Shannon Scott, RN, PhD

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In print

  • Estabrooks, C., Scott, S., Squires, J., Stevens, B., O'Brien-Pallas, L., Watt-Watson, J., Profetto-McGrath, J., McGilton, K., Golden-Biddle, K., Lander, J., Donner, G., Boschma, G., Humphrey, C., Williams, J., (2008). Patterns of research utilization on patient care units. Implementation Science, 3, 31. (unofficial IF is 4.43, 2008)

  • Scott, S., Estabrooks, C., Allen, M., Pollock, C. (2008). A context of uncertainty: How context shapes nurses’ research utilization behaviors. Qualitative Health Research,18, 347-357

  • Thompson, D., O'Leary, K., Jensen, E., Scott-Findlay, S., O'Brien-Pallas, L. & Estabrooks, C., (2008). The relationship between busyness and research use: It's about time. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 (4), 539-548.

  • Thompson, D., Estabrooks, C., Scott-Findlay, S., Moore, K., & Wallin, L. (2007). Interventions aimed at increasing research use in nursing: a systematic review. Implementation Science, 2 , 15. (unofficial IF 4.43; this article is in the top 10 articles of all time for IS)

  • Scott-Findlay, S., & Estabrooks, C.A. (2006). Mapping the organizational culture research in nursing: a literature review. Journal of Advanced Nursing 56(5): 498-513.

  • Howard, F. & Scott-Findlay, S. (2006). The challenge of contradictory research – what is a practitioner to do? The case of Breast Self Examination? (invited manuscript). AWHONN Lifelines, 10 (1), 66-70.

  • Scott-Findlay, S. & Golden-Biddle, K. (2005). How organizational culture shapes research use. Journal of Nursing Adminstration, 35(7/8), 356-362.

  • Snelgrove-Clarke, E., Scott-Findlay, S. (2005). Fetal heart Surveillance: The Use of Research Evidence in Practice. (Invited manuscript). AWHONN Lifelines. 9 (5), 400-403

  • Chizawsky, L.L. Scott-Findlay, S. (2005). Tummy time! Preventing unwanted effects of the "Back to Sleep" campaign. AWHONN Lifelines, 9(5):382-7.

  • Scott -Findlay, S. (2005). Keeping Your Practice Cutting-Edge: Why Using Research in Practice Matters. (Invited manuscript. AWHONN Lifelines. February/March , 43-45.

  • Estabrooks, C.A., Rutakumwa, W., O'Leary, K., Profetto-McGrath, J., Milner, M., Levers, M., & Scott-Findlay, S. (2005). Sources of practice knowledge among nurses. Qualitative Health Research, 15(4), 460-476.

  • Scott-Findlay, S. & Pollock, C. (2004). Evidence, research, knowledge: Which is it? A call for conceptual clarity. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 1(2), 92-97.

  • Scott-Findlay, S. & Pollock, C. (2004). Evidence, research, knowledge: a call for conceptual clarity. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 1(2):92-7; discussion 98-101.

  • Cummings, G., Mallidou, A. & Scott- Findlay , S. (2004). Does the workplace influence nurses' research use? Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 31(3), 106-107.

  • Estabrooks, C.A., Floyd, J., Scott-Findlay, S. , O'Leary, K. & Gustha, M. (2003). Individual determinants of research utilization: A systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 43 (5), 506-520.

  • Chalmers, K., Marles, S., Tataryn, D., Scott-Findlay, S., & Serfas, K. (2003). Daughters and sisters of women with breast cancer: Reports of their needs for information and support. European Journal of Cancer Care, 12,81-90.

  • Scott- Findlay, S., Estabrooks, C.A., & Cohn, D. (2002). Nursing human resource planning in Alberta: What went wrong? Politics, Policy and Nursing Practice, 3(4), 348-357.

  • Katz, A., Davis, P. & Scott-Findlay, S. (2002). Ask and ye shall plan: The development of a campus health needs assessment. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 93 (1), 63-65.

  • Paterson, B. & Scott-Findlay, S. (2002). Critical issues in interviewing people with traumatic brain injury. Qual Health Res. 12(3):399-409.

  • Morris, M., Scott-Findlay, S., & Estabrooks, C.A. (2001). On-line evidence gathering: Effective world wide web searches. AACN Clinical Issues, 12(4) 578-587.


Book chapters

  • Scott-Findlay, S., & Estabrooks, C.A. (2006). Knowledge translation and pain management. In: Finley G.A., P.J. McGrath, C.T. Chambers (eds.) Bringing pain relief to children. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press. 199-228.

  • Estabrooks, C.A., Scott-Findlay, S., & Winther, C. (2004). Knowledge utilization in nursing and the allied health sciences. In F. Champagne & L. Lemieux-Charles (Eds.) Using knowledge and evidence in health care: Multidisciplinary perspectives. University of Toronto Press: Toronto , ON , (pp. 242-280).  

Technical reports

  • Estabrooks, C.A., Scott-Findlay, S., Rutkumwa, W., Duan,Q. & Rozanova, J. (2004). The Determinants of Research Utilization in an Acute Care: Pain Management in Adult and Paediatric Settings. Technical Report. 04-01-TR, Dec., 2004. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing. ISBN 1-55195-184-3.