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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update June 8 2020

Knowledge Update is a weekly bulletin including feature articles across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical topics

Knowledge Update

Library Services' Knowledge Update is a weekly bulletin which includes feature articles across a wide range of topics, new physical and e-books in the Library, and websites of interest.

Access to full text articles is available both on and offsite using a St Vincent's login.

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Feature Articles

Governance lessons from COVID-19. AUS
Australian Health Review:2020:44(3):335 Full text

Complexities and constraints in end of life care for hospitalised prisoner patients. STV
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management:2020: May 25 Full text

Personal and interpersonal factors and their associations with advance care planning documentation: a cross-sectional survey of older adults in Australia. AUS
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management:2020:59(6):1212-22 Full text

Integrated palliative homecare in advanced dementia: reduced healthcare utilisation and costs.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2020:May 20 Full text

“In the same boat”—a mixed-methods exploration of reasons why male gastrointestinal cancer patients joined a professionally led men-only cancer support group.
Journal of Cancer Survivorship:2020:14:261–272 Full text

Effectiveness of housing first for homeless adults with mental illness who frequently use emergency departments in a multisite randomized controlled trial.
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research:2020:47:515–525 Full text

Role of Aboriginal health workers and liaison officers in quality care in the Australian acute care setting: a systematic review. AUS
Australian Health Review:2020:44(3):427-33 Full text

Issues affecting nurses' capability to use digital technology at work: an integrative review.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2020: May 16 Full text

Bariatric Surgery and Long-term Survival in Patients With Obesity and End-stage Kidney Disease.
JAMA Surgery:2020: May 27 Full text

Communicating risks of obesity before anaesthesia from the patient’s perspective: informed consent or fat‐shaming?
Anaesthesia:2020: June 1 Full text

A multidisciplinary approach to reducing ventilator-associated events in a busy urban hospital.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: June 4 Full text

Abnormalities of potassium in heart failure: JACC state-of-the-art review.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology:2020:75(22):2836-50 Full text

Risk of rare cancers among solid organ transplant recipients.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute:2020: May 27 Full text

Transient epileptic amnesia: under-diagnosed but treatable cause of memory dysfunction.
American Journal of Medicine:2020: June 2 Full text

Association between thrombolytic door-to-needle time and 1-year mortality and readmission in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
JAMA:2020:323(21):2170-84 Full text

The effect of personality traits on risk of incident pre‐dementia syndromes.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020:June 2 Full text

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