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"I love being a midwife; it's who I am": A Glaserian grounded theory study of why midwives stay in midwifery, Dianne Kim Bloxsome

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‘Ward for the day’: A case study of extended immersive ward-based simulation, Hugh Davies, Rebecca Schultz, Deb Sundin, and Elisabeth Jacob

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The role of virtual reality in improving health outcomes for community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review, Gordana Dermody, Lisa Whitehead, Graham Wilson, and Courtney Glass

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Should the PBL tutor be present? A cross-sectional study of group effectiveness in synchronous and asynchronous settings, Samuel Edelbring, Siw Alehagen, Evalotte Mörelius, AnnaKarin Johansson, and Patrik Rytterström

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Characterisation of peripheral bone mineral density in youth at risk of secondary osteoporosis - A preliminary insight, Mark Jenkins, Nicolas H. Hart, Sophia Nimphius, Paola Chivers, Timo Rantalainen, Karen M. Rothacker, Belinda R. Beck, Benjamin Weeks, Fleur McIntyre, Beth Hands, Brendan P. Beeson, and Aris Siafarikas

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Subtotal colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis for slow transit constipation: Clinical follow-up at median of 15 years, V. Patton, V. Balakrishnan, C. Pieri, P. Doherty, K. C. Phan-Thien, D. W. King, and D. Z. Lubowski

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Predictors of ceasing or reducing statin medication following a large increase in the consumer copayment for medications: a retrospective observational study, Karla Seamon, Frank Sanfilippo, Max Bulsara, Libby Roughead, Anna Kemp-Casey, Caroline Bulsara, Gerald F. Watts, and David Preen

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Impact of a nurse-led advance care planning intervention on satisfaction, health-related quality of life, and health care utilization among patients with severe respiratory disease: A randomized patient-preference trial, Craig Sinclair, Kirsten Anne Auret, Sharon Frances Evans, Fiona Jane, Siobhan Dormer, Anne Wilkinson, Kim Greeve, Audrey Koay, and Fraser Brims

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The psychometric validation of the quality practical experience (QPE) instruments (nurses and student nurse) to evaluate clinical supervision of undergraduate student nurses, Amanda Towell-Barnard, Linda Coventry, L. Foster, Susan Davis, Dianne E. Twigg, Chrianna Bharat, and J. Boston

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The influence of adaptive challenge on engagement of multidisciplinary staff in standardising aseptic technique in an emergency department: A qualitative study, Amanda Towell-Barnard, Susan Slatyer, Helen Cadwallader, Michelle Harvey, and Susan Davis

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Perceptions of ageing and future aspirations by people with intellectual disability: A grounded theory study using photo-elicitation, Henrietta Trip, Lisa Whitehead, and Marie Crowe

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Clarifying workforce flexibility from a division of labor perspective: A mixed methods study of an emergency department team, Sarah Wise, Christine Duffield, Margaret Fry, and Michael Roche

Submissions from 2019

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Use of nutrition therapy in the management of diabetes mellitus, Ma'en Zaid Abu-Qamar

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Chronic childhood illness in the Arab world, Mohammad AL Jabery and Diana Arabiat

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"Like Walking in a Fog"-Parents' perceptions of sleep and consequences of sleep loss when staying overnight with their child in hospital, Charlotte Angelhoff, Hege Sjølie, Evalotte Morelius, and Borghild Løyland

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Traditional methods for managing illness in newborns and infants in an Arab society, Diana H. Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, Mohammad AL Jabery, Amanda Towell-Barnard, L. Shields, and E. Abu Sabah

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Corrigendum to "parents' experiences of family centred care practices" [journal of pediatric nursing, 42 (2018), 39-44], Diana Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, Mandie Foster, Linda Shields, and Linda Harris

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Australian midwives' experiences of implementing practice change, Sara Bayes, Elaina Juggins, Lisa Whitehead, and Annemarie De Leo

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"I love being a midwife; it's who I am": A Glaserian Grounded Theory Study of why midwives stay in midwifery, Dianne Bloxsome, Sara Bayes, and Deborah Ireson

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Factors associated with midwives' job satisfaction and intention to stay in the profession: An integrative review, Dianne Bloxsome, Deborah Ireson, Gemma Doleman, and Sara Bayes

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The influence of psychosocial and patient handling factors on the musculoskeletal health of nurses, Mark G. Boocock, Fiona Trevelyan, Liz Ashby, Andy Ang, Diep Nguyen, Stephen Teo, and Felicity Lamm

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Moving on after critical incidents in health care. Second victims: A qualitative study of the experiences of nurses and midwives, Melanie Buhlmann

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A qualitative study into the communication surrounding the initiation and withdrawal of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in people with Motor Neurone Disease, Charlotte Chapman

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"Juggling many balls": Working and studying among first-year nursing students, Angela Christiansen, Yenna Salamonson, Ruth Crawford, Belinda McGrath, David Roach, Peter Wall, Mandy Kelly, and Lucie M. Ramjan

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What predicts regression from pre-diabetes to normal glucose regulation following a primary care nurse-delivered dietary intervention? A study protocol for a prospective cohort study, Kirsten Coppell, Trish Freer, Sally Abel, Lisa Whitehead, David Tipene-Leach, Andrew R. Gray, Tony Merriman, Trudy Sullivan, Jeremy Krebs, and Leigh Perreault

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Variables associated with successful vascular access cannulation in hemodialysis patients: A prospective cohort study, Linda L. Coventry, Jon M. Hosking, Doris T. Chan, Evelyn Coral, Wai H. Lim, Amanda Towell-Barnard, Diane E. Twigg, and Claire M. Rickard

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Drawing blood from peripheral intravenous cannula compared with venepuncture: A systematic review and meta-analaysis, Linda L. Coventry, Alycia M. Jacob, Hugh T. Davies, Laurita Stoneman, Samantha Keogh, and Elisabeth R. Jacob

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Undergraduate registered nursing students working as assistants in nursing within the acute care environment: Program development and discussion, Carol A. Crevacore, Christine M. Duffield, and Di E. Twigg

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Chiropractic care of the pregnant woman and neonate, Erin Curnow and Sadie Geraghty

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A comparison of compliance in the estimation of body fluid status using daily fluid balance charting and body weight changes during continuous renal replacement therapy, Hugh Davies, Gavin D. Leslie, David Morgan, and Geoff J. Dobb

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Estimation of body fluid status by fluid balance and body weight in critically ill adult patients: A systematic review, Hugh Davies, Gavin Leslie, Elisabeth Jacob, and David Morgan

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Grounding participatory action research in rural Colombia: A demonstration study on youth financial inclusion, Gideon de Jong, Miguel Arturo Fajardo Rojas, and Gloria Almeyda

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Midwives' use of best available evidence in practice: An integrative review, Annemarie De Leo, Sara Bayes, Sadie Geraghty, and Janice Butt

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A conceptual framework for clinicians working with artificial intelligence and health-assistive Smart Homes, Gordana Dermody and Roschelle Fritz

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Enhancing Post-Baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice students' analytic skills, Gordana Dermody and Jane Tiedt

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Midwifery student's perceptions of caring for substance-using pregnant women, Gemma Doleman, Sadie Geraghty, and Annemarie DeLeo

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Manager, clinician or both? Nurse managers' engagement in clinical care activities, Christine Duffield, Glenn Gardner, Anna Doubrovsky, and Sarah Wise

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Harnessing ward‐level administrative data and expert knowledge to improve staffing decisions: A multi‐method case study, Christine Duffield, Michael A. Roche, Sarah Wise, and Deborah Debono

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Uncovering the disconnect between nursing workforce policy intentions, implementation, and outcomes: Lessons learned from the addition of a nursing assistant role, Christine Duffield, Di Twigg, Michael Roche, Anne Williams, and Sarah Wise

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The chest Australia trial: A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase consultation rates in smokers at risk of lung cancer, Jon D. Emery, Sonya R. Murray, Fiona M. Walter, Andrew Martin, Stephen Goodall, Danielle Mazza, Emily Habgood, Yvonne Kutzer, David John Barnes, and Peter Murchie

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A web-based recovery program (icutogether) for intensive care survivors: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Beverley Ewens, Helen Myers, Lisa Whitehead, Karla Seaman, Deborah Sundin, and Joyce Hendricks

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Impact of the National Emergency Access Target policy on emergency departments' performance: A time-trend analysis for New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Queensland, Roberto Forero

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When a health policy cuts both ways: Impact of the National Emergency Access Target policy on staff and emergency department performance, Roberto Forero, Nicola Man, Shizar Nahidi, Gerard Fitzgerald, Daniel Fatovich, Mohammed Mohsin, Hanh Ngo, Ghasem (Sam) Toloo, Nick Gibson, Sally McCarthy, David Mountain, and Ken Hillman

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Impact of the four-hour National Emergency Access Target on 30 day mortality, access block and chronic emergency department overcrowding in Australian emergency departments, Roberto Forero, Nicola Man, Hanh Ngo, David Mountain, Mohammed Mohsin, Daniel Fatovitch, Ghasem (Sam) Toloo, Antonio Celenza, Gerry Fitzgerald, Sally McCarthy, Drew Richardson, Fenglian Xu, Nick Gibson, Shizar Nahidi, and Ken Hillman

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Perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff during the implementation of the four-hour rule/national emergency access target policy in Australia: A qualitative social dynamic perspective, Roberto Forero, Shizar Nahidi, Josephine de Costa, Daniel Fatovich, Gerry FitzGerald, Sam Toloo, Sally McCarthy, David Mountain, Nick Gibson, Mohammed Mohsin, and Wing Nicola Man

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Bridging the child and family centered care gap: Therapeutic conversations with children and families, Mandie Foster and Linda Shields

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Development and validation of the needs of children questionnaire: An instrument to measure children's self-reported needs in hospital, Mandie Foster, Lisa Whitehead, and Diana Arabiat

Whose death is it anyway? Withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment: An exploration of the experiences of intensive care nurses and doctors, Fiona Dorothy Foxall

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A nurse-driven method for developing artificial intelligence in "smart" homes for aging-in-place, Roschelle L. Fritz and Gordana Dermody

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Millennial midwifery: Online connectivity in midwifery education, Sadie Geraghty, Angela Bromley, Angela Bull, Mpho Dube, and Cindy Turner

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Do midwifery international clinical placements influence students' practice and employment decisions?, Sadie Geraghty, Carol Davidson, Annemarie DeLeo, and Dianne Bloxsome

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The validity and utility of violence risk assessment tools to predict patient violence in acute care settings: An integrative literature review, Manonita Ghosh, Di Twigg, Yvonne Kutzer, Amanda Towell-Barnard, Gideon De Jong, and Mary Dodds

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Are there any benefits using the Valsalva manoeuvre during the second stage of labour?, Sinead Gilsenan and Sadie Geraghty

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Relationships between the results of anorectal investigations and symptom severity in patients with faecal incontinence, P. T. Heitmann, P. Rabbitt, A. Schloithe, Vicki Patton, P. P. Skuza, D. A. Wattchow, and P. G. Dinning

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Validation of data using RASCH analysis in a tool measuring changes in critical thinking in nursing students, Elisabeth R. Jacob, Christine Duffield, and Alycia M. Jacob

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The feasibility of the draw-and-write technique in exploring the resilience of children orphaned by AIDS, Nyika Machenjedze, Macalane J. Malindi, and Fungai Mbengo

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The ward-based Nurse Clinical Educator: Impact on student learning outcomes and student and preceptor experiences, Karen Ann McCarthy McCarthy

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The delivery of Primary Health Care in remote communities: A Grounded Theory study of the perspective of nurses, Kylie McCullough, Lisa Whitehead, Sara Bayes, Anne Williams, and Vicki Cope

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of patient reported outcomes for nurse-led models of survivorship care for adult cancer patients, Leanne Monterosso, Violet Platt, Max Bulsara, and Melissa Berg

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Staff and client perspectives of the Open Borders programme for people with borderline personality disorder, Sheila Mortimer-Jones, Paul Morrison, Ahmed Munib, Francesco Paolucci, Sonia Neale, Amanda Hellewell, Jumiati Sinwan, and Catherine Hungerford

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Association between temporomandibular symptoms, anxiety and quality of life among nursing students, Sheila Mortimer-Jones, Norman Stomski, Vicki Cope, Laura Maurice, and Jean Théroux

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Linking patient safety to clinical practice: The insight of new graduate registered nurses, Melanie Murray

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Benner's model and Duchscher's theory: Providing the framework for understanding new graduate nurses' transition to practice, Melanie Murray, Deborah Sundin, and Vicki Cope

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New graduate nurses' clinical safety knowledge by the numbers, Melanie Murray, Deborah Sundin, and Vicki Cope

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New graduate nurses' understanding and attitudes about patient safety upon transition to practice, Melanie Murray, Deborah Sundin, and Vicki Cope

Supporting new graduate registered nurse transition for safety: A literature review update, Melanie Murray, Deborah Sundin, and Vicki Cope

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Impact of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target policy implementation on emergency department staff: A qualitative perspective of emergency department management changes, Shizar Nahidi, Roberto Forero, Nicola Man, Mohammed Mohsin, Gerard Fitzgerald, Ghasem Sam Toloo, Sally McCarthy, Nick Gibson, Daniel Fatovich, and David Mountain

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Qualitative analysis of perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff in relation to implementation and outcomes of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target in Australia, Shizar Nahidi, Roberto Forero, Sally McCarthy, Nicola Man, Nick Gibson, Mohammed Mohsin, David Mountain, Daniel Fatovich, Gerard Fitzgerald, and Ghasem (Sam) Toloo

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Benefit–cost analysis of an interprofessional education program within a residential aged care facility in Western Australia, Kim-Huong Nguyen, Karla Seaman, Rosemary Saunders, Elly Williams, Jane Harrup-Gregory, and Tracy Comans

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A comparison of nurses' work satisfaction between single-room and multioccupancy adult intensive care units: A mixed-methods integrative review, Kim Oliver and Vivien Kemp

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Things to consider when educating a patient with a new caecostomy for antegrade colonic enema via a Chait Cecostomy Catheter, Vicki Patton

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Exercise, fitness and musculoskeletal health of undergraduate nursing students: A cross-sectional study, Judith D. Pugh, Kylie Cormack, Lucy Gelder, Anne M. Williams, Diane E. Twigg, and Anthony J. Blazevich

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Neurological patients’ and caregivers’ post-discharge challenges explored in a World Café, Judith Dianne Pugh, Anne M. Williams, Brenda Bentley, Catherine A. Pienaar, Kathleen McCoy, and Leanne Monterosso

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An inductive qualitative approach to explore Nurse Practitioners views on leadership and research: An international perspective, Mary Ryder, Elisabeth Jacob, and Joyce Hendricks

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The type and amount of paid work while studying influence academic performance of first year nursing students: An inception cohort study, Yenna Salamonson, David Roach, Ruth Crawford, Belinda McGrath, Angela Christiansen, Peter Wall, Mandy Kelly, and Lucie M. Ramjan

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The effect of volunteers’ care and support on the health outcomes of older adults in acute care: A systematic scoping review, Rosemary Saunders, Karla Seaman, Renée Graham, and Angela Christiansen

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Does the intravascular volume status in haemodialysis patients measured by inferior vena cava ultrasound correlate with bioimpedance spectroscopy?, Ulrich Steinwandel, Nicholas Gibson, Amanda Towell-Barnard, Richard Parsons, James Rippey, and Johan Rosman

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Benchmarking nurse outcomes in Australian Magnet® hospitals: Cross-sectional survey, L. Stone, M. Arneil, Linda Coventry, V. Casey, S. Moss, A. Cavadino, B. Laing, and A. L. McCarthy

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Care After Lymphoma (CALy) trial: A phase II pilot pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led model of survivorship care, Karen Taylor, Paola Chivers, Caroline Bulsara, David Joske, Max Bulsara, and Leanne Monterosso

Laryngomalacia: More than just noisy breathing: A qualitative case study, Dianne Tomlinson

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Weight bias and stigma...... How do we really feel about the obese patient?, Amanda Towell-Barnard

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Aging with intellectual disabilities in families: Navigating ever-changing seas—a theoretical model, Henrietta Trip, Lisa Whitehead, Marie Crowe, Brigit Mirfin-Veitch, and Chris Daffue

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A quantitative systematic review of the association between nurse skill mix and nursing-sensitive patient outcomes in the acute care setting, Diane E. Twigg, Yvonne Kutzer, Elisabeth Jacob, and Karla Seaman

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Safety and side effects of acupuncture therapy in Australia: A systematic review, Carol Chunfeng Wang

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Nurses and holistic modalities: the history of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, Carol Chunfeng Wang, Ruifang Zhu, and Jing-Yu Tan

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Interventions to increase attendance for diabetic retinopathy screening: A cochrane review summary, Lisa Whitehead

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The relationship between specialty nurse certification and patient, nurse and organizational outcomes: A systematic review, Lisa Whitehead, Manonita Ghosh, Deborah Kirk Walker, Dianne Bloxsome, Caroline Vafeas, and Anne Wilkinson

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Home‐based multidimensional survivorship programmes for breast cancer survivors, Lisa Whitehead and Deborah Kirk Walker

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Communication skills training for health care professionals who work with cancer patients, Lisa Whitehead and Deborah Kirk Walker

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A national survey of Australian nurses who work with people with intellectual and developmental disability, Nathan J. Wilson, Peter Lewis, Lisa Whitehead, Virginia Howie, James Collison, Sarah Feighan, Michele Wiese, Kate O'Reilly, and Hayden Jaques

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Has the search for better leadership come at the expense of management?, Sarah Wise and Christine Duffield

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Prelicensure nursing students' perspectives on video-assisted debriefing following high fidelity simulation: A qualitative study, H. Zhang, S. H. L. Goh, X. V. Wu, Wei Wang, and Evalotte Mörelius

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Robot-assisted therapy for balance function rehabilitation after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Qing-Xiang Zheng, Li Ge, Carol Chunfeng Wang, Qi-Shou Ma, Yan-Tan Liao, Ping-Ping Huang, Guan-Dong Wang, Qiu-Lin Xie, and Mikael Rask

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Making dietary changes following a diagnosis of prediabetes: A qualitative exploration of barriers and facilitators, S. Abel, L. C. Whitehead, and K. J. Coppell

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Ghanaian parents’ experiences of caring for their preterm infants after discharge from the neonatal unit - a narrative inquiry study, Esther Abena Adama

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A systematic review of the experiences of vulnerable people participating in research on sensitive topics, Susan Alexander, Rona Pillay, and Bronwyn Smith

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Revisiting the pain resource nurse role in sustaining evidence-based practice changes for pain assessment and management, Emily Allen, Anne M. Williams, David Jennings, Norman J. Stomski, Roger Goucke, Christine M. Toye, Susan Slatyer, Trish Clarke, and Kylie M. McCullough

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Toward developing consensus on family-centred care: An international descriptive study and discussion, Mohammad A. Al-Motlaq, Bernie Carter, Sarah Neill, Inger Kristensson Hallstrom, Mandie Foster, Imelda Coyne, Diana Arabiat, Philip Darbyshire, Veronica D. Feeg, and Linda Shields

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Effect of skin-to-skin contact on parents' sleep quality, mood, parent-infant interaction and cortisol concentrations in neonatal care units: Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial, Charlotte Angelhoff, Ylva Thernström Blomqvist, Charlotte Sahlén Helmer, Emma Olsson, Shefaly Shorey, Anneli Frostell, and Evalotte Mörelius

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Newborn care practices of mothers in Arab societies: implication for infant welfare, Diana H. Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, Mohammad A. AL Jabery, Muhammad Darawad, Sadie Geraghty, and Suhaila Halasa