THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

VOLUME 20 NUMBER 2

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Editorial
A diversity of intellectual and practice endeavour

Margaret McMillan and Jane Conway

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Guest Editorial
Health-education partnerships: a reflection on professional and personal past

Judith Townsend

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SCHOLARLY PRODUCTIVITY: ARE NURSE ACADEMICS CATCHING UP?
The aim of this study was to document the amount of recent change in Australian nurse academics scholarly productivity and to investigate the influence of demographic factors such as gender, academic rank, qualifications, increase in qualifications, state of residence, university and university size.

Key Words: scholarship, scholarly productivity, journal articles, publishing, nurse academics, nursing faculty

Kay (Kathryn) L. Roberts, RN, PhD, is Professor of Nursing, Northern Territory University, Australia. Beverley J. Turnbull, RN, RM, MNurs, is Lecturer, Northern Territory University, Australia

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NON-ADHERENCE TO HIV ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATIONS: THE DRUGS ARE WORKING AND I'M A CONTINUING SUCCESS STORY
Non-adherence to antiretroviral (ARV) regimens has been associated with HIV drug resistance. Anecdotal evidence in our client group, people living with HIV/AIDS infection in Central Sydney Area Health Service (CSAHS), suggested that non-adherence was an issue.

Key Words: HIV/AIDS, antiretroviral medications, adherence, compliance

Denise Cummins, RN, is a Clinical Nurse Consultant HIV/AIDS, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Australia. Garry Trotter, RN, is a Clinical Nurse Consultant HIV/AIDS, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia. Kristine H.J. Millar, RN, is a Trials Nurse, Immunology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia

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PREDICTORS OF INFLUENZA VACCINATION AMONGST AUSTRALIAN NURSES
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that health care workers receive influenza immunisation annually. There is no available data on factors predicting influenza immunisation or nurses' acceptance of the need for immunisation in Australia. To determine the predictors of influenza immunisation amongst nurses in Australia, a cross sectional survey of nurses in a 200-bed hospital was conducted.

Key Words: nurses, influenza, immunisation, preventative health

Werner Campos, MHlthSc(Hons), MPH, is a Physiotherapist, Holsworthy Military Hospital, Australia. Bin B. Jalaludin, MBBS, PhD, FAFPHM, is Deputy Director, Epidemiology Unit, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Australia

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SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS OF INTERPRETIVE RESEARCH: INTERPRETIVE DATA SYNTHESIS OF PROCESSED DATA
This paper discusses the synthesis of qualitative data during the systematic review of interpretive research.

Key Words: systematic reviews, interpretive research, qualitative synthesis

David Evans, RN, PhD, is Lecturer, Department of Clinical Nursing, Adelaide University, Australia

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EMOTION AND CARDIAC TECHNOLOGY: AN INTERPRETIVE STUDY
This paper presents a frequently overlooked aspect of advanced technological care - that of the human dimension and emotions.

Key Words: cardiac pacemaker, emotion, nursing, technology, poststructuralism, interpretive interactionism

Carole Anderson, RN, BN, MN(Research)Hons, is a PhD Candidate, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia. Dr Wendy Moyle, RN, BN, MHSc, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia. Dr Margaret McAllister, RN, RPN, BA, Med, EdD, is a Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia

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LIVING WITH BREAST CANCER: THE INFLUENCE OF RURALITY ON WOMEN'S SUFFERING AND RESILIENCE. A POSTMODERN FEMINIST INQUIRY
This paper focuses on rural living as a dimension of women's experiences of living through breast cancer.

Key Words: breast cancer, survivorship, resilience, rural women, postmodern feminist methodology, narratives

Cath Rogers-Clark, RN, BA (BehavSci), MN, PhD, is Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

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