Recent Submissions

  • Nurses' experiences providing bereavement follow-up: an exploratory study using feminist poststructuralism 

    MacConnell, Grace, Megan Aston, Pat Randel, and Nick Zwaagstra. 2013. "Nurses' experiences providing bereavement follow-up: an exploratory study using feminist poststructuralism." Journal of clinical nursing 22(7): 1094-1102.
    Aims and objectives. To describe the experiences of nurses who provided bereavement follow-up with families after the death of a child or a pregnancy loss and explore facilitators, barriers and challenges. Background. ...
  • Evidence-Informed Bereavement Care Guideline for Nurses 

    Lang, Ariella, Andrea, R. Fleiszer, Fabie Duhamel, Wendy Sword, et al. 2010. "Evidence-Informed Bereavement Care Guideline for Nurses." JOGNN: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing 39: 95-S95.
    No abstract available.
  • Population health surveillance practice of public health nurses 

    Meagher-Stewart, D., N. Edwards, M. Aston, and L. Young. 2009. "Population health surveillance practice of public health nurses." Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) 26(6): 553-560.
    OBJECTIVE: To report the population health surveillance functions of public health nurses and to describe factors that impede these functions. DESIGN AND SAMPLE: An interpretive qualitative study was conducted in Public ...
  • Family health nursing and empowering relationships 

    Aston, M., D. Meagher-Stewart, D. Sheppard-Lemoine, A. Vukic, et al. 2006. "Family health nursing and empowering relationships." Pediatric nursing 32(1): 61-67.
    PURPOSE: To examine how empowerment, as an ideology and a practice of teaching and learning, was understood and applied by public health nurses (PHNs) in health education with child bearing and child rearing families. ...
  • Public health nurses' primary health care practice: strategies for fostering citizen participation 

    Aston, M., D. Meagher-Stewart, N. Edwards, and L. M. Young. 2009. "Public health nurses' primary health care practice: strategies for fostering citizen participation." Journal of community health nursing 26(1): 24-34.
    Citizen participation is heralded as a critical element of community health programs that emphasize empowerment and health promotion strategies. Although there is a growing body of research on public health nurses' primary ...
  • Women's experiences with vaginal pessary use 

    Storey, S., M. Aston, S. Price, L. Irving, et al. 2009. "Women's experiences with vaginal pessary use." Journal of advanced nursing 65(11): 2350-2357.
    TITLE: Women's experiences with vaginal pessary use. AIM: This paper is a report of a study of the lived experiences of women using vaginal pessaries for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI) and/or pelvic organ ...
  • More than meets the eye. Feminist poststructuralism as a lens towards understanding obesity 

    Aston, M., S. Price, S. F. Kirk, and T. Penney. 2012. "More than meets the eye. Feminist poststructuralism as a lens towards understanding obesity." Journal of advanced nursing 68(5): 1187-1194.
    AIM: This paper presents a discussion of the application of a feminist poststructuralist-based theoretical framework as an innovative approach towards understanding and managing the complex health issue of obesity. BACKGROUND: ...
  • Learning to be a normal mother: empowerment and pedagogy in postpartum classes 

    Aston, M. L.. 2002. "Learning to be a normal mother: empowerment and pedagogy in postpartum classes." Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.) 19(4): 284-293.
    This qualitative study, which was conducted in the summer of 1992, presents the findings of how six first-time mothers and two public health nurses experienced pedagogical practices within postpartum classes offered by two ...
  • Practice applications of research. Family health nursing and empowering relationships 

    Aston, M., D. Meagher-Stewart, D. Sheppard-Lemoine, A. Vukic, et al. 2006. "Practice applications of research. Family health nursing and empowering relationships." Pediatric nursing 32(1): 61-67.
    Purpose: To examine how empowerment, as an ideology and a practice of teaching and learning, was understood and applied by public health nurses (PHNs) in health education with child bearing and child rearing families.; ...