• The association between hope, marital status, depression and persistent pain in men and women following cardiac surgery 

      Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Parry, Monica; Lie, Irene; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Leegaard, Marit; Rustøen, Tone (BMC Women's Health;(2018) 18:2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-02)
      Background: Cardiac surgery is a major life event, and outcomes after surgery are associated with men’s and women’s ability to self-manage and cope with their cardiac condition in everyday life. Hope is suggested to impact ...
    • Association between self-perceived pain sensitivity and pain intensity after Cardiac surgery 

      Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Lie, Irene; Parry, Monica; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Leegaard, Marit; Rustøen, Tone; Valeberg, Berit Taraldsen (Journal of Pain Research;Volume 2018:11 Pages 1425—1432, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
      Background and purpose: Cardiac surgical pain remains a clinical challenge affecting about 40% of individuals in the first six months post-cardiac surgery, and continues up to two years after surgery for about 15–20%. ...
    • Development and usability testing of HEARTPA♀N: protocol for a mixed methods strategy to develop an integrated smartphone and web-based intervention for women with cardiac pain 

      Parry, Monica; Dhukai, Abida; Clarke, Hance; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Cafazzo, Joseph A.; Cooper, Lynn; Harvey, Paula; Joel, Katz; Lalloo, Chitra; Leegaard, Marit; Légaré, France; Lovas, Mike; McFetridge-Durdle, Judith; McGillion, Michael; Norris, Colleen; Parente, Laura; Patterson, Rose; Pilote, Louise; Pink, Leah; Price, Jennifer; Stinson, Jennifer N.; Uddin, Akib; Victor, J Charles; Watt-Watson, Judy; Auld, Carol; Faubert, Christine; Park, Deborah; Park, Marianne; Rickard, Beatrice; DeBonis, Vincenza Spiteri (BMJ Open;Volume 10, Issue 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction: More women experience cardiac pain related to coronary artery disease and cardiac procedures compared with men. The overall goal of this programme of research is to develop an integrated smartphone and web-based ...
    • Experiences of informal caregivers after cardiac surgery: a systematic integrated review of qualitative and quantitative studies 

      Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Moons, Philip; Parry, Monica; Halvorsen, Sigrun; Tønnessen, Theis; Lie, Irene (BMJ Open;Volume 9, Issue 11, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-10)
      Objectives: To provide a comprehensive synthesis of informal caregivers’ experiences of caring for a significant other following discharge from cardiac surgery. Design: Systematic integrated review without meta-analysis. Data ...
    • Patient Engagement Partnerships in Clinical Trials: Development of Patient Partner and Investigator Decision Aids 

      Parry, Monica; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Toupin April, K; Najam, Adhiyat; Wells, David; Sivakumar, A; Richards, Dawn; Ceroni, Tina; Park, Marianne; Ellis, Anne K; Gilron, Ian; Marlin, Susan (Patient;13, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-07)
      Background: A 2017 systematic review suggested patient engagement in clinical trials has been limited, with little active engagement in trial design or data analysis, interpretation or dissemination. Additionally, there ...
    • Self-management of cardiac pain in women: an evidence map 

      Parry, Monica; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Clarke, Hance; Cooper, Lynn; Gordon, Allan; Harvey, Paula; Lalloo, Chitra; Leegaard, Marit; LeFort, Sandra; McFetridge-Durdle, Judith; McGillion, Michael; O`Keefe-McCarthy, Sheila; Price, Jennifer; Stinson, Jennifer N.; Victor, J Charles; Watt-Watson, Judy (BMJ Open;2017; 7, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-02)
      Objective To describe the current evidence related to the self-management of cardiac pain in women using the process and methodology of evidence mapping. Design and setting Literature search for studies that describe the ...