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Nursing Update: Issue 9 September 2018

Nursing Update - Issue 9 September 2018

Feature Articles

The intersection of culture in the provision of dementia care: A systematic review
Brooke, Joanne; Cronin, Camille; Stiell, Marlon; Ojo, Omorogieva. Journal of Clinical Nursing; Issue: Volume 27(17-18), Sept 2018, p 3241–3253.
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Evaluation of a nurse-led intervention to improve adherence to recommended guidelines for prevention of venous thromboembolism for hip and knee arthroplasty patients: A quasi-experimental study
Journal of Clinical Nursing, Issue: Volume 27(5-6), March 2018, p e1048–e1060.
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Pressure injuries in people with darker skin tones: A literature review
Oozageer Gunowa, Neesha; Hutchinson, Marie; Brooke, Joanne; Jackson, Debra. Journal of Clinical Nursing; Issue: Volume 27(17-18), Sept 2018, p 3266–3275.
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Maximizing Success With Rapid Sequence Intubations

Smith, Tony L. Van Meter, Jessica. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. Issue: Volume 40(3), July/September 2018, p 183–193.
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Reducing diabetes distress and improving self-management with mindfulness
Robin R. Whitebird, Mary Jo Kreitzer, Gabriela Vazquez-Benitez & Chris J. Enstad.
  Social Work in Health Care, 57:1, 48-65, 2018.
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Nursing assessment of the causes of chest pain
Kate O'Donovan. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing 2013 8:10, 483-488.
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Team communication patterns in emergency resuscitation: a mixed methods qualitative analysis
Lisa Anne Calder, George Mastoras, Mitra Rahimpour, Benjamin Sohmer, Brian Weitzman, A. Adam,Cwinn, Tara Hobin and Avi Parush.
International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2017: 10:24.

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Do Pharmaceuticals Improve Driving in Individuals with ADHD? A Review of the Literature and Evidence for Clinical Practice
Surman, C.B.H., Fried, R., Rhodewalt, L. et al. CNS Drugs (2017) 31: 857.
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Australian Articles  AU  

Exploring the knowledge, attitudes and needs of advance care planning in older Chinese Australians
Yap, Sok Shin; Chen, Karren ; Detering, Karen ; Fraser, Scott A. Journal of Clinical Nursing; Issue: Volume 27(17-18), Sep 2018, p 3298–3306.
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Effect of an evidence based quality improvement framework on patient safety
Montgomery, Amy, RN, TNP, BN, MSc; Riley, Therese, RN, RM, BSocSc, MEd; Tranter, Shelley, RN, DNsg; Manning, Vicki, BAdmin, MPH; Fernandez, Ritin S, RN, MN, PhD. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (Online); Melbourne Vol. 35, Iss. 4,  (Jun-Aug 2018): 6-16.
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Developing nurses’ intercultural/intraprofessional communication skills using the EXCELLence in Cultural Experiential Learning and Leadership Social Interaction Maps
Henderson, Saras; Barker, Michelle. Journal of Clinical Nursing; Issue: Volume 27(17-18), September 2018, p 3276–3286.
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Solutions to the chronic wounds problem in Australia: A call to action
Pacella, RE; Tulleners, R; et al. Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association.
Vol. 26, No. 2, Jun 2018: 84-98.
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Advanced wound therapies
Ahangar, P; Woodward, M and Cowin, AJ. Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association, Vol. 26, No. 2, Jun 2018: 58-68. Hospital Access only.
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Validity testing of a tool for assessing nurse safety behaviour against blood borne infections
Oh, HyunSoo, PhD, RN; Seo, WhaSook, PhD, RN. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing (Online); Melbourne Vol. 35, Iss. 4, (Jun-Aug 2018): 24-33. Link to Full text

Living on: an exploration of healthful cancer survivorship among grey nomads.
Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, May2018; 9(1): 19-24.
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The overprescription of antidepressants and its impact on the elderly in Australia.
Alduhishy M. Trends in psychiatry and psychotherapy, 2018. (Open Access, link to PDF)
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Research & Training 

Effectiveness of a patient education plan on knowledge of post-op venous thromboembolism survival skills.
Green J; Bernhofer EI. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27(7-8):e1485-e1493, 2018 Apr.

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Team psychological formulations in assertive outreach teams: Evaluating staff experiences
Gail Harrison, Emma Sellers, and Melanie Blakeman. British Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2018 7:2, 75-80  
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Student nurse perceptions of experiential learning to understand personality disorder
Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson. British Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2018 7:4, 173-188.

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“Training Nursing Skills: A Quantitative Study of Nursing Students’ Experiences before and after Clinical Practice,”
 Nursing Research and Practice, vol. 2018, Article ID 8984028, 9 pages, 2018. Open Access.
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Which patients with Type 2 diabetes will have greater compliance to participation in the Diabetes Conversation Map™program? A retrospective cohort study Einav Srulovici. Becca Feldman et al. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2018-09, Vol.143, Pages 337-347.
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User Experience of an Innovative Mobile Health Program to Assist in Insulin Dose Adjustment: Outcomes of a Proof-Of-Concept Trial
Hang Ding, Farhad Fatehi, Anthony W. Russell, Mohan Karunanithi, Anish Menon, Dominique Bird, and Leonard C. Gray.Telemedicine and e-Health. Volume: 24 Issue 7: July 1, 2018.
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In the Spotlight

**Every Month Nursing Update will highlight an area of interest. To learn more and explore.**
The September issue is looking at
VTE  Venous Thromboembolism


Tools for health professionals


VTE Prevention and resources list


Guidelines and Protocols

Clinical Practice Guideline: For the prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Admitted to Australian Hospitals.
(National Health and Medical Research Council, 2009) (AU)
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Preventing hospital-associated venous thromboembolism: a guide for effective quality improvement,
Maynard G. 2nd ed. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2015. AHRQ Publication No. 16-0001-EF. (US)
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Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism:: The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)  (European Society of Cardiology, 2014)
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