This page provides green open access to Dr. Suzanne Fredericks’ publications.
The manuscripts are grouped into categories that are based on themes that are related to Dr. Fredericks’ program of research (designing and evaluating interventions to support patients undergoing invasive surgical procedures).
These elements include: timing, dose, mode (medium and format), and approach (standardized and individualized)
Hodnett, E., & Fredericks, S. (2003). Support during pregnancy for women at increased risk of low birth weight babies: A discussion. Birth, 30, 4, pp. 278.
Fredericks, S., Guruge, S., Sidani, S., & Wan, T. (2010). Postoperative patient education: a systematic review. Clinical nursing research, 19(2), 144-164. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3586
Fredericks, S., Beanlands, H., Spalding, K., & Da Silva, M. (2010). Effects of the characteristics of teaching on the outcomes of heart failure patient education interventions: a systematic review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 9(1), 30-37. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3601, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. (2009). Timing for delivering individualized patient education intervention to coronary artery bypass graft patients: An RCT. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 8(2), 144-150. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3600, opens in new window
These articles discuss/present strategies and/or considerations for designing, implementing, and evaluating interventions within the clinical setting.
Fredericks, S., Lapum, J., Policelli, J. (2016). Considerations for the design of online gaming interventions for the frail elderly: A short communication. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 11, 3, pp. 1-5. http://cjni.net/journal/?p=4919, external link
Fredericks, S. & Yau, T. (2017). Clinical effectiveness of individual patient education in heart surgery patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 65, 44-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.11.001, external link
Fredericks, S., Lapum, J., Hui, G. (2015). Applying Patient Centered Care to the Design and Implementation of Cardiovascular Surgical Interventions: Implications for Practice. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 10, 4, 170-174. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3590, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Lapum, J., & Hui, G. (2015). Examining the Effect of Patient-Centered Care on Patient Outcomes: A Systematic Review. British Journal of Nursing. 24, 7, 394-400. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3591, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. & Martorella, G. (2013). Delivering a patient education intervention using both the internet and telephone: A discursive presentation. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics. (Featured Article), 7, 3/4. Available online at: http://cjni.net/journal/?p=2538, external link. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3592, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Martorella, G. & Catallo, C. (2015). Using knowledge translation as a framework for the design of a research protocol. International Journal of Nursing Practice. Volume 21 (Suppl. 2), 157–163. doi:10.1111/ijn.12338 http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3593, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Martorella, G., Swart, B., & Newman, E. (in press, Oct – Dec 2013). Designing a cardiovascular surgical web-based patient education intervention: A discussion paper. Journal of Nursing Science, vol. 31, no. 4. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3594, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. (2011). Coaching in the cardiovascular surgical population. Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 21, 3, 30-33. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3589, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. (April 2012). Nursing informatics and coaching based interventions: A protocol for delivery. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics. (Featured Article), 6, 4. Available online at: https://tinyurl.com/7k47ktj. http://tinyurl.com/7k47ktj, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3602, opens in new window
The articles in this section present a discussion of recovery following invasive procedures and address complications, the recovery experience, and facilitators and barriers that influence rate of recovery.
Fredericks, S. (2017). Scoping Review: Online Gaming Interventions for
Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Case Studies.
Fredericks, S., Sidani, S., Miranda, J., & Fox, M. (2016). Examining
Cardiovascular Symptoms in Adults with Chronic Insomnia. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 11(9), 430-436.
Schwind, J. K., Fredericks, S., Metersky, K., & Porzuczek, V. G. (2015).
What can be learned from patient stories about living with the chronicity of
heart illness? A narrative inquiry. Contemporary nurse, 1-14.
Fredericks, S. (2015). A multidisciplinary collaborative web site for cardiovascular surgery. Computers Informatics Nursing, 33(7), 273-277. DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000167.
Fredericks, S. & Bechtold, A. (2013). Challenges associated with delivering education to patients after heart surgery. Japan Journal of Nursing Science. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1742-7924, external link. doi: 10.1111/jjns.12022 http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3595, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., & DaSilva, M. (2010). An examination of the postdischarge recovery experience of patients who have had heart surgery. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, 2(4), 281-291. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3596, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. & Yau, T. (2014). Preparing for a randomized controlled trial: Strategies to optimize the design of a cardiovascular surgical patient education intervention. Applied Nursing Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2013.11.009, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3597, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. & Yau, T. (2013). Relationship between post-operative patient education and hospital readmission: A preliminary examination. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, vol. 51, no. 4, 228-234. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/14635240.2013.818299, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3598, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. & Yau, T. (2013). Educational intervention reduces complications and re-hospitalizations after heart surgery. Western Journal of Nursing Research, vol. 35, no. 10, 1251-1265. DOI: 10.1177/0193945913490081 http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3599, opens in new window
The articles in this section are intended to be used as a tool for mentoring health science students, research trainees, and academics.
Fredericks, S. (2016). Exploring the synergistic relationship between research and teaching. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 11(9), 444-445.
Hodnett, E., & Fredericks, S. (2005). Support during pregnancy for women at increased risk of low birth weight babies. Cochrane Systematic Review Database, 2, pp. 1-39. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3603, opens in new window
Bechtold, A. & Fredericks, S. (2014). Key concepts in patient-centered care. American Nurse Today. Volume 9 · Issue 7: 35-36. PDF filehttp://www.americannursetoday.com/assets/0/434/436/440/11662/11664/11676/11720/7ba8fd15-971f-4ced-8f20-bdef86a49b79.pdf, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3604, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., & DaSilva, M. (2007). A Canadian perception of the nursing practice, research, and theoretical implications associated with Autologous cell transplantation. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 22, 5, pp. 375-379. (Focus Article: Used for Continuing education credit). http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3605, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Ibrahim, S., & Puri, R. (2009). Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery patient education: A systematic review. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 24, 4, 162-168. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-7117.2009.00055.x/pdf, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3607, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Lapum, J., Schwind, J., Beanlands, H., Romaniuk, D., McCay, E. (2012). Discussion of patient centered care in health organizations. Quality Management in Healthcare, 21, 3, 1-8. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3609, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Martorella, G. & Catallo, C. (2014). A systematic review of web-based educational interventions. Clinical Nursing Research. 1-23. DOI: 10.1177/1054773814522829 http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3613, opens in new window
Fredericks, S., Schwind, J., Aksenchuk, K. (Winter 2012). Information access and systematic reviews: A discussion. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 7, 1. Available online at: http://cjni.net/journal/?p=1966, external link. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3614, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. (February, 2014). Surviving the World of Academia: A brief commentary on strategies for success. American Nurse Today. Vol. 9 No. 2. http://www.americannursetoday.com/Article.aspx?id=11226&fid=11176#comments, external link http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3616, opens in new window
Fredericks, S. (April, 2014). Nurses and their ongoing engagement in nursing research: A brief commentary. Journal of Nursing and Care. Vol. 3 No. 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-1168.1000155. http://digital.library.ryerson.ca/islandora/object/RULA:3615, opens in new window