Primary Care and Primary Care Nursing

2016 Budget Submission from the Association of Ontario Health Centres (2016).


Nursing perspectives on factors influencing interdisciplinary teamwork in the Canadian Primary Care setting

Al Sayah, F., Szafran, O., Robertson, S., Bell, N.R., & Williams, B. (2014).


Measuring what matters: how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing can improve quality of life in Ontario

Association of Ontario Health Centres (2014).


Toward a primary care recruitment and retention strategy: Compensation structure for Ontario's Interprofessional Primary Care Organizations

Association of Family Heath Teams of Ontario, Association of Ontario Health Centres, & NPAO (2013).


Leading Transformative Change: Report on the 2012-2015 Association of Ontario Health Centres (2012).


Perceptions of the role of the registered nurse in an urban interprofessional academic family practice setting

Akeroyd, J., Oandasan, I., Alsaffar, A., Whitehead., C., & Lingard, L. (2009). 

Exploring the role of RNs in family practice residency training programs

Allard, M., Frego, A., Katz, A., & Halas, G. (2010).


The 10 building blocks of high-performing Primary Care

Bodenheimer, T., Ghorob, A., Willard-Grace, R., & Grumbach, K. (2014). doi: 10.1370/afm.1616


Primary health care staff's opinions about changing routines in practice: a cross-sectional study

Carlfjord, S., & Festin, K. (2014).


Research activity and capacity in primary healthcare. The REACH study: a survey

Glyn, L.G., O'Riordan, C., MacFarlane, A., Iglesias, A.A., Whitford, D., Cantillon, P., & Murphy, A.W. (2009).

Interprofessional collaboration in family health teams. An Ontario-based study

Goldman, J., Meuser, J., Rogers, J., Lawrie, L., & Reeves, S. (2010).


Systematic review of the effectiveness of primary care nursing

Keleher, H., Parker, R., Abdulwadud, O., & Francis, K. (2009).


Nurses' roles in health promotion practice: an integrative review.

Kemppainen, V., Tossavainen, K., & Turunen, H. (2012).


Strategic communication intervention to stimulate interest in research and evidence-based practice: a 12 year follow-up study with Registered Nurses

Mortenius, H., Hildingh, C., & Fridlund, B. (2016).


What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review

Xyrichis, A., & Lowton, K. (2007).

Determinants of Health

Barriers to primary care responsiveness to poverty as a risk factor for health.

Bloch, G., Rozmovits, L., Giamrone, B. (2011).  DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-12-62


Screening for poverty in family practice. 

Buchman, S. (2012).


Why are there social gradients in preventative health behavior? A perspective from behavioral ecology

Nettle, D. (2010).


A conceptual framework for action on the social determinants of health. Social determinants of health discussion paper 2. (World Health Orgnization)

Solar, O, & Irwin, A. (2010). Retrieved from

Chronic Disease Management

Health literacy and nurses' communication with Type 2 Diabetes patients in primary care settings

Al Sayah, F., Williams, B., Pederson, J.L., Majumdar, S.R. & Johnson, J.A. (2014).
This research study examines the use of a communication technique and reveals the impact of an overuse of medical jargon on patient comprehension during diabetic visits.

The cost-effectiveness of birth-cohort screening for Hepatitis C Antibody in U.S. Primary Care settings

Rein, D.B., Smith, B.D, Wittenborn, J.S.,Lesesne, S.B., Wagner, L.D., Roblin, D.W., Patel, N., Ward, J.W., & Weinbaum, C.M. (2012). doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-4-201202210-00378


The prevalence of chronic pain in Canada.

Schopflocher, D., Taenzer, P., Jovey, R. (2011).

Women's Health

Why abused women do not seek professional help: a qualitative study

Prosman, G., Lo Fo Wong, S.H., & Lagro-Janssen, A.L.M. (2013).


Canadian adolescent mothers' percetptions of influences on breastfeeding decisions: a qualitative descriptive study

Nesbitt, S.A., Campbell, K.A., Jack, S.M., Robinson, H., Piehl, K., & Bogdan, J.C. (2012).


Use of melatonin in children and adolescents with primary sleep disorders and sleep disorders associated to autisim spectrum disorder and attention deficit-hyperactivity.

Cuesta, S.O. & Delrio-Hortega, I.M. (2016).


Food allergy risk reduction in infants and young children - discussion paper of the Family Health Nutrition Advisory Group of the Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) 

Blair, B., Davids, R., Lakusiak, E., & Oikle, D. (2010).


Evidence-based dietary management of functional gastrointestinal symptoms: The FODMAP approach

Gibson, P.R, & Shepherd, S.J. (2010).  doi:10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.06149.x

Infectious Diseases

Surveillance report of Zika virus among Canadian travellers returning from the Americas

Boggild, A.K., Geduld, J., Libman, M., Yansouni, C.P., McCarthy, A.E., Hajek, J., . . . , & Kain, K.C. (2017). doi: 10.1503/cmaj.161241

Wound Care

The art of dressing selection: a consensus statement on skin tears and best practice

LeBlanc, K., Baranoski, S., Christensen, D., Langemo, D., Edwards, K., Holloway, S., . . ., & Woo, K.W. (2016). doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000475308.06130.df


Optimizing the moisture management tightrope with wound bed preparation 2015

Sibbald, G., Elliot, J.A., Ayello, E., & Somayaji, R. (2015). doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000470851.27030.98


Understanding vaccine hesitancy in Canada: results of a consultation study by the Canadian Immunization Research Network.

Dube, E., Gagnon, D., Ouakki, M., Bettinger, J.A., Guay, M., Halperin, S., Wilson, K., . . . Canadian Immunization Research Network. (2016).


Strategies for addressing vaccine hesitancy - a systematic review. 

Jarrett, C., Wilson, R., O'Leary, M., Eckersberger, E., & Larson, L.H. (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.04.040





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