open. 4 (7), pp. 1 - 8. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005069
A systematic approach to chronic heart failure care: A consensus statement
Page, Karen, Marwick, Thomas, Lee, Rebecca, Grenfell, Robert, Abhayaratna, Walter, Aggarwal, Anu, Briffa, Tom, Cameron, Janette, Davidson, Patricia and Driscoll, Andrea 2014. A systematic approach to chronic heart failure care: A consensus statement. Medical Journal of Australia. 201 (3), pp. 146 - 150. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja14.00032
More rigorous protocol adherence to intensive structured management improves blood pressure control in primary care : results from the Valsartan Intensified Primary care Reduction of Blood Pressure study
Stewart, Simon, Stocks, Nigel, Burrell, Louise, de Looze, Ferdinandus, Esterman, Adrian, Harris, Mark, Hung, Joseph, Swemmer, Carla, Kurstjens, Nicol and Jennings, Garry 2014. More rigorous protocol adherence to intensive structured management improves blood pressure control in primary care : results from the Valsartan Intensified Primary care Reduction of Blood Pressure study. Journal of Hypertension. 32 (6), pp. 1342 - 1350. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000000180
Smoking behavior among patients and staff : A snapshot from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia
Rahman, Muhammad Aziz, Wilson, Andrew, Sanders, Rhonda, Castle, David, Daws, Karen, Thompson, David, Ski, Chantal, Matthews, Sarah, Wright, Christine and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2014. Smoking behavior among patients and staff : A snapshot from a major metropolitan hospital in Melbourne, Australia. International Journal of General Medicine. 7, pp. 79 - 87. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S54230
Clinical practice guidelines for nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterization laboratory : A modified Delphi study
Fulbrook, Paul, Conway, Aaron, Rolley, John and Page, Karen 2014. Clinical practice guidelines for nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterization laboratory : A modified Delphi study. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70 (5), pp. 1040 - 1053. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12337
Economic burden of heart failure: investigating outpatient and inpatient costs in abeokuta, southwest Nigeria
Stewart, Simon, Ogah, Okechukwu, Onwujekwe, Obinna, Ayodele, Falase, Adebayo, Saheed, Olunuga, Taiwo and Sliwa, Karen 2014. Economic burden of heart failure: investigating outpatient and inpatient costs in abeokuta, southwest Nigeria. PLoS ONE. 9 (11), pp. 1 - 17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0113032
Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative - Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA) - a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory : Study design and rationale
Iyngkaran, Pupalan, Tinsley, Jeff, Smith, David, Haste, Mark, Nadarajan, Kangaharan, Ilton, Marcus, Battersby, Malcolm, Stewart, Simon and Brown, Alex 2014. Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative - Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA) - a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory : Study design and rationale. BMJ Open. 4 (1), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004137
Long-term tolerance and efficacy of adjunctive exenatide therapy on glycaemic control and bodyweight in type 2 diabetes: A retrospective study from a specialist diabetes outpatient clinic
Carrington, Melinda Jane, Chan, Yih, Stewart, Simon, Sjourke, B., Brazilek, R. and Cohen, N. 2014. Long-term tolerance and efficacy of adjunctive exenatide therapy on glycaemic control and bodyweight in type 2 diabetes: A retrospective study from a specialist diabetes outpatient clinic. Internal Medicine Journal. 44 (4), pp. 345 - 353. https://doi.org/10.1111/imj.12377
Risk score comparison of outcomes in patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention
Scruth, Elizabeth, Cheng, Eugene and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2013. Risk score comparison of outcomes in patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515112449412
Trends in mortality after first hospitalization with Atrial Fibrillation diagnosis in Sweden 1987 to 2006
Olsson, Lars, Swedberg, K, Lappas, G, Stewart, Simon and Rosengren, Annika 2013. Trends in mortality after first hospitalization with Atrial Fibrillation diagnosis in Sweden 1987 to 2006. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.10.028
Risk factors for impaired respiratory function during nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory : a matched case-control study
Conway, Aaron, Page, Karen, Rolley, John and Fulbrook, Paul 2013. Risk factors for impaired respiratory function during nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory : a matched case-control study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515112470351
Redefining the ECG in urban South Africans : Electrocardiographic findings in heart disease-free Africans
Sliwa, Karen, Lee, Geraldine, Carrington, Melinda, Obel, Pro and Stewart, Simon 2013. Redefining the ECG in urban South Africans : Electrocardiographic findings in heart disease-free Africans. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.06.005
What is the optimal place for heart failure treatment and care : Home or hospital?
Stewart, Simon 2013. What is the optimal place for heart failure treatment and care : Home or hospital? Current Heart Failure Reports. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11897-013-0144-x
Time from symptoms to definitive diagnosis of idiopathic pulmnary arterial hypertension : The delay study
Strange, Geoff, Kermeen, Fiona, Gabbay, Eli, Williams, Trevor, Carrington, Melinda, Stewart, Simon and Keogh, Anne 2013. Time from symptoms to definitive diagnosis of idiopathic pulmnary arterial hypertension : The delay study. Pulmonary Circulation. https://doi.org/10.4103/2045-8932.109919
Women Versus Men with Chronic Atrial Fibrillation: insights from the Standard Versus Atrial Fibrillation spEcific managemenT studY (SAFETY)
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda, Wood, Kathryn and Stewart, Simon 2013. Women Versus Men with Chronic Atrial Fibrillation: insights from the Standard Versus Atrial Fibrillation spEcific managemenT studY (SAFETY). PLoS ONE. 8 (5), pp. 1 - 9. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065795
Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Swemmer, Carla, Kurstjens, Nicol, Brown, Alex, Burrell, Louise, Nelson, Mark, Stocks, Nigel and Jennings, Garry 2013. Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.12164
Factors associated with delayed treatment onset for acute myocardial infarction in Victorian emergency departments : A regression tree analysis
Kuhn, Lisa, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Ward, John and Page, Karen 2013. Factors associated with delayed treatment onset for acute myocardial infarction in Victorian emergency departments : A regression tree analysis. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aenj.2013.08.002
Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda, McMurray, J and Stewart, Simon 2013. Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.12.093
Socioeconomic Status and Heart Failure in Sydney
Close, Glenn, Newton, Phillip, Fung, Simon, Denniss, R, Halcomb, Elizabeth, Kovoor, Pramesh, Stewart, Simon and Davidson, Patricia 2013. Socioeconomic Status and Heart Failure in Sydney. Heart Lung and Circulation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2013.10.056
Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for a home or clinic based program of chronic heart failure management: findings from the Which? Trial
Stewart, Simon, Whitty, Jennifer, Carrington, Melinda, Calderone, Alicia, Marwick, Thomas, Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Davidson, Patricia, Macdonald, Peter and Reid, Christopher 2013. Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for a home or clinic based program of chronic heart failure management: findings from the Which? Trial. PLoS ONE. 8 (3), pp. 1 - 8. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058347
Comparison of self-care behaviors of heart failure patients in 15 countries worldwide
Jaarsma, Tiny, Stromberg, Anna, Ben Gal, Tuvia, Cameron, Janette, Driscoll, Andrea, Duengen, Hans-Dirk, Inkrot, Simone, Huang, Tsuey-Yuan, Huyen, Nguyen Ngoc and Kato, Naoko 2013. Comparison of self-care behaviors of heart failure patients in 15 countries worldwide. Patient Education and Counseling. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2013.02.017
Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Swemmer, Carla, Kurstjens, Nicol, Brown, Alex, Burrell, Louise, Nelson, Mark, Stocks, Nigel and Jennings, Garry 2013. Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.12164
Author reply
Campbell, Duncan J., McGrady, Michele, Prior, David, Coller, Jennifer M., Boffa, Umberto, Shiel, Louise, Liew, Danny, Stewart, Simon, Reid, Christopher and Krum, Henry 2013. Author reply. Internal Medicine Journal. 43 (9), pp. 1052 - 1053. https://doi.org/10.1111/imj.12242
Atrial fibrillation : Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda, McMurray, J and Stewart, Simon 2013. Atrial fibrillation : Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.12.093
A predominance of hypertensive heart failure in the Abuja Heart Study cohort of urban Nigerians : A prospective clinical registry of 1515 de novo cases
Stewart, Simon, Ojji, Dike, Ajayi, Samuel, Manmak, Mamven and Sliwa, Karen 2013. A predominance of hypertensive heart failure in the Abuja Heart Study cohort of urban Nigerians : A prospective clinical registry of 1515 de novo cases. European Journal of Heart Failure. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hft061
Complexity of management and health outcomes in a prospective cohort study of 573 heart failure patients in Australia: Does more equal less?
Driscoll, Andrea, Tonkin, Andrew, Stewart, Andrew, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Thompson, David, Riegel, Barbara, Hare, David L., Davidson, Patricia M., Mulvany, Christine and Stewart, Simon 2013. Complexity of management and health outcomes in a prospective cohort study of 573 heart failure patients in Australia: Does more equal less? Journal of Clinical Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12073
Improving statistical analysis of matched case-control studies in nursing literature
Conway, Aaron, Rolley, John, Fulbrook, Paul, Page, Karen and Thompson, David 2013. Improving statistical analysis of matched case-control studies in nursing literature. Research in Nursing and Health. https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.21536
Prospective memory and chronic heart failure
Habota, Tina, Cameron, Janette, McLennan, Skye, Ski, Chantal, Thompson, David and Rendell, Peter 2013. Prospective memory and chronic heart failure. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 13 (63), pp. 1 - 9. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2261-13-63
Factors contributing to adverse events after ICU discharge : a survey of liaison nurses
Elliott, Malcolm, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Page, Karen 2013. Factors contributing to adverse events after ICU discharge : a survey of liaison nurses. Australian Critical Care. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2012.07.005
Examining adverse events after intensive care unit discharge : Outcomes from a pilot questionnaire
Elliott, Malcolm, Page, Karen, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Rolley, John 2013. Examining adverse events after intensive care unit discharge : Outcomes from a pilot questionnaire. International Journal of Nursing Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijn.12087
Screening for mild cognitive impairment in patients with heart failure : Montreal Cognitive Assessment versus Mini Mental State Exam
Cameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen Nicola, Stewart, Simon and Ski, Chantal 2013. Screening for mild cognitive impairment in patients with heart failure : Montreal Cognitive Assessment versus Mini Mental State Exam. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515111435606
Mild cognitive impairment in high-risk patients with chronic atrial fibrillation : A forgotten component of clinical management?
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda and Stewart, Simon 2013. Mild cognitive impairment in high-risk patients with chronic atrial fibrillation : A forgotten component of clinical management? Heart. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2012-303182
Pilot testing of a self-care education intervention for patients with heart failure
Boyde, Mary, Song, Sarah, Peters, Robyn, Turner, Catherine, Thompson, David and Stewart, Simon 2013. Pilot testing of a self-care education intervention for patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515111430881
Trends from 1996 to 2007 in Incidence and mortality Outcomes of Heart Failure after Acute Myocardial Infarction : A Population-based study of 20 812 patients with First Acute Myocardial Infarction in Western Australia
Hung, Joseph, Teng, Tiew-Hwa Katherine, Finn, Judith, Knuiman, Matthew, Briffa, Thomas, Stewart, Simon, Sanfilippo, Frank, Ridout, Steven and Hobbs, Michael 2013. Trends from 1996 to 2007 in Incidence and mortality Outcomes of Heart Failure after Acute Myocardial Infarction : A Population-based study of 20 812 patients with First Acute Myocardial Infarction in Western Australia. Journal of the American Heart Association. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.113.000172
Atrial fibrillation : Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda, McMurray, J and Stewart, Simon 2013. Atrial fibrillation : Profile and burden of an evolving epidemic in the 21st century. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.12.093
Access to caridac rehabilitation does not equate to attendance
Clark, Roybn, Coffee, Neil, Turner, Dorothy, Eckert, Karina, van Gaans, Deborah, Wilkinson, David, Stewart, Simon and Tonkin, Andrew 2013. Access to caridac rehabilitation does not equate to attendance. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515113486376
Mild cognitive impairment in high-risk patients with chronic atrial fibrillation : A forgotten component of clinical management?
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda and Stewart, Simon 2013. Mild cognitive impairment in high-risk patients with chronic atrial fibrillation : A forgotten component of clinical management? Heart. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2012-303182
Pressure points in primary care : Blood pressure and management of hypertension in 532 050 patients from 2005 to 2010
Carrington, Melinda, Jennings, Garry and Stewart, Simon 2013. Pressure points in primary care : Blood pressure and management of hypertension in 532 050 patients from 2005 to 2010. Journal of Hypertension. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0b013e3283606bc7
Mild cognitive impairment, screening, and patient perceptions in heart failure patients
Gallagher, Robyn, Sullivan, Anne, Burke, Rhonda, Hales, Susan, Gillies, Geraldine, Cameron, Jan and Tofler, Geoffrey 2013. Mild cognitive impairment, screening, and patient perceptions in heart failure patients. Journal of Cardiac Failure. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2013.08.001
Redefining the ECG in urban South Africans : Electrocardiographic findings in heart disease-free Africans
Sliwa, Karen, Lee, Geraldine, Carrington, Melinda, Obel, Pro, Okreglicki, Andrzeq and Stewart, Simon 2013. Redefining the ECG in urban South Africans : Electrocardiographic findings in heart disease-free Africans. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.06.005
Women versus men with chronic atrial fibrillation: insights from the Standard Versus Atrial Fibrillation spEcific managemenT studY (SAFETY)
Ball, Jocasta, Carrington, Melinda, Wood, Kathryn and Stewart, Simon 2013. Women versus men with chronic atrial fibrillation: insights from the Standard Versus Atrial Fibrillation spEcific managemenT studY (SAFETY). PLoS ONE. 8 (5), pp. 1 - 9. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065795
Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for a home or clinic based program of chronic heart failure management: findings from the Which? Trial
Stewart, Simon, Whitty, Jennifer, Carrington, Melinda, Calderone, Alicia, Marwick, Thomas, Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Davidson, Patricia, Macdonald, Peter and Reid, Christopher 2013. Patient preferences and willingness-to-pay for a home or clinic based program of chronic heart failure management: findings from the Which? Trial. PLoS ONE. 8 (3), pp. 1 - 8. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058347
Gender and secondary risk assessment following an ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Scruth, Elizabeth, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Cheng, Eugene 2013. Gender and secondary risk assessment following an ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Nursing: Research and Reviews. https://doi.org/10.2147/NRR.S47763
Trends in mortality after first hospitalization with Atrial Fibrillation diagnosis in Sweden 1987 to 2006
Olsson, Lars, Swedberg, K, Lappas, G, Stewart, Simon and Rosengren, Annika 2013. Trends in mortality after first hospitalization with Atrial Fibrillation diagnosis in Sweden 1987 to 2006. International Journal of Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.10.028
Assessing risk post intervention for an acute coronary syndrome : A review of the risk assessment tools and their development
Scruth, Elizabeth, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Cheng, Eugene, Rolley, John Xavier and Page, Karen Nicola 2012. Assessing risk post intervention for an acute coronary syndrome : A review of the risk assessment tools and their development. Contemporary Nurse : a journal for the Australian nursing profession. 43 (1), pp. 2 - 13. https://doi.org/10.5172/conu.2012.43.1.2
Impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure : The WHiCH? (Which heart failure intervention is most cost-effective & consumer friendly in reducing hospital care) multicenter, randomized trial
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Marwick, Thomas, Davidson, Patricia, Macdonald, Peter, Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Newton, Phillip, Reid, Christopher and Chan, Yih Kai 2012. Impact of home versus clinic-based management of chronic heart failure : The WHiCH? (Which heart failure intervention is most cost-effective & consumer friendly in reducing hospital care) multicenter, randomized trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 60 (14), pp. 1239 - 1248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.025
Risk determination after an acute myocardial infarction: Review of 3 clinical risk prediction tools
Scruth, Elizabeth Ann, Page, Karen, Cheng, Eugene, Campbell, Michelle and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2012. Risk determination after an acute myocardial infarction: Review of 3 clinical risk prediction tools. Clinical Nurse Specialist: a journal for advanced nursing practice. 26 (1), pp. 35 - 41. https://doi.org/10.1097/NUR.0b013e31823bfafc
Clinical outcomes associated with screening and referral for depression in an acute cardiac ward
Ski, Chantal, Page, Karen, Thompson, David, Cummins, Robert, Salzberg, Mike and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2012. Clinical outcomes associated with screening and referral for depression in an acute cardiac ward. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 21 (15-16), pp. 2228 - 2234. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03934.x
Patient preferences for the delivery of disease management in chronic heart failure : A qualitative study
Whitty, Jennifer, Carrington, Melinda, Stewart, Simon, Holliday, Julie, Marwick, Thomas and Scuffham, Paul 2012. Patient preferences for the delivery of disease management in chronic heart failure : A qualitative study. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 27 (3), pp. 201 - 207. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e31821abf22
Relationship between self-care and health-related quality of life in older adults with moderate to advanced heart failure
Buck, Harleah, Lee, Christopher S., Moser, Debra, Albert, Nancy, Lennie, Terry, Bentley, Brooke, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Riegel, Barbara 2012. Relationship between self-care and health-related quality of life in older adults with moderate to advanced heart failure. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 27 (1), pp. 8 - 15. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e3182106299
Reason's accident causation model : Application to adverse events in acute care
Elliott, Malcolm, Page, Karen Nicola and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2012. Reason's accident causation model : Application to adverse events in acute care. Contemporary Nurse: Health care across the lifespan. 43 (1), pp. 14 - 20. https://doi.org/10.5172/conu.2012.43.1.22
The 12-lead ECG in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Tibazarwa, Kemi, Lee, Geraldine, Mayosi, Bongani, Carrington, Melinda, Stewart, Simon and Sliwa, Karen 2012. The 12-lead ECG in peripartum cardiomyopathy. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 23 (6), pp. 322 - 329. https://doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2012-006
Recognition and referral of depression in patients with heart disease
Worrall-Carter, Linda, Ski, Chantal, Thompson, David, Davidson, Patricia M., Cameron, Janette, Castle, David and Page, Karen Nicola 2012. Recognition and referral of depression in patients with heart disease. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 11 (2), pp. 231 - 238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2011.04.005
Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care : Multicentre randomised controlled trial
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Swemmer, Carla, Anderson, Craig, Kurstjens, Nicol, Amerena, John, Brown, Alex, Burrell, Louise, de Looze, Ferdinandus and Harris, Mark 2012. Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care : Multicentre randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal. 345 (7884), pp. 1 - 16. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7156
Pharmacist directed home medication reviews in patients with chronic heart failure : a randomised clinical trial
Barker, Anna, Barlis, Peter, Berlowitz, David, Page, Karen Nicola, Jackson, Bruce and Lim, Wen 2012. Pharmacist directed home medication reviews in patients with chronic heart failure : a randomised clinical trial. International Journal of Cardiology. 159 (2), pp. 139 - 143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.02.034
Elevated risk factors but low burden of heart disease in urban African primary care patients : A fundamental role for primary prevention
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Pretorius, Sandra, Ogah, Okechukwu, Blauwet, Lori, Antras-Ferry, Jocelyn and Sliwa, Karen 2012. Elevated risk factors but low burden of heart disease in urban African primary care patients : A fundamental role for primary prevention. International Journal of Cardiology. 158 (2), pp. 205 - 210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2011.01.022
Sex-specific time trends in first admission to hospital for peripheral artery disease in Scotland 1991-2007
Inglis, Sally, Lewsey, James, Chandler, D, Byrne, D, Lowe, Gordon, MacIntyre, Kate, Stewart, Simon, Capewell, S, Chalmers, J and Gillies, Michelle 2012. Sex-specific time trends in first admission to hospital for peripheral artery disease in Scotland 1991-2007. British Journal of Surgery. 99 (5), pp. 680 - 687. https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.8686
Assessing cardiovascular risk in regional areas: The Healthy Hearts - Beyond City Limits program
Carrington, Melinda, Jennings, Garry, Clark, Robyn and Stewart, Simon 2012. Assessing cardiovascular risk in regional areas: The Healthy Hearts - Beyond City Limits program. BMC Health Services Research. 12 (1), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-12-296
Impact of Home Versus Clinic-Based Management of Chronic Heart Failure : The WHICH? (Which Heart Failure Intervention Is Most Cost-Effective & Consumer Friendly in Reducing Hospital Care) Multicenter, Randomized Trial
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Marwick, Thomas, Davidson, Patricia, Macdonald, Peter, Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Newton, Phillip, Reid, Christopher, Chan, Yih and Scuffham, Paul 2012. Impact of Home Versus Clinic-Based Management of Chronic Heart Failure : The WHICH? (Which Heart Failure Intervention Is Most Cost-Effective & Consumer Friendly in Reducing Hospital Care) Multicenter, Randomized Trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 60 (14), pp. 1239 - 1248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.025
Prevention: Convergent communicable and noncommunicable heart disease
Lyons, Jasmine G. and Stewart, Simon 2012. Prevention: Convergent communicable and noncommunicable heart disease. Nature Reviews Cardiology. 9 (1), pp. 12 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2011.180
Application of geographic modeling techniques to quantify spatial access to health services before and after an acute cardiac event : The cardiac accessibility and remoteness index for australia (ARIA) project
Clark, Roybn, Coffee, Neil, Turner, Dorothy, Eckert, K, van Gaans, Deborah, Wilkinson, David, Tonkin, Andrew and Stewart, Simon 2012. Application of geographic modeling techniques to quantify spatial access to health services before and after an acute cardiac event : The cardiac accessibility and remoteness index for australia (ARIA) project. Circulation. 125 (16), pp. 2006 - 2014. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.083394
Women and cardiovascular disease : At a social disadvantage?
Worrall-Carter, Linda, Edward, Karen-Leigh and Page, Karen Nicola 2012. Women and cardiovascular disease : At a social disadvantage? Collegian. 19 (1), pp. 33 - 37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2011.09.004
Exploring the potential to remain "Young @ Heart" : initial findings of a multi-centre, randomised study of nurse-led, home-based intervention in a hybrid health care system
Chan, Yih-Kai, Stewart, Simon, Calderone, Alicia, Scuffham, Paul, Goldstein, Stan and Carrington, Melinda J. 2012. Exploring the potential to remain "Young @ Heart" : initial findings of a multi-centre, randomised study of nurse-led, home-based intervention in a hybrid health care system. International Journal of Cardiology. 154 (1), pp. 52 - 58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.08.071
Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: How do these differ between men and women?
Scruth, Elizabeth, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen and Cheng, Eugene 2012. Profiles of primary cardiovascular risk in STEMI: How do these differ between men and women? Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal. 5 (4), pp. 176 - 180. https://doi.org/10.3132/pccj.2011.088
Blood pressure, prevalence of hypertension and hypertension related complications in Nigerian Africans : A review
Ogah, Okechukwu, Okpechi, Ikechi, Chukwuonye, Innocent, Akinyemi, Joshua, Onwubere, Basden, Falase, Ayodele, Stewart, Simon and Sliwa, Karen 2012. Blood pressure, prevalence of hypertension and hypertension related complications in Nigerian Africans : A review. World Journal of Cardiology. 4 (12), pp. 327 - 340. https://doi.org/10.4330/wjc.v4.i12.327
Heart failure, ventricular dysfunction and risk factor prevalence in Australian Aboriginal peoples : The Heart of the Heart Study
McGrady, Michele, Krum, Henry, Carrington, Melinda, Stewart, Simon, Zeitz, Christopher, Lee, Geraldine, Marwick, Thomas, Haluska, Brian and Brown, Alex 2012. Heart failure, ventricular dysfunction and risk factor prevalence in Australian Aboriginal peoples : The Heart of the Heart Study. Heart. 98 (21), pp. 1562 - 1567. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2012-302229
Nurse-Led Care of Heart Failure : Will it Work in Remote Settings?
Stewart, Simon 2012. Nurse-Led Care of Heart Failure : Will it Work in Remote Settings? Heart Lung and Circulation. 21 (10), pp. 644 - 647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2012.07.004
Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care : Multicentre randomised controlled trial
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Swemmer, Carla, Anderson, Craig, Kurstjens, Nicol, Amerena, John, Brown, Alex, Burrell, Louise, de Looze, Ferdinandus and Harris, Mark 2012. Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care : Multicentre randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal. 345 (7884), pp. 1 - 16. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7156
Measuring national accessibility to cardiac services using geographic information systems
Coffee, Neil, Turner, Dorothy, Clark, Robyn, Eckert, Kerena, Coombe, David, Hugo, Graeme, van Gaans, Deborah, Wilkinson, David, Stewart, Simon and Tonkin, Andrew 2012. Measuring national accessibility to cardiac services using geographic information systems. Applied Geography. 34, pp. 445 - 455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2012.01.007
Factors associated with in-hospital mortality following ICU discharge : a comprehensive review
Elliott, Malcolm, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Page, Karen 2012. Factors associated with in-hospital mortality following ICU discharge : a comprehensive review. British Journal of Intensive Care. 22 (4), pp. 120 - 125.
The WHiCH? Trial: Rationale and design of a pragmatic randomized, multicentre comparison of home- vs. clinic-based management of chronic heart failure patients
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda J., Marwick, Thomas, Davidson, Patricia M., Macdonald, Peter, Horowitz, John, Krum, Henry, Newton, Phillip J., Reid, Christopher and Scuffham, Paul A. 2011. The WHiCH? Trial: Rationale and design of a pragmatic randomized, multicentre comparison of home- vs. clinic-based management of chronic heart failure patients. European Journal of Heart Failure. 13 (8), pp. 909 - 916. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfr048
Nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheter laboratory: An integrative review
Conway, Aaron W., Page, Karen, Rolley, John and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2011. Nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheter laboratory: An integrative review. International Journal of Nursing Studies (print version). 48 (8), pp. 1012 - 1023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.04.013
From novice to expert: Confidence and activity status determine heart failure self-care performance
Riegel, B., Lee, C. S., Albert, N., Lennie, T., Chung, M., Song, E., Bentley, B., Heo, S., Worrall-Carter, Linda and Moser, D K. 2011. From novice to expert: Confidence and activity status determine heart failure self-care performance. Nursing Research. 60 (2), pp. 132 - 138. https://doi.org/10.1097/NNR.0b013e31820978ec
Whose job is it? :Gender differences in perceived role in heart failure self-care
Dickson, V. V., Worrall-Carter, Linda, Kuhn, Lisa and Reigel, Barbara 2011. Whose job is it? :Gender differences in perceived role in heart failure self-care. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness (print version). 3 (2), pp. 99 - 108. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-9824.2011.01084.x
The clinical consequences and challenges of hypertension in urban-dwelling black Africans :insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
Stewart, Simon, Libhaber, Elena, Carrington, Melinda, Damasceno, Albertino, Abbasi, Haroon, Hansen, Craig, Wilkinson, David and Sliwa, Karen 2011. The clinical consequences and challenges of hypertension in urban-dwelling black Africans :insights from the Heart of Soweto Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 146 (1), pp. 22 - 27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.05.061
Registered Nurses' smoking behaviours and their attitudes to personal cessation
Berkelmans, A., Burton, D., Page, Karen and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2011. Registered Nurses' smoking behaviours and their attitudes to personal cessation. Journal of Advanced Nursing (print version). 67 (7), pp. 1580 - 1590. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05592.x
Educational interventions for patients with heart failure : A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Boyde, Mary, Turner, Catherine, Thompson, David R. and Stewart, Simon 2011. Educational interventions for patients with heart failure : A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 26 (4), pp. E27 - E35. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e3181ee5fb2
Evidence-based chronic heart-failure management programmes: Reality or myth?
Driscoll, A., Worrall-Carter, Linda, Hare, D., Davidson, P., Riegel, B., Tonkin, A. and Stewart, S. 2011. Evidence-based chronic heart-failure management programmes: Reality or myth? BMJ Quality and Safety (print version). 20 (1), pp. 31 - 37. https://doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2008.028035
Symptom variability, not severity, predicts rehospitalization and mortality in patients with heart failure
Moser, Debra, Frazier, Susan, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Biddle, Martha, Chung, Misook, Lee, Kyoung Suk and Lennie, Terry 2011. Symptom variability, not severity, predicts rehospitalization and mortality in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 10 (2), pp. 124 - 129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2010.05.006
Development of an evidence-based scoring system (HF-IS) to assess the quality of heart failure programmes for patients postdischarge from hospital
Driscoll, Andrea, Tonkin, Andrew, Stewart, Andrew, Thompson, David R., Worrall-Carter, Linda, Reigel, Barbara, Hare, David L., Davidson, Patricia M. and Stewart, Simon 2011. Development of an evidence-based scoring system (HF-IS) to assess the quality of heart failure programmes for patients postdischarge from hospital. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 20 (21-22), pp. 3011 - 3019. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03687.x
Triaging women with acute coronary syndrome :A review of the literature
Kuhn, Lisa, Page, Karen, Davidson, Patricia M. and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2011. Triaging women with acute coronary syndrome :A review of the literature. Cardiovascular Nursing, The Journal of. 26 (5), pp. 395 - 407. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e31820598f6
Validity of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) as a screening test for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in a cardiovascular population
McLennan, Skye Nadine, Mathias, Jane, Brennan, Lucy and Stewart, Simon 2011. Validity of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) as a screening test for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in a cardiovascular population. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 24 (1), pp. 33 - 38. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891988710390813
Australia's health care reform agenda: implications for the nurses' role in chronic heart failure management
Betihavas, Vasiliki, Newton, Phillip, Du, HuiYun, Macdonald, Peter, Frost, Shaun, Stewart, Simon and Davidson, Patricia 2011. Australia's health care reform agenda: implications for the nurses' role in chronic heart failure management. Australian Critical Care. 24 (3), pp. 189 - 197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2010.08.003
A not-so-rare form of heart failure in urban black Africans :Pathways to right heart failure in the Heart of Soweto Study cohort
Stewart, Simon, Mocumbi, Ana, Carrington, Melinda, Pretorius, Sandra, Burton, Rosie and Sliwa, Karen 2011. A not-so-rare form of heart failure in urban black Africans :Pathways to right heart failure in the Heart of Soweto Study cohort. European Journal of Heart Failure. 13 (10), pp. 1070 - 1077. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfr108
Which components of heart failure programmes are effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the outcomes of structured telephone support or telemonitoring as the primary component of chronic heart failure management in 8323 patients: Abridged Cochrane Review
Inglis, Sally C., Clark, Robyn A., McAlister, Finlay A., Stewart, Simon and Cleland, John G. F. 2011. Which components of heart failure programmes are effective? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the outcomes of structured telephone support or telemonitoring as the primary component of chronic heart failure management in 8323 patients: Abridged Cochrane Review. European Journal of Heart Failure. 13 (9), pp. 1028 - 1040. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfr039
Systematic review of cardiovascular disease in women :Assessing the risk
Worrall-Carter, Linda, Ski, Chantal, Scruth, Elizabeth, Campbell, Michelle and Page, Karen Nicola 2011. Systematic review of cardiovascular disease in women :Assessing the risk. Nursing and Health Sciences. 13 (4), pp. 529 - 535. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-2018.2011.00645.x
Optimising management of hypertension in primary care :The Valsartan intensified Primary Care Reduction of Blood Pressure (Viper-Bp) Study
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Swemmer, Carla, Kurstjens, Nicol and Jennings, Garry 2011. Optimising management of hypertension in primary care :The Valsartan intensified Primary Care Reduction of Blood Pressure (Viper-Bp) Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 153 (3), pp. 317 - 322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.12.055
Readmission to intensive care: A qualitative analysis of nurses' perceptions and experiences
Elliott, Malcolm, Crookes, Patrick, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Page, Karen 2011. Readmission to intensive care: A qualitative analysis of nurses' perceptions and experiences. Heart & Lung: the journal of acute and critical care (print version). 40 (4), pp. 299 - 309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2010.04.006
Standing at the crossroads between new and historically prevalent heart disease :Effects of migration and socio-economic factors in the Heart of Soweto cohort study
Stewart, Simon, Carrington, Melinda, Pretorius, Sandra, Methusi, Puthuma and Sliwa, Karen 2011. Standing at the crossroads between new and historically prevalent heart disease :Effects of migration and socio-economic factors in the Heart of Soweto cohort study. European Heart Journal. 32 (4), pp. 492 - 499. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehq439
Symptom recognition in elders with heart failure
Riegel, Barbara, Dickson, Victoria, Cameron, Jan, Johnson, Jerry, Bunker, Stephen, Page, Karen and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2010. Symptom recognition in elders with heart failure. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 42 (1), pp. 92 - 100. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1547-5069.2010.01333.x
Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes
Becker, Anthony, Libhaber, Elena, Sliwa, Karen, Stewart, Simon and Essop, M 2010. Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research. 2 (3), pp. 95 - 100.
Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community : insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
Sliwa, Karen, Carrington, Melinda, Klug, Eric, Opie, Lionel, Lee, Geraldine and Stewart, Simon 2010. Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community : insights from the Heart of Soweto Study. Heart. 96 (23), pp. 1878 - 1882. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2010.206938
Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa : The heart of Soweto study
Ruf, Verena, Pretorius, Sandra, Kubheka, Maureen, Lautenschlager, Christine, Presek, Peter and Stewart, Simon 2010. Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa : The heart of Soweto study. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 21 (2), pp. 86 - 92.
The information and support needs of Faroese women hospitalised with an acute coronary syndrome
Askham, Jorun, Kuhn, Lisa, Frederiksen, Kirsten, Davidson, Patricia, Edward, Karen-Leigh and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2010. The information and support needs of Faroese women hospitalised with an acute coronary syndrome. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 19 (October), pp. 1352 - 1361. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03013.x
Bridging the gap in heart failure prevention: Rationale and design of the Nurse-led intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NiL-CHF) Study
Carrington, Melinda J. and Stewart, Simon 2010. Bridging the gap in heart failure prevention: Rationale and design of the Nurse-led intervention for Less Chronic Heart Failure (NiL-CHF) Study. European Journal of Heart Failure. 12 (1), pp. 82 - 88. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfp161
Does cognitive impairment predict poor self-care in patients with chronic heart failure?
Cameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen, Riegel, Barbara, Lo, Sing Kai and Stewart, Simon 2010. Does cognitive impairment predict poor self-care in patients with chronic heart failure? European Journal of Heart Failure. 12 (5), pp. 508 - 515. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfq042
Population impact of heart failure and the most common forms of cancer : A study of 1 162 309 hospital cases in Sweden (1988 to 2004)
Stewart, Simon, Ekman, Inger, Ekman, Tor, Oden, Anders and Rosengren, Annika 2010. Population impact of heart failure and the most common forms of cancer : A study of 1 162 309 hospital cases in Sweden (1988 to 2004). Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 3 (6), pp. 573 - 580. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.110.957571
Structured telephone support or telemonitoring programs for patients with chronic heart failure
Inglis, Sally, Clark, Robyn, McAlister, F, Ball, Jocasta, Lewinter, Christian, Cullington, Damien, Stewart, Simon and Cleland, John 2010. Structured telephone support or telemonitoring programs for patients with chronic heart failure. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 8, pp. 1 - 144. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007228
The conundrum of detecting stable angina pectoris in the community setting
Russell, Mary, Williams, Marie, May, Esther and Stewart, Simon 2010. The conundrum of detecting stable angina pectoris in the community setting. Nature Reviews Cardiology. 7 (2), pp. 106 - 113. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2009.226
Theoretical considerations in reducing risk for cardiovascular diseases: Implications for nursing practice
Gholizadeh, Leila, Davidson, Patricia, Salamonson, Yenna and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2010. Theoretical considerations in reducing risk for cardiovascular diseases: Implications for nursing practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 19 (15-16), pp. 2137 - 2145. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03189.x
Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa : The heart of Soweto study
Ruf, Verena, Pretorius, Sandra, Kubheka, Maureen, Lautenschlager, Christine, Presek, Peter and Stewart, Simon 2010. Medication adherence, self-care behaviour and knowledge on heart failure in urban South Africa : The heart of Soweto study. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa. 21 (2), pp. 86 - 92.
Pattern of blood pressure in Australian adults : Results from a National Blood Pressure Screening Day of 13,825 adults
Carrington, Melinda, Jennings, Garry L. and Stewart, Simon 2010. Pattern of blood pressure in Australian adults : Results from a National Blood Pressure Screening Day of 13,825 adults. International Journal of Cardiology. 145 (3), pp. 461 - 467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.06.003
Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes
Becker, Anthony, Libhaber, Elena, Sliwa, Karen, Stewart, Simon and Essop, M 2010. Markers of inflammation and endothelial activation in black South Africans with HIV and acute coronary syndromes. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research. 2 (6), pp. 104 - 110.
Structured telephone support or telemonitoring programs for patients with chronic heart failure
Inglis, Sally, Clark, Robyn, McAlister, F, Ball, Jocasta, Lewinter, Christian, Cullington, Damien, Stewart, Simon and Cleland, John 2010. Structured telephone support or telemonitoring programs for patients with chronic heart failure. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 8, pp. 1 - 144. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007228.pub2
Gender-specific barriers and facilitators to heart failure self-care: A mixed methods study
Riegel, Barbara, Dickson, Victoria, Lisa, Kuhn,, Page, Karen and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2010. Gender-specific barriers and facilitators to heart failure self-care: A mixed methods study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47 (7), pp. 888 - 895. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.12.011
Utility of the Oswestry Disability index for studies of back pain related disability in nurses: Evaluation of psychometric and measurement properties
Dawson, Anna, Steele, Emily, Hodges, Paul and Stewart, Simon 2010. Utility of the Oswestry Disability index for studies of back pain related disability in nurses: Evaluation of psychometric and measurement properties. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47 (5), pp. 604 - 607. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.10.013
Recovering from an acute cardiac event- the relationship between the depression and life satisfaction.
Page, Karen, Davidson, Patricia, Edward, Karen-Leigh, Allen, Josh, Cummins, Robert, Thompson, David and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2010. Recovering from an acute cardiac event- the relationship between the depression and life satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 19 (June), pp. 736 - 743. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03106.x
Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community : insights from the Heart of Soweto Study
Sliwa, Karen, Carrington, Melinda, Klug, Eric, Opie, Lionel, Lee, Geraldine and Stewart, Simon 2010. Predisposing factors and incidence of newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation in an urban African community : insights from the Heart of Soweto Study. Heart. 96 (23), pp. 1878 - 1882. https://doi.org/10.1136/hrt.2010.206938
An epidemiological study of stroke hospitalizations in Maputo, Mozambique: A high burden of disease in a resource-poor country
Damasceno, Albertino, Gomes, Joana, Azevedo, Ana, Carrilho, Carla, Lobo, Vitoria, Lopes, Helder, Madede, Travares, Pravinrai, Pius, Silva-Matos, Carla, Jalla, Sulemane, Stewart, Simon and Lunet, Nuno 2010. An epidemiological study of stroke hospitalizations in Maputo, Mozambique: A high burden of disease in a resource-poor country. Stroke. 41 (11), pp. 2463 - 2469. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.594275
Cognitive impairment predicts functional capacity in dementia-free patients with cardiovascular disease
McLennan, Skye Nadine, Mathias, Jane, Brennan, Lucy, Russell, Mary and Stewart, Simon 2010. Cognitive impairment predicts functional capacity in dementia-free patients with cardiovascular disease. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 25 (5), pp. 390 - 397. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e3181dae445
Awareness and causal attributions of risk factors for heart disease among immigrant women living in Australia
Gholizadeh, Leila, Salamonson, Yenna, Worrall-Carter, Linda, DiGiacomo, Michelle and Davidson, Patricia M. 2009. Awareness and causal attributions of risk factors for heart disease among immigrant women living in Australia. Journal of Women's Health. 18 (9), pp. 1385 - 1393. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2008.0956
The nexus between cognitive function and self-care ablility in patients with chronic heart failure
Cameron, Janette 2009. The nexus between cognitive function and self-care ablility in patients with chronic heart failure. Thesis https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a95f334c681d
Integrated care and optimal management of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Strange, Geoff, Fowler, Robin, Jary, Corina, Dalton, Brad, Stewart, Simon and Gabbay, Eli 2009. Integrated care and optimal management of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 2, pp. 67 - 78.
Cohort profile: The Nurses and Midwives e-Cohort Study - A novel electronic longitude study
Turner, Catherine, Bain, Chris, Schluter, Philip J., Yorkston, Emily, Bogassian, Fiona, McClurre, Rod, Hungtington, Annette, Tuckett, Anthony Gerrard, Hegney, Desley, Thompson, David Robert and Stewart, Simon 2009. Cohort profile: The Nurses and Midwives e-Cohort Study - A novel electronic longitude study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 38 (1), pp. 53 - 60. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dym294
Gender differences in heart failure self-care: A multinational cross-sectional study
Lee, Christopher S., Reigel, Barbara, Driscoll, Andrea, Suwanno, Jom, Moser, Debra K., Lennie, Terry A., Dickson, Victoria V., Cameron, Janette and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2009. Gender differences in heart failure self-care: A multinational cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 46 (11), pp. 1485 - 1495. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.04.004
Preventing CVD in resource-poor areas: Perspectives from the 'real-world'
Stewart, Simon and Sliwa, Karen 2009. Preventing CVD in resource-poor areas: Perspectives from the 'real-world'. Nature Reviews Cardiology. 6 (7), pp. 489 - 492. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2009.79
Testing a model of patient characteristics, psychologic status, and cognitive function as predictors of self-care in persons with chronic heart failure
Cameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Riegel, Barbara, Lo, Sing Kai and Stewart, Simon 2009. Testing a model of patient characteristics, psychologic status, and cognitive function as predictors of self-care in persons with chronic heart failure. Heart & Lung: the journal of acute and critical care. 38 (5), pp. 410 - 418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2008.11.004
Cholesterol complacency in Australia: Time to revisit the basics of cardiovascular disease prevention
Carrington, Melinda Jane, Retegan, Claudia, Johnston, Colin I., Jennings, Garry L. and Stewart, Simon 2009. Cholesterol complacency in Australia: Time to revisit the basics of cardiovascular disease prevention. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18 (5), pp. 678 - 686. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02507.x
Evidence-based chronic heart failure management programs: Reality or myth?
Driscoll, Andrea, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Hare, David, Davidson, Patricia, Riegel, Barbara, Tonkin, Andrew and Stewart, Simon 2009. Evidence-based chronic heart failure management programs: Reality or myth? BMJ Quality and Safety. 18 (6), pp. 450 - 455. https://doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2008.028035
What works in chronic care management: The case of heart failure
Sochalski, Julie, Jaarsma, Tiny, Krumholz, Harlan M., Laramee, Ann, McMurray, John J.V., Naylor, Mary D., Rich, Michael W., Riegel, Barbara and Stewart, Simon 2009. What works in chronic care management: The case of heart failure. Health Affairs. 28 (1), pp. 179 - 189. https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.28.1.179
Learning style and learning needs of heart failure patients
Boyde, Mary, Tuckett, Anthony Gerrard, Peters, Robyn, Thompson, David Robert, Turner, Catherine and Stewart, Simon 2009. Learning style and learning needs of heart failure patients. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 8 (5), pp. 316 - 322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2009.05.003
Development and test-retest reliability of an extended version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ-E): A screening instrument for musculoskeletal pain
Dawson, Anna P., Steele, Emily J., Hodges, Paul W. and Stewart, Simon 2009. Development and test-retest reliability of an extended version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ-E): A screening instrument for musculoskeletal pain. The Journal Of Pain. 10 (5), pp. 517 - 526. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2008.11.008
Use of a nurse-led intervention to optimize beta-blockade for reducing cardiac events after major noncardiac surgery
Marwick, Thomas H., Branagan, Helen, Venkatesh, Bala and Stewart, Simon 2009. Use of a nurse-led intervention to optimize beta-blockade for reducing cardiac events after major noncardiac surgery. American Heart Journal. 157 (4), pp. 784 - 790. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2008.09.014
Long-term trends in first hospitalization for heart failure and subsequent survival between 1986 and 2003. A population study of 5.1 million people
Jhund, Pardeep S., MacIntyre, Kate, Simpson, Colin R., Lewsey, James D., Stewart, Simon, Redpath, Adam, Chalmers, James W.T., Capewell, Simon and McMurray, John J.V. 2009. Long-term trends in first hospitalization for heart failure and subsequent survival between 1986 and 2003. A population study of 5.1 million people. Circulation. 119 (4), pp. 515 - 523. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.812172
Measuring self-care in chronic heart failure: A review of the psychometric properties of clinical instruments
Cameron, Janette, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Driscoll, Andrea and Stewart, Simon 2009. Measuring self-care in chronic heart failure: A review of the psychometric properties of clinical instruments. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 24 (6), pp. E10 - E22. https://doi.org/10.1097/JCN.0b013e3181b5660f
Population screening for heart disease in vulnerable populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study
Stewart, Simon 2009. Population screening for heart disease in vulnerable populations: Lessons from the Heart of Soweto Study. Heart Lung and Circulation. 18 (2), pp. 104 - 106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2009.01.003
A time bomb of cardiovascular risk factors in South Africa: Results from the Heart of Soweto Study "Heart Awareness Days"
Tibazarwa, Kemi, Ntyintyane, Lucas, Sliwa, Karen, Gernholtz, Trevor, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Wilkinson, David and Stewart, Simon 2009. A time bomb of cardiovascular risk factors in South Africa: Results from the Heart of Soweto Study "Heart Awareness Days". International Journal of Cardiology. 132 (2), pp. 233 - 239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.11.067
Opting in and opting out: A grounded theory of nursing's contribution to inpatient rehabilitation
Pryor, Julie, Walker, Annette, O'Connell, Beverley and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2009. Opting in and opting out: A grounded theory of nursing's contribution to inpatient rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation. 23 (12), pp. 1124 - 1135. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215509343233
Heart failure in the UK
McMurray, J. J.V., Jhund, Pardeep, MacIntyre, Kate and Stewart, Simon 2009. Heart failure in the UK. Heart. 95 (2), pp. 156 - 156.
Learning for heart failure patients (the L-HF patient study)
Boyde, Mary, Tuckett, Anthony Gerrard, Peters, Robyn, Thompson, David Robert, Turner, Catherine and Stewart, Simon 2009. Learning for heart failure patients (the L-HF patient study). Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18 (14), pp. 2030 - 2039. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02716.x
Heart failure self-care in developed and developing countries
Riegel, Barbara, Driscoll, Andrea, Suwanno, Jom, Moser, Debra K., Lennie, Terry A., Chung, Misook L., Wu, Jia-Rong, Dickson, Victoria Vaughan, Carlson, Beverley and Cameron, Janette 2009. Heart failure self-care in developed and developing countries. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 15 (6), pp. 508 - 516. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2009.01.009
Epidemiology of coronary artery disease
Stewart, Simon 2008. Epidemiology of coronary artery disease. in: D.K. Moser and B. Riegel (ed.) Cardiac nursing: A companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease United States of America: Elsevier. pp. 9 - 30
Relationship of heart failure patients' knowledge, perceived barriers, and attitudes regarding low-sodium diet recommendations to adherence
Lennie, Terry, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Hammash, M., Odom-Forren, J., Roser, L. P., Smith, C. S., Trupp, T., Chung, Misook and Moser, Debra 2008. Relationship of heart failure patients' knowledge, perceived barriers, and attitudes regarding low-sodium diet recommendations to adherence. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 23 (1), pp. 6 - 11. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-7117.2008.tb00525.x
Improving depression and anxiety screening of patients with heart disease: implementing a multidisciplinary Clinical Pathway
Rahman, Aziz and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2008. Improving depression and anxiety screening of patients with heart disease: implementing a multidisciplinary Clinical Pathway.
Predominance of heart failure in the heart of Soweto study cohort: Emerging challenges for urban African communities
Stewart, Simon, Wilkinson, David, Hansen, Craig, Vaghela, Vinesh, Mvungi, Robert, McMurray, John J. and Sliwa, Karen 2008. Predominance of heart failure in the heart of Soweto study cohort: Emerging challenges for urban African communities. Circulation. 118 (23), pp. 2360 - 2367. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.786244
Is fenofibrate a cost-saving treatment for middle-aged individuals with type ii diabetes? An economic analysis of the FIELD Study
Carrington, Melinda Jane and Stewart, Simon 2008. Is fenofibrate a cost-saving treatment for middle-aged individuals with type ii diabetes? An economic analysis of the FIELD Study. International Journal of Cardiology. 127 (1), pp. 51 - 56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.04.040
Chronic cardiovascular disease management: How can it be improved
Thompson, David Robert and Stewart, Simon 2008. Chronic cardiovascular disease management: How can it be improved. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation. 15 (1), pp. 1 - 2. https://doi.org/10.1097/HJR.0b013e3282f4f98f
Prognostic impact of pulmonary arterial hypertension: A population-based analysis
Carrington, Melinda Jane, Murphy, Niamh F., Strange, Geoff, Peacock, Andrew, McMurray, John J.V. and Stewart, Simon 2008. Prognostic impact of pulmonary arterial hypertension: A population-based analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 124 (2), pp. 183 - 187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.12.045
Heart failure nursing in Australia: Challenges, strengths, and opportunities
Davidson, Patricia M., Driscoll, Andrea, Clark, Robyn, Newton, Phillip J. and Stewart, Simon 2008. Heart failure nursing in Australia: Challenges, strengths, and opportunities. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing version. 23 (4), pp. 195 - 197. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-7117.2008.00017.x
Are ECG abnormalities common in black AFricans with heart failure? Results from the Heart of Soweto study
Lee, Geraldine, Carrington, Melinda Jane, Sliwa, Karen and Stewart, Simon 2008. Are ECG abnormalities common in black AFricans with heart failure? Results from the Heart of Soweto study. South African Heart Journal. 5 (1), pp. 4 - 11. https://doi.org/10.24170/5-1-2056
The impact of an ICU liaison nurse service on patient outcomes
Elliott, Suzanne, Ernest, David, Doric, Andrea, Page, Karen, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Thalib, Lukman and Chaboyer, Wendy 2008. The impact of an ICU liaison nurse service on patient outcomes. Critical Care and Resuscitation. 10 (4), pp. 296 - 300.
Hot summers and heart failure: Seasonal variations in morbidity and mortality in Australian heart failure patients (1994-2005)
Inglis, Sally C., Clark, Robyn A., Shakib, Sepehr, Wong, Denis T., Molaee, Payman, Wilkinson, David and Stewart, Simon 2008. Hot summers and heart failure: Seasonal variations in morbidity and mortality in Australian heart failure patients (1994-2005). European Journal of Heart Failure. 10 (6), pp. 540 - 549. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2008.03.008
Spectrum of heart disease and risk factors in a black urban population in South Africa (the Heart of Soweto Study): A cohort study
Sliwa, Karen, Wilkinson, David, Hansen, Craig, Ntyintyane, Lucas, Tibazarwa, Kemi, Becker, Anthony and Stewart, Simon 2008. Spectrum of heart disease and risk factors in a black urban population in South Africa (the Heart of Soweto Study): A cohort study. The Lancet. 371 (9616), pp. 915 - 922. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60417-1
Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: Time for some consistency
Driscoll, Andrea, Currey, Judy, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Stewart, Simon 2008. Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: Time for some consistency. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 17 (16), pp. 2212 - 2220. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02219.x
Returning to work: Exploring the experiences of women with acute coronary syndromes
Parry, A., Worrall-Carter, Linda, Page, Karen, Kuhn, Lisa, DiGiacomo, Michelle and Davidson, Patricia 2007. Returning to work: Exploring the experiences of women with acute coronary syndromes. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 2 (6), pp. 292 - 301.
Depression, anxiety and stress in women following acute coronary syndrome: Implications for secondary prevention
DiGiacomo, Michelle, Davidson, Patricia, Vanderpluym, A., Snell, R. and Worrall-Carter, Linda 2007. Depression, anxiety and stress in women following acute coronary syndrome: Implications for secondary prevention. Australian Critical Care. 20 (2), pp. 69 - 76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2007.03.002
Extent of heart failure self-care as an endpoint to patient education: A review of the literature
Cameron, Jan, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Driscoll, Andrea, New, G. and Stewart, Simon 2007. Extent of heart failure self-care as an endpoint to patient education: A review of the literature. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 2 (4), pp. 188 - 197.
Are all doctorates equal or are some 'more equal than others' ? An examination of which ones should be offered by schools of nursing
Kirkman, Sandy, Thompson, David, Watson, Roger and Stewart, Simon 2007. Are all doctorates equal or are some 'more equal than others' ? An examination of which ones should be offered by schools of nursing. Nurse Education in Practice. 10 (1), pp. 33 - 34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2006.06.006
Handmaiden or right-hand man: is the relationship between doctors and nurses still therapeutic?
Thompson, David and Stewart, Simon 2007. Handmaiden or right-hand man: is the relationship between doctors and nurses still therapeutic? International Journal of Cardiology. 118 (2), pp. 139 - 140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.05.073
Interventions to prevent back pain and back injury in nurses: a systematic review
Dawson, Anna, McLennan, Skye, Schiller, Stefan, Jull, Gwendolen, Hodges, Paul and Stewart, Simon 2007. Interventions to prevent back pain and back injury in nurses: a systematic review. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 64 (10), pp. 642 - 650. https://doi.org/10.1136/oem.2006.030643
Nursing and midwifery: time for an amicable divorce?
Thompson, David, Watson, Roger and Stewart, Simon 2007. Nursing and midwifery: time for an amicable divorce? International Journal of Nursing Studies. 44 (4), pp. 523 - 524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2007.03.002
Telemonitoring for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: A Systematic Review
Chaudhry, Sarwat I., Phillips, Christopher O., Stewart, Simon, Riegel, Barbara, Mattera, Jennifer A., Jerant, Anthony F. and Krumholz, Harlan M. 2007. Telemonitoring for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: A Systematic Review. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 13 (1), pp. 56 - 62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2006.09.001
Heart failure management programmes in Europe
Jaarsma, Tiny, Stromberg, Anna, De Geest, Sabina, Fridlund, Bengt, Heikkila, Johanna, Martensson, Jan, Moons, Philip, Reimer, Wilma Scholte, Smith, Karen, Stewart, Simon and Thompson, David 2006. Heart failure management programmes in Europe. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (3), pp. 197 - 205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2006.04.002
Gender differences in adherence to the sodium-restricted diet in patients with heart failure
Chung, Misook, Moser, Debra, Lennie, Terry, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Bentley, B., Trupp, T. and Armentano, D. 2006. Gender differences in adherence to the sodium-restricted diet in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 12 (8), pp. 628 - 634. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2006.07.007
Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1- year follow-up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but in ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization
Lenzen, Mattie, Reimer, Wilma Scholte, Norekval, Tone, De Geest, Sabina, Fridlund, Bengt, Heikkila, Johanna, Jaarsma, Tiny, Martensson, Jan, Moons, Philip, Smith, Karen, Stewart, Simon, Stromberg, Anna, Thompson, David and Wijns, William 2006. Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1- year follow-up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but in ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (2), pp. 115 - 121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2006.01.003
Do clinicians know how to use pulse oximetry? A literature review and clinical implications
Elliott, Malcolm, Tate, R. and Page, Karen 2006. Do clinicians know how to use pulse oximetry? A literature review and clinical implications. Australian Critical Care. 19 (4), pp. 139 - 144. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1036-7314(06)80027-5
Assessment of cognitive function in heart failure patients
Wolfe, R, Worrall-Carter, Linda, Foister, K., Keks, N. and Howe, V. 2006. Assessment of cognitive function in heart failure patients. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (2), pp. 158 - 164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2005.10.005
Heterogeneity of heart failure management programs in Australia
Driscoll, Andrea, Worrall-Carter, Linda, McLennan, Skye, Dawson, Anna, O'Reilly, J. and Stewart, Simon 2006. Heterogeneity of heart failure management programs in Australia. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (1), pp. 75 - 82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2005.08.001
Prognostic importance of cognitive impairment in chronic heart failure patients : Does specialist disease management make a difference?
McLennan, Skye, Pearson, Sue, Cameron, Janette and Stewart, Simon 2006. Prognostic importance of cognitive impairment in chronic heart failure patients : Does specialist disease management make a difference? European Journal of Heart Failure. 8 (5), pp. 494 - 501. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2005.11.013
Nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease: the current status in Europe
Moons, Philip, Reimer, Wilma Scholte, De Geest, Sabina, Fridlund, Bengt, Heikkila, Johanna, Jaarsma, Tiny, Martensson, Jan, Smith, Karen, Stewart, Simon, Stromberg, Anna and Thompson, David 2006. Nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease: the current status in Europe. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (1), pp. 60 - 67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2005.10.010
Rationale and design of the national benchmarking and evidence-based national clinical guidelines for chronic heart failure management programs study
Driscoll, Andrea, Worrall-Carter, Linda and Stewart, Simon 2006. Rationale and design of the national benchmarking and evidence-based national clinical guidelines for chronic heart failure management programs study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 21 (4), pp. 276 - 282. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005082-200607000-00007
Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: results from the Basel 2005 Nurses Cohort
Reimer, Wilma Scholte, Moons, Philip, De Geest, Sabina, Fridlund, Bengt, Heikkila, Johanna, Jaarsma, Tiny, Lenzen, Mattie, Martensson, Jan, Norekval, Tone, Smith, Karen, Stewart, Simon, Stromberg, Anna and Thompson, David 2006. Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: results from the Basel 2005 Nurses Cohort. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5 (4), pp. 258 - 263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2006.06.007
Prolonged effects of a home-based intervention in patients with chronic illness
Pearson, Sue, Inglis, Sally, McLennan, Skye, Brennan, Lucy, Russell, Mary, Wilkinson, David, Thompson, David and Stewart, Simon 2006. Prolonged effects of a home-based intervention in patients with chronic illness. Archives of Internal Medicine. 166 (6), pp. 645 - 650. https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.166.6.645
The experiences and adjustments of women following their first acute myocardial infarction
Worrall-Carter, Linda, Jones, T. and Driscoll, Andrea 2005. The experiences and adjustments of women following their first acute myocardial infarction. Contemporary Nurse. 19 (February), pp. 211 - 221.
Psychosocial issues facilitating recovery post-CABG surgery
Theobald, K, Worrall-Carter, Linda and McMurray, Anne 2005. Psychosocial issues facilitating recovery post-CABG surgery. Australian Critical Care. 18 (2), pp. 76 - 85. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1036-7314(05)80006-2
A historical review of the nurse practitioner role in Australia
Driscoll, Andrea, Worrall-Carter, Linda, O'Reilly, J. and Stewart, Simon 2005. A historical review of the nurse practitioner role in Australia. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners. 9 (3), pp. 141 - 152.
Effects of a nurse-led, clinic and home-based intervention on recurrent hospital use in chronic heart failure
Thompson, David, Roebuck, Anne and Stewart, Simon 2005. Effects of a nurse-led, clinic and home-based intervention on recurrent hospital use in chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure. 7 (3), pp. 377 - 384. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2004.10.008
Chronic heart failure beyond city limits
Clark, Robyn A., McLennan, Skye, Eckert, K., Dawson, Anna, Wilkinson, David and Stewart, Simon 2005. Chronic heart failure beyond city limits. Rural and Remote Health. 5 (4), pp. 1 - 13.
Nurse academics meeting the challenges of scholarship and research
Worrall-Carter, Linda and Snell, R. 2003. Nurse academics meeting the challenges of scholarship and research. Contemporary Nurse. 16 (February), pp. 40 - 50.