BOOKS

Fowler, M., Reimer-Kirham, S., Sawatzky, R. & Johnston-Taylor, E. (eds.). (2012). Religion, religious ethics, and nursing. New York: Springer.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Sawatzky, R., Sajobi, T.T., Brahmbhatt, R., Chan, E.K.H., Lix, L.M. Zumbo, B.D. (2017). Longitudinal change in response processes: A response shift perspective. In Zumbo, B.D., Hubley, A.M. Understanding and investigating response processes in validation research. New York: Springer.

Cohen, S.R., & Sawatzky, R. (2015). Quality of life assessment in palliative care.  In Bruera, E., Higginson, I., von Gunten, C.F., & Morita, T. (Eds.), Textbook of palliative medicine and supportive care (2nd ed.) (pp. 361-370). Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Sawatzky, R., & Ratner, P. A. (2014). Medline.  In A. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of well-being quality of life (pp. 3975-3981). Dordrecht: Springer.

Thorne, S., & Sawatzky, R. (2014). Nursing. In A. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of well-being and quality of life (pp. 4399-4402). Dordrecht: Springer.

Sawatzky, R., & Terblanche, L. (2012). The measurement of religious concepts in nursing. In: M. Fowler, S. Reimer-Kirkham, R. Sawatzky, & E. Johnston-Taylor (Eds.), Religion, religious ethics, and nursing. Springer.

ARTICLES

Sawatzky, R., Russell, L. B., Sajobi. T. T., Lix. L. M., Kopec, J. A., & Zumbo, B. D., (2017). The use of latent variable mixture models to identify invariant items in test construction. Quality of Life Research. (Online first). doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1680-8

Kwon, J. Y. & Sawatzky, R. (2017). Examining gender-related differential item functioning of the Veterans Rand 12 Health Survey. Quality of Life Research. (Online first). doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1638-x

Wu, X., Sawatzky, R., Hopman, W., Mayo, N., Tolulope, T. S., Juxin, L. P, . . . Lix, L. M. (2017). Latent variable mixture models to test for differential item functioning: A population-based analysis. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 15(1), 102. doi: 10.1186/s12955-017-0674-0.

Noonan, V. K., Lyddiatt, A., Ware, P., Jaglal, S. B., Riopelle, R. J., Bingham, C. O. 3rd, Figueiredo, S., Sawatzky, R., Santana, M., Bartlett, S. J., & Ahmed, S. (2017). Montreal accord on patient-reported outcomes use series - Paper 3: Patient reported outcomes (PRO) can facilitate shared decision-making and guide self- management. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.04.017

Öhlén, J., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Astle, B., Håkanson, C., Lee, J., Eriksson, M., & Sawatzky, R. (2017). Person-centred care dialectics – Inquired in the context of palliative care. Nursing Philosophy, (Online first). 10.1111/nup.12177

Goldsmith, L. J., Suryaprakash, N., Randall, E., Shum, J., MacDonald, V., Sawatzky, R., . . . Bryan, S. (2017). The importance of informational, clinical and personal support in patient experience with total knee replacement: A qualitative investigation. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18, 127. doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1474-8

Gadermann, A. M., Sawatzky, R., Palepu, A., Hubley, A. M., Zumbo, B. D., Aubry, T., . . . Hwang, S. W. (2017). Minimal impact of response shift for SF-12 mental and physical in homeless and vulnerably housed individuals: An item-level multi-group analysis. Quality of Life research, 26(6), 1463-1472. doi:10.1007/s11136-016-1464-6

Sawatzky, R., Russell, L., Friberg, F., Pettersson, M., & Öhlén, J. (2017). Longitudinal person-centered measurement: A psychometric evaluation of the Preparedness for Colorectal Cancer Surgery Questionnaire (PCSQ). Education and Counselling, 100(5), 827-835. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.11.010

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sharma, S., Grypma, S., Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R., & Wolfs, D. (2017). “The Elephant on the Table”: Religious and ethnic diversity in home health services. Ethnicity and Health. (Online first). doi: 10.1007/s10943-017-0489-7

Sinclair, S., Russell, L. B., Hack, T., Kondejewski, J., & Sawatzky. R. (2016). Measuring compassion in healthcare: A comprehensive and critical review. The Patient, (Online first). doi:10.1007/s40271-016-0209-5.

Sawatzky, R., Porterfield, P., Roberts, D., Lee, J., Liang, L., Reimer-Kirkham, S., . . . Thorne, S. (2016). Embedding a palliative approach in nursing care delivery: An integrated knowledge synthesis. Advances in Nursing Science, 40(3), 263–279. doi:10.1097/ANS.0000000000000163

Öhlén, J., Russell, L. B., Håkanson, C., Alvariza, A., Fürst, C. J., Årestedt, K., & Sawatzky, R. (2017). Variations in care quality outcomes of dying people: Latent class analysis of an adult national register population. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 51(1), 13-24. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.08.006

Carlsson, E., Pettersson, M., Öhlén, J., Sawatzky, R., Smith, F., & Friberg, F. (2016). Development and validation of The Preparedness for Colorectal Cancer Surgery Questionnaire: PCSQ-pre 24. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 25, 24-32. doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2016.09.002

Cohen, S. R., Sawatzky, R., Russell, L. B., Shahidi, J., Heyland, D. K., & Gadermann, A. M. (2017). Measuring the quality of life of people at the end of life: The McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire - Revised (MQOL-R). Palliative Medicine, 31(2), 120-129. doi:10.1177/0269216316659603

Ventura, F., Sawatzky, R., Öhlén, J., Karlsson, P., & Koinberg, I. (2016). Challenges of evaluating a computer-based educational programme for women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer: A randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Cancer Care, (Online first). doi:10.1111/ecc.12534

Holroyd-Leduc, J., Resin, J., Ashley, L., Barwich, D., Elliott, J., Huras, P., Légaré, F., Mahoney, M. K., Maybee, A., McNeil, H., Pullman, D., Sawatzky, R., Stolee, P., & Muscedere, J. (2016). Giving voice to older adults living with frailty and their family caregivers: Engagement in research, health care decision making, and in health policy. Research Involvement and Engagement, (2)1, 1-19. doi:10.1186/s40900-016-0038-7

Sawatzky, R., Chan, E. K. H., Zumbo, B. D., Ahmed, S., Bartlett, S. J., Bingham, C., . . . Lix, L. M. (2016). Modern perspectives of measurement validation emphasize justification of inferences based on patient reported outcome scores. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, (Online first). doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.12.002 

Ventura, F., Koinberg, I., Karlsson, P., Sawatzky, R., & Öhlén, J. (2016). Purposeful agency in support seeking during cancer treatment from a person-centered perspective. Global Qualitative Research, 3, 1-16. doi: 10.1177/2333393616630672

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Terblanche, L., Sawatzky, R., & Hoe Eriksen, C. (2016). Host agency perspectives on facilitating community-based clinical experiences for nursing students. Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière, 2(1), article 3. doi: 10.17483/2368-6669.1048

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Sawatzky, R., Roberts, D., Cochrane, M., & Stajduhar, K. (2016). "Close to" a palliative approach: A qualitative study of nurses’ and nursing assistants’ descriptions of caring for people with advancing chronic life-limiting conditions. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25, 2189-2199. doi:10.1111/jocn.13256

Lix, L. M., Wu, X., Hopman, W., Mayo, N., Sajobi, T. T., Liu, J., . . . Sawatzky, R. (2016). Differential item functioning in the SF-36 physical functioning and mental health sub-scales: A population-based investigation in the Canadian multi-centre osteoporosis study. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0151519. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151519

Sawatzky, R., Ratner, P. A., Kopec, J. A., Wu, A. D., & Zumbo, B. D. (2016). The accuracy of computerized adaptive testing in heterogeneous populations: A mixture item-response theory analysis. PLOS One, 11(3): e0150563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150563

Sawatzky, R., Porterfield, P., Lee, J., Dixon, D., Lounsbury, K., Pesut, B., . . . Stajduhar, K. (2016). Conceptual foundations of a palliative approach: A knowledge synthesis. BMC Palliative Care, 15(5). doi: 10.1186/s1290401600769

Thorne, S., Roberts, D., & Sawatzky, R. (2016). Unravelling the tensions between chronic disease management and end-of-life planning. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 30(2), 91-103. doi: 10.1891/1541-6577.30.2.91

Ventura, F., Koinberg, I., Sawatzky, R., Karlsson P., & Öhlén, J. (2016). Exploring the person-centeredness of an innovative e-supportive system aimed at person-centered care: A prototype evaluation of the care expert. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 34(5), 231-239. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000225

Lix, L. M., Chan, E. K. H., Sawatzky, R., Sajobi, T. T., Liu, J., Hopman, W., . . . Mayo, M. (2016). Response shift and disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease. Quality of Life Research, 25(7), 1751-1760. doi: 10.1007/s11136-015-1188-z

Andreae, C., Strömberg, A., Sawatzky, R., & Årestedt, K. (2015). Psychometric evaluation of two appetite questionnaires in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 21(12), 954-958. doi:10.1016/j.cardfail.2015.10.006

Lauck, S. B., Sawatzky, R., Johnson, J. L., Humphries, K. H., Bennett, M. T., Chakrabarti, S., . . . Ratner, P. A. (2015). Sex is associated with differences in individual trajectories of change in social health status after implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Circulation, 8, 21-30. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.114.001607

Pesut, B., Hooper, B., Robinson, C., Bottorff, J., Sawatzky, R., & Dalhuisen, M. (2015). Planning and implementation strategy for a rural palliative supportive service. Rural and Remote Health, 15, 3116, http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3116

Pesut, B., Potter, G., Stajduhar, K., Sawatzky, R., McLeod, B., & Drabot, K. (2015). Palliative approach education for rural nurses and health care workers: A mixed-method study. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 21 (3), 142-151. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2015.21.3.142

Bryan, S., Davis, J., Broesch, J., Doyle-Waters, M. M., Lewis, S., McGrail, K., . . . Sawatzky, R. (2014). Choosing your partner for the PROM: A review of evidence on patient-reported outcome measures for use in primary and community care. Healthcare Policy, 10(2), 38-51. doi: 10.12927/hcpol.2015.24035

Henoch, I., Sawatzky, R., Falk, H., Fridh, I., Ung, E. J., Sarenmalm, E. K., . . . Falk, K. (2014). Symptom distress profile in hospitalised patients in Sweden: A point prevalence study. Research in Nursing and Health, 37(6), 512-523. doi: 10.1002/nur.21624

Ahmed, S., Sawatzky, R., Levesque, J. F., Ehrmann-Feldman, D., & Schwartz, C. E. (2014). Minimal evidence of response in the absence of a catalyst. Quality of Life Research, 23(9), 2421-2430. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0699-3.

Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R., Stajduhar, K. I., McLeod, B., Erbacker, L., . . . Chan, E. K. (2014). Educating nurses for palliative care: A scoping review. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing16(1), 47-54. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000021

Haines-Saah, R. J., Johnson, J. L., Repta, R., Ostry, A., Young, M. L., Shoveller, J., Sawatzky, R., Greaves, L., & Ratner, P. A. (2014). The privileged normalization of marijuana use–an analysis of Canadian newspaper reporting, 1997–2007.Critical Public Health24(1), 47-61. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2013.771812

Smith, F., Carlsson, E., Kokkinakis, D., Forsberg, M., Kodeda, K., Sawatzky, R., . . . Ohlén, J. (2014). Readability, suitability and comprehensibility in patient education materials for Swedish patients with colorectal cancer undergoing elective surgery: A mixed method design. Patient education and counseling. 94(2), 202-209. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2013.10.009

Thorne, S., & Sawatzky, R. (2014). Particularizing the general: Sustaining theoretical integrity in the context of an evidence-based practice agenda. Advances in Nursing Science37(1), 5-18. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000011

Pesut, B., Hooper, B., Sawatzky, R., Robinson, C. A., Bottorff, J. L., & Dalhuisen, M. (2013). Program assessment framework for a rural palliative support service. Palliative Care: Research and Treatment, 7, 7-17. doi: 10.4137/PCRT.S11908

Schwartz, C. E., Ahmed, S., Sawatzky, R., Sajobi, T., Mayo, N., Finkelstein, J., . . . Sprangers, M. A. (2013). Guidelines for secondary analysis in search of response shift. Quality of Life Research22(10), 2663-2673. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0402-0

Pesut, B., Hooper, B., Sawatzky, R., Robinson, C. A., Bottorff, J. L., & Dalhuisen, M. (2013). The elusive search for quality care at end of life: Framework for a rural palliative approach supportive service. Palliative Care: Research and Treatment, 7, 7-17. doi: 10.4137/PCRT.S11908

Voth, J., Sawatzky, R., Ratner, P. A., Young, M. L., Repta, R., Haines-Saah, R., & Johnson, J.L. (2013). A computer-assisted approach to filtering large numbers of documents for media analyses. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 16(1), 13-30. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2011.645700

Reimer-Kirkham, S., Pesut, B., Sawatzky, R., Cochrane, M., & Redmond, A. (2012). Discourses of spirituality and leadership in nursing:  A mixed-methods analysis.  Journal of Nursing Management, 20(8), 1029-1038. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2834.2012.01480.x

Lix, L. M., Tolulope, T., Sawatzky, R., Liu, J., Mayo, N. E., Huang, Y., . . . Bernstein, C. N. (2013). Relative importance measures for reprioritization response shift, Quality of Life Research, 22(3), 695-703. doi: 10.1007/s11136-012-0198-3

Pesut, B., Laberge, C., Sawatzky, R., Mallinson, J., & Rush, K. (2013). Understanding the landscape: Promoting health for rural individuals after tertiary level cardiac revascularization. Journal of Rural Health 29(1), 88-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2012.00427.x

Sawatzky, R., Ratner, P. A., Richardson, C. G., Washburn, C., Sudmant, W., & Mirwaldt, P. (2012). Stress and depression in students: The mediating role of stress-management self-efficacy. Nursing Research, 61(1), 13-21. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0b013e31823b1440.

Sawatzky, R., Ratner, P. A., Kopec, J. A., & Zumbo, B. D. (2012). Latent variable mixture models: A promising approach for the validation of patient reported outcomes. Quality of Life Research, 21(4), 637-650. doi: 10.1007/s11136-011-9976-6.

Pesut, B., Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Sawatzky, R. (2012). Hospitable hospitals in a diverse society: From chaplains to spiritual care practitioner providers. Journal of Religion and Health, 51(3), 825-836. doi:10.1007/s10943-010-9392-1

CONTRACTS

Sawatzky, R. (2014). Consultant work for the Canadian Institutes for Health Information. A written report on an environmental scan, literature review and stakeholder interviews regarding patient-reported outcomes activities in Canada and internationally.

REPORTS

Sawatzky, R., Chan, E.C.K., Bryan, S., Cohen, R., Cuthbertson, L., Dixon, D., Lett, J., Gadermann, A., Hilliard, N., McGregor, M., Roberts, D., Schick-Makaroff, K., Stajduhar, K., & Tayler, C. (2015). Patient- and family-reported experience and outcome measures for use in acute care: A knowledge synthesis. http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1412721

Sawatzky, R., Roberts, D., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Tayler, C., Stajduhar, K.I., & the iPANEL team (2014). Integration of a palliative approach in home, acute medical, and residential care settings: Findings from a province-wide survey. figshare. http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1455949

WORKSHOPS & ONLINE WEBINARS

Sawatzky, R. Research to Practice Webinar Series. (2017, Mar 21). Giving voice to older people and family caregivers: A tablet-based tool to enhance person-centred palliative care. The North Okanagan Hospice Society (NOHS) together with the UBC Okanagan Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention (IHLCDP). Available from: http://ubc-okanagan.adobeconnect.com/p4ycz1b54je

Sawatzky, R., & Schick-Makaroff, K. (2017, Mar 8). Partnership-based research on patient-reported outcomes in clinical practice. Lunch and Learn Series, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGm_ITGpRHk&t=4s

Sawatzky, R., & Russell, L. (2016, Apr 26-27).  An applied introduction to latent variable measurement and structural equation modelling. Two-day workshop offered at George and Fay Yee Centre for Health Care Innovation, University of Manitoba, Canada.

Sawatzky, R., & Schick-Makaroff, K. (2016, Apr).  An electronic Quality-of-life and Practice Support System (QPSS) for person-centered older adult care. Available from http://www.cfn-nce.ca/news-and-events-overview/news-and-events/webinars/an-electronic-quality-of-life-and-practice-support-system-(qpss)-for-person-centered-older-adult-care/

Sawatzky, R., Sajobi, T.T., & Brahmbhatt, R. (2016, Jan).  Response shift: A review of the literature. Webinar presented at International Society for Quality of Life Research.  Available from http://www.isoqol.org/education-events/online-education/archived-webinars

Sawatzky, R., & McLeod, B. (2015, Oct). Integrating a Quality-of-life and Practice Support System (QPSS) in palliative home care. Available from http://www.ipanel.ca/publications-presentations/webinars/archived/341-integratin-qol-assessments-acute-care

Sawatzky, R., & Chan, E. (2015, Jul).  Patient and family reported experience and outcome measures for elderly, acute care patients. Available from http://www.cfn-nce.ca/news-and-events-overview/news-and-events/webinars/patient-and-family-reported-experience-and-outcome-measures-for-elderly,-acute-care-patients-june-8,-2015/

Sawatzky, R., Porterfield, P., & Lee, J. A. (2014, Sept).  Knowledge synthesis on a palliative approach. Available from https://youtu.be/SRqZt7e9TGg

Sawatzky, R., Cohen, S. R., Laforest, E., Voth, J., & Stajduhar, K. (2014, September 9-12). The development and use of tablet-based quality of life assessment instruments in clinical practice. Presented at the 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada.

Sawatzky, R., & Cuthbertson, L. (2014, January).  Patient-reported outcomes and experience measures: Essential building blocks for patient-centred care. Presented at the 19th Annual Ethel Johns Nursing Research Forum, Vancouver, Canada. 

Sawatzky, R. (2014, January - 2014, May). Consultation service: Conduct environmental scan, literature review and stakeholder interviews regarding patient-reported outcomes activities in Canada and internationally for the Canadian Institute for Health Information. (CIHI) Includes contributing the planning and delivery of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Forum, held by CIHI on February 3 2015.

Sawatzky, R., & Roberts, D. (2013, Mar).  Integration of a palliative approach in hospital, residential, and homecare nursing: Results of a province-wide survey. Available from http://ipanel.ca/publications-presentations/webinars/archived/207-provincial-survey-results

Bryan, B., Sawatzky, R., & Korabek, B. (2013, May). Patient reported health outcomes measurement: An essential foundation for patient-centered health care delivery. Webinar presented at the IHSPR Policy Rounds, CIHR.  Available from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/46848.html

Bryan, S., Sawatzky, R., & the research team (2013, January). The selection and use of patient reported outcomes measures for primary healthcare reform.  Workshop presented at British Columbia Ministry of Health, Victoria, Canada.


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