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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 ...
  • Tracy, Sally; Tracy, Mark; Sullivan, E (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
    Background: Neonatal intensive care and special care nurseries provide a level of care that is both high in cost and low in volume. The aim of our study was to determine the rate of admission of term babies to neonatal ...
  • 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 ...
  • Denney-Wilson, Elizabeth; Baur, Louise (Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, 2007)
    Adolescent obesity is a major public health problem in Australia, and in many other parts of the world. Recent data suggest that as many as one quarter of young people in Australia are either overweight or obese, and that ...
  • Elliott, Rosalind; Mckinley, Sharon; Aitken, Leanne (Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
    Aim. The paper presents a study assessing the rate of adoption of a sedation scoring system and sedation guideline. Background. Clinical practice guidelines including sedation guidelines have been shown to improve patient ...
  • Green, David; Li, Gang; Milthorpe, Bruce; Ben-Nissan, Besim (Elsevier B.V., 2012)
    Stem cells can become potent tools for the treatment of degenerative disorders such as heart failure, eye disease and osteoarthritis. Housing stem cells inside a hydrogel coating, directly deposited around them individually ...
  • Smith, Rachel; Leap, Nicky; Homer, Caroline (Elsevier Inc, 2010)
    Advanced midwifery practice is a controversial notion in midwifery, particularly at present in Australia. The proposed changes in legislation around access to the publicly funded Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) and the ...
  • Duffield, Christine; Gardner, Glenn; Chang, Anne; Catling, Christine (Elsevier, 2009)
    To review the titles, roles and scope of practice of Advanced Practice Nurses internationally. Background: There is a worldwide shortage of nurses but there is also an increased demand for nurses with enhanced skills who ...
  • Chang, A; Gardner, Genevieve; Duffield, Christine; Ramis, Mary-Anne (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    Aim. This study reports the use of exploratory factor analysis to determine construct validity of a modified advanced practice role delineation tool. Background. Little research exists on specific activities and domains ...
  • Manley, Kim; Moss, Cheryle; Crisp, Jackie (Online journal of FoNS in association with IPDC, 2011)
    To-date the major focus and activity has been on clarifying the nature of practice development intervention and in developing and identifying approaches, methods and processes that fit with the intent of practice development ...
  • Robson, Sj; Laws, P; Sullivan, Elizabeth (Australasian Med Publ Co Ltd, 2009)
    Objective: To compare the rate of serious adverse perinatal outcomes of term labour between private and public maternity hospitals in Australia. Design, setting and participants: A population-based study of 789240 term ...
  • Iedema, Roderick; Sorensen, Ros (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2007)
    Background: Clinicians worldwide are being called upon to reconcile accountability for patient outcomes with the resources they consume. In the case of intensive care, contradictory pressures can arise in decisions about ...
  • Magin, P; Adams, Jon; Ireland, M; Heaney, S; Darab, S (Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2005)
    Workplace violence in general practice has been found to be an important problem in the United Kingdom. No research has been undertaken in this area in Australian urban practice. Four focus groups involved 18 urban ...
  • 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 ...
  • Smith, Dp; Supramaniam, R; King, Madeleine; Ward, J; Berry, M; Armstrong, Bk (American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2007)
    Purpose: It is important to meet the supportive care needs of cancer patients to ensure their satisfaction with their care. A population-wide sample of men younger than 70 years and newly diagnosed with prostate cancer was ...
  • Graham, Elizabeth; Duffield, Christine (Australian Healthcare Association, 2010)
    There are well documented workforce shortages in nursing. Many strategies have been suggested to resolve the issue, including increasing migration or training places, changing skill mix or nursesa?? roles, redesigning ...
  • Sheriff, June; Chenoweth, Lynn (Geriaction Inc., 2003)
  • Sheriff, June; Chenoweth, Lynn (La Trobe University, 2008)
    This study aimed to promote health awareness, health monitoring skills, timely consultation with health professionals and health-related quality of life for persons 45 years and over through maintaining a specially-designed ...
  • Balducci, Anna; Magosso, Enrico; Colombo, Gaia; Sonvico, Fabio; Abdul Karim Khan, Nurzalina; Yuen, Kah; Bettini, Ruggero; Colombo, Paolo; Rossi, Alessandra (American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, 2013)
    Artemisinin, a poorly water-soluble antimalarial drug, presents a low and erratic bioavailability upon oral administration. The aim of this work was to study an agglomerated powder dosage form for oral administration of ...