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Systematic Reviews

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Baxter PE, Hewko SJ, Pfaff KA, Cleghorn L, Cunningham BJ, Elston D, Cummings GG. (2015). Leaders' Experiences and Perceptions Implementing Activity-Based Funding and Pay-for-Performance Hospital Funding Models: A Systematic Review. Health Policy, 119(8): 1096-1110. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2015.05.003

Brown D, Lee H, Scott D, Cummings GG.  (2014). Efficacy of Continuation/Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy for the Prevention of Recurrence of a Major Depressive Episode in Adults with Unipolar Depression: A Systematic Review.  Journal of ECT, 30(3): 195-202. doi: 10.1097/YCT.0000000000000085

Lartey S, Cummings GG, Profetto-McGrath J. (2014). Interventions thatpromote retention of experienced registered nurses in health care settings: a systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management22(8): 1027–1041. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12105.

Ruston T, Hunter K, Cummings GG, Lazarescu A. (2013). Efficacy and side-effect profiles of lactulose, docusate sodium, and sennosides compared to PEG in opioid-induced constipation: a systematic review. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 23(4): 236-240. doi:10.5737/1181912x234236240.

French : Profils d'efficacité et d'effets secondaires de lactulose, docusate sodique, et sennosides comparés au PEG dans la constipation induite par les opioïdes: une revue systématique. Revue canadienne de soins infirmiers en oncologie23(4): 241-244.

Saltaji HCummings GGArmijo-Olivo S, Major MP, Amin M, Major PW, Hartling L, Flores-Mir C. (2013).  Epidemiological and Descriptive Characteristics of Oral Health Systematic Reviews Published 1991-2012. PLOS One, 8(9): e74545.

Wong CA, Cummings GG, Ducharme L. (2013). The relationship between nursing leadership and patient outcomes: a systematic review update. Journal of Nursing Management, 21(5): 709-724.

Brown P, Fraser K, Wong CA, Muise M, Cummings GG. (2013). Factors influencing retention of nurse managers: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management, 21: 459–472.

Knopp-Sihota JA, Newburn-Cook CV, Cummings GG, Homik J, Voaklander D. (2012). Calcitonin for treating acute and chronic pain of recent and remote osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoporosis International, 23(1): 17-38.

Carey W, Philippon D, Cummings GG. (2011). Coaching models for leadership development: An integrative review. Journal of Leadership Studies.5 (1): 51-69. 

Wulff K, Cummings GG, Marck T, Yurtseven O. (2011). Medication administration technologies and patient safety: A mixed methods systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(10): 2080–2095. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05676.x.

Cummings GG, Armijo Olivo S, Biondo P, Stiles C, Yurtseven O, Fainsinger R, Hagen NA. (2011). Effectiveness of knowledge translation interventions to improve cancer pain management (Review). Journal of Pain & Symptom Management, 41(5): 915-939.

Cowden T, Cummings GG, Profetto-McGrath J(2011). Leadership practices and staff nurses' intent to stay: a systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management, 19: 461-477.

Armijo-Olivo S, Stiles C. Hagen N, Biondo P, Cummings GG.  (2011). Assessment of study quality for systematic reviews: A comparison of the Cochrane Collaboration Risk of Bias Tool and the Effective Public Health Practice Project Quality Assessment Tool. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17: no. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01516.x

Brady-Germain PGummings GG. (2010). The influence of nursing leadership on nurse performance: A systematic literaure review. Journal of Nursing Management. 18, 425-439.

Wagner JCummings GG, Smith DL, Olson J, Anderson L, Warren S. (2010). The relationship between structural empowerment and psychological empowerment for nurses: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management. 18, 448-462.

Shalk DMJ, Bijl MLP, Halfens RJG, Hollands L, Cummings GG. (2010). Interventions aimed at improving the nursing work environment: a systematic review. Implementation Science. 5:34.

Cummings GG, MacGregor T, Davey MLee HPWong CLo E, Muise M, Stafford E. (2010). Leadership styles and outcome patterns for the nursing workforce and work environments: A systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47: 363-385.

Carriere BK, Muise M, Cummings GG, Newburn-Cook C. (2009). Healthcare succession planning: an integrative review. Journal of Nursing Administration. 39 (12): 548-555.

Bulmer-Smith K, Profetto-McGrath J, Cummings GG. (2009). Emotional Intelligence and nursing: an integrative literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 46: 1624-1636.

Estabrooks CA, Cummings GG, Armijo-Olivo S, Squires J, Giblin C, Simpson N. (2009). Effects of shift length on quality of patient care and health provider outcomes: A systmatic review. Quality and Safety in Health Care. 18: 181-188.

Gruber DCummings GGLeblanc L, Smith DL. (2009). Factors influencing clinical information systems implementation outcomes: A systematic review. Computers, Informatics & Nursing. 27(3): 151-163.

Davey ACummings GG, Newburn-Cook C, Lo E. (2009). Predictors of nurse absenteeism in hospitals: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management. 17, 312-330.

Miller KCummings GG. (2009). Gifted and talented students`career aspirations and influences: A systematic review of the literature. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. 6(1) Article 8. DOI: 10.2202é1548-923X.166

Lee HPCummings GG. (2008). Factors influencing job satisfaction of front line nurse managers: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management. 16, 768-783.

Cummings GGLee HP, MacGregor T, Davey AWong CPaul LStafford E. (2008). Factors contributing to nursing leadership: A systematic review. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy. 13(4): 240-248.

Salt JCummings GG, Profetto-McGrath J. (2008). Increasing retention of new graduate nurses: A systematic review of interventions by healthcare organizations. Journal of Nursing Administration. 38(6), 287-296.

Cummings GG, Hagen NA, Fainsinger R, Stiles C, Armijo-Olivo S, Chizawsky L, Connors A, Biondo P. (2008). Effectiveness of Knowledge Translation Interventions to Improve Cancer Pain Management: A Systematic Review. Palliative Medicine. 22: p. 424.

Yamada J, Stinson J, Lamba J, McGrath PJ, Stevens B, CIHR Team in Children's Pain. (2008). A review of systematic reviews on pain intervention in hospitalized infants. Pain Research and Management, 13(5), 413-420.

Thungjaroenkul PCummings GGEmbleton A. (2007). The impact of nurse staffing on hospital costs and length of stay: A systematic review. Nursing Economics25(5):255-265.

Wong CCummings GG. (2007). The relationship between nursing leadership and patient outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management, 15: 508-521.

Cummings GE, Della Corte F, Cummings GG. (2006). Disaster medicine education for physicians: A systematic review. International Journal of Disaster Medicine.

Meijers J, Janssen MCummings GG, Wallin L, Estabrooks CA, Halfens R. (2006). Assessing the relationships between contextual factors and research utilization in nursing: A systematic literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing55(5): 622 – 635.

Cummings G, Estabrooks CA.(2003). The effects of hospital restructuring that included layoffs on individual nurses who remained employed: A systematic review of impact. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. (8/9):8-53.