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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update May 11 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

Multi‐site study exploring the experiences of security staff responding to mental health, drug health and behavioural challenges in the emergency department. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: April 30 Full text

Framework for patient, family-centred care within an Australian Community Hospital: development and description. AUS
BMJ Open Quality:2020:9(2):e000823 Full text

‘Not safe for discharge’? Words, values, and person-centred care.
Age and Ageing:2020:49(3):334-36 Full text

Exploring the impact of a dedicated education unit on new graduate nurses' transition to practice.
Journal For Nurses in Professional Development:2020:36(3):121-28 Full text

Using simulation to evaluate nurse competencies.
Journal For Nurses in Professional Development:2020:36(3):163-66 Full text

Review of emotional intelligence in health care: an introduction to emotional intelligence for surgeons. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020:90(4):433-40 Full text

Introduction and validation of a surgical ward round checklist to improve surgical ward round performance in a tertiary vascular service.
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: May 1 Full text

Effect of preoperative education and ICU tour on patient and family satisfaction and anxiety in the intensive care unit after elective cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled trial.
BMJ Quality and Safety:2020: April 22 Full text

Domestic and family violence, non‐lethal strangulation and social work intervention in the emergency department. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: May 1 Full text

Pain assessment and interventions by nurses in the emergency department: A national survey. AUS
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2020: March 28 Full text

Restricting conversations about voluntary assisted dying: implications for clinical practice.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2020:10(1):105-10 Full text

Effect of creative writing on mood in patients with cancer.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2020:10(1):64-67 Full text

Cannabinoids for adult cancer-related pain: systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2020:10(1):14-24 Full text

A meta-analysis of biologic therapies on risk of new or recurrent cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and a prior malignancy.
Rheumatology:2020:59(5):930-39 Full text

Pharmacological cancer treatment and venous thromboembolism risk.
European Heart Journal:2020:22 (Suppl. C):C2-14 Full text

Endovascular thrombectomy with or without intravenous alteplase in acute stroke.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: May 6 Full text

In pursuit of enhanced recovery after total joint replacement: a narrative review of drivers of length of stay. STV
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020:90(4):454-49 Full text

Alcohol and mortality in older people: understanding the J-shaped curve.
Age and Ageing:2020:49(3):332-33 Full text

Monitoring skin temperature at the wrist in hospitalised patients may assist in the detection of infection. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: May 5 Full text

Site Spotlight - MACH and COVID-19

The Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) is one of seven NHMRC accredited Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres in Australia. These aim to drive excellence in health research and in health care delivery that responds directly and quickly to the needs of patients.

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne is a partner in MACH, along with other public hospitals, research institutes and Melbourne University.

MACH has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by coordinating health services and research institutes in undertaking the highest priority COVID-19 research.

The COVID-19 page on their website lists of current high priority trials, trials in development, and non-trail research.


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