Family-Clinician Communication Within Critical Care Settings: Unraveling the Complex and Valuing the Hidden.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(3):264 (2016)
Family Involvement in PICU Rounds: Reality or Rhetoric?
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(9):875 (2015)
A roadmap for paediatric and neonatal critical care nursing science in Europe: engage, action and impact.
Nursing In Critical Care 20(5):224 (2015)
Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Research Priorities-Initiating International Dialogue.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(6):e174 (2015)
To identify and prioritize research questions of concern to the practice of pediatric critical care nursing practice.
One-day consensus conference. By using a conceptual framework by Benner et al describing domains of practice in critical care nursing, nine international nurse researchers presen...
Development of Australian clinical practice outcome standards for graduates of critical care nurse education.
Journal of Clinical Nursing 24(3-4):486 (2015)
To develop critical care nurse education practice standards.
Critical care specialist education for registered nurses in Australia is provided at graduate level. Considerable variation exists across courses with no framework to guide practice outcomes or evidence supporting the level of qualific...
European neonatal intensive care nursing research priorities: an e-Delphi study.
Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Ne... 100(1):F66 (2015)
This study aimed to identify and prioritise neonatal intensive care nursing research topics across Europe using an e-Delphi technique.
An e-Delphi technique with three questionnaire rounds was performed. Qualitative responses of round one were analysed by content analysis and research statements...
Psychometric evaluation of the Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scales.
Journal of Nursing Care Quality 30(1):84 (2015)
This study tested the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scales through factor analysis with 659 medical and surgical inpatients. One factor was found for the Scale Satisfaction and 4 factors for the Scale Experiences: Carelessness, Emotiona...
An analysis of Australian graduate critical care nurse education.
Collegian: Journal of the Royal College of Nurs... 22(1):71 (2015)
Preparation of specialist critical care nurses in Australia is at graduate level, although there remains considerable variation in courses offered in relation to qualification, content, assessment and outcomes. As higher education providers must now comply with the Australian Qualifications Fram...
Effect of nonnutritive sucking and oral stimulation on feeding performance in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(7):608 (2014)
To evaluate the effectiveness of nonnutritive sucking (NNS) and oral stimulation (OS), either applied alone or in combination, to reduce the transition time from tube feeding to independent oral feeding.
Randomized controlled trial.
A 40-bed neonatal ICU in a university hospital in the People's ...
Developing and Testing the Standard of Practice and Evaluation of Critical-Care-Nursing Tool (SPECT) for Critical Care Nursing Practice.
The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 45(7):312 (2014)
Nurses working in critical care often undertake specialty education. There are no uniform practice outcomes for critical care programs, and consumer input to practice standards has been lacking.
A structured multiphase project was undertaken to develop practice standards and an assessment tool i...
An electronic delphi study to establish pediatric intensive care nursing research priorities in twenty European countries*.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(5):e206 (2014)
To identify and to establish research priorities for pediatric intensive care nursing science across Europe.
A modified three-round electronic Delphi technique was applied. Questionnaires were translated into seven different languages.
The participants included pediatric intensiv...
What's new in ICU visiting policies: can we continue to keep the doors closed?
Intensive Care Medicine 40(5):730 (2014)
South African critical care nurses' views on end-of-life decision-making and practices.
Nursing In Critical Care 19(1):9 (2014)
Care of patients at the end-of-life (EOL) may be influenced by the experiences, attitudes and beliefs of nurses involved in their direct care.
To investigate South African critical care nurses' experiences and perceptions of EOL care.
South African critical care nurses co...
Using a web-based survey tool to undertake a Delphi study: application for nurse education research.
Nurse Education Today 33(11):1322 (2013)
The Internet is increasingly being used as a data collection medium to access research participants. This paper reports on the experience and value of using web-survey software to conduct an eDelphi study to develop Australian critical care course graduate practice standards.
The eDelphi techniq...
The shortened EMpowerment of PArents in THe Intensive Care 30 questionnaire adequately measured parent satisfaction in pediatric intensive care units.
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 66(9):1045 (2013)
To shorten and validate the EMpowerment of PArents in THe Intensive Care (EMPATHIC) questionnaire of optimal length to measure satisfaction of parents whose child has been admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICUs).
A total of 3,354 (55.4%) parents in eight PICUs completed the 65-item EM...
Health consumers' experiences in Australian critical care units: postgraduate nurse education implications.
Nursing In Critical Care 18(2):93 (2013)
To explore critical care patients and families experiences and seek their input into nurses' postgraduate educational preparation and practice.
There is an inconsistency in the expected standard of practice to 'qualify' Australian critical care nurses. There has also been a lack of health consum...
A review of critical care nursing staffing, education and practice standards.
Australian Critical Care 25(4):224 (2012)
The aim of this paper is to review the differences and similarities in critical care nursing staffing, education and practice standards in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand and Australia.
A university library discovery catalogue, Science Direct, Scopus databases and professional websites were sear...
Development and validation of a neonatal intensive care parent satisfaction instrument.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 13(5):554 (2012)
To develop and test the psychometric properties of the EMPATHIC-N (EMpowerment of PArents in THe Intensive Care-Neonatology) questionnaire measuring parent satisfaction.
A psychometric study testing the reliability and validity of a parent satisfaction questionnaire by applying confirmatory fact...
Peripheral central catheter insertion: eyes or device?
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 13(5):607 (2012)
Privacy, dignity and confidentiality: a time to reflect on practice.
Nursing In Critical Care 17(3):109 (2012)