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Dr Cindy Stern

Telephone +61 8 8313 6380
Position Senior Research Fellow
Email cindy.stern@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4881
Building 115 Grenfell St - Wyatt House
Floor/Room 1 15bh
Campus Adelaide CBD
Org Unit Joanna Briggs Institute

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Qualifications

2009 – Current:  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Joanna Briggs Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide

Project Focus: The Use of Animals for Therapeutics Purposes in the Health and Social Care of the Elderly in Long-Term Care

2002 – 2002: Honours – Bachelor of Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, The University of Adelaide

Dissertation: The South Australian enhanced pertussis surveillance project: factors affecting household transmission’

1999 – 2001: Bachelor of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Evidence-Based Health Care
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Aged Care
  • Animal-Assisted Interventions

 

Publications

  • Stern, C. (2011)The Meaningfulness of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the Health and Social Care of Older People Residing in Long Term Care: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews (in press)
  • Stern, C. Konno R. (2011) The Effects of Canine-Assisted Interventions (CAIs) on the Health and Social Care of Older People Residing in Long Term care: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 9(6) 146-206
  • Stern C, Gibb H. (2011) The Use of Memory Recall Strategies in the Management of Behaviours Associated with Dementia JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 9(7):207-230.
  • Stern C, Gibb H. (2011) The Use of Behavioural Reinforcement  in the Management of Behaviours of Concern Associated with Dementia JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 9(5):122-145.
  • Stern C. The Joanna Briggs Institute - an introduction. Nyhedsbrev Center for Kliniske Retningslinjer (Newsletter Centre for Clinical Guidelines) 2010;3(4):1-3. www.clinicalguidelines.dk/publikationer
  • Stern C. (2010) News. Nursing News. International Journal of Nursing Practice 16:640-41.
  • Stern C. (2010) Cochrane Nursing Care Corner: Advance provision of emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 8:228-289.
  • Stern C. (2010) Cochrane Nursing Care Corner: Interventions for preventing mastistis after childbirth. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 8:290.
  • Stern C. (2010) News. Nursing News. International Journal of Nursing Practice 16:419-20.
  • Stern C. (2010) Cochrane Nursing Care Corner: Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 8:153-4.
  • Chur-Hansen A, Stern C, Winefield H. (2010) Gaps in the evidence about companion animals and human health: some suggestions for progress. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 8:140-146.
  • Stern C. (2010) The CNCN Nursing News. International Journal of Nursing Practice 16:220-221.
  • Stern C, Munn Z. (2010) Cognitive leisure activities and their role in preventing dementia: a systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 8:2-17.
  • Jordan Z, Stern C. (2009) Policy related to Varicose Veins in Publicly Funded Elective Surgery Programs:  A Comprehensive Systematic Review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care 7: 250-69.
  • Stern C, Konno R. (2009) Physical Leisure Activities and their Role in Preventing Dementia: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care 7: 270-82.
  • Stern C, Jayasekera R. (2009) Interventions to Reduce the Incidence of Falls in Older Adult Patients in Acute Care Hospitals: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care 7: 243-49.
  • Stern C, Jayasekera R. (2009) Interventions to Reduce the Incidence of Falls in Older Adult Patients in Acute Care Hospitals: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews (in press).
  • Stern C, Munn R. (2009) Cognitive Leisure Activities and their Role in Preventing Dementia: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 7: 1291-1331.
  • Stern C, Konno R. (2009) Physical Leisure Activities and their Role in Preventing Dementia: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews 7(8): 260-308.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Collins C.E., Warren .M., Neve McCoy P. & Stokes B. (2007) Systematic review of interventions in the management of overweight and obese children which include a dietary component. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(3): 494-98.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Crawford F. & Hollis S. (2007) Topical treatments for fungal infections of the skin and nails of the foot. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(3): 494-498.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Fernandez R.S., Griffiths R. & Ussia C. (2007) Water for wound cleansing. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(2): 279-84.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Hunot V., Churchill R., Texixeira V. & Silva de Lima M. (2007) Psychological therapies for generalised anxiety disorder. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(2): 279-84.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Clarke J.A., van Tulder M.W., Blomberg S.E.I., de Vet H.C.W., van der Heijden G.J.M.G., Bronfort G. & Bouter L.M. (2007) Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(2): 279-84.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Pearson A., Srivastava R., Criag D., Tucker D., Grinspun D., Bajnok I., griffin P., Long L., Porrit K., Han T. & Gi A.A. (2007) Systematic review on embracing cultural diversity for developing and sustaining a healthy work environment in healthcare. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(2): 279-84.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Jahn P., Preuss M., Kernig A., Seifert-Huhmer A. & Langer G. (2007) Types of indwelling catheters for long-term bladder drainage in adults. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(1): 51.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Clar C., Waugh N. & Thomas S. (2007) Routine hospital admission versus out-patient or home care in children at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(1): 49-50.
  • Stern C. (2009) Review Summaries: Zwi K.J., Woolfendon S.R., Wheeler D.M., O’Brien T.A., Tait P, & Williams K.W. (2007) School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65(1): 47-48.
  • Stern C. (2008) Review Summaries: De Paoli A.G., Davis P.G., Faber B. & Morley C.J. (2008) Devices and pressure sources for administration of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in preterm infants. Journal of Advanced Nursing 64(4): 330-31.
  • Stern C. (2008) Review Summaries: Gillen E., Biley F. & Allen D. (2008) Effects of music listening on adult patients’ preprocedural state anxiety in hospital. Journal of Advanced Nursing 63(6): 563-64.
  • Stern C, Lockwood C. (2005), Knowledge retention from preoperative patient information. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 3: 45-63.

 

Expertise for Media Contact

CategoriesMedicine & Medical Research, Population & Demography
Expertiseevidence-based health care; systematic review; aged care; evidence synthesis; global health

Entry last updated: Sunday, 24 Jan 2016

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