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Theses from 2018

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Ghanaian parents’ experiences of caring for their preterm infants after discharge from the neonatal unit - a narrative inquiry studynts 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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Parents’ experiences of Family Centred Care practices, Diana Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, Mandie Foster, Linda Shields, and Linda Harris

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The 12-year prevalence and trends of childhood disabilities in Australia: Findings from the Survey of Disability, Aging and Carers, Diana Arabiat, Lisa Whitehead, and Mohammad AL Jabery

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Cardiotocography vs. intermittent auscultation in assessing fetal well-being, Sara Bayes and Lisa Whitehead

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A collaborative approach to the implementation of a structured clinical handover tool (iSoBAR), within a hospital setting in metropolitan Western Australian: A mixed methods study, Tania Beament, Bev Ewens, Sarah Wilcox, and Gill Ried

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Intentional rounding in acute adult healthcare settings: A systematic mixed‐method review, Angela Christiansen, Linda Coventry, Renée Graham, Elisabeth Jacob, Di Twigg, and Lisa Whitehead

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Is it time to consider a four year Nursing Bachelor Degree in Australia? A discussion paper, Angela Christiansen, Elisabeth R. Jacob, and Diane E. Twigg

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The effect of media campaigns, patient characteristics, and presenting symptoms on prehospital delay in myocardial infarction patients: A prospective cohort study, Linda L. Coventry, Alexandra P. Bremner, Johanna W. van Schalkwyk, Desley G. Hegney, and Peter L. Thompson

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Issues impacting on enrolled nurse education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students: a discussion, Jennifer H. Cramer, Judith D. Pugh, Susan Slatyer, Diane E. Twigg, and Melanie Robinson

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Reliability and criterion-related validity testing (construct) of the Endotracheal Suction Assessment Tool (ESAT©), Kylie Davies, Max K. Bulsara, Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, and Leanne Monterosso

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Midwifery students' understanding of knowledge of normal birth before 'delivery' of curriculum, Clare Davison, Sadie Geraghty, and Sara Morris

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Involving undergraduate nursing students in participatory health research: Implications from the Netherlands, Gideon deJong, Ellen Meijer, Gert Schout, and Tineke Abma

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Evaluating Family Group Conferencing: Towards a meaningful research methodology., Gideon deJong and Gert Schout

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Barriers to promoting mobility in hospitalized older adults, Gordana Dermody and Christine R. Kovach

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Adding unregulated nursing support workers to ward staffing: Exploration of a natural experiment, Christine M. Duffield, Michael A. Roche, Diane E. Twigg, Anne M. Williams, Samantha Rowbotham, and Sean P. Clarke

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Surviving ICU: Stories of recovery, Beverley Ewans, Joyce M. Hendricks, and Deborah Sundin

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Fathers in neonatal units: Improving infant health by supporting the baby-father bond and mother-father coparenting, Duncan Fisher, Minesh Khashu, Esther A. Adama, Nancy Feeley, Craig F. Garfield, Jillian Ireland, Flora Koliouli, Birgitta Lindberg, Betty Norgaard, Livio Provenzi, Frances Thomson-Salo, and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Application of four-dimension criteria to assess rigour of qualitative research in emergency medicine, Roberto Forero, Shizar Nahidi, Josephine De Costa, Mohammad Mohsin, Gerry Fitzgerald, NicK Gibson, Sally McCarthy, and Patrick Aboagye-Sarfo

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Letter to editor, Mandie Foster, Joanna Smith, and Sarah Neill

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Parents' and staff perceptions of parental needs during a child's hospital admission: An Australian study, Mandie Foster, Lisa Whitehead, Diana Arabiat, and Linda Frost

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Closing the gap: A whole of school approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inclusivity in higher education, Amanda C. Fowler, Beverley Ewens, Leitha Delves, Colleen Hayward, Noel Nannup, and Gwen Baum

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The health of working nurses: Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control by medication, Robyn Gallagher, Lin Perry, Christine Duffield, David Sibbritt, and Chih (Maggie) Ying Ko

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Midwives’ attitudes towards pregnant women using substances: Informing a care pathway, Sadie Geraghty, Gemma Doleman, and Annemarie De Leo

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In the shadow of the ivory tower: Experiences of midwives and nurses undertaking PhDs, Sadie Geraghty and Kim Oliver

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Fighting a losing battle: Midwives experiences of workplace stress, Sadie Geraghty, Craig P. Speelman, and Sara J. Bayes

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Gaps in the ice: Methamphetamine in Australia; its history, treatment and ramifications for users and their families, Douglas Greg Gordon and Gideon deJong

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Education on invasive mechanical ventilation involving intensive care nurses: a systematic review, Michelle C. Guilhermino, Kerry J. Inder, and Deborah Sundin

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Impulsivity and Sensation-Seeking Personality Traits as Predictors of Substance use among University Students in Jordan, Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, Khadejah F. Mahmoud, Ahmad N. Al Shibi, and Diana Arabiat

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Breast surgery for metastatic breast cancer, Deborah Kirk Walker and Lisa Whitehead

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The 1 repetition maximum mechanics of a high-handle hexagonal bar deadlift compared with a conventional deadlift as measured by a linear position transducer, Robert Lockie, Matthew Moreno, Adrina Lazar, Fabrice G. Risso, Tricia M. Liu, Alyssa A. Stage, Samantha A. Birmingham-Babauta, Ibett A. Torne, John J. Stokes, Dominic V. Giuliano, DeShaun L. Davis, Ashley J. Orjalo, and Samuel J. Callaghan

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Moxibustion: An alternative option for breech presentation, Sara Morris, Sadie Geraghty, and Deborah Sundin

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The nexus of nursing leadership and a culture of safer patient care, Melanie Murray, Deborah R. Sundin, and Vicki C. Cope

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Are midwifery students adequately prepared for vaginal breech birth in clinical practice?, Steffne Nel and Sadie Geraghty

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Suicidal ideation in the perinatal period: A systematic review, Avril O'Connor, Sadie Geraghty, Gemma Doleman, and Annemarie De Leo

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The relationship between residual sphincter damage after primary repair, faecal incontinence, and anal sphincter function in primiparous women with an obstetric anal sphincter injury, Vicki Patton, Swetha Kumar, Katrina Parkin, Emmanuel Karantanis, and Phil Dinning

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Lifestyle health behaviors of nurses and midwives: The ‘fit for the future’ study, Lin Perry, Xiaoyue Xu, Robyn Callagher, Rachel Nicholls, David Sibbritt, and Christine Duffield

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Nutrition and the community-dwelling older person: A pilot study in general practice, Donna Preston, Thi Nguyen, Renuka Visvanathan, and Anne Wilson

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Adaptation and pretesting of the College Persistence Questionnaire V3 (Short Form) for measuring intention to persist among Aboriginal Diploma of Nursing students, Judith Dianne Pugh, Jennifer H. Cramer, Susan Slatyer, Diane E. Twigg, and Melanie Robinson

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Rapid evidence assessment of approaches to community neurological nursing care for people with neurological conditions post-discharge from acute care hospital, Judith Dianne Pugh, Kathleen McCoy, Anne M. Williams, Brenda Bentley, and Leanne Monterosso

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Influence of perceptions and stereotypes of the nursing role on career choice in secondary students: A regional perspective, Anita Raymond, Ainsley James, Elisabeth R. Jacob, and Judith Lyons

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Nurse-led primary health care for homeless men: a multimethods descriptive study, Michael A. Roche, Christine M. Duffield, Judith Smith, Dana A. Kelly, Robyn Cook, Jen M. Bichel-Findlay, Carla Saunders, and David J. Carter

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Interprofessional learning in ambulatory care, Rosemary Saunders, Helen Dugmore, Karla Seaman, Rachel Singer, and Fiona Lake

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An eHealth Program for patients undergoing a total hip arthroplasty: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial, Rosemary Saunders, Karla Seaman, Catherine Ashford, Trudy Sullivan, Judith McDowall, Lisa Whitehead, Bev Ewens, Kathryn Pedler, and Karen Gullick

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The weakening of kin ties: Exploring the need for life-world led interventions, Gert Schout and Gideon de Jong

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Shifts in nursing and medical students’ attitudes, beliefs and behaviours about interprofessional work: An interprofessional placement in ambulatory care, Karla Seaman, Rosemary Saunders, Helen Dugmore, Claire Tobin, Rachel Singer, and Fiona Lake

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International commentary on Phiri et al. ‘Registered nurses’ experiences pertaining to family involvement in the care of hospitalised children at a tertiary government hospital in Malawi’, Linda Shields, Diana Arabiat, Ellen Ben-Sefer, Bernie Carter, Imelda Coyne, Mandie Foster, Fatch Kalembo, and Maggie Zgambo

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Can a renal nurse assess fluid status using ultrasound on the inferior vena cava? A cross-sectional interrater study: Ultrasound on the inferior vena cava, Ulrich Steinwandel, Nicholas Gibson, Amanda Towell, and James Rippey

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Educating renal nurses - inferior vena caval ultrasound for intravascular volume assessment, Ulrich Steinwandel; Nicholas Gibson; Mandy Towell-Barnard PhD, MNursing; James Rippey; and Johan Rosman

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Measuring the prevalence of intradialytic hypotension in a satellite dialysis clinic: Are we too complacent?, Ulrich Steinwandel MN, RN; Nick Gibson PhD, GradDipHlthSc, BappSc; Mandy Towell-Barnard PhD, MNursing; Richard Parsons PhD, BSc, MSc; James J. R. Rippey Doctor; and Johan Rosman MD, PhD, FRACP

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Pre-eclampsia: Praxis and application, Taela Stokes and Sadie Geraghty

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Preeclampsia: Praxis and application, Taela Stokes and Sadie Geraghty

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Qualitative results from a phase II pilot randomised controlled trial of a lymphoma nurse-led model of survivorship care, Karen Taylor, Leanne Monterosso, and Caroline E. Bulsara

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A heuristic study of UK nurse’s migration to WA: Living the dream down under, caroline Vafeas and Joyce Hendricks

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A younger onset dementia toolkit: Innovative practice, Caroline Vafeas, Elisabeth Jacob, and Alycia Jacob

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Effectiveness of acupuncture as an adjunct treatment for women with postnatal depression: a systematic review protocol, Carol Chunfeng Wang, Ruifang Zhu, Li Ge, Catalin Tufanaru, Sara Bayes, and Gideon De Jong

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Acupuncture, its place in holistic care: Granting access to this critical and timely exposition on the art of this modality, Carol Wang and Ruifang Zhu

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Rehabilitation following carpal tunnel release: A Cochrane review summary, Lisa Whitehead

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Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis: A Cochrane review summary, Lisa Whitehead, Diana Arabiat, and Mandie Foster

Submissions from 2017

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A qualitative content analysis of self-treated diabetic foot problems in Jordan, Maen Z. Abu-Qamar

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Correlates of treatment satisfaction and well-being among patients with Type II diabetes, B. Abu Sheikh, D. H. Arabiat, S. L. Holmes, Y. Khader, D. Hiyasat, D. Collyer, and S. Abu-Shiekh

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Parents’ experiences of caring for preterm infants after discharge with grandmothers as their main support, Esther A. Adama, Sara Bayes, and Deborah Sundin

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Ghanaian fathers' experiences of caring for preterm infants; a journey of exclusion, Esther A. Adama, Deborah Sundin, and Sara J. Bayes

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The impact of a mother's emotional strains and disclosure of cancer on her child's defensiveness and adjustment to cancer, Diana H. Arabiat, Doreen Collyer, Ayman Hamdan-Mansour, Amani Khalil, and Mohammad Darawad

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Social and health determinants of adolescent's wellbeing in Jordan: Implications for policy and practice, Diana Arabiat, Abeer Shaheen, Ommaya Nassar, Mohammad Saleh, and Ayman Mansour

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Registered nurses’ experiences of caring for pregnant and postpartum women in general hospital settings: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative data, Sara Bayes and Beverley Ewans

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Intrahospital transfers and the impact on nursing workload, Nicole Blay, Michael A Roche, Christine M. Duffield, and Robyn Gallagher

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Intra-hospital transfers and the Impact on Nursing Workload, Nicole Blay, Michael A. Roche, Christine M. Duffield, and Robyn Gallagher

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Intrahospital transfers and adverse patient outcomes: An analysis of administrative health data, Nicole Blay, Michael Roche, Christine M. Duffield, and Xiaoyue Xu

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The effectiveness of a primary care nursing-led dietary intervention for prediabetes: a mixed methods pilot study, Kirsten Coppell, Sally Abel, Trish Freer, Andrew Grey, Kiri Sharp, Joanna Norton, Terrie Spedding, Lillian Ward, and Lisa Whitehead

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Impact of the Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner Role on Acute Hospital Length of Stay and Cost-savings for Patients with Hip Fracture: A Retrospective Cohort Study., Linda L. Coventry, Sharon Pickles, Michelle Sin, Amanda Towell, Margaret Giles, Kevin Murray, and Diane E. Twigg

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Myocardial infarction, patient decision delay and help-seeking behaviour: a thematic analysis, Linda L. Coventry, Johanna W. van Schalkwyk, Peter L. Thompson, Scott A. Hawkins, and Desley G. Hegney

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Living with sub-optimal glycaemic control: the experiences of Type 2 diabetes diagnosis and education, Marie Crowe, Lisa Whitehead, Carol Bugge, Dave Carlyle, Janet Carter, and Virginia Maskill

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Qualitative meta-synthesis: the experience of chronic pain across conditions, Marie Crowe, Lisa Whitehead, Philippa Seaton, Jennifer Jordan, Catherine Mccall, Virginia Maskill, and Henrietta Trip

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Psychosocial Correlates of Diabetes Self-management Practices, Muhammad W. Darawad, Sawsan Hammad, Sultan Mosleh, Osama A. Samarkandi, Ayman Hamdan-Mansour, Amani A. Khalil, and Diana Arabiat

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Content validity testing of the ESAT©: A decision aid tool for performing endotracheal suction in children, K. Davies, M. Bulsara, A. S. Ramelet, and L. Monterosso

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Feminism and midwifery; should midwives be feminists?, Clare Davison

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Activity-based funding in mental health: a disastrous path, Gideon deJong

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Reasons to temper enthusiasm about open access nursing journals, Gideon deJong

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Understanding the process of Family Group Conferencing in public mental health care: A multiple case study, Gideon deJong, Gert Schout, and Tineke Abma

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iMidwife: Midwifery students use of smartphone technology as a medicated educational tool in clinical environments, Annemarie DeLeo and Sadie Geraghty

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Water as non-pharmacological pain management in labour, Ann-Marie De Leo and Sadie Geraghty

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Bugs, babies and birthing: midwifery management of sepsis, Lisa Doyle and Sadie Geraghty

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Nurse-performed endoscopy: Implications for the nursing profession in Australia, Christine M. Duffield, Susan Chapman, Samantha Rowbotham, and Nicole Blay

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The impact of communication satisfaction on paediatric nurses’ job satisfaction and intention to stay, Gemma Evans

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Never ending stories: Visual diarizing to recreate autobiographical memory of intensive care unit survivors, Beverley A. Ewens, Joyce M. Hendricks, and Deb Sundin

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Implications for research and practice of the biographic approach for storytelling, Beverley Ewens, Joyce Hendricks, and Deb Sundin

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Family Centred care in the paediatric high dependency unit: Parents' and Staff's perceptions, Mandie Foster and Lisa Whitehead

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Parent and staff perceptions of parental needs during a child's hospital admission to a paediatric high-dependency unit: A New Zealand study, Mandie Foster and Lisa Whitehead

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Is faculty practice valuable? The experience of Western Australian nursing and midwifery academics undertaking faculty clinical practice - A discussion paper, Amanda C. Fowler, Melanie Baker, and Sadie Geraghty

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An Integrative review of rural and remote nursing graduate programs and experiences of nursing graduates, Amanda C. Fowler, Diane E. Twigg, Elisabeth R. Jacob, and Barbara Nattabi

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The Structure of Nursing: A national examination of titles and practice profiles, Glenn Gardner, Christine M. Duffield, A. Doubrovsky, U. T. Bui, and A. Adam

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Providing sun safety advice: The midwife's role, Sadie Geraghty and Clare Davidson

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Midwifery students’ understanding of normal birth, the role of the midwife, and breastfeeding, Sadie Geraghty, Clare Davison, and Carol Pinch

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‘Fighting a losing battle’: A Glaserian Grounded Theory of midwives’ workplace stress, Sadie Margaret Geraghty

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Hearing voices: Comparing two methods for analysis of focus group data, Melanie D. Greenwood, Tina S. Greenwood, Hugh T. Davies, and Fenella J. Gill

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Prevalence and correlates of substance use among psychiatric inpatients, Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, Ahmad Y. Al-Sagarat, Faris Al-Sarayreh, Hani Nawafleh, and Diana H. Arabiat

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Impulsivity and sensation seeking personality traits as predictors of substance use among university students, Ayman M. Hamdan-Mansour, Khadejah F. Mahmoud, Ahmad N. Al Shibi, and Diana H. Arabiat