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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. 

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • BMed

Key publications

Year Citation
2016 Xiao, Q., Wang, Y., Sun, L., Lu, S., & Wu, Y. (160101). Current status and quality assessment of cardiovascular diseases related smartphone apps in China Paper presented at Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (pp. 1030-1031).

doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-1030

2014 Zhao, J., Yue, P., Li, M., Lu, S., & Wu, Y. (141125). Nasopharyngeal And/or Rectal Temperatures: Can They Be Used as Reliable Indirect Measures of Brain Temperature in Ischemic Stroke Patients Undergoing Mild Hypothermia? Circulation.

Year Citation
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).
2014 Heslop, L., & Lu, S. (140101). Nursing-sensitive indicators: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing,

doi: 10.1111/jan.12503

2014 Kerr, D., Lu, S., & Mckinlay, L. (140101). Towards patient-centred care: Perspectives of nurses and midwives regarding shift-to-shift bedside handover. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 20(3), (250-257).

doi: 10.1111/ijn.12138

2014 Heslop, L., & Lu, S. (140101). Nursing-sensitive indicators: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(11), (2469-2482).

doi: 10.1111/jan.12503

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 - Sep 2019
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jul 2005 -
Sep 2019
Senior Lecturer
Victoria University