Thane Chambers

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AIMS The objective of the 5th International Consultation on Incontinence (ICI) chapter on Adult Conservative Management was to review and summarize the new evidence on conservative management of urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in order to compile a current reference source for clinicians, health researchers, and service planners.(More)
BACKGROUND Traditional ways of viewing hospitalisation do not always recognise how elements within the hospital environment contribute to disability. Four theoretical dimensions of older adult-hospital environment fit have been proposed in previous research on elder-friendly hospitals: social climate, physical design, care systems and processes, policies(More)
AIM   To report a metasynthesis review of qualitative research studies exploring the hope experience of older persons with chronic illness. BACKGROUND   Hope is a psychosocial resource used by persons to deal with their chronic illness experience. DATA SOURCES   A comprehensive search of multiple databases for studies of the hope experience (published(More)
The purpose of this scoping review was to determine the feasibility of conducting a systematic review of approaches for screening or assessing cognitive function that were comprehensive and that could be incorporated into clinical settings. Using the scoping review approach developed by Arksey and O’Malley, we searched Ovid Embase 1980-, Ovid PsycINFO(More)
OBJECTIVE The primary purpose of this metasynthesis study was to explore the end-of-life experiences of Indigenous peoples by synthesizing the findings of qualitative research. METHOD Sandelowski and Barroso's methodology for synthesizing qualitative research was used and included (a) a comprehensive search, (b) appraising reports of qualitative studies,(More)
PROBLEM While studies have discussed the parenting practices and challenges of African immigrants, no paper has synthesized the results of these qualitative studies. We conducted a qualitative synthesis of the literature to summarize and interpret knowledge of African immigrants' parenting practices and challenges in destination countries to identify future(More)
BACKGROUND Healthcare practitioners in Alberta and across Canada have varying levels of access to information resources depending on their institutional and professional affiliations, yet access to current health information is critical for all. OBJECTIVES To determine what information resources and services are provided by Albertan and Canadian(More)
BACKGROUND Experimental designs for evaluating knowledge translation (KT) interventions for professional behavior change can provide strong estimates of intervention effectiveness but offer limited insight how the intervention worked or not. Furthermore, trials provide little insight into the ways through which interventions lead to behavior change and how(More)
AIMS Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms are associated with falls and fractures in older adults and treatment with antimuscarinic agents may decrease this falls risk. Bladder-specific antimuscarinic agents may also adversely affect falls risk because of drug-related cognitive impairment. Thus, a tension between effective treatment, falls risk reduction, and(More)