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Nursing Update: Issue 6 May 2020

Nursing Update - Issue 6 May 2020

Corona Virus Disease 2019-20 (COVID-19)

Corona Virus Resource Centre (JAMA network)

Feature Articles

COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases: the facts
Sarah Jane Palmer. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing,Vol. 15, No. 4 2020
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COVID-19 and palliative care (Editorial)
Ian Peate. British Journal of Nursing. Vol. 29, No. 8.
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Dementia in care homes and COVID-19; Supporting residents, supporting carers, supporting homes
(NHS, UK. Published in collaboration with Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People's Mental Health at NHS England and NHS Improvement)
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Pre‐registration undergraduate nurses and the COVID‐19 pandemic: students or workers?
Mark Hayter Debra Jackson. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Accepted Articles. 05 May 2020

Principles of mechanical ventilation for non-critical care nurses 
Barry Hill, British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 29, No. 8, 2020.
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No one said he was dying: Families' experiences of end-of-life care in an acute setting
Odgers, Jade et al. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, The. Volume 35 Issue 3 (Mar/May 2018)
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Gender differences in the impact of health literacy on hospital readmission among older heart failure patients: prospective cohort study
Youn‐Jung Son, Mi Hwa Won. Journal of Advanced Nursing, Volume 76, Issue 6, June 2020. Pages 1345-1354. First published:11 February 2020.
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Role of nurses in addressing modifiable risk factors for early Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
Kevin Hope,British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 29, No. 8, 2020.
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Fundamentals of care - Special Issue Journal of Clinical Nursing

Patients' and nurses' experiences of fundamental nursing care: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis
Claire Pentecost et al.​ Vol. 29, issue 11-12, June 2020.
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Health and medical device development for fundamental care: Scoping review
Hanna‐Maria Matinolli et al. Special Issue, Journal of Clinical Nursing. Vol. 29, issue 11-12, June 2020.
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Exploring person‐centred fundamental nursing care in hospital wards: A multi‐site ethnography
Elise van Belle et al. Journal of Clinical Nursing, Vol. 29, issue 11-12, June 2020.
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“A privilege but also a challenge.” Nurse educators' perceptions about teaching fundamental care in a simulated learning environment:  A qualitative study​
Daniela Lillekroken. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 
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A context analysis on how oral care is delivered in hospitalised patients: A mixed‐methods study
Harm H. J. van Noort. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 
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Assessing the Disaster Readiness of Nurses in Hospitals
Maryam Jamaili et al. Journal of Holistic Nursing and Midwifery. Vol. 30, issue 2. 
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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale - 200 year celebration 

Florence Nightingale and the early origins of evidence-based nursing
Lynn McDonald. Evidence-Based Nursing 2001;4:68-69.

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The Voice of Florence Nightingale on Advocacy
Louise C. Selanders and Patrick C. Crane, OJIN, Vol 17 2012 No1 Jan 2012.
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Lamp light on leadership: clinical leadership and Florence Nightingale
David Stanley d. & Amanda Sherratt a. (2010) Journal of Nursing Management 18, 115–121.
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Research Librarian

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Anna Lovang
Carl de Gruchy Library
St.Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
41 Victoria Pde, Fitzroy
VIC 3065
(03) 9231 2541

In the Spotlight

**Every Month Nursing Update will highlight an area of interest. To learn more and explore.**
The May issue is looking at: Joanna Briggs Institute EDP database and resources. (Wolters Kluwer, OVID)

  • Evidence based practice database: medical, nursing, allied health specialties
  • JBI journal collection. JBI Evidence Synthesis, JBI Evidence Implementation (Systematic reviews, high quality research, EBP based)
  • Evidence based practice resources: Evidence Summaries, Recommended practices, Best practice information sheets, Evidence based audit criteria
  • Library trial until June 23 rd
  • Library homepage: Databases


Writing for Publication for Nurses (English Edition) R Researchers, The WILEY NETWORK GROUP © 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Content includes: Writing for publication, Writing an empirical research article, Writing an evidence synthesis article, Writing a clinical article
  • Writing guide is set in easy to understand concept areas of the writing overview process

Writing for Publication for Nurses - link to download PDF



International Year of the Nurse - 2020

Impact of a compassionate care leadership programme
Mohamad M Saa et al. British Journal of Nursing,Vol. 28, No. 11, 2019.
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Nurses step up to the challenge of working during the pandemic
Jean White, Charlotte McArdle, Fiona McQueen, Ruth May, British Journal of Nursing, May 2020.
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COVID-19 - nurses and midwives impact on global security (Editorial)
Marion Eckert. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 37 No. 2 (2020): March - May 2020
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A contemporary understanding of nurses’ workplace social capital: A response to the rapid changes in the nursing workforce
Jiamin Xu et al. Journal of Nursing Management; Oxford Vol. 28, Iss. 2,  (Mar 2020): 247-258.
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Registered nurses as role models for healthy lifestyles
Penny Heidke, Wendy L Madsen,Erika M Langham. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 37 No. 2 (2020): March - May 2020.
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Is provision of professional development by RNs to nursing students a choice?
Carina Anderson. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 35, issue 4.
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WHO:  Nursing and midwifery resource centre

WHO: Strengthen Nurse Workforce.
Bridget M. Kuehn, MS JAMA. 2020;323(19):1886 Link to Full text

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