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Browsing 11 Medical and Health Sciences by Author "Jackson, Debra"

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  • Gabrielle, S; Jackson, Debra; Mannix, Judy (Elsevier Science Bv, 2008)
    The Australian nursing workforce is ageing and there is a well-documented shortage of nurses. This global phenomenon means that retaining nurses in the workforce is gaining in importance as older nurses retire and leave ...
  • Usher, Kim; Jackson, Debra; O'Brien, Louise (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, 2005)
    Drug use and abuse carries risk in people of all ages. However, adolescents are particularly vulnerable to substance misuse. Adolescent drug use continues to be an area of concern with a number of adolescents developing ...
  • Elmir, R; Jackson, Debra; Beale, Barbara; Schmied, Virginia (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2010)
    Aim. The aim of this study was to generate insight into younger womena??s experiences of recovery from breast cancer-related breast surgery and to contribute to the knowledge base for clinicians practising in this field. ...
  • Atsalos, C; O'Brien, Liam; Jackson, Debra (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
    Aim. This paper is a report of a longitudinal study to develop an understanding of the phenomena of Clinical Development Unit (Nursing) leadership by exploring the experiences of the nurse leaders of nine Australian units ...
  • Sinfield, Melissa; Jackson, Debra; Borbasi, Sally (Elsevier, 2006)
    Australia and New Zealand, along with the rest of the world, have ageing populations. People are living longer than ever before due to various factors, including improved health services, and scientifIc and medical ...
  • Jackson, Debra (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008)
    The article presents the author's view concerning the impact of retirement to the brain drain of retiring nurses. The author cites several studies on the impact of creating of retired nurses, the willingness of retiring ...
  • Davidson, Patricia; Daly, John; Hancock, Karen; Jackson, Debra (EContent Management Pty Ltd, 2003)
    Heart disease commonly manifests as acute coronary syndromes (unstable angina pectoris, or myocardial infarction) and heart failure (HF). These conditions are major causes of morbidity and mortality in Australia and ...
  • Power, Tamara; Jackson, Debra; Weaver, Roslyn; Wilkes, Lesley; Carter, Bernie (Elsevier Science Bv, 2012)
    This paper is concerned with the use of published literary autobiographies that contain first-hand accounts of illness narratives, to explore their usefulness as a form of qualitative data to generate knowledge that can ...
  • Ogunsiji, Olayide; Wilkes, Lesley; Jackson, Debra; Peters, Kath (Sage, 2012)
    Settling in a new country exposes immigrants to various health risk factors, and the existing literature alludes to immigrant women being more vulnerable than men. This article highlights some of the difficulties faced by ...
  • East, Leah; Jackson, Debra; O'Brien, Liam; Peters, Karin (Econtent Management, 2008)
    Use of the Internet, and the opportunity to utilise computer-mediated communication (CMC) provides new alternatives for nurse researchers to collect data. The use of CMC for research purposes is advantageous for both ...
  • Elmir, Rakime; Jackson, Debra; Schmied, Virginia; Wilkes, Lesley (Churchill Livingstone, 2012)
    Objective: to describe women's experiences of having an emergency hysterectomy following a severe postpartum haemorrhage. Design: a qualitative research approach was used to guide this study. Data were collected through ...
  • Hutchinson, Marie; Vickers, Margaret; Jackson, Debra; Wilkes, Lesley (Public Administration Theory Network, 2010)
    It is not possible to understand bullying without considering the concept of power, and yet power has received little systematic attention in the literature on bullying. Framed largely as a manifestation of conflict, or ...
  • Peters, Kath; Jackson, Debra; Andrew, Sharon; Halcomb, Elizabeth; Salamonson, Yenna (EContent Management Pty Ltd, 2011)
    Sessional teachers are taking an increasing role in classroom teaching in Schools of Nursing. However, there is a paucity of literature reporting the experiences of, and impact on, career academics working with or alongside ...
  • Blythe, Stacy; Halcomb, Elizabeth; Wilkes, Lesley; Jackson, Debra (Econtent Management, 2013)
    Foster carers have a significant responsibility in caring for vulnerable children. In order to support and facilitate foster carers it is important to understand how they perceive and fulfi l this responsibility. A qualitative ...
  • Luck, Lauretta; Jackson, Debra; Usher, Kim (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2006)
    Case study as a teaching and research tool has an extensive history in health and social sciences. Despite its suitability for many of the research questions that face nurses, nurses have not fully embraced case study as ...
  • Halcomb, Elizabeth; Andrew, Sharon; Peters, Karin; Salamonson, Yenna; Jackson, Debra (Churchill Livingstone, 2010)
    Internationally, nursing faculty shortages have been reported and there is a potential for them to worsen into the next decade as existing faculty age. To, in part, address this issue, across disciplines there is clearly ...
  • Blythe, Stacy; Wilkes, Lesley; Jackson, Debra; Halcomb, Elizabeth (RCN Publishing, 2013)
    Aim: To describe the challenges related to being an 'insider' researcher in a study that uses a feminist-informed storytelling research design and to discuss practical strategies to manage these challenges. Background: ...
  • O'Reilly, Rebecca; Luck, Lauretta; Wilkes, Lesley; Jackson, Debra (e-content management pty ltd, 2011)
    Child protection organisations face the challenge of ensuring provision of adequate child protection, while maintaining a stable workforce. It is essential therefore, to appreciate the daily work demands of Child Protection ...
  • Dawson, Angela; Jackson, Debra; Nyamathi, Adeline (Pergamon, 2012)
    In Australia, the children of incarcerated parents are a growing and vulnerable population at risk for life adversity and social inequity. There is little understanding of these children's experiences, perceived risks, ...
  • Stewart, Michel; Wilkes, Lesley; Jackson, Debra; Mannix, Judy (EContent Management Pty Ltd, 2006)
    There is vigorous research and debate into family violence. However, there is a paucity of enquiry into violence directed from child-to-mother. This paper presents preliminary results from the pilot of a larger study that ...