Publications

Google Scholar Citations
Deirdre DeJean

Peer Reviewed

Journal Articles

 Elliott J., DeJean D., Clifford T., Coyle D., Potter B., Skidmore B., Alexander C., Repetski A.E., McCoy B., Wells G.A. (2018). Cannabis for pediatric epilepsy: protocol for a living systematic review. Systematic Reviews 7(95) doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0761-2

Vanstone M., Rewegan A., Brundisini F., Giacomini M., Kandasamy S., DeJean D. (2017). Diet modification challenges faced by marginalized and non-marginalized adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Chronic Illness. 13(3): 217-235.

Vanstone M., Kandasamy S., Giacomini M., DeJean D., McDonald S. (2017). Pregnant women’s perceptions of gestational weight gain: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 13(4). doi: 10.1111/mcn.12374

Hurley J., Mentzakis E., Giacomini M., DeJean D., Grignon M. (2017). Non-market resource allocation and the public’s interpretation of need: an empirical investigation in the context of health care. Social Choice and Welfare 49(1): 117-143.

Abelson J., Wagner F., DeJean D., Boesveld S., Gauvin F-P., Bean S., et al. (2016). Public and patient involvement in HTA: A framework for action. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 32(4): 256-264.

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Simeonov D., Smith A. (2016). Finding qualitative research evidence for health technology assessment. Qualitative Health Research. 26(10): 1307-1317.

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Welsford M., Schwartz L., DeCicca P. (2016). Inappropriate ambulance use: A qualitative study of paramedics’ views. Healthcare Policy. 11(3): 67-79.

Hughes E., Sawyer A., DeJean D., Adamson GD. (2016). Cross-border reproductive care in North America: a pilot study testing a prospective data collection program for IVF clinics in Canada and the United States. Fertility and Sterility. 105(3): 786-790.

Brundisini F., Vanstone M., Hulan D., DeJean D., Giacomini M. (2015). Type 2 diabetes patients’ and providers’ differing perspectives on medication nonadherence: a qualitative meta-synthesis. BMC Health Services Research. 15: 516.

Giacomini M., Hurley J., DeJean D. (2014). Fair Reckoning: A Qualitative Investigation of an economic resource allocation survey. Health Expectations. 17(2): 174-85.

Hughes EG and DeJean D. (2010).  Cross-border fertility services in North America: a survey of Canadian and American providers.  Fertility and Sterility.  94(1): e16-e19

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Schwartz L., Miller FA. (2009). Ethics in Canadian health technology assessment: a descriptive review. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 25(4): 463-9.

Giacomini M., Cook D., DeJean D. (2009). Life Support Decision Making in Critical Care: Identifying and Appraising the Qualitative Research Evidence. Critical Care Medicine. 37(4): 1475-82.

 Giacomini M., Kenny N., DeJean D. (2009). Ethics frameworks in Canadian health policies: foundation, scaffolding, or window dressing? Health Policy. 89(1): 58-71.

Giacomini M., Cook D., DeJean D., Shaw R., Gedge E. (2006). Decision tools for life support:  A review and policy analysis. Critical Care Medicine 34(3): 864-70.

Book Chapters

Gagnon MP., Dipankui M.T., DeJean D. (2017), Evaluation of Patient Involvement in HTA. In: Facey K., Ploug Hansen H., Single A. (eds) Patient Involvement in Health Technology Assessment. Adis, Singapore. Available from: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-4068-9_16

Not Peer Reviewed

Journal Articles

DeJean D., Krahn H., Giacomini M. (2016). Women’s Experiences of Inaccurate Breast Cancer Screening Results: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser.  July;16(16):1-22.

Vanstone M., Rewegan A., Brundisini F., DeJean D., Giacomini M.  (2015).  Patient Perspectives on Quality of Life with Uncontrolled Type 1 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis.  Ont Health Technol Assess Ser.  September;15(17):1-29.

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Vanstone M., Brundisini F. (2013) Patient experiences of depression and anxiety with chronic disease: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. September;13(16)1-33.

Vanstone M., Giacomini M., Smith A., Brundisini F., DeJean D., Winsor S. (2013) How diet challenges are magnified in vulnerable or marginalized people with diabetes and heart disease: a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. September;13(14):1-40.

Winsor S., Smith A., Vanstone M., Giacomini M., Brundisini F., DeJean D. (2013) Experiences of patient centredness with specialized community-based care: a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. September;13(17):1-34.

Brundisini F., Giacomini M., DeJean D., Vanstone M., Winsor S., Smith A. (2013) Chronic disease patients’ experiences with accessing health care in rural and remote areas: a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. September;13(15):1-37.

Giacomini M., DeJean D., Simeonov D., Smith A. (2012). Experiences of living and dying with COPD: a systematic review and synthesis of the qualitative empirical literature. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. March;12(13):1-47.

Reports

DeJean D. (2017). Patient Perspectives and Experiences Review. Submitted to: CADTH as published in: Proton beam therapy for the treatment of cancer in children and adults: a health technology assessment. Ottawa: CADTH; 2017 Aug. (CADTH health technology assessment; no.145).

DeJean D., Brundisini F., Giacomini M. (2016). Patient and Family Experiences of a “Good Death” in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Qualitative Review and Meta-Synthesis. Submitted to: Office of Clinical and Organizational Ethics, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton: 22 pp.

Vanstone M., Brundisini F., Hulan D., DeJean D., Giacomini M. (2014). Patient Experiences of Medication Adherence: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis Submitted to: Health Quality Ontario, Toronto: 42 pp.

Giacomini M., DeJean D., Simeonov D. Smith A. (2011). Living and Dying with COPD: A Systematic Review and Synthesis of Qualitative Empirical Research on Patient, Carer, and Provider Experiences. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Simeonov D., Smith A. (2011). Smoking Cessation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Research. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Simeonov D., Smith A. (2011). Ventilation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Research. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Simeonov D., Giacomini M., DeJean D., Smith A. (2011). Hospital-at-Home and Early Discharge Care Models for COPD: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Literature. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Simeonov D., Giacomini M., DeJean D., Smith A. (2011). Nurse-Led (Multidisciplinary Team) Care for COPD: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Literature. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Simeonov D., Giacomini M., DeJean D., Smith A. (2011). Oxygen Therapy for COPD: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Research. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Smith A. Giacomini M., DeJean D., Simeonov D. (2011). Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Research. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Smith A. Giacomini M., DeJean D., Simeonov D. (2011). Telehealth Care for COPD: A Review of Qualitative Empirical Research. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, 17 June 2011.

Giacomini M., DeJean D, Smith A. (2010). Finding Qualitative and Ethics Research to Inform Health Technology Policy Analysis: Applications to the ‘MegaAnalysis’ of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Technologies. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto: 98 pp.

Giacomini M, DeJean D., Simeonov D. (2010). Multi-Gene Expression Profiling (GEP) for Guiding Chemotherapy in Women with Early stage breast Cancer: A Review of Qualitative and Ethics Research Addressing Social and Ethical Issues. Submitted to: Medical Advisory Secretariat, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Toronto: 27 pp.

Hughes EG, and DeJean D. (2009). Cross-Border Fertility Services in North America: a Survey of Canadian and American Providers. Final Report. Submitted to: Assisted Human Reproduction Canada.

Other

DeJean D., Giacomini M., Simeonov D. Smith A. (2015). What qualitative research tells us about the experience of COPD: Highlights from a large systematic review and synthesis. Update: A publication of The Lung Association, Ontario Respiratory Care Society. Fall;31(3):1-5. http://lungontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Update-Fall-2015.pdf

Hughes EG, and DeJean D. (2009). Prompter for Clinicians Involved in Cross-Border Fertility Care: A Starting Point for Development and Discussion. Submitted to: Assisted Human Reproduction Canada.

Media Interviews, etc.

Quoted in Glauser W., Pendharkar S., Nolan M. Why do you have to pay for an ambulance? Healthy Debate, July 30, 2015. Available from: http://healthydebate.ca/2015/07/topic/ambulance-fees

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