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  • Fry, Margaret (Elsevier, 2008)
    Emergency nursing practice has been shaped by many factors. These factors include advances in resuscitation and technology, recognition of emergency as a specialty practice, increased consumer expectation, increased number ...
  • Betihavas, Vasiliki; Newton, Phillip; Davidson, Patricia (MA Healthcare Ltd, 2012)
    Chronic heart failure is a common and costly condition and is one of the most common causes of hospitalisation and emergency department presentations in the elderly. This paper discusses risk prediction models in chronic ...
  • Chiarella, Mary; Thoms, Debra; Lau, Candice; Mcinnes, Elizabeth (Elsevier Science Bv, 2008)
    The aim of this paper is to examine the purpose and growth of the development of general, advanced and specialist competency standards in nursing and midwifery in Australia. The definitions, content, types, utility and ...
  • Jackson, Debra; Mannix, Judy; Faga, P; Mcdonald, G (Blackwell Publishing, 2005)
    Aim. This paper reports a study exploring the strategies a group of mothers of overweight and obese children were using and planned to use in the future to assist their children to achieve a healthy weight. Background. ...
  • Durey, Angela; Wynaden, Dianne; Thompson, Sandra; Davidson, Patricia; Bessarab, Dawn; Katzenellenbogen, Judith (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2011)
    Well-documented health disparities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (hereafter referred to as Aboriginal) and non-Aboriginal Australians are underpinned by complex historical and social factors. The effects ...
  • Durey, Angela; Wynaden, Dianne; Thompson, Susan; Davidson, Patricia; Bessarab, Dawn; Katzenellenbogen, Judith (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    DUREY A, WYNADEN D, THOMPSON SC, DAVIDSON PM, BESSARAB D and KATZENELLENBOGEN JM. Nursing Inquiry 2012; 19: 144152 [Epub ahead of print] Owning solutions: a collaborative model to improve quality in hospital care for ...
  • Stordal, Britta; Davey, Mary; Davey, Ross (Springer, 2006)
    cisplatin produces good responses in solid tumours including small cell lung cancer (SCLC) but this is limited by the devlopment of resistance. Oxaliplatin is reported to show activity against some cisplatin-resistant ...
  • Stordal, Britta; Davey, Mary; Davey, Ross (Springer, 2006)
    Cisplatin produces good responses in solid tumours including small cell lung cancer (SCLC) but this is limited by the development of resistance. Oxaliplatin is reported to show activity against some cisplatin-resistant ...
  • Van Reyk, David; Brown, Andrew; Hults'En, Lillemor; Dean, Roger; Jessup, Wendy (Maney Publishing, 2006)
    Oxysterols are the 27-carbon products of cholesterol by both enzymic and non-enzymic mechanisms. Their roles in cholesterol homeostasis, as well as in diseases in which oxidative damage and lipid peroxidation are implicated ...
  • Mcgowan, Eileen; Tran, Nham; Alling, Nikki; Yagoub, Daniel; Sedger, Lisa; Martiniello-Wilks, Rose (Public Library Science, 2012)
    As part of a cell's inherent protection against carcinogenesis, p14ARF is upregulated in response to hyperproliferative signalling to induce cell cycle arrest. This property makes p14ARF a leading candidate for cancer ...
  • Lees, Michael; Fuller, Stephen; Mcleod, R; Boulter, Nicola; Miller, Catherine; Zakrzewski, Alana; Mui, Ej; Witola, William; Coyne, Jj; Hargrave, Ac; Jamieson, S; Blackwell, J; Wiley, James; Smith, Nicholas (American Association of Immunologists, 2011)
    The P2X7R is highly expressed on the macrophage cell surface, and activation of infected cells by extracellular ATP has been shown to kill intracellular bacteria and parasites. Furthermore, single nucleotide polymorphisms ...
  • Oliveira Borges, Thiago; Bullock, Nicola; Coutts, Aaron (International Journal of Performance and Analysis in Sport, 2013)
    This study aimed to profile pacing strategies and pacing profile of world-class kayakers during world championships. Data were from publically available websites of eight international competitive seasons (2004 - 2011). ...
  • Liddle, Jeannine; Parkinson, Lynne; Sibbritt, David (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012)
    Aim: To explore how changed participation in painting pictures or playing a musical instrument is related to change in physical and mental health in older women.
  • Davidson, Patricia; Zambroski, Cheryl (Saunders Elsevier, 2008)
    Heart disease has reached global epidemic proportions. Within the next two decades, cardiovascular disease will become the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. It is estimated that the number of deaths will ...
  • Hosie, Annmarie; Fazekas, Belinda; Shelby-James, Tania; Mills, Elaine; Byfieldt, Naomi; Margitanovic, Vera; Hunt, Jane; Phillips, Jane (Mark Allen Pub, 2011)
    The aim of this paper is to describe the emerging role of the palliative care clinical trials nurse in an era of evidence-based practice and increasing clinical trial activity in palliative care settings across Australia. ...
  • Chang, Esther; Hancock, Karen; Harrison, Kathleen; Daly, John; Johnson, Amanda; Easterbrook, Sally; Noel, Michael; Luhr-Taylor, Megan; Davidson, Patricia (Churchill Livingstone, 2005)
    The increasing burden of chronic disease demands that palliative care clinicians address the needs of patients with non-malignant disease. This discussion document seeks to address some of the challenges to providing ...
  • Hancock, Karen; Chang, Esther; Johnson, Amanda; Harrison, Kathleen; Daly, John; Easterbrook, Sally; Noel, Michael; Luhr-Taylor, Megan; Davidson, Patricia (Lipincott Williams and Wilkins, 2006)
    AB The aims of this article are to (1) identify the barriers associated with palliative care for persons with advanced dementia, (2) argue the need for increased collaboration and partnerships between aged care and palliative ...
  • Currow, David; Burns, Catherine; Agar, Meera; Phillips, Jane; Mccaffrey, Nikki; Abernethy, Amy (Elsevier, 2011)
    Abstract Context Health and social services rely heavily on family and friends for caregiving at the end of life. Objectives This study sought to determine the prevalence and factors associated with an unwillingness ...
  • Gerace, Dario; Ren, Binhai; Hawthorne, Wj; Byrne, Michelle; Phillips, Pm; O'Brien, Bronwyn; Nassif, Najah; Alexander, Ian; Simpson, Ann (Elsevier, 2013)
    Type I diabetes mellitus (TID) results from the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing pancreatic ?-cells. Gene therapy is one strategy being actively explored to cure TID by affording non-?-cells the ability to ...
  • Reuter, Sandra; Connor, Thomas; Barquist, Lars; Walker, Danielle; Harris, Simon; Fookes, M; Hall, Minquette; Petty, Nico; Fuchs, Thilo; Corander, Jukka; Dofour, Muriel; Ringwood, Tamara; Savin, Cyril; Bouchier, Christine; Martin, Liliane; Miettinen, Minna; Shubin, Mikail; Riehm, Julia; Laukkanen-Ninios, Rikka; Sihvoven, Leila; Siitonen, Anja; Skurnik, Mikael; Pfrimer Falc?O, Juliana; Fukushima, Hiroshi; Scholz, Holger; Prentice, Michael; Wren, Brendan; Parkhill, Julian; Carniel, Elisabeth; Achtman,; Mcnally, Alan; Thomson, N (The National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014)
    The genus Yersinia has been used as a model system to study pathogen evolution. Using whole-genome sequencing of all Yersinia species, we delineate the gene complement of the whole genus and define patterns of virulence ...