The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Windsor is a leading nursing education institution that is making research for quality healthcare a high priority. The Faculty research portfolio is particularly enriched by a mix of a number of enthusiastic established and rising nurse researchers who investigate a diverse scope of topics that stem from four research themes: Patient Safety, Health Services, Women’s and Child Health, and Vulnerable and Diverse Populations.

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Submissions from 2016

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Quality-based procedures in Ontario: exploring health-care leaders' responses, Pamela Baxter, Laura Cleghorn, Kim Alvarado, Greta Cummings, Deborah Kennedy, Colleen McKey, and Kathy Pfaff

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Caring for older people living alone with dementia: Healthcare professionals’ experiences, L. de Witt and J Ploeg

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Self-perceived hand hygiene practices among undergraduate nursing students, A. Foote and M El-Masri

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The relationship between illness representations, risk perception and fear of cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors, L. A. Freeman-Gibb, N K. Janz, M C. Katapodi, B J. Zikmund-Fisher, and L Northouse

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Genetic influence on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: A narrative review, J. Kiernan

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Cancer as a platform for genetics education in the undergraduate nursing curriculum, J. Kiernan and A H. Vallerand

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Survivors of chronic stroke – participant evaluations of commercial gaming for rehabilitation, K. Paquin, J Crawley, J E. Harris, and S Horton

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Social exclusion, health and hidden homelessness, J. Watson, J Crawley, and D Kane

Submissions from 2015

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Nurse managers’ role in older nurses’ intention to stay, M. Armstrong-Stassen, M Freeman, S Cameron, and D Rajacich

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Leaders' experiences and perceptions implementing activity-based funding and pay-for-performance hospital funding models: A systematic review, P. E. Baxter, S J. Hewko, K A. Pfaff, L Cleghorn, B J. Cunningham, D Elston, and G G. Cummings

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"It was like reading a detective novel": Using PAR to work together for culture change, D. Fortune, J McKeown, S Dupuis, and L de Witt

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Outcomes associated with conventional accelerated versus once-weekly IV iron therapy in outpatients undergoing hemodialysis, M. Malkinska, W S. El Nekidy, M M. El-Masri, A Kadri, C Donaldson, and D Soong

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Cynicism in hospital staff nurses: The effect of intention to leave and job change over time, J. Mantler, J Godin, S J. Cameron, and M E. Horsburgh

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Effectiveness of commercial video gaming on fine motor control in chronic stroke within community-level rehabilitation, K. Paquin, S Ali, K Carr, J Crawley, C McGowan, and S Horton

Submissions from 2014

Case-control study design., M. M. El-Masri

Information bias., M. M. El-Masri

Prospective cohort study design., M. M. El-Masri

Retrospective cohort study design., M. M. El-Masri

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Exploring new graduate nurse confidence in interprofessional collaboration: A mixed methods study, K. A. Pfaff, P E. Baxter, S M. Jack, and J Ploeg

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A mixed methods exploration of the team and organizational factors that may predict new graduate nurse engagement in collaborative practice, K. A. Pfaff, P E. Baxter, J Ploeg, and S M. Jack

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An integrative review of the factors influencing new graduate nurse engagement in interprofessional collaboration, K. Pfaff, P Baxter, S Jack, and J Ploeg

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Commuter migration: work environment factors influencing nurses' decisions regarding choice of employment, D. Rajacich, M Freeman, M Armstrong-Stassen, S Cameron, and B Wolfe

Submissions from 2013

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Exploring physician hand hygiene practices and perceptions in 2 community-based canadian hospitals, M. Budimir-Hussey, L Ciprietti, F Ahmed, C Tarola, A Lo, and M El-Masri

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Needs of the hidden homeless - no longer hidden: A pilot study, J. Crawley, D Kane, L Atkinson-Plato, M Hamilton, K Dobson, and J Watson

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"You're saying something by giving things to them:" communication and family inheritance, L. de Witt, L Campbell, J Ploeg, C L. Kemp, and C Rosenthal

Confounding., M. M. El-Masri

Odds ratio., M. M. El-Masri

Prevalence., M. M. El-Masri

Relative risk., M. M. El-Masri

Terminology 101. Recall bias., M. M. El-Masri

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If They Do Call You a Nurse, It Is Always a "Male Nurse": Experiences of Men in the Nursing Profession, D. Rajacich, D Kane, C Williston, and S Cameron

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The prevalence of pain and its association with psychosocial factors for indigent adults enrolled in a primary care clinic, A. H. Vallerand, B Pieper, J Crawley, C Nordstrom, and E Di Nardo

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Comparison of alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator) high-dose vs. low-dose protocol in restoring hemodialysis catheter function: The ALTE-DOSE study, O. Yaseen, M M. El-Masri, W S. El Nekidy, D Soong, M Ibrahim, J W. Speirs, and A Kadri

Submissions from 2012

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Evaluating Undergraduate Nursing Students' Learning Using Standardized Patients, J. A.K. Bornais, J E. Raiger, R E. Krahn, and M M. El-Masri

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A descriptive study of functions, symptoms, and perceived health state after radiotherapy for prostate cancer, Sheila Cameron, Colvin Springer, Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, and Maher El-Masri

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A descriptive study of functions, symptoms, and perceived health state after radiotherapy for prostate cancer, S. Cameron, C Springer, S Fox-Wasylyshyn, and M M. El-Masri

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A descriptive study of functions, symptoms, and perceived health state after radiotherapy for prostate cancer, S. Cameron, C Springer, S Fox-Wasylyshyn, and M M. El-Masri

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Development and psychometric assessment of the undergraduate nursing student academic satisfaction scale (UNSASS), S. Dennison and M M. El-Masri

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Exploring the influence of enforcing infection control directives on the risk of developing healthcare associated infections in the intensive care unit: A retrospective study., Maher El-Masri and Margaret Oldfield

Confidence intervals: Part 1., M. M. El-Masri

Cumulative incidence and incidence rate., M. M. El-Masri

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Terminology 101. Confidence intervals: Part 2., M. M. El-Masri

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Exploring the influence of enforcing infection control directives on the risk of developing healthcare associated infections in the intensive care unit: A retrospective study, M. M. El-Masri and M P. Oldfield

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Factors influencing vancomycin loading dose for hospitalized hemodialysis patients: Prospective observational cohort study, W. S. El Nekidy, M M. El-Masri, G S. Umstead, and M Dehoorne-Smith

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Predictors of symptom congruence among patients with acute myocardial infarction, S. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Predictors of symptom congruence among patients with acute myocardial infarction, S. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Employment goals, expectations, and migration intentions of nursing graduates in a Canadian border city: A mixed methods study, M. Freeman, A Baumann, N Akhtar-Danesh, J Blythe, and A Fisher

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Migration: A concept analysis from a nursing perspective, M. Freeman, A Baumann, J Blythe, A Fisher, and N Akhtar-Danesh

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Case study methodology in nurse migration research: An integrative review, M. Freeman, A Baumann, A Fisher, J Blythe, and N Akhtar-Danesh

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Exploring the Benefits of Double Gloving During Surgery, D. Korniewicz and M El-Masri

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Exploring the Benefits of Double Gloving During Surgery, D. Korniewicz and M El-Masri

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Exploring the benefits of double gloving during surgery, Denise M. Korniewicz and Maher El-Masri

Submissions from 2011

A descriptive study exploring the principles of asepsis techniques among perioperative personnel during surgery., J. S. Adams, D M. Korniewicz, and M M. El-Masri

Predictors of cardiac symptom attribution among AMI patients., T. Dunlop and S Fox-Wasylyshyn

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The health of women temporary agricultural workers in Canada: A critical review of the literature, K. Edmunds, H Berman, T Basok, M Ford-Gilboe, and C Forchuk

Are we being true to the peer-review process?, M. M. El-Masri

The significance of p values., M. M. El-Masri

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A single-centre chart review exploring the adjusted association between breast cancer phenotype and prognosis, C. Hamm, M El-Masri, G Poliquin, V Poliquin, J Mathews, S Kanjeekal, Y Alam, S Kulkarni, and T Elfiki

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Evaluation of the incidence of pressure ulcers using Hill-Rom VersaCare surfaces, Denise M. Korniewicz, Jeanne Siegel, Vivian Fajardo, and Maher El-Masri

Evaluation of the incidence of pressure ulcers using hill-rom versacare surfaces., D. M. Korniewicz, J Siegel, V Fajardo, and M El-Masri

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Administering medications for Parkinson disease on time, S. Kovosi and M Freeman

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Predicting seasonal influenza vaccination among Hospital-Based nurses, T. Marentette and M M. El-Masri

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Predicting Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Among Hospital-Based Nurses, Theresa Marentette and Maher El-Masri

The important role for nurses in supporting the Asian Hindu patient and family at end of life: providing culturally sensitive end-of-life care., A. Singh and M Freeman

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Examining the effectiveness of 2 solutions used to flush capped pediatric peripheral intravenous catheters, M. L. White, J Crawley, E A. Rennie, and L A. Lewandowski

Submissions from 2010

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Working in Canada or the United States: perceptions of canadian nurses living in a border community, S. Cameron, M Armstrong-Stassen, D Rajacich, and M Freeman

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Peer mentoring: Untapped potential, S. Dennison

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Living alone with dementia: An interpretive phenomenological study with older women, L. de Witt, J Ploeg, and M Black

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Testing a model of delayed care-seeking for acute myocardial infarction, S. M. Fox-Wasylyshyn, M El-Masri, and N T. Artinian

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Testing a model of delayed care-seeking for acute myocardial infarction, Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, Maher El-Masri, and Nancy Artinian

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Exploring the factors associated with hand hygiene compliance of nurses during routine clinical practice, D. M. Korniewicz and M El-Masri

Submissions from 2009

Nursing shortcuts can shortcut safety., L. Beaulieu and M Freeman

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Uprooted and displaced: A critical narrative study of homeless, aboriginal, and newcomer girls in Canada, H. Berman, G A. Mulcahy, C Forchuk, K A. Edmunds, A Haldenby, and R Lopez

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Commentary: Many older people felt that electronic care surveillance increased their safety and enabled them to live alone in their own homes, L. De Witt

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Living on the threshold: The spatial experience of living alone with dementia, L. De Witt, J Ploeg, and M Black

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Examining the association between chest tube-related factors and the risk of developing healthcare-associated infections in the ICU of a community hospital: A retrospective case-control study, M. M. Oldfield, M M. El-Masri, and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Examining the association between chest tube-related factors and the risk of developing healthcare-associated infections in the ICU of a community hospital: a retrospective case-control study, M. M. Oldfield, Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, and Maher El-Masri

Comparing the psychological stress between non-smoking patients and smoking patients who experience abrupt smoking cessation during hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction: a pilot study., K. A. Pfaff, M M. El-Masri, and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Alternative coping strategies and decision delay in seeking care for acute myocardial infarction, M. Zegrean, S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn, and M M. El-Masri

Submissions from 2008

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Musculoskeletal problems experienced by older nurses in hospital settings., S. J. Cameron, M Armstrong-Stassen, D Kane, and F B. Moro

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Home intravenous therapy and the ability to perform self-care activities of daily living, L. O'Halloran, M M. El-Masri, and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Evaluation of a research mentorship program in community care, J. Ploeg, L de Witt, B Hutchison, L Hayward, and K Grayson

Submissions from 2007

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Nurses’ roles with families: perceptions of ICU nurses. Intensive & Critical Care Nursing, Maher El-Masri and Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Erratum: Methodological issues associated with using different cut-off points to categorize outcome variables (Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (2006) 38, 4 (162)), M. M. El-Masri

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Nurses' roles with families: Perceptions of ICU nurses, M. M. El-Masri and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Comparison of coping responses to symptoms between first-time sufferers and those with a previous history of acute myocardial infarction, S. M. Fox-Wasylyshyn, M M. El-Masri, and H K. Krohn

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Comparison of coping responses to symptoms between first-time sufferers and those with a previous history of acute myocardial infarction, Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn, Maher El-Masri, and H. K. Krohn

Effect of aloe-vera impregnated gloves on hand hygiene attitudes of health care workers., D. M. Korniewicz and M El Masri

Chagas disease: clinical overview and implications for nursing., H. A. Lennox, D A. Karcz, H Tales, and M El Masri

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A family-based model to predict fear of recurrence for cancer survivors and their caregivers, S. Mellon, T S. Kershaw, L L. Northouse, and L Freeman-Gibb

Submissions from 2006

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Diverse implications of a national health crisis: A qualitative exploration of community nurses' SARS experiences, S. M. Bergeron, S Cameron, M Armstrong-Stassen, and K Pare

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Critical appraisal of rigour in interpretive phenomenological nursing research, L. De Witt and J Ploeg

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Methodological issues associated with using different cut-off points to categorize outcome variables, M. M. El-Masri and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Scholarship in nursing: what really counts?, M. M. El-Masri and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Reactions of hospital staff nurses to recruitment incentives, J. Mantler, M Armstrong-Stassen, M E. Horsburgh, and S J. Cameron

Submissions from 2005

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Concerns, satisfaction, and retention of Canadian community health nurses, M. Armstrong-Stassen and S J. Cameron

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Critical analysis of the evolution of a Canadian nurse practitioner role, L. De Witt and J Ploeg

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Predicting nosocomial bloodstream infections using surrogate markers of injury severity: clinical and methodological perspectives, Maher El-Masri, Taric A. Hammad, and Susan Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Missing data: An introductory conceptual overview for the novice researcher, M. M. El-Masri and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn

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Predicting nosocomial bloodstream infections using surrogate markers of injury severity: Clinical and methodological perspectives, M. M. El-Masri, T A. Hammad, and S M. Fox-Wasylyshyn