Peer-reviewed journal articles

1. Lauck, S.; Saarijärvi, M.; De Sousa, I.; Straiton, N.; Borregaard, B. & Lewis, K. (2023) Accelerating knowledge translation to improve cardiovascular outcomes and health services: Opportunities for bridging science and clinical practice. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. zvad077. DOI: 10.1093/eurjcn/zvad077

2. Dillard-Wright, J.; Valderama-Wallace, C.; Canty, L.; Perron, A.; De Sousa, I. & Gullick, J. (2023) What nursing chooses not to know: Practices of epistemic silence/silencing. Nursing Philosophy. e12443. DOI: 10.1111/nup.12443

3. De Sousa, I.; Miller, E.; Joshua, B.; Adams, J.; & Moorley, C. (2023) Insights on guest editorship for doctoral students and early-career researchers. Nurse Education Today. DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2023.105804

4. De Sousa, I., Wytenbroek, L., Boschma, G., & Thorne, S. (2023) “Reflections on Black nurses’ invisibility: Exploring the contribution of Black nurses to British Columbia (Canada), 1845 – 1910. Advances in Nursing Science. DOI: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000484

5. De Sousa, I., Varcoe, C. (2021). “Centering Black feminist thought in nursing praxis”. Nursing Inquiry, 29, e12473. DOI: 10.1111/nin.12473

6. Crosschild, C., Huynh, N., De Sousa, I., Bawafaa, E., & Brown, H. (2021) “Where is critical analysis of power and positionality in knowledge translation?”. Health Research Policy and Systems Journal, 19(92). DOI: 10.1186/s12961-021-00726-w

7. Lauck, S., Lewis, K., Borregaard, B., & De Sousa, I. (2021) “What is the right decision for me?” Integrating patient perspectives through shared decision-making for valvular heart disease therapy. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 37(7), 1054–1063. DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.02.022.

8. De Sousa, I. & Woodward, S. (2016). The Glasgow Coma Scale in adults: Doing it right. Emergency Nurse, 24, 33-39. DOI: 10.7748/en.2016.e1638.

9. De Sousa, I. (2016). Thrombectomy in acute ischaemic stroke and the implications for nursing practice. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 12. S28-S31. DOI: 10.12968/bjnn.2016.12.Sup5.S28.

10. De Sousa, I. (2016). Developing an outpatient nurse-led stroke clinic in hospital: part 2. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing,12, 75-79. DOI: 10.12968/bjnn.2016.12.2.75.

11. De Sousa, I. (2016). Developing an outpatient nurse-led stroke clinic in hospital: Part 1. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 12. 10.12968/bjnn.2016.12.1.10.

12. De Sousa, I. (2012). Steps toward change: foot care in the stroke patient with diabetes. British Journal of Neuroscience nursing, 8. 10.12968/bjnn.2012.8.6.327.

Book Chapters

Browne, A.J.; Varcoe, C.; Wytenbroek, L.; De Sousa, I. & Crosschild, C. (2023). Using philosophical inquiry to dismantle dominant thinking in nursing about race and racism. In M. Lipscomb (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Nursing. London, UK: Routledge

Conference Proceedings

1. Lauck, S.; Lewis, K.; Turgeon, R.; Wells, J.; Wijeysundera, H.; De Sousa, I.; Adhami, N.; Stacey, D. & Webb, J. (2023). Shared decision-making for the treatment of aortic stenosis (SEEK-AS): rationale and study design of the implementation of a patient decision aid to facilitate a high-quality treatment decision. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 22(Suppl 1).

2. Lauck, S.; Borregaard, B.; Lewis, K. & De Sousa, I. (2021). Implementation of shared decision-making for aortic stenosis: Development of a patient decision aid. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 20(Suppl 1).  

3. Huang, V.; Marais, O.; De Sousa, I. & Field, T. (2021) Interviews with young stroke survivors to inform better care. International Journal of Stroke. 16(Suppl 2).

4. Gill, C.; De Sousa, I. & Bailey, A. (2019). The challenges and successes of mechanical thrombectomy implementation for nurses in the United Kingdom. Stroke.

5. Jensch, G.; De Sousa, I. & Hart, A. (2017) Abstract 134: How are you feeling? – a campaign to encourage staff to ask patients about their emotional wellbeing. International Journal of Stroke, 12(5_suppl), 7–59.

6. De Sousa, I.; Crow, J. & Penny, L. (2017) Abstract 118: Can tailored secondary stroke prevention provided by the stroke specialist nurse be enhanced by occupational therapists and physiotherapists and incorporated in therapy sessions?. International Journal of Stroke, 12(5_suppl), 7–59.

Web-based publications

1. Wytenbroek, L., De Sousa, I., Hussein, T., Nguyen, K., Chiao, A. T.-H., Moeller, B., & Moffatt, M. (2022, February 28). Black History Month 2022 : Celebrating the contributions of Black nurses to healthcare.

2. Flynn, K., De Sousa, I., Dordunoo, D. & Wytenbroek, L. (2021, February 25) Black (in)Visibility: Black nurses in Canada who paved the way.

3. Dordunoo, D., De Sousa, I., Bawafaa, E. & Ojerinde, C. (2020) The Decade for People of African Descent. Issues Summary Nurse and Nurse Practitioners of British Columbia.

4. De Sousa, I. & Bawafaa, E. (2020). Black History Month: A recognition of black nurses’ contributions to healthcare in Canada and the world.

5. De Sousa, I. (2017) Keep up to date with the huge improvements in stroke treatment. Nursing Standard.

6. De Sousa, I. (2016). O papel do enfermeiro especialista em AVC num hospital de Londres: uma realidade distante ou proxima da portuguesa?. Nursing Portugal.

Other Publications

1. De Sousa, I. (2020). An anti-racist and anti-discriminatory intersectional tool for nursing. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 16(Sup5), p.S3-S5.

2. De Sousa, I. (2019). Annual Imperial Thrombectomy Symposium: a review. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 15(Suppl 5), S26. 10.12968/bjnn.2019.15.Sup5.S26

3. De Sousa, I. (2018). These are exciting times in stroke care. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 14. S3-S3. 10.12968/bjnn.2018.14.Sup2.S3.

4. De Sousa, I. (2018). UK Stroke Forum Conference 2017. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 14. S20-S21. 10.12968/bjnn.2018.14.Sup2.S20.

5. De Sousa, I. (2017). The loss of EU nurses has huge implications for patients and the NHS. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 13. 158-158. 10.12968/bjnn.2017.13.4.158.

6. De Sousa, I. (2016). European Stroke Conference 2016: have we forgotten the ‘old kid’?. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 12. S32-S32. 10.12968/bjnn.2016.12.Sup5.S32.

7. De Sousa, I. (2015). How well are we performing? An update on the quality of stroke care. British Journal of Neuroscience nursing. 11. 294 – 295. 10.12968/bjnn.2015.11.6.294.