Publications

Here is a list of selected publications. Click the title link to find an open-access version through the publisher when available, or via self-archive. Trainee names underlined.

Commentaries

Baird, J. & Vanstone, M. (2017) Professionalism’s contextual nature: a call for compassionate, constructive responses. Medical Education. 2017. 51(7):678-679

Peer-Reviewed Publications

De Freitas, C., Grierson, L., Vanstone, M. When I say Merit. Medical Education. Accepted.

Burgess, R., Vanstone, M., Mountjoy, M., Grierson, L. Key differences between the severity of disciplinary issues and medical student insights. Medical Education. Accepted

Burgess, R., Vanstone, M., Mountjoy, M., Grierson, L. Lines in the sand: Pre-interview rank and probability of receiving admission to medical school. Canadian Medical Education Journal. Accepted.

Vanstone, M., Monteiro, S., Colvin, E., Norman, G., Sherbino, J., Sibbald, M., Dore, K., Peters, A. (2019). Experienced physician descriptions of intuition in clinical reasoning: A typology. Diagnosis. E-pub ahead of print.

Cernat, A., De Freitas, C., Majid, U., Trivedi, F., Higgins, C., Vanstone, M. (2019) Facilitating informed choice about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT): A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis of women’s experiences. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19(27)

 Cavanagh, A., Vanstone, M., Ritz, S. (2019). Problems of problem-based learning: Towards transformative critical pedagogy in medical education. Perspectives in Medical Education.

France E.F.,  Cunningham, M.,  Ring, N., Uny, I.  Duncan, E.A.S., Jepson, R.G., Maxwell, M., Roberts, R.J.,   Turley, R.L. Booth, A., Britten, N., Flemming, K., Gallagher, I., Garside, R., Hannes, K., Lewin, S., Noblit, G.W., Pope, C., Thomas, J., Vanstone, M., Higginbottom, G.M.A., Noyes, J. Improving reporting of Meta-Ethnography: The eMERGe Reporting Guidance, Journal of Advanced Nursing, DOI: 10.1111/jan.13809, 15 January 2019.

France E.F.,  Cunningham, M.,  Ring,N., Uny, I.  Duncan, E.A.S., Jepson, R.G., Maxwell, M., Roberts, R.J.,   Turley,R.L. Booth, A., Britten, N., Flemming, K., Gallagher, I., Garside, R., Hannes, K., Lewin, S., Noblit, G.W., Pope, C., Thomas, J., Vanstone, M, Higginbottom, G.M.A., Noyes, J. Improving reporting of Meta-Ethnography: The eMERGe Reporting Guidance, Psycho-oncology, DOI is 10.1002/pon.4915, 15 January 2019.

France E.F.,  Cunningham, M.,  Ring,N., Uny, I.  Duncan, E.A.S., Jepson, R.G., Maxwell, M., Roberts, R.J.,   Turley,R.L. Booth, A., Britten, N., Flemming, K., Gallagher, I., Garside, R., Hannes, K., Lewin, S., Noblit, G.W., Pope, C., Thomas, J., Vanstone, M, Higginbottom, GMA, Noyes, J. Improving reporting of Meta-Ethnography: The eMERGe Reporting Guidance, Review of Education, DOI: 10.1002/rev3.3147, 15 January 2019.

France E.F.,  Cunningham, M.,  Ring,N., Uny, I.  Duncan, E.A.S., Jepson, R.G., Maxwell, M., Roberts, R.J.,   Turley,R.L. Booth, A., Britten, N., Flemming, K., Gallagher, I., Garside, R., Hannes, K., Lewin, S., Noblit, G.W., Pope, C., Thomas, J., Vanstone, M, Higginbottom, GMA, Noyes, J. Improving reporting of Meta-Ethnography: The eMERGe Reporting Guidance,  BMC Medical Research Methodology, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-018-0600-0, 15 January 2019.

 Rehman, Y., Syed, M., Wiercioch, W., Rehman, N., Drew, B., Cencic, A., Reddy, K., Murty, N., Kachur, E., Dunlop, B., Guyatt, G., Busse, J., Schwartz, L., Vanstone, M. Discrepancies between patient and surgeon expectations of surgery for sciatica: A challenge for informed decision-making? (2018). Spine. In Press. 1097/BRS.0000000000002914

Majid, U. & Vanstone, M. (2018). Appraising Qualitative Research for Evidence Syntheses: A Compendium of Quality Appraisal Tools. Qualitative Health Research. 28(13)2215-2131. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318785358

Haidar, H., Vanstone, M., Laberge, A-M., Bibeau, G., Ghulmiyyah, L., Ravitsky, V. Cross-cultural perspectives on decision-making regarding non-invasive prenatal testing: A comparative study of Lebanon and Quebec. (2018). American Journal of Bioethics: Empirical Bioethics. [Publisher Link]

 Vanstone, M., Cernat, A., Nisker, J., Schwartz, L. (2018). Women’s perspectives on the ethical implications of non-invasive prenatal testing: A qualitative analysis to inform health policy decisions. BMC Medical Ethics. 19:27

O’Neill, L., Samaan, Z., McCabe, K., Tabak, TA., Key, B., Litke, K., Whattam, J., Garrick, L., Chalmers, S., Xie, F., Thabane, L., Patel, Y., Shahid, H., Zielinski, L, Vanstone, M. (2018) Patient experiences and opinions of an enhanced Behavioural Activation group intervention for depression. Research on Social Work Practice.

Baskwill, A., & Vanstone, M. (2018) “Just don’t be creepy”: A phenomenological study of the experiences of men in massage therapy. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. 15(1). [Publisher Version]

Martin, L., Gitsels, J., de Boer, M., Vanstone, M., Henneman, L. (2018) Introduction of non-invasive prenatal testing as a first-tier aneuploidy screening test: A survey among Dutch midwives about their role as counsellors. Midwifery. 56: 1-8. E-pub before print. [Publisher Version]

Kibel, M., & Vanstone, M. (2017). Reconciling ethical and economic conceptions of value in health policy using the capabilities approach: A qualitative investigation of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing. Social Science and Medicine. 195, 87-204. [Publisher Version]

Kandasamy, S., Vanstone, M., Oremus, M., Hill, T., Wahi, G., Davis, AD., Jacobs, R., Wilson, J., Anglin, A. & Anand, SS. (2017). Elder women’s perceptions around optimal perinatal health: a constructivist grounded-theory study with an Indigenous community in southern OntarioCMAJ Open, 5(2): e411-416

Kandasamy, S., Vanstone, M., Oremus, M., Hill, T., Wahi, G., Davis, AD., Jacobs, R., Wilson, J., Anglin, A. & Anand, SS. (2017) A case study of a methodological approach to co-creating perinatal health knowledge between Western and Indigenous communities. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 16(1)1-11.

Vanstone, M., Rewegan, A., Brundisini, F., Giacomini, M., Kandasamy, S., DeJean, D. (2017) Challenges faced by marginalized and non-marginalized adults with diabetes as they modify their diets: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Chronic Illness. 13(3)217-235. [Publisher Version]

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 & Child Nutrition13:e12374 [Publisher Version]

Vanstone, M., Toledo, F., Clarke, F., Boyle, A., Woods, A., Giacomini, M., Swinton, M., Saunders, L., Shears, M., Zytaruk, N., Rose, T., Hand-Breckenridge, T., Heels-Ansdell, D., Anderson-White, S., Sheppard, R., Cook, D.J. (2016) Narrative Medicine and Death in the ICU: Word Clouds as a visual legacy. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.

Peters, A., Vanstone, M., Monteiro, S., Norman, G., Sherbino, J., Sibbald, M. (2017). Examining the Influence of Context and Professional Culture on Clinical Reasoning through Rhetorical-Narrative Analysis.  Qualitative Health Research. 27(6):866-876

Samaan, Z., Dennis, B., Kalbfleisch, L., Bami, H., Bawor, M., Litke, K., McCabe, K., Whattam, J., Garrick, L., O’Neill, L., Tabak, T., Simons, S., Chalmers, S., Key, B., Vanstone, M., Xie, F., Guyatt, G., Thabane, L. (2016). Behavioral activation group therapy for reducing depressive symptoms and improving quality of life: A feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(22).

Cristancho, S., Apramian, T., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L., Ott, M., Forbes, T., Novick, R. (2016). Thinking like an expert: Surgical decision making as a cyclical process of being aware. American Journal of Surgery. 211(1): 64-69. [Publisher version]

Brundisini, F., Vanstone, M., Hulan, D., DeJean, D., Giacomini, M. (2016). Type 2 diabetes patients and providers differing perspectives on medication adherence: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. BMC Health Services Research, 15:516.

Vanstone, M., Yacoub, K., Giacomini, M., Hulan, D., McDonald, S. (2015). Women’s experiences of publicly funded Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing in Ontario, Canada: Considerations for health technology policy making. Qualitative Health Research. 25(8):1069-84. [Publisher version] 

Samaan, Z., Litke, J., McCabe, K., Dennis, B. Whattam, J., Garrick, L., O’Neill, L., Tabak, T., Simons, S., Chalmers, S., Key, B., Vanstone, M., Xie, F., Guyatt, G., Thabane, L. A pragmatic randomized trial to investigate the effectiveness of behavioural activation group therapy in reducing depressive symptoms and improving quality of life in patients with depression: BRAVE pilot study protocol. (2015). BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 1(39):1-13.

Vanstone, M., Giacomini, M., Nisker, J. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing. (2015). Bioethics Curricula. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Ottawa, ON.

Vanstone, M., Yacoub, K., Winsor, S., Giacomini, M., Nisker, J. (2015) What is “NIPT”? Divergent characterizations of non-invasive prenatal testing strategies. American Journal of Bioethics Empirical Bioethics. 6(1):54-67. [Publisher version]

Vanstone, M., King, C., deVrijer, B., Nisker, J. (2014). Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Ethics and Policy Considerations. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada. 36(6):515-526.

Vanstone, M., Boesveld, S., Burrows, K. (2014). Integrating Physician Assistants into the Ontario Healthcare Workforce. Health Reform Observer. 2(1) Article 4

Vanstone, M., Watling, C., Goldszmidt, M., Weijer, C., Lingard, L. (2014).  Resigned Professionalism? Non-Acute Inpatients and Resident Education. Advances in Health Sciences Education. 19:529-539. [Publisher version]

Hibbert, K., Lingard, L., Vanstone, M., Kinsella, E.A., McKenzie, P., Pitman, A., Wilson, T. (2014). The quest for effective interdisciplinary graduate supervision: A critical narrative analysis. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 44(2): 85-104.

Vanstone, M., Hibbert, K., Kinsella, E. A., McKenzie, P., Pitman, A., Lingard, L. (2013). Interdisciplinary doctoral supervision: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Higher Education. 43(2):42-67.

Cristancho, S., Apramian, T., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L., Ott, M., Novick, R. (2013). Understanding clinical uncertainty: What is going on when experienced surgeons are not sure what to do? Academic Medicine. 88(10).

Watling, C., Driessen, E., Van der Vleuten, C., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L. (2013). Beyond Individualism: professional culture and its influence on feedback. Medical Education. 47(6):585-594. [Publisher Version]

Cristancho, S., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L., Lebel, M., Ott, M. (2013). When surgeons face intra-operative challenges: A naturalistic model of surgical decision making. American Journal of Surgery. 205:156-162. [Publisher version]

Watling, C., Driessen, E., Van der Vleuten, C., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L. (2013). Music lessons: Revealing medicine’s learning culture through comparison with music. Medical Education. 47:842-850. [Publisher version]

Vanstone, M., Kinsella, E.A., Nisker, J. (2012). Information Sharing to Promote Informed Choice in Prenatal Screening in the Spirit of the SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline: A proposal for an alternative model. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada. 34(3):269-275.

Vanstone, M., Chow, W., Lester, L., Ainsworth, P., Nisker, J., Brackstone, M. (2012). Recognizing BRCA gene mutation risk subsequent to breast cancer diagnosis in southwestern Ontario. Canadian Family Physician. 58:e258-266.

Lingard, L., Vanstone, M., Durrant, M., Fleming-Carroll, B., Lowe, M., Rashotte, J., Sinclair, L., Tallett, S. (2012). Conflicting messages: Examining the dynamics of leadership on interprofessional teams. Academic Medicine. 87(12):1762-67.

Watling, C., Driessen, E., Vandervleuten, C., Vanstone, M., Lingard, L. (2012). Understanding feedback responses: The potential and limitations of Regulatory Focus Theory. Medical Education. 46(6):593-603. [Publisher version]

Vanstone, M. & Kinsella, E.A. (2010). Critical reflection and prenatal screening public education materials: Metaphoric textual analysis. Reflective Practice. 11(4): 451-467. [Publisher version]

Ray, S. & Vanstone, M. (2009). The impact of PTSD on veterans’ family relationships: An interpretative phenomenological inquiry. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 46:838-847.

Bourgeault, I., Sandall, J., DeClerq, G., Wrede, S., Vanstone, M., van Teijlingen, E., DeVries, R., & Benoit, C. (2008).  Too posh to push? Comparative perspectives on maternal request caesarean sections in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and FinlandAdvances in Medical Sociology. 10: 99-123. [Publisher version]

Book Chapters

Sandor, C., Murray-Davis, B., Vanstone, M., Bryant, C. (2019) The transition to clinical practice for new registrant midwives in Ontario, Canada. Starting Life as a Midwife. Gray, M. (Ed). Springer.

Burrows, K., Vanstone, M., Jones,. I. Physician Assistants in Canada. Introduction to Health Occupations in Canada. Bourgeault, I.L. (ed). Canadian Institutes of Health Information, Ottawa. (In Press)

O’Reilly, D., Campbell, K., Vanstone, M., Bowen, J., Schwartz, L., Assasi, N., & Goeree, R. (2015). Evidence-Based Decision-Making 3: Health Technology Assessment. In P. S. Parfrey & B. J. Barrett (Eds.), Clinical Epidemiology (Vol. 1281, pp. 417-441): Springer New York.

Vanstone, M., Kinsella, E.A., Nisker, J. (2014) . ‘Diseases’, ‘defects’, ‘abnormalities’ and ‘conditions’: Discursive tensions in prenatal screening. In Nash, M. (Ed.). Reframing Reproduction: Conceiving Gendered Experiences. Melbourne: Palgrave-MacMillan. pp. 54-68.

Technical Reports, Working Papers etc. (non peer-reviewed publications)

Vanstone, M., Cernat, A., Majid, U., Trivedi, F., de Freitas, C. Women’s and Clinician Perspectives on Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Conducted for: Ontario Genetic Advisory Committee, Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee. Health Quality Ontario, April 2018.

Majid, U., Kandasamy, S., Arora, N., Vanstone, M. Patient Perspectives and Experience. In HPV Testing for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening: a health technology assessment. Ottawa: CADTH; In Press

Vanstone, M. Patient Perspectives and Experience. In HPV Testing for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening- Project Protocol. Ottawa: CADTH; 2017 May (CADTH optimal use report; vol 7 no. 1a)

Kandasamy, S., Khalid, A.F., Majid, U., Vanstone, M. Prostate Cancer Patient Experiences of Treatment Decision-Making: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ontario Health Technol Assess Ser [Internet]. 2017 May: 17(7)1-32.

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 [Internet]. 2015 September: 15(17)1-29.

Vanstone, M., Brundisini, F., Hulan, D., DeJean, D., Giacomini, M. Patient Experiences of Medication Adherence: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. Accepted by  Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC), Health Quality Ontario, January 2014. Available as a CHEPA Working Paper.

Vanstone M, Giacomini M, Smith A, Brundisini F, DeJean D, Winsor S. 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 [Internet]. 2013 September;13(14):1-40.

DeJean M, Giacomini M, Vanstone M, Brundisini F. Patient experiences of depression and anxiety with chronic disease: A systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser [Internet]. 2013 September: 13(16)1-34.

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

Brundisini F, Giacomini M, DeJean D, Vanstone M, Winsor S, Smith A. 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 [Internet]. 2013 September; 13(15):1-37.

 Doctoral Dissertation

Vanstone, M. (2012) The Process of Informed Decision-Making About Prenatal Screening: Patient Education Materials, Policy, and Pregnant Women’s Perspectives. University of Western Ontario, Doctor of Philosophy, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.