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 that promote retention of experienced registered nurses in health care settings: a systematic review. Journal of Nursing Management, 22(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 oncologie, 23(4): 241-244.

Saltaji H, Cummings GG, Armijo-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 P, Gummings GG. (2010). The influence of nursing leadership on nurse performance: A systematic literaure review. Journal of Nursing Management. 18, 425-439.

Wagner J, Cummings 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 M, Lee HP, Wong C, Lo 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 D, Cummings GG, Leblanc L, Smith DL. (2009). Factors influencing clinical information systems implementation outcomes: A systematic review. Computers, Informatics & Nursing. 27(3): 151-163.

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

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

Cummings GG, Lee HP, MacGregor T, Davey A, Wong C, Paul L, Stafford E. (2008). Factors contributing to nursing leadership: A systematic review. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy. 13(4): 240-248.

Salt J, Cummings 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 P, Cummings GG, Embleton A. (2007). The impact of nurse staffing on hospital costs and length of stay: A systematic review. Nursing Economics, 25(5):255-265.

Wong C, Cummings 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 M, Cummings 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 Nursing. 55(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.