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Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Pharmacology
  • Medication safety
  • m-Health
  • nursing education

Available to supervise research students

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About Lucy Lu

Lucy is a Senior Lecturer with the College of Health and Biomedicine. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and a PhD in Cardiovascular Pharmacology. Before becoming a nursing academic at VU, Lucy was a research fellow in the Dept. of Medicine at the University of Melbourne.

Lucy’s diverse research activities have led to over 30 peer-reviewed journal publications (with a h-index of 15 and a citation rate of 1052) and several research grants in the fields across Nursing, Pharmacology and Medicine. Lucy is also an invited reviewer for several international journals.

Appointed by Beijing Municipal Commission of Education (equivalent to the Department of Education and Training Victoria, Australia), Lucy holds an adjunct professor position at the Capital Medical University in Beijing, China. 


  • PhD
  • BMed

Key publications

Year Citation
2019 Wang, J., Zhang, C., Jia, Y., Lu, S., & Xiao, Q. (190902). Effectiveness of early mobilization in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis Singapore Nurses Association.
2017 Newland, J. A. (170817). The International Council of Nurses Congress 2017 Paper presented at The Nurse Practitioner (pp. 6-6). Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health).

doi: 10.1097/01.npr.0000520835.06782.35

Year Citation
2020 Wang, J., Lu, S., Huang, Y., Ji, M., Yang, F., Zhang, Y., Liu, H., Li, F., Wu, W., & Bi, J. (201001). A nurse-administered 3-Minute diagnostic interview for CAM-defined Delirium (3D-CAM Chinese version) in hospitalized elderly patients: A validation study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 110

doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103701

2020 Xiao, Q., Wang, Y., Sun, L., Lu, S., Li, J., Chen, Y., & Wu, Y. (200101). Immediate Prone Positioning After Massive Gastric Aspiration Reduces Lung Injury Possibly by Attenuating Interleukin-6-Mediated Lung-Tissue Inflammation in Pigs. Biological Research for Nursing, 22(1), (64-74).

doi: 10.1177/1099800419875521

2019 Chen, Y., Lu, S., Wu, Y., Shen, Y., Zhao, H., Ding, S., Feng, X., Sun, L., Tao, X., & Li, J. (191101). Change in serum level of interleukin 6 and delirium after coronary artery bypass graft. American Journal of Critical Care, 28(6), (462-470).

doi: 10.4037/ajcc2019976

2019 Du, Y., Wu, F., Lu, S., Zheng, W., Wang, H., Chen, R., Lu, X., & Zhang, Y. (190401). Efficacy of pressure ulcer prevention interventions in adult intensive care units: A protocol for a systematic review and network meta-Analysis. BMJ Open, 9(4),

doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026727

2017 Ding, S., Deng, Y., Lu, S., Lamb, K. V., Zhang, Y., & Wu, Y. (171101). Knowledge and practice in cardiovascular disease prevention among hospital registered nurses: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(21-22), (3318-3327).

doi: 10.1111/jocn.13678

2017 Chen, Y., Ding, S., Tao, X., Feng, X., Lu, S., Shen, Y., Wu, Y., & An, X. (171001). The quality of life of patients developed delirium after coronary artery bypass grafting is determined by cognitive function after discharge: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 23(5),

doi: 10.1111/ijn.12563

2017 Xiao, Q., Lu, S., Wang, Y., Sun, L., & Wu, Y. (170301). Current Status of Cardiovascular Disease-Related Smartphone Apps Downloadable in China. Telemedicine and e-Health, 23(3), (219-225).

doi: 10.1089/tmj.2016.0083

2017 Goh, C. L., Lai, F. YX., & Lu, S. (170101). When a doctor becomes a patient. Current Psychiatry, 16(3), (e2-e3).

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

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Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal supervisor
1 PhD Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal supervisor
PhD (1) Associate supervisor

Other supervision of research students

Supervised 2 PhD students to completion as principal and co-supervisor respectively

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Jul 2005 - Present
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jul 2005 -
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University