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Reducing time to analgesia in the emergency department using a nurse-initiated pain protocol: a before-and-after study.
We demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a nurse-initiated pain protocol in ED, an unacceptable proportion of patients continued to have inadequate pain relief....
Keeping patient beds in a low position: An exploratory descriptive study to continuously monitor the height of patient beds in an adult acut...
Abstract This descriptive study was intended to measure the percentage of the time that patient beds were kept in high position in an adult acute inpatient surgical unit with medical overflow in a community hospital in Michigan, United States. The percentage of the time was calculate...
Surviving the adversity of childlessness: fostering resilience in couples.
Abstract In contemporary Western society, infertility has the capacity to impact greatly on couples, emotionally and socially. In the face of such infertility, couples are able to seek assisted reproductive technologies to assist in the pursuit of biological parenthood. These technol...
Indigenous higher degree research students making a difference to the Indigenous health agenda.
We have witnessed a transformation in the way research is undertaken with Indigenous people. A more collaborative and inclusive approach has made research more appropriate to the needs of Indigenous people and more Indigenous people undertaking higher degree research study. Insights about research w...
Practical advice to support mid-career doctoral students in nursing: some considerations for academic supervisors.
We highlight some of the challenges this vulnerable student group can present, and identify some practical strategies supervisors can suggest to assist in the timely and successful completion of doctorate degrees....
Effleurage and petrissage: holistic practice in Thailand.
The lived experience of perimenopause and menopause.
Abstract Menopause is a universal life experience, and yet there is a paucity of qualitative research giving voice to women who actually live this important life transition. Historically, menopause has been conceived as a pathological condition, and therefore, medicalized by healthca...
Developing the health workforce: what constitutes clinical education?
The advent of mental health nurses in Australian general practice.
Abstract The remarkable progress that has been witnessed in the physical and material wellbeing for most Australians over the 20th century has not been paralleled by gains in the mental and subjective wellbeing of the population. General practice plays a strategic role in Australia's primary health...
Changing model of nursing care from individual patient allocation to team nursing in the acute inpatient environment.
Agreement was reached with 12 acute medical and surgical wards/units at Sydney's Prince of Wales Hospital to participate in a trial of team nursing (TN). Six units employed action research principles to undertake a change to a team nursing model and six remained with the pre-existing individual patie...