Recent Submissions

  • Hospital on a page: standardizing data presentation to drive quality improvement 

    Heenan, Michael, Michelle DiEmanuele, Kathryn Hayward-Murray, and Ladan Dadgar. 2012. "Hospital on a page: standardizing data presentation to drive quality improvement." Healthcare Quarterly 15(1): 41-45.
    Over the past five years, the Credit Valley Hospital (CVH) invested time and financial and human resources into performance measurement systems. In doing so, CVH launched a number of data tools including electronic scorecards ...
  • SMART Arm with Outcome-Triggered Electrical Stimulation: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial 

    Hayward, Kathryn, S., Ruth, N. Barker, Sandra, G. Brauer, David Lloyd, et al. 2013. "SMART Arm with Outcome-Triggered Electrical Stimulation: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial." Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 20(4): 289-298.
    Background: The SMART (SensoriMotor Active Rehabilitation Training) Arm is a nonrobotic device designed to allow stroke survivors with severe paresis to practice reaching. It can be used with or without outcome-triggered ...
  • Methods. Co-bedding twins: how pilot study findings guided improvements in planning a larger multicenter trial 

    Hayward, K., M. Campbell-Yeo, S. Price, D. Morrison, et al. 2007. "Methods. Co-bedding twins: how pilot study findings guided improvements in planning a larger multicenter trial." Nursing research 56(2): 137-143.
    BACKGROUND: Co-bedding, a developmental care practice for twins and multiples, has been theorized as a strategy to decrease the adverse neurodevelopmental effects that may be associated with hospitalization. OBJECTIVE: The ...
  • Identifying implications of thrombolysis for stroke rehabilitation: Knowledge gaps in current research 

    Finch, Emma, Kathryn, S. Hayward, Jennifer Fleming, and David, A. Copland. 2013. "Identifying implications of thrombolysis for stroke rehabilitation: Knowledge gaps in current research." Disability & Rehabilitation 35(11): 924-930.
    Purpose: Thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) is currently used throughout the world in acute ischaemic stroke management. In this review, we will explore the status of our current knowledge about the ...
  • Cobedding of twins: a natural extension of the socialization process? 

    Hayward, K.. 2003. "Cobedding of twins: a natural extension of the socialization process?." MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 28(4): 260-263.
    From the point of conception, twins share a small, dark, enclosed space in which their bodies touch and are jostled together. Each twin is constantly interacting with his or her fellow womb-mate. At birth, they leave their ...