Marilyn MacDonald

Associate Professor

Associate Director, Graduate Studies

Email: marilyn.macdonald@dal.ca

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  • Mapping a Research Agenda for Home Care Safety: Perspectives from Researchers, Providers, and Decision Makers 

    Macdonald, Marilyn, Ariella Lang, and Jo-Anne MacDonald. 2011. "Mapping a Research Agenda for Home Care Safety: Perspectives from Researchers, Providers, and Decision Makers." Canadian Journal on Aging 30(2): 233-245.
    The purpose of this qualitative interpretive design was to explore the perspectives of researchers, health care providers, policy makers, and decision makers on key risks, concerns, and emerging issues related to home care ...
  • Home Care Safety Markers: A Scoping Review 

    Macdonald, Marilyn, Ariella Lang, Jan Storch, Lynn Stevenson, et al. 2013. "Home Care Safety Markers: A Scoping Review." Home health care services quarterly 32(2): 126-148.
    Safety in home care is a new research frontier, and one in which demand for services continues to rise. A scoping review of the home care literature on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure was ...
  • Research Recruitment in Home Care in an Era of Scams and Advocacy 

    Macdonald, Marilyn. 2011. "Research Recruitment in Home Care in an Era of Scams and Advocacy." Home Health Care Management & Practice 23(5): 373-378.
    No abstract available.
  • Hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula self-cannulation: moving theory to practice in developing patient-teaching resources 

    Hudson, Shawna, and Marilyn Macdonald. 2010. "Hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula self-cannulation: moving theory to practice in developing patient-teaching resources." Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice 24(6): 304-312.
    PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: This article discusses how Orem's theory was applied to the revision of supporting documents in the patient-teaching process and subsequently the nurse's role in the patient's learning experience. ...